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Roger Waters Compares Israel to Nazi Germany
Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/12/13 | Elad Benari

Posted on 12/08/2013 9:20:27 PM PST by Eleutheria5

Anti-Israel musician Roger Waters is at it again.

The former member of Pink Floyd, who has previously faced criticism for virulently anti-Israel statements and for using anti-Israel and anti-Jewish imagery in his shows, has compared Israel to Nazi Germany. The comments were made in an interview Waters gave Saturday to Frank Barat of the CounterPunch magazine.

Waters was asked what he would tell artists who say that culture should not be boycotted and who choose to perform in Israel, to which he replied, “The situation in Israel/Palestine, with the occupation, the ethnic cleansing and the systematic racist apartheid Israeli regime is unacceptable.”

“So for an artist to go and play in a country that occupies other people’s land and oppresses them the way Israel does, is plain wrong,” stated Waters. “They should say no. I would not have played for the Vichy government in occupied France in the Second World War, I would not have played in Berlin either during this time. Many people did, back in the day. There were many people that pretended that the oppression of the Jews was not going on. From 1933 until 1946. So this is not a new scenario. Except that this time it’s the Palestinian people being murdered.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: brickindawall; israel; lunaticisinhishead; nazigermany; pinkfloyd; rogerwaters; waronterror
I know. Taurus is in vertigo, and is crapping out the milky way. That's where all this BS is coming from.
1 posted on 12/08/2013 9:20:27 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

What is it with these utterly stupid azzes who don’t know squat about what is really going on in the world spewing their ignorant bile far and wide?


2 posted on 12/08/2013 9:27:57 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Eleutheria5
I would not have played for the Vichy government in occupied France in the Second World War, I would not have played in Berlin either during this time. Many people did, back in the day.

It wasn't a question of not playing for them, Roger. It was a question of putting your life on the line fighting them, which many people did do, "back in the day."

What a hero. /s

3 posted on 12/08/2013 9:33:14 PM PST by MUDDOG
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To: piytar

Yuh. We’re killing all the Palis, just like the Nazis. That’s how come if we don’t make piece with them they’ll soon outnumber us. Sure./sarc


4 posted on 12/08/2013 9:34:06 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: MUDDOG

He boldly didn’t play his songs and get a lot of cash. My hero.


5 posted on 12/08/2013 9:35:06 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

LOL! Good one!


6 posted on 12/08/2013 9:37:31 PM PST by MUDDOG
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To: MUDDOG

Here’s one for you, Rog:

We don’t need no pontification.
We don’t need no know-it-alls.
Hey! Waters! Leave those yids alone.
For all in all you’re just a
nother d*(*k with no balls.
For all in all you’re just a
nother d*(* with no balls.

Watch freep software destroy my lineation now.


7 posted on 12/08/2013 9:40:58 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I am confused.


8 posted on 12/08/2013 9:41:19 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

With a high profile performer to be so openly antisemetic, one has to speculate at the orgin of his fury. May Waters has suspicion that he himself has jewish heiritage and is frustrated by this fact. Al Jazzera may find him a most useful brand of idiot.


9 posted on 12/08/2013 9:43:21 PM PST by lee martell
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To: Eleutheria5
It works.

I'm not that familiar with Pink Floyd, except for the first (mainly Syd Barrett) album "Piper at the Gates of Dawn."

10 posted on 12/08/2013 9:47:01 PM PST by MUDDOG
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To: Eleutheria5

Grid status-unavailable.


11 posted on 12/08/2013 9:47:56 PM PST by RedHeeler
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To: MUDDOG

He’s another oxygen waster.


12 posted on 12/08/2013 9:53:09 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: MUDDOG

Neither am I. The We Don’t Need No Education song is classic, though. Accompanying video, too. Then again, Heinrich Hein’s Tin Drum is also great. Doesn’t change the fact that he was an SS man. Artists suck. They believe creative talent gives them moral license, and that totally sucks. I’m a sometimes freelance writer and poet, but that doesn’t mean I’m allowed to be an a-hole, either. The day that I believe it does, I’ll stop producing.


13 posted on 12/08/2013 9:55:43 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Nazi Germany expanded their empire much like Islam is doing


14 posted on 12/08/2013 9:59:20 PM PST by realcleanguy
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To: realcleanguy

They also practiced Taqiya just as audaciously, too. And they also had their backers among the artsy fartsy.


15 posted on 12/08/2013 10:02:23 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Syd Barrett was the sane one.


16 posted on 12/08/2013 10:06:03 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Eleutheria5
I admire your spirit!

I think you mean Günter Grass for the Tin Drum.

Heinrich Heine was a 19th century German poet who was born Jewish and converted to Christianity, so he caught flak from both sides.

17 posted on 12/08/2013 10:07:31 PM PST by MUDDOG
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To: MUDDOG

Oh, yeah. Gunter Gras. See how I got all this at my fingertips?/self-sarc


18 posted on 12/08/2013 10:09:51 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Meanwhile , Gary Numan to perform in the Holy Land in Feb. 2014 . http://www.sizedoesntmatter.com/music/gary-numan-to-perform-in-israel/


19 posted on 12/08/2013 10:46:11 PM PST by sushiman
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To: Eleutheria5

That geezer is cruisin’ for a bruisin’.


20 posted on 12/08/2013 10:55:57 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Eleutheria5

Roger who?


21 posted on 12/09/2013 1:53:20 AM PST by snowtigger (very)
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To: Eleutheria5

Waters is a narcissistic pig and the reason he’s out of Pink Floyd. David Gilmour is far more talented and the concerts and albums (CDs or whatever they’re called now) prove that out.


22 posted on 12/09/2013 2:21:20 AM PST by maddog55
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To: Eleutheria5

If the Israelis really were Nazis, they’d control everything from Morocco to Pakistan and the last Palestinian would have gone up the chimney a long time ago.


23 posted on 12/09/2013 2:27:13 AM PST by RichInOC (KATZ: HOW ARE YOU GENTLEMEN!! ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US.)
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To: maddog55

Well, there we are. Artists of so-so ability find a cause, and then pretend that those that dislike them are really mad at their cause.


24 posted on 12/09/2013 7:02:54 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: TigersEye

“Syd Barrett was the sane one.”

He was the walrus....coo coo ca choo


25 posted on 12/09/2013 11:42:50 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("Senator Cruz basically made the Democrats fight for a whole bunch of things that they already had.")
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To: Eleutheria5
Who is this person? And who is pink floyd? Why should I concern myself with his rantings?
26 posted on 12/09/2013 11:52:46 AM PST by quadrant (1o)
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To: Eleutheria5
The lunatic is in my head.
27 posted on 12/09/2013 12:01:07 PM PST by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

No-talent hack Roger Waters ping. Thanks Eleutheria5.
"The situation in Israel/Palestine, with the occupation, the ethnic cleansing and the systematic racist apartheid Israeli regime is unacceptable. So for an artist to go and play in a country that occupies other people's land and oppresses them the way Israel does, is plain wrong... There were many people that pretended that the oppression of the Jews was not going on. From 1933 until 1946. So this is not a new scenario. Except that this time it's the Palestinian people being murdered."
Arab squatters on Israel's land are being murdered by Hamas and the PA.


28 posted on 12/09/2013 4:15:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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