Tag Archives: Tzipi Livni

concessions: the concession stand is always open

Eyes on Zion. ┬áPeace can never be achieved when only one side gives and the other merely receives. This does not nurture an attitude of respect for an adversary. On the contrary, weakness encourages an adversary to try to take … Continue reading

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settlements: obstacle or necessary to peace

It seems like an inverted sense of logic, but to a not insignificant number, the most immediate step to solving the problem is to settle the entire land. That is, wherever there is an open space in Judea, Samaria, Gaza, … Continue reading

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and it bit them

And Esau bit Jacob. Forget that Esau ran toward jacob and embraced him and kissed him. The kiss of death perhaps. The hate goes back that far. The French primo intellectual Jean Paul Sartre, a bit of a waffler between … Continue reading

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gas mask time: gimme shelter

Gas mask time? Or time to put the political leaders into quarantine? The problem, and this is endemic to all democracies is the politicization of the Armed services. The military becomes subordinate to political considerations such as elections, timing, public … Continue reading

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cha cha cha: hora from them hilltops

…Livni said she didn’t regret the decisions that may have brought on her political downfall, saying she wasn’t “sorry for not backing down in the face of political blackmail, even when the price was staying outside the government, and for … Continue reading

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bohemians at the temple gate

It’s the dialectic of demonization. The de-demonization of the liberal, secular jew trying to weld the somewhat tenuous bond of the Judeo-Christian relationship and common heritage, cough, cough, after all didn’t our benevolent Pope comment that Mel Gibson’s The Passion … Continue reading

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corridors of power

They needed the labor. So, the arrangement was to create this fictitious identity called religious Zionism , an oxymoron and make them believe they held real power. It a stretch to imagine it, but Netanyahu’s grandfather was a rabbi and … Continue reading

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family planning

Population control. The Malthus nightmare. Limited procreation to maintain national characterstics. An affront to bourgeois values, liberal, humanistic axioms. As Allan Greenspan said, “a billion is not what it used to be.” But a billion moslems facing off against an … Continue reading

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drifters escape

To watch these debates between two sides that speak a foreign language to each other. The Peace Now camp links their success to the apparatus of the legal and legislative tools of the nation state. The rule of law and … Continue reading

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