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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-05-09 05:03 PM
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9. How did you come to that conclusion?
But to take it up, why would the incoming American president's opinion make any difference at all in this situation? :sarcasm:
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  -Should President Elect Obama make a public statement in support of sfexpat2000  Jan-05-09 04:50 PM   #0 
  - Appoint a Palestinian-American to the cabinet, with no statement whatsoever.  billyoc   Jan-05-09 04:51 PM   #1 
  - I hadn't thought of that. That would be a very clear signal. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 04:57 PM   #4 
  - That is a really good idea  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-05-09 06:31 PM   #32 
  - Not Until the 20th of January!  mckara   Jan-05-09 04:55 PM   #2 
  - No. (As if they would suddenly stop if he did)  NYC_SKP   Jan-05-09 04:56 PM   #3 
  - Excellent piece. Thanks. nt  JenniferZ   Jan-05-09 05:00 PM   #6 
  - Maybe you should go look up the leadership and funding  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:02 PM   #8 
     - It wouldn't change my mind about whether or not Obama should speak at this time...  NYC_SKP   Jan-05-09 05:06 PM   #12 
        - Well if you choose to post material from right wing think tanks  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:10 PM   #14 
           - Huh? It's a Reuters article. Didja read it???  NYC_SKP   Jan-05-09 05:19 PM   #18 
              - The Reuters article is built around the MEI's statement.  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:24 PM   #20 
                 - Well, yes, but the source mean it doesn't make sense.  NYC_SKP   Jan-06-09 01:10 AM   #51 
  - No...  Juniperx   Jan-05-09 04:59 PM   #5 
  - People all over the world are speaking up. I notice Bloomberg  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:04 PM   #10 
     - I think Obama is being very careful of Bushie and his idiot ways  Juniperx   Jan-05-09 06:54 PM   #37 
     - I guess I disgree. I don't think enough people are speaking up.  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 06:55 PM   #38 
        - If Obama was already sworn in...  Juniperx   Jan-05-09 06:58 PM   #39 
           - What can they do to us that isn't already in progress?  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 06:59 PM   #40 
              - I don't trust them farther than I can throw them...  Juniperx   Jan-05-09 07:31 PM   #47 
     - Its really funny to watch you keep overestimating the support that Palestine has in the real world  Wolsh   Jan-05-09 07:26 PM   #46 
        - You really think it's laughable?  Juniperx   Jan-05-09 07:33 PM   #48 
  - So, the US, the EU and the UN have all called for a ceasefire, but it's Obama's  JenniferZ   Jan-05-09 05:02 PM   #7 
  - How did you come to that conclusion?  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:03 PM   #9 
     - If Bill Clinton couldn't bring peace to the region after 8 long years of working hard to do it,  JenniferZ   Jan-05-09 05:18 PM   #17 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-05-09 05:22 PM   #19 
        - you've got it backwards...  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 06:32 PM   #33 
  - There's no other topic where the language would be parsed to death as much as I/P.  TahitiNut   Jan-05-09 05:05 PM   #11 
  - So, is that a no?  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:10 PM   #15 
  - You got that right. n/t  Uzybone   Jan-05-09 05:25 PM   #21 
  - No.  Gregory1230   Jan-05-09 05:06 PM   #13 
  - There are many people all over the world who are not president  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:11 PM   #16 
  - If it could have the effect of possibly stemming the killing, hell yes.  Skip Intro   Jan-05-09 05:29 PM   #22 
  - No. He should be..  stillcool47   Jan-05-09 05:31 PM   #23 
  - I've pretty much gvien up calling Congress with their 98% return rate  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 05:35 PM   #24 
     - I really don't think anything will be..  stillcool47   Jan-05-09 07:19 PM   #45 
  - Not until January 20th. n/t  Jamastiene   Jan-05-09 06:06 PM   #25 
  - No. He should support one as soon as he is sworn in, if the war is still going on.  Occam Bandage   Jan-05-09 06:07 PM   #26 
  - I hope when he's sworn in that he'll do more than support someone else's policy.  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 06:17 PM   #28 
  - I dunno  BeFree   Jan-05-09 06:11 PM   #27 
  - The forum seems about evenly split.  sfexpat2000   Jan-05-09 06:18 PM   #29 
  - Careful? I'd be extremely surprised if Obama hasn't already formed an opinion on the situation  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 06:26 PM   #31 
     - Well, farce  BeFree   Jan-05-09 06:42 PM   #35 
     - Rove was smart, too.  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 06:49 PM   #36 
        - Well, farce  BeFree   Jan-05-09 07:01 PM   #41 
           - ummm...ok  FarceOfNature   Jan-05-09 07:04 PM   #42 
              - I try  BeFree   Jan-05-09 07:12 PM   #44 
     - I see it more as him not wanting to rock the Bushie Boat right now...  Juniperx   Jan-05-09 07:06 PM   #43 
     - You're focused only on domestic politics, there are international politics at play here as well  Hippo_Tron   Jan-06-09 01:25 AM   #53 
  - Has he even said anything about his 'heart going out to the families of victims' blah  leftstreet   Jan-05-09 06:19 PM   #30 
  - I don't see the upside of saying squat  TheKentuckian   Jan-05-09 06:35 PM   #34 
  - I don't believe it would be wise, no.  Seldona   Jan-05-09 07:54 PM   #49 
  - Yes  cbc5g   Jan-05-09 07:55 PM   #50 
  - Statements are meaningless unless you have the tools to back them up  Hippo_Tron   Jan-06-09 01:19 AM   #52 
  - I really want him to but understand why he can't yet.  AtomicKitten   Jan-06-09 05:12 AM   #54 
  - Not until he's sworn in.  janet118   Jan-06-09 08:52 AM   #55 
  - The world expects him to make a statement  downstairsparts   Jan-06-09 08:57 AM   #56 
  - thoughout the campaign he has made a clear policy for the ME conflict  bambino   Jan-06-09 09:38 AM   #57 
 

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