On Tuesday 30 December 2008 21:40:54 Meir Weiss wrote:
> Hamas is terrorists
Hamas is a loose confederation of groups with widely different agendas and
imperfect central control. Much like Israel which has powerful fundamentalist
factions which are not controlled by central government.
> these so called palistinians?
No. They are called Palestinians (because they have lived in and around
Palestine for centuries).
> We KNOW they are egyptians in liniage
!!! I'm a Celt.
> Innocent persons
Precisely, they are being killed. So far 4 Israelis and a minimum of 62
> I apologize in advance
> If one supports hamas?
I believe you can (and should) condemn Israeli action without supporting the
more extremist views of Hamas.
> You are a terrorist people with a sole goal to wipe israel off the map
To some in Hamas, this seems the only way to stop Israels cruel oppression, I
don't, I see it as our duty to urge our governments to rein in the excesses
> Like hitler.
Huh! Israel, as a separate nation state, did not exist at the time of Hitler!!
> I can't manufacture sympathy for hamas et al
> They themselves are their OWN worst enemy within themselves.
> They broke the cease fire early
Both sides broke the ceasefire, the current fracas was instigated by Israeli
> They NEVER stopped the terrorism DURING said cease fire
(But it was drastically reduced, despite Israel continuing an inhumane
blockade, continuing walling in areas to produce almost ghetto like
conditions, continuing diverting water courses to deprive Palestinians of the
basic necessity for life).
> It is them or me
Can't it be you AND them? Has only 1 side the right to live?
Cheers (and World Peace)
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