March 17th, 2003

Daria

Time to put your head between your knees and kiss your ass goodbye

Bush to address nation:

http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/meast/03/17/sprj.irq.main/index.html

My cousin David is a Navy chaplain with three young children. They won't tell us where he's stationed, but we believe it's Kuwait. Apparently he has a lot of soldiers coming in wanting to talk.

What I'd like to know is, if Bush is so certain this is worth risking lives for, why isn't he out there on the front lines?
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Daria

Those who ignore the past are doomed to repeat it

I just found this while picking up some articles for a prof:

"We did not recognize that neither our people nor our leaders are omniscient... We do not have the God-given right to shape every nation in our own image or as we choose."

-- Fmr. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, In Retrospect, a memoir of his involvement in the Vietnam War
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