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June 12, 2019

Roller Coaster Pre-Election Ride Begins

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Where to start, why not with the good, the bad and the beautiful. The good is easy but also will prove difficult to mediate. The good comes from the United Right’s current number two, Bezalel Smotrich, who has spoken the truth which the vast majority of the religious right pray for at services every day, that Israel live and keep the Torah and its commandments throughout the land. This does not mean what the media paints it to mean, as it does not demand anything from anyone who is not Jewish. They are only requested to follow the Noahic Code with seven laws. The Jews, on the other hand, have a mere six-hundred-thirteen laws in Torah. Somewhere over one-third of these refer to the service of the Cohanim and the Levites and their duties and expectations serving in the Temple. We do not currently have a Temple nor has any government Minister really pursued such a venture in the Knesset, thus it is not on the drawing boards, not in the planning stage and likely nowhere on the horizon. This means that these laws will have to await the people of Israel demanding the Temple be built, something prayed for every morning, afternoon and evening but not expected any time too soon. The rest of the laws are largely basic decency, common sense and the dietary laws of Kashrut. The majority of grocery stores sell only kosher food and are certified to have taken out the appropriate tithes and everything meets the high standards of the law. Restaurants are a separate issue but there are sufficient kosher restaurants even including some fast food establishments. What may amaze many people is that it may be likely, unless your favorite lunch location is not kosher, that the vast majority of people, Jews and non-Jews alike, probably lead lives that, outside of prayers they may ignore saying, are close to or within the demands of Torah. So, when Bezalel Smotrich spoke of his desire for Israel to become a nation whose laws and people kept to the Torah, he was speaking of a desire held by many and not transgressed by more than most might believe. He could just as easily spoken of the desire for the coming of the Mashiach, and we bet that would have drawn just as much scorn from any in the left-wing media, unfortunately that is the majority of the media. Their scare mongering will dredge up more hatred and mistrust between the people which is their intent. But speaking of such desire for Israel to become a Torah observant society is a very nice though and natural desire for the religious Zionist as well as other observant groups such as the Haredi. Nobody would even think twice had a Haredi leader made the same statement as that is acceptable from them as their voters mostly do not include the secular community. The entire flap over this was due to the attempt by the media to frighten the secular community, specifically the secular Zionists, into fearing the religious right parties over an event which was far more innocent than portrayed. Hopefully, the media feeding frenzy will be seen for what it was, an attempt at voter manipulation. It is really sad that the media here in Israel resorts to such tactics, but they will do whatever it takes to try and push the voting public into electing a left-leaning government.

 

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The bad is an internal desire which was expressed largely within the Blue White Party but which did receive some mention by the media. This was a request, perhaps a demand, for Yair Lapid to lay low and quiet over his otherwise normal denunciation of the Haredi community. Are some of the views expressed by Yair Lapid accurate and in need of a solution? The answer is of course some of these complaints necessary, but his solutions would actually be detrimental to the desires he expresses. The Haredi community are people, believe it or not, people just like all other people. As a normal community, they will adapt to changing needs and other factors at their own speed. On the other hand, if such a community believes they are being pressured, pushed and manipulated to change, they will resist such change just because people resent being pushed into change. What Yair Lapid is ignoring is simply because his vision is clouded by his personal apparent dislike for the Haredi community and their favored treatment due them legally under laws and appropriations made by the Knesset. Part of their favored treatment comes due to their guaranteed number of Ministerial positions they receive in every election from a devoted and unified community. The thing is some Haredi are already voting outside their dedicated voting bloc. This makes them what are called king makers as their bloc is necessary to reach the sixty-one mandates to form a coalition whether that coalition is left-wing or right-wing. Due to their crucial voting bloc, the Haredi will receive an identical set of concessions from either side, over the tantrum which would likely be thrown (in private) by Yair Lapid. The demand that his Blue White Party run with part of their platform for the forcing of the Haredi to allow more of their youth to be drafted for IDF service and their being coerced into joining the workforce in larger numbers would be a guarantee to never have the Haredi join them in a coalition. Their insistence that Yair Lapid tone down his Haredi rants is a purely political measure as they know that if they would ever be chosen to form a coalition, they would absolutely be required to include the Haredi parties.

