Passed after the 1967 Six Day War, 242 mandated the withdrawal of Israel 'from territories occupied in the recent conflict.' Not from 'the territories.' Israel insisted on deletion of the 'the' because it implied, as Arab and other powers acknowledged by their vehement opposition to the deletion -- withdrawal from all territories.
Have you ever asked yourself, 'Self ? why do churches today look more like the lingerie department at Wal-Mart, than a battalion of men poised to plunder the powers of darkness?' Why do men avoid going to church, and what can be done about it?
Breast-exposing Janet Jackson tried to rehabilitate her sinking music career the other night by going on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and satirically smearing her infamous Super Bowl nipple-cover stunt onto undeserving National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice.
The first George Bush once said he thought the Gulf War would cure America of the Vietnam syndrome. He was wrong. There is no cure for the Vietnam syndrome.
Last week, 9-11 commissioner John Lehman revealed that 'it was the policy (before 9-11) and I believe remains the policy today to fine airlines if they have more than two young Arab males in secondary questioning because that's discriminatory.' Hmmm ... Is 19 more than two?
Paul Hornung, the Pro Football Hall of Famer, NFL Green Bay Packers' star and Notre Dame Heisman trophy winner, stood recently before the public relations' "racial insensitivity" pit that dragged down John Rocker, Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder, Al Campanis, Fuzzy Zoeller and Sen. Trent Lott.
As soon as the press conference ended, I decided that I would ask these know-it-alls if they remembered President Franklin Roosevelt's touching apology to the American people after our Navy and Air Corps were caught utterly unprepared at Pearl Harbor.
Some know generally about the U.S. military: how its ranks are stretched thin as its members serve on station around the world - seeking to prevent civilians from being mutilated and dragged through the streets, and defending liberty in what Donald Rumsfeld terms a multifaceted, "asymmetric" war.
Sen. Olympia J. Snowe, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, was among a congressional delegation scheduled to visit Iraq this week, but the trip was axed by the Pentagon, which cited a need to maintain critical troops and resources in combat operations.
Can anyone imagine reporters during World War II asking President Franklin Roosevelt if he'd like to apologize for the number of American dead and wounded, or Harry Truman if he'd like to repent for dropping bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which forced Japan to surrender?
Thanks to courageous FBI agents -- who worked undercover here and abroad -- and thanks to aggressive prosecutors in John Ashcroft's Justice Department, and thanks to the Patriot Act, which U.S. law enforcement did not have at its disposal before September 2001, Afridi and Ali never made big news.
On Saturday, the New York Times?adhering to the P.T. Barnum school of journalism?screamed on its front page that President Bush was warned 'that supporters of Osama bin Laden planned an attack within the United States with explosives and wanted to hijack airplanes.'
If I didn't know better -- and I don't -- I'd assume the liberal establishment was trying to destroy President Bush, from distorting his handling of the terrorist threat prior to 9-11 to trying to convince us the sky is falling in Iraq.
This is how Bob Kerrey, a member of the 9-11 Commission and former Democratic senator from Nebraska, opened his questioning of Condoleezza Rice before the Commission last week:
With all the real atrocities going on in uncivilized countries around the world, one would think that any world court looking into violations of human rights would have enough to do without trying to tell the United States how to conduct criminal trials.
This time each year, as we all go through the ritual torture of filling out our income-tax forms, we hear a crescendo of complaints from friends, neighbors and co-workers about how unfair, complex, onerous and contradictory the tax code is - and they're right.
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