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Sunday, August 5

The Midas Touch. Not.

In Iraq: Before we bombed the shit out of Baghdad, they had 16-24 hours of electricity a day. Now they have about 1-2 hours a day. Iraqi Power Grid Nearing Collapse

and

In Afghanistan: "Afghanistan will produce another record poppy harvest this year that cements its status as the world's near-sole supplier of the heroin source, yet a furious debate over how to reverse the trend is stalling proposals to cut the crop, U.S. officials say." WP "Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation Skyrockets"

I hate to bring this bad stuff up, but it just breaks my heart. This is how we liberate people?

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