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Beck takes on the anti-Israel president

posted at 10:19 am on May 20, 2011 by

Glenn Beck is on a roll. He recently traveled to Israel where he made clear that he stands with the Jewish nation-state. It may be surrounded by enemies, and Obama may throw it under the bus, but Beck isn’t about to abandon Israel – the only true democracy in the Middle East, by the way.

Today, his website The Blaze published an article entitled “Obama Sides With Palestinians.” You can read it here. Beck just referred to the piece on his radio show arguing that, for the first time in history, the U.S. has joined the dark side with regards to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

The reason, of course: Obama said  yesterday that Israel has to withdraw to its pre-1967 borders.

President Barack Obama is endorsing the Palestinians’ demand for their future state to be based on the borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East war, in a move that will likely infuriate Israel. Israel says the borders of a Palestinian state have to be determined through negotiations.

Mitt Romney already said that Obama has thrown Israel under the bus – and he’s right (as is Beck).

We all knew that Obama would eventually side with the Palestinians, of course, but I’m shocked nonetheless. This demand is utterly ridiculous, insane and even murderous. Giving into these demands would mean committing suicide for Israel. Those are big words, but they’re warranted in this situation. As Joe Klein explained at NewsReal:

A future attack launched from the pre-1967 lines against Israel’s nine-mile-wide waist at its narrowest point could easily split the country in two.  Most of its national infrastructure (airports, industries, and inter-city highways) and population centers would be fully exposed to hostile fire from military forces deployed along the adjacent West Bank hill terrain, which would serve as an ideal platform of attack for Arab military forces. The Golan Heights would provide the Syrians with the same strategic military position to threaten Israeli civilians living below. Protecting against infiltration by Palestinian terrorists would be virtually impossible.

Our merry leftist friend seems to be all too happy about the prospect of letting Israelis be slaughtered by Hamas and Hezbollah. It’s almost surreal: how many true allies do we have precisely in the Middle East?

Beck is now sounding the alarm bell – thank God that at least someone does.

This post first appeared at Global Freedom.

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I wish someone in the house and in the senate would bring up a resolution supporting Israel and ask for a vote. This would tell us who does or does not support Israel in both houses. bho do not, in any way, speak for our home on how he treated Israel yesterday. God be with you Israel.
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letget on May 20, 2011 at 10:41 AM

“After decades of accepting the world as it is in the region, we have a chance to pursue the world as it should be.”
by J.E. Dyer

After watching Glenn Beck, listening to Rush Limbaugh, and reading this piece and the above quote from J.E. Dyer’s post it would be hard to come to any other conclusion that Obama is trying to appease the Muslim community at the expense of Israel. God will not abandon His chosen people no matter how many iterations of the frequently plagiarized quote from the left’s lexicon of anti-Semitic statements. Another meme being bandied about is the sophistry that the 1967 borders were already agreed upon by all parties concerned. The world is far more antagonistic towards Israel now than anytime I can remember and even if the conditions were static and Israel was prepared to use those old border agreements as a negotiating point, Obama has taken that away as well.

fourdeucer on May 20, 2011 at 10:42 AM

As a precondition for any and all talks, we must insist that Arab states announce recognition of and support for a permanent state of Israel. All other conditions can be discussed, but I would not negotiate with any entity that calls for the eventual elimination of Israel.

rbj on May 20, 2011 at 11:14 AM

Interesting post on Free Republic regarding Pastor Manning’s prediction in 2008 that Obama would betray Israel in exchange for Osama.

Jvette on May 20, 2011 at 11:50 AM

The text of an email just sent to my congressman, Duncan D. Hunter, of the 52nd district of California:

In view of the plight of our ally Isreal due to our “beloved Commander in Chief” spouting off about history, a subject he either knows nothing about or prefers to attempt to re-write, I would like to ask you to rise to begin a resolution in support of Isreal and request a vote in favor of this resolution so that we can see just who in the house stands with the President and who stands with our ally Isreal. Thank you for allowing me to vent. Thank you for considering the resolution, and thank you for your service in Iraq, Afghanistan and the concrete jungle of Washington DC.

He knows who it is that makes this last statement because I use it every time I meet him and every time I write him

Vntnrse on May 21, 2011 at 12:21 AM

Øbama seems to think the way to solve the Israeli-Arab conflict is to eliminate Israel.

If it gains speed, Beck’s Restore Courage event in Israel and the campaign that will surround it could become a serious inconvenience for Øbama,whom I expect then to take extraordinary measures to curtail it.

petefrt on May 22, 2011 at 9:22 AM

I’m glad someone is standing up to Zerobama, because the GOP certainly won’t!!!

Vntnrse on May 23, 2011 at 6:12 PM