mlah The “culture” that has evolved here isn’t conducive to sissies

September 13, 2005

Donation

Filed under: Politics — mlah @ 8:34 pm

i recently made the prediction that foreign governments wouldn’t render too much aid, if any, to us as a result of katrina.

for the most part, i was right. they gave us a trifle of what we gave them. even adjusted for gnp.

but for the blockquote below, i’ll eat my words. i found the link at michelle malkin‘s place.

Iraqi soldiers serving at Taji military base collected 1,000,000 Iraqi dinars for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Iraqi Col. Abbas Fadhil, Iraqi base commander, presented the money to U.S. Col. Paul D. Linkenhoker, Taji Coalition base commander, at a Sept. 5 staff meeting.

“We are all brothers. When one suffers tragedy, we all suffer their pain.”
Iraqi Col. Abbas Fadhil.

The amount of money is small in American dollars – roughly $680 – but it represents a huge act of compassion from Iraqi soldiers to their American counterparts, said U.S. Army Maj. Michael Goyne.

almost makes me reconsider my position on muslims.

6 Comments »

  1. Thanks for this uplifting note; eeryone else is still on the blame game.

    Comment by The Holywriter — September 16, 2005 @ 4:00 pm

  2. are your comments working yet?

    Comment by CT — September 16, 2005 @ 4:19 pm

  3. I’m glad to see you back. Thanks for the good news. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by Alli — September 17, 2005 @ 4:09 pm

  4. Err. Why do we need aid? Aren’t we like a super-rich world-superpower or something? Although it was nice that Canada sent search and rescue teams in before the US Gov’t got its ass in gear. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by moonbatty — September 19, 2005 @ 12:53 am

  5. Uh oh. You hold comments for moderation now. :p I’ll never been seen or heard from here again. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Comment by moonbatty — September 19, 2005 @ 12:54 am

  6. Hearts and minds

    This is the path we are walking down with Iraq too. We are rebuilding schools, hospitals and the infrastructure. We are helping a people that was beaten down by their own leader stand up for themselves. They finally are policing their own streets and …

    Trackback by Fox Rants — September 21, 2005 @ 11:35 pm

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