Resistance In Iraq

American Voicesiraq ISSUE 40•15 Apr 14, 2004

A sudden surge in anti-occupation violence in Iraq has prompted some Americans to fear the coalition forces' control is slipping. What do you think?

  • “A handful of kidnappings and a few armed insurrections doesn't mean we're losing control. It just means that we never really had control.”

    Frank Himmelbaum –
    Systems Analyst

  • “The insurgents are just jealous that we're part of an awesome coalition and they aren't.”

    Mandy Wright –
    Property Inspector

  • “Bush did say we'd be welcomed with an open display of small arms.”

    Karl Wright –
    Mathematician

  • “They're calling their latest operation 'Resolute Sword?' Shit. We have to change our band's name again.”

    Eric Baker –
    Lyricist

  • “I hope for the sake of Iraq's children this doesn't lead to a civil war. Then those kids would have to watch boring documentaries about it in school for the next 200 years.”

    Scott Waller –
    Waiter

  • “Well, everyone gets antsy around tax time.”

    Dorothy Nelson –
    CPA