An Education Into “The Religion of Peace”, Islam – In a Nutshell

Here we have a Professor at a KUWAITI university speaking his mind. Yes I said Kuwaiti, the country whose men were french kissing our troops just a few years ago when we saved them from Iraq.

This video is a comprehensive education for the ignorant Moderate and reactionarily Leftist. Watch this man’s face; see the "innocent" glee that warms his features at some of the things he says.

Remember, to Reform Islam is not to destroy Islam. Reforming Islam is all that can save it, because I am not the only soul in the West who will not lie down to what this man prays for to Allah to be our fate.

What I find interesting is how these people just know that they cannot ever compete face to face with Western forces, ideological, political, or military. They wish for dirty trickery, or even for some infidel to do their job for them; Allah willing.

It is this poor self image and lack of confidence masking as certainty that will help us to prevail.
Greece was conquered by Rome, Rome fell to the barbarian hordes but, who did the Islamic empires fall to? Answer: themselves; greed, corruption, and infighting did the deed with little to no outside interference.

Patience, education and their own inherent self-destruction is all we need to win!

Putting These In The Right Hands Could Save America

It should be a law that all religious leaders, political leaders, pundits and elected officials must possess and regularly view the following four films as a Leader Hubris Prevention Measure.

I Propose an immediate vote on an LHM Amendment to the  US Constitution

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Shirley Sherrod NAACP FULL Video Earns HALF an Apology

Here is the full NAACP video:

I love it when I am right!

In this post and the annotations to this video I made some guesses about the actual content of a rather severely spun edit of Shirley Sherrod’s NAACP talk…Turns out I was dead on the money!

Shirley was indeed referring to how she used to be” and lecturing he audience on how we need to be more color-blind; but she only manages to she that her own racism is still deeply embedded…

Speaking about the USDA jobs for minorities she speaks of it being biased toward hiring blacks, no problem with that but, instead of talking about how that opens a door for personal and career development she touts the Once you get a Federal Job as a Protected minority you are set for life” mindset!

She talks about no loans going to black business in Georgia from the stimulus…

What is a black business? Is this a business owned ONLY by blacks, or one that has blacks among the owners? Is it majority black ownership?

How many of these “black businesses” qualify for the loans?

How many have applied?

What is the percentage breakdown between black and white “owned” biz’s in Georgia that qualify and have applied?

Is marketing of the information regarding these loans evenly distributed across the state regardless of race?

Enquiring minds want to know Virginia!

Here are some telling quotes for those who claim she hasn’t a racist bone in her body…

“…coming out of slavery,Black people used to help each other; that’s how they built the schools that we have. Ya know… That’s how they bought the land that we have; that [we’ve let] by lost all of it. Ya know there are people [we/they?] had over 15 million acres and [theres?] black we have less than 2 million acres of farmland left. And we will sell it for nothing, for nothing! ”
“We found some honest lawyers; they were white… I wish I could say that about all lawyers, especially black lawyers – but they will nickel and dime you to death.”

(audience laughs)

“I am sorry but I do not have a good opinion of most lawyers.”…

“reach back and help somebody, that’s what we were taught, that’s what “our” folk did!”…
“it looks like the more, the better we do, the more free we are, the more divided we become”…

She sounds like Bill Cosby when he got in trouble for blaming blacks for not doing better in school and career.

“Its not abut black and white, well it IS about black and white, you know“…

And of course the knee-jerk reflex of the year, Republicans all oppose the health care bill …

“…Because they have a black president”

Shirley Sherrod Repent! Your Sin Is upon You!

Thank you Andrew Breitbart for this concise and cutting critique of the Mainstream Media and American Politics.

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Video Proof: The NAACP Awards Racism–2010

by Andrew Breitbart Context is everything.

In this piece you will see video evidence of racism coming from a federal appointee and NAACP award recipient…

…The media that provided the left a platform to accuse the Tea Party, all the while refusing to air any exculpatory evidence. Again, the mainstream media inserts itself as the number one weapon in the progressive weapons stash. Political correctness, as the Duke Lacrosse case exemplified, trumps all in PC America and her afflicted media.

