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Israel To America: “Don’t Ever Second Guess Me Again”

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU BARKS ORDERS AT AMERICAN OFFICIALS … Has it really come to this?  Is America’s position in the world so weak – and our leaders so spineless – that even our “allies” now bark at us like junkyard dogs? Apparently so … During conversations with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan…

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU BARKS ORDERS AT AMERICAN OFFICIALS …

Has it really come to this?  Is America’s position in the world so weak – and our leaders so spineless – that even our “allies” now bark at us like junkyard dogs?

Apparently so …

During conversations with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, an angry Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the United States “not to ever second guess me again.”

Netanyahu was angry at efforts by the administration of Barack Obama to impose a cease-fire in the Middle East – where a bloody battle between the Israeli army and militants in Gaza is nearly a month old.  More than 1,800 people have been killed in the latest round of fighting – which began on July 8.

Netanyahu is known for making bold statements.  In 1996, he appeared in Washington, D.C. to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress – telling them his country no longer needed to rely on American aid.

“I believe that we can now say that Israel has reached childhood’s end, that it has matured enough to begin approaching a state of self-reliance,” Netanyahu said.   “We are going to achieve economic independence.”

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In 2011, Netanyahu made another appearance before Congress – telling lawmakers “you don’t need to send American troops to defend Israel.  We defend ourselves.”

Really?

For all it’s tough talk, though, Israel has continued to rely on American aid – to the tune of more than $3 billion a year.

Fifty-five percent of America’s “foreign military financing” currently goes to Israel – which accounts for a quarter of Israel’s entire military budget.  Oh … and that funding doesn’t include the costs associated with joint U.S.-Israeli military projects, including costly missile and rocket defense programs like the “Iron Dome,” “David’s Sling,” “Arrow I” or “Arrow II.”  Combined, those programs sucked $503.7 million out of the latest U.S. defense budget.

Just this week, Congress sent Israel a “bonus” payment of $225 million to help subsidize its war in Gaza.

American taxpayers have no business subsidizing Israel’s defense – something we’ve made clear in previous posts.  Nor do they have any business subsidizing militant Islamists in the Middle East – something we’ve also made clear in previous posts.

“The best thing for the U.S. and Israel is to never second-guess Israel and never send her, or any other country for that matter, U.S. dollars that have been taken from the poor people of this country,” former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul said this week.

We agree wholeheartedly …

Israel’s defense is Israel’s job – and it should engage in whatever military tactics it feels best achieve those ends.  All we ask is that its leaders not continue to force American taxpayers to subsidize those efforts.  In fact we can’t think of a better excuse for America’s leadership to pull its aid to Israel than Netanyahu’s “don’t ever second guess me again” comment.

Israel must stand … or fall … on its own two feet.  On its own strength.

UPDATE: Asked by a reporter about his controversial comments, Netanyahu confirmed making them but quickly added “I think the United States has been terrific.” 

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76 comments

TontoBubbaGoldstein August 3, 2014 at 7:25 pm

TBG’s modest proposal for the GOP:

Netanyahu/Putin 2016
Proven. Leadership.

Would the Democrats be shameless enough to bring up eligibility issues?

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CorruptionInColumbia August 3, 2014 at 7:27 pm

So, that’s where crack whores get their money from. I always wondered about that.

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Bible Thumper August 3, 2014 at 9:02 pm

Some more of Will’s favorites for cabinet and agency positions:

Kim Jong Un – Federal Bureau of Prisons. He currently runs the largest prison in the world, Korea.

Xi Jinping – Department of the Interior. He would press ahead on approving offshore drilling and not just US shores but all the other weaker countries also.

Ali Khamenei – Federal Election Commission. Elections are simpler when you get to pick all the candidates.

Caliph Ibrahim – AG (he knows how carry out a timely execution unlike Oklahoma and Arizona)

Bashar al-Assad – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He could reverse the flow across our borders.

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau – Secretary of Education. He could reform western education. He could cut costs in half by not having to educate girls.

