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Former US President Jimmy Carter calls Arafat a "powerful human symbol"
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Posted on 11/11/2004 8:56:09 AM PST by Saeder

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To: Saeder

America calls Former President Jimmy Carter the worst President of all time.


101 posted on 11/11/2004 9:21:58 AM PST by RockinRight (I think, therefore I am a conservative.)
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To: Saeder
a powerful human symbol...of fecal refuse.
102 posted on 11/11/2004 9:22:02 AM PST by opus86 ("I think those are things that people who think about those things are thinking about...")
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To: Saeder
The reporters probably misunderstood Carter's southern accent. Maybe he said Arafat had a "powerful human stench."
103 posted on 11/11/2004 9:22:41 AM PST by FreedomCalls (It's the "Statue of Liberty," not the "Statue of Security.")
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To: Saeder

104 posted on 11/11/2004 9:23:04 AM PST by Lady Jag (YAHOOO!!! W2!!!)
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To: Saeder
Carter is so out of touch with reality.  It's almost beyond comprehension how someone could be so dilusional.

Jimmy Strikes Again  (barf alert)

MIAMI (AFP) - Former US President Jimmy Carter called Yasser Arafat (news - web sites) "a powerful human symbol and forceful advocate" who united Palestinians in their pursuit of a homeland.

Arafat did unit his people.  He united them behind a plan that ensured they would not become a sovereign state until after his selfish power grabbing terroristic life had wasted away.  Millions of those who adored him the most, lived lives crippled by nothing more than his own vile nature.

"Yasser Arafat's death marks the end of an era and will no doubt be painfully felt by Palestinians throughout the Middle East and elsewhere in the world," Carter said.

Well Jimmy, if you consider a possible chance at real peace something to be 'painful' then your astute analysis will have been right on.  You speack of Palestinians elsewhere in the world, outside the middle-east.  Have you noticed they aren't headed back to the West Bank and Gaza?  I"m sure you think that's because of the pain they are fealing living in the western world.  Hmmm, West Bank vs Western World, I"m sure you'd pick the West Bank right Jimma.

"He was the father of the modern Palestinian nationalist movement. A powerful human symbol and forceful advocate, Palestinians united behind him in their pursuit of a homeland," he said in a statement distributed by his Atlanta, Georgia-based Carter Center.

This is a rehash of the first sentence.  Yes Jimma, there isn't much to say about a man of Arafat's nature.  Two sentences and you're back to repeating the same old falsehoods.  Nice one.

You wish to portray Arafat as the 'father of the modern Palestinian nationalist movement', but you know in your heart as well as anyone does, it's more accurate that he was the 'grim reaper of the hate Israel movement'.  Noting more, nothing less!  He was a powerful symbol of what not to do if you truly love your people and want to advance them.  Yes the Palestinians did unite behind him, to their utter destruction.  So maniacal were these people, that they would strap bombs to their children and send them off to explode.  May the blessings of Alah be upon them.  LMAO

He said that while Arafat provided "indispensable leadership to a revolutionary movement" and played a key role in forging a peace agreement with Israel in 1993, he was excluded from negotiations in recent years.

He provided 'indispensable leadership to a revolting movement'.  He was a key player in accepting some modicum of normalcy between the two states, but the idea he forged it is ludacrist.  He was excluded from negotiations for the simple reason that when negotiations showed promise, that's when he would back away and resort to heightened levels of mahem and mass murder.  Negotiate with this devil's spawn?  LOL Carter, you've totally wigged out.

"My hope is that an emerging Palestinian leadership can benefit from Arafat's experiences, be welcomed to the peace process by (Israeli) Prime Minister (Ariel) Sharon and (US) President (George W.) Bush, and be successful in helping to forge a Palestinian state living in harmony with their Israeli neighbors," Carter said.

