Ossessione

Posted in Funny by midbar on 28/05/2007 22:29

Da quando ho visto questa foto, sono tormentato dal dubbio: “Bufala o Maiale?”

Giant pig?

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Missione compiuta

Posted in General by midbar on 02/05/2007 23:14

Il 1 Maggio 2003 il presidente Bush dichiarò “Missione compiuta: le principali operazioni di combattimento sono concluse… nella battaglia dell’Iraq gli USA e i loro alleati hanno vinto!”. Dopo quattro anni ecco i numeri:

May 1, 2003 Today
U.S. Troops Wounded 542 24,912
U.S. Troops Killed 139 3,351
Contractors Killed 69 916
Journalists and Media Assistants Killed 11 167
U.S. Forces in Iraq 150,000 146,000
Size of Iraqi Security Forces
7,000-9,000 334,300
Number of Insurgents less than 5,000 ~70,000 (Sunni only)
Insurgent Attacks Per Day 8 148.9
Cost to U.S. Taxpayers $79 billion $421 billion
Approval of Bush’s Handling of Iraq 75% 24%
Percentage of Americans who Believe The Iraq War Was “Worth Fighting” 70% 34%
Bush’s Overall Job Approval 71% 32%

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