US Marines seek to equip seven (7) television stations serving local communities within Al Anbar Province, Iraq. The Province includes the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi. These stations will offer information that is more accurate and balanced than existing alternatives. The goal is to improve understanding between Americans and Iraqis, build trust and reduce tensions. Current TV news in Iraq often carries negative, highly-biased accounts of the U.S. presence. Unanswered, its effect is to stoke resentment and encourage conflict. The Marines seek to ensure the Iraqi people have access to better, more balanced information. By equipping local television stations and providing the ability to generate news and programming, the Marines will create a viable news alternative - one owned and operated by local Iraqi citizens. Please donate now!
Here is what some bloggers are auctioning off:
- Sondra is offering up a genuine Baath Party Notecard
The Ghost of a Flea offers up fancy cologne!
Aaron has patriotic stuff on offer!
At Cool Blue - the X-Files!
Misty has collectable books available!
Tritcale offers The Honorverse! Sci-Fi fans of Dame Harrington, take note! (Yes, it's legal)
So get in on an auction or donate a few dollars (or couple hundred)! The Marines need your help!