Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on August 4, 2014 by Allahpundit

More Americans say they sympathize with Israelis than Palestinians in the current conflict in the Middle East, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll finds.

Forty-three percent of adults say they sympathize more with Israel, 14 percent are more sympathetic toward Palestinians. But another 43 percent say they’re unsure.

The results are more lopsided when asked to choose between Israel and Hamas — 54 percent sympathize more with Israel, while just 7 percent sympathize with Hamas.

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In the United States, by contrast, support for Israel remains strong (although less so among the young, who are most exposed to the warring hashtags of social media). That support is overwhelming in political circles. Palestinian suffering remains near taboo in Congress. It is not only among American Jews, better organized and more outspoken than their whispering European counterparts, that the story of a nation of immigrants escaping persecution and rising from nowhere in the Holy Land resonates. The Israeli saga — of courage and will — echoes in American mythology, far beyond religious identification, be it Jewish or evangelical Christian.

America tends toward a preference for unambiguous right and wrong — no European leader would pronounce the phrase “axis of evil” — and this third Gaza eruption in six years fits neatly enough into a Manichaean framework: A democratic Jewish state, hit by rockets, responds to Islamic terrorists. The obscenity, for most Americans, has a name. That name is Hamas.

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Hamas spokesman Osama Hamdan would not say whether or not Hamas would consider removing the part of its charter that calls for the killing of all Jews.

CNN’s Jake Tapper read directly from Hamas’s charter to Hamdan: “The Day of Judgment will not come about until Muslims fight against the Jews and the Muslims would kill them until the Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or tree.”…

Hamdan then addressed Tapper’s question, but just barely. “If they are against a sentence here or there, we want them to change the occupation,” he said. “Continuing the occupation and killing Palestinians will not bring peace and will not bring security for both the Palestinians and them.”

Tapper concluded the segment: “That’s true, and killing Jews will not bring security or peace either.”

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It’s hard to find criticism or questioning of the wisdom of the government’s response to Hamas’s rockets in Israel’s media (aside from the pages of the left-leaning Haaretz). Those Israelis who do view the war – which has claimed over 1,700 Palestinian lives so far – as counterproductive, have little sway in a climate where raising criticism against the war can lead to furious accusations of treason…

According to a poll conducted by the Israel Democracy Institute, 95 percent of Israeli Jews say the campaign is justified and less than four percent say the army has used excessive force

[M]any Israelis ask, what is international support against the security of millions of civilians currently within rocket range, and the southern Israeli towns vulnerable to Hamas infiltration via tunnels? The common view here is that international critics are naive, when not actively anti-Semitic, in their view of Israel’s use of force as being out of proportion to the threat.

As for suggestions that lifting the economic blockade of Gaza would make the country more, not less, safe, most Israeli’s scoff. Tzipi Livni, Israel’s justice minister and chief negotiator with the Palestinians, told Ynet on Sunday that a peace agreement is a long way off. Compromise with Hamas? “You want to talk about lifting the blockade? Not with us, and not now,” she said.

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After years of trying to make peace, the wars they had to fight, being attacked by their enemies, and still being attacked, and finally after years of running into bomb shelters and having hundreds of civilians killed by suicide bombers, civilians being killed in their sleep, stabbed to pieces, finding enough is enough and finally retaliating, instead of my peers sticking up for the only democratic country in that region, they go and take out poison letters against them…

I am asking all my peers who signed that poison letter against Israel to examine their motives. Can you take back the fire of anti-Semitism that is raging all over the world now?

You have been able to become famous and have all your monetary gains because you are in a democratic country: America. Do you think you would have been able to accomplish this in Iran, Syria, Lebanon, et cetera? You had a great responsibility to use your celebrity for good. Instead, you have defamed the only democratic country of goodwill in the Middle East: Israel.

You should hang your heads in shame. You should all come forth with deep regrets for what you did, and ask forgiveness from the suffering people in Israel.

