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Banerjeee

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Submitted by Don (Peru), Dec 18, 2009 at 23:09

Israel has a long history of tolerance and acute sensibilities. It has had level-headed leaders throughout its 60+ year history. It has been attacked and attacked and yet has held back its punches time and again until it HAD to strike back after being pushed against the wall and losing lives of innocent civilians, women and children, at the hands of blood-thirsty terrorists, and then did so in measured tones when every time it could have unleased its full power. It has proven itself a responsible nation with responsible leaders and having a population that has openly desired peace with its neighbors and has worked hard for it against all odds.

Iran, on the other hand, has been ruled by ideological, anti-Western psychopaths for the last thirty years. They are the major sponsor of terrorism around the globe. No secret. They have threatened to wipe Israel off the map. They regularly gather by thee tens of thousands in the streets and chant "Death to America. Death to Israel. Death to Denmark." They publicly tear and burn the flags of nations to sheads like wild, uncontrolable animals. And you wonder what the difference is? ...

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