Fantasy World

Well, it’s Saturday morning around these parts. Headed shortly for the Farmers’ Markets. Each week brings new items this time of year!  It’s an adventure! Sipping on my first cup of coffee, I was wandering through Bloglines.  Every once in a while,  I stumbled across a post that just leaves me shaking my head in disbelief. Like this one:

Cheney: Bagdad’s Disneyland-Style Amusement Park Is Evidence That Things Are Going ‘Swimmingly’ In Iraq

Today, Vice President Cheney appeared on The Paul Gallow Show in Mississippi. During the interview, he and the host lamented the media’s alleged bias in its Iraq coverage, suggesting that they should cover more good news — such as the Disneyland-style amusement park being developed for Baghdad: GALLOW: You know, I look at this, […]

A former Pentagon guy has a more realistic assessment and suggestion:

‘Abandon the Green Zone’: Former Pentagon Staffer

The U.S. is mulling over the idea of turning Baghdad’s “Green Zone” enclave into a billion-dollar luxury zone, completely with high-end shopping and five-star hotels. Sam Brannen, a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and former Defense […]


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