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The W - Current Events & Politics - Wash. Post's Michael Kelly dead in Iraq
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From the WP's site

According to the article, a Humvee accident was the cause. Kelly was traveling with the Army's 3rd Infantry Division. Searching on the WP's site reveals that one soldier also died in the accident.

I will hold back any snarky comments I might make about Kelly's politics, and simply say this: like everyone else who's died in this invasion, on both sides, I wish it could have been avoided.









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Good lord, what sort of accident could cause a fatality in a HUMMER? Those things are built like friggin' tanks... sheesh. That's pretty fucked up, my thoughts go to the guy's family and friends.



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These numbers sure shed a unique light on the cost of the war (and point that hasn't been made in a while). http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/08/25/ticking.billboard.reut/index.html Another example of the liberal media I guess?
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