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Palestine | Palestine

ellen-r-sheeley's picture
Jun.29.2008
In truth, we won't be swimming much, for the Dead Sea has such incredibly high salt content (30%) that it places the body too high in the water to stroke properly.  As a former lifeguard and a strong swimmer, I found it an odd sensation.  Is it even possible to drown in the Dead Sea?  I dunno. ...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Jun.13.2008
People keep sending me outraged emails about Barack Obama's pandering to the reactionary Israel lobby, AIPAC, and on the merits, of course I agree with his critics. He has taken precisely the same hard-right line on Israel and Palestine as Clinton, McCain, and let's see.... Oh yes, everyone I can...