Entries from August 2007

GARDEN REPORT –The Cantaloupe Curtain….

Published on August 31st, 2007 by Malachi

THE CANTALOUPE CURTAIN, with Mourning doves…. I had planted some cantaloupe seeds in little planters, and noted how vigorously and on time they grew –appearing just in about 3-4 days. I like the look of this plant, with its broad light-green leaves and yellow blossoms and its tendrils, always on the move, always sensing where […]

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The IRAQ Debate: ASSESSING THE SURGE

Published on August 25th, 2007 by Malachi

ASSESSING THE SUCCESS OF THE SURGE It stands to reason: Take any district in Baghdad and put more of our soldiers in it than are there already. Leave them there for, say, 3 months. Result? We can reasonably expect a reduction in violence and death, and a concomitant increase in pacification and security. It’s the […]

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Back to Iraq

Published on August 19th, 2007 by Malachi

These are some random thoughts and observations. LOOK OUT, everybody –we’re just about a month from The Petraeous (sp? –but you know who I mean) Surge Report. They’ve already begun, just in case anybody hasn’t noticed yet. They started laying the ground before they even started The Surge. We are all at the poker game […]

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