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UK and Vatican Call for Cease Fire in Gaza
IsraPundit ^ | December 28, 2008 | Bill Levinson

Posted on 12/28/2008 5:38:41 PM PST by dbz77

December 28, 2008 UK and Vatican Call for Cease Fire in Gaza

by Bill Levinson

The United Kingdom has called for an “immediate halt” to violence in Gaza, while the Pope called upon “all sides” to end the violence.

We do not recall either Britain or the Vatican speaking up when Hamas was pouring rockets and mortar shells into Israel. We therefore do not see why Israel should even listen to anything that either entity has to say now that Hamas is reaping what it has sown.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: billlevinson; ceasefire; gaza; hamas; israel; middleeast; vatican; waronsandnaziterror
I am sure the request by the Vatican will be heeded after an atomic explosion or two.

That was what it took to stop the violence in the Pacific theater in 1945.

1 posted on 12/28/2008 5:38:42 PM PST by dbz77
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To: dbz77

The calls for a cessation of the violence only come when Israel is winning. Why is that?


3 posted on 12/28/2008 5:41:28 PM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: dbz77

Lets send a few hundred rockets every day onto the heads of the Vatican and London (what a short memory THEY have).

Then lets ask them their opinion again.


4 posted on 12/28/2008 5:42:12 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Der neuen Fuhrer: AKA the Murdering Messiah: Keep your powder dry, folks)
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To: dbz77

Israel shouldn’t stop til the job is done. Don’t succume to pressure from these left wing goons. If they love Gaza so much, they should move there


5 posted on 12/28/2008 5:46:44 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dbz77

Ceasefire? Sure, right after the mission is complete.


6 posted on 12/28/2008 5:47:19 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: dbz77
Some will lie to say that the Vatican didn't say that. But yes, the Vatican said it and has made the same kind of statement many times before.

Vatican Condemns Israel for Attacks on Lebanon
Reuters ^ | July 14, 2006

Posted on Fri 14 Jul 2006 08:51:25 AM MDT by dinoparty

Excerpt:

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Angelo Sodano said Pope Benedict and his aides were very worried that the developments in the Middle East risked degenerating into "a conflict with international repercussions."

"In particular, the Holy See deplores right now the attack on Lebanon, a free and sovereign nation, and assures its closeness to these people who already have suffered so much to defend their independence," he told Vatican Radio.



7 posted on 12/28/2008 5:47:22 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote, http://falconparty.com/)
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To: dbz77
"I am sure the request by the Vatican will be heeded after an atomic explosion or two."

Maybe after Iran launches on the Vatican and on London (see German movements during WWII).

S. Korea, U.S. verifying reports on test of new N.K. missile in Iran: source
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1834307/posts
(4,000 kilometer range—will reach London and the Vatican—May 16th, 2007)

8 posted on 12/28/2008 5:51:02 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote, http://falconparty.com/)
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To: dbz77

The Pope and Limystan need to butt out on this one.


9 posted on 12/28/2008 5:54:48 PM PST by tbpiper
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To: familyop

The sissies of the world need to drink a nice, tall glass of STFU! I leave the Vatican out, I expect them to call for peace, and it doesn’t bother me, but I would also ignore that call, because the time has come to wipe these cowardly rats the **** out for good!


10 posted on 12/28/2008 5:56:52 PM PST by chris37
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To: dbz77

Vicar of Christ? Not!


11 posted on 12/28/2008 5:59:41 PM PST by demshateGod (the GOP is dead to me)
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To: dbz77
The United Kingdom has called for an “immediate halt” to violence in Gaza, while the Pope called upon “all sides” to end the violence.

And how many such calls were being made when Hamas was launching its rockets?

12 posted on 12/28/2008 6:01:07 PM PST by sionnsar (Iran Azadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY)|http://trad-anglican.faithweb.com/|RCongressIn2Years)
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To: Mr. Mojo

Once this mission is complete and the palis start with their missiles again, the additional Israeli policy should = one mile into Gaza and flattening that area. For each Pali missile fired, one additional mile into Gaza until the Palis are pushed out to sea. Let them take life boats to London and Rome for “safety”.


13 posted on 12/28/2008 6:03:45 PM PST by Napoleon Solo
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To: dbz77

I’ve come up with a simple plan. If Israel has finally had enough of the Gazans, it should push them into Egypt. But then it should pay reparations to each man, woman and child of a total amount of $10B.

For the 1.5 million Gazans, this works out to $6,600 each. The average annual pay of an Egyptian is $1,300.

Then the US can double the Israel contribution, and Palestinians will be a wealthy class within Egypt.

The GDP of Israel is $170B. So $10B would be a bargain to be done with the Gazans for good.

And for the icing on the cake, the Israelis might even encourage the Israeli Arabs to move to Gaza from Israel proper, as a much more peaceful and prosperous people.


14 posted on 12/28/2008 6:07:46 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: dbz77
The vatican has shown where they stand on the front of right and wrong. They stayed silent as 53% of Catholics voted for Marxist, pro-baby killer Barry H. Obama as POTUS, and now denounce Israel as they fight Islamo-facism!!

