Does Anyone Outside the White House Like Rumsfeld?

c. Matson, 4.11.06 via
Is Jefferson Davis available?

I mean, whose best friends would really have your back when no one in your Army trusts you, and in the worst of interests re: fellow man? Must be the White House.
A fifth retired general, Major Gen. John Riggs, added his voice to those opposing Rumsfeld. In an interview with National Public Radio, Riggs cited an atmosphere of “arrogance” among top civilian leaders at the Pentagon.

Rumsfeld “should step aside and let someone step in who can be more realistic,” he said.

Raw Story has a piece detailing further plans in which Rumsfeld along with Cheney intend to ignore recommendations from intelligence and use the forces of the detained Mujahedeen-e Khalq (MEK) — a right-wing Iranian terrorist organization — to intimidate Iran.

?These guys are nuts,” an anonymous intelligence source told Raw Story, regarding Tweedle Don and Tweedle Dick.
The Moderate Voice scours the papers and the web for various points of view on the Rummy Must Go symphony.

And never, ever by the “Rumsfeld tried to resign twice” nonsense. Friends don’t let friends cut and run.

Tragedy in Afghanistan

Six chidren killed Tuesday morning when a rocket explodes in their schoolyard.

I am ready to quit blogging about war and politics and all of the horrible, seemingly uncontrollable shit that is nearly impossible for a news-crazed, internet junkie like myself to avoid.

But with all the yammering that continues regarding Iran, Iraq, and the increasingly less surprising revelations from the White House…

… how about a little perspective.

The U.S. has turned over operations in Afghanistan largely to UK-led UN forces, however, this particular rocket, according to first reports, landed just short of a U.S.-led coalition base, landing instead “in the yard of Salabagh School in Asadabad.”

“Shrapnel from the rocket slashed through the children who were studying in the yard because there aren’t enough school buildings,” Hasan said. “Six were killed.”

This is the Afghanistan we liberated and “fixed,” just over four years after allegedly driving the vicious Taliban regime out of power.

This rampant irresponsibility is downright sickening – and everyone is to blame.

And… We’re Back!!!

My apologies for the feigned death of Everything Between over the weekend… call it a classic weekend bender as the site celebrated a bit too hard in its transition into flashier, more spacious digs over at BlueHost.

After a bumpy .sql upload and multiple re-upping, we have landed. And the view is great. (as an aside, the Cubs swept the Cardinals, further proof that this MAY BE THE YEAR)!