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By in, January 2, 2009 at 10:55 am Link to this comment
I am Jew - I can actually prove when my family arrived in Europe from Judea
Something most Ask can not due.
Due to policies in Europe during ww2 - actually lost most of my fathers’ side of
Educate yourself - and look at the roots if Zionism-it is foreign to our religious principles
The behavior of these zionist thugs- who delude themselves into believing that they are superior- will eventually lead to unwelcome events to Jews world wide.
You see Judaism is a religion not a people as there are Jews in all countries
of the word.
Because when they come for your ilk-they will not split hairs between
you or me
By mvhome, January 2, 2009 at 9:15 am Link to this comment
Several thoughts come to mind when I read through many of the anti-Israel posts on these trugthdig Gaza threads…
From my read of the comments I don’t think anyone has personally experienced having his neighborhood bombed. Would those who decry Israel’s response to the almost endless barrage of missiles into residential areas of Sderot, Ashdod and Ashkelon be so sanquine about if these missiles hit their home? What would be the appropriate response in this situation?
Second, suggesting that Zionism is some deplorable political ideology to be made the villain in this situation. I urge all who think this is the case read a definition of the term. Is Zionism different from other forms of national pride?
I think the parties need to establish what do we do now. Not who started this since that discussion goes nowhere and gets nothing accomplished. All sides (there is more than 2!) need to sincerely accept each other’s legitimacy and national pride in order to move forward. Missiles into residential areas and blockades are not the means to the solution.
By Folktruther, January 2, 2009 at 12:37 am Link to this comment
The Israeli power structure is becoming explicitly ziofascist and we should fight to destroy it.
That said, the cartoon of Mr fish is anti-semetic, proabably inadvertantly. Hanuchah is a Jewish holiday, not a Zionist holiday, and it is not the Jewish people, and ethnic group, but Jewish power, Zionism, that is using tanks to kill men, women and children. The political crimes of a power structure can’t be laid to the people who are often victimized by them.
It is clear that we have a ways to go to distinguish anti-zionism from anti-semitism, since it must be done while opposing Israeli aggression and oppression.
By ib, January 1, 2009 at 10:27 pm Link to this comment
I am just an American tax payer
and I am tired of this silly group of colonist
Moving to the middle east and thinking that is their home
stop killing the locals - you are loosing friends
And now you gone and destroyed my x-mas holidays
Here is some free advice - stop killing, go back to wherever you came from -the San fernando valley, Brooklyn or any other place and thank you can practice your delution in peace
Because as an american I tired of my tax dollars going there
By maq, January 1, 2009 at 6:32 pm Link to this comment
Snagged your pic to post a comment in another forum. cited truthdigs’ URL but was not able to cite yours. However acknowledged you as the Author. Best I could do .
Thanks for the Menorah
By Margaret Currey, January 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm Link to this comment
Hamas depends on its citizens to take their life for the people at the top.
First of all these people cannot fight a modern war so they use their tactics and bomb the Israels and then when after they can take no more they cry that civilians are being targated when really they are asked to stay by the powers that be. What is real is they use their people and have allways used their people and have lied to their people.
Sad to say that more people will have to die before the powers that be give in, all the while crying that the Israels are purposaly killing civilians.
They have been warned to get out of harms way and btw don’t the terrorists hide among the general population?
By choupachoup, January 1, 2009 at 1:23 pm Link to this comment
annihilation of the unannointed is the generational obsession of those that claim exclusive righteousness.
By nahida, January 1, 2009 at 10:53 am Link to this comment
Please take some time to watch the TRUTH
You owe it to yourself
You owe it to your children
You owe it to this agonized planet
You owe to the future of humanity
The TERROR of TERRORIST zionist entity can be seen here
Reality in Palestine
Gaza Massacre - The Movie
Nowhere to run for those trapped in Gaza
Happy New Year 2009 for the Children of Gaza!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The tiny bodies that were murdered
PLEASE SPREAD WIDELY
By Maani, January 1, 2009 at 9:37 am Link to this comment
I am sorry you feel that way. However, it is instructive that you did not disclaim my statement re Hamas. You did not even address it; you simply engaged in personal attack.
