Archive for April 12th, 2007

New rules regarding Iraq deployments are breaking the backs of our troops

| April 12, 2007 | 2 Replies
New rules regarding Iraq deployments are breaking the backs of our troops

Paul Rieckhoff, who has already served in Iraq, describes the crushing burden of the newly instituted 15-month tours of U.S. soldiers of Iraq: The current force level in Iraq is unsustainable, and is breaking the back of our armed forces. Like so many other choices made by the Bush Administration during this war, extending Army tours […]

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Ouch! I just got hit with drive-by religion!

| April 12, 2007 | 17 Replies
Ouch!  I just got hit with drive-by religion!

There I was, minding my own business, when WHAM! I was damned to hell. Thankfully, my salvation is being actively prayed for, so maybe, just maybe, I still have a chance. OK, well, perhaps “minding my own business” is a bit of truth-stretch. I was actually stirring a pot, just a little. Not sure why; […]

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McCain shoots self in foot

| April 12, 2007 | 10 Replies
McCain shoots self in foot

Some people just don’t get it — that invading Iraq was a bad idea.  John McCain is one. Unfortunately, Hillary Clinton is another one, though she does at least have a plan to end the occupation. It really amazes me that such otherwise smart people still declare that invading Iraq was a good idea, given that all […]

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