(formerly known as "Things You Shouldn't Miss")
I haven't linked stories from people in my blogroll in a while...and there is some really great stuff out there. Now if you're not linked, it doesn't mean you don’t have really great stuff. It just means I wanted to go finish (finally) watching 300.
First make sure you go over to see Harvey at Bad Example and read his succinct and Spot on response to "Why are we In Iraq". H/T to Tammi for alerting me to this great post!
“People may be upset. I wish I didn’t have to say this,” Baird said. He added that the United States needs to continue with its military troops surge “at least into early next year, then engage in a gradual redeployment. … I know it’s going to cost hundreds of American lives and hundreds of billions of dollars.”(Go read the rest at Jules Crittenden)
"...I AM AMERICA! WE WILL NOT BE TERRORIZED!
WE WILL NOT BE TERRORIZED!
I REFUSE TO BE AFRAID!
I'LL FIGHT YOU ANY COUNTRY, ANY CONTINENT, ANY TERRAIN.
I'LL FIGHT TO MY LAST BREATH!"
And if by chance death is my fate,
pin my medals upon my chest,
and throw Old Glory on my grave...."
Yeah, so I'm a sucker for those jingoistic songs... (Go watch the video and read all the lyrics at My Side of the Puddle)
(Go see it at Lost in Lima)
(Cartoon Credit: the amazing Cox & Forkum obviously. Who, by the way, have a new book out.)