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rockymountaindem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-08-09 10:40 PM
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25. I don't want to put you down, because I know your heart is in the right place and I appreciate your
sympathy, but if you were Jewish, you would know that there is no shortage of people who think/say things like this all the time whenever Jews try to 1) defend the memory of the Holocaust from being cheapened in this way or 2) they disagree with a Jew. There are enough people who freak out and bring up Soros, the Rothschilds, Israel etc. whenever a Jewish public figure says something they don't like.

Statements like this are commonplace on the internet if you know where to look, which I do, because I am Jewish and I am always fascinated with certain peoples' obsession with us. As I always say, if you want to see some serious racist and/or anti-Semitic screeds, just find some relevant videos on youtube. I'm sorry you think this is one of the most repulsive things you've ever read, because it really crops up more often than you might imagine.
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  -Tea-baggers attack Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel givemebackmycountry  Nov-08-09 08:19 PM   #0 
  - Wow. They don't even know Wiesel is a man.  Barack_America   Nov-08-09 08:24 PM   #1 
  - Yep they wallow in ignorance.  Kdillard   Nov-08-09 08:25 PM   #2 
  - that stuck out, didn't it  HughMoran   Nov-08-09 08:34 PM   #3 
  - Freepers and teabaggers, for all of their Nazi knowledge and references...  Barack_America   Nov-08-09 08:40 PM   #6 
  - Jews don't much figure into it for them  lolly   Nov-09-09 12:17 PM   #65 
     - You ain't kidding!  Leo The Cleo   Nov-09-09 12:35 PM   #69 
     - The irony being that Hitler was not a Christian.  caseymoz   Nov-09-09 03:34 PM   #80 
        - I'm fairly sure he was raised Catholic  Ken Burch   Nov-10-09 06:38 PM   #88 
  - Night and Dawn  FunkyLeprechaun   Nov-09-09 04:34 AM   #50 
  - that struck me too - dumb asses. n/t  OhioBlue   Nov-08-09 09:31 PM   #16 
  - Well that's America for you...they can't even spell holocaust. I can't...  vaberella   Nov-09-09 01:34 AM   #36 
  - I'm almost certain that was a deliberate misspelling  Autonomy   Nov-09-09 03:26 AM   #47 
  - I took it as a lame insult  Autonomy   Nov-09-09 03:24 AM   #46 
  - I took it that way too,  polmaven   Nov-09-09 06:33 AM   #58 
  - They did seem to switch up the pronouns a few times.  Barack_America   Nov-09-09 07:40 AM   #60 
  - They spelled 'Christian' wrong, too.  louis-t   Nov-09-09 01:10 PM   #72 
  - I took it the same way.  BobTheSubgenius   Nov-10-09 12:25 AM   #87 
  - Who could possibly be surprised by their ignorance and racism?  felinetta   Nov-09-09 12:42 PM   #70 
  - They saw the name Elie, and immediately thought 'Elie Mae Clampett.' And she's a girl, right?  bulloney   Nov-09-09 02:37 PM   #78 
  - I thought knucklewalker was attacking his masculinity.  caseymoz   Nov-09-09 03:39 PM   #81 
  - What does Elie Weisel ("she") have to do with Indonesia?  Jack Rabbit   Nov-08-09 08:35 PM   #4 
  - Maybe they're confusing him with Obama  starroute   Nov-08-09 08:40 PM   #7 
  - They've found out we're all pawns of the evil mastermind Megawati Sukarnoputri  Ken Burch   Nov-09-09 01:52 AM   #39 
  - I was wondering the same thing..............  Beacool   Nov-08-09 09:26 PM   #15 
  - An unfunny joke/insult that doesnt' work on any level. nt  caseymoz   Nov-09-09 03:42 PM   #82 
  - My hubby lost many family members in the holocaust,  tblue   Nov-08-09 08:36 PM   #5 
  - What will they do when they figure out that Cantor is also Jewish?  Catshrink   Nov-08-09 08:43 PM   #8 
  - He will be apologizing for his criticisim  MadMaddie   Nov-08-09 08:50 PM   #9 
  - I'm surprised he hasn't already.  Catshrink   Nov-08-09 08:56 PM   #10 
  - Ah, but he's a "Good Jew"  lolly   Nov-09-09 12:27 PM   #67 
  - The true colors are starting to show through  tularetom   Nov-08-09 09:02 PM   #11 
  - If Weiner Savage had a shred of intellectual honesty, this would make his head explode.  Sebastian Doyle   Nov-08-09 09:23 PM   #14 
  - He pretends he's not Jewish n/t  rockymountaindem   Nov-08-09 10:43 PM   #26 
  - I may be wrong  Cirque du So-What   Nov-09-09 01:12 AM   #34 
  - "This hollowcost thing is totally overblown by the jewish."  elshiva   Nov-08-09 09:05 PM   #12 
  - A broadcast of the Glen Beck Show....  WCGreen   Nov-08-09 10:58 PM   #27 
  - Words fail me....  Hepburn   Nov-08-09 09:22 PM   #13 
  - May I use this?  stevenleser   Nov-08-09 09:33 PM   #17 
