President George W. Bush announces major combat has ended in Iraq; U2 spy plane shot down over Soviet Union; Empire State Building dedicated; Elvis and Priscilla Presley marry. (May 1)
WILE E. COYOTE: Given the fact that the Israelis have been living under the gun, as it were, from their Arab neighbors since 1948, it's understandable that they would go after groups like Hamas and Hezbollah. They have to - it's a matter of national survival. If the US were facing a similar threat from Canada or Mexico, do you really think we'd sit still and ask them to play nice? We could and should learn a lesson from Israel's position.