Tuesday, April 27, 2004

"The Saddamites blowed up real good!"

Explosions Shake Fallujah After Nightfall
Multiple explosions shook Fallujah after dark Tuesday and plumes of smoke rose into the air as fighting erupted for a second straight night. A U.S. AC-130 gunship hammered targets in the city.
Lots of large booms on the tube.
The fighting broke out as a two-day extension to a cease-fire came to end.

Earlier in the day, U.S. aircraft dropped white leaflets over the city west of Baghdad, calling on insurgents to surrender.

"Surrender, you are surrounded," the leaflets said. "If you are a terrorist, beware, because your last day was yesterday. In order to spare your life end your actions and surrender to coalition forces now. We are coming to arrest you."
Arrest? Why burden the taxpayers?

And stay tuned for the big whine from the usual suspects. Which reminds me of this item from Rich Lowry at The Corner
I was on the Alan Colmes radio show last night with Susan Estrich. The discussion really brought home to me the odd position liberals find themselves in with regard to Kerry’s service. On the one hand, they say Kerry’s combat experience in Vietnam is a tremendous testament to his toughness and moral character. On the other hand, they believe Vietnam was a deeply dishonorable and even criminal enterprise. So why is it an asset to have served there? Both Susan and Alan stand by Kerry’s war crime allegations from 1971. So I asked Alan why he would support a man who has confessed to committing atrocities in Vietnam. Alan’s answer was that everyone committed atrocities in Vietnam and U.S. soldiers are committing atrocities in Iraq even today. And this is the year liberals are supposed to be portraying themselves as pro-veteran and pro-military service!
You'd have to be pretty thick to believe 'em. If Alan Colmes saw you with a can of Raid he'd be calling the UN to report a war crime. These folks just have no whiff of a hint of a clue.