January 5, 2006
You'll see that an acknowledgment of failures in our policy was implicit in my statement, sir.
From "U.S. Has End in Sight on Iraq Rebuilding", the Washington Post, January 2, 2006:
U.S. officials say comparatively minor sabotage to distribution systems is keeping Iraqis from seeing the gains from scores of projects to increase electricity generation and oil production. To showcase a rebuilt school or government building, meanwhile, is to invite insurgents to bomb it.
Your concerns will be addressed, people...a mere six months down the potholed, blood-spattered, bomb-shellacked road.
I'm more interested in buying a tree, some rope, and some sheets...and throw in the In Living Color boxed set, too, can you?
What classic American value! 14 episodes of the under-appreciated "Planet of the Apes" television series, finally available on DVD for a mere $43. I can put it on my shelf right next to other similar items, such as...
Ummm. OK, then. The "Similar Items" list also includes, for what it's worth, "Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson" and "What's Love Got To Do With It (Full Frame)".
(Thanks to jfajitas.)
UPDATED: Apparently this was already caught by a blogger named SanDiegoJohnny back in October of last year, which somehow makes this even worse, in that it has remained unchanged for months, now, and an entire season of holiday shoppers was exposed to such post-Katrina Kommodity Kommentary.
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