marks the third anniversary of the invasion of
Before the war began, I wrote about the nature of war. It takes on a role all its own. It is clothed in patriotism. It becomes a cause celebre. It defies logic and order. This war is no exception.
Bush told us in no uncertain terms that
All of those statements have been proven false. We don’t know if President Bush lied to us or whether he used data inappropriately. The CIA was taken to task for giving him wrong information.
however, the President still claims that this war is part of the war agains terrorism. He no longer mentions WMD, however, or
the threat Hussein posed to the
claims that we are building democracy in the
If this is
the war in Iraw is the first step in building
democratic nations in the
listened to 1776 by David McCulloch on CD. There are some amazing similarities
between the American Revolution and the war in
Americans wanted freedom from the rule of
The Americans were able to win because they fought an unconventional war, utilizing the skills learned while living in the woods of American and fighting to survive against the elements and hostile natives.
Many thought the war would be a short one. Spectators came to watch battles. Even the British thought the war would be short. It would be easy to force the rebels into submission to the Crown.
King George III was resolute in his determination to stay the course. The more he spoke this way, the more the American rebels kicked in their heels to resist.
President George Bush is determined
to stay the course. The insurgents defy every move we make in
Bush told us the war in
The American patriots in 1776
wanted the freedom and democracy for themselves. In contrast, we are trying to
impose it on other people. Just as King George III was unable ti impose British rule over
So, on this
third anniversary of the invasion of