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President Obama - America Will Not Be Able To Defend Israel
Political Realities ^ | 03/03/14 | LD Jackson

Posted on 03/03/2014 5:48:01 AM PST by LD Jackson

Barack Obama/Benjamin Netanyahu

When Barack Obama was running for President, many of us had doubts about his commitment to Israel. Even though he claimed to support them with no reservations, we were not so sure of his real intentions. This is what he said when he was bidding for the White House, claiming Israel's security was non-negotiable and sacrosanct. He has repeatedly reiterated that statement throughout his first term and into his second. Again, many of us wondered if his actions would ever match his rhetoric. My friends, that day has finally came, but not in the way American Jews or their fellow Jews in Israel would have hoped. This is what he told Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in an interview with Bloomberg. Thanks to Gateway Pundit for the tip.

The Times of Israel - Israel can expect to face international isolation and possible sanctions from countries and companies across the world if Benjamin Netanyahu fails to endorse a framework agreement with the Palestinians, US President Barack Obama cautioned on Sunday ahead of a meeting with the Israeli prime minister.

In an interview with Bloomberg, Obama stressed that time was running out for Israel to achieve a peace deal, and added that he believed Netanyahu had the capacity to rally Israel’s citizens behind an agreement…

…The president went on to condemn in no uncertain terms Israel’s settlement activities in the West Bank, and said that though his allegiance to the Jewish state was permanent, building settlements across the Green Line was counterproductive and would make it extremely difficult for the US to defend Israel from painful repercussions in the international community.

“If you see no peace deal and continued aggressive settlement construction — and we have seen more aggressive settlement construction over the last couple years than we’ve seen in a very long time — if Palestinians come to believe that the possibility of a contiguous sovereign Palestinian state is no longer within reach, then our ability to manage the international fallout is going to be limited,” Obama said.

Personally, I would have liked to heard Netanyahu's reaction when he heard what President Obama had to say. I suspect, given the Israeli Prime Minister's attitude of taking care of Israel first, it wasn't something Obama would appreciate. As it is with Obama's relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he is out of his league with Benjamin Netanyahu. Given his past actions, I can't see either man taking the President seriously at all.

Does President Obama really think he can load the negotiations in favor of his peace plan, before they even begin? If there is one thing I have learned from watching Benjamin Netanyahu and his leadership of Israel, it is two things. First, he loves his country. I suspect his love for Israel is far greater than the love our current President has for America. Second, he does not bluff, especially when it comes to Israel's security.

So, we know now how President Obama really feels about Israel. He has no intention of backing them up, should push come to shove with the international community. He will roll over like a whipped puppy and Israel will be left on their own. Is anyone who has paid attention in the last five years really surprised at this announcement? I know I'm not.


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhomiddleeast; bibi; israel; lurch; obama; obamaandgod; waronterror
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1 posted on 03/03/2014 5:48:01 AM PST by LD Jackson
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To: LD Jackson

take out “be able” and you will have it right

ubama will not defend Israel, out best and only Western style ally in the depraved Middle East


2 posted on 03/03/2014 5:50:42 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: LD Jackson

I didn’t know Israel was the 51st state.


3 posted on 03/03/2014 5:51:15 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: LD Jackson

It’s not a question of “able”; it’s a question of “willing”. And this muslim aggrandizing administration would sell Israel out in a heartbeat.


4 posted on 03/03/2014 5:53:04 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: LD Jackson

Under Obama, America won’t be able to defend America, and he won’t try.


5 posted on 03/03/2014 5:55:10 AM PST by FreedomGuru (Time for torches and pitchforks.)
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To: LD Jackson

Changing demographics in the United States has lessened American support for Israel. Obama’s policies are not occurring in a political vacuum. Netanyahu and future Israeli leaders will have to come to terms with this evolving new reality. Fifteen years ago if Europeans began or threatened a n economic boycott against Israel, The US would have immediately stopped it.Today the Secretary of State uses it to force Israel to make concessions in the “peace negotiations” he has initiated. Things have changed.


6 posted on 03/03/2014 5:58:06 AM PST by allendale
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To: Paine in the Neck

They should be wondering why the US is backing Nazis in the Ukraine right now.
http://www.algemeiner.com/2013/05/24/svoboda-fuels-ukraines-growing-anti-semitism/

It would be very intersting to see if the US really banned leaders that they turned around and backed
http://www.jta.org/2013/06/27/news-opinion/world/ultranationalist-ukrainian-political-party-leaders-banned-from-u-s


7 posted on 03/03/2014 6:00:08 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: LD Jackson

Wake up America, there is nothing that is a more useless waste of time than listening to mac daddy speak words that have NO credibility whatever.


