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Sunday, December 31, 2006

The Real Iraq Surge = Death

"At least 80 Iraqis died in bombings and other attacks Saturday as they prepared to celebrate Islam's biggest holiday, their first without Saddam Hussein ... The military reported the deaths of six more American troops, making December the deadliest month this year for U.S. forces in Iraq ... Their deaths brought the December toll for U.S. troops to 109, making it the deadliest month of 2006 for American service members. Some 105 troops died in October ... At least 2,998 members of the U.S. military have been killed since the Iraq war began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count." -- Yahoo News

REUTERS UPDATE 12.31.06: The U.S. military death toll in Iraq has reached 3,000, a grim and unwelcome milestone for President George W. Bush who is searching for a way to turn around the unpopular war even if it means sending more troops.

The Web site, www.icasualties.org, on Sunday listed the death of Spec. Dustin R. Donica, 22, on December 28 as previously unreported and said that 3,000 American military personnel had now died.

December 31, 2006 at 07:00 AM in Iraq War | Permalink


Uh you know Heather Wilson is in Iraq? Something about celebrating the death of our former ally Sad Man Hussein with a thick bloody steak and some fresh squeezed orange juice. Isn't it weird how after all of their failures, Bush and Wilson are each conducting their own Iraq Study Groups? Really the only thing Bush, Cheney, Wilson, Clinton, Kerry, can do about the FUBAR territorial pissings in Iraq is resign! Serious.

I don't understand what is wrong with Bob Anderson and his 'Peace' movement, Democrats, Republicans? Americans? Let's hit the streets?
Let's stay there until the Government steps down.

Posted by: | Dec 31, 2006 10:43:05 AM

Who cares right? 1 Tyrant Down, 1 Tyrant 2 go!

Posted by: | Dec 31, 2006 4:53:43 PM

Think of all the millions who took to the streets worldwide. Did it stop them from going into Iraq? I'm not against that kind of protest but I think it has to be grounded in more tedious political work that continues every single day. But yes, Americans are so much more sheeplike than they once were. Too passive. Too used to just starting at screens.

Posted by: JLC | Dec 31, 2006 6:21:26 PM

Everyone should have figured out by now that this admin refuses to hear or see protest. The only answer to this level of stubbornness is "IMPEACHMENT", ironically it's the same kind of defiance Saddam exhibited right up to the trap door opening. When bu$h is dragged out of the oval office he will still be shouting "stay the course".

Posted by: VP | Dec 31, 2006 6:47:22 PM

Yep, the trap door, you have that right. "We're not winning, we're not losing. We just don't have the success yet." It will never change.

Worst. President. Ever.

Posted by: bg | Dec 31, 2006 7:10:47 PM

If we knew how to get him outta there, we'd have done it already. Oh wait, we did get his Dem opponents elected in both 2000 and 2004 but the Republican owned machines ate the results.

He appears more unglued than he's ever been. Maybe he will crack up on TV or jump out of Air Force One or something. Too bad they don't have a trap door in that thing, eh?

Posted by: | Dec 31, 2006 7:27:08 PM

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