Friday, February 18, 2011

For money

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Ted Rudow III, MA, Menlo Park, CA
They've already made peace with Israel and are being supported by the U.S. It was done for money. That peace was bought and paid for with U.S. dollars, don't give President Hosni Mubarak too much credit for being such a great peacemaker, such a sacrificial idealist to make peace with Israel! As for Mubarak, he is a strong man, strong-willed. He looks unto his own ways.

He is a man who is set in his ways. He is strong in his own eyes. Yet there are many hidden sorrows, there are many deep disappointments. There were many opportunities for breakings, but he would not. He turned to his own strength. He is as one who has sold his soul in order to gain the world. Within himself he struggles, he fights, and he knows not where his loyalties should be. He has compromised so many times, and knows not what is right.

You can bet your boots the U.S. promised him everything if he would make peace with Israel, and they have been delivering. They give Egypt now almost as much aid as Israel. Israel is getting two or three billion dollars a year, Egypt has gotten 1.2 billion dollars this past year.

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