Skip to comments.Give credit where credit is due
Posted on 08/31/2010 5:40:59 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross
As the combat mission in Iraq draws to a close for the United States and the president prepares to address the nation tonight, the Obama administration is attempting to rewrite history by taking singular credit for our accomplishments in Iraq. Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. recently claimed it was President Obama who laid out the plan for a responsible end of the war in Iraq. But that's not the whole story.
As we mark this milestone, let us remember the real history of Operation Iraqi Freedom and give credit where credit is due - to the American service members, their families and a commander in chief who would not accept defeat in the face of withering criticism at home and abroad.
Seeing U.S. combat forces leaving with success is chiefly the result of the professionalism and sacrifices of our military in executing the surge and the Status of Forces Agreement implemented before Mr. Obama set foot in the Oval Office.
First, our brave men and women in uniform deserve our nation's deepest gratitude. With great valor, they manned the front lines of the war on terror and achieved a stable and successful conclusion to our combat operations in Iraq. We commemorate the more than 4,000 American troops who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. Their names will forever be enshrined on the hearts of the people of two grateful nations. For their families, the war in Iraq will never end, and we pray that God comforts them with the knowledge that the sacrifice they endured was not in vain. (snip)
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... give credit where credit is due - to the American service members, their families and a commander in chief who would not accept defeat in the face of withering criticism at home and abroad.
0bama, you & Biden lie.
President Bush - liberator of Iraq!
How they miss a true Commander In Chief!
HA HA HA HA. That's not even 1% of the story!!
That exchange going on between President Bush and the young MP at the end is just priceless.
I will give Obama credit for one thing: his handling of the military hasn’t been all that bad. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not great, either, but he could be doing far worse. He will be remembered for what he did to the economy, I think, not for his effect on the military.
It would just kill his ego to do otherwise.
The female MP on the left end can arrest me any day.
Carter will be remembered for what he did to destroy the military.
Obama will be remembered for what he did to destroy the entire country.
Every time I see Barak Obama I remember the Republicans who said, “Hey, give him a shot. He can’t do too much damage in 4 years.”