Author: Nike (---.126.254.80.donpac.ru)
Date: 01-20-06 14:50
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Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them
as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your
old nonsense. --Ralph Waldo EmersonIt ends not with a bang, but a whimper.
T. S. Eliot
In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of
courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed
the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel
is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tryanny and unrest.
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too