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At a recent panel discussion in Washington, screenwriter, film director and producer Oliver Stone briefly addressed the issue of alleged Russian interference in the recent national election, observing that “Israel interfered in the U.S. election far more than Russia and nobody is investigating them.” A few days later, in an interview with Stephen Colbert on the Late Show, Stone returned to the theme, responding to an aggressive claim that Russia had interfered in the election by challenging Colbert with “Israel had far more involvement in the U.S. election than Russia. Why don’t you ask me about that?”

Don’t look for the exchange with Colbert on YouTube. CBS deleted it from its broadcast and website, demonstrating once again that the “I” word cannot be disparaged on national television. Stone was, of course, referring to the fact that the Israel Lobby, most notably acting through its American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), is undeniably a foreign lobby, no less so than anyone representing the presumed interests of Russia or China. It operates with complete impunity on Capitol Hill and also at state and local levels and no one dares to require it to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, which would permit scrutiny of its finances and also end its tax-exempt “educational” status. Nor does Congress or the media see fit to inquire into AIPAC’s empowerment of candidates based on their fidelity to Israel, not to mention the direct interference in the American electoral process which surfaced most visibly in its support of candidate Mitt Romney in 2012.

The last president that sought to compel the predecessor organization of AIPAC to register was John F. Kennedy, who also was about to take steps to rein in Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program when he was assassinated, which was a lucky break for Israel, particularly as Kennedy was replaced by the passionate Zionist Lyndon Baines Johnson. Funny how things sometimes work out. The Warren Commission looked deeply into a possible Cuban connection in the shooting and came up with nothing but one has to wonder if they also investigated the possible roles of other countries. Likewise, the 9/11 Commission Report failed to examine the possible involvement of Israel in the terrorist attack in spite of a considerable body of evidence suggesting that there were a number of Israeli-sourced covert operations running in the U.S. at that time.

Looking back from the perspective of his more than 40 years of military service, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Thomas Moorer described the consequences of Jewish power vis-à-vis U.S. policy towards Israel, stating that “I’ve never seen a president – I don’t care who he is – stand up to them [the Israelis]. It just boggles your mind. They always get what they want. The Israelis know what is going on all the time. I got to the point where I wasn’t writing anything down. If the American people understood what a grip those people have got on our government, they would rise up in arms. Our citizens don’t have any idea what goes on.”

He also addressed the 1967 Israeli assault on the USS Liberty, saying “Israel attempted to prevent the Liberty’s radio operators from sending a call for help by jamming American emergency radio channels. [And that] Israeli torpedo boats machine-gunned lifeboats at close range that had been lowered to rescue the most-seriously wounded.” He concluded with “our government put Israel’s interests ahead of our own? If so, Why? Does our government continue to subordinate American interests to Israeli interests?”

It is a question that might well be asked today, as the subservience to Israeli interests is, if anything, more pervasive in 2017 Washington than it was in 2002 when Moorer spoke up. And, as in Moorer’s day, much of the partiality towards Israel makes its way through congress with little or no media coverage lest anyone begin to wonder whose tail is wagging which dog. To put it succinctly, there is an Israeli hand in much of what the United States does internationally, and the involvement is not intended to do anything good for the American people.

During the past several weeks alone there has been a flurry of legislation backed by Israel and its Lobby. One bill might actually have been written by AIPAC. It is called Senate 722, Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017. The bill has 63 co-sponsors, most of whom are the usual suspects, but it also included an astonishingly large number of Democrats who describe themselves as progressive, including Corey Booker and Kamila Harris, both of whom are apparently terrified lest they say “no” to Israel. With 63 co-sponsors out of 100 senators the bill was certain to pass overwhelmingly, and it was indeed approved 98 to 2, with only Rand Paul and Bernie Sanders voting “no.”

And there’s more to S.722 than Iran – it’s subtitle is “An act to provide congressional review and to counter Iranian and Russian governments’ aggression.” Much of it is designed to increase sanctions on both Iran and Russia while also limiting the White House’s ability to relieve any sanctions without approval by congress. Regarding Iran, the bill mandates that “Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 2 years thereafter, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Director of National Intelligence shall jointly develop and submit to the appropriate congressional committees a strategy for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian activities and threats that directly threaten the United States and key allies in the Middle East, North Africa, and beyond.”

The premise is of course nonsensical as Iran’s ability to threaten anyone, least of all the United States, is limited. It is far outgunned by its neighbors and even more so by the U.S., but it has become the enemy of choice for congress as well as for the former generals who serve as White House advisers. The animus against Iran comes directly from Israel and from the Saudi Arabians, who have managed to sell their version of developments in their part of the world through a completely acquiescent and heavily Jewish influenced western media.

And there’s more. A bill has surfaced in the House of Representatives that will require the United States to “consult” with Israel regarding any prospective arms sales to Arab countries in the Middle East. In other words, Israel will have a say, backed up undoubtedly by Congress and the media, over what the United States does in terms of its weapons sales abroad. The sponsors of the bill, one Brad Schneider of Illinois, and Claudia Tenney of New York, want “closer scrutiny of future military arms sales” to maintain the “qualitative military edge” that Israel currently enjoys.

Schneider is, of course, Jewish and a life member of AIPAC, so it is hardly as if he is a disinterested party. Tenny runs for office in New York State, so it is hardly as if she is disinterested either, but the net result of all this is that American jobs and U.S. international security arrangements through weapons sales will be at least in part subject to Israeli veto. And you know that is precisely what will happen as Israel could give a damn what happens to the struggling American entity that it so successfully feeds off of.

And there’s still more. Bill HR 672 Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on June 14th. Yes, I said “unanimously.” The bill requires the State Department to monitor what European nations and their police forces are doing about anti-Semitism and encourages them to adopt “a uniform definition of anti-Semitism.” That means that criticism of Israel must be considered anti-Semitism and will therefore be a hate crime and prosecutable, a status that is already de facto true in Britain and France. If the Europeans don’t play ball, there is the possibility of repercussions in trade negotiations. The bill was co-sponsored by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from Florida and Nita Lowey of New York, both of whom are Jewish.

There is also a Senate companion bill on offer in the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017. The bill will make the Anti-Semitism Envoy a full American Ambassador and will empower him or her with a full staff and a budget permitting meddling worldwide. The bill is sponsored by Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Marco Rubio of Florida. Gillibrand is unlikely to miss co-sponsoring anything relating to Israel due to her own self-interest and Rubio wants to be president real bad so he is following the money.

And finally, the U.S. Senate has also approved a resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of Israel’s conquest of East Jerusalem. Again, the vote was unanimous. The resolution was co-sponsored by Senators Charles Schumer and Mitch McConnell, two reptiles who give snakes a bad name and about whom the less said the better. Schumer is Jewish and has described himself as the “shomer” or guardian of Israel in the Senate. That the resolution opposes long established U.S. government policy that the occupation of East Jerusalem and the West Bank by Israel is in contravention of international law and is an impediment to any peace process with the Palestinians apparently bothered not even one Senator.

I might note in passing that there has been no Senate resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bravery exhibited by the officers and crew of the USS Liberty as they were being slaughtered by the Israelis at the same time as Jerusalem was being “liberated.” There is probably even more to say, to include secret agreements with the Pentagon and intelligence agencies, but I will stop at this point with one final observation. President Donald Trump traveled to the Middle East claiming to be desirous of starting serious negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, but it was all a sham. Benjamin Netanyahu took him aside and came out with the usual Israeli bullshit about the Palestinians “inciting” violence and hatred of Jews and Trump bought into it. He then went to see Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and shouted at him for being a liar and opposed to peace based on what Netanyahu had told him. That is what passes for even-handed in the U.S. government, no matter who is president. A few days later the Israelis announced the building of the largest bloc of illegal new settlements on the West Bank since 1992, an action that they claim is being coordinated with Washington.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon once boasted about owning the United States. I guess he was right.

 
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  1. nsa says:

    Lincoln’s words need a modern update: “government of the jooies, by the jooies, for the jooies shall not perish from the earth”.

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  2. anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

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    • Replies: @Dr.Joji Cherian
    Single minded obsession. Yes. Monomania.Yes.Repetitive.Yes.Why not .It is not Iran firster. It is USA firster.An Israeli firster and traitor to his own nation can throw any number of epithets to discredit real patriots
    I am not an American.But I want America and Americans to be America firsters so tha t a super power can not be coerced and manipulated by a lobby and a small foriegn nation to the detriment of the whole world with its catastrophic implications.
    , @Wally
    Nonsense, try reading the content, hasbarist.

    However, these recent events are certainly a continuation of the control by "that shitty little country".

    The True Cost of Parasite Israel
    Forced US taxpayers money to Israel goes far beyond the official numbers.
    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-true-cost-of-israel/

    How to Bring Down the Elephant in the Room
    http://www.unz.com/tsaker/how-to-bring-down-the-elephant-in-the-room/

    Israeli occupied territories
    https://codoh.com/media/files/cartoon24s.png

    When it comes to any topic that is known to be of special financial & political interests to supremacist Jews, and certainly there is no cash cow & political tool quite like the 'holocau$t' scam. To them truth is irrelevant.

    http://codoh.com/library/document/3276
    Gas Van Film and Photo Fraud
    German News Magazine and Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum Caught Faking Photo and Film Captions

    By Santiago Alvarez
    also see:
    https://shop.codoh.com/media/uploads/firstholo3rd_large.jpg

    recommended:

    Nazi Shrunken Heads
    A 24-minute free video about lies which justify war
    http://codoh.com/library/document/1528/
    and:
    Buchenwald: Legend and Reality
    http://codoh.com/library/document/180/?lang=en
    and:
    The Liberation of the Camps: Facts vs. Lies
    http://codoh.com/library/document/865/?lang=en

    , @animalogic
    I guess all the Senate/Congressional Bills moving through the Legislatore are mere fantasy ? Any pro-Israel intent is PURELY coincidental ?
    And, naturally, if one resists the influence of Israel one MUST BE an "avowed Iran-firster". (And, equally, an antisemite: but should go without saying)
    Really, truly, absolutely, the emperor DOES have new clothes....!
    , @NoseytheDuke
    Did we read the same article? I understood from reading it that Giraldi's main concern is for the USA being led into yet another unnecessary war, this time against Iran by the very same people who previously agitated for unnecessary wars with Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria....

    I suspect it is you who has the single minded obsession and it is not towards the best interests of the US and the American people.
    , @geokat62

    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania.
     
    Thank god for Phil Giraldi. The only American brave enough to shed light on the machinations of The Lobby on a regular basis.

    More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster ,
     
    Rich coming from the mouth of an Israel-firster. There is no greater America-firster than Phil Giraldi.

    though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.
     
    I understand why you're annoyed with most of the Unz Readers here who prefer to get their news from truth-telling contributors, like Phil Giraldi. You'd rather see them greedily gobbling up the hasbara continuously being pumped out by the LOW, the Lugenpresse of Weimerica, like the uninformed do.
    , @annamaria
    What is repetitive is your pseudonym. As an Israel-firster you see any critique of Israel as a pro-Iranian activity. Has it ever downed on you that the US citizens are worried about the pernicious and parasitic influence of the Lobby? Actually, what we have been witnessing is the devouring of the US resources and US democracy by the ziocons, in a company of "native" traitors such as Cheney, Bush, Obama, and Clintons.
    , @truthtellerAryan
    Hey troll, single minded, Iran-firsts? You must be in a Zion nightmare. We have someone who can tell it as it is.
    In all history of empires/super powers, there has never been such a grip by such a vermin parasite as our nation is in now. It's beyond shame that we have become such an impotent nation, we might as well have Natanyahu and the Zionists Knesset rule this nation directly. Because we surely are ruled by someone else. We are just too dumb to realize it. We think we're making our own decision when we go to the ballot box. What a joke!!!
    One of the countries I admired the most was my Fatherland , when the the parasite and its host tried to stop Kurt Waldheim from getting elected. He was not expected to win, but on hearing the dog calls from these two, the Austrians did what was right and elected Waldheim.
    We thought, having been fooled again, Trump was our Waldheim and we were Austrians. Trump and his cabal family got the better of us.
    I doubt we'll get out of this bondage, unless we self destruct. I think that's where we're being led.
    PS: PG, you're right about the Colbert, Stone episode, it has disappeared...,,,completely, I record all his episodes and would watch them at other times. Surprisingly, this isn't on. Wow, how can you defeat this kind of power?
    , @cucksworth
    I am glad you are showing us all how salty you are. What should this guy write about instead? The Jews are at war with Europe and the US. In fact the Jews are taking over the US the way they took over Russia 100 years ago.

    The US can't be invaded from the outside but it sure as heck can be taken over from within. Judging from your post style, you are the same type from Sharia Blue who is trying to change the tone on the chans and reddit. You are paid to be here, we are not.

    , @interesting
    The obsession seems to be yours. Israel First American interests second.

    when in doubt about who rules you, first point to whom you can't criticize.
    , @jacques sheete

    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania.
     
    Thank G-d it's only week after week, eh?

    Imagine what it's like to listen to the self-declared smartest people on Earth whine and moan and play the victim card decade after decade after decade.

    "The" holocaust? Obsession? Single minded?

    Monomania? Say what?

    Waaa haaa haa haaaw!
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  3. Cannot see any dirty little secret.
    John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, ‘The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy’, New York 2007
    A very well documented description of zionist power in the USA.
    Then there is senator Hollings’ 2004 speech, where he stated that Bush jr in a speech at AIPAC promised them to attack Iraq, in order to get the jewish votes.
    Anyone who still has doubts should try to listen to Hillary’s speech in Israel when she was senator of the most jewish city in the world, New York.
    ‘Anything was the fault of Arafat’.

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  4. .
    America has lost its identity.Purpose.Every thing subsumed within that of Israel. America, once a powerful and proud nation is doomed to be out of existence as an entity.The law makers who applaud Israel for every thing as matter of expediency,not so much out of conviction, do not realise that once they stand up to Israel openly and defiantly they will get elected.Just like Jerrimy Corbyn has shown.Although not so openly, defied Israel and the MSM controled by its lobby.(Read Gilard Atzmon: Corbin and the Jews.June 11 2017).
    When can we expect the reptiles in the Congress to stand up for USA. Some body should convince these zombies that they can win even if they are patriotic.
    To know what the treacherous Jewish lobby is doing to America Read Ha’aretz June 22 or 23 “Questions of Survival”

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    A simple repeat of what Jewish money does wherever they go. Germany, Poland, Russia, France pre-revolution, etc
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  5. @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    Single minded obsession. Yes. Monomania.Yes.Repetitive.Yes.Why not .It is not Iran firster. It is USA firster.An Israeli firster and traitor to his own nation can throw any number of epithets to discredit real patriots
    I am not an American.But I want America and Americans to be America firsters so tha t a super power can not be coerced and manipulated by a lobby and a small foriegn nation to the detriment of the whole world with its catastrophic implications.

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  6. Thank you, Mr. Giraldi, for another penetrating examination of a political disease that has no name. In fact, this malady is not only undiagnosed but largely unrecognized. It is transparent. ‘Mainstream’. And deadly.

    The ruthless machinations of The Lobby are in a class by themselves. They occupy the very core of America’s ‘Deep State’. Ironically, the animating visions of glory, virtue and greatness that they epitomize border on racial supremacism.

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  7. Wally says: • Website
    @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    Nonsense, try reading the content, hasbarist.

    However, these recent events are certainly a continuation of the control by “that shitty little country”.

    The True Cost of Parasite Israel
    Forced US taxpayers money to Israel goes far beyond the official numbers.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-true-cost-of-israel/

    How to Bring Down the Elephant in the Room

    http://www.unz.com/tsaker/how-to-bring-down-the-elephant-in-the-room/

    Israeli occupied territories
    When it comes to any topic that is known to be of special financial & political interests to supremacist Jews, and certainly there is no cash cow & political tool quite like the ‘holocau$t’ scam. To them truth is irrelevant.

    http://codoh.com/library/document/3276

    Gas Van Film and Photo Fraud
    German News Magazine and Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum Caught Faking Photo and Film Captions

    By Santiago Alvarez
    also see:
    recommended:

    Nazi Shrunken Heads
    A 24-minute free video about lies which justify war

    http://codoh.com/library/document/1528/

    and:
    Buchenwald: Legend and Reality

    http://codoh.com/library/document/180/?lang=en

    and:
    The Liberation of the Camps: Facts vs. Lies

    http://codoh.com/library/document/865/?lang=en

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    Following 911 Israeli agents embassy staff and military personnel were caught while trying to bomb Mexican Parliament. But the news initially reported by Mexican media in USA was de -mainstreamed

    The news outlet was forced to shut down

    , @tresmegistus
    wally the 'jews' in israel are not jews (and don't confuse zionism with jews). they are kahzarian converts to judaism. the palestinians have a closer dna to the people at the time of christ than these 'jews'. you may also like to know that there was no extermination of the jews by hitler. the so called camps were transfer stations for jews going to russia. they died of typhus. number dead 200k due to the allies bombing the transport and pharmaceutical companies manufacturing the antidote. check the statistics of the number of jews in europe in 1936 and 1946. the difference equal to the number that died to typhus.
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  8. Dave Pinsen says: • Website

    Just hit Control F “USS Liberty” to see if it’s mentioned here. Yep.

    Odds it’s mentioned in Phil’s next column?

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    Somewhat higher than the odds your next comment is interesting?
    , @John Jeremiah Smith

    Just hit Control F “USS Liberty” to see if it’s mentioned here. Yep.

    Odds it’s mentioned in Phil’s next column?
     
    It should be, you smarmy little quisling. It should be mentioned in every newspaper and Internet news item, every day, until America begins to get a glimmering of who their masters are.
    , @LondonBob
    Interesting factoid about the Liberty and the 67 war. Andrew and Leslie Cockburn in their book DANGEROUS LIAISON The Inside Story of the U.S.-Israeli Covert Relationship quote an NSA source as stating 'Jim Angleton and the Israelis spent a year cooking up the '67 war. It was a CIA operation, designed to get Nasser.' Answers some questions but opens up so many more.
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  9. @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    I guess all the Senate/Congressional Bills moving through the Legislatore are mere fantasy ? Any pro-Israel intent is PURELY coincidental ?
    And, naturally, if one resists the influence of Israel one MUST BE an “avowed Iran-firster”. (And, equally, an antisemite: but should go without saying)
    Really, truly, absolutely, the emperor DOES have new clothes….!

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  10. The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public.

    Most people don’t understand this concept because they don’t understand what are the key commodities in public elections.

    To break Jewish power would require either the vote disenfranchisement of federal protected class groups or the elimination of federal entitlements.

    I suggest that women and queers be removed from federal voter rolls. Women and queers are infamous for believing in their own victimhood the same way as Jews do, and they are infamous for frequently voting for themselves group identity based federal remedies. It’s also a fact that women and queer votes when combined are a super majority of votes, and as such control the outcome of all federal elections. Breaking both women and queers voting power will also break Jewish power.

    I suggest that the US constitution be modified to explicitly outlaw all protected class group federal entitlements. The modification would eliminate federal recognition and patronage for all protected class groups. The modification would end federal recognition and patronage of all so-called disadvantaged groups, underprivileged groups, oppressed groups, and underserved groups. The only federally recognized and entitled group would be US citizens. A constitutional change would explicitly outlaw all federal foreign aid and it would eliminate automatic anchor baby citizenship. Immigration law would be forever changed to favor intelligence, virtue, independence, and industriousness.

    9th and 10th amendments will be refined to more explicitly recognize the reserved powers of the people and states, and re-iterate the limits of federal power.

    Mere words in the constitution have never stopped Jews from abusing it, so I would add an extra constitutional safe guard.

    The extra provision would allow states at any time and for any reason to peaceably secede from the union without any federal retaliation. Jewish manipulators would need to temper their sedition with the ability of state secession codified into law.

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    Great post Joe Franklin. You write in such a way as to persuade me that you are a descendent of Ben.
    , @Sam J.
    "...The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public..."

    There may be a little bit of that but it's not the main reason. The main reasons are:
    1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They're blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They'll kill you if they don't get their way.

    So if you run against them in the primary you will have extremely well funded opponents and the press will savage you. If that doesn't work they will try to redistrict you out of a job. If that doesn't work they will frame or kill you like they did to Ohio Congressman James Traficant.
    , @Nastarana
    No Taxation Without Representation!!

    You do remember that sentiment, I suppose?

    Are you proposing that only heterosexual males should pay taxes?
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  11. conatus says:

    Jewish interests wield disproportionate influence in the political process of the United States.
    From Wiki ‘Israel Lobby entry:”In 2006, 60% of the Democratic Party’s fundraising and 25% of that for the Republican Party’s fundraising came from Jewish-funded PACs. According to a Washington Post estimate, Democratic presidential candidates depend on Jewish sources for as much as 60% of money raised from private sources.[49]

    Politicians are addicted to power and don’t really care what ideology they espouse, just as long as they are doing the espousing.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/9228257/Like-baboons-our-elected-leaders-are-literally-addicted-to-power.html

    So it is not surprising that in an age where you are not allowed to openly discuss Israeli/Jewish disproportionate influence(upon pain of unemployment), that the gigantic knuckle-dragging USA would be Israel’s military bitch, courtesy of our obedient poodle media. Thus far we have obeyed and destabilized Iraq, Libya and Syria…all that is left is Iran.
    Watch out Persians…we be comin’ at ya!

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  12. shalom says:

    A truly wonderful, honest piece, Philip. Astounding to read anywhere. Let us hope that it is widely disseminated and trolls like anonymous (#2 above) become disheartened about their muzzling of the truth and return to Israel to attack each other.

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  13. @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    Did we read the same article? I understood from reading it that Giraldi’s main concern is for the USA being led into yet another unnecessary war, this time against Iran by the very same people who previously agitated for unnecessary wars with Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria….

    I suspect it is you who has the single minded obsession and it is not towards the best interests of the US and the American people.

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  14. Sowhat says:

    No new revelations, here. It’s only disappointing that there aren’t more in the “mold” of Sanders and Paul. The rest, obviously, are owned. In a Corporatocracy, there is a large degree of apathy among the Proles. Kissinger said it best: “You control the money and you control the world.”
    I might add that, according to the Australian filmmaker, Trevor Loudon, the Arabs and Muslim countries have funded over 100 Congressional campaigns so the whole world knows U.S. politics is an easy mark…a soft target.

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    ...Arabs and Muslim countries have funded over 100 Congressional campaigns so the whole world knows U.S. politics is an easy mark…a soft target.
     
    Yeah, but as with the KSA, you'll notice that the policies pursued by the purchased politicians will not deviate one iota from the party lines in matters of the ME.
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  15. geokat62 says:
    @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania.

    Thank god for Phil Giraldi. The only American brave enough to shed light on the machinations of The Lobby on a regular basis.

    More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster ,

    Rich coming from the mouth of an Israel-firster. There is no greater America-firster than Phil Giraldi.

    though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    I understand why you’re annoyed with most of the Unz Readers here who prefer to get their news from truth-telling contributors, like Phil Giraldi. You’d rather see them greedily gobbling up the hasbara continuously being pumped out by the LOW, the Lugenpresse of Weimerica, like the uninformed do.

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  16. n230099 says:

    “…John F. Kennedy, who also was about to take steps to rein in Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program when he was assassinated, which was a lucky break for Israel…”

    Well, we all ‘dodged a bullet’ there though.

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    At the time of his death, JFK was in the process of implementing three crucial decisions arrived at earlier in his presidency: pulling all US troops out of Vietnam, re-introducing United States-backed currency in the form of US Silver Certificates, and putting a stop to Israel's development of nuclear weapons. Either one of which, alone was more than enough to guarantee his assassination at the hands of the Deep State.
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  17. veritas2 says:

    Thank you for the wakeup call, Philip!

    When the entire US media is controlled by the Israeli lobby, and the congress and media is becoming Israeli-firsters, it’s great to see a few patriots are still left with the intelligence work background to sound the alarms.

    Not only we appreciate your ever thoughtful posts, but many of us count on your tenacity and continual fight.

    American now feels a bit like pre-revaluationary days. At that time, we were controlled by the Brits, and now we’re controlled by the Israelis. Time for a new set of patriots to pen a new constitution and a new declaration of independence from foreign influence.

    Look at all the Democrat cosponsors of S722, https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/722/cosponsors

    Kamala Harris D-CA is one of them. Just before cosponsoring this bill, the entire media was making her into a superhero: standing up in the senate questioning the other side and being told by the old stodgy men to be quiet, etc. Some papers called her the hope of 2020….

    Then she cosponsored this bill. You can see this is all one big con game. The media is building up these hero figures and then uses them to pass these bills. It’s very hard to think your hero would be doing something wrong. This is a psy-ops game played on the public world wide. The moment you see an overnight hero, run the other way. Mostly like, it’s a puppet of the establishment.

    One last note, if you’re a Democrat and reading this. Look into Tulsi Gabard. There is a reason the media is making Kamala Harris into the next big Democratic hope. It’s because they’re worried about Tulsi Gabard and her message.

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    • Replies: @annamaria
    The king has been naked for a while, but this seemingly does not bother the Israel-occupied Congress.
    http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-ineffable-reality-of-american-democracy-who-is-interfering-in-us-politics-russia-or-israel/5595276
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  18. anarchyst says:

    Let’s not forget the forty or so members of congress who hold “dual citizenship” with that “certain little country” in the middle east, along with the thousands of influential dual citizenship “policy wonks” who are infecting MY government and influencing our “foreign policy” to the benefit of Israel.
    ALL dual citizenship must be prohibited and abolished. Those who hold dual citizenship and also hold ANY public office or government position must be summarily deported–no exceptions.
    Formal renunciation of foreign citizenship should also be required of ALL American citizens who hold “dual citizenship”.
    One cannot have split loyalties…

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    "One cannot have split loyalties…"

    These dual citizens never have to. The "forty or so members of congress" have their loyalty to Israel.

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  19. Anon says: • Disclaimer

    How Much Influence Does the Israeli Government Have in American Politics?

    In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend. The people in their great wisdom understand it goes far beyond mere dollars and cents. Our destinies are inseparable.

    O Lord, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

    A full 62% feel Israel has either too little or just the right amount of influence.

    https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2015-Poll-Key-Findings-Final-1.pdf

    Overall, twice as many Americans say the Israeli government has too much influence
    (37%) than say too little influence (18%), while a plurality (44%) say it’s the right level.
    The story once again is more pronounced in the partisan views: Among Democrats,
    about half (49%) say Israel has too much influence, compared with 14% who say Israel
    has too little influence, and 36% who say it’s the right level; Among Republicans,
    slightly more people say that Israel has too much influence (25%) than say it has too
    little influence (22%) with a slight majority (52%) saying it’s the right level.

    Also see: http://www.gallup.com/poll/189626/americans-views-toward-israel-remain-firmly-positive.aspx

    Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God’s will?

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    Funny how many of those attacking me are anonymous...the American public favors Israel because the media is so biased that they hear nothing but good about it. Opinion polls also show, however, that the public does not want any more new wars. Period. But our good friend Israel is about nothing but war. I wish people like anon with their nonsense about "God's will" would put a sock in it. God has nothing to do with this. If you want to live in a theocracy, move to Israel.
    , @truthtellerAryan
    In old Europe, the Jews pushed their influence thru usury, hoarding, and "decadent culture infusion to the Goyim", then slowly but surely buy into "news" , industry, influencing the Goyim masses in a slow but steady transformation into decadence , while keeping themselves statically shielded in the ghettoes . This behavior is one the greatest of sins according to the Torah, unless done to Goyim.
    When hard times hit Europeans, the jooooeis harvested. By the end of 19th century most (if not all) newspapers in Germany were owned by the tribe, most rental properties in big cities, stores,....a population of 1% already controlled most financial, information, and social lives of about 53 million indigenous population. They were reaching for the ultimate prize, full control of the government and its policies but.............They've found an even better prize, one they couldn't imagine or dream of. The most powerful, but no brain (that's how a small and weak human being can tame and enslave the largest land animal on earth, the elephant), the richest and all of its allies into proudly taking orders and fulfill whatever task the tribe wants accomplished!!!
    So our only dependable friendship and unbroken bond, you're talking about is similar to those enslaved dolphins and orcas in theme parks or circuses. We can't live our own natural lives and if we turn on the circus master we wouldn't know how to survive.
    Well, we're not theme park animals (this has been your view of us), I suggest you turn it down and live as equals otherwise you'll lead this world to a catastrophic end. Your greed can't be quenched, go on a diet of soul searching, maybe you'll find far more satisfaction than hoarding and stealing and lies and deceit and manipulation.....I can't list all to do lists, to be a decent human being, have some EMPATHY
    , @Sam J.
    "...In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend..."

    To make informed decisions you have to have information. The American people don't have that. So they really haven't made a decision at all. They've been tricked into doing things that are covered up in lies.
    , @anonymous
    "Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God’s will?'

    Given the juden contempt for Christ, it is ironic a hasbarist should invoke, presumably Christ himself, in such a manner.

    But, what to do with the stupidity of ordinary christians, who have embraced Christ's haters, while they show open contempt for "others" who truly love him?

    One of life's mysteries, I guess.

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  20. @Anon
    How Much Influence Does the Israeli Government Have in American Politics?

    In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend. The people in their great wisdom understand it goes far beyond mere dollars and cents. Our destinies are inseparable.

    O Lord, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

    A full 62% feel Israel has either too little or just the right amount of influence.

    https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2015-Poll-Key-Findings-Final-1.pdf

    Overall, twice as many Americans say the Israeli government has too much influence
    (37%) than say too little influence (18%), while a plurality (44%) say it’s the right level.
    The story once again is more pronounced in the partisan views: Among Democrats,
    about half (49%) say Israel has too much influence, compared with 14% who say Israel
    has too little influence, and 36% who say it’s the right level; Among Republicans,
    slightly more people say that Israel has too much influence (25%) than say it has too
    little influence (22%) with a slight majority (52%) saying it’s the right level.

     

    Also see: http://www.gallup.com/poll/189626/americans-views-toward-israel-remain-firmly-positive.aspx

    Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God's will?

    Funny how many of those attacking me are anonymous…the American public favors Israel because the media is so biased that they hear nothing but good about it. Opinion polls also show, however, that the public does not want any more new wars. Period. But our good friend Israel is about nothing but war. I wish people like anon with their nonsense about “God’s will” would put a sock in it. God has nothing to do with this. If you want to live in a theocracy, move to Israel.

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    • Replies: @Z-man
    It's clever how these trolls can subtly twist the post from being a fairly balanced 'American interests first' one to a pro Zionist one. Just add "Our destinies are inseparable", and of course "Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God’s will?"
    What a clever troll.
    , @fitzGetty
    ... very true ... there was a lot of gibbering about the Will of God in the cockpit of United 93 before it was crashed to earth ...
    , @Pissedoffalese
    Disgusted "liberal". Am I even a "liberal" anymore? I loathe the I-word and the J-word now with a purple passion. If I see an article from Wapo or NYT or any of the other "msm", I don't read it. I stopped watching ANY tv, and exclusively read those who didn't lie about Iraq 2003. What the hell AM I? I despise Republicans, but the Dems didn't oppose their wars. Now I despise the Dems, and the right-wingnuts are starting to make sense. Is this cognitive dissonance? Bizzaro-world? I am one CONFUSED puppy.

    Thank you PG
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  21. anarchyst says:

    I constantly remind my Jewish and Israel supporting friends that “God is not a real estate agent”.
    It is curious to note that even atheist Jews insist that God “gave the land to the Jews”…

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    It is even more curious that the asjekenazi jews, descendants of the Asiatic Khazars, non semites, they converted to judaism in the 9th century, drove the Palestinians, semites, descendants of semitic jews, from their land.

    Shlomo Sand, ‘The Invention of the Jewish People’, London, New York, 2009, 2010 (Tel Aviv, 2008, hebrew)

    Thomas L Thompson, ‘The mythic past, Biblical archaeology and the myth of Israel’, London 1999
    , @Carroll Price
    Funny how the realization never enters the thought process of simple-minded religious fanatics, that ancient documents supposedly bequeathing the land of Palestine to Jews in perpetuity, were, themselves written and compiled by Jews. It would be like me going to a man and telling him that he's going to have to vacate his land because I found an ancient document written by my grandfather 5,000 times removed, that the land you're living on belongs to me. Childish and laughable reasoning, but Jewish claims to the land of Palestine are based on exactly that, and nothing more.
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  22. DanCT says:

    It’s encouraging to read mostly tempered comments here. Another tactic of the trolls spoiling so many comment boards is baiting others to respond in kind to their degrading, jackass bantering and base language. Left with arguing on the merits, they’re as feckless as they’d be in a face-to-face confrontation on a ball field. We need to picture these trolls before degrading ourselves by taking the bait and responding to some little freak hiding behind his keyboard.

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    It’s encouraging to read mostly tempered comments here.
     
    You're too kind, no, we have the other kind also; just wait until it's morning in Israel and Sam, and Sherm, and iffn get online.
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  23. Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I’ve read your columns regularly because you’re a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel’s oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you’ve lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination? Well, I won’t argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable — but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi’s rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin’s Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you’d rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We’ve killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We’ve also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We’re no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won’t bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I’m sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you’ve identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

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    ... do not dare to dismiss such an atrocity (not the only one ) simply because it was a few decades ago ... Kriss Donald died over 10 years ago - we do not dismiss that because it was ''a long time ago' ...
    , @Anonymous

    the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago!
     
    AGREED!
    Let bygones be bygones!

    Can we count on you to support Trump in his call to cut $3 million from holocaust museum funding? After all, it was over seventy years ago! (and fictitious to boot).

    Trump's proposed $3M cut to Holocaust museum meets bipartisan ...
    www.cnn.com/2017/06/09/politics/trump-holocaust...museum-budget-cut/index.html
    Jun 9, 2017 - Sixty-four members of Congress asked President Trump not to cut $3 million from the budget of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Donald Trump Cuts Funds for D.C. Holocaust Museum - ATTN:
    https://www.attn.com/.../trump-sparks-bipartisan-criticism-over-holocaust-museum-cu...
    Jun 9, 2017 - In response to the news that President Trump's budget would call for $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, ...

    Trump Budget Cuts $3 Million From Holocaust Museum – The Forward
    forward.com/fast-forward/.../trump-budget-cuts-3-million-from-holocaust-museum/
    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump's budget proposal cuts 5% from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's budget. Members of Congress are vowing to fight against the ...

    Trump faces backlash over $3M Holocaust Museum cuts | TheHill
    thehill.com/policy/.../337140-trump-faces-backlash-over-3m-holocaust-museum-cuts
    Jun 9, 2017 - A bipartisan group of 64 members of Congress is demanding a reversal on $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Trump cuts $3M from Holocaust museum, faces bipartisan backlash ...
    www.jpost.com/.../Trump-cuts-3M-from-Holocaust-museum-faces-bipartisan-backlas...
    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump proposes to cut around 5% of the museum's total budget.

    Lawmakers are furious over Trump's proposed cuts to Holocaust ...
    nypost.com/.../lawmakers-are-furious-over-trumps-proposed-cuts-to-holocaust-museu...
    Jun 9, 2017 - ... of lawmakers on Friday demanded that President Trump restore $3 million in funding he cut from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in his.

    Trump's proposed $3m cut to Holocaust museum sparks bipartisan ...
    www.timesofisrael.com › Israel & the Region
    Jun 10, 2017 - WASHINGTON — A proposed budget cut by President Donald Trump of $3 million to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum has sparked a ...

    Trump's proposed budget will eliminate funding to museums, libraries ...
    https://www.theverge.com/.../trump-nea-neh-budget-cuts-proposal-arts-funding-effect...
    Mar 16, 2017 - The proposed budget will cut programs that are some of the country's best ... Institute of Museum and Library Services director Dr. Kathryn K.

    Bipartisan backlash erupts after Trump proposes slashing $3 million ...
    www.rawstory.com/.../bipartisan-backlash-erupts-after-trump-proposes-slashing-3-mil...
    Jun 9, 2017 - ... Trump proposes slashing $3 million from Holocaust Museum funds ... Trump a letter this week decrying his proposed cuts to the museum, ...

    Trump: Do Not Cut Budget for Holocaust Museum – ForceChange
    https://forcechange.com/.../president-trump-do-not-cut-budget-for-holocaust-museum...

    Target: Donald Trump, President of the United States. Goal: Demand President Trump restore funding cut from Holocaust Museum. President Trump's proposed ...
    , @jilles dykstra
    " Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination? "
    The number of events like this that benefited Israel, such as de murders of Palme and Anna Lyndh, the Hammarskjold accident, the Diana accident, the Hess suicide, the Barschel suicide, the Mölleman accident, the murder of Ferdinand Smit, the death of Arafat, is a bit to huge to believe in coincidence.
    In any separate case there is no conclusive evidence, but coincidence seems improbable, maybe Jahwe did interfere, for his Chosen People.
    , @chris

    I share your opposition to Israel’s oppression and dispossession of Palestinians
     
    I think, in this one, Phil is talking about Israel's oppression and dispossession of Americans, a subject that may need even more attention then the first, this time.

    ... ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won’t bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
     
    That's a very apt imagery about ringing the the bell, in honor and respect though, which is what Phil is doing, for the victims, whose own country disavowed and tried to gag them out of sheer cowardice.

    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination?
     
    Obviously, Phil was just, tongue-in-cheek, being a little cynical here otherwise he would have gone into a lot more detail, you don't think he'd just throw an unproven assertion like that, do you?

    .

    .. is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people?
     
    I don't recall the AARP, Pharma and Agriculture lobbies trying to get us into wars around the world.

    Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life.
     
    I've never heard of this woman, but are you a troll or something, you've never heard of people having allegiance to their tribe, irrespective of their religion? (Seriously, I know people like that)

    We’ve also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification.
     
    Yes, that was a point in Phil's article from last week also. The problem this week, in case you've missed the point in the article, is the fact that, exactly Aipac is behind this sanctions bill designed to primarily tie Trump's hands in negotiating a deescalation of tensions with Russia, which is an important reason for the support he received to win the election last year. By doing that, they're putting us on a collision course with Russia, which will be used by subversive elements in the military to create further provocations and lead us on the path to war.

    Even if you, yourself refuse to see it this way, can you see why others might see things differently ?
    , @Incitatus
    Well done Jim Daniel!

    Hope Giraldi has the courtesy to answer.
    , @Art

    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people?
     
    Oh my - that is pure Hasbara Central boilerplate. This is a standard lying tactic of the Jew.

    "We did a little bad but we are not the worst - the cannibals are below us - so shut up Gentiles!"

    Peace --- Art

    p.s. The great evil of 9/11 is on AIPAC et al - scratch 9/11 and it bleeds Jew.

    p.s. The Biggest Jew - Netanyahu said that "9/11 was good for Israel"

    p.s. Our Congress cheered him 29 time - every American should hate that.

    If someone abuses something you love – something that contributes to your wellbeing – something that is part of your identity – and they do this today, and yesterday, and for sure tomorrow – when is it OK to hate them?

     

    , @iffen

    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I’ve read your columns regularly because you’re a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced.
     
    Take a look at his latest article in TAC for proof of this assessment.

    Jekyll and Hyde.
    , @jacques sheete

    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination? Well, I won’t argue those points, since conspiracy theories...
     
    These are not conspiracy theories; they're part of a pattern.
    , @geokat62

    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11...
     
    Do you really think that Israel had no involvement in 9/11?
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  24. Z-man says:
    @Philip Giraldi
    Funny how many of those attacking me are anonymous...the American public favors Israel because the media is so biased that they hear nothing but good about it. Opinion polls also show, however, that the public does not want any more new wars. Period. But our good friend Israel is about nothing but war. I wish people like anon with their nonsense about "God's will" would put a sock in it. God has nothing to do with this. If you want to live in a theocracy, move to Israel.

    It’s clever how these trolls can subtly twist the post from being a fairly balanced ‘American interests first’ one to a pro Zionist one. Just add “Our destinies are inseparable”, and of course “Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God’s will?”
    What a clever troll.

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    Poll: Most Americans Aren't Zionists
    But Democratic and Republican Party Platforms Are:

    http://mailchi.mp/fa5252f34e7e/poll-70-of-americans-not-zionist-but-congress-is?e=e032b883cf

    CIA's Mike Scheuer on Israel & Iraq war as terrorism motivation:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95ncn5Q16N4&list=PL3C32560738EF3C30&feature=plpp
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  25. Sherman says:

    So Israel assasinated Kennedy and took down the World Trade Center?

    Giraldi is really pandering to the screwballs today.

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    Maybe you missed the news release, but the only terrorist arrested on 9/11 happened to be Jews. With one group of Jews observed "documenting the event" on film, while a 2nd group were stopped and arrested while riding around NY City in a white van loaded with high explosives,. All of which was hushed-up and covered up by a Jewish controlled MSM, followed by the perpetrators being rapidly whisked out of the country and back to their homes in Israel. All mere coincidences, to be sure.
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  26. Mr. Giraldi is right about organized Jewish power in the US. However, his obsession with Jews & Israel is not realistic. Of course US policy toward Arabs/Palestinians is not fair. But- this is not among crucial American problems: non-European immigration swamping, corrupt political elites, attack on free speech etc.

    I agree that “anti-Semitic snooping ambassador” is absurdity, but this is, basically- irrelevant. US will, sooner or later, collapse into a few ethnic states (probably, parts of Western Europe, too) because of decadence, idiocy & corruption of its working and middle classes. To blame this on Jews is simply absurd- Arabs, Chinese, Hindu Indians, all Africans … are different “others” & there can be no productive & successful society with so many conflicting groups. Jews or no Jews.

    Israel will, if this happens, collapse as a side effect of European & Euro-American decadence, but hey, that’s another story…

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  27. @anarchyst
    I constantly remind my Jewish and Israel supporting friends that "God is not a real estate agent".
    It is curious to note that even atheist Jews insist that God "gave the land to the Jews"...

    It is even more curious that the asjekenazi jews, descendants of the Asiatic Khazars, non semites, they converted to judaism in the 9th century, drove the Palestinians, semites, descendants of semitic jews, from their land.

    Shlomo Sand, ‘The Invention of the Jewish People’, London, New York, 2009, 2010 (Tel Aviv, 2008, hebrew)

    Thomas L Thompson, ‘The mythic past, Biblical archaeology and the myth of Israel’, London 1999

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  28. fitzGetty says:
    @Philip Giraldi
    Funny how many of those attacking me are anonymous...the American public favors Israel because the media is so biased that they hear nothing but good about it. Opinion polls also show, however, that the public does not want any more new wars. Period. But our good friend Israel is about nothing but war. I wish people like anon with their nonsense about "God's will" would put a sock in it. God has nothing to do with this. If you want to live in a theocracy, move to Israel.

