Thursday, April 29, 2004

War News for April 29, 2004 Bring 'em on: South African security contractor shot in Basra. Bring 'em on: Eight US soldiers killed, four wounded by car bomb near Mahmudiyha. Bring 'em on: One US soldier killed by RPG fire in Baghdad. Bring 'em on: One US soldier killed, one wounded in roadside bomb ambush near Baquba. Bring 'em on: Five Iraqi policemen killed in attack on police chief's residence in Mosul. Bring 'em on: Iraqi driver killed in attack on employees of US-run Iraqi Media Network in Mosul. Bring 'em on: US troops under mortar, small arms fire near Najaf. Casualty Reports Local story: Georgia soldier dies in Iraq. Local story: Washington State soldier killed in Iraq. Local story: Kentucky soldier wounded in Iraq, recommended for Bronze Star for valor. Local story: Georgia Marine wounded in Iraq. Note to Readers Sorry for the short update today. Due to my work schedule, Thursday and Friday are the most difficult days to get this page researched and published. This really pisses me off. Sinclair Broadcasting Group is pulling a special edition of Nightline which will feature the names and photos of soldiers who have been killed in Iraq from the TV stations it owns. The company's general counsel says, "We find it to be contrary to the public interest." Bullshit. Here's some more about SBG and their political views. In fact, the company has a policy to give preference to "good news" stories from Bush's War. Of course, the company is only protecting the investments of its top executives. In the 2004 election company executives have given $65,434 in campaign contributions, with 98 percent of that total going to the GOP. 86-43-04. Pass it on.


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