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The Passover-Easter Sellout (Oliver North)
Creators Syndicate ^ | April 6, 2012 | Oliver North

Posted on 04/05/2012 6:16:24 PM PDT by jazusamo

WASHINGTON — Passover and Easter — intrinsically linked in the Jewish and Christian traditions — are being celebrated this weekend. For observant Jews, Passover commemorates the Hebrews' liberation from slavery under Egypt's Pharaoh. For faithful Christians, Easter is a celebration of Jesus' resurrection from the grave and the fulfillment of a new covenant between God and man. Biblical passages in Exodus 12, Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24 and John 20 describe these historical events and the reasons for festivities among people of faith. But this year, these holidays are a time of extraordinary anxiety for Christians and Jews in the Middle East.

The Egyptian Pharaohs and Roman emperors are gone. Yet Jews and Christians now living in the region must contend with new lethal threats: the hatred of radical Islamists seizing power from Tunisia to Syria; vicious sectarian cleansing; and the prospect of being incinerated by an Iranian nuclear weapon. Tragically, all this is being facilitated by the catastrophic incompetence, malfeasance, naiveté and hubris of an American president — with the complicity of the mainstream media.

In the days leading up to this year's Passover and Easter holidays, we have seen no fewer than three "leaks" of sensitive information from the U.S. government about possible Israeli plans to stop the ayatollahs in Iran from building nuclear weapons. Stories in Foreign Policy magazine, Bloomberg News and ABC News — all sourced to anonymous White House, Pentagon, State Department and congressional officials — allege that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has consummated a secret military alliance with the autocratic government in Azerbaijan to use Azeri airfields in the event of an Israeli attack on Iranian nuclear sites. When questioned about the stories, White House and State Department spokesmen claim to have "no information" to confirm the validity of the information.

That's completely disingenuous. For months, the Obama administration has been doing everything possible — overtly and covertly — to dissuade Israel from launching a pre-emptive attack on Tehran's nuclear weapons facilities before the U.S. presidential election. In February, The Washington Post claimed that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta believed that an Israeli action likely would take place in April, May or June of this year. During last month's meeting with President Barack Obama, Netanyahu purportedly was told that the U.S. would not assist in a military strike on Iran and that new appropriations for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system and spare parts for Israeli air force F-15s and F-16s could be "at risk" if Israel were to act unilaterally. Now leaked cables, congressional reports and "administration sources" describe how such an attack could be conducted by prepositioning refueling and search-and-rescue assets at bases in Azerbaijan. These stories are a gift to the rulers in Tehran.

The ayatollahs' atomic bomb isn't a singular existential threat to Israel. In Egypt, radical Islamists now control Cairo's parliament and are poised to take power in next month's presidential election. Islamist candidates all talk about "renegotiating" or even abrogating the 1979 Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty. Though Obama professes "steadfast support for Israel," he and his allies in the press have been mute about recent attacks on Israeli civilians from Gaza and Sinai.

Islamic militants in the Sinai Desert have blown up the Egyptian natural gas pipeline serving Israel and Jordan more than a dozen times in the past year. Last week, a group of armed men professing "jihad and martyrdom" surrounded and blockaded a Multinational Force and Observers base in Sinai — sequestering U.S., Spanish and Fijian troops enforcing the peace accord. Somehow these events — and a Passover-eve rocket attack on an Israeli resort in Eilat — evaded the attention of the mainstream media and officials in Washington.

The Jews of Israel and American troops deployed as "peacekeepers" in Sinai aren't the only ones facing great danger this Passover-Easter season. So, too, is every Christian in the Arab Middle East. Copts unable to flee Egypt are under increasing duress as their homes, churches and businesses are destroyed. This week, an Egyptian court sentenced a Christian teenager to three years in prison for "blasphemy" and "insulting Islam." The boy had posted a caricature of a bearded Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in a veil on Twitter.

Radical Islamists calling the shots in Tunisia and Libya now admonish the tiny Christian communities remaining in these countries to "leave or die." Only a handful of Christians remain in Iraq — once home to tens of thousands. In Syria, brutal, documented atrocities against Christians by radical Islamist "rebels" include public beheadings, rapes, looting and the intentional destruction of homes, schools and churches. The White House's reaction to all this? Instead of righteous outrage, it gives surreal silence.

According to Matthew's Gospel, Judas Iscariot sold out Jesus of Nazareth for 30 pieces of silver. What is Barack Obama's fee for selling out Christians and Israelis?



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: caliphate; christians; foreignpolicy; imamobama; israel; israelis; marxistbrotherhood; marxistcoup; mullahinchief; muslimbrotherhood; musliminchief; nucleariran; obama; obamunism; olivernorth; persecution; taqiya; taqiyah; taqiyya; thedestroyers; umma

1 posted on 04/05/2012 6:16:28 PM PDT by jazusamo
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2 posted on 04/05/2012 6:19:17 PM PDT by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Oliie and Sarah Palin would make an outstanfing presidential team!


3 posted on 04/05/2012 6:28:27 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: jazusamo

Ollie and Sarah Palin would make an outstanding presidential team.


4 posted on 04/05/2012 6:29:20 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: jazusamo

Don’t know why this won’t post, but here goes again: Ollie and Sarah Palin would make an outstanding presidential team!!


5 posted on 04/05/2012 6:31:26 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Shery
Ollie and Sarah Palin would make an outstanding presidential team.

Amen! They'd have my vote and as much in contributions as is legal that I could afford.

