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Glenn Beck's Remarks About Soros And The Holocaust 'Offensive And Over The Top'
ADL ^ | November 11, 2010

Posted on 11/11/2010 8:54:40 PM PST by Pope Pius XII

New York, NY, November 11, 2010 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today criticized as "completely inappropriate and offensive" remarks by Glenn Beck on his radio and television programs, in which he inaccurately connected George Soros, who was then a young boy, to the actions of others in sending Jews to death camps during the Holocaust.

On his November 10 radio show, Beck described how Soros, who was born in Hungary to Orthodox Jewish parents, "used to go around with this anti-Semite and deliver papers to the Jews and confiscate their property and then ship them off. And George Soros was part of it. He would help confiscate the stuff. It was frightening. Here's a Jewish boy helping send the Jews to the death camps."

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TOPICS: Ecumenism; Judaism
KEYWORDS: adl; beck; glennbeck; soros; spookydude
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1 posted on 11/11/2010 8:54:45 PM PST by Pope Pius XII
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To: Pope Pius XII

It’s only offensive if it is a lie. Is Beck’s description true?


2 posted on 11/11/2010 8:58:37 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (0bama thought he'd find "common ground" on 0bamaCare because of ROMNEYCARE!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

yes


3 posted on 11/11/2010 9:01:35 PM PST by hecht (TAKE BACK OUR NATION AND OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM)
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To: Pope Pius XII

http://sweetness-light.com/archive/george-soros-on-helping-the-nazis-during-the-holocaust

“Mr. SOROS: Well, of course I c–I could be on the other side or I could be the one from whom the thing is being taken away. But there was no sense that I shouldn’t be there, because that was–well, actually, in a funny way, it’s just like in markets–that if I weren’t there–of course, I wasn’t doing it, but somebody else would–would–would be taking it away anyhow. And it was the–whether I was there or not, I was only a spectator, the property was being taken away. So the–I had no role in taking away that property. So I had no sense of guilt.

Of course most of us here are already aware of Mr. Soros’ highly questionable actions during the Nazi occupation. (Though the public at large undoubtedly has a different perspective, if they know anything about his earlier days at all.)

But the statements he made in this interview to my mind are quite chilling. He forgives himself everything. He says that if he hadn’t done it somebody else would have.

All of which would seem to indicate that Mr. Soros has no conscience. A lack of conscience is said to be a common symptom of sociopaths.”


4 posted on 11/11/2010 9:01:42 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Pope Pius XII

First he worked for the Judenrat. That was the Jewish council set up by the Nazis to do their dirty work for them. Instead of the Nazis rounding up Jews every day for the trains, they delegated that murderous task to Jews who were willing to do it to survive another day at the expense of their neighbours.

Theodore hatched a better plan for his son. He bribed a non-Jewish official at the agriculture ministry to let George live with him. George helped the official confiscate property from Jews.

By collaborating with the Nazis, George survived the Holocaust. He turned on other Jews to spare himself.

George moved to London after the war and then to New York, where he became a stockbroker. He’s rich now. Forbes magazine says he’s the 35th richest man in the world. Maybe you’ve heard of him. He goes by the name his father invented: George Soros.

How does Soros feel about what he did as a teenager? Has it kept him up at night?

Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes asked him that. Was it difficult? “Not at all,” Soros answered.

“No feeling of guilt?” asked Kroft. “No,” said Soros. “There was no sense that I shouldn’t be there. If I wasn’t doing it, somebody else would be taking it away anyhow. Whether I was there or not. So I had no sense of guilt.”

A Nazi would steal the Jews’ property anyways. So why not him?

http://weaselzippers.us/2010/09/07/george-soros-says-he-feels-no-remorse-for-collaborating-with-nazis-during-wwii-to-send-his-fellow-jews-to-the-death-camps-steal-their-property/


5 posted on 11/11/2010 9:03:34 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (0bama thought he'd find "common ground" on 0bamaCare because of ROMNEYCARE!)
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To: Pope Pius XII

The ADL is offensive.


6 posted on 11/11/2010 9:04:17 PM PST by Nosterrex
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To: Pope Pius XII

Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director and a Holocaust survivor could not be more wrong if he tried.

Obviously, he didn’t want to report the truth about Glenn’s documented program today or the truth about the sociopathic monster, George Soros.

