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deuce1 Donating Member (16 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-07-10 12:32 AM
Response to Reply #88
94. The jews should have been
taken home after the war. Stealing Palestinian land was not the answer. Israel is the cause of all the trouble in the middle east.
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  - Helen Thomas Dropped By Speaking Agency, Under Fire For Remarks On Middle East The Northerner  Jun-06-10 07:48 PM   #0 
  - I saw the tape and found her remarks despicable  bluestateguy   Jun-06-10 07:55 PM   #1 
  - she committed no violent act but she got it wrong  yava   Jun-06-10 08:07 PM   #5 
  - notice what *everyone* else in corporate media is forced to say now...  subsuelo   Jun-06-10 09:49 PM   #46 
  - I saw the tape and find no fault with expressing frustration over occupiers  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 08:45 PM   #18 
     - thank you for this  annm4peace   Jun-06-10 10:34 PM   #59 
     - Thank you again  azurnoir   Jun-07-10 06:17 AM   #141 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-07-10 08:10 AM   #144 
     - Oh good. Its been awhile since we've had a "Jews control the world" post  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-07-10 09:18 AM   #145 
        - Well, THAT was a wild leap from what I posted. Maybe you meant to reply to someone else  uppityperson   Jun-07-10 08:00 PM   #155 
     - Is that really all she said??  PerpetuallyDazed   Jun-07-10 10:33 AM   #152 
  - Once again, this is really too bad. She apologized and has been a great questioner of  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 07:58 PM   #2 
  - no its not  iandhr   Jun-06-10 08:03 PM   #3 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-06-10 08:06 PM   #4 
     - here is more.  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 08:08 PM   #6 
     - It is wrong to tell occupiers to leave?  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 08:10 PM   #7 
     - Thanks for posting her words for better context....  Deuce   Jun-06-10 08:38 PM   #16 
     - You are welcome, taking things out of context is deceptive, I like to see/hear more.  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 08:43 PM   #17 
     - What better context.  iandhr   Jun-06-10 08:48 PM   #22 
        - Well, it's a case of robbing Peter to pay Paul  Chulanowa   Jun-06-10 08:57 PM   #26 
        - One dimension needs to be added to this line of thinking.  AtheistCrusader   Jun-06-10 11:39 PM   #78 
           - And that means exactly what?  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 02:52 AM   #135 
              - I did not convey that well.  AtheistCrusader   Jun-07-10 12:39 PM   #154 
        - the "better context" of talking to occupiers. Should the usa stay in Iraq?  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 09:06 PM   #29 
     - The comment in its context certainly sheds light on this non-event.  PSPS   Jun-06-10 08:46 PM   #21 
     - Israel is not an occupier. It was established by a UN mandate in 1948.  totodeinhere   Jun-06-10 09:12 PM   #33 
     - I also believe Kurdistan should be its own country again  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 09:25 PM   #38 
     - re: present far right government  iandhr   Jun-06-10 09:34 PM   #41 
     - Israel is an occupier, actually  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 02:53 AM   #136 
     - Tell that to the people forced off their lands and out of their homes  Tailormyst   Jun-07-10 09:23 AM   #146 
     - the fact is the Jews ARE home in Palestine - ever heard of the diaspora?  wordpix   Jun-06-10 10:13 PM   #53 
        - Ah yes, the bible  Chulanowa   Jun-06-10 11:20 PM   #74 
        - +1  uppityperson   Jun-07-10 01:53 AM   #113 
        - So if the Native Americans wanted their land back they could just  eagertolearn   Jun-06-10 11:39 PM   #80 
        - The Palestineans were NOT pushed out of their country...  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 12:13 AM   #89 
           - Ask The Arabs How They Felt About The "Mutual Agreement"  wellst0nev0ter   Jun-07-10 12:50 AM   #97 
           - re: Ask The Arabs How They Felt About The "Mutual Agreement"  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 01:09 AM   #103 