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RogueElephant August 4, 2014 at 10:00 am

Sad but true. The only true leaders in the world right now. I really miss 43. Another sad but true thing is there is no one on the scene in either party that can hold a light to Netanyahu. If the USA had a POTUS half as good we wouldn’t be where we are now.

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Sandi Morals August 4, 2014 at 10:23 am

Yep. ‘Rouge’ I love it when you post.It is always 100% factual.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 7:58 pm

Netanyahu has Obama and the dems by the balls before the midterms and is playing that ‘card’. If the midterms were not at hand in 2014, Obama and Kerry would have allowed Israel to be nuked or gassed.Obama is a ‘closet’ Muslim.
Obama has even scared the shit out of Egypt and Saudi Arabia. They are siding with Israel in this conflict. Who would have thunk?

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Mike at the Beach August 3, 2014 at 8:06 pm

Ah, the simple world of Ron Paul, where if the US simply rolls up the gates everything will fall into place and all will be right for us in the world. International shipping lanes, air travel, global commerce…no problem- it’ll shake out. It’s a waste of time debating here (usually) but most grownups know better than that. The $3b we send Israel seems to fire the RP/TR types up, but the USG wastes five or ten times that annually just maintaining empty space owned by the feds. I tried to get access to some of that space once a few years back, but was told that it had been “designated for sale.” The punch line? It was “designated for sale” 11 years prior to my shop’s request for the space. We could save hundreds of billions within the federal government if *either* party ever got serious about it, but eliminating foreign aid (especially aid that helps keep Israel from being overrun) isn’t the way to do it.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt August 3, 2014 at 8:09 pm

why does America continue to dump treasure into the Middle East. It’s not just Israel but Egypt, the Saudis and Jordan get billions and billions in money and material and those are just the ones I know about.
Plus, it’s a bad look on America to so staunchly support an aggressive actor by way of Israel when they so clearly appear uninterested in a two state solution and getting rid of the settlements.
I’m not a supporter of Hamas but our “policy” that spans back decades towards Israel is obviously not working. Either Israel does what we say, or they lose our purse string support. Simple.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 8:20 pm

Horseshit. You are a supporter of Hamas and every other despot in the world that seeks to destroy America, including Obama.
I do give you credit however. Unlike most dems/soc/rino’s/’fits you ain’t afraid to express your disgust, disdain and hatred for the moral and cultural foundations in this country that made it the GREATEST ‘experiment’ , God ever made.
One question however. 90% of Jews vote democrat. Why do you Hitler ‘types’ want Israel destroyed?

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt August 3, 2014 at 8:25 pm

You’re a dirty troll and a big part of the problem America faces today. I won’t waste my time anymore responding to your tirades and petty logic.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 8:36 pm

Fine with me. Only thing you have ever contributed to FITS are profane ,nasty and personal attacks on Christians.

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Mike at the Beach August 4, 2014 at 1:39 am

A dude whose screen name calls a media guy a fat cunt just called you a troll (in case you missed it). ;-)

Sandi Morals August 4, 2014 at 10:32 am

lol….I did miss the ‘translation’ of his s/n. Thanks. :-)

Shill much? August 3, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Well, that was funny. Did the Israeli gov’t provide a script for you?

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SamAdams2010 August 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm

Is that the shining brickhouse on a hill trope??

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idcydm August 4, 2014 at 8:03 am

Speaking of “petty logic”.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 8:12 pm

“Israel must stand … or fall … on its own two feet. On its own strength.”
MESSAGE FROM FITS TO IRAN….NUKE EM

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nan August 3, 2014 at 8:39 pm

Israel has been telling the US gov’t what to do for awhile now. It helps when you have a bunch of cheerleaders for genocide flooding every comment section on the internet.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/08/14/israel-students-social-media/2651715/

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Sam August 3, 2014 at 8:47 pm

I amazes me how many people here can’t get enough of sucking Israel’s dick. The lengths people go to kiss their ass is astonishing. You have to be a pretty sorry excuse for an American to support a nuclear power that uses it’s overwhelming military power to murder hundreds and hundreds of women, children and civilians. Fucking coward ass hypocrites. Sorry to interrupt…get back to sucking, don’t forget the balls.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 8:52 pm

Damn. Planned Parenthood and the Democrat Party murder over a MILLION children a year. 50 MILLION since Roe V. Wade.
In my opinion it takes a ‘coward ass hypocrite’ to murder and destroy a defenseless child in the womb.
Genocide? Loser.

