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    • Uncommon American
    • 22.10.10 | 23:49 (IST)

    Wow, where to start? Lets see: 1) The oath IS discriminatory, as it applies ONLY to those who aren't Jews. Until that changes, the world will see the oath for what it is: a very thinly veiled jab at Arabs and Muslims. 2) Yes, we, being the United States, do indeed have an oath of loyalty. BUT, there's an enormous difference. Whereas you are requiring very specific groups of people to swear to a religion, (HARDLY the actions of a "Western State" and the "shining beacon of democracy," we do not. We don't have a State sponsored religion at all, in fact. To do so would be discriminatory, something that Israel clearly cares nothing of. 3) Why should we trust anything, ANYTHING, Israel says? You've been promoting racism, bigotry, terrorism by the hands of the squatters, and outright murder and theft. You even have terrorists currently running the show! you are NOT to be trusted by any stretch of the Human imagination.

    from the article: Israeli Arab MK: Loyalty oath relegates Israel's Palestinian citizens to inferior status
    First published 12:32 22.10.10 | Last updated 12:32 22.10.10
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