I wonder why?


7 posted on 11/11/2010 9:06:09 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Uncle Miltie
It’s only offensive if it is a lie. Is Beck’s description true?

On his TV show he has used numerous video clips of Soros' own words documenting everything. Perhaps someone at the ADL could take the time to actually know what the hell they are talking about? I don't hold my breath!

8 posted on 11/11/2010 9:06:14 PM PST by ExSES (the "bottom-line")
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To: Pope Pius XII

The ADL seems to have become the very caricature of self-haters.


9 posted on 11/11/2010 9:07:13 PM PST by RightOnTheLeftCoast (Obama: running for re-election in '12 or running for Mahdi now? [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahdi])
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To: Pope Pius XII

Abe Foxman is defending a Jew who worked for the Nazis? That doesn’t really surprise me.


10 posted on 11/11/2010 9:07:36 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Uncle Miltie
Here's the statement:

Glenn Beck's description of George Soros' actions during the Holocaust is completely inappropriate, offensive and over the top. For a political commentator or entertainer to have the audacity to say – inaccurately – that there's a Jewish boy sending Jews to death camps, as part of a broader assault on Mr. Soros, that's horrific.

While I, too, may disagree with many of Soros' views and analysis on the issues, to bring in this kind of innuendo about his past is unacceptable. To hold a young boy responsible for what was going on around him during the Holocaust as part of a larger effort to denigrate the man is repugnant.

The Holocaust was a horrific time, and many people had to make excruciating choices to ensure their survival. George Soros has been forthright about his childhood experiences and his family's history, and there the matter should rest.

My humble opinion is that this was solicited by Media Matters. While the intro to the statement claims that Beck inaccurately connected Soros to the Nazis, I believe that is the untruthful statement. We have seen Soros admit his involvement ... indeed, even calling the year in question as the best year of his life.

I would not be surprised if ADL issued this garbage without even seeing the show. Glenn's point was not what Soros did, but his lack of any remorse or compassion for those who were hurt financially if not killed.

I'm Jewish and I find this ADL statement "repugnant." Go Glenn!

11 posted on 11/11/2010 9:08:15 PM PST by freespirited (This tagline dedicated to the memory of John Armor, a/k/a Congressman Billybob.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

That he feels no guilt is disturbing.

May he rot.


12 posted on 11/11/2010 9:08:28 PM PST by bonfire (ou)
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To: onyx

Foxman is a RAT before he’s a Jew.


13 posted on 11/11/2010 9:08:28 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Pope Pius XII

Waaaaa


14 posted on 11/11/2010 9:13:29 PM PST by phockthis
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To: Pope Pius XII
The ADL racists and bigots will never attack non-observant Jews like Soros.

They will defend him to the death even if it means exposing their own anti-American biases and total ignorance of facts.

Leni

15 posted on 11/11/2010 9:14:01 PM PST by MinuteGal (Bill O'Reilly Opines That Obama's Luxurious Indian Trip is Curry-Peachy!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

YES!


16 posted on 11/11/2010 9:18:20 PM PST by MestaMachine (Farrago fatigans! - Thuffering thuccotash!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Yes. When he was 14 Soros helped the Nazi confiscate property from Jews who were then sent on the to ovens, when asked in later years if he regretted taking place in that activity, Soros said he did not.


17 posted on 11/11/2010 9:27:22 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Pope Pius XII

ADF is nothing more than a kennel of Commie lapdogs! IMHO

Who cares how, when, what or where they bark?


18 posted on 11/11/2010 9:29:29 PM PST by J Edgar
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To: Arizona Carolyn

A 14 yr would not feel guilty given the circumstances. An old man should.

That he doesn’t is pure EVIL.


19 posted on 11/11/2010 9:35:12 PM PST by bonfire (ou)
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To: Arizona Carolyn
When he was 14 Soros helped the Nazi confiscate property from Jews who were then sent on the to ovens, when asked in later years if he regretted taking place in that activity, Soros said he did not.

And, he (adult Soros) said that was one of the best years of his life.

Why is the ADF not "offended" by that statement?

20 posted on 11/11/2010 9:35:38 PM PST by Jane Long (2 Chron 7:14)
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To: Pope Pius XII

Take a hike ADL. I find your remarks offensive.


