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The Dubious Decider
Thursday, 03 January 2008 10:44
by Dr. Paul Balles

Who doesn't know, for example, that Bush lied about WMDs in Iraq? The question that hasn't been answered adequately is why?

Why did Bush lie about Saddam's presumed arsenal of WMDs?

Answer: to serve Israel.

As long as Saddam had the potential for developing WMDs, Israel claimed a potential risk. However, Israel would never be at risk so long as Palestinians lived in the land occupied by Israel. Why not? Saddam would never have used WMDs on Palestinians.

What, then, was the threat to Israel? So long as Saddam had a “potential” for destructive weapons, Israel could not eliminate the Palestinians.

Israel's ultimate goal is to empty Gaza and the West Bank of all Palestinians, through an ethnic cleansing, forcing them to join the millions of Palestinian refugees.

Some of the hundreds of additional lies uttered by the world's most pathological liar include:

Continued lies about a non-existent connection between Iraq and al-Qaeda.

Lies about finding terrorists and bringing them to justice, when in fact the government has captured, imprisoned without trial and tortured hundreds of innocents.

Bush has lied about government sanctioning of illegal wiretapping saying the government needed to move quickly, without warrants, to detect terrorist plots.

The liar-in-chief lied about a non-existent connection between Iraq and the attacks on 9/11.

Despite translators in Washington who know Farsi, who must have told GWB the truth about Ahmadinejad’s comment about Israel, Bush continues the lie. Stefan Simanowitz explained it clearly:

The claim that Iran has threatened “to wipe Israel off the face of the map” has been repeated so often that it has almost become received wisdom. However the much mistranslated Farsi phrase used by President Amadinejad was “Imam ghoft een rezhim-e ishghalgar-e qods bayad az safheh-ye ruzgar mahv shavad.” This translates directly as “The Imam said this regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the page of time. This statement is very wise”. Whatever the interpretation of this translation, “a regime vanishing from the page of time” is very different from a threat to wipe a nation off the map.

America's decider lied to get America to bomb, invade and occupy Iraq. He has been doing the same thing to prepare America to exercise military might to bring Iran its knees for the sake of Israel.

What lies will GWB tell when he visits the Arabian Gulf States in January?

Will he lie about his visit to Israel and assure leaders in the Gulf that Israel is ready to make peace with the Palestinians if only the Gulf States recognize and do business with Israel?

Will he continue the lie about Iran's danger to the region, knowing full that — unlike America and Israel — Iran has never peremptorily attacked any country?

Will he lie about the benefits the US can offer to the Gulf States if they cooperate in supporting further sanctions and possible military action against Iran?

Will he lie about the need the Gulf States have for defensive weaponry in order to siphon off some of the oil revenue profits for the US military-industrial complex?

Will he lie about the dangers of currency pegs to any other than the almighty dollar?

The dubious decider certainly isn't coming to the Gulf to exchange greetings or shop in the suqs.
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Josh Strike said:

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Absurdity.
"Israel's ultimate goal is to empty Gaza and the West Bank of all Palestinians, through an ethnic cleansing, forcing them to join the millions of Palestinian refugees."

And your proof for this insane, absurd statement is...? This is rubbish and lies. Why did Israel pull out of Gaza? Why the Anapolis summit? It's been well within Israel's power to expel the Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank for many years. Why haven't they done it? Why do they try to avoid inflicting civilian casualties while going after the Hamas cowards who hide in civilian populations in Gaza? Why don't they retaliate with 8 missiles a day, to the average of 8 missiles a day the Palestinians have sent into Israeli towns, into civilian populations, every day throughout the last year? "Ethnic cleansing" is hardly a term one could apply to Israeli policies toward Palestinians. If anything, the Israelis have been far too lenient and forgiving of the atrocities committed against their civilians for years and years. Whose boot are you licking by spreading these insane lies? You're a lousy white supremacist parading as a liberal, looking for any excuse to take a cheap shot at a Jew. What's more, you're smart enough and cynical enough to know it. You've got a lot more in common with J.Goebbels than with Martin Luther King.
 
January 03, 2008
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Jimmy Montague said:

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Josh Strike -- They are doing it.
Josh, you ask: "It's been well within Israel's power to expel the Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank for many years. Why haven't they done it?" The answer is: "They are doing it."

The Zionists don't use their military power to drive Palestinians out of Palestine all at once because global political and diplomatic repercussions provoked by such an act would be unpalatable. What they do instead is keep building settlements, annexing more and more Palestinian land. Any blind person could see that every acre occupied by Jews is one less acre that will host Arabs. Palestinians are thus pushed off the land and into Gaza, where hellish overcrowding, unemployment and privation await them.

Watching it all happen, two mysteries are apparent to me: One is "Why does the rest of the world allow the process to continue?" The other is: "Are the Israelis so blinded by fear and hatred and prejudice that they think the worm will never turn?"

