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Sat Dec 5, 2015, 12:36 PM

 

What We Can Expect From Hillary Clinton on Israel/Palestine

I'm betting full support for the war criminals, and full support for her from her supporters.

As a senator, Clinton defended Israel's colonization efforts in the occupied West Bank and was highly critical of the United Nations for its efforts to uphold international humanitarian law, which forbids transferring civilian populations onto territories under foreign belligerent occupation. Clinton criticized the UN's enforcement of four UN Security Council resolutions calling on Israel to end the practice, and even took the time for a 2005 visit to a major Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank in a show of support. She moderated that stance somewhat as secretary of state in expressing concerns over how the right-wing Israeli government's settlement policies harmed the overall climate of the peace process, but she has refused to acknowledge the illegality of the settlements or demand that Israel abide by international demands to stop building additional settlements. Subsequently, she has argued that the Obama administration pushed too hard in the early years of the administration to get Israel to suspend settlement construction.

In 2011, Clinton successfully pushed for a US veto of a UN Security Council resolution reiterating the illegality of the settlement drive and calling for a settlement freeze. The UN Security Council has traditionally been the vehicle for enforcing international law in territories under foreign belligerent occupation, but Clinton noted, "We have consistently over many years said that the United Nations Security Council - and resolutions that would come before the Security Council - is not the right vehicle to advance the goal," despite the US failure to stop this colonization drive on its own.http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33868-what-we-can-expect-from-hillary-clinton-on-israel-palestine


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Reply What We Can Expect From Hillary Clinton on Israel/Palestine (Original post)
stupidicus Dec 2015 OP
upaloopa Dec 2015 #1
stupidicus Dec 2015 #5
upaloopa Dec 2015 #7
stupidicus Dec 2015 #9
99Forever Dec 2015 #2
stupidicus Dec 2015 #4
Smarmie Doofus Dec 2015 #3
stupidicus Dec 2015 #6
upaloopa Dec 2015 #13
6chars Dec 2015 #8
stupidicus Dec 2015 #10
Ichingcarpenter Dec 2015 #11
stupidicus Dec 2015 #12
6chars Dec 2015 #14

Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 12:43 PM

1. So how do Bernie supporters become Hillary experts?

I mean is there some graduate school were you all go to learn to do Hillary bashing?

Or is it still just make up shit that you have really no clue about?

And you wonder why we don't want to discuss issues with you.

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Response to upaloopa (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 12:57 PM

5. so how did her supporters become so accomplished at subject changing, etc?

 

and why do they seemingly have an expectation that someone is gonna address something other than the unflattering characteristics that conduct suggests?

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Response to stupidicus (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 01:14 PM

7. It's not my job to prove your bull shit isn't bull shit

"I'm betting full support for the war criminals, and full support for her from her supporters. "

Link? evidence? source?

No just pulled out of your ass bullshit!


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Response to upaloopa (Reply #7)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 01:16 PM

9. thanks for conceding your unflattering subject-changing habit

 

you obviously have an equal flair for and are accomplished at discerning the obvious as well.

thanks

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Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 12:45 PM

2. Whatever benefits her buds at the MIC...

... and the Wall Street Banksters bottom line the most.

Gots ta haf ur priorities str8, doncha know?

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 12:56 PM

4. that's a bullseye

 

if I ever saw one

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Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 12:55 PM

3. She is completely enmeshed in the ME political pathology....

 

... and has been for a long time.

If she gets a first term.... it will only be a matter of time 'til we speculate when ( not IF) she will start a new "front" ( i.e. start a new war) in the ME to ensure a SECOND term. ( She'll be a "*WWWWAAARRRRR*- time president", donthcha know?

The economy may tank (and probably WILL) . What's her fallback?

Old Reliable.

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 01:20 PM

13. Is it a contest to see who can come up with the best anti Hillary Lines today?

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Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 01:16 PM

8. let's see what she says

if you don't like it, you can always vote for nader

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Response to 6chars (Reply #8)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 01:17 PM

10. I hope you escape the time warp

 

unwarped

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Response to stupidicus (Original post)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 01:18 PM

11. How I Would Reaffirm Unbreakable Bond With Israel and Benjamin Netanyahu by Hillary Clinton

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Reply #11)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 01:20 PM

12. but "let's wait to see what she says"

 

lol

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Response to stupidicus (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 5, 2015, 02:11 PM

14. candidate hillary vs. president hillary

it is really hard to predict.

she has said various things over time. as sos she was largely conducting the policy Obama wanted - that was her job. as for her tenure as first lady, she was not in charge so we while Bill's attitudes and actions might be useful information in thinking about what she would do, they are not nearly the whole story. she has advisors who are pro Israel and advisors who are highly critical of Israel.

she could end up as Netanyahu's best friend or as his nightmare.

let's wait and see what she DOES

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