It's the 11th anniversary of U.S. forces entering Baghdad. What's happening? Same ol' same ol', just south of Baghdad, last Friday. I remember having lunch down there with an Iraqi commander and his advisor when a rocket or mortar shell hit outside. I asked, "What was that?" -- meaning which type of weapon. The American officer responded, "That was the losing contractor" (on the construction project next door).
Bad things also happened on Sunday in another of "the 'iyahs," as American troops called this group of towns, AKA "the Triangle of Death."
What's more, Baghdad airport has been rocketed and mortared lately, provoking the U.S. government to issue a travel warning. So you might want to reconsider spending Easter break swimming in the Tigris.
Meanwhile, the Florida legislature expanded "stand your ground" by approving "warning shots." Oh, great.
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