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Jewish Democrats warn Netanyahu to stay out of US presidential election
The Hill ^ | 09/25/2012 | Julian Pecquet

Posted on 09/25/2012 9:29:43 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Top Jewish Democrats are standing squarely behind President Obama's decision not to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and warning Israel to butt out of the U.S. presidential race.

The White House has been on the defensive ever since Israeli officials publicly complained last week after Obama refused to adjust his schedule to meet with Netanyahu at the United Nations General Assembly in New York later this week. Republicans quickly pounced, urging Obama to reconsider and inviting Netanyahu to meet with them at his convenience.

''I don't think it's necessary for the president to rearrange his schedule,'' Rep. Henry Waxman (Calif.), the top Democrat on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, told The Hill. ''I didn't think it was appropriate for the prime minister to publicly get into a dispute with the president of the United States, since we're both very closely working together to impose sanctions and to force Iran to stop its development of a nuclear weapon.'' Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee, blamed ''internal Israeli politics'' for the spat.

''Maybe Netanyahu's for [Republican candidate Mitt] Romney. And he's making a mistake if he is,'' Frank told The Hill when asked why he thought Israel had leaked the news of a perceived ''snub'' to the Reuters wire service.

''I think it was unwise for him to do as much,'' he said. ''I think they've pulled back a little bit.'

''I think Obama played it right,'' Frank added. ''The Israelis have to consider American public opinion; America's not ready to go to war until it's absolutely necessary.

''I think it's a mistake from Israel's standpoint if they give the impression they're trying to push us into going to war. I don't think any pressure's going to work.''

And Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.), a top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said both sides need to mend fences.

''There are always things that are done on both sides – with us, with the Israelis – for domestic political consumption, for party-building,'' Engel told The Hill. ''I think there are a lot of things going on behind the scenes that we are not privy to, and I would hope that in any kind of public rift – or the appearance of any kind of public rift – between the president and the prime minister would be healed and taken care of behind the scenes. I have confidence that both countries would like to see that.''

The snub accusation comes as Netanyahu has been increasingly vocal about the threat posed by Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program. He told CNN and NBC last weekend that the United States should identify ''red lines'' Iran won't be allowed to cross, something the administration has declined to do publicly.

Netanyahu also argued vehemently that he's not trying to inject himself into the election, thereby acknowledging that that perception is widespread.

"What's guiding me, contrary to what I have read in the United States, is not the American political calendar," Netanyahu told CNN. "It's the Iranian nuclear calendar."

Republicans have sought to exploit the public rift to undermine Jewish support for Democrats and paint Obama as weak on national security.

Romney called Obama's decision not to meet with Netanyahu ''confusing and troubling'' during a fundraiser in New York. And 128 House Republicans wrote to the president to urge him to reconsider.

''We are astounded by your refusal to grant this request to one of our closest allies at such a critical time for that region,'' they wrote in a Sept. 13 letter. ''The rejection of this request represents disturbing treatment of a vital partner and illustrates a lack of regard for the indispensable relationship between the United States and Israel and the current dynamics in the region which are essential to our national security.''

Jewish Democrats said that won't work.

''I think the American Jewish community and the AIPAC [American Israel Public Affairs] committee will be very reluctant to appear to be ... trying to undercut Obama,'' Frank said.

And Waxman said the only voters likely to be swayed by the Republican attacks already support Romney.

''I think there are some Jewish voters that are voting Republican,'' Waxman told The Hill. ''They've been moving in that direction. And those that would be most influenced to vote for Romney because of this are probably already voting for Romney.''


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012election; 2012issues; democratcorruption; democrats; dhimmicrats; elections; fascistjews; israel; jewishvote; jews; jews4obama; jino; liberalfascism; netanyahu; nobama2012; obama; racistdemocrats
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1 posted on 09/25/2012 9:29:52 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

“Don’t hurt 0bambi, just because he’s anti-Israel!”


2 posted on 09/25/2012 9:30:54 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Or what?


3 posted on 09/25/2012 9:34:24 AM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: SeekAndFind
''The Israelis have to consider American public opinion

Like HELL they do!

They have to worry about being blown off the face of the Earth. Period.

