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The nanny factor in Israel's lap

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Submitted by marion d s dreyfus (United States), Mar 28, 2006 at 13:52

The only defining framework I did not locate in this exceptionally lucid piece by Dr Pipes was 'Babysitting"-- the Israeli state still largely, if resentfully, mothers the fractious hate-filled group in its bosom--electricity, water, air quality--all the onerous duties of a caretaker over the inept and incontinent (pun intended) indisposed patient consigned to its care.

They manage neither their own economy. depending on the ignominious handouts from the fearful and lethargic EU along with the idiot-propitiating-tropist US; nor its very environment, as above. It is a delinquent teen, one who inconveniently and unaccountably (pun again intentional) achieved adult status without mastery of the routine attendant skills.
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