Oh I think even the Palestinian people have learned the lesson of Arafat.  Whatever he did, don't do the same things!  Now there's a legacy.  As for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and world leaders being successful with regard to peace, that will happen with the new set of leaders just as it did with Arafat.  If they are earnest about their desires for peace, there will be peace.  If not, no peace.  Arafat could have had peace 56 years ago.

Both Carter and Arafat are Nobel peace prize laureates.

Both Carter and Arafat should return the medals.  Have the last four years tought us nothing about Arafat/Carter policy?

Arafat, who died at a Paris hospital early Thursday, was to be buried at his West Bank headquarters after a military funeral ceremony in Cairo Friday.

What a legacy.  Youn can't even lie in state in the territory you governed, because you persued death and destruction over peace.  Damn, it must be time for another Nobel Peace prize for Yasser.
Carter "will not be attending the funeral," said Jon Moor, a Carter Center spokesman.

Not because he didn't want to, but because he was told 'no way!'  Excellent!  Thank you President Bush!

105 posted on 11/11/2004 9:23:37 AM PST by DoughtyOne (US socialist liberalism would be dead without the help of politicians who claim to be conservatives)
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To: Saeder

The more I hear of Carter, the more I realize that he is a waste of water and minerals. So was Arafat. BOTH contributed to the death of thousands, and BOTH tried to use "Peace" to extory, lie, and otherwise pull the wool over the worlds eyes. Not at all funny is that they both got the "Peace" prize, or then again, maybe that is what the prize is really all about...? Kofi Annan ought to be up for one along with UBL and al-zarqawi...


106 posted on 11/11/2004 9:25:50 AM PST by Danae (Kill Terrorists. Negotiation is a waste of breath.)
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To: MEG33

Stole that from Jet Jaguar.


107 posted on 11/11/2004 9:28:06 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (If you have anything, thank our Veterans.)
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To: international american

I stole it.


108 posted on 11/11/2004 9:29:30 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (If you have anything, thank our Veterans.)
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To: Saeder

Ex..excuse me...ahem, what exactly did Arafat die of? Or is it considered insensitive to ask?


109 posted on 11/11/2004 9:30:13 AM PST by trubluolyguy (Pajamajadeen?!!? Hell with that, Freep nude!)
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To: Saeder

Yo Jimbo, aren't you shedding any of those nuts you used to grow yet? Since you claim "lust in your heart", you lusted after a disease-ridden murdering terrorist, huh? Sicko!


110 posted on 11/11/2004 9:31:23 AM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: Saeder

I mean what do you expect froma retarded peanut farmer.


111 posted on 11/11/2004 9:31:30 AM PST by keysguy (Trust the media as far as you can throw them)
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To: Saeder

It is almost impossible for me to believe that Carter was President of the United States. I think he has lost whatever scruples/marbles he had since leaving the Presidency which incidentally, was one of the worst!


112 posted on 11/11/2004 9:32:06 AM PST by rjmeagle (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag for Which It Stands, One Nation UNDER GOD!!!)
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To: RockinRight

Never forget! J Carter said the American Revolution was an unnecessary war. We should have just appealed to the softer side of the British Parliment and they would have given us our independence. I want his statement written on his tombstone.


113 posted on 11/11/2004 9:32:14 AM PST by griswold3
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To: Saeder

Now that his bosom buddy has cashed in, how much longer will we have to suffer this imbecile peanut carter.


114 posted on 11/11/2004 9:33:56 AM PST by hgro
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To: Saeder

"Former" president Carter is a senile, demented old fool and he ought to be locked up in the same institution as Walter Cronkite and Lawrence O'Donnell.


115 posted on 11/11/2004 9:35:04 AM PST by matchwood
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To: Saeder

Arafat is a piece of human excrement.

Carter was his worm doctor....sniffing around in his droppings.


116 posted on 11/11/2004 9:35:30 AM PST by xzins ((Now that the election's over; I need a new tagline...))
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To: mattdono

I WAS eating my lunch in my office you know! :(


117 posted on 11/11/2004 9:36:19 AM PST by rjmeagle (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag for Which It Stands, One Nation UNDER GOD!!!)
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To: Saeder

How did this thing out live Reagan?


