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Video: Ron Paul denounces Israelís flotilla raid, of course
Hot Air ^ | June 3, 2010 | ALLAHPUNDIT

Posted on 06/03/2010 7:24:29 PM PDT by RobinMasters

No surprise here. Remember when he called Operation Cast Lead, which was Israel’s response to thousands of Hamas rocket firings, a case of “preemptive war”?

America’s Greatest Patriot wants you to believe he’s a study in non-interventionist neutrality, with his knocks on Israel a mere function of the fact that we continue to prop them up with foreign aid. Because the U.S. is kinda sorta responsible for their behavior, goes the logic, they’re fair game for criticism.

Why he’d want to maintain a posture of neutrality between Israel and an eliminationist outfit like Hamas, I have no idea, but lay that aside.

Amoral neutrality doesn’t excuse his use of propaganda — as impartial news sources have noted, Gaza isn’t “starving” — nor does it explain his relentless attempts over the past several years to minimize the threat from Iranian nuclear weapons.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: israel; ronpaul; ronpaultruthfile
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1 posted on 06/03/2010 7:24:29 PM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: ExTexasRedhead; justiceseeker93; traderrob6; OL Hickory; socialismisinsidious; trlambsr; Altera; ...

Ping


2 posted on 06/03/2010 7:24:41 PM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

No surprise. He is anti-Israel.


3 posted on 06/03/2010 7:26:20 PM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: RobinMasters

Already posted.


4 posted on 06/03/2010 7:26:55 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: RobinMasters; P-Marlowe; OrthodoxPresbyterian; Quix; blue-duncan

If true that he blames Israel on this, then calling him a nut really doesn’t do justice to his inability to see clearly.

He would be a “blind leader of the blind.”


5 posted on 06/03/2010 7:27:19 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: RobinMasters
I wonder what Ron would do if someone punched him in the nose? would he stand there and be understanding or would he retaliate like he does not want Israel to do?
6 posted on 06/03/2010 7:28:03 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to GOD! Thomas Jefferson)
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To: RobinMasters

Amazing how people’s feelings about Israel can turn their perception of reality upside down.


7 posted on 06/03/2010 7:28:55 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: RobinMasters

What a creepy freak and antisemite that guy is.

I can’t stand him or his loser supporters.


8 posted on 06/03/2010 7:29:24 PM PDT by JRochelle (My predictions on 2/3/2010: It will be Thune/Rubio in '12.)
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To: RobinMasters

He’s vile.


9 posted on 06/03/2010 7:29:59 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: RobinMasters

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2526794/posts


10 posted on 06/03/2010 7:30:18 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: RobinMasters

Ron Paul ... an associate of Muslim terrorists ... that’s all ...


11 posted on 06/03/2010 7:31:06 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: RobinMasters

For me, Ron Paul is a lot like Pat Buchanan. A lot of what he says sounds right to me; the rest is pure, unadulterated crap.


12 posted on 06/03/2010 7:37:25 PM PDT by PackerBoy (Just my opinion ....)
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To: RobinMasters

And this is why Ron Paul can never and will never be President.


13 posted on 06/03/2010 7:40:41 PM PDT by GLDNGUN
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To: xzins

Have been thankful occasionally that he’s raised some issues.

I’ve never trusted him.

Wouldn’t want to vote for him as dog catcher.


14 posted on 06/03/2010 7:41:55 PM PDT by Quix (THE PLAN of the Bosses: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2519352/posts?page=2#2)
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To: Star Traveler

Not so...he is anti-Zionist which is far from the same thing as antisemitic. Nevertheless, I think he is wrong about this. While I am pro-Zionist, charges of racism, antisemitism, etc. are all too often lightly cast about.

I wish RP would figure out that abstract principles are useful, but that you also have to have a serious, practical program for advancing them. Leaving Israel to the mercy of the Muslims, which is the actual policy of Obamalini, cannot be taken seriously as foreign policy and will lead to disaster.


15 posted on 06/03/2010 7:48:19 PM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: achilles2000

No, he is anti-Semitic.


16 posted on 06/03/2010 7:51:12 PM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: achilles2000
You were saying ...

Not so...he is anti-Zionist ...

If one is "anti-Zionist" -- that's what I define as anti-semitic ... :-)

17 posted on 06/03/2010 7:52:29 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Quix
You were saying ...

Wouldn’t want to vote for him as dog catcher.

