Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside.
Sam: Other countries consider the US president a world leader if the US gives them free stuff (defense, socialist projects) or let them have huge trade deficit at our expense. Trump, for the first time in a long time, believes we did enough for the rest of the world and they now have to provide for their own defense. Merkel, cleverly spends less than half of what she is supposed to spend on defense, because she and others are just used to let Yankees do it for them free of charge. Trump is right - EU will have to face reality and become self-reliant. The era of freeloading is over (the same thing goes for Obama freeloaders right here who get government checks and freeloading has become a way of life for 40 million Americans. That can't continue - it's unsustainable. Senate's health care just does that - we cannot tax middle class and use that money to give free health care to others. That's not the role of the government.