Parents, tell your kids NEVER to accept candy from strangers! Remember, "Danger, stranger!"
Why are US soldiers, armed to the teeth, giving out candy to kids? WTF? A) it gives vicious attackers a juicy target and drives a wedge between the US occupation forces and the civilian population and B) even if successful, it teaches Iraqi kids that US soldiers are their friends--like that jolly, fat cop on the beat in your hometown. The US military must be professional and should remain neutral. Their (supposed) job is "stabilization and security", not attracting suicide bombers to gatherings of kids.
>> Car bomb kills 27, including children and GI
Soldiers were handing out candy in Baghdad when suicide bomber struck
Updated: 7:22 a.m. ET July 13, 2005
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A suicide car bomber drove up to a U.S. Humvee as soldiers were distributing candy to children and detonated his vehicle Wednesday, killing up to 27 people, officials and residents said. One U.S. soldier and about a dozen children were among the dead.
At least 21 others, including three U.S. soldiers, were injured in the attack, the second major suicide bombing in Baghdad this week. Twenty-five people were killed Sunday when a suicide attacker struck at an army recruiting center.
The attack stunned the impoverished east Baghdad neighborhood of mostly Shiite Muslims and Christians. An elderly woman dressed in traditional black beat her chest in front of her house in grief.
?There were some American troops blocking the highway when a U.S. Humvee came near a gathering of children, and U.S. soldiers began to hand them candies,? said Karim Shukir, 42. ?Then suddenly, a speeding car bomb showed up and struck both the Humvee and the children.? <<
>>"One who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics and is intolerant of those who differ."
Good for you. So how does my calling that broad, Hillary, a broad, make me a bigot? Answer: It doesn't. I have nothing against women, I just don't like that broad. I guess it's over your head.
<<More people have been murdered and killed in gods name then any other cause.>>
Thank you for explaining the Islamic terrorists motivation. All those virgins in heaven.... so little time on earth.
<<Taken car of" like CIA director Geo. Tenet: he was forcee to resign ....>>
Another typical liberal responce. It wasn't too long ago that demos were calling for Tenet's ouster because of numerous intelligence failures (nevermind Clinton slashed the budget nearly in half). Now you bitch about Tenet's treatment. Brilliant! Hypocrite!
>>and Bush & Co. seem to have advanced the art by even lowering themselves to hide behind the Cross of Jesus Christ when necessary.<<
More people have been murdered and killed in gods name then any other cause.
Makes you wonder, what?s up with that.
I guess Dylan said it best.
You don?t count the dead when Gods on your side.
The Big D
>>I knew you would somehow get back to the adventures of Slick WIllie's willy.<<
Well then, Iguess people shouldn't try to minimize the total sleaziness of slick willy.
People need to remember that accusations in the press do not amount to jack squat.
Stop salivating and wait for a complete investigation. It'll be pretty funny if this all amounts to nothing. The last time I checked, there haven't been any charges filed, nor anything proved.