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Archive | October, 2005

Mr. “Bring ‘em on”

Yesterday while speaking to a group of military wives in Washington, Mr. Bush said, “This war will require more sacrifice, more time and more resolve.”

Of course this speech of pre-emptive consolation to the news of the 2,000th death was not in vain, as the announcement came but a few hours after his speech at the air force base.

I wonder how many of those military wives recall what Mr. Bush said 1,794 dead US soldiers ago when he proudly announced, “Bring ‘em on” back on July 2, 2003?

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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE

A FUNDRAISER FOR IRAQI CIVILIANS
Victims of combat operations in Iraq

ConceptionMedia presents:

A Joint Production of Iraqi & American Filmmakers

CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE
THE UNTOLD STORY OF FALLUJA
ON SALE NOW

Proceeds go to ongoing relief efforts in Iraq

See the trailer and purchase the DVD:

Here

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“Elections” and other Deceptions in Iraq

Just before Saturday’s so-called constitutional referendum vote in occupied Iraq, one of my close friends in Baghdad wrote me, “I would like to point out that we are three days away from the referendum, yet very large sectors of Iraqi people couldn’t receive part of the five million copies [of the constitution] from the UN, ie- they will not know what the constitution contains. Subsequently, they will vote according to their backgrounds or religious or political preferences. Many people who will vote yes do not know why they will vote yes…what kind of vote is this?”

The vote had many similarities to the farce which took place on January 30-aside from a repeat of the draconian measures to provide security and quite a large dose of propaganda; we once again have what already appears to be rampant election fraud.

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“Elections” and other Deceptions in Iraq

Just before Saturday’s so-called constitutional referendum vote in occupied Iraq, one of my close friends in Baghdad wrote me, “I would like to point out that we are three days away from the referendum, yet very large sectors of Iraqi people couldn’t receive part of the five million copies [of the constitution] from the UN, ie- they will not know what the constitution contains. Subsequently, they will vote according to their backgrounds or religious or political preferences. Many people who will vote yes do not know why they will vote yes…what kind of vote is this?”

The vote had many similarities to the farce which took place on January 30-aside from a repeat of the draconian measures to provide security and quite a large dose of propaganda; we once again have what already appears to be rampant election fraud.

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