A note on the Amazon ads: I've chosen to display current events titles in the Amazon box. Unfortunately, Amazon appears to promote a disproportionate number of angry-left books. I have no power over it at this time. Rest assured, I'm still a conservative.
Thursday, April 08, 2004 Religion of Peace update: The peaceful Muslims in Iraq have kidnapped three Japanese civilians (two aid workers and a journalist) and two Israeli Arabs.
The group that abducted the Japanese has threatened to burn three hostages alive if its demands go unmet, according to a video aired on Arabic-language news channel Al-Jazeera.