Monday, May 01, 2006

Why haven’t the United Nations and European Union, beloved by the Left, acted?
Rally decries Darfur killings

Religious organizations, political groups and foreign nationals led thousands of people in a rally yesterday on the Mall to urge U.S. leaders to help end the widespread killings in Sudan's Darfur region.

The rally brought together an unusual coalition of about 160 Catholic, evangelical, Muslim and Jewish organizations and Democratic and Republican lawmakers to help stop what many have called "a genocide."

"This issue crosses every religion, every race, every age," said Rinat Manhoff, 28, who came with about 200 people from Temple Micah in Northwest. "And now there is no excuse for the world not to do something about it."…

Actor George Clooney was one of several celebrities, athletes and high-ranking lawmakers to speak at the rally. Others included Sen. Barack Obama, Illinois Democrat; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California; Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel; and Olympic speed-skating champion Joey Cheek…
Strange, I thought sending American troops into an oil-rich Muslim nation run by brutal fascists murdering their own people was a Lefty no-no.


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