I missed writing a blog last night for reasons out of my control. So let me try to catch up a bit. As Rummy said, "things happen."
Let's see, the Israelis managed to kill another three innocent children, a boy, five, his sister, six, and a sixteen year old (I think a cousin). But it's okay, they were trying to kill another Hamas "terrorist." Collateral damage.
And oh, yeah, when we dropped the two 500 pound bombs on Zarqawi we forgot to mention that we killed another small child. Collateral damage.
But this is okay, because as our compassionate Democrat, Madeleine Albright said previously, when asked about the estimated 500,000 Iraqi children killed by our sanctions, "it was worth it." You just have to love these people who think killing innocent children is "worth it," or at best (or worst) just "collateral damage." Do you think these people were just born sadistic or did they just learn it from each other?
It also turns out that when we bombed the offices of al Jazeera in Bagdad it was done on purpose. It is reported that people in the White House rejoiced because we had given them a warning or some such nonsense. Al Jazeera is a perfectly respectable news agency, but the Bush White House just didn't like them reporting the truth about our dismal, dishonest "war."
Santorum and Hoekstra found some materials that were used in the past for cannonball making and sped home to report that WMD's had been found in Iraq. This claim was immediately squelched by people experienced with dealing with lunatics. Imagine, finding WMD's just before elections. It looks almost certain that Santorum will go down. Couldn't happen to a more deserving jerk.
Republicans are so predictable. I told you previously there would not be any immigration bill this year and that appears to be the case. The House simply does not want an immigration bill - they prefer a miniature holocaust. Eleven or more million felons all arrested and deported forthwith. You have to admit, they are a sensible bunch.
Also predictable was the defeat of a minimum wage bill, killed in the Senate. Can you believe they are unwilling to raise the minimum wage from $5.15 an hour after all these years. Happily they failed once again to eliminate the estate tax (poor Paris Hilton). I guess there are still a few Republican ideas so outrageous they just can't manage to get them done. Don't worry, it will be back next year along with gay marriage and abortion. I guess the controversy over "intelligent design" has faded, at least for the time being. I think maybe they finally realized that if there really was intelligent design they wouldn't be here.
As I was sitting on my deck this evening a doe came by with a fawn that could not have been more than a day or two old. A wonderful experience. Makes you think not everything is bad these days.