But the new media will not be silenced. It will not allow for the main stream media to propagate hateful and hurtful lies in order to save the Democratic Party from the toxic choices it has made over the past few years. And by bringing up race, and demanding a zero tolerance of racism, the left, and the NAACP in particular, has opened itself up for scrutiny.

Shirley Sherrod, USDA Georgia Director of Rural Development, speaks at the NAACP Freedom Fund dinner in Georgia. In her meandering speech to what appears to be an all-black audience, this federally appointed executive bureaucrat lays out in stark detail, that her federal duties are managed through the prism of race and class distinctions.

In the first video, Sherrod describes how she racially discriminates against a white farmer. She describes how she is torn over how much she will choose to help him. And, she admits that she doesn’t do everything she can for him, because he is white. Eventually, her basic humanity informs that this white man is poor and needs help. But she decides that he should get help from “one of his own kind”. She refers him to a white lawyer.

Sherrod’s racist tale is received by the NAACP audience with nodding approval and murmurs of recognition and agreement. Hardly the behavior of the group now holding itself up as the supreme judge of another groups’ racial tolerance.

…The NAACP which has transformed from a civil rights group to a propaganda arm of the Democratic Party and social-justice politics, supports a new America that relies less on individualism, entrepreneurialism and American grit, but instead giddily embraces, the un-American notion of unaccountability and government dependence.

Here is the Video…

Read It All…

To be completely fair I must say that my impression is that Madam Sherrod is recounting “past” racism on her part to try to convince her audience that Back on White racism really is not ok… but that is reading into it a lot and giving her the benefit of the doubt, I want to see the whole speech! Even if my theory is correct she is a little to smug and her audience WAY too approving for this to be innocent even if Breitbart’s analysis is spun too hard to the Right.

The American Population Have Willfully Become Immoral Idiots

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I for one am getting rather tired of all the whining and moaning from all sides over the evils that have been inflicted upon us by the “forces of darkness“, also known as: Republicans, Democrats, Independents,Corporations, Racial Groups, Religious Groups, Foreign Groups; any group that is for whatever that particular whiner is against.

What really matters to most voters is not what they are accomplishing; it is all about preventing the opposition from carrying out their-heinous-agenda-destined-to-enslave-the-Human-race-forever-and-ever.  They define themselves not by what they are “for”, instead they define their existence, their life, on what they are against. Is it any wonder that politics is a morass of factionalism and lends very little of its time and energy to actually serving the public with genuine weal?

And these same voters all can see before them the one and only insurmountable barrier to political reform and campaign reform, indeed a complete “America reform“! They see it, they condemn it, they tell everyone that it must be “reformed”; and every man(woman)-jack of them plays, and protects, the very system they demonize; it is called campaign finance Virginia, and it must GO!

Why do politicians listen to anyone other than citizen voters? Why is voting seen as a valueless “right” by the majority of US citizens when they should regard it as a priceless privilege and duty? The answer to both is the same: we allow people to give politicians money.  Individuals, groups, companies, corporations vast and amorphous, all are allowed to BRIBE POLITICIANS; this is subject to almost laughable “rules” intended for [pretending we give a damn about] “protecting” the citizenry from “abuses” of this essentially irredeemable and malignant institution, all the while scheming for “our side” to game the system.

Take a moment people, think about it and admit your guilt! Americans like to think they might be able to buy their way to control in the name of their own personal “way to Utopia” regardless of the merit of any particular idea put forth by the “opposition”. But, imagine what things would be like if there were no campaign donations period, end of sentence. No. Campaign. Donations.

The basic idea is also simple. Just make ALL elected politicians campaign with money provided by an evenly divided taxpayer provided pool. Once a candidate is on the ballot they would be equal in the eyes of those in the electorate not already familiar with their record; if the same professionally neutral production companies were used and the same budgets given to each, why the best man(woman) just might have a chance of winning!

But, the American electorate knows this and does nothing. They, yes, I mean you, chase after your own slice of the corruption while not lifting a finger to take action, or even speak about just doing away with the whole toxic institution as easily as Herr Obama nationalized whole swaths of privately owned business; but, this time it would be not a theft, but a returning of sovereignty to where it belongs, in the hands of We The People!

