Skip to comments.American Jews: Why Are You Still Liberal?
Posted on 01/21/2006 4:33:39 PM PST by Nasty McPhilthy
Palestinians are embracing a government of armed thugs. Syria engineered a political assassination in Lebanon, and are sending terrorists all over the world. Saudi Arabia is seriously torn between the modern world and 14th Century Islamofascism. Ariel Sharon is recovering from a coma. And Irans leader, after openly coveting the destruction of Israel, began processing uranium for atomic bombs.
American Jews: Why are you still liberal?
From various wars to the Intifadah, American liberal Democrat policy has placated and encouraged Israels enemies for over 50 years. Once, the resulting mayhem could be managed by a bit of diplomacy coupled with a few well-placed missiles or a proper tank shot. But now, for the first time in its history, Israel is vulnerable to one single atomic event that could bring about instant, irrevocable elimination of their homeland. And its right on the doorstep.
Tell me, please, American Jews: do you think its time you took the enemies of Israel seriously?
Allow me to take a time-out here. This is not one of those damned Jews rants from an Idaho white separatist group. Jews, like any other nationality, race or religion are welcome to join Americas wonderful national experiment. Yet for some disturbing reason, the American Jew has been the second-most reliable Democrat voting block (behind blacks). Enamored with socialist liberalism, which over the last century caused over 150 million deaths worldwide, including at least 6 million Jews (Nazi stood for National Socialist), American Jews helped seek the destruction of the constitutional value pillars rooted in individualism that granted American freedom and power.
But unwilling to admit failure of their vaunted welfare state, Democrats have evolved into a party so virulently opposed to any opposition, they have become rabid fools and traitors. Of course, Americans are free to be fools. We even tolerate traitors to an astounding degree. But for any Jew, this is no longer a squabble for Americas political turf. We are facing nuclear annihilation of the Jewish homeland. So if you have a stake in the situation, and certainly any Jew should, consider recent history. George Bushs successful overthrow of the Taliban and Saddam Hussein marked the first time in centuries that anyone seriously tried to shred the dangerous unholy alliances, that held the ugly Middle East status quo. Now, 58 million neighboring Arabs werent merely freed, but two armies also disappeared. Libya surrendering a surprisingly vast nuclear and biological weapons program. Egypt grudgingly allowed real elections with real opposition parties. Syria withdrew its military from Lebanon. And Bush exposed the corrupt, anti-Semitic vermin running rampant through the hallowed halls of the United Nations. And for that matter, Paris, Berlin, Brussels and Moscow. There is no legitimate comparison between what George Bush has accomplished in the Middle East and any previous American President.
Its obvious George Bushs strategy clearly favors Israels survival. And it is equally obvious that the Democrat effort to prevent Bushs success presents a direct threat to Israel. Yet the pedestrian American Jew is still liplocked with liberals, attacking Bush for his boldness and standing in the way of success. Could there be a greater assist to the enemies of Israel?
This presents American Jews with quite a paradox. After successfully helping Democrats turn national and world opinion against Bush, who will muzzle a nuclear armed Iran? You can bet the French and Germans wont be marching into Tehran soon. Russia? They are supplying Iranians with uranium. So whos left? If Tel Aviv disappears in a mushroom cloud, will liberal Jews blame George Bush for not sending Big Red One? Probably. But at that point, such hypocritical bleatings may be a bit late.
So what does the American Jew need? A stern warning? A hard slap? A nuclear detonation? Whether by rote habit, sheer stupidity or unthinking arrogance, American Jews are so blindly liberal, they openly put Israel at risk of total annihilation. What Adolph Hitler could not achieve, American Jews may ironically wreak upon their own homeland.
In this war for Middle East, freedom, Americans may accuse American Democrats of being dopes, dupes and traitors. But what adjective accurately describes the American liberal Jew, who would allow his homeland to be destroyed out of blind political folly? No further debate remains. Israel is in atomic peril. American liberal Democrats want to keep it that way. Republicans want to save Israel. The American Jew has run out of excuses. So please, for the sake of your very homeland, answer the question. American Jews: Why are you still liberal?
I never understood it eiher. People I know vote for the left on automatic. Doesn't make any sense. Does anything?
