Wink wink, nudge nudge

Acting President Bush has proclaimed Sunday 19th as National Sanctity of Human Life Day.

Coincidentally, January 22nd is the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade.

On a completely unrelated note, the United Nations estimates that the forthcoming Iraq war will result in the death or wounding of 500,000 people, with 900,000 Iraqis becoming refugees, and a further 2 million being driven from their homes but remaining in Iraq.

Also, in case you missed it, the US used its veto power to block a deal signed by 143 countries which would have allowed Africa to obtain cheap AIDS drugs to treat an estimated 30 million HIV positive people in sub-Saharan areas.