***

When Oz speaks of the neighbor who shoots at you with a child on his lap, he is speaking, of course, of Hamas, and he consistently makes the distinction clear between Hamas and Palestinian civilians, for whom this war has been a devastating bloodbath. Oz does not absolve Israel from its responsibility for the death and destruction in Gaza—that would be impossible—but he sees Hamas as more than an equal partner in it. That is what he means, he explains, when he describes the war as lose-lose for Israel: “The more Israeli casualties, the better it is for Hamas. The more Palestinian civilian casualties, the better it is for Hamas.” There is no end of argument about how to parcel out responsibility for this war and its ghastly toll on Gazans, but Oz is hardly alone in his view of Hamas’s strategy. My colleague Lawrence Wright, in his deep reporting and one-man theatre piece about Gaza, is unsparingly critical of the Israeli occupation. But, when he turns to Hamas’s attitude towards Gaza’s disproportionately young population, he concludes, “These children are being groomed to die.”

Khalidi, however, hasn’t got a bad word for Hamas. He says, “We might not like Hamas or some of its methods, but that is not the same as accepting the proposition that Palestinians should supinely accept the denial of their right to exist as a free people in their ancestral homeland.” Right—of course it’s not the same. But that doesn’t negate the fact that Hamas doesn’t accept, or even nominally recognize, the right of Israelis to exist as a free people. As Khalidi says, we should pay attention when Netanyahu tells Israelis about controlling their security on the West Bank. So shouldn’t we also listen when Hamas tells Palestinians that they should never accept the existence of Israel—and that victory will not come until they have wiped out not only the Jewish state but all the Jews?

If you take an interest in the war in Gaza, you should read the Hamas charter, but Oz sums up its biggest idea handily enough: “It says that the Prophet commands every Muslim to kill every Jew, everywhere in the world.” If Khalidi has a problem with this, he keeps it to himself. While Oz has no problem saying that Israel’s violent occupation is unjust to Palestinians and endangers its own people, Khalidi refuses to acknowledge that Hamas exists to end Israel’s existence and thrives on Palestinian wretchedness. In the heat of his moral condemnation of Israel—and of America for supporting Israel against Hamas—the hardest line that he will allow himself against Gaza’s categorically genocidal leadership is that “we may not like” it. What would he lose to say that we must not?

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While it is true that Hamas is expert at getting innocent Palestinians killed, it has made it very plain, in word and deed, that it would rather kill Jews. The following blood-freezing statement is from the group’s charter: “The Islamic Resistance Movement aspires to the realization of Allah’s promise, no matter how long that should take. The Prophet, Allah bless him and grant him salvation, has said: ‘The day of judgment will not come until Muslims fight the Jews (killing the Jews), when the Jews will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say ‘O Muslims, O Abdulla, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him.”…

Hamas is an organization devoted to ending Jewish history. This is what so many Jews understand, and what so many non-Jews don’t. The novelist Amos Oz, who has led Israel’s left-wing peace camp for decades, said in an interview last week that he doesn’t see a prospect for compromise between Israel and Hamas. “I have been a man of compromise all my life,” Oz said. “But even a man of compromise cannot approach Hamas and say: ‘Maybe we meet halfway and Israel only exists on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.’”…

In 2011, the former Hamas minister of culture, Atallah Abu al-Subh, said that “the Jews are the most despicable and contemptible nation to crawl upon the face of the Earth, because they have displayed hostility to Allah. Allah will kill the Jews in the hell of the world to come, just like they killed the believers in the hell of this world.” Just last week, a top Hamas official, Osama Hamdan, accused Jews of using Christian blood to make matzo. This is not a group, in other words, that is seeking the sort of peace that Amos Oz—or, for that matter, the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas—is seeking. People wonder why Israelis have such a visceral reaction to Hamas. The answer is easy. Israel is a small country, and most of its citizens know someone who was murdered by Hamas in its extended suicide-bombing campaigns; and most people also understand that if Hamas had its way, it would kill them as well.

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Via MEMRI TV.

***

“You cut the words — not you, the Israelis. They cut the facts and start this propaganda to say they are innocent,” Hamdan, videoing in from Qatar, said to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “I have Jewish friends supporting the Palestinian cause.”


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Like cattle?

wolly4321 on August 5, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Ahhh, good point…

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 1:57 AM

arnold ziffel on August 5, 2014 at 1:53 AM

Hamas needs to learn the first rule of holes..Stop digging..Hopefully Israel will teach them that rule..:):)

PS..Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on August 5, 2014 at 1:58 AM

arnold ziffel on August 5, 2014 at 1:53 AM

I have a friend who’s a collector.. of firearms
has over a hundred..
I would never ever, even think of tunneling into his house… wth??.
its nothing short of insanity..