21 posted on 11/11/2010 9:37:55 PM PST by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Pope Pius XII

The number 1 requirement of the ADL & Abe Foxman - always, always defend and excuse any indiscretion perpetrated by a member of the tribe.


22 posted on 11/11/2010 9:38:05 PM PST by MayfairFly ("Your total ignorance of that which you profess to teach merits the death penalty.")
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To: onyx

splc’s evil twin...
He is just as much a liberal and a “race” pimp as jackson, sharpton, et al.


23 posted on 11/11/2010 9:39:10 PM PST by MestaMachine (Farrago fatigans! - Thuffering thuccotash!)
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To: freespirited

It would seem that the ADL is more offended that collaboration with the Nazi Regimes by Jews to turn in other Jews and steal their property is brought to light then they are over the Truth of the matter.


24 posted on 11/11/2010 9:39:49 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: Pope Pius XII

25 posted on 11/11/2010 9:42:02 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: Uncle Miltie

See:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Soros

Soros was thirteen years old in March 1944 when Nazi Germany occupied Hungary.[15] Soros worked for the Jewish Council,[7] which had been established during the Nazi occupation of Hungary to forcibly carry out Nazi and Hungarian government anti-Jewish measures.[16][17] Soros later described this time to writer Michael Lewis:

The Jewish Council asked the little kids to hand out the deportation notices. I was told to go to the Jewish Council. And there I was given these small slips of paper...It said report to the rabbi seminary at 9 a.m....And I was given this list of names. I took this piece of paper to my father. He instantly recognized it. This was a list of Hungarian Jewish lawyers. He said, “You deliver the slips of paper and tell the people that if they report they will be deported.”[18]

And:

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/1982/may/27/genocide-in-hungary-an-exchange/

And:

http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=43876

Regardless, this Evil Bastard is the worst enemy America and the West has today - bar none.


26 posted on 11/11/2010 9:44:59 PM PST by ZULU (No nation which tried to tolerate Islam escaped Islamization.)
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To: Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII
How ironic...


27 posted on 11/11/2010 9:45:04 PM PST by MestaMachine (Farrago fatigans! - Thuffering thuccotash!)
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To: padre35

Just like the NAACP, the JDL is a de facto arm of the Democrat Party.


28 posted on 11/11/2010 9:46:11 PM PST by ZULU (No nation which tried to tolerate Islam escaped Islamization.)
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To: Eddie01

Great graphic!


29 posted on 11/11/2010 9:49:54 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: bgill

I noticed Beck parsed his words very carefully. He left no wiggle room, so, this is the best the MediaMatters goons can contrive.


30 posted on 11/11/2010 9:50:41 PM PST by sybilll
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To: Pope Pius XII
Foxman is a disingenuous hypocrite. He condems Pope Benedict for having been forced to join the Hitler Youth, despite his deserting in a matter of weeks.
31 posted on 11/11/2010 9:52:58 PM PST by MayfairFly ("Your total ignorance of that which you profess to teach merits the death penalty.")
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To: Pope Pius XII

And those remarks are confirmed by Soros’ own remarks and statements, multiple times, and are well known.

Some people need to learn how to SHUT UP.


32 posted on 11/11/2010 9:53:28 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Contributing to a book about GD I doesn't give you the right to print half a trillion dollars.)
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To: ZULU

I think Beck touched a nerve, I also think that era in history should not be allowed to pass uncommented upon especially with someone as unrepentent as Soros.

I’ll give Soros that much, he is a proper bastard, no need to equivocate, he did it, was more than willing to do so,screw you if you don’t like it.


33 posted on 11/11/2010 9:54:27 PM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: ZULU

The JDL wouldn’t bother with the likes of fauxman...
Trust me.


34 posted on 11/11/2010 9:54:48 PM PST by MestaMachine (Farrago fatigans! - Thuffering thuccotash!)
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To: freespirited

The statement from ADL is confirming Soros’ actions on behalf of the nazi’s. They excuse those actions.

Truly, the leftist jews have lost all moral authority to speak on any issue at all.


35 posted on 11/11/2010 10:20:20 PM PST by Carley (WE SAW NOVEMBER FROM OUR HOUSE)
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To: onyx

I guess we need to follow the money. Soros probably donates to the ADL.


