Daily Archives: 06/02/2003

Crikey

Interesting article. I especially like the quote at the end of the piece. “He compared the “unique situation” the US felt it was in now in Iraq with a proclamation the British made on entering Baghdad in 1917: ‘Our armies do not come into your lands and your cities as conquerors, but as liberators…'” God, that sounds familiar.

Rub-A-Dub-Dub, Three Indonesians In A Tub

Talk about lucky. Three Indonesians washed ashore on the Palauan island of Angaur over the weekend, after being adrift more than two weeks without food or water. The engine on their canoe gave out during a short hop between two islands in Indonesia and they drifted out into the open ocean. I shudder when I think about the odds of finding land in the great expanse of the Pacific.