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US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry
AP ^ | July 28, 2014 | MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE

Posted on 07/28/2014 12:02:46 PM PDT by John W

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a "misinformation campaign" against the top American diplomat.

"It's simply not the way partners and allies treat each other," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.

Her comments were echoed by the White House, where officials said they were disappointed by Israeli reports that cast Kerry's efforts to negotiate a cease-fire as more favorable to Hamas.

"Israel has no better friend, no stronger defender than John Kerry," said Tony Blinken, President Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser. He said the criticism of Kerry was based on "people leaking things that are either misinformed or attempting to misinform."

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TOPICS: Government; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: kerry; ssde; unfit
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1 posted on 07/28/2014 12:02:46 PM PDT by John W
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To: John W

I’m not.

I’m fine with it.


2 posted on 07/28/2014 12:03:54 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: John W

With “friends” like j0hn Kerry who needs enemies?


3 posted on 07/28/2014 12:04:26 PM PDT by thejokker
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To: John W

US is agreeing with Israel’s criticism of Kerry.


4 posted on 07/28/2014 12:04:32 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: John W

Israel knows their only true ally is Canada..Obama wants Hamas to win because he wants all Jews dead..every single American Jew that voted for Obama not once but TWICE, they have Israeli blood on their hands..they wanted this, and now Israel has to suffer because of their actions


5 posted on 07/28/2014 12:04:51 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: John W

I thought the Israeli criticism was SPOT ON!


6 posted on 07/28/2014 12:04:59 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: John W

US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

Sure, officially the "US", but certainly not "us".
7 posted on 07/28/2014 12:05:30 PM PDT 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: John W
"Apparently John Kerry thinks the Israeli media is state-controlled, like it is in Washington"
8 posted on 07/28/2014 12:05:35 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: John W

As if we’re all prima donas.


9 posted on 07/28/2014 12:05:35 PM PDT by stanne
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To: John W
"It's simply not the way partners and allies treat each other, EXACTLY!!!!!
10 posted on 07/28/2014 12:05:39 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: John W

> US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry
Fuming?
I’m not fuming. John Kerry is an idiot.
Israel called him on it and Israel is right.
They just don’t come any more incompetent than Lurch.


11 posted on 07/28/2014 12:06:08 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Unarmed people cannot defend themselves. America is no longer a Free Country.)
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To: John W

“”It’s simply not the way partners and allies treat each other,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.”

Pot calling kettle...


12 posted on 07/28/2014 12:06:29 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: MNJohnnie

So true! I don’t remember the AP mention “US humiliated” or something similar when Bush was the President!

I think AP would need to take a poll to confirm that it’s the US who’s fuming, not just our incompetent President and various other anti-semites!


13 posted on 07/28/2014 12:06:38 PM PDT by winner3000
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Me too.


14 posted on 07/28/2014 12:06:44 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: John W

US fuming? I’m not fuming. You fuming?


15 posted on 07/28/2014 12:06:53 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: John W

Stupid joke...yet still funny given the target.

A horse walks into a bar and orders a beer.

Bartender says, “My pleasure.”

John Kerry walks into the same bar and orders and a beer.

Bartender says, “Why the long face?”


16 posted on 07/28/2014 12:07:20 PM PDT by Lee'sGhost ("Just look at the flowers, Lizzie. Just look at the flowers.")
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To: John W

What was it they said in “The Godfather” when they were talking about having somebody whacked? “It’s nothing personal... it’s about business”. Somebody needs to tell our thin-skinned Secretary of State to stop running to Mommy (Obama) every time somebody calls him ‘a name’.


17 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:00 PM PDT by Tallguy
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To: John W

I have been reading the comment sections at the articles about kerry. The only US who is upset is the WH. Most if not all comments aren’t happy with el heffe and kerry.


18 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:05 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: John W
"It's simply not the way partners and allies treat each other,"

The dirty Muslim mongrel that illegally squats in our White House is not an ally of Israel.

19 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:23 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: John W
"US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry" . . . "The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas . . ."

Maybe the AP needs to be reminded that the US and the Obama administration are two different things.

