Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Obama speaks on Gaza: deep concern about the loss of civilian lives in Gaza and in Israel

Obama Breaks Silence On Gaza, Voices Concern
President-elect Barack Obama, breaking his silence about the Gaza war, expressed deep concern on Tuesday about the loss of civilian lives in Gaza and in Israel.

Speaking after Israeli tank shells killed at least 40 Palestinians at a U.N. school where civilians had taken shelter, Obama told reporters "the loss of civilian life in Gaza and Israel is a source of deep concern for me."

But Obama otherwise said he would adhere to his principle that only U.S. President George W. Bush would speak for American foreign policy at this time, but said he would have plenty more to say after his January 20 inauguration.

Plenty more? What can you deduct here? Israel was in my view very smart in attempt to change realities prior to Obama stepping in.

How could supporters of Israel disregard this:

And this:

And hope for anything but animosity from a member of Wright's flock?

What I'd really like to hear about from Obama right now is about this:
Mr. Burris marches on Washington; Bobby Rush cries racist again
They won't seat Burris, but they will seat a tax embezzler from Minnesota who has stole an election... This new senate... oy.

I'm confused - was Franken seated or not? (link to huffington-post, so don't bother clicking) Or he was? Or wasn't?

Was he?

Guess not. But he will be eventually.

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