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 1:59 AM

WTF is Hannity doing in Israel? If he gets killed, it is his own damn fault…

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 2:01 AM

TXUS on August 5, 2014 at 1:52 AM

evening..
I just checked the Whitetail numbers…2013
Wis and Texas beat Michigan again… shakes head..
but we were number one using the Bow… :)

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:02 AM

Hamas needs to learn the first rule of holes..Stop digging..Hopefully Israel will teach them that rule..:):)

PS..Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on August 5, 2014 at 1:58 AM

Hi Dire. No, re Hamas, they just don’t quite grasp the concept of “quit effin around.”

arnold ziffel on August 5, 2014 at 2:03 AM

arnold ziffel on August 5, 2014 at 2:03 AM

I hear you..:)

Dire Straits on August 5, 2014 at 2:06 AM

WTF is Hannity doing in Israel? If he gets killed, it is his own damn fault…

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 2:01 AM

For right now, the safest place on earth is Israel. Got a leader with balls, and the ability to back them up.

TXUS on August 5, 2014 at 2:06 AM

Only problem is who do we replace him with? Might not be much better.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 1:56 AM

the snarky answer is…anyone..
but I know what you mean,,
they doesn’t seem to be a standout statesman in the lot…yet..
I wrote Terry Lynn Land today about her weak website..
she is running for senate here in Michigan..
there wasn’t a single bit on the border, Russians, IRS, EPA, the FED,
NSA, NEA, Benghazi, F&F nothing on Executive overreach.. Debt..
she want to take the state… have something to say..
and say it well.. sheesh already..
her site took replies…200 characters only….laughable..

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:08 AM

G2M,
I think below is what Nova means. Posted on pg 3.
Just thought I’d drop it off to you. Going to hit the hay early tonight…rare.
{{{Hugs}}} to you and the Night Crew.

Evening HA

Did anyone else post this today? I haven’t read all the blogs. Hope he continues this quest. Even if he doesn’t get the seat, keeping this in the news will help.

31giddyup on August 5, 2014 at 12:26 AM

31giddyup on August 5, 2014 at 2:10 AM

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 1:55 AM

David Drucker posted a bit in the Washington Examiner that gave unwarranted credence to a claim by an old lady in Mississippi that she and her sewing circle were behind the racist radio ads that referenced the KKK. This caused a minor uproar. I took Drucker to task on Twitter, and he ultimately admitted the headline was misleading. He wouldn’t admit that failing to include any context, which would have cast doubt on the preposterous claim, was in itself misleading.

McDaniel held a press conference and announced the formal filing of a contest petition with the MS GOP.
Thunder rumbled ominously in the background as attorney Tyner outlined the case. They have found thousands of clearly illegal or questionable ballots. They will ask that McDaniel be named the winner, not for a new election. The MS GOP will surely deny it. Presumably it will then go to court.

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:10 AM

arnold ziffel on August 5, 2014 at 2:03 AM

Remember??!!??..:)

PS..I thought Grace Slick was good looking when I was growing up..:)

Dire Straits on August 5, 2014 at 2:12 AM

Opps! Sorry about that Novaculus.

31giddyup on August 5, 2014 at 2:13 AM

I wrote Terry Lynn Land today about her weak website..
she is running for senate here in Michigan..
there wasn’t a single bit on the border, Russians, IRS, EPA, the FED,
NSA, NEA, Benghazi, F&F nothing on Executive overreach.. Debt..
she want to take the state… have something to say..
and say it well.. sheesh already..
her site took replies…200 characters only….laughable..

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:08 AM

I think she was one candidate people had high hopes for, but she’s obviously very weak. It’s too bad because this should be a winnable seat.

however, no candidate should expect people to vote for them if they don’t give a good reason, and contrast themselves with the dim.

It’s incredible she’s got nothing on the border crisis. I mean there is NO excuse for that.

And you could only reply with 200 characters? That’s a joke too.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 2:14 AM

31giddyup on August 5, 2014 at 2:13 AM

No problemo. As long as the word gets out, I don’t care who is the messenger.

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:15 AM

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:02 AM

It takes some real athletic skill and talent to down a flight-footed animal like a deer with a bow and arrow. I tried it a couple of times and just injured the animals and our dogs and everyone had to track them down and ultimately put them out of their misery, with pistols.

Swore off the arrows since then, went back to scopes and lead, leaving the real hunting to to the athletes.

