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John Olver

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President Bush's war on Iraq is viewed broadly in Islamic communities as an attack on Islam, and thus the President has alienated a large part of one fifth of the world's population.

— John Olver

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Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. None were ever found.

— John Olver

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Clearly, a stable, unified and democratic Iraq cannot be achieved militarily by the U.S.

— John Olver

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In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television, everyone all over the world realizes that high energy usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth.

— John Olver

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So a truthful assessment of how America is doing in the war on terror as a result of President Bush's war on Iraq is that we have been set back by decades.

— John Olver

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The incompetence regarding body and vehicle armor rises almost to a level of criminal negligence.

— John Olver

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The industrialization of China alone would increase by 90 percent the concentration of CO2 in our atmosphere and would at least increase the atmospheric CO2 by at least another 100 parts per million.

— John Olver

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The military's own report says that one-third of deaths and casualties could have been avoided if proper body armor and vehicle armor had been provided from the start of the war.

— John Olver

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The most extreme individuals and factions in Islamic countries are now more motivated than ever to kill Americans, and the number of potential terrorists has greatly expanded.

— John Olver

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We need to make it clear that we will withdraw from Iraq within 6 to 9 months - so that the Iraqis will know that they must stand up and defend the opportunity given to them.

— John Olver

#defend #given #iraq #iraqis #know

About John Olver

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Olver taught chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst for eight years and later resigned to pursue a career in politics. In a tribute to an outgoing Olver and Barney Frank Ed Markey remarked unlike other elected officials who embraced superficial positions to curry public favor the two were "happy to tell you [they] disagree with you" if they believed so. This award created for Soldier On by sculptor Andrew DeVries recognizes individuals whose leadership and actions have advanced the goal of ending veteran homelessness.

Olver announced that he would not seek re-election in 2012 and retired at the end of his eleventh term in Congress. He was succeeded by fellow Congressman Richard Neal who was redistricted from Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district. He served in both chambers of the Massachusetts General Court being elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1968 and the Massachusetts Senate in 1972.

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