118 posted on 11/11/2004 9:36:37 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (Absalom, Absalom, Absalom....)
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To: katieanna

what did the pres say?

nick


119 posted on 11/11/2004 9:37:01 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: RockinRight

there were probably worse but i can't think of any...

nick


120 posted on 11/11/2004 9:37:45 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: All; Saeder
I was just listening to Rush and he said;

"THERE IS A REASON ARAFAT FLEW OFF TO PARIS. UNDER FRENCH LAW THERE DOES NOT HAVE TO BE A CAUSE OF DEATH RECORDED."

I think we can say AIDS!

121 posted on 11/11/2004 9:37:50 AM PST by Spunky ("Everyone has a freedom of choice, but not of consequences.")
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To: Saeder
He said that while Arafat provided "indispensable leadership to a revolutionary movement" and played a key role in forging a peace agreement with Israel in 1993, he was excluded from negotiations in recent years.

All the typical morons are out today exposing their own naivete and stupidity.

I can't wait to read the stupid comments from Carter after the Caribbean Butcher, Castro from Cuba, dies... Castro provided "indispensable leadership to a revolutionary movement" and was excluded from unfettered trade with the US in recent years.

Carter forgot about the billions of dollars stolen from the people by Arafat to pay off terrorists, cronies, and a trophy wife. If that's "indispensable leadership to a revolutionary movement," then the Enron executives were more "revolutionary" than Che Guevara and Vladimir Illich Lenin.

122 posted on 11/11/2004 9:40:26 AM PST by george wythe
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To: Saeder
Uh - NO, JIMMY - you a-hole - THESE are powerful human symbols:


123 posted on 11/11/2004 9:40:45 AM PST by Rutles4Ever ("...upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.")
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To: Saeder

I wish someone would throw Jimmy Carter on the trash heap of history.


124 posted on 11/11/2004 9:40:49 AM PST by rdahlia2769
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To: elephant

My thought exactly!


125 posted on 11/11/2004 9:42:56 AM PST by pitinkie (revenge will be sweet)
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To: Saeder

Carter is a disgrace to the office who manages to keep digging himself deeper and deeper into his own personal cesspool of flawed logic and twisted values.


126 posted on 11/11/2004 9:45:05 AM PST by Big Digger (If you can keep your head when others are losing theirs, you must be a Republican)
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To: Josh in PA

It means so much coming from the worst president in US history - must be an honor among RATS thing.


127 posted on 11/11/2004 9:46:07 AM PST by Rockitz (After all these years, it's still rocket science.)
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To: Josh in PA

One of these days Jimmy will join Arafat in hell.


128 posted on 11/11/2004 9:48:36 AM PST by Grampa Dave (FNC/ABCNNBCBS & the MSM fishwraps are the Rathering Fraudcasters of America!)
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To: Saeder

Shame on Former President Jimmy Carter
How can Jimmy Carter praise Rahman Abdul Rauf al-Qudwa al-Husseini, a.k.a. Yasser Arafat, the nephew and protégé of Hitler’s pal, the infamous Grand Mufti? Uncle Haj, the Grand Mufti, was a featured guest on Radio Berlin, visited with Himmler and Hitler, organized Muslim Waffen SS units in Bosnia and mentored key players in the pan-Arab Nationalist movement that evolved into the terror mongers of today. Arafat learned his hatred for Jews at the knee of an original architect of the Final Solution. He has spent his life pursuing that twisted dream.

Why does Mr. Carter close his eyes to the thousands of innocents murdered by the terrorist activities of Arafat's minions in the PLO, Fatah, PFLP, Al-Aqsa Martyr's Brigade, and HAMAS. Doesn't Arafat's consistent praise for his uncle's affiliation with history's most notorious mass murderer of Jews correlate closely enough with his parenting of anti-Semitic terrorism? The list of massacres at terminals and resorts, airline hijackings, hostage takings, indiscriminate bombings and bloody mayhem of every sort is very long. I guess Jimmy Carter's memory is just short. Or, perhaps, he apologizes for this murdering villain in a quest to secure his "legacy" by propping up the ignominious "Camp David" version of "Peace in our time".

