From the Albany (California) News Bureau - this just in. This column from the San Francisco Chronicle really gets to the nitty-gritty of the bottom line of Iraq and our involvement. This is a compelling narrative of why we should just be honest and throw in the towel. Are we mature and adult enough to admit that there is nothing we can do to help a helpless situation? Let's fix what is wrong within our own borders, and quit trying to support a failed state that was created after World War I.