Tuesday, November 22, 2005



CLICK TO READ: The Independent - White House used 'gossip' to build case for war - By Rupert Cornwell No longer appalling. But still true.

Opening the Door to Debate, and Then Shutting It by Dana Milbank, Washington Post Cheney's feeble attempt to refrain from visciousness. Of course he failed.

Iraq and the 'L' Word by Richard Cohen, Washington Post Accusations from republicans that dems called them the "L' word! Turns out -- surprise, surprise, it's not true.

CLICK TO READ: t r u t h o u t - Marc Ash | Leaving Baghdad
" Leaving Saigon was hard, but we had no choice, the time had come. The war in Iraq is now, and always was, unwinnable. We will leave. The only question is how many men, women and children will die as we come to that conclusion. In 1971, a young Navy Lieutenant returning from duty in Vietnam sat before the US Senate and challenged the entire premise for the war, and in doing so laid the groundwork for peace. He said:

"Someone has to die so that President Nixon won't be, and these are his words, 'the first President to lose a war.' We are asking Americans to think about that because how do you ask a man to be the last man to die in Vietnam? How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?"

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