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  •  America makes no secret of our (1+ / 0-)
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    support for Israel. But that support need not--indeed, should not--be inconsistent with good-faith efforts to achieve a two-states-for-two peoples peace settlement between the existing State of Israel and the nascent State of Palestine. For sure, a country that does not support Israel will be unable to foster such an agreement.

    Shalom v' salaam; peace and wholeness

    by another American on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 03:06:07 PM PDT

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    •  neither will a country that doesn't support (1+ / 0-)
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      Palestine.

      You must admit we've been frankly hostile to Palestine's statehood aspirations in various world bodies.

      Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

      by corvo on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 04:12:02 PM PDT

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    •  We keep saying that such and such (1+ / 0-)
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      makes us "appear biased" as the general in this article says. That's bullshit. What makes us appear unbiased is that be are in fact unbiased. The fact that our government keeps feeling the need to say that we want to appear unbiased despite the fact that we obviously are biased speaks volumes to me in regards to how serious we actually are about bringing about peace.

      If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

      by AoT on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 04:17:33 PM PDT

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