  - It ain't mine, and I don't think that John Avarosis would care either...  givemebackmycountry   Nov-08-09 09:38 PM   #20 
     - Thanks for that info..  BrklynLiberal   Nov-09-09 02:30 PM   #77 
  - they are absolutely disgusting  OhioBlue   Nov-08-09 09:34 PM   #18 
  - Knuckle dragging thugs...  rasputin1952   Nov-08-09 09:35 PM   #19 
  - Disgraceful & ignorant. nt  ChicagoSuz219   Nov-08-09 09:53 PM   #21 
  - And the anti-semites unmask themselves. -eom  Justitia   Nov-08-09 09:55 PM   #22 
  - OMG - They're an ugly mob out of control  eleny   Nov-08-09 10:23 PM   #23 
  - I believe in karma, and this poor schmuck will get everything it deserves.  jillan   Nov-08-09 10:27 PM   #24 
  - I don't want to put you down, because I know your heart is in the right place and I appreciate your  rockymountaindem   Nov-08-09 10:40 PM   #25 
  - Good for you.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-09-09 12:12 AM   #33 
  - Disgusting.  D23MIURG23   Nov-08-09 11:11 PM   #28 
  - TSK tsk  lunasun   Nov-08-09 11:29 PM   #29 
  - I'm at a loss for words.....  FrenchieCat   Nov-08-09 11:34 PM   #30 
  - Teabaggers need to be put away  Rosa Luxemburg   Nov-08-09 11:57 PM   #31 
  - Well this is what some of these guys want  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-08-09 11:59 PM   #32 
  - I'm sorry but I couldn't get past "HOLLOWCOST" - I just can't do it.  vaberella   Nov-09-09 01:32 AM   #35 
  - Not to squash your hearty laugh but,  Behind the Aegis   Nov-09-09 01:45 AM   #37 
     - You're explanation makes a lot of sense. Well that sobers me up. I can now read the whole thing.  vaberella   Nov-09-09 02:00 AM   #40 
     - You're welcome and I agree with your assessment.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-09-09 02:08 AM   #44 
     - Teabagger Logic at work  lolly   Nov-09-09 12:24 PM   #66 
  - What, may I ask, is a "Chritian country"?  Ken Burch   Nov-09-09 01:49 AM   #38 
  - It sounds like a name for cheeseburger donuts. n/t  vaberella   Nov-09-09 02:01 AM   #41 
  - Or a painful rash in a private area.  Ken Burch   Nov-09-09 02:02 AM   #42 
     - Ooh...Why is the ass-hole the place that comes to mind?! n/t  vaberella   Nov-09-09 02:08 AM   #43 
  - Canada?  Barack_America   Nov-09-09 07:42 AM   #61 
  - How utterly SICKENING!  LeftishBrit   Nov-09-09 03:15 AM   #45 
  - Didn't complain when Bush was called Hitler  PatrynXX   Nov-09-09 03:50 AM   #48 
  - The sickest part is americans not knowing jack-shit about it.  boppers   Nov-09-09 04:00 AM   #49 
  - vomitous  tomm2thumbs   Nov-09-09 04:51 AM   #51 
  - SHE should stop her whining?  XanaDUer   Nov-09-09 04:57 AM   #52 
  - considering all the harm he's done  katkat   Nov-09-09 05:06 AM   #53 
  - Why are you people surprised?  Chulanowa   Nov-09-09 05:29 AM   #54 
  - These assholes are hardly the whole country.  JNelson6563   Nov-09-09 05:49 AM   #55 
  - Thanks Julie, and you are right about that part-  givemebackmycountry   Nov-09-09 10:15 AM   #63 
  - So stupid they think Elie is a "she".  Jennicut   Nov-09-09 05:53 AM   #56 
  - And Republicans lament their failure to break 20% of the Jewish vote?  BolivarianHero   Nov-09-09 06:18 AM   #57 
  - I'm with you on the "starting to hate this country"  a la izquierda   Nov-09-09 06:48 AM   #59 
  - Republican fringe  The Wizard   Nov-09-09 07:48 AM   #62 
  - That kind of disrespect and ignorance are deeply despicable and should have been  bertman   Nov-09-09 11:29 AM   #64 
  - Rightwingers wonder why most Jewish people are liberals  JPZenger   Nov-09-09 12:32 PM   #68 
  - VILE - kick and recommending n/t  emulatorloo   Nov-09-09 12:53 PM   #71 
  - Teabaggers  husky92   Nov-09-09 01:18 PM   #73 
  - I hope and pray that those who post this shit  Beer Snob-50   Nov-09-09 01:46 PM   #74 
  - Wonder what will Rita Lilie, of Huntingdon Valley, Pa, will say  question everything   Nov-09-09 01:55 PM   #75 
  - The ignorance shown by that disgusting post is way beyond any description.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-09-09 02:18 PM   #76 
  - Now the Swatikas have come out of the attic.  caseymoz   Nov-09-09 03:19 PM   #79 
  - These people are monsters! Elie Wiesel is a hero to the world.  David Zephyr   Nov-09-09 03:45 PM   #83 
  - I didn't know Boehner was there! What a disgusting pig!  Major Hogwash   Nov-09-09 04:31 PM   #84 
  - Damn. Another day of idiot America wallowing in its ignorance.  gtar100   Nov-09-09 08:14 PM   #85 
  - Let's all send these to Eric Kantor just so he can see what he stands for.  Maraya1969   Nov-09-09 09:00 PM   #86 
 

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