 

Ayelet Shaked

Ayelet Shaked

 

The beautiful is easy as former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (pictured above) has made a semi-official announcement that she will be running for a position in the Knesset in the coming September elections. This semi-announcement about her return left out one important item; she forgot to mention exactly which party she intended to make her run with and what position she wished to take in their list. There have been those claiming she will be part of the Likud Party and others have called for her to replace Rafi Peretz at the top of the United Right Party list. Which one is the most likely? Well, I have doubts that she will replace Rafi Peretz at the top of the list with the United Right and Bibi Netanyahu has stated that he is not considering inviting Ayelet Shaked into the fold with Likud. So, where does this leave Ms. Shaked now as the leader of one list is not expecting to be replaced and the head of the other party simply is not interested in having her join the party. Perhaps we can find a small hint from her statements at the small ceremony given when she left the Justice Ministry. One of her comments was that she expects to return to the Justice Ministry. The interesting thing about her desire to return to the Justice Ministry does not require that she head any party’s list. She was not the leader of Jewish Home when she received the Justice Minister posting. She was number two behind Naftali Bennett. She was the number two behind Naftali Bennett on the list for the New Right Party which she and Naftali Bennett founded right before the last elections where that party did not quite pass threshold to make it into the Knesset. When Bibi Netanyahu was unable to reach an amicable agreement with Avigdor Lieberman who was making the same demands which he had pressed leading to the call for new elections in the first place, that situation is most likely not going to change with Avigdor Lieberman which means that should Bibi Netanyahu be tapped again, he will be relying on the right-wing, religious and, of course, religious Zionist parties. The good news for these elections is that such is very probably what will happen as long as the Haredi Parties also join the government coalition, something which is largely expected. So, the situation with Ayelet Shaked will depend on which party’s list she lands within. We can probably safely bet that she will not be placed atop of either Likud or United Right. There is still the possibility that she will remain with Naftali Bennett if the New Right is reformed for another attempt to pass the threshold this time around.

 

We can provide some free advice for Naftali Bennett, if he reforms the New Right, he should place Ayelet Shaked in the number one slot and take the second slot himself which would be more probable to put them over the threshold. There is one item which is the biggest guarantor of failure in politics such as in other professions, that is an overly inflated ego believing that they are the answer that the people are craving and if only you present yourself then they will flock to your banner. When you are Bibi Netanyahu and have been Prime Minister for the past decade and lead the strongest party, or at worst the second leading party, and may become the longest serving Prime Minister by the time of the coming elections, then you can have such an ego. No, we are not claiming that Bibi has an over-inflated ego. This is about all the actual excitement we have seen over the coming elections in Israel. More over the weeks to come and perhaps things will heat up. We can tell that the Blue White Party is confident that they should receive the nod from President Reuven Rivlin to form the next coalition. They are confident that with the Haredi Parties they will be able to form a coalition. There may be some questions as to this confidence. The Labor Party is in a tailspin and hoping primary elections for what they hope, and as Avi Gabay has decided that he will resign from leading the party and dropped from the primary list, will be a new leader as the latest polls showed that the Labor Party, the party which led Israeli politics for decades until 1979 when they lost the coalition making position, was not polling sufficient to pass threshold. Labor has also sought to join another party as a joint list, either Blue White, Meretz or another left-wing party but they have not had any takers as of yet. As the elections grow closer, they will have a better chance for this alternative. But with the left polling lower and lower, there may be doubts about the optimism of the Blue White Party. We will try and find more fun things concerning the September 17th elections in future articles.

 

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April 29, 2019

Poway California Synagogue Shooting and Other Hot Topics

 

