Originally Posted by rbmartiniv
In a letter to the editor of our local paper, a man stated that 1,700 KIA was not that big a deal (referring to Iraq).
Any death is a big deal - especially if it's your
death and your
family. I will not have the importance of loss dictated to me by numbers. Whoever wrote that was an ass.
"Do not forget your dogs of war, your big guns, which are the most-to-be respected arguments of the rights of kings."
- Frederick the Great, King of Prussia