Israel's election

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    Anyone know the latest on Israel's election? If Netanyahou wins, it will be interesting to see how Obama responds. Netanyahou doesn't believe in a two state solution, and Obama has said he does.
     
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    Livini can't build a coalition. It's going to be Likud. Netanyahu does believe in a two-state solution, but not a three state solution. Let them have Gaza. :D
     
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    What does it mean for US-Israeli relations, in your opinion?
     
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    Absolutely nothing. Hillary has a prior relationship with Netanyahu. Anything Bill knows, she knows. Obama will try to step up truce talks, but Jerusalem isn't the Prime Minister's to give away. Since Israel is a state based upon Judaism, I believe Chief Rabbinite would have to approve this as they have done in the past. The day that a Rabbi approves the giving away of Jerusalem to Arabs is the day Obama will get a 50% tax increase through the House and Senate with 100% Republican approval.

    It's just not going to happen. If the Arabs want to pick a city in the West Bank to have as their capitol, let them - but many Jewish soldiers died to re-take Jerusalem.

    The Chief Rabbinite in Israel are much like what the Pope was to Italy back in the day. The President and Prime Minister are figure heads - the people that really matter are the Rabbis.
     
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    I thought the title was "Israel's Erection" :lol: my mind is soooo in the gutter. :tongue:
     
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    Either way, we see a dick rise up.
     
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    Actually, this YT video is actually related to Amanda's post and OP amazingly. :lol:

    [youtube]UaS2bRGS86c[/youtube]
     
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    disappointed? :tongue: (because you clicked on it)
     
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    i saw that in a blog, but that isn't correct. It is only the nature of a two-state solution that is in question.

    A Two-State Solution Is Still Essential
     
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    It means no changes. we've worked with netanyahu before. and i think he's probably best able to get a settlement. they know if they shoot 3,000 rockets while he's PM, he isn't going to give a halfway response. It's amazing how that type of thing leads to more serious discussions. It's also clear that Egypt and Jordan have an interest in rooting out Hamas and in having a balance to Shi'a Iran.
     

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