Sunday, August 24, 2008

Taste the Freedom®!

One out of two Iraqis say it tastes like shit. Literally.

Think Progress » Home Page
Although the United States has spent $2.4 billion on Iraq’s water and sanitation sector since 2003, the United Nations “estimates that less than half of Iraqis get drinking water piped into their homes in rural areas. In the capital, people set their alarm clocks to wake them in the middle of the night so they can fill storage tanks when water pressure is under less strain.” Additionally, a billion liters of raw sewage is dumped into Baghdad’s waterways each day. The World Bank estimates that at least $14 billion is needed to refurbish Iraq’s water system.
But remember - Dick Morris thinks we came in and bombed the hell out of their infrastructure in a manly, free, and peaceful display of Shock and AweTM at the invitation of Saddam Hussein and his "democratically elected" Baath Party! Can you say "delusional asshole", boys and girls?

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