The number one priority for any government is to maintain their own sovereignty. To do anything as a primary priority is absolutely foolish - the whole law of self-preservation comes into play here. --- A On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 10:53 AM, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-snaps-up-14-f-35-stealth-fighters/ > > Israel is purchasing another 17 stealth fighters as part of a $2.2 billion > package of aircraft and associated materiels. Yet, in the national > election which takes place on March 15th, the ruling political party is > claiming that it can't afford to spend money on better welfare, education > and housing for its population, both Arabs and Jewish people. > > > Funny ole world...we get the same propaganda from our own politicians and > their parties here in the UK. We can't afford to pay for doctors even > though us pensioners have to wait 3 weeks for an appointment to see a > doctor at our local surgery...and it is getting worse, happening all over > the country. The politicians of our two main political parties both agree > that more austerity is required as public expenditure needs to be cut > further, to pay off the debts caused by the banksters. > > Austerity versus armaments. Who are they going to use them on... > ATB > Dougie.