4 posted on 09/25/2012 9:35:36 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Being anti-Israel is the new “patriotism”.


5 posted on 09/25/2012 9:35:51 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: SeekAndFind

Barabi! Barabi! Release unto us Barabas!


6 posted on 09/25/2012 9:39:19 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh, so the Israeli Prime Minister is not allowed to express an opinion?

Tell it to Chavez.


7 posted on 09/25/2012 9:41:29 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Eat Mor Chikin!)
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To: SeekAndFind

The obvious impression they want to give is Jewish Dems are saying this — and they quote Barney Frank, Eliot Engel, and Henry Waxman?

Might as well say Dem Congressmen warn Netanyahu. These guys speak out more to help Obama than they are concerned with Israel.


8 posted on 09/25/2012 9:41:29 AM PDT by Zack Attack
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To: SeekAndFind
''I don't think it's necessary for the president to rearrange his schedule,'' Rep. Henry Waxman (Calif.), the top Democrat on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, told The Hill. ''I didn't think it was appropriate for the prime minister to publicly get into a dispute with the president of the United States, since we're both very closely working together to impose sanctions and to force Iran to stop its development of a nuclear weapon.'' Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee, blamed ''internal Israeli politics'' for the spat.

That is WHY he wanted to meet with the Vacationer in Chief you pair of Ignorant puss-filled bags of excrement!!!! Obviously intelligence is not a requirement for being a Democrat you moronic twits!

9 posted on 09/25/2012 9:41:54 AM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: 2nd Amendment
Exactly. How shameful. But it totally brings to mind Ecclesiastes, in that as much as we think we are so much more superior to those who have lived in the past, we are just the same.
10 posted on 09/25/2012 9:44:30 AM PDT by Obadiah (The 2008 crisis is long over. The crisis now is Obama's non-recovery.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Jewish democrats=future holocaust victims hoping the monster eats them last. Seven million lives snuffed out by the monster, and the American Jews are perfectly willing to let it happen again with Israel. If Israel is willing to wipe out the enemies bent on its destruction, I’m all for it.


11 posted on 09/25/2012 9:45:05 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

If it is believed in the heart and mind of someone that Obama is a danger, that person or people should hold their tongue[s] and not speak their belief?

What good is a brain or a voice then?


12 posted on 09/25/2012 9:47:38 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: SeekAndFind
The democratic jews see this as strickly a political issue. They do not seem to be a bit concerned with the geopolitical implications of a nuclear Iran or a conflagration in the middle east.
13 posted on 09/25/2012 9:48:05 AM PDT by oldbrowser (An empty chair attracts a stadium full of empty chairs.)
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To: sanjuanbob

Exactaly!


14 posted on 09/25/2012 9:50:23 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: jonno

ummm - Exactly!


15 posted on 09/25/2012 9:51:06 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: oldbrowser

2,000 years ago the jews had scales on their eyes and ears and the Dem Jews still have these scales. The sacrificed Jesus for a criminal and they are ready to sacrifice Israel and U.S. for satan again.


16 posted on 09/25/2012 9:52:06 AM PDT by YukonGreen
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To: SeekAndFind

Waxman, Engel and Frank. Obama’s butt boys! What an unwholesome trio. And for all three, that rarified air at the “top” has, IMHO, turned their brains to gelatin.


17 posted on 09/25/2012 9:52:10 AM PDT by Postman (........................................................I'm thinking! I'm thinking!!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Waxman, Engel and Frank. Obama’s butt boys! What an unwholesome trio. And for all three, that rarified air at the “top” has, IMHO, turned their brains to gelatin.


18 posted on 09/25/2012 9:52:27 AM PDT by Postman (........................................................I'm thinking! I'm thinking!!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Obama is a faux tough guy because he has the media in his pocket.
That doesn’t translate to the rest of the world.
I suspect many outside the US know who Obama is.
Some probably don’t care if Obama craps on the US as long as he leaves them out of it.


19 posted on 09/25/2012 9:52:41 AM PDT by Leep
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To: Postman

well, not really worth a double post.


