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Friday, August 05, 2016

Waiting For The Ransom, Polls, Word Vision and Hamas

Mohammed El Halabi, Gaza director of
World Vision arrested & charged with
diverting aid funds for children
to Hamas and its military operations.
by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Waiting For The Ransom - Fox Business network interviewed Saeed Abedini yesterday. Abedini is a Christian pastor who was one of the four hostages held by Iran and released at the same time the Obama Administration was flying $400 million in cash to Tehran. Obama yesterday scoffed at the notion that the money was ransom for the hostages.

Pastor Abedini says on the night of their release the hostages were taken to the airport and told they would soon be free. But hours passed with nothing happening. Abedini asked one of their guards what was causing the delay. The guard told him, "we [the Iranians] are waiting for another plane," and only then are we "going to let you go."

Sounds like a classic ransom swap from every thriller kidnap movie ever made. The hostages aren't released until the thugs have the money. By the way, how is the money delivered? By check? Wire transfer? No, the thugs always say "we want cash in unmarked currency" which is exactly what the Obama Administration delivered on that fateful night.

Our "lap dog" media is ignoring Abedini's interview. There were virtually no follow-up questions yesterday to Obama's denial that he paid ransom, and by doing so he has put countless Americans in danger of being seized by foreign dictators and terrorist groups.

Obama's foreign policy of the last eight years, a foreign policy that abandoned our allies while appeasing our enemies, is exactly what we will get under Hillary Clinton.

Polls - Every day brings another poll, and none of them is encouraging. All of them show that Hillary has received a significant "bounce" from her convention, made worse by some mistakes by Donald Trump. The media are promoting a narrative that the polls show that the election is virtually over. That is absurd.

Let's take today's Ipsos/Reuters poll. The poll interviewed 735 Democrats, 572 Republicans and 191 Independents. I think that is an oversample of Democrats. The results among registered voters were Clinton 44% and Trump 36%. That is bad. But when the poll looks only at likely voters the results change to Clinton 43% and Trump 39 %, only a 4-point lead. Still not good, but a gap that can be overcome.

World Vision And Hamas - A big and very disturbing story has erupted in Gaza involving the Christian charity World Vision and Hamas, the Islamic terrorist group.

After a comprehensive investigation by the Israeli government, the director of World Vision's Gaza operation, Mohammed el-Halabi, has been charged with diverting aid funds meant to help children to Hamas and its military operations.

Apparently, el-Halabi has been a Hamas member since his youth. Investigators discovered that he created fictitious humanitarian projects that provided "cover" for the transfer of funds to Hamas. One example cited was a greenhouse project that was then used to hide sites where Hamas was building tunnels to launch terror attacks in Israel.

The list of projects that ended up benefitting Hamas is breathtaking. $1.5 million a year from World Vision's budget was given in cash to Hamas combat units, according to the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Another $2 million earmarked for education and health in Gaza went instead for payments to the families of Hamas terrorists.

The World Vision money used in this Hamas plot originated in aid money from the United States, England and Australia. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has suspended funding of World Vision programs in Palestine. The U.S. should do the same.
Gary Bauer is a conservative family values advocate and serves as president of American Values and chairman of the Campaign for Working Families

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