Wednesday, May 30, 2007

From this past Sunday's New York Times, a quote from Salim Abdullah, the spokesman for the Iraqi Accordance Front, the largest Sunni Arab group in the Parliament: “People in the street say the United States is part of the chaos here and they could have made it better and safer. Still, we need America to make the country more stable and not leave Iraq in the trouble, which they, themselves, have caused.”

Yes, when will we "make the country more stable" -- the $64K question. By September? Next year? 2017?

That's the point, no one knows. There's no sign of meaningful progress, our soldiers continue to die, the war funding tab continues to climb -- when do we say enough already?

Wars are a finite concept, not infinite! The far right preaches this about federal spending, but apparently not wars, esp. ones that have ever-changing objectives and end-goals.

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