              - One set of occupiers gives it to another set and that is ok? Huh.  uppityperson   Jun-07-10 02:36 AM   #130 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-07-10 02:14 AM   #120 
        - "I am sick and tired of people blaming the entire Mideast mess on the Jews and Israel."???  uppityperson   Jun-07-10 01:53 AM   #112 
     - I'd be willing to bet that the "Mexicans"  Plucketeer   Jun-06-10 08:23 PM   #9 
     - Its one thing for Hispanics to come to the US  yava   Jun-06-10 08:55 PM   #25 
     - Are Hispanic people forcing us into poverty?  dencol   Jun-07-10 12:28 AM   #93 
  - A living president glibly yammers about how he tortured, and nothing happens  Plucketeer   Jun-06-10 08:17 PM   #8 
  - I will stand with Helen. Nt  xchrom   Jun-06-10 08:28 PM   #10 
  - I stand with Helen, too. nt  HelenWheels   Jun-06-10 08:31 PM   #12 
  - Me, too.  Peregrine Took   Jun-06-10 08:37 PM   #15 
     - I will, too.  mbperrin   Jun-06-10 09:01 PM   #27 
  - Not me  Yupster   Jun-06-10 08:45 PM   #20 
  - THANK YOU  iandhr   Jun-06-10 09:02 PM   #28 
  - That pain did not give them a free pass to land on  xchrom   Jun-06-10 09:40 PM   #44 
  - +1 how quickly people forget the 6 million dead, many from Poland & E. Europe  wordpix   Jun-06-10 10:19 PM   #54 
  - Palestinian propaganda...  iandhr   Jun-06-10 09:16 PM   #35 
  - What is anti-semitic?  yava   Jun-06-10 09:36 PM   #42 
  - How DARE The Arabs Reject A Patently Unfair Offer  wellst0nev0ter   Jun-07-10 01:01 AM   #100 
  - I stand with Helen, also...She's been a questioner...she's tired of Gibbs pandering  KoKo   Jun-06-10 09:33 PM   #40 
  - Same here n/t  OhioChick   Jun-06-10 09:39 PM   #43 
  - Me also.  webDude   Jun-06-10 10:35 PM   #60 
  - Helens outburst should be a lesson to us all  WileEcoyote   Jun-06-10 08:31 PM   #11 
  - Deleted.  Peregrine Took   Jun-06-10 08:36 PM   #14 
  - Some people are judged by the statements they make.  City Lights   Jun-06-10 09:07 PM   #30 
  - She is an excellent word smith IMO  goclark   Jun-06-10 09:09 PM   #32 
  - what was the sad part?  subsuelo   Jun-06-10 09:18 PM   #36 
     - That she made statements essentially aligning herself with Hamas  WileEcoyote   Jun-07-10 03:12 AM   #138 
        - oh ok, thanks. Yup she's clearly a terrorist. n/t  subsuelo   Jun-07-10 08:04 AM   #143 
  - So Granny fell off her Rocker  Interloper   Jun-06-10 08:35 PM   #13 
  - Cowards. Running away from criticism because of fear. Yet,  sabrina 1   Jun-06-10 08:45 PM   #19 
  - And Glen Beck calls for murder of public officials and gets to call it a joke  Chulanowa   Jun-06-10 08:49 PM   #23 
  - Indeed.  City Lights   Jun-06-10 09:08 PM   #31 
  - Wait a minute ....  humbled_opinion   Jun-06-10 08:51 PM   #24 
  - She has earned the ridicule and exclusion from the speaking agency.  jefferson_dem   Jun-06-10 09:12 PM   #34 
  - That's your prejudiced. Anti-Palestinian and dare I say racist opinion. Nt  xchrom   Jun-06-10 09:47 PM   #45 
     - You have the right to say what you please....  Techn0Girl   Jun-06-10 10:03 PM   #50 
     - +1 the fact that none of the Arab nations are offering anything to the Palestinians except maybe  wordpix   Jun-06-10 10:23 PM   #56 
     - Like what, for example?  Chulanowa   Jun-06-10 11:26 PM   #75 
        - as the expert, why don't you figure it out?  wordpix   Jun-06-10 11:37 PM   #77 
        - I'm not hte one claiming that other Arab nations owe Palestinians anything  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 02:03 AM   #117 
        - Hey - Here's a clue....  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 12:03 AM   #86 
           - Well, why should the Arabs give them land?  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 02:01 AM   #116 
              - because they're Arab and most have roots in those Arab states?  wordpix   Jun-07-10 10:22 AM   #149 
     - Exactly.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-10 10:44 PM   #64 
     - Trust me, it isn't about that at all.  spoony   Jun-06-10 10:20 PM   #55 
     - My racist opinion?  jefferson_dem   Jun-07-10 05:52 AM   #140 
  - Bizzarre to read posts defending hate speech on a liberal board.  Psephos   Jun-06-10 09:22 PM   #37 
