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Palestinians Joining the Arab Spring?
Commentary Magazine / The Associated Press ^
| September 11, 2012
| Seth Mandel
Posted on 09/11/2012 7:45:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The Arab Spring has made reporters understandably excitable at the first sign of popular discontent in the Arab world, especially in places previously unaffected by the revolutionary wave. And so the Associated Press report out of Hebron yesterday took the step of repeating for readers just how unprecedented the Palestinian anti-government protests were. It began with this sentence: Palestinian demonstrators fed up with high prices and unpaid salaries shuttered shops, halted traffic with burning tires and clashed with riot police in demonstrations across the West Bank on Monday the largest show of popular discontent with the Palestinian Authority in its 18-year existence.(continued)
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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: arabspring; israel; palestine; palestinians
One more 3:00 A.M. phone call that won't get answered.
Its all just an excuse..and I think our Sec. of State and President are in on it..for mountains of gold..if not then they are surely the dumbest people ever elected or nominated to office. First sign was Obama declaring “we are no longer a super power” to the world shortly after he was elected.Since then he has left many heads of state either laughing, smirking or just plain scratching their heads and wondering how on earth Americans elected this commie indoctrinated out of touch failure of a community organizer who screwed up Chicago so bad before he went to DC.
posted on 09/11/2012 7:57:23 PM PDT
It could be remembered that when the extremists won the elections against the “moderate” Arafat and and PLO, it was not a vote for extremism. It was a vote against the PLOs corruption. That was an early Arab spring.
There are no Palestinians, there is only the Low Rents of Arabia.
posted on 09/11/2012 8:12:45 PM PDT
Good sign. You can count on the Palestinians picking the losing side, every time.
posted on 09/11/2012 8:20:03 PM PDT
by Attention Surplus Disorder
(This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
Just my opinion but I believe the day is going to come when the people living in this country are going to wish they had never heard the term, “Arab Spring.”
posted on 09/11/2012 8:23:16 PM PDT
(Diversity and political correctness. The real reason 09-11-01 happened.)
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