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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-13-10 08:08 AM
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22. No...
.. 90% of it is our unconditional and one-sided support of Israel.

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  -Is it time that we end our "special" relationship with Israel? Syrinx  Mar-13-10 06:29 AM   #0 
  - well past time . . .  DrDan   Mar-13-10 06:36 AM   #1 
  - Yes  ThomWV   Mar-13-10 06:42 AM   #2 
  - Long overdue.  Christa   Mar-13-10 06:47 AM   #3 
  - Yup...  Biker13   Mar-13-10 06:50 AM   #4 
  - this post will probably be excised, won't it?  Syrinx   Mar-13-10 07:04 AM   #5 
  - If it is, you have only yourself to blame. The business about the Israelis  cali   Mar-13-10 07:29 AM   #9 
     - On the contrary  Christa   Mar-13-10 07:31 AM   #10 
        - how does our appropriating billions to them (which I do NOT suppport)  cali   Mar-13-10 07:34 AM   #12 
           - Didn't Sharon say  Christa   Mar-13-10 07:47 AM   #20 
              - whether Sharon actually said that or not, is irrelevant  cali   Mar-13-10 07:53 AM   #21 
              - He probably didn't-  LeftishBrit   Mar-13-10 01:25 PM   #37 
              - I seriously doubt he said that.  Shaktimaan   Mar-14-10 01:25 AM   #40 
  - Hand her off to Britain  Kolesar   Mar-13-10 07:22 AM   #6 
  - How do you hand your 52nd state over to your 51st?  LeftishBrit   Mar-13-10 01:40 PM   #38 
  - Wayyy past time n/t  MicaelS   Mar-13-10 07:26 AM   #7 
  - I largely agree with you, but the suggestion that the Israelis own us  cali   Mar-13-10 07:27 AM   #8 
  - Eh, take a look at the vote totals for any bill supporting Israel..  Fumesucker   Mar-13-10 07:33 AM   #11 
     - bullshit. it's one thing to say that AIPAC has too much influence  cali   Mar-13-10 07:38 AM   #15 
     - You are arguing semantics..  sendero   Mar-13-10 07:39 AM   #16 
     - not at all. I'm arguing over far more than semantics  cali   Mar-13-10 07:43 AM   #18 
     - I already admitted that Israel does not "own" the US goverment in literal terms..  Fumesucker   Mar-13-10 08:18 AM   #25 
        - uh, literal and practical and just about the same thing, and they certainly  cali   Mar-13-10 08:21 AM   #26 
           - Then you admit that for practical purposes Israel might as well own the US government..  Fumesucker   Mar-13-10 08:23 AM   #27 
              - no, I"ve said nothing of the kind. I do not agree that Israel controls the U.S. period.  cali   Mar-13-10 09:58 AM   #31 
     - no treaties.  whattheidonot   Mar-13-10 11:53 AM   #33 
     - Don't you think there's a more likely explanation?  Shaktimaan   Mar-14-10 01:44 AM   #41 
  - israel has nukes, delivery systems, and the most powerful military in the region.  KG   Mar-13-10 07:36 AM   #13 
  - It was time..  sendero   Mar-13-10 07:37 AM   #14 
  - Uh, no. Our involvement in the "terror wars" is at least as much due  cali   Mar-13-10 07:41 AM   #17 
  - No...  sendero   Mar-13-10 08:08 AM   #22 
  - lol. because YOU say so?  cali   Mar-13-10 08:13 AM   #24 
  - And oil  Emit   Mar-13-10 09:16 AM   #30 
  - Um... the relationship being described didn't even begin until the 70's.  Shaktimaan   Mar-14-10 12:54 AM   #39 
  - It's at least time we re-examine it  tularetom   Mar-13-10 07:44 AM   #19 
  - Yes. Shouldn't be propping up Mubarak in Egypt with funds either.  harun   Mar-13-10 08:11 AM   #23 
  - The sooner...  snake in the grass   Mar-13-10 08:39 AM   #28 
  - Way overdue  Brewman_Jax   Mar-13-10 08:47 AM   #29 
  - Yes. Their misconduct in Israel and the USA is appalling.  TexasObserver   Mar-13-10 10:49 AM   #32 
  - AIPAC can't spend billions. They aren't a registered lobby.  cali   Mar-13-10 12:10 PM   #34 
     - That wasn't what I said, was it?  TexasObserver   Mar-13-10 12:31 PM   #35 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-13-10 12:35 PM   #36 
  - No.  proteus_lives   Mar-14-10 04:09 AM   #42 
     - "We'll never abandon the only democracy in the ME"  Behind the Aegis   Mar-14-10 06:25 AM   #43 
        - oh, c'mon  cali   Mar-14-10 01:28 PM   #44 
           - You keep on thinking that while reading the comments on this board.  Behind the Aegis   Mar-14-10 02:54 PM   #45 
 

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