This video nails it. On a side note: with the notion of Ron Paul running again in 2012 still up in the air, and my general and open hostility for politics, I am left with conflicted feelings. I tend to think politics is useless and yet I am excited by the prospect of another Paul [...]
Entries Tagged ‘iraq’
Ron Paul, continuing to be the exception that proves the rule:
Not often I like something I see on the Guardian website but this is a must see to put the death tolls in Iraq into horrifying perspective.
So for those who don’t already know: The whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks today released a trove of classified reports that it said documented at least 109,000 deaths in the Iraq war, more than the United States previously has acknowledged, as well as what it described as cases of torture and other abuses by Iraqi and coalition forces. To [...]
Of course his words were foggy and he wasn’t specific as to how many would be left for “specific tasks” but if you knew the number to be closer to 100,000 than 5,000 today would a fair interpreter colour his words as lies? Of course the news that politicians lie should not surprise anybody by now, but [...]