6 posted on 04/05/2012 6:38:17 PM PDT by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo; rrrod

Col. North is such a fine man. He’s like Sarah Palin in that it makes me happy just knowing there are such people. Our “rrrod” from the North Carolina forum, “an old commie-killer,” met Col. North, and says he’s the real thing, as considerate and patriotic as anyone could be.


7 posted on 04/05/2012 6:41:56 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Read "Radical Son" by David Horowitz to understand the Left.)
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To: Shery

It is posting...posting...posting...

I sure do agree with the sentiment!

North - Palin...quite a team.


8 posted on 04/05/2012 6:42:35 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: jazusamo

I had posted the following on another webpage and would like to add it to Col North’s tremendous article. The silence is deafening throughout the Muslim and free world.
My comment is as follows:

“In the many years that he operated, Yassar Arafat didn’t do as much damage to the safety of this country and the world as Obama has done in three short years. His statements of transforming this country and disregarding the blue collar white vote is so obvious it should have people in the streets in front of the White House demanding explanations. I’m 77 years old and remember my grandmother who came to this country from Turkey, would say, never, never, never trust a Muslim. They will tell you what you want to hear and then stab you in the back. Does that remind you all of an important person in power in this country. He is attacking everything sacred to the Constitution without fear or reprisals from his party, the press and the general public. It is highly disturbing. I pray for this country every day. It needs devine assistance now if ever.”
That was before his comments on the Supreme Court and the Republican budget. His remarks are not just passing comments not meant to effect the political landscape. In 2008 when he was expounding his many solutions to all that ailed this country it was very obvious that he never meant a word of what he was selling. I was raised in a time when you had to prove what your intentions were. Obama would never had made it then. The many comments that he makes and then backs off slightly later are precisely what is on his mind for the next term. If you want to see the results of his intentions, follow Adolph Hitler’s rise to power and his minions that shilled for him. He changed the laws, courts and press before he started his onslaught of civilization and the Jews. Wake up folks, Col North is right on target.


9 posted on 04/05/2012 6:49:52 PM PDT by bramps (Newt is the one)
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To: Shery

“Ollie and Sarah Palin would make an outstanding presidential team.”

I love Sarah, but IF you want LtCol North,USMC(retired) to run, then LTC West, USA (retired) would make a better pair. A “Joint” operation!


10 posted on 04/05/2012 6:49:52 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Tax-chick; rrrod
Yes, Col. North and Sarah Palin are about as fine as people come.

met Col. North, and says he’s the real thing,

I've read that from several other people that have met him and truly believe it so. He supports our country and our troops and is a genuine patriot.

11 posted on 04/05/2012 6:50:28 PM PDT by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Sola Veritas

Everyone you mention are true patriots and are the finest example of committed Americans to the well being of this nation. Not to any particular group, cult or organization. Just good honest to goodness good of the nation patriots.


12 posted on 04/05/2012 6:53:54 PM PDT by bramps (Newt is the one)
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To: bramps

Well said, Bramps and thanks.


13 posted on 04/05/2012 6:53:54 PM PDT by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Sola Veritas

Everyone you mention are true patriots and are the finest example of committed Americans to the well being of this nation. Not to any particular group, cult or organization. Just good honest to goodness good of the nation patriots.


14 posted on 04/05/2012 6:54:01 PM PDT by bramps (Newt is the one)
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To: jazusamo

Whatever happens, being on the side of the good people is its own reward.


15 posted on 04/05/2012 6:54:35 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Read "Radical Son" by David Horowitz to understand the Left.)
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16 posted on 04/05/2012 6:55:54 PM PDT by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Ollie North for President


17 posted on 04/05/2012 7:00:32 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: jazusamo

Sorry for the double post. Thanks for your comment. When I read Col North’s comments I had tears in my eyes and still do for this country. This country gave my parents and grandparent their lives back. They lived and prospered in an environment they enjoyed. My grandmother who had seen the horrors of genicide up close and personal said to me, I smell this country going in the wrong direction. Everyone is looking for what they can get, not for the great country this is. That was in 1957. I was young at the time and didn’t take her comment seriously. I do now. When you live it you can smell it. Obama to me doesn’t pass the smell test. God bless this country.


18 posted on 04/05/2012 7:01:14 PM PDT by bramps (Newt is the one)
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To: jazusamo

Thanks for the ping jaz.


19 posted on 04/05/2012 7:48:14 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: jazusamo
>"What is Barack Obama's fee for selling out Christians and Israelis? "

A long swim in a lake of fire.

20 posted on 04/05/2012 8:00:24 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: jazusamo

Check out my blog for more Obama outrages: The Obama Clarifier http://obamaclarifier.blogspot.com/


21 posted on 04/05/2012 8:27:39 PM PDT by garjog
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To: bramps

I forgot. How did North lose in VA?


22 posted on 04/05/2012 8:31:20 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: SkyDancer
Ping to read later.

Have a blessed Triduum my friend.

More later....

23 posted on 04/06/2012 6:41:51 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Northern Yankee

:D


24 posted on 04/06/2012 6:44:40 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse)
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To: boop

Just got back. What is your point?

There have been many patriotic people that couldn’t get elected to anything. So??

A man like Col North losing in Va. is not surprising.


25 posted on 04/06/2012 7:55:57 AM PDT by bramps (Newt is the one)
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To: jazusamo
What is Barack Obama's fee for selling out Christians and Israelis?

Eternal adoration of a billion barbarians.

26 posted on 04/06/2012 8:13:45 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Shery
Ollie and Sarah Palin would make an outstanding presidential team.

Throw Ted Nugent in and you've got a solid team...;^)

27 posted on 04/06/2012 9:13:25 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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