8 posted on 03/03/2014 6:02:04 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Actually, the 58th...


9 posted on 03/03/2014 6:02:04 AM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: allendale
“Changing demographics in the United States has lessened American support for Israel.”

Yet it has done nothing to lessen Jewish support for democraps.

How the Holocaust happened becomes more understandable year by year.

10 posted on 03/03/2014 6:02:50 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: allendale

This policy has more to do with the leadership. Not the people. The voters in general don’t seem to care much about anything today, whether it’s Israel, Russia, debt, failed entitlements, etc. enough voters are driving their decisions about unimportant issues or cult of personality.

If a president backed Israel in this, it would be accepted too. No one seems to give a damn either way on big issues.


11 posted on 03/03/2014 6:03:05 AM PST by ilgipper
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Donate!

12 posted on 03/03/2014 6:04:58 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: neodad
I can just imagine the milage the conventional comedians would have got out of that had it been Quayle and not Obama.
13 posted on 03/03/2014 6:05:03 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: ilgipper

The American people spoke up against Obama’s stupid proposed Syrian adventure. After a decade of war, the American public are slowly awakening to the political elite’s addiction to endless global conflict.


14 posted on 03/03/2014 6:09:02 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: LD Jackson

“I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”


15 posted on 03/03/2014 6:09:19 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: LD Jackson

“As it is with Obama’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he is out of his league with Benjamin Netanyahu.”

I cry for America.


16 posted on 03/03/2014 6:10:01 AM PST by moovova
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To: LD Jackson

God please forgive us, not all of us in America agree with this and are as demanding against Israel. Please Lord frustrate the plans of the wicked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


17 posted on 03/03/2014 6:10:53 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: LD Jackson

He never had any intention of defending Israel. It should have been obvious to anyone!


18 posted on 03/03/2014 6:14:36 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: LD Jackson
When Barack Obama was running for President, many of us had doubts about his commitment to Israel.

Speak for yourself. I had NO doubts whatsoever about Obama's commitment to [destroying] Israel.

19 posted on 03/03/2014 6:16:12 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: allendale

Yes they have.


20 posted on 03/03/2014 6:17:04 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: LD Jackson

Hey owebama, you posterior orifice, don’t ever expect me to protect you.


21 posted on 03/03/2014 6:19:45 AM PST by Rannug ("all enemies, foreign and domestic")
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To: LD Jackson

Most American Jews I know voted for the bastard.


22 posted on 03/03/2014 6:21:34 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
I didn’t know Israel was the 51st state.

Neither is South Korea, or Taiwan, or several other countries with which we have defense agreements. Same with NATO. Do you renege on your contracts?

Oh wait. You're not singling out Israel's defense agreement to ignore, are you? Pat, is that you?


23 posted on 03/03/2014 6:23:36 AM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: LD Jackson
President Obama - America Will Not Be Able To Defend Israel - Certainly not as long as Baraq Hussein 0bama remains Usurper in Chief!
24 posted on 03/03/2014 6:30:44 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: COBOL2Java
No, I'm not singling out Israel. All these treaties, those Cold War relics, should be repudiated as the special one time case of a militant monolithic Marxism and a war-devastated world that led to their signing no longer exist. These are the ultimate entangling alliances that George Washington warned us against.

We got the world though the Cold War. We don't owe anybody a thing.

25 posted on 03/03/2014 6:33:58 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: LD Jackson

Great picture of The 0ne at the article. He cannot meet Bibi’s eyes.


26 posted on 03/03/2014 6:35:01 AM PST by DBrow
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To: LD Jackson

He doesn’t seem much interested in backing the U.S.,so why would he back Israel?


27 posted on 03/03/2014 6:37:35 AM PST by oldtech
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To: allendale
Tell us more about these “changing demographics”.

I want numbers and data sources.

And please, politics and demographics are NOT synonymous!

CA....

28 posted on 03/03/2014 6:40:37 AM PST by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: LD Jackson

Able has nothing to do with it. He hates Israel so will never support it.


29 posted on 03/03/2014 6:41:39 AM PST by bgill
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Are you serious?


30 posted on 03/03/2014 6:51:15 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
All these treaties, those Cold War relics, should be repudiated as the special one time case of a militant monolithic Marxism and a war-devastated world that led to their signing no longer exist. These are the ultimate entangling alliances that George Washington warned us against.

We got the world though the Cold War. We don't owe anybody a thing.


Militant Marxism no longer exists? Ever hear of Islam?

So we'll let the Muslims throw the Jews into the sea and take over Africa; sit back and let the ChiComms take Taiwan and for good measure, the Philippines; let a nuclear war begin between Japan and the Norks; and let Putin have the old USSR territories back. Then, he and the Caliphate can start to carve apart what's left of Western Europe. England's practically halfway towards bowing to Mecca as it is.

