Evidence already existed that President Bush lied about our reasons for invading Iraq when he delivered his January, 2003, State of the Union speech. The Downing Street memo confirmed that intelligence was 'fixed' to support the war.
I'm a working mother. I have two boys, 9 and 13 years old.
The insurgency, so called, is really the resistance of the Iraqi people. The vast majority of these people are individuals like us. They are resisting because we are occupying their country. Even though we often call them insurgents, they're really just human beings.
Education is very much in crisis right now. We need to redirect our priorities away from the war and toward our children and their future, which means education.