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Douglas Carpenter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-15-09 12:25 PM
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26. to be fair LeftishBrit has made it quite clear that she opposes the current Israeli actions in the
Gaza. She has made that clear in any number of post.

As an unabashed pro-Palestinian supporter, I don't share many of LeftishBrits views on this conflict or her over-all analysis. But I have no reason to doubt her sincerity in opposing the current Israeli actions in the Gaza or her belief in the two-state solution.

If peace finally does come and the Palestinians do achieve self-determination and some measure of justice - it will only come and can only come with the support of a number of people who consider themselves pro-Israeli as well as those such as yourself and myself who consider themselves pro-Palestinian.
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  -Five wounded, two seriously, as Gaza rockets slam into Be'er Sheva oberliner  Jan-15-09 11:14 AM   #0 
  - So the Israeli government was wrong to think they could stop the rockets by killing civilians?  John Q. Citizen   Jan-15-09 11:19 AM   #1 
  - Why would Hamas continue to launch rockets?  oberliner   Jan-15-09 11:23 AM   #2 
  - They are trying to defend their kids.  John Q. Citizen   Jan-15-09 11:44 AM   #4 
  - Shooting rockets randomly at Israeli cities defends their kids?  oberliner   Jan-15-09 04:46 PM   #45 
     - It's simple. The Israelis targeted the UN to protect their kids. now do you get the connection?  John Q. Citizen   Jan-15-09 05:07 PM   #46 
        - Not really  oberliner   Jan-15-09 05:15 PM   #47 
  - I keep wondering the opposite -- why would they stop when they have nothing  sfexpat2000   Jan-15-09 12:09 PM   #12 
     - Have they tried another approach?  oberliner   Jan-15-09 04:45 PM   #44 
        - That's not accurate, oberliner, and I suspect you know that.  sfexpat2000   Jan-15-09 05:56 PM   #52 
           - Palestinian PM: Hamas will never recognize Israel  oberliner   Jan-15-09 06:28 PM   #56 
              - And in practice, after the election, Hamas started seeking a longterm truce with Israel.  sfexpat2000   Jan-15-09 06:35 PM   #57 
                 - Truce yes, recognition no  oberliner   Jan-15-09 06:52 PM   #58 
                    - I don't know how many honest actors there are on either side  sfexpat2000   Jan-15-09 07:02 PM   #59 
                       - Can't argue with that  oberliner   Jan-15-09 07:15 PM   #60 
                          - Assuming that moving 'forward' is a goal (for either side)  subsuelo   Jan-15-09 07:42 PM   #62 
  - Seems they were. But it hardly justifies Hamas tactics.  LeftishBrit   Jan-15-09 11:27 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-09 11:55 AM   #5 
     - your confused...  pelsar   Jan-15-09 11:58 AM   #6 
     - Should someone offer you a Pepsi then? n/t  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 12:00 PM   #7 
     - I'm the cool guy around here...all the chicks dig me  shaayecanaan   Jan-15-09 06:28 PM   #55 
        - OK.. but  LeftishBrit   Jan-16-09 03:51 AM   #64 
        - what do you think...  pelsar   Jan-16-09 04:07 AM   #65 
     - seems to me you're talking out of  cali   Jan-15-09 12:06 PM   #9 
     - No really she isn' ta mouthpeice I have ever seen her justtify  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 12:07 PM   #10 
     - does she post anywhere but i/p?  Howardx   Jan-15-09 12:09 PM   #11 
        - why yes she does post outside  cali   Jan-15-09 12:10 PM   #13 
        - a little ethnocentric?  pelsar   Jan-15-09 12:11 PM   #14 
        - Just do a fucking search!  LeftishBrit   Jan-15-09 12:13 PM   #17 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-09 12:22 PM   #24 
           - wow...hey cali...happened again to you...  pelsar   Jan-15-09 12:26 PM   #27 
           - yep.  cali   Jan-15-09 12:29 PM   #31 
           - well she used to be and then she changed  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 12:29 PM   #33 
           - uh, wrong  cali   Jan-15-09 12:34 PM   #36 
              - Sorry that is my memory of you  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 12:42 PM   #39 
                 - no problem  cali   Jan-15-09 12:45 PM   # 
           - on the propagandist thing  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 01:49 PM   #43 
           - yes indeed.  cali   Jan-15-09 12:27 PM   #29 
        - Yes she does and she was quite unabashed  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 12:24 PM   #25 
        - so?  Howardx   Jan-15-09 12:27 PM   #28 
           - ack. do you have an honest bone in your body  cali   Jan-15-09 12:31 PM   #35 
           - Howard she isn't she really really isn't  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 12:36 PM   #37 
              - like i said  Howardx   Jan-15-09 12:40 PM   #38 
                 - there you go  Howardx   Jan-15-09 12:44 PM   #40 
                 - good to hear....  pelsar   Jan-15-09 12:45 PM   #41 
        - Actually, she posts a lot in the Skeptics forum, and the Health forum.  Crunchy Frog   Jan-15-09 07:47 PM   #63 
     - Of course I'm a mouthpiece for the Israeli 'death machine' as you call it-  LeftishBrit   Jan-15-09 12:11 PM   #15 
        - dont confuse the issue....  pelsar   Jan-15-09 12:12 PM   #16 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-09 12:14 PM   #18 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-15-09 12:15 PM   #19 
           - on the contrary....thats why its important to respond....  pelsar   Jan-15-09 12:20 PM   #22 
           - you are a real piece of work  cali   Jan-15-09 12:18 PM   #20 
           - Do a search for my posts on GD!  LeftishBrit   Jan-15-09 12:19 PM   #21 
           - to be fair LeftishBrit has made it quite clear that she opposes the current Israeli actions in the  Douglas Carpenter   Jan-15-09 12:25 PM   #26 
              - Thanks Douglas.!You've actually bothered to read my posts too!  LeftishBrit   Jan-15-09 12:27 PM   #30 
              - we disagree then  Howardx   Jan-15-09 12:29 PM   #32 
                 - for the record  Howardx   Jan-15-09 12:30 PM   #34 
  - Or they don't really want to stop them.  heraldsqure   Jan-15-09 12:20 PM   #23 
  - It is tragic that a child got hurt in this attack  azurnoir   Jan-15-09 12:03 PM   #8 
  - Hmm, Israel's stated war aims don't seem to be working.  High Plains   Jan-15-09 01:14 PM   #42 
  - Boy, 7, seriously hurt as Gaza rockets slam into Be'er Sheva  oberliner   Jan-15-09 05:45 PM   #48 
  - so whats that make...1 israeli boy to 400 Gazan kids?  ORDagnabbit   Jan-15-09 05:45 PM   #49 
     - Injured, not killed.  DCKit   Jan-15-09 05:45 PM   #50 
        - Yes, I agree, it is tragic when a small child is seriously injured  oberliner   Jan-15-09 05:45 PM   #51 
           - Unless he's a Palestinian?  High Plains   Jan-15-09 06:04 PM   #53 
              - No matter who the child is  oberliner   Jan-15-09 06:24 PM   #54 
  - The gates of hell have been opened as promised  sixmile   Jan-15-09 07:17 PM   #61 

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