    … very true … there was a lot of gibbering about the Will of God in the cockpit of United 93 before it was crashed to earth …

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  29. fitzGetty says:
    @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    … do not dare to dismiss such an atrocity (not the only one ) simply because it was a few decades ago … Kriss Donald died over 10 years ago – we do not dismiss that because it was ”a long time ago’ …

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  30. annamaria says:
    @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    What is repetitive is your pseudonym. As an Israel-firster you see any critique of Israel as a pro-Iranian activity. Has it ever downed on you that the US citizens are worried about the pernicious and parasitic influence of the Lobby? Actually, what we have been witnessing is the devouring of the US resources and US democracy by the ziocons, in a company of “native” traitors such as Cheney, Bush, Obama, and Clintons.

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    ....“native” traitors such as Cheney, Bush, Obama, and Clintons.
     
    Hopefully we won't have to add Donald to that list but unfortunately I think the Deep State and the Cabal might
    take Trump out before he can do any damage to the 'staus quo'.
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  31. annamaria says:
    @veritas2
    Thank you for the wakeup call, Philip!

    When the entire US media is controlled by the Israeli lobby, and the congress and media is becoming Israeli-firsters, it's great to see a few patriots are still left with the intelligence work background to sound the alarms.

    Not only we appreciate your ever thoughtful posts, but many of us count on your tenacity and continual fight.

    American now feels a bit like pre-revaluationary days. At that time, we were controlled by the Brits, and now we're controlled by the Israelis. Time for a new set of patriots to pen a new constitution and a new declaration of independence from foreign influence.

    Look at all the Democrat cosponsors of S722, https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/722/cosponsors

    Kamala Harris D-CA is one of them. Just before cosponsoring this bill, the entire media was making her into a superhero: standing up in the senate questioning the other side and being told by the old stodgy men to be quiet, etc. Some papers called her the hope of 2020....

    Then she cosponsored this bill. You can see this is all one big con game. The media is building up these hero figures and then uses them to pass these bills. It's very hard to think your hero would be doing something wrong. This is a psy-ops game played on the public world wide. The moment you see an overnight hero, run the other way. Mostly like, it's a puppet of the establishment.

    One last note, if you're a Democrat and reading this. Look into Tulsi Gabard. There is a reason the media is making Kamala Harris into the next big Democratic hope. It's because they're worried about Tulsi Gabard and her message.

    The king has been naked for a while, but this seemingly does not bother the Israel-occupied Congress.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-ineffable-reality-of-american-democracy-who-is-interfering-in-us-politics-russia-or-israel/5595276

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  32. Miro23 says:

    With 63 co-sponsors out of 100 senators the bill was certain to pass overwhelmingly, and it was indeed approved 98 to 2, with only Rand Paul and Bernie Sanders voting “no.”

    I wouldn’t overrate the bravery of Rand Paul.

    Videos of Netanyahu’s 2015 visit to Congress apparently showed a lack of enthusiasm in Paul’s clapping and standing ovationing which was quickly handed to Jennifer Rubin at the Washington Post to deal with.

    And all it took was a tweet:

    “Unenthused Rand Paul Lifelessly Applauds Bibi http://bit.ly/1Ef1wm8 OOps… almost like he has been faking his support for Israel until now.” (Jennifer Rubin, 4th March 2015)

    He quickly got back in line and said;

    “Israel is and has always been America’s friend and ally. I was pleased to hear Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress today, and join him in calling for peace and standing together for our mutual interests. It is important to work together to prevent a nuclear Iran, and the spread of Radical Islam.”

    Where’s the difference between the US Congress and the old Soviet “Parliaments”or Saddam Hussein’s chamber of “Elected Representatives”?

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  33. LondonBob says:

    Nice of them to tie Iran and Russia in with each other, I have increasingly seen the Russia nonsense are being driven by Zionist concerns, of course others have their own reasons. On the plus side Europe, and Germany in particular, seem to be heading our won way now. Trump gives them an excuse not to just do as they are told as they did under Obama.

    Rand Paul really does exist on his own on these matters.

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    The Israel-firsters want Eretz Israel by any means, preferably for the US expense. The ziocons' rabid hatred towards the still-independent Russian federation explains the ongoing invented scandals of "Russian influence." The same rabid hatred explains the death of Russian servicemen in Syria. But the facts about Israel's support for ISIS have been dripping unstoppable, illustrating the dark and hateful soul of Jewish state: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-06-19/israel-has-been-secretly-funding-syrian-rebels-years
    The apartheid colonizer has lost any moral ground for its existence. The post-WWII Jewish dream has become a global nightmare: No daylight between the modern state of Israel and the Nazi Germany.
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  34. annamaria says:
    @anarchyst
    Let's not forget the forty or so members of congress who hold "dual citizenship" with that "certain little country" in the middle east, along with the thousands of influential dual citizenship "policy wonks" who are infecting MY government and influencing our "foreign policy" to the benefit of Israel.
    ALL dual citizenship must be prohibited and abolished. Those who hold dual citizenship and also hold ANY public office or government position must be summarily deported--no exceptions.
    Formal renunciation of foreign citizenship should also be required of ALL American citizens who hold "dual citizenship".
    One cannot have split loyalties...

    “One cannot have split loyalties…”

    These dual citizens never have to. The “forty or so members of congress” have their loyalty to Israel.

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  35. A good example of out-sourcing you won’t hear discussed by talking heads in the MSM is AIPAC writing a large percentage of legislative bills introduced by members of congress.

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  36. Z-man says:
    @annamaria
    What is repetitive is your pseudonym. As an Israel-firster you see any critique of Israel as a pro-Iranian activity. Has it ever downed on you that the US citizens are worried about the pernicious and parasitic influence of the Lobby? Actually, what we have been witnessing is the devouring of the US resources and US democracy by the ziocons, in a company of "native" traitors such as Cheney, Bush, Obama, and Clintons.

    ….“native” traitors such as Cheney, Bush, Obama, and Clintons.

    Hopefully we won’t have to add Donald to that list but unfortunately I think the Deep State and the Cabal might take Trump out before he can do any damage to the ‘staus quo’.

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  37. anonHUN says:

    The US became a captive of Jewish interests, as they know they have to control the sole superpower on Earth to further their march to world domination., as their religion tells them.
    Look up Jeremiah 3:17

    At that time Jerusalem shall be called the throne of the LORD, and all nations shall gather to it, to the presence of the LORD in Jerusalem, and they shall no more stubbornly follow their own evil heart.

    Of course most Zionists now are not even believers in the LORD, they consider the collective of the Jewish tribe their LORD. So all the goyim will kneel before the LORD and will give all their gold to his chosen people (there is an OT quote about that somewhere too). They will cleanse the evil of antisemitism from their evil hearts and love Big Brother.

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  38. Let’s talk about Russian influence but not Israel’s:

    http://america-hijacked.com/2016/08/29/lets-talk-about-russian-influence/

    Netanyahu even said that US is easily manipulated:

    https://www.commondreams.org/news/2010/07/18/netanyahu-us-easily-manipulated

    Netanyahu bragged he has America wrapped around his finger:

    Netanyahu Israel’s 1st AIPAC agent Kushner influencing Trump (Kushner arranged the recent Saudi and Israel trips) gave 35,000 to AIPAC as well:

    Kushner brought other Jewish AIPAC Israel 1sters into the White House:

    http://forward.com/news/breaking-news/359120/jared-kushners-friend-picked-by-donald-trump-as-assistant/

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  39. FLgeezer says:
    @Joe Franklin
    The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public.

    Most people don't understand this concept because they don't understand what are the key commodities in public elections.

    To break Jewish power would require either the vote disenfranchisement of federal protected class groups or the elimination of federal entitlements.

    I suggest that women and queers be removed from federal voter rolls. Women and queers are infamous for believing in their own victimhood the same way as Jews do, and they are infamous for frequently voting for themselves group identity based federal remedies. It's also a fact that women and queer votes when combined are a super majority of votes, and as such control the outcome of all federal elections. Breaking both women and queers voting power will also break Jewish power.

    I suggest that the US constitution be modified to explicitly outlaw all protected class group federal entitlements. The modification would eliminate federal recognition and patronage for all protected class groups. The modification would end federal recognition and patronage of all so-called disadvantaged groups, underprivileged groups, oppressed groups, and underserved groups. The only federally recognized and entitled group would be US citizens. A constitutional change would explicitly outlaw all federal foreign aid and it would eliminate automatic anchor baby citizenship. Immigration law would be forever changed to favor intelligence, virtue, independence, and industriousness.

    9th and 10th amendments will be refined to more explicitly recognize the reserved powers of the people and states, and re-iterate the limits of federal power.

    Mere words in the constitution have never stopped Jews from abusing it, so I would add an extra constitutional safe guard.

    The extra provision would allow states at any time and for any reason to peaceably secede from the union without any federal retaliation. Jewish manipulators would need to temper their sedition with the ability of state secession codified into law.

    Great post Joe Franklin. You write in such a way as to persuade me that you are a descendent of Ben.

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  40. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago!

    AGREED!
    Let bygones be bygones!

    Can we count on you to support Trump in his call to cut $3 million from holocaust museum funding? After all, it was over seventy years ago! (and fictitious to boot).

    Trump’s proposed $3M cut to Holocaust museum meets bipartisan
    http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/09/politics/trump-holocaust…museum-budget-cut/index.html
    Jun 9, 2017 – Sixty-four members of Congress asked President Trump not to cut $3 million from the budget of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum …

    Donald Trump Cuts Funds for D.C. Holocaust Museum – ATTN:

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    Jun 9, 2017 – In response to the news that President Trump’s budget would call for $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, …

    Trump Budget Cuts $3 Million From Holocaust Museum – The Forward
    forward.com/fast-forward/…/trump-budget-cuts-3-million-from-holocaust-museum/
    Jun 9, 2017 – Trump’s budget proposal cuts 5% from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s budget. Members of Congress are vowing to fight against the …

    Trump faces backlash over $3M Holocaust Museum cuts | TheHill
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    Jun 9, 2017 – A bipartisan group of 64 members of Congress is demanding a reversal on $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum …

    Trump cuts $3M from Holocaust museum, faces bipartisan backlash …
    http://www.jpost.com/…/Trump-cuts-3M-from-Holocaust-museum-faces-bipartisan-backlas…;
    Jun 9, 2017 – Trump proposes to cut around 5% of the museum’s total budget.

    Lawmakers are furious over Trump’s proposed cuts to Holocaust …
    nypost.com/…/lawmakers-are-furious-over-trumps-proposed-cuts-to-holocaust-museu…
    Jun 9, 2017 – … of lawmakers on Friday demanded that President Trump restore $3 million in funding he cut from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in his.

    Trump’s proposed $3m cut to Holocaust museum sparks bipartisan …
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    Jun 10, 2017 – WASHINGTON — A proposed budget cut by President Donald Trump of $3 million to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum has sparked a …

    Trump’s proposed budget will eliminate funding to museums, libraries …

    https://www.theverge.com/…/trump-nea-neh-budget-cuts-proposal-arts-funding-effect…

    Mar 16, 2017 – The proposed budget will cut programs that are some of the country’s best … Institute of Museum and Library Services director Dr. Kathryn K.

    Bipartisan backlash erupts after Trump proposes slashing $3 million …
    http://www.rawstory.com/…/bipartisan-backlash-erupts-after-trump-proposes-slashing-3-mil…;
    Jun 9, 2017 – … Trump proposes slashing $3 million from Holocaust Museum funds … Trump a letter this week decrying his proposed cuts to the museum, …

    Trump: Do Not Cut Budget for Holocaust Museum – ForceChange

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    • Replies: @Jim Daniel
    Well, if you really think the Holocaust was fictitious, there's not much I can say to you on that issue. I can only hope you're more sensible on other issues. On the other point, though, I'd be happy if all the Holocaust museums were closed and no new ones built. I'm not in favor of museums that commemorate the suffering of any one particular group and incidentally grant that group victim status that may be misused. I'd be happier to see a Museum of Man's Inhumanity to Man that made us all a little more sober and humble.
    , @Wally
    "The Holocaust lie has been both the spiritual and financial wellspring of modern Jewish power, and for this reason it is clear why the Jewish Establishment holds onto this lie with a tenacity bordering on insanity."

    "Jewish groups get up to 97% of grants from the Homeland Security"
    http://mondoweiss.net/2012/07/islamophobia-shmislamophobia-97-of-homeland-security-security-grants-go-to-jewish-orgs
    and:
    Zionist Wikipedia Editing Course
    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/139189
    and:
    The Zionist attempt to control language.
    The Israel Project’s 2009 GLOBAL LANGUAGE DICTIONARY
    https://www.transcend.org/tms/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/sf-israel-projects-2009-global-language-dictionary.pdf
    and:
    The commander behind the pro-Israel student troops on U.S. college campuses
    http://www.haaretz.com/misc/article-print-page//.premium-1.709014
    Israel tech site paying “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media
    http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/israel-tech-site-paying-interns-covertly-plant-stories-social-media
    and:
    Israeli students to get $2,000 to spread state propaganda on Facebook
    http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/israeli-students-get-2000-spread-state-propaganda-facebook

    Not to mention that every US taxpayers "loan" that 'Israel' receives has never been paid back. The Israeli Occupied Congress curiously "forgives" all these huge debts. As if it wasn't assumed at the beginning.

    Let's not mention the vast sums they receive from 'Homeland Security to do much of the spying.

    "Jame Bamford of Wired subsequently reported that the NSA had hired secretive contractors with extensive ties to Israeli intelligence to establish 10 to 20 wiretapping rooms at key telecommunication points throughout the country."
    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-impact-of-nsa-domestic-spying-2013-6#ixzz3NxPMujNo
    and:
    "Two Secretive Israeli Companies Reportedly Bugged The US Telecommunications Grid For The NSA"
    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/israelis-bugged-the-us-for-the-nsa-2013-6#ixzz3NxPnnUFg
    and:
    "IDF Unit 8200 Cyberwar Veterans Developed NSA Snooping Technology"
    Read more:http://www.richardsilverstein.com/2013/06/08/idf-unit-8200-cyberwar-veterans-developed-nsa-snooping-technology/

    , @nsa
    Contact your U.S. Knessetman in Wash DC immediately and insist the Holocaust Museum budget cuts be restored......the funds are desparately needed for the proposed new Ilse Koch wing featuring a complete collection of her Bauhaus lampshades and fragrant soap bars.
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  41. @Z-man
    It's clever how these trolls can subtly twist the post from being a fairly balanced 'American interests first' one to a pro Zionist one. Just add "Our destinies are inseparable", and of course "Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God’s will?"
    What a clever troll.

    Poll: Most Americans Aren’t Zionists
    But Democratic and Republican Party Platforms Are:

    http://mailchi.mp/fa5252f34e7e/poll-70-of-americans-not-zionist-but-congress-is?e=e032b883cf

    CIA’s Mike Scheuer on Israel & Iraq war as terrorism motivation:

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  42. @n230099
    "...John F. Kennedy, who also was about to take steps to rein in Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program when he was assassinated, which was a lucky break for Israel..."

    Well, we all 'dodged a bullet' there though.

    At the time of his death, JFK was in the process of implementing three crucial decisions arrived at earlier in his presidency: pulling all US troops out of Vietnam, re-introducing United States-backed currency in the form of US Silver Certificates, and putting a stop to Israel’s development of nuclear weapons. Either one of which, alone was more than enough to guarantee his assassination at the hands of the Deep State.

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    I have no idea about #2, so I won't comment on that. But #1 and #3 are both Baby Boomer myths. When Ngo Dinh Diem was overthrown, a coup that was tacitly approved of by the Kennedy Administration, South Vietnam entered a cycle of coups and internecine warfare that would last until late 1967, when Thieu fully took power. I don't think Kennedy would have bungled the operational character of the war (or the message to the American people) as badly as LBJ did, but there was absolutely no way we wouldn't have had boots on the ground by 1965 after Diem's death.

    And back in the 1960s, the Democrats were the strongly pro-Israel party, being home to a Holocaust generation Jewish vote that was far more attached to Israel than Jews are today. And though De Gaulle had already signaled his intention to move away from Israel in 1958, French companies would keep their contract obligations to Dimona. As Israel sticks to a policy of nuclear ambiguity anyway, short of military intervention, how could Kennedy (or any President) have practically stopped them from acquiring nuclear weapons, especially in the aftermath of the Six Day War when they probably had already reached nuclear latency?

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  43. David says:
    @Dave Pinsen
    Just hit Control F "USS Liberty" to see if it's mentioned here. Yep.

    Odds it's mentioned in Phil's next column?

    Somewhat higher than the odds your next comment is interesting?

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  44. @Anonymous

    the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago!
     
    AGREED!
    Let bygones be bygones!

    Can we count on you to support Trump in his call to cut $3 million from holocaust museum funding? After all, it was over seventy years ago! (and fictitious to boot).

    Trump's proposed $3M cut to Holocaust museum meets bipartisan ...
    www.cnn.com/2017/06/09/politics/trump-holocaust...museum-budget-cut/index.html
    Jun 9, 2017 - Sixty-four members of Congress asked President Trump not to cut $3 million from the budget of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Donald Trump Cuts Funds for D.C. Holocaust Museum - ATTN:
    https://www.attn.com/.../trump-sparks-bipartisan-criticism-over-holocaust-museum-cu...
    Jun 9, 2017 - In response to the news that President Trump's budget would call for $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, ...

    Trump Budget Cuts $3 Million From Holocaust Museum – The Forward
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    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump's budget proposal cuts 5% from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's budget. Members of Congress are vowing to fight against the ...

    Trump faces backlash over $3M Holocaust Museum cuts | TheHill
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    Jun 9, 2017 - A bipartisan group of 64 members of Congress is demanding a reversal on $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Trump cuts $3M from Holocaust museum, faces bipartisan backlash ...
    www.jpost.com/.../Trump-cuts-3M-from-Holocaust-museum-faces-bipartisan-backlas...
    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump proposes to cut around 5% of the museum's total budget.

    Lawmakers are furious over Trump's proposed cuts to Holocaust ...
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    Jun 9, 2017 - ... of lawmakers on Friday demanded that President Trump restore $3 million in funding he cut from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in his.

    Trump's proposed $3m cut to Holocaust museum sparks bipartisan ...
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    Jun 10, 2017 - WASHINGTON — A proposed budget cut by President Donald Trump of $3 million to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum has sparked a ...

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    https://www.theverge.com/.../trump-nea-neh-budget-cuts-proposal-arts-funding-effect...
    Mar 16, 2017 - The proposed budget will cut programs that are some of the country's best ... Institute of Museum and Library Services director Dr. Kathryn K.

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    Well, if you really think the Holocaust was fictitious, there’s not much I can say to you on that issue. I can only hope you’re more sensible on other issues. On the other point, though, I’d be happy if all the Holocaust museums were closed and no new ones built. I’m not in favor of museums that commemorate the suffering of any one particular group and incidentally grant that group victim status that may be misused. I’d be happier to see a Museum of Man’s Inhumanity to Man that made us all a little more sober and humble.

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    Well, if you really think the Holocaust was fictitious...

    It was real in their minds. What more proof does anyone need?
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  45. @anarchyst
    I constantly remind my Jewish and Israel supporting friends that "God is not a real estate agent".
    It is curious to note that even atheist Jews insist that God "gave the land to the Jews"...

    Funny how the realization never enters the thought process of simple-minded religious fanatics, that ancient documents supposedly bequeathing the land of Palestine to Jews in perpetuity, were, themselves written and compiled by Jews. It would be like me going to a man and telling him that he’s going to have to vacate his land because I found an ancient document written by my grandfather 5,000 times removed, that the land you’re living on belongs to me. Childish and laughable reasoning, but Jewish claims to the land of Palestine are based on exactly that, and nothing more.

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  46. nebulafox says:
    @Carroll Price
    At the time of his death, JFK was in the process of implementing three crucial decisions arrived at earlier in his presidency: pulling all US troops out of Vietnam, re-introducing United States-backed currency in the form of US Silver Certificates, and putting a stop to Israel's development of nuclear weapons. Either one of which, alone was more than enough to guarantee his assassination at the hands of the Deep State.

    I have no idea about #2, so I won’t comment on that. But #1 and #3 are both Baby Boomer myths. When Ngo Dinh Diem was overthrown, a coup that was tacitly approved of by the Kennedy Administration, South Vietnam entered a cycle of coups and internecine warfare that would last until late 1967, when Thieu fully took power. I don’t think Kennedy would have bungled the operational character of the war (or the message to the American people) as badly as LBJ did, but there was absolutely no way we wouldn’t have had boots on the ground by 1965 after Diem’s death.

    And back in the 1960s, the Democrats were the strongly pro-Israel party, being home to a Holocaust generation Jewish vote that was far more attached to Israel than Jews are today. And though De Gaulle had already signaled his intention to move away from Israel in 1958, French companies would keep their contract obligations to Dimona. As Israel sticks to a policy of nuclear ambiguity anyway, short of military intervention, how could Kennedy (or any President) have practically stopped them from acquiring nuclear weapons, especially in the aftermath of the Six Day War when they probably had already reached nuclear latency?

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  47. Talha says:

    Mr. Giraldi, good stuff! Thanks for keeping an eye on all these details going on in Congress/Senate. So hard to keep up with all of these bills being snuck through. You do a great service in informing the American electorate as to what their representatives are up to in selling their souls to a foreign power -
    actually multiple foreign powers.

    Peace.

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  48. Greg Bacon says: • Website

    The same LUNATICS that lied the USA into the illegal war against Iraq and the illegal bombing and destruction of Libya are now pushing the US into destroying Syria for the glory of Apartheid Israel, then it will be on to Iran.

    http://www.911history.de/aaannxyz_ch11_en.html

    Will Americans ever wake up and realize that these ME wars are being fought for Israel or will it take mushroom clouds appearing before they wake up?

    Guess not, since Israel’s bitch, the Pentagon, just shot down a Syrian drone that looked ‘threatening.’ Some one is wanting to set off WW III, that way they can crash the imploding stock market and instead of putting the blame where it belongs, on those TBTF Wall Street (((banks))) they’ll blame those damned Rooskies for the crashed economy.

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  49. Wally says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago!
     
    AGREED!
    Let bygones be bygones!

    Can we count on you to support Trump in his call to cut $3 million from holocaust museum funding? After all, it was over seventy years ago! (and fictitious to boot).

    Trump's proposed $3M cut to Holocaust museum meets bipartisan ...
    www.cnn.com/2017/06/09/politics/trump-holocaust...museum-budget-cut/index.html
    Jun 9, 2017 - Sixty-four members of Congress asked President Trump not to cut $3 million from the budget of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Donald Trump Cuts Funds for D.C. Holocaust Museum - ATTN:
    https://www.attn.com/.../trump-sparks-bipartisan-criticism-over-holocaust-museum-cu...
    Jun 9, 2017 - In response to the news that President Trump's budget would call for $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, ...

    Trump Budget Cuts $3 Million From Holocaust Museum – The Forward
    forward.com/fast-forward/.../trump-budget-cuts-3-million-from-holocaust-museum/
    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump's budget proposal cuts 5% from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's budget. Members of Congress are vowing to fight against the ...

    Trump faces backlash over $3M Holocaust Museum cuts | TheHill
    thehill.com/policy/.../337140-trump-faces-backlash-over-3m-holocaust-museum-cuts
    Jun 9, 2017 - A bipartisan group of 64 members of Congress is demanding a reversal on $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Trump cuts $3M from Holocaust museum, faces bipartisan backlash ...
    www.jpost.com/.../Trump-cuts-3M-from-Holocaust-museum-faces-bipartisan-backlas...
    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump proposes to cut around 5% of the museum's total budget.

    Lawmakers are furious over Trump's proposed cuts to Holocaust ...
    nypost.com/.../lawmakers-are-furious-over-trumps-proposed-cuts-to-holocaust-museu...
    Jun 9, 2017 - ... of lawmakers on Friday demanded that President Trump restore $3 million in funding he cut from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in his.

    Trump's proposed $3m cut to Holocaust museum sparks bipartisan ...
    www.timesofisrael.com › Israel & the Region
    Jun 10, 2017 - WASHINGTON — A proposed budget cut by President Donald Trump of $3 million to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum has sparked a ...

    Trump's proposed budget will eliminate funding to museums, libraries ...
    https://www.theverge.com/.../trump-nea-neh-budget-cuts-proposal-arts-funding-effect...
    Mar 16, 2017 - The proposed budget will cut programs that are some of the country's best ... Institute of Museum and Library Services director Dr. Kathryn K.

    Bipartisan backlash erupts after Trump proposes slashing $3 million ...
    www.rawstory.com/.../bipartisan-backlash-erupts-after-trump-proposes-slashing-3-mil...
    Jun 9, 2017 - ... Trump proposes slashing $3 million from Holocaust Museum funds ... Trump a letter this week decrying his proposed cuts to the museum, ...

    Trump: Do Not Cut Budget for Holocaust Museum – ForceChange
    https://forcechange.com/.../president-trump-do-not-cut-budget-for-holocaust-museum...

    Target: Donald Trump, President of the United States. Goal: Demand President Trump restore funding cut from Holocaust Museum. President Trump's proposed ...

    “The Holocaust lie has been both the spiritual and financial wellspring of modern Jewish power, and for this reason it is clear why the Jewish Establishment holds onto this lie with a tenacity bordering on insanity.”

    “Jewish groups get up to 97% of grants from the Homeland Security”

    http://mondoweiss.net/2012/07/islamophobia-shmislamophobia-97-of-homeland-security-security-grants-go-to-jewish-orgs

    and:
    Zionist Wikipedia Editing Course

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/139189

    and:
    The Zionist attempt to control language.
    The Israel Project’s 2009 GLOBAL LANGUAGE DICTIONARY

    https://www.transcend.org/tms/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/sf-israel-projects-2009-global-language-dictionary.pdf

    and:
    The commander behind the pro-Israel student troops on U.S. college campuses

    http://www.haaretz.com/misc/article-print-page//.premium-1.709014

    Israel tech site paying “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media

    http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/israel-tech-site-paying-interns-covertly-plant-stories-social-media

    and:
    Israeli students to get $2,000 to spread state propaganda on Facebook

    http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/israeli-students-get-2000-spread-state-propaganda-facebook

    Not to mention that every US taxpayers “loan” that ‘Israel’ receives has never been paid back. The Israeli Occupied Congress curiously “forgives” all these huge debts. As if it wasn’t assumed at the beginning.

    Let’s not mention the vast sums they receive from ‘Homeland Security to do much of the spying.

    “Jame Bamford of Wired subsequently reported that the NSA had hired secretive contractors with extensive ties to Israeli intelligence to establish 10 to 20 wiretapping rooms at key telecommunication points throughout the country.”
    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-impact-of-nsa-domestic-spying-2013-6#ixzz3NxPMujNo
    and:
    “Two Secretive Israeli Companies Reportedly Bugged The US Telecommunications Grid For The NSA”
    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/israelis-bugged-the-us-for-the-nsa-2013-6#ixzz3NxPnnUFg
    and:
    “IDF Unit 8200 Cyberwar Veterans Developed NSA Snooping Technology”
    Read more:http://www.richardsilverstein.com/2013/06/08/idf-unit-8200-cyberwar-veterans-developed-nsa-snooping-technology/

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  50. annamaria says:
    @LondonBob
    Nice of them to tie Iran and Russia in with each other, I have increasingly seen the Russia nonsense are being driven by Zionist concerns, of course others have their own reasons. On the plus side Europe, and Germany in particular, seem to be heading our won way now. Trump gives them an excuse not to just do as they are told as they did under Obama.

    Rand Paul really does exist on his own on these matters.

    The Israel-firsters want Eretz Israel by any means, preferably for the US expense. The ziocons’ rabid hatred towards the still-independent Russian federation explains the ongoing invented scandals of “Russian influence.” The same rabid hatred explains the death of Russian servicemen in Syria. But the facts about Israel’s support for ISIS have been dripping unstoppable, illustrating the dark and hateful soul of Jewish state: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-06-19/israel-has-been-secretly-funding-syrian-rebels-years
    The apartheid colonizer has lost any moral ground for its existence. The post-WWII Jewish dream has become a global nightmare: No daylight between the modern state of Israel and the Nazi Germany.

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  51. @Sherman
    So Israel assasinated Kennedy and took down the World Trade Center?

    Giraldi is really pandering to the screwballs today.

    Maybe you missed the news release, but the only terrorist arrested on 9/11 happened to be Jews. With one group of Jews observed “documenting the event” on film, while a 2nd group were stopped and arrested while riding around NY City in a white van loaded with high explosives,. All of which was hushed-up and covered up by a Jewish controlled MSM, followed by the perpetrators being rapidly whisked out of the country and back to their homes in Israel. All mere coincidences, to be sure.

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  52. mp says:
    @Jim Daniel
    Well, if you really think the Holocaust was fictitious, there's not much I can say to you on that issue. I can only hope you're more sensible on other issues. On the other point, though, I'd be happy if all the Holocaust museums were closed and no new ones built. I'm not in favor of museums that commemorate the suffering of any one particular group and incidentally grant that group victim status that may be misused. I'd be happier to see a Museum of Man's Inhumanity to Man that made us all a little more sober and humble.

    Well, if you really think the Holocaust was fictitious…

    It was real in their minds. What more proof does anyone need?

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    Nobody denies that jews were persecuted in WWII, and died in large numbers.
    The discussion is on how and why they died, and in what numbers.
    There is hardly any discussion about the number of German deaths, some ten million.
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  53. Dr. X says:

    Women and queers are infamous for believing in their own victimhood the same way as Jews do, and they are infamous for frequently voting for themselves group identity based federal remedies.

    True — but don’t forget to include blacks in this equation.

    I suggest that the US constitution be modified to explicitly outlaw all protected class group federal entitlements.

    Unnecessary. The 14th Amendment was intended to accomplish this; it has been perverted to allow group entitlements by (((lawyers and judges))).

    Great post, though!

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  54. If you have ever wondered why the United States officially still cannot say “Armenian Genocide”, along with asking the criminal, Turkey, you can ask its accomplice, Israel.

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    A fairy tale, in my opinion, the Armenian genocide.
    And at the time Turkey did not exist.

    'The Armenians in the Late Ottoman Period', edited Türkkaya Atatöv, Ankara, 2002.
    Henry Morgenthau, 'Ambassador Morgenthau's Story', New York, 1918
    Heath W. Lowry, 'The story behind Ambassador Morgenthau's Story', Istanbul 1990

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  55. @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    ” Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination? ”
    The number of events like this that benefited Israel, such as de murders of Palme and Anna Lyndh, the Hammarskjold accident, the Diana accident, the Hess suicide, the Barschel suicide, the Mölleman accident, the murder of Ferdinand Smit, the death of Arafat, is a bit to huge to believe in coincidence.
    In any separate case there is no conclusive evidence, but coincidence seems improbable, maybe Jahwe did interfere, for his Chosen People.

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    Arafat ???
    LoL
    The guy was a fat slob with a disgusting lifestyle , tons of stress and alleged to have full blown AIDS . He made it to 75 , how long did you expect him to live ? Ion Pacepa claimed Arafat was a rabid homosexual and pederast.
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  56. @mp
    Well, if you really think the Holocaust was fictitious...

    It was real in their minds. What more proof does anyone need?

    Nobody denies that jews were persecuted in WWII, and died in large numbers.
    The discussion is on how and why they died, and in what numbers.
    There is hardly any discussion about the number of German deaths, some ten million.

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    In addition to the absence of forensic evidence showing large numbers of Europeans dying in confined areas over a short period of time, holohoax researchers employing published pre and post-war census figures, estimate that during WW 2 years (1939-1945) not more than 300,000 Jews (probably closer to 200,000) died from of causes, including accidents and old age. The mythical 6 million figure drummed into the heads of every school child and adult from birth to death, dates back to the late 1800s and early 1900s, with preserved newspapers from the era containing articles relating to 6 million European Jews perishing in holocaust of various descriptions.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paDxxnBDz7M

    , @Incitatus
    “Nobody denies that jews were persecuted in WWII, and died in large numbers.
    The discussion is on how and why they died, and in what numbers.”


    By “persecuted” do you mean murdered jilles? Come right out and say it. Families mustered in killing fields, striped, robbed and shot? Starved to death? Worked to death? Is that what you mean by “persecuted”?

    “There is hardly any discussion about the number of German deaths, some ten million.

    Official estimates are less than 8 million. Still a heavy price. Your point jilles? There should be “discussion about the number of German deaths”? Why, pray tell? In the war Germany launched that killed 50+ million?

    Give us a hint.
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  57. utu says:

    Enacting legislations that gives Israel preferential treatment is nothing new.

    During the mid-1970′s the United States adopted two laws that seek to counteract the participation of U.S. citizens in other nation’s economic boycotts or embargoes. These “antiboycott” laws are the 1977 amendments to the Export Administration Act (EAA) and the Ribicoff Amendment to the 1976 Tax Reform Act (TRA). While these laws share a common purpose, there are distinctions in their administration.

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  58. Exactly to the point. Not only Congress but also the White House is an Israeli occupied territory. The sycophants in Congress don’t serve the interest of the American people. They are puppets on a string of AIPAC, plus the Zionist controlled media. Relying further on the “advice” of Israel and Saudi Arabia will lead the US directly into a new war for the sake of the two rogue states in the Middle East: Israel and Saudi Arabia.

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  59. Bismarck said that a treaty’s merits must be judged by comparing the strengths that one’s potential ally brings to the fight with the strengths of the enemies arrayed against that ally who then, by virtue of the treaty, become your enemies.

    Judged in this light, our support of Israel is a complete fail. Israel strengthens us not in the least while causing us to defend her against the depredations of the entire Middle-East Muslim world. We would be better served by abandoning Israel as an ally and courting the oil-bearing countries of the region.

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  60. bjondo says:

    Top pic of Benyammerin Nuthinyahoo
    shows he has a very bad case of asskissing dandruff.
    Head and Shoulders mixed with kerosene should help
    The Head Squat.

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  61. @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    Hey troll, single minded, Iran-firsts? You must be in a Zion nightmare. We have someone who can tell it as it is.
    In all history of empires/super powers, there has never been such a grip by such a vermin parasite as our nation is in now. It’s beyond shame that we have become such an impotent nation, we might as well have Natanyahu and the Zionists Knesset rule this nation directly. Because we surely are ruled by someone else. We are just too dumb to realize it. We think we’re making our own decision when we go to the ballot box. What a joke!!!
    One of the countries I admired the most was my Fatherland , when the the parasite and its host tried to stop Kurt Waldheim from getting elected. He was not expected to win, but on hearing the dog calls from these two, the Austrians did what was right and elected Waldheim.
    We thought, having been fooled again, Trump was our Waldheim and we were Austrians. Trump and his cabal family got the better of us.
    I doubt we’ll get out of this bondage, unless we self destruct. I think that’s where we’re being led.
    PS: PG, you’re right about the Colbert, Stone episode, it has disappeared…,,,completely, I record all his episodes and would watch them at other times. Surprisingly, this isn’t on. Wow, how can you defeat this kind of power?

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  62. @Marshall Moushigian
    If you have ever wondered why the United States officially still cannot say "Armenian Genocide", along with asking the criminal, Turkey, you can ask its accomplice, Israel.

    A fairy tale, in my opinion, the Armenian genocide.
    And at the time Turkey did not exist.

    ‘The Armenians in the Late Ottoman Period’, edited Türkkaya Atatöv, Ankara, 2002.
    Henry Morgenthau, ‘Ambassador Morgenthau’s Story’, New York, 1918
    Heath W. Lowry, ‘The story behind Ambassador Morgenthau’s Story’, Istanbul 1990

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  63. Sam Shama says:

    [ He then went to see Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and shouted at him for being a liar and opposed to peace based on what Netanyahu had told him. That is what passes for even-handed in the U.S. government, no matter who is]

    While the “shouted at him” phrase is an exaggeration – Trump was apparently attempting to speak above the general noise – it is true that Abbas wants to have little to do with anything controversial at this point in his tenure. Such as partner a peace plan. As far as lack of even-handedness on the part of the U.S. government, can we name a few which are even-handed? I know, I know……

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  64. Moi says:

    Top-notch article and one long overdue. But permit me one small edit: Mr. Giraldi states, “The animus against Iran comes directly from Israel and from the Saudi Arabians, who have managed to sell their version of developments in their part of the world through a completely acquiescent and heavily Jewish influenced western media.”

    He errs in calling it “Jewish influenced western media.” It would be more accurate to say it is Jewish controlled western media.

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  65. nickels says:

    The Orthodox Christian church teaches that the Antichrist will head a world government out of Israel.
    But, you know, we’re just a bunch of religious wacko’s, right?

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    Source?
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  66. @Philip Giraldi
    Funny how many of those attacking me are anonymous...the American public favors Israel because the media is so biased that they hear nothing but good about it. Opinion polls also show, however, that the public does not want any more new wars. Period. But our good friend Israel is about nothing but war. I wish people like anon with their nonsense about "God's will" would put a sock in it. God has nothing to do with this. If you want to live in a theocracy, move to Israel.

    Disgusted “liberal”. Am I even a “liberal” anymore? I loathe the I-word and the J-word now with a purple passion. If I see an article from Wapo or NYT or any of the other “msm”, I don’t read it. I stopped watching ANY tv, and exclusively read those who didn’t lie about Iraq 2003. What the hell AM I? I despise Republicans, but the Dems didn’t oppose their wars. Now I despise the Dems, and the right-wingnuts are starting to make sense. Is this cognitive dissonance? Bizzaro-world? I am one CONFUSED puppy.

    Thank you PG

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    You are not alone!

    Try this on for size: [Alt-left and Alt-right unite against Deep State.]

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hK50Zc1aj8&t=1629s
    Wiki Politiki with Steve Bhaerman and guest Robert David Steele of #unrig
    , @lavoisier
    Thoughtful comment.

    The Democrats are every bit as much on board with the wars and the destruction of the working class as are the Republicans.

    Where are the respectable liberals in this country?

    I despise Democrats as you despise Republicans.

    Now I despise them both. I have little loyalty for my government and do not trust anything that they do.

    Our Republic is on life support.
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  67. chris says:

    Welcome to the ‘Pax’ Israeliana !

    But don’t look for the 1000 years of peace to break out any time soon, it’s strictly a small-time operation run by keeping tabs on everyone, terrorizing deserters, and playing everyone against each other. To be fair, it’s the only thing they know; it’s all Bugsy Siegel caliber.

    If it’s any consolation, the masters of manipulation will enjoy the fruits of their handiwork by living in the paranoid, hysterical, bankrupt hell they have created for themselves and for the rest of us.

    The scale may be new; the inevitable downward course cannot but be the same as the last time, and all the times before that.

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  68. nsa says:
    @Anonymous

    the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago!
     
    AGREED!
    Let bygones be bygones!

    Can we count on you to support Trump in his call to cut $3 million from holocaust museum funding? After all, it was over seventy years ago! (and fictitious to boot).

    Trump's proposed $3M cut to Holocaust museum meets bipartisan ...
    www.cnn.com/2017/06/09/politics/trump-holocaust...museum-budget-cut/index.html
    Jun 9, 2017 - Sixty-four members of Congress asked President Trump not to cut $3 million from the budget of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Donald Trump Cuts Funds for D.C. Holocaust Museum - ATTN:
    https://www.attn.com/.../trump-sparks-bipartisan-criticism-over-holocaust-museum-cu...
    Jun 9, 2017 - In response to the news that President Trump's budget would call for $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, ...

    Trump Budget Cuts $3 Million From Holocaust Museum – The Forward
    forward.com/fast-forward/.../trump-budget-cuts-3-million-from-holocaust-museum/
    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump's budget proposal cuts 5% from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's budget. Members of Congress are vowing to fight against the ...

    Trump faces backlash over $3M Holocaust Museum cuts | TheHill
    thehill.com/policy/.../337140-trump-faces-backlash-over-3m-holocaust-museum-cuts
    Jun 9, 2017 - A bipartisan group of 64 members of Congress is demanding a reversal on $3 million in funding cuts to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

    Trump cuts $3M from Holocaust museum, faces bipartisan backlash ...
    www.jpost.com/.../Trump-cuts-3M-from-Holocaust-museum-faces-bipartisan-backlas...
    Jun 9, 2017 - Trump proposes to cut around 5% of the museum's total budget.

    Lawmakers are furious over Trump's proposed cuts to Holocaust ...
    nypost.com/.../lawmakers-are-furious-over-trumps-proposed-cuts-to-holocaust-museu...
    Jun 9, 2017 - ... of lawmakers on Friday demanded that President Trump restore $3 million in funding he cut from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in his.

    Trump's proposed $3m cut to Holocaust museum sparks bipartisan ...
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    Jun 10, 2017 - WASHINGTON — A proposed budget cut by President Donald Trump of $3 million to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum has sparked a ...

    Trump's proposed budget will eliminate funding to museums, libraries ...
    https://www.theverge.com/.../trump-nea-neh-budget-cuts-proposal-arts-funding-effect...
    Mar 16, 2017 - The proposed budget will cut programs that are some of the country's best ... Institute of Museum and Library Services director Dr. Kathryn K.

    Bipartisan backlash erupts after Trump proposes slashing $3 million ...
    www.rawstory.com/.../bipartisan-backlash-erupts-after-trump-proposes-slashing-3-mil...
    Jun 9, 2017 - ... Trump proposes slashing $3 million from Holocaust Museum funds ... Trump a letter this week decrying his proposed cuts to the museum, ...

    Trump: Do Not Cut Budget for Holocaust Museum – ForceChange
    https://forcechange.com/.../president-trump-do-not-cut-budget-for-holocaust-museum...

    Target: Donald Trump, President of the United States. Goal: Demand President Trump restore funding cut from Holocaust Museum. President Trump's proposed ...

    Contact your U.S. Knessetman in Wash DC immediately and insist the Holocaust Museum budget cuts be restored……the funds are desparately needed for the proposed new Ilse Koch wing featuring a complete collection of her Bauhaus lampshades and fragrant soap bars.

