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What can be done? The Burmese junta has proved to be impervious to international sanctions and pressure. Private aid can at least alleviate the human suffering. CFI’s Mae sot school is an example.
The children’s appreciation shines through their accounts of their lives. Moo Nay Paw says that “I thank God so much that he has given me a good opportunity and good people who help me and support me. I don’t have my parents on this earth, but I have a good parent and a good family in spirit who help me, teach me and take care of me.”
Fourteen-year-old Say Reh, or Roger, says: “I thanks the people in America who help my people in refugee camps. May God bless you America!”
Finally, several of the children ask for prayer. Paw Lah May implores: “PLEASE remember to pray for Karen people.”
No one, let alone a child, should have to go through what these kids have suffered. The Rangoon regime certainly is evil even if it is not a member of the axis of evil. Alas, there is little the West can do for the targets of the SPDC’s depredations, other than care for those who make it across the border — especially the youngest victims of a war that never seems to end.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online