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Hillary Clinton Blasts 'Hate-Filled' Palestinian Textbooks and Shoots Her Foot Off

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On Feb. 9, 2007, Sen. Hillary Clinton, called a news conference in Washington, D.C, to issue her distress over Palestinian textbooks, http://www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2007/2/9/115448.shtml And she put her foot in her mouth when she stated:


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"We must stop the propaganda to which Palestinian children are exposed. These children deserve an education that instills respect for life and peace instead of glorifying death and violence"

"[The books] do not give Palestinian children an education, they give them an indoctrination... [the content] profoundly poisons the mind of these children.

"I believe education is one of the keys to lasting peace and security in the Middle East and the greater region. You cannot build a peaceful, stable, safe future on such a hate-filled, violent and radical foundation," Clinton affirmed.

I wonder what Hillary would have to say to

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Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery, who on

On March 24, 2007,

Asked and answered the question:

WELL, WHAT about our side? What do our schoolbooks look like?

Does the Green Line appear in them? Do they recognize the right of the Palestinians to establish a state on the other side of our 1967 borders? Do they teach love for the Palestinian people (or even the existence of the Palestinian people), or respect for the Arabs in general, or a knowledge of Islam?

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The answer to all these questions: Absolutely not!

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Eileen Fleming,is a Citizen of CONSCIENCE for US House of Representatives 2012 Founder of WeAreWideAwake.org Staff Member of Salem-news.com, A Feature Correspondent for Arabisto.com Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" and "13 Minutes with Vanunu" (more...)
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