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w4rma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-21-06 12:24 AM
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35. Semitic = Jews *and* Muslims in the middle east. They are ethnically the
same.
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  -Zapatero (Spain's PM) accused over 'anti-Semitic' row with Israel Julius Civitatus  Jul-20-06 08:57 PM   #0 
  - What were the comments that were considered anti-Semitic?  marmar   Jul-20-06 09:01 PM   #1 
  - It comes from a few months back  Julius Civitatus   Jul-20-06 09:15 PM   #9 
     - It could be one of those phrases that didn't translate well...  marmar   Jul-20-06 09:23 PM   #13 
        - No translation was required: they were all Spaniards  Julius Civitatus   Jul-20-06 09:29 PM   #19 
           - Claro que si.  marmar   Jul-20-06 09:32 PM   #22 
  - donning the scarf was politically very unwise  Charlie Brown   Jul-20-06 09:02 PM   #2 
  - Zapatero is a socialist and as such he will be aligned with the oppressed  IndianaGreen   Jul-20-06 09:18 PM   #11 
  - in fairness, does that give Jews in Spain any reason to support Zapatero?  Charlie Brown   Jul-20-06 09:25 PM   #15 
  - If Hamas were not in control of PA, you will still be hearing the complain  IndianaGreen   Jul-20-06 09:30 PM   #20 
     - why should Zapatero wear a scarf representing a foriegn gov't?  Charlie Brown   Jul-20-06 09:45 PM   #24 
  - My ass.  omenapoint   Jul-20-06 11:55 PM   #33 
     - Zapatero is not an anti-Jew. The anti-Semitic libel is getting overused  IndianaGreen   Jul-21-06 12:34 AM   #36 
  - That's my point. It's unwise and silly for a head of state to do that  Julius Civitatus   Jul-20-06 09:20 PM   #12 
  - Why is this antisemitic? He is criticizing Israel's policies.  Mass   Jul-20-06 09:02 PM   #3 
  - And AIPAC would call that anti-Semitic ... n/t  ShockediSay   Jul-20-06 09:16 PM   #10 
  - Why in the world is it okay for people to "recognize" Israel and  shance   Jul-20-06 09:04 PM   #4 
  - it's pretty careless for a head of state to wear another country's emblem  Charlie Brown   Jul-20-06 09:08 PM   #7 
  - Palestinians don't have a country of their own... yet!  IndianaGreen   Jul-20-06 09:28 PM   #18 
  - He certainly gave them a lot of ammo by wearing that scarf  Charlie Brown   Jul-20-06 09:33 PM   #23 
     - Socialists don't give a shit about what the rightwing thinks or says  IndianaGreen   Jul-20-06 09:49 PM   #25 
        - Socialists had better care about staying in power  Charlie Brown   Jul-20-06 09:55 PM   #26 
           - We are not a monolithic lot  IndianaGreen   Jul-20-06 10:05 PM   #28 
  - GET REAL  ProudDad   Jul-21-06 02:43 AM   #37 
  - Golda Meir Didn't Recognize Palestinians  wellst0nev0ter   Jul-21-06 03:25 AM   #41 
  - OK, it is a criticism from the RW in Spain. Using such a crisis for  Mass   Jul-20-06 09:05 PM   #5 
  - "to try to win the elections by hiding the truth"  marmar   Jul-20-06 09:09 PM   #8 
  - O-o-o-oh, it's the FASCISTS calling him "anti-semitic"!  Peace Patriot   Jul-20-06 09:27 PM   #17 
     - It's the embassador of Israel, among others  Julius Civitatus   Jul-20-06 09:32 PM   #21 
  - It's standard procedure to by Israeli supporters to label as anti-Semitic  cantstandbush   Jul-20-06 09:06 PM   #6 
  - Politicians put on symbolic headgear all the time  daleo   Jul-20-06 09:23 PM   #14 
  - I don't think we're getting the full story  yardwork   Jul-20-06 09:25 PM   #16 
  - I'd wager more people are bent out of shape about this...  High Plains   Jul-20-06 10:04 PM   #27 
  - crying "anti-semitism" is just plain feeble and pathetic in this instance.  High Plains   Jul-20-06 10:07 PM   #29 
  - Wrong. This is huge over there. Cover of all newspapers in Spain  Julius Civitatus   Jul-20-06 10:49 PM   #31 
     - Hmm, just checked El Pais. Couldn't find a word about it.  High Plains   Jul-20-06 11:51 PM   #32 
        - El Pais covered it too, as well as the TV channels  Julius Civitatus   Jul-21-06 06:39 AM   #42 
  - Here's a much more imflammatory  MrPrax   Jul-20-06 10:48 PM   #30 
  - The left in Spain smeared with NAZISM???  ProudDad   Jul-21-06 02:50 AM   #38 
  - You don't read...  MrPrax   Jul-21-06 10:16 AM   #43 
     - That article is one hate-filled, nasty, and inaccurate neocon rant  Julius Civitatus   Jul-21-06 10:32 AM   #44 
     - But...  MrPrax   Jul-21-06 11:21 AM   #45 
     - Thanks for the clarification...  ProudDad   Jul-21-06 10:35 PM   #47 
  - From and ISRALI newspaper/web site  ProudDad   Jul-21-06 02:51 AM   #39 
  - Yes, of course. It's antisemitic to criticize Israel. That's why they  leesa   Jul-20-06 11:57 PM   #34 
  - Semitic = Jews *and* Muslims in the middle east. They are ethnically the  w4rma   Jul-21-06 12:24 AM   #35 
  - This is true  ProudDad   Jul-21-06 02:56 AM   #40 
  - Cheerleading for a country=bigotry against its opponents  JackNewtown   Jul-21-06 04:52 PM   #46 
 

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