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PufPuf23's Journal
PufPuf23's Journal
February 23, 2024

POTUS Biden Settlement Policy in Israel.

Note just made the same post prior to seeing this three.

The quotes are from TwitterX and don't have an account.

US senator applauds restoration of settlement policy

Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen has welcomed the Biden administration’s decision to reverse a Trump-era policy that refused to say that Israeli settlements in the occupied territories are illegal under international law.

“I applaud @SecBlinken for taking this important step to reassert U.S. policy against illegal settlements and to advance a viable two-state future where Israelis and Palestinians can live with equal measures of dignity, rights and security,” the senator said in a social media post.

Former US ambassador to Israel hits out at Blinken over settlement policy

David Friedman, who served as ambassador to Israel under the Trump administration and earned a reputation for controversial acts underscoring his firm support for Israel, has slammed current Secretary of State Blinken’s remarks earlier today that Israeli settlements violate international law, a position the Trump administration did not take.

“Blinken is 100% wrong. I researched this for over a year with many State Department lawyers,” Friedman said in a social media post. “There is nothing illegal about Jews living in their biblical homeland.”

February 23, 2024

Gov't Mule ft Robert Randolph, Samantha Fish, Ron Holloway - Rambling Gambling Man - Island Exodus14

Several years past, Samantha Fish retired the "Fishcaster" as main guitar and replaced with a white Gibson SG that is a copy of Sister Rosetta Tharpe's white SG. Before that, I was ignorant of Sister Tharpe.

February 20, 2024

Alarming new warnings about Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Feb. 19, 2024
Nearly two years since the war in Ukraine began, the IAEA and Ukrainian officials are increasingly worried that the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant -- the largest in Europe -- could be on the brink. NBC News' Richard Engel reports.


February 4, 2024

The Bible is full of lies formulated and used to manipulate and dominate people by liars.

Not suggesting Bible should be burned but properly educated.

I've read several versions of the Bible plus many books Biblical history by authors like Pagels, Scholem, etc. Have literally 100s of scholarly and collector quality books.

Main use of organized religions is to "otherize" and justify mistreatment or unfair treatment of people who won't or cannot comply or are just in the way. Convenient tool for bullies and haters, however subtle. Convenient tool for politics. Why the USA has separation of church and state, the Founding Fathers were not perfect but got religion correct. Where one finds religions, one finds victims. Christianity and Islam for example.

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