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Hope Springs Eternal in the Arab Spring

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Submitted by David (United States), Oct 23, 2011 at 21:06

Many reports tell of moderate Islamists and liberals who only hate Israel moderately. The moderate Islamists only jail adulterers and blasphemers and cut off a few fingers from a thief, and the moderate Israel haters really want to live in peace with Israel once it disappears.

Free elections will bring freedom, within the confines of Islam, i.e., not free.

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