TXUS on August 5, 2014 at 2:17 AM

Novaculus…same here.
Good nite and thank you for your posts.

31giddyup on August 5, 2014 at 2:18 AM

PS..I thought Grace Slick was good looking when I was growing up..:)

Dire Straits on August 5, 2014 at 2:12 AM

I do remember. And I always thought she was hot and naughty looking. I like naughty.

arnold ziffel on August 5, 2014 at 2:23 AM

I like naughty.

arnold ziffel on August 5, 2014 at 2:23 AM

Bingo..We all like naughty..:):)

Dire Straits on August 5, 2014 at 2:27 AM

Obama Onsen is a small resort destination in Nagasaki, Japan. In Japanese, the word Obama means “little beach,” or “little island.” In the past several years, though, the name has become synonymous with an American president, and the people of Obama have readily embraced their faraway namesake.

Soshi Nakamura, who works in the town’s tourism office, says the town felt an affinity for Obama immediately, and that everyone was really excited when he was elected in 2008. Six years later, they’re still excited. Outside of the town’s tourism office, visitors are greeted by a life-sized statue of the president, wearing a black suit and big grin.

http://www.npr.org/2014/08/04/337596600/the-american-president-and-a-little-town-called-obama-japan

Six years later they are still excited. What morons.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 2:29 AM

Obama Onsen is a small resort destination in Nagasaki, Japan.

We should nuke Nagasaki off the map for this effrontery…
/

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 2:31 AM

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 2:31 AM

I think NPR is desperate for some nice stories about Dear Leader. They had to go all the way to Japan to find one.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 2:33 AM

Six years later they are still excited. What morons.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 2:29 AM

Or, 20-20, maybe we should’ve dropped two or three on Nagasaki back then, thus no morons today.

TXUS on August 5, 2014 at 2:36 AM

31giddyup on August 5, 2014 at 2:11 AM
novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:15 AM

evening 31…
that is some great news..
hope the evidence is rock solid…
still time to swear in McDaniel on schedule..

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:39 AM

TXUS on August 5, 2014 at 2:17 AM

is makes me wonder if the peta crowd can do simple math at all..
we have 2-3 million deer here..
after the rut n spring.. we will have 4.5-5 million
without hunting 5 makes 7.5 which makes 11 million..
after year 4 or 5..we would have 15-20 million
which is the tipping point.. they will eat this state clean..
next winter millions will starve…

even JPL thinned the deer herd in Pasadena…
(they did it at night.. so none of the libs could b*tch)

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:46 AM

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:10 AM

the natural sound effects on that news conference were great..!!

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:48 AM

even JPL thinned the deer herd in Pasadena…
(they did it at night.. so none of the libs could b*tch)

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:46 AM

Who is JPL?

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 2:50 AM

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:39 AM

I’d like McDaniel to win but this race will be a turning point no matter how it ends. Haley Barbour and the GOP establishment crossed a line in Mississippi that can’t be uncrossed. I think they are only just beginning to grasp the magnitude of what they have done. They’ve exposed themselves as utterly unprincipled and corrupt parasites, prepared to do anything to cling to power. No one will forget.

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:50 AM

Crazy Dream

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:52 AM

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:50 AM

If McDaniel doesn’t win his case, then I hope Childers wins in November. Anyone but the old man. What they did was despicable.

And besides that, I’m sure Cochran has dementia.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 2:52 AM

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 2:50 AM

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/

they have 30-50 deer on campus in Pasadena ..
they come down the hill from Angeles National Forest..
which has mountain lions…
so JPL put in 60 some types of trees n plants..and a fence..
soon the 15-20 cute deer were 90…and eating the place clean..

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 2:59 AM

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 2:52 AM

Did you see where he lost his way to the lunchroom recently? The same lunchroom he has been going to for twenty years, every week, for a weekly Republican meeting?

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 3:00 AM

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 3:00 AM

Yes I did. It’s disgraceful that the GOPe would rally behind someone obviously senile, instead of helping a conservative win that seat.

By many accounts Cochran didn’t even want to run again. However, he allowed himself to be used as their puppet. He will vote exactly how they tell him to. He’s got to be retired either by McDaniel winning or Childers.

And on that note, I will say goodnight to everyone.

