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legin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-04 12:22 AM
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43. The problem being of course
that in wanting to deal with the 'Why Issue' I am being totally impractical. No nation holds their hands up to national disgrace, the Indian Mutiny gets scrubbed from british history books, the rape of Nanking from Japanese. It is really only the Germans who have publicly atoned for Hitler.

We are basically the accomplices of israel in the rape of the Palestinian people and israel knows this. It knows that 'the west' will have to take too big a hit in national prestige and in the inner belief of the rightness and goodness that the populations of these countries have in themselves. This especially applies to the u.s. who are at this moment embarking on their 'moral crusade' to spread 'freedom and democracy' around the world, the last thing the u.s. is going to do at the moment is admit that "well we might have actually screwed up quite badly on the I/P issue."

Israel knows it can do what it likes because it knows that whether we like it or not, we are locked into the process. Israel can push for the total defeat of the Palestinians and also the Arab world because it is the only solution that gets us off the hook too.

The crime that Jenny Tonge is guilty of, is not supporting terrorism, it's the rather 'treasonous' attempt to deface the 'heroic and moral' self-image that people in britain have about themselves.
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