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7 Reasons Why the Palestinians Don’t Occupy the Moral High Ground

One hadith explains why it's acceptable for Jihadists to kill women and children...

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Robert Spencer

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July 19, 2014 - 2:08 pm
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Children killed on a Gaza beach, Palestinian deaths now over 200 with Israeli deaths numbering only one – the mainstream media is in full anti-Israel mode, as it always is whenever Israel acts to defend itself against the relentless jihad that is determined to destroy the Jewish state. But its attempts to demonize Israel and portray the Palestinians as innocent victims of Israeli aggression founder on the facts, as they always have in the past. The question is increasingly becoming that of whether the mainstream media has any actual interest in the facts. Here are seven that mainstream “journalists” are overlooking:

7. Palestinians cheer as Gaza rockets fly toward Israeli population centers.

Reuters reported that “West Bank Palestinians cheered on Saturday as Hamas militants fired the largest salvo of rockets yet on the Tel Aviv area since the start of the recent escalations.”

This is to be expected from a culture that celebrates death – and the Hamas statelet in Gaza certainly does that. A Muslim child preacher once taunted those he has been taught to hate most: “Oh Zionists, we love death for the sake of Allah, just as much as you love life for the sake of Satan.” This taunt is derived from the Qur’an: “Say, ‘O you who are Jews, if you claim that you are allies of Allah, excluding the people, then wish for death, if you should be truthful.’” (62:6)

And if the Jews won’t wish for death, the Palestinians will wish it upon them.

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Muslims gotta muzz. Why isn't this medieval myth laugh at and shouted down by the entire world?
9 weeks ago
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To Occupy the Moral High Ground, you have to first possess Morals.
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The 66 year old War against the Jewish State has
NOTHING to do with a 'Palestinian' State, Israeli "occupation",
Or the suffering of 'Palestinians' in refugee camps.
This one-sided conflict began in the Sixth Century when
an Arab warlord named Muhammad declared himself
A Prophet and required his followers to obey his inviolable
Commandment to subjugate or kill every and any who
Refused to bow before his sovereignty. Thus was born
The single greatest Evil the world has ever known:
Islamic Sharia and the never-ending battle, Jihad, to reach
That vile and murderous totalitarian goal.
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"Israel withdrew from Gaza in September 2005. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s government thought that the withdrawal would show that Israel was serious about making peace, and would bring to an end the relentless attacks against Israel at the United Nations and in the international media."

I give Sharon more credit than that. I think he did it to show the ISRAELIS that however much they give up, it will never be enough.
8 weeks ago
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Well, our death toll isn't "one" anymore. I was at two funerals today for fallen soldiers, one a Texan. Are the bastards screaming "proportionality" happy now?
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Of course not, there must be many more deaths of Israelis, for them to be happy. Say 99%.
After all they only need one token Jew.
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see the problem is education and language, muslims and terrorists just didn't understand that targeting civilians is wrong, as is keeping their miessiles in schools and hospitals.
9 weeks ago
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Tens of Palestinians die for every alleged Jewish victim. Israel is a Jewish state but God forbid America be a Christian state. God forbid there exist a Christian state. That would be racist. A Jewish state is essential. See the difference? Israel's Iron Dome is yet another American gift - rebranded Patriot. Israel is selling all of that tech to the Communist Chinese. You know Communism. It's a Jewish invention, hence Jews' tireless efforts to subvert American liberty: the ACLU, ADL, SPLC, NOW, Planned Parenthood, illegal immigrant advocates, teachers unions, anti-voter ID lobbyists - all Jewish led and supported. The Rosenbergs, Jonathan Pollard - all Jewish spies who Jews insist be freed or cleared of wrongdoing.

Whether Israel is selling US military secrets to China, killing American sailors aboard the USS Liberty then refusing substantive cooperation, investigation, or damages to the American victims' families decades later, Jewish supremacism is disgusting and Israelis can only be victims. The US & NATO bend over backwards to avoid civilian casualties. Israel fires for effect on civilian areas whether or not fires derive from those civilian areas. Israel funds anti-American, pro-censorship, anti-Christian groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center and ADL that call Christian groups and the Tea Party hate groups, demand unlimited immigration into America and lobby for anti-First Amendment hate speech laws that outlaw criticizing illegal immigration and homosexuality. Look up American Rachel Corrie. Israelis killed her by running over her with a bulldozer and refuse to this day cooperation on an investigation, refuse any compensation to her family, and seek to censor plays and movies that document Israeli forces' killing her.

