Lou: What many people writing their opinions here don't realize is who they are dealing with. Between President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton they will have Abbas and Netanyahu tied up so quickly they won't know what hit them. Obama and Clinton are very smart people and our foreign aid is the catalyst that turns no's into yes's right before your eyes. Obama has the Israelis and the Palestinians over a barrel and he knows it. A map is just around the corner.
Thousands gather in Kuala Lumpur for rally urging Malaysian leader to quit (AP)
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