February 25, 2003 11:29 | NewsPundit

Important to note

My good friend N posted this comment on a previous entry of mine and I felt it important to repost it here as an entry of its own. Thank you Naz.

Take this test:
Here's a list of the countries that the U.S. has bombed since the end of World War II, as compiled by historian William Blum:

China 1945-46 Korea 1950-53 China 1950-53 Guatemala 1954 Indonesia 1958 Cuba 1959-60 Guatemala 1960 Congo 1964 Peru 1965 Laos 1964-73 Vietnam 1961-73 Cambodia 1969-70 Guatemala 1967-69 Grenada 1983 Libya 1986 El Salvador 1980s Nicaragua 1980s Panama 1989 Iraq 1991-99 Sudan 1998 Afghanistan 1998, 2001 Yugoslavia 1999

In how many of these instances did a FREE government, respectful of human rights, occur as a direct result? Choose one of the following:

(a) 0 (b) zero (c) none