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Report: Obama Wanted to Release Pollard, Biden Refused
Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/10/11 | Elad Benari

Posted on 10/01/2011 5:51:43 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

U.S. President Barack Obama was set to release Jonathan Pollard but his vice president thwarted the move, The New York Times has reported.

According to the report, Vice President Joe Biden met last week with 15 rabbis in Boca Raton, Florida, when he was asked by one of them why Pollard, who was convicted in 1986, was still in prison.

In response to the question Biden said, “President Obama was considering clemency, but I told him, ‘Over my dead body are we going to let him out before his time.’”

He added, “If it were up to me, he would stay in jail for life.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biden; damagecontrol; election2012; electiontaqiyya; israel; jewishvoters; nsa; obama; pandering; panderingwithpollard; pollard; release; turnaboutfairplay; waronterror; yeahright
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Please, let's not start this again. Why am I posting another Pollard article? They're going to start it again. Why am I doing this?

I'm glad Biden took his meds that day, and stood up to Obama. Now shoot me, Pollard supporters.

1 posted on 10/01/2011 5:51:52 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5
Yeah. And Bammy davened schararit at my shul this morning.

ML/NJ

2 posted on 10/01/2011 5:54:37 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: ml/nj

say what?


3 posted on 10/01/2011 5:56:51 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: ml/nj

Hahahaha!


4 posted on 10/01/2011 5:59:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: ml/nj

You’re right, now that I think of it. Somebody’s probably just whoring for Jewish support with no price tag. I tried to free ‘im, yup, uhuh, but Biden wouldn’t hear of it. Nope. Indeedy-do he wouldn’t.


5 posted on 10/01/2011 6:01:28 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Bullocks. “How to win back the Jews 101.”


6 posted on 10/01/2011 6:01:58 PM PDT by Paradox (Democrats on Obama, They can't deny him, He is them.)
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To: Eleutheria5

You dont like Pollard? Why not?


7 posted on 10/01/2011 6:02:34 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Eleutheria5

This story and the one earlier in the week about Barry selling Israel “bunker-buster” bombs is nothing more than the administration and the NYT colluding to repair the damage w/jewish voters.


8 posted on 10/01/2011 6:03:58 PM PDT by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: Eleutheria5

I love this Looney Tunes White House
1. Obie wants to pander to the Jewish voters.
2. Plugs blocks the move.
3. Then he blabs it in Boca Raton
4. Whatta maroone! Whatta chump!


9 posted on 10/01/2011 6:04:12 PM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I cannot believe Obama would give a Red rat’s Patoot what Biden had to say.


10 posted on 10/01/2011 6:05:21 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Nonstatist

He spied for China, Pakistan, Russia, Australia(!) and Israel. He did it for money. Sorry, but I don’t buy the Israeli patriot line. All his supporters here are being used. So count me out.


11 posted on 10/01/2011 6:06:03 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Has anyone questioned why Biden is sounding positively presidential lately? Does he know something we don’t know?


12 posted on 10/01/2011 6:06:58 PM PDT by WVNan (!)
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To: Eleutheria5

i don’t understand this.


13 posted on 10/01/2011 6:07:38 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: Eleutheria5
I agree. What Pollard did was inexcusable.
14 posted on 10/01/2011 6:08:09 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Eleutheria5
Does ANYONE on Planet Earth believe this ridiculous fish story? I mean come on...

15 Rabbis in Boca Raton? I would be stunned if there were 3!

15 posted on 10/01/2011 6:09:59 PM PDT by montag813
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To: WVNan

Yes, that I would make a great President. Just as soon as Obama fails to even get the nomination though he runs unopposed, they’ll draft me as the party’s pick. Just you wait and see. Yup. Where’s my corn mush?


16 posted on 10/01/2011 6:11:41 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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17 posted on 10/01/2011 6:12:18 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Nonstatist

According to some declassified reports he gave Israel nuclear secrets, who turn, gave them to the USSR in exchange for Soviet Jewry.

Pollard should have never been given a security clearance. According to the book, “Every Spy a Prince”, he told his college roommate at Stanford he wanted to woirk for the Mossad.


18 posted on 10/01/2011 6:13:26 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Eleutheria5

Sure I really believe that Obama deferred to Biden. Ha.


19 posted on 10/01/2011 6:17:30 PM PDT by JLS (How to turn a recession into a depression: elect a Dem president with a big majorities in Congress)
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To: ml/nj

LOL! But the question is:

In addition to a Keppah, did he tie on Tefillin and don a Tallit gadol?

