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Livni and Western Decadence

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Submitted by jd (United States), Aug 7, 2011 at 15:22

Israel is not immune to some of the major elements of Western decadence such as the entitlement mentality which has led to profligate subsidization of the general population and not just the truly needy - witness the "social justice" rallies. More alarming is that a key Israeli politician harbors illusions that acceptance of Israel can be achieved by enough concessions.

It's hard to believe but true that even many supposedly savvy Israelis are quite ignorant when it comes to Islam, at least as much as anyone anywhere else.

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