Three quarters of the Arab-Americans polled want the President to apply balanced pressure to both Israelis and Palestinians, simultaneously ending settlements and stopping the bombings -- but less than one quarter believe Bush will be balanced.
David Ben-Gurion, I feel sure, would have been a friend in need. "American Jews! I hate them! " he said in his passionate Slavonic way, at one point in that evening in 1968. "They'll do anything for Israel except live in the place! " Perhaps because then I "understood nothing, " I was shocked and reminded Ben-Gurion, "They're very generous toward Israel. "Of course," he responded. "They feel guilty. And so they should!
Outraged tribal representatives persuaded Calif. lawmakers to approve a law requiring open-pit mines on Native American sacred lands be filled back in after closed, and the landscape restored to its natural contours.