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    • MrT
    • 21.04.10 | 04:52 (IDT)

    Sometimes the attitude of Israelis amazes me. israel acts like it's an independent country all the while taking billions of dollars of aid from the US not to mention political support keeping Israel's enemies at bay and it's worldwide detractors as well. Israel couldn't exist one second without the support of the US. But instead of saying thank you and keeping it's nose out of US politics, Israeli politicians try to put the screws on. Maybe some neo-con Likud lovers think that this is a good idea and sure the Palin and tea party crowd love it too. But the vast majority of Americans find this disgusting. And the fact that so many Congress people signed on to this also doesn't work in Israel's favor. Congress is the most despised political institution in the US today and toadying to the "Zionist" lobby just plays right into the hands of the real anti-Semites who believe the Jews=Wall Street (which is even lower down the totem pole than Congress)

    from the article: How will Netanyahu respond to Obama's ultimatum?
    First published 01:31 21.04.10 | Last updated 06:51 21.04.10
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