Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Tuesday, October 08, 2002

Reuters, reporting agency of peace? In the story about the shootout in Kuwait yesterday that left and American Marine dead Reuters doensn't bother mentioning the dead soldier and in the opening paragraph and title make it seem as if the Marines were at fault for the clash.

Two Killed in Clash with U.S. Marines in Kuwait
Tue Oct 8, 8:38 AM ET
KUWAIT (Reuters) - Two people were killed and an American soldier was wounded in a shootout involving U.S. Marines training on a Kuwaiti island in the Gulf, security sources said Tuesday.

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