Here we are once more with a Synagogue being attacked with the shooting taking at least one life. The media will play this horrific episodic hate the full coverage as the perpetrator is apparently an alt-right White Supremacist. The condemnations will come from all corners with much of the media attempting to link this shooting with Trump. The logic is that those on the right are all exactly identical in their beliefs, politics and thoughts. To the leftist media, President Trump is conservative and nationalist and these alt-right hatemongers are presumed to be conservative and are nationalist, thus they are identical. This breaks down exceedingly quickly once people take the time to think. Many on the alt-right favor a fascist dictatorial government while President Trump supports a Constitutional Democratic Republic. These are definitive and separate ends that these groups seek and there can be no overlap between them. The White Supremacists desire doing away with the Constitution and its guarantees and giving out selective citizenship excluding most, if not all, minorities, this would definitely include Jews, and allowing only those who agreed with them completely any real rights under the law. Should the government ever be taken over by these groups, the United States would be over. If these White Supremacists are such a great problem, why are most of the public comfortable in that they hold no power. Perhaps this is due to their percentages of the population are in the single digits and in some states near to nonexistent. The alt-right have no political power throughout most of the United States and the majority are already known to law enforcement officials at multiple levels. But, so very unfortunately, one or two of these crazies perpetrate horrific crimes such as the Squirrel Hill Synagogue shooting of October 27, 2018, and now, a mere six months later, the Poway California Synagogue shooting. The only fortunate thing from this latest criminal attack upon Jews at worship was that the congregation reacted to prevent further casualties. Their threat of force against the shooter sent him cowering and fleeing as soon as he realized there was going to be resistance. According to officials, the suspect is a nineteen-year-old adult white male from San Diego. Initially, he fled the scene, but later surrendered to police.

 

Chabad of Poway Synagogue

Chabad of Poway Synagogue

 

But if it is as the facts point out, that the numbers of white supremacists, Nazis in particular along with other anti-Semites on the alt-right, have been steadily decreasing, how can it be the anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic acts have been steadily rising? The most obvious answer is that there must be another source of anti-Semitism which is rising precipitously. One of the first hints as to the source of this growing anti-Semitism is that it is found to be quite prevalent on the nation’s college campuses. Some have even struck into the mainstream media. Our first example was from before the armed assault on the Poway synagogue, the international edition of the New York Times ran a cartoon depicting a blind Trump wearing a yarmulke being taken for a walk by a dog sporting a Star of David. If this cartoon does not reek of the anti-Semitic trope that the Jews or Israel controls the United States, in this case the American President. But what about biases from other angles which refuse to report news which would favor Israel as it would depict a Palestinian as wanting to commit terrorism within the United States.

 

There was a report in American newspapers this week, where you saw headlines such as, “Wisconsin Mom Accused of Spreading Support for ISIS” to “Wisconsin Mother of Seven Charged with Trying to Recruit for ISIS” and “Wisconsin Woman Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges.” We found these reports and more which we will allude to from an Israeli editorial titled, “Just don’t call her a Palestinian Arab! US media plays a game” by Stephen M. Flatow. There was a secret the media did not see fit to share with the American public and the world about this energetic mother, Waheba Issa Dai. For example, NBC News.com didn’t even mention that she was born in Jerusalem while the New York Times and the British Daily Mail went so far as to transpose this Palestinian Arab born in Jerusalem into being born in Israel. Could this mean that the media has realized that Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel and not contested lands? Not a chance as they will be declaring that eastern Jerusalem must be made Jew free and become the capital of historic Palestine which is a KGB invention by which the Arabs would be better able to victimize the Jews. Why would the media go so far around the truth when an Arab Palestinian was recruiting for the Islamic State while planning for a high casualty attack in the United States for which she was reportedly manufacturing biological weapons in her home. Perhaps they figured that the average American or citizen of the world would automatically know from her name, Waheba Issa Dai, everything about her origins, nationality (claimed and actual), along with virtually every other particular which they decided was not necessary to report. Imagine if it was someone who actually was an Israeli and not a Palestinian Arab who was doing such activities. You would know everything including interviews with neighbors from the old community down to whether they served in the IDF and every other extraneous fact they could glean.

 

The new anti-Semitism has nothing similar with the historic, classic anti-Semitism of generations ago; today anti-Semitism is most often expressed as anti-Zionism and anti-Israelism and these slurs are used to incorporate all Jews who are unwilling to expressly denigrate and condemn everything about Israel and to become their Jew vanguard behind which they crouch ready to devour any Israel supporter, Jewish or otherwise. For a Jew to be innocent of being part of the Israel conspiracy, which is defined as the Jews of the world having their dual-loyalty and working undercover to control the world and every nation where they reside, they must accept the BDS Movement and support SJP. Jews are providing organizations which Jews are able to join with other Jews for the expressed purpose of supporting every anti-Israel protest, sign every anti-Israel petition, produce their own versions of anti-Israel literature, editorials, letters to the editor and comments on social media. These Jews have lavished praise showered upon them by most of the media, the Arab driven anti-Israel often terror-tied groups, anti-Semites everywhere pointing to them as the good Jews and even the alt-right use them for cover for their hatred of Israel because of its Jewish nature. All of these are very active on the American college scene and are influencing the future leaders of America and Europe. You do not have to scour the news for examples as three were recently elected to the House of Representatives and two of them have been quite vocal and quotable, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar.

