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More proof that democracy is nothing more than a theory

Reader comment on item: Solving the "Palestinian Problem" [with the No-State Solution]
in response to reader comment: Sorry for your "sad", but Gazans voted in HAMAS. When they get tired of serving as human shields, they will vote them out.

Submitted by Nura (United States), Jan 17, 2009 at 14:36

The last time I checked, the recompense for a democratic vote is not starvation and murder. This is why the Gazan people suffer. They voted for a group that Israel does not like.

Hamas hiding behind the people? They are the people!! I guess Hamas should say nothing when the people of Gaza are starved of medical supplies, food, and electricity. What leadership would do this other than a traitorous establishment that we see in the Palestinian authority and other Arab countries? Should their response be a request for an international condemnation of the siege? They have tried that already. Israel cares nothing about International Law. They are protected by the U.S. veto regardless of what they do. They are above the law and Geneva conventions. What are you talking about? In the last seven years 14 Israelis have been killed by these homemade rockets and 5,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israel's awesome military force. Yes, a real threat to their existence.

Speaking of using civilians as human shields, this is exactly what the Israeli army does when it invades an area. The soldiers enter a family's home, take it over, and hold the family hostage for days at a time while they conduct military operations through holes in the walls and roof of their houses putting the families at risk.

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