Wednesday, October 26, 2005


So the 2K milestone has been passed. Stan Goff had some choice words when we passed the 1K mark. His words are equally relevant now.

Also note these links from Cursor:

The New York Times reports that "while it took 18 months to reach 1,000 dead, it has taken just 14 to reach 2,000," with a weekly average of "roughly 17 deaths" since an incident in Fallujah in 2004 involving "Iraq's second-largest force." Plus: The reason for the surge -- and the beat goes on.

Although "there is no way of knowing how many deaths go uncounted," the 'Rising Civilian Toll' in Iraq is known to be "many times larger" than the U.S. military death toll.