Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/7/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/7/2011The Izzadin Kassam Brigades — the military wing of Hamas — claimed responsibility today for firing an anti-tank missile from Gaza at an Israeli school bus. A student was seriously injured, and the bus driver was lightly wounded. Israel responded with a series of air attacks on targets in the Gaza Strip, in which five Palestinians were reported killed. Hamas has announced a cease-fire.

In other news, after many months of trying to solve its fiscal problems without outside help, Portugal has requested assistance from the European Commission, which will presumably offer a bailout similar to those granted to Greece and Ireland. Meanwhile, the Greek budget deficit has risen higher than was expected, and has now reached 10% of GDP.

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Thanks to AC, C. Cantoni, Diana West, DS, Fjordman, Freedom Fighter, Insubria, JD, Kitman, Mary Abdelmassih, Steen, TB, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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3 thoughts on “Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/7/2011

  1. Quote:
    The root of the problem is the claim made by both radical Christians and radical Muslims: that their belief is the only absolute truth.
    end quote.

    False equivalency.
    Not one Muslim has been killed as a result of a Bible burning.

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