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Vegasaurus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-09-08 01:36 PM
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4. Time to stop being aid dependent
but in order for that to happen, they have to stop having terrorism as the national goal, and begin to use their brains and education in ways that will help the people.
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  -Palestinian salaries delayed as Israel blocks funds Violet_Crumble  Jun-09-08 07:58 AM   #0 
  - Punishment for writing a letter?  azurnoir   Jun-09-08 12:52 PM   #1 
  - Israel will NOT get full EU membership in the near future  LeftishBrit   Jun-09-08 12:56 PM   #2 
  - While Israel should no do this, the amount is a drop in the bucket  Sezu   Jun-09-08 12:57 PM   #3 
  - Time to stop being aid dependent  Vegasaurus   Jun-09-08 01:36 PM   #4 
  - It's the West Bank, not Gaza. And it's tax revenue, not aid...  Violet_Crumble   Jun-09-08 03:18 PM   #6 
  - The part of the article you excerpted reads "the aid-dependent Palestinian government"  oberliner   Jun-09-08 03:49 PM   #7 
     - Yeah, they do seem to fixate on the word *aid* to the exclusion of all else...  Violet_Crumble   Jun-10-08 06:33 AM   #12 
        - That may be true  oberliner   Jun-10-08 10:53 AM   #17 
  - Who should stop being Aid dependent? Israel?  DogPoundPup   Jun-09-08 04:12 PM   #8 
     - The Reuters reporter is the one who claimed the Palestinian gov't was "aid-dependent"  oberliner   Jun-09-08 04:27 PM   #9 
        - Just stop splitting hairs...yes Palestine gets a dab of aid compared  DogPoundPup   Jun-09-08 04:39 PM   #10 
           - Israel does get a lot more aid than the Palestinians  oberliner   Jun-09-08 05:52 PM   #11 
           - When all is taken into account the 30% is false. Israel is a drop in the bucket  Dick Dastardly   Jun-12-08 07:15 PM   #23 
  - Hamas pays it's staff though  notfullofit   Jun-09-08 02:35 PM   #5 
  - why is Israel  sabbat hunter   Jun-10-08 06:48 AM   #13 
  - It's happened since 1994 as part of the Oslo Accords...  Violet_Crumble   Jun-10-08 07:13 AM   #14 
  - Perhaps the US should without ITS aid, until the Palestinians get their funds.  ProgressiveMuslim   Jun-10-08 10:07 AM   #15 
  - The Palestinians got their funds  oberliner   Jun-10-08 11:01 AM   #18 
     - I'm curious about something...  ProgressiveMuslim   Jun-10-08 12:10 PM   #19 
        - Every conflict is different  oberliner   Jun-10-08 02:30 PM   #20 
           - well said. np  Shaktimaan   Jun-12-08 12:46 AM   #21 
           - Agreed  LeftishBrit   Jun-12-08 12:41 PM   #22 
  - Palestinian salaries paid after Israel sends funds  oberliner   Jun-10-08 10:49 AM   #16 
 

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