Voice from the Commonwealth Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts
"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams
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This is interesting. Gives you some hope that the rest of the European elite any someday feel the same way.
Italians must accept historic responsibility for the deportation of the Jews to Nazi concentration camps and other crimes of Benito Mussolini's dictatorship, Italy's formerly neo-fascist deputy prime minister said in an interview published Thursday. Gianfranco Fini told the Israeli daily Haaretz that he and his National Alliance have abandoned all fascist and racist ideology, and offered his support for Israel in its dispute with the Palestinians. ``Indeed, as an Italian I must accept responsibility. In the name of the Italians I have to do that,'' he said. ``The Italians bear responsibility for what happened after 1938, from the enactment of the race laws.''
He then goes on to put his support fully on the side of Israel.
In the newspaper interview, Fini expressed support for Israel and sharply criticized Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. ``I am convinced that today, and especially after the 11th of September, the security of Israel is the security of the West and the security of the democratic peoples,'' he said.
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