Archive for April 15, 2004
My students have heard me complain about this: do you know that Howard Dean spent $50 million on his failed campaign? How many hungry that money would have fed? How many homeless it would have sheltered? How many shirtless it would have clothed? I say that Howard Dean has always been “arrogant and elitist” (or [...]
British officials blast U.S. for its ‘HAM-fisted overkill’ in Iraq
Two American soldiers have deserted, claiming asylum in Canada rather than serve in Iraq. They argue that the war is illegal under international law
Baghdad Shiites bridge their historical divide with Sunnis in the wake of the US siege of Fallujah.
Even moderate Shiite leaders say the fighting in the Sunni triangle city has moved opinion decisively against the coalition.
“It is very difficult to know who is taking the decisions on the American side,” said Hussain al-Shahristani, an influential Shia figure, in an interview with The Independent. “You hear one thing from [Paul] Bremer [the chief US civilian official] and another thing from the US army.”
Young female chimps outsmart males
Even puppets of the US in Iraq complain about the US
With Bush you can always count on him to make a bad situation worse: from a bad Road Map, to a worse Sharon Map