Let us go further and declare a campaign able to buy products and impersonal services (printing flyers & buttons, ads, catering, security, etc.) but, prevent them from HIRING anyone for anything more creative than emptying the trashcans at the office! Yes, Virginia, let us prevent anyone from being a professional politician elector! No hired writers, artists, designers, agitators, petition collectors or “political advisors”; in the case of things like television production all candidates in a particular election should be confined to using the same production company which will be selected by competitive bid.

The idea behind this addition is that if you have to hire people to get your message across your message is probably not that important to anyone but you. If something needs to happen it will generate the zeal in citizens to do something about it without anyone making a living from it and automatically biasing the process!

Think about it my people, other than as a defense of your dreams of a forlorn hope that your personal brand of righteousness might “win” using corrupt and dirty methods, then shed them like butterfly leaving behind its worminess to produce a thing of beauty, what cause do you have to not rise up and demand campaign financing to END?

It is inimically self-righteous selfishness that has resulted in our giving money the rights of a citizen. Money represents nothing more than the collective productivity of a nation. Money is nothing but a system of tokens that we use to keep track of productivity as we trade it amongst ourselves and other nations.

Taken it objectively: this perversion of Western politics means that whoever can amass (by hook or by crook, only the end total matters) a large portion of this collection of game counters has the right to more “free speech” than those citizens, equal in numbers and passion, who are not as good at the economical game.  Doesn’t this concept go violently against both Conservative and Liberal ideals?!? Why does it continue then, when real power (the Vote) still is in the hands of the citizens?

Because too many people think THEY MIGHT BE ABLE TO USE IT THEMSELVES, and so excuse it!  So Americans should stop whining about not having influence America, we are getting exactly what we wanted and what we deserve.

Why Does MY Party Need Ethics Laws? WE Are The GOOD GUYS!

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Partisans suck on both sides!

Anyone who thinks their party is somehow less corrupt in its own way than the “opposition” deserves whatever idiots they elect!
Classic Liberals hold up as an ideal the underdog successfully gaming a corrupt system; the Conservatively oriented uphold the concept of WORKING the, not perfect but necessary, system for success.

But, the Leftist believes that “The System”, or “The Man” is ALWAYS inimical; while a Liberal understands that this is something to be guarded against while not an inherent facet of all “authority.”

The Right-winger holds the belief that those within the system are somehow protected from being abusive, and corrupt within the rules…
Obviously these are both utter fallacies!

Leftists seek to game the system; to use self-righteousness as a champion of “the downtrodden and powerless” as an excuse to do things that would make their blood boil if attempted by “the other side”!

Liberal thought respects the gaming of the system by truly oppressed folk, while also respecting the honesty and integrity of those in the majority who play by the rules of the healthy systems to prosper.

But the “leadership” of “Left” and “right” promote the idea that THEIR fantasy is the ONLY valid attitude, and the only one that DECENT people would follow.

I have TWO things to say to both mentalities; the 2nd thing I want to say to them is…”and the horse you rode in on”!

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Do Not Adjust Your Map; Canada Has Entered… The Shari’a Zone

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Photograph by: Colleen De Neve, Calgary Herald

I can remember when Canada was the more or less sane of the two English speaking North American nations; times they are a changin’ have changed!

I took a look at Jihad Watch prior to moving on to other, more domestic, affairs when this little number from the Calgary Herald popped up at the top; I envy Robert his “Spencidor’s Army” sending him items they glean from the net… it takes TIME to read all those news sources!

So much for domestic affairs for a while…

CALGARY – The Calgary mother who killed her teenage daughter by strangling her with a scarf more than three years ago will not have to spend a day in jail, a judge ruled on Thursday.

But, in suspending the sentence of Aset Magomadova and placing her on probation for three years, Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Sal LoVecchio said the penalty can still meet the ends of justice.

Yes, Virginia you read that right… three years probation for 2nd degree murder; it gets “better”! Let us take this nauseating mess one glob at a time; the additions in brackets are mine.

“At first blush (a suspended sentence) may sound like a get out of jail free card. It is not,” emphasized the judge.

