Yes, I know that they said the end of 2009, maybe 2010: that’s Beltway-speak for “we figure that you’ll have forgotten about it by then.” Instapundit’s doing a roundup of reactions; please note that, happy or unhappy, nobody’s really surprised.
Nobody should be, honestly.
PS: Me? The military’s against it, and I’m for it. At the moment, the military’s ahead on points.