..........he’s trying everything to get our support back.....lololol


20 posted on 10/01/2011 6:18:18 PM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: montag813

Are you questioning that there are 15 Rabbis in Boca Raton or that 15 met with the VP?

Trust me, with all the retired Jewish folk in Boca, there are many more then 15 Rabbis living there (most retired).

Just ax’n.


21 posted on 10/01/2011 6:20:15 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: montag813

15 rabbis in Boca Raton walk into a bar.


22 posted on 10/01/2011 6:31:13 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: Never A Dull Moment
did he tie on Tefillin

Only a schmuck like Obama would put on Tefillin today. This was shabbat. No one puts on Tefillin on shabbat. (But he really wasn't at my shul. It was a JOKE!)

ML/NJ

23 posted on 10/01/2011 6:31:54 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Eleutheria5

And the Rosenbergs were Soviet patriots. Anyone who is caught committing espionage against the U.S.A. must be given the severest penalty under the law. It should not matter for whom they were working or why. Israel’s prime directive is its survival, as it must be. If dealing secrets to Moscow or Beijing or Caracas helps them achieve that goal they will do so. Pollard knew that going in. He stays inside for life.


24 posted on 10/01/2011 6:32:00 PM PDT by xkaydet65 (IACTA ALEA EST!!!')
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To: WVNan
Has anyone questioned why Biden is sounding positively presidential lately?

This seems like Kabuki, to me. I doubt they ever had a conversation about it.

25 posted on 10/01/2011 6:35:43 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Perdogg

“According to some declassified reports he gave Israel nuclear secrets, who turn, gave them to the USSR in exchange for Soviet Jewry.”

I understand that Soviet jewelry was not of great quality, but they do have some great diamonds.


26 posted on 10/01/2011 6:35:44 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: MestaMachine

Ping to laugh riot posts 1 and 2.


27 posted on 10/01/2011 6:42:51 PM PDT by ROTB (Christian sin breeds enemies for the USA. If you're a Christian, stop sinning, and spread the Word..)
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To: WVNan
Has anyone questioned why Biden is sounding positively presidential lately?

Presidential is a stretch, but, Plugs seems to know he has nothing to lose. Your point, DumBO is going to resign or he is going to dump Biteme.

28 posted on 10/01/2011 7:02:48 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (I'll follow an eloquent Allen West out of hell.)
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To: JLS
Sure I really believe that Obama deferred to Biden. Ha.

I'll bet Biden was sent out by obammy to get this message out. That way obammy gets to pander to the Jews without having to actually do anything.

29 posted on 10/01/2011 7:19:22 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks Right-Wing.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Ninty nine percent of the “janitors” will believe this good cop/bad cop horse hockey too.


30 posted on 10/01/2011 7:21:03 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Eleutheria5

Obama tried! He really did try!

31 posted on 10/01/2011 7:27:16 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

IOW, Biden is taking the bullet for Zero. Didn’t know he had it in him.

Thanks Eleutheria5.


32 posted on 10/01/2011 7:32:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Eleutheria5

Don’t worry about the small handful of simpleton Pollard apologists who show up here from time to time. Obviously, Biden got the same intelligence and background info some other members of congress got. Pollard is a traitorous, worthless piece of sh’+ who should die in prison.


33 posted on 10/01/2011 7:37:45 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: ml/nj
Yeah. And Bammy davened schararit at my shul this morning.

LOL! ...with Jeremiah Wright at his side.

34 posted on 10/01/2011 7:37:45 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: Eleutheria5

If you are telling me that Biden is the SMART one of the pair then I am not going to get any sleep tonight.


35 posted on 10/01/2011 7:51:25 PM PDT by DManA
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To: depressed in 06

That’s what I’m wondering. Maybe Biden knows something. Yeah, I know that’s a stretch, but......


36 posted on 10/01/2011 7:58:17 PM PDT by WVNan (!)
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To: paddles

If he gets re-elected, he will pull the rug out from under Israel before you can say, “Mmmm mmm mmm Barack Hussein Obama.”


37 posted on 10/01/2011 7:58:39 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Venturer

None of the rest of us do either. Personally, I think FUBO chose Biden as a foil against impeachment. Would the Congress want to exchange a Marxist for an idiot? Actually, the idiot looks better all the time.


