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excess_3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-30-09 04:18 AM
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45. unknowable ... unless you are measuring every drop ...
and then only you would know
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  -Israelis get four-fifths of scarce West Bank water, says World Bank Donald Ian Rankin  May-27-09 01:05 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-27-09 02:03 PM   #1 
  - Israel is violating an agreement on water sharing  Tempest   May-27-09 03:48 PM   #3 
  - the World Bank is so trustworthy regarding these water issues  shira   May-27-09 03:25 PM   #2 
  - Do you have an unbiased source?  Tempest   May-27-09 03:51 PM   #4 
  - Who would agree to a two-state solution when the state they get has no water?  TimesSquareCowboy   May-28-09 05:03 PM   #5 
  - simple.  Shaktimaan   May-29-09 03:41 AM   #7 
     - Access to a reasonable supply of water where available is a basic human right..  Tripmann   May-29-09 05:31 AM   #8 
     - OK, here's the thing...  Shaktimaan   May-29-09 06:14 AM   #10 
     - "Our childrens children will learn about the suffering of the palestinians as the worst atrocity...  shira   May-29-09 07:52 AM   #16 
     - I agree with your first sentence...  LeftishBrit   May-30-09 12:49 PM   #57 
     - Are you aware of real atrocities, going on at this very moment worldwide?  Vegasaurus   May-31-09 08:50 AM   #64 
     - The question is why would ISRAEL agree to a 2-state solution. It's obvious they have no intention  ProgressiveMuslim   May-29-09 06:08 AM   #9 
     - Good question... why would they?  Shaktimaan   May-29-09 06:22 AM   #11 
        - The gov't of Israel talks out its ass. Says one thing and does the opposite.  ProgressiveMuslim   May-29-09 06:23 AM   #12 
        - Regardless...  Shaktimaan   May-29-09 06:56 AM   #13 
        - PM.....was Arafat's rejection 9 yrs ago and call to more war good for the Palestinian people?  shira   May-29-09 07:02 AM   #14 
           - The Israel haters would prefer the Palestinians continue to live in misery  Vegasaurus   May-29-09 07:12 AM   #15 
           - See Phil Weiss' piece about life in Gaza today.  ProgressiveMuslim   May-29-09 08:18 AM   #17 
           - Tired old nonsense, long-since debunked. Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah. nt  ProgressiveMuslim   May-29-09 08:18 AM   #18 
           - yeah....I guess the last 9 years and counting are better for Palestinians than their own state  shira   May-29-09 08:32 AM   #20 
           - Don't you get tired of repeating that old canard?  rateyes   May-29-09 08:41 AM   #21 
              - so Arafat made the right call, no Palestine, more war....last 9 years have been worth it  shira   May-29-09 08:43 AM   #22 
                 - Take a look at the map proposed in 2000  rateyes   May-29-09 09:06 AM   #23 
                    - wrong map - and oh BTW, your mask is slipping  shira   May-29-09 09:14 AM   #24 
                    - I don't wear masks. And, speaking of masks,  rateyes   May-29-09 10:28 AM   #25 
                       - where are you getting your info? you realize 94-7% of W.Bank is impossible according to your maps?  shira   May-29-09 11:11 AM   #26 
                          - ...  rateyes   May-29-09 12:14 PM   #28 
                             - more was offered in the Clinton Parameters, which Israel accepted and Arafat rejected  shira   May-29-09 12:22 PM   #29 
                                - What you fail to understand is that, by international law, Palestine  rateyes   May-29-09 01:12 PM   #30 
                                   - what nonsense.......international law says no such thing  shira   May-29-09 02:14 PM   #32 
                                      - Well, just like Israel and its staunchest supporters to disregard  rateyes   May-29-09 03:43 PM   #35 
                                         - you keep moving the goal posts - make a claim, get refuted, and change your argument  shira   May-30-09 06:07 AM   #48 
                                         - The map I posted was the map offered by Barak at Camp David  rateyes   May-30-09 08:05 AM   #51 
                                         - I see the problem here.  Shaktimaan   May-30-09 07:43 AM   #49 
                                            - Well, then, in your argument there is no occupied territory, right?  rateyes   May-30-09 07:58 AM   #50 
