Help send Canadian blogger embed to Afghanistan

Considering our numbers, Canada has suffered big losses in Afghanistan, fighting an unpopular war (public support in Canada runs about 50/50).

Now Canadian mil-blogger Damian Brooks is headed over to cover Afghanistan, on his own dime. He writes:

It’s going to be a couple thousand bucks: insurance so my family’s covered if something goes wrong, some travel costs, special inoculations, visas, some kit, etc. It really adds up. To those willing to help with this: thanks!

I hope a few readers will check out Damian’s announcement at his blog, find out more — and maybe give him a hand.

We have the same kind of mainstream media up here that you guys have. Damian will bring us all a much needed perspective on this situation.

If you can help out at all, thanks!

(Kathy Shaidle blogs at FiveFeetOfFury. She’s nominated for a 2008 “Best Canadian Blog” Award.)

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