We liberated them from life.
In the new study, researchers attempt to calculate how many more Iraqis have died since March 2003 than one would expect without the war. Their conclusion, based on interviews of households and not a body count, is that about 600,000 died from violence, mostly gunfire. They also found a small increase in deaths from other causes like heart disease and cancer.
“Deaths are occurring in Iraq now at a rate more than three times that from before the invasion of March 2003,” Dr. Gilbert Burnham, lead author of the study, said in a statement.
Your tax dollars and
forced democracy at work.
3 thoughts on “>Yup, We’re Liberators Alright.”
>Ummmm wrong place to put this but its my birthday y'all!!
>Interesting statistic. Thanks for posting it-puts things in perspective, doesn't it?
>Condi and Bush say they don't buy the numbers. I guess my other observation touches upon people of "faith". I had a friend whose grandmother was 96 when she passed. Here was a woman who was a devout catholic the entirety of her life and yet feared the hell out of death. Why is that? Why would someone who believed they were going to "a better place", or to "meet the divine one" be reluctant to do move on from this plane? Doesn't make sense. Unless somewhere deep in their mind they truly aren't sure…