Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

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>> I really think, US gov need to stop this
>>quickly. ~20 000 Iraqis died, and bunch of
>>them were only kids or women.

> How about some proof.

http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews=611455=news

If you believe this report, the number is around 100,000.

Whether you believe this report or not, it's probably safe to say that more Iraqis have died as a result of the war than Americans so far.

But that aside, what is an acceptable number to you?

>> Like why are there foreign workers
>> driving trucks?

> Um, maybe because we can't tell who is and is not a
> terrorist? I mean, duh. Would you employ someone if
> there were a bunch of crazies running around your
> country and wouldn't mind getting their hands on a
> huge truck to store explosives in?

FWIW, I couldn't find any truck driving jobs in Iraq on monster.com. There is one transportation management job for around $80 - $95k / year.
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