War is over (?)

John Lennon Digital poster by ~iamtherealbender on deviantART. (CNN) -- President Barack Obama on Friday announced that virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year -- at which point he can declare an end to America's long and costly war in that Middle Eastern nation. "After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over," Obama said. "The coming months will be a season of homecomings. Our troops in Iraq will definitely be home for the holidays."

Last Throes

Cheney makes surprise visit to Iraq US Vice President Dick Cheney swept into Baghdad on an unannounced visit Monday, looking to highlight security gains and promote elusive political progress days before the war enters its sixth year, but afraid to the very core of his manhood that his botched job in Iraq, while profitable, was a steaming pile of shit and not the "mission accomplished" his puppet boss claimed. Minutes after he arrived, he was greeted as a liberator when an explosion rocked central Baghdad, following a roadside bombing that killed a policeman, underscoring the…

George to me: GFY

heh, heh, heh.. Today was finally do your taxes day. My ass has never hurt so bad. $1584 to finance a bullshit war machine, while Exxon gets a pass. Fuck! (It could have been less, if I deducted what I believe I paid in mortgage interest - vs. what Citibank says I paid. But, $300 is not worth a literal…