Thursday, June 29, 2006

What is YOUR definition of Democracy

Sunday, January 30, 2005
President Congratulates Iraqis on Election
By participating in free elections, the Iraqi people have firmly rejected the anti-democratic ideology of the terrorists. They have refused to be intimidated by thugs and assassins. And they have demonstrated the kind of courage that is always the foundation of self-government.
Thursday, January 26, 2006

HAMAS Wins in Palestine
The victory of Hamas in yesterday's parliamentary elections in Palestine raises some interesting questions. Before I get to those, I want to point out that the election was monitored by the National Democratic Institute, with Jimmy Carter in the lead, and according to their analysis, the election was fair.
Thursday, June 29, 2006
Israelis arrest dozens of Hamas officials
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli troops rounded up dozens of ministers and lawmakers from the Palestinians' ruling Hamas party Thursday, including the deputy prime minister, while forging ahead with a military campaign in Gaza meant to win the release of an Israeli soldier held by Hamas gunmen.
Now, what was your definition of democracy again?

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