25 January 2011

Their Leadership (2001)

(2001) Dry Bones cartoon: Palestinian Leadership.
Today’s cartoon is from 2001.
Ten years ago this month.

Now, in Gaza, the Hamas “leadership” terrorizes the local population.

Now, on the “West Bank” Abbas (instead of Arafat) continues the PLO policy of crushing local dissent and promoting incitement against Jews and Israel while abandoning “talks”.

* * *

So what do the “Palestinians” really think? What would local Arabs say about their “Palestinian Leaders”, if they were allowed to speak openly? Well, there’s this recent U.S. poll of East Jerusalem Arabs:

U.S. poll: 35% Palestinians in East Jerusalem prefer Israeli citizenship

WASHINGTON – “A surprising 35% of East Jerusalem’s Palestinian residents would prefer to live as Israeli citizens under Israeli rule if the city was permanently divided in a future settlement and only 31% would opt to live in an independent Palestine while 30% chose not to answer.

But as many as 39% said they believe most Palestinians would prefer Israeli citizenship.

These results likely to worry a Palestinian leadership were found in a recent U.S. survey of public opinion in East Jerusalem’s 19 Palestinian neighborhoods.

The survey, which observers consider credible, was conducted by Pechter Middle East Polls for the Council of Foreign Relations jointly with Dr. Nabil Kukali head of the Ramallah-based Palestinian Centre for Public Opinion.

The study further indicated that Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem choosing Israeli citizenship value the freedom of movement their blue Israeli residency cards give them in Israel, the higher income, health and welfare benefits obtained and better job opportunities.

As many as 40% said that if their neighborhood was transferred to Palestine they would relocate their homes to areas of the city under Israeli sovereignty. Only 29% said the reverse, that they would relocate their homes to areas transferred to Palestinian rule.” -more

-Dry Bones- Israel’s Political Comic Strip Since 1973

Great Video Showing the Stupidity of Anti-Israel Protesters

 

UP
Read until the end…..you’ll laugh….
This two-letter word in English has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that word
is ‘UP.’ It is listed in the
dictionary as an [adv], [prep], [adj], [n] or [v].
It’s easy to understand UP , meaning toward the sky
or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in the morning, why do we
wake UP ?
At a meeting, why does a topic come UP ? Why do
we speak UP , and why are the
officers UP for
election and why is it UP to the secretary to
write UP a
report? We call UP our friends,
brighten UP a room, polish UP the
silver, warm UP the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen. We
lock UP the house and
fix UP the old
car.
At other times this little word has real special
meaning. People stir UP trouble,
line UP for
tickets, work UP an appetite, and think UP excuses.
To be dressed is one
thing but to be dressed UP is
special.
And this UP is confusing: A
drain must be opened UP because it is stopped UP.
We
open UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at
night. We seem to be pretty mixed
UP about UP !
To be
knowledgeable about the proper uses of UP , look UP the word UP in the dictionary.. In a desk-sized
dictionary, it takes UP almost 1/4 of the page and can add UP to about
thirty definitions
If you are UP to it, you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used. It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don’t give UP , you may
wind UP with a hundred or
more.
When it threatens to rain, we say it is
clouding UP . When the sun comes out
we say it is clearing UP . When it rains, it
soaks UP the
earth. When it does not rain for awhile, things dry UP. One could go on & on, but I’ll wrap
it UP , for now ……..my time is UP !
Oh….one more thing:
What is the first thing you
do in the morning & the last thing you do at
night?
U
P !
Did that one crack you UP ?
Don’t screw UP . Send this on to everyone you look UP in your address book..or not…it’s UP to you.
Now I’ll shut UP

House of Blues  In my not so humble opinion, if NY State had such a law, we probably would not have to put up with Hilarious Clinton. And Bobbie Kennedy might still be alive.

Rahm Emanuel, in the midst of a rough-and-tumble campaign, was just denied a spot on the mayoral ballot. Was the move Chicago politics as usual, or has Emanuel’s Judaism come into play?

BY RACHEL SHTEIR

Will the real Chicago please stand up? Is it the post-racial, post-ethnic, post-religious mecca of hope—the city from which President Barack Obama is launching his re-election campaign? Or is it the corrupt place that is called Chicagoland, where police brutality, cronyism, and prejudice run rampant? More

Kadima rejects Israel Beiteinu’s meeting invite quip  Party offers Livni tongue-in-cheek invitation to faction meeting to present proposals raised in peace talks, leaked in ‘Palestine Papers.’

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