It's time to stand up and be accounted for. After a tough election, and a tougher war, some politically conservative individuals have been cowed into silence and passivity by the escalating rhetoric from the left. The sing song chorus of defeat is ringing everywhere, and the warping of the American mind continues unabated. "Socialism" disguised as maternalistic politics hides the iron fist behind its back. But there is too much at stake to remain in one's shell for long. The war can still be won, and will be won if the military isn't hogtied by Washington's Lilliputians. Call the white house, senate etc. stand up for yourself and your beliefs in public and private, Don't allow the chorus of defeat to drown out the voices of our soldiers overseas, who know this war can be won if they are given the means to do so. The long knives are being drawn on Capitol Hill and all of us can make a difference in the future of our country, if we care enough to do so. The time is now!