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Friday, September 23, 2011

Most Israelis Favor Creation of a Palestinian State

The possibility of a Palestinian state is creating mass hysteria among Neocons, “American Exceptionalism” drones, Christian Dominionists and other wackjobs.  In the midst of all this drumbeating and saber-rattling, one seemingly invisible group seems to be forgotten:  the citizens of Israel.  Let’s see what they think about all this.

Would you believe:  Almost 70% of Israelis have said that  Israel should accept a Palestinian state.  Shouldn’t their opinion count for something?

This survey was taken by the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace.

The United States has promised to veto any U.N. Security Council requests for a Palestinian state.  Most Americans are probably also in favor of a Palestinian state.  So much for what the lowly public thinks.

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September 23, 2011 at 10:55 PM  
Anonymous Jess said...

Tha tamborine bangers here need Israel, for when Jeebus comes back to take them up to the sky, and lay the smackdown on the rest of us left behinders. They won't be giving in any time soon. Too bad the politicians everywhere don't listen to the r citizens or this world would look a whole lot different imo.

September 24, 2011 at 6:11 AM  
Anonymous Jolly Roger said...

Jess..... the reason the right wing is so in love with Israel is because the Jews have to be in Jerusalem to be turned into crispy critters before Rapture can occur. In fact, most hard-right Jesusistanis are as anti-Semitic as the Nazis were. But don't expect the MSM to point this out anytime soon.

September 24, 2011 at 6:20 AM  
Blogger Randal Graves said...

Rubes are rubes for a reason. I'm sure our leaders both here & abroad know what's best for us.

September 24, 2011 at 7:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I quote the Onion:

"If I could figure out which one was darker, then I know which one is right"


September 24, 2011 at 11:37 AM  
Blogger Tom Harper said...

Jess: Politicians listening to their citizens, what a concept. Nice theory anyway.

JR: Pretty ironic, that most American rightwing Israel-boosters are anti-Semitic. Then again, most rightwads don't grasp the concept of irony.

Randal: Yup, Leader knows best.

Erik: Good quote.

September 24, 2011 at 11:50 AM  
Blogger harry said...

Not that it's germane but A-rabs are Semitic people too, NO?

September 25, 2011 at 9:10 AM  
Blogger Tom Harper said...

Harry: Maybe. I always thought the term Semitic referred only to Jews, but I couldn't swear to it.

September 25, 2011 at 3:02 PM  

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