Saddam keeps defence in the family as country moves to war footing

So whether we peaceniks like it or not, we are going to war. Thousands of people will die unnecessarily from their side and ours, nice people and awful people, men, women, and kids. And I’m not sure if this is going to save many lives. I think the total cost — to people, land, and the economy — will be incalculable. I don’t think the American people or the Iraqis are going to benefit from it at all. Here is hoping I am very wrong…