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Bibi's Choice (Israel to Attack Iran with Land Based Missiles instead of Airstrike?)
Weekly Standard ^ | 07/13/2009 | Peter Berkowitz

Posted on 07/04/2009 1:00:27 PM PDT by GOPGuide

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To: ExSoldier

This is 2010 in the Age of 0bama. And I don’t subscribe to your hermeneutics. But if I did, I wouldn’t be trivializing the end times with cracks about popcorn.


51 posted on 03/24/2010 9:22:32 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: Quix

Have a nice day, Quix.


52 posted on 03/24/2010 9:23:20 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast; Evil Slayer
Hope it’s not in one of those silly codes, next to “Rabin assassinated.”

LOL the author of that book suckered a lot of Christians, myself among them. I read it in about 2004 or '05 and it said that the codes absolutely predicted a nuclear war in 2006. Right then, I knew my money had been wasted. 2006 confirmed that view. That's why I no longer accept stuff like that. However, the scripture has been 100% correct all the time. More importantly, there are no remaining intervening events in the Bible left to fulfill before the coming Rapture. So, 668, someday soon you might literally BE the neighbor of the "BEAST" and he'll be loudly and proudly proclaiming that fact. When it happens, don't look around for me, QUIX or any of the other Christian freepers (including Jim Robinson), 'cause we'll NOT be around! LOL

53 posted on 03/24/2010 9:29:21 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast; Quix; Evil Slayer; Godzilla
But if I did, I wouldn’t be trivializing the end times with cracks about popcorn.

Why not? What exactly does any follower of Jesus Christ have to be worried about, especially if we're right? Even if we're utterly wrong, what have we lost? Now, reverse that and apply it to your views. If you're right, no consequences. But if you're wrong... Hmmmmmmm. So it seems to me, the person rolling the dice here on a 50-50 proposition is you.

54 posted on 03/24/2010 9:38:04 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
This is 2010 in the Age of 0bama.

ROFLMAO! The AGE of Obama has lasted just about 14 months! The entire country has been BI*** slapped fully awake as of last Sunday.

55 posted on 03/24/2010 9:43:44 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: ExSoldier

I haven’t kept up to date recently with the Code stuff.

I do believe that the earlier stuff based on too short a character length has proven to not be statistically sound. However when one gets up beyond 30 characters . . . the statistical odds for chance resulting in such phrasings is extremely remote.

Time will tell. It’s still a very young discipline. It’s certainly not beyond God to pull such a fun thing and it is the sort of thing He seems to enjoy engineering.


56 posted on 03/24/2010 9:44:03 AM PDT by Quix (BLOKES who got us where we R: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: ExSoldier

Good points.


57 posted on 03/24/2010 9:44:36 AM PDT by Quix (BLOKES who got us where we R: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: Quix
It’s certainly not beyond God to pull such a fun thing and it is the sort of thing He seems to enjoy engineering.

Well, I certainly agree with that. As I matured over many years in my faith, I discovered the whimsy of Jesus. One of the people who led me to Christ was my old Pastor at Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church (PCA) and his name is Steve Brown. He in fact performed my wedding ceremony in his office nearly 23 years ago. Now he has his own independent ministry and national radio show: KEY LIFE! I get his free weekly e-mails and discover this fact more and more as well as the reality of God's truly unconditional love for his lambs (us)! Give Steve Brown's group a look.

58 posted on 03/24/2010 10:05:02 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: ExSoldier

Will try to do so.

Thx thx.


59 posted on 03/24/2010 10:09:03 AM PDT by Quix (BLOKES who got us where we R: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: ExSoldier

An impressive site.

Will try to give a listen later in the week.


60 posted on 03/24/2010 10:10:05 AM PDT by Quix (BLOKES who got us where we R: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: ExSoldier

Can’t very well call it the Dark Ages, dat be race-iss.


61 posted on 03/24/2010 10:24:41 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: ExSoldier

Have a nice Day.


62 posted on 03/24/2010 10:26:21 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

““Might as well” is not a good reason to start a war.”

“Might as well” is not the reason to start the war. The reason is Evil Smurf is an anti-semitic nut who swore to destroy my homeland with nuclear weapons, has actively pursued our destruction, is currently pursuing a proxy war, and will shortly have nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them -— and he will.

“Might as well” is the response to your stated concern that people would be mad at Israel.

The world is mad at Israel and hates Jewish people, for no logical reason.

Been that way since Mt. Sinai, scripture or no scripture.


63 posted on 03/24/2010 11:24:20 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Have a nice Day.

LOL, You too! Pleasure (as my students say) conversatin' wit ya! Hope I've given you no offense and I certainly haven't taken any.

64 posted on 03/24/2010 12:14:46 PM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

Note: this topic is from 4th of July 2009.
65 posted on 03/24/2010 5:13:44 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: Cheetahcat

You know, Israel does have space launch capabilities. They could feasibly launch a couple of tungsten poles fitted with guidance systems and reentry rockets into geostationary orbit over the Iranian nuclear sites.

Then, when the time came, de-orbit the rods and have them slam into the Iranian facilities at terminal velocity... which would impact with the same devastation as a meteorite impact. That, and Israel could deny all involvement, claiming it was an ‘act of G-d’.

:-)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinetic_bombardment


66 posted on 03/24/2010 10:04:23 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: Jewbacca

See post #66.


67 posted on 03/24/2010 10:06:36 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: ExSoldier

Finally, although they can’t be seen as being overtly supportive, the majority of the Arab nations are well and truly terrified of the Iranian regime’s extremism and they are silently praying that Israel does a righteous job in removing that threat.<<<

And several of those countries have said they are fearful of Iran having the nukes.


68 posted on 03/25/2010 1:42:34 AM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( garden/survival/cooking/storage- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2299939/posts?page=5555)
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To: gogogodzilla

I don’t disagree that that is technically feasible, but Israel’s largest booster can put a 350-kilogram satellite into low-earth orbit.

RFG are probably 2000kg

Just doesn’t have the mass.


69 posted on 03/25/2010 8:18:40 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: GOPGuide
Israel should prepare for the eventual hostilities from the fascist in the US whitehouse as well as from the antisemites in Europe, and from the so-called muslim world, but they should also simply do what they have to do to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Unlike the fascist in the Whitehouse, whom history will remember as being one of the worst American presidents ever, bar none, history will look favorably on Israel's heroic actions to deprive the messianic monomaniacs in Tehran the ultimate in weapons of mass terror, nuclear weapons.

We the People, small version
70 posted on 03/25/2010 8:22:54 AM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: Jewbacca

I dunno, a 350-kg spike of depleted uranium coming down at terminal velocity is going to do three things:

1. Penetrate deeper than anything we’ve currently got for bunker busting.

2. Create a very large impact crater.

3. Be untraceable.


71 posted on 03/25/2010 4:23:23 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: gogogodzilla

Yes, those are called “crowbars from G-d,” and probably exist today.

They actually can’t go too fast, as they burn up, so you have air brakes on them.

To get a little extra speed, you put thermal coating (akin to the space shuttle) on them as well, which decreases the mass somewhat.

As an aside, you can do the same thing with an ICBM, which is considerably cheaper — but comes with the issue of following back the arc.


72 posted on 03/26/2010 7:20:08 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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