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Bush: US would defend Israel against Iran
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Posted on 02/01/2006 2:24:44 PM PST by MARKUSPRIME

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - President George W. Bush vowed on Wednesday the United States would defend Israel militarily if needed against Iran and denounced Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for "menacing talk" against Israel. I am concerned about a person that, one, tries to rewrite the history of the Holocaust, and two, has made it clear that his intentions are to destroy Israel," Bush said.

"Israel is a solid ally of the United States, we will rise to Israel's defense if need be. So this kind of menacing talk is disturbing. It's not only disturbing to the United States, it's disturbing for other countries in the world as well," he added.

Asked if he meant the United States would rise to Israel's defense militarily, Bush said: "You bet, we'll defend Israel."

(Excerpt) Read more at today.reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: allyisrael; foreignpolicy; iran; irannukes
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Good job Mr.President. Israel is a very close ally and we will not let it fall into the hands of Islam.
1 posted on 02/01/2006 2:24:44 PM PST by MARKUSPRIME
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To: MARKUSPRIME

I'll bet this news upset Abe Foxman.


2 posted on 02/01/2006 2:32:37 PM PST by Aetius
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To: Aetius

And Pat Buchanan is deeply saddened.


3 posted on 02/01/2006 2:34:28 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: MARKUSPRIME
"Israel is a solid ally of the United States, we will rise to Israel's defense if need be. So this kind of menacing talk is disturbing. It's not only disturbing to the United States, it's disturbing for other countries in the world as well," he added.

Dear Mr. President:

How exactly is Israel a "solid ally" of the United States? In other words . . . under what formal mutual defense treaty (e.g., NATO, SEATO, etc.) does the U.S. have an obligation to defend Israel?

Sincerely,

Alberta's Child

4 posted on 02/01/2006 2:39:17 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: MARKUSPRIME
Israel needs little direct defending from the likes of Iran. They have the Samson option all set to go, should Iran get frisky. Plus they have Arrow anti IRBM missiles also primed and ready.

What Israel could use is for the President and SecState to recognzie, as they are beginning to do, that the real threat to Israel comes from much closer, and let the Israelis deal with the problem of Hamastan.

5 posted on 02/01/2006 2:47:38 PM PST by El Gato (The Second Amendment is the Reset Button of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: Alberta's Child

I assume by that post that you object to the US rising to Israel's defence?


6 posted on 02/01/2006 2:55:44 PM PST by sofaman (I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out. - Steven Wright)
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To: Alberta's Child

Don't get your knickers in a twist. Israel is not asking to be defended. Just withhold the "show restraint" crap and let Israel defend herself.


7 posted on 02/01/2006 2:58:22 PM PST by Mi-kha-el ((There is no Pravda in Izvestiya and no Izvestiya in Pravda.))
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To: sofaman
Answer the question . . . under what formal agreement does the U.S. have any obligation to rise to Israel's defense against Iran?

Without such an agreement in place, Israel doesn't even qualify as an "ally" of the United States from a diplomatic standpoint.

And "President Bush thinks it's a good idea" does not mean the U.S. has any obligation to defend Israel, either.

8 posted on 02/01/2006 3:00:24 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: Mi-kha-el
Israel is not asking to be defended.

I didn't suggest that they did. I was simply responding to a comment along these lines (apparently unsolicited) by the President.

9 posted on 02/01/2006 3:07:32 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: Alberta's Child

The US has always been Israels ally and will continue to be. I dont know why you are against this. The only conclusion I can make is because you are either a muslim,ex-canadian, or Buchanite. Seriously what do you think is wrong with supporting Israel?


10 posted on 02/01/2006 3:11:05 PM PST by MARKUSPRIME
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To: Alberta's Child
Answer the question . . . under what formal agreement does the U.S. have any obligation to rise to Israel's defense against Iran?

It's called the Bible...And it's not a wise choice to tick off the head Mediator...

11 posted on 02/01/2006 3:15:43 PM PST by Iscool (Start your own revolution by voting for the candidates the media (and gov't) tells you cannot win.)
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To: MARKUSPRIME

The US has always been Israels ally



Is there a formal treaty, like NATO?

I never knew there was anything formalized.


12 posted on 02/01/2006 3:18:48 PM PST by Finalapproach29er (Americans need to remember Osama's "strong horse" -"weak horse" analogy. Let's stop acting weak.)
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To: Finalapproach29er

They are the MOU(memorandum of understanding) also termed "strategic cooperation". Look up US-Israel alliance we have been their friend and ally for decades and will continue to be.


