Iraq 5 Years On: An Anniversary Of Shame, Lies, and Death
Five years ago today, America, under the mis-leadership of George W. Bush, invaded Iraq. The purpose, as proclaimed by the President, and dutifully regurgitated by the media, was to dismantle the Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. There was just one little problem…
No More Mister Nice Guy:
End this bullshit war!
It's been five years since the shock-and-awe bombardment of Baghdad heralded the beginning of the war against Iraq, and almost that long since Captain Codpiece strutted around on the deck of a battleship and declared, "Mission Accomplished" and "major combat operations in Iraq have ended."
Four thousand dead troops, three trillion dollars and countless hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqi civilians later, Junior's pet war grinds on. Oil is $110 a barrel, Iraq is destroyed beyond repair, the US economy is on its deathbed, and the Middle East has never been so unstable.
No Regrets, Coyote:
Be Peace. Practice Kindness.
Today marks 5 years of war in Iraq. I won't call it an anniversary, because that word connotes the 'celebration' of a recurring date, and what I feel today is not celebration but a deep mourning.
Not Another Mom Blog:
Five Years Too Many
I am participating in March 19th Blogswarm today.
In Memory of All Who Have Lost Their Lives in This War
Nearly 4,000 US dead, and 30,000 Wounded.
Between 100,000 and 1,000,000 Iraqis dead and 4,000,000 displaced.
Almost $1,000,000,000,000 Spent.
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