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  •  The partition plan (3+ / 0-)
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    denied the rights of the Palestinians to to self-determination. Palestinian Muslims and Christians were a majority in the 1940s and yet the minority Jews were given half the land. Of course it was rejected. And it was only accepted by Ben Gurion not because it was acceptable but because they had plans to to acquire more.

    •  In any case (1+ / 0-)
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      now that the Jewish national liberation movement (Zionism) has succeeded in establishing a homeland for the Jews, it's clear that there needs to be a state for the Palestinians. Israel needs to get out of the West Bank.

      Please visit:

      by Noisy Democrat on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 08:23:55 PM PST

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    •  Don't you see? When a clear majority rejects a (2+ / 0-)
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      plan, that means they need to be punished with theft.

      That's what belief in democracy is all about.

      "I have often seen people uncivil by too much civility, and tiresome in their courtesy." Michel de Montaigne

      by JesseCW on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 01:05:01 AM PST

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