Monday, November 19, 2007

I Thought Elephants Had Long Memories

In case you long for the days before we were an intractable situation in Iraq, let's dose you with some nostalgia:

Of course, you could sign up and help if you care about the outcome in Iraq. To those who suggest Iraq is the right place to be right now, I say pony up and enlist:

Meanwhile, more GIs and Civilians are creamed in Iraq. This aught give you a flavor of how it's going for the W, Rove and Co in their Iraqi freedom spreading experiment:
Officials in the southern city of Samawah said a U.S. Army convoy opened fire Sunday in an unprovoked attack on motorists who were trying to get out of its way, injuring four and destroying a truckload of sheep.

In Baqubah, the capital of Diyala province northeast of Baghdad, three U.S. soldiers were killed Sunday in an assault involving a suicide vest, the military said. The military released no further details, but witnesses in the city, where American troops had lengthy battles with insurgents this summer, said there appeared to be military casualties when a roadside bomb exploded near a group of children clustered around soldiers on foot patrol. Three children were killed and seven others were wounded in the incident.

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