36 posted on 11/11/2010 10:25:05 PM PST by Lil Flower (Confucius says: Wise man never play leap frog with unicorn.)
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To: bonfire

I have a 15 year old who feels guilty if he raises his voice to his sister.I would certainly hope a 14 year old could feel remorse. But yes, as an adult he most certainly should feel remorse.


37 posted on 11/11/2010 10:31:13 PM PST by Lil Flower (Confucius says: Wise man never play leap frog with unicorn.)
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To: Pope Pius XII

Ole george using the ADL to do his bidding. I heard he has been weeping and moaning over the facts about this despicable despot coming out.


38 posted on 11/11/2010 10:39:59 PM PST by taxesareforever (Release Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich and let him and his family get on with their lives.)
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To: Pope Pius XII

Since when does the ADL have the final say on whether Soros was involved in the holocaust? Are they Soros experts? No, they’re merely experts at bitching about political incorrectivity.


39 posted on 11/11/2010 10:42:46 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: onyx

“I wonder why?”

Because the ADL is not an anti-defamation league. It is a just another PC leftist agit-prop group.


40 posted on 11/11/2010 10:45:48 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: onyx

“I wonder why?”

Because the ADL is not an anti-defamation league. It is just another PC leftist agit-prop group.


41 posted on 11/11/2010 10:45:58 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: Lil Flower

Due to his circumstances, the times and his PARENTS I give him a pass at that tender age. As an adult he’s proud and smug about his part in the GENOCIDE of his own people. (or ANY people, for that matter) HUGE difference. There’s no excuse for him NOW.

“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.”


42 posted on 11/11/2010 10:52:14 PM PST by bonfire (ou)
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To: Pope Pius XII

Soros is an atheist! What difference does it make, ADL?


43 posted on 11/11/2010 10:54:47 PM PST by LiteKeeper ("Psalm 109:8")
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To: Pope Pius XII; All

44 posted on 11/11/2010 11:01:32 PM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: Pope Pius XII; All
You must not speak of the spooky dude, comrade. Spooky dude may only be spoken about by members of the Politburo inner circle.
45 posted on 11/11/2010 11:02:53 PM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: padre35

Beck is exposing The Shadow Party, and that must NOT be allowed.

Others have put the links together, but none have had the forum that Beck has, and such a huge audience.

That the Soros minions are making personal threats to him now, says volumes.

Credit goes to Murdoch for not folding. Soros should have aken to heart the saying, “never get in to a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel.”


46 posted on 11/11/2010 11:06:42 PM PST by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: ExSES
On his TV show he has used numerous video clips of Soros' own words documenting everything. Perhaps someone at the ADL could take the time to actually know what the hell they are talking about? I don't hold my breath!

The fact is the ADL KNOWS the truth. And in the 0.0000000000000001% chance that they don't, there is no excuse.

The ADL is representative of the professional liberal establishment that I hold in the highest contempt. When it comes to the average amateur liberal Joes that I personally know that regurgitate the same BS, generally I let it go and chalk it up to either an actual, proven lack of knowledge of the empirical facts (simple questions ascertain that) or purposeful self-delusion at (worst) a conscious level or (bad) a subconscious level.

My absolute disdain is for the liberal establishment pros that have all day and the resources of money and staff to get at the truth but ignore all proof via a by-any-means-necessary dogma.

In this press release there is no quoting of the substance of Beck's assertions and the facts he purports reveal the truth. And to go further and state that what Soros did/said when he was 14 is beyond approach because he was young excuses not only what Soros did at the time (very, very bad) but ignores Soros' flippant, callous, evil excuses as a grown man with many years to reflect upon his actions.

47 posted on 11/11/2010 11:21:52 PM PST by torchthemummy (ual)
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To: bonfire

“Due to his circumstances, the times and his PARENTS I give him a pass at that tender age.”

Remember, that happened in 1944. A young man of 14 was much closer to being an adult then...., in fact many at that age in the U.S. had already left home and went off on their own to start a life.


48 posted on 11/11/2010 11:38:20 PM PST by Islander2
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To: Pope Pius XII

The cock roaches are now in the light.

Time to stomp them.


49 posted on 11/11/2010 11:56:35 PM PST by chris37
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To: bonfire

“May he rot”

May he burn...


50 posted on 11/11/2010 11:58:53 PM PST by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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