Bibi En Route…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is en route to Washington DC for a meeting with President Trump:

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137 Responses to Bibi En Route…

  1. law4lifeblog says:

    How much do you love the PM’s dreamy voice saying “President Trump”? Be still my heart…

    Liked by 23 people

  2. hugofitch1 says:

    We left the front door open for you this time, Bibi.

    Liked by 28 people

  3. Pam says:

    It’s got to be refreshing for the PM to know he’s not heading into a hostile white house this time around. 🙂

    Liked by 20 people

  4. quintrillion says:

    Bibi & wife in USA with President Trump on Valentines Day. Love you PM of Israel, Netanyahu so happy you are here!

    Liked by 27 people

    • I will never forget that Israel was the first Nation that really stood with America after 9/11. They proved their friendship while France, Germany & Canada lifted chins and suggested that America should examine her behavior to find the cause. The Brits & Aussies were solid but Israel committed fully and immediately.

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      • Mickey Wasp says:

        Have you heard about a wonderful gift from the Russian people to the Americans on their 5th anniversary of WTC 911? The Teardrop: A Gift from Russia to America.

        Said gift was funded by private donations and has received warm reception from those who understood the message, while the media ignored it outright, or chose to ridicule the sincerity of the effort. The monument was designed by Zurab Tsereteli. The 10-story monument is to the victims of the September 11 attacks, consisting of a titanium teardrop encased in bronze that continually drips water.

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        • wyntre says:

          That is gorgeous (although the post probably belongs on the daily thread but I’m often guilty of the crime of misplacement!)

          It’s just a shame the gift was not installed at Liberty Park in Hoboken (overlooking lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty), instead.

          Bayonne is . . . well . . .let’s just say it’s not the most scenic city and the locale doesn’t do justice to the monument. IMHO.

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          • gettherejustassoon says:

            That and I don’t know that an immediate show of support (Israel) and something five years later (Russia) qualify as being an equivalent show of support.

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          • NYGuy54 says:

            you’re feeding the anti-semite with your praise

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            • wyntre says:

              Yeah, I get it, but credit where credit is due. It’s a gorgeous monument, one I didn’t know about. But I was also trying not to be overly judgmental as I’m not familiar with this poster.

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              • Mickey Wasp says:

                September 11, 2001: Russian President Putin Speaks with President Bush. It contains events related to the event (After 11:15 a.m.) September 11, 2001: Russian President Putin Speaks with President Bush.
                http://www.historycommons.org/context.jsp?item=a1115putinspeaks

                The original post that I replied to stated that Israel called in their condolences and mentioned other nations that ‘stuck their chin up’ … and I just wanted the mention something that Russia had done, given the nature of today’s climate within the MSM.

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            • Mickey Wasp says:

              One thing that many zealots of pro-Israel groups miss is that being anti-Zionist is not and never has been anti-Semitic. Half of the Israeli citizenry is against the right-wing Likud party and there actions within Israel. Just read a few of their publications and the confrontations within the Knesset.
              When one reaches out and instantly accuses a person with slurs, without honest discussion that is evidenced with reason and fact, they reduce themselves to the likes of BLM or other SJW’s that instantly scream ‘racist’ or ‘xenophobe’, or ‘misogynist’ when they are confronted with factually based evidence for discussion. You should think better of yourself and be a willing contributor of persuasion for your beliefs.

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              • NYGuy54 says:

                You are all alike. You say the same words, spout the same nonsense. I have argued with your ilk for years. It always boils down to wanting someone else to dictate to Israel what their borders should be. You try to deny the legitimacy of the country. You always want the solution that is the worst possible deal for Israel.

                You’re an anti-semite and a tired old one at that.The sad part is that you fool people.

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        • That was a lovely gesture. I hope Trump and Putin will work well together. Russia is being used by factions in the US to distract from their own plots and actions against our country & her citizens. Hopefully Trump will shine some light into those dark corners.