Oh, get a grip!
You get a grip. "American Catholics, why did most of you vote for Clinton!"
Because Israel isn't their main concern (nor should it be). They're liberal because they're pro-abort, anti-gun, pro-multicult, etc. ....and have, as have non-Jewish liberals, equated "the right wing" in American politics with Nazism. ....an association that's so ingrained it'll be next to impossible to dispel.
The author seems unaware that most American Jews do not place a high priority on Israel.
See? That's who someone who's assimilated enough to American language and thinking can use quantifiers. But what should we expect from neo-Nazi inbreeds?
I've wondered about this many times. Not being Jewish, I cannot answer but only guess.
As Conservatives we expect a logical answer, but logic does not apply here.
My guess is it is a cultural trait that goes back to tribal times and is passed down generation to generation.
ding ding. we have a winner.
That's how someone who's assimilated enough to American language and thinking can use quantifiers.
And my point is that pointing fingers at specific groups of Democrats is evil and/or idiotic. For example, people from Christian families who are left/liberal vastly outnumber left/liberal Jews. Why are so many supposedly "conservative" columnists harping so much about less than 2% of our population?
As a conservative Jew - from a large liberal Jewish family - here are some insights: There is a hangover in the Jewish community from the bigotry of the earlier part of the 20th century that, according to people like my grandparents, has a vague Republican aroma, such as preventing Jews from going to Ivy League schools, or closing off the country clubs and certain communities to Jews. Second, the association between Jews and blacks during the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s coincided with the Democratic Party's effort to link themselves to the issue. Third, a lot of Jews live in the New York metro area (all of my relatives do, except for my sister and I), and the politics of the area are skewed toward the Democrats from a century of machine politics (Tammany Hall, for instance). Finally, a lot of us are college-educated - which means that those of us who are utopians tend toward elitist, "philosopher-king" ideologies, such as socialism.
I agree with the focus of this article. It is so sad to see the movement of those who want to exterminate the Jews do so with the implicit consent of the American Jews. On the other hand, this isn't the first time in our history where a large portion of the Jewish people have ignored dangers, turned away from tradition, or split into factionalism. God didn't call us a "stiff-necked lot" for no reason.
False numbers. Faulty reasoning.
Why did you think , even for an instant , that you could post something as heretical as this here>
IMO, they're courting the destruction of America and all it stands for. Particularly, the America that has been a haven for oppressed people the world over.
As it happens, I had an American Jew tell me today that if the Christian Right in this country continued to gain power, many American Jews intend to migrate to Australia. Needless to say, this astounded me.
How could it be that Jews distrust Christians as much as or maybe more than they distrust Muslims? The answer is of course in history. Until just recently, Christians have been as ruthlessly cruel to Jews as Muslims have been. Jews feel they can trust and cope with liberals who have no religion and believe in nothing strongly enough to kill for, but they distrust anyone whose religion could, and has in the past, threaten them.
You get a grip. "American Catholics, why did most of you vote for Clinton!"
Although I'm sure you didn't mean it that way, that's also a legitimate question. I'm Catholic, and I for one just don't get that, either. Maybe they believe that pap that Jesus was a liberal/socialist/communist (ignoring that liberal/socialist/communist thought has been used as an excuse to butcher about 150,000,000 people in the last 60 years). The ironies include that leftist support basically everything that most Christians and Catholics proclaim to oppose, from the "right" to kill unborn babies to pornography and assaults on the traditional family.
Frankly, I think it's also just cultural -- Catholics since the days of FDR have been Catholic, and that trait just gets passed down from generation to generation.
Because being Jewish or Catholic is more of a "Status symbol" than anything, atleast for some. A lot don't even practice but like having the tag...
Speaking on behalf of Mr. Nasty, how does this sound: "Some Jews in New York were somewhat responsible for the election of Hillary Clinton as their Senator.
Or, how about Democratic congressman from CA Tom Lantos, also a Jew, who while not exactly a supporter of the Bush Administration, nevertheless takes every opportunity to voice his displeasure over the current administration's policies.......
Mr. Nasty is speaking in generalities which are based in truth. Jews elected Hillary in New York and Lantos in Californicate........