The Unilateralist's Memorial Day Tribute
Usually I find the AP's daily death tally creepy, but, this weekend it does have some relevance. It's the only source with information on the sacrifices made by our unilateral coalition allies.
The British military has reported 111 deaths; Italy, 31; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 17; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Slovakia, Denmark three; El Salvador, Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Romania, one death each.Who knew Latvia sacrificed a native son in the name of Iraqi freedom? I don't think the fact that the U.S. shoulders most of the load in Iraq matters much to the family in Kazakhstan that lost a son in defense of liberty. It doesn't matter to me. God bless them all, and thank you.
Posted by: fluffy the spamhound! at May 27, 2006 04:53 AM
Posted by: Dave K at May 28, 2006 08:47 AM
Posted by: Vinnie at May 28, 2006 10:13 AM
Posted by: The Gentle Cricket at May 28, 2006 02:08 PM
Oh well, democracy is democracy, right?
Posted by: MiB at May 29, 2006 09:17 AM
Posted by: Improbulus Maximus at May 29, 2006 10:47 AM
I'm all for fighting the war. Read: fighting the war. That is not what we're doing in Iraq or anywhere else, for that matter - we're just stacking up bodies, on both sides. Substantially more on their side, but still.
Posted by: MiB at May 29, 2006 12:47 PM
Posted by: Vinnie at May 29, 2006 12:59 PM
Posted by: Improbulus Maximus at May 29, 2006 01:18 PM
Posted by: Vinnie at May 29, 2006 11:29 PM
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