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  5. beaujest says:

    Bibi, Real leader , man’s man

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    • wyntre says:

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      • Mickey Wasp says:

        One of my greatest Israeli political hero’s was the late, Yitzhak Rabin. While Rabin was showing the greatest of visionary statesmanship, strength and courage in the early 1990s striving to make peace with the Palestinians, the odious Netanyahu was out protesting on the streets against Rabin’s efforts and helping to incite and whip up the atmosphere that would eventually contribute to the assassination of Rabin. Netanyahu has done everything in his power to frustrate peace between Israelis and Palestinians, including making the viability of a Palestinian State seriously problematic given his horrible Governments unrelenting, enhanced and accelerated colonial settlement building activity in occupied Palestinian land of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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        • @ mickey wasp: Is this Jimmy Carter using an alias?

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          • MfM says:

            Wouldn’t be surprised, he’s using all the right buzz words.

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            • Mickey Wasp says:

              See “The Much Too Promised Land” by Aaron Miller. – and –
              Clayton Swisher, author of “The Truth About Camp David”, said that Netanyahu was “one of the most obnoxious individuals you’re going to come into just a liar and a cheat. He could open his mouth and you could have no confidence that anything that came out of it was the truth.”

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          • Mickey Wasp says:

            The 1989 thru 1998, which encompassed GHW Bush and Bill Clinton’s administrations.
            You should research – Michael Harari, who had led Israeli assassination teams and who had served as the Israeli Mossad station chief in Mexico.
            One of Noriega’s top operatives was Michael Harari, Noriega and Harari were conducting other business in the region, working as middlemen and money launderers for the lucrative smuggling of cocaine into the US. When that information surfaced in the media and Noriega became an unstable thug GHW Bush as President found himself under enormous political pressure in 1989 to remove Noriega from power.
            So, Bush prepared to invade Panama in December 1989. However, the Israeli government was concerned about the possible capture of Harari, whom U.S. prosecutors regarded as Noriega’s top co-conspirator but who also was someone possessing sensitive information about Israeli clandestine activities.
            Six hours before US troops were to invade Panama, Harari was tipped off by Israeli intelligence agents, and whisked away to Israel and Israel rebuffed U.S. requests that Harari be extradited to the United States to stand trial in connection with the Noriega case. http://www.wrmea.org/1990-february/what-you-won-t-read-about-michael-harari-noriega-s-israeli-adviser-who-got-away.html

            Do you wish me to include the nefarious deceitfulness of Israel during the Clinton Admin?

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          • Rudy Bowen says:

            Sounds like the love child of Carter and Arafat.

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        • Rudy Bowen says:

          Baloney. You are so full of shiite (both kinds) you’d probably sink like a stone if someone threw you into a sewer with the rest of it. Just stop, put a stopper in your gob.

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  6. mg says:

    Your Hired

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  7. WeThePeople2016 says:

    President Trump will not make Bibi come in through the back door like Obama did. This will be a much more friendlier meeting than it was today with the Canadian PM. This will be a meeting of two strong and powerful world leaders!!!

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  8. NHVoter says:

    Bibi should definitely be in a Men of Trump calendar. 😍

    Liked by 10 people

  9. gettherejustassoon says:

    I understand that the two of them have been friends for quite some time. So, I do hope the Prime Minister has some words of wisdom for President Trump, ones that he will take to heart.

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  10. kinthenorthwest says:

    Bet President Trump’s name flows smoother from Netanyahu’s lips than Obama’s name did for many valid reasons.

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  11. JT says:

    Our ties are already cemented, Congress is 100% bought and paid for. He’s only coming to see if Trump will play ball.

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  12. emet says:

    If Trump had been President when the IDF slaughtered 32 of our sailors on the USS Liberty, he would not have recalled the rescue aircraft and he would have struck back. Sure, we can be allies with Israel against common enemies, but never friends who would attack us in a false flag operation.

