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Some say "The Work Of The Great Sharon Should Continue."?

Reader comment on item: [After Sharon:] Israeli Politics Will Revert to Its Past

Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Jan 9, 2006 at 23:35


Under "Great Leaders" like himself?

Perhaps Bibi fits your bill, even though he said he "opposed" the disengagement, though never did a thing to stop it. Oh yes, and there's the small matter of his treacherous promise to the Jewish community of Hebron not to surrender their security to the enemy. A promise he broke at first opportunity.

Maybe it's Ehud Olmert who tickles your fancy? And, no doubt if he does, you will hand-wave away his utterly perverse insistance on placing a roughly 30% "tax" on charitable goods entering Israel from America.

"According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, Olmert made the decision to enforce an old, outdated law demanding a 28.5% tax and an additional airfare tax on U.S. charitable donations to Israel's poor."

Well, it is after all, just charity for those patriots the Israeli government now calls "right wing fanatics" who are so hated that they have been treated like waste matter by the "great leaders" you love. What civilized, or even most uncivilized for that matter, governments tax charity?

Then again, maybe the poor Mr.'s Netanyahu and Olmert also suffer from TIA's, and so their (and all the other leftists in or out of the closet) can be dismissed as medical abberations? 30 years is a long time for so many to go improperly diagnosed.

Please, you mock yourselves with your purile sophistry.

The Lubavitcher Rebbe had been saying over and over what the real problem was. Jewish lives! (Yes, even Sharon's) Sure, it's all our land, but that is a secondary consideration. GIVING UP OUR CONTROL OF THE LAND ENDANGERS OUR LIVES, AND EVEN THE EXISTENCE OF THE STATE. The "self-determination" of an enemy, which includes our demise, does NOT trump our right to survival in OUR Land!

There isn't a single leader who has the correct approach. Feiglin comes closest, but even he is so entangled in the disfunctionality of the Likud that I am beginning to wonder if even he can make a difference from where he sits.

Just WHEN will the peace-mongers "get it?"

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