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

Wednesday, April 09, 2003

The celebrations aren't only in Baghdad.

An Iraqi refugee who runs a convenience store in Manchester says watching a statue of Saddam Hussein topple on television Wednesday morning was the happiest moment of his life.

Salah Flaih, 49, said he was jumping up and down. A co-worker jumped onto the counter and shouted with joy.

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