Originally Posted by RathBandu
"Unhinged regime?" You're nowhere near as smart as you think you are.
I agree with Secretary Clinton and Vice President Biden, and I'm very frustrated with Israel, but I think calling them an unhinged regime unworthy of our support is a moronic, unfounded statement, especially when we continue to send money and support to Saudi Arabia.
And honestly, this reflects badly on President Obama, too.
Yes, any government that acts the way they do and puts people like Lieberman (who apparently advocates nuking Palestine) in positions of power is one that I'd describe as 'unhinged'
BRB will return to comment on the rest of what you said in one second
EDIT: So, the second I criticize Israel my intelligence is called into question. Just like how most of it's critics end up labeled anti Semites I guess. Just like how President Obama was told he "hated jews" and protesters in Israel marched with signs that depicted him as a nazi... why? Because he had the audacity to hope (zing!) that they'd stop their illegal, antagonistic and unjust settlements.
Yes, I think they are unworthy of our support. In my opinion, that much has long ago been made clear
You can disagree with me, fine, but there is no reason to question my intelligence
PS: Did I say I was Pro-Saudi Arabia and anti- Israel? No.
And since I try to refrain from posting about this more than every few months (even though I post about China all the time, for some reason when you criticize the nation that has wrapped it's national identity up in it's religion, you get called a bigot), I'll take this moment to just add:
I do not think their nation should have been created in the first place. It was not their land. If we had to give them a patch of earth, I'd have been more than happy to carve out a big chunk of Austria or something. Kicking poor brown people out of their homes in order to make room for displaced white Europeans is one of the most tragic blunders made in the wake of the second world war. Doing it because someone's "god" said it was ok is just absurd.
But they are where they are now, for the time being, so they should make an effort to show humility and learn to get along with their neighbors. Getting off the "it's out divine right to live here!" horse would go a long way towards making people less resentful