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  •  It Was a Lot More Peaceful Than Today (2+ / 0-)
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    algebrateacher, moosely2006

    during the first few weeks after we reached Bagdhad.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Wed Apr 25, 2007 at 07:00:16 PM PDT

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    •  Only a question of scale (1+ / 0-)
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      moosely2006

      I recall that we were unable to secure the road from the international airport; at that time, the Iraqis were still only using sniping.  The roadside bombs came a little later.

      I recall, also, the hit-and-run pick-up trucks with machine guns.  Again, the bombs came a little later.

      Teachers' Lounge Saturdays, The Grieving Room Mondays, Feminisms Wednesdays, Kossacks Under 35 Thursdays, Luke 11:33

      by algebrateacher on Wed Apr 25, 2007 at 07:18:17 PM PDT

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