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    • Mickey Wasp says:

      Israeli fighter/bombers attacked the USS Liberty, a lightly armed communications vessel sent on a mission to relay information on the course of the war to U.S. naval intelligence.

      The attack killed 34 Americans sailors, and wounded 171 others. Israeli leaders have always claimed that they had mistaken the U.S. vessel for an enemy ship, but a number of U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Dean Rusk, believed the attack was deliberate, possibly to prevent the United States from learning about Israel’s war plans. “See As I Saw It” by Dean Rusk.
      However, in deference to Israel, the U.S. government did not aggressively pursue the matter of the Liberty attack and even issued misleading accounts in medal citations to crew members, leaving out the identity of the attackers.

      ‘How Israel Out-Foxed US Presidents’ – February 12, 2017
      https://consortiumnews.com/2017/02/12/how-israel-out-foxed-us-presidents-6/

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      • Coldeadhands says:

        No help was forthcoming from the carrier USS America which was on station ready to respond to the emergency. My brother in law was one of the officers in America’s CDC. Their aircraft could have been there within minutes. They were not allowed. The Liberty was “hung out to dry.” Sad time in our history.

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        • Orygun says:

          Lately, we seem to have a history of dumping on our military and using them as a mercenary arm of whatever sleazes are running our country.
          I am so thankful to have a real American as our President. This type of backroom shenanigans have finally come to a halt.

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  13. Tom W says:

    not a Bibi fan

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  14. Disgusted says:

    This guy could have secured a real legacy for what’s his name, but nope, HE wanted to stand with the muslims, and that sealed his fate as a nobody in history. Too bad, loser boy!

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  15. Mickey Wasp says:

    Christian Zionism is a modern theological and political movement that embraces the most extreme ideological positions of Zionism, thereby becoming detrimental to a just peace within Palestine and Israel. The Christian Zionist program provides a worldview where the Gospel is identified with the ideology of empire, colonialism and militarism. In its extreme form, it places an emphasis on apocalyptic events leading to the end of history rather than living Christ’s love and justice today.

    I categorically reject Christian Zionist doctrines as false teaching that corrupts the biblical message of love, justice and reconciliation.
    I further reject the contemporary alliance of Christian Zionist leaders and organizations with elements in the governments of Israel and the United States that are presently imposing their unilateral pre-emptive borders and domination over Palestine. This inevitably leads to unending cycles of violence that undermine the security of all peoples of the Middle East and the rest of the world.
    I reject the teachings of Christian Zionism that facilitate and support these policies as they advance racial exclusivity and perpetual war rather than the gospel of universal love, redemption and reconciliation taught by Jesus Christ.

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  16. Suite D says:

    My heart belongs to Daddy (and to Bibi)

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  17. rumpole2 says:

    Valentine’s day tomorrow…… just sayin

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    • gettherejustassoon says:

      The Prime Minister supposedly once said, “I’m a proud member of the rabble.” Sounds like it’s a different way of saying he’s a “deplorable.”

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  18. Farmon says:

    This should be a fruitful meeting. Let see what kind of fruit it brings.

    Liked by 1 person

  19. julegate says:

    Maybe Bibi can explain why his generals were in Syria helping President Obama fight
    Syria. Maybe Bibi will take the time to explain the very good relationship Israel has with Saudi Arabia.

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    • Mickey Wasp says:

      The potential impact of the Israel / Saudi Arabia coalition can barely be overstated, with Israel bringing to the table its remarkable propaganda skills, its unparalleled influence over U.S. foreign policy, its surveillance technologies and its arsenal of weapons and Saudi Arabia tapping into its vast reservoir of petrodollars and exploiting its global financial networks. Together the two countries are shaping international responses to the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, but that may only be the start.
      Both see Iran, with its Shiite rulers, as their principal regional rival and both are pleased to see Syrian President Bashar al-Assad facing a possible military assault from the US. The two countries are riding the whirlwind of chaos across the Middle East inviting a possibility that the sectarian divisions and the political violence will redound negatively to their long-term interests there can be little doubt that they are enjoying at least short-term gains.

