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Friday, August 22, 2003

OUR ENEMIES GATHER AGAINST US

Not to worry, it's just a few fringe extremists




























B"H, BUSH TAKES ACTION AGAINST HAMAS

AFP reports at Yahoo News that President George W. Bush widened the US campaign against Hamas, targeting the assets of the radical Palestinian group outside the United States for the first time. In a statement released by the White House, Bush said the action against six officials and five non-governmental organizations was in retaliation for a suicide bombing this week that killed 20 people aboard a crowded Jerusalem bus.

"By claiming responsibility for the despicable act of terror on August 19, Hamas has reaffirmed that it is a terrorist organization committed to violence against Israelis and to undermining progress toward peace between Israel and the Palestinian people," said Bush. "At my direction, the Treasury Department has moved today to block and freeze the assets of six top Hamas leaders and five non-government organizations that I am advised provide financial support to Hamas," said Bush.

A senior administration official said the six individuals subject to Friday's action were based in Syria, Lebanon, the West Bank or Gaza, while the organizations were based in France, Switzerland, Britain, Austria and Lebanon.

GO, GEORGE! I just might vote for you after all.