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.
Friday, December 17, 2004 You're kidding, right?: The State Department finally stopped pretending to believe the fiction that the murderous part of the violent Palestinian group Hamas can somehow be separated from its "nonviolent" arms.
he United States on Friday designated al-Manar television -- the mouthpiece of Lebanon's Hizbollah anti-Israel guerrillas -- a terrorist organization, prompting an end to its U.S. satellite transmissions.
Lebanon's ambassador called the designation unacceptable censorship and an attack on freedom of speech.