Editor's Note: Mea Culpa! ...
I took, sort of, a mental vacation this week, totally forgetting to post the results of last weeks' Garlic Poll ...
Truth-be-told, it was needed ... I was dangerously close to going Howard Beal and filling The Garlic with post-after-post, ranting against our Congress (The Blank Check Club), and how they tanked it and caved on the FISA vote.
And the vacations - both in Iraq, and here in our country, are almost enough to heat up those Howard Beal vibes all over again.
It's the SOS ad infinitum
Bush: The 'Surge" is working ...
Reality: ‘Surge Is A Failure,’ Warns There Is ‘Major PR Effort Going On’
The Commander Guy, just yesterday, says everything is swell and the troops aren't going anywhere and we're staying in Iraq, to "change the conditions that caused 19 kids to be lured onto airplanes to come and murder our citizens".
The problems in Iraq aren't military, but political, and the Iraq government is on the verge of collapse.
Cue the movie, 'Q & A', at the end of it, when a young idealistic, naïve district attorney (Timothy Hutton), gets serenaded by the grizzled, corrupt Chief of Homicide (Patrick O'Neal) with "Que Sera Sera".
The Results - The Garlic's Weekly Poll July 30 - August 6, 2007
The Iraqi Government is going on vacation for the month of August, which means ...
1. Meeting with their militias to get an update on the insurgency Tally 44%
2. A nice, quiet resort in Iran Tally 22%
3. A junket to meet with Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) on how to double the size of their homes Tally 21%
4. They'll issue a letter on how to interpret Crony General Alberto Gonzales testimony Tally 13%
This week’s Poll - The World Weekly News is shutting down ... It's final headline should be ...
Scroll up to the top right corner to place your vote
Nouri al Maliki ... You're country is in flames and your government is in shambles, what are you going to do? ...
"I'm going to Disneyland!"