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We donít do body counts

"We don't do body counts"
General Tommy Franks, US Central Command
We donít do body counts
We donít do body counts
The B-2 bomber carries sixteen 2'000 lb. JDAM bombs. If all goes 100% as planned (the bomb does not fall outside of its specified margin of error of 13 meters, and the GPS guidance system is not foiled by a $50 radio jammer kit, easily purchased), then here is what one such bomb does:
everyone within a 120 meter radius is killed;

to be safe from serious shrapnel damage, a
person must be at least 365 meters away;

to be really safe from all effects of
fragmentation, a person must be 1000 meters away, according to Admiral Stufflebeem.
The B-2s will be used upon targets within Baghdad.

-Prof Marc W. Herold, IBC Project Consultant
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"We don't do body counts"
General Tommy Franks, US Central Command

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Body Count 26.Mar.2003 07:49

C44U

The number of Iraqi's killed in this war will be minimal compared to the number of Kurds & Shiites Saddam has tortured and murdered. Saddam should have been taken out in '91 - but we'll get him this time.

dont you fuckin' get it? 26.Mar.2003 09:38

metal mike

bush sr's press secretary said just after the 1991 war that what they wanted was saddam's regime w/o saddam. When the kurds rebelled against saddm bush broke his promises to them and let the republican guard go and kill them. When saddam gassed his own people he did it with the help of us. intelligence and us. chem weapons. Once he had one this Reagan vetoed a bill againt trading with Iraq. The weapojs were given to Iraq to attack Iran with. The Ba'ath party came to power in a CIA orchestrated coup done because the democratically lected leader had nationaized (gasp!) oil supplies.

body count 26.Mar.2003 11:32

albore

metal mike you are perfect human shield material.get on the next plane outta here and taking a fucking history book with you.

U.S. bombs strategically-important market 26.Mar.2003 11:53

re

The United States carried out further bombing raids on Baghdad last night in a continuation of the war in Iraq. Speaking to troops in Florida this morning, President Bush described the target, a small market and shopping district, as "strategically vital" to the war effort. "In this meeting place hundreds people who could potentially be fanatical supporters of Saddam Hussein could quite possibly have been plotting to attack the West in some horrible and gruesome way," he explained amid random loud cheering from the overexcited soldiers. "They won't be getting us now, if indeed that's what they were thinking of doing. We got 'em and we got 'em good!"

British officers stationed in the Gulf were more apologetic. RAF Group Captain Douglas Ramsbottom told DeadBrain that "war is not risk-free". "Sometimes there's a risk the Americans will hit the right target, too," he added.