 

All of this hatred against Israel and its infection of the colleges and universities where the future leadership arises is troubling to say the least. Many claim that the main place which will face a troubling future due to these changes is Israel. Unfortunately for many nations of the world, Israel will be affected largely by having the vast majority of world Jewry coming home to a warm and gratifying welcome. Israel, people claim, is too small to accommodate a doubling of the population from a mass emigration of the world’s Jews making Aliyah. There are two problems with their claims, one is that we are probably at best talking half or possibly as high as three-fifths of the world’s Jews coming home as the remainder will remain blind to what is happening and believe that they are amongst the good Jews who are safe. In the end, there are no good Jews and their safety will dissipate in an instant and they will be shocked by the ensuing events; and two, Israel has one third of the country sparsely populated just waiting for Jews to come and transform the southern regions of the Negev Dessert into something unimaginable until it has been completed. Some see a new high-tech center where every form of advanced research and production will take place and lead Israel into the brightest of futures along with those nations who are not taken over by an anti-Semitic rage. It will be the nations where these anti-Semitic haters of Israel and Jews become the ruling elite as once they have the power to execute a transformation to a new system of governance and laws by enacting Sharia instead of the Constitution, Magna Carta, the latest French Republic (currently on number five but who knows when six will be required) and the governing laws and jurisprudence and laws of the land of others as well.

 

As we reported yesterday, there may be an inevitable clash brewing in the Middle East which will be largely about, you guessed it, oil. The United States, more accurately President Trump, is poised to end the waivers granted to numerous Asian states which imported a fair amount of their oil from Iran. The United States and the Gulf Nations are stepping up production to meet these nations’ needs but Iran receives forty-percent of their annual revenue from their oil sales. Preventing the sale of Iranian oil has always been a red line with Iran though President Trump will likely point out he is not banning their selling their oil, just warning that doing so comes at a cost. If the world prefers doing business with the United States over buying Iranian oil, then that is their choice. Such will not sit well with the Mullahs of Iran, many of which have been itching for a fight with both the United States and Israel. Yes, should a shooting war erupt over the Strait of Hormuz and potentially the Bab-el-Mandeb where the Red Sea exits past Yemen at this choke-point, perhaps that is the reason for having one aircraft carrier stationed on the Mediterranean side of that waterway. Such an outbreak will be sold by many on the left as President Trump fighting this war for Israel claiming that Iran has never done anything to America. Well, perhaps the validity of that claim needs some inspection.

 

We will start this review looking at the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings in which caused the deaths of three-hundred-five victims constituting two-hundred-forty-one United States military personnel, fifty-eight French military personnel and six civilians while destroying United States Marine Corps barracks at the Beirut Airport along with the Ramlet al Baida in Beirut where the French troops were billeted. The 1998 United States Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania have also been linked and attributed to sources within the Iranian government. Both Iran and Sudan have been found to be complicit in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole docked in Yemen for refueling at the time of the attack. Iran has been supporting the revolution by the Houthis in Yemen as part of their efforts to surround Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States with the intent of eventual conquest. It has been brought to light that the 2003 United States Riyadh Compound bombings were planned and trained in Iran and received Iranian assistance as well as protection. Iran is thought to have provided aid for the Taliban against American forces. Please allow us one last mention, the 2011–12 Strait of Hormuz dispute which included at least one American vessel being struck by a mine and the ensuing naval battle between American naval forces and Iranian naval forces. This one-day battle was dubbed Operation Praying Mantis by the United States launched in retaliation for the mining of the USS Samuel B. Roberts resulted in American units sinking one Islamic Republic of Iran Naval frigate, one gunboat, and as many as six armed speedboats and seriously damaging a second frigate. These are just some of the altercations between the two nations since the 1979 takeover of Iran by the Grand Ayatollah and new Supreme Leader of Iran Sayyid Ruhollah Mūsavi Khomeini.

