On this Memorial Day 2006, it just didn't feel right to
do something fun like go to a BBQ or enjoy the day off
without commemorating the lunacy of the war our country
is engaged in Iraq. I got up a dawn to head down
to the Santa Monica beach where
Veterans For Peace
hold their annual "Arlington West" to display the loss
of each soldier in Iraq. It was a truly stunning
sight that had a profound impact on me.
""Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and
so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our
people, and neither do we."
"I want to thank the astronauts who are with us,
the courageous spacial entrepreneurs who set such a wonderful example for the
young of our country."
"Had we to do it over again, we would look at the
consequences of catastrophic success, being so successful so fast that an enemy
that should have surrendered or been done in escaped and lived to fight another