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Tuesday, December 26, 2006


"It's Christmastime in the city"

Americans doing their best to win hearts and minds on Christmas in Iraq:
As the sun came up over the city Sunday, a soldier sang "Silver Bells" while others smashed windows in an apartment building to get a better look at the street below. "It's Christmastime in the city," he crooned.
The article from which this is taken provides some typical insight on that "all-volunteer" Army:
"It's hard. But we've still got work to do. The mission doesn't stop," said Alonzo, who left his job as a beer salesman and enlisted because the Army provided better health care benefits for his three young children.

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