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18. 5th century bc was the first designation of use of Palestine but...
the people have inhabited this area before the 5th century bc.

this guy could be the next president of the usa
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  -Gingrich calls Palestinians an "invented" people Bosonic  Dec-09-11 04:31 PM   #0 
  - It's funny, I always thought all countries were "invented" I mean it's not like America was around  DFab420   Dec-09-11 04:33 PM   #1 
  - sure it was, why else would Jesus be american?  ChairmanAgnostic   Dec-09-11 05:03 PM   #9 
  - As the late Repuke Senator Jesse Helms is reported to have said, "If English  coalition_unwilling   Dec-10-11 09:59 AM   #54 
  - America wasn't around in 1811?  Ter   Dec-09-11 06:15 PM   #17 
  - It's funny, I always thought all countries were "invented"  AlbertCat   Dec-09-11 09:15 PM   #35 
  - wait, didn't Gawd create 'Merika?  MH1   Dec-10-11 09:55 AM   #53 
  - no, I think he 'blissed' it, or sumtin. I dont know all da words  ChairmanAgnostic   Dec-10-11 10:28 AM   #59 
  - So at the core, you agree with Gingrich that they were invented  24601   Dec-11-11 08:57 AM   #73 
  - I was thinking we needed to do something to spark terrorist recruitment  BeyondGeography   Dec-09-11 04:35 PM   #2 
  - And this moron is supposed to be the intellectual of the Republican party?  6000eliot   Dec-09-11 04:43 PM   #3 
  - No, he is a "Historian"...  Pachamama   Dec-09-11 05:48 PM   #14 
  - Yes, he is a historian of sorts. I'm currently reading his book about George Washington,  Little Tich   Dec-09-11 08:32 PM   #32 
     - I cannot imagine anything by Newtie  Enthusiast   Dec-15-11 03:43 AM   #78 
  - Yes, he is.  RaleighNCDUer   Dec-09-11 05:49 PM   #15 
  - Aren't Republicans an 'invented people'...  YvonneCa   Dec-10-11 02:04 PM   #65 
  - Newty's mind is a self-inflicted invention.  Dont call me Shirley   Dec-09-11 04:47 PM   #4 
  - Newt is the smart one, funny stuff.  sarcasmo   Dec-09-11 04:47 PM   #5 
  - As opposed to the completely uninvented nation of Israel?  tularetom   Dec-09-11 04:50 PM   #6 
  - Rocktivity calls Gingrich a "self-invented" person  rocktivity   Dec-09-11 05:00 PM   #7 
  - Gingrich denies the Palestinians' right to exist  cpwm17   Dec-09-11 05:01 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-11 05:12 PM   #10 
  - and Americans are an ancient, naturally existing people?  provis99   Dec-09-11 05:13 PM   #11 
  - Just in time for x-mas  windowpilot   Dec-09-11 05:14 PM   #12 
  - OT, but- Republicans are an "invented" people who want to destroy America.  Gregorian   Dec-09-11 05:20 PM   #13 
  - Get it here, folks... Step right up.  Turbineguy   Dec-09-11 06:08 PM   #16 
  - Gawd, what an idiot. Lincoln must be spinning in his grave  EFerrari   Dec-10-11 01:07 AM   #45 
  - 5th century bc was the first designation of use of Palestine but...  madrchsod   Dec-09-11 06:31 PM   #18 
  - Reaching deep into history isn't a good thing.  Igel   Dec-10-11 10:28 AM   #58 
     - Hogwash. The Palestinians are no more an 'invented' people than the Israelis,  coalition_unwilling   Dec-10-11 10:52 AM   #61 
  - Aren't Palestinians originally fro the area now called Syria?  Archae   Dec-09-11 06:40 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-11 09:59 PM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-11 10:04 PM   #37 
  - Hunh? I don't even know where to start. - n/t  coalition_unwilling   Dec-10-11 10:03 AM   #55 
  - No. Try researching actual history, not religious myths.  Zhade   Dec-10-11 03:01 PM   #66 
  - So does that mean native Americans are invented too?  FreeBillClinton   Dec-09-11 06:53 PM   #20 
  - And we aren't? Hell, IMO there is no such thing as an "American" ethnicity.  Odin2005   Dec-09-11 07:03 PM   #21 
  - Uh, wasn't Israel invented in 1948?  FarLeftFist   Dec-09-11 07:04 PM   #22 