  - It is also "bizarre" to hear so much outcry over partially quoted interchange  uppityperson   Jun-06-10 09:27 PM   #39 
  - That's just a partial transcript of the exchange  marshall   Jun-06-10 10:08 PM   #52 
     - link or transcript please? I'd be happy to read more.  uppityperson   Jun-07-10 02:38 AM   #132 
        - It's not hard to find  marshall   Jun-07-10 06:59 AM   #142 
           - Thank you for a link but I see no more there than what I transcribed  uppityperson   Jun-07-10 08:04 PM   #156 
              - Note that the interviewer directs Ms. Thomas to Jews as opposed to Israel  marshall   Jun-07-10 09:08 PM   #157 
                 - She answers when he says "where should they go", then he interjects  uppityperson   Jun-08-10 12:10 AM   #158 
  - There are indigenous people looking down the  xchrom   Jun-06-10 09:52 PM   #47 
  - If you are saying I'm bigoted against bigots, then...I will have to agree. n/t  Psephos   Jun-06-10 10:07 PM   #51 
  - Except that legitimate political support for the Palestinians...  Chulanowa   Jun-06-10 10:36 PM   #61 
  - Had a Republican said this, the reaction would be far different.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jun-06-10 10:39 PM   #62 
  - Jewish citizens of Israel should have the right to return to their original homelands.  David__77   Jun-06-10 10:56 PM   #69 
     - if they want to but why would they if they've made a good life in Israel?  wordpix   Jun-06-10 11:40 PM   #81 
     - I do not believe is compulsory transfer of Jews or non-Jews.  David__77   Jun-06-10 11:56 PM   #84 
     - Excuse me while I have a WTF moment....  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 12:08 AM   #87 
        - You clearly do not understand what I said.  David__77   Jun-07-10 12:20 AM   #91 
  - So let me get this straight...  Techn0Girl   Jun-06-10 09:54 PM   #48 
  - Will the "anti-occupiers" here give up your homes & properties to Native Americans?  wordpix   Jun-06-10 10:30 PM   #57 
  - Hi there. I'm a Native American  Chulanowa   Jun-06-10 10:49 PM   #66 
     - don't put words in my mouth. What was done to native peoples in America  wordpix   Jun-06-10 11:10 PM   #72 
     - Yeah ... it;s great that you're claiming to be some part Native American ....  Techn0Girl   Jun-06-10 11:55 PM   #83 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-07-10 01:56 AM   #114 
        - "In every single surrounding Moslim nation she has to hide her face and worse" What about Turkey?  uppityperson   Jun-07-10 02:42 AM   #134 
  - Yeah, you should get it straight  Chulanowa   Jun-06-10 10:43 PM   #63 
  - yes and California, Arizona & New Mexico were all once Mexico, so?  wordpix   Jun-06-10 10:51 PM   #67 
  - Well, you evidently really want to grasp at this straw  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 01:11 AM   #105 
     - you evidently want to turn back the clock instead of coming up with solutions  wordpix   Jun-07-10 10:20 AM   #148 
  - I think you should get it straight because....  Techn0Girl   Jun-06-10 11:45 PM   #82 
     - We're talking about Helen Thomas  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 12:23 AM   #92 
        - You're the one who brought up all the occupier stuff....  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 01:04 AM   #101 
           - Actually I didn't, but thanks for playing.  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 01:18 AM   #108 
              - Actually you did....  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 01:20 AM   #109 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-07-10 01:57 AM   #115 
                    - keep calling people names, Chulanowa: "confused, occupier, racist"  wordpix   Jun-07-10 10:14 AM   #147 
  - Many say all politics is local, but I think  Yupster   Jun-07-10 01:09 AM   #104 
  - From daily kos  iandhr   Jun-06-10 09:56 PM   #49 
  - I admire her sentiment ...  and-justice-for-all   Jun-06-10 10:34 PM   #58 
  - Hmmm...funny how free speech can cost you plenty if you decide to speak against the wrong people.  NoodleyAppendage   Jun-06-10 10:48 PM   #65 
  - hmmm, funny how telling victims of genocide to go back to where they were annihilated  wordpix   Jun-06-10 10:53 PM   #68 