You're right on that count ... even dogs deserve better ... :-)

18 posted on 06/03/2010 7:53:35 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

“If one is “anti-Zionist” — that’s what I define as anti-semitic ... :-)”

You may if you like, but there are many Orthodox anti-Zionist Jews ;-)


19 posted on 06/03/2010 7:54:25 PM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: Star Traveler

Do you think I got carried away on the Gog/Magog thread?

I get fed up with folks trashing such threads when they don’t demonstrate a gnat’s burp’s worth of understanding nor even Biblical knowledge about the facts and just spew nonsense and that very haughtily. GRRRR


20 posted on 06/03/2010 7:56:28 PM PDT by Quix (THE PLAN of the Bosses: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2519352/posts?page=2#2)
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To: RobinMasters
Good thing Ron has two feet. If he ever gets a gun and shoots himself in the foot he, like Harry Reed, will have another one.(if you haven't heard Rush's Harry Reed farce, try to hear it.

No matter how good he may be on some fiscal points, the man is a looney bird. Israel has the right to protect itself from the Palis and their pals, period.

Is his son like dear old dad? If so, I doubt he can win. Ron says something the people love and then goes out and undoes it.

vaudine

21 posted on 06/03/2010 7:57:23 PM PDT by vaudine (,,)
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To: Quix
You were saying ...

Do you think I got carried away on the Gog/Magog thread?

Did I miss something there? ... :-) ... I mean, I'm not sure which thread that is ...

22 posted on 06/03/2010 8:00:32 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: achilles2000
You were saying ...

You may if you like, but there are many Orthodox anti-Zionist Jews ;-)

Yes, I've never figured out some of those Orthodox, anti-Zionist Jews getting real chummy with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, of Iran, either ... but apparently some do ...

They must be stupid and complete idiots, chumming up with the likes of Ahmadinejad, who wants to eliminate the Jewish state of Israel ... hoo-boy!

23 posted on 06/03/2010 8:05:40 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: svcw

I am willing to change my mind if you have stronger evidence than he is anti-Zionist.


24 posted on 06/03/2010 8:07:05 PM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: Star Traveler

I don’t know any that are chummy with Ahmadinejad, but there is a theological argument that they make that I, a one time fugitive from a Mitzah tank, haven’t invested any time in.


25 posted on 06/03/2010 8:09:12 PM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: RobinMasters

Not good!


26 posted on 06/03/2010 8:16:25 PM PDT by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: RobinMasters

Yet ANOTHER reason why I would NEVER vote for Ron Paul.


27 posted on 06/03/2010 8:17:30 PM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: Star Traveler

Yikes!... that’s “mitzvah tank” for those who are more careful typers than I am.

Quite embarrassing...


28 posted on 06/03/2010 8:22:47 PM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: achilles2000

Relations with Iran and President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad

In October 2005, Neturei Karta leader Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss issued a statement criticizing Jewish attacks on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Weiss wrote that Ahmadinejad's statements were not "indicative of anti-Jewish sentiments", but rather, "a yearning for a better, more peaceful world", and "re-stating the beliefs and statements of Ayatollah Khomeini, who always emphasized and practiced the respect and protection of Jews and Judaism."

In March 2006, several members of Neturei Karta's radical branch visited Iran where they met with Iranian leaders, including the Vice-President, and praised Ahmadinejad for calling for the State of Israel to be "wiped from the pages of history." The spokesmen commented that they shared Ahmadinejad's aspiration for "a disintegration of the Israeli government".

29 posted on 06/03/2010 8:28:31 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: achilles2000

Only what I have heard him say and other items I have read.
I’ll look around and see if I can find something definitive.


30 posted on 06/03/2010 8:30:59 PM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: RobinMasters

Here is the youtube video without the blog.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JoGwq9k5lw&feature=player_embedded

The thread I linked earlier had dozens of replies. You could have just posted to that one.


31 posted on 06/03/2010 8:33:29 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: All
Stupid is the word for it ... LOL ...


32 posted on 06/03/2010 8:34:42 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: patriot preacher

I get the feeling that if a giant meteor was about to strike the earth and kill us all, Paul would be against NASA shooting a missile at it to save us because...its not in the constitution.

He just has no sense.


33 posted on 06/03/2010 8:35:22 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: Star Traveler

O_O


34 posted on 06/03/2010 8:37:24 PM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (1.416785(71) x 10^32)
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Ron Paul supporter Alex JOnes and his loons
35 posted on 06/03/2010 9:01:33 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: RobinMasters

He’s right on the money!


36 posted on 06/03/2010 9:25:14 PM PDT by taxtruth (Something really stinks In The Federal Government/Mafia and I think it's BO!)
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To: xzins

Mat 15:14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. The Lord is speaking as clear as a bell.


