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Shalom, Y'all! Everything's bigger in New Israel (Texas)

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Songbird, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    A congressional candidate from Texas floats this far-out idea that comes with more than the 4 questions of Pesach -- carve out 8,000 square miles of terra along the Gulf of Mexico to create a second (New) Israel. But only if Israel concedes by giving back pre-'67 borders.

  2. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Yeah, have heard that idea before. It does make some sense in a practical manner. But it will never happen. Traditional Israelis see that as THEIR land and they'd rather die than go someplace else.
  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    As the pre-67 borders are concerned, does anyone know if Jordan has requested Israel return the West Bank to them?
  4. SportsDude

    SportsDude Active Member

    Israel floated, a few years ago, to give Gaza back to Egypt and hand West Bank to Jordan. This was when the demographic concerns began rising. You've heard of the "two-state solution?" This is the "three-state solution" in academic terms. Egypt didn't want Gaza back, and Jordan didn't want West Bank back.

    The demographic issue is simple. Palestinians are breeding more than Israels, which are seeing similar demographic declines as first-world Western countries such as U.S. and Europe. This would inherently endanger the nature of the Jewish state.
  5. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    So it seems breeding is at least part of the problem.
  6. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I wasn't aware your parents were Palestinian.
  7. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Nope, they're not. can't stand them.
  8. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Who? Your parents? Palestians? Both?
  9. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Two minutes after the new Israeli state is established in Texas, the Palestinians would be saying it's their rightful homeland.
  10. lesboulez

    lesboulez Member

    What does Palestinian Adrian Peterson think?
  11. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Kinky Friedman may actually be elected governor now.
  12. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Subtle, understated, made me think. 9/10
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