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Palestine Officially Recognized by the UN

Joe_Ks Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 2:47 AM
It is already an "us versus them" situation. It has been for decades, from the moment communist nations were given a permanent seat on the UN security council. They have been hindering freedom and fleecing the United States ever since. The thing to do is get the US our of the UN and the UN off of US soil, then form a consortium of free nations separate and apart from the UN consortium of 3rd world dictatorships. .... Uh .... well.... I guess since we are about to become a 3rd world dictatorship, that might not work :(

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:

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