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White House canít name Israelís capital
http://www.timesofisrael.com/white-house-stumped-on-israels-capital/ ^

Posted on 07/27/2012 6:16:08 PM PDT by TigerClaws

US White House spokesman Jay Carney refused to state the US position on the location of Israel’s capital during a press briefing, Thursday, despite several requests for clarification from a pair of reporters.

The exchange, caught on video and uploaded to YouTube, quickly made the cyberspace rounds as the latest example of world bodies’ refusal to name Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

In the video, a female reporter asks about the administration’s position on the capital of Israel, as several other reporters lightly chuckle.

“I haven’t gotten that question in a while,” Carney responds. “Our position has not changed.”

Carney tries to move on to another question but is hounded by the reporter and a man sitting next to her to expound on the position and whether the capital is Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.

“You know our position,” responds Carney.

(Excerpt) Read more at timesofisrael.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bible; endtimes; prophecy; sourcetitlenoturl; zechariah12

1 posted on 07/27/2012 6:16:14 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

liberals must deny reality

with new math they decided that 2+2=4 is a racist white male construct. and so on.

soon A,B,C, _ won’t be D, it might offend E


2 posted on 07/27/2012 6:18:20 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: TigerClaws; xzins

Remember when the lame stream media went nuts with ridicule because Sarah Palin couldn’t name the capital of lower Albania?

Now the Obama administration can’t name the capital of Israel and they are silent.


3 posted on 07/27/2012 6:19:21 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: F15Eagle; All


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4 posted on 07/27/2012 6:20:50 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: TigerClaws
White House can’t WON'T name Israel’s capital
5 posted on 07/27/2012 6:21:08 PM PDT by Thom Pain (U.S. Constitution is a CONTRACT!)
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To: TigerClaws

Are there any other countries whose capital we don’t
recognize?

Bunch of nonsense, I hope our next President moves
the embassy to Jerusalem first thing.


6 posted on 07/27/2012 6:21:49 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: TigerClaws
But he sure can give his father credit!

Thank You Satan 1:50sec

7 posted on 07/27/2012 6:24:41 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: TigerClaws

And the New York Jews will still vote for him in huge numbers. And when Bloomberg asks for their guns they will turn them over again. Never ceases to amaze me.


8 posted on 07/27/2012 6:27:40 PM PDT by kempster
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To: TigerClaws

Poor Carney. So torn. He knows that if he ever shows up in Israel his buds in Hezbollah are going to want him to carry a bomb for them, and my gosh, he doesn’t think he can refuse.


9 posted on 07/27/2012 6:30:07 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TigerClaws
White House can’t name Israel’s capital

Strange!

And yet they can name the capitals of Uruguay and Burkina Faso and so forth. Very puzzling...

10 posted on 07/27/2012 6:36:52 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: TigerClaws

For years our country tried to act like Taiwan was the Real China, when events had obviously overridden that assertion.
We got past that, and luckily still have Taiwan as an independent State and a friend. It might be time to figure out a way to state the obvious: Jerusalem is the seat of government for Israel. We don’t have to move the embassy there. We don’t have to like or agree with the Israeli decision on this. But it’s pretty stupid to deny the obvious just because we don’t want to offend some other nations that would be offended no matter what.


11 posted on 07/27/2012 6:40:50 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: TigerClaws; SunkenCiv; Zionist Conspirator; firebrand; Cindy; Salem; Esther Ruth; Impy; ...
This is similar to an earlier thread on FR today. Not surprisingly, you link to an Israeli web site which picked up the story. Expect it to go viral in the Israeli media, since Obama's approval rating there is in the single digits.

Romney would be well-advised to refer to the Carney press conference incident when he arrives in Israel within the next day or two.

Mark Levin really socked it to the Administration on Carney's lack of response. I wouldn't even call it a gaffe on Carney's part. Rather, it was more likely due to Carney's realization that if he said Jerusalem is the capital, he'd be unable to tap dance around that statement to mollify Obama's Islamist friends in the Middle East.

