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Response to Mosby (Reply #97)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:32 PM

99. Here is a few things you don't know about me.

 

I am Jewish and no I don't hate the fact I am Jewish. Do I practice my religion? No, I don't practice any religion. I believe in God, I don't believe in religions. I am 75, White and a disabled veteran. Do I believe there will be peace in the Middle East, no, even if there weren't any Jews, there will never be peace in the Middle East. In basic training I was taught to shoot the M-14 and received my expert badge. I never fired or even held a weapon after that. I was in from 63-67 and my records are still flagged. I can tell you that I went to the Defense Language Institute in Monterey CA where I spent one year learning Russian and getting 23 college credits through UC Berkeley. Even my family did not know what training I had after that or where I was stationed overseas. My unit was the Army Security Agency which if you google it you will see what agency we were assigned to. The problem with Israel and the Palestinians is neither side, at this point, is willing to trust the other side and I do not have a clue what can be done to bring that about. To me, the Democrats and Republicans in this country are having a love affair compared to the Middle East. I said I believe in God, unfortunately I do not believe in human kindness. It is nice to have this give and take with someone who is passionate and intelligent. I mean that.

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