public service reminder:
as we noted a long long time ago when we were somewhat gainfully preoccupied with attempting to understand the matter:
47% of Israelis believe that the U.S. favors Israel too much, while 38% say the policy is fair and 11% think the U.S. favors the Palestinians too much.
It's like we pay them to jack up our oil prices. It's not a square deal at all.
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
and other cultural