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About Those Children We Keep Murdering in Afghanistan

By davidswanson - Posted on 08 April 2013

So what are the short lives of 10 small humans compared to keeping the world's biggest crap game afloat on Wall Street & beyond? They were already condemned anyway, being born in a land so distant culturally and geographically from the exceptional nation of freedom and democracy. Their return on investment was virtually nil. 
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There isn't enough irony in the world to try to wrap one's head around the contradictions, ruthless greed, and moral emptiness of US foreign policy — and a public that has largely been trained or forced to look the other way.

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