Evolution of Dispossession

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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Obama and the Palestinians

I like the Obama who used to say frank things like "No one has suffered more than the Palestinians".

I do not really care for the Obama who gives speeches to AIPAC and makes pandering comments like "Jerusalem should be Israel's undivided capital".

Maybe he is just doing the presidential version of "fake it til you make it" and will be different if he beats McCain, but it is pretty disgusting to hear these comments.


MOM said...


Someone who was staying with us asked me today what you had to say about this. I had not read your comments, yet.

MOM said...

No honor among thieves...

scottie said...

It's a very sad commentary when honesty is a political liability.

Such is our system today.

MOM said...

Is Obama promising $30 billion more on top of what we are already being squeezed, or is he promising the same $3 billion per year (3 X 10 years = $30 billion)that we have been giving, plus the gifts buried in preferential contracts and forgiven loans?

I would also like to know that if one is a citizen of both countries and there is a reciprocal agreement between the two countries, where do the dual citizens living in the U.S. pay their taxes? Is there a preferential tax break by Israel for those living in the U.S.?


scottie said...

I think it is aggregate. There's no way to hide 30 billion in preferred contracts. But the sham is they get 3 billion per year in aid, 2 billion per year in loan guarantees, and more often then not, the US cancels their debt from the loans, so it is grossly under-reported.

Maybe I should do a post on that guy you mentioned whose research shows many hidden aid disbursements and hidden contracts given to israeli firms.