"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things: the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing worth a war, is worse." --John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873)

Thursday, March 11, 2004

Spain's 9/11

Today, exactly two-and-a-half years after September 11, 2001, the barbaric enemies of civilization struck our coalition partner Spain, killing mothers, fathers, children, grandparents, on their way to work or home or to visit loved ones. Our hearts go out to them.

The most chilling line in the Associated Press report: "Cell phones rang unanswered on the bodies of the dead as frantic relatives tried to call them."