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Thursday, March 17, 2005
From the department of what ever is on the other side of projection, yesterday Bush said:
I like the idea of people running for office. There's a positive effect when you run for office. Maybe some will run for office and say, vote for me, I look forward to blowing up America. I don't know, I don't know if that will be their platform or not. But it's -- I don't think so. I think people who generally run for office say, vote for me, I'm looking forward to fixing your potholes, or making sure you got bread on the table.***
Dozens of Christian families have fled their homes in northern Israel, accusing the Israeli police of failing to protect them from attacks by their Druze neighbours.God Bless Each and Every One of Them!
"At least 108 people have died in American custody in Iraq and Afghanistan, most of them violently, according to government data provided to The Associated Press. Roughly a quarter of those deaths have been investigated as possible abuse by U.S. personnel," writes the AP in a story published yesterday.
"America's top general [Richard Myers] said Wednesday that Afghanistan is secure and the United States is considering keeping long-term bases here as it repositions its military forces around the world," Stephen Graham writes in a March 16 AP story.
And I thought we only wanted a place to bury our dead.