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holy shit

Posted to Poetry and Politics

i know a lot of you are going to criticize this article as *.* propaganda, but i like to believe that the UPI is about as responsible a news agency as you are going to find anywhere. if you think the propaganda you are reading is more valid than this, that is fair, but i think this deserves a bit of light. i was particularly interested by the quote of the "human shield" that was fleeing iraq for jordan. i was particularly disturbed and saddened by the report of the jordanian that was killed by the american bombing of a gas station while on the phone with his parents, reporting that he would be home soon. either way, i think that this is a reasoned analysis of the possible benefits of this unjust war.

without further ado, here's the upi article