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House Defense Appropriations Chair Bill Young: Time to get out of Afghanistan -- "We're killing kids who don't need to die"



Over and over, every time the subject of pulling American troops out of Afghanistan has come up, U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young has voted to stay the course. He opposed resolutions to withdraw, and even a resolution to set a timetable for a full withdrawal.

Not anymore.

"I think we should remove ourselves from Afghanistan as quickly as we can," Young, R-Indian Shores, said during a meeting with the Times editorial board Monday. "I just think we're killing kids that don't need to die."

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[Last modified: Monday, September 17, 2012 10:03pm]


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