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View Diary: Why I'm Rejecting Rabbi Yoffie's Call for Progressive Jews to Support Israel's Bombing of Gaza (328 comments)

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  •  A more precise formulation would be (4+ / 0-)
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    sfbob, ardyess, elwior, wader

    that violence on a geopolitical scale is primarily predicated on a break down of the political process.  While it, very rarely becomes an existential necessity, the root cause is always the powers that be failing in their obligations to those that they ostensibly represent.

    Progressivism in my view is, at its core, a demand that those in power serve the best interests of the people who entrust them to lead.  

    "If you can find money to kill people, you can find money to help people." -Tony Benn (-6.38,-6.36)

    by The Rational Hatter on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 11:58:08 AM PST

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