On the Eve of Destruction

George W. Bush, president of the United States of America, issued an ultimatum to Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein not five minutes ago. Saddam and his sons must leave Iraq within 48 hours, allowing troops from the United States, Great Britain, and other countries to enter and disarm the nation, and establish a new regime. If Saddam does not comply, there will be war. There will be war. I do not believe that war is warranted, for many reasons. I have not commented on the war in this blog simply because this is a literary site, and I don’t want it taken over by the war. Laura Trippi has been keeping up with news of the war rather well, and has been exploring certain theories about what’s going on, and why. I recommend that any of my readers who are interested in good, intellectual coverage go there. As the war develops,… Continue Reading