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Wednesday, March 31, 2004
      ( 12:36 PM )

Five more soldiers were killed in Iraq, crowning this month as the second deadliest month there since Bush declared victory last May 1.

Today marks 600 American soldiers dead in Iraq, according to CNN. Four civilian contractors were killed and their bodies brutalized today as well:

Cheering residents in Fallujah pulled charred bodies
from burning vehicles and hung them from a
Euphrates River bridge.

Crowds gathered around the vehicles and dragged
at least one of the bodies through the streets,
witnesses said.

Residents pulled another body from one of the
cars and beat it with sticks.

Also in the Fallujah region, five American soldiers
died in a roadside bombing near Habbaniya, the
U.S. military said.

The fatalities bring the U.S. military death toll in
Iraq to 600, 408 of them in hostile action.

This is a horrible, terrible, awful day. Just like every day has been for the soldiers and workers in Iraq since Bush lied to us and to the UN and forced us into an invasion, war and occupation that should never have happened.

And yet the DOD secretly marches towards restarting the draft.

When will this country wake up?

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