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Sam August 3, 2014 at 10:11 pm

Yeah, yeah…we know how you think: after they’re born, fuck ’em. Save us your bullshit anti-choice nonsense, stooge.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 10:14 pm

Sam you have changed names so many times tonight I had to ‘turn the page’.
Tell ‘nan’ she is a ‘shill’ at ‘will’.
Night.

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Nope August 3, 2014 at 10:13 pm

Sandi, is working on the balls. The ream job is coming.

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sparklecity August 3, 2014 at 10:24 pm

I assisted in killing untold unborn children and pregnant women in Gulf II (Iraq and Afghanistan) and if you saw me in uniform you might say: “Thank you for your service” (which is SO very played BTW)

I was called “baby killer” and “pig” in 1972 – 1973 even though I did not get sent to Viet Nam by wanna-be hippies here in the South who are now stanch conservatives and eat the peanuts out of Limpballs shit.

I guess you can call me a “coward ass hypocrite” because I assisted in killing and destroying defenseless children in the womb from 2002 – 2005 in the name of the United States of America.

Where can I meet you for you to say: “Thank you for your service to this country” followed by your are a “coward assed hypocrite because you destroyed defenseless children in their mothers womb” to my face?

You are the fucking hypocrite.

The only ones who are NOT hypocrites in this matter are the Quakers.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 10:34 pm

You name the place and time.

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sparklecity August 3, 2014 at 10:52 pm

1700 hrs. Tuesday 5 August 2014

100 Lime Road

Moore SC

Oleg August 3, 2014 at 11:36 pm

I love you ‘sparkle’! Still got the ‘meth lab’ at that address? :-)

sparklecity August 3, 2014 at 11:51 pm

Nothing on that order for the last 10 years. Before that I can’t say.

kilroy August 4, 2014 at 12:20 am

PTSD much? Please get help.

Bible Thumper August 4, 2014 at 12:32 am

There is a shooting range on Lime Road, a short dead end road.

CorruptionInColumbia August 4, 2014 at 5:21 am
Bible Thumper August 4, 2014 at 12:37 am

Is that the shooting range?

Smirks August 4, 2014 at 8:56 am

So, who’s taking bets that Sandi won’t show?

Sandi Morals August 4, 2014 at 10:29 am

Sending a ‘proxy’ to investigate. My sources tell me it MAY be a site hosting an encampment of brainless socialists like yourself , collecting signatures for the next political candidate FITS can fish out of the sewer for entertainment. :-)

sparklecity August 5, 2014 at 8:51 am

I’ll tell you one thing, your “proxy” won’t discover an encampment of brainless socialists at 100 Lime Road that’s for sure.
See you there at 1700 hrs. today.
Just look for the only one sporting a red Fu-Manchu; not one of those stupid goatees like you see some of the semi-young bloods sport.

sparklecity August 5, 2014 at 9:19 pm

The POS was a NOSHOW
Like you & I figured
Details on the “Border Fence” article.

RogueElephant August 4, 2014 at 10:20 am

Something I noticed as a Vietnam Vet : The same people that called us “baby killers” are the pro abortion libturds . We lost 53000 AMERICANS in Vietnam. They have killed 50 + MILLION unborn. WOW.

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Sandi Morals August 4, 2014 at 10:31 am

Great point, sir.

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Oleg August 3, 2014 at 10:48 pm

You are correct. Unlike The US president, Israel has balls. And now, since Israel has those balls, the US president must lick them if he cannot grow a pair if his own

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shifty henry August 3, 2014 at 11:46 pm

The (potus), being a piss-ant, has no balls….