Who cares, right? Not our problem! the USA can just sit back and let the world go by. Oh wait, who's that knocking at our door?

31 posted on 03/03/2014 6:53:46 AM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: COBOL2Java

Islam is not a monolith. Even Sunni Islam is bitterly divided against itself. Removing the meddling American presence in their lands, another Cold War relic, they are less likely to join forces against us than are the Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.


32 posted on 03/03/2014 7:01:02 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

True. There was absolutely zero US interest in that adventure.

Agree with Iraq and Afghanistan or not, we had interest in both. We were already at war in Iraq and Saddam repeatedly broke his terms of surrender. Afghanistan openly housed terrorists that killed thousands of Americans. Syria is of importance, but of no direct threat to us.


33 posted on 03/03/2014 7:02:41 AM PST by ilgipper
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To: LD Jackson

With Obama&Co you know what it was like to be on the Titanic.


34 posted on 03/03/2014 7:04:36 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: FreedomGuru

“Under Obama, America won’t be able to defend America, and he won’t try.”

That’s the whole, naked truth.


35 posted on 03/03/2014 7:04:56 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: LD Jackson

“Personally, I would have liked to heard Netanyahu’s reaction when he heard what President Obama had to say.”

Bibi doesn’t count on Obama to defend Israel. He counts on Tsahal. All Bibi wants from Barry is that he stops meddling, and get off his shoulders that horse-faced clown, I named Kerry.


36 posted on 03/03/2014 7:08:12 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: LD Jackson
President Obama - America Will Not Be Able To Defend Israel

He and his handlers, the whole administration, are devout Jew-hating muslim sympathizers . . . ergo, Israel is on its own.

37 posted on 03/03/2014 7:11:42 AM PST by laweeks
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To: LD Jackson
President Obama - America Will Not . . . Defend Israel

We knew that many years ago:

“I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”
- Barack Hussein Obama

38 posted on 03/03/2014 7:12:13 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: LD Jackson

Since Obama the mooselimb won’t even try.


39 posted on 03/03/2014 7:14:16 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: freeangel

“Most American Jews I know voted for the bastard.”

Which is why I support Israel but am puzzled by the liberal nature of American jews.


40 posted on 03/03/2014 7:15:29 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: moovova
“As it is with Obama’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he is out of his league with Benjamin Netanyahu.”

These two seem to understand each other perfectly well


41 posted on 03/03/2014 7:18:35 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Marguerite

Bibi is a mensch.


42 posted on 03/03/2014 7:20:26 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: LD Jackson

Israel doesn’t need the U.S.A. Israel has God. The U.S.A. needs God, but has rejected Him through those in charge. The end is near for the U.S.A. God’s wrath is coming.


43 posted on 03/03/2014 7:21:10 AM PST by Old Yeller (In Latin, the word sinister means left. Which is appropriate for left-wingers.)
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To: freeangel

... and if he ran for another term they’d vote for him again! (Dennis Prager, a Jew himself, says it’s because the older Jews still think they’re voting for the Democrats of Roosevelt’s time.)


44 posted on 03/03/2014 7:22:22 AM PST by glennaro
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Interesting that you conveniently ignored the rest of my post. But enjoy your isolationist mindset. When the conquering armies come pouring into our country because we chose to stick our head in the sand like the proverbial ostrich and let our friends die, instead of being engaged and helping to defend them, it won’t be pretty.


45 posted on 03/03/2014 7:28:28 AM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: COBOL2Java

As long as we maintain our air force and navy, no foreign army is coming to America. As far as all our international “friends”, where were they when we were dying in Iraq and Afghanistan? Too many of our friends are friendly to the point where they want to fight their regional enemies down to the last American.


46 posted on 03/03/2014 7:35:51 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: trisham

“Bibi is a mensch.”

So is Putin.
I don’t think they lose time in niceties.

11/21/2013
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu emerged from his nearly four-and-a-half hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin saying that the talks were “very good,” “genuine,” “direct,” and that not only have the two men developed a “chemistry,” but the two countries they lead have many overlapping interests.


47 posted on 03/03/2014 7:37:41 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

” I didn’t know Israel was the 51st state.”

Nowadays, Ukraine plays the 51st state.
Which is next, nobody knows.


48 posted on 03/03/2014 7:39:47 AM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: LD Jackson

Israel can handle her own defense quite nicely, thank you.


49 posted on 03/03/2014 7:41:17 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Marguerite

They have something in common: they’re both men. Obama has the maturity and perspective of a fourteen year old girl.


50 posted on 03/03/2014 7:42:54 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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