If being a Nazi sympathizer and terrorist murderer are not enough to dissuade Jimmy Carter's eulogy, maybe he might reflect on the way this Egyptian thief has ridden the hapless "Palestinian" Arab cause all the way to his Swiss bank account. Arafat, a native of Cairo, made sure to direct a vast fortune his own way, to the neglect of his "people" the Palestinians. The vultures at his deathbed a testament to his nest egg.

The death of a vile despot, thief, and killer, with sycophantic toadies Carter and Chirac crying crocodile tears, makes for a truly gothic tableau. It's an historical snapshot unworthy of an American president. Shame on Jimmy Carter!


129 posted on 11/11/2004 9:50:21 AM PST by CharlesThe Hammer
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To: Saeder

What our deluded pals at the other site are saying:

1. I'm proud of Jimmy Carter.
Knows how to phrase things. Diplomacy. Oh, yeah, I haven't seen much of that lately.

Or try this:

4. No kidding
The man emanates wisdom.
He WARNED us about the election debacle.....he WARNED us.
We really need to listen carefully to him whenever he speaks. He speaks the truth.





130 posted on 11/11/2004 9:52:24 AM PST by Buck W. (How can anyone who works for a living vote democrat?)
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To: Quilla

*monster*

131 posted on 11/11/2004 9:52:48 AM PST by g.a.b.
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To: Saeder

I consider Jimmy Carter the worst President America ever had. I consider him directly responsible for Osama Bin Laden and most of the terrorist problems we have today because he contributed to their growth--and 9/11 because he didn't have the balls to do anything about Iran. He will be accountable for this some day.


132 posted on 11/11/2004 9:53:38 AM PST by Ptaz
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To: Saeder

I consider Jimmy Carter the worst President America ever had. I consider him directly responsible for Osama Bin Laden and most of the terrorist problems we have today because he contributed to their growth--and 9/11 because he didn't have the balls to do anything about Iran. He will be accountable for this some day.


133 posted on 11/11/2004 9:53:57 AM PST by Ptaz
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To: Saeder; All
Arafat was nothing but a sleazy gay terrorist...... seriously....the hypocritical scum died of AIDS....
134 posted on 11/11/2004 9:54:13 AM PST by RSmithOpt (Liberalism: Highway to Hell)
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To: elephant
Where is the Barf alert?

Given the headline, a Barf Alert would be truly redundant (unless there are people who search for "barf").

So, I put it in the Keywords just for him. ;-)

135 posted on 11/11/2004 9:54:18 AM PST by newgeezer (Just my opinion, of course. Your mileage may vary. You have the right to be wrong.)
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To: DoughtyOne

So, let's get this straight.

Arafat is finally meeting a Jew he can't terrorize!


136 posted on 11/11/2004 9:55:18 AM PST by Saeder
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Arafat, who died at a Paris hospital early Thursday

He died Sunday. The Palestinians and Israel needed some time to secure Gaza before the official announcement. It is an ancient tradition--the funeral of the Zanes.

137 posted on 11/11/2004 9:55:52 AM PST by RightWhale (Destroy the dark; restore the light)
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To: Saeder

The only -- ONLY -- silver lining to this is that the Democratic party is determined to flush the Jewish vote completely down the drain.

What self-respecting Jewish-American could read these love-letters to their arch-enemy and not run screaming from the Democratic party?


138 posted on 11/11/2004 9:56:05 AM PST by Rutles4Ever ("...upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.")
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To: Saeder

"Both Carter and Arafat are Nobel peace prize laureates."

