"France aided us in our rebellion, but it was the American people, led by the original Patriots and Minutemen, who started and prosecuted the war, upon threat of death, from the British Army."
Okay, I do remember that part. As I was searching for something else, I came across links I had saved and not looked at for some time. I would like to share them with you, if you are interested in learning exactly what the Iraqis have lived through.
This is about a teen-age girl that waved to coalition forces at the beginning of the war.
This link will provide you with reading/research material for the rest of the year.
When the Dungeon Doors Swing Open
How long, how much money, and how many American lives?
That's the real question at hand. No easy answers either way.