Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Whatever happened to the "Good War"?

Afghanistan Opium Crop Sets Record

U.S.-Backed Efforts At Eradication Fail

Opium production in Afghanistan, which provides more than 90 percent of the world's heroin, broke all records in 2006, reaching a historic high despite ongoing U.S.-sponsored eradication efforts, the Bush administration reported yesterday.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/01/AR2006120101654.html

When asked about the increase in Opium production, G-Dub "Rub a dub dub" Lame Duck responded, "Take me out, Coach...I'm tired..."

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