Nice chatting with you all.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 3:04 AM

spacex just had a failure to launch in florida..
currently venting..

http://www.space.com/17933-nasa-television-webcasts-live-space-tv.html

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 3:04 AM

They’ve exposed themselves as utterly unprincipled and corrupt parasites, prepared to do anything to cling to power. No one will forget.

novaculus on August 5, 2014 at 2:50 AM

since the beginning of the voting…
HB is rich and old.. he will live in luxury..
his son might have to get a job..
but I doubt it..
look at that family they married the Clinton girl into..
wasn’t that old man (her FIL) a total prog nut job…(cant remember his name)
between that marriage and the NBC gig.. she’ll never work..

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 3:09 AM

G’night, I am going to bed…

OmahaConservative on August 5, 2014 at 3:37 AM

you’ll miss the launch OC… t-minus 21 minutes now..
sleep well…cheers.

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 3:40 AM

cat_o left too…sleep well ..be safe..

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 3:42 AM

t-minus 2 minutes before launch..
Spacex Falcon 9 with a payload of AsiaSat 8

http://www.space.com/17933-nasa-television-webcasts-live-space-tv.html

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 4:00 AM

Spacex’s 4th launch of the year was Brilliant..!!!

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 4:13 AM

Wow! Giant Volcanoes Rock Jupiter’s Moon Io

http://www.space.com/26732-jupiter-moon-io-volcano-eruption-photos.html

Amazing Comet Photos Reveal Rosetta Spacecraft’s Target Like Never Before

http://www.space.com/26731-amazing-comet-photos-rosetta-spacecraft.html

how will the ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft approch 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko?

http://www.space.com/26727-rosetta-probe-will-spiral-in-to-comet.html

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 4:32 AM

here is that Terry L Land link I forgot to post earlier…
she needs some help with how ‘lite’ the issues page is…
she need to step it up with 10 or more issues..(bullet points)
wheres the border ? IRS? the ME? Russia? NSA? EPA? and on and on..
this is for the retiring C Levin seat..

http://terrilynnland.com/

with that..goodmorning COL… night HA

going2mars on August 5, 2014 at 4:49 AM

Good morning. Possible rain today. They are still talking about the Toledo water problem and blaming the farmers. No mention of all the chemicals people pour on their lawns.

crankyoldlady on August 5, 2014 at 4:55 AM

Good morning

It must kill the lsm that folks support Israelis over the Palestinians but they wont report it

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Morning COL
Its the evil companies fault….always

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Morning Joe and panel not digging that police unions are supporting the police who are under investigation with the chokehold death in Staten island

Apparently its a clean cut case against the police to them

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 6:16 AM

Good Morning from the Magnolia State, y’all!

It is ruling class vs. country class. It’s elites vs. the plebes. You and me are the plebes, and they are the elites, and they are aligning together.- Rush Limbaugh

My take: Mississippi Malfeasance: McDaniel Vs. Cochran: “They Asked Us to Put Up Or Shut Up — Here We Are.”

kingsjester on August 5, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Morning Joe and panel not digging that police unions are supporting the police who are under investigation with the chokehold death in Staten island

Apparently its a clean cut case against the police to them

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 6:16 AM

I might just agree with the Morning Jew crew on this one. Admittedly, I have not been following the story too closely but the only reason why it is a national story is because the race industry managed to make this about more than police action.

I mostly tuned out at that point because the regular gaggle of race pimps were trying to make Eric Garner into the new Rodney King. Chief Pimp Al Sharpton, who has blood on his hands from his race-baiting activism, already wants Eric Holder to step in and make this into a hate crime. Nevermind that Eric Garner was not returning from Bible study when detained by the NYPD. He was black and the cops were white so it must be a hate crime, right?

But beyond that, it appears as if the police might have been acting against regulation. The unions certainly should be shielding officers from the racist nonsense of Al Sharpton but at the same time, the police need to “police” themselves if they don’t want to face a lawsuit every time some thug gets detained by force for committing a crime.