20 posted on 09/25/2012 9:53:56 AM PDT by Postman (........................................................I'm thinking! I'm thinking!!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Netanyahu could kick the crap out of these JINOS. They’re probably the same “Jews” who take part in Palestinian flotillas. Disgusting. It’s a shame that Israel can’t excommunicate them, which got me thinking. After Obama’s support of partial birth abortion, gay marriage, and Jihad, I’m still waiting for the Pope to pass a sweeping decree. Any Catholic who votes for Obama is voting against their conscience and against God. This man is the new antichrist. He cannot be allowed to Islamify the US.


21 posted on 09/25/2012 9:55:36 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Uncle Miltie

Here is a thought for them....ok you want him to stay out of American Politics, fine, then pick up a rifle and stand a post over here.

Wonder how many of these asshats would do that, less than one.


22 posted on 09/25/2012 9:55:52 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: SeekAndFind
barney frank is a Jew?.....I thought he was a cork-sacker.

FMCDH(BITS)

23 posted on 09/25/2012 9:56:20 AM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: SeekAndFind

Words cannot express my feelings towards these two (Waxman and Frank) loathsome and pitiful excuses for members of the Jewish religion.

Realizing that their comments come Erev Yom Kippur, pray that Adoshem will deal with them accordingly.


24 posted on 09/25/2012 9:57:26 AM PDT by ssaftler (With apologies to Gene Kranz: "Obama is not an option")
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To: SeekAndFind

Who are these JINOs?


25 posted on 09/25/2012 9:58:35 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey, all you Jewish Democrats, Obama despises you every bit as much as he hates neo-cons, Americans of Asiatic descent, and T.E.A. party people. Because he believes those who were the movers behind the scenes of all the colonial powers either were Jewish bankers, or they representated Jewish bankers.

What Obama hates more than anything, is that there were ever colonial powers that came in and plundered the naifs and innocents on what is today called the Third World.

And Obama is going to turn on you, the Jewish Democrats, just as soon as he is confirmed in a second term. Your best friend in this IS Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s fight is YOUR fight.

And Obama is on the other side.


26 posted on 09/25/2012 10:00:17 AM PDT by alloysteel ("You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity".)
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To: SeekAndFind

Waxman and Frank are not Jews by any meaningful definition of what it means to be a Jew. They are totalitarian leftists first, last, and always — and Israel stands in the way of their leftist fantasies and possibly in the way of the re-election of that Communist Muslim in the White House. To hell with these JINOs. Let Netanyahu be Netanyahu and Israel be Israel.


27 posted on 09/25/2012 10:02:09 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: SeekAndFind
The line is drawn and the separation of the sheep and goats is at hand. Obama is the prince of goats. The sheep know the Lord, while the goats are clueless. Everyone must choose and then the harvest comes.
28 posted on 09/25/2012 10:04:32 AM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: SeekAndFind

A totally misleading headline. It is NOT top Jewish Dems. It is Several Jewish Democrats in Congress. There is a huge difference. Why would anyone expect the likes of Henry Waxman and Barney Frank to ever say otherwise.


29 posted on 09/25/2012 10:04:35 AM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: WashingtonSource

There are as Jewish as Pelosi is a good and faithful Catholic.


30 posted on 09/25/2012 10:04:35 AM PDT by Leep
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To: WashingtonSource

They are as Jewish as Pelosi is a good and faithful Catholic.


31 posted on 09/25/2012 10:04:43 AM PDT by Leep
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To: SeekAndFind

The Jewish Democrats just gave Israel the finger.

Obama approves of the message


32 posted on 09/25/2012 10:06:34 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: SeekAndFind

The American Democrat Jew, in truth, has little in common with Israel. They get the benefits of the aftermath of recent history and are therefore mistakenly given some import by the American MSM, but their allegiances are elsewhere - definitely not with Israel based on their insane support of American Democracy (with a BIG D, mind you).


33 posted on 09/25/2012 10:09:22 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind
publicly get into a dispute with the president of the United States WTF? yeah right Israels existence isn't as important as Obie's re-election. I really hate these people.
34 posted on 09/25/2012 10:11:26 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: Armaggedon

Very thought provoking. Appreciated your post.