37 posted on 06/03/2010 9:30:34 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: RobinMasters

Paul is a foreign policy dumba$$...essentially, a single-use tool whose only claim to value is his small government cloak - and that is wearing thin.

Yo! Paulie - yer 15 minutes of fame is over...g’bye!

A.A.C.


38 posted on 06/03/2010 10:22:43 PM PDT by AmericanArchConservative (Armour on, Lances high, Swords out, Bows drawn, Shields front ... Eagles UP!)
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To: taxtruth
He’s right on the money!

In all honesty, I usually think that RP is "right on the money", but this time I listened to what he said and thought, "WTF?"

Israel has a right to defend its own country and it's none of our business to tell them what to do in protecting their own sovereignty. Like Muslim "humanitarian aid" for the last 20 years to both Palestine and the Balkans, those "humanitarian aid supplies" often contain weapons and there has been a proven history of this kind of weapons smuggling.

RP talked about a blockade as "an act of war" -- and he's right, except for one little thing -- in this case, it would have to mean the Israeli government declaring war on itself! His metaphor only works if Palestine is a separate country, which it is not.

This was the worst interview that I have ever seen Ron Paul do. I think that he left his brain at home when he did it!

39 posted on 06/03/2010 11:31:03 PM PDT by Bokababe (Save Christian Kosovo! http://www.savekosovo.org)
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To: achilles2000

That’s like saying, I’m not anti-French, I just want France to cease to exist.


40 posted on 06/04/2010 12:29:06 AM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just a liberals who lies.)
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To: Star Traveler

They are a group of paid traitors and heretics for hire who believe that singular Talmudic ruling, imposed but Roman swords, supercedes God’s promises.


41 posted on 06/04/2010 12:30:37 AM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just a liberals who lies.)
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To: achilles2000

People claiming to be “Anti-Zionist” are really just Anti-Semitic. That is just an old anti-Semitic copout....”I’m anti-Zionist”

Ron Paul unfortunately has lost my support. I am tired of anti-Semitism....and I am tired of anyone trying to justify Holocaust II


42 posted on 06/04/2010 4:22:22 AM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (JD Hayworth for Senate ..... jdforsenate.com)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior

Agreed, Ron Paul is out, sounds a lot like Pat Buchannan at this point ...


43 posted on 06/04/2010 4:23:23 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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This would be the non-interventionist, Ron Paul, weighing in. Still to be heard from on the "true conservative" side, Abu Buchanan.

44 posted on 06/04/2010 4:42:37 AM PDT by SJackson (Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel and it must remain undivided, Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: svcw

Thanks.


45 posted on 06/04/2010 7:15:50 AM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior

Jewishness and Zionism are not the same thing. Some Jews present and past are anti-Zionist. I don’t share that view, but anti-Zionism alone hardly makes anyone anti-Semitic.

As for Holocaust II, it seems that the utterly dishonest reporting of the Gaza blockade incident makes it clear that large segments of the press are trying to create a situation in which that, or something like it, will happen. I can hardly believe they are getting away with it.


46 posted on 06/04/2010 7:22:01 AM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: Star Traveler

Now I recall seeing that. They’re crazy.


47 posted on 06/04/2010 7:24:08 AM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: achilles2000
I did find this from the American Thinker. It is something I had not read before, but is pretty consistent with what I have read in the past.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2007/11/the_odd_alliance_supporting_ro.html

48 posted on 06/04/2010 7:26:19 AM PDT by svcw (Habakkuk 2:3)
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To: rmlew

No, it’s not. Here is a link to several Orthodox Jewish organizations that are anti-Zionist: http://www.jewsnotzionists.org/organizations.htm

There are also many leftwing secular Jews who are anti-Zionist.

While Jewish identity doesn’t depend on the existence or nonexistence of modern Israel, Modern Israel,IMHO, should be treated as a valuable ally and recognized as vastly more civilized than its Muslim neighbors. This seems to be the exact opposite of the Obama Administration’s current Middle East policy. In fact, the Obama Administration strikes me as a clear and present danger to Israel and peace in the ME.


49 posted on 06/04/2010 7:33:47 AM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: svcw

I’ve seen it. I was hoping you had something that RP had done or said. You can find fringe elements supporting almost any candidate, and if the candidate is seen as “anti-establishment” it brings all kinds of people out of the woodwork for all kinds of reasons.

Thanks for the article, though. It reminds me how much I dislike “Truthers”, etc.


50 posted on 06/04/2010 7:40:30 AM PDT by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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