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nitrat August 4, 2014 at 9:36 am

Who do you want the US to bomb out of existence when the US president gets some balls?

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RogueElephant August 4, 2014 at 10:11 am

Palestinians would be a good place to start. A line of bulldozers pushing everything in Gaza into the Med. sea would make Israel a little larger and clean up a mess at the same time. All this BS about “the Palestinian people” is just that. There is no such thing as a Palestinian, they are Arab squatters on Israeli land. Always have been and always will be till Israel dose what God said do with them.

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SamAdams2010 August 4, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Sorry to break it to you, Israel colonized the land when it took the land from its indigenous population. It is now using genocide to rid it of the populations. Simple elementary arithmetic applied to birthrates should prove the US will suffer dearly by supporting Israel.

cunt August 5, 2014 at 8:38 pm

your a piece of shit of a human being, i really hope u die no one wil lmiss u cunt

truthmonger August 4, 2014 at 9:51 am

Go back to raping children, Palestinian.

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Manray August 3, 2014 at 8:54 pm

We will nothing about this situation. Unfortunately American politicians are either intimidated or owned by the well-funded, well-organized and zealous Israeli lobby. According to the Center for Responsive Politics’ “Open Secrets” website, during the 2013-2014 cycle (to date) the Top Twenty Pro-Israel lobbying organizations have spread $3,101,986 among Democrats and Republicans alike — and that’s only the Top Twenty.

It’s my opinion that it should be illegal for any seeker or holder of elective office in the U.S. to accept one dime from agents or organizations that represent the interests of a foreign power. And I mean any foreign power!

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Lois Lernerd August 3, 2014 at 9:00 pm

I agree. Eric and I are working on it. We are working to eliminate the Tea Party and Christian organizations.
People of faith have NO business in politics.

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Bible Thumper August 3, 2014 at 9:21 pm

Seldom in the history of the world has a people (Palestinians) chosen leadership (Hamas, Fatah and the PLO) so disastrous, contrary and destructive to their own interest.

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Sandi Morals August 3, 2014 at 9:24 pm

You left out Obama and Kerry,They are trying. Give em some more time and let Iran get that ‘nuke’.

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euwe max August 3, 2014 at 9:43 pm

How do you know when a friend is imposing?

When they want you to ruin your reputation to save theirs.

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Bible Thumper August 3, 2014 at 9:58 pm

Your reputation here at fits is for abtuse sarcasm. How can that be ruined?

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Thomas August 3, 2014 at 10:24 pm

Your headline should read: “Do not ever second guess a straight, hard working, self made leader who serves his nations interests you faggot Obama with your commie defense security team…and ditto for your tranny boyfriend Michelle”

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MyDaddyIsRich August 4, 2014 at 10:03 am

said the faggot.

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Vanguard16 August 3, 2014 at 10:32 pm

Screw those arrogant Jews!! Next time you need more ammo, go fuck yourself!!

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idcydm August 3, 2014 at 10:40 pm

I seem to remember Palestinians dancing in the streets after 9/11, give them hell, Israel give them holy hell.

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nitrat August 4, 2014 at 9:31 am

Why do you think they did that?

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idcydm August 4, 2014 at 9:45 am

Because it’s always easier to blame someone else for your problems than than accepting responsibility for your actions. They have been fighting amongst themselves and others ever since Mohammad.

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MyDaddyIsRich August 4, 2014 at 10:01 am

Good thing Christian nations have not!

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idcydm August 4, 2014 at 10:07 am

He asked me about Muslims not Christians. Don’t you find it strange that this has been going on even before man invented religion. Now that we have religion we can blame it on that.

FaisalBilal September 25, 2014 at 4:11 pm

so you have not learned anything from 9/11. its people like you that cause violence on this earth.

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James Smarson August 4, 2014 at 1:58 am

America went to the ends of the earth to fight terrorism under Bush. Afghanistan and Iraq were much smaller threats to America than Hama’s is to Israel .

The us felt that Israel should tolerate terrorism even though they know they never could.