Personally, I'm with Israel on this one. And if anybody's American patriotism is to be criticized here, it's certainly not mine. I'll put my patriotism up against that of the America-hating Obama administration any day.

20 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:43 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: John W

“It’s simply not the way partners and allies treat each other,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.

No mention that the State Dept prays at the
actual statue of Arafat within it,
as it funds Hamas through Lerner and Obama
to exterminate all Jews and Israel,
and to crucify Egyptians.

No mention at all. SSDD.


21 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:44 PM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: John W
"Israel has no better friend, no stronger defender than John Kerry," said Tony Blinken, President Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser.

What do Winken and Nod have to say about it?

22 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:45 PM PDT by shove_it (Directive 10-289 lives)
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To: John W
US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

US Obama administration fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry (there, fixed it)

US people fuming over AGREE WITH Israeli criticism of Kerry (corrections complete)

23 posted on 07/28/2014 12:08:47 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "Our Emperor may have no clothes, but doesn't he have a wonderful tan" - MSM)
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To: John W

With allies like Israel who needs—well, you know the rest.


24 posted on 07/28/2014 12:09:01 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: John W

Somebody hit the RESET button!


25 posted on 07/28/2014 12:09:14 PM PDT by McGruff (If you repeat a lie enough times theuniformed will accept it as the truth.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I am glad Obama’s pissed at Israel. BHO is evil and deserved to be made uncomfortable. Maybe he’ll lapse into his usual self pity and revert to a fetal state (snicker).


26 posted on 07/28/2014 12:09:56 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: John W

Today marks 3466 days since 01/30/2005 when "Hanoi" John Kerry promised, on national TV, to sign form SF-180 and release his military records.

27 posted on 07/28/2014 12:09:56 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: John W
Truth hurts.
It's not a "misinformation campaign" when it's a campaign against misinformation.
Kerry is not one bit misunderstood or misquoted either.
The Israelis are sharp, they got Kerry's number exactly.

28 posted on 07/28/2014 12:11:01 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: John W
"Israel has no better friend, no stronger defender than John Kerry"

That's the laugh line. LOL!

29 posted on 07/28/2014 12:11:40 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The GOP-e scum enlisted Democrats to steal the Republican primary. The GOP-e can go to Hell.)
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To: John W

You know I fought in Vietnam

30 posted on 07/28/2014 12:12:02 PM PDT by McGruff (If you repeat a lie enough times theuniformed will accept it as the truth.)
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To: John W
John Kerry is a traitor. He accused 2.5M Viet Nam Veterans of being baby killers and war criminals. He negotiated with the North Vietnamese as an officer during time of war. So what is he doing differently now?
31 posted on 07/28/2014 12:12:14 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: John W

“It’s simply not the way partners and allies treat each other,”

Wow. After all Obama’s cozy and affectionate relations with Muslims and all his insulting rhetoric toward Israel... this takes nerve!!


32 posted on 07/28/2014 12:12:27 PM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: John W

Obama is in a panic to stop Israel’s push in Gaza because Hamas is getting its collective ass kicked.

Hamas’ collective ass needs a lot more kicking.


33 posted on 07/28/2014 12:12:42 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: John W

With friends like this, who needs enemies?


34 posted on 07/28/2014 12:14:20 PM PDT by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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To: John W

Kerry is Unfit for Command, of anything.


35 posted on 07/28/2014 12:14:55 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: John W

Dear AP: Please don’t think you speak for me. I spent all day without a single fume over Israel’s true statements over John Viet-Nam Kerry.


36 posted on 07/28/2014 12:16:03 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: John W

US my @$$. There aren’t any fumes coming out of the US except for the communist ‘RATholes. When it comes to supporting the Islamofascists or the Israelis, REAL AMERICANS have chosen to side with the Israelis.


37 posted on 07/28/2014 12:16:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: mountainlion
We'll never know the full extent of Kerry's traitorous ways since Jimmah Cahtah swept it under the rug.
38 posted on 07/28/2014 12:17:10 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
The Battle for America:

Obama, IRS, State Dept, UN, Turkey, Hamas, N Korea, Iran
vs. Congress, American people, the Law, Israel, Egypt, UAE, House of Saud


New Inconsistencies with Malik Obama’s IRS Paperwork Revealed on Eve of Hearing
the date stamped at the top of the Barack H. Obama Foundation’s 501(c)(3) approval letter
which bears Lerner’s signature, is dated June 26, 2011. That day was on a Sunday.