35 posted on 09/25/2012 10:19:39 AM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: SeekAndFind
Just enter the gas chambers quietly, don't make a fuss when they say Juden raus. And for God's sake don't mention that you're re a Christian, cause you're next.
36 posted on 09/25/2012 10:29:27 AM PDT by widowithfoursons
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To: Armaggedon

This should be as clear as the nose on your face, to real
Christians. Four years ago, many of us saw the Obamanation
for what he was.


37 posted on 09/25/2012 10:32:00 AM PDT by jusduat (on the mercy of the Lord alone.)
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To: Gaffer

Liberal Dems dont give a damn about Israel, never have, because they have no connection to Israel, so therefore they could care less what happens to it. The disgusting pukes like Waxman are exactly what is wrong with Jewish Dems today. What they dont realize is if there is another Holocaust they will be the 1st ones in the oven


38 posted on 09/25/2012 10:44:24 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: SeekAndFind

So the “Jewish” Democratic leadership measure the rope and Obama gets to tie it?


39 posted on 09/25/2012 10:46:36 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: SeekAndFind

From “Time” magazine’s on-line site in 1999:

“The reason is that this time around, Benjamin Netanyahu is up against the electoral wiles of James Carville, the U.S. pollster who got Bill Clinton into office by bushwhacking a foreign-policy president with a deluge of domestic grievances and is now trying to do the same for Labor party leader Ehud Barak”.

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,24037,00.html#ixzz27VMaEZf0

I don’t remember Jewish Democrats having a problem with that bit of electoral interference.


40 posted on 09/25/2012 10:50:23 AM PDT by Stosh
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To: SeekAndFind

Which is more pressing to Netanyahu and to any Israeli:

Iran getting a nuke when Akmadinejad (sp) promised again today the elimination of Israel?

or

Obama’s re-election?


41 posted on 09/25/2012 11:24:54 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Armaggedon

” Everyone must choose and then the harvest comes.”

Debatable analogy, given that both sheep and goats are equally slaughtered when the predator killing frenzy begins.


42 posted on 09/25/2012 11:26:10 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: SeekAndFind

JINO’s Kapos. Nothing but sell outs.


43 posted on 09/25/2012 12:25:20 PM PDT by crazydad (-` sd)
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To: SeekAndFind

So...maybe the most obvious of questions...

When do the “top Jewish Republicans” step up and tell the Democrats to stuff it?

Just askin’....


44 posted on 09/25/2012 2:06:37 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: factoryrat

That is because most of the Jews here, in NY, put their Liberalism FIRST, at least a lot of the ones I run in to.

Personally, I consider them fake Jews (just as we have fake Christians). I have spoken with quite a few. After finding out they really “don’t believe in God”, I ask them why they still do their Holy holidays.

All have the same response....”tradition”. I would then say “so you are an atheist?” They get all huffy and puffy about it and say “no, I’m an agnostic”.

I would then, politely, tell them an agnostic is just an atheist without balls. They huff and puff some more, with no come back.


45 posted on 09/25/2012 2:48:07 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Once America turns its back on Israel, we’re toast.


46 posted on 09/25/2012 2:52:22 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: All

FUJD!


47 posted on 09/25/2012 3:39:19 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Incredible. Some folks never learn. I think these folks will ignore history and will shrug their shoulders and shuffle off to the cattle cars and camps, just as some of their kinfolk did 70 years ago. “Never Again” is just a fortune cookie slip of paper to them, and does not register.


48 posted on 09/25/2012 5:35:57 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: SeekAndFind; justiceseeker93; ExTexasRedhead; Hildy

This is an example of Chutzpah.


49 posted on 09/25/2012 5:56:43 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Muslims are a people of tolerance, life,and peace, and if you don't agree, they'll murder you)
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Once America turns its back on Israel, we’re toast.

Agreed. There is a whole lot of Bible to back up that premise, too.

IMO, it has been our protection of Israel that has kept America safe, more or less, on the world stage. Miracles have happened because we have helped her out. Become Israel's enemy....? Oh, boy.

50 posted on 09/25/2012 8:22:30 PM PDT by madison10
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