 

The only reason that Israel could become involved in such an altercation simply rides on the fact that the Iranian leadership has stated emphatically that any attack by any forces from the Western world will result in Iran immediately loosing attacks upon Israel. Their logic is that the only reason any nation would take up arms against Iran would be due to the Israeli and Jewish ability to have other nations fight her wars. Israel has never threatened to enter into armed conflict with Iran. The reason Iran makes this threat is because they believe it would make a difference in the plans by the United States or other Western nation as they would be concerned for Israel. That is not of any real importance to the United States or others as they would leave any attacks upon Israel up to Israel to defend against and take whatever required steps may be deemed necessary. If the past is any way of measuring the future, Israel was specifically ordered to stand down during the two Iraq wars as a means of not forcing the Arab allies from removing their support. Israel was attacked by Saddam Hussein’s forces as they launched a series of Scud missiles in the direction of Israel. Israeli sources reported that eight Scud missiles had landed within Israeli territory, three in Tel Aviv, one in Haifa, three in largely unpopulated areas in remote regions and one in an unknown location. What any future Middle East conflict will take is anybody’s guess but one thing will probably be true in such a conflict, the Americans and any European allies will insist Israel do their best to intercept incoming missiles but to leave all military actions to the allies, especially if they have Arab allies. The one Arab ally which America can depend upon other than Israel is Saudi Arabia. The problem with any altercations breaking out between Iran and the United States is that Iran currently commands the areas not only of Iran but of Iraq, Lebanon, most of Syria as well as good relations with the rebel forces in Yemen who control much of that nation and with the Sudan. This is an area almost equal in size to the United States and does not include the Hezballah camps such as the one in the South American three borders region. These truths in the world and the media will continue to stress the story-line that all anti-Semitism comes from the alt-right which they link to President Trump despite all evidence to the contrary even to include the alt-right denouncing virtually everything President Trump has done which benefits Israel.

 

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March 12, 2019

Watchwords of a Leftist are Racist and Fascist

 

It is so easy to tell when somebody is suggesting concepts, laws or ideas where government power is reduced, private rights extended and the “deep state” has a tooth pulled, the person or group engaged in such tactics will invariably be called either a racist or a fascist if not both. These words are used as a rallying cry to engage the intersectionality engine so as to get all the other support groups to circle the wagons around their target and all engage their chosen chant pointing at their now vastly outnumbered victim while the words “racist” and “fascist” ring in their ears. The circled wagons are almost always a sign for the media to gather and quote the chanters in their articles making sure to emphasize that this capitalist or libertarian individual who believes in the rights of the individual over the rights of the collective has for now and evermore been labeled either a “racist” or “fascist” or received the worst charge, a racist fascist. There are so few other accusations which get broader use than racist and fascist, despite the fact that the people being harangued often are anything but what they are accused in order to dismiss their position out of hand. What need be understood is that “racist” and “fascist” are utilized instead of mounting a cogent argument proving that the leftist concept is superior, instead they simply label the person and all they stated as racist or fascist and that dismisses their ideas. Why bother with tedious arguments proving your point and ideas are superior, you are already convinced your ideas are superior and thus any other position is racist or fascist.

 

Living on the left is an easy place to reside. Mostly, nobody calls you out and there are very few rules by which one must live. Once you have mastered intersectionality, which we discussed here as well as here, you then have a guideline of the acceptable causes and the remainder are fascist and racist by definition. The basis for being accepted on the left is to support every protest with equal enthusiasm even should you have no idea what the protest is demanding. The only other item is that you never condemn or criticize any of the other leftist causes included as part of intersectionality and you never ever support those causes which are on the short list of items which are forbidden. These include anything to do with securing the borders, forcing a path to work from welfare or limitations on how long one is allowed to collect government benefits and the most stringent rule is Israel is an evil, apartheid, racist and fascist enterprise to be reviled and anybody who supports Israel is to be driven from the ranks as they are unacceptable. Another item which must always be remembered is that criticism of Israel is always valid by definition and has absolutely nothing to do with anti-Semitism. You can demand that Israelis and their IDF meet standards which are not expected of any other nation because those Israelis, never Jews, always just Israelis though we all know we actually mean those Jews, believe and claim to be better than others, so make them prove this is so. Remember, every time the fascist and racist policies and actions of those Israelis are exposed, it is one more proof that every accusation we have made is valid. Further, anybody stupid enough to try and counter our convictions against Israel, by their actions and acts, they have proven that they are one of those Jewish supremacists who believe that the Jews stand above everyone else. Defending Israel is racist according to the leftists and their intersectionality. When the action was taken by the Israeli government, then it is not only racist, it is also another movement towards complete fascism which is how the Israelis rule their areas, just like fascists. They have elections where only Jews can vote, well, the Arabs are not permitted to vote, well, the Palestinian Arabs. They claim that they have their own government but we know the truth, that Israel rules them and will not allow them a voice because they are racists.