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  69. chris says:
    @Sowhat
    No new revelations, here. It's only disappointing that there aren't more in the "mold" of Sanders and Paul. The rest, obviously, are owned. In a Corporatocracy, there is a large degree of apathy among the Proles. Kissinger said it best: "You control the money and you control the world."
    I might add that, according to the Australian filmmaker, Trevor Loudon, the Arabs and Muslim countries have funded over 100 Congressional campaigns so the whole world knows U.S. politics is an easy mark...a soft target.

    …Arabs and Muslim countries have funded over 100 Congressional campaigns so the whole world knows U.S. politics is an easy mark…a soft target.

    Yeah, but as with the KSA, you’ll notice that the policies pursued by the purchased politicians will not deviate one iota from the party lines in matters of the ME.

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  70. chris says:
    @DanCT
    It's encouraging to read mostly tempered comments here. Another tactic of the trolls spoiling so many comment boards is baiting others to respond in kind to their degrading, jackass bantering and base language. Left with arguing on the merits, they're as feckless as they'd be in a face-to-face confrontation on a ball field. We need to picture these trolls before degrading ourselves by taking the bait and responding to some little freak hiding behind his keyboard.

    It’s encouraging to read mostly tempered comments here.

    You’re too kind, no, we have the other kind also; just wait until it’s morning in Israel and Sam, and Sherm, and iffn get online.

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  71. anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @jilles dykstra
    " Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination? "
    The number of events like this that benefited Israel, such as de murders of Palme and Anna Lyndh, the Hammarskjold accident, the Diana accident, the Hess suicide, the Barschel suicide, the Mölleman accident, the murder of Ferdinand Smit, the death of Arafat, is a bit to huge to believe in coincidence.
    In any separate case there is no conclusive evidence, but coincidence seems improbable, maybe Jahwe did interfere, for his Chosen People.

    Arafat ???
    LoL
    The guy was a fat slob with a disgusting lifestyle , tons of stress and alleged to have full blown AIDS . He made it to 75 , how long did you expect him to live ? Ion Pacepa claimed Arafat was a rabid homosexual and pederast.

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  72. chris says:
    @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    I share your opposition to Israel’s oppression and dispossession of Palestinians

    I think, in this one, Phil is talking about Israel’s oppression and dispossession of Americans, a subject that may need even more attention then the first, this time.

    … ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won’t bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.

    That’s a very apt imagery about ringing the the bell, in honor and respect though, which is what Phil is doing, for the victims, whose own country disavowed and tried to gag them out of sheer cowardice.

    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination?

    Obviously, Phil was just, tongue-in-cheek, being a little cynical here otherwise he would have gone into a lot more detail, you don’t think he’d just throw an unproven assertion like that, do you?

    .

    .. is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people?

    I don’t recall the AARP, Pharma and Agriculture lobbies trying to get us into wars around the world.

    Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life.

    I’ve never heard of this woman, but are you a troll or something, you’ve never heard of people having allegiance to their tribe, irrespective of their religion? (Seriously, I know people like that)

    We’ve also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification.

    Yes, that was a point in Phil’s article from last week also. The problem this week, in case you’ve missed the point in the article, is the fact that, exactly Aipac is behind this sanctions bill designed to primarily tie Trump’s hands in negotiating a deescalation of tensions with Russia, which is an important reason for the support he received to win the election last year. By doing that, they’re putting us on a collision course with Russia, which will be used by subversive elements in the military to create further provocations and lead us on the path to war.

    Even if you, yourself refuse to see it this way, can you see why others might see things differently ?

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    I think Mr. Girardi has taken 9/11-Israel conspiracy theories seriously in previous articles, if memory serves me.
    I'm somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen's career, and I think if she has a tribe, it's Cuban-American.
    On the last point, I'm opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel's perceived interest, or Cuba's, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you're smarter than I.
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  73. I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program. Does he tell us that they didn’t show up for work on 9/11, too? That seemed to be coming.

    Jews are intelligent, successful and no doubt exercise more political and other influence than their small numbers would suggest. They are also somewhat alienated from their co-religionists in Israel whose politics are not as liberal as theirs. But that’s in the real world. Giraldi, and a lot of the posters on this thread, are somewhere off in outer space. I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.

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    >is not a price I am willing to pay.

    Please reconsider Gandy. We don't know how this blog will survive without you. LOL!
    , @Anonymous

    I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program.
     
    But you don't quibble with the allusion to Israelis killing JFK because he tried to force their foreign agents to register.

    Pretty powerful lesson: no subsequent president or Congress or Justice Department has been able to compel Israeli agents to comply with those rules of the United States.

    But but but Russia is threatening US democracy!
    , @truthtellerAryan
    Jack Ruby is Jacob Leonard Rubinstein, if his name was Osama bin Laden we would have said Muslims were behind and Osama would naturally be a terrorist. Israel, in the circumstances of the time should have been a suspect and rightfully investigated, Rubinstein should have raised the flag by default. 9/11 is the same way with more proof that Israel and goyim poodles at home were the only ones to gain out of the carnage that followed and continues today, and with Israeli "students" cheering on opposite side as the Twin Towers were hit by planes. After announced on Fox news once, it disappeared just like Oliver Stone's Colbert show. Mind you this is the age of youtube. Larry Silverstein rings a bell? Insurance money? Jewish headquarter and hardly any Jewish casualty?
    , @Art

    I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.
     
    Really - your wimpy sentence defines you.

    Who that is concerned about our country, cannot handle this article – you should be outraged by 29 ovations given to the war criminal Netanyahu by our congress. That picture should engender hate in your heart.

    Netanyahu sent illegal nuke parts to Israel from America. No one in the government or media will investigate that – WHY? When things like this go on should you not fear for your country

    Israel does not even acknowledge it has nukes. Do you back that?

    Are you a serious American – or just another hasbara hack?

    Peace --- Art
    , @chris

    ... but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay
     
    Don't let the doorknob hit you in the butt!
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  74. @Anon
    How Much Influence Does the Israeli Government Have in American Politics?

    In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend. The people in their great wisdom understand it goes far beyond mere dollars and cents. Our destinies are inseparable.

    O Lord, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

    A full 62% feel Israel has either too little or just the right amount of influence.

    https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2015-Poll-Key-Findings-Final-1.pdf

    Overall, twice as many Americans say the Israeli government has too much influence
    (37%) than say too little influence (18%), while a plurality (44%) say it’s the right level.
    The story once again is more pronounced in the partisan views: Among Democrats,
    about half (49%) say Israel has too much influence, compared with 14% who say Israel
    has too little influence, and 36% who say it’s the right level; Among Republicans,
    slightly more people say that Israel has too much influence (25%) than say it has too
    little influence (22%) with a slight majority (52%) saying it’s the right level.

     

    Also see: http://www.gallup.com/poll/189626/americans-views-toward-israel-remain-firmly-positive.aspx

    Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God's will?

    In old Europe, the Jews pushed their influence thru usury, hoarding, and “decadent culture infusion to the Goyim“, then slowly but surely buy into “news” , industry, influencing the Goyim masses in a slow but steady transformation into decadence , while keeping themselves statically shielded in the ghettoes . This behavior is one the greatest of sins according to the Torah, unless done to Goyim.
    When hard times hit Europeans, the jooooeis harvested. By the end of 19th century most (if not all) newspapers in Germany were owned by the tribe, most rental properties in big cities, stores,….a population of 1% already controlled most financial, information, and social lives of about 53 million indigenous population. They were reaching for the ultimate prize, full control of the government and its policies but………….They’ve found an even better prize, one they couldn’t imagine or dream of. The most powerful, but no brain (that’s how a small and weak human being can tame and enslave the largest land animal on earth, the elephant), the richest and all of its allies into proudly taking orders and fulfill whatever task the tribe wants accomplished!!!
    So our only dependable friendship and unbroken bond, you’re talking about is similar to those enslaved dolphins and orcas in theme parks or circuses. We can’t live our own natural lives and if we turn on the circus master we wouldn’t know how to survive.
    Well, we’re not theme park animals (this has been your view of us), I suggest you turn it down and live as equals otherwise you’ll lead this world to a catastrophic end. Your greed can’t be quenched, go on a diet of soul searching, maybe you’ll find far more satisfaction than hoarding and stealing and lies and deceit and manipulation…..I can’t list all to do lists, to be a decent human being, have some EMPATHY

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  75. The Lobby continues to strengthen their stranglehold on the U.S. government. Little is mentioned about Ossoff being Jewish in the special election in Georgia or that only 14% of his $23.6 million came from Georgia (most came from New York and California). 56% of Handel’s campaign funds of $4.5 million came from Georgia.

    This funding profile is similar to Rahm Emanuel’s reelection campaign when most of his funds also came from California and New York. While AIPAC itself isn’t the primary source of funding politicians, their primary duty is to notify the tens of thousands of their members and the members of 51 sub-organizations of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations who they should be contributing to.

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    Very interesting. point!
    , @Hibernian
    An anti-semitic campaign would have elected Ossoff, it's not 1948 anymore.
    , @Z-man
    Some other poser... err I mean poster wrote that Cabalist contributions to political campaigns are insignificant compared to corporate and other special interests. That's such a load of BS as the influential, in even all those diverse interest groups, are dominated by the chosen ones. And the biggest amount of political money from the chosen ones comes by many other means including substantial amounts from hedge funds and other 'non governmental entities' WHICH ARE ALL RUN AND FUNDED BY 'THEM'!
    Enough already! (Sigh) (Grin)
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  76. FLgeezer says:
    @Gandydancer
    I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program. Does he tell us that they didn't show up for work on 9/11, too? That seemed to be coming.

    Jews are intelligent, successful and no doubt exercise more political and other influence than their small numbers would suggest. They are also somewhat alienated from their co-religionists in Israel whose politics are not as liberal as theirs. But that's in the real world. Giraldi, and a lot of the posters on this thread, are somewhere off in outer space. I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.

    >is not a price I am willing to pay.

    Please reconsider Gandy. We don’t know how this blog will survive without you. LOL!

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  77. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Gandydancer
    I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program. Does he tell us that they didn't show up for work on 9/11, too? That seemed to be coming.

    Jews are intelligent, successful and no doubt exercise more political and other influence than their small numbers would suggest. They are also somewhat alienated from their co-religionists in Israel whose politics are not as liberal as theirs. But that's in the real world. Giraldi, and a lot of the posters on this thread, are somewhere off in outer space. I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.

    I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program.

    But you don’t quibble with the allusion to Israelis killing JFK because he tried to force their foreign agents to register.

    Pretty powerful lesson: no subsequent president or Congress or Justice Department has been able to compel Israeli agents to comply with those rules of the United States.

    But but but Russia is threatening US democracy!

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  78. anonyymi says:

    COUNTERATTACK!

    Candidates opposing this “congressmen” and “senators” should reveal about them that they are Israel-firsters and consequently pro-war. Also reveal where their money is coming from and what their voting record is.

    Their strength could easily be turned into their weakness.

    You just need one brave man to start doing it, and…

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  79. @jilles dykstra
    Nobody denies that jews were persecuted in WWII, and died in large numbers.
    The discussion is on how and why they died, and in what numbers.
    There is hardly any discussion about the number of German deaths, some ten million.

    In addition to the absence of forensic evidence showing large numbers of Europeans dying in confined areas over a short period of time, holohoax researchers employing published pre and post-war census figures, estimate that during WW 2 years (1939-1945) not more than 300,000 Jews (probably closer to 200,000) died from of causes, including accidents and old age. The mythical 6 million figure drummed into the heads of every school child and adult from birth to death, dates back to the late 1800s and early 1900s, with preserved newspapers from the era containing articles relating to 6 million European Jews perishing in holocaust of various descriptions.

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    The first newspaper on this list to carry the early fairy tale about 'six million Jews' was none other than the NY SUN, owned by Joseph Pulitzer.

    Like so many newspaper owners (then and now) Pulitzer was Jewish. The politicized 'Pulitzer Prize' is named after Joseph Pulitzer.

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  80. anon says: • Disclaimer
    @Wally
    Nonsense, try reading the content, hasbarist.

    However, these recent events are certainly a continuation of the control by "that shitty little country".

    The True Cost of Parasite Israel
    Forced US taxpayers money to Israel goes far beyond the official numbers.
    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-true-cost-of-israel/

    How to Bring Down the Elephant in the Room
    http://www.unz.com/tsaker/how-to-bring-down-the-elephant-in-the-room/

    Israeli occupied territories
    https://codoh.com/media/files/cartoon24s.png

    When it comes to any topic that is known to be of special financial & political interests to supremacist Jews, and certainly there is no cash cow & political tool quite like the 'holocau$t' scam. To them truth is irrelevant.

    http://codoh.com/library/document/3276
    Gas Van Film and Photo Fraud
    German News Magazine and Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum Caught Faking Photo and Film Captions

    By Santiago Alvarez
    also see:
    https://shop.codoh.com/media/uploads/firstholo3rd_large.jpg

    recommended:

    Nazi Shrunken Heads
    A 24-minute free video about lies which justify war
    http://codoh.com/library/document/1528/
    and:
    Buchenwald: Legend and Reality
    http://codoh.com/library/document/180/?lang=en
    and:
    The Liberation of the Camps: Facts vs. Lies
    http://codoh.com/library/document/865/?lang=en

    Following 911 Israeli agents embassy staff and military personnel were caught while trying to bomb Mexican Parliament. But the news initially reported by Mexican media in USA was de -mainstreamed

    The news outlet was forced to shut down

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  81. aandrews says:

    “Don’t look for the exchange with Colbert on YouTube. CBS deleted it from its broadcast and website….”

    *That* is pretty amazing. Especially if everything they broadcast is typically archived at their website and Youtube. Astounding. What do they think people will conclude (other than the obvious). It was seen.

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  82. @Gandydancer
    I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program. Does he tell us that they didn't show up for work on 9/11, too? That seemed to be coming.

    Jews are intelligent, successful and no doubt exercise more political and other influence than their small numbers would suggest. They are also somewhat alienated from their co-religionists in Israel whose politics are not as liberal as theirs. But that's in the real world. Giraldi, and a lot of the posters on this thread, are somewhere off in outer space. I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.

    Jack Ruby is Jacob Leonard Rubinstein, if his name was Osama bin Laden we would have said Muslims were behind and Osama would naturally be a terrorist. Israel, in the circumstances of the time should have been a suspect and rightfully investigated, Rubinstein should have raised the flag by default. 9/11 is the same way with more proof that Israel and goyim poodles at home were the only ones to gain out of the carnage that followed and continues today, and with Israeli “students” cheering on opposite side as the Twin Towers were hit by planes. After announced on Fox news once, it disappeared just like Oliver Stone’s Colbert show. Mind you this is the age of youtube. Larry Silverstein rings a bell? Insurance money? Jewish headquarter and hardly any Jewish casualty?

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    A jewish message service (Odigo) warned jews to "stay home" on 9-11 hours before the controlled demolition...
    Sorta tells you something...
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  83. Incitatus says:
    @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    Well done Jim Daniel!

    Hope Giraldi has the courtesy to answer.

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  84. aandrews says:

    Re Stone-Colbert “Late Night” interview. Well, no wonder. Evidently this was the tenor of the conversation: (Commentary) Stephen Colbert and his audience unfairly mock Oliver Stone

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  85. @chris

    I share your opposition to Israel’s oppression and dispossession of Palestinians
     
    I think, in this one, Phil is talking about Israel's oppression and dispossession of Americans, a subject that may need even more attention then the first, this time.

    ... ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won’t bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
     
    That's a very apt imagery about ringing the the bell, in honor and respect though, which is what Phil is doing, for the victims, whose own country disavowed and tried to gag them out of sheer cowardice.

    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination?
     
    Obviously, Phil was just, tongue-in-cheek, being a little cynical here otherwise he would have gone into a lot more detail, you don't think he'd just throw an unproven assertion like that, do you?

    .

    .. is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people?
     
    I don't recall the AARP, Pharma and Agriculture lobbies trying to get us into wars around the world.

    Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life.
     
    I've never heard of this woman, but are you a troll or something, you've never heard of people having allegiance to their tribe, irrespective of their religion? (Seriously, I know people like that)

    We’ve also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification.
     
    Yes, that was a point in Phil's article from last week also. The problem this week, in case you've missed the point in the article, is the fact that, exactly Aipac is behind this sanctions bill designed to primarily tie Trump's hands in negotiating a deescalation of tensions with Russia, which is an important reason for the support he received to win the election last year. By doing that, they're putting us on a collision course with Russia, which will be used by subversive elements in the military to create further provocations and lead us on the path to war.

    Even if you, yourself refuse to see it this way, can you see why others might see things differently ?

    I think Mr. Girardi has taken 9/11-Israel conspiracy theories seriously in previous articles, if memory serves me.
    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.
    On the last point, I’m opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel’s perceived interest, or Cuba’s, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you’re smarter than I.

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    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.

    Really – she is 100% BEHIND Jew interests – and she is very adamant about it – that is the truth.

    You are a liar – you tell half-truths that are effective lies. In sentence after sentence, you minimize Jew involvement in America’s affairs.

    This marks you as an evil person – that is against America’s fundamental interests.

    Every day America is diminished a little bit more by people like you – shame - shame.

    Peace --- Art
    , @geokat62

    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.
     
    I love the use of the words "somewhat" and "I think"... as they conveniently permit an escape clause, if someone should do the necessary legwork and call you out on it:

    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, champion of Israel and Holocaust survivors, to retire from Congress

    Ros-Lehtinen, a Cuba native of Jewish descent, took a special interest in Israel during her career. The stringent Iran sanctions she authored in 2006 were blocked by congressional procedure, but were the template for the sanctions Congress approved in 2010 that helped force Iran to the negotiating table to limit its nuclear program...

    “From the moment I arrived in Congress, Ileana has been a friend and a partner,” said Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., who is the top Democrat on the House Middle East subcommittee, which is currently chaired by Ros-Lehtinen. “We have worked together countless times from championing equality to strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.”

    Ros-Lehtinen’s championing of her favored causes has not abated. On Sunday, the day she announced her retirement, she joined Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in blasting UNESCO, the United Nations cultural arm, for advancing another resolution targeting Israel. Last week, she was a leader in introducing a Republican-backed bill that would condition U.S. funding of the United Nations on its treatment of Israel.

    She told the Herald that a continued focus would be advocacy for Holocaust survivors. Earlier this year, she reintroduced a bill that would expand the rights of Holocaust survivors to sue insurers that did not make good on Holocaust-era policies.

    http://www.jta.org/2017/05/01/news-opinion/politics/ros-lehtinen-champion-of-israel-holocaust-survivors-to-retire-from-congress
     

    A little more background info on IRL's "Cuban" tribal roots:

    Ros-Lehtinen's maternal grandparents were Sephardic Jews, originally from the Ottoman Empire, who had been active in Cuba's Jewish community. Her maternal grandfather left the city of Kırklareli for Cuba in 1913, fleeing the devastation and economic collapse caused by the First Balkan War. Her mother later converted to Catholicism to marry her father.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ileana_Ros-Lehtinen
     

    I believe it was Incitatus who praised your efforts by stating "Well done Jim Daniel!"

    Well done, indeed!

    , @chris
    Well, ok, after reading geokat's and Art's references, I feel kind of stupid for having tried to refute your comment point by point. To separate jewish interests from Ms Ros-lehtinen's life opus is like trying to separate anti-semitism from the metaphorical Hitler; it's her defining quality (with a bit of Calypso flavor, maybe).

    Good one! I didn't realize you were using troll technique number 5C, the: 'disinterested and objective reader has the revelation that it's the journalist himself who's the actual troll.' I gather, you must be a little new at this. Listen, when you use this template, it's kind of stupid to make use of an easily refutable point when building up your credentials ! The whole trap rests on this build-up, see what I mean? Didn't Sam and Sherm go over this with you in your troll classes ?

    I've got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd. At your level, I'd say you're good for more remedial sites like the WaPo and NYT; try them out, you might actually bag a couple of (more) morons there. My friends here saved me this time, but at those sites you've got a much better chance because there's no lifeguard on duty; none to make corrections in this direction, that is.
    , @anon
    Can you show me one war America is fighting for oil? Can you show me one war America fought for oil ?
    , @anon
    "When that April meeting finally occurred, according to Clarke’s book, Against All Enemies, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz objected that “I just don’t understand why we are beginning by talking about this one man, bin Laden.” Clarke responded that, “We are talking about a network of terrorist organizations called al-Qaeda, that happens to be led by bin Laden, and we are talking about that network because it and it alone poses an immediate and serious threat to the United States.” To which Wolfowitz replied, “Well, there are others that do as well, at least as much. Iraqi terrorism for example.”"


    In Angler, Barton Gellman notes that it was the 36th time the CIA had raised al-Qaeda with President Bush since he took office.


    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/10/did-george-w-bush-do-all-he-could-to-prevent-911/411175/


    According to Eichenwald’s sources, “the neoconservative leaders who had recently assumed power at the Pentagon were warning the White House that the C.I.A. had been fooled; according to this theory, Bin Laden was merely pretending to be planning an attack to distract the administration from Saddam Hussein, whom the neoconservatives saw as a greater threat.”

    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/10/did-george-w-bush-do-all-he-could-to-prevent-911/411175/

    By diverting resources to saddam's Iraq ,Wolfowitz made America unsafe for the 911 victims . By not focusing on Al Qauida, Neocons made America vulnerable to certainty of the attacks
    They have blood on their pants . They did not care American fates They cared for Israel because Al Qaida was not fighting against Israel Saddam was indirectly.
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  86. @Carroll Price
    In addition to the absence of forensic evidence showing large numbers of Europeans dying in confined areas over a short period of time, holohoax researchers employing published pre and post-war census figures, estimate that during WW 2 years (1939-1945) not more than 300,000 Jews (probably closer to 200,000) died from of causes, including accidents and old age. The mythical 6 million figure drummed into the heads of every school child and adult from birth to death, dates back to the late 1800s and early 1900s, with preserved newspapers from the era containing articles relating to 6 million European Jews perishing in holocaust of various descriptions.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paDxxnBDz7M

    The first newspaper on this list to carry the early fairy tale about ‘six million Jews’ was none other than the NY SUN, owned by Joseph Pulitzer.

    Like so many newspaper owners (then and now) Pulitzer was Jewish. The politicized ‘Pulitzer Prize’ is named after Joseph Pulitzer.

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  87. Art says:
    @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people?

    Oh my – that is pure Hasbara Central boilerplate. This is a standard lying tactic of the Jew.

    “We did a little bad but we are not the worst – the cannibals are below us – so shut up Gentiles!”

    Peace — Art

    p.s. The great evil of 9/11 is on AIPAC et al – scratch 9/11 and it bleeds Jew.

    p.s. The Biggest Jew – Netanyahu said that “9/11 was good for Israel”

    p.s. Our Congress cheered him 29 time – every American should hate that.

    If someone abuses something you love – something that contributes to your wellbeing – something that is part of your identity – and they do this today, and yesterday, and for sure tomorrow – when is it OK to hate them?

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    It is interesting to note that one can call a Jew a scoundrel, shyster, criminal ne'er do well, or other derogatory term and it will roll of a Jew's back like water on a duck, BUT call a Jew a "Jew" and he will recoil in horror, having been "found out".
    Sorta tells you something...
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  88. Incitatus says:
    @jilles dykstra
    Nobody denies that jews were persecuted in WWII, and died in large numbers.
    The discussion is on how and why they died, and in what numbers.
    There is hardly any discussion about the number of German deaths, some ten million.

    “Nobody denies that jews were persecuted in WWII, and died in large numbers.
    The discussion is on how and why they died, and in what numbers.”

    By “persecuted” do you mean murdered jilles? Come right out and say it. Families mustered in killing fields, striped, robbed and shot? Starved to death? Worked to death? Is that what you mean by “persecuted”?

    “There is hardly any discussion about the number of German deaths, some ten million.

    Official estimates are less than 8 million. Still a heavy price. Your point jilles? There should be “discussion about the number of German deaths”? Why, pray tell? In the war Germany launched that killed 50+ million?

    Give us a hint.

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    Families mustered in killing fields, striped, robbed and shot? Starved to death? Worked to death? Is that what you mean by “persecuted”?

    You mean like your proxies ISIS, are doing in Syria and Iraq.

    Zionists and Wahabis are brothers in blood.

    They both have the US and Russia on a path to war – shame shame on all of them – they deserve hate.

    Who that is good, does not fear a war – and who wants a war – it is Jews and Saudis - it is as plain as day.

    Peace --- Art

    p.s. My oh my – the “six Million Lie” is the Jew claim to legitimacy – what a sad inferior people.
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  89. @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    I am glad you are showing us all how salty you are. What should this guy write about instead? The Jews are at war with Europe and the US. In fact the Jews are taking over the US the way they took over Russia 100 years ago.

    The US can’t be invaded from the outside but it sure as heck can be taken over from within. Judging from your post style, you are the same type from Sharia Blue who is trying to change the tone on the chans and reddit. You are paid to be here, we are not.

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  90. Art says:
    @Jim Daniel
    I think Mr. Girardi has taken 9/11-Israel conspiracy theories seriously in previous articles, if memory serves me.
    I'm somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen's career, and I think if she has a tribe, it's Cuban-American.
    On the last point, I'm opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel's perceived interest, or Cuba's, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you're smarter than I.

    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.

    Really – she is 100% BEHIND Jew interests – and she is very adamant about it – that is the truth.

    You are a liar – you tell half-truths that are effective lies. In sentence after sentence, you minimize Jew involvement in America’s affairs.

    This marks you as an evil person – that is against America’s fundamental interests.

    Every day America is diminished a little bit more by people like you – shame – shame.

    Peace — Art

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    Yeah, okay, thanks Art; with yours and geo's comment it's kind of obvious he's a troll
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  91. bjondo says:

    Regarding Iran, the bill mandates that “Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 2 years thereafter, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Director of National Intelligence shall jointly develop and submit to the appropriate congressional committees a strategy for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian activities and threats that directly threaten the United States and key allies in the Middle East, North Africa, and beyond.”

    And

    to the appropriate congressional committees
    send instructions how to wipe rear.
    Same instructions
    every 2 yrs
    from each agency
    to appropriate committees.

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  92. Art says:
    @Incitatus
    “Nobody denies that jews were persecuted in WWII, and died in large numbers.
    The discussion is on how and why they died, and in what numbers.”


    By “persecuted” do you mean murdered jilles? Come right out and say it. Families mustered in killing fields, striped, robbed and shot? Starved to death? Worked to death? Is that what you mean by “persecuted”?

    “There is hardly any discussion about the number of German deaths, some ten million.

    Official estimates are less than 8 million. Still a heavy price. Your point jilles? There should be “discussion about the number of German deaths”? Why, pray tell? In the war Germany launched that killed 50+ million?

    Give us a hint.

    Families mustered in killing fields, striped, robbed and shot? Starved to death? Worked to death? Is that what you mean by “persecuted”?

    You mean like your proxies ISIS, are doing in Syria and Iraq.

    Zionists and Wahabis are brothers in blood.

    They both have the US and Russia on a path to war – shame shame on all of them – they deserve hate.

    Who that is good, does not fear a war – and who wants a war – it is Jews and Saudis – it is as plain as day.

    Peace — Art

    p.s. My oh my – the “six Million Lie” is the Jew claim to legitimacy – what a sad inferior people.

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  93. RobinG says:
    @Pissedoffalese
    Disgusted "liberal". Am I even a "liberal" anymore? I loathe the I-word and the J-word now with a purple passion. If I see an article from Wapo or NYT or any of the other "msm", I don't read it. I stopped watching ANY tv, and exclusively read those who didn't lie about Iraq 2003. What the hell AM I? I despise Republicans, but the Dems didn't oppose their wars. Now I despise the Dems, and the right-wingnuts are starting to make sense. Is this cognitive dissonance? Bizzaro-world? I am one CONFUSED puppy.

    Thank you PG

    You are not alone!

    Try this on for size: [Alt-left and Alt-right unite against Deep State.]

    Wiki Politiki with Steve Bhaerman and guest Robert David Steele of #unrig

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    Thank you, RobinG!

    McKinney has always been a favorite, as is Kucinich, Ron Paul. They don't seem to change, do they, where everything else has just turned upside-down. Dems shouting out for the integrity of the CIA and FBI????

    Russia, Russia, Russia, oh how the Left forgets.
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  94. geokat62 says:
    @Jim Daniel
    I think Mr. Girardi has taken 9/11-Israel conspiracy theories seriously in previous articles, if memory serves me.
    I'm somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen's career, and I think if she has a tribe, it's Cuban-American.
    On the last point, I'm opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel's perceived interest, or Cuba's, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you're smarter than I.

    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.

    I love the use of the words “somewhat” and “I think”… as they conveniently permit an escape clause, if someone should do the necessary legwork and call you out on it:

    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, champion of Israel and Holocaust survivors, to retire from Congress

    Ros-Lehtinen, a Cuba native of Jewish descent, took a special interest in Israel during her career. The stringent Iran sanctions she authored in 2006 were blocked by congressional procedure, but were the template for the sanctions Congress approved in 2010 that helped force Iran to the negotiating table to limit its nuclear program…

    “From the moment I arrived in Congress, Ileana has been a friend and a partner,” said Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., who is the top Democrat on the House Middle East subcommittee, which is currently chaired by Ros-Lehtinen. “We have worked together countless times from championing equality to strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.”

    Ros-Lehtinen’s championing of her favored causes has not abated. On Sunday, the day she announced her retirement, she joined Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in blasting UNESCO, the United Nations cultural arm, for advancing another resolution targeting Israel. Last week, she was a leader in introducing a Republican-backed bill that would condition U.S. funding of the United Nations on its treatment of Israel.

    She told the Herald that a continued focus would be advocacy for Holocaust survivors. Earlier this year, she reintroduced a bill that would expand the rights of Holocaust survivors to sue insurers that did not make good on Holocaust-era policies.

    http://www.jta.org/2017/05/01/news-opinion/politics/ros-lehtinen-champion-of-israel-holocaust-survivors-to-retire-from-congress

    A little more background info on IRL’s “Cuban” tribal roots:

    Ros-Lehtinen’s maternal grandparents were Sephardic Jews, originally from the Ottoman Empire, who had been active in Cuba’s Jewish community. Her maternal grandfather left the city of Kırklareli for Cuba in 1913, fleeing the devastation and economic collapse caused by the First Balkan War. Her mother later converted to Catholicism to marry her father.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ileana_Ros-Lehtinen

    I believe it was Incitatus who praised your efforts by stating “Well done Jim Daniel!”

    Well done, indeed!

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    Good leg work. You proved she is catholic. Thanks.
    , @Incitatus
    “I believe it was Incitatus who praised your efforts by stating “Well done Jim Daniel!”
    Well done, indeed!”


    Daniel asked interesting questions. A good break from toxic innuendoes, whiny laments and phony breast beating.

    Do you believe Israel killed JFK? Planned 9/11? Is AIPAC the only special interest? Is Israel the font of all evil, or do we merit scrutiny as well?

    Ros-Lehtinen’s record is ample cause for criticism. Does her “tribal” ancestry add something, Geo?
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  95. Art says:
    @Gandydancer
    I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program. Does he tell us that they didn't show up for work on 9/11, too? That seemed to be coming.

    Jews are intelligent, successful and no doubt exercise more political and other influence than their small numbers would suggest. They are also somewhat alienated from their co-religionists in Israel whose politics are not as liberal as theirs. But that's in the real world. Giraldi, and a lot of the posters on this thread, are somewhere off in outer space. I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.

    I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.

    Really – your wimpy sentence defines you.

    Who that is concerned about our country, cannot handle this article – you should be outraged by 29 ovations given to the war criminal Netanyahu by our congress. That picture should engender hate in your heart.

    Netanyahu sent illegal nuke parts to Israel from America. No one in the government or media will investigate that – WHY? When things like this go on should you not fear for your country

    Israel does not even acknowledge it has nukes. Do you back that?

    Are you a serious American – or just another hasbara hack?

    Peace — Art

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    That picture should engender hate in your heart.
     
    Where is the ascetic philosopher, the spiritual Christian, the one who never fails to remind us that he harbours no hatred in his heart?

    What have you done to him?

    Peace, Love and Harmony - Sam

    , @anarchyst
    Let's not forget the "Samson option" in which Israel promises to nuke a European or American city if its interests are threatened.
    This threat is real, and must be taken seriously.
    There are those that state that Israel does not have a "delivery system" to complete the "Samson option".
    Nothing could be further from the truth.
    Israel cannot (and will not) account for its nukes, as most of them are outside of Israel proper, and are already pre-positioned in major population centers throughout the world.
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  96. Berachah says: • Website

    Israel is the NWO which is the 3rd Beast prophesied by Daniel. Reject Israel and your economy is brought to ruins by zionists bankers. Simple fact.

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  97. Sam J. says:

    “… John F. Kennedy, who also was about to take steps to rein in Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program when he was assassinated, which was a lucky break for Israel…”

    Luck…maybe not.

    0:02 / 1:11
    Jack Ruby about the conspiracy to kill JFK

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  98. Sam J. says:
    @Joe Franklin
    The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public.

    Most people don't understand this concept because they don't understand what are the key commodities in public elections.

    To break Jewish power would require either the vote disenfranchisement of federal protected class groups or the elimination of federal entitlements.

    I suggest that women and queers be removed from federal voter rolls. Women and queers are infamous for believing in their own victimhood the same way as Jews do, and they are infamous for frequently voting for themselves group identity based federal remedies. It's also a fact that women and queer votes when combined are a super majority of votes, and as such control the outcome of all federal elections. Breaking both women and queers voting power will also break Jewish power.

    I suggest that the US constitution be modified to explicitly outlaw all protected class group federal entitlements. The modification would eliminate federal recognition and patronage for all protected class groups. The modification would end federal recognition and patronage of all so-called disadvantaged groups, underprivileged groups, oppressed groups, and underserved groups. The only federally recognized and entitled group would be US citizens. A constitutional change would explicitly outlaw all federal foreign aid and it would eliminate automatic anchor baby citizenship. Immigration law would be forever changed to favor intelligence, virtue, independence, and industriousness.

    9th and 10th amendments will be refined to more explicitly recognize the reserved powers of the people and states, and re-iterate the limits of federal power.

    Mere words in the constitution have never stopped Jews from abusing it, so I would add an extra constitutional safe guard.

    The extra provision would allow states at any time and for any reason to peaceably secede from the union without any federal retaliation. Jewish manipulators would need to temper their sedition with the ability of state secession codified into law.

    “…The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public…”

    There may be a little bit of that but it’s not the main reason. The main reasons are:
    1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They’re blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They’ll kill you if they don’t get their way.

    So if you run against them in the primary you will have extremely well funded opponents and the press will savage you. If that doesn’t work they will try to redistrict you out of a job. If that doesn’t work they will frame or kill you like they did to Ohio Congressman James Traficant.

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    I indeed once heard a USA politician say 'we do not love them, w're afraid of them'.
    What I cannot understand is why jews want to live on the top of a vulcano.
    The jewish identity is 'eternal innocent victim', does this drive them to try to control the world ?
    I am reading
    Léon Poliakov, 'Bréviaire de la Haine, Le IIIe Reich et les Juifs', 1951, 1974, Paris.
    It is a description of persecution of jews in Europe during WWII, the book makes one thing very clear: there was little love for jews, especially in E Europe, the asjkenazi jews.
    Ukranians and Lithuanians seem to have hated jews, far more than most Germans.
    Poles also seem to have hated them:
    Jan T. Gross, ‘Neighbours, The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland, 1941’, 2003, London
    In W Europe, sephardic jews, it was quite different.
    Israel is controlled by asjkenazi jews, in Israel sephardic jews are second rate citizens.
    Many, after coming to Israel from Arabic countries, left Israel after some time, mostly for the USA.
    Google 'Giladi' to find the story of one of them.
    Even in the USA sephardic jews are quite different from asjkenazi jews, as one can see in publications by non asjkenazi jews in the USA.
    , @annamaria
    "1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They’re blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They’ll kill you if they don’t get their way."

    And this has been leading the States - and Israel along with the States - to the demise. The US governing institutions have lost their ability to respond to reality and instead they respond to personal desires only. Hence the approaching danger of a hot war.
    , @schmenz
    Well said.
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  99. Sam J. says:
    @Anon
    How Much Influence Does the Israeli Government Have in American Politics?

    In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend. The people in their great wisdom understand it goes far beyond mere dollars and cents. Our destinies are inseparable.

    O Lord, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

    A full 62% feel Israel has either too little or just the right amount of influence.

    https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2015-Poll-Key-Findings-Final-1.pdf

    Overall, twice as many Americans say the Israeli government has too much influence
    (37%) than say too little influence (18%), while a plurality (44%) say it’s the right level.
    The story once again is more pronounced in the partisan views: Among Democrats,
    about half (49%) say Israel has too much influence, compared with 14% who say Israel
    has too little influence, and 36% who say it’s the right level; Among Republicans,
    slightly more people say that Israel has too much influence (25%) than say it has too
    little influence (22%) with a slight majority (52%) saying it’s the right level.

     

    Also see: http://www.gallup.com/poll/189626/americans-views-toward-israel-remain-firmly-positive.aspx

    Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God's will?

    “…In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend…”

    To make informed decisions you have to have information. The American people don’t have that. So they really haven’t made a decision at all. They’ve been tricked into doing things that are covered up in lies.

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    The American people are responsible even if they are being manipulated by the MSM.

    Too many Americans are woefully ignorant about the world, particularly about the extent that Jewish interests have manipulated so many aspects of our government and our culture. If you even bring this issue up you are immediately branded a hater and your arguments dismissed.

    In short, many Americans are happy to drink the kool aid.

    It is a much deeper problem than simply our American Pravda.

    Many of us have chosen to be blind, refusing to even consider the possibility that we are being manipulated, and in the process fail as responsible citizens.

    One can choose to be red pilled today. This is ultimately the choice to go through life with an open mind and to have a high regard for reality, however uncomfortable that reality may be.
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  100. @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    The obsession seems to be yours. Israel First American interests second.

    when in doubt about who rules you, first point to whom you can’t criticize.

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  101. anon says: • Disclaimer
    @geokat62

    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.
     
    I love the use of the words "somewhat" and "I think"... as they conveniently permit an escape clause, if someone should do the necessary legwork and call you out on it:

    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, champion of Israel and Holocaust survivors, to retire from Congress

    Ros-Lehtinen, a Cuba native of Jewish descent, took a special interest in Israel during her career. The stringent Iran sanctions she authored in 2006 were blocked by congressional procedure, but were the template for the sanctions Congress approved in 2010 that helped force Iran to the negotiating table to limit its nuclear program...

    “From the moment I arrived in Congress, Ileana has been a friend and a partner,” said Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., who is the top Democrat on the House Middle East subcommittee, which is currently chaired by Ros-Lehtinen. “We have worked together countless times from championing equality to strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.”

    Ros-Lehtinen’s championing of her favored causes has not abated. On Sunday, the day she announced her retirement, she joined Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in blasting UNESCO, the United Nations cultural arm, for advancing another resolution targeting Israel. Last week, she was a leader in introducing a Republican-backed bill that would condition U.S. funding of the United Nations on its treatment of Israel.

    She told the Herald that a continued focus would be advocacy for Holocaust survivors. Earlier this year, she reintroduced a bill that would expand the rights of Holocaust survivors to sue insurers that did not make good on Holocaust-era policies.

    http://www.jta.org/2017/05/01/news-opinion/politics/ros-lehtinen-champion-of-israel-holocaust-survivors-to-retire-from-congress
     

    A little more background info on IRL's "Cuban" tribal roots:

    Ros-Lehtinen's maternal grandparents were Sephardic Jews, originally from the Ottoman Empire, who had been active in Cuba's Jewish community. Her maternal grandfather left the city of Kırklareli for Cuba in 1913, fleeing the devastation and economic collapse caused by the First Balkan War. Her mother later converted to Catholicism to marry her father.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ileana_Ros-Lehtinen
     

    I believe it was Incitatus who praised your efforts by stating "Well done Jim Daniel!"

    Well done, indeed!

    Good leg work. You proved she is catholic. Thanks.

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    Good leg work. You proved she is catholic. Thanks.
     
    Oh, you must be referring to this statement:

    Her mother later converted to Catholicism to marry her father.
     
    Quick question, perhaps you can help me out, as I'm not familiar with the rules, but can Marranos or Conversos (or their children) make Aliyah to the Jewish State?
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  102. chris says:
    @Art
    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.

    Really – she is 100% BEHIND Jew interests – and she is very adamant about it – that is the truth.

    You are a liar – you tell half-truths that are effective lies. In sentence after sentence, you minimize Jew involvement in America’s affairs.

    This marks you as an evil person – that is against America’s fundamental interests.

    Every day America is diminished a little bit more by people like you – shame - shame.

    Peace --- Art

    Yeah, okay, thanks Art; with yours and geo’s comment it’s kind of obvious he’s a troll

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  103. @RobinG
    You are not alone!

    Try this on for size: [Alt-left and Alt-right unite against Deep State.]

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hK50Zc1aj8&t=1629s
    Wiki Politiki with Steve Bhaerman and guest Robert David Steele of #unrig

    Thank you, RobinG!

    McKinney has always been a favorite, as is Kucinich, Ron Paul. They don’t seem to change, do they, where everything else has just turned upside-down. Dems shouting out for the integrity of the CIA and FBI????

    Russia, Russia, Russia, oh how the Left forgets.

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    Yes, "Cynthia is a goddess," as Robert says. She has challenged the official narrative on 911, on Israel, on Libya.... on everything significant. Today they are asking for help to bring her back from Bangladesh for the "Summer of Peace" campaign. Here's Robert's letter:

    The campaign to bring Cynthia home from Bangladesh for a four month national tour to talk about #UNRIG is going well. She will return on 2 July
    to open in St Louis at a major celebration of the black community (I open with Latinos in Texas at the end of the month), and then after returning to Bangladesh to close up, return on 15 July to start a three months RV tour (we cannot afford a bus at $50K a month, but the RB option turns out to be quite nice at $10K a month). Her lost salary is being covered by a benefactor, and PollMole is giving me $5K a month on which I pay taxes, so no personal compensation is coming from the funds being raised.

