To a liberal, resident = non-resident - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Moshe
    • 02.12.09 | 08:21 (IST)

    To the liberals who are screaming about the supposed evil of declaring non-residents to be exactly what they are: non-residents: I am sure you would prefer, in the usual liberal way, to pretend that a particular reality doesn't exist if only you refrain from naming it. The Arabs involved are non-residents of Jerusalem because they do not reside in Jerusalem. To continue to insist that they are residents despite the facts to the contrary, is to engage in a bitter struggle with the facts of reality. It is embarrassing to even have to point this out, but clearly it is necessary. For once, try thinking with your heads and not your emotions.

    from the article: Israel stripped thousands of Jerusalem Arabs of residency in 2008
    First published 01:12 02.12.09 | Last updated 08:30 02.12.09
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