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Some argue that regardless as to whether or not the invasion and occupation were based on mistakes or lies, they say that now we can't just leave. Other voices assert that we are doing nothing by our presence but destabilizing the Middle East and breeding more hatred and radical action, while we bankrupt our own economy and destroy our military.

If you think we should keep doing more of the same in Iraq, vote "No", otherwise if you believe we should bring the troops home now, then vote "Yes". Even if you don't think your particular representatives would agree with your position it is important for them to hear from you. If you need more information to make a decision, Click here for arguments.
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Iraq Death Toll Hits New Mark
by Chicago Tribune
Shootings at Iraq Checkpoints Questioned
Washington Post
My Response to on Iraq Withdrawal
by William Pitt
Immediate Democracy For Iraq!
by Fred E. Foldvary
Endangering the National Guard
by David Englin
Cost of War Notes and Sources
National Priorities Project
Remembering All Those Arguments Made 1,500 Deaths Ago
by Joseph L. Galloway

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