September 8, 2013 by History in a Hurry
If you haven’t yet called or emailed your congressperson to express your opposition to the U.S. going to war in Syria, please do so ASAP. And … if you’re not thoroughly enjoying the public backlash (over Syria) against Obama, the neocons and the war profiteers, I would question whether you have a pulse.
AIPAC, Defense Contractors Promise to Go ‘All-Out’ Pushing Syria War
US Military Leadership Continues to Oppose Conflict
by Jason Ditz, September 06, 2013
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The word on the House of Representatives is clear: President Obama doesn’t have the votes to push through a resolution endorsing his planned attack on Syria, and he may in fact lose big.
It’s going to take a lot of backroom deals and lobbying to convince Representatives to go against the will of the American public, overwhelmingly opposed to the war, just a year ahead of the elections, but that lobbying may be coming.