    We are $100 shy of $20,000. The purpose of this email is to urge you to consider a donation -- $25 will do it, many are giving $100 -- to carry us over the $20,000 line. Each person gets a certificate, attached. We just did a home brew interview with Cynthia that I believe turned out quite nicely, 19 minutes, it is at the top of the below page where you can also donate if you choose to do so -- unrig.net opens soon, and donors will the be the first to be asked to propose specific stops as well as first in line for satellite enabled Internet skype interviews from the RV while we are on the road.

    https://www.generosity.com/fundraisers/unrig-summer-of-peace/dashboard#/manage

    We have a chance to restore integrity to our government this summer, in an ethical non--violent, measured manner. I hope you will consider the mission and vision statement below and agree that whatever your views on ideology, issues, or our legitimately elected President Donald Trump, this is our Bunker Hill -- this is the 2nd American Revolution and worthy of your attention.

    CONCEPT: Everyone without regard to race, color, creed or any other factor comes together on one core principle: Unrigging the System. #UNRIG is a big tent -- ultimately we pray #UNRIG and #RESIST merge into #2ndAmRev.

    MISSION: To restore integrity and truth to governance, with the informed will and wisdom of We the People at its heart.

    VISION: To enjoy a transparent government by 2022, that operates with honesty, respecting our planet and the human spirit, so that we may create a healthy, prosperous America rooted in truth with peace as our shared condition.

    We the People -- unity for integrity. Cynthia and I are in your service.

    Very respectfully,
    Robert
     
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  104. chris says:
    @Chet Roman
    The Lobby continues to strengthen their stranglehold on the U.S. government. Little is mentioned about Ossoff being Jewish in the special election in Georgia or that only 14% of his $23.6 million came from Georgia (most came from New York and California). 56% of Handel’s campaign funds of $4.5 million came from Georgia.

    This funding profile is similar to Rahm Emanuel’s reelection campaign when most of his funds also came from California and New York. While AIPAC itself isn’t the primary source of funding politicians, their primary duty is to notify the tens of thousands of their members and the members of 51 sub-organizations of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations who they should be contributing to.

    Very interesting. point!

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  105. @Sam J.
    "...The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public..."

    There may be a little bit of that but it's not the main reason. The main reasons are:
    1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They're blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They'll kill you if they don't get their way.

    So if you run against them in the primary you will have extremely well funded opponents and the press will savage you. If that doesn't work they will try to redistrict you out of a job. If that doesn't work they will frame or kill you like they did to Ohio Congressman James Traficant.

    I indeed once heard a USA politician say ‘we do not love them, w’re afraid of them’.
    What I cannot understand is why jews want to live on the top of a vulcano.
    The jewish identity is ‘eternal innocent victim’, does this drive them to try to control the world ?
    I am reading
    Léon Poliakov, ‘Bréviaire de la Haine, Le IIIe Reich et les Juifs’, 1951, 1974, Paris.
    It is a description of persecution of jews in Europe during WWII, the book makes one thing very clear: there was little love for jews, especially in E Europe, the asjkenazi jews.
    Ukranians and Lithuanians seem to have hated jews, far more than most Germans.
    Poles also seem to have hated them:
    Jan T. Gross, ‘Neighbours, The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland, 1941’, 2003, London
    In W Europe, sephardic jews, it was quite different.
    Israel is controlled by asjkenazi jews, in Israel sephardic jews are second rate citizens.
    Many, after coming to Israel from Arabic countries, left Israel after some time, mostly for the USA.
    Google ‘Giladi’ to find the story of one of them.
    Even in the USA sephardic jews are quite different from asjkenazi jews, as one can see in publications by non asjkenazi jews in the USA.

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    I also find it interesting that Eastern European countries are resisting the EU mandate to accept the refugees foolishly brought in by Merkel. Are they more red pilled regarding the Muslims or the Jews?

    Western Europeans seem totally incapable of defending their nations from the assaults perpetrated on them by their leaders in thrall to the globalist Zionist agenda.

    Perhaps the Eastern Europeans know far more about these kinds of things than we do?

    It sure seems that way.

    , @anarchyst
    You are correct. My friends and associates who lived in Eastern Europe under the communist yoke stated that almost all of the communist party leaders and commissars were jews. During WW2, jews were "outed" to the Germans by those non-jewish victims living under communism. Jews were hated by the non-jewish population as the best of everything was reserved for themselves while the non-jewish population barely survived on "scraps from the jew's table".
    In fact, when communism was being implemented, jewish synagogues were untouched while Christian and Orthodox churches were "repurposed" as stables, warehouses, etc.
    My associates have also stated that the Germans were polite to a fault. They politely requested that the townspeople remain indoors while troop movements were taking place.
    , @Sam J.
    "...What I cannot understand is why Jews want to live on the top of a vulcano..."

    There's an incredibly simple explanation. The Jews are a tribe of psychopaths. Not all, maybe not even the majority, but a lot. I keep saying this constantly but the psychopathic mentality is so different from most of our way of thinking that we have a hard time believing it.

    Now we are beginning to have proof in genetic studies. Read heartiste article on genetic testing of races.(It's not too long)

    https://heartiste.wordpress.com/2017/06/19/ashkepathy/

    The long term behavior of Jews, as a group, can in no way be differentiated from a tribe of psychopaths. All of the Jews ancient writings are nothing more than a manual for psychopaths to live by. The Talmud is nothing but one psychopathic thought after another. The Talmud “great enlightenment” basically says that everyone not Jewish is there to serve Jews. All their property is really the Jews. No one is really human unless they're Jews and their lives don’t matter. A psychopathic religion for a psychopathic people.

    They've been thrown out of every single country that they've been to in any numbers. Psychopaths having no empathy themselves can only go by the feedback they get from the people they are exploiting. So they push and push to see what they can get away with. The normal people build up resentment towards them. Thinking “surely they will reform or repent” like a normal person who does wrong. Of course the Jews do not. They don’t have the mental process for reform. Then in a huge mass outpouring of hate for the Jews, fed up with the refusal to reform their behavior, they attack and/or deport them. In this stage of the cycle the Big/Rich Jews escape and the little Jews are attacked.

    Start over.

    Even if it's wrong if you assume the Jews are a tribe of psychopaths you will never be surprised and Jew's behavior will make sense.

    Once you understand the Jews are a tribe of psychopaths their silly assed schemes become transparent. You just have to see them for what they are. Never listen to what they say as they are complete liars. Look at the media coverage of Trump, Russia, Russia, Russia, if this is not an absolute premier textbook definition of psychopathic "gas-lighting" then I don't know what is.
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  106. chris says:
    @Gandydancer
    I stopped reading when Giraldi suggested that the Jews killed Kennedy in order to preserve their A-bomb program. Does he tell us that they didn't show up for work on 9/11, too? That seemed to be coming.

    Jews are intelligent, successful and no doubt exercise more political and other influence than their small numbers would suggest. They are also somewhat alienated from their co-religionists in Israel whose politics are not as liberal as theirs. But that's in the real world. Giraldi, and a lot of the posters on this thread, are somewhere off in outer space. I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.

    … but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay

    Don’t let the doorknob hit you in the butt!

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  107. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Pissedoffalese
    Disgusted "liberal". Am I even a "liberal" anymore? I loathe the I-word and the J-word now with a purple passion. If I see an article from Wapo or NYT or any of the other "msm", I don't read it. I stopped watching ANY tv, and exclusively read those who didn't lie about Iraq 2003. What the hell AM I? I despise Republicans, but the Dems didn't oppose their wars. Now I despise the Dems, and the right-wingnuts are starting to make sense. Is this cognitive dissonance? Bizzaro-world? I am one CONFUSED puppy.

    Thank you PG

    Thoughtful comment.

    The Democrats are every bit as much on board with the wars and the destruction of the working class as are the Republicans.

    Where are the respectable liberals in this country?

    I despise Democrats as you despise Republicans.

    Now I despise them both. I have little loyalty for my government and do not trust anything that they do.

    Our Republic is on life support.

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    "Respectable liberals" and respectable conservatives who have not been mind-fucked by the media are few and far between. "Our government" is in the clutches of the Deep State. (Broad definition= Global Financial Interests. Pentagon, CIA & Congress are only the tools.)

    "Our Republic is on life support." Indeed. An effort to revive Her (2nd Revolution) is beginning. Cynthia McKinney and Robert David Steele [Alt-Left + Alt-Right] propose #UNRIG: Summer of Peace (a.k.a. Beyond Trump and Sanders). Interview explains:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY-kc5rFstU
    #UNRIG Robert David Steele on The Veterans News Hour 2017 06 18 Hi Q
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  108. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Sam J.
    "...In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend..."

    To make informed decisions you have to have information. The American people don't have that. So they really haven't made a decision at all. They've been tricked into doing things that are covered up in lies.

    The American people are responsible even if they are being manipulated by the MSM.

    Too many Americans are woefully ignorant about the world, particularly about the extent that Jewish interests have manipulated so many aspects of our government and our culture. If you even bring this issue up you are immediately branded a hater and your arguments dismissed.

    In short, many Americans are happy to drink the kool aid.

    It is a much deeper problem than simply our American Pravda.

    Many of us have chosen to be blind, refusing to even consider the possibility that we are being manipulated, and in the process fail as responsible citizens.

    One can choose to be red pilled today. This is ultimately the choice to go through life with an open mind and to have a high regard for reality, however uncomfortable that reality may be.

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    "...The American people are responsible even if they are being manipulated by the MSM..."

    By your logic all Jews should be exterminated due to the millions and millions of deaths they have caused world wide and have made no attempt to atone for.

    So I call your play. I perfectly willing to trade culpability of the guilt of Whites to not being informed in trade for the extermination of the Jews.
    , @lavoisier
    I would prefer an intelligent response to the manipulation.
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  109. lavoisier says: • Website
    @jilles dykstra
    I indeed once heard a USA politician say 'we do not love them, w're afraid of them'.
    What I cannot understand is why jews want to live on the top of a vulcano.
    The jewish identity is 'eternal innocent victim', does this drive them to try to control the world ?
    I am reading
    Léon Poliakov, 'Bréviaire de la Haine, Le IIIe Reich et les Juifs', 1951, 1974, Paris.
    It is a description of persecution of jews in Europe during WWII, the book makes one thing very clear: there was little love for jews, especially in E Europe, the asjkenazi jews.
    Ukranians and Lithuanians seem to have hated jews, far more than most Germans.
    Poles also seem to have hated them:
    Jan T. Gross, ‘Neighbours, The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland, 1941’, 2003, London
    In W Europe, sephardic jews, it was quite different.
    Israel is controlled by asjkenazi jews, in Israel sephardic jews are second rate citizens.
    Many, after coming to Israel from Arabic countries, left Israel after some time, mostly for the USA.
    Google 'Giladi' to find the story of one of them.
    Even in the USA sephardic jews are quite different from asjkenazi jews, as one can see in publications by non asjkenazi jews in the USA.

    I also find it interesting that Eastern European countries are resisting the EU mandate to accept the refugees foolishly brought in by Merkel. Are they more red pilled regarding the Muslims or the Jews?

    Western Europeans seem totally incapable of defending their nations from the assaults perpetrated on them by their leaders in thrall to the globalist Zionist agenda.

    Perhaps the Eastern Europeans know far more about these kinds of things than we do?

    It sure seems that way.

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  110. geokat62 says:
    @anon
    Good leg work. You proved she is catholic. Thanks.

    Good leg work. You proved she is catholic. Thanks.

    Oh, you must be referring to this statement:

    Her mother later converted to Catholicism to marry her father.

    Quick question, perhaps you can help me out, as I’m not familiar with the rules, but can Marranos or Conversos (or their children) make Aliyah to the Jewish State?

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    And here's a little more legwork:

    [Enrique] Ros was married for 65 years to Amanda Adato, the Cuban-born daughter of Jewish immigrants from Turkey who converted to Catholicism to marry Ros, but taught their two children to be proud of their Jewish heritage.

    Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/article1950133.html#storylink=cpy
     
    I guess you were right: she is as Catholic as they come!
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  111. geokat62 says:
    @geokat62

    Good leg work. You proved she is catholic. Thanks.
     
    Oh, you must be referring to this statement:

    Her mother later converted to Catholicism to marry her father.
     
    Quick question, perhaps you can help me out, as I'm not familiar with the rules, but can Marranos or Conversos (or their children) make Aliyah to the Jewish State?

    And here’s a little more legwork:

    [Enrique] Ros was married for 65 years to Amanda Adato, the Cuban-born daughter of Jewish immigrants from Turkey who converted to Catholicism to marry Ros, but taught their two children to be proud of their Jewish heritage.

    Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/article1950133.html#storylink=cpy

    I guess you were right: she is as Catholic as they come!

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  112. Sam Shama says:
    @Art

    I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.
     
    Really - your wimpy sentence defines you.

    Who that is concerned about our country, cannot handle this article – you should be outraged by 29 ovations given to the war criminal Netanyahu by our congress. That picture should engender hate in your heart.

    Netanyahu sent illegal nuke parts to Israel from America. No one in the government or media will investigate that – WHY? When things like this go on should you not fear for your country

    Israel does not even acknowledge it has nukes. Do you back that?

    Are you a serious American – or just another hasbara hack?

    Peace --- Art

    That picture should engender hate in your heart.

    Where is the ascetic philosopher, the spiritual Christian, the one who never fails to remind us that he harbours no hatred in his heart?

    What have you done to him?

    Peace, Love and Harmony – Sam

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    Hate the sin not the sinner.

    Sins and thoughts have no connection to any particular human brain and gob of emotions. They are like leaves in a swirling fall wind, unconnected to anything more substantial than themselves. We can find little piles against the windbreaks just like we find little piles of hate thoughts piled up in comment sections with no connection to anyone in particular.
    , @Art


    That picture should engender hate in your heart.
     
    Where is the ascetic philosopher, the spiritual Christian, the one who never fails to remind us that he harbours no hatred in his heart?

    What have you done to him?

    Peace, Love and Harmony – Sam
     
    We philosophical Christians are sincere about “hate the sin – not the sinner.” We do not follow your “eye for an eye” inferior ancient Jewish dictate.

    You claim to be an American – how can you not hate that picture of Netanyahu holding court in our Capital.

    No other picture in US history can be more illustrative of our decline as a democratic nation.

    It is natural to hate that picture – as philosophical Christians, we do not give away our humanness – using our better emotions, Christian ideals guide us in our next corrective action. Clearly sometimes we fail.

    Peace --- Art

    If someone abuses something you love – something that contributes to your wellbeing – something that is part of your identity – and they do this today, and yesterday, and for sure tomorrow – when is it OK to hate them?

     

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  113. (((Bb))) says:

    The nations that people (by the millions) are trying desperately to escape are nations with no Jews, and that have hostility to Israel and to Jews.

    The nations that people (by the millions) are desperately trying to enter are nations with established Jewish populations, and that have warmth or even-handedness to Israel and to Jews.

    People from low performing nations, as well as low performing people from high performing nations, very often need a big, big story to accommodate their intense emotions of failure and humiliation.

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    "The nations that people (by the millions) are trying desperately to escape are nations with no Jews, and that have hostility to Israel and to Jews."

    Have you ever heard about the USSR and its genesis? - If not, google "Bolshevik Revolution." You are for a surprise of your life.
    , @Sam J.
    "...The nations that people (by the millions) are desperately trying to enter are nations with established Jewish populations..."

    This has nothing to do with the Jews. The Jews migrate to places where there's money and pleasant people so they can loot and destroy them. The Jews just happen to be there. They're not a feature at all.

    Jews who move to Israel from the US often move back because of the vileness of the Jew. It's unfettered for is more readily available in Israel.
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  114. bjondo says:

    To understand Jew
    read Torah
    evil

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  115. iffen says:
    @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I’ve read your columns regularly because you’re a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced.

    Take a look at his latest article in TAC for proof of this assessment.

    Jekyll and Hyde.

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  116. annamaria says:
    @Sam J.
    "...The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public..."

    There may be a little bit of that but it's not the main reason. The main reasons are:
    1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They're blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They'll kill you if they don't get their way.

    So if you run against them in the primary you will have extremely well funded opponents and the press will savage you. If that doesn't work they will try to redistrict you out of a job. If that doesn't work they will frame or kill you like they did to Ohio Congressman James Traficant.

    “1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They’re blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They’ll kill you if they don’t get their way.”

    And this has been leading the States – and Israel along with the States – to the demise. The US governing institutions have lost their ability to respond to reality and instead they respond to personal desires only. Hence the approaching danger of a hot war.

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    >Hence the approaching danger of a hot war.

    All in the name of efficiency of course. What better way to rid the world of we hapless, white, annoying goy than a nuclear exchange between America and Russia. Open borders simply will simply take too long.

    The izzies lust for Russia's natural resources, and will feel justified in taking them for Russia's having come to the aid of Assad.
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  117. annamaria says:
    @(((Bb)))
    The nations that people (by the millions) are trying desperately to escape are nations with no Jews, and that have hostility to Israel and to Jews.

    The nations that people (by the millions) are desperately trying to enter are nations with established Jewish populations, and that have warmth or even-handedness to Israel and to Jews.

    People from low performing nations, as well as low performing people from high performing nations, very often need a big, big story to accommodate their intense emotions of failure and humiliation.

    “The nations that people (by the millions) are trying desperately to escape are nations with no Jews, and that have hostility to Israel and to Jews.”

    Have you ever heard about the USSR and its genesis? – If not, google “Bolshevik Revolution.” You are for a surprise of your life.

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  118. anarchyst says:
    @truthtellerAryan
    Jack Ruby is Jacob Leonard Rubinstein, if his name was Osama bin Laden we would have said Muslims were behind and Osama would naturally be a terrorist. Israel, in the circumstances of the time should have been a suspect and rightfully investigated, Rubinstein should have raised the flag by default. 9/11 is the same way with more proof that Israel and goyim poodles at home were the only ones to gain out of the carnage that followed and continues today, and with Israeli "students" cheering on opposite side as the Twin Towers were hit by planes. After announced on Fox news once, it disappeared just like Oliver Stone's Colbert show. Mind you this is the age of youtube. Larry Silverstein rings a bell? Insurance money? Jewish headquarter and hardly any Jewish casualty?

    A jewish message service (Odigo) warned jews to “stay home” on 9-11 hours before the controlled demolition…
    Sorta tells you something…

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    No crime goes unsolved. One day the truth will come out, the Zionists and their slaves will pay a hefty price.
    , @Druid
    I suspected something like this but never knew. Amazing!
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  119. anarchyst says:
    @jilles dykstra
    I indeed once heard a USA politician say 'we do not love them, w're afraid of them'.
    What I cannot understand is why jews want to live on the top of a vulcano.
    The jewish identity is 'eternal innocent victim', does this drive them to try to control the world ?
    I am reading
    Léon Poliakov, 'Bréviaire de la Haine, Le IIIe Reich et les Juifs', 1951, 1974, Paris.
    It is a description of persecution of jews in Europe during WWII, the book makes one thing very clear: there was little love for jews, especially in E Europe, the asjkenazi jews.
    Ukranians and Lithuanians seem to have hated jews, far more than most Germans.
    Poles also seem to have hated them:
    Jan T. Gross, ‘Neighbours, The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland, 1941’, 2003, London
    In W Europe, sephardic jews, it was quite different.
    Israel is controlled by asjkenazi jews, in Israel sephardic jews are second rate citizens.
    Many, after coming to Israel from Arabic countries, left Israel after some time, mostly for the USA.
    Google 'Giladi' to find the story of one of them.
    Even in the USA sephardic jews are quite different from asjkenazi jews, as one can see in publications by non asjkenazi jews in the USA.

    You are correct. My friends and associates who lived in Eastern Europe under the communist yoke stated that almost all of the communist party leaders and commissars were jews. During WW2, jews were “outed” to the Germans by those non-jewish victims living under communism. Jews were hated by the non-jewish population as the best of everything was reserved for themselves while the non-jewish population barely survived on “scraps from the jew’s table”.
    In fact, when communism was being implemented, jewish synagogues were untouched while Christian and Orthodox churches were “repurposed” as stables, warehouses, etc.
    My associates have also stated that the Germans were polite to a fault. They politely requested that the townspeople remain indoors while troop movements were taking place.

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    Thanks for this comment. The Jews often try to bury the truth about themselves.
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  120. iffen says:
    @Sam Shama

    That picture should engender hate in your heart.
     
    Where is the ascetic philosopher, the spiritual Christian, the one who never fails to remind us that he harbours no hatred in his heart?

    What have you done to him?

    Peace, Love and Harmony - Sam

    Hate the sin not the sinner.

    Sins and thoughts have no connection to any particular human brain and gob of emotions. They are like leaves in a swirling fall wind, unconnected to anything more substantial than themselves. We can find little piles against the windbreaks just like we find little piles of hate thoughts piled up in comment sections with no connection to anyone in particular.

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  121. anarchyst says:
    @Art

    I actually might be interested in a critical perspective on what the pro-Israeli congress critters are up to, but reading paragraph after paragraph of pure craziness to get to that information is not a price I am willing to pay.
     
    Really - your wimpy sentence defines you.

    Who that is concerned about our country, cannot handle this article – you should be outraged by 29 ovations given to the war criminal Netanyahu by our congress. That picture should engender hate in your heart.

    Netanyahu sent illegal nuke parts to Israel from America. No one in the government or media will investigate that – WHY? When things like this go on should you not fear for your country

    Israel does not even acknowledge it has nukes. Do you back that?

    Are you a serious American – or just another hasbara hack?

    Peace --- Art

    Let’s not forget the “Samson option” in which Israel promises to nuke a European or American city if its interests are threatened.
    This threat is real, and must be taken seriously.
    There are those that state that Israel does not have a “delivery system” to complete the “Samson option”.
    Nothing could be further from the truth.
    Israel cannot (and will not) account for its nukes, as most of them are outside of Israel proper, and are already pre-positioned in major population centers throughout the world.

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    "...Let’s not forget the “Samson option” in which Israel promises to nuke a European or American city if its interests are threatened..."

    This is exactly why we should have a massive preemptive multi megaton strike on Israel if they don't give up their nuclear weapons.
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  122. KenH says:

    The memory hole dept. did a good job of burying Oliver Stone’s comments since I hadn’t heard of them until reading Phil’s article. And then a commenter noted that Israel’s U.S. agents, like (((Jennifer Rubin))) are monitoring the facial expressions and body language of Congressman while Bibi speaks to the chamber. This is beyond Orwellian.

    At some point in the near future I’m expecting the Jewish lobby to successfully get the federal government to legally proscribe criticizing Jews, Israel or questioning details of their holocaust claims.

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    There is already a bill in the American congress that gives Israel "veto power" over American arms sales to foreign countries.
    Sick...
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  123. Sam Shama says:

    Don’t look for the exchange with Colbert on YouTube. CBS deleted it from its broadcast and website, demonstrating once again that the “I” word cannot be disparaged on national television.

    Is this the one?

    http://www.cbs.com/shows/the-late-show-with-stephen-colbert/video/tRfgCC966_LEXj4URvqwisoUugDosea4/oliver-stone-spent-two-years-interviewing-vladimir-putin/

    If so, you’ll need to issue a retraction of your statement and all the other insinuations you derived from it. If it is not the video, I issue my apologies in advance.

    ……he was assassinated, which was a lucky break for Israel, particularly as Kennedy was replaced by the passionate Zionist Lyndon Baines Johnson.

    With this slander which others commented on earlier, it does deserve repeating emphatically, you’ve submerged yourself in conspiracies for reasons which appear to be occult Jew hatred impossible to contain just under the surface. It beggars belief that statement was written tongue in cheek; excessive cheek, tongue impossible to pry unstuck. An attempt at humour? Poor taste, really.

    The Israelis know what is going on all the time.

    Pure nonsense at some level. At another level, it is well-known we know more about our allies than their respective governments do and vice versa.

    ……but it also included an astonishingly large number of Democrats who describe themselves as progressive, including Corey Booker and Kamila Harris,

    So they are progressives, what of it? You fail to understand most Americans view Iranians as a nation of people which took hostage American diplomats. These congressmen are doing no more than what their constituents want.

    The readership of UR, a collection of a few excellent thinkers, overwhelmed by a larger group of lunatics, do not reflect the sentiment of the vast majority. They could not care what you or I think of Iranians. They remember Nov 1979.

    And there’s still more. Bill HR 672 Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on June 14th.

    Antisemitism is a serious matter and it is well for it to bear scrutiny in some cases where through their actions overzealous elements[some in the judiciary] trivialise its intent. But you seem to favour an environment where mere vigilance through a bill deserves defeat. Unanimously.

    President Donald Trump traveled to the Middle East claiming to be desirous of starting serious negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, but it was all a sham. Benjamin Netanyahu took him aside and came out with the usual Israeli bullshit about the Palestinians “inciting” violence and hatred of Jews and Trump bought into it

    It’s comical to behold the “select” group which voted for Trump now complain on these pages of the UR about what the man said he was going to do from the very beginning on the Israel-Palestine issue. It is not a sham. Trump never believed the “bullshit” coming from the U.N. [a body which has over 40 Muslim and Arab members] on the contrary, attacking the solitary Jewish nation state. He required no “taking aside” by Bibi. One needn’t travel to the West Bank to find Jew hatred; a few months’ worth of reading your columns being quite sufficient.

    I might note in passing that there has been no Senate resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bravery exhibited by the officers and crew of the USS Liberty as they were being slaughtered by the Israelis at the same time as Jerusalem was being “liberated”

    Such a Senate resolution requires convincing senators of its necessity. No one is stopping anyone.

    I understand you feel Jerusalem is better in the hands of Palestinians and Arabs. We disagree.

    A gem of an article all things considered.

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    "You fail to understand most Americans view Iranians as a nation of people which took hostage American diplomats."

    You feign ignorance of the USSLiberty. The American servicemen were not just hostages for Israel - American servicemen were murdered by Israelis: https://theintercept.com/2017/06/06/fifty-years-later-nsa-keeps-details-of-israels-uss-liberty-attack-secret/
    Most Americans are also aware that the US Congress has become Israel-occupied Congress, with the horrific consequences for the global insecurity.
    "Israel Has Been Secretly Funding Syrian Rebels For Years:" http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-06-19/israel-has-been-secretly-funding-syrian-rebels-years
    "The Kagans Are Back; Wars to Follow:" https://consortiumnews.com/2017/03/15/the-kagans-are-back-wars-to-follow/
    There was an enormous sympathy for Jewish victims of the WWII; the sympathy and goodwill for Israel have been completed squandered by the bloody ziocons. Only opportunists stay loyal to Israeli agenda, whereas honest people look with horror on the transformation of a victim into an amoral villain.
    , @Sam J.
    "...Antisemitism is a serious matter..."

    Uhhh...no it's not. Not as long as Anti-Whiteness is not a serious matter. As long as Jews attack Whites constantly then I'm all for as much antisemitism as possible. I prefer to cal it "Hating the Jews" though. You deserve it.
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  124. Incitatus says:
    @geokat62

    I’m somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen’s career, and I think if she has a tribe, it’s Cuban-American.
     
    I love the use of the words "somewhat" and "I think"... as they conveniently permit an escape clause, if someone should do the necessary legwork and call you out on it:

    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, champion of Israel and Holocaust survivors, to retire from Congress

    Ros-Lehtinen, a Cuba native of Jewish descent, took a special interest in Israel during her career. The stringent Iran sanctions she authored in 2006 were blocked by congressional procedure, but were the template for the sanctions Congress approved in 2010 that helped force Iran to the negotiating table to limit its nuclear program...

    “From the moment I arrived in Congress, Ileana has been a friend and a partner,” said Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., who is the top Democrat on the House Middle East subcommittee, which is currently chaired by Ros-Lehtinen. “We have worked together countless times from championing equality to strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.”

    Ros-Lehtinen’s championing of her favored causes has not abated. On Sunday, the day she announced her retirement, she joined Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in blasting UNESCO, the United Nations cultural arm, for advancing another resolution targeting Israel. Last week, she was a leader in introducing a Republican-backed bill that would condition U.S. funding of the United Nations on its treatment of Israel.

    She told the Herald that a continued focus would be advocacy for Holocaust survivors. Earlier this year, she reintroduced a bill that would expand the rights of Holocaust survivors to sue insurers that did not make good on Holocaust-era policies.

    http://www.jta.org/2017/05/01/news-opinion/politics/ros-lehtinen-champion-of-israel-holocaust-survivors-to-retire-from-congress
     

    A little more background info on IRL's "Cuban" tribal roots:

    Ros-Lehtinen's maternal grandparents were Sephardic Jews, originally from the Ottoman Empire, who had been active in Cuba's Jewish community. Her maternal grandfather left the city of Kırklareli for Cuba in 1913, fleeing the devastation and economic collapse caused by the First Balkan War. Her mother later converted to Catholicism to marry her father.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ileana_Ros-Lehtinen
     

    I believe it was Incitatus who praised your efforts by stating "Well done Jim Daniel!"

    Well done, indeed!

    “I believe it was Incitatus who praised your efforts by stating “Well done Jim Daniel!”
    Well done, indeed!”

    Daniel asked interesting questions. A good break from toxic innuendoes, whiny laments and phony breast beating.

    Do you believe Israel killed JFK? Planned 9/11? Is AIPAC the only special interest? Is Israel the font of all evil, or do we merit scrutiny as well?

    Ros-Lehtinen’s record is ample cause for criticism. Does her “tribal” ancestry add something, Geo?

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    Daniel asked interesting questions.
     
    While that may be true, he also made a statement that was not completely factual. Now, I wouldn't normally rush to judgement and assume this person had bad intentions, but when he qualified his misleading statement with the words "somewhat" and "I think," the alarm bells went off.

    Ros-Lehtinen’s record is ample cause for criticism. Does her “tribal” ancestry add something, Geo?
     
    What do you think her "tribal" ancestry might add, Icitatus?
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  125. anarchyst says:
    @KenH
    The memory hole dept. did a good job of burying Oliver Stone's comments since I hadn't heard of them until reading Phil's article. And then a commenter noted that Israel's U.S. agents, like (((Jennifer Rubin))) are monitoring the facial expressions and body language of Congressman while Bibi speaks to the chamber. This is beyond Orwellian.

    At some point in the near future I'm expecting the Jewish lobby to successfully get the federal government to legally proscribe criticizing Jews, Israel or questioning details of their holocaust claims.

    There is already a bill in the American congress that gives Israel “veto power” over American arms sales to foreign countries.
    Sick…

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  126. @Dave Pinsen
    Just hit Control F "USS Liberty" to see if it's mentioned here. Yep.

    Odds it's mentioned in Phil's next column?

    Just hit Control F “USS Liberty” to see if it’s mentioned here. Yep.

    Odds it’s mentioned in Phil’s next column?

    It should be, you smarmy little quisling. It should be mentioned in every newspaper and Internet news item, every day, until America begins to get a glimmering of who their masters are.

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  127. chris says:
    @Jim Daniel
    I think Mr. Girardi has taken 9/11-Israel conspiracy theories seriously in previous articles, if memory serves me.
    I'm somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen's career, and I think if she has a tribe, it's Cuban-American.
    On the last point, I'm opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel's perceived interest, or Cuba's, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you're smarter than I.

    Well, ok, after reading geokat’s and Art’s references, I feel kind of stupid for having tried to refute your comment point by point. To separate jewish interests from Ms Ros-lehtinen’s life opus is like trying to separate anti-semitism from the metaphorical Hitler; it’s her defining quality (with a bit of Calypso flavor, maybe).

    Good one! I didn’t realize you were using troll technique number 5C, the: ‘disinterested and objective reader has the revelation that it’s the journalist himself who’s the actual troll.’ I gather, you must be a little new at this. Listen, when you use this template, it’s kind of stupid to make use of an easily refutable point when building up your credentials ! The whole trap rests on this build-up, see what I mean? Didn’t Sam and Sherm go over this with you in your troll classes ?

    I’ve got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd. At your level, I’d say you’re good for more remedial sites like the WaPo and NYT; try them out, you might actually bag a couple of (more) morons there. My friends here saved me this time, but at those sites you’ve got a much better chance because there’s no lifeguard on duty; none to make corrections in this direction, that is.

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    I’ve got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd.

    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more "advanced."

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.

    Cutting and pasting, sure, bloviating previous bloviations, sure.

    BTW, we are commenters, not commentators.
    , @Jim Daniel
    I hope you get free, chris.
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  128. RobinG says:
    @lavoisier
    Thoughtful comment.

    The Democrats are every bit as much on board with the wars and the destruction of the working class as are the Republicans.

    Where are the respectable liberals in this country?

    I despise Democrats as you despise Republicans.

    Now I despise them both. I have little loyalty for my government and do not trust anything that they do.

    Our Republic is on life support.

    “Respectable liberals” and respectable conservatives who have not been mind-fucked by the media are few and far between. “Our government” is in the clutches of the Deep State. (Broad definition= Global Financial Interests. Pentagon, CIA & Congress are only the tools.)

    “Our Republic is on life support.” Indeed. An effort to revive Her (2nd Revolution) is beginning. Cynthia McKinney and Robert David Steele [Alt-Left + Alt-Right] propose #UNRIG: Summer of Peace (a.k.a. Beyond Trump and Sanders). Interview explains:


    #UNRIG Robert David Steele on The Veterans News Hour 2017 06 18 Hi Q

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  129. annamaria says:
    @Sam Shama

    Don’t look for the exchange with Colbert on YouTube. CBS deleted it from its broadcast and website, demonstrating once again that the “I” word cannot be disparaged on national television.
     
    Is this the one?

    http://www.cbs.com/shows/the-late-show-with-stephen-colbert/video/tRfgCC966_LEXj4URvqwisoUugDosea4/oliver-stone-spent-two-years-interviewing-vladimir-putin/

    If so, you'll need to issue a retraction of your statement and all the other insinuations you derived from it. If it is not the video, I issue my apologies in advance.

    ......he was assassinated, which was a lucky break for Israel, particularly as Kennedy was replaced by the passionate Zionist Lyndon Baines Johnson.
     
    With this slander which others commented on earlier, it does deserve repeating emphatically, you've submerged yourself in conspiracies for reasons which appear to be occult Jew hatred impossible to contain just under the surface. It beggars belief that statement was written tongue in cheek; excessive cheek, tongue impossible to pry unstuck. An attempt at humour? Poor taste, really.

    The Israelis know what is going on all the time.
     
    Pure nonsense at some level. At another level, it is well-known we know more about our allies than their respective governments do and vice versa.

    ......but it also included an astonishingly large number of Democrats who describe themselves as progressive, including Corey Booker and Kamila Harris,
     
    So they are progressives, what of it? You fail to understand most Americans view Iranians as a nation of people which took hostage American diplomats. These congressmen are doing no more than what their constituents want.

    The readership of UR, a collection of a few excellent thinkers, overwhelmed by a larger group of lunatics, do not reflect the sentiment of the vast majority. They could not care what you or I think of Iranians. They remember Nov 1979.

    And there’s still more. Bill HR 672 Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on June 14th.
     
    Antisemitism is a serious matter and it is well for it to bear scrutiny in some cases where through their actions overzealous elements[some in the judiciary] trivialise its intent. But you seem to favour an environment where mere vigilance through a bill deserves defeat. Unanimously.

    President Donald Trump traveled to the Middle East claiming to be desirous of starting serious negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, but it was all a sham. Benjamin Netanyahu took him aside and came out with the usual Israeli bullshit about the Palestinians “inciting” violence and hatred of Jews and Trump bought into it
     
    It's comical to behold the "select" group which voted for Trump now complain on these pages of the UR about what the man said he was going to do from the very beginning on the Israel-Palestine issue. It is not a sham. Trump never believed the "bullshit" coming from the U.N. [a body which has over 40 Muslim and Arab members] on the contrary, attacking the solitary Jewish nation state. He required no "taking aside" by Bibi. One needn't travel to the West Bank to find Jew hatred; a few months' worth of reading your columns being quite sufficient.

    I might note in passing that there has been no Senate resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bravery exhibited by the officers and crew of the USS Liberty as they were being slaughtered by the Israelis at the same time as Jerusalem was being "liberated"
     
    Such a Senate resolution requires convincing senators of its necessity. No one is stopping anyone.

    I understand you feel Jerusalem is better in the hands of Palestinians and Arabs. We disagree.

    A gem of an article all things considered.

    “You fail to understand most Americans view Iranians as a nation of people which took hostage American diplomats.”

    You feign ignorance of the USSLiberty. The American servicemen were not just hostages for Israel – American servicemen were murdered by Israelis: https://theintercept.com/2017/06/06/fifty-years-later-nsa-keeps-details-of-israels-uss-liberty-attack-secret/
    Most Americans are also aware that the US Congress has become Israel-occupied Congress, with the horrific consequences for the global insecurity.
    “Israel Has Been Secretly Funding Syrian Rebels For Years:” http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-06-19/israel-has-been-secretly-funding-syrian-rebels-years
    “The Kagans Are Back; Wars to Follow:” https://consortiumnews.com/2017/03/15/the-kagans-are-back-wars-to-follow/
    There was an enormous sympathy for Jewish victims of the WWII; the sympathy and goodwill for Israel have been completed squandered by the bloody ziocons. Only opportunists stay loyal to Israeli agenda, whereas honest people look with horror on the transformation of a victim into an amoral villain.

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    Dear Lady, it is you! And here I thought you resolved to spurn further tête-à-tête.

    'Prayers rewarded' thought this simple soul, that I should find you in that propitious time of the month when birds sing with the heavens and the red river tranquil, and we speak of things melodious and meaningful.

    But the Kagans intervene, and I fear the inevitable others about to deluge the scenery. So I bid you farewell 'til the time is right.
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  130. iffen says:
    @chris
    Well, ok, after reading geokat's and Art's references, I feel kind of stupid for having tried to refute your comment point by point. To separate jewish interests from Ms Ros-lehtinen's life opus is like trying to separate anti-semitism from the metaphorical Hitler; it's her defining quality (with a bit of Calypso flavor, maybe).

    Good one! I didn't realize you were using troll technique number 5C, the: 'disinterested and objective reader has the revelation that it's the journalist himself who's the actual troll.' I gather, you must be a little new at this. Listen, when you use this template, it's kind of stupid to make use of an easily refutable point when building up your credentials ! The whole trap rests on this build-up, see what I mean? Didn't Sam and Sherm go over this with you in your troll classes ?

    I've got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd. At your level, I'd say you're good for more remedial sites like the WaPo and NYT; try them out, you might actually bag a couple of (more) morons there. My friends here saved me this time, but at those sites you've got a much better chance because there's no lifeguard on duty; none to make corrections in this direction, that is.

    I’ve got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd.

    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more “advanced.”

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.

    Cutting and pasting, sure, bloviating previous bloviations, sure.

    BTW, we are commenters, not commentators.

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    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more “advanced.”
     
    That's not what I meant at all, my reference to 'advanced' was only that if you drop some unsubstantiated assertion here, some of the commenters (thank you) will look it up and provide the reference for you. I've seen sites where the most absurd assertions get passed over without correction!

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.
     
    And what is this crap anti-semitism? What the hell are you talking about ?
    , @Talha
    Common 'taters...

    https://www.google.com/search?q=potatoes&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwixt5jNus_UAhUN1mMKHXUUCaMQ_AUICigB&biw=1344&bih=774

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  131. RobinG says:
    @Pissedoffalese
    Thank you, RobinG!

    McKinney has always been a favorite, as is Kucinich, Ron Paul. They don't seem to change, do they, where everything else has just turned upside-down. Dems shouting out for the integrity of the CIA and FBI????

    Russia, Russia, Russia, oh how the Left forgets.

    Yes, “Cynthia is a goddess,” as Robert says. She has challenged the official narrative on 911, on Israel, on Libya…. on everything significant. Today they are asking for help to bring her back from Bangladesh for the “Summer of Peace” campaign. Here’s Robert’s letter:

    [MORE]

    The campaign to bring Cynthia home from Bangladesh for a four month national tour to talk about #UNRIG is going well. She will return on 2 July
    to open in St Louis at a major celebration of the black community (I open with Latinos in Texas at the end of the month), and then after returning to Bangladesh to close up, return on 15 July to start a three months RV tour (we cannot afford a bus at $50K a month, but the RB option turns out to be quite nice at $10K a month). Her lost salary is being covered by a benefactor, and PollMole is giving me $5K a month on which I pay taxes, so no personal compensation is coming from the funds being raised.

    We are $100 shy of $20,000. The purpose of this email is to urge you to consider a donation — $25 will do it, many are giving $100 — to carry us over the $20,000 line. Each person gets a certificate, attached. We just did a home brew interview with Cynthia that I believe turned out quite nicely, 19 minutes, it is at the top of the below page where you can also donate if you choose to do so — unrig.net opens soon, and donors will the be the first to be asked to propose specific stops as well as first in line for satellite enabled Internet skype interviews from the RV while we are on the road.

    https://www.generosity.com/fundraisers/unrig-summer-of-peace/dashboard#/manage

    We have a chance to restore integrity to our government this summer, in an ethical non–violent, measured manner. I hope you will consider the mission and vision statement below and agree that whatever your views on ideology, issues, or our legitimately elected President Donald Trump, this is our Bunker Hill — this is the 2nd American Revolution and worthy of your attention.

    CONCEPT: Everyone without regard to race, color, creed or any other factor comes together on one core principle: Unrigging the System. #UNRIG is a big tent — ultimately we pray #UNRIG and #RESIST merge into #2ndAmRev.

    MISSION: To restore integrity and truth to governance, with the informed will and wisdom of We the People at its heart.

    VISION: To enjoy a transparent government by 2022, that operates with honesty, respecting our planet and the human spirit, so that we may create a healthy, prosperous America rooted in truth with peace as our shared condition.

    We the People — unity for integrity. Cynthia and I are in your service.

    Very respectfully,
    Robert

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  132. @chris
    Well, ok, after reading geokat's and Art's references, I feel kind of stupid for having tried to refute your comment point by point. To separate jewish interests from Ms Ros-lehtinen's life opus is like trying to separate anti-semitism from the metaphorical Hitler; it's her defining quality (with a bit of Calypso flavor, maybe).

    Good one! I didn't realize you were using troll technique number 5C, the: 'disinterested and objective reader has the revelation that it's the journalist himself who's the actual troll.' I gather, you must be a little new at this. Listen, when you use this template, it's kind of stupid to make use of an easily refutable point when building up your credentials ! The whole trap rests on this build-up, see what I mean? Didn't Sam and Sherm go over this with you in your troll classes ?

    I've got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd. At your level, I'd say you're good for more remedial sites like the WaPo and NYT; try them out, you might actually bag a couple of (more) morons there. My friends here saved me this time, but at those sites you've got a much better chance because there's no lifeguard on duty; none to make corrections in this direction, that is.

    I hope you get free, chris.

