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Name: Ken Attaway
Gender: Male
Hometown: Marietta, Georgia
Home country: USA
Current location: Middle LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada
Member since: Tue Dec 24, 2013, 11:31 AM
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Retired Chairman of the Visual and Performing Arts, Raleigh, NC AB/MA Georgia State University PhD University of Houston Author/writer US Citizen living in Canada.

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The Federal Government

[link:http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07/18/some-of-israel-s-top-defenders-say-it-s-time-to-end-u-s-aid.html|

pouring US tax money into Israel allows this country to continue its inhuman purging of Palestinians, destroying the traditional Palestinian lands, and to continue the slaughter currently taking place. From my dictionary, a brief explanation of why Palestinians deserve their homeland, stolen at the end of WWII.

"In biblical times Palestine comprised the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. The land was controlled at various times by the Egyptian, Assyrian, Persian, and Roman empires before being conquered by the Arabs in ad 634. It was part of the Ottoman Empire from 1516 to 1918. The name Palestine was used as the official political title for the land west of the Jordan mandated to Britain in 1920; in 1948, the state of Israel was established in what was traditionally Palestine, but the name continued to be used in the context of the struggle for territory and political rights of displaced Palestinian Arabs. In 1993, an agreement was signed between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization giving some autonomy to the Gaza Strip and the West Bank and setting up the Palestine National Authority and a police force, but this proved unsuccessful in bringing the conflict to a resolution."

Will the US government continue to pour its tax money into a country that doesn't need it? Could the money better be used to solve the many problems facing America? Should the current administration continue to send armaments to Israelis whose primary motivation is to destroy the Palestinians? How does this war help the US in the middle east?

I have questions, does anyone have answers?


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