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  •  Also, Israel at its narrowest point is only about (2+ / 0-)
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    Corwin Weber, neroden

    as wide as the city of Washington DC. There's not far to go for a mass protest in Tel Aviv. Consider how much more of a pain it is for us on the West Coast of the US to get to a DC protest. Days of driving or hundreds of dollars of airfare, plus hotels...

    Not that the media would cover it anyway, or at least frame it as angry liberals or something.

    There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why...
    I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? ~ Robert Kennedy

    by Reality Bites Back on Sat Sep 03, 2011 at 04:02:18 PM PDT

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    •  In the end it will have to be local protests (0+ / 0-)

      In all major cities, as it was in Israel.  It's going to take a while for that sort of coordinated thing to happen, as this country is huge and disunited.

      Read pp. 1-7 of Krugman's _The Great Unraveling_ (available from Google Books). NOW.

      by neroden on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 01:44:34 AM PDT

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