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    Thanks Jim, I hope you get a sense of humor!
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  133. chris says:
    @iffen
    I’ve got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd.

    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more "advanced."

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.

    Cutting and pasting, sure, bloviating previous bloviations, sure.

    BTW, we are commenters, not commentators.

    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more “advanced.”

    That’s not what I meant at all, my reference to ‘advanced’ was only that if you drop some unsubstantiated assertion here, some of the commenters (thank you) will look it up and provide the reference for you. I’ve seen sites where the most absurd assertions get passed over without correction!

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.

    And what is this crap anti-semitism? What the hell are you talking about ?

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    if you drop some unsubstantiated assertion here, some of the commenters (thank you) will look it up and provide the reference for you. I’ve seen sites where the most absurd assertions get passed over without correction!
     
    The UR comment section and many (most?) of the contributors are poster children for unsubstantiated assertion.

    I give you points for reminding me that in the past I have been directed to some good information by some of the commenters here, in spite of the crappy anti-Semitism and the anti-Semitic crap.

    , @Sam Shama
    Your definition of 'advanced' readers seems to describe the common Google grunt, a 'sleuth' even, as some in that category self-congratulate, doubtlessly.

    Donner sa langue au chat, as they say, in more ways than one.....

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  134. chris says:
    @Jim Daniel
    I hope you get free, chris.

    Thanks Jim, I hope you get a sense of humor!

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  135. Talha says:
    @iffen
    I’ve got to warn you, the audience here is a little more advanced than the normal commentator crowd.

    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more "advanced."

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.

    Cutting and pasting, sure, bloviating previous bloviations, sure.

    BTW, we are commenters, not commentators.
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  136. Brous says:

    DEM their EyePac !

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  137. Rurik says: • Website

    thank you Philip Giraldi (and Ron Unz) for another dose of sanity in an otherwise mendacious and treacherous world

    Peace

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  138. iffen says:
    @chris

    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more “advanced.”
     
    That's not what I meant at all, my reference to 'advanced' was only that if you drop some unsubstantiated assertion here, some of the commenters (thank you) will look it up and provide the reference for you. I've seen sites where the most absurd assertions get passed over without correction!

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.
     
    And what is this crap anti-semitism? What the hell are you talking about ?

    if you drop some unsubstantiated assertion here, some of the commenters (thank you) will look it up and provide the reference for you. I’ve seen sites where the most absurd assertions get passed over without correction!

    The UR comment section and many (most?) of the contributors are poster children for unsubstantiated assertion.

    I give you points for reminding me that in the past I have been directed to some good information by some of the commenters here, in spite of the crappy anti-Semitism and the anti-Semitic crap.

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  139. FLgeezer says:
    @annamaria
    "1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They’re blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They’ll kill you if they don’t get their way."

    And this has been leading the States - and Israel along with the States - to the demise. The US governing institutions have lost their ability to respond to reality and instead they respond to personal desires only. Hence the approaching danger of a hot war.

    >Hence the approaching danger of a hot war.

    All in the name of efficiency of course. What better way to rid the world of we hapless, white, annoying goy than a nuclear exchange between America and Russia. Open borders simply will simply take too long.

    The izzies lust for Russia’s natural resources, and will feel justified in taking them for Russia’s having come to the aid of Assad.

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    "...What better way to rid the world of we hapless, white, annoying goy than a nuclear exchange between America and Russia. Open borders simply will simply take too long..."

    I think exactly the same as you. I have no doubt they are capable of this. They are a tribe of psychopaths and have no morals or empathy at all. The more power they get the worse they are.
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  140. Sam Shama says:
    @chris

    I find a bit of humor in noticing how frequently some of the commenters here tell themselves that they are among the more “advanced.”
     
    That's not what I meant at all, my reference to 'advanced' was only that if you drop some unsubstantiated assertion here, some of the commenters (thank you) will look it up and provide the reference for you. I've seen sites where the most absurd assertions get passed over without correction!

    I stand by my comment that very few of you anti-Semitic types are that good at thinking on your feet.
     
    And what is this crap anti-semitism? What the hell are you talking about ?

    Your definition of ‘advanced’ readers seems to describe the common Google grunt, a ‘sleuth’ even, as some in that category self-congratulate, doubtlessly.

    Donner sa langue au chat, as they say, in more ways than one…..

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    You realize I was just making fun of our buddy Jim, right? (context!)
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  141. chris says:
    @Sam Shama
    Your definition of 'advanced' readers seems to describe the common Google grunt, a 'sleuth' even, as some in that category self-congratulate, doubtlessly.

    Donner sa langue au chat, as they say, in more ways than one.....

    You realize I was just making fun of our buddy Jim, right? (context!)

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  142. Sam Shama says:
    @annamaria
    "You fail to understand most Americans view Iranians as a nation of people which took hostage American diplomats."

    You feign ignorance of the USSLiberty. The American servicemen were not just hostages for Israel - American servicemen were murdered by Israelis: https://theintercept.com/2017/06/06/fifty-years-later-nsa-keeps-details-of-israels-uss-liberty-attack-secret/
    Most Americans are also aware that the US Congress has become Israel-occupied Congress, with the horrific consequences for the global insecurity.
    "Israel Has Been Secretly Funding Syrian Rebels For Years:" http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-06-19/israel-has-been-secretly-funding-syrian-rebels-years
    "The Kagans Are Back; Wars to Follow:" https://consortiumnews.com/2017/03/15/the-kagans-are-back-wars-to-follow/
    There was an enormous sympathy for Jewish victims of the WWII; the sympathy and goodwill for Israel have been completed squandered by the bloody ziocons. Only opportunists stay loyal to Israeli agenda, whereas honest people look with horror on the transformation of a victim into an amoral villain.

    Dear Lady, it is you! And here I thought you resolved to spurn further tête-à-tête.

    ‘Prayers rewarded’ thought this simple soul, that I should find you in that propitious time of the month when birds sing with the heavens and the red river tranquil, and we speak of things melodious and meaningful.

    But the Kagans intervene, and I fear the inevitable others about to deluge the scenery. So I bid you farewell ’til the time is right.

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    “And here I thought you resolved to spurn further tête-à-tête.”

    Still trying to incite Americans to spend US treasury & limb for your wars with your cousins?

    You asked for it by showing your rabid hatred towards Persians and by using – dishonestly – a much less tragic episode than the USSLiberty slaughter by Israelis.
    , @Incitatus
    Sam,

    As you say, ‘game. set, and match.’

    Just goes to show. Table legs (like fire hydrants) attract universal habitual behavior. Who knew?

    Best.
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  143. windwaves says:

    I think the main issue here is: what do we do to liberate our country from the destructive and disgusting jew domination ? How do we wake up Americans ? how do we spread the truth ?

    That is a big challenge. Because the jews control every breath we take.

    Sadly, enough americans, blinded by power and/or money, have allowed this to happen and now only a war would likely liberate us from the jew control. There is no need whatsoever to fight Iran, or Iraq or Afghanistan. We need to regain control of our country fighting israel and the jew influence on America.

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    "...Sadly, enough americans, blinded by power and/or money..."

    No they're blinded because the large majority of TV stations, radio stations, newspapers, magazines, book publishing, search engines, textbook publishing, etc, are owned by the Jews and control them to some extent.
    , @FLgeezer
    >That is a big challenge. Because the jews control every breath we take.

    Quelle coincidence. Not two minutes after I posted #141, a picture of our family popped up unbidden and without attribution on the Facebook page of my wife. Surveillance state? Mais oui!
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  144. annamaria says:

    “And here I thought you resolved to spurn further tête-à-tête.”

    Still trying to incite Americans to spend US treasury & limb for your wars with your cousins?

    You asked for it by showing your rabid hatred towards Persians and by using – dishonestly – a much less tragic episode than the USSLiberty slaughter by Israelis.

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  145. Sam Shama says:

    Spare me the ‘contextual’ balderdash. It’s plainly evident you and Geokat attempt to undercut Jim’s overall query by clinging to a single point which relies narrowly on Ros-Lehtinen’s ethnicity. What about practising a bit of what you preach? The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism, innuendo and a coquettish alliance of convenience with the conspiracy barms. Any concerns? [One wonders, on the other hand, if Giraldi is a full blown conspiracist behind the facade]

    For example the video link I posted in #125 is the one which Giraldi claimed unavailable at the CBS website. Any retractions coming, or, is objectiveness exclusively applied as a standard for those you call ‘troll’ – without hesitation. A person arguing against the motion is not a troll. You chaps would not find yourselves chuffed in an extempore debate.

    Small point. Somewhere up thread, you mentioned I amongst others would respond during the Israeli a.m. I happen to be here in NY and I had posted prior to your own entry. Rush not into judgement my friend…..

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    Sam you are becoming tedious but I am pleased to learn that I am really pissing you off. I would not change one word of my article, to include the Ros-Lehtinen ethnicity. And as for the Colbert interview, if you had read my link and then had actually watched the CBS website link of the interview that you provided you would realize that CBS excised the comment about Israel, which is precisely what I said had happened. Have to do your homework Sam. And by the way, I consider Israel to be one of the greatest threats to world peace and the leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country, which is, by the way, the United States of America. I will continue to speak out Sam. As that apparently causes you pain, maybe you should change your reading habits and avoid Unz.com on Tuesday mornings.
    , @Rurik

    The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism
     
    https://philitt.fr/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/dieudonne-et-elie-semoun-image-286582-article-ajust_930.jpg
    , @John Jeremiah Smith

    The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism
     
    Why conceal it? Sure, Giraldi has to be cautious of Jewish lawyers seeking libel, but the rest of us are free to be anti-semitic. I am former US Navy, and I am well aware that Israelis wantonly slaughtered 34 American sailors and wounded 150+ more. And all of it was denied, and the survivors denied a hearing ... and gross, criminal corruption by Israeli agents in the US government continues unabated, growing ever more intense.

    So ... anti-semitic? Not exactly -- there's a few semitic peoples that behave honorably and humanely. Then, how about "anti-Israeli"? Properly descriptive, yes? All Jews being Israelis by default, and permitted dual citizenship that is denied any other people of foreign birth?

    Corruption. Deceit. Lies. Manipulation. Theft. Fraud. Treason.

    Yeah, let's go with "anti-Israeli". It fits so seamlessly.
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  146. anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    Many here are acting as if, if it were not for that zionist entity *spit*, America would be the epitome of all that is good in the world.

    *beep*, I can’t imagine anything further from the truth.

    Everybody -meaning white americans- conveniently ignores the history of the evil empire, where the shedding of blood, and acts of extreme cruelty, has been coursing through its veins, since its very birth.

    Do you think a juden devil stands around whispering to a “good” christian drone operator, as he opens up on a crowd of civilians, with women and children among them?

    So, much of that past and present cannot be blamed entirely on the vile things, who currently control the world by proxy.

    Greed and psychopathy is innate to the white race, and is independent of the judens. Evidently those virtues are a winning combination for success in this world. I can only laugh at those racist idiots who exult at that success, when the extreme cost is considered.

    That said, the zionist Pandora’s box has been opened. You *beep*ers opened it. That evil entity has learned from the best, and will not let others live in peace.

    My only hope is the ones would opened it, pay the maximum price, at some point in the future, because you have certainly escaped it until now.

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    .. psychopathy is innate to the white race
     

    My only hope is the ones would opened it, pay the maximum price, at some point in the future
     
    ..speaks the racist psychopath who seems to pine for not just the murder of whites, but of Americans and Christians too.

    charming

    is there anyone you don't wish to see murdered?

    and they wonder why people vote for Trump to keep people like you out
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  147. @anarchyst
    A jewish message service (Odigo) warned jews to "stay home" on 9-11 hours before the controlled demolition...
    Sorta tells you something...

    No crime goes unsolved. One day the truth will come out, the Zionists and their slaves will pay a hefty price.

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  148. annamaria says:
    @Sam Shama
    Dear Lady, it is you! And here I thought you resolved to spurn further tête-à-tête.

    'Prayers rewarded' thought this simple soul, that I should find you in that propitious time of the month when birds sing with the heavens and the red river tranquil, and we speak of things melodious and meaningful.

    But the Kagans intervene, and I fear the inevitable others about to deluge the scenery. So I bid you farewell 'til the time is right.

    “And here I thought you resolved to spurn further tête-à-tête.”

    Still trying to incite Americans to spend US treasury & limb for your wars with your cousins?

    You asked for it by showing your rabid hatred towards Persians and by using – dishonestly – a much less tragic episode than the USSLiberty slaughter by Israelis.

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  149. anon says: • Disclaimer
    @Jim Daniel
    I think Mr. Girardi has taken 9/11-Israel conspiracy theories seriously in previous articles, if memory serves me.
    I'm somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen's career, and I think if she has a tribe, it's Cuban-American.
    On the last point, I'm opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel's perceived interest, or Cuba's, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you're smarter than I.

    Can you show me one war America is fighting for oil? Can you show me one war America fought for oil ?

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    Iraq, Iraq-Kuwait, preparing for war against Iran, because of their oil and nothing else, Iran has not attacked or invaded any country in the last three centuries. If Israel says Canada is our enemy, the cuck administration (whoever it is), the cuck congress, and MSM, will invent any reason to invade Canada or whoever Israel decides a threat...
    The Zionist are intoxicated with power, our leaders are overdosed with stupidity. Stupid is what stupid does
    , @truthtellerAryan
    Let's not forget LIBYA, and don't say Obama did it, it was already on the list of the Ziocons, before Bush was elected.
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  150. schmenz says:
    @Sam J.
    "...The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public..."

    There may be a little bit of that but it's not the main reason. The main reasons are:
    1. They own practically all media in the US.
    2. They own the FED providing almost limitless cash to their preferred people.
    3. They're blackmailing huge numbers of our Representatives with little Boys and little Girls.
    4. They'll kill you if they don't get their way.

    So if you run against them in the primary you will have extremely well funded opponents and the press will savage you. If that doesn't work they will try to redistrict you out of a job. If that doesn't work they will frame or kill you like they did to Ohio Congressman James Traficant.

    Well said.

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  151. anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Anon
    How Much Influence Does the Israeli Government Have in American Politics?

    In the end, it is the American people who decide whether Israel is to be or not to be a vital American ally and friend. The people in their great wisdom understand it goes far beyond mere dollars and cents. Our destinies are inseparable.

    O Lord, Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

    A full 62% feel Israel has either too little or just the right amount of influence.

    https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2015-Poll-Key-Findings-Final-1.pdf

    Overall, twice as many Americans say the Israeli government has too much influence
    (37%) than say too little influence (18%), while a plurality (44%) say it’s the right level.
    The story once again is more pronounced in the partisan views: Among Democrats,
    about half (49%) say Israel has too much influence, compared with 14% who say Israel
    has too little influence, and 36% who say it’s the right level; Among Republicans,
    slightly more people say that Israel has too much influence (25%) than say it has too
    little influence (22%) with a slight majority (52%) saying it’s the right level.

     

    Also see: http://www.gallup.com/poll/189626/americans-views-toward-israel-remain-firmly-positive.aspx

    Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God's will?

    “Phil remains a dissenting voice; against God’s will?’

    Given the juden contempt for Christ, it is ironic a hasbarist should invoke, presumably Christ himself, in such a manner.

    But, what to do with the stupidity of ordinary christians, who have embraced Christ’s haters, while they show open contempt for “others” who truly love him?

    One of life’s mysteries, I guess.

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  152. anon says: • Disclaimer
    @Jim Daniel
    I think Mr. Girardi has taken 9/11-Israel conspiracy theories seriously in previous articles, if memory serves me.
    I'm somewhat familiar with Ms. Ros-Lehtinen's career, and I think if she has a tribe, it's Cuban-American.
    On the last point, I'm opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel's perceived interest, or Cuba's, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you're smarter than I.

    “When that April meeting finally occurred, according to Clarke’s book, Against All Enemies, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz objected that “I just don’t understand why we are beginning by talking about this one man, bin Laden.” Clarke responded that, “We are talking about a network of terrorist organizations called al-Qaeda, that happens to be led by bin Laden, and we are talking about that network because it and it alone poses an immediate and serious threat to the United States.” To which Wolfowitz replied, “Well, there are others that do as well, at least as much. Iraqi terrorism for example.””

    In Angler, Barton Gellman notes that it was the 36th time the CIA had raised al-Qaeda with President Bush since he took office.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/10/did-george-w-bush-do-all-he-could-to-prevent-911/411175/

    According to Eichenwald’s sources, “the neoconservative leaders who had recently assumed power at the Pentagon were warning the White House that the C.I.A. had been fooled; according to this theory, Bin Laden was merely pretending to be planning an attack to distract the administration from Saddam Hussein, whom the neoconservatives saw as a greater threat.”

    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/10/did-george-w-bush-do-all-he-could-to-prevent-911/411175/

    By diverting resources to saddam’s Iraq ,Wolfowitz made America unsafe for the 911 victims . By not focusing on Al Qauida, Neocons made America vulnerable to certainty of the attacks
    They have blood on their pants . They did not care American fates They cared for Israel because Al Qaida was not fighting against Israel Saddam was indirectly.

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    They have blood on their pants . They did not care American fates They cared for Israel because Al Qaida was not fighting against Israel Saddam was indirectly.
     
    Blood on their pants? You mean, like a menstruating woman? AAAAAAIIIIIIEEEEEE!!! Not THAT!
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  153. @Sam Shama
    Spare me the 'contextual' balderdash. It's plainly evident you and Geokat attempt to undercut Jim's overall query by clinging to a single point which relies narrowly on Ros-Lehtinen's ethnicity. What about practising a bit of what you preach? The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism, innuendo and a coquettish alliance of convenience with the conspiracy barms. Any concerns? [One wonders, on the other hand, if Giraldi is a full blown conspiracist behind the facade]

    For example the video link I posted in #125 is the one which Giraldi claimed unavailable at the CBS website. Any retractions coming, or, is objectiveness exclusively applied as a standard for those you call 'troll' - without hesitation. A person arguing against the motion is not a troll. You chaps would not find yourselves chuffed in an extempore debate.

    Small point. Somewhere up thread, you mentioned I amongst others would respond during the Israeli a.m. I happen to be here in NY and I had posted prior to your own entry. Rush not into judgement my friend.....

    Sam you are becoming tedious but I am pleased to learn that I am really pissing you off. I would not change one word of my article, to include the Ros-Lehtinen ethnicity. And as for the Colbert interview, if you had read my link and then had actually watched the CBS website link of the interview that you provided you would realize that CBS excised the comment about Israel, which is precisely what I said had happened. Have to do your homework Sam. And by the way, I consider Israel to be one of the greatest threats to world peace and the leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country, which is, by the way, the United States of America. I will continue to speak out Sam. As that apparently causes you pain, maybe you should change your reading habits and avoid Unz.com on Tuesday mornings.

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    And by the way, I consider Israel to be one of the greatest threats to world peace and the leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country, which is, by the way, the United States of America. I will continue to speak out Sam. As that apparently causes you pain, maybe you should change your reading habits and avoid Unz.com on Tuesday mornings.
     
    Priceless.
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  154. L.K says:
    1911517

    Mr. Giraldi,

    Your reply to sham the zionist just made my day, it really made me lol!

    Thanks for the excellent article and keep up the good work!

    BTW, have you ever considered writing a book on these matters?

    Cheers

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  155. L.K says:

    The few US citizens who realize the absurd power the zionist matrix holds over the ZUSA, often do not realize this is also true in the most important European countries and even beyond.
    Guillaume Durocher does a great job explaining the problem in France;

    Jewish Influence and Ethnic Networking in France: In Their Own Words . . .

    It is often difficult for ordinary people to understand how small groups can achieve such a preponderant influence in the life of a country. But such influence should not be surprising: Modern societies have a highly complex division of labor leading to enormous power asymmetries, with huge amounts of power being concentrated in the hands of the tiny elites making up the media, top oligarchs, and the political class…

    This is a world of chummy networks and mutual back-scratching, one where even small ethnocentric elite networks can have a decisive impact. And, concerning Jewish ethnic networks, I have documented extensively (e.g., here) that they are massively overrepresented among French elites, that they are completely intolerant of criticism of Jewish power and ethnocentrism, and are equally intolerant of French ethno-nationalism. As further evidence, I present in this article a number of interesting statements, mostly from Jews, taken from Paul-Éric Blanrue’s books on Jewish power networks.

    http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2016/03/17/jewish-influence-and-ethnic-networking-in-france-in-their-own-words/

    http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2015/10/01/%EF%BB%BF-the-lobby-that-doesnt-exist-politicians-and-pundits-on-jewish-influence-in-france/

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  156. Sam Shama says:

    Don’t look for the exchange with Colbert on YouTube. CBS deleted it from its broadcast and website, demonstrating once again that the “I” word cannot be disparaged on national television.

    Every bit of it is there.

    What say you about the Kennedy assassination and 9/11? Go ahead and air those views “to the best of your ability”. Why the dual standards between what you write here and at TAC?

    “irritate the shit out” of me is an erroneous conclusion. It amuses me exceedingly each week to watch the tantrums of inmates in your asylum, Dr Silas Lamb.

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    He's a Mossad agent. It's the only scenario that makes sense.
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  157. Rurik says: • Website
    @Sam Shama
    Spare me the 'contextual' balderdash. It's plainly evident you and Geokat attempt to undercut Jim's overall query by clinging to a single point which relies narrowly on Ros-Lehtinen's ethnicity. What about practising a bit of what you preach? The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism, innuendo and a coquettish alliance of convenience with the conspiracy barms. Any concerns? [One wonders, on the other hand, if Giraldi is a full blown conspiracist behind the facade]

    For example the video link I posted in #125 is the one which Giraldi claimed unavailable at the CBS website. Any retractions coming, or, is objectiveness exclusively applied as a standard for those you call 'troll' - without hesitation. A person arguing against the motion is not a troll. You chaps would not find yourselves chuffed in an extempore debate.

    Small point. Somewhere up thread, you mentioned I amongst others would respond during the Israeli a.m. I happen to be here in NY and I had posted prior to your own entry. Rush not into judgement my friend.....

    The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism

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  158. @anon
    "When that April meeting finally occurred, according to Clarke’s book, Against All Enemies, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz objected that “I just don’t understand why we are beginning by talking about this one man, bin Laden.” Clarke responded that, “We are talking about a network of terrorist organizations called al-Qaeda, that happens to be led by bin Laden, and we are talking about that network because it and it alone poses an immediate and serious threat to the United States.” To which Wolfowitz replied, “Well, there are others that do as well, at least as much. Iraqi terrorism for example.”"


    In Angler, Barton Gellman notes that it was the 36th time the CIA had raised al-Qaeda with President Bush since he took office.


    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/10/did-george-w-bush-do-all-he-could-to-prevent-911/411175/


    According to Eichenwald’s sources, “the neoconservative leaders who had recently assumed power at the Pentagon were warning the White House that the C.I.A. had been fooled; according to this theory, Bin Laden was merely pretending to be planning an attack to distract the administration from Saddam Hussein, whom the neoconservatives saw as a greater threat.”

    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/10/did-george-w-bush-do-all-he-could-to-prevent-911/411175/

    By diverting resources to saddam's Iraq ,Wolfowitz made America unsafe for the 911 victims . By not focusing on Al Qauida, Neocons made America vulnerable to certainty of the attacks
    They have blood on their pants . They did not care American fates They cared for Israel because Al Qaida was not fighting against Israel Saddam was indirectly.

    They have blood on their pants . They did not care American fates They cared for Israel because Al Qaida was not fighting against Israel Saddam was indirectly.

    Blood on their pants? You mean, like a menstruating woman? AAAAAAIIIIIIEEEEEE!!! Not THAT!

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  159. Rurik says: • Website
    @anonymous
    Many here are acting as if, if it were not for that zionist entity *spit*, America would be the epitome of all that is good in the world.

    *beep*, I can't imagine anything further from the truth.

    Everybody -meaning white americans- conveniently ignores the history of the evil empire, where the shedding of blood, and acts of extreme cruelty, has been coursing through its veins, since its very birth.

    Do you think a juden devil stands around whispering to a "good" christian drone operator, as he opens up on a crowd of civilians, with women and children among them?

    So, much of that past and present cannot be blamed entirely on the vile things, who currently control the world by proxy.

    Greed and psychopathy is innate to the white race, and is independent of the judens. Evidently those virtues are a winning combination for success in this world. I can only laugh at those racist idiots who exult at that success, when the extreme cost is considered.

    --

    That said, the zionist Pandora's box has been opened. You *beep*ers opened it. That evil entity has learned from the best, and will not let others live in peace.

    My only hope is the ones would opened it, pay the maximum price, at some point in the future, because you have certainly escaped it until now.

    .. psychopathy is innate to the white race

    My only hope is the ones would opened it, pay the maximum price, at some point in the future

    ..speaks the racist psychopath who seems to pine for not just the murder of whites, but of Americans and Christians too.

    charming

    is there anyone you don’t wish to see murdered?

    and they wonder why people vote for Trump to keep people like you out

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  160. @Sam Shama
    Spare me the 'contextual' balderdash. It's plainly evident you and Geokat attempt to undercut Jim's overall query by clinging to a single point which relies narrowly on Ros-Lehtinen's ethnicity. What about practising a bit of what you preach? The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism, innuendo and a coquettish alliance of convenience with the conspiracy barms. Any concerns? [One wonders, on the other hand, if Giraldi is a full blown conspiracist behind the facade]

    For example the video link I posted in #125 is the one which Giraldi claimed unavailable at the CBS website. Any retractions coming, or, is objectiveness exclusively applied as a standard for those you call 'troll' - without hesitation. A person arguing against the motion is not a troll. You chaps would not find yourselves chuffed in an extempore debate.

    Small point. Somewhere up thread, you mentioned I amongst others would respond during the Israeli a.m. I happen to be here in NY and I had posted prior to your own entry. Rush not into judgement my friend.....

    The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism

    Why conceal it? Sure, Giraldi has to be cautious of Jewish lawyers seeking libel, but the rest of us are free to be anti-semitic. I am former US Navy, and I am well aware that Israelis wantonly slaughtered 34 American sailors and wounded 150+ more. And all of it was denied, and the survivors denied a hearing … and gross, criminal corruption by Israeli agents in the US government continues unabated, growing ever more intense.

    So … anti-semitic? Not exactly — there’s a few semitic peoples that behave honorably and humanely. Then, how about “anti-Israeli”? Properly descriptive, yes? All Jews being Israelis by default, and permitted dual citizenship that is denied any other people of foreign birth?

    Corruption. Deceit. Lies. Manipulation. Theft. Fraud. Treason.

    Yeah, let’s go with “anti-Israeli”. It fits so seamlessly.

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    let’s go with “anti-Israeli”.
     
    you aren't allowed

    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_antisemitism


    Proponents of the concept argue that anti-Zionism, anti-Americanism, anti-globalization, third worldism, and demonization of Israel, or double standards applied to its conduct, may be linked to antisemitism, or constitute disguised antisemitism
     
    Please note that anti-Zionism is listed right with anti-Americanism, we are now so completely intertwined.

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-elNp4AIheRg/Vc9fE1qhrfI/AAAAAAAATvg/FAj2NVwnqtA/s1600/Fischer.jpg

    , @chris
    Very good point, John!
    (I was get back to this topic myself)
    , @geokat62

    I am former US Navy, and I am well aware that Israelis wantonly slaughtered 34 American sailors and wounded 150+ more. And all of it was denied, and the survivors denied a hearing … and gross, criminal corruption by Israeli agents in the US government continues unabated, growing ever more intense.
     
    Yeah, but as one of the commenters so graciously reminded us, those eyeranians took 52 Americans hostages. When you compare these two outrageous acts, it's clear who the US should have in the cross hairs, right?
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  161. Rurik says: • Website
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism
     
    Why conceal it? Sure, Giraldi has to be cautious of Jewish lawyers seeking libel, but the rest of us are free to be anti-semitic. I am former US Navy, and I am well aware that Israelis wantonly slaughtered 34 American sailors and wounded 150+ more. And all of it was denied, and the survivors denied a hearing ... and gross, criminal corruption by Israeli agents in the US government continues unabated, growing ever more intense.

    So ... anti-semitic? Not exactly -- there's a few semitic peoples that behave honorably and humanely. Then, how about "anti-Israeli"? Properly descriptive, yes? All Jews being Israelis by default, and permitted dual citizenship that is denied any other people of foreign birth?

    Corruption. Deceit. Lies. Manipulation. Theft. Fraud. Treason.

    Yeah, let's go with "anti-Israeli". It fits so seamlessly.

    let’s go with “anti-Israeli”.

    you aren’t allowed

    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_antisemitism

    Proponents of the concept argue that anti-Zionism, anti-Americanism, anti-globalization, third worldism, and demonization of Israel, or double standards applied to its conduct, may be linked to antisemitism, or constitute disguised antisemitism

    Please note that anti-Zionism is listed right with anti-Americanism, we are now so completely intertwined.

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    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews
     
    Nah. I am serenely unconcerned with what some protected species of Wikipedee-ites have to spew about people they libel. I just don't care any more. There are a handful of rational, loyal, American Jews, and there are Israelis.
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  162. Incitatus says:
    @Sam Shama
    Dear Lady, it is you! And here I thought you resolved to spurn further tête-à-tête.

    'Prayers rewarded' thought this simple soul, that I should find you in that propitious time of the month when birds sing with the heavens and the red river tranquil, and we speak of things melodious and meaningful.

    But the Kagans intervene, and I fear the inevitable others about to deluge the scenery. So I bid you farewell 'til the time is right.

    Sam,

    As you say, ‘game. set, and match.’

    Just goes to show. Table legs (like fire hydrants) attract universal habitual behavior. Who knew?

    Best.

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    Hi Incitatus,

    Quite so; regarding the habits of our canine friends. Some say a turn at living in England imparts an appreciation for human eccentricities, but on balance I rank those of innocent canines just as high. Whatever shall I do if deprived of their company and foibles?

    Best.
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  163. chris says:

    Spare me the ‘contextual’ balderdash. It’s plainly evident you and Geokat attempt to undercut Jim’s overall query by clinging to a single point which relies narrowly on Ros-Lehtinen’s ethnicity.

    Listen, Sam, Jim is trying to sell himself as some holier-than-thou virgin, walking innocently through the dark forest of near-anti-semitism and l tried to respond to his arguments, but then he assures us all that this woman, what’s her face is some devout Catholic, but then, if you check any reference to her, she’s like Saban (or was it Soros), she’s a one issue guy! So our buddy Jim is packing a whopper, not really arguing in good faith and so I was just trying to make fun of him for that. The Lehtinen point was just where I finally caught up with the scam.

    His other point of accusing Phil of supporting conspiracy theories, what you call “coquettish alliance of convenience with the conspiracy barms” is demonstratively false and you know it! None of us, including Phil and Ron would visit this website if that was the case. By “conspiracy theories,” I mean, of course, the unproved ones; and Phil just left some food for thought, this week, as an assignment for all of us. You know, this illegal surveillance stuff will some day be mined, exactly to prove such future conspiracy theories.

    Phil took care of your 2nd paragraph, nicely; thanks, Phil!

    And the last one:

    Small point. Somewhere up thread, you mentioned I amongst others would respond during the Israeli a.m. I happen to be here in NY and I had posted prior to your own entry. Rush not into judgement my friend…..

    I know you do, I was kidding, of course; I had meant that you live in Israel figuratively – besides where would you find all your non-Jewish friends to hang out with in Israel?

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    Chris, do you see how apt many are to dismiss the entirety of a message from an interlocutor, a fellow commenter seeking dialogue, if he merely states a point of which he isn't fully certain? You must see it, do you not? I e.g. did not know of this Ros-Lehtinen, even though, as you say, her reputation as a committed Israel supporter come hell or high water precedes her.

    People have their own opinions, positions, and beliefs. Phil Giraldi believes his gout and assaults on democracy and both explained by Israel. I think advancing years, dietary regimens, sunspots and human nature are the causes. But to each his own, I say.

    In any case when a man writes, as Jim Daniel did:

    On the last point, I’m opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel’s perceived interest, or Cuba’s, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you’re smarter than I.

    Do you feel he is being a boring partisan or is he, on the contrary, a person attempting to find a truer picture of reality quite in contrast to someone who with the certainty of a zealot claims they are in possession of Truth?

    Conspiracy theories intrigue many I suppose, and this webzine contains some of the choicest. But no person with a reputation to guard would indulge even dropping oblique references, tongue and cheek as you say, lest they lose every shred of credibility. Ron Unz himself cautioned about this in a thread where the most notorious of that lot bared his chest as he habitually does on these matters.

    As I said earlier, mostly I come here to amuse myself. On the rare occasion, I discover truly gifted, insightful and knowledgeable persons. I can count them on the digits of my hand not engaged on the keyboard.

    And yes, I do enjoy speaking to smart persons many of whom are not Jewish.
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  164. geokat62 says:
    @Incitatus
    “I believe it was Incitatus who praised your efforts by stating “Well done Jim Daniel!”
    Well done, indeed!”


    Daniel asked interesting questions. A good break from toxic innuendoes, whiny laments and phony breast beating.

    Do you believe Israel killed JFK? Planned 9/11? Is AIPAC the only special interest? Is Israel the font of all evil, or do we merit scrutiny as well?

    Ros-Lehtinen’s record is ample cause for criticism. Does her “tribal” ancestry add something, Geo?

    Daniel asked interesting questions.

    While that may be true, he also made a statement that was not completely factual. Now, I wouldn’t normally rush to judgement and assume this person had bad intentions, but when he qualified his misleading statement with the words “somewhat” and “I think,” the alarm bells went off.

    Ros-Lehtinen’s record is ample cause for criticism. Does her “tribal” ancestry add something, Geo?

    What do you think her “tribal” ancestry might add, Icitatus?

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    “What do you think her “tribal” ancestry might add...?”

    Honest opinion? It distracts from the main issue - disproportionate, uncritical support of Likud Israel that corrupts donor and recipient. Aided by media bias and distortion that, with few exceptions, converts news into sanitized pulp or omits it altogether.

    Is Ros-Lehtinen more villainous than Ed Royce, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair? Ed’s just as fond of war, after all. An enthusiast for Iraq invasion in ‘03. Doesn’t care much for diplomacy. Subsequently led the chicken-little ‘sky-is-falling’ brigade against the Iran Nuclear Deal (JCPOA).

    Ed’s largest contributor 2013-14 ($48,150, opensecrets.org)? NorPAC, a “nonpartisan political action committee whose primary purpose is to support candidates and sitting members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives who demonstrate a genuine commitment to the strength, security, and survival of Israel” (-norpac.net). Next highest contributor ($17,800)? Defense contractor General Atomics, proud parent of Predator and Reaper drones. General Atomics is wholly owned by two brothers.

    Apparently NorPAC was pleased with Ed. Again top donors, they kicked in $114,243 in the 2015-16 cycle.

    Royce has a lot of company. Not least 47 senators who signed Cotton’s disgraceful 9 Mar 2015 Iran letter. Cotton took $960,250 from Bill Kristol’s ‘Emergency Committee for Israel.’ He sagely advocated bombing Iran (it’d only take “several days”) a month later.

    Ros-Lehtinen’s top contributor 2013-14? Rosen Partners (NY investment firm). $16,500 . Small change compared to what Royce and Cotton pocketed. NorPAC - absent ‘13-14 - appears ($18,850) second on her ‘15-16 list.

    Giraldi says Israel is the “leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country.” I think it’s money. “Free speech” never cost so much (apologies Mitch McConnell). There are too many who sing for their supper. And media hungary for the revenue.

    Back to “tribal” ancestry. Geo, why not look into Ed Royce’s forbears? Tom Cotton’s grandparents? Would that increase their sinister aspect? Amplify their misdeeds?

    M&W make a persuasive case. Love to see Neocons indicted for crimes against peace. They helped immeasurably. But Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. They had the power, they gave the orders. Crimes against peace and launching aggressive war. All should be indicted and put on trial. I’m not holding my breath.

    Bottom line. If the problem is a corrosive relationship, the question is how to change that so each side regains health. The future is the important thing. How to end the mindless ME conflicts. How to embargo weapons from a region addicted to using them as a first resort. Israel-Gaza, KSA-Yemen, KSA-Iran, etc. I think the Liberty should be remembered and files be made public. But I don’t see how dwelling in the past saves us from an even more toxic future.
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  165. chris says:
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism
     
    Why conceal it? Sure, Giraldi has to be cautious of Jewish lawyers seeking libel, but the rest of us are free to be anti-semitic. I am former US Navy, and I am well aware that Israelis wantonly slaughtered 34 American sailors and wounded 150+ more. And all of it was denied, and the survivors denied a hearing ... and gross, criminal corruption by Israeli agents in the US government continues unabated, growing ever more intense.

    So ... anti-semitic? Not exactly -- there's a few semitic peoples that behave honorably and humanely. Then, how about "anti-Israeli"? Properly descriptive, yes? All Jews being Israelis by default, and permitted dual citizenship that is denied any other people of foreign birth?

    Corruption. Deceit. Lies. Manipulation. Theft. Fraud. Treason.

    Yeah, let's go with "anti-Israeli". It fits so seamlessly.

    Very good point, John!
    (I was get back to this topic myself)

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  166. geokat62 says:
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    The overall tone, voice and content of this piece is one of barely concealed antisemitism
     
    Why conceal it? Sure, Giraldi has to be cautious of Jewish lawyers seeking libel, but the rest of us are free to be anti-semitic. I am former US Navy, and I am well aware that Israelis wantonly slaughtered 34 American sailors and wounded 150+ more. And all of it was denied, and the survivors denied a hearing ... and gross, criminal corruption by Israeli agents in the US government continues unabated, growing ever more intense.

    So ... anti-semitic? Not exactly -- there's a few semitic peoples that behave honorably and humanely. Then, how about "anti-Israeli"? Properly descriptive, yes? All Jews being Israelis by default, and permitted dual citizenship that is denied any other people of foreign birth?

    Corruption. Deceit. Lies. Manipulation. Theft. Fraud. Treason.

    Yeah, let's go with "anti-Israeli". It fits so seamlessly.

    I am former US Navy, and I am well aware that Israelis wantonly slaughtered 34 American sailors and wounded 150+ more. And all of it was denied, and the survivors denied a hearing … and gross, criminal corruption by Israeli agents in the US government continues unabated, growing ever more intense.

    Yeah, but as one of the commenters so graciously reminded us, those eyeranians took 52 Americans hostages. When you compare these two outrageous acts, it’s clear who the US should have in the cross hairs, right?

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  167. geokat62 says:

    It amuses me exceedingly each week to watch the tantrums of inmates in your asylum, Dr Silas Lamb.

    That’s funny. This is the exact same observation a critic made in his review of Adorno’s groundbreaking study in the AJC’s Studies in Prejudice series, The Authoritarian Personality:

    the book’s goal was to eliminate antisemitism by “subjecting the American people to what amounted to collective psychotherapy—by treating them as inmates of an insane asylum.”

    I guess we should expect another installment of the SIP series in the not too distant future?

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  169. Sam J. says:
    @jilles dykstra
    I indeed once heard a USA politician say 'we do not love them, w're afraid of them'.
    What I cannot understand is why jews want to live on the top of a vulcano.
    The jewish identity is 'eternal innocent victim', does this drive them to try to control the world ?
    I am reading
    Léon Poliakov, 'Bréviaire de la Haine, Le IIIe Reich et les Juifs', 1951, 1974, Paris.
    It is a description of persecution of jews in Europe during WWII, the book makes one thing very clear: there was little love for jews, especially in E Europe, the asjkenazi jews.
    Ukranians and Lithuanians seem to have hated jews, far more than most Germans.
    Poles also seem to have hated them:
    Jan T. Gross, ‘Neighbours, The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland, 1941’, 2003, London
    In W Europe, sephardic jews, it was quite different.
    Israel is controlled by asjkenazi jews, in Israel sephardic jews are second rate citizens.
    Many, after coming to Israel from Arabic countries, left Israel after some time, mostly for the USA.
    Google 'Giladi' to find the story of one of them.
    Even in the USA sephardic jews are quite different from asjkenazi jews, as one can see in publications by non asjkenazi jews in the USA.

    “…What I cannot understand is why Jews want to live on the top of a vulcano…”

    There’s an incredibly simple explanation. The Jews are a tribe of psychopaths. Not all, maybe not even the majority, but a lot. I keep saying this constantly but the psychopathic mentality is so different from most of our way of thinking that we have a hard time believing it.

    Now we are beginning to have proof in genetic studies. Read heartiste article on genetic testing of races.(It’s not too long)

    https://heartiste.wordpress.com/2017/06/19/ashkepathy/

    The long term behavior of Jews, as a group, can in no way be differentiated from a tribe of psychopaths. All of the Jews ancient writings are nothing more than a manual for psychopaths to live by. The Talmud is nothing but one psychopathic thought after another. The Talmud “great enlightenment” basically says that everyone not Jewish is there to serve Jews. All their property is really the Jews. No one is really human unless they’re Jews and their lives don’t matter. A psychopathic religion for a psychopathic people.

    They’ve been thrown out of every single country that they’ve been to in any numbers. Psychopaths having no empathy themselves can only go by the feedback they get from the people they are exploiting. So they push and push to see what they can get away with. The normal people build up resentment towards them. Thinking “surely they will reform or repent” like a normal person who does wrong. Of course the Jews do not. They don’t have the mental process for reform. Then in a huge mass outpouring of hate for the Jews, fed up with the refusal to reform their behavior, they attack and/or deport them. In this stage of the cycle the Big/Rich Jews escape and the little Jews are attacked.

    Start over.

    Even if it’s wrong if you assume the Jews are a tribe of psychopaths you will never be surprised and Jew’s behavior will make sense.

    Once you understand the Jews are a tribe of psychopaths their silly assed schemes become transparent. You just have to see them for what they are. Never listen to what they say as they are complete liars. Look at the media coverage of Trump, Russia, Russia, Russia, if this is not an absolute premier textbook definition of psychopathic “gas-lighting” then I don’t know what is.

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    food for thought
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  170. Sam J. says:
    @lavoisier
    The American people are responsible even if they are being manipulated by the MSM.

    Too many Americans are woefully ignorant about the world, particularly about the extent that Jewish interests have manipulated so many aspects of our government and our culture. If you even bring this issue up you are immediately branded a hater and your arguments dismissed.

    In short, many Americans are happy to drink the kool aid.

    It is a much deeper problem than simply our American Pravda.

    Many of us have chosen to be blind, refusing to even consider the possibility that we are being manipulated, and in the process fail as responsible citizens.

