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    • Israeli
    • 08.08.10 | 09:26 (IDT)

    We are talking about 400 children rejected. Some probably can return to a free home, but maybe some originating countries are not democracies, nor safe places. After that we are unashamed in crying "the world never help us the Jews". If we would talk about 400,000 kids, at least the selfish usual arguments were rationally sound - like in all wealthy countries dealing with immigration. But here, we will commit this ugly deportation of 400 kids for nothing. The people for deportation think that if we keep these 400 kids, next we will be submerged by a sea of immigrants. Amazingly, some of these very same people who approve the deportation, want also to annex hundred of thousands or a Million of Palestinians, just to continue to control some piece of land. There are two kinds of people in the Israeli right-wing: those who want to develop the people of Israel, and those who want to develop the stones of Israel.

    from the article: Missing the forest
    First published 01:17 08.08.10 | Last updated 01:17 08.08.10
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