Badger 6 brings us good news about Ramadi
Badger 6 has some really great news from the front by way of the LA Times. That’s right, the Times. Who would of thought it possible? Badger 6’s report “News Story from Ramadi” gives us some feedback on whether or not the troop surge Congress has tried so hard to stop will work. All those people in Congress from both sides of the Congress and the Political divide better think really hard before they proceed further on their present course of action!
“RAMADI, IRAQ — The commander of U.S. troops in Iraq wanted some sweets, and nothing was going to stop him. Not even the fact that he was tramping through a neighborhood that only days ago had been teeming with snipers and Al Qaeda fighters who would love nothing better than to say they just shot Gen. David H. Petraeus.
With soldiers casting anxious glances along the desolate dirt road, the four-star Army general made a beeline for a tiny shop and helped himself to a bite-sized, honey-coated pastry proffered by the owner….
At the end of the article, a local Sheik had some words to say about whether or not we should go and whether or not the Iraqis support our efforts:
“To Petraeus, he said, “All of Anbar is with you.”
“People who tell you Anbar is not with you, they are liars,” he insisted, his long, gold-trimmed cloak fluttering in the wind caused by the convoy of helicopters waiting to return the visitors to Baghdad.
Go over to Badger’s blog and read all the news. It is indeed good news. It is very encouraging. Go troops!