13 posted on 02/01/2006 3:21:24 PM PST by MARKUSPRIME
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To: Iscool

Can you cite chapter and verse where it says that?


14 posted on 02/01/2006 3:24:31 PM PST by lugsoul ("Try not to be sad." - Laura Bush)
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To: MARKUSPRIME

Thanks.


15 posted on 02/01/2006 3:40:23 PM PST by Finalapproach29er (Americans need to remember Osama's "strong horse" -"weak horse" analogy. Let's stop acting weak.)
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A nonsensical comment. Since it was in response to a reporters question, I'll assume it means nothing, for now.

16 posted on 02/01/2006 4:23:21 PM PST by SJackson (elected members of Hamas: businesspeople, professionals, not terrorists. Scott McClellan)
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To: MARKUSPRIME

yet another reason I will be proud to tell my kids and grandkids...many years from now that I voted for W.

I hate to say it but I have a feeling most lib american jews still regret he is in office. They are just that stupid.

give'em hell W.


17 posted on 02/01/2006 4:27:13 PM PST by jabotinsky ("I die with Jabotinsky's name on my lips" - Shlomo b.Yosef, moments before his hanging by Brits)
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To: MARKUSPRIME
Seriously what do you think is wrong with supporting Israel?

The same that I think is wrong with supporting any other unstable nation in an unstable part of the world -- it simply isn't in this country's best interests to do it.

18 posted on 02/01/2006 4:36:03 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: Iscool
1. You'll have to provide me some specific quotes to support that claim.

2. I gotta laugh at the idea that U.S. foreign policy in 2006 should be driven by someone's idea of what Holy Scripture says. George Washington would be rolling over in his grave at the mere thought of that kind of silliness.

19 posted on 02/01/2006 4:38:23 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: MARKUSPRIME

Israel doesn't need the U.S. to "defend" it against Iran, or any other group of Muslim animals calling itself a nation. Just stop tying Israel's hands. Allow Israel a free hand to obliterate Hamas, Fatah, and Hizbollah. Stop pushing an Arab terror state down their throat.


20 posted on 02/01/2006 4:43:04 PM PST by montag813
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To: Alberta's Child; SJackson; yonif; Simcha7; American in Israel; Slings and Arrows; judicial meanz; ..
"The same that I think is wrong with supporting any other unstable nation in an unstable part of the world -- it simply isn't in this country's best interests to do it."

Many disagree with you, including a lot of US Military strategists.

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21 posted on 02/01/2006 4:48:29 PM PST by Salem (FREE REPUBLIC - Fighting to win within the Arena of the War of Ideas! So get in the fight!)
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To: Alberta's Child

Very interesting train of thought in this thread.
If I may suggest this could be looked at another way?

Iran would be attacking Israel on the basis of RELIGION (whether you or the entire group of Founding Fathers thinks it's ridiculous or not).
They want Israel destroyed because ISLAM says so.
They want modern civilization destroyed because ISLAM says so.
They want YOU destroyed if you won't submit to ISLAM.

ISLAM is Israel's enemy, it is civilizations enemy, it is the enemy of all who don't wish to be Islamic.
THAT is why we must defend not only Israel but non Muslims attacked by Iran or any other Islamic nation or group.
Islam is the enemy. THEY have designated themselves so.

Here's a question: Suppose we don't defend Israel, and Iran attacks and conquers it? What then? They won't destroy every Jew on the planet by doing that- and every Jew is still the enemy of Islam. Think they'll stop there, or will every group of Jews elsewhere be targets?
And what do we do when they turn their sights on 'Christian states' that shouldn't exist according to Islam?

Madness! This Roman Catholic female is willing to defend all that Islam wants to destroy. Because they CAN'T HAVE Israel, like they can't have this country, or any other based on a religion other than their death cult.
I am against EVERYTHING that Islam wants.


22 posted on 02/01/2006 5:09:04 PM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: Alberta's Child
The same that I think is wrong with supporting any other unstable nation in an unstable part of the world -- it simply isn't in this country's best interests to do it.

With all due respect AC, I disagree with you.

If we removed our support from Israel because it is an "unstable nation" all we would really be doing is giving a wink and a nod to Israels hostile neighbors to swarm in and murder or enslave every single Jewish person in that country.

