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    Insurgents take over parts of Iraq

    Iraq was on the brink of disintegration Thursday as al-Qaeda-inspired fighters swept through northern Iraq toward Baghdad and Kurdish soldiers seized the city of Kirkuk without a fight.Lawmakers gathered at the Iraqi parliament to discuss the declaration of a state of emergency, a day after Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki assured Iraqis that the insurgentsí gains were temporary and would soon be reversed by the Iraqi army.
    Iraq disintegrating as insurgents advance; Kurds seize Kirkuk - The Washington Post

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    Gee whiz, nobody saw that coming.

    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


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    Unfortunately, we keep wrecking things, without paying attention to how they got that way or how they work, and then being shocked when we can't impose Western culture and beliefs overtop of thousands of years completely different history. And, of course, of late we lose interest as soon as it gets complicated.

    Nah, nobody saw this coming.

    By the way... want a scary read? A Desert Called Peace by Tom Kratman
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    Kratman is cool. Also try Ringo's "The Last Centurian."
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


    I was looking for a saint who was a devil of a lover,
    but every girl I found was either one way or the other...



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    There's a storm coming.
    Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me

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    R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012


 

 

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