Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Today's Good News

For today's installment of Today's Good News, it was necessary to travel back in time to February 16 of this year. This is an outstanding article that appeared on the Washington Post website, but was not widely circulated and never made it to the TV screens where, unfortunately, most Americans still get there news. It is important to keep in mind as you read this that the South of Iraq and the North of Iraq have been almost completely pacified since the invasion and are quickly embracing a democratic form of government. Almost all of the gloom and doom that is reported in the press comes from the infamous Sunni triangle. A smaller percentage of problems come from Baghdad, which should be expected given it is the center of the population and was the last city to fall. It is interesting to note that there have been relatively few instances of extreme violence in Baghdad since the end of major combat operations. This despite the estimates by the media and so called experts of 10,000 American troops dieing in "urban warfare" in the streets of Baghdad before its fall. So, as the media continues to ignore all progress in Iraq while producing headline after headline about prisoners being abused, the march towards a free society goes on unnoticed and unreported.

Read the story here.