Friday, September 14, 2007



Matthews: Bush’s claim of ‘36 countries’ in Iraq is ‘ludicrous.’

In his address to the nation tonight, President Bush said, “To the international community: The success of a free Iraq matters to every civilized nation. We thank the 36 nations who have troops on the ground in Iraq and the many others who are helping that young democracy.” In the MSNBC post-debate analysis with Keith [...]

By the way, whatever the actual number of nations is, you can subtract one of them..

The Icelandic 'Contingent'

It just about epitomizes the President's speech last night. One of the purported 36 coalition nations is Iceland, whose "contingent" to Iraq consists of a single soldier in Baghdad whose primary responsibility is as a media representative. To NATO's disappointment, [...]

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  1. Why use the number 36, in last night's speech?

    Hi Doug,

    Want to know the true significance of the number 36 in Bush's speech? There obviously are not 36 countries fighting in "Babble on." So why did our Bonesman President use it in his speech last night?

    Discerning the truth about the USA