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Why Another Terroristan?

Blair31 Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 11:45 AM
Truman made a brave choice when he recognized Israel 64 years ago. Unless Hamas renounces terrorism, renounces its whole loaf strategy regarding Israel, there'll be no peace in our time, or peace with honor, there'll only be one form of peace: The peace of grave for Israel. That's what groups like Code Pinko want.
Bondman60 Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 3:33 PM
Hamas renouncing terrorism would be like Ford renouncing automobiles. The elimination of the Jewish state is why Hamas exists. Israel should annex the West Bank and Gaza Strip, apply Israeli civil law in these areas, and offer the Arabs living there a cash bonus to emigrate to a Muslim country where they will no longer pose a fifth column threat. Conflict resolved.

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