"Ron Paul's Anti-Israel Record"

Discussion in 'Israel and Palestine' started by Kevin_Kennedy, May 20, 2009.

  1. Kevin_Kennedy
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    http://www.politickernj.com/alan-st...s-anti-israel-record-and-republican-primaries

    I'll first address Ron Paul accepting the donation from the white supremacist, it was a stupid move on his part and the part of his campaign. His position, I believe, was that racists should be allowed to donate to whoever they want. I personally don't think he should have accepted the donation.

    Now onto the main point of the article, that Ron Paul is an anti-semite.

    The author of this piece cites this quote from a Ron Paul website:

    "On January 9, Ron Paul addressed Congress to voice his opposition to a House resolution expressing strong support for Israel in its invasion of Gaza, and branding Hamas as a terrorist organization."

    The author then states:

    "Paul’s message speaks for itself: Hamas is not a terrorist organization, in spite of its launching of over 1,000 rockets against citizens of Israel. The United States should not support Israel in its campaign of retaliation against a vile terrorist organization whose "Culture Minister", Atallah Abu Al-Subh greeted the news of 9-11 with the words, "Allah has answered our prayers." And campaign donations from neo-Nazis will be welcomed."

    Except the author left out a key part of the quote from Paul's website which states:

    "Ron Paul called for American neutrality in conflicts that have nothing to do with the United States."

    Ron Paul on Israel | Ron Paul .com

    Also, the author of this piece failed to cite any of Ron Paul's speech from the video that is provided on the website, which makes it clear that Ron Paul voted against the resolution because he believes in a non-interventionist foreign policy.

    Clearly this is simply a hit piece on Ron Paul and the candidates in New Jersey that Ron Paul has endorsed.
     
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    I'm not a Paul fan or a libertarian, but I'm glad that at least one person in our government is able to treat the Israel-Palestine situation rationally and oppose all of the blank check bullshit.
     
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    Israel is a sovereign nation. Palestine is a nation of people born from terrorism, and a nation of people that elected a terrorist organization to represent Palestine to the world as its government.

    Whether any of you relativists like it or not, there is good and there is bad. In this case, it's rather obvious which is which.
     
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    I'm glad there are at least a few that don't lay down for Israel in Congress myself.
     
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    More expansion of what it means to be an anti-semite..... bleh. Ron Paul doesn't believe the US should stick it's nose in ANYONE's business. He's not just picking on poor little Israel.
     
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    you mean like America and the terrorist founding fathers as compared to the sovereign nation of Britain ?
     
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    Israel is a racist oppressor-state. Palestinians are prevented from attaining nationhood by Israeli terrorism. Terrorism begets terrorism, so organizations like Hamas possess political power. Israel is not a nation whose diapers we need to be changing, because they've done absolutely fucking nothing for us.

    What makes your opinion on the subject more valid than the next person's?
     
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    Kalam, I've told you in private before that I have nothing against you and I would enjoy a vigorous debate with you. I ask that you please change your words here, calling Israel a "racist oppressor state."

    I will only ask you once before sinking into you like a 12" butcher knife through skin.
     
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    You'll have to acquire debate skills first.
     
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    Ron Paul does not really want to be POTUS.

    Presidents have to compromise and accomodate and Ron's not the guy to do that.

    Of course Hamas is a terrorist organziation AND a government, too.

    I'm not convinced they really want peace, just as I am convinced that elements in the Israel government and population don't want peace.

    What each side's hawks want is for the other side's people to all die, or at least to go away.

    The USA should withdrawl all support for both the Palestinian and Israel since it is obvious both sides are belligerant and unwilling to make those hard compromises that can lead to peace.

    America has put up with over 50 years of this internacine war between these Semite cousins and that is plenty.

    Israel, thanks to the USA, has nuclear weapons and can take care of itself.

    This is one of those wars that I suspect cannot end until one side is completely and totally defeated.
     
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