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Stevie Wonder cancels concert for Israeli group
Associated Press ^ | Nov. 30, 2012

Posted on 11/30/2012 3:11:48 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stevie Wonder is calling off a concert for a group that raises money for the Israeli military.

Wonder had been scheduled to perform next week for Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, which raises money for Israeli soldiers and their families.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: israel; steviewonder; unitednations
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1 posted on 11/30/2012 3:11:51 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The way they are phrasing it about it raising money ‘for the Israeli military’ they are virtually implying that it goes towards buying weapons, which is a lot more emotive than what it actually does, which is helping people who are connected to it...


2 posted on 11/30/2012 3:19:04 PM PST by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Stevie just got added to my list of celebrities I don’t need to support. Because after all I am an ambassador of me and I’ve been against week kneed liberals every, always!


3 posted on 11/30/2012 3:19:25 PM PST by Mastador1
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There are none so blind as those who will not see


4 posted on 11/30/2012 3:20:16 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Elections do have consequences, young people of America)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who didn’t see this coming?


5 posted on 11/30/2012 3:23:38 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Apparently, very little thought went into the decision to orginally schedule the appearance. One would not have needed to be a genius to see such protests coming against any American who intends to perform for most any Israeli audience, let alone one with a military association.

Should have seen it coming, and shouldn’t have been bullied into cacelling.


6 posted on 11/30/2012 3:30:51 PM PST by Will88
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Got a call from Zippy?


7 posted on 11/30/2012 3:32:29 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Wonder said in a statement he was canceling with a heavy heart but that "I am and have always been against war, any war, anywhere."

If it wasn't for the Israeli military, there would be genocide over there. I guess he would be fine with that option... but is against self-defense.

8 posted on 11/30/2012 3:36:55 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder why?


9 posted on 11/30/2012 3:37:00 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Step aside, Stevie. Me and my band will do it.


10 posted on 11/30/2012 3:37:02 PM PST by stansblugrassgrl (PRAISE THE LORD AND PASS THE AMMUNITION!!! YEEEEEHAW!)
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To: SpaceBar

He couldn’t see a reason to go.


11 posted on 11/30/2012 3:42:03 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Someday he will see the error of his ways.
12 posted on 11/30/2012 3:44:09 PM PST by doc1019 (Women have a choice, unborn babies don't.)
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13 posted on 11/30/2012 3:50:06 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: fatima

^5

((((fatima))))
14 posted on 11/30/2012 3:51:15 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

LOL


15 posted on 11/30/2012 3:55:28 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Free ThinkerNY

These idiots really think God was kidding when He said those who curse Isreal will be cursed, don’t they? Fools...


16 posted on 11/30/2012 3:58:24 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I sing better than him anyway

TT


17 posted on 11/30/2012 3:58:36 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Can`t he see that only helps the enemies of Israel.


18 posted on 11/30/2012 3:59:05 PM PST by Harold Shea (RVN `70 - `71)
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To: onyx

Hi Doll (((((Hugs))))


19 posted on 11/30/2012 4:14:16 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Mastador1

yep me too.


20 posted on 11/30/2012 4:24:12 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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