 

Racism is easy to find. Whenever there is a Republican in the White House, that is a racist President. If that Republican President is actually accomplishing what he set out to accomplish, then not only is the government racist, it is also fascist. When a Democrat is in the White House, then everything, no matter what they have done, is considered to be near to if not perfect. If a Democrat President is being blocked by the Congress, then the Congress is racist and using fascist principles to block the word of the people. Anyone who votes for a Republican is racist and may actually also be a fascist. If one votes for the Democrats, then they are enlightened and intelligent. Republicans are always boorish racists and strong-arming fascists. Democrats are enlightened, intelligent and sensitive to the desires of the true American people. An easy way to remember this is, Democrats equals good and Republicans are always evil.

 

This intersectionality thing is also easy to remember and works to one’s benefit. Any cause which has been accepted as meeting the qualifiers to be considered part of intersectionality must be supported by all other groups who have been accepted into intersectionality. These are easily recognized as they meet at the least much of the politics of the Democrat Party. But be wary, as there are certain protests and groups which do not meet the qualification of intersectionality and instead are bigoted, racist and very likely fascist. If you are at a protest and there are no people from the Rainbow Coalition, Boycott-Divestment-Sanction of Israel (BDS), Black Lives Matter, We Are the 99%, abortion rights activists, then you may have joined a racist, fascist and hate-filled rally. Remember, it is not about right or wrong, it is about one of us or the enemy. We on the left are wonderful, accepting, open to discussion (as long as you do not mind one talking in bromides and self-fulfilling circular reasoning), warm and only take strong stands against those things which are racist or fascist, something we allow our all-powerful and super-intelligent leadership to decide.

 

Now the Democrat Party is involved in a movement of flux, a period where changes are taking place. The new face of the Democrat Party consists of people such as Bob Bland, Linda Sarsour, Carmen Perez and Tamika Mallory on the women’s rights front, with new members of Congress backing them up consisting of but not limited to Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. (who else would top this list), Senator Bernie Sanders D-Vermont (yes, we know he was born a Jew but even Jews have their misguided idiots), Rashida Tlaib D-Mich., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez D-N.Y. (our chief editor calls her the gift which keeps on giving) and there were the standard bearers of the far left and the far right. The anti-Semites on the far right are not as dangerous as they are rejected by much of the mainstream conservatives. There are those on the left who will be shielded by the media and their fellow leftists as long as they stay away from obvious statements as have already gotten Sanders, Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortes and Omar, especially Omar, in trouble deep enough that even the media has had to call them out.

 

There are two types of far right, also known as paleo-conservatives such as Pat Buchanan, who are anti-Semites and their main difference is where they place their Jew hatred. The Nazis and allied others place the Jews at the top of their hate list with Blacks and Hispanic close behind while the KKK and their ilk place Blacks and Hispanic ahead of Jews on who to hate. The leftists are a more unique breed as they place Jews at the top of their list and anything conservative closely behind. The leftists do not hate most other groups outside of Jews and are willing to accept Jews, tentatively at that, as long as they are willing to denounce Israel and support the Arab cause against the Jews. These Jews are the useful idiots, as should these people they are aligning themselves with ever gain control over the levers of power, it will not matter if a Jew supported their hate for Israel or remained Zionist; they will at that point simply see Jews and for them Jews are to be eradicated, not just hated. Examples of anti-Semites protected by the majority of those on the left include Al Sharpton, John Lewis, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Maxine Waters, Sheila Jackson Lee, Danny Davis, Andre Carson, Cory Booker and many other members of the Black Congressional Caucus. What makes this so sad is that the Jews marched right alongside Blacks in the Civil Rights movement as they saw this as a mutual concern. That generation of Blacks who knew these Jews are no more and their next generation did not know these Jews just as the new Pharos did not know Joseph. This has led to one of the most drastic and quick turnarounds in political history as the Blacks went from joining with the Jews to being diametrically opposed to the Jews and the Jewish State. Making this turnaround even more tragic is it only occurred for one side as the Jews still support equal rights and freedom for all.

