Archives for Iraq
Pick a number, then vote McCain: Some context: Sarah Palin said two things which can be pegs for an attack ad of this kind: 1. War with Russia could happen over the Georgia conflict 2. Soldiers going to Iraq are fighting the people who killed thousands of Americans on Sept. 11.
So, US Iraqi war veterans who oppose the political mission, though presumably they support the troops [themselves, their comrades and friends], aren’t allowed to march in a Veterans Day Parade in Long Beach. “They do not fit the spirit of the parade,” she said. “The spirit being one of gratitude for what the veterans have [...]
A delightfully eerie piece about American military propaganda is engaging minds at Alternet.org right now. It is called “Rumsfeld’s Fake News Flop in Iraq” and is reprinted below. I have a mere few reactions: Osama bin Laden is America’s Emmanuel Goldstein from Orwell’s 1984. Not wanted, dead or alive. The longer he is at large, [...]
I think this about sums it up, except that the US/UK imperialists don’t have a monopoly on terrorism: “Terrorist Blair, who assisted The US Empire in raining death down upon the Iraqi populace, though Iraq harboured no weapons of mass destruction and posed no direct military threat to either Britain or the US, and is [...]