    One can choose to be red pilled today. This is ultimately the choice to go through life with an open mind and to have a high regard for reality, however uncomfortable that reality may be.

    “…The American people are responsible even if they are being manipulated by the MSM…”

    By your logic all Jews should be exterminated due to the millions and millions of deaths they have caused world wide and have made no attempt to atone for.

    So I call your play. I perfectly willing to trade culpability of the guilt of Whites to not being informed in trade for the extermination of the Jews.

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  171. Sam J. says:
    @FLgeezer
    >Hence the approaching danger of a hot war.

    All in the name of efficiency of course. What better way to rid the world of we hapless, white, annoying goy than a nuclear exchange between America and Russia. Open borders simply will simply take too long.

    The izzies lust for Russia's natural resources, and will feel justified in taking them for Russia's having come to the aid of Assad.

    “…What better way to rid the world of we hapless, white, annoying goy than a nuclear exchange between America and Russia. Open borders simply will simply take too long…”

    I think exactly the same as you. I have no doubt they are capable of this. They are a tribe of psychopaths and have no morals or empathy at all. The more power they get the worse they are.

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  172. Sam J. says:
    @(((Bb)))
    The nations that people (by the millions) are trying desperately to escape are nations with no Jews, and that have hostility to Israel and to Jews.

    The nations that people (by the millions) are desperately trying to enter are nations with established Jewish populations, and that have warmth or even-handedness to Israel and to Jews.

    People from low performing nations, as well as low performing people from high performing nations, very often need a big, big story to accommodate their intense emotions of failure and humiliation.

    “…The nations that people (by the millions) are desperately trying to enter are nations with established Jewish populations…”

    This has nothing to do with the Jews. The Jews migrate to places where there’s money and pleasant people so they can loot and destroy them. The Jews just happen to be there. They’re not a feature at all.

    Jews who move to Israel from the US often move back because of the vileness of the Jew. It’s unfettered for is more readily available in Israel.

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  173. Sam J. says:
    @anarchyst
    You are correct. My friends and associates who lived in Eastern Europe under the communist yoke stated that almost all of the communist party leaders and commissars were jews. During WW2, jews were "outed" to the Germans by those non-jewish victims living under communism. Jews were hated by the non-jewish population as the best of everything was reserved for themselves while the non-jewish population barely survived on "scraps from the jew's table".
    In fact, when communism was being implemented, jewish synagogues were untouched while Christian and Orthodox churches were "repurposed" as stables, warehouses, etc.
    My associates have also stated that the Germans were polite to a fault. They politely requested that the townspeople remain indoors while troop movements were taking place.

    Thanks for this comment. The Jews often try to bury the truth about themselves.

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  174. Sam J. says:
    @anarchyst
    Let's not forget the "Samson option" in which Israel promises to nuke a European or American city if its interests are threatened.
    This threat is real, and must be taken seriously.
    There are those that state that Israel does not have a "delivery system" to complete the "Samson option".
    Nothing could be further from the truth.
    Israel cannot (and will not) account for its nukes, as most of them are outside of Israel proper, and are already pre-positioned in major population centers throughout the world.

    “…Let’s not forget the “Samson option” in which Israel promises to nuke a European or American city if its interests are threatened…”

    This is exactly why we should have a massive preemptive multi megaton strike on Israel if they don’t give up their nuclear weapons.

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  175. Sam Shama says:
    @chris

    Spare me the ‘contextual’ balderdash. It’s plainly evident you and Geokat attempt to undercut Jim’s overall query by clinging to a single point which relies narrowly on Ros-Lehtinen’s ethnicity.
     
    Listen, Sam, Jim is trying to sell himself as some holier-than-thou virgin, walking innocently through the dark forest of near-anti-semitism and l tried to respond to his arguments, but then he assures us all that this woman, what's her face is some devout Catholic, but then, if you check any reference to her, she's like Saban (or was it Soros), she's a one issue guy! So our buddy Jim is packing a whopper, not really arguing in good faith and so I was just trying to make fun of him for that. The Lehtinen point was just where I finally caught up with the scam.

    His other point of accusing Phil of supporting conspiracy theories, what you call "coquettish alliance of convenience with the conspiracy barms" is demonstratively false and you know it! None of us, including Phil and Ron would visit this website if that was the case. By "conspiracy theories," I mean, of course, the unproved ones; and Phil just left some food for thought, this week, as an assignment for all of us. You know, this illegal surveillance stuff will some day be mined, exactly to prove such future conspiracy theories.

    Phil took care of your 2nd paragraph, nicely; thanks, Phil!

    And the last one:


    Small point. Somewhere up thread, you mentioned I amongst others would respond during the Israeli a.m. I happen to be here in NY and I had posted prior to your own entry. Rush not into judgement my friend…..
     
    I know you do, I was kidding, of course; I had meant that you live in Israel figuratively - besides where would you find all your non-Jewish friends to hang out with in Israel?

    Chris, do you see how apt many are to dismiss the entirety of a message from an interlocutor, a fellow commenter seeking dialogue, if he merely states a point of which he isn’t fully certain? You must see it, do you not? I e.g. did not know of this Ros-Lehtinen, even though, as you say, her reputation as a committed Israel supporter come hell or high water precedes her.

    People have their own opinions, positions, and beliefs. Phil Giraldi believes his gout and assaults on democracy and both explained by Israel. I think advancing years, dietary regimens, sunspots and human nature are the causes. But to each his own, I say.

    In any case when a man writes, as Jim Daniel did:

    On the last point, I’m opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel’s perceived interest, or Cuba’s, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you’re smarter than I.

    Do you feel he is being a boring partisan or is he, on the contrary, a person attempting to find a truer picture of reality quite in contrast to someone who with the certainty of a zealot claims they are in possession of Truth?

    Conspiracy theories intrigue many I suppose, and this webzine contains some of the choicest. But no person with a reputation to guard would indulge even dropping oblique references, tongue and cheek as you say, lest they lose every shred of credibility. Ron Unz himself cautioned about this in a thread where the most notorious of that lot bared his chest as he habitually does on these matters.

    As I said earlier, mostly I come here to amuse myself. On the rare occasion, I discover truly gifted, insightful and knowledgeable persons. I can count them on the digits of my hand not engaged on the keyboard.

    And yes, I do enjoy speaking to smart persons many of whom are not Jewish.

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    Yeah, I love reading Phil's articles and comment section because ther's a lot of tongue and cheek banter and zingers and attempted exclusions and come-backs and often something interesting to learn also. None of which is possible in the real world where there's this blackmail with ostracism hanging above everyone's head who dares to say something out of line.

    Did you ever notice that none of your non-Jewish friends ever make such banter with you about Jewish matters as they do here? And it's not because your friends are not but we, here are all anti-semitetes, or because all your friends are hiding it so well. It's because of the taboos which have been raised against it. More about that anon.

    To return to our old friend, Jim, yes I do appreciate the point he made which you are quoting, but the issue of the sanctions against Russia, as Phil is showing is much more imminent, as it's just happened! I'd much prefer the discussion here were about that than anything else.
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  176. Sam J. says:
    @Sam Shama

    Don’t look for the exchange with Colbert on YouTube. CBS deleted it from its broadcast and website, demonstrating once again that the “I” word cannot be disparaged on national television.
     
    Is this the one?

    http://www.cbs.com/shows/the-late-show-with-stephen-colbert/video/tRfgCC966_LEXj4URvqwisoUugDosea4/oliver-stone-spent-two-years-interviewing-vladimir-putin/

    If so, you'll need to issue a retraction of your statement and all the other insinuations you derived from it. If it is not the video, I issue my apologies in advance.

    ......he was assassinated, which was a lucky break for Israel, particularly as Kennedy was replaced by the passionate Zionist Lyndon Baines Johnson.
     
    With this slander which others commented on earlier, it does deserve repeating emphatically, you've submerged yourself in conspiracies for reasons which appear to be occult Jew hatred impossible to contain just under the surface. It beggars belief that statement was written tongue in cheek; excessive cheek, tongue impossible to pry unstuck. An attempt at humour? Poor taste, really.

    The Israelis know what is going on all the time.
     
    Pure nonsense at some level. At another level, it is well-known we know more about our allies than their respective governments do and vice versa.

    ......but it also included an astonishingly large number of Democrats who describe themselves as progressive, including Corey Booker and Kamila Harris,
     
    So they are progressives, what of it? You fail to understand most Americans view Iranians as a nation of people which took hostage American diplomats. These congressmen are doing no more than what their constituents want.

    The readership of UR, a collection of a few excellent thinkers, overwhelmed by a larger group of lunatics, do not reflect the sentiment of the vast majority. They could not care what you or I think of Iranians. They remember Nov 1979.

    And there’s still more. Bill HR 672 Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on June 14th.
     
    Antisemitism is a serious matter and it is well for it to bear scrutiny in some cases where through their actions overzealous elements[some in the judiciary] trivialise its intent. But you seem to favour an environment where mere vigilance through a bill deserves defeat. Unanimously.

    President Donald Trump traveled to the Middle East claiming to be desirous of starting serious negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, but it was all a sham. Benjamin Netanyahu took him aside and came out with the usual Israeli bullshit about the Palestinians “inciting” violence and hatred of Jews and Trump bought into it
     
    It's comical to behold the "select" group which voted for Trump now complain on these pages of the UR about what the man said he was going to do from the very beginning on the Israel-Palestine issue. It is not a sham. Trump never believed the "bullshit" coming from the U.N. [a body which has over 40 Muslim and Arab members] on the contrary, attacking the solitary Jewish nation state. He required no "taking aside" by Bibi. One needn't travel to the West Bank to find Jew hatred; a few months' worth of reading your columns being quite sufficient.

    I might note in passing that there has been no Senate resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bravery exhibited by the officers and crew of the USS Liberty as they were being slaughtered by the Israelis at the same time as Jerusalem was being "liberated"
     
    Such a Senate resolution requires convincing senators of its necessity. No one is stopping anyone.

    I understand you feel Jerusalem is better in the hands of Palestinians and Arabs. We disagree.

    A gem of an article all things considered.

    “…Antisemitism is a serious matter…”

    Uhhh…no it’s not. Not as long as Anti-Whiteness is not a serious matter. As long as Jews attack Whites constantly then I’m all for as much antisemitism as possible. I prefer to cal it “Hating the Jews” though. You deserve it.

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  177. H. S. says:

    Schumer Calls on BP to Suspend Planned Drilling Activities in Libya:

    ”There was a country called Libya:”

    http://thenewsnigeria.com.ng/2017/06/there-was-a-country-called-libya/

    Jun 17 2017

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  178. Sam J. says:
    @windwaves
    I think the main issue here is: what do we do to liberate our country from the destructive and disgusting jew domination ? How do we wake up Americans ? how do we spread the truth ?

    That is a big challenge. Because the jews control every breath we take.

    Sadly, enough americans, blinded by power and/or money, have allowed this to happen and now only a war would likely liberate us from the jew control. There is no need whatsoever to fight Iran, or Iraq or Afghanistan. We need to regain control of our country fighting israel and the jew influence on America.

    “…Sadly, enough americans, blinded by power and/or money…”

    No they’re blinded because the large majority of TV stations, radio stations, newspapers, magazines, book publishing, search engines, textbook publishing, etc, are owned by the Jews and control them to some extent.

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  179. Sam Shama says:
    @Incitatus
    Sam,

    As you say, ‘game. set, and match.’

    Just goes to show. Table legs (like fire hydrants) attract universal habitual behavior. Who knew?

    Best.

    Hi Incitatus,

    Quite so; regarding the habits of our canine friends. Some say a turn at living in England imparts an appreciation for human eccentricities, but on balance I rank those of innocent canines just as high. Whatever shall I do if deprived of their company and foibles?

    Best.

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  180. iffen says:
    @Sam Shama

    Don’t look for the exchange with Colbert on YouTube. CBS deleted it from its broadcast and website, demonstrating once again that the “I” word cannot be disparaged on national television.
     
    Every bit of it is there.

    What say you about the Kennedy assassination and 9/11? Go ahead and air those views "to the best of your ability". Why the dual standards between what you write here and at TAC?

    "irritate the shit out" of me is an erroneous conclusion. It amuses me exceedingly each week to watch the tantrums of inmates in your asylum, Dr Silas Lamb.

    He’s a Mossad agent. It’s the only scenario that makes sense.

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  181. FLgeezer says:
    @windwaves
    I think the main issue here is: what do we do to liberate our country from the destructive and disgusting jew domination ? How do we wake up Americans ? how do we spread the truth ?

    That is a big challenge. Because the jews control every breath we take.

    Sadly, enough americans, blinded by power and/or money, have allowed this to happen and now only a war would likely liberate us from the jew control. There is no need whatsoever to fight Iran, or Iraq or Afghanistan. We need to regain control of our country fighting israel and the jew influence on America.

    >That is a big challenge. Because the jews control every breath we take.

    Quelle coincidence. Not two minutes after I posted #141, a picture of our family popped up unbidden and without attribution on the Facebook page of my wife. Surveillance state? Mais oui!

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  182. @Rurik

    let’s go with “anti-Israeli”.
     
    you aren't allowed

    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_antisemitism


    Proponents of the concept argue that anti-Zionism, anti-Americanism, anti-globalization, third worldism, and demonization of Israel, or double standards applied to its conduct, may be linked to antisemitism, or constitute disguised antisemitism
     
    Please note that anti-Zionism is listed right with anti-Americanism, we are now so completely intertwined.

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-elNp4AIheRg/Vc9fE1qhrfI/AAAAAAAATvg/FAj2NVwnqtA/s1600/Fischer.jpg

    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews

    Nah. I am serenely unconcerned with what some protected species of Wikipedee-ites have to spew about people they libel. I just don’t care any more. There are a handful of rational, loyal, American Jews, and there are Israelis.

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    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews
     

    There are a handful of rational, loyal, American Jews, and there are Israelis.
     
    agreed

    but then look at how the mainstream Jewish organizations treat anti-Zionism as if it were the exact same thing as anti-Semitism. They are putatively demanding that if you disagree with any aspect of Zionism, that you're de-facto an anti-Semite.

    try to imagine any Nazi, real or imagined with the rancid nads to declare that anyone with doubts about the wisdom of Nazism = an irrational, hatred-consumed anti-German.

    http://alphahistory.com/nazigermany/opposition-to-the-nazis/

    Whereas the ultimate in Jewish "human rights" organizations; the ADL, demands fealty for all things zio - or you must be a hate-filled Nazi, racist, blah, blah, blah...

    https://www.adl.org/what-we-do/israel

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  183. chris says:
    @Sam Shama
    Chris, do you see how apt many are to dismiss the entirety of a message from an interlocutor, a fellow commenter seeking dialogue, if he merely states a point of which he isn't fully certain? You must see it, do you not? I e.g. did not know of this Ros-Lehtinen, even though, as you say, her reputation as a committed Israel supporter come hell or high water precedes her.

    People have their own opinions, positions, and beliefs. Phil Giraldi believes his gout and assaults on democracy and both explained by Israel. I think advancing years, dietary regimens, sunspots and human nature are the causes. But to each his own, I say.

    In any case when a man writes, as Jim Daniel did:

    On the last point, I’m opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel’s perceived interest, or Cuba’s, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you’re smarter than I.

    Do you feel he is being a boring partisan or is he, on the contrary, a person attempting to find a truer picture of reality quite in contrast to someone who with the certainty of a zealot claims they are in possession of Truth?

    Conspiracy theories intrigue many I suppose, and this webzine contains some of the choicest. But no person with a reputation to guard would indulge even dropping oblique references, tongue and cheek as you say, lest they lose every shred of credibility. Ron Unz himself cautioned about this in a thread where the most notorious of that lot bared his chest as he habitually does on these matters.

    As I said earlier, mostly I come here to amuse myself. On the rare occasion, I discover truly gifted, insightful and knowledgeable persons. I can count them on the digits of my hand not engaged on the keyboard.

    And yes, I do enjoy speaking to smart persons many of whom are not Jewish.

    Yeah, I love reading Phil’s articles and comment section because ther’s a lot of tongue and cheek banter and zingers and attempted exclusions and come-backs and often something interesting to learn also. None of which is possible in the real world where there’s this blackmail with ostracism hanging above everyone’s head who dares to say something out of line.

    Did you ever notice that none of your non-Jewish friends ever make such banter with you about Jewish matters as they do here? And it’s not because your friends are not but we, here are all anti-semitetes, or because all your friends are hiding it so well. It’s because of the taboos which have been raised against it. More about that anon.

    To return to our old friend, Jim, yes I do appreciate the point he made which you are quoting, but the issue of the sanctions against Russia, as Phil is showing is much more imminent, as it’s just happened! I’d much prefer the discussion here were about that than anything else.

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  184. Junior says:

    And not only did the Stephen Colbert interview with Oliver Stone cut out the Israel question, when it was reported on in the New York Post they of course smeared him as an “anti-Semite” in the hit piece for having the AUDACITY to bring up the FACT that Israel had far more involvement in the US election than Russia.

    From the Page Six hit piece on Stone in the NY Post that were the first ones to report on it:

    The source said they “watched from behind [their] hands” as Stone said words to the effect of: “Israel had far more involvement in the US election than Russia.”

    The “Platoon” director further challenged Colbert by saying, “Why don’t you ask me about that?” — but we’re told that the host shot back, “I’ll ask you about that when you make a documentary about Israel!”

    (The source described Stone’s Israeli argument as “a classic anti-Semitic canard.”)

    Meanwhile, the parts of the discussion that did make it to air Monday night were called “fiery,” “tense” and “bizarre” by critics.

    http://pagesix.com/2017/06/13/oliver-stones-late-show-interview-went-completely-off-the-rails/

    As Former Israeli Minister Shulamit Aloni said about silencing any who dare to speak about Israel, “Anti-semitic, its a trick we always use it”

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    Thanks for doing the legwork, Junior. So much for: every bit of it is there.
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  185. @Wally
    Nonsense, try reading the content, hasbarist.

    However, these recent events are certainly a continuation of the control by "that shitty little country".

    The True Cost of Parasite Israel
    Forced US taxpayers money to Israel goes far beyond the official numbers.
    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-true-cost-of-israel/

    How to Bring Down the Elephant in the Room
    http://www.unz.com/tsaker/how-to-bring-down-the-elephant-in-the-room/

    Israeli occupied territories
    https://codoh.com/media/files/cartoon24s.png

    When it comes to any topic that is known to be of special financial & political interests to supremacist Jews, and certainly there is no cash cow & political tool quite like the 'holocau$t' scam. To them truth is irrelevant.

    http://codoh.com/library/document/3276
    Gas Van Film and Photo Fraud
    German News Magazine and Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum Caught Faking Photo and Film Captions

    By Santiago Alvarez
    also see:
    https://shop.codoh.com/media/uploads/firstholo3rd_large.jpg

    recommended:

    Nazi Shrunken Heads
    A 24-minute free video about lies which justify war
    http://codoh.com/library/document/1528/
    and:
    Buchenwald: Legend and Reality
    http://codoh.com/library/document/180/?lang=en
    and:
    The Liberation of the Camps: Facts vs. Lies
    http://codoh.com/library/document/865/?lang=en

    wally the ‘jews’ in israel are not jews (and don’t confuse zionism with jews). they are kahzarian converts to judaism. the palestinians have a closer dna to the people at the time of christ than these ‘jews’. you may also like to know that there was no extermination of the jews by hitler. the so called camps were transfer stations for jews going to russia. they died of typhus. number dead 200k due to the allies bombing the transport and pharmaceutical companies manufacturing the antidote. check the statistics of the number of jews in europe in 1936 and 1946. the difference equal to the number that died to typhus.

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  186. RobinG says:

    NO THUMB DRIVE ! He says definitively, twice. & never met Seth Rich.
    (This is for whatever-her-name-was, and friends.


    Craig Murray at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London

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  187. geokat62 says:

    In any case when a man writes, as Jim Daniel did:

    On the last point, I’m opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel’s perceived interest, or Cuba’s, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you’re smarter than I.
    ……

    Conspiracy theories intrigue many I suppose, and this webzine contains some of the choicest. But no person with a reputation to guard would indulge even dropping oblique references, tongue and cheek as you say, lest they lose every shred of credibility. Ron Unz himself cautioned about this in a thread where the most notorious of that lot bared his chest as he habitually does on these matters.

    It appears that some are seriously trying to suggest that PNAC and other members of The Lobby that plumped the US to launch the phony GWOT is a conspiracy. They prefer to have us believe that these wars, as “Jim” so innocently suggests, may have more to do with Cuba, or Big Oil, or, my all time favourite, the spreading of democracy.

    Give me an effing break. As The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy clearly demonstrated, the influence of The Lobby was a necessary condition for the invasion of Iraq – i.e., without its influence, it would never have taken place.

    But, I forgot, Professors Mearsheimer and Walt are both antisemites who are responsible for manufacturing this “conspiracy” about The Lobby’s influence, because of their monomania with the Jewish State and its enablers.

    So, we are then asked to ponder the following question:

    Do you feel he is being a boring partisan or is he, on the contrary, a person attempting to find a truer picture of reality quite in contrast to someone who with the certainty of a zealot claims they are in possession of Truth?

    Anyone who has read the full contents of The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy knows the answer to this seemingly innocuous question: The Lobby is responsible for formulating the plan to remake the MENA, they plumped the USG to launch the phony GWOT to achieve their goals, and they helped sell it to the American people by marketing it through the LOW, Legenpresse of Weimerica.

    And you know damn well that this is the truest picture of reality, notwithstanding “Jim’s” and your efforts to sow the seeds of doubt in the minds of the goyisher kops.

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    The table legs, friend, are just as worn as Sisyphus from bearing every of your load.

    Two, are the ways one can get home; the first is to stay put while the other is to walk the world and keep walking till you trace your path back to where you started. Discernment then strikes. When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.
    , @iffen
    the seeds of doubt in the minds

    As a general rule, having seeds of doubt is a good thing, not a bad thing.
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  188. anarchyst says:
    @Art

    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people?
     
    Oh my - that is pure Hasbara Central boilerplate. This is a standard lying tactic of the Jew.

    "We did a little bad but we are not the worst - the cannibals are below us - so shut up Gentiles!"

    Peace --- Art

    p.s. The great evil of 9/11 is on AIPAC et al - scratch 9/11 and it bleeds Jew.

    p.s. The Biggest Jew - Netanyahu said that "9/11 was good for Israel"

    p.s. Our Congress cheered him 29 time - every American should hate that.

    If someone abuses something you love – something that contributes to your wellbeing – something that is part of your identity – and they do this today, and yesterday, and for sure tomorrow – when is it OK to hate them?

     

    It is interesting to note that one can call a Jew a scoundrel, shyster, criminal ne’er do well, or other derogatory term and it will roll of a Jew’s back like water on a duck, BUT call a Jew a “Jew” and he will recoil in horror, having been “found out”.
    Sorta tells you something…

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  189. […] Israel’s Dirty Little Secret; How it drives US policies exploiting a spineless Congress and White House” …. “Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon once boasted about owning the United States. I guess he was right.” So do I. http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/israels-dirty-little-secret/ […]

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  190. Sam Shama says:
    @iffen
    He's a Mossad agent. It's the only scenario that makes sense.

    I wonder…..

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    What’s the calculus?

    He has 51 comments at TAC for his more than excellent How Hillary Lost, In Her Own Words. Compare that to his ringing of the Liberty Bell here for 361 comments.

    Do comments mean anything?

    I know that you have said before that this little band of 88s in this little rabbit hole amount to squat in the “big” picture and I want to believe that, but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds.

    Did you know that anti-Semites have infected Biblical archaeology? How many more infestations are there in areas with which I have little knowledge or familiarity?
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  191. Sam Shama says:
    @geokat62

    In any case when a man writes, as Jim Daniel did:

    On the last point, I’m opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel’s perceived interest, or Cuba’s, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you’re smarter than I.
    ......

    Conspiracy theories intrigue many I suppose, and this webzine contains some of the choicest. But no person with a reputation to guard would indulge even dropping oblique references, tongue and cheek as you say, lest they lose every shred of credibility. Ron Unz himself cautioned about this in a thread where the most notorious of that lot bared his chest as he habitually does on these matters.
     

    It appears that some are seriously trying to suggest that PNAC and other members of The Lobby that plumped the US to launch the phony GWOT is a conspiracy. They prefer to have us believe that these wars, as "Jim" so innocently suggests, may have more to do with Cuba, or Big Oil, or, my all time favourite, the spreading of democracy.

    Give me an effing break. As The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy clearly demonstrated, the influence of The Lobby was a necessary condition for the invasion of Iraq - i.e., without its influence, it would never have taken place.

    But, I forgot, Professors Mearsheimer and Walt are both antisemites who are responsible for manufacturing this "conspiracy" about The Lobby's influence, because of their monomania with the Jewish State and its enablers.

    So, we are then asked to ponder the following question:


    Do you feel he is being a boring partisan or is he, on the contrary, a person attempting to find a truer picture of reality quite in contrast to someone who with the certainty of a zealot claims they are in possession of Truth?
     
    Anyone who has read the full contents of The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy knows the answer to this seemingly innocuous question: The Lobby is responsible for formulating the plan to remake the MENA, they plumped the USG to launch the phony GWOT to achieve their goals, and they helped sell it to the American people by marketing it through the LOW, Legenpresse of Weimerica.

    And you know damn well that this is the truest picture of reality, notwithstanding "Jim's" and your efforts to sow the seeds of doubt in the minds of the goyisher kops.

    The table legs, friend, are just as worn as Sisyphus from bearing every of your load.

    Two, are the ways one can get home; the first is to stay put while the other is to walk the world and keep walking till you trace your path back to where you started. Discernment then strikes. When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.

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    When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.
     
    Saint's preserve us, Robert Silverberg is now an Internet forum commenter.

    [raucous laughter]

    I knew I'd read variations on this BS before.

    Look, Ace, "I wonder if I should kill myself?" is just a plain-English version of "To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether tis nobler in mind to suffer ... "

    Oh, never mind. Your Israeli bullshit is still bullshit, be it wrapped in velour or wrapped in fish paper.
    , @NoseytheDuke
    More flowery gibberish from Sam the Sham. No doubt an attempt to conceal the blatant bullshit it adds up to. I'll take geo's comments over your own any day and I suspect that most Unz readers would too, excluding your fellow hasbara ladies coffee club members of course.
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  192. iffen says:
    @geokat62

    In any case when a man writes, as Jim Daniel did:

    On the last point, I’m opposed to people trying to get us into useless military or diplomatic conflicts, whether they be motivated by Israel’s perceived interest, or Cuba’s, or by defense contractors or Big Oil, or by spreading democracy or realpolitik force projection, or by boosting military budgets and promotions, or plain old bloodlust, or whatever. All those factors and more play a part, and if you can compare and estimate their relative influence, you’re smarter than I.
    ......

    Conspiracy theories intrigue many I suppose, and this webzine contains some of the choicest. But no person with a reputation to guard would indulge even dropping oblique references, tongue and cheek as you say, lest they lose every shred of credibility. Ron Unz himself cautioned about this in a thread where the most notorious of that lot bared his chest as he habitually does on these matters.
     

    It appears that some are seriously trying to suggest that PNAC and other members of The Lobby that plumped the US to launch the phony GWOT is a conspiracy. They prefer to have us believe that these wars, as "Jim" so innocently suggests, may have more to do with Cuba, or Big Oil, or, my all time favourite, the spreading of democracy.

    Give me an effing break. As The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy clearly demonstrated, the influence of The Lobby was a necessary condition for the invasion of Iraq - i.e., without its influence, it would never have taken place.

    But, I forgot, Professors Mearsheimer and Walt are both antisemites who are responsible for manufacturing this "conspiracy" about The Lobby's influence, because of their monomania with the Jewish State and its enablers.

    So, we are then asked to ponder the following question:


    Do you feel he is being a boring partisan or is he, on the contrary, a person attempting to find a truer picture of reality quite in contrast to someone who with the certainty of a zealot claims they are in possession of Truth?
     
    Anyone who has read the full contents of The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy knows the answer to this seemingly innocuous question: The Lobby is responsible for formulating the plan to remake the MENA, they plumped the USG to launch the phony GWOT to achieve their goals, and they helped sell it to the American people by marketing it through the LOW, Legenpresse of Weimerica.

    And you know damn well that this is the truest picture of reality, notwithstanding "Jim's" and your efforts to sow the seeds of doubt in the minds of the goyisher kops.

    the seeds of doubt in the minds

    As a general rule, having seeds of doubt is a good thing, not a bad thing.

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  193. geokat62 says:

    The table legs, friend…

    Rather peculiar that you would choose to describe someone you previously accused of being a Jew-hater as “friend,” isn’t it?

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    I have lots of these friends. I buy them a cold one mate. We get on fine.
    , @Art
    The table legs

    Hi geokat62,

    Stinky Incitatus started these sexual attacks – how typical of the Jew bottom feeders.

    Here is a sample of his scatological handy work. Iffen too. (both Talmud experts.)

    Stinky Incitatus --- #189
    “Frankly, you seem progressively unfit for little more than vomiting irrelevant verbal excrement, spreading it exclusively on yourself.”

    iffen --- #200
    “Arcane sources surface like un-biodegraded turds in a cesspool.”

    http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/palestinians-to-the-woodshed/#respondiffen
     
    Sam and iffen are two of Stinky’s puppies in his little pack of Jew attack dogs – the little ones snicker and laugh – they are so cool strutting around with the big Jew dogs (aren’t they cute).

    Peace --- Art
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  194. @Sam Shama
    The table legs, friend, are just as worn as Sisyphus from bearing every of your load.

    Two, are the ways one can get home; the first is to stay put while the other is to walk the world and keep walking till you trace your path back to where you started. Discernment then strikes. When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.

    When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.

    Saint’s preserve us, Robert Silverberg is now an Internet forum commenter.

    [raucous laughter]

    I knew I’d read variations on this BS before.

    Look, Ace, “I wonder if I should kill myself?” is just a plain-English version of “To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether tis nobler in mind to suffer … ”

    Oh, never mind. Your Israeli bullshit is still bullshit, be it wrapped in velour or wrapped in fish paper.

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    "Oh never mind..."

    I do not. And you've read Shakespeare! Quick, answer this: What were the two lines later removed by Willaim S. in Act III of the same play from which you quote. An internet search will likely not reveal it. Requires one to read classics at certain places....

    Best of luck petty officer.

    , @chris
    Too funny, John !!!

    Let's not forget the real author of that piece, GK Chesterton (Introduction to The Everlasting Man)

    There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there. The other is to walk round the whole world till we come back to the same place; and I tried to trace such a journey in a story I once wrote. ... It concerned some boy whose farm or cottage stood on such a slope, and who went on his travels to find something, such as the effigy and grave of some giant; and when he was far enough from home he looked back and saw that his own farm and kitchengarden, shining flat on the hill-side like the colours and quarterings of a shield, were but parts of some such gigantic figure, on which he had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen. That, I think, is a true picture of the progress of any really independent intelligence today; and that is the point of this book
     
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  195. The only way that this influence stops is that the state, the society which is the host, dies and zog moves elsewhere. The body politic is completely infested, and sooner or later, it will dissipate, possibly from financial and economic collapse, particularly helped by war – but it must be a war which directly affects the masses. The sickness is not only in the bought politicians and bought media but also in the deracinated and demoralized electronic herd. A people who allow this to be done to them are going to be naturally deselected.

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  196. Sam Shama says:
    @geokat62

    The table legs, friend...
     
    Rather peculiar that you would choose to describe someone you previously accused of being a Jew-hater as "friend," isn't it?

    I have lots of these friends. I buy them a cold one mate. We get on fine.

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  197. iffen says:
    @Sam Shama
    I wonder.....

    What’s the calculus?

    He has 51 comments at TAC for his more than excellent How Hillary Lost, In Her Own Words. Compare that to his ringing of the Liberty Bell here for 361 comments.

    Do comments mean anything?

    I know that you have said before that this little band of 88s in this little rabbit hole amount to squat in the “big” picture and I want to believe that, but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds.

    Did you know that anti-Semites have infected Biblical archaeology? How many more infestations are there in areas with which I have little knowledge or familiarity?

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    I know that you have said before that this little band of 88s in this little rabbit hole amount to squat in the “big” picture and I want to believe that, but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds.
     
    For starters, by acting like real, legitimate Americans, as opposed to acting like arrogant foreign agents sent to corrupt the youth with Israeli bullshit.

    As an intelligent, educated, sensitive, refined, worldly, sophisticated, erudite student, nay, expert analyst of the human condition, modern civilization, with a healthy dose of Pure Truth, Beauty and Effulgent Ethics thrown into the mix, what hell are YOU doing here, subjecting yourself to the grunts of these subhuman Calibans?
    , @Sam Shama
    [Did you know that anti-Semites have infected Biblical archaeology?]

    Hi Iffen,
    I did not. Would you please elaborate?

    [but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds]

    Everyone loves adulation. Also most likely identification with fraternities in soul?
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  198. Sam Shama says:
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.
     
    Saint's preserve us, Robert Silverberg is now an Internet forum commenter.

    [raucous laughter]

    I knew I'd read variations on this BS before.

    Look, Ace, "I wonder if I should kill myself?" is just a plain-English version of "To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether tis nobler in mind to suffer ... "

    Oh, never mind. Your Israeli bullshit is still bullshit, be it wrapped in velour or wrapped in fish paper.

    “Oh never mind…”

    I do not. And you’ve read Shakespeare! Quick, answer this: What were the two lines later removed by Willaim S. in Act III of the same play from which you quote. An internet search will likely not reveal it. Requires one to read classics at certain places….

    Best of luck petty officer.

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    What were the two lines later removed by Willaim S. in Act III of the same play from which you quote.
     
    Um, uh, duh, geee, wuz doze two lines sompin' 'bout "misdirection"?

    Mustabin.
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  199. anon says: • Disclaimer

    http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/03/23/what-lies-beneath-numec-apollo-zalman-shapiro/

    City in Ohio still is still counting it death while Netanayahuu and numerous surrogates acolytes cheer leaders and accomplices strut free .

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    Thanks for the link to an important story, anon .

    btw, the city, Apollo, is in Pennsylvania, about 90 miles from the Ohio border (and Jim Traficant's old district). Arlen Specter was the Republican/Democrat senator of Pennsylvania who engineered protection for the president of NUMEC, Zalman Shapiro.

    Last time I researched Shapiro, he was still living in a moderately luxurious condo on the edge of the university district in Pittsburgh, and was head of the local Hillel.

    If you're Jewish and cheat, steal, pollute and ruin people's lives and homes to get materials to build nuclear bombs, you get protection and the acclaim of your tribe and a position of leadership among the tribe's young. Your crimes are whitewashed by fellow Jews who disregard party loyalty (much less national loyalty) to maintain themselves in positions of power and extend that power to protect you: All for the tribe.

    If you're Iran and use legitimate means including the open support and encouragement of US government to develop nuclear technology, and you subscribe to international treaties controlling use of nuclear technology, then you get attacked, surrounded with US military bases w/ weapons pointing at you; your young scientists get assassinated, and Jews in US Treasury Department bend their efforts to bankrupt your nation.

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  200. @iffen
    What’s the calculus?

    He has 51 comments at TAC for his more than excellent How Hillary Lost, In Her Own Words. Compare that to his ringing of the Liberty Bell here for 361 comments.

    Do comments mean anything?

    I know that you have said before that this little band of 88s in this little rabbit hole amount to squat in the “big” picture and I want to believe that, but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds.

    Did you know that anti-Semites have infected Biblical archaeology? How many more infestations are there in areas with which I have little knowledge or familiarity?

    I know that you have said before that this little band of 88s in this little rabbit hole amount to squat in the “big” picture and I want to believe that, but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds.

    For starters, by acting like real, legitimate Americans, as opposed to acting like arrogant foreign agents sent to corrupt the youth with Israeli bullshit.

    As an intelligent, educated, sensitive, refined, worldly, sophisticated, erudite student, nay, expert analyst of the human condition, modern civilization, with a healthy dose of Pure Truth, Beauty and Effulgent Ethics thrown into the mix, what hell are YOU doing here, subjecting yourself to the grunts of these subhuman Calibans?

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    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly……? And yet when tested on the subject it is “sompin’ ’bout misdirection”

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

    Mustanotbin

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  201. @Sam Shama
    "Oh never mind..."

    I do not. And you've read Shakespeare! Quick, answer this: What were the two lines later removed by Willaim S. in Act III of the same play from which you quote. An internet search will likely not reveal it. Requires one to read classics at certain places....

    Best of luck petty officer.

    What were the two lines later removed by Willaim S. in Act III of the same play from which you quote.

    Um, uh, duh, geee, wuz doze two lines sompin’ ’bout “misdirection”?

    Mustabin.

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  202. Sam Shama says:

    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly……? And yet when tested on the subject it is “sompin’ ’bout misdirection”

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

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    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words,
     
    [GASP!!] Not a careless discharge of Shakespeare! Horrors!! Guards!! Guards!!

    Next thang ya know, these jaspers will develop a reckless disregard for the truth!
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  203. Sam Shama says:
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    I know that you have said before that this little band of 88s in this little rabbit hole amount to squat in the “big” picture and I want to believe that, but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds.
     
    For starters, by acting like real, legitimate Americans, as opposed to acting like arrogant foreign agents sent to corrupt the youth with Israeli bullshit.

    As an intelligent, educated, sensitive, refined, worldly, sophisticated, erudite student, nay, expert analyst of the human condition, modern civilization, with a healthy dose of Pure Truth, Beauty and Effulgent Ethics thrown into the mix, what hell are YOU doing here, subjecting yourself to the grunts of these subhuman Calibans?

    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly……? And yet when tested on the subject it is “sompin’ ’bout misdirection”

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

    Mustanotbin

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    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly……? And yet when tested on the subject it is “sompin’ ’bout misdirection”

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

    Mustanotbin
     
    Lawsamercy, Mistah Sam, was it more than five minutes before you realized the priceless opportunity to insert "Mustanotbin" into the original post was lost? Let that be a lesson to you: formulate complete bullshit in your mind before rendering it as text.
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  204. chris says:
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.
     
    Saint's preserve us, Robert Silverberg is now an Internet forum commenter.

    [raucous laughter]

    I knew I'd read variations on this BS before.

    Look, Ace, "I wonder if I should kill myself?" is just a plain-English version of "To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether tis nobler in mind to suffer ... "

    Oh, never mind. Your Israeli bullshit is still bullshit, be it wrapped in velour or wrapped in fish paper.

    Too funny, John !!!

    Let’s not forget the real author of that piece, GK Chesterton (Introduction to The Everlasting Man)

    There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there. The other is to walk round the whole world till we come back to the same place; and I tried to trace such a journey in a story I once wrote. … It concerned some boy whose farm or cottage stood on such a slope, and who went on his travels to find something, such as the effigy and grave of some giant; and when he was far enough from home he looked back and saw that his own farm and kitchengarden, shining flat on the hill-side like the colours and quarterings of a shield, were but parts of some such gigantic figure, on which he had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen. That, I think, is a true picture of the progress of any really independent intelligence today; and that is the point of this book

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    I often paraphrase Chesterton from memory as I have noted on many occasions in the past [check my history]. That I forgot the mention this time does not mean the thrust of that passage is any less relevant and not attributable to some obscure writer which your pal thought it was.
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  205. Rurik says: • Website
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews
     
    Nah. I am serenely unconcerned with what some protected species of Wikipedee-ites have to spew about people they libel. I just don't care any more. There are a handful of rational, loyal, American Jews, and there are Israelis.

    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews

    There are a handful of rational, loyal, American Jews, and there are Israelis.

    agreed

    but then look at how the mainstream Jewish organizations treat anti-Zionism as if it were the exact same thing as anti-Semitism. They are putatively demanding that if you disagree with any aspect of Zionism, that you’re de-facto an anti-Semite.

    try to imagine any Nazi, real or imagined with the rancid nads to declare that anyone with doubts about the wisdom of Nazism = an irrational, hatred-consumed anti-German.

    http://alphahistory.com/nazigermany/opposition-to-the-nazis/

    Whereas the ultimate in Jewish “human rights” organizations; the ADL, demands fealty for all things zio – or you must be a hate-filled Nazi, racist, blah, blah, blah…

    https://www.adl.org/what-we-do/israel

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    Whereas the ultimate in Jewish “human rights” organizations; the ADL, demands fealty for all things zio – or you must be a hate-filled Nazi, racist, blah, blah, blah…
     
    Expected. Absolutely expected. Jews invented Pharisees, and the approach is just as useful today as it was 2100 years ago.

    I've gotten so I make no effort to express logic, reason, or facts in reply. They're Zionists, and they're lying. Or, maybe it's just pure invention ... what's the functional difference? There is no truth from a Zionist.

    Take the faux-academic venture into "archaeological anti-semitism" above. (Let's make sure to use the impressive-looking "archaeo" variation, vice the modern "archeo".) Archeology as anti-semitism? Gorblimey, mate, you can't get much more fake-newsy than shit like that. I hope the hokey intellectualism leaves you properly impressed. Sure did impress me. Those naughty Americans! Those naughty Palestinians!

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  206. Sam Shama says:
    @chris
    Too funny, John !!!

    Let's not forget the real author of that piece, GK Chesterton (Introduction to The Everlasting Man)

    There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there. The other is to walk round the whole world till we come back to the same place; and I tried to trace such a journey in a story I once wrote. ... It concerned some boy whose farm or cottage stood on such a slope, and who went on his travels to find something, such as the effigy and grave of some giant; and when he was far enough from home he looked back and saw that his own farm and kitchengarden, shining flat on the hill-side like the colours and quarterings of a shield, were but parts of some such gigantic figure, on which he had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen. That, I think, is a true picture of the progress of any really independent intelligence today; and that is the point of this book
     

    I often paraphrase Chesterton from memory as I have noted on many occasions in the past [check my history]. That I forgot the mention this time does not mean the thrust of that passage is any less relevant and not attributable to some obscure writer which your pal thought it was.

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    That I forgot the mention this time
     
    still, it's a little embarrassing no?

    not knowing the work, I admit I was somewhat impressed by "your" prose
    , @chris
    Yes, that's true, I've noted that you do.

    That's very good, maybe some of his wisdom will brush up on you!

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  207. Sam Shama says:
    @iffen
    What’s the calculus?