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  20. Suzanne says:

    the protests will be epic. Soros’ band of merry thugs will probably be lying down on the freaking runway at Dulles. I hope the SS has the foresight to bring along a few strategically placed Marine snipers in order to protect Bibbi

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  21. rumpole2 says:

    What the world needs is “An Axis of Cahones”

    An alliance of leaders who are prepared to take on savages around the world.
    Trump and Netanyahu.. for sure. Putin can submit an application.. not sure who else to include?

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    • Mickey Wasp says:

      It is only the United States and Russia who have the credibility and clout with Israel and the regional prestige and standing to help resolve the I/P issue, even if it means imposing upon the Netanyahu (Likud) Government a Comprehensive Final Peace Plan. The United States and the late Soviet Union came together and cosponsored the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference, so too should the new Trump Administration and the Russian Government partner together to finally achieve a Palestinian State living side by side in peace and harmony with a secure State of Israel.

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      • NYGuy54 says:

        “imposing upon the Netanyahu (Likud) Government a Comprehensive Final Peace Plan.”
        what a joke you are

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        • Mickey Wasp says:

          The one constant in Israel’s endless maneuverings both with and against the US gov’t has been the effectiveness of the Israel Lobby and its many allies to fend off sustained criticism of Israel, sometimes by smearing critics as anti-Semitic or by mounting aggressive cover-ups when investigations threatened to expose ugly secrets.

          Given this long record of success, US presidents and other politicians have demonstrated a declining capacity to press Israel into making concessions, the way Eisenhower, Kennedy, Carter and Reagan tried to do.

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          • NYGuy54 says:

            good so you are comfortable with being an anti-semite…it’s a label that fits you.

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            • MfM says:

              Pretty obvious, I think he’s a former poster under a new name.

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            • Mickey Wasp says:

              So, you are saying that several American President’s are anti-Semitic?
              Ike was a strong supporter of Israel and supplied them with advanced US weaponry. Yet, despite Eisenhower’s generosity and good intentions, Israel sided with the British and French in 1956 in a conspiracy against him. Israeli leaders secretly invaded Egypt’s Sinai, which then allowed France and Great Britain to introduce their own forces and reclaim control of the Suez Canal. Eisenhower finally presented Israeli PM Ben-Gurion with an ultimatum, a threat to cut off all U.S. aid. Israel was involved in another monumental deception, a plan for building its own nuclear arsenal. Israel began constructing its nuclear plant in 1958.
              JFK became President, and wrote to Ben-Gurion calling on Israel not to join the nuclear-weapons club, drawing another pledge from Ben-Gurion that Israel had no such intention. Kennedy continued to press, forcing the Israelis to let US scientists inspect the nuclear reactor at Dimona. But the Israelis first built a fake control room while bricking up and disguising parts of the building that housed the plutonium processing plant.
              LBJ was concerned over Israel’s acquiring nuclear weapons. He asked PM Eshkol to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Eshkol assured Johnson that Israel was studying the matter and would sign the treaty. However, Israel has never signed the treaty and never has admitted that it developed nuclear weapons.
              Read, “Eisenhower and Israel” by Isaac Alteras, and “Israel and The Bomb” by Avner Cohen. See “C.I.A. Analysis of the 1967 Arab Israeli War,” Center for the Study of Intelligence, and “A Look Over My Shoulder” by Richard Helms and “As I Saw” It by Dean Rusk.

