Ten years ago today my country launched its "shock and awe" bombing and its ground assault on Iraq and accomplished this:
The picture is from a newspaper article of March 23, 2003 by the journalist Robert Fisk archived here. Lest we forget, this is still worth reading, if you can stomach it.
This blog was founded as a minor part of my efforts to respond to the descent of this country into ever more arrogant barbarism abroad and into squalor and apathy at home. The blog goes on, tracing the twists and turns of political necessity and opportunity as is my won't.
Ten years later, I am too sad to write more.