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Is Middle East Peace a Mirage?

irkelsome Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 5:30 PM
Republicans articulate this mathematical statement; "Republicans = Holding our founding fathers and the Constitution in high esteem." I politely ask, "You mean Republicans want a return to slavery for people with the wrong skin color?" Again, when Jesus says, "How you treat the least amongst you, is how you treat me." Who are the least? How were slaves and Native Americans treated?
irkelsome Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 5:30 PM
The biggest supporters of slavery were ....Christian conservatives.

With the truce in the week-long Gaza war, Barack Obama is being prompted by right and left to re-engage and renew U.S. efforts to solve the core question of Middle East peace.

Before he gets reinvolved in peacemaking, our once-burned president should ask himself some hard questions.

Is real peace between Palestinians and Israelis even possible?

Is there any treaty that could be agreed to, or imposed, that would be acceptable to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on the West Bank, let alone to Hamas, which has emerged from its defiance of one of the most intensive bombardments of modern time...