  - Yes. In fact, its 'invention' cost the Palestinians their land.  PSPS   Dec-09-11 07:17 PM   #24 
  - The Europeans were drawing the maps  DissedByBush   Dec-09-11 10:15 PM   #38 
  - Winning lands by military conquest  cpwm17   Dec-09-11 11:06 PM   #40 
     - Not by conquest  DissedByBush   Dec-09-11 11:39 PM   #42 
        - The Arab armies didn't start the war  cpwm17   Dec-10-11 05:49 AM   #47 
        - No - the Arab countries invaded first  hack89   Dec-10-11 07:54 AM   #49 
           - PAGING NEWT . . . WE HAVE ONE HERE FOR YA!  The Stranger   Dec-14-11 11:24 AM   #77 
        - Are you denying that Israel forcibly expelled many indigenous  coalition_unwilling   Dec-10-11 10:12 AM   #56 
           - So do you support the return of all refugees?  DissedByBush   Dec-10-11 11:59 AM   #63 
              - I support a theoretical 'right of return' to be secured by a  coalition_unwilling   Dec-10-11 12:56 PM   #64 
                 - Great idea  DissedByBush   Dec-10-11 10:00 PM   #70 
                    - Wow, what is it with the set-ups, drive bys and 'gotcha' moments here lately? The 'right  coalition_unwilling   Dec-10-11 10:55 PM   #71 
                       - It's a test for bias, you failed n/t  DissedByBush   Dec-11-11 09:35 PM   #74 
                          - Oh well, you failed my test for decency and are now on  coalition_unwilling   Dec-11-11 11:40 PM   #75 
  - Jordon owned the West Bank from 48 to 67  hack89   Dec-10-11 07:55 AM   #50 
  - exactly  shanti   Dec-09-11 07:20 PM   #25 
  - Right! nt  SammyWinstonJack   Dec-09-11 07:59 PM   #28 
  - History didn't begin in 1948  Crabby Appleton   Dec-10-11 10:24 AM   #57 
     - If you have not already done so, I heartily recommend you read Joseph  coalition_unwilling   Dec-10-11 10:41 AM   #60 
  - Evil,hateful politicians seeking the approval of Israel.  classysassy   Dec-09-11 07:12 PM   #23 
  - now wouldn't he make a great representative for America on the world stage?  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-09-11 07:40 PM   #26 
  - Scratches head? huh?  pam4water   Dec-09-11 07:52 PM   #27 
  - Did he really say that?  ThoughtCriminal   Dec-09-11 08:05 PM   #29 
  - Freak. nt  onehandle   Dec-09-11 08:08 PM   #30 
  - Technically the name, yes... in the 5th century BCE by Greeks.  DRoseDARs   Dec-09-11 08:30 PM   #31 
  - '...Palestinians are an "invented" people...'  unkachuck   Dec-09-11 08:52 PM   #33 
  - Say what you want, but he's making waves and in the news...  scentopine   Dec-09-11 09:03 PM   #34 
  - I think that many Democrats are silent about him because they want to sit back  totodeinhere   Dec-10-11 07:24 AM   #48 
     - The problem is the lizard boy gains credibility and democrats move more to the right...  scentopine   Dec-10-11 09:14 AM   #52 
  - Newt Gingrich is an "invented" person. No real person could be that stupid.  yellowcanine   Dec-09-11 10:20 PM   #39 
  - Well...WTF?  SoapBox   Dec-09-11 11:10 PM   #41 
  - moron never looked at a map  StarsInHerHair   Dec-10-11 12:08 AM   #43 
  - rv calls newt half a man  roguevalley   Dec-10-11 01:06 AM   #44 
  - As a self-identified human being, I find that incredibly offensive. nt  DCKit   Dec-10-11 04:36 AM   #46 
  - Newt is a shit stain. eom.  Hotler   Dec-10-11 08:42 AM   #51 
  - Safe to assume Newt has a final solution in mind for the Palestinians,  plumbob   Dec-10-11 11:34 AM   #62 
  - Keep Up The Good Work, Newt. Jeez, How Lucky Can Dems Get? (n/t)  Paladin   Dec-10-11 03:16 PM   #67 
  - name the US pol who got in trouble for supporting Israel too extremely  yurbud   Dec-10-11 05:15 PM   #68 
  - There's something ironically satisfying in his statement.  closeupready   Dec-10-11 06:20 PM   #69 
  - Palestinians == Philistines from the Bible  populistleftist1   Dec-11-11 03:49 AM   #72 
  - So are the Israelis an "invented people" as well  ElMuertoMonkey   Dec-12-11 05:25 PM   #76 

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