    He has 51 comments at TAC for his more than excellent How Hillary Lost, In Her Own Words. Compare that to his ringing of the Liberty Bell here for 361 comments.

    Do comments mean anything?

    I know that you have said before that this little band of 88s in this little rabbit hole amount to squat in the “big” picture and I want to believe that, but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds.

    Did you know that anti-Semites have infected Biblical archaeology? How many more infestations are there in areas with which I have little knowledge or familiarity?

    [Did you know that anti-Semites have infected Biblical archaeology?]

    Hi Iffen,
    I did not. Would you please elaborate?

    [but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds]

    Everyone loves adulation. Also most likely identification with fraternities in soul?

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    I haven't read in depth about it. It was news to me. Supposedly it follows one or both of two lines: archaeology that seeks to disprove the existence of the ancient Jews in the Holy Land and scholarship that seeks to show that the first archaeologists in the field skewed their results to prove the existence of the ancient Jews there.

    I found this this afternoon:

    Archaeology as Antisemitism
    Steven Leonard Jacobs*

    Controversy continues to surround the work of Nadia Abu El-Haj and
    Nur-eldeen (Nur) Masalha, both of whom argue that Israeli, American,
    Jewish, and Christian archaeologists continue to manipulate the past to
    their political advantage. Their case is made all the more complicated by
    the 1992 unsolved murder of American archaeologist Dr. Albert Glock,
    director of the Institute of Palestinian Archaeology at Birzeit University.
    This paper will revisit these issues in all of their contemporary relevance
    and their decidedly strong correlation within the overall framework of
    Arab-Muslim antisemitism.


    Abu El-Haj’s primary claim is that Israeli/Jewish archaeology, framed by a European (and hence colonialist) perspective, is essentially a political enterprise grounded in supposedly objective scholarship, but ultimately one that serves the needs of the Israeli nation-state while denying the historical legitimacy of the Palestinian people resident in that same place and that same history. Early on, she writes:
    The first generation of Israeli archaeologists—mainly immigrants from central and eastern Europe, many of whom had been trained in European universities—replicated wholesale, that cultural-historical approach to the ancient past. They produced evidence of ancient Israelite and Jewish presence in the Land of Israel, thereby supplying the very foundation, embodied in empirical form, of the modern nation’s origin myth.8
    It is her use of the word myth—not as used by scholars of religion without prejudice—that is indicative of how she reads not only the practice of Israeli archaeology, but the Hebrew Bible and Jewish history as well—as created story but with a decided contemporary political agenda.9 It is, therefore, at first read, a colonialist enterprise. As an example:
    . . . the colonial dimension of Jewish settlement in Palestine cannot be sidelined if one is to understand the significance and consequence of archaeological practice or, far more fundamentally, if one is to comprehend the dynamics of Israeli nation-state building and the contours of the Jewish national imagination as it crystallized therein.10
    Archaeology in Israel, then, is primarily responsible for creating “the fact of an ancient Israelite/Jewish nation and nation-state.”11 Thus, the political purpose it serves is to legitimize the claim of the present state and its people of having returned to its ancient original home. For, according to Abu El-Haj, other readings of the same past and the same evidence become contested and ultimately denied readings. Intellectually and academically, she has also argued in Facts on the Ground,/i> that the very Western and Jewish educational biases of the archaeologists themselves, prior to the present moment, continue to shore up the Israeli nation-state and this notion of return:
    . . . the excavations did prioritize, seek, and produce evidence of a Jewish national past. They were motivated by and framed within a prior historical “theory,” which was composed of the minutiae of a Jewish national tale, a story of ancient ascendance, destruction, and an ongoing desire to return.12
     
    Everyone loves adulation. Also most likely identification with fraternities in soul?

    A one-eyed king? I have troubling wrapping my brain around that.

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    @Sam Shama
    I often paraphrase Chesterton from memory as I have noted on many occasions in the past [check my history]. That I forgot the mention this time does not mean the thrust of that passage is any less relevant and not attributable to some obscure writer which your pal thought it was.

    That I forgot the mention this time

    still, it’s a little embarrassing no?

    not knowing the work, I admit I was somewhat impressed by “your” prose

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    I am never embarrassed to write as Chesterton might have. You may ask yourself 'whom do I aspire to imitate?'. The prose as written was mine, a poor Antigonus no doubt, but still mine. The story was the great inimitable Chesterton's. That is what 'paraphrase' means; or did you not know that? [read the original and you'll see the paraphrase]. In the future try to remember what paraphrase means. And I'll remember to note when I am invoking Chesterton or anyone else for that matter.
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  209. @anon
    Can you show me one war America is fighting for oil? Can you show me one war America fought for oil ?

    Iraq, Iraq-Kuwait, preparing for war against Iran, because of their oil and nothing else, Iran has not attacked or invaded any country in the last three centuries. If Israel says Canada is our enemy, the cuck administration (whoever it is), the cuck congress, and MSM, will invent any reason to invade Canada or whoever Israel decides a threat…
    The Zionist are intoxicated with power, our leaders are overdosed with stupidity. Stupid is what stupid does

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  210. @anon
    Can you show me one war America is fighting for oil? Can you show me one war America fought for oil ?

    Let’s not forget LIBYA, and don’t say Obama did it, it was already on the list of the Ziocons, before Bush was elected.

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  211. iffen says:
    @Sam Shama
    [Did you know that anti-Semites have infected Biblical archaeology?]

    Hi Iffen,
    I did not. Would you please elaborate?

    [but how can otherwise learned, intelligent people play to these types of crowds]

    Everyone loves adulation. Also most likely identification with fraternities in soul?

    I haven’t read in depth about it. It was news to me. Supposedly it follows one or both of two lines: archaeology that seeks to disprove the existence of the ancient Jews in the Holy Land and scholarship that seeks to show that the first archaeologists in the field skewed their results to prove the existence of the ancient Jews there.

    I found this this afternoon:

    Archaeology as Antisemitism
    Steven Leonard Jacobs*

    Controversy continues to surround the work of Nadia Abu El-Haj and
    Nur-eldeen (Nur) Masalha, both of whom argue that Israeli, American,
    Jewish, and Christian archaeologists continue to manipulate the past to
    their political advantage. Their case is made all the more complicated by
    the 1992 unsolved murder of American archaeologist Dr. Albert Glock,
    director of the Institute of Palestinian Archaeology at Birzeit University.
    This paper will revisit these issues in all of their contemporary relevance
    and their decidedly strong correlation within the overall framework of
    Arab-Muslim antisemitism.

    Abu El-Haj’s primary claim is that Israeli/Jewish archaeology, framed by a European (and hence colonialist) perspective, is essentially a political enterprise grounded in supposedly objective scholarship, but ultimately one that serves the needs of the Israeli nation-state while denying the historical legitimacy of the Palestinian people resident in that same place and that same history. Early on, she writes:
    The first generation of Israeli archaeologists—mainly immigrants from central and eastern Europe, many of whom had been trained in European universities—replicated wholesale, that cultural-historical approach to the ancient past. They produced evidence of ancient Israelite and Jewish presence in the Land of Israel, thereby supplying the very foundation, embodied in empirical form, of the modern nation’s origin myth.8
    It is her use of the word myth—not as used by scholars of religion without prejudice—that is indicative of how she reads not only the practice of Israeli archaeology, but the Hebrew Bible and Jewish history as well—as created story but with a decided contemporary political agenda.9 It is, therefore, at first read, a colonialist enterprise. As an example:
    . . . the colonial dimension of Jewish settlement in Palestine cannot be sidelined if one is to understand the significance and consequence of archaeological practice or, far more fundamentally, if one is to comprehend the dynamics of Israeli nation-state building and the contours of the Jewish national imagination as it crystallized therein.10
    Archaeology in Israel, then, is primarily responsible for creating “the fact of an ancient Israelite/Jewish nation and nation-state.”11 Thus, the political purpose it serves is to legitimize the claim of the present state and its people of having returned to its ancient original home. For, according to Abu El-Haj, other readings of the same past and the same evidence become contested and ultimately denied readings. Intellectually and academically, she has also argued in Facts on the Ground,/i> that the very Western and Jewish educational biases of the archaeologists themselves, prior to the present moment, continue to shore up the Israeli nation-state and this notion of return:
    . . . the excavations did prioritize, seek, and produce evidence of a Jewish national past. They were motivated by and framed within a prior historical “theory,” which was composed of the minutiae of a Jewish national tale, a story of ancient ascendance, destruction, and an ongoing desire to return.12

    Everyone loves adulation. Also most likely identification with fraternities in soul?

    A one-eyed king? I have troubling wrapping my brain around that.

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  212. @Sam Shama
    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly......? And yet when tested on the subject it is "sompin' 'bout misdirection"

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words,

    [GASP!!] Not a careless discharge of Shakespeare! Horrors!! Guards!! Guards!!

    Next thang ya know, these jaspers will develop a reckless disregard for the truth!

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  213. @Sam Shama
    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly……? And yet when tested on the subject it is “sompin’ ’bout misdirection”

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

    Mustanotbin

    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly……? And yet when tested on the subject it is “sompin’ ’bout misdirection”

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

    Mustanotbin

    Lawsamercy, Mistah Sam, was it more than five minutes before you realized the priceless opportunity to insert “Mustanotbin” into the original post was lost? Let that be a lesson to you: formulate complete bullshit in your mind before rendering it as text.

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    Hahaaaaa. No, the first post was an example of that which I've been chiding a friend of mine to not engage in - an unlinked response. Thus the second, linked and mustanotbin more'n 5 minutes massa John dat dam moderation and all...
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  214. Sam Shama says:
    @Rurik

    That I forgot the mention this time
     
    still, it's a little embarrassing no?

    not knowing the work, I admit I was somewhat impressed by "your" prose

    I am never embarrassed to write as Chesterton might have. You may ask yourself ‘whom do I aspire to imitate?’. The prose as written was mine, a poor Antigonus no doubt, but still mine. The story was the great inimitable Chesterton’s. That is what ‘paraphrase’ means; or did you not know that? [read the original and you'll see the paraphrase]. In the future try to remember what paraphrase means. And I’ll remember to note when I am invoking Chesterton or anyone else for that matter.

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  215. @Rurik

    criticism of Israel = hatred of all Jews
     

    There are a handful of rational, loyal, American Jews, and there are Israelis.
     
    agreed

    but then look at how the mainstream Jewish organizations treat anti-Zionism as if it were the exact same thing as anti-Semitism. They are putatively demanding that if you disagree with any aspect of Zionism, that you're de-facto an anti-Semite.

    try to imagine any Nazi, real or imagined with the rancid nads to declare that anyone with doubts about the wisdom of Nazism = an irrational, hatred-consumed anti-German.

    http://alphahistory.com/nazigermany/opposition-to-the-nazis/

    Whereas the ultimate in Jewish "human rights" organizations; the ADL, demands fealty for all things zio - or you must be a hate-filled Nazi, racist, blah, blah, blah...

    https://www.adl.org/what-we-do/israel

    Whereas the ultimate in Jewish “human rights” organizations; the ADL, demands fealty for all things zio – or you must be a hate-filled Nazi, racist, blah, blah, blah…

    Expected. Absolutely expected. Jews invented Pharisees, and the approach is just as useful today as it was 2100 years ago.

    I’ve gotten so I make no effort to express logic, reason, or facts in reply. They’re Zionists, and they’re lying. Or, maybe it’s just pure invention … what’s the functional difference? There is no truth from a Zionist.

    Take the faux-academic venture into “archaeological anti-semitism” above. (Let’s make sure to use the impressive-looking “archaeo” variation, vice the modern “archeo”.) Archeology as anti-semitism? Gorblimey, mate, you can’t get much more fake-newsy than shit like that. I hope the hokey intellectualism leaves you properly impressed. Sure did impress me. Those naughty Americans! Those naughty Palestinians!

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    Archeology as anti-semitism? Gorblimey, mate, you can’t get much more fake-newsy than shit like that.
     
    ;)

    as you point out..

    There is no truth from a Zionist.
     
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  216. chris says:
    @Sam Shama
    I often paraphrase Chesterton from memory as I have noted on many occasions in the past [check my history]. That I forgot the mention this time does not mean the thrust of that passage is any less relevant and not attributable to some obscure writer which your pal thought it was.

    Yes, that’s true, I’ve noted that you do.

    That’s very good, maybe some of his wisdom will brush up on you!

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  217. Sam Shama says:
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    Shakespearean references carelessly discharged, a collection of words, all meant to signal exactly……? And yet when tested on the subject it is “sompin’ ’bout misdirection”

    Oh so clever, clever the petty favour

    Mustanotbin
     
    Lawsamercy, Mistah Sam, was it more than five minutes before you realized the priceless opportunity to insert "Mustanotbin" into the original post was lost? Let that be a lesson to you: formulate complete bullshit in your mind before rendering it as text.

    Hahaaaaa. No, the first post was an example of that which I’ve been chiding a friend of mine to not engage in – an unlinked response. Thus the second, linked and mustanotbin more’n 5 minutes massa John dat dam moderation and all…

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  218. Art says:
    @geokat62

    The table legs, friend...
     
    Rather peculiar that you would choose to describe someone you previously accused of being a Jew-hater as "friend," isn't it?

    The table legs

    Hi geokat62,

    Stinky Incitatus started these sexual attacks – how typical of the Jew bottom feeders.

    Here is a sample of his scatological handy work. Iffen too. (both Talmud experts.)

    Stinky Incitatus — #189
    “Frankly, you seem progressively unfit for little more than vomiting irrelevant verbal excrement, spreading it exclusively on yourself.”

    iffen — #200
    “Arcane sources surface like un-biodegraded turds in a cesspool.”

    http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/palestinians-to-the-woodshed/#respondiffen

    Sam and iffen are two of Stinky’s puppies in his little pack of Jew attack dogs – the little ones snicker and laugh – they are so cool strutting around with the big Jew dogs (aren’t they cute).

    Peace — Art

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    Art. Dear old Art.

    What can I (Stinky) say?

    You mention me without context. Remember your “Jew parasite, stupid, Little Jew, Pro-Jew, Lemming, [Ir-]rational, liar, brown shirt (?), cute (smile), little one…” mantra? Muttered while proclaiming your ‘Christianity’?

    Well, maybe not. Thunderbird and Night Train Express have a rather lethal affect.

    Thanks for promoting me to a “typical...Jew bottom feeder” and no less - this was a surprise - master of Sam and iffen (“two of Stinky’s puppies in his little pack of Jew attack dogs”). I blush and am all a crimson. Be still, I tell myself, there is pride and seduction in said characterization.

    So here (nobody’s watching are they?) I can only tip my hat to you (nudge, nudge; wink, wink). Don’t worry about table legs. No doubt you’ll master them in short order.

    Best from Stinky.
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  219. [The Zio-gangster state]operates with complete impunity on Capitol Hill and also at state and local levels…

    We could justifiably toss in the Pentagon as well.

    From a classic by LTC. Karen Kwiatkowski regarding her time in the Pentagon.:

    I learned that there was indeed a preferred ideology for NESA. My first day in the office, a GS-15 career civil servant rather unhappily advised me that if I wanted to be successful here, I’d better remember not to say anything positive about the Palestinians.

    http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/EH08Ak01.html

    Following is a quote from another superb article by her revealing how Israeli generals have free run of the Pentagon, ignoring standard protocols at will.

    “My fellow escort and I chatted on the way back to our office about how the [Israeli] generals knew where they were going[in the Pentagon] (most foreign visitors to the five-sided asylum don’t) and how the generals didn’t have to sign in. I felt a bit dirtied by the whole thing and couldn’t stop comparing that experience to the grace and gentility of the Moroccan, Tunisian, and Algerian ambassadors with whom I worked”.

    http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/open-door-policy/

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  220. @anonymous
    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania. More cannot be expected from an avowed Iran-firster , though. Im sure the takkiyah trolls in the echo chamber will greedily gobble it up , and why not , they share the same obsession.

    Very repetitive . Same thing week after week . A single minded obsession , complete monomania.

    Thank G-d it’s only week after week, eh?

    Imagine what it’s like to listen to the self-declared smartest people on Earth whine and moan and play the victim card decade after decade after decade.

    “The” holocaust? Obsession? Single minded?

    Monomania? Say what?

    Waaa haaa haa haaaw!

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  221. Incitatus says:
    @geokat62

    Daniel asked interesting questions.
     
    While that may be true, he also made a statement that was not completely factual. Now, I wouldn't normally rush to judgement and assume this person had bad intentions, but when he qualified his misleading statement with the words "somewhat" and "I think," the alarm bells went off.

    Ros-Lehtinen’s record is ample cause for criticism. Does her “tribal” ancestry add something, Geo?
     
    What do you think her "tribal" ancestry might add, Icitatus?

    “What do you think her “tribal” ancestry might add…?”

    Honest opinion? It distracts from the main issue – disproportionate, uncritical support of Likud Israel that corrupts donor and recipient. Aided by media bias and distortion that, with few exceptions, converts news into sanitized pulp or omits it altogether.

    Is Ros-Lehtinen more villainous than Ed Royce, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair? Ed’s just as fond of war, after all. An enthusiast for Iraq invasion in ‘03. Doesn’t care much for diplomacy. Subsequently led the chicken-little ‘sky-is-falling’ brigade against the Iran Nuclear Deal (JCPOA).

    Ed’s largest contributor 2013-14 ($48,150, opensecrets.org)? NorPAC, a “nonpartisan political action committee whose primary purpose is to support candidates and sitting members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives who demonstrate a genuine commitment to the strength, security, and survival of Israel” (-norpac.net). Next highest contributor ($17,800)? Defense contractor General Atomics, proud parent of Predator and Reaper drones. General Atomics is wholly owned by two brothers.

    Apparently NorPAC was pleased with Ed. Again top donors, they kicked in $114,243 in the 2015-16 cycle.

    Royce has a lot of company. Not least 47 senators who signed Cotton’s disgraceful 9 Mar 2015 Iran letter. Cotton took $960,250 from Bill Kristol’s ‘Emergency Committee for Israel.’ He sagely advocated bombing Iran (it’d only take “several days”) a month later.

    Ros-Lehtinen’s top contributor 2013-14? Rosen Partners (NY investment firm). $16,500 . Small change compared to what Royce and Cotton pocketed. NorPAC – absent ‘13-14 – appears ($18,850) second on her ‘15-16 list.

    Giraldi says Israel is the “leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country.” I think it’s money. “Free speech” never cost so much (apologies Mitch McConnell). There are too many who sing for their supper. And media hungary for the revenue.

    Back to “tribal” ancestry. Geo, why not look into Ed Royce’s forbears? Tom Cotton’s grandparents? Would that increase their sinister aspect? Amplify their misdeeds?

    M&W make a persuasive case. Love to see Neocons indicted for crimes against peace. They helped immeasurably. But Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. They had the power, they gave the orders. Crimes against peace and launching aggressive war. All should be indicted and put on trial. I’m not holding my breath.

    Bottom line. If the problem is a corrosive relationship, the question is how to change that so each side regains health. The future is the important thing. How to end the mindless ME conflicts. How to embargo weapons from a region addicted to using them as a first resort. Israel-Gaza, KSA-Yemen, KSA-Iran, etc. I think the Liberty should be remembered and files be made public. But I don’t see how dwelling in the past saves us from an even more toxic future.

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    But Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. They had the power, they gave the orders.
     
    Disagree. These names are meaningless to me. Replace them with any other goyim names and the result would have been the same, given the vast amount of funds required to mount a modern-day (re)election campaign. Although lobbying is permitted under the current rules, no one ever expected a lobby for a foreign power would be permitted to subvert the interests of the American people by not having to register under FARA.

    But I don’t see how dwelling in the past saves us from an even more toxic future.
     
    It's not so much about dwelling in the past as it is about making people aware of the damage The Lobby has done, is doing, and will continue to do if the Special Relationship is not placed on a more normal footing.

    Bottom line: So, which side are you on Incitatus? Do you believe the SR is doing massive damage to the interests of the American people and should, therefore, be placed on a more normal footing? Or do you believe those of us who call for this rebalancing are "Jew-haters" for doing so, as a few on the other side of the floor have accused us of being?

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  222. @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy’s assassination? Well, I won’t argue those points, since conspiracy theories…

    These are not conspiracy theories; they’re part of a pattern.

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  223. geokat62 says:
    @Incitatus
    “What do you think her “tribal” ancestry might add...?”

    Honest opinion? It distracts from the main issue - disproportionate, uncritical support of Likud Israel that corrupts donor and recipient. Aided by media bias and distortion that, with few exceptions, converts news into sanitized pulp or omits it altogether.

    Is Ros-Lehtinen more villainous than Ed Royce, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair? Ed’s just as fond of war, after all. An enthusiast for Iraq invasion in ‘03. Doesn’t care much for diplomacy. Subsequently led the chicken-little ‘sky-is-falling’ brigade against the Iran Nuclear Deal (JCPOA).

    Ed’s largest contributor 2013-14 ($48,150, opensecrets.org)? NorPAC, a “nonpartisan political action committee whose primary purpose is to support candidates and sitting members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives who demonstrate a genuine commitment to the strength, security, and survival of Israel” (-norpac.net). Next highest contributor ($17,800)? Defense contractor General Atomics, proud parent of Predator and Reaper drones. General Atomics is wholly owned by two brothers.

    Apparently NorPAC was pleased with Ed. Again top donors, they kicked in $114,243 in the 2015-16 cycle.

    Royce has a lot of company. Not least 47 senators who signed Cotton’s disgraceful 9 Mar 2015 Iran letter. Cotton took $960,250 from Bill Kristol’s ‘Emergency Committee for Israel.’ He sagely advocated bombing Iran (it’d only take “several days”) a month later.

    Ros-Lehtinen’s top contributor 2013-14? Rosen Partners (NY investment firm). $16,500 . Small change compared to what Royce and Cotton pocketed. NorPAC - absent ‘13-14 - appears ($18,850) second on her ‘15-16 list.

    Giraldi says Israel is the “leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country.” I think it’s money. “Free speech” never cost so much (apologies Mitch McConnell). There are too many who sing for their supper. And media hungary for the revenue.

    Back to “tribal” ancestry. Geo, why not look into Ed Royce’s forbears? Tom Cotton’s grandparents? Would that increase their sinister aspect? Amplify their misdeeds?

    M&W make a persuasive case. Love to see Neocons indicted for crimes against peace. They helped immeasurably. But Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. They had the power, they gave the orders. Crimes against peace and launching aggressive war. All should be indicted and put on trial. I’m not holding my breath.

    Bottom line. If the problem is a corrosive relationship, the question is how to change that so each side regains health. The future is the important thing. How to end the mindless ME conflicts. How to embargo weapons from a region addicted to using them as a first resort. Israel-Gaza, KSA-Yemen, KSA-Iran, etc. I think the Liberty should be remembered and files be made public. But I don’t see how dwelling in the past saves us from an even more toxic future.

    But Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. They had the power, they gave the orders.

    Disagree. These names are meaningless to me. Replace them with any other goyim names and the result would have been the same, given the vast amount of funds required to mount a modern-day (re)election campaign. Although lobbying is permitted under the current rules, no one ever expected a lobby for a foreign power would be permitted to subvert the interests of the American people by not having to register under FARA.

    But I don’t see how dwelling in the past saves us from an even more toxic future.

    It’s not so much about dwelling in the past as it is about making people aware of the damage The Lobby has done, is doing, and will continue to do if the Special Relationship is not placed on a more normal footing.

    Bottom line: So, which side are you on Incitatus? Do you believe the SR is doing massive damage to the interests of the American people and should, therefore, be placed on a more normal footing? Or do you believe those of us who call for this rebalancing are “Jew-haters” for doing so, as a few on the other side of the floor have accused us of being?

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    ............DNC PROPAGANDA BLACKMAILING OF TRUMP............
    UKRAINE INTERFERENCE in 2016 to BENEFIT CLINTON

    False allegations of Trump-Russian connections not only were effort to steal election, but poisoned US-Russia relations in Trump administration, hence Syria & Iran diplomacy, and thereby obey Israel policy.

    Great journalism by Lee Stranahan. Follow closely the timeline, and smoking-gun email from Alexandra Chalupa. This story is HUGE. Please Tweet it out.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEjZ5gI9GaM
    UNREAL: The real election interference scandal HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT
    , @Incitatus
    “Disagree [Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc]. These names are meaningless to me. Replace them with any other goyim names and the result would have been the same.”

    Really? Show us Neocon, Jewish or Israeli mobilization and attack order(s) conveyed directly to US and UK troops. “Goyim” are mindless automatons? Don’t think so. Each of us is responsible for our action. No escape, no excuse. GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. gave the orders.

    “the vast amount of funds required to mount a modern-day (re)election...

    Israeli-centric funding, though important in a few races (Cotton, Royce?), is dwarfed by finance, insurance, real estate, defense industry, unions, NEA, NRA, etc. Israel is small change when compared with Dodd-Frank repeal or sustaining the mortgage-interest deduction. The sad fact? When government’s for sale, there’s no shortage of bidders. http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/summ.php?disp=O

    “It’s not so much about dwelling in the past as it is about making people aware of the damage...”

    Doubt Americans care. Wish they did. Especially having seen refugee camps in Jordan ‘76-81. Some of us spoke out, never loud enough. That ship sailed. Now we’re in a world of “most beautiful” chocolate cake campaign promise reversals and (equally depressing) opposition that whines “deplorables.” Kinda like choosing between ‘Jersey Shore’ and ‘Keeping Up with the Kardasians’ for political leadership. Blessed by unprecedented media profits for vacuous factionalism and inflated controversy.

    With respect Geo, you’re dwelling in the past. You want your pound of flesh. Can’t blame you. Felt much the same way for years. Now? I’d be satisfied with an end to the killing, weapons sales, phoney news, diplomatic pantomime, etc. What’s your vision of the future after the magic ‘rebalancing’? How do you think we’ll get there? I’m all ears.

    “Bottom line: So, which side are you on...?”

    I’m not on any “side.” I believe many US reforms are long overdue:

    • Limit campaign duration to six months;
    • Public campaign funding for candidates qualified by primary, grassroots (petition) support;
    • Ban all private money in politics; No PACs, No dark money;
    • Televised debates for qualified candidates sponsored as a condition of broadcast licenses;
    • Invite new alternatives to the two-faced Rep-Dem party now in power;
    • Full exposure of voting records on a prompt, easily accessed basis;
    • AIPAC and similar lobbyists should register as foreign agents without tax exemptions;
    • Think tanks should lose all tax exemptions (most are lobbyists masquerading as educators);
    • Prohibit all weapons sales in and transshipments to all ME nations;
    • End all free weapons given Israel, Egypt, etc (they’re subsidies to US defense contractors);
    • Support local Syrian refugee safe havens (they are the next generation) and their return to normalcy.

    Suggestions on Israel and the Palestinians - see my 6Sep16 response (#264) to alexander (#248) - http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/the-obstacle-to-peace/#comment-1555931

    “...do you believe those of us who call for this rebalancing are “Jew-haters”?”

    Not necessarily. Some are. Matters little to me as a Christian (sorry Art). But, then, as a most imperfect Christian, it does matter.

    We’ve discussed this before. Singling out scapegoats from many guilty of similar behavior is a path antithetical. Join a mob and hang your neighbor? Don’t be surprised to end up at the wrong end of a rope.
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  224. @anon
    http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/03/23/what-lies-beneath-numec-apollo-zalman-shapiro/

    City in Ohio still is still counting it death while Netanayahuu and numerous surrogates acolytes cheer leaders and accomplices strut free .

    Thanks for the link to an important story, anon .

    btw, the city, Apollo, is in Pennsylvania, about 90 miles from the Ohio border (and Jim Traficant’s old district). Arlen Specter was the Republican/Democrat senator of Pennsylvania who engineered protection for the president of NUMEC, Zalman Shapiro.

    Last time I researched Shapiro, he was still living in a moderately luxurious condo on the edge of the university district in Pittsburgh, and was head of the local Hillel.

    If you’re Jewish and cheat, steal, pollute and ruin people’s lives and homes to get materials to build nuclear bombs, you get protection and the acclaim of your tribe and a position of leadership among the tribe’s young. Your crimes are whitewashed by fellow Jews who disregard party loyalty (much less national loyalty) to maintain themselves in positions of power and extend that power to protect you: All for the tribe.

    If you’re Iran and use legitimate means including the open support and encouragement of US government to develop nuclear technology, and you subscribe to international treaties controlling use of nuclear technology, then you get attacked, surrounded with US military bases w/ weapons pointing at you; your young scientists get assassinated, and Jews in US Treasury Department bend their efforts to bankrupt your nation.

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  225. geokat62 says:
    @Jim Daniel
    Mr. Girardi, I do wonder what you are trying to accomplish lately. I've read your columns regularly because you're a good writer, intelligent, knowledgeable and experienced. I share your opposition to Israel's oppression and dispossession of Palestinians, to U.S. support of that policy, and to other AIPAC positions. But it seems to me you've lost proportion and direction.
    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11 and Kennedy's assassination? Well, I won't argue those points, since conspiracy theories are by definition impermeable -- but really? You lost me there. I think you will lose a lot of other people too.
    Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen really a Jew? How? According to some Orthodox Jewish rabbi's rule of strict matrilineal descent that might make half the world Jewish? Ros-Lehtinin's Jewish mother converted to Catholicism, and Ros-Lehtinen herself has been a Christian all her life. Say what you will about her politics, but the mistaken tagging of non-Jews as Jews in an article like this puts you in company that I think you'd rather not keep.
    And, of course, the USS Liberty. Yes, it is awful that Israel once attacked a U.S. Navy ship, killing and wounding U.S. sailors. And it is disturbing that some U.S. politicians apparently worked to minimize that tragedy. But it was fifty years ago! Since then, Israel has done many more awful things, and so has the U.S. We've killed British soldiers in our Gulf Wars. We've also killed millions of civilians in our wars of choice in Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, usually with little or no justification. We're no saints, and ringing the USS Liberty bell every week won't bring back its dead sailors or heal the wounded ones.
    More broadly, is AIPAC the only powerful special interest that corrupts our U.S. government at the expense of the American people? I'm sure you or I could name dozens. And it is really true that evil Israel leads virtuous America along by the nose, or do both countries pursue their perceived interests in ways that are often stupid and cruel?
    But if you want to focus almost exclusively on criticism of Israel and its U.S. lobby, be my guest. Such criticism, if accurate, is legitimate and even necessary. I would only suggest that you stick to facts you can prove, focus on the present, and even make suggestions about how to remedy problems you've identified if you can. Otherwise you risk reducing yourself to a cheerleader for people whose animus to Jews has overridden their common sense and decency. I think and hope you can do better than that.
    Please pardon my frankness, and thank you again for the many enjoyable and edifying columns that you have written over the years.

    Do you really think that Israel carried out 9/11…

    Do you really think that Israel had no involvement in 9/11?

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  226. Incitatus says:
    @Art
    The table legs

    Hi geokat62,

    Stinky Incitatus started these sexual attacks – how typical of the Jew bottom feeders.

    Here is a sample of his scatological handy work. Iffen too. (both Talmud experts.)

    Stinky Incitatus --- #189
    “Frankly, you seem progressively unfit for little more than vomiting irrelevant verbal excrement, spreading it exclusively on yourself.”

    iffen --- #200
    “Arcane sources surface like un-biodegraded turds in a cesspool.”

    http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/palestinians-to-the-woodshed/#respondiffen
     
    Sam and iffen are two of Stinky’s puppies in his little pack of Jew attack dogs – the little ones snicker and laugh – they are so cool strutting around with the big Jew dogs (aren’t they cute).

    Peace --- Art

    Art. Dear old Art.

    What can I (Stinky) say?

    You mention me without context. Remember your “Jew parasite, stupid, Little Jew, Pro-Jew, Lemming, [Ir-]rational, liar, brown shirt (?), cute (smile), little one…” mantra? Muttered while proclaiming your ‘Christianity’?

    Well, maybe not. Thunderbird and Night Train Express have a rather lethal affect.

    Thanks for promoting me to a “typical…Jew bottom feeder” and no less – this was a surprise – master of Sam and iffen (“two of Stinky’s puppies in his little pack of Jew attack dogs”). I blush and am all a crimson. Be still, I tell myself, there is pride and seduction in said characterization.

    So here (nobody’s watching are they?) I can only tip my hat to you (nudge, nudge; wink, wink). Don’t worry about table legs. No doubt you’ll master them in short order.

    Best from Stinky.

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    Best from Stinky.

    Say Stinky,

    You seem happy being a sub-leader in the scatological division of the 15,000,000 employee Hasbara Central (the largest communications company in the world by at least four magnitudes).

    What percentage of the pages in you 100 volume Talmud have turned corners noting scatological references? 50%?

    Are you training your little charges (the puppies - Sam and iffen) to take you place as you move up the tribal chain of command?

    Peace --- Art

    Lest you forget some of your best work.


    Stinky Incitatus --- #189
    Frankly, you seem progressively unfit for little more than vomiting irrelevant verbal excrement, spreading it exclusively on yourself.

    http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/palestinians-to-the-woodshed/#respondiffen

     

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  227. Art says:
    @Incitatus
    Art. Dear old Art.

    What can I (Stinky) say?

    You mention me without context. Remember your “Jew parasite, stupid, Little Jew, Pro-Jew, Lemming, [Ir-]rational, liar, brown shirt (?), cute (smile), little one…” mantra? Muttered while proclaiming your ‘Christianity’?

    Well, maybe not. Thunderbird and Night Train Express have a rather lethal affect.

    Thanks for promoting me to a “typical...Jew bottom feeder” and no less - this was a surprise - master of Sam and iffen (“two of Stinky’s puppies in his little pack of Jew attack dogs”). I blush and am all a crimson. Be still, I tell myself, there is pride and seduction in said characterization.

    So here (nobody’s watching are they?) I can only tip my hat to you (nudge, nudge; wink, wink). Don’t worry about table legs. No doubt you’ll master them in short order.

    Best from Stinky.

    Best from Stinky.

    Say Stinky,

    You seem happy being a sub-leader in the scatological division of the 15,000,000 employee Hasbara Central (the largest communications company in the world by at least four magnitudes).

    What percentage of the pages in you 100 volume Talmud have turned corners noting scatological references? 50%?

    Are you training your little charges (the puppies – Sam and iffen) to take you place as you move up the tribal chain of command?

    Peace — Art

    Lest you forget some of your best work.

    Stinky Incitatus — #189
    Frankly, you seem progressively unfit for little more than vomiting irrelevant verbal excrement, spreading it exclusively on yourself.

    http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/palestinians-to-the-woodshed/#respondiffen

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    Dear Art,

    I shouldn’t say this, but, as one ages certainty in life becomes more important. You may appreciate this if you’re over 50. If not, well head’s up. You will if you live long enough.

    This is a roundabout way of thanking you for your posts. I am indeed grateful. We seniors love regularity.

    I do have a question. When you say “We philosophical Christians” is that different from ‘We practicing Christians?” Don’t quite get it.

    Sure, you’re clear in your ‘philosophical’ “Jew parasite, stupid, Little Jew, Pro-Jew, Lemming, [Ir-]rational, liar, brown shirt (?), cute (smile), little one…”. I mean, that leaves little doubt, especially with the Mahatma Gandhi “Peace-Art” sign-offs.

    Still, I confess puzzlement. ‘Philosophic Christian’ versus ‘practicing Christian’? No doubt I’m missing something basic. Help me out, Art.

    Best, Stinky.
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  228. @Sam Shama
    The table legs, friend, are just as worn as Sisyphus from bearing every of your load.

    Two, are the ways one can get home; the first is to stay put while the other is to walk the world and keep walking till you trace your path back to where you started. Discernment then strikes. When you see your home and garden from a distant peak, a flat and shiny patch of colours, but merely part of a vastly greater form on which you had always lived, but which was too large and too close to be seen.

    More flowery gibberish from Sam the Sham. No doubt an attempt to conceal the blatant bullshit it adds up to. I’ll take geo’s comments over your own any day and I suspect that most Unz readers would too, excluding your fellow hasbara ladies coffee club members of course.

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  229. RobinG says:
    @geokat62

    But Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. They had the power, they gave the orders.
     
    Disagree. These names are meaningless to me. Replace them with any other goyim names and the result would have been the same, given the vast amount of funds required to mount a modern-day (re)election campaign. Although lobbying is permitted under the current rules, no one ever expected a lobby for a foreign power would be permitted to subvert the interests of the American people by not having to register under FARA.

    But I don’t see how dwelling in the past saves us from an even more toxic future.
     
    It's not so much about dwelling in the past as it is about making people aware of the damage The Lobby has done, is doing, and will continue to do if the Special Relationship is not placed on a more normal footing.

    Bottom line: So, which side are you on Incitatus? Do you believe the SR is doing massive damage to the interests of the American people and should, therefore, be placed on a more normal footing? Or do you believe those of us who call for this rebalancing are "Jew-haters" for doing so, as a few on the other side of the floor have accused us of being?

    …………DNC PROPAGANDA BLACKMAILING OF TRUMP…………
    UKRAINE INTERFERENCE in 2016 to BENEFIT CLINTON

    False allegations of Trump-Russian connections not only were effort to steal election, but poisoned US-Russia relations in Trump administration, hence Syria & Iran diplomacy, and thereby obey Israel policy.

    Great journalism by Lee Stranahan. Follow closely the timeline, and smoking-gun email from Alexandra Chalupa. This story is HUGE. Please Tweet it out.

    UNREAL: The real election interference scandal HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

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  230. Art says:
    @Sam Shama

    That picture should engender hate in your heart.
     
    Where is the ascetic philosopher, the spiritual Christian, the one who never fails to remind us that he harbours no hatred in his heart?

    What have you done to him?

    Peace, Love and Harmony - Sam

    That picture should engender hate in your heart.

    Where is the ascetic philosopher, the spiritual Christian, the one who never fails to remind us that he harbours no hatred in his heart?

    What have you done to him?

    Peace, Love and Harmony – Sam

    We philosophical Christians are sincere about “hate the sin – not the sinner.” We do not follow your “eye for an eye” inferior ancient Jewish dictate.

    You claim to be an American – how can you not hate that picture of Netanyahu holding court in our Capital.

    No other picture in US history can be more illustrative of our decline as a democratic nation.

    It is natural to hate that picture – as philosophical Christians, we do not give away our humanness – using our better emotions, Christian ideals guide us in our next corrective action. Clearly sometimes we fail.

    Peace — Art

    If someone abuses something you love – something that contributes to your wellbeing – something that is part of your identity – and they do this today, and yesterday, and for sure tomorrow – when is it OK to hate them?

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  231. Druid says:
    @Dr.Joji Cherian
    .
    America has lost its identity.Purpose.Every thing subsumed within that of Israel. America, once a powerful and proud nation is doomed to be out of existence as an entity.The law makers who applaud Israel for every thing as matter of expediency,not so much out of conviction, do not realise that once they stand up to Israel openly and defiantly they will get elected.Just like Jerrimy Corbyn has shown.Although not so openly, defied Israel and the MSM controled by its lobby.(Read Gilard Atzmon: Corbin and the Jews.June 11 2017).
    When can we expect the reptiles in the Congress to stand up for USA. Some body should convince these zombies that they can win even if they are patriotic.
    To know what the treacherous Jewish lobby is doing to America Read Ha'aretz June 22 or 23 "Questions of Survival"

    A simple repeat of what Jewish money does wherever they go. Germany, Poland, Russia, France pre-revolution, etc

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  232. Druid says:
    @anarchyst
    A jewish message service (Odigo) warned jews to "stay home" on 9-11 hours before the controlled demolition...
    Sorta tells you something...

    I suspected something like this but never knew. Amazing!

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  233. geokat62 says:

    This just in from Peter Beinart, who bc of his willingness to be even-handed is considered by some to be a self-hating Jew . Here are the last 3 paragraphs of his latest article, Why Is One Pro-Israel Group Desperate To Keep You From Watching This Video?:

    These are the kinds of debates that the American Jewish establishment fears. It fears them because such debates give Palestinians a voice. Given the influence that American Jewish groups wield in Washington, it’s far easier to simply deny Palestinians a platform. That’s why The Israel Project ends its video by urging people to call Rep. Mark Pocan, who authorized No Way To Treat a Child to use a room on Capitol Hill, and “demand that he condemn the event.” The goal is to scare members of Congress so they don’t facilitate such discussions again.

    The deep, dark secret of the American Jewish establishment is that its leaders are not equipped to respond to smart Palestinian critics of Israel. They’re not familiar enough with the realities of Palestinian life under Israeli control. So having built itself a cocoon that shuts out Palestinian voices, the American Jewish establishment insists that Congress live inside that cocoon too. Because if the cocoon cracks, American politicians, and the American public, will realize how intellectually weak the American Jewish establishment actually is.

    When it comes to Israel, the organized American Jewish community would rather bully than think. That’s what happens when power corrupts. It doesn’t only make you immoral. It makes you dumb.

    http://forward.com/opinion/375214/why-is-one-pro-israel-group-desperate-to-keep-you-from-watching-this-video/

    Here’s a link to part 1 of the video:

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  234. Nastarana says:
    @Joe Franklin
    The source of Jewish power in the US is their brokerage of voter bias and federal entitlements between the federal government and the public.

    Most people don't understand this concept because they don't understand what are the key commodities in public elections.

    To break Jewish power would require either the vote disenfranchisement of federal protected class groups or the elimination of federal entitlements.

    I suggest that women and queers be removed from federal voter rolls. Women and queers are infamous for believing in their own victimhood the same way as Jews do, and they are infamous for frequently voting for themselves group identity based federal remedies. It's also a fact that women and queer votes when combined are a super majority of votes, and as such control the outcome of all federal elections. Breaking both women and queers voting power will also break Jewish power.

    I suggest that the US constitution be modified to explicitly outlaw all protected class group federal entitlements. The modification would eliminate federal recognition and patronage for all protected class groups. The modification would end federal recognition and patronage of all so-called disadvantaged groups, underprivileged groups, oppressed groups, and underserved groups. The only federally recognized and entitled group would be US citizens. A constitutional change would explicitly outlaw all federal foreign aid and it would eliminate automatic anchor baby citizenship. Immigration law would be forever changed to favor intelligence, virtue, independence, and industriousness.

    9th and 10th amendments will be refined to more explicitly recognize the reserved powers of the people and states, and re-iterate the limits of federal power.

    Mere words in the constitution have never stopped Jews from abusing it, so I would add an extra constitutional safe guard.

