Skip to comments.Bill Clinton: 'Move Forward' Past PA Statehood Bid
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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“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.
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.
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!
Why do we constantly hear from former democrat presidents about how the US should conduct foreign policy ?
They really need to STFU.
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.
Bubba rambling in his old age.
What on earth does he have to do with this?
Isn’t Pennsylvania already a state?
I think he and Hillary are setting the stage for a comeback.
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.
The Palis are really JORDANIANS that the Jordanians don’t WANT!
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.
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.
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.
Why do we have the Sec. of State’s spouse on describing our foreign policy to us instead of the Sec. of State herself?
They’re our cousins. What can I say?
“I believe that dingo from Iran is coming to the UN. Its 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.
Former Republican presidents have set a good example on that score.
“I think he and Hillary are setting the stage for a comeback.”
Fulgencio Batiste did that once, I think.
They can appreciate the modern conveniences of Yemen, like the dysentery clinic.
That’s why Hamas is opposed.