Will the bigot Robert Spencer be charged with inciting hatred against the Muslims? No. If you substituted Muslim for Jew in this article and Robert Spencer were a Christian or Muslim, Jews would demand his prosecution outside of America, and continue to lobby against the First Amendment by advocating hate speech provisions like anti-Christian bigorts Jewish NYU Law prof Jeremy Waldron, the ADL, SPLC, and ACLU do incessantly.
9 weeks ago
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There are lots of ethnic Christian States. Romania. Russia. Hungary. And every other word you said is a lie, also.
8 weeks ago
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Get back on your meds.
p.s. How many pure Islamic sharia law states are there of the 22 in the Mideast?
How many wherein Islam is the official religion?
The Pals never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity and their current misery is a direct result of that plus adhering to an ideology that violates even minimal standards of contemporary civil and human rights, e.g. death for apostasy and blasphemy, homophobia, misogyny, religious supremacy, no separation of church and state, barbaric notions of personal freedom.
While some who make arguments against Israel's conduct especially in the west bank are not anti-semetic, many who do are and you are obviously one of them. The good thing is that you are so obvious ignorant and outright stupid (deranged more likely) that you have no credibility. None. Crawl back into your hole.
8 weeks ago
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Never underestimate the ability of people to become dhimmis.
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Simple. Any western "journalist" who thinks that the Israeli government is over-reacting should be invited to be a human shield in an Israeli city of his or her choice.
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Kids get a raw deal in war.

What is Hamas doing for the kids under its jurisdiction?
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Teaching them how to be good little martyrs. Screw being an engineer, dentist, or something productive.
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For 67 years the PA have been experts at shooting themselves in the foot and declaring someone else did it. As 1947-8 and 1967 and the fate the PA handed themselves fades ever further into the past, the PA are increasingly successful at promoting this whole thing as an anti-oppression anti-colonialist event liberals love to chew on.

Whatever one thinks of Jewish immigration into Palestine from 1880-1947 the reality is it happened and should've been dealt with as a reality instead of some fantasy that would make 1880 come back. The PA never freed themselves from the Ottomans anyway and should've been happy to have half the land the international community made for them. What was 100% of nothing?

What really happened is the Arabs lost wars everyone but the Arabs knew they shouldn't have fought. Despite those losses in a civil war and two national wars, had the PA accepted those reverses and reality and moved on, today they'd have half of Palestine and maybe a contiguous state.

The PA have dug themselves a hole past the point of return. They will now never have such a state. At best they'll have two small areas incapable of supporting themselves. Still the PA chop themselves to bits, so far gone now a rabid form of suicide is all that's left.
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You are 100% correct about all of the above, except for one detail that almost everyone misses: "Palestine" originally comprised both Israel and Jordan. The British amputated almost 75% of the territory and gave it as a present to a single "royal" family to buy their (ultimately worthless) support during the First World War. It is long past time for the world to recognized that the events of 1948 amounted to a population transfer/ethnic sorting that left both sides reasonably well-off (and certainly less bloody than the late unpleasantness surrounding the partition of India). The "Palestinians" are a weaponized population - something unprecedented in history.
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Well, that's not quite how it happened. Yes the Mandate originally included Jordan. The great myth is that the British "installed" the Saudi Hashemite Abdullah on the throne of Jordan. In fact Abdullah seized Amman by force in 1920-21. Trans Jordan was then legally split off from the original Mandate in 1922, therefore making it ineligible for Jewish occupation because of the simple fact Abdullah was already there. So, in 1922, the British simply retroactively pretended that was the Balfour plan all along. The British promises to the Saudis before the end of the war don't enter into it, since the British reneged on promises at will. Had this move by Abdullah not occurred, it's possible, though unlikely, that Jewish settlers might have been given access to Trans Jordan.

The story is much more complicated but that's the bare bones of it. Adbullah had presented the British with a fait accompli it was easier to accept the reality of than oppose.
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Muslims gotta muzz. Why isn't this medieval myth laugh at and shouted down by the entire world?
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Exactly. It's like the old tale of the scorpion and the frog. It's their nature.
9 weeks ago
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To Occupy the Moral High Ground, you have to first possess Morals.
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