Israeli troops begin Gaza pullout as ...

Israeli troops begin Gaza pullout as Hamas declares cease-fire

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Israeli troops began withdrawing from the Gaza Strip on Sunday after Hamas declared a cease-fire, setting the stage for intensified international efforts to arrange a durable truce after a 22-day war against ...

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Uzi

Ramat Gan, Israel

#65291 Oct 30, 2012
THIS WAS WRITTEN IN 1968 42 years ago - Astonishing!





You probably don't remember the name Eric Hoffer.
He was a longshoreman who turned into a philosopher, wrote columns for newspapers and some books. He was a non-Jewish American social philosopher.
He was born in 1902 and died in 1983, after writing nine books and winning the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His first book, The True Believer, published in 1951, was widely recognized as a classic.

Eric Hoffer was one of the most influential American philosophers and free thinkers of the 20th Century. His books are still widely read and quoted today. Acclaimed for his thoughts on mass movements and fanaticism, Hoffer was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1983. Hopewell Publications awards the best in independent publishing across a wide range of categories, singling out the most thought provoking titles in books and short prose, on a yearly basis in honor of Eric Hoffer.
Here is one of his columns from 1968 -- 42 years ago! Some things never change!

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ISRAEL'S PECULIAR POSITION...by Eric Hoffer – Los Angeles Times 26/5/1968.
The Jews are a peculiar people: things permitted to other nations are forbidden to the Jews. Other nations drive out thousands, even millions of people and there is no refugee problem. Russia did it, Poland and Czechoslovakia did it.
Turkey threw out a million Greeks and Algeria a million Frenchman.
Indonesia threw out heaven knows how many Chinese and no one says a word about refugees. But in the case of Israel , the displaced Arabs have become eternal refugees.
Everyone insists that Israel must take back every single one.
Arnold Toynbee calls the displacement of the Arabs an atrocity greater than any committed by the Nazis.
Other nations when victorious on the battlefield dictate peace terms.
But when Israel is victorious, it must sue for peace.
Everyone expects the Jews to be the only real Christians in this world.
Other nations, when they are defeated, survive and recover but should Israel be defeated it would be destroyed.
Had Nasser triumphed last June [1967], he would have wiped Israel off the map, and no one would have lifted a finger to save the Jews.
No commitment to the Jews by any government, including our own, is worth the paper it is written on.
There is a cry of outrage all over the world when people die in Vietnam or when two Blacks are executed in Rhodesia .
But, when Hitler slaughtered Jews no one demonstrated against him.
The Swedes, who were ready to break off diplomatic relations with America because of what we did in Vietnam , did not let out a peep when Hitler was slaughtering Jews.
They sent Hitler choice iron ore, and ball bearings, and serviced his troops in Norway .
The Jews are alone in the world.
If Israel survives, it will be solely because of Jewish efforts. And Jewish resources.
Yet at this moment, Israel is our only reliable and unconditional ally.
We can rely more on Israel than Israel can rely on us.
And one has only to imagine what would have happened last summer [1967] had the Arabs and their Russian backers won the war, to realize how vital the survival of Israel is to America and the West in general.
I have a premonition that will not leave me; as it goes with Israel so will it go with all of us.
Should Israel perish, the Holocaust will be upon us all.






Uzi

Ramat Gan, Israel

#65292 Oct 30, 2012

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#65293 Nov 1, 2012
Central Florida is reeling in the aftereffects of Sandy: I myself was forced to wear socks, long pants and a shirt with sleeves. Oh, the humanity!

Godspeed to those in the northeast who are still dealing with the storm. Try to remember though...the people of New Orleans are laughing at you so buck up.
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#65294 Nov 2, 2012
Gray wrote:
<quoted text>
It's not a "Jews" or "Non Jews" Issue!
Rational, Ethical people bright enough to grasp that without an EVEN HANDED Mid East Policy there will ALWAYS be Chaos are Jews and Non Jews, alike!
Zionist "Israel" is nothing but a Nazi Colony Founded by "Pure
Gray, you poor plate-in-the-head bast*rd. If you were not such a addle minded fck-stick, I would feel sorry for you.

Watch this video...watch the whole thing. When it is over, reflect on what a cartoonish, raving lunatic you have become. I'm really trying to help you.

&fe ature=related

This is the smartest man in England.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65295 Nov 2, 2012
TRD wrote:
Central Florida is reeling in the aftereffects of Sandy: I myself was forced to wear socks, long pants and a shirt with sleeves. Oh, the humanity!
Godspeed to those in the northeast who are still dealing with the storm. Try to remember though...the people of New Orleans are laughing at you so buck up.
..Best moment, was the outstanding staged, photo-op of Mitt Romney loading bags of uncooked rice, into a truck bound for hurricane victims...only problem....THEY DON"T HAVE GAS OR ELECTRIC.....Geez ...i chipped my crown, on this hard rice...lol...

