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Friday, July 18, 2008

The Zinn is In

"Have our political leaders gone mad? Have they learned nothing from recent history? Have they not learned that no one "wins" in a war, but that hundreds of thousands of humans die, most of them civilians, many of them children?"

2 million casualties
50,000 American lives

2 million casualties
58,000 American lives

Gulf War:
100,000 casualties
few hundred American lives

473 American lives

Iraq War:
1 million casualties
4,121 American lives

"We should be asking the presidential candidates: Is our war in Afghanistan ending terrorism, or provoking it? And is not war itself terrorism?"


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