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Israel 'spits in Obama's eye' by announcing new settlements in east Jerusalem
Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | March 24, 2010 | Adrian Blomfield and Toby Harnden

Posted on 03/24/2010 1:19:00 PM PDT by reaganaut1

Municipal officials approved the Jewish housing project in one of Jerusalem's most volatile Palestinian suburbs just hours before Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, met Mr Obama for emergency talks.

US officials had hoped that a meeting between the two leaders could defuse tensions triggered when Israel announced plans to build 1,600 new homes in east Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo settlement during a visit earlier this month by Joe Biden, the US vice-president.

But in the days leading up to the meeting, Mr Netanyahu defiantly rejected US demands to reverse the expansion of Ramat Shlomo and halt all building in east Jerusalem, which Israel captured in the 1967 Six-Day war.

That Israel then approved a new building project, the suspension of which the United States had demanded as long ago as last July, can only have infuriated Mr Obama.

The meeting at the White House was the iciest between an American president and an Israeli premier in recent years. Mr Netanyahu was treated to a series of small but calculated diplomatic slights that left him in no doubt of the White House's displeasure.

There were no photographs before or after the meeting, no questions from reporters and no press briefing or "readout" afterwards.

The “honest and straightforward discussion” ended with areas of “disagreement”, according to Robert Gibbs, the White House spokesman, who added that US officials were seeking “clarification” of Israel’s plan for a further expansion of Jewish housing..

But an Israeli government spokesman sought to put a brave face on the encounter, saying: “the atmosphere was good”.

But the evidence suggested it was anything but. The meeting itself was in two parts: an initial 89-minute session followed by a further 35 minutes at Mr Netanyahu's request, after he had consulted his officials.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel
KEYWORDS: fubo; jerusalem; netanyahu
We salute you for it, Bibi. Does Israel go around telling us where to build?
1 posted on 03/24/2010 1:19:00 PM PDT by reaganaut1
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To: reaganaut1

At least someone is doing it. Good for them.


2 posted on 03/24/2010 1:19:44 PM PDT by vpintheak (Love of God, Family and Country has made me an extremist.)
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To: reaganaut1
Israel 'spits in Obama's eye'

Lucky them.

3 posted on 03/24/2010 1:20:16 PM PDT by montag813
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To: reaganaut1

GO BIBI!!!!


4 posted on 03/24/2010 1:21:13 PM PDT by Reagan69 (WHEN THEY COME FOR YOUR GUNS, GIVE THEM THE AMMO FIRST.!)
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To: reaganaut1

Keep on spittin’!


5 posted on 03/24/2010 1:22:04 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: montag813

Israel ‘spits in Obama’s eye’

where is the video?


6 posted on 03/24/2010 1:22:31 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: reaganaut1

Now this is the Israel of old...

:)


7 posted on 03/24/2010 1:22:34 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: vpintheak
Killed me that 0 wouldn't allow his picture to be taken with Netanyahu the other day. Sends the wrong message I guess.

This is OK though? What a phack stick!


8 posted on 03/24/2010 1:23:10 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: vpintheak

1) “Settlements” are not in Jerusalem; building in Jerusalem is an expansion of a city which has a growing population.

2) The land on which the latest building is anticipated (on the site of the old Sheperd Hotel) was BOUGHT 20 years ago.

3) Why do we have to go overseas to British media to find out most of our information about this?


9 posted on 03/24/2010 1:23:15 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: reaganaut1

If someone expects you to put your people in danger and watch your country be destroyed, you might spit in their eye too.


10 posted on 03/24/2010 1:23:39 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: CondorFlight

Do I need to answer that?


11 posted on 03/24/2010 1:24:58 PM PDT by vpintheak (Love of God, Family and Country has made me an extremist.)
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To: reaganaut1
defiantly rejected US demands

Two things here. First the US has no standing to demand Isreal do anything. Secondly the concept of defiantly rejecting US demands is something we should all consider when it comes to this health care crap.

12 posted on 03/24/2010 1:27:23 PM PDT by tbpiper
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To: reaganaut1

0bama daydreaming: “Man, I wish I had some of them six pointed stars to sew on people’s sleeves”


13 posted on 03/24/2010 1:30:15 PM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: reaganaut1

Israel should now realize that the “messiah” is mid wifing Iran’s nuclear bomb, not trying to stop it.


