A new CBS Poll indicates that 77% of the country believe the Iraq occupation is going badly. 75% polled believe the country is headed in the wrong direction and 66% believe the troops should be pulled out completely or levels reduced. Hopefully this will translate into public pressure being exerted upon Congress to resolve the Iraq conflict.

Iraq explosionSince the surge Iraq has claimed the lives of 329 Marines and soldiers making this the deadliest quarter since my son crossed into Iraq from Kuwait in March 2003. Public complacency is killing our troops.