Category Archives: invasion of iraq

Another True Story

This is my 300th blog post since I came to Blogger. Woot! Let’s hear it for 300… Ahem…actually, for this three-hundredth blog, I would like to apologize to the blogosphere. I’ve waited more than seven years to write this. That’s … Continue reading

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The Shoe Incident

Junior’s ‘legacy project’ was destroyed over the weekend by a pair of shoes. In case you’ve been living in a cave, here’s the video: There are some liberal bloggers out there expressing concern at the sight of such disrespect to … Continue reading

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Bush and the SOFA

The Decider was in such a hurry to complete a Status Of Forces Agreement with Iraq that he made some major concessions. Actually, he kind of conceded the whole War on Terror thing. In what has to be the strangest … Continue reading

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Timeline: 2011

The Iraqi Parliament will vote on a security deal with the United States that requires full withdrawal of US troops by the end of 2011. It’s not precipitous, but the deal would put American troops inside bases after next year. … Continue reading

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Of Patriots and Taxes

Patriotism then: Patriotism now:

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September 13th

Two days after the towers fell, events were still unfolding with tremendous impact, but now they were behind scenes and off-camera. We would only learn about them later, from the most impolite of sources. For now, the shock and horror … Continue reading

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