“The court has said the act in question [murdering her daughter with her own hands] does not merit [two goats would not butt heads over this girl] a period of incarceration. [“not subject to retaliation” is “a father or mother (or their fathers or mothers) for killing their offspring, or offspring’s offspring.” (‘Umdat al-Salik o1.1-2)]

There are other, even more reliable texts that support this woman’s actions according to Shari’a law…

“The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) used not to kill the children, so thou shouldst not kill them unless you could know what Khadir had known about the child he killed, or you could distinguish between a child who would grow up to be a believer (and a child who would grow up to be a non-believer), so that you killed the (prospective) non-believer and left the (prospective) believer aside.”
– Sahih Muslim Book 019, Number 4457.

On with the show…

What the court has done is reserved or to use the word of the statute, ‘suspended’ judgment on that point [the murder of her daughter] for a period of time on conditions. If the conditions are satisfied, then the individual will not be sentenced. If they are breached, the individual will be brought back to the court to be dealt with further.”

What this seems to mean is that if the lady is nice, and keeps to her probation then in three years it will be as though the murder never happened! At that time I assume the judge will go to the cemetery and wave his magic wand; the dirt will rise and the daughter will walk amongst us again, go to school, graduate, marry and live a long happy life. What is that Virginia? The corpse will just rot in the ground and a life will never be lived? Ce La Vie!

…LoVecchio deemed she did not intend to kill her, even though such an act required at least 2 1/2 minutes of continuous strangulation to cause death, and convicted her last October of the lesser included offence of manslaughter.

Manslaughter; oopsie, I just accidently, but with culpability, strangled my own freaking daughter for enough time to listen to Break On Through (To The Other Side) by The Doors and have a whole 5 seconds left to watch her eyes go dead in silence! Try it; play the track and close your eyes and just imagine the evil n this judge’s heart…

Gee Virginia, can you tell that I am a little tweaked by this judge? Knew you could!

…it was the wish of the family that “people would know mental health services for young people and hel[p] for their families will be improved, and changes made to the system, so that others who have to go through similar situations do not fall through the cracks.”

What more do you need to understand the 180 degree twist this family puts on blame, shame and trauma? Allah forbid anyone else should have to go through the horror of murdering their daughter… who mentions the daughter? No one!

Defence lawyer Alain Hepner said his client was crying after she learned she’d be free to go home and agreed it was appropriate.

…LoVecchio said he wrestled with dynamics of the family in reaching his conclusions.

“This was a family in crisis with events spiraling out of control,” he said, alluding to the friction between Aset and Aminat leading up to the deadly confrontation that morning.

MURDER, damn it, it was a murder, not a confrontation!

“It cannot be reduced to simply a case of mom choosing to kill her daughter as a form of discipline because she misbehaved. Quite simply, the events of that morning cannot be seen as a single isolated event.”

Yes, it can as I am sure that is exactly what was going through the “mom’s” mind at the time her version of Break On Through was playing in her head; and for 5 seconds longer.

Quite simply the above garbage cannot be seen as anything but trying to blame the victim or someone, anyone but the mother who strangled her daughter for AT LEAST 2 and a half minutes until she was dead, dead, dead.

But the Crown Prosecutor is not taking this lying down!

Crown prosecutor Mac Vomberg had argued for a 12-year prison term.

The Crown appealed the conviction long ago, but Vomberg said he could not comment about a possible appeal of the sentence.

“That’s up to another branch of Alberta Justice,” Vomberg said outside court, emphasizing there are “only degrees of losers, no winners” in the tragic case.

“We have to review this decision very carefully and we have to analyze exactly what are the terms of probation.”

I take that last to mean that if this Reader’s Digest Mom steps over the line even a fraction Mr. Vomberg will be there with a video camera and handcuffs.

Defence lawyer Alain Hepner said his client was crying and very relieved about not having to go to jail.

I am sure; she was probably shocked to her bones when they told her that Canada actually would send her to prison for this; and they would have, if she had not been a Muslim with “traditional ways” confusing her willing integration into Western society – and a daughter too willing to add to her confusion by adopting those ways too quickly! POOR WOMAN!

Hugh Fitzgerald Doesn’t Like Barak Obama; So He Lies About The Reputation of Charles Bolden?

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Today on Jihad Watch Hugh Fitzgerald posted the first half of a long diatribe about the Obama administrations distortions of the NASA mission.  In general Hugh is on target, but he sometimes allows his partisan feelings to take him far over the line of honor, honesty and certainly that of anything we could call journalistic credibility; doing so he dilutes the influence of this writings when he is NOT off on a personal grudge-fest.

