Bush calls a spade a "spade," except in Israel, it is a "heart."
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Submitted by Dr RJP (United States), Mar 21, 2006 at 10:25Bush, like all of his predecessors, insists on doing a "tiptoe through the tulips" when it comes to talking about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, taking great care not to call ANYONE a terrorist. "Terrorism" is spoken of, as if it were a bad habit, like smoking, and that Palestinian groups like Hamas, Islamic Jihad, et al., can simply give it up.
The NSS is a perfect example of that mentality, as Bush coos "The opportunity for peace and statehood … is open if Hamas will abandon its terrorist roots and change its relationship with Israel."
Can I hear a "Yeah…right?" Amen!
Bush simply does not get it, so let us break it down for him:
Jihad 101: "Terrorist groups are created specifically to finance and implement terrorism."
They are not charitable organizations like the Red Cross.
They are not social clubs like the Boy Scouts of America.
They are not even political parties anymore than the House of Saud is one.
They are created for one purpose and for one purpose only -- terrorism. Terrorism is their reason for being, and channeling hatred towards a common enemy is their reason for being popular.
It is not enough to discredit their means, for we must discredit their beliefs as well, in addition to eliminating their reason for being. Hamas and the Palestinians see America as their sworn enemy, so instead of trying to make friends with our enemy, why not treat them as our enemy?
Well, we cannot do that because we give them our aid and we can never call anyone to whom we give aid, an "enemy." Why? Because aiding and abetting an enemy is what we call "treason." Plus, we simply cannot fathom the reality that people will continue to hate us no matter how much money we give them.
Let's all send the following letter to the White House:
Dear President Bush:
Please add all Palestinian terror groups, including Hamas, to your "Axis of Evil" list.
The American public.
PS: Oh, and please stop funding them!
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