Archive for April, 2004
Pictures from Iraq. (May offend US propagandists).
“The U.S. goal cannot be a free Iraq, but an Iraq that does not endanger Americans.”
The U.S. military announced Tuesday that 64 Iraqis were killed on Monday during two clashes near the holy city of Najaf. And every one of the 64 is a terrorist thug, rest assured.
In Two Sieges, U.S. Finds Itself Shut Out: Officials See No Good Options for Ending Fallujah, Najaf Standoffs.
A Pentagon official acted to award a contract to a group that included his friends.
A Shiite cleric who fled Iraq for the U.S. returned, euphoric, after American troops invaded. Today, he just wants them gone.
From White House Press briefing (Helen is Helen Thomas). Q Maybe they’re defending their own country against an occupation. MR. McCLELLAN: Helen, we have liberated the Iraqi people, and we’re moving forward to transfer sovereignty back to the Iraqi people, so that they can realize a free and peaceful future. As I said, this is [...]
Economic woes have Latin Americans preferring autocrats,says a new UN survey.
A second unit of the Iraqi armed forces has mutinied at Fallujah after being involved in heavy fighting with insurgents.
British commanders fear getting sucked into US operations as Falluja battle rages. But US troops can always rely on the support of the 38 Macedonian soldiers in Iraq.
It turns out photographs surfaced showing American soldiers abusing and humiliating Iraqis being held at a prison near Baghdad.
For those who asked me, I will be talking about–I mean against–US war and occupation of Iraq at UC, SF at 6:00PM tonight (at the library I think). They will show the documentary “Breaking the Silence.” I hope I like it as I have not seen it before.
eyewitness reports are now emerging from Fallujah.
The US (beacon of freedom) supports free press in ME: but Secretary of State Colin L. Powell met Tuesday with Qatar’s foreign minister for “intense discussions” about the government-funded Al Jazeera satellite TV station.
News from “liberated” Afghanistan: Afghanistan forced to admit secret execution
Burning with anger: Iraqis infuriated by new flag that was designed in London (thanks Holly)
US secret agents quiz boy over art
US gunships pound Falluja
I will be speaking on Flashpoint at 5:10PM (Pacific). You may listen live or taped.
American patriots should celebrate. Begin organizing the parades. Make sure you display large images of destruction and killing in Fallujah. You may use the caption: “Muslim Fags (or Faggots) take this.” You know that your celebrated Top Guns wrote this very phrase on many of the missiles on fighter jets before embarking on bombing missions [...]