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Disproportionate response?

by Evie / July 16, 2006 11:59 PM PDT
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by hh / July 17, 2006 3:02 AM PDT

"Israel had no choice but to react, as would any other responsible democratic government. Having shown unparalleled restraint for six years while bearing the brunt of countless attacks, Israel had to respond to this absolutely unprovoked assault whose scale and depth was unprecedented." - Israeli UN ambassador Dan Gillerman

"Israeli military operations in Lebanon are taking place in response to an unprovoked border attack which left 8 Israeli soldiers dead and two kidnapped by the Hezbollah. Since then many more Israelis have been wounded and killed by over 700 Katyusha missiles that have rained down on Israel's northern cities, including as far south as Haifa and Tiberias. Israel is exercising her legitimate right to self-defense." -

"The definition of a "disproportionate" response is a subjective one. The question that could be asked of any other country in the world is simply: "What would you do in the same situation?" When protecting its citizens, exercising the right to self-defense and responding to missile attacks over a recognized border, most countries would respond in a similar manner. After all, how many Israelis need to die before the world believes that Israeli responses are proportionate?" -

I guess nothing short of Israel's anhiliation will satisfy our "allies" and all those "holier than thou" crowd.


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Translated: "Will no one rid us of these damned Jews?"
by Paul C / July 17, 2006 4:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Disproportionate?

Let's see, now. In the last few years, Islamofascists have:

- Bombed a UN facility in Iraq,

- Orchestrated massive riots in France,

- Demanded (and obtained) press censorship in Western Europe, and

- Continued their campaign of slander and defamation against the Catholic Church.

And YET all these nations and institutions continue to form the Islamofascists' Amen Corner?

This is war. War ends when one side is so devastated that it quits, or is totally destroyed. War does NOT end with a peace treaty, or through the honeyed words of diplomats. This war must end with the complete and utter destruction of Islamofascism - its unconditional surrender, if you will. Then and only then will all the world be safer.

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(NT) (NT) Well said Paul!
by Evie / July 17, 2006 11:19 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) good article, thanks! lays it out "as is".......
by jonah jones / July 17, 2006 4:45 AM PDT
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It's unfortunate that all these mouths do not focus their
by Kiddpeat / July 17, 2006 11:37 PM PDT

efforts on the terrorists. They might actually be able to end the fighting if they did so. It's always easier to criticize those who do take action against terrorism.

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They wanted Arafat gone
by JP Bill / July 18, 2006 12:02 AM PDT

He's gone

They wanted elections

They had'em

Now the bombs are flying.

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So, better if Arafat was still around?
by EdH / July 18, 2006 12:05 AM PDT

Are you promoting the "assassinated by Israel" theory?

Are elections bad?

Starting another ride I guess.

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