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Donald Ian Rankin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-13-09 06:27 PM
Response to Reply #7
11. Most countries only expropriate their own land, though.
"Expropriating" land that isn't legally part of your country is called "war", usually.
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  -Christian housing faces Israeli encirclement Douglas Carpenter  Apr-13-09 05:56 AM   #0 
  - I ask everyone who calls him or herself a liberal or progressive Zionist...  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-13-09 07:09 AM   #1 
  - Land seized for military purposes would not be seized  Sezu   Apr-13-09 10:40 AM   #3 
  - there have hardly been missile flying out of Bethlehem - this land was seized  Douglas Carpenter   Apr-13-09 11:01 AM   #4 
     - What is dishonest and irrational is for folks like you to  Sezu   Apr-13-09 02:17 PM   #7 
        - Most countries only expropriate their own land, though.  Donald Ian Rankin   Apr-13-09 06:27 PM   #11 
        - Further, most countries that expropriate land are required to pay fair compensation  shaayecanaan   Apr-13-09 06:50 PM   #12 
        - well exactly! Expropriating land that is Occupied Territory is NOT legal or practiced by everyone  Douglas Carpenter   Apr-13-09 10:26 PM   #15 
        - 41%to 42% of the West Bank? Come on get real!! That is how much land is now off limits to the  Douglas Carpenter   Apr-13-09 10:10 PM   #14 
  - How to stop this?  LeftishBrit   Apr-13-09 04:36 PM   #9 
     - I disagree. As a land-settling colonial movement, that has never stopped colonizing land since  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-13-09 04:49 PM   #10 
     - So all immigrants are "colonizers"?  Vegasaurus   Apr-14-09 07:49 AM   #17 
     - Are we pretending Zionism isn't a colonial movement?  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-14-09 08:10 AM   #19 
     - are we pretending zionism was a colonial movement back in the Ottoman days, and the Turks decided  shira   Apr-14-09 08:23 AM   #22 
        - Zionism was a colonial movement from day one.  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-14-09 09:24 AM   #25 
           - you must have a low opinion of the Turks then  shira   Apr-14-09 10:23 PM   #32 
              - Do accept the right of Palestinians to an independent sovereign state?  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-15-09 06:15 AM   #34 
                 - yes  shira   Apr-15-09 06:17 PM   #36 
                    - Interesting that the gov't of Israel did everything in its power to PREVENT  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-15-09 07:56 PM   #37 
                       - interesting that the govt of Israel offered to end the refugee camps once and for all  shira   Apr-15-09 10:19 PM   #39 
                          - Nothing like an AJC letter to the editor to serve as "proof" in defining  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-16-09 06:47 AM   #42 
     - If you attempt to supplant rather than integrating , you're a coloniser.  Donald Ian Rankin   Apr-14-09 07:21 PM   #28 
        - so the Arabs who mass immigrated to Israel once there were plenty of jobs for  shira   Apr-14-09 10:12 PM   #31 
     - It's time to ..focus on the state you have  LeftishBrit   Apr-14-09 10:57 AM   #26 
        - While I agree with the two state solution, do you think  Sezu   Apr-14-09 11:16 AM   #27 
     - I think the first option is the one that will work...  Violet_Crumble   Apr-14-09 07:17 AM   #16 
  - Hopefully this will help to put to rest the  azurnoir   Apr-13-09 10:25 AM   #2 
  - a Zogby opinion poll of Palestinian Christians in Bethlehem  Douglas Carpenter   Apr-13-09 11:14 AM   #5 
     - Thank you for the polls although the results are exactly  azurnoir   Apr-13-09 12:03 PM   #6 
  - As always, crickets on the hard questions. nt  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-13-09 04:09 PM   #8 
  - you think this is zionism?  shira   Apr-14-09 08:07 AM   #18 
     - Shira, why is Israel stealing land from Christians? Can you answer that?  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-14-09 08:13 AM   #20 
        - you're assuming you know all the parts of this recent story are honest and accurate  shira   Apr-14-09 08:20 AM   #21 
           - This story isn't from the Electronic Intifadah. It's Reuters. And you can't respond  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-14-09 08:30 AM   #23 
              - See you in 2 days, which is when you usually pop back to get the "last word"  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-14-09 09:23 AM   #24 
              - Day one is gone. Perhaps day two...  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-14-09 09:02 PM   #29 
              - still here, PM.......and unlike you, I answer questions posed to me  shira   Apr-14-09 10:06 PM   #30 
                 - LOL -- CAMERA is your unbiased sourced! Sorry -- just spit coffee all over my computer.  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-15-09 06:07 AM   #33 
                    - you asked, I supplied you with facts not reported in the OP  shira   Apr-15-09 06:00 PM   #35 
                       - Shira, your CAMERA quotes prove nothing.  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-15-09 07:57 PM   #38 
                          - sure they do  shira   Apr-15-09 10:33 PM   #40 
                             - Land theft justification #13: "BUT IT'S NOT BEING USED."  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-16-09 06:41 AM   #41 
                             - Hey, the whole Terra Nullis thing worked for the British when it came to Australia...  Violet_Crumble   Apr-16-09 06:48 AM   #43 
                             - Shira, is there any settlement in the West Bank that you declare illegal and immoral?  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-16-09 07:04 AM   #44 
                                - what we're talking about is not a settlement  shira   Apr-16-09 08:23 AM   #45 
                                   - You don't consider Har Homa a settlement? nt  ProgressiveMuslim   Apr-16-09 12:26 PM   #46 
                                      - would you mind answering my questions first? I answered yours.  shira   Apr-17-09 02:11 AM   #47 
  - Arrogance, I'll take it because I can approach to fellow human beings, and  Jefferson23   Apr-13-09 07:28 PM   #13 

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