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  •  "Vivisection of the West Bank" (6+ / 0-)

    Exactly.

    How long will Americans not just stand by and watch, but actively assist?

    The countries of the United Nations might be unable to do much to protect the Palestinians against the combined military forces of Israel and America, but they have sent a nearly unanimous message to us that should cause us to reflect on the course we've chosen. Worse than the act of stealing real estate is the implication that "such is our power over you that we can and we will if want to."

    What is good and defensible about the sovereignty of nations that flout human human rights and dignity?

    “Social Security has nothing to do with balancing a budget or erasing or lowering the deficit.” -- Ronald Reagan, 1984 debate with Walter Mondale

    by RJDixon74135 on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 04:29:22 AM PST

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    •  Native Americans... (6+ / 0-)

      ...must understand all too well what the Palestinians are suffering. The Palestinian tragedy echoes that of myriad native American nations all too closely.

      The propaganda of the American frontier portrayed the natives as savages capable only of killing and cruelty; is it any wonder that we Americans, who grew up with the cowboys vs. Indians meme, so easily accept the notion that civilized Israel is merely defending itself against savage Palestinians?

      •  Yes, and I think it is no coincidence that both (2+ / 0-)
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        cases involve aggression by people who believe(d) they carried out evil at the behest of God.

        “Social Security has nothing to do with balancing a budget or erasing or lowering the deficit.” -- Ronald Reagan, 1984 debate with Walter Mondale

        by RJDixon74135 on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 07:57:59 AM PST

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