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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

jimwg2 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 6:20 PM
I long lost my sympathy for Palestinians. If they were sincere for peace they'd follow the lessons of another "exiled" people; those ousted Chinese who took the Island of Formosa and by sweat and blood built it into the powerhouse prosperous nation of Taiwan -- and they did it without bombing civilians and billions in international handouts that the Palestinians received -- which got pocketed by their great "leader" Arafat. Sorry, Palestinians. You could've been living the same good life in peace as Taiwanese do had you turned from spending fortunes into guns and corrupting your kids with hate for a specious cause.
Anonymous908 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 6:50 PM
Apples and Oranges my friend. Two different situations. Chinese relationship to Taiwan was different than Israel's relationship to Palestine, me thinks.
jimwg2 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 6:53 PM
It's called an object lesson, friend. Think!
Swimware Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 7:16 PM
Better example would be India and Pakistan.

Why do we still support the UN?

Despite recent conflict in Gaza, which erupted after Israel decided to no longer tolerate the constant barrage of rocket fire across its border, the UN General Assembly has decided to recognize Palestine as a state. This afternoon, it granted Palestine “non-member observer state” status.

Doing nothing to ease US and Israel’s apprehension regarding the vote, UN Secretary General sent out a mistaken tweet urging a one-state solution:


This slip up highlights the tension surrounding the issue. Pushing statehood through the UN will only...