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  •  I brought up the poll to show the (3+ / 0-)

    evidence for the number that you questioned. I suspect that if they had framed the question to your satisfaction, the number would have been lower, as it has been in other surveys.

    "Okay, until next time. Keep sending me your questions, and I will make fun of you... I mean, answer them." - Strong Bad

    by AaronInSanDiego on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 01:56:02 AM PST

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    •  Setting aside all other issues - (3+ / 0-)
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      You do understand the difference between "Do you support a two state solution"

      and

      "would you support a two state solution in this rather silly fantasy world we've concocted for purposes of this poll"

      right?

      I'm really not just talking semantics when I say that one cannot simultaneously argue that Palestinians are a people with a right to form a state in their own homeland....and argue that Israel and the US should deny them that right until they agree to a list of conditions.

      My whole point was to point out the difference between supporting a Palestinian right to recognition of their State, and supporting efforts to extort Palestinians by denying them basic civil rights.

      "the Agency continues to verify the non-diversion of declared material at these facilities and LOFs."

      by JesseCW on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 02:03:31 AM PST

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      •  Supporting a Palestinian state (1+ / 0-)
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        implies that the US and Israel should recognize that state when it is established. It doesn't necessarily imply that the Palestinians have the right to the recognition of their state before it is established. In order for it to be established, there has to be compromise, and there will be conditions.

        "Okay, until next time. Keep sending me your questions, and I will make fun of you... I mean, answer them." - Strong Bad

        by AaronInSanDiego on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 02:10:01 AM PST

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        •  It has been established. 2/3rds of the world (3+ / 0-)
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          has recognized it.  It is currently occupied by Israel.

          "the Agency continues to verify the non-diversion of declared material at these facilities and LOFs."

          by JesseCW on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 02:12:52 AM PST

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          •  Recognition by (4+ / 0-)

            a majority of countries is only part of what's necessary to establish an actual state. Israel has to end the occupation of the areas that will be part of the state, and there will need to be negotiation about at least some of the existing settlements, regardless of their legality, or lack thereof, in the first place.

            "Okay, until next time. Keep sending me your questions, and I will make fun of you... I mean, answer them." - Strong Bad

            by AaronInSanDiego on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 02:34:33 AM PST

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