Netenyabu is telling that idiot Obama. How dare you not let me do what you would do. How dare you!

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nitrat August 4, 2014 at 9:03 am

Bibi is simply continuing his campaign on behalf of Republicans in the mid terms.
That is ALL that his ungrateful comments are about. He’s just giving the Republicans something to attack Obama about.
Now, if only Obama would give him something to really complain about…

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Smirks August 4, 2014 at 9:06 am

Honestly, I don’t see why people jump on the Israel vs. Palestine bandwagon. There are no real saints on either side, just a bunch of bloodshed and hatred. I could not live in Israel for this exact reason. If I did live there, I’d be doing everything in my power to leave, regardless of which side I was born on.

It’s just a fucking strip of land, one that is not worth anywhere near the amount of treasure and blood that is wasted fighting over it.

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Ed August 4, 2014 at 9:33 am

I don’t get it either.

And the other proposition I don’t get is that whatever our Allies do is always going to be okay regardless? Don’t subscribe to that either.

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suck a dick, warmonger trash August 4, 2014 at 9:36 am

USA reloads israeli weapons after they kill 2000 peoplke and injure 10,000. usa taxpayers fund this entire massacre. usa politicians are all bought off by by aipac, israel lobby. american media is owned by israeli and jewish interests. if you morons knew how jews got so smart and rich… i won’t tell you though. dumb goyim of america are 1000 times worse than israelis, 1000 times dumber, and compared to this blatant and overt war crime and masscre genocide cam[paign against gaza, USA has done to gaza to country after country massacring millions upon millions of innocents. americans are so stupid they dont even know they supply all the weapons of war, bombs, planes , everything. but everyone in the world except american goyim cattle know this and know the entire american government and a majority of the american people support a massacre where 2000 people are killed, 10000 injuredbombing refugge camps inside refugee camps inside a concentration camp of gaza all with american weapons, funded by us taxpayers, and with the consent of traitorous politicians and a fat @ssed brain dead, lobotomized psychotic, psychpathic population.

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ofan August 4, 2014 at 10:59 pm

Yeah, stop “giving” Israel money, right? Are you kidding? Do you have ANY IDEA what the Israelis give to the United States? The medicine you take, the intelligence we rely on, the science we usurp – not to mention the cell-phones you type your ridiculous comments on. Israel has contributed FAR MORE to this country, and the world at large than any other world ally. That you idiots look at this like we’re just forking out bucks for no reason shows your first-grade approach, biased and moronic approach to what you think is a problem.

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Mark Hill August 5, 2014 at 12:23 pm

Based upon your criteria as to when free money should be sent to a country, Israel aught to send the US money. Ofan, your assessment is baseless and irrelevant to the topic of whether the USA should continue to send OUR money and also while doing this, give Israel a free license to do whatever they want.

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TheLastJewInIsrael August 5, 2014 at 7:40 pm

This is all Anti-Racist Hitlers fault!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKDeyuM0-Og

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Eth C. August 6, 2014 at 1:38 am

just want to remind everyone that the 3 billion given to Israel as “foreign military financing” is approximately 0.6% of our military budget. let’s not all get too excited

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YetanotherPete August 6, 2014 at 4:25 am

Yeah, I mean what can you get for 3 billion nowadays, its chicken-feed. It’s not as though the Palestinians could revamp their entire living conditions for a fraction of that, is it?

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B1ue August 6, 2014 at 1:45 am

Yeah let’s end aid to israel, a boycott would be nice too given their outrageous behavior recently

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Convergence87 August 6, 2014 at 6:06 am

this guy can go fuck himself

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zeeeeeeek August 6, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Lets Give Israel what they want. Call your congress man/woman and tell them you don’t want your tax money going to Israel.

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benamarine August 10, 2014 at 9:41 am

The United States of Israel West
Land of the Free Cannon Fodder
Home of the Brave Cash Cow

Now you know.

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Gary Anderson May 17, 2015 at 11:27 am

If you support Netanyahu over America you are a two bit traitor.

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