The worst oxymoron in our lexicon has to be Friendly Fire.
It happened again. For f*ck sake will somebody please go to Arfghanistan and paint huge maple leafs on the helmet of every single Canadian Soldier.
Since 2002, Canada has lost 32 Sons and Daughters.
Of those brave young men and women
5 have been killed and
38 others wounded from attacks by
It is bad enough that we are over there in the first place but to lose soldiers to Friendly Fire again. If these politicians really believe that they are saving the Afghan people from the Taliban then for f*ck sake do it some other way, do it right or bring them home. Surely the Armed Forces have the technology to avoid harming their own soldiers.
How can this keep happening and whatever happened to Canada being a Peacekeeping force anyway?
We are not a militaristic nation and we shouldn't be
pissing in the tall grass with the Big Dogs!
The entire battle plan seems destined for failure since the Taliban can move freely throughout the forbidding mountains that border Pakistan and Afghanistan..
how do we really know what is going on anyway?.
Somebody sent me this photo a few months ago.
Despite the obvious political incorrectness I thought that perhaps it should be posted as a reminder to everyone about the who and the why THIS SH*T IS HAPPENING...
atleast according to the gospels of Dubya, Rove, Rummy and Cheney.
Hopefully somebody in the Pentagon or State Department will change the term Friendly Fire to something with more resonance...and while they are at it, might as well desanitize Collateral Damage (Civilian Casualties)