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  •  Can't really argue with you (0+ / 0-)

    I write about this mainly because this is my turf, and as a secular Jew, I have felt the sting of religious exclusion.

    The Senate's decision was an abondonment of the seventy four dems in the house who put themselves on the line for this.

    But, I can't say this is number one, or even the top ten on our list

    •  Well One Last Thought or Two (0+ / 0-)

      I grew up in a small town. Not a lot of color or jewish people to say the least.

      I'll never forget when I was in college and somebody told a jewish joke. I didn't get the punch line. " Don't you get it, Jews are cheap." My response was, ok, I wasn't aware of that.

      Now many years later my last three bosses have been Jewish (sorry, almost like saying I have an African American friend). But I say it cause I have learned a lot from them about their religion. It was many years ago that I started to buy a Jewish calendar cause it made me feel small when I'd call somebody that was out of the  office cause of a holiday I was not raised to know existed.  

      I can see how being a secular Jew in this society might not be easy. I mean I am a member of a few other places where I post my thoughts. And I am getting slammed 24/7 for saying Israel has a right to defend itself. It is amazing to witness actually.

      That is all .... just felt like saying this for some reason.

      "It is not enough to win, all others must lose," Sun Tzu.

      by webranding on Tue Aug 15, 2006 at 06:57:55 PM PDT

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