 

Thus it has become that should a Jew support Israel, they will no longer be permitted to even join protests for other communities which became so very evident at the Chicago Dyke March where LGBTQ Jews who arrived with rainbow flags with a Star of David were banned, scorned and belittle as not being true to the cause as they apparently supported the racism and fascism that is presumably Israel. Because their flags had that abhorrent Star of David, these supporters were rejected and denied the right to march for a cause which they were just as involved and ardent about as the other marchers. The problem is that they were considered to be antagonistic to the Palestinian cause and supportive of Israel. This crosses the intersectionality agreement where in order to be accepted, one must accept those causes which are acceptable to the rest of the leftists and if one should break ranks in any means, then they are no longer permitted to enjoy the right to protest which is a denial of their right to free speech.

 

Multi-Colored Flags with a Star of David

Multi-Colored Flags with a Star of David

 

If we may close speaking about Israel and the consequences of supporting her right to exist, we will appreciate such. According to the ‘Lords of Intersectionality,’ Israel must be rejected as they have determined that Israel is racist and fascist. Why is Israel racist? Well, because she refuses to permit people from a separate nation, the Arab Palestinians, to vote in their elections and to claim any and every inch of the country followed by their long awaited and desired slaughter of the Jews which will resemble, allow us to quote Azzam Pasha, Secretary-General of the Arab League who stated as the armies of six Arab nations reinforced by numerous militias organized to attack Israel on the morning Israel declared her statehood on May 15, 1948 in what the Arabs called their War of Annihilation, “It will be a war of annihilation. It will be a momentous massacre in history that will be talked about like the massacres of the Mongols or the Crusades.” This has also been phrased as the Jews ending up in the sea. It was at a speech given as part of the “>a href=https://archive.org/details/arabstatesandthe012664mbp target=blank>The Arab States And The Arab League A. Documentary Record Vol. I Constitutional Developments,” where Dr. Fadhil Jamali, Iraqi Representative to the United Nations, speaking to the Arab League, February 6, 1955, stated (direct quote is provided by Algemeiner),


I asked them (Arab League members) how Palestine was lost. It had been lost for two basic reasons: one, because we deluded ourselves by underestimating the power of our opponent and by thinking that the Jews were not powerful. The highest official in the League said that with 300 soldiers or North African Volunteers we could throw the Jews into the sea. The war started and His Excellency then said that with 3,000 North African Volunteers we could throw them into the sea. The second reason was that we thought that we were strong enough to face the world but the fact was that we did not estimate our own strength correctly. This then was the issue of Palestine. It seemed a trifling thing at the time but we did not know that behind the Jews of Palestine stood World Zionism with its resources in every major country.

 