    The extra provision would allow states at any time and for any reason to peaceably secede from the union without any federal retaliation. Jewish manipulators would need to temper their sedition with the ability of state secession codified into law.

    No Taxation Without Representation!!

    You do remember that sentiment, I suppose?

    Are you proposing that only heterosexual males should pay taxes?

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  235. Whoriskey says:
    @nickels
    The Orthodox Christian church teaches that the Antichrist will head a world government out of Israel.
    But, you know, we're just a bunch of religious wacko's, right?

    Source?

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  236. Z-man says:
    @Philip Giraldi
    Sam you are becoming tedious but I am pleased to learn that I am really pissing you off. I would not change one word of my article, to include the Ros-Lehtinen ethnicity. And as for the Colbert interview, if you had read my link and then had actually watched the CBS website link of the interview that you provided you would realize that CBS excised the comment about Israel, which is precisely what I said had happened. Have to do your homework Sam. And by the way, I consider Israel to be one of the greatest threats to world peace and the leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country, which is, by the way, the United States of America. I will continue to speak out Sam. As that apparently causes you pain, maybe you should change your reading habits and avoid Unz.com on Tuesday mornings.

    And by the way, I consider Israel to be one of the greatest threats to world peace and the leading corrupter of the democracy in my own country, which is, by the way, the United States of America. I will continue to speak out Sam. As that apparently causes you pain, maybe you should change your reading habits and avoid Unz.com on Tuesday mornings.

    Priceless.

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  237. Rurik says: • Website
    @John Jeremiah Smith

    Whereas the ultimate in Jewish “human rights” organizations; the ADL, demands fealty for all things zio – or you must be a hate-filled Nazi, racist, blah, blah, blah…
     
    Expected. Absolutely expected. Jews invented Pharisees, and the approach is just as useful today as it was 2100 years ago.

    I've gotten so I make no effort to express logic, reason, or facts in reply. They're Zionists, and they're lying. Or, maybe it's just pure invention ... what's the functional difference? There is no truth from a Zionist.

    Take the faux-academic venture into "archaeological anti-semitism" above. (Let's make sure to use the impressive-looking "archaeo" variation, vice the modern "archeo".) Archeology as anti-semitism? Gorblimey, mate, you can't get much more fake-newsy than shit like that. I hope the hokey intellectualism leaves you properly impressed. Sure did impress me. Those naughty Americans! Those naughty Palestinians!

    Archeology as anti-semitism? Gorblimey, mate, you can’t get much more fake-newsy than shit like that.

    ;)

    as you point out..

    There is no truth from a Zionist.

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  238. Varsoni says:

    “I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not but are a synagogue of Satan…” Rev 2:9. We hate what God hates because we love what God loves, but our hate is not infinate, Sam. The dead never forget, never forgive, but God is life and love, and his mercies are new each morning, and his loving kindness is better than life. God save us from the God-men. God save us from the walking dead who never forgive, never forget.

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  239. chris says:
    @Sam J.
    "...What I cannot understand is why Jews want to live on the top of a vulcano..."

    There's an incredibly simple explanation. The Jews are a tribe of psychopaths. Not all, maybe not even the majority, but a lot. I keep saying this constantly but the psychopathic mentality is so different from most of our way of thinking that we have a hard time believing it.

    Now we are beginning to have proof in genetic studies. Read heartiste article on genetic testing of races.(It's not too long)

    https://heartiste.wordpress.com/2017/06/19/ashkepathy/

    The long term behavior of Jews, as a group, can in no way be differentiated from a tribe of psychopaths. All of the Jews ancient writings are nothing more than a manual for psychopaths to live by. The Talmud is nothing but one psychopathic thought after another. The Talmud “great enlightenment” basically says that everyone not Jewish is there to serve Jews. All their property is really the Jews. No one is really human unless they're Jews and their lives don’t matter. A psychopathic religion for a psychopathic people.

    They've been thrown out of every single country that they've been to in any numbers. Psychopaths having no empathy themselves can only go by the feedback they get from the people they are exploiting. So they push and push to see what they can get away with. The normal people build up resentment towards them. Thinking “surely they will reform or repent” like a normal person who does wrong. Of course the Jews do not. They don’t have the mental process for reform. Then in a huge mass outpouring of hate for the Jews, fed up with the refusal to reform their behavior, they attack and/or deport them. In this stage of the cycle the Big/Rich Jews escape and the little Jews are attacked.

    Start over.

    Even if it's wrong if you assume the Jews are a tribe of psychopaths you will never be surprised and Jew's behavior will make sense.

    Once you understand the Jews are a tribe of psychopaths their silly assed schemes become transparent. You just have to see them for what they are. Never listen to what they say as they are complete liars. Look at the media coverage of Trump, Russia, Russia, Russia, if this is not an absolute premier textbook definition of psychopathic "gas-lighting" then I don't know what is.

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  240. LondonBob says:
    @Dave Pinsen
    Just hit Control F "USS Liberty" to see if it's mentioned here. Yep.

    Odds it's mentioned in Phil's next column?

    Interesting factoid about the Liberty and the 67 war. Andrew and Leslie Cockburn in their book DANGEROUS LIAISON The Inside Story of the U.S.-Israeli Covert Relationship quote an NSA source as stating ‘Jim Angleton and the Israelis spent a year cooking up the ’67 war. It was a CIA operation, designed to get Nasser.’ Answers some questions but opens up so many more.

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  241. FLgeezer says:

    Wonderful post Varsoni. I pray that our once great, beloved republic be delivered from the heavy hand of the walking dead.

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  242. Incitatus says:
    @geokat62

    But Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. They had the power, they gave the orders.
     
    Disagree. These names are meaningless to me. Replace them with any other goyim names and the result would have been the same, given the vast amount of funds required to mount a modern-day (re)election campaign. Although lobbying is permitted under the current rules, no one ever expected a lobby for a foreign power would be permitted to subvert the interests of the American people by not having to register under FARA.

    But I don’t see how dwelling in the past saves us from an even more toxic future.
     
    It's not so much about dwelling in the past as it is about making people aware of the damage The Lobby has done, is doing, and will continue to do if the Special Relationship is not placed on a more normal footing.

    Bottom line: So, which side are you on Incitatus? Do you believe the SR is doing massive damage to the interests of the American people and should, therefore, be placed on a more normal footing? Or do you believe those of us who call for this rebalancing are "Jew-haters" for doing so, as a few on the other side of the floor have accused us of being?

    “Disagree [Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc]. These names are meaningless to me. Replace them with any other goyim names and the result would have been the same.”

    Really? Show us Neocon, Jewish or Israeli mobilization and attack order(s) conveyed directly to US and UK troops. “Goyim” are mindless automatons? Don’t think so. Each of us is responsible for our action. No escape, no excuse. GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. gave the orders.

    “the vast amount of funds required to mount a modern-day (re)election…

    Israeli-centric funding, though important in a few races (Cotton, Royce?), is dwarfed by finance, insurance, real estate, defense industry, unions, NEA, NRA, etc. Israel is small change when compared with Dodd-Frank repeal or sustaining the mortgage-interest deduction. The sad fact? When government’s for sale, there’s no shortage of bidders. http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/summ.php?disp=O

    “It’s not so much about dwelling in the past as it is about making people aware of the damage…”

    Doubt Americans care. Wish they did. Especially having seen refugee camps in Jordan ‘76-81. Some of us spoke out, never loud enough. That ship sailed. Now we’re in a world of “most beautiful” chocolate cake campaign promise reversals and (equally depressing) opposition that whines “deplorables.” Kinda like choosing between ‘Jersey Shore’ and ‘Keeping Up with the Kardasians’ for political leadership. Blessed by unprecedented media profits for vacuous factionalism and inflated controversy.

    With respect Geo, you’re dwelling in the past. You want your pound of flesh. Can’t blame you. Felt much the same way for years. Now? I’d be satisfied with an end to the killing, weapons sales, phoney news, diplomatic pantomime, etc. What’s your vision of the future after the magic ‘rebalancing’? How do you think we’ll get there? I’m all ears.

    “Bottom line: So, which side are you on…?”

    I’m not on any “side.” I believe many US reforms are long overdue:

    • Limit campaign duration to six months;
    • Public campaign funding for candidates qualified by primary, grassroots (petition) support;
    • Ban all private money in politics; No PACs, No dark money;
    • Televised debates for qualified candidates sponsored as a condition of broadcast licenses;
    • Invite new alternatives to the two-faced Rep-Dem party now in power;
    • Full exposure of voting records on a prompt, easily accessed basis;
    • AIPAC and similar lobbyists should register as foreign agents without tax exemptions;
    • Think tanks should lose all tax exemptions (most are lobbyists masquerading as educators);
    • Prohibit all weapons sales in and transshipments to all ME nations;
    • End all free weapons given Israel, Egypt, etc (they’re subsidies to US defense contractors);
    • Support local Syrian refugee safe havens (they are the next generation) and their return to normalcy.

    Suggestions on Israel and the Palestinians – see my 6Sep16 response (#264) to alexander (#248) – http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/the-obstacle-to-peace/#comment-1555931

    “…do you believe those of us who call for this rebalancing are “Jew-haters”?”

    Not necessarily. Some are. Matters little to me as a Christian (sorry Art). But, then, as a most imperfect Christian, it does matter.

    We’ve discussed this before. Singling out scapegoats from many guilty of similar behavior is a path antithetical. Join a mob and hang your neighbor? Don’t be surprised to end up at the wrong end of a rope.

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    No escape, no excuse. GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. gave the orders.
     
    My point is that GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant are akin to the supporting characters Big Tony/Little Tony in the movie Casino Jack and The Lobby is Jack Abramoff, the eminence grise.

    Here's a previous comment of mine:

    Perhaps an analogy may be useful here. Have you seen the movie Casino Jack? It’s a story about the life of the infamous influence pedlar, Jack Abramoff. IIRC, the movie starts out with a scene where two guys pull up to another car waiting at an intersection and proceed to pump him [the rightful owner of the casino] full of bullets. The two men, named Big Tony and Little Tony were later arrested and served a prison sentence, after being convicted. What we discover a little later is that Jack A and his partner were the ones who had put out the contract for this killing.

    So who would you say bears primary responsibility in this instance: the two schmucks who pulled the trigger, or JA and his partner, who were the eminence grise behind the scenes?

    The same principle applies to the invasion of Iraq. While it’s true that Bush and Cheney ordered the invasion, the neocons/Israel firsters and other members of the Lobby were the real eminence grise behind the scenes.
     
    It seems to me you prefer to pin the blame on Big Tony/Little Tony, instead of the eminence grise.

    Israel is small change...
     
    Small change? What say you about these statistics regarding campaign contributions:

    The reason for such intense scrutiny is the outsize contributions of Jewish donors to US political campaigns, with Jewish donors contributing a whopping 50% of funds received by the Democratic Party and 25% to the Republican Party, Troy says.

    http://m.jpost.com/US-Elections/US-Jews-contribute-half-of-all-donations-to-the-Democratic-party-468774
     
    Or these stats published by the Forward:

    Who the Jewish Billionaires Are Backing for 2016

    A quick look at the list of top political donors for 2014 reveals a striking fact: At least a third of the most generous 50 mega-givers were Jewish. In fact, contributions from Jewish billionaires and multi-millionaires dominated the top 10 spots on the list.

    Striking, yet unsurprising.

    Political activists have known for years that members of the Jewish community are over-represented in the field of political contributions.

    And now, with the 2016 election cycle beginning to warm up, these Jewish donors are on the minds of all prospective candidates.

    The 2014 list represents donors who were active between presidential election cycles. Some gave directly to parties, or candidates, but most of the money went to Super PACs, the main cash vehicle that will oil the wheels of the 2016 presidential campaign.

    On the Democratic side, donors are taking a more relaxed approach. With Hillary Rodham Clinton dominating the field, most donors are saving their cash gifts for the actual presidential race.

    Clinton comes with her own rolodex of major Jewish donors, many of whom funded her 2000 Senate race and her unsuccessful 2008 presidential bid. Haim Saban, the Hollywood cartoon billionaire, is their poster child — a devoted backer who has given millions throughout the years and has become part of the Clintons’ inner circle. Saban is not featured on the top 2014 donor list, but all Democratic activists contacted by the Forward mention his name on the top of their 2016 list.

    But Clinton will also have to win over party donors who backed Barack Obama in his race against her in 2008. Some of them have frowned at her positions as too mainstream for their progressive tastes. Film and music industry mogul David Geffen, for example, took a harsh tone against Clinton during the Obama years, but has now returned to base, promising his unequivocal support.

    For Republicans, the race for donors is in full force, with Jewish political contributors in front row seats.

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio has locked in top Jewish donor Norman Braman, who has reportedly agreed to spend $10-15 million to make sure Rubio is the next GOP presidential candidate. Braman is an example of a new type of Jewish Republican donor, moving from a generous contributor to a mega-donor, one whose early multi-million dollar pledge makes him a top player.

    Other candidates are still hoping to secure support from major funders. All eyes are set on New York hedge fund manager Paul Singer, one of the GOP’s leading contributors who has thrown a fundraiser for Rubio but not yet committed to help him. And, of course, the top prize — Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who has shown he will use his fortune to support his candidates massively.

    Some megaodonors have already made their mark as top tier contributors, while others, like Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, still on the sidelines, are viewed by party insiders as potentially ready to upgrade their status from “major” to “mega” donor, a move that requires adding at least one zero to their total contributions.

    http://forward.com/news/national/308582/who-the-jewish-billionaires-are-backing-in-2016/
     
    Small change, indeed.

    With respect Geo, you’re dwelling in the past. You want your pound of flesh.
     
    After accusing me of living in the past and having shylockian motives, you fail to recognize that I myself have repeatedly provided a number of suggestions to achieve a rebalancing:

    I say people of the US need to take a page from the people of the Phillipines when they exercised “People Power” and marched on the palace of president Ferdinand Marcos demanding his resignation. Or the people of the former soviet republics who rallied together demanding an end to authoritarian rule.

    The American people need to organize a million man march on Washington DC demanding their liberation from Zionist rule.

    And they should all carry placards [demanding their representatives implement] the following proposals for ending Zionist rule:

    1. public money for public elections
    2. all foreign agents must register under FARA
    3. no more wars for Israel
    4. end the occupation, now
    5. the perpetrators of the illegal invasion of Iraq, Libya, and the destruction of Syria must be brought to justice
    6. the perpetrators of torture must be brought to justice
    7. no dual citizens in positions of high office
    8. Israel must become a signatory of the NPT
    9. no more tribute paid to Israel
    10. no more UN vetoes for Israel
     

    Singling out scapegoats from many guilty of similar behavior is a path antithetical.
     
    So, Incitatus, do you believe Mearsheimer and Walt were singling out scapegoats in their book, The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy?

    Join a mob and hang your neighbor? Don’t be surprised to end up at the wrong end of a rope.
     
    I'm talking about rebalancing and you're talking about lynching. We must be on different wavelengths.
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  243. Hibernian says:
    @Chet Roman
    The Lobby continues to strengthen their stranglehold on the U.S. government. Little is mentioned about Ossoff being Jewish in the special election in Georgia or that only 14% of his $23.6 million came from Georgia (most came from New York and California). 56% of Handel’s campaign funds of $4.5 million came from Georgia.

    This funding profile is similar to Rahm Emanuel’s reelection campaign when most of his funds also came from California and New York. While AIPAC itself isn’t the primary source of funding politicians, their primary duty is to notify the tens of thousands of their members and the members of 51 sub-organizations of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations who they should be contributing to.

    An anti-semitic campaign would have elected Ossoff, it’s not 1948 anymore.

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  244. Incitatus says:
    @Art
    Best from Stinky.

    Say Stinky,

    You seem happy being a sub-leader in the scatological division of the 15,000,000 employee Hasbara Central (the largest communications company in the world by at least four magnitudes).

    What percentage of the pages in you 100 volume Talmud have turned corners noting scatological references? 50%?

    Are you training your little charges (the puppies - Sam and iffen) to take you place as you move up the tribal chain of command?

    Peace --- Art

    Lest you forget some of your best work.


    Stinky Incitatus --- #189
    Frankly, you seem progressively unfit for little more than vomiting irrelevant verbal excrement, spreading it exclusively on yourself.

    http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/palestinians-to-the-woodshed/#respondiffen

     

    Dear Art,

    I shouldn’t say this, but, as one ages certainty in life becomes more important. You may appreciate this if you’re over 50. If not, well head’s up. You will if you live long enough.

    This is a roundabout way of thanking you for your posts. I am indeed grateful. We seniors love regularity.

    I do have a question. When you say “We philosophical Christians” is that different from ‘We practicing Christians?” Don’t quite get it.

    Sure, you’re clear in your ‘philosophical’ “Jew parasite, stupid, Little Jew, Pro-Jew, Lemming, [Ir-]rational, liar, brown shirt (?), cute (smile), little one…”. I mean, that leaves little doubt, especially with the Mahatma Gandhi “Peace-Art” sign-offs.

    Still, I confess puzzlement. ‘Philosophic Christian’ versus ‘practicing Christian’? No doubt I’m missing something basic. Help me out, Art.

    Best, Stinky.

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    Still, I confess puzzlement. ‘Philosophic Christian’ versus ‘practicing Christian’? No doubt I’m missing something basic. Help me out, Art.

    If one believes in cause and effect – if one believes that things happen one after another with some reason behind them – then one should believe that there is something different about Christianity and the culture that it has produced. There must be a reason behind the success of Christian Western culture.

    Every great religion has two major thought tracts. One prescribes how we humans should view and interact with god (religion) – and the other prescribes how we should live our temporal lives with each other (philosophy). The first takes faith – the other can be intellectually questioned, because we can see if it actually makes a difference in our lives. Which of these two different subjects – one godly – one temporal - has moved mankind forward?

    Is Western Christianity successful because of its religious belief in the Virgin Birth and the Resurrection? Or is it successful because of its philosophical beliefs about how we should interact?

    Somehow through the ages, the powerful practical words of Jesus have survived the abuse of popes and preachers. These words take the form of a philosophical idealism. They have been the engine of progress in the West. This engine of progress is a set of ideals. They are: live with hope – life is sacred – love your neighbor – seek the truth – forgive – and extend grace to all.

    One does not have to be a religious Christian to practice these ideals. It can be stated that most people who live in the West are idealistic philosophical Christians.

    Peace --- Art

    p.s. This is not a put down of the Christian religion or people of faith.
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  245. Z-man says:
    @Chet Roman
    The Lobby continues to strengthen their stranglehold on the U.S. government. Little is mentioned about Ossoff being Jewish in the special election in Georgia or that only 14% of his $23.6 million came from Georgia (most came from New York and California). 56% of Handel’s campaign funds of $4.5 million came from Georgia.

    This funding profile is similar to Rahm Emanuel’s reelection campaign when most of his funds also came from California and New York. While AIPAC itself isn’t the primary source of funding politicians, their primary duty is to notify the tens of thousands of their members and the members of 51 sub-organizations of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations who they should be contributing to.

    Some other poser… err I mean poster wrote that Cabalist contributions to political campaigns are insignificant compared to corporate and other special interests. That’s such a load of BS as the influential, in even all those diverse interest groups, are dominated by the chosen ones. And the biggest amount of political money from the chosen ones comes by many other means including substantial amounts from hedge funds and other ‘non governmental entities’ WHICH ARE ALL RUN AND FUNDED BY ‘THEM’!
    Enough already! (Sigh) (Grin)

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  246. geokat62 says:
    @Incitatus
    “Disagree [Iraq ‘03 would never have happened without GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc]. These names are meaningless to me. Replace them with any other goyim names and the result would have been the same.”

    Really? Show us Neocon, Jewish or Israeli mobilization and attack order(s) conveyed directly to US and UK troops. “Goyim” are mindless automatons? Don’t think so. Each of us is responsible for our action. No escape, no excuse. GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. gave the orders.

    “the vast amount of funds required to mount a modern-day (re)election...

    Israeli-centric funding, though important in a few races (Cotton, Royce?), is dwarfed by finance, insurance, real estate, defense industry, unions, NEA, NRA, etc. Israel is small change when compared with Dodd-Frank repeal or sustaining the mortgage-interest deduction. The sad fact? When government’s for sale, there’s no shortage of bidders. http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/summ.php?disp=O

    “It’s not so much about dwelling in the past as it is about making people aware of the damage...”

    Doubt Americans care. Wish they did. Especially having seen refugee camps in Jordan ‘76-81. Some of us spoke out, never loud enough. That ship sailed. Now we’re in a world of “most beautiful” chocolate cake campaign promise reversals and (equally depressing) opposition that whines “deplorables.” Kinda like choosing between ‘Jersey Shore’ and ‘Keeping Up with the Kardasians’ for political leadership. Blessed by unprecedented media profits for vacuous factionalism and inflated controversy.

    With respect Geo, you’re dwelling in the past. You want your pound of flesh. Can’t blame you. Felt much the same way for years. Now? I’d be satisfied with an end to the killing, weapons sales, phoney news, diplomatic pantomime, etc. What’s your vision of the future after the magic ‘rebalancing’? How do you think we’ll get there? I’m all ears.

    “Bottom line: So, which side are you on...?”

    I’m not on any “side.” I believe many US reforms are long overdue:

    • Limit campaign duration to six months;
    • Public campaign funding for candidates qualified by primary, grassroots (petition) support;
    • Ban all private money in politics; No PACs, No dark money;
    • Televised debates for qualified candidates sponsored as a condition of broadcast licenses;
    • Invite new alternatives to the two-faced Rep-Dem party now in power;
    • Full exposure of voting records on a prompt, easily accessed basis;
    • AIPAC and similar lobbyists should register as foreign agents without tax exemptions;
    • Think tanks should lose all tax exemptions (most are lobbyists masquerading as educators);
    • Prohibit all weapons sales in and transshipments to all ME nations;
    • End all free weapons given Israel, Egypt, etc (they’re subsidies to US defense contractors);
    • Support local Syrian refugee safe havens (they are the next generation) and their return to normalcy.

    Suggestions on Israel and the Palestinians - see my 6Sep16 response (#264) to alexander (#248) - http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/the-obstacle-to-peace/#comment-1555931

    “...do you believe those of us who call for this rebalancing are “Jew-haters”?”

    Not necessarily. Some are. Matters little to me as a Christian (sorry Art). But, then, as a most imperfect Christian, it does matter.

    We’ve discussed this before. Singling out scapegoats from many guilty of similar behavior is a path antithetical. Join a mob and hang your neighbor? Don’t be surprised to end up at the wrong end of a rope.

    No escape, no excuse. GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. gave the orders.

    My point is that GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant are akin to the supporting characters Big Tony/Little Tony in the movie Casino Jack and The Lobby is Jack Abramoff, the eminence grise.

    Here’s a previous comment of mine:

    Perhaps an analogy may be useful here. Have you seen the movie Casino Jack? It’s a story about the life of the infamous influence pedlar, Jack Abramoff. IIRC, the movie starts out with a scene where two guys pull up to another car waiting at an intersection and proceed to pump him [the rightful owner of the casino] full of bullets. The two men, named Big Tony and Little Tony were later arrested and served a prison sentence, after being convicted. What we discover a little later is that Jack A and his partner were the ones who had put out the contract for this killing.

    So who would you say bears primary responsibility in this instance: the two schmucks who pulled the trigger, or JA and his partner, who were the eminence grise behind the scenes?

    The same principle applies to the invasion of Iraq. While it’s true that Bush and Cheney ordered the invasion, the neocons/Israel firsters and other members of the Lobby were the real eminence grise behind the scenes.

    It seems to me you prefer to pin the blame on Big Tony/Little Tony, instead of the eminence grise.

    Israel is small change…

    Small change? What say you about these statistics regarding campaign contributions:

    The reason for such intense scrutiny is the outsize contributions of Jewish donors to US political campaigns, with Jewish donors contributing a whopping 50% of funds received by the Democratic Party and 25% to the Republican Party, Troy says.

    http://m.jpost.com/US-Elections/US-Jews-contribute-half-of-all-donations-to-the-Democratic-party-468774

    Or these stats published by the Forward:

    Who the Jewish Billionaires Are Backing for 2016

    A quick look at the list of top political donors for 2014 reveals a striking fact: At least a third of the most generous 50 mega-givers were Jewish. In fact, contributions from Jewish billionaires and multi-millionaires dominated the top 10 spots on the list.

    Striking, yet unsurprising.

    Political activists have known for years that members of the Jewish community are over-represented in the field of political contributions.

    And now, with the 2016 election cycle beginning to warm up, these Jewish donors are on the minds of all prospective candidates.

    The 2014 list represents donors who were active between presidential election cycles. Some gave directly to parties, or candidates, but most of the money went to Super PACs, the main cash vehicle that will oil the wheels of the 2016 presidential campaign.

    On the Democratic side, donors are taking a more relaxed approach. With Hillary Rodham Clinton dominating the field, most donors are saving their cash gifts for the actual presidential race.

    Clinton comes with her own rolodex of major Jewish donors, many of whom funded her 2000 Senate race and her unsuccessful 2008 presidential bid. Haim Saban, the Hollywood cartoon billionaire, is their poster child — a devoted backer who has given millions throughout the years and has become part of the Clintons’ inner circle. Saban is not featured on the top 2014 donor list, but all Democratic activists contacted by the Forward mention his name on the top of their 2016 list.

    But Clinton will also have to win over party donors who backed Barack Obama in his race against her in 2008. Some of them have frowned at her positions as too mainstream for their progressive tastes. Film and music industry mogul David Geffen, for example, took a harsh tone against Clinton during the Obama years, but has now returned to base, promising his unequivocal support.

    For Republicans, the race for donors is in full force, with Jewish political contributors in front row seats.

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio has locked in top Jewish donor Norman Braman, who has reportedly agreed to spend $10-15 million to make sure Rubio is the next GOP presidential candidate. Braman is an example of a new type of Jewish Republican donor, moving from a generous contributor to a mega-donor, one whose early multi-million dollar pledge makes him a top player.

    Other candidates are still hoping to secure support from major funders. All eyes are set on New York hedge fund manager Paul Singer, one of the GOP’s leading contributors who has thrown a fundraiser for Rubio but not yet committed to help him. And, of course, the top prize — Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who has shown he will use his fortune to support his candidates massively.

    Some megaodonors have already made their mark as top tier contributors, while others, like Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, still on the sidelines, are viewed by party insiders as potentially ready to upgrade their status from “major” to “mega” donor, a move that requires adding at least one zero to their total contributions.

    http://forward.com/news/national/308582/who-the-jewish-billionaires-are-backing-in-2016/

    Small change, indeed.

    With respect Geo, you’re dwelling in the past. You want your pound of flesh.

    After accusing me of living in the past and having shylockian motives, you fail to recognize that I myself have repeatedly provided a number of suggestions to achieve a rebalancing:

    I say people of the US need to take a page from the people of the Phillipines when they exercised “People Power” and marched on the palace of president Ferdinand Marcos demanding his resignation. Or the people of the former soviet republics who rallied together demanding an end to authoritarian rule.

    The American people need to organize a million man march on Washington DC demanding their liberation from Zionist rule.

    And they should all carry placards [demanding their representatives implement] the following proposals for ending Zionist rule:

    1. public money for public elections
    2. all foreign agents must register under FARA
    3. no more wars for Israel
    4. end the occupation, now
    5. the perpetrators of the illegal invasion of Iraq, Libya, and the destruction of Syria must be brought to justice
    6. the perpetrators of torture must be brought to justice
    7. no dual citizens in positions of high office
    8. Israel must become a signatory of the NPT
    9. no more tribute paid to Israel
    10. no more UN vetoes for Israel

    Singling out scapegoats from many guilty of similar behavior is a path antithetical.

    So, Incitatus, do you believe Mearsheimer and Walt were singling out scapegoats in their book, The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy?

    Join a mob and hang your neighbor? Don’t be surprised to end up at the wrong end of a rope.

    I’m talking about rebalancing and you’re talking about lynching. We must be on different wavelengths.

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    Interesting post, geo. Many issues, complicated subjects.

    “While it’s true that Bush and Cheney ordered the [Iraq ‘03] invasion, the neocons/Israel firsters and other members of the Lobby were the real eminence grise behind the scenes.”

    Bush, Cheney, Rummey, Rice, Tenant et. al. were just dumb trigger men? Bought and paid for under contract? Too many mob movies? Jean Edward Smith’s ‘Bush’ might sway your opinion. GWB genuinely convinced himself it was holy. Coincidence KBR (Cheney’s old firm) walked away from Iraq the biggest winner ($39 billion)?

    Neocons, AIPAC, and Israel were very helpful, but they were also long hopeful someone else (the US) would neuter Iran, Syria, etc. Their experience in Lebanon hadn’t turned out well. Many others sold Iraq ‘02-03. Woolsey, Gingrich, DeLay, Ashcroft, Rice, Cheney, Gingrich, Rice, Falwell, Graham, Robertson, etc. Let alone eager media impresarios of ‘shock and awe.’

    BUT. They didn’t pull the trigger. Nor did most take an oath of office to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America.”

    “...who would you say bears primary responsibility...”

    They all do. Neocons for crimes against peace; GW Bush admin for same plus launching aggressive war, torture, etc. Let’s have a million man march for indictments and trials.

    OK. Where are we? Campaign funding - what you might term the contract pay off .

    “... Jewish donors contributing a whopping 50% of funds received by the Democratic Party and 25% to the Republican Party, Troy says
     
    ”Astonishing! Miss this part of the article:

    “In addition, Troy says despite perceptions that Jews vote for Jewish interests, in particular for Israel’s interests, “American Jews are more pro-choice than pro-Israel when voting.””

    “This does not mean to say they are not pro-Israel, but rather that the intensity of commitment to pro-freedom, liberal ideas is more intense than the commitment to Israel, he says, adding that according to polling data, the overwhelming majority of US Jews do not base their vote on Israeli interests.”

    “Troy also looked at what he describes as “the disproportionate frenzy surrounding the Jewish vote,” when bearing in mind that Jews comprise just 2 percent of the US electorate.”

    “Troy said that in meetings he conducted with Republican officials, they expressed surprise and bewilderment that regardless of the Republican Party’s staunch and even hawkish pro-Israel stances, the large majority of US Jews still vote for the Democratic Party.”

    “But American Jews have remained faithful to their liberal ideology, as reflected by the 78% of the Jewish vote garnered by President Barack Obama in the 2008 election when he defeated strongly pro-Israel Sen. John McCain and the 69% support he took in 2012 against former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, despite accusations against Obama regarding his dealings with Israel during his first term.”
    -http://m.jpost.com/US-Elections/US-Jews-contribute-half-of-all-donations-to-the-Democratic-party-468774
     
    Remember Mitt raising funds in Jerusalem with casino-mogul Adelson? American Jews didn’t buy it. I also recall reports most US Jews agreed with the Iran Nuclear Deal (JCPOA), putting them at odds with AIPAC, NorPAC, and the other special interest hit-groups.

    You fail to distinguish vibrant differences in the villan you protest. Some might be allies. Why not march on Washington in the name of US Jews betrayed by AIPAC vis-à-vis JCPOA? Look at Tikkun and others.

    “ At least a third of the most generous 50 mega-givers were Jewish. In fact, contributions from Jewish billionaires and multi-millionaires dominated the top 10 spots on the list...”

    Increasing income disparity (the real problem) allows corrupt funding Louis XVI would envy. Let’s do the math. “A third of the most generous 50 mega-givers” = 17 individuals? Most seem to be on record for $10-15 million. Let’s be generious, say $20 million each. That’s $340 million for all Jewish “mega-givers.” A prodigious sum to be sure.

    Know what two (2) Koch Brothers raised? $880 million for 2016. Israel is small change. Sorry.

    Other giving venues? Dark Money $308.7 million in 2012 will probably prove 10 times more for 2016 ($3 billion) when final reports are filed. Soft money - outside spending, no donor disclosure) $183.83 million+. Take a look at Top Dark Money Donors: http://www.opensecrets.org/dark-money/top-donors

    Jewish ‘mega-donors’ proudly market influence. What about those who contribute billions off-record? All thanks to ‘free-speech’ loving SCOTUS? They’re much more problematic (don’t like any of them).

    BTW ‘The Jerusalem Post’ and ‘The Forward’ are hardly dispassionate. No doubt they’d find a prideful Jewish connection to any news story (including good weather). That’s their job. No surprise they overemphasize Jewish influence to their readers. Ha’aretz is a bit better, but nobody’s perfect.

    Agree with many of your 1-10 proposals. I’d amend #3 to ‘No more wars’ (period). Add weapons embargoes (sales and shipments) to the region, to the world. Why no attention to KSA in Yemen, emerging dictatorship in Turkey, etc. Is it only Jews that matter in the UN?

    No mention of income inequity, oligarchy, health care, bank deregulation, meddling abroad, outrageous defense budgets, climate, education. ‘The Lobby’ seems your only concern. Day in, day out.

    “I say people of the US need to take a page from the people of the Phillipines...”

    Ever examine US ‘68 strikes against war? You seem inexpert in protests if you rely on the Phillipines for inspiring Americans. WDGAS.

    I’ll be blunt. Americans pay three times what other first-world nations expend for health care. Millions remain uncovered and untreated. We die earlier, have poorer health metrics, and - nonetheless - our leaders say we are the “best” and are believed. Really expect change? Now the GOP is destroying a terrible bill in the name of an even more terrible bill. Freedom seems the excuse. Freedom to die or go bankrupt. Our president has a lot of experience in the latter (as well as “most beautiful” chocolate cakes).

    And you expect Americans to rise up in the millions against Israeli lobbyists?

    Dream on. I wish it weren’t so.

    “I’m talking about rebalancing and you’re talking about lynching.”

    You’re not talking about “rebalancing.” You’re talking about a “million man march on Washington DC demanding...liberation from Zionist rule.” What then? Think Americans care about $3.8 billion/yr when their abysmal health care costs trillions?. So much that many pay thousands in premiums for coverage (given deductibles) they can’t afford to use? You zero in on AIPAC, M&W, and the lot as the font of all evil. That can lead to lynching.
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  247. Bibi’s Clowns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bf7s91wnss&feature=youtu.be
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  248. chris says:

    To suggest all those solutions is to realize they will never work. How did we get here in the first place? The only solution is to shut off Frankenstein’s battery pack.

    The constitution written to create a limited government has resulted in the biggest government in the world, the Cyclops is bankrupt and on path to destroy the world.

    What more more do you need for proof?

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  249. Incitatus says:
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    No escape, no excuse. GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant, etc. gave the orders.
     
    My point is that GW Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rummy, Tenant are akin to the supporting characters Big Tony/Little Tony in the movie Casino Jack and The Lobby is Jack Abramoff, the eminence grise.

    Here's a previous comment of mine:

    Perhaps an analogy may be useful here. Have you seen the movie Casino Jack? It’s a story about the life of the infamous influence pedlar, Jack Abramoff. IIRC, the movie starts out with a scene where two guys pull up to another car waiting at an intersection and proceed to pump him [the rightful owner of the casino] full of bullets. The two men, named Big Tony and Little Tony were later arrested and served a prison sentence, after being convicted. What we discover a little later is that Jack A and his partner were the ones who had put out the contract for this killing.

    So who would you say bears primary responsibility in this instance: the two schmucks who pulled the trigger, or JA and his partner, who were the eminence grise behind the scenes?

    The same principle applies to the invasion of Iraq. While it’s true that Bush and Cheney ordered the invasion, the neocons/Israel firsters and other members of the Lobby were the real eminence grise behind the scenes.
     
    It seems to me you prefer to pin the blame on Big Tony/Little Tony, instead of the eminence grise.

    Israel is small change...
     
    Small change? What say you about these statistics regarding campaign contributions:

    The reason for such intense scrutiny is the outsize contributions of Jewish donors to US political campaigns, with Jewish donors contributing a whopping 50% of funds received by the Democratic Party and 25% to the Republican Party, Troy says.

    http://m.jpost.com/US-Elections/US-Jews-contribute-half-of-all-donations-to-the-Democratic-party-468774
     
    Or these stats published by the Forward:

    Who the Jewish Billionaires Are Backing for 2016

    A quick look at the list of top political donors for 2014 reveals a striking fact: At least a third of the most generous 50 mega-givers were Jewish. In fact, contributions from Jewish billionaires and multi-millionaires dominated the top 10 spots on the list.

    Striking, yet unsurprising.

    Political activists have known for years that members of the Jewish community are over-represented in the field of political contributions.

    And now, with the 2016 election cycle beginning to warm up, these Jewish donors are on the minds of all prospective candidates.

    The 2014 list represents donors who were active between presidential election cycles. Some gave directly to parties, or candidates, but most of the money went to Super PACs, the main cash vehicle that will oil the wheels of the 2016 presidential campaign.

    On the Democratic side, donors are taking a more relaxed approach. With Hillary Rodham Clinton dominating the field, most donors are saving their cash gifts for the actual presidential race.

    Clinton comes with her own rolodex of major Jewish donors, many of whom funded her 2000 Senate race and her unsuccessful 2008 presidential bid. Haim Saban, the Hollywood cartoon billionaire, is their poster child — a devoted backer who has given millions throughout the years and has become part of the Clintons’ inner circle. Saban is not featured on the top 2014 donor list, but all Democratic activists contacted by the Forward mention his name on the top of their 2016 list.

    But Clinton will also have to win over party donors who backed Barack Obama in his race against her in 2008. Some of them have frowned at her positions as too mainstream for their progressive tastes. Film and music industry mogul David Geffen, for example, took a harsh tone against Clinton during the Obama years, but has now returned to base, promising his unequivocal support.

    For Republicans, the race for donors is in full force, with Jewish political contributors in front row seats.

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio has locked in top Jewish donor Norman Braman, who has reportedly agreed to spend $10-15 million to make sure Rubio is the next GOP presidential candidate. Braman is an example of a new type of Jewish Republican donor, moving from a generous contributor to a mega-donor, one whose early multi-million dollar pledge makes him a top player.

    Other candidates are still hoping to secure support from major funders. All eyes are set on New York hedge fund manager Paul Singer, one of the GOP’s leading contributors who has thrown a fundraiser for Rubio but not yet committed to help him. And, of course, the top prize — Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who has shown he will use his fortune to support his candidates massively.

    Some megaodonors have already made their mark as top tier contributors, while others, like Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, still on the sidelines, are viewed by party insiders as potentially ready to upgrade their status from “major” to “mega” donor, a move that requires adding at least one zero to their total contributions.

    http://forward.com/news/national/308582/who-the-jewish-billionaires-are-backing-in-2016/
     
    Small change, indeed.

    With respect Geo, you’re dwelling in the past. You want your pound of flesh.
     
    After accusing me of living in the past and having shylockian motives, you fail to recognize that I myself have repeatedly provided a number of suggestions to achieve a rebalancing:

    I say people of the US need to take a page from the people of the Phillipines when they exercised “People Power” and marched on the palace of president Ferdinand Marcos demanding his resignation. Or the people of the former soviet republics who rallied together demanding an end to authoritarian rule.

    The American people need to organize a million man march on Washington DC demanding their liberation from Zionist rule.

    And they should all carry placards [demanding their representatives implement] the following proposals for ending Zionist rule:

    1. public money for public elections
    2. all foreign agents must register under FARA
    3. no more wars for Israel
    4. end the occupation, now
    5. the perpetrators of the illegal invasion of Iraq, Libya, and the destruction of Syria must be brought to justice
    6. the perpetrators of torture must be brought to justice
    7. no dual citizens in positions of high office
    8. Israel must become a signatory of the NPT
    9. no more tribute paid to Israel
    10. no more UN vetoes for Israel
     

    Singling out scapegoats from many guilty of similar behavior is a path antithetical.
     
    So, Incitatus, do you believe Mearsheimer and Walt were singling out scapegoats in their book, The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy?

    Join a mob and hang your neighbor? Don’t be surprised to end up at the wrong end of a rope.
     
    I'm talking about rebalancing and you're talking about lynching. We must be on different wavelengths.

    Interesting post, geo. Many issues, complicated subjects.

    “While it’s true that Bush and Cheney ordered the [Iraq ‘03] invasion, the neocons/Israel firsters and other members of the Lobby were the real eminence grise behind the scenes.”

    Bush, Cheney, Rummey, Rice, Tenant et. al. were just dumb trigger men? Bought and paid for under contract? Too many mob movies? Jean Edward Smith’s ‘Bush’ might sway your opinion. GWB genuinely convinced himself it was holy. Coincidence KBR (Cheney’s old firm) walked away from Iraq the biggest winner ($39 billion)?

    Neocons, AIPAC, and Israel were very helpful, but they were also long hopeful someone else (the US) would neuter Iran, Syria, etc. Their experience in Lebanon hadn’t turned out well. Many others sold Iraq ‘02-03. Woolsey, Gingrich, DeLay, Ashcroft, Rice, Cheney, Gingrich, Rice, Falwell, Graham, Robertson, etc. Let alone eager media impresarios of ‘shock and awe.’

    BUT. They didn’t pull the trigger. Nor did most take an oath of office to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America.”

    “…who would you say bears primary responsibility…”

    They all do. Neocons for crimes against peace; GW Bush admin for same plus launching aggressive war, torture, etc. Let’s have a million man march for indictments and trials.

    OK. Where are we? Campaign funding – what you might term the contract pay off .

    “… Jewish donors contributing a whopping 50% of funds received by the Democratic Party and 25% to the Republican Party, Troy says

    ”Astonishing! Miss this part of the article:

    “In addition, Troy says despite perceptions that Jews vote for Jewish interests, in particular for Israel’s interests, “American Jews are more pro-choice than pro-Israel when voting.””

    “This does not mean to say they are not pro-Israel, but rather that the intensity of commitment to pro-freedom, liberal ideas is more intense than the commitment to Israel, he says, adding that according to polling data, the overwhelming majority of US Jews do not base their vote on Israeli interests.”

    “Troy also looked at what he describes as “the disproportionate frenzy surrounding the Jewish vote,” when bearing in mind that Jews comprise just 2 percent of the US electorate.”

    “Troy said that in meetings he conducted with Republican officials, they expressed surprise and bewilderment that regardless of the Republican Party’s staunch and even hawkish pro-Israel stances, the large majority of US Jews still vote for the Democratic Party.”

    “But American Jews have remained faithful to their liberal ideology, as reflected by the 78% of the Jewish vote garnered by President Barack Obama in the 2008 election when he defeated strongly pro-Israel Sen. John McCain and the 69% support he took in 2012 against former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, despite accusations against Obama regarding his dealings with Israel during his first term.”
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