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    • CHGODMK
    • 01.12.07 | 16:07 (IST)

    The audacity of the Arab racists, whose leaders call for genocide against Israel--a supreme act of racism itself--to call Israel a racist state by virtue of its being a Jewish state. One need only to look at the Arab world and their clannishness and outright racism to see the pot calling the kettle black. Except here the kettle is not black at all. Just ask the Kurds, the Druze, the Ba'Hais, the Egyptian Coptics, and a host of other peoples in Arab/Muslim countries how democratic these states are...all the while Muslims, Christians, Druze all worship freely in Israel, and the Ba'Hai have their own headquarters in Israel. Of course, "Israel should not be a Jewish state, as no country should be allowed to identify with a religion." The Arabs should look to their own countries where Islam shapes law and discriminates against non-Muslims. Or to Sweden that has a national religion. Or Britain, where the Anglican church is the state religion. But Israel "is racist."

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