Tuesday, March 25, 2003

So the military itself is responsible, says the family of Asan Akbar, the soldier accused of the fragging attack. They claim that the poor guy had to endure racism and go so far as to say that "... (it)was difficult for a black man "to make rank" in the military". Has anybody asked Colin Powell what to make of that comment? In any event, can someone explain to me why a victim of racism would complain that, upon being apprehended, "...You guys are coming into our countries, and you're going to rape our women and kill our children" ? I didn't know that Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait were 'black' countries....