Thursday, January 30, 2014

B.S. FROM OBAMA'S STATE OF UNION ON ISRAEL

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ROBERT FANTINA


The State Of The Union, Obama-Style


“As we speak, American diplomacy is supporting Israelis and Palestinians as they engage in the difficult but necessary talks to end the conflict there; to achieve dignity and an independent state for Palestinians, and lasting peace and security for the state of Israel — a Jewish state that knows America will always be at their side.”
American ‘diplomacy’ has helped to keep the Palestinians oppressed for generations, and is doing nothing to assist them now. Negotiations can only take place between two parties when each has something the other wants, that can only be obtained by surrendering something it has. Israel, an apartheid regime if ever there was one, has been given free reign by the U.S. to take whatever it wants from Palestine. And as it is taking more and more land every day, and killing and oppressing the Palestinians, the U.S. rewards it with nearly $9,000,000.00 every single day.  So much for ‘American diplomacy’.
The president also, in this sentence, declared Israel to be a Jewish state. To what, one wonders, does this relegate all the non-Jews living in Israel?
And his talk about ‘security’ for the state of Israel is disingenuous at best. Israel is the only nuclear-armed nation in the Middle East, and has the military might of the U.S. behind it, mainly because of the Israel lobby group, the American Israel Political Affairs Committee. Diplomacy has no place in a government where political contributions rule the roost.