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Sunday, December 02, 2012

Palestinians to be punished for statehood vote

Although President Obama has made it clear he will not retaliate against the United Nations or the Palestinian Authority over the vote creating a "Palestinian state," Congress is set to do exactly that, according to a published news report in The Hill today.

A backlash against the Palestinian Authority is believed to have broad, bipartisan support in Congress. And U.S. Sen. Orin Hatch, R-Utah, stated that he would introduce a bill cutting off U.S. funding for the United Nations.

The Congressional move to cut off U.S. funds for Palestinians will come directly on the heels of a move by the Israelis to immediately withhold tax transfers to the Palestinians, which has been a matter of Israeli policy for several years.

Click here to continue reading at Anthony G. Martin's National Conservative Examiner.

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