Lois Lerner approved tax exempt status for foundation
operated by Obama's half-brother on a Sunday

Deleted IRS Emails may be about Obama’s Brother
There is sufficient cause to believe that one of the reasons for
this digital document shredding may have something to do with
President Barack Obama’s brother, Malik Obama,
founder of the Barack H. Obama Foundation (BHOF).

Pictured: Obama’s half-brother wearing Hamas scarf that boasts ‘Jerusalem is ours—WE ARE COMING’

Obama’s Brother Joins Hamas, Wears Scarf Saying ‘Jerusalem Is Ours; We Are Coming’

Barack Obama’s Brother Malik Joins Hamas Terrorist Group

Obama Officials Met with Hamas, Discussed Removing it from Terror List

Will Obama Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory Over Hamas?

39 posted on 07/28/2014 12:17:50 PM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: John W

A picture says a thousand words.

40 posted on 07/28/2014 12:17:55 PM PDT by McGruff (If you repeat a lie enough times the uniformed will accept it as the truth.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Kerry, Obama, and the WEF’s $4 Billion Bailout Plan for PLO/Hamas

How the U.S. Aids Hamas Through the Palestinian Authority

Obama Approves Direct Funding For Hamas

US sends $50M to Gaza

VERY IMPORTANT.. Obama’s Brother Funds Hamas (Proof Below)

Hamas 'happy' with Obama's $900 million pledge [2009 Flashback: Never Forget!!]

U.S. Selling $11B in Weaponry to Gulf State That Supports Hamas, Syrian Jihadists

Why would Hamas negotiate with John Kerry after getting $47 million from him?

41 posted on 07/28/2014 12:19:15 PM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: John W

Hey, Whitehut? U mad?


42 posted on 07/28/2014 12:20:21 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: shove_it

The other two drednoks should be hired as government spokespeople.

I couldn’t resist the GI Joe reference.


43 posted on 07/28/2014 12:20:49 PM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.q)
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To: John W
"It's simply not the way partners and allies treat each other," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.

And yet they were silent about Kerry getting wanded and metal detected in Egypt?

-PJ

44 posted on 07/28/2014 12:21:13 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: John W

this obammy gub mint and its employees are on drugs.
Kerry and obammy hate Israel and it shows.


45 posted on 07/28/2014 12:22:06 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: John W

Do the occupants at the White House and State Department understand that Israel is at war with Hamas? A real war.

This isn’t a border skirmish or bogus uprising (Ukraine) funded by others; it is Hamas being caught red-handed with tunnels under Israel land to be used to attack Israel; sending thousands of missiles indiscriminately into Israel; and basically trying to destroy Israel.

Kerry is without a clue and is simply following the orders of his boss who, when push comes to shove, favors the Muslim position (even if terrorists) over Israel every time. (Hard to even look at Kerry with all that bad plastic surgery. What a narcissist!)

The US public gets it and is strongly behind Israel.

Finish the job this time and get Hamas out of Gaza and the Palestinian leadership before ceding Gaza again.


46 posted on 07/28/2014 12:22:07 PM PDT by dan on the right
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To: John W

I’m not fuming..

I am cheering!

Go BiBi!


47 posted on 07/28/2014 12:22:38 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: John W

“Israel has no better friend, no stronger defender than John Kerry,” said Tony Blinken, President Barack Obama’s deputy national security adviser.

Keep your own council Israel, if Kerry is the best they
can do.


48 posted on 07/28/2014 12:22:51 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: John W

Ms. Psaki: The Israelis think Kerry is a doofus, and that you’re a twit. So do I.


49 posted on 07/28/2014 12:23:28 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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50 posted on 07/28/2014 12:23:55 PM PDT by SJackson (incompetent and feckless..the story of the Obama presidency. No hand on the f***ing tiller, Hillary)
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