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    • Morris Valentine
    • 26.03.10 | 04:58 (IDT)

    ... your maths and US government 'facts'? It was very close to 300 members of the US House of Representatives who signed and sent the pro-Israel declaration to Mrs Clinton. And there are 435 total voting members in that chamber of the US Congress. Now, read the following slowly and carefully: first divide 300 by 435; then times the result by a hundred to get the percentage of members signing the letter. Answer? That comes out to about 69 percent of the US House of Representatives - that's the way the arithmetic works out ... even in Switzerland! Obviously, the European educational system isn't what it used to be. MV

    from the article: Nearly 300 Congress members declare commitment to 'unbreakable' U.S.-Israel bond
    First published 18:10 25.03.10 | Last updated 20:30 25.03.10
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