More evidence of Israel's discrimination

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    BBC NEWS | Middle East | Palestinian gays flee to Israel

    Not that the facts are going to make a difference to the progressives, but it might open some eyes to see how some of the people who have to live in Gaza actually feel about it.
     
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    Well I'm convinced. Israel's relative openness to homosexuality makes their policies of ethnic discrimination and collective punishment A-OK. :thup:
     
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    The policies that exist only in your head?
     
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    Yeah, uh-huh.

    "The Arab citizens of Israel live in a reality in which they experience discrimination as Arabs. This inequality has been documented in a large number of professional surveys and studies, has been confirmed in court judgments and government resolutions, and has also found expression in reports by the state comptroller and in other official documents. Although the Jewish majority’s awareness of this discrimination is often quite low, it plays a central role in the sensibilities and attitudes of Arab citizens. This discrimination is widely accepted, both within the Arab sector and outside it, and by official assessments, as a chief cause of agitation." - Theodor Or, Israeli High Court Justice (Ret.)
     
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    I think this is a Palestinian plot.

    Suicide bumers.
     
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    Even the United States can't ignore Israel's flagrantly discriminatory policies. I'll refrain from picking out the highlights; you'd benefit from reading the entire 2004 report:

    Israel and the occupied territories

    Remember, everyone, discrimination is okay as long as it's kosher. :thup:
     
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    That sounds like White Privilege to me.
     
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    I'm sure that many parallels could be drawn between Israel and the Reconstruction-Era South...
     
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    They have carpetbaggers in Israel?
     
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    Why would you waste time having a conversation with a man that supports the indiscriminate murder of women and children. A man that supports terror attacks on schools, buses and marketplaces? A man that supports a Government who has a written policy of driving all Jews into the ocean?
     

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