Imagine an illiterate joining a book club made up of other illiterate members. They never really participate beyond spending all afternoon observing others pretending to read. Finally, no matter what book is the focus of that particular meeting, the discussion is always about those two books they absolutely abhor the most. Ironically, the author of one of those books they despise the most pays for most of their refreshments.UNITED NATIONS The United Nations General Assembly voted Thursday, by an impressive margin, to upgrade Palestine from its status as an "Observer Entity" to an "Observer State," a change greeted by celebration in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and with an unusual display of emotion at U.N. Headquarters -- a Palestinian flag unfurled on the Assembly floor.
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