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Monday, March 24, 2003  

U.S. Casualties
Very Morbid - Mandatory daily reading for anyone who claims to be in favor of the war in Iraq. Actually spend a little time looking at the faces and imagining what hopes and dreams each of these people had for their future. Imagine the children and partners they likely left behind. Imagine that you are the person who sent them to Iraq. (and of course this says nothing of the non-combatant and combatant Iraqi casualties). Also, if you haven't seen Saving Private Ryan, you must rent it and watch it alone, up close to the screen, with no distractions or interruptions and with the volume turned up (unless of course you've been in REAL combat yourself).

posted by Rich | 1:36 PM

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