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January 10, 2008

Insurgents Killed by Heart-ache and 40,000 Pounds of Bombs, But Mostly 40,000 Pounds of Bombs

I never get tired of that joke.

Airstrikes in "safe havens" south of Baghdad, "safe" having been recently redefined by two B-1 bombers and four F-16s as "a safe place to die".

A military statement said two B-1 bombers and four F-16 fighters dropped the bombs on 40 targets in Arab Jabour in 10 strikes. Al-Qaida fighters are believed to control Arab Jabour, a Sunni district lined with citrus groves and scarred by daily violence.

“Thirty-eight bombs were dropped within the first 10 minutes, with a total tonnage of 40,000 pounds,” the statement said.

via James, who asks if there's a dental plan for tipsters. Yes! A quart of Valu-Rite vodka, a bullet, and whatever else you can find in the medicine cabinet.

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