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Only One WORD Will be Unilateral-The WORD of the LORD

Reader comment on item: A Unilateral [Palestinian] Declaration of Statehood will be Costly

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Sep 19, 2011 at 17:06

There seems to be a cavalier attitude among those who are ardent in getting statehood status for the 'Palestinian' cause, a situation that has so much at stake for all concerned. And many should be very, very concerned.

'Palestinian' statehood is not all that it has been made out to be, not only for the poor people to whom the promises were made that life would be better if Israel were inched out and the 'Palestinian' given control over a land they did not have historical rights to, nor rights not negotiated for, but for the world at large. This last phrase is key; for if not negotiated, then the argument can be made that it would have to be taken by force. Is this not what the intention of getting a declaration from the United Nations is all about?

The item declares that if/when statehood is declared (yet again-though this time it is going to be different), that the results will be severely adverse for 'Palestinians' and Israelis alike. Now, a further argument made on the 'Palestinians' behalf is that they have nothing to lose, nowhere else to go. While this can be counter argued with so many points better argued by many more informed people than this reader, it is still worth noting that under the 'Palestinian' authority and under Hamas control, anything has got to be better. But Israel is not going to become their final solution.

In the final analysis, declaring 'Palestinian' statehood is nothing more than a world body giving tacit approval for the enemies of Israel to begin yet another intifada to remove the Jewish people from the land and giving Islam control over Jerusalem. Yet another warning is to be made here-while the incursion may have some momentum in the short term, in the end Israel is going to come out on top and all the rest that survived will be counting their blessings.

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