Thursday, August 04, 2005

A Rant I wish I'd written

Pretty hot in Crawford, pretty hot in Hell

By Mike Whitney

"A Marine assault vehicle on patrol during combat operations hit a roadside bomb Wednesday, and 14 Marines were killed in one of the deadliest single attacks in Iraq against American forces".
-- U.K. Guardian


Fourteen Marines will touch down at Dover Air Force Base tomorrow; their lives cut-short in a brutal war that has yet to produce a rationale.

The architect of that war will be landing at nearly the same time at his vacation home in Crawford, Texas; resting up from the grueling task of sending other-mother's-sons to die for nothing.

Where's the outrage?

You can read the rest on The Smirking Chimp.

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