Posts from April 1, 2003

Take that!

Take that!
: Andrea Harris takes on Dave Winer, AKA “you sorry-ass excuse for a human being never mind American,” on war. Click and enjoy.

Advertising freedom

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Advertising freedom

: The anti-war crowd, being an artsy bunch, has lots of nice graphics and posters and banners and buttons. The pro-war crowd doesn’t. It’s time to fix that. Here’s my humble (if less than artsy) contribution. Anybody want to add a banner?

: Feel free to take this humble banner.

Now this is war…

Now this is war…
: The Times of London translates a Le Monde poll that says…

…only a third of the French felt that they were on the same side as the Americans and British, and that another third desired outright Iraqi victory over

Flag tug-of-war

Flag tug-of-war
: The Guardian says the peace movement in the U.S. is trying to paint itself red-white-and-blue.

Haunted by accusations of anti-Americanism from the Vietnam era, and under pressure from a growing atmosphere of intolerance towards protesters, one anti-war group has unveiled a huge billboard with the message “Peace is Patriotic” against the image of an unfurling Stars and Stripes.

Loose lips sink hopes

Loose lips sink hopes
: So we waited for an hour for Centcom to give a mid-night briefing and it came in once sentence that was already leaked: a POW was rescued. Bravo.

But I imagine the families of all the missing and POWs watching TV tonight, praying, praying, let it me ours.

There shouldn’t have been a leak. It was almost cruel. But this is what live 24/7 is like. All sides need to get used to that.

: But God bless Pfc. Jessica Lynch, the freed POW. She’s just 19.