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Old 05-08-2011, 03:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Markit View Post
Burt may like stirring the pot, but he's not being anti-Semitic. Why should Israel, of all countries, have such a privileged position in the American political discourse as to be absolved of any criticism? This may be controversial here, but the United States' unquestioning support of Israel is usually one of the more commonly cited reasons (another being their support of despotic Arab regimes) that Islamic extremists use to justify their actions.
Because, my friend, the Jewish people have been stepped on since the dawn of time.
The Egyptians and the Babylonians enslaved them, Spain and most of Medieval Europe persecuted and attacked them. Germany killed six million of them.
I say let 'em have their bloody country.