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Posted on Nov 9, 2009
Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu
White House / Pete Souza

President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu exchange greetings at the United Nations earlier this year.

Oh, to be a fly on the wall at President Barack Obama’s closed-door meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The two administrations have been at odds over Israel’s settlement construction, a disagreement that might have had something to do with Obama’s snubbing of Netanyahu by holding a meeting that lacked the usual fanfare.

Haaretz reports that the prime minister was prepared to be “generous” but stop short of a total freeze on construction and any perceived compromise on Israel’s security.

Netanyahu has called on his Palestinian counterpart, President Mahmoud Abbas, to “seize the moment to reach an historic agreement,” but his own policies have made that exceedingly difficult.  —PZS

AFP via Yahoo:

Netanyahu on Monday urged moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, who last week announced he would not run for re-election in January, to immediately renew peace negotiations.

“I say today to Mahmud Abbas, the leader of the Palestinian Authority, ‘let us seize the moment to reach an historic agreement. Let us begin talks immediately,’ ” he told a conference of North American Jewish leaders.

But Washington’s efforts to relaunch Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, a goal the US administration has made the cornerstone of its Middle East policy, have recently encountered serious setbacks.

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By Folktruther, November 13, 2009 at 1:43 pm Link to this comment

Ther is an ominous silence in the american media about what happened in this conference.  I hope they didn’t decide on a war with Iran.  The neozionist NYTimes analyzes on a back page that they did.

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By johannes, November 12, 2009 at 4:52 am Link to this comment

To drbhelthi,


If you come to the point, and say or write the truth, they put you probable in an hut, with on it the writing racist.

I think the word gentile is not the right appelation, I think it must by succer, if something gentile is misused it becomes a succer.

As I say now and before know your enemy, and this has nothing to do with religions, but every thing with misuse of gentile humans all over the world.

Salutation.

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By drbhelthi, November 12, 2009 at 1:56 am Link to this comment

- on not knowing “who you are” can be applied in various ways to all “races” and subdivisions with the alleged “races”. Using the word, “gentile” to categorize all “non-jews” is rich.

If all “yankee dollars” were removed from the organisation that today calls itself “Israel,” the “Palestine issue” would be immediately settled. The illegal settlement on palestinean territory would simply no longer exist.

The “yankee dollars” from filthy-rich parasites from NYC and Miami that were used to originally seize palestinean land. The billions that are pumped in annually to keep “Israel” afloat. The billions in armament including nuclear weaponry that continue to be provided - - on and on and on. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), whom all recent US presidential contenders begged for political support, the propaganist pimps of which scapegoat all “antagonists” with the lable, “jew hater,” also deserves dishonorable mention. 

The USS Liberty incident, the USS Cole bombing in the Port of Aden Yaman by persons disguised as arabs. When did Palestine or Iran attack the USA?

Right.  Gentiles vs parasites.

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By malakyah, November 11, 2009 at 6:37 am Link to this comment
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Obama is President of the USA but he is just a ‘Gentile like all other no Jews ,Bush,Clinton,Bush,Regan ect.
Wake up! sleepy Gentile, you are being ‘Robbed and killed because, you know not who you are.
peace

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By rondaks, November 11, 2009 at 12:17 am Link to this comment
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I would like to ask shit bag Netonyahu why after receiving three billion a year plus weapons ships tanks aircraft etc. why Israelis contibute zero assistance to the US war effort in the Middle East.
No doubt in the end they will live to regret it.

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By PatrickHenry, November 10, 2009 at 6:52 pm Link to this comment

A little extreme Ed, but I have a mental picture.

I hope Obama call him out on alot of shit.

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By Ed Harges, November 10, 2009 at 1:11 pm Link to this comment

It’s nice to know that when Netanyahu makes Obama wear a dog collar and eat
excrement directly from Bibi’s bunghole, it’s done in private.

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By drbhelthi, November 10, 2009 at 9:44 am Link to this comment

The American word, “bastard,” describes two distinctly different groups of persons.

1. The group of persons born outside of wedlock, who did not choose their parentage, but whose presence in the world is equally valid to that of offspring of the most pristine, genteel families.

2. The group of persons who are diminuatively categorized by the word, qualified by their inhumane acts against fellow humans, or who are viewed as being such persons.  One suggested examplia gratia (e.g.) is the “father” of aspartame, tamiflu, inhumane torturing of illegal prisoners, and perhaps the 2004-2007 “bird flu” FRAUD; an alleged American, a Mr. Donald Rumsfeld, who has profited approx forty million dollars on tamiflu. 

