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Have you ever heard Ron Paul

Have you ever heard Ron Paul talk about the power of coalitions? You don't have to agree with everyone on every issue, but you can come together on areas in which you have common convictions.

Cenk Uygur's stances on other issues are completely irrelevant to the topic at hand. He is absolutely correct to shine a spotlight on Israel's conduct and to be disgusted by the United States' utterly biased approach to Israeli-Palestinian issues.

Many of us wouldn't be as vehemently outspoken about Israel if the United States followed the foreign policies recommended by our founders--specifically, to pursue "peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none." We are moved to harshly criticize Israel because--given our long history of providing them veto cover at the UN, arming them, funding them and acting in an astoundingly hypocritical fashion about the rights of Palestinians--their every action is a reflection on us, and too often invites blowback directed against our citizens.

It seems one thing Ron Paul supporters have in common is a relentless pursuit of the truth. However, those who continue to embrace Israel's policies have clearly not yet delved beyond mainstream media coverage about Israel. Here's a quick jump-start for those who sincerely seek enlightenment :
-- http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2008/04/gaza200804
-- http://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/content/israeli-palestinian-c...
-- http://youtu.be/QtScEbTMDWE
-- http://www.chicagotribune.com/services/newspaper/eedition/ch...