The worm ALWAYS turns. Zionists are digging their own graves in Palestine, for when the worm finally does turn, all the nuclear weapons in the Israeli arsenal won't save Israelis from reaping what they have sown.
 
January 03, 2008
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Josh Strike said:

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Silly.
Firstly, when you say things like "Zionists are digging their own graves in Palestine," you sound like a nazi gleefully rubbing your hands. There's a country called Israel. It was created by the United Nations. It exists primarily so that Europeans of your own particular leaning are no longer able to convert your theoretical Jew-hatred into actual murder.
Having said that, Israel continues to tear down and evacuate settlements, many erected by extremist Jews against the wishes of the state. Yes, there are extremists on the Israeli side, and they make matters worse, just as extremist Muslims -- of whom there are a far, far greater number -- also aggravate the situation. But with what joy you seem to paint all "Zionists" as the only ones preventing the peace! What you mean is that Jews, by their very presence in Israel, prevent peace. That's what you mean, isn't it? But you don't want them in your country either, do you? Where WOULD you like to see the Jews, then? In a boxcar? In an oven? Do you care? And how you gloat over their imminent demise, don't you?
The whole world needs to see people like you for what you really are. You are not progressive or liberal. You go out of your way to demonize one side in an argument that isn't your own, in order to bolster another side that's committed many if not more crimes; and the reason you choose sides is because you believe a whole raft of falsehoods and hate-filled canards about Jews, which creep into your tone and poison your objectivity. While anti-Zionism isn't necessarily anti-Semitism, in your case it clearly IS so; it's a form of racism masquerading as "anti-racism".
 
January 03, 2008
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Jimmy Montague said:

Jimmy Montague
Josh Strike is indeed silly.
Josh, you are indeed silly. I came here asserting spiritual principles (i.e.: the worm always turns = what goes around comes around = do unto others as you would have them do unto you).

To that reasonable and benign sentiment, you respond that everyone who thinks like me is a Jew-hating Nazi. Did you get your rhetorical training from the Zionist handbook on how to win friends and influence people?

But you're right about one thing: "The whole world needs to see people like you for what you really are. You are not progressive or liberal. You go out of your way to demonize one side in an argument that isn't your own, in order to bolster another side that's committed many if not more crimes; and the reason you choose sides is because you believe a whole raft of falsehoods and hate-filled canards about Arabs, which creep into your tone and poison your objectivity."

Rave on, Josh. The whole world is watching.
 
January 03, 2008
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Josh Strike said:

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Thanks for reinforcing my point.
Yeah, Jim. Exactly. I picked up my rhetoric from "the Zionist handbook." It's on my shelf between the "Protocols" and the skull of a Christian child. Hang on a minute, let me get the rest of my cabal on the phone so we can tell you how we've plotted to take over the world.
I said nothing against Arabs nor against the very necessary creation of a functioning, independent Palestinian state. Personally, I want to see peace at any cost -- short of the destruction of Israel. I do, however, have something against people who'll take any excuse to call for Israel's destruction, or portray it as something it's not, namely racist, apartheid, or what have you, while loosely and lazily dragging the rest of the Jewish people into the argument. It's a handy little way for you to bait Jews while looking innocent, but I know and you know and everyone knows where you're really coming from.
"Any blind person could see that every acre occupied by Jews is one less acre that will host Arabs. "
And the same is true in reverse. Insh'Allah we can learn to share it. People like you who take advantage of the political problems to further your racist ideology do no good whatsoever.
I'm thrilled and honored to have you quote me so extensively, you must have enjoyed my writing; nonetheless, I'm not seeking to demonize the Palestinian cause, nor Arabs at large; my beef is with people like you, and the author of the article, who would use the present situation to advance your twisted beliefs about Jews. I have the same rage toward people who use "terrorism" as a starting point to peddle hatred toward Muslims. They call those people "Islamophobic." You're just doing what they do, under the word "Zionism," and aiming it at Jews, and there's a word for peddling that kind of hatred, too. Can you guess what the word is?
 
January 04, 2008
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Rashid said:

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Absurdity?
If Josh Strike had read Dr. Balles' article on "Non-stop ethnic cleansing" he wouldnt make the absurd comments that inadvertently accuse top Israeli leaders of being insane, absurd, and delivering rubbish and lies.
 
January 05, 2008
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Josh Strike said:

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what?
...uh...English please?
 
January 05, 2008
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Bill said:

January 05, 2008
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Josh Strike said:

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Weird. I didn't notice that. The Google cache version of this article contains the misspelling...what does that mean? Is it some kind of signal? Is it part of a vast Zionist conspiracy to destroy and control western culture by confusing our spelling? I'm calling you out, Dr. Balls, if that is your real name. Dr. Ballbergersteinowitz, I presume? Poisoning our culture, sodomizing and eating our children, analyzing everything do death; you ought to be ashamed of yourself.
 
January 05, 2008
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