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Bill Clinton: 'Move Forward' Past PA Statehood Bid
Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/9/11 | Chana Yaar

Posted on 09/18/2011 1:34:23 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

In what appears to be an attempt to minimize inflammatory statements by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, a former American president claimed the PA's upcoming statehood bid at the United Nations is simply an “act of frustration.”

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton added in the interview aired Sunday on NBC's “Meet the Press” that he believes “the Palestinians understand that they have to negotiate borders and security with the Israelis.”

He added, however, that at the United Nations Security Council, the U.S. will do what it must to block the bid, and if necessary will exercise its veto power.

The next step, he said, will be to contain whatever damage is created by the PA drive for statehood as it appeals to the General Assembly. “We're either going to go forward or fall back,” he said. “I favor going forward.”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bible; clinton; forward; israel; pa; prophecy; un; unitednations
I do, too, only without the PA.
1 posted on 09/18/2011 1:34:33 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

“He added, however, that at the United Nations Security Council, the U.S. will do what it must to block the bid”

The islamo-left obviously doesn’t yet have the power to pull this off. Israel made it clear they were ready for the obvious war that would result.

They’ll try again.


2 posted on 09/18/2011 1:36:38 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Eleutheria5
Bill Clinton added in the interview aired Sunday on NBC's “Meet the Press”

Why?

3 posted on 09/18/2011 1:37:36 PM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Bill Clinton: 'Move Forward' Past PA Statehood Bid


AttackWatch!
4 posted on 09/18/2011 1:39:57 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Thank you, Bob!)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

I believe that dingo from Iran is coming to the UN. It’s really, really time to move the UN to the middle of the Atlantic....a floating ship.


5 posted on 09/18/2011 1:40:27 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Eleutheria5

We never fully appreciated the superior intelligence and the intellect of this former president. This is also true of Jimmy Carter.

These two deep-thinking ex-presidents and their respective elections show the foresight of the likewise intelligent American electorate.

History will go into ecstatic orgasms as it explains the ascension and the performance of these two examples of American exceptionalism.

Of course we could go on and on as we reach back for that stalwart stallion of a man: Lyndon BIRD Johnson whose daydreams whilst sitting on his Kohler produced the Great Society. This giant, who saw and remedied JFK standing in his way of a gigantic contribution to America, took action and had that obstacle removed.

Yes, we could go on and on about the greatness of past presidents and when the current squatter of the White Hut finally has to leave with most of his work accomplished that will add another book to the collection of past great presidents of America!


6 posted on 09/18/2011 2:01:36 PM PDT by IbJensen (Welfare: putting a cake under the sink expecting that it wonÂ’t attract cockroaches.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Why do we constantly hear from former democrat presidents about how the US should conduct foreign policy ?

They really need to STFU.


7 posted on 09/18/2011 2:03:25 PM PDT by onona (You might like Steve Earle's song "Galway Girl"....oh alright, it's for a look at Sharon Shannon !!)
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To: Eleutheria5

But for the appellations of the ancient Romans, there is no so-called “palestine”, nor are there any “palestinians” other than various conglomerations of predominantly islamist arabs who should rather be killed in the warfare they seek, but that Israel has decided, for whatever God forsaken reason, to put up with the utter nonsense that are these stupid, stone age...people.


8 posted on 09/18/2011 2:06:53 PM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: Eleutheria5

Bubba rambling in his old age.
What on earth does he have to do with this?


9 posted on 09/18/2011 2:08:19 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: Eleutheria5

Move forward? Like with a seven-year peace plan, Bill?


10 posted on 09/18/2011 2:10:33 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Eleutheria5

Isn’t Pennsylvania already a state?


11 posted on 09/18/2011 2:17:26 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Rudder

I think he and Hillary are setting the stage for a comeback.


12 posted on 09/18/2011 2:46:05 PM PDT by Warriormom
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To: Sacajaweau

No, Move it to Yemen....Let the diplomats just TRY to get a bottle of Louis Roederer, Cristal Brut 1990 there LOL!
The sessions would be MUCH shorter.


13 posted on 09/18/2011 2:53:34 PM PDT by Shady (The undeniable truth of the Obama Administration...The numbers do not lie.)
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To: onedoug

The Palis are really JORDANIANS that the Jordanians don’t WANT!


14 posted on 09/18/2011 4:09:17 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Eleutheria5

If the Pali’s have their own state, then firing on Israel is an ACT OF WAR by a soverign state. This ought to be fun to watch; they declare an independent state, backed by the UN and continue to lob rockets and shoot, stab or otherwise try to, and kill Israeli citizens.... Israel declares war and destroys the new nation state’s capacity to wage war, and again as the non-aggressor is entitle to occupy the lands it takes, which is the rule land warefare.


15 posted on 09/18/2011 5:04:06 PM PDT by Jumper
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To: Eleutheria5

If the Pali’s have their own state, then firing on Israel is an ACT OF WAR by a soverign state. This ought to be fun to watch; they declare an independent state, backed by the UN and continue to lob rockets and shoot, stab or otherwise try to, and kill Israeli citizens.... Israel declares war and destroys the new nation state’s capacity to wage war, and again as the non-aggressor is entitled to occupy the lands it takes, which is the rule land warefare.


16 posted on 09/18/2011 5:04:24 PM PDT by Jumper
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To: Eleutheria5
Bill Clinton: 'Move Forward' Past PA Statehood Bid

One of the few things I've ever agreed with Bill Clinton on. I don't think Pennsylvania should be allowed in the Union myself.

Just all of the Flyers' blown Cup runs alone, should be reason enough.

17 posted on 09/18/2011 6:49:14 PM PDT by triumphant values
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To: Eleutheria5

Why do we have the Sec. of State’s spouse on describing our foreign policy to us instead of the Sec. of State herself?


18 posted on 09/18/2011 6:51:49 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: onedoug

They’re our cousins. What can I say?


19 posted on 09/18/2011 8:55:03 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Sacajaweau

“I believe that dingo from Iran is coming to the UN. It’s really, really time to move the UN to the middle of the Atlantic....a floating ship.”

Yes. Move forward. Sooner or later, they’ll hear the Little Mermaid song Under the Sea, and while everyone is debating its merits, some enterprising member of the Secretariat will go down to the basement with an augur and start drilling holes.


20 posted on 09/18/2011 8:58:45 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: onona

Former Republican presidents have set a good example on that score.


21 posted on 09/18/2011 8:59:59 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Warriormom

“I think he and Hillary are setting the stage for a comeback.”

Fulgencio Batiste did that once, I think.


22 posted on 09/18/2011 9:01:50 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Shady

They can appreciate the modern conveniences of Yemen, like the dysentery clinic.


23 posted on 09/18/2011 9:03:29 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Jumper

That’s why Hamas is opposed.


24 posted on 09/18/2011 9:04:54 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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