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Post-Zionism is So 1990s

David1326 Wrote: Apr 28, 2012 11:20 PM
We, at least, have Bibi's friend, Romney, running for President of the United States. Despite, the misgivings of many Tea Party Conservatives, I believe he will move very strongly to right us. I believe through all his position changing he has moved steadily to the right, to Conservative values of liberty, justice and opportunity for all. He hasn't back-slid to Liberal positions once he has seen the light and accept Conservative ones. The is a Latter-day Saint (and a good one, vs. what I think of Sen. Reid) and therefore, strongly supportive of Israel from his youth.

You can learn a lot about a nation's health by watching how it celebrates its national holidays. In Israel's case, compare how we celebrated our 50th Independence Day in 1998 to what celebrations involve today.

During the 1990s, Israel's elite took a vacation from reality and history and they brought much of the public with them.

Then-foreign minister Shimon Peres said that history was overrated. The so-called "New Historians," who rummaged through David Ben-Gurion's closet looking for skeletons, were the toast of the academic world. Radicals like Yossi Beilin, Shulamit Aloni and Avrum Burg were dictating government policy.

The media, the...