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.
Housing for the elderly and poor would virtually disappear in Portsmouth without federal funds. We will need to temper the enthusiasm of the Free Staters (if they decide on New Hampshire) with the compassion of people who honestly care about one another.