“There is nothing wrong with your computer screen. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can change the focus to a soft blur, or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the few minutes, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to… The Abbas Limits.“
This latest pronouncement by Abbas is the most blatant example of the Teapot calling the kettle black in my entire life. If you hear racing cars outside your window it just the State Department, the EU and the liberal media rushing to “lap up” this disingenuous bull crap!
Abbas calls Hamas ‘murderous terrorists’
Palestinian president lashes out at Hamas for attacking ‘national symbols,’ accuses Islamic group of trying to kill him by digging a tunnel under a road his car was to take during a visit to Gaza last month
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, addressing his people on TV Wednesday, harshly criticized the Islamic Hamas for attacking “national symbols” during its takeover of Gaza last week, referring to them as “murderous terrorists.”
In an uncharacteristically fiery speech, Abbas said Hamas replaced the “national project” with “its project of darkness,” attacking the symbols of government in Gaza, including the house of the late leader Yasser Arafat.
Abbas declared, “there is no dialogue with those murderous terrorists,” and accused them of attempting a coup.
It was Abbas’ toughest speech since he fired the Hamas-led Cabinet and replaced it with his own team of Fatah supporters and experts over the weekend.
Abbas accused Hamas of trying to set up its own state in Gaza alone, a step he said would scuttle Palestinian hopes for independence. He said he had tried to prevent the conflict through “continuous dialogue.” Instead, “we are seeing assassination of leaders of Palestinian security and Fatah in Gaza.”
Last week, in a lightning military-style operation, Hamas militias routed the numerically superior Fatah security forces and took over their bases in Gaza, leaving Abbas’ Fatah in control of the West Bank only.
Abbas said the conflict continues. “It’s a fight between the national project and this small kingdom they want to establish in Gaza, the kingdom of Gaza, between those who are using assassination and killing to achieve their goals, and those who are using the rules of law.”
Abbas accused Hamas of trying to assassinate him when he planned a visit to Gaza a month ago, digging a tunnel under a road where his car was to pass and trying to fill it with 250 kilograms of explosives.
He said he received videotapes of the operation, showing gunmen with Hamas signs on their shirts carrying out the work. He dismissed Hamas claims that the explosives tunnel was aimed at Israelis.
“I have sent these tapes to all the Arab countries, to show how much this dark movement is acting,” he said.