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#65296 Nov 2, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>..Best moment, was the outstanding staged, photo-op of Mitt Romney loading bags of uncooked rice, into a truck bound for hurricane victims...only problem....THEY DON"T HAVE GAS OR ELECTRIC.....Geez ...i chipped my crown, on this hard rice...lol...
Does Obamacare have a dental component?
Apparently, neither candidate planned for hurricane-related dentition...where are the FEMA dentists?

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65297 Nov 2, 2012
...dentition...really?....lol. ...maybe dentistry...

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#65298 Nov 2, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
...dentition...really?....lol. ...maybe dentistry...
Yes, I suppose so if you have to think inside the box.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65299 Nov 2, 2012
TRD wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, I suppose so if you have to think inside the box.
You know, i was watching Fox News today, when they went to a break and a Romney Campaign ad came on and....all i could think of was....WHEN DOES ALL THIS WASTEFUL SPENDING STOP?....

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#65300 Nov 2, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>You know, i was watching Fox News today, when they went to a break and a Romney Campaign ad came on and....all i could think of was....WHEN DOES ALL THIS WASTEFUL SPENDING STOP?....
Why were you watching Fox if you favor the President's reelection? How very Godfather II of you.

Since it's all about the money I suppose the waste will never stop. As long as politics is about making some people winners and some people losers, citizenship will always ride bitch. Why do you suppose it is that the four people on their respective tickets have paid lip service to reaching across the aisle and yet never really done it?

This isn't a sport...although you couldn't tell by looking at it.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65301 Nov 2, 2012
TRD wrote:
<quoted text>Why were you watching Fox if you favor the President's reelection? How very Godfather II of you.
Since it's all about the money I suppose the waste will never stop. As long as politics is about making some people winners and some people losers, citizenship will always ride bitch. Why do you suppose it is that the four people on their respective tickets have paid lip service to reaching across the aisle and yet never really done it?
This isn't a sport...although you couldn't tell by looking at it.
In the new normal, wasteful spending, as a whole will have to be curbed....at one time, i had 66 dress shirts, 120 ties and 46 pairs of dress pants....16 sportcoats...27 pairs of shoes....See what i mean?

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#65302 Nov 2, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>In the new normal, wasteful spending, as a whole will have to be curbed....at one time, i had 66 dress shirts, 120 ties and 46 pairs of dress pants....16 sportcoats...27 pairs of shoes....See what i mean?
What, they don't wear socks inside the box?

I feel a New Year's resolution coming on.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65303 Nov 3, 2012
TRD wrote:
<quoted text>What, they don't wear socks inside the box?
I feel a New Year's resolution coming on.
I'm just saying...I still see people, allover the malls, buying more stuff, they likely don't need, zinging up those credit cards....Oh well, who do you think will win, Obama or Romney?

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#65304 Nov 3, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>I'm just saying...I still see people, allover the malls, buying more stuff, they likely don't need, zinging up those credit cards....Oh well, who do you think will win, Obama or Romney?
Yes (unfortunately).
Uzi

Tel Aviv, Israel

#65305 Nov 3, 2012
How very sad... if this "breaking news" is true!

Truth in Journalism -- The Western Center for Journalism



A botched Kidnapping ordered by Obama in conjunction with the Muslim Brotherhood!





· http://www.westernjournalism.com/libyan-attac...


Is this why a few journalists are pushing hard for the this truth to come out?

While the media is keeping total silence?

Keep your ears tuned to discover what is the source of this information.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65306 Nov 3, 2012
Some just can't lose an election, with dignity.......

TRD

“The Real Deal”

Since: Apr 09

Central Florida

#65307 Nov 3, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
Some just can't lose an election, with dignity.......
Psssshhhttt, Tell me about it!

Ron Paul.
Uzi

Tel Aviv, Israel

#65308 Nov 3, 2012
Go Blue Forever wrote:
Some just can't lose an election, with dignity.......
Yeap, "poor" muzlim obama, back to kenya.
Uzi

Rishon Le Zion, Israel

#65310 Nov 4, 2012
Important reminder: Don’t forget to change your clocks tonight… and your president on Tuesday



Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#65311 Nov 4, 2012
Uzi wrote:
Important reminder: Don’t forget to change your clocks tonight… and your president on Tuesday
Just imagine, the worst Wednesday, of your life.....

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