And then, there are innocent persons in category 1., whose “teams” of “very highly qualified professionals,” are swiftly qualifying them for category 2.  One suggested e.g. is a Mr. B.H. Obama, allegedly born in Hawaii, and currently occupying the position of the U.S. presidency.

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By NYCartist, November 10, 2009 at 8:01 am Link to this comment

Obama can hold back cash.  Simple as that.  Phyllis Bennis was on “Wake Up Call” yesterday, speaking with Esther Armah, WBAI.  Shows are archived for 90 days at http://www.wbai.org  NOTE: I support the “undo the coup” movement at WBAI.  See http://www.takebackwbai.org for information on the coup at WBAI, a community listener supported station, by Pacifica Radio Network at top with local new majority at Local Station Board earlier this year.  See “latest news” link and good
Ques.& Ans., and videos and “friendly links”, such as http://www.wbaix.org and http://www.wbixradio.org and http://www.livestream.com/pacificax

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By RdV, November 10, 2009 at 5:53 am Link to this comment

Similar to Obama’s bad joke of Health INSURANCE (as he calls it)Reform, as opposed to true Health CARE reform, Obama will try to pass off the no pre-existing conditions” (ripe with loop holes) mantra as sweeping change & reform—when actually the entire undertaking is yet another disasterous transfer of wealth. It will be more of the same with Israel, minor tinkering inflated to represent historic change. Real change requires addressing the true reality and facing down the Zionists. Obama has neither the inclination nor the will.

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By drbhelthi, November 10, 2009 at 5:01 am Link to this comment

Certainly !
Calling in ones (secret) markers is very private.

Neither of the two want the world public to hear how the CIA, MOSSAD, and the US Army cooperated in pulling off the Ft. Hood debacle.

The artificial hate engendered against Moslems also creates tremendous support for the presidential imposter to PCS an additional 50,000 US soldier- victims to Afghanistan. This will vastly strengthen the genociding of another million afghani-moslems. Perhaps also secure the gas-pipelines for israeli oil-moguls.

Why must Americans continue to assist the tribe of Jacob to genocide the tribe of Essau ?  If they want to continue their 5,000 year stupidity, let them do it without American lives and dollars !!!

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By montanawildhack, November 10, 2009 at 4:38 am Link to this comment

As my old granpappy used ta say, “There’s a pole cat in the hen house.”

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By johannes, November 10, 2009 at 4:21 am Link to this comment

Look to the picture, that speaks volumes, same brotherhood, thats to say liers and traitors of their citizen.

Even if you are pro Israel, you must understand that you can not build houses on other peoples land, and that you can not theat your naburs as if they did’t excist.

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By rollzone, November 9, 2009 at 10:29 pm Link to this comment

hello. backdoor humping, speculations of massive oil profits and more settlement financing, American guilt: move on. there are better places to live. if the jews won’t exodus, perhaps the Palestinians will. we have land in Nevada where you can breathe dust all day long and feel right at home. come, and bring some camels. they will enjoy the fresh mountain streams, after travelling more miles than you can imagine. before you know it you will have a condo in Reno, and nice local work selling triple-priced non-essentials to stoners.

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By Aarky, November 9, 2009 at 8:55 pm Link to this comment
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I’m certain that the IAPAC rep will attempt to spinmeister this story to make it sound like Israel is always a really nice guy. I would guess that Beni will try to con Obama into helping them attack Iran for the umpteenth time. His statements about trying to talk to the Palestinians is real Chutzpah (shameless audacity) and a lie.

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By Folktruther, November 9, 2009 at 8:41 pm Link to this comment

These two men, Natanyahu and Obman, just distroyed Israel.  a two state solution is not possible with the continuing building of settlements.  both agree   to them, making war inevitable.  In a one state solution that will result, Israel is simply too discredited to lead it.

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By gerard, November 9, 2009 at 8:32 pm Link to this comment

You would never know it from what you hear in Big Media, but thousands of Israelis and Palestinians (Jewish, Muslim and Christian)  are working on site together in various local trouble-spots to ease tensions and establish some understandings on how to strengthen peaceful initiatives and re-establish justice and understanding, in spite of the aggressive agitations of extreme elements on both sides.
Those peacemaking activities affect many thousands of people for the better, both in the Middle East and here among U.S. factions which are pro or con on major differences.  Why do these courageous people never get any notice? Why are they not included in all negotiations?  Why are they not actively supported with funds from the United Nations?  It would seem that certain interests who are profiting from the present turmoil prefer to keep the lines closed in case peace might “break out.”

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