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One Million Ceasefires
FrontPage, by Daniel Greenfield

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Posted By:Judy W., 7/31/2014 6:57:20 AM

If you like cease-fires, then this is a great time to be alive. Those Israelis who weren’t shot in the head by Hamas terrorists (whom Andrew Sullivan insists weren’t real Hamas terrorist, trading in his obsession with Sarah Palin’s rogue pregnancy for a new conspiracy theory) or killed by a Hamas rocket, encounter almost as many cease-fires in a given day as terrorist attacks. A cease-fire comes along every few minutes and it can last anywhere from a minute to an hour to a few hours until Hamas once again begins firing rockets or swarming through tunnels to attack Israelis.

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John Kerry is one of the dumbest people ever in public life. I think he might really believe this ceasefire garbage. But Obama is probably using ceasefires to give Hamas the upper hand.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 7/31/2014 7:36:31 AM     (No. 9947465)

Daniel Greenfield is one of the best columnists out there. IMO he´s right behind Mark Steyn, and this piece proves me right


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