Tuesday, April 29, 2008


The bill, which could be unveiled as early as this week, signals that Democrats are resigned to the fact they can't change course in Iraq in the final months of President Bush's term. Instead, the party is pinning its hopes of ending the war on winning the White House in November. ...
Support Our Troops

CBS: Veteran suicide cover-up runs deep ...
Gassing Up:


Monday, April 28, 2008

The weak dollar!

$200 per barrel? ...

Friday, April 25, 2008


Thursday: 3 US Soldiers, 42 Iraqis Killed; 38 Iraqis Wounded ...

Thursday, April 24, 2008


2 US Soldiers, 1 US Contractor, 59 Iraqis Killed; 114 Iraqis Wounded ...

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Yesterday's News:

5 GIs, 56 Iraqis Killed; 185 Iraqis Wounded ...

Monday, April 21, 2008

Had Enough?

Gas prices push higher
The nationwide average for a gallon of gas touches $3.47.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008


2 US Soldiers, 87 Iraqis Killed; 142 Iraqis Wounded ...

Monday, April 14, 2008

How low can it go?

US Dollar At New Multi-year Low Against Mexican Peso ...

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Shhh !!!

US Troops Suffer Worst Week This Year ...

Friday, April 11, 2008


He is not Iraq's Brownie. He is Iraq's Katrina itself ...

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Headline: CNN.com, FOXNEWS.com, ABCNEWS.com, MSNBC.com

That raised to 17 the number of U.S. troop deaths in Iraq since Sunday. ...

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

What won't be headline news:

Wednesday: 7 US Soldiers, 40 Iraqis Killed; 107 Iraqis Wounded ...
The 'R' word:

As in Republican ...


- More than $508 billion so far, according to the National Priorities Project.

- $1.3 trillion for total economic costs of Iraq war from 2002 to 2008, including interest costs of borrowing funds, lost investment, long-term veterans' health care and oil market disruptions, according to a November 2007 report from Congress' Joint Economic Committee.


- $100 billion to $200 billion, estimated in September 2002 by then-White House economic adviser Lawrence Lindsey. The White House openly contradicted him, saying that figure was far too high.

- $50 to 60 billion, estimated in late 2002 by then-White House budget director Mitch Daniels.

- $100 billion and three years to get "the country up and running again," projected in 2003 by L. Paul Bremer, then-chief of the U.S. occupation government in Iraq.

What's wrong with this picture:

Iraq has about $30 billion in surplus funds stored in U.S. banks, according to Levin.

Iraq is looking at a potential boon in oil revenue this year, possibly as much as $100 billion in 2007 and 2008. Meanwhile, the U.S. military is having to buy its fuel on the open market, paying on average $3.23 a gallon and spending some $153 million a month in Iraq on fuel alone.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

News you won't see headlined:

4 US Troops Killed;
Hundreds Flee Baghdad Clashes;
Ayatollahs Decline to Ban Militia

Monday, April 07, 2008

More surge progress:

5 US Troops Die in Iraq;
Heavy Fighting in Sadr City Kills 22, Wounds 78;
Blockade Threatens Humanitarian Crisis