A year doesn't make any difference at all, only falsifying statements to make them refer to Israel do make the difference. Could you please give the source of your quote? The correct statement can be read here: http://www.house.gov/apps/list/press/wa03_baird/morenews1/GazaTrip.shtml Brian Views Destruction in Gaza ? Calls for Immediate Relief and Change in Policy ?The amount of physical destruction and the depth of human suffering here is staggering? said Baird, ?Entire neighborhoods have been destroyed, schools completely leveled, fundamental water, sewer, and electricity facilities hit and relief agencies heavily damaged. The personal stories of children being killed in their homes or schools, entire families wiped out, and relief workers prevented from evacuating the wounded are heart wrenching ? what went on here, and what is continuing to go on, is shocking and troubling beyond words.?
Stabbing reported in Kiryat Gat in southern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S. congressman: U.S. should break Israel`s blockade of Gaza