23 posted on 02/01/2006 5:36:31 PM PST by judicial meanz (Progressive liberals and Stalinists; tell me exactly where they are different in their beliefs?)
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To: Salem
For his first two terms in the U.S. Senate, Jesse Helms was one of strongest opponents of all foreign aid to any country. For this reason, the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) gave him its lowest rating of any U.S. senator at the time.

He had a mysterious change of heart after narrowly winning his re-election bid in 1984 -- when AIPAC targeted him for defeat and provided enormous financial support to his opponent, then-governor James Hunt.

With all due respect to the former senator from North Carolina, Jesse Helms has no credibility on this issue.

24 posted on 02/01/2006 5:51:27 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: ClearBlueSky
Iran would be attacking Israel on the basis of RELIGION.

And how is this your problem -- or mine?

Here's a question: Suppose we don't defend Israel, and Iran attacks and conquers it? What then? They won't destroy every Jew on the planet by doing that- and every Jew is still the enemy of Islam. Think they'll stop there, or will every group of Jews elsewhere be targets? And what do we do when they turn their sights on 'Christian states' that shouldn't exist according to Islam?

This has to be one of the most irrational comments I've ever read here on FreeRepublic. The survival of the United States as a nation doesn't depend on the survival of Israel, Iraq, Zimbabwe, or any other single nation halfway around the world. This isn't 100 AD, the 14th Century, or even 1915. A nation that "conquers" Israel isn't in any better position to project military force around the world than it would be without conquering Israel.

25 posted on 02/01/2006 5:56:42 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: judicial meanz
Israel could overwhelmingly defeat any of its neighbors in a military conflict. The notion that a country like Syria, Jordan, Egypt, etc. could "swarm in and murder or enslave every single Jewish person in that country" is downright silly.

Israel doesn't rely on U.S. financial aid and military assistance for its survival as a nation. It relies on these things because it can't maintain itself as a modern European-style socialist state without them.

With all due respect, U.S. taxpayers have no obligation to maintain any other nation's utopian economic delusions.

26 posted on 02/01/2006 6:00:37 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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"Here's a question: Suppose we don't defend Israel, and Iran attacks and conquers it? What then? They won't destroy every Jew on the planet by doing that- and every Jew is still the enemy of Islam. Think they'll stop there, or will every group of Jews elsewhere be targets?
And what do we do when they turn their sights on 'Christian states' that shouldn't exist according to Islam?

Madness! This Roman Catholic female is willing to defend all that Islam wants to destroy. Because they CAN'T HAVE Israel, like they can't have this country, or any other based on a religion other than their death cult.
I am against EVERYTHING that Islam wants."
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27 posted on 02/01/2006 6:10:26 PM PST by anonymoussierra (Jezu, ufam Tobie!!! Amen)
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To: Alberta's Child

Interesting theory, but as common to you Israel haters, so much horses**t.

Israel's GNP is somewhere near $103B, American aid is approximately 2-3%.

If Israel does what you say because of American aid, it's a continuation of a Hanukkah type miracle.

Give the Jews 3 Billion dollars and they make it work like 103 Billion.

The moral of the story. Give all your money to a Jew to invest.


28 posted on 02/01/2006 6:14:12 PM PST by Sabramerican
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To: anonymoussierra
This Roman Catholic female is willing to defend all that Islam wants to destroy. Because they CAN'T HAVE Israel, like they can't have this country, or any other based on a religion other than their death cult. I am against EVERYTHING that Islam wants."


Bump!
29 posted on 02/01/2006 6:20:12 PM PST by Gucho
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To: Alberta's Child

And right you are.

WAR IS PEACE.

FREEDOM IS SLAVERY

IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH

UNITED WE STAND


30 posted on 02/01/2006 6:25:11 PM PST by TheBrotherhood (Tancredo for President.)
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To: Alberta's Child

How is thwarting a common enemy- whenever and however we can- irrational?
The survival of the United States DOES, I believe, depend on the defeat of Islam and the militant countries who threaten the world because of it.
This country wouldn't cease to exist if Israel does.
But it will if Iran- and every other Islamic country- that wants to see our downfall is allowed to proceed unchecked across the globe.
We defend Israel- and all non-Muslim cultures Islam would attack- because Islam is our enemy. The enemy must be denied what it wants. We don't have to 'need' the countries militant Islam threatens. We must defend them to deny our common enemy a victory.
Do you really think Iran wouldn't/wont target 'Zionist loving' countries? Do you not see a threat in the spread of Islam?
Israel, little piece of this country, little bit of that one. Sounds like how some wanted to appease Hitler.
Destroying Israel won't satisfy Iran.
And it's 'our' problem that they would destroy it for religious reasons because that SAME reason is what caused 9-11. What wants Israels destruction wants ours as well.
I consider that a BIG problem. Why don't you?


