Americans must stop acting as if Israel is doing anything except fighting for its life. Over the years their government has learned how to handle these situations. Unlike the US, they aren’t big or strong enough to come out and say what they’ve done, but there’s little question that they did this to destroy WMD’s coming from Iran into the hands of Hezbollah.
Israel’s very existence depends upon keeping their terrorist neighbors from gaining weapons that can reach their capital. Lebanon is the only country in the region willing to openly terrorize Israel, so they get support from all the other nations like Iran not ballsy enough to do it themselves. While Israel is attacked, anti-semitic nations and organizations run by them like the UN condemn Israel for preemptive strikes on weapons destined for their destruction. Any other nation in the world would be seen as within its bounds doing exactly the same thing, but since it’s Israel it’s condemned.
I don’t get how Jews can continue to support Obama and his Democrat party while this goes on. It is clear that Obama despises Israel as much as Iran does, but he has to keep support for his party so he won’t come right out and say it. Any look at his policies and reaction to happenings in the region will tell you what you need to know about who he supports. I have no idea what his personal religious beliefs are, but they certainly seem to be closer to that of Islamic anti-Semites than Christians.
More inconvenient truths for Americans.
Somehow the facts don’t get reported in the news.
The government counts as unemployed only those who are actively looking for new jobs. As people have given up, the unemployment rate has declined – not because more people are working, but because more people have stopped looking for work.
I see a lot of posts about the “fearless” first responders/police/military/etc. rushing to do their job whether it’s in Boston or Afghanistan. I don’t honestly think there’s a such thing as fearless for a sane person. Bravery is about not letting the fear that is clearly present keep you from doing what you know is right. What you know that someone else would do for you if the roles were reversed. That’s what so awesome about bravery. The fear is there. The choice to do what needs to be done anyway is what shows your character and what makes you a person worth admiring.
I’m usually not one to believe most of this stuff, but there seems to be too much corroboration to ignore in this case. Yet again, we are protecting the interests of Saudis over Americans. I wonder why.
The more we learn about the Boston Marathon bombing–and the accused bombers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev–the more reason there is to doubt the wisdom of Obama’s drone-heavy approach to fighting terrorism. Not only did his hundreds of drone strikes fail to prevent the bombing; they’ve probably made this kind of terrorism–home-grown terrorism, committed by longtime residents of America–more likely.
I think that this attitude of “by killing terrorists we are creating terrorists” is nothing more than pacifistic BS. These people are going to make up things to get more recruits whether we are killing their leaders or not. By killing as many of them as we can, they at least aren’t out in the open recruiting in most places. The more you kill, the fewer there are. If you don’t try to do something about it and make them fear you, they will have nothing to fear. If we continue to let nations like Saudi Arabia openly create the type of atmosphere that promotes radical Islam and antisemitism with our full support we will continue to see the bin Laden’s of the world flourish.
Drones indeed save American lives. It’s much less risky for a drone to kill a terrorist than for a group of American sons to have to do it. Terrorists live among civilians for a reason. If you read the reports from soldiers who encounter them, the leadership is without exception cowardly. They encourage others to be martyr’s while they hide amongst women and children, unarmed most of the time, to try to look innocent when their time comes. bin Laden himself didn’t even have a loaded gun with him, but instead had women and children surrounding him for protection.
The war is in the media and stories like this are precisely what al Queda wants reported. Obama’s refusal to link Islam to terrorism is just another example of who political correctness is killing people around the world in the name of politics. It’s time to man up, call a spade a spade, and break some eggs.
Since Tor anonymizes traffic, that can be read as a presumption of guilt on anyone who anonymizes their Web activity.
As usual, a government wants to blame the tool rather than the perp.
This is a pretty good article. The discussion is fact or fiction and it brings many thoughts to my mind about the way that people, especially Christians, are treating the Bible.
I believe that the Bible should be taken seriously. I don’t think that you can decide that so called marriage of two men or two women is ok and still be consistent with the Bible. Homosexuality is clearly forbidden in the Bible. Either you take it at its word or you don’t. Picking and choosing which parts you want to believe based on current trends is what Jesus warned about. God hasn’t changed and neither have his views on popular culture. What was right for early Christians is still right for us today.
Too many otherwise good Christians are too busy trying to spare their friends or family members feelings to notice that they are selling out their faith. People get their feelings hurt. That’s part of life. With any belief system you have to determine whether you believe it or not. Telling someone that marriage is anything other than a man and a woman is betraying your faith.
Everyone sins and should be welcomed into God’s family. Telling someone that their sins aren’t sins is not ok. You are giving them a false sense of righteousness to save their feelings. Feeling good about your sins is not the way to heaven and it’s not the way to save someone’s soul. I hate that my kids are going to grow up in a world that tells them that everything they do is ok. If it’s not ok today, it will be tomorrow. Faith in Christ is all that you need and from there you can ignore the rest of Christ’s teachings and do whatever feels good. It really breaks my heart that so many of my friends and even family have this view today. Logic would seem to be on my side, but logic doesn’t sway them. It’s all about accepting everyone doing anything they please in the name of Christ.
Are you faithful to Christ or to society’s social acceptance of anything goes?
This shows part of the danger of allowing the FCC to determine what should be allowed on the air. They don’t try to be even handed. They say that this was born of emotion and should be allowed because they say so, yet when someone wins an award and it’s very emotional for them but not the FCC, it gets the broadcaster a fine. How’s that for justice?
How long before it’s not acceptable to say something bad about a politician. I guess that’s going to depend on what the FCC thinks of that politician. The FCC has no business dictating what can be broadcast. This is a direct violation of the First Amendment but it’s allowed by America in the name of decency.