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May 26, 2011

Painful Honesty about the Holy Land, and a New Path to Peace

Topics: Israel, Political News and commentaries

John F. Di Leo notes that we've seen our 'traitor-in-chief' try to throw Israel under the bus... and we've seen true contrast in how a real statesman responds, in watching Bibi's marvelous address to Congress. But nobody is saying what really needs to be said about the issue - that bad behavior must NEVER be rewarded.

Di Leo offers his thoughts on the matter in his Illinois Review column today:

On Wednesday, May 19, 2011 A.D., President Barack Obama, the head of state of one of Israel's greatest allies, called for a massive shrinkage in the geographical size of her tiny friend. He will spend the rest of his life trying to explain away this attempted sellout.

The United States is a huge country. Running from the Pacific to the Atlantic, from the Rio Grande north to Canada, it contains some 3.8 million square miles. By contrast, Israel is measured in the thousands of square miles, well under ten, in fact. Even that gives little indication to the true size of the country, because of its long and narrow placement, surrounded by enemy nations committed to its destruction.

For example, while the current width of the nation is only about 45 miles wide at some points, the pre-1967 size of the country was only eight miles wide at a particularly vulnerable central point - nearly indefensible then, likely completely indefensible today. And yes, foolish though Obama is in so many ways, he and his administration most certainly do know this.

Continue reading, "Painful Honesty about the Holy Land, and a New Path to Peace".

Related reading: 'The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America' by Andrew C. McCarthy.

Posted by Hyscience at May 26, 2011 9:50 AM

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