While I do honor the sacrifice these men and their family I can't help but ask: Why? Which lies did they die for?Family loses second son in Iraq due to Blackhawk crash
The downing of a Blackhawk helicopter in Iraq this week that killed 14 U.S. soldiers was especially devastating for the Hubbard family. The death of Spc. Nathan Hubbard, 21, “was the second tragedy for his family, who lost another son to the war three years ago, family friends said.”
USA Today offers more details on some of the other soldiers.
IRAQ ON THE RECORD
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S PUBLIC STATEMENTS ON IRAQ
PREPARED FOR REP. HENRY A. WAXMAN
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES"The Iraq on the Record database (pdf) contains 237 misleading statements about the threat posed by Iraq that were made by President Bush, Vice President Cheney, Secretary Rumsfeld, Secretary Powell, and National Security Advisor Rice. These statements were made in 125 separate appearances, consisting of 40 speeches, 26 press conferences and briefings, 53 interviews, 4 written statements, and 2 congressional testimonies....."Iraq on the Record is searchable by the the five Administration officials most responsible for providing public information and shaping public opinion on Iraq: