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Lee Jacobsen July 20, 2014 at 09:59 PM
Distortion by the press and media? How about 3 days of bombing Irsrael with thousands of bombs,Read Moreno t a peep in the press, Irsrael defends itself, the press is all over it, Israel attacks Gaza etc. Crimes against humanity? How many suicide bombers has Israel used against defensless women and children, including Americans and folks from all nations. Try zero. That is the tactic of Palestine terrorists, who are not covered under the Geneva convention since they ignore it and are not civilians. The reality is that the Palestinians don't want peace, they are taught from birth to think a certain way, and it is not peaceful thoughts.....our country is also teaching distortions about our past, but that is another conversation.
Joseph Borrajo July 22, 2014 at 08:05 AM
Greetings "T". What's your definition of "justice?" Remember, It was Hitler's Read Morepropaganda minister Josef Goebbels who said, "If I wasn't a Nazi, I'd be an ardent Zionist." Two peas in a pod. P3
Joseph Borrajo July 22, 2014 at 08:07 AM
Hey "T". In 1955 the very first commercial airliner hijacked was a SyrianRead Morecivilian/commerc ial airliner hijacked by Israel. P3
Joseph Borrajo July 20, 2014 at 06:18 PM
State's Rights, the central theme of the slave-holders south of the Mason-Dixon line. P3
Joseph Borrajo July 20, 2014 at 06:35 PM
Hello "T". "What's your definition of principles?" P3
Lee Jacobsen July 20, 2014 at 09:49 PM
No one is stopping you from starting your own business. Just need an idea. Then you are free ,Read Morebut slave to the business.
Lee Jacobsen July 20, 2014 at 03:22 PM
The Geneva Conventions don't apply since the Palestinians are out of uniform, consideredRead Moreterrorists, and did not sign the treaty since the Palestinian state is not recognized by all parties.. Using folk as human bombs, blowing up buses, restaurants, etc at random is much more a crime against humanity. Both sides need to take a break and share bread or something, but the animosity has been going on 1200 or more years, won't likely end soon.
Joseph Borrajo July 20, 2014 at 06:22 PM
The Geneva Conventions apply to all civilian populations. Not to just those conveniently andRead Moreselecti vely applied by the new Nazis on the scene. P3
Joseph Borrajo July 20, 2014 at 06:26 PM
Hello "T"- "What's your definition of justice." P3
Joseph Borrajo July 20, 2014 at 06:08 PM
Horse puckey! That's why the Koch brothers and their Ilk have gone to great lengths to mask theirRead Morei dentity, in violation of Justice Roberts assurance that their identities would be made knowledgeable. P3
Joseph Borrajo July 20, 2014 at 06:16 PM
Horse puckey! That's why the Koch brothers and their Ilk have gone to great lengths to mask theirRead Morei dentity, in violation of Justice Roberts assurance that their identities would be made knowledgeable. P3
Lee Jacobsen July 20, 2014 at 10:02 PM
Next thing you know, George Soros will be accused of handing out dark money....the friend andRead Morefinanc er of the left.....
Lee Jacobsen July 19, 2014 at 01:10 AM
Romney is too busy being a 'doer' rather than a 'talker'. I would say that America's corporationsRead Morefo llow the laws and rules dictated by the govt, and if they allow the non payment of taxes, well....that is the govt's doing, not the corporation's fault, they are just following the rules. Right now, with pen and phone, Obama is making the rules, so how about that Obama? Want to change the rules so companies can stay in America? The first change would be to lower the corporate tax rate, from being the highest in the world at 44% to being much lower, like zero for smaller companies, so companies from other countries have a reason to flee to the USA with their jobs, payroll taxes , and skills to save on taxes. Japan's tax is 43%. Think of the savings, and new jobs created. Speaking of fair share of taxes, didn't Romney mention the truth, that 47% of Americans pay no federal income taxes, while 20% of Americans pay 87% of all federal income taxes. All Americans should pay some federal income taxes to keep it 'fair'. Even Russia does that, with a flat tax .
Lee Jacobsen July 19, 2014 at 12:51 AM
There is no dignity , and no freedom gained by blowing up innocent women and children with noRead Morewarnin g via human suicide bombs. Are the Saudi women fighting in such a manner to gain their freedom? Hardly. Did the women in America blow themselves up in the quest for the right to vote? Of course not. The Palestinians seem to have a skewed version of 'right' and 'fight'.
MoJo July 19, 2014 at 07:22 PM
The tragedy of Palestine is that, when they needed a Gandhi, they instead got Arafat. TheRead MorePalestinia n people continue to be victims not only of Israel, but of their own government. The extremists on both sides will ensure that there will be no peace. Tragic.
Lee Jacobsen July 20, 2014 at 10:12 PM
Mojo, exactly right, and doubly so with the extremists. The general populance will suffer for aRead Morefew more centuries....
Lee Jacobsen July 17, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Joe, Wheaton college is a small, privately held school and has the right to determine educationalRead Morest andards and moral policies for it's students. Don't like the policies, attend somewhere else, it is not a public university. The court said women employees of Wheaton College (which happens to be outside Chicago -Obama's stomping grounds) should be able to get emergency contraception services from private insurers — without requiring the college to sign a form it claims would make it complicit in the transaction. Women need to be responsible for their own sexual escapades, and pay for the outcomes on their own dime, or via their partner, but not on mine or the school's dime.
Lee Jacobsen July 17, 2014 at 11:01 AM
It is a crime against humanity to send 1000 missiles into a country, aimed at the civilianRead Morepopulatio n. It is laughable as to be so militarily inept as to miss with all of them. The money spent by Palestine on those missiles could have helped all the Israel folk who are fleeing to safety in Palestine. Yeah, right! it is a crime against humanity to use women and children as human bombs to kill other women and children in public places, that is the work of cowards, not freedom fighters.
Lee Jacobsen July 17, 2014 at 01:57 AM
No doubt those French banker's sons were the same ones who defended France later on in WWIIRead Moreagainst the Germans.
Lee Jacobsen July 16, 2014 at 01:29 AM
Good point! Also , these schools graduate students with skills. What does the govt do? RefuseRead Moregr een cards,, forcing smart skilled folk out of the country while letting in masses of inept folk by turning our heads at the southern borders.
Lee Jacobsen July 17, 2014 at 01:17 AM
T, the truth hurts, and anyone can read the same facts in the virtual newspaper....this is a venueRead Moref or comment, and that includes speculation.....
T as in Truth July 17, 2014 at 08:36 AM
Lee Jakes - Joe's post indicates that using a real name gives license to be make racist comments,Read Moresh out obscenities, etc. I disagree (as written in my 7/16 comment above). I don't know where your 7/17 comment is coming from.
Lee Jacobsen July 17, 2014 at 10:45 AM
T, I disagree with Joe's premise as you outline it as well, making us allies on this issue. MyRead Morecomm ent was directed at the word 'obnoxiousness'. Sometimes speculative comments can be viewed as such.....all part of a comment, whether pleasant or otherwise.
Lee Jacobsen July 16, 2014 at 01:24 AM
Bottom line is that the govt, now controlled by the Dems, makes the rules. One of the basic rulesRead Moreo r goal of any business is very simple, 'making money'. If the hospital isn't making money due to low medicaid payments, then it can't afford to pay its staff and other bills. The hospital can't print money like the govt, it goes out of business. Where are all these new diseases coming from? Illegal immigrants? Give them plane fare back home and defend the borders , get a backbone.
Lee Jacobsen July 15, 2014 at 01:58 AM
If Republicans are so dumb, why are they richer than Democrats?
T as in Truth July 15, 2014 at 10:33 PM
"Hello Pot?" -----"This is kettle.....you are black"!!!
Lee Jacobsen July 15, 2014 at 02:37 AM
Messiahs spread championships. James will bring the 'ring' to Cleveland, then, after two years, Read Morese e the light, and becomes inspired to join Detroit after two years, no doubt inspired by the Tigers winning the World Series in year one, and the Lions making it to the Super Bowl in year two. Fantasy? Keep the faith brother......keep the faith.......
Lee Jacobsen July 15, 2014 at 02:29 AM
Say what you want Joe, but history speaks for itself. For thousands of years, Palestine was aRead Moregener al term for an area of land that covered most of the Middle East, and thus, all Middle Eastern folk can be regarded as Palestinians, with their homeland the Middle East. Meir recanted when she realized that the term was a generality, not specific to any particular region.
Lee Jacobsen July 15, 2014 at 01:42 AM
Joe, you are correct, Pollock expresses the total freedom that Americans enjoy in his art, noRead Morerestri ctions when compared to the rest of the world.....
T as in Truth July 13, 2014 at 05:15 PM
Complaining about Romney......again.
T as in Truth July 14, 2014 at 04:42 AM
Complaining about Romney......again.
T as in Truth July 13, 2014 at 05:15 PM
Complaining about Romney......again.
Lee Jacobsen July 13, 2014 at 11:05 PM
The Detroit city govt was happy borrowing the monies from the greedy capitalists for decades, butRead Morewh en it comes time to pay the money back, suddenly they become vultures.
T as in Truth July 14, 2014 at 04:40 AM
Complaining about Romney......again.
Joyce Richey July 14, 2014 at 06:07 PM
It was only after the Jews re-inhabited their historic homeland of Judea and Samaria, that the myth Read Moreof an Arab Palestinian nation was created and marketed worldwide. Jews come from Judea, not Palestinians. There is no language known as Palestinian, or any Palestinian culture distinct from that of all the Arabs in the area. There has never been a land known as Palestine governed by Palestinians. "Palestinians" are Arabs indistinguishable from Arabs throughout the Middle East. The great majority of Arabs in greater Palestine and Israel share the same culture, language and religion. Much of the Arab population in this area actually migrated into Israel and Judea and Samaria from the surrounding Arab countries in the past 100 years. Jesus was a Jew and his mother language was Hebrew, although he most likely knew how to speak Aramaic and possibly some Greek and Latin. There is no positive proof as the last two are only theory. I find the words "human right abuses" interesting since it is the terrorists that murder innocent men, women, and children, treat women as objects and practice stoning, beheading, use their own people as human shields, and keep sending missiles into Israel to kill civilians, while people like Joe expect them to just sit by and keep on taking it. Israel doesn't act, it only reacts, and they have every right to protect their people.
Lee Jacobsen July 15, 2014 at 01:33 AM
Joyce, well said, and very informative.
Joyce Richey July 15, 2014 at 02:53 PM
Thanks Lee. I just get furious when people like Joe see only one side of a problem and close their Read Moreeyes to the other side, and the same is true when it comes to people who judge all Arabs as being bad - no, it is the Jihadists that are bad. I've traveled to Egypt and Jordan, I've worked with Arabs and I know for a fact that the average Arab people are like everyone else, they just want to get up in the morning, be loved and to love and to take care of their families and get through life as painlessly as they can, and have no desire to hurt Jews or anyone else.
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