This former Catholic says enough!!

Militant

15 posted on 12/28/2008 6:15:20 PM PST by militant2 ( "God Bless these Divided States of America!")
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To: Bahbah; vladimir998
The calls for a cessation of the violence only come when Israel is winning. Why is that?

There are some easy guesses.

16 posted on 12/28/2008 6:18:23 PM PST by Clint Williams (Read Roto-Reuters -- we're the spinmeisters | Impeach Obama!)
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To: Clint Williams

Why are you pinging me?


17 posted on 12/28/2008 6:22:05 PM PST by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: dbz77
I'm always amazed at the stop the violence crowd, you can count on it every time. Joe Blow calls for world peace, Bilgewater is distressed and Sally is saddened and urges a quick solution to this unfortunate event.

Nobody listens and most are quietly rooting for there side to win, but all will walk around with dour expressions and express regrets, ect. Welcome to strange world of Alice in Wonderland.

18 posted on 12/28/2008 6:29:01 PM PST by Eighth Square
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To: sionnsar
And how many such calls were being made when Hamas was launching its rockets?

I wondered the same thing.

19 posted on 12/28/2008 6:30:21 PM PST by MathDoc (Don't blame me, I voted for Governor Palin and the wrinkly white-haired guy)
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To: dbz77
Don't recall the UK or Vatican being hit by Palescumian rockets.....

Not your fight, stay the hell out!

20 posted on 12/28/2008 6:36:08 PM PST by Feckless (No Birth Certificate... No Peace)
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To: Feckless

Perhaps the British are just afraid of pissing off the huge “British” muslim population.?????????


21 posted on 12/28/2008 6:37:47 PM PST by flib (Russell and other Vets TRIED to visit Murtha)
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To: dbz77
Note to the Vatican- stuff it.
Your current diplomacy regarding Islamic countries is treason to your own faith, the remains of Christendom and to Western Civilization. You are facilitating the Dhimmitude of Europe, while doing nothing for your co-religionists living as Dhimmi.
22 posted on 12/28/2008 6:43:30 PM PST by rmlew (The loyal opposition to a regime dedicated to overthrowing the Constitution are accomplices.)
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To: Bahbah
I think you are wrong.

The calls for cessation of “violence” also come whenever the Israelis take any step whatever to defend themselves on any front.
And the call is always against Israel, never against those who openly and continuously attack them.

Oddly enough, Israel generally seems to react to those types of sick, irrational calls to martyrdom, in illogical ways.

Why is that?

23 posted on 12/28/2008 6:54:23 PM PST by sarasmom (Buyers Remorse Date : Place your bets ladies and gentlemen.)
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To: sarasmom
Oddly enough, Israel generally seems to react to those types of sick, irrational calls to martyrdom, in illogical ways. Why is that?

I don't know the answer. It's like the left in this country. It's our fault, don't you know. But I don't see where we disagree. I think we are on the same page.

24 posted on 12/28/2008 6:59:03 PM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: dbz77

UK: wrong,wrong,wrong,wrong,,,,wrong,wrong,wrong,wrong,,,you’re WRONG,you’re WRONG, you’re WRONG. (Dr.Perry Cox’s version of how to inform someone they are mistaken.)

Vatican: repeat the same.


25 posted on 12/28/2008 8:02:19 PM PST by TheConservativeParty ("A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not why the ship was built." by The First Gal of AK)
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To: dbz77

Hi! We’re liberals from 1000 miles away who aren’t living in fear of our neighbors.

Now do what we say. :)


26 posted on 12/28/2008 8:17:36 PM PST by Tzimisce (http://groups.myspace.com/nailthemessiah)
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To: dbz77
They had their chance now it is in Gods hands NOW and Not Allah's.
27 posted on 12/28/2008 9:22:12 PM PST by Cheetahcat (Osamabama the Wright kind of Racist!)
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To: dbz77

I don’t care if it’s the U.S., the U.K., or the Vatican that demands a ceasefire, Israel has my blessing to continue and in fact escalate it’s activity until the rockets stop raining in on it. You’d have to be a witting/unwitting disciple of Satan to urge otherwise. All evil needs to flourish is for good men to remain silent, standing by doing nothing as it conquers all. Go for it Israel. You’ll have a green light from here until some assholes are either dead or convinced they can no longer attack you with impunity.


28 posted on 12/28/2008 11:23:44 PM PST by DoughtyOne (I see that Kenya's favorite son has a new weekly Saturday morning radio show.)
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To: dbz77
Washington according to Fox News is also trying to create a cease fire. They had Conoleeza Rice on talking about working towards a cease fire. Bush Administration going increasingly soft on terror.

If someone was to fire a rocket at another country from the US the US would arrest the person fast.

Why should it be any different for the Muslims?

29 posted on 01/02/2009 11:37:51 AM PST by Freedom of Speech Wins
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