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    • Jasper
    • 07.03.10 | 05:44 (IST)

    English invaded North America, killed most of the Indians. True. The Indians were really Russians that waded across the Bering Strait and conquered the American squirrels. French went out and almost did the Canadian beavers extinct. Spain did worse, stole all the Aztec and Inca gold, and gave syphilis in return. Rome went all the way to England and probably gave England its wunderlust. The list goes on and on. The whole history of man is about moving and digging in or moving and moving on. It's a given. Israel for some reason is the only example of a move that has to be accounted for, endlessly debated and condemned. Even if it was with the blessings of the world through the UN. And it has its resident apologist, here slowly twisting a corkscrew into his auditory canal in his campaign to convince any audience how sorry he is that his society is a success story. Go Figure.

    from the article: There has never been an Israeli peace camp
    First published 01:33 07.03.10 | Last updated 08:17 07.03.10
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