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:14 AM

chuck f. todd “if Netanyahu was a smart poltician he would cut Hamas out and deal directly with Abbas”

but he’s to inovolved in “domestic” politics.

idiot schmoe continues ranting against the killing of Palestinian children.

renalin on August 5, 2014 at 7:18 AM

Any religion that foments the hate and killing of another group of people is not a religion.

albill on August 5, 2014 at 7:22 AM

It is ruling class vs. country class. It’s elites vs. the plebes. You and me are the plebes, and they are the elites, and they are aligning together.- Rush Limbaugh

kingsjester on August 5, 2014 at 7:02 AM

I think the thing that most ticks me off about this story is the fact that Cochran has an air of entitlement about the whole thing. Yes, he trolled for votes among blacks but only for the greater good of stomping down some upstart radical conservative. The media, for their part, quickly admonished McDaniel to “eat his peas” and accept the outcome of the primary run-off if he ever wanted hold elective office again. And don’t get me started on the Barbour political machine that is behind all this sleazy politicking.

Haley Barbour did a good job as governor in the aftermath of Katrina. There is nothing to be proud about what he has turned into since then. Reminds me of Jim Brady who the media is doting over today. Brady was a great Press Secretary who morphed into a anti-Second Amendment shill. Brady’s later un-American activities are being glossed over today as “gun safety activism” so that his reputation is intact. Haley Barbour’s epitaph will not be so kind.

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:22 AM

Any religion that foments the hate and killing of another group of people is not a religion.

albill on August 5, 2014 at 7:22 AM

We call that liberalism. The only faith I know that fully supports murdering children as a right.

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:23 AM

chuck f. todd “if Netanyahu was a smart poltician he would cut Hamas out and deal directly with Abbas”

renalin on August 5, 2014 at 7:18 AM

That’s absurd. Abbas can’t cut a deal (one that would have any chance of surviving) without Hamas. There can be no peace in the region so long as the Muslims refuse to recognize the Jewish state as legitimate. The only way to bring about a two-state solution is atop the cold dead corpse of Hamas.

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:28 AM

kingsjester on August 5, 2014 at 7:02 AM

another good one KJ

trent lott can see the writing on the wall

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 7:33 AM

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:28 AM

right on!

renalin on August 5, 2014 at 7:35 AM

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:22 AM

The big rumor down here is that feeble ol’ Thad will serve for about a year and then, Haley will appoint his own son to the position.

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 7:33 AM

Thank you, ma’am!

kingsjester on August 5, 2014 at 7:36 AM

The big rumor down here is that feeble ol’ Thad will serve for about a year and then, Haley will appoint his own son to the position.

kingsjester on August 5, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Hey! You all have a long proud history of political incest.

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:48 AM

Happy Nomad on August 5, 2014 at 7:14 AM

my feelings too on the ‘Rodney king’ aspect of it…

renalin on August 5, 2014 at 7:18 AM

he won’t blame hamas for placing those innocents in harms way….

smh

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 7:49 AM

renalin on August 5, 2014 at 7:35 AM

2nd that

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Good morning. Possible rain today. They are still talking about the Toledo water problem and blaming the farmers. No mention of all the chemicals people pour on their lawns.

crankyoldlady on August 5, 2014 at 4:55 AM

Morning COL and 93F today with low humidity 50%. I am one of those that uses a lot of chemicals on my landscaping. Trying to cut back, but life through chemicals is so much easier. Chuckle.

Hope you are well and wish all a good day.

HonestLib on August 5, 2014 at 7:59 AM

he won’t blame hamas for placing those innocents in harms way….

smh

cmsinaz on August 5, 2014 at 7:49 AM

its for the children says the twice divorced father of 3.

joe certainly didn’t shield his kids from fatherlessness.

renalin on August 5, 2014 at 8:38 AM

Goodnight, my friend. :) Sleep well.

thatsafactjack on August 5, 2014 at 1:09 AM

….you know I Love YOU, Jackis…..you also know what I DON’T Love……and who I think is a poseur….

….you know what I think is Real…..and what I think are just the sounds of the Lip-Smacking of Self-Aggrandizing Power-Mongers……….

…..and why Hunter S. Thompson NEVER engaged in “thought-theft” – and why NO ONE could steal his…

…..even More So with Johnny von Neumann……

williamg on August 6, 2014 at 1:31 AM

williamg on August 5, 2014 at 1:08 AM

That needs to come with a warning. Very upsetting to see, but it does illustrate how evil Hamas is.

cat_owner on August 5, 2014 at 1:11 AM

….thing about that Picture – there is NOTHING Profane or Violent or Obscene about the picture ITSELF….it’s about the Thought of What Is GOING to Happen and the Imagination that SOMEONE could allow that….

williamg on August 6, 2014 at 1:33 AM

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