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    • jpmorgan
    • 11.07.12 | 00:52 (IDT)

    in a democracy you are innocent unless proven guilty dingbat. otherwise every citizen faced with the awesome power and wealth of the state prosecutorial system is in the same positon as the refusenik jews in soviet russia. you may not like olmert's policy or his ethics but he is innocent of the crimes the prosecutors used to unseat a sitting duly elected prime minister of israel. a far worse and scary reality.

    from the article: Verdict shows Olmert was no saint, but trial reflects a desecration of Israeli democracy
    First published 16:06 10.07.12 | Last updated 16:06 10.07.12
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