In today’s Washington Post there is a an article written by a staff writer about how little notice the Afghan War is generating in anyplace in America outside of the towns that are suffering the casualties. The Illinois National Guard seems to be particularly hard hit. The story is here,
There is another story in the Post concerning the Bipartisan 9/11 Terror Commission readjourning. They are not pleased with what they see. They feel that the government and the American people are losing sight of the security concerns that all of us need to consider on a daily basis. Here is the story.
UPDATE: 7:01 p.m. EST – Washngton Post The Army wants to contract out its base security in Afghanistan! I do not get this whole contractor thing. Personally, I am not sure what it is all about. SOLDIERS guard and secure their own bases, not hired hit men. What the hell is this all about? I don’t get it. The story is here.