Skip to comments.Report: Obama Wanted to Release Pollard, Biden Refused
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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I'm glad Biden took his meds that day, and stood up to Obama. Now shoot me, Pollard supporters.
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.
Bullocks. “How to win back the Jews 101.”
You dont like Pollard? Why not?
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.
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!
I cannot believe Obama would give a Red rat’s Patoot what Biden had to say.
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.
Has anyone questioned why Biden is sounding positively presidential lately? Does he know something we don’t know?
i don’t understand this.
15 Rabbis in Boca Raton? I would be stunned if there were 3!
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?
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.
Sure I really believe that Obama deferred to Biden. Ha.
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
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).
15 rabbis in Boca Raton walk into a bar.
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!)
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.
This seems like Kabuki, to me. I doubt they ever had a conversation about it.
“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.
Ping to laugh riot posts 1 and 2.
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.
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.
Ninty nine percent of the “janitors” will believe this good cop/bad cop horse hockey too.
Obama tried! He really did try!
IOW, Biden is taking the bullet for Zero. Didn’t know he had it in him.
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.
LOL! ...with Jeremiah Wright at his side.
If you are telling me that Biden is the SMART one of the pair then I am not going to get any sleep tonight.
That’s what I’m wondering. Maybe Biden knows something. Yeah, I know that’s a stretch, but......
If he gets re-elected, he will pull the rug out from under Israel before you can say, “Mmmm mmm mmm Barack Hussein Obama.”
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.
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
“...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?
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?
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.
Exactly, my point........GMTA...............lolol
Nope, never on Shabbat. I don’t know of too many shuls that would let him walk through its doors at this point.
Leonore. Ich glaube, es ist schon lange her, dass er gefangen ist ?ML/NJ
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.
Mac daddy is a pathological liar so believe nothing he says.
Well, Barry helped spring the Lockerbie bomber, didn’t he.....
“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.
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.
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.