Vilsack issues resolution against Bush war escalation
Former Iowa Governor and now presidential candidate Tom Vilsack is getting press for his resolution opposing the Bush plan to escalate the ... whatever it is we're doing... in Iraq.
The resolution begins:
WHEREAS, the [government body] has an official responsibility and a patriotic right to speak out on behalf of the people of [local jurisdiction] against policies that will have a significant negative impact on our community;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the [government body] declares its opposition to President Bush's plan to escalate the war by committing thousands more American troops to Iraq.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the [government body] urges the Members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives to declare their opposition to troop escalation in Iraq and work to prevent the escalation of the war.
The resolution can be read and the public can add their support by signing the resolution HERE.