Something that WON'T make the headlines




 
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Boots
 
October 29th, 2007  
Team Infidel
 
 

Topic: Something that WON'T make the headlines


I found this on CNN today. This of course will probably not get ANY play, but here it is.
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Iraqi leaders at a military camp east of Baghdad have given the U.S. military a $1,000 check to aid victims of California's wildfires, a U.S. military official said Monday."In the months I've been here, I have never been so moved," Army Col. Darel Maxfield, the senior U.S. military official at Camp Besmaya, said in an e-mail. Many of the Marines at that camp are from Camp Pendleton, the U.S. Marine Corps facility north of San Diego that has been the scene of some of the fires.

http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/meast/...ain/index.html

And a $1000 is a heck of a lot of money in Iraq.
October 29th, 2007  
pixiedustboo
 
 
Yes, I read about this a couple days ago, pretty neat. It's too bad the good things won't be shared on major news networks.

Here's a picture from the article I read from,

October 29th, 2007  
AFSteliga
 
 
It's too bad that the major news networks don't show this kind of thing on TV. It's always the bad news that gets the most viewers.
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Boots
October 30th, 2007  
Del Boy
 
Is this a great one-off, or is there any significance, i wonder?
October 30th, 2007  
Fox
 
 
Good post, TI. Damn news.
October 30th, 2007  
Sevens
 
 
That's just awesome. Too bad no one will ever know about it. Stupid media.
 


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