Wednesday, November 12, 2003

War News for November 12, 2003 Bring ‘em on: Twenty Italian soldiers and civilians killed in truck bombing in Nasiriyah. Bring ‘em on: One US soldier killed, two wounded by roadside bomb on patrol near Tajii. Bring 'em on: One US soldier killed, two wounded by roadside bomb ambush in Baghdad. Bring 'em on: Explosions again reported in Baghdad. US military operation reported in progress. 21,000 reported killed in Iraq since begnning of Bush's War. US troops accidently kill five Iraqi civilians near Fallujah. CIA says Iraq security posture will deteriorate across the entire country. The future Bush and the neo-cons have created in Iraq. US troops mistakenly fire on car carrying a member of the IGC. IGC President wants immediate provisional government in Iraq. Gee, I wonder why? You can’t tell the players without a scorecard. Some brief biographies of members of the IGC. "Groundhog Day" for US troops in Iraq. I really want to thank the Aussies for covering this war while the US media is flat on its ass. Some Vietnam veterans think Bush is a liar. “’I don't think we should be there,’ said Richard Wright, who served in the 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam. “’At the beginning, I was behind the president 100 percent. But the truth wasn't told.’” Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice… Concerns increase that commercial troop carriers might get shot down at Baghdad airport. Eric Schmidt calls bullshit on Cheney's lies about Iraq and Al Qaeda. Sen. McCain says situation in Iraq is worsening and time is running out. Another Army colonel thinks he's Rush Limbaugh; diversifies into the propaganda business. "'In spite of what you hear from the hyped-up, election-year media, we are winning this fight,' Fuller wrote in an August newsletter. He says he was tired of seeing television reporters portray the situation in Baghdad as out of control, when in his opinion, conditions actually were improving." Proving once again that the most lasting effect of airborne training is the part where they drill a hole in your head and suck out half of your brain. Commentary Opinion: What Americans didn’t see on Veterans’ Day. “And what of those who come back on stretchers and in wheelchairs, to Andrews Air Force Base, not in aluminum cases, to Dover? ‘The wounded,’ Vermont's Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy told his Senate colleagues last month, ‘are brought back after midnight, making sure the press does not see the planes coming in with the wounded.’” Opinion: The Bush-Blair Iraq is a catastrophe in progress. Casualty Report Local story: Virginia soldier killed in Iraq.


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