What 4486 US Service Members gave their Lives for – Iraq Update

In 2003, US and coalition forces invaded Iraq, largely because US government leadership believed Saddam Hussein had WMDs. After the 2003 “Mission Accomplished” speech, we began nation-building, as we’re currently doing in Afghanistan, at the cost of an additional 4000 US service members’ lives lost.

I’m sharing this article from Al Arabiya News. The Iraqi Ministry of Education gave permission to the Iraqi Moral Police to enter schools in Baghdad to look for students having “Western” appearance. This is what happened. The photos are not for the feint of heart.

Back in the early 1950’s, Chicago alderman and ward boss, Paddy Bauler, gained pundit immortality with his words, “Chicago ain’t ready for reform.” I guess, neither is Iraq. Four thousand four hundred eighty six US service members’ lives.

Cross-posted at www.political-woman.com

About an-opinioniatedwoman

Midwest, Middle Class and Middle of the Road. A fiscal conservative and social moderate, who supports free speech, gun rights, the military, and God Bless America. Multi-dog owner who has seen and been through it all. Interests from politics to football to cooking/baking to opera. I have a very low tolerance for mediocrity.
This entry was posted in Political-Woman and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s