Here is my response to this little piece of attempted character assassination:

Sometimes an issue is so nuanced that it is possible to violently agree and disagree at the same time.

Hugh, much of what you say I agree with completely, but on one or two points I have to speak up.

I spend much of my time and energy focusing on the partisanship that taints and spoils so much of our political discourse. I dislike it when those I am against use it; I like it even less when putative "allies" stoop to mudslinging and tarnishing the innocent to win a point.

In your piece you say the following…

"The first remark in question was made by Charles Bolden, a former general who for reasons that are still unclear was appointed by the Obama Administration to be the head of NASA, though his knowledge of or interest in space exploration and the relevant science is unclear."

Sir, do you have any respect at all for the notion of not bearing false witness whatsoever? I find none in this blatantly slanderous "hyperbole" you present as an argument from authority against Gen. Bolden.

Let us shine a little reality on the subject Sir:

Bolden is a 1968 graduate of the United States Naval Academy (you know the school that is so easy to get into and graduate from, a real smooth sail), he was a Marine attack pilot. Those are the guys who get down low and try to hit things with bombs and guns while every mother’s son is trying to shoot them down with everything from handguns to high-tech anti-air emplacements; this takes more balls than dog fighting some poorly trained Viet Cong in a Mig. (Just a thought Hugh, what is your technical or military background, hmm?)

Bolden is 1968 graduate of the United States Naval Academy (you know that school that is so easy to get into, and graduate from; a real slackers dream), he was a Marine attack pilot: those are the guys who get down low and try to hit things with bombs and guns while every mother’s son on the ground (and some in the air) are trying to shoot them down with everything from handguns to high-tech anti-air emplacements and missiles; this takes more balls than dog fighting some poorly trained Viet Cong in a Mig. He flew more than 100 sorties (planning, prep, flight, attack, survive, return, do it again) and has a total of over 6,000 hours flying time logged. Now I understand that poly-sci and English majors don’t always take the time to do the math but, that is the equivalent of over 3 YEARS of 8 hours a day five day fulltime work – more than a month total time. Three years of full time work, all in the cockpit, off the ground added to all the training, prep and debriefing a pilot, especially a test pilot, endures to be able to fly!

He then became a test pilot which takes a cool head and good nerves combined with intelligence and lots of common sense. Oh, and it has a lot to do with understanding ALL the factors in creating, deploying and using ultra-high tech aviation and astronautical stuff; it also include having the sense to survive other idiots brilliant ideas. This is not relevant to the job of head of NASA?

Next Bolden becomes an astronaut, (No relevance to NASA there):

“Selected by NASA in May 1980, Bolden became an astronaut in August 1981. His technical assignments included: Astronaut Office Safety Officer; Technical Assistant to the Director of Flight Crew Operations; Special Assistant to the Director of the Johnson Space Center; Astronaut Office Liaison to the Safety, Reliability and Quality Assurance Directorates of the Marshall Space Flight Center and the Kennedy Space Center; Chief of the Safety Division at JSC; Lead Astronaut for Vehicle Test and Checkout at the Kennedy Space Center; and Assistant Deputy Administrator, NASA Headquarters.”

IN addition he has been on four (STS-61C, STS-31, STS-45, STS-60) missions for a total of 680 in space; this includes being mission commander for STS-45.

“Bolden was the first person to ride the Launch Complex 39 slidewire baskets which enable rapid escape from a space shuttle on the launch pad. The need for a human test was determined following a launch abort on STS-41-D where controllers were afraid to order the crew to use the untested escape system.[4]

If he is not qualified to have an opinion on how NASA could be improved and run better, WHO THE HELL DOES; someone with similar experience not appointed by a president you hate? The ghost of Tomas Jefferson today peers over your shoulder squinting at your words in disappointment.

I do not know about you, but with his background and after watching that WHOLE interview Bolden sounds to me like an absolutely head administrator for NASA. Can you explain (in real, non-emotional) terms why you do not agree?

Or, did you just figure your loyal followers would take your word for Bolden’s background, watch a minute of the video, and then play ”she tells two friends” spreading your dislike for an Obama appointee all over the net; needless to say jeopardizing the career of someone that you have no real reason to attack and harm?

