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December 4, 2012
Back to Being a 'Sh**ty Little Country'
Before Israel sat in the UN dock facing Mahmoud Abbas, a man who denied the Holocaust in his doctoral dissertation and denies the link between Jews, the land of Israel, and Jerusalem, the Israeli government said the Palestinian statehood gambit would not be cost free. The UN pronounced itself open to the idea of statehood for two unconnected pieces of territory run half by a terrorist organization and half by a man whose single elected term ran out more than half a decade ago -- and whose two halves are at war with one another -- while both halves agree that the establishment of the State of Israel (and Jordan) was a mistake that needs correcting either by war or by politics. Israel's retaliation was twofold -- withholding about half of the money the Palestinian Authority owes the Israeli Electric Corporation, and announcing planning measures for houses to be built in the future in area E-1 just east of Jerusalem. The easiest way to stop the houses would be for the Europeans to tell...(Read Full Post)