38 posted on 10/01/2011 8:15:03 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: Eleutheria5
There is a game that is played with spies.

We try to keep them in jail as long as possible to discourage others

And we do everything we can to get ours out - or no one in our side would bother to take the risk

Obama is trying to destroy the country, so he lets Pollard out to encourage other spies- who know he will be lenient with them

39 posted on 10/01/2011 8:20:48 PM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket~!!!)
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To: Perdogg

“...he told his college roommate at Stanford he wanted to woirk for the Mossad.”

Can’t imagine that roommate wasn’t questioned during the security clearance. Wonder why it wouldn’t have come up then?

When I was going thru clearance, in my mid- to late-20’s, they went back to my home town and interviewed high school friends’ parents! It seems a college roommate would know a LOT more about the subject’s thinking than a friend’s parents. Do they really think high school kids spend hours sitting around discussing politics and philosophy with adults?


40 posted on 10/01/2011 8:32:04 PM PDT by EDINVA ( Jimmy McMillan '12: because RENT'S, TOO DAMN HIGH)
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To: ml/nj

I just heard this today too!
Wouldn’t put it past him. He needs to do something to get the Jews back on board.
Anyway, BTW, do you have anything coherent to explain why Pollard was given such a devastating sentence?
Life? Solitary?


41 posted on 10/01/2011 9:32:20 PM PDT by Sarah
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To: EDINVA

My close friend in high school went into the Air Force and was going to be working near the nuclear missiles. I had to fill out a 5 page questionaire. This was back in the late 70’s. I believe they also came out questioned my father in person.


42 posted on 10/02/2011 12:37:14 AM PDT by packrat35 (America is rapidly becoming a police state that East Germany could be proud of!)
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To: ml/nj

Exactly, my point........GMTA...............lolol


43 posted on 10/02/2011 4:37:28 AM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: ml/nj

Nope, never on Shabbat. I don’t know of too many shuls that would let him walk through its doors at this point.


44 posted on 10/02/2011 4:41:57 AM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: Sarah
do you have anything coherent to explain why Pollard was given such a devastating sentence?

Leonore. Ich glaube, es ist schon lange her, dass er gefangen ist ?

Rocco. Es ist schon über zwei Jahre.

Leonore. Zwei Jahre, sagt Ihr ? Er muss ein grosser Verbrecher sein.

Rocco. Oder er muss grosse Feinde haben.

ML/NJ
45 posted on 10/02/2011 6:01:16 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Venturer

Mac daddy is a pathological liar so believe nothing he says.


46 posted on 10/02/2011 6:08:59 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Eleutheria5

Well, Barry helped spring the Lockerbie bomber, didn’t he.....


47 posted on 10/02/2011 6:10:52 AM PDT by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: Mr. K

“Obama is trying to destroy the country, so he lets Pollard out to encourage other spies- who know he will be lenient with them”

Listen, let’s at least be fair. He’s already been in there a long, long time. Any potential spy who’d contemplate doing half the time of Polard would be deterred. There are plenty of good arguments for keeping Polard locked up, but that’s not one of them, and if Obama was looking to encourage spying, it’s about twenty years too late to use Polard for that purpose.


48 posted on 10/02/2011 7:29:55 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Is he circumcised? Just a stray thought I’d like to put in his head. Get your wiener trimmed. We Jews really like it when people do that. Look at what great friends we became with Hamor ben Shechem on that basis. Hee hee hee.


49 posted on 10/02/2011 7:32:41 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: packrat35

Exactly! So, how is it that Pollard got such a high level US govt clearance if his Stanford roommate knew way back when how he felt? How is it that it didn’t come up just in interviews with Pollard himself? It had to be fairly common knowledge among his circle of friends/colleagues.

In some ways, since 9/11 our security and govt positions with any sensitivity has become far tighter. A few years ago, my daughter was chosen for a sensitive govt job (as an employee of a govt contractor) and everyone was SHOCKED she couldn’t be hired because she couldn’t get the security level needed. She’d already worked at the Pentagon and was then serving as her local DAR’s Regent so no one foresaw any problem. Turns out, she was ‘rejected’ because she’d spent 2 years out of the previous 3 or 5 living overseas (in an allied country). But Pollard passed with flying colors. Go figure.


50 posted on 10/02/2011 7:33:43 AM PDT by EDINVA ( Jimmy McMillan '12: because RENT'S, TOO DAMN HIGH)
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