                                            - the only sovereign state that existed in that area was Israel before Rome destroyed it 1939 years...  shira   May-30-09 12:02 PM   #53 
                                            - Well, the crusader states were there for a couple hundred years.  bemildred   May-30-09 12:20 PM   #55 
                                            - Nope. not at all.  Shaktimaan   Jun-01-09 06:18 PM   #69 
                                            - Ooops, my bad. nt  bemildred   Jun-01-09 06:25 PM   #70 
                                            - Are you suggesting the Palestinians are a stateless people?  wurzel   Jun-17-09 02:57 PM   #75 
                                            - It can't be legitimate for Israel to end up keeping large chunks of the West Bank  Ken Burch   Jun-01-09 10:06 AM   #68 
                    - Palestinians could have had a good state in 1947  Vegasaurus   May-29-09 11:30 AM   #27 
                       - If Israel ever wants to live in peace, it will get the hell out of  rateyes   May-29-09 01:20 PM   #31 
                       - There's no reason to believe that.  IDFbunny   May-29-09 02:15 PM   #33 
                       - How do you know until you try?  rateyes   May-29-09 03:46 PM   #36 
                          - Because it has been tried.  Shaktimaan   May-29-09 08:43 PM   #39 
                             - So you advocate that Israel should reoccupy  shaayecanaan   May-30-09 02:14 AM   #43 
                             - No, of course not.  Shaktimaan   May-30-09 04:21 AM   #46 
                             - No!  Donald Ian Rankin   May-30-09 10:38 AM   #52 
                                - Yes!  shira   May-30-09 12:16 PM   #54 
                                - "Most of" won't cut it.  Donald Ian Rankin   May-30-09 12:21 PM   #56 
                                - Isreal IS occupied territory according to Palestinians  IDFbunny   May-30-09 06:55 PM   #60 
                                - What a nasty and hatemongering post that is...  Violet_Crumble   May-31-09 05:42 AM   #63 
                                - Poll, 74% of Palestinian and 78% of Israelis would accept the two-state solution:  Douglas Carpenter   May-30-09 11:17 PM   #61 
                                   - dubious polling  shira   May-30-09 11:52 PM   #62 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   May-31-09 08:54 AM   #65 
                          - you are legitimizing hate and permanent war and ethnic cleansing!  Douglas Carpenter   May-31-09 11:56 AM   #66 
                             - check out MEMRI sometime, Doug......you may learn something there  shira   May-31-09 11:59 AM   #67 
                             - Yes - they want the Jews to live in their Muslim state n/t  Indenturedebtor   Jun-15-09 10:23 PM   #74 
                       - Lovely short sentences those...  shaayecanaan   May-30-09 02:11 AM   #42 
        - Camp David was NOT a "two state solution"  Ken Burch   Jun-15-09 12:15 PM   #71 
           - He meant Camp David, July 2000.  shira   Jun-15-09 01:55 PM   #72 
              - Oh. Well, he wasn't clear on that.  Ken Burch   Jun-15-09 02:29 PM   #73 
     - What you're saying makes no sense - I'll give you what you want, and then you'll give me water?  TimesSquareCowboy   May-29-09 03:40 PM   #34 
     - That's how Israel always negotiates. "We will return what belongs to you...  rateyes   May-29-09 03:48 PM   #37 
     - You are confusing motive and consequence.  Shaktimaan   May-30-09 01:03 AM   #40 
     - That's garbage. Access to water is a basic human right...  Violet_Crumble   May-30-09 01:43 AM   #41 
        - What is garbage exactly?  Shaktimaan   May-30-09 03:56 AM   #44 
           - Yr apparent belief that access to water isn't a basic human right...  Violet_Crumble   May-30-09 04:43 PM   #59 
  - the WORLD BANK, known for their truthful reporting  excess_3   May-28-09 08:21 PM   #6 
  - Are you saying that Israel isn't stealing water from the West Bank? Or that the World  ProgressiveMuslim   May-29-09 08:25 AM   #19 
     - unknowable ... unless you are measuring every drop ...  excess_3   May-30-09 04:18 AM   #45 
     - That is so weird.  Shaktimaan   May-30-09 04:27 AM   #47 
  - B'Tselem's report  azurnoir   May-29-09 04:02 PM   #38 
  - This is news? Been going on for years...  Idealism   May-30-09 02:35 PM   #58 
 

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