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My Turn: A failure of leadership

President Obama wants to be a peace president promising to bring the people of America together. Unfortunately, he is as bad as Bush because he is now a war president.
How can he deceive the people who employ him? Having our country involved in Libya has violated the constitution, which prohibits our country to be involved in any conflict unless it is an attack on our country as it was in 1941. The president does not tell the truth that we are in Libya to protect the rebels. Who are the rebels? Here we go again, fighting the wars for Britain, France and the European nations.
We certainly should try to protect innocent civilians, but what about protecting the Palestinians who are refugees from their own country since 1948, when Britain, France and the USA drove them to refugee camps? The Israeli Zionist government continues to confiscate Palestinian property. Recently they were involved in the murder of many in the Gaza strip. Our government supports Israel continually whether it is right or wrong.
The president is a hypocrite, demanding a Palestinian state because the Zionists in Israel continue to build illegal settlements on Israeli-occupied Palestinian land that would become the capital of the Palestinian state. He, Congress and the pro-Israeli Secretary of State Hillary Clinton insist that we must protect Israel at no cost. Secretary Clinton should resign because she has been dishonest in attempting to bribe the Israelis to a peace conference. The Israelis continue to persecute the Palestinians and seize their homes. Many thousands of Palestinians are held in Israeli jails without due process, and many are held for years.
We should not be involved in Libya, and this is causing a debate in our country. Our country has already spent $2 billion and lost a sophisticated jet fighter, which risked two pilotsí lives. The Israelis continue to blame Iran for these problems in the Middle East. Israel is determined to have Iran removed from the Middle East. If we continue on the present course, we will create problems that have serious consequences for our country.
The truth should be told pertaining to the so-called oil crisis. We get hardly any oil from Libya, the bulk of which goes to Germany, France and China. We are on a path to becoming a third world country because of our blind support of Israel. They control our Congress and president and the most powerful part of our country, the Federal Reserve. The Israel government is responsible for the Palestinian holocaust since 1948.
President Obama, please protect the Palestinians as you are protecting the questionable Libyan rebels. We are not sure who the rebels are. Mr. President, are you aware that the Israelis are still stealing Palestinian homes and land?
Palestinians had nothing to do with the terrible tragedy done by the Germans to the Jews in World War II, but, Mr. President, it is outrageous not to realize that Israel is doing worse to Palestine today.
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