Dear Dairy:

Everyone is very pleased about the Iraqi court's conviction of 'Chemical Ali' for his role in the gassing of the Kurds in 1988. It feels good to bring the people behind this atrocity to justice.

Then I said we should pursue the others who bear responsibility for the gassing--and expose whichever nation it was that gave these awful chemical weapons to Saddam in the first place.

Man, things got quiet. Then Uncle Dick opened up his desk drawer and pulled out--an unopened box of 2007 Topps Baseball cards! But not unopened for long! The meeting was over then and there, as far as I was concerned!

Collecting 'em all,