We could easily contest the every major country part of the statement as the only nation to provide weapons which Israel desperately required in 1948 was Czechoslovakia. The commonly made statement that the United States has always stood behind Israel is patently false. This can be proven with the simple graph below which depicts the total aid given Israel by the United States by year and one can easily see that United States aid to Israel did not become a major factor until the early 1970’s. Allow us to explain the situation with Israel by a simple analogy. You receive information that there is a group of a couple hundred people in a field a mile from your house preparing to come and burn your house down. What would you do? Call the police, right. Where the police would tell you there is nothing they can do until a crime has been committed and that you can call back once they have started, you would get upset and still they would claim they will send a car by. They won’t. But these people who wish to burn your house down want to intimidate you first, so they stand surrounding your house and start throwing rocks through your windows. Now, when you call the police, they will hopefully respond. This is the case with Israel. The Arab world has wanted to burn our house down for over one-hundred years, even before we had fully moved in and declared the house ours. They had this strange habit of screaming warnings and threats and launching projectiles while massing on the Israeli borders. The police Israel calls is the IDF, and as they take orders from the people placing the call, they respond quite quickly. For some strange reason, probably we have found that when the Arabs claim they are going to come to dispossess us of our homeland and kill most if not all of us in the process, they mean it and will attack very soon. So when this happens we call the IDF, they respond, and then the media will cover the attack by Israel. Meanwhile, they had largely ignored the projectiles launched into Israel and the fields which were burned down costing farmers that year’s crop and burned down orchards which take many years to replace as well as forests and game reserves. This was not worthy of a report in much of the media. But as soon as Israel attacks, then come the headlines which tell the entire story, except the part about the past three months of rockets and other projectiles launched into Israel are in paragraph twelve of the fourteen paragraph story because research has informed the media that the third from the last paragraph is the least read in any article over eight paragraphs. Tricky, those media people, tricky they are. The last Gaza war, Operation Protective Edge it was called, before Israel attacked with ground forces, over two to three thousand rockets had been launched into Israeli cities and it was not until the daily numbers exceeded one hundred per day and Hamas and Islamic Jihad began using their largest rockets targeting Haifa, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv that Israel responded. Another misrepresentation is the media claiming that Israel sends in ground forces in order to maximize damages and casualties. The reality is exactly the opposite. Israel sends in ground forces so as to target only combatants and to minimize civilian casualties. We need to point out that the Terrorist rulers of Gaza will remove the ammunition, weapons and identifying markers from a dead terrorist and then call the media to take pictures of the latest civilians killed. If Israel so desired to minimize IDF casualties, she could sit outside Gaza and use aircraft, naval artillery, and tanks and level all of Gaza killing tens of thousands and largely not lose any IDF soldiers. Israel does not take the indiscriminant mode of simply kill everything and instead sends in ground forces who will enter buildings to assure that the target they shoot is a combatant as often the snipers force entire families to sit with them as shields.

 

United States Israel Aid (Military)

United States Israel Aid (Military)

 

Lastly, the accusation that Israel is racist because they only target Arabs and Muslims is false. First, there are Arabs living in Israel who are Jews, Christians and Muslim as well as other faiths. These people are treated exactly the same as every other Israeli. For those who refuse to believe such, we invite you for a visit or a few weeks or months to see for yourself. Yes, we treat the Arab Palestinians differently just as the United States treats Mexicans, Canadians and North Korean differently. The Arab Palestinians inform us with their every broadcast that they are our implacable enemies and want us all dead. This is not exactly the form of activity you perform if you wish to be accepted. Yes, they go through checkpoints as they are entering another nation from a semiautonomous zone if they are living under the Palestinian Authority and a separate nation completely free of Israeli interference except when they push for a war, something they are currently threatening and Egypt is desperately attempting to stave off such an eventuality. Israel left all of Gaza even to the point of reinterring our dead within Israel otherwise, they would have been dug from their graves and desecrated. We left millions of dollars worth of functioning greenhouses already planted so they could have a start at an economy. The greenhouses were destroyed and the piping turned into rockets and sent back to Israel with an explosive charge atop. The rockets launched from Gaza are seldom targeting any military target and instead are intentionally targeting civilian locations. Hamas and Islamic Jihad claim that every Israeli from the unborn to someone over one-hundred years old are all combatants because every Jew in Israel desires killing an Arab. This claim is the greatest example of projection one will ever find as the Quran is interpreted by many to guarantee a Muslim be placed in paradise should they murder a Jew. It does not matter if the Quran actually guarantees paradise for the murdering of a Jew, it only maters that they believe the Quran promises them this. If the Palestinian Arab is from the Palestinian Authority and murders a Jew, they and their family are guaranteed a payment, for as long as Abbas can find the cash, into perpetuity, and it is a very healthy check which guarantees one’s family living the good life. This is important in an area where jobs are scarce and becoming more scarce thanks to the BDS movement. Those “evil” Israeli companies beyond the Green Line employ tens of thousands of Arab Palestinians at the same rate the Israelis earn and at these plants, the Arabs often are managerial position and have Jews working under them. Each time the BDS succeeds in closing one of these companies, hundreds or even thousands of Arab Palestinians lose their well paying job. When SodaStream relocated inside the Green Line, five-hundred Arab Palestinians lost their jobs. Finally, we hear about the fact that Palestinians go through checkpoints in order to enter Israel, ever wonder what Israelis have to do to enter the Palestinian areas? Well, here is a picture worth a thousand words which depicts what an Israeli is told about entering the Palestinian areas, and the information on the sign is beautified compared to the reality if they were caught within these areas.

 

Beyond the Cusp

 

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