14 posted on 03/24/2010 1:30:38 PM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: reaganaut1

Don’t mess with Big Ben!


15 posted on 03/24/2010 1:30:43 PM PDT by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: reaganaut1

What a great sight picture-—Bibi Spits in Osama’s eye.


16 posted on 03/24/2010 1:31:53 PM PDT by BOBTHENAILER ( EPA will rule your life)
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To: Carl LaFong

Man, I wish I had some of them six pointed stars to sew on people’s sleeves

With an R in the middle LOL!.........I don’t think that’s too far out to believe.


17 posted on 03/24/2010 1:32:04 PM PDT by Cheryllynn
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To: vpintheak
At least someone is doing it. Good for them

So then why is he in D.C. visiting Obama now? Did he miss the first time?

18 posted on 03/24/2010 1:32:05 PM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: tet68

LOL..sure are alot of reporters stuck on spit these days.


19 posted on 03/24/2010 1:32:53 PM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: reaganaut1
GO BIBI !
20 posted on 03/24/2010 1:47:56 PM PDT by traumer
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To: reaganaut1
The “honest and straightforward discussion” ended with areas of “disagreement”,

In other words, Chicago thug tactics didn't work on Bibi.

21 posted on 03/24/2010 1:53:02 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Obad. 1:15: As you have done, it will be done to you; your deeds will return upon your own head.)
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To: CondorFlight

We have to go to the foreign press because this is the latest in a series of diss’in Israel. Uncle Joe was unfashionably late to a “dinner” something like 1 1/2 hours, very bad form. And we stopped a shipment of weapons at Diego Garcia that we had already promised them...Bunker Buster Bombs...for some specific purpose I would imagine. LOL.

Guess what problem the President is ignoring that Israel can’t ignore?

Wonder why Israel is hot? Wonder why our press can’t find it’s derriere with a map, night vision goggles, and a pick axe?

DK


22 posted on 03/24/2010 1:59:27 PM PDT by Dark Knight
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To: reaganaut1

Obama is just jealous because Israel has a thriving new home construction industry.


23 posted on 03/24/2010 2:08:20 PM PDT by sportutegrl (VETO PROOF MAJORITY IN 2010)
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To: reaganaut1

Obama the Anti-Semite.....he must be getting his Israel policy briefings from Jimmy Carter


24 posted on 03/24/2010 2:10:50 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (National Security begins at the Border)
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To: allmendream

ping


25 posted on 03/24/2010 2:14:56 PM PDT by El Gran Salseron
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It’s about time someone stood up to the O. Go Bibi!!


26 posted on 03/24/2010 2:17:23 PM PDT by Jenny217
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To: reaganaut1

Good for Israel!


27 posted on 03/24/2010 2:19:48 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: El Gran Salseron

You going to explain about how Israel “stole” land and started the war in 1948 here also La Petite Salseron?

Come on. Go ahead. We know you want to! :)


28 posted on 03/24/2010 2:21:27 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed. So how could it be re-distributed?)
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To: allmendream

I thought that I was doing you a favor by pinging you to this thread. Looks like I was wrong. :-)


29 posted on 03/24/2010 2:32:38 PM PDT by El Gran Salseron
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To: reaganaut1

Spit away! And give him a good punch in the eye while you’re at it.


30 posted on 03/24/2010 2:48:54 PM PDT by livius
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To: reaganaut1

Good for Bibi! Good for Israel! Obama has no more right to tell Israel what to build or not to build in Jerusalem than Bibi has to tell Obama what he can or cannot build in Washington DC.


31 posted on 03/24/2010 2:49:20 PM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: skimbell
Killed me that 0 wouldn't allow his picture to be taken with Netanyahu the other day. Sends the wrong message I guess.

since when did bambi miss a photo op?

I suspicion, rather, that Bibi said: "NO PHOTOS"

I suspicion he came to take bambi to the woodshed, in person, and impressed upon him that Chi-town thuggery is child's play in the world of grownups.

Also, there's the very real possibility that - given one of - if not THE - best intelligence outfits in the world, bambi may have been apprised of their knowledge and evidence of things that, if (finally) made public, would send bambi slinking back to the streets of Chi-town - if not Jakarta - without his halo.