Now, go and watch the entire interview and tell me, using actual full quotes taken in context, just what he said that was so bad, other than the one sop to Obama’s perception of Muslims needing help to be seen as a source of Western enlightenment?

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Politically Correct Hate Crime

White Males
It Is Hate Speech If You Offend:
Minorities, LGBTs, Females or Muslims

Christians
It Is Hate Speech If You Offend: Females or non-Christians; Especially Muslims

Minorities
It Is Hate Speech If You Offend: Muslims

LBGTs
It Is Hate Speech If You Offend: Minorities or Muslims

Jews
It Is Hate Speech If You Offend: Minorities, Females or Muslims

Non-Abrahamic Religious
It Is Hate Speech If You Offend: Anyone

Females
It Is Hate Speech If You Offend: Minorities, LBGTs or Muslims

Muslims
It Is Hate Speech To Offend: Your Imam

 

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21st Century Terrorism

(You Can’t Tell The “REAL” Victims Without a Scorecard)

Stage One
Threats Are Issued
By
Radical Muslims

Stage Two
Threats Are Carried Out
By
“Completely Secular Terrorists” Who Don’t Even LIKE Religion
(But Are VERY Upset About Israel)

Stage Three
Explanation of How The Dead Provoked “All of Islam” Delivered
By
“Moderate”Muslims

Stage Four
Agreement that The Victim’s “aggression” Provoked The Attack
By
“Western” Leftists

Methinks the Muslims Are Starting To Annoy Narcissist-in-Chief Obama

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Here we have an interesting video of Obama speaking with Netanyahu I found on Al-JazeeraEnglish at YouTube.

I am not sure Obama is happy about the response from the Muslim world on his attempts to appease them.  Maybe reality is setting in and, wonder of wonder, miracles of miracles, Obama is waking up to reality.  I doubt his Marxist-friendly version of Islam is quite what the global Muslim community is aiming for.

I think our dear President may have realized that if he allows Iran to nuke Israel only a lightening fast impeachment could save him from the angry mobs; did someone point out that the Obama name could end up being lower down in esteem of historians than the bigoted, and not-so-bright, (last in his class at West Point) Gen. Custer? IS he aware that the stain on his name could exceed that on Jackson’s for his "Trail of Tears" inflicted on the Cherokee nation?

How else can we explain his slow, but steady reversal of attitude on Israel? (If that is really what is happening, instead of simply a more effective "plausible deniability."

Here is a transcript of a recent interview with Israeli TV by Obama; other than his usual racism and self-absorption this is the most open and honest view of Israel I have seen out of the White House since the Election:

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release

July 08, 2010

Interview of the President by Yonit Levi, Israeli TV

Diplomatic Reception Room

(Conducted July 7, 2010)

5:23 P.M. EDT

Q    President Barack Obama, shalom, and thank you so much for talking with us today.

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Thank you very much.

Q    I’d like to actually open up by asking you about hope, which was such a prominent notion in your campaign and in your presidency.  And how can you convey that concept of hope to Israelis, who’ve seen so many failed attempts at a peace process?

THE PRESIDENT:  Well, look, it’s always a challenge.  One of the things I used to say during the campaign but also at the beginning of my presidency is, being hopeful is not the same as being blindly optimistic.  I think you have to be clear-eyed about the situation.

And Israelis, rightly, look at the past and have skepticism about what’s possible.  They see the enmity of neighbors that surround them in a very tough neighborhood.  They see a track record of attempts at peace where, even when concessions were made, a deal could not be consummatedThey see rockets fired from Gaza or from areas in Lebanon, and say to themselves that the hatreds or history are so deep-seated that changed is not possible.

And yet, if you think back to the founding of Israel, there were a lot of people who thought that that wasn’t possible either.  And if Herzl or Ben-Gurion were looking at Israel today, they would be astonished at what they saw — a country that’s vibrant, that is growing economically at a extraordinary pace, that has overcome not just security challenges but also has been able to overcome challenges related to geography.  And so that should be a great source of hope.

Unfortunately Barry just can’t seem to stay in the real world; he prefers the warm dream of "what I want" to the somber reality of "what can be done with what we have."

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