Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Quotes of the Day

Vets for Freedom was joined at a press conference on Capitol Hill by Senators McCain, Lieberman, and Graham; as well as Democrat Jim Marshall and two dozen other Senators and Representatives.
"No one detests war more than a veteran ... you know better than any the consequences of defeat. My friends, we will never surrender to the extremists." - Senator John McCain

"Do not underestimate the contribution you have made on the political battlefield at home." - Senator Joe Lieberman

"You want to know who wants you to come home more than anybody? Al Qaeda because you''re kicking their ass." - Senator Lindsay Graham

Thirty media outlets covered the event. As the press conference concluded, over 400 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and members of Vets for Freedom descended on Capitol Hill, where over 300 meetings were held with their representatives in the Senate and the House. The message was simple: support the commanders on the ground and let the troops win!

The final day of the Tour will be in New York City.