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Steady as we sink

| Wednesday, November 9, 2005 12:00 a.m

Isn’t it ironic that the United States is spending billions of dollars looking for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq when we can’t even clean up the un-detonated weapons of mass destruction (mustard gas munitions) in the Panama Canal Zone•

People in Panama die from un-detonated, left-behind munitions that the U.S. claims it can’t reclaim. Imagine walking through one of your neighborhood streets and setting off a bomb left there by a country that occupied yours some 10 years or more before and that promised to clean up said weapons upon leaving.

Even in the most obscure places, we represent ourselves poorly. A misguided ship indeed.

Michael Pasipanki

The writer is chairperson of the Westmoreland County Green Party.

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