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A Light At The End Of The Bumble?

Wednesday, Mar. 08, 2006 2:02 AM

Dana Reeve, the widow of actor Christopher Reeve, has died of lung cancer. She was 44.

On Sunday, General Peter Pace, head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, opined that the war in Iraq is going very well.

On Monday, a top commander in the Iraq Army was killed. Ooops.

General Pace also feels Americans aren't getting the goodness of the Iraq War, trotting out the tired argument that It's All The Media's Fault for not reporting all the good things that are happening.

Right. Over 1500 people dead in the recent wave of sectarian violence, and I'm sure we're overlooking a soccer field being built or something.

Does it bother anyone else that Kellogg, Brown, & Root (our favorite subsidiary of Halliburton) has been awarded a $385 million contract to build 'temporary immigration detention centers' in the United States for the Homeland Security Department.

This is supposedly in case waves of Canadians rush across the border after a natural disaster, but the story goes on to say, "... or for new programs that require additional detention space."

Such as ...?

Prosecutors say 9/11 was all Zacarias Moussaoui's fault.

You see, Zacarais lied to cover up the plot.

Apart from the inference that a federal agent waving a badge would be sufficient to break the will of an fundamentalist Islamic militant (though, admittedly, the only one who missed his flight), the prosecution went on to say investigators would have identified 11 of the 19 hijackers, the government would have tightened airport security, and stopped the attacks.

Sounds suspiciously like Dick Cheney's, 'If we'd had secret spying before we needed secret spying, we'd have prevented the incident that justifies our use of secret spying,' routine.

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Smed - 2006-03-08 09:49:24
If J. T. Walsh were still alive, he'd play Dick Cheyney in the movie.