Friday, February 27, 2009

When I saw the cities burning, I knew that I was learning

Ending, but not yet over. President Obama announces today that US combat troops will be leaving Iraq by August of next year, and all US troops will be gone by the end of 2011, as stipulated by the Iraqi SOFA.

It's taken 6 years just to begin fixing the Bush Administration's mistakes, and there's a long way to go yet. But sweet merciful Christ am I happy today.

This calls for a song.


Anonymous said...

But Bush and journalists who've backed the war for years can take comfort that the Iraqi govt./military won't go ARVN this time.


Steve Muhlberger said...

Man, I remember that heartbreaking voice.