31 posted on 02/01/2006 6:27:38 PM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: El Gato

>They have the Samson option all set to go, should Iran get frisky.

I believe, by the Samson option, you mean the Nuke option.

I doubt very much they do. Israel and all other roque nations in the ME are not allowed to own nukes. And rightly so.


32 posted on 02/01/2006 6:29:01 PM PST by TheBrotherhood (Tancredo for President.)
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To: montag813

>Israel doesn't need the U.S. to "defend" it against Iran, or any other group of Muslim animals calling itself a nation. Just stop tying Israel's hands. Allow Israel a free hand to obliterate Hamas, Fatah, and Hizbollah. Stop pushing an Arab terror state down their throat.

And I agree.

If they want a long and protracted war in the ME, let them have it. But let's not use our boys to fight a proxy war that is not in the best interest of our country and our people.


33 posted on 02/01/2006 6:33:58 PM PST by TheBrotherhood (Tancredo for President.)
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To: Sabramerican
American aid is probably quite a bit more than the 2-3% that you indicate, when you include things like the "loans" that have never really been paid and the tax exemption for Israel Bonds (a tax exemption that no other nation enjoys). Do an internet search on the Cranston Amendment for some interesting information on the details of these financial arrangments . . . most Americans would love to have that kind of arrangement with the banks that hold their mortgages!

With all the controversy surrounding the alleged U.S. pressure on Israel to abandon Gaza and support elections among the Palestinians, I think it is safe to say that Israel would eliminate every penny of this U.S. aid if it could possibly do so.

34 posted on 02/01/2006 6:43:55 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: ClearBlueSky

OK, fine. If Islam is the real enemy here, would you suggest that a U.S. President who publicly utters a phrase such as "Islam is a religion of peace" in the aftermath of an Islamic terrorist attack on the U.S. should be thrown out of office immediately for rank incompetence, basic stupidity, or a combination of both?


35 posted on 02/01/2006 6:46:02 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: Alberta's Child

Israel's economy lost many times the value of American aid during the last several years of the Arab assault.

Contrary to what your type believe, American pressure on Israel has little to nothing to do with financial aid. It is much more insidious. It has to do with the catastrophic results to Israel if American political protection was removed from potential International sanctions.


36 posted on 02/01/2006 6:52:49 PM PST by Sabramerican
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To: lugsoul

The scripture says "I will bless those that bless my people and curse those that curse thee."

My suggestion would be to ensure that we keep getting God's blessings by continuing to bless Israel.


37 posted on 02/01/2006 6:53:05 PM PST by diverteach
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To: Sabramerican

Perhaps. I used the term "alleged" U.S. pressure because I strongly suspect that Israel is vacating those areas for their own reasons -- but needs the U.S. to stand in as "the bad guy who made us do this" in order to minimize the political fallout in Israel.


38 posted on 02/01/2006 7:04:00 PM PST by Alberta's Child (Leave a message with the rain . . . you can find me where the wind blows.)
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To: MARKUSPRIME
This is really going to anger the adversary and his associates both near and afar ...
39 posted on 02/01/2006 7:05:52 PM PST by af_vet_1981
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To: Alberta's Child

Neither.
Unless you want to rid the planet of every diplomat alive.
I give you the UN- where the heads of nations that HATE each other speak oh-so-politely to each other. Do lunch. Just generally say one thing and do another.
Truth and candor do not mix well with politics.
I hope the President KNOWS better. If he really believes that ROT about Islam then I would say he is a gullible fool re. Islam. That would be a serious flaw- but I'd support him as President otherwise.

Answer the question-- do you consider Islam a threat to our country and culture?


40 posted on 02/01/2006 7:08:41 PM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: TheBrotherhood
If they want a long and protracted war in the ME, let them have it. But let's not use our boys to fight a proxy war that is not in the best interest of our country and our people.

That is idiotic. The war in Iraq is not a proxy war on behalf of Israel. Go to D.U. with moronic sentiments like thst.

