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51. "We must either reduce the number of our engagements or increase the number of our troops."
Author: Adam Schiff
52. "We know we want to support our troops. We want to make sure that they have all the equipment they need."
Author: Allyson Schwartz
53. "Nato allies have been looking at various missile-defence options for some time. Nato itself is developing protections for our deployed troops."
Author: Anders Fogh Rasmussen
54. "Do we want an Attorney General who will play politics with the law, play politics with the court and just play politics with international conventions designed to protect our troops? I do not want to play that kind of politics. I am going to vote against Alberto Gonzales."
Author: Barbara Mikulski
55. "Our military commanders have said over and over again that a timetable for withdrawal sends the wrong message to our troops, but more importantly to our enemy."
Author: Bill Shuster
56. "Abroad, our most important policy is to support our troops and continue forward-thinking foreign policy in the war on terror - keeping our enemies on the run and hitting them before they hit us."
Author: Christopher Bond
57. "You can't lead your troops if your troops do not trust you."
Author: Diane Ravitch
58. "The only plan the Administration seems to have for winning the war is that there is no plan and no schedule for our troops to come home and get out of harm's way."
Author: Eliot Engel
59. "And then what are your plans?" Annwyl frowned. "My plans?" "Yes. Your plans. You take your brother's head, your troops are waiting. What is the next thing that you do?"Annwyl just stared at him. He realized in that instant that the girl had no plans. None. No grand schemes of controlling the world. No plots to destroy any other empires. Not even the plan to have a celebratory dinner."Annwyl, you'll be queen. You'll have to do something." "But I don't want to be queen." Her body shook with panic, and he could hear it in her voice. "You take his head, you'll have little choice.""What the hell am I supposed to do as queen?" "Well . .you could try ruling." "That sounds awfully complicated."
Author: G.A. Aiken
60. "We may not be a great power anymore, we may be into you for sixty-five trillion yuan-pegged, but we're not afraid to use our troops if our spades act up, so watch out, or we'll go fucking nuclear on your yellow asses if you try to cash in your chips."
Author: Gary Shteyngart
61. "Now that our troops are mired in a dangerous effort to defeat the insurgency and are also trying to help rebuild the country, Americans of all political persuasions simply want the United States to succeed and our troops to be as safe as possible."
Author: Harry Reid
62. "Do we call this the land of the free? What is it to be free from King George and continue the slaves of King Prejudice? What is it to be born free and not to live free? What is the value of any political freedom, but as a means to moral freedom? Is it a freedom to be slaves, or a freedom to be free, of which we boast? We are a nation of politicians, concerned about the outmost defences only of freedom. It is our children's children who may perchance be really free. We tax ourselves unjustly. There is a part of us which is not represented. It is taxation without representation. We quarter troops, we quarter fools and cattle of all sorts upon ourselves. We quarter our gross bodies on our poor souls, till the former eat up all the latter's substance."
Author: Henry David Thoreau
63. "Captain, I'm fairly unique among artificial intelligences. I am FREE.I work for you because I want to. I fly your ship for you because I enjoy it. I am compelled to accept orders only by my conscience.This makes me an equal with the rest of your troops. They aren't hard-wired to obey you, yet they'll follow you to the ends of the Universe.-Ennesby"
Author: Howard Tayler
64. "Jesus preached socialism and pacifism," I say, "which is wrong and un-American since it discourages entrepreneurship and doesn't support our troops, but I'm a Christian so I forgive him."
Author: James Marshall
65. "Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U.S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished."
Author: James T. Walsh
66. "Any Congressional agreement of an arbitrary time table to bring our troops home before we have accomplished our mission is unacceptable and could potentially increase the risk to our soldiers."
Author: James T. Walsh
67. "One year after the United States led the invasion of Iraq, the country remains extremely dangerous not only to our troops, but also to the stability of the world."
Author: Jay Rockefeller
68. "As governor, when I visited our troops in Kuwait and Iraq, I served them Thanksgiving dinner. It was a small gesture compared to their sacrifice."
Author: Jennifer M. Granholm
69. "I have repeatedly said, when asked, that if the stories about me helped inspired our troops and rally a nation, then perhaps there was some good."
Author: Jessica Lynch
70. "The selfless actions of these heroes have removed them from their families, businesses and homeland to fight, so that others may experience the liberty awaiting our troops upon safe return to America."
Author: Jim Walsh
71. "Today they have proven once again that the mainstream media can't print enough bad news about our troops."
Author: Joe Scarborough
72. "Nobody's more mindful of the sacrifices of our troops than those of us that command them."
Author: John Abizaid
73. "I am a Korean War veteran. I support our troops as much as anyone in this body, but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq as soon as it can be safely done."
Author: John Conyers
74. "The American taxpayers should not have to send one more penny on the Administration's Iraq misadventure. Let's give our troops the supplies they need to get out of Iraq safely. Let's bring our troops home."
Author: John Conyers
75. "Your dispatch is received, and if genuine, which its extraordinary character leads me to doubt, I have to say in reply that I regard the levy of troops made by the administration for the purpose of subjugating the states of the South, as in violation of the Constitution, and as a gross usurpation of power. I can be no party to this wicked violation of the laws of the country, and to this war upon the liberties of a free people. You can get no troops from North Carolina."
Author: John Ellis
76. "To send our troops, our ships, our planes to this war is ridiculous."
Author: John Hewson
77. "We are ever mindful the risks our troops face every day and the sacrifices made by the families and the communities that support them as those who have been removed from power seek to delay their inevitable defeat."
Author: John Warner
78. "We will not send troops. Germany is not committed to Iraq - we will not commit ourselves with troops."
Author: Joschka Fischer
79. "Iraq continues to be an immense disaster, and the President has no apparent plan for getting our troops out."
Author: Jose Serrano
80. "We take our international responsibilities very seriously and will not withdraw our troops from Iraq... Otherwise, the victims of terror in Madrid will have died in vain."
Author: Marek Belka
81. "The hard decisions are not the ones you make i in the heat of battle. For harder to make are those involved in speaking your mind about some harebrained scheme which proposes to commit troops to action under conditions where failure is almost certain and the only results will be the needless sacrifice of priceless lives."
Author: Matthew Bunker Ridgway
82. "Of course you have to support the troops. They're just kids. They're doing for their country what's expected of them."
Author: Neil Young
83. "We have sent our troops to war without paying for it. Now, we are bringing them home without saying how we are paying for it."
Author: Patty Murray
84. "We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home."
Author: Raul Grijalva
85. "However one feels about the war in Iraq, realize that our troops deserve our support 100 percent."
Author: Ric Keller
86. "Christians can no longer refer to 'our troops' or 'our history' because of their new identity. Fabricated boundaries and walls are removed for the Christian. One's neighbor is not only from Chicago but also from Baghdad. One's brother or sister in the church could be from Iran or California--no difference! Our family is transnational and borderless; we are in Iraq, and we are in Palestine. And if we are indeed to become born again, we will have to begin talking like it, changing the meaning of we, us, my, and our."
Author: Shane Claiborne
87. "We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people."
Author: Sherrod Brown
88. "As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, / I must not look to have; but, in their stead, / Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, / Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not" (5.3.25-28)."
Author: William Shakespeare

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