Whahahahahaahahahahahahaahahhahahahahahaahahahahahaahahahahahaahhaahahahahaahahahahahaahahahahahaahahahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahaahahahahahaa

Oh man - that's a good one

Wahahahahahahahahaaahahahahahahaahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahaha


139 posted on 11/11/2004 9:56:15 AM PST by RtWngr
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To: Saeder

Now here's an old fool name of Carter...

on his name he one time could barter...

'till he shot off his mouth...

and embarrased the south...

now he's older but not any smarter.


140 posted on 11/11/2004 9:56:56 AM PST by Smoote
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To: Saeder
...Arafat a "powerful human symbol"

...of terrorism and anti-semitism. We all greatly appreciate your terrorist-sympathising kudos, Jimmy.

141 posted on 11/11/2004 9:56:59 AM PST by TChris (You keep using that word. I don't think it means what you think it means.)
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To: Saeder

How did the South produce such an idiot...he is arguably worse than the Great Pretender.


142 posted on 11/11/2004 9:57:02 AM PST by wardaddy (my noble timcat is in rabies jail doing a 10 day bit.....thanks to animal control facists.)
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To: Saeder
Former US President Jimmy Carter called Yasser Arafat "a powerful human symbol and forceful advocate" who united Palestinians in their pursuit of a homeland

And we call Jimmy Carter the biggest pile of steaming runny dog sh!t that this country has ever had.....until the Clintons came along that is! Now thats 2 piles of steaming, runny dog sh!t to contend with!

143 posted on 11/11/2004 9:57:17 AM PST by Bommer ( Bush met the First Lady at a BBQ? That's Love brotha!" - stainlessbanner)
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To: Thom Pain

You are quite right. Jimmah was in the Navy and used to be the skipper of a "nucular" sub. Golll...eee what a loser!


144 posted on 11/11/2004 9:58:39 AM PST by Big Digger (If you can keep your head when others are losing theirs, you must be a Republican)
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To: Saeder

...and without 72 virgins. LOL. I think you're on to something.


145 posted on 11/11/2004 9:59:19 AM PST by DoughtyOne (US socialist liberalism would be dead without the help of politicians who claim to be conservatives)
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To: Saeder

Carter disgusts him. Arafat was a terrorist, an anti-American, a Jew-hater, and another version of Osama bin Ladin. It will be another good day when Carter dies.


146 posted on 11/11/2004 9:59:57 AM PST by West Coast Conservative
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To: Saeder

It is quite clear that Jimmy Carter will defend Communist revolutionaries like Arafat to his dying breath.


147 posted on 11/11/2004 10:00:35 AM PST by TapTheSource
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To: DoughtyOne
There is proof of Arafat's homosexuality. He made a death bed confession that Margaret Cho was his favorite comedienne.
148 posted on 11/11/2004 10:00:56 AM PST by massgopguy (massgopguy)
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To: Saeder

Jimmy Carter...LOLOLOL!


149 posted on 11/11/2004 10:02:24 AM PST by ApesForEvolution ("We trust [RINO-BORKING-ABORTER] Sen. Arlen spRectum's word" - "IF spRectum gets the Chair, IF")
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To: Saeder
 

 Statement by Jimmy Carter on the Death of Yasser Arafat

 
  11 Nov 2004  
 
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jon Moor
404-420-5107


Yasser Arafat's death marks the end of an era and will no doubt be painfully felt by Palestinians throughout the Middle East and elsewhere in the world.

He was the father of the modern Palestinian nationalist movement. A powerful human symbol and forceful advocate, Palestinians united behind him in their pursuit of a homeland. While he provided indispensable leadership to a revolutionary movement and was instrumental in forging a peace agreement with Israel in 1993, he was excluded from the negotiating role in more recent years.

My hope is that an emerging Palestinian leadership can benefit from Arafat's experiences, be welcomed to the peace process by Prime Minister Sharon and President Bush, and be successful in helping to forge a Palestinian state living in harmony with their Israeli neighbors.


150 posted on 11/11/2004 10:03:55 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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