I'm thinking that we won't be hearing much more bluster from Plugs, Hitlery, bambi or even Mitchell regarding demands on Israel.

32 posted on 03/24/2010 2:53:43 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: reaganaut1

If only they really would..(spit in his eye)

That goes for $hitlery too


33 posted on 03/24/2010 2:58:35 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Prayers for the Ft. Hood families, victims and soldiers.)
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To: Non-Sequitur

He’s pretty much telling Obama to “kiss his Ass” only he wanted to do it in person. Obama is putting America in more danger than all Presidents before him combined. He’s a bloody fool!! “Being wise in their own eyes, they became fools” says God Almighty. “Those who Bless Isreal I will bless, those who curse Isreal, I will curse”. CO


34 posted on 03/24/2010 2:59:22 PM PDT by Canadian Outrage (Conservatism is to a country what medicine is to a wound - HEALING!!)
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To: reaganaut1

The Jewish people don’t “occupy” Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria. They live there!


35 posted on 03/24/2010 3:01:02 PM PDT by 185JHP ( "The thing thou purposest shall come to pass: And over all thy ways the light shall shine.")
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To: skimbell

“Killed me that 0 wouldn’t allow his picture to be taken with Netanyahu the other day. Sends the wrong message I guess.”

Perhaps it was Bibi not wanting pictures. His people know Obama is siding with those that would destroy Israel.


36 posted on 03/24/2010 3:10:38 PM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: maine-iac7

Not sure how realistic that is, but that’s been my fantasy too. Would love to see Bibi reach in his pocket and pull out the real or copied BC and the contents of all the hidden docs. I’d give my next paycheck to see something like that go down!


37 posted on 03/24/2010 3:17:46 PM PDT by 1951Boomer
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As even the left wing, anti settler Ha'aertz correctly reports, Israel to U.S.: Latest East Jerusalem building okayed last year , this is old news. The administration knows that, they whined about it last July. Twenty homes, imagine, could be 60 or 70 Jews living there, not something the administration can tolerate.

38 posted on 03/24/2010 3:44:10 PM PDT by SJackson (dennisw, cachelot, nix2,veronica,Catspaw,Knighthawk,alouette,Optimist,weikel, Lent, GregB,Whitewashe)
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To: montag813
Lucky them.

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Indeed.

39 posted on 03/24/2010 3:53:31 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: reaganaut1

*Ptui!*


40 posted on 03/24/2010 4:17:12 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (FUBO! FUNP! FUHR! FUBS!)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

If they need more spit, they can have some of mine.

Thanks reaganaut1.


41 posted on 03/24/2010 4:17:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: Bahbah

Zero wants to stay out of Iran’s business, (our enemy) yet, sticks his nose in Israel (our ally) What’s wrong with this picture?

Jesse Jackson warned that zero was not a friend to Israel, but, did the kool aid drinkers in this country listen? No, and NO~ They wanted historic change. I’m just as mad at the people who voted for this clown as I am at zero and the Congress.


42 posted on 03/24/2010 4:27:32 PM PDT by Catsrus (Have)
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To: Bahbah

Zero wants to stay out of Iran’s business, (our enemy) yet, sticks his nose in Israel (our ally) What’s wrong with this picture?

Jesse Jackson warned that zero was not a friend to Israel, but, did the kool aid drinkers in this country listen? No, and NO~ They wanted historic change. I’m just as mad at the people who voted for this clown as I am at zero and the Congress.


43 posted on 03/24/2010 4:27:38 PM PDT by Catsrus (Have)
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To: reaganaut1

GOOD. Please do it again for me.


44 posted on 03/24/2010 5:51:38 PM PDT by CatDancer (Obama DeathCare makes Grandma shovel-ready)
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To: reaganaut1

GOOD. Please do it again for me.


45 posted on 03/24/2010 5:53:08 PM PDT by CatDancer (Obama DeathCare makes Grandma shovel-ready)
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To: reaganaut1
Israel 'spits in Obama's eye' by announcing new settlements in east Jerusalem
Sip vinegar first.
46 posted on 03/24/2010 8:15:25 PM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just liberals who lie.)
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