41 posted on 02/01/2006 7:35:52 PM PST by montag813
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To: Alberta's Child

You must be fairly young. During the cold war, the Soviet Union was providing significant military aid to many of the arab states. While we were not as dependent on foreign oil at that time, it would have been economic disaster for the U.S. if the USSR had a strangle hold on mideast oil. Israel was one of our few allies in the region at the time. Since then, time has only strengthened our relationship with Israel, especially considering their expertise on terrorism.


42 posted on 02/01/2006 7:45:38 PM PST by Nachoman (Optimism is a gift - cynicism is earned.)
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To: Alberta's Child
The US can and should defend many peaceful nations without whom they have a formal treaty. India, for example.

But more than that (and I hope you can agree with this) Iran attacking Israel would be put in the category of "bad thing". You do agree with that, right?

Don't be a Patsie, but if you are, consider that there might be Palestinians who might die as collateral damage.

43 posted on 02/01/2006 7:50:18 PM PST by AmishDude
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To: montag813

It'd keep the region more quiet if the bombs on Tehran read "made in America".


44 posted on 02/01/2006 7:52:13 PM PST by AmishDude
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To: Alberta's Child

Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggie" while you reach for a stick.


45 posted on 02/01/2006 7:55:51 PM PST by AmishDude
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To: MARKUSPRIME
Good evening. I read the whole thread before posting. Amazing.

A quote comes to mind, although I don't know who said it...Israel can be viewed from a national security perspective as the canary in the coal mine.

In my view, given the current state of affairs, my Jewish brothers and sister are running out of O2. Can't let that happen, especially from a biblical point of view. Otherwise, all bets are off.

5.56mm

46 posted on 02/01/2006 8:12:25 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: MARKUSPRIME
"Bush: US would defend Israel against Iran"

Has our President really changed his mind on that? We can start by crushing Iran's Hamas and all of the terrorist organizations on its side of the fence! Send them back to their countries of origin!
47 posted on 02/01/2006 8:31:53 PM PST by familyop ("The Romans and their Empire were but a bauble in comparison to the Jews." --President John Adams)
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To: diverteach
"The scripture says "I will bless those that bless my people and curse those that curse thee."

Amen! As long as America stands by Israel (that's God's chosen people and HIS little slice of land), we will be blessed. The day we turn our backs on Israel, is the day America no longer has God's hand of protection upon us.

48 posted on 02/01/2006 8:38:23 PM PST by holyscroller (A wise man's heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish man's heart directs him to the left)
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To: Alberta's Child
"With all due respect, U.S. taxpayers have no obligation to maintain any other nation's utopian economic delusions."

But we will continue to help Israel with weapons to destroy our Islamist enemies. And the following plan is being incrementally abandoned.

Quartet Joint Statement
Summary
July 16, 2002: Text of a joint statement issued by the "Quartet" (United Nations, Russian Federation, the United States and the European Union) following their meeting in New York
[Document behind the link.]
http://europa-eu-un.org/articles/sk/article_1489_sk.htm
"The new international Task Force on Reform, which is comprised of representatives of the U.S., EU, UN Secretary General, Russia, Japan, Norway, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and which works under the auspices of the Quartet, will strive to develop and implement a comprehensive action plan for reform." [to fund Hamas and other terrorist organizations.]

...as per our decision in light of the EU's utopian delusion for terrorists failing in Israel (election of Hamas).

Most Americans Support Right of Jews to Live and Build in Judea-Samaria
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/927783/posts
June 10, 2003
"By a margin of nearly five to one, Americans oppose the Bush administration's demand to halt all further Jewish construction in Judea-Samaria (the West Bank) and Gaza . . . The poll, carried out by John McLaughlin & Associates, surveyed a scientific sample of 1,000 American adults on May 21, 2003.

And the "chemtrails" story is a myth. [g]
49 posted on 02/01/2006 8:43:04 PM PST by familyop ("The Romans and their Empire were but a bauble in comparison to the Jews." --President John Adams)
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To: TheBrotherhood

The Sampson Option is a rumour with solid circumstantial evidence supporting it. The theory is that Israel has quietly conveyed to the Arab world, and terrorist groups like Hamas that: if it is ever attacked with any WMD, it will launch its entire arsenal of nuclear weapons at every major Arab city. In other words, if you kill thousands of Jews, we'll kill millions of Arabs.


50 posted on 02/01/2006 8:46:13 PM PST by ChicagoHebrew (Hell exists, it is real. It's a quiet green meadow populated entirely by Arab goat herders.)
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