     - Israel was created in 1947 from land that belonged to some other people at the time.  NoodleyAppendage   Jun-06-10 11:16 PM   #73 
        - you know, you cannot turn back history, you just have to try to make things better &  wordpix   Jun-06-10 11:39 PM   #79 
        - And the U.S. ws forcibly taken by the murder of millions of native Americans....  Techn0Girl   Jun-06-10 11:58 PM   #85 
        - Re: Israel was created in 1947 from land that belonged to some other people at the time.  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 12:16 AM   #90 
        - Perhaps you are unaware that the British were placing European Jews  mbperrin   Jun-07-10 12:40 AM   #95 
        - Yeah, it belonged to Britain.  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 12:58 AM   #99 
           - Strange, I Remember The Arabs Only Getting 43 Percent Of Mandatory Palestine  wellst0nev0ter   Jun-07-10 01:08 AM   #102 
              - Correction.  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 01:26 AM   #111 
                 - Well, if you want to get technical...  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 02:20 AM   #124 
                    - Does international law apply to the states that kept attacking Israel?  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 02:23 AM   #126 
                       - No, it's conquest  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 02:32 AM   #128 
                          - Same blah, blah.  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 02:38 AM   #131 
                             - I prefer to eat by myself  Chulanowa   Jun-07-10 03:02 AM   #137 
                                - "Moving aside Chulanowa'a boilerplate insinuations of racism"  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 03:17 AM   #139 
  - There is a lesson here.  David__77   Jun-06-10 11:00 PM   #70 
  - This doesnt negate that she is an incredible journalist  Dragonbreathp9d   Jun-06-10 11:04 PM   #71 
  - not an anti-Semite???  tazme   Jun-06-10 11:33 PM   #76 
  - She certainy was an incredible journalist....  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 01:24 AM   #110 
  - She is capable of truth! Grab that woman and hold her up to the light. We need more like her!  earcandle   Jun-07-10 12:11 AM   #88 
  - The jews should have been  deuce1   Jun-07-10 12:32 AM   #94 
     - The jews should have been taken home  Techn0Girl   Jun-07-10 01:17 AM   #106 
     - "taken home"? Where they were annihilated & blamed for all the ills in their nations?  wordpix   Jun-07-10 10:25 AM   #150 
     - "Israel is the cause of all the trouble in the ME" ---this is the Arab anti-Jewish meme  wordpix   Jun-07-10 10:31 AM   #151 
  - Good, I hope she never gets work again.  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 12:50 AM   #96 
  - That is despicable. One of our greatest journalists once says something out of line in anger and  saracat   Jun-07-10 02:05 AM   #118 
     - Would you be saying the same thing if she was talking about arabs, black, asians, whites?  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 02:07 AM   #119 
        - If the circumstances were the same, probably. But as the circumstances will never historically be  saracat   Jun-07-10 02:14 AM   #121 
        - In other words, no.  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 02:18 AM   #123 
           - What I am saying is an entire history of valuable contributions should not be negated by one  saracat   Jun-07-10 11:26 AM   #153 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-07-10 02:22 AM   #125 
           - You're adorable.  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 02:26 AM   #127 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-07-10 02:35 AM   #129 
                 - Now you have some explaining to do.  proteus_lives   Jun-07-10 02:41 AM   #133 
  - How convenient. Shameful n/t  Catherina   Jun-07-10 12:58 AM   #98 
  - I support Helen. This story is a good distraction from the slaughter by the Israeli  avaistheone1   Jun-07-10 01:17 AM   #107 
  - Antisemitism should not be tolerated in the white house press corps.  citizen snips   Jun-07-10 02:17 AM   #122 
 

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