Imperium 11 May 2008Posted by marisacat in 2008 Election, Beirut, Culture of Death, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter, Iraq War, WAR!.
Violence in Beirut: The government and opposition have been locked in a 17-month power struggle, which has meant Lebanon being without a head of state for the past five months. [Agence France Presse via BBC]
How long can it hold? 10 years? 25? 40? There was never any question for me, they went into Iraq on the 50, 100 year model (it’s not just McCain). They think it cannot end. They cannot think it can end.
“Coalition forces fired three warning shots, but the driver refused to stop and one man made threatening movements from inside the vehicle,” the military said in a statement.
“Coalition forces responded to the perceived threat and engaged the vehicle.”
It said a woman and a child in the vehicle were killed, along with the two armed men.
The military said it regretted the deaths of civilians.
If there was anything left to say about the invasion and occupation, I would. I see the baby’s pacifier beside her… The short Reuters report says the US mil were after suspected AQ. Of which, for our purposes, there will be an unlimited supply.
All we will have going forward is Jesus-Presidents. Wars so futile have to be holy.