Unless you can show my claim about Hamas and its stated goal - which would preclude ANY “peace” of any sincerity with Israel, under ANY circumstances - to be false, you can engage in all the personal attack you wish: it does not change the facts.
Peace. (Whether or not it is returned…)
By Fadel Abdallah, January 1, 2009 at 9:29 am Link to this comment
By Maani, December 30, 2008 at 4:06 pm #
“When the mission of an organization is the destruction of another (Hamas’ charter calls for the destruction of Israel) it is impossible to affect reasonable discourse which is what is needed at the moment.”
Thank you for finally stating what no one has stated on any of the Gaza-related threads. It cannot be emphasized enough: the Hamas charter calls specifically for the destruction (or other elimination) of the State of Israel. Period. No ifs, ands or buts. No treaties or truces (that will last). No simply “autonomy” or “two-state solution” or anything else in which there is still a State of Israel.
And the language is NOT just “hyperbole”; it is the STATED PURPOSE of Hamas.
I can see how you’re increasingly showing your true colors! Are you a Christian as you claimed before? Are you a fanatic Zionist Christian? Or are you simply the typical ugly but sneaky Zionist?
Even the typical hypocrite word of “Peace” has disappeared from your post!
As I always used to say that tragic events have the ironic way to bring out the best of those noble souls and bring out the worst of those who have no nobility! You know now which group you belong to!
No peace to you!
By Fadel Abdallah, January 1, 2009 at 9:12 am Link to this comment
Very eloquent indeed Mr. Fish!
This is the way terrorist Israel decided to greet the world during this supposedly season of hope.
I used to wish my Jewish friends and colleagues a Happy Hanukkah on this occasion, though very few of them would remember my Holidays.
However, from now on the Hanukah season will be an occasion of tragic remembrance when a horrible massacre was committed against the natives of my original homeland. From now on it would be an act of shameful hypocrisy on my part if I ever again say “Happy Hanukkah” to any one again!
Israel, among other things, has disgraced any meaning to Jewish sacred days!
By Davian, January 1, 2009 at 1:02 am Link to this comment
Whatever redeeming qualities might exist within Israel’s population, the fact their government is so rapacious, so extreme, and so bloodthirsty, leaves the onlooker with nothing left to conclude than it has followed American foreign policy tactics at its own peril.
Americans and Israelis share a common fate: they have allowed their governments to eclipse the good will of the people and those people shall forever regret their rogue government’s legacy.
By Maani, December 30, 2008 at 5:06 pm Link to this comment
And the language is NOT just “hyperbole”; it is the STATED PURPOSE of Hamas.
By mvhome, December 30, 2008 at 11:44 am Link to this comment
Loathsome… odd don’t you think? Might it be loathsome to have as a raison d’etre to call for the destruction of another country? Or perhaps is calling for the demise of one country to the exclusion of working for a civil society exemplary?
When the mission of an organization is the destruction of another (Hamas’ charter calls for the destruction of Israel) it is impossible to affect reasonable discourse which is what is needed at the moment… not calling one of the parties loathsome…
A question… to Mr. Harges… have you ever visited Israel? Can you affirm without doubt as the loathsome nature of the country to it’s core? Have you ever been to Gaza and can you speak without equivocation as to the exemplary character of Hamas?
Hateful speech is at the end of the day hateful.
By GW=MCHammered, December 30, 2008 at 8:47 am Link to this comment
Where’s the GWB666 (what, me worry?) D.C. license plate?
By Tom E, December 30, 2008 at 1:59 am Link to this comment
this is so excellent!
By waitaminute, December 29, 2008 at 11:14 pm Link to this comment
Mr. Fish, please don’t let my words go to your head, but you are quite a genius.
By katsteevns, December 29, 2008 at 6:43 pm Link to this comment
Maybe only the first 5 layers, not all the way to its core.
By Ed Harges, December 29, 2008 at 5:27 pm Link to this comment
Israel is loathsome to its core.
By KDelphi, December 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm Link to this comment
Laugh or cry
By katsteevns, December 29, 2008 at 2:39 pm Link to this comment
Mr. Fish…You hit the nail on the head!!
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