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calimary

(81,993 posts)
27. Wow. Pretty well boils it down.
Wed Jul 30, 2014, 03:00 PM
Jul 2014

One reason why I find myself throwing up my hands on this. It's a problem that doesn't seem to have a satisfactory solution. Seems to me it might be time to stop squandering so much money and so many lives on it. Since we'll all be doing the same damn thing tomorrow, and the day after that...

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My only post on the ME crisis [View all] nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 OP
Mutually Assured Destruction... hlthe2b Jul 2014 #1
It is a cycle nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #4
Rec. Thanks nadin. Scuba Jul 2014 #2
Generational hatred through learned/experienced behavior, the worst kind and so RKP5637 Jul 2014 #3
It will of on until something breaks it nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #6
Thank you for this refreshing cup of sanity. Tetris_Iguana Jul 2014 #5
You welcome nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #8
Your deleted post contained other info that's not strictly accurate Spider Jerusalem Jul 2014 #7
I deleted a post reporting munitions in a UNWRA nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #9
You also said "Hamas is using human shields" Spider Jerusalem Jul 2014 #12
Well, I guess we will have to agree to disagree on this nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #14
Palestine is an officially recognised state, now, is it? Spider Jerusalem Jul 2014 #15
You missed the government is recognized as the legal authority nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #18
That doesn't make them a state actor. Spider Jerusalem Jul 2014 #19
Yup, why the Palestinian Red Crescent is recognized as a national Society nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #20
134 nations recognize Palestine as a state Hugabear Jul 2014 #25
I was stuck in the first seven nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #56
It was your last word two posts ago? Spider Jerusalem Jul 2014 #33
134 nations recognize Palestine as a state Hugabear Jul 2014 #58
They’re a state when it’s convenient; they’re not when it’s inconvenient. Just like the land is Chathamization Jul 2014 #50
Except that under International Law it is a state nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #57
Then the US and Israel need to recognize it as one. N/T Chathamization Jul 2014 #59
34 states refuse to recognize Israel nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #61
So once more, they’re a state when it’s convenient; they’re not when it’s inconvenient. Chathamization Jul 2014 #62
What he's trying to tell you is that both Israel and Palestine are recognized as states Hugabear Jul 2014 #64
Under the 1933 Montevideo Convention nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #69
Palestine is a recognized state Hugabear Jul 2014 #24
your HuffPo is not about extra judicial killings its about the execution of a confessed child killer azurnoir Jul 2014 #30
I am sorry for giving you the wrong link nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #37
the second and third are from the same 2012 incident the forth is no longer availible azurnoir Jul 2014 #43
And this is why I do not bother with the subject nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #48
You don't like your lies & distortions to be challenged....poor baby!!!! U4ikLefty Jul 2014 #70
I am supporting neither nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #73
Welcome back, nadin. A rec from me because your opinion matters as much as anyone's. nt ChisolmTrailDem Jul 2014 #10
I'm not sure what your point is, or why this thread was necessary. closeupready Jul 2014 #11
So... malokvale77 Jul 2014 #103
No, I was trying to interpret Nadine's opening post. closeupready Jul 2014 #105
The Sampson Option... malokvale77 Jul 2014 #106
I can't imagine that this will be your only post on the subject. MineralMan Jul 2014 #13
The support is not about Israel nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #16
That is an amazing video Nadin mcar Jul 2014 #22
Wow. Pretty well boils it down. calimary Jul 2014 #27
It reminds me of the "Troubles" in Ireland and the way the violence was tblue37 Jul 2014 #94
I was thinking about that over night nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #101
Great video! Thanks for posting it. Throd Jul 2014 #32
Man, what a video! I have a hunch that ballyhoo Jul 2014 #46
Somebody posted it the other day nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #54
Yes. Well, thanks for posting it. I'll spread ballyhoo Jul 2014 #63
Wow, Nadin--thanks for providing that video. nt tblue37 Jul 2014 #93
You welcome nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #96
As far as not supporting any side, perhaps our government feels it has no other option. Buns_of_Fire Jul 2014 #34
Personally, I have no information on the current state of such things. MineralMan Jul 2014 #35
I'm 100 percent in agreement BobbyBoring Jul 2014 #40
What three-letter word is that? MineralMan Jul 2014 #41
He's talking about oil. delphi72 Jul 2014 #47
That is the other reason nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #55
I couldn't agree more. But that makes too much sense to ever be implemented. Buns_of_Fire Jul 2014 #42
But we won't--because oil. tblue37 Jul 2014 #95
I do not agree with you on many subjects... malokvale77 Jul 2014 #104
In the timeline nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #38
Thank you. I'll check it out. Buns_of_Fire Jul 2014 #44
For some reason, I read ME as BainsBane Jul 2014 #17
The Samson option ... GeorgeGist Jul 2014 #21
What do you think having nuclear arms is about? MAD is backed into the cake. TheKentuckian Jul 2014 #36
Or of a nation AnalystInParadise Jul 2014 #97
no snark bigtree Jul 2014 #23
You think I have made up my ten years as a medic for an actual NGO nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #45
I appreciate that bigtree Jul 2014 #51
Why I said this is the only OP on this nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #53
fair enough bigtree Jul 2014 #60
The video embedded in that response to mm nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #66
your thread bigtree Jul 2014 #68
Given all of this - TBF Jul 2014 #26
I really don't know nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #77
Perhaps so - it certainly has been going on as long as I can remember. nt TBF Jul 2014 #78
Sad, but true. n/t xocet Jul 2014 #28
"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction Tierra_y_Libertad Jul 2014 #29
I applaud you heaven05 Jul 2014 #31
VERY well said. nt clarice Jul 2014 #39
What's your real point? cpwm17 Jul 2014 #49
If you missed it nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #52
Bullshit. You try to draw an equivalency where there is none. U4ikLefty Jul 2014 #65
Thank you, as expected nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #72
The Samson idea is a big loser for Israel as the European, nilesobek Jul 2014 #67
If they ever launch nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #71
Yeah, there is no doubt they could hurt the whole world. nilesobek Jul 2014 #74
Hubby and I have a wry sense of humor nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #75
thoughtful MFM008 Jul 2014 #76
Another false equivalency argument that covers for Israel. BillZBubb Jul 2014 #79
Expected nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #80
You may think you are not taking sides, but you have. BillZBubb Jul 2014 #81
That my friend is a legal standard nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #82
You want to break the cycle, call out Israel on the occupation and quit the false equivalency. BillZBubb Jul 2014 #84
Nah, I will ask on both sides to break the cycle nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #85
THAT is pure truth ! NM_Birder Jul 2014 #91
Indeed...beyond full nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #92
Did you do that "shit" for 10 years? U4ikLefty Jul 2014 #98
I know this is difficult to understand nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #100
This message was self-deleted by its author U4ikLefty Jul 2014 #99
A war crime is a war crime but not all crimes are equal. uppityperson Jul 2014 #83
That is a fair point nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #86
well it looks like they're already using their "Dahiya" option magical thyme Jul 2014 #87
The army are no saints nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #88
Sorry, but I can't agree with you here. Hamas hadn't fired rockets for 18 or 19 months and it would magical thyme Jul 2014 #89
Then we will have to disagree. nadinbrzezinski Jul 2014 #90
K&R n/t bobthedrummer Jul 2014 #102
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