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Go Arlinda!!

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Submitted by Godfrey deBouillon (United States), Feb 18, 2010 at 14:11

While I agree with M. Tovey, I gotta say I really like your idea!! Why NOT offer Israel a part of Arizona equivalent in area to Israel plus 'Palestine'? Then we watch them repeat the agricultural miracles they did in their homeland and we have the benefit of their expertise in so many fields--agriculture, energy technology, electronics--we name it, they do it!! We would indeed be the Dream Team!!

Only thing we would lose (and that might be more valuable than we might think) is the forward position amongst our common enemies that Israel has now--not unlike the position occupied by West Berlin during the Cold War. Maybe we should just hold that choice Arizona real estate in reserve?

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