This war...
By Brad Friedman on 9/4/2004, 9:12pm PT  

1,100 U.S. troops injured in Iraq during August alone! The bloodiest month yet for injuries to U.S. Servicemen and women!

Hooray! We've turned the corner! Vote Bush!

And just in case your favorite cable channel didn't bring you any war news today (or this week, or this month), here's a recap of what happened --- yesterday only --- in the Iraq War. Bet ya didn't know they shot down one of our helicopters yesterday, didja?!

Bring em on: Two Fallujah Brigade members, two civilians killed in fighting with US troops near Fallujah.
Bring em on: Two US soldiers wounded in patrol ambush near Tikrit.
Bring em on: Seven insurgents killed, 25 wounded in heavy fighting with US troops near Tall Afar.
Bring em on: Oil pipeline ablaze near Basra.
Bring em on: Two US soldiers wounded in patrol ambush near Duluiyah.
Bring em on: Dozens of Iraqis killed by car bomb at police academy in Kirkuk.
Bring em on: Three Turkish hostages executed near Samarra.
Bring em on: Seven insurgents killed, seven Iraqi soldiers wounded in fighting near Baghdad.
Bring em on: Four Iraqi policeman kidnapped in Basra.
Bring em on: Oil pipeline ablaze near Kirkuk.
Bring em on: Green Zone mortared in Baghdad.
Bring em on: US helicopter shot down near Tall Afar; two crewmen wounded.
Bring em on: Two Iraqis killed in fighting with US troops near Ramadi.
Bring em on: Associated Press driver assassinated near Baghdad.
Bring em on: Bulgarian soldier wounded in patrol ambush near Karbala.

Courtesy of "Today in Iraq"

Now you get out there and have a great Labor Day Weekend, Mr. and Mrs. America!