Saturday, March 11, 2006

"I'm from the government and..."

This is telling, if not particularly comforting, about our government's mindset as to what our troops need to know about cultural sensitivity in Iraq. From

Before rushing into Iraq, Captain Fick's men learned two phrases in Arabic: "Stop or I'll shoot!" and "We're here to help you."

I'm sure a great career in Federal domestic 'law enforcement' awaits these troops upon their discharge. And they can say these phrases in English, along with "Show me your papers" and "Tough shit about your door".

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