12 posted on 07/27/2012 6:41:05 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: TigerClaws

Obama considers the location of Israel’s capital a moot point.

When he gets done there won’t be an Israel.

This is not a joke.


13 posted on 07/27/2012 6:50:19 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: justiceseeker93
Expect it to go viral in the Israeli media, since Obama's approval rating there is in the single digits.

Makes sense, actually. While Israelis understand Obama represents an existential danger, American Jews can indulge in the luxury of self-deception because of apparent safety.

Reminds me of the title of Meir Kahane's book: Uncomfortable Questions for Comfortable Jews.

14 posted on 07/27/2012 6:51:19 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: Thom Pain

Maybe they were confused - - you know, like naming one of the capitols in the 57 States.


15 posted on 07/27/2012 6:52:02 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: kempster; firebrand; juliej; ari-freedom; NYC GOP Chick; Free ThinkerNY; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead
And the New York Jews will still vote for him in huge numbers.

Because of the Electoral College system, it really doesn't matter how NY Jews vote since the state will probably go to Zero by a fairly wide margin no matter what.

It's the Jews in Florida, and perhaps Ohio and Pennsylvania, who can swing those states away from Zero if they shift toward the GOP in significant numbers.

Romney will do much better than some past GOP candidates with the Jewish vote. He probably won't get a majority but 40% is a reasonable target.

16 posted on 07/27/2012 6:52:02 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: TigerClaws

Carney didn’t answer because it would have ended his career. To ACCURATELY say the capital is Jerusalem would have enraged the muzzies ..... to say, Tel Aviv would be fodder for the conservative media.

Either way he’s a dope in my book.


17 posted on 07/27/2012 6:56:22 PM PDT by Fighting Irish ("I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: stormhill; All
FYI, American Jews abroad in Israel are believed to have voted 3 to 1 for McCain over Obama in ‘08, just about the opposite of Jews in the US. My guess is that this year, American Jews abroad in Israel will vote even more overwhelmingly for Romney than they did for McCain.
18 posted on 07/27/2012 6:57:54 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: TigerClaws

I can only guess and wonder how Carney can justify selling his honor, his dignity, his soul to be Obama’s whore. The pay must be great.


19 posted on 07/27/2012 7:04:26 PM PDT by Ed Story
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To: Ed Story

Bookmark


20 posted on 07/27/2012 7:35:15 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: TigerClaws

What a jackass? This guy would sell his mother if it would benefit the regime!!!!


21 posted on 07/27/2012 8:09:15 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: musicman

Excellent


22 posted on 07/28/2012 10:05:09 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle

(Thanks again for the pic!!)


23 posted on 07/28/2012 11:45:06 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

;)

It’s a great comment on Obama and his collection of Baghdad-Bob-guys, Jay Carney now, Robert Gibbs before.


24 posted on 07/28/2012 12:00:23 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: justiceseeker93

If a member of the State Department says “Jerusalem is the Capital of Israel” three consecutive times, the Bet Hamikdash will descent from Heaven, and the Messianic Era will be at hand. They are, of course, terribly worried about the diplomatic repercussions of such a development, so they never say it even once.


25 posted on 07/29/2012 7:30:02 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: justiceseeker93; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; GOPsterinMA; randita; Clintonfatigued; ...

Romney caused “controversy” by saying Jerusalem is the capital of Israel? That is a fact that can’t be disputed. Countries choose their own capitals.

Whether Hamas and Obama LIKE that it’s the capital or not is irrelevant.


26 posted on 07/30/2012 11:00:57 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: TigerClaws
Obama believes that Israel is the only nation on Earth that is not entitled to name its own capital city.

-PJ

27 posted on 07/30/2012 11:06:57 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (It doesn't come naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: Impy

talk about fake controversies....

Jerusalem being the capitol of Israel is?? how??

A devout Catholic is chosen for Archbishop... controversy??

Chik-fil-A’s CEO has an opinion?? is that a crime?


28 posted on 07/31/2012 1:05:14 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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