.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

 The image “http://photos1.blogger.com/img/18/3404/640/NewsORamaLogo-rev1.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

Thursday, December 01, 2005
  Murtha again declares defeat. How exactly did he get 'hereo' status among the Donk's again?
Murtha says Army 'broken, worn out' - PittsburghLIVE.com: "The U.S. Army is 'broken, worn out' and 'living hand-to-mouth' from fighting in Iraq and may not be able to meet future military threats to this country's security, U.S. Rep. John Murtha said Wednesday.

'They're barely getting by,' said Murtha, a ranking member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee and Subcommittee on Defense.

'They're drawing back on equipment buys down the road,' said the Democrat, who was in Latrobe, Westmoreland County, yesterday to address an invited group of community and business leaders. 'We are not able to buy the equipment because of the cost of the war.'

Murtha, of Johnstown, Cambria County, said the Pennsylvania National Guard is 'stretched so thin' that it won't be able to deploy fully equipped units to Iraq until next year because of equipment shortages and a lack of training for soldiers."
Comments: Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home
Current events with a sprinkle of opionion.


A prematurely crusty South Park Republican, with a raging addiction to internet news and current events.

Contact NewsORama:

powered by FreeFind

Daily light reading:

September 2004 / October 2004 / November 2004 / December 2004 / January 2005 / February 2005 / March 2005 / April 2005 / May 2005 / June 2005 / July 2005 / August 2005 / September 2005 / October 2005 / November 2005 / December 2005 / January 2006 / February 2006 / March 2006 / April 2006 / May 2006 / June 2006 / July 2006 / September 2006 /

Powered by Blogger