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Great comments, Infidel! It's time to be proactive, instead of reactive, to "Palestinian" propaganda.

Reader comment on item: Bush's Middle East Hopes [and His Failures]
in response to reader comment: Israel History

Submitted by DrRJP (United States), Jan 19, 2008 at 11:03

For too long, those who know the truth about the Middle East have either their comments to themselves or sent them to websites like this. Unfortunately, the decision-makers in the government and the media never read them. It seems like we are always one step behind those who continue to promulgate the same lies over and over again, and only after one of them makes a major gaffe concerning Israel or the Jews, do we speak out.

I'm sure that you've heard the expression, "The best defense is a great offense." The way that it translate into advocacy and action is by NOT WAITING until something bad happens, but by launching a preemptive strike to stop the spread of deception and disinformation now. We have to be as relentless as our enemies in countering their propaganda and uncovering their hidden agendas.

To me, the last straw was when the President of the United States started parroting the propaganda of not only Israel's enemies, but also the enemies of democracy. I'm talking about the Big Lie words here: "like Palestine," "ending Israel's occupation," "redrawing Israel's borders," and the "right of return for Palestinians."

Nothing makes me lose my lunch faster than to listen to both Bush and Olmert babble on about a "two-state solution," "giving up all of the West Bank, and half of Jerusalem." Can you imagine what would be Muslims' reaction if Jews demanded half of Mecca, the West Bank of the Nile, and the right of return for millions of Jews who were forcibly expelled from Arab lands?

Well, for one thing, they sure wouldn't be content to sit at their computer, firing off angry emails or posting comments about it.

Just once, I'd like to see more than a handful of people become agitated enough to make their voices heard in Washington, and around the world.

I'm afraid that it just won't happen.

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