              The Richard Nixon era presidency – on Oct. 6, 1973, the Yom Kippur War, was a surprise attack by Egypt against Israeli forces in the Sinai. The offensive caught Israel off guard and Arab forces were close to overrunning Israel’s outer defenses and entering the country. According to later accounts based primarily on Israeli leaks, Prime Minister Golda Meir and her “kitchen cabinet” ordered the arming of 13 nuclear weapons, which were aimed at Egyptian and Syrian targets. Israeli Ambassador, Simha Dintz warned Nixon that very serious repercussions would occur if the US did not immediately begin an airlift of military equipment and personnel to Israel. The war ended on Oct. 26, 1973, but the US had again been pushed to the brink of a possible superpower confrontation due to the unresolved Israeli-Arab conflict.
              Despite Reagan’s pro-Israel policies, he wasn’t immune from more Israeli deceptions. In 1981, Israel recruited Jonathan Pollard, an American Navy intelligence analyst, as a spy to acquire American intelligence satellite photos. Eventually, Pollard purloined massive amounts of intelligence information, some of which was reportedly turned over to Soviet intelligence by Israel to win favors from Moscow..

              Do you need more verifiable and irrefutable proof of Israel’s manipulation and deceitfulness toward America and her Presidents?
              NYGuy54 – I am not a johnny-come-lately of the Israel depictions and world-wide threats of other nations and dirty dealings.

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              • NYGuy54 says:

                So how much money do you give to the BDS movement? You obviously feel Israel is illegitimate so the next logical step is to fund the haters. You never answered that. You sound like someone who has never been to Israel because you use the same talking points the haters across the world use. All those billions the world has given those people and their place is a hellhole. Arafat died a billionaire…how come? To make it even worse Palestinians teach their children to despise the Israelis…to knife them in the back….so Mr Anti Zionist..what is the real reason you side with the terrorists….you hate Jews that’s why….at its core, the “thought pieces” written by the anti zionists blame Israel…the “occupation” …everything…they are anti semites as are you…now go away…you are intellectually dishonest to yourself….BTW, the BDS movement is having a fundraiser in the summer..you should go.

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        • Rudy Bowen says:

          Especially trying to spread that sort of anti-Semite poison on this site, of all places. A very bad, smelly joke.

          Liked by 2 people

          • Mickey Wasp says:

            So, you have nothing to contribute to an honest discussion and truthful look at verifiable evidence to the Bibi and Likud party, which includes Israel’s long history of deceptions and manipulations of America and her presidents and congressmen issue.
            Except the tired name-calling and off hand comment that embarrasses your unknown position of blinded and purposeful denial narrative. So noted …

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      • JT says:

        “even if it means imposing upon the Netanyahu (Likud) Government a Comprehensive Final Peace Plan”

        it’ll never happen. israel doesn’t want peace

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        • NYGuy54 says:

          I know. Those 4 young hated Israeli soldiers had the nerve to be run over and killed by a truck driven by a peaceful Palestinian last month. The Palestinian driver was so loving that he backed the truck up to make sure he ran over them completely. Yeah Israel doesn’t want peace.

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      • Orygun says:

        Palestinians living with Israelis will only happen if the Palestinians go back to being Christians instead of members of a death cult.

        Liked by 6 people

      • susiepuma says:

        Tell me please how in the hell you have peace without someone who wants your extinction?

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      • MfM says:

        Trump clearly stated his position on peace in regards to Israel on the campaign trail… obviously you weren’t listening or following him.

        Liked by 3 people

      • JoAnn Leichliter says:

        Imposing a peace plan works just great if you are prepared to maintain a sufficient, dominant military presence, absolutely dictate the terms and enforce them, in this case probably in perpetuity.

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  22. wyntre says:

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  23. muffyroberts says:

    The real allies unite, tomorrow.

    My WWII hero, Chief of the submarine Cusk, dad, who finally retired from the Navy in 1959, constantly told me, that the USA always stands with Israel.

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  24. Smif says:

    My sincerest apologies to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the last 8 years. It was a disgusting disgrace. Please forgive us for our stupidity.

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  25. Fe says:

    I cannot wait for this! It’s like a big punch in the face to the ex-Obama administration and a big poke in the eye to the MSM. As a Christian, I have always supported Israel, love Israel, and pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Looking forward to this very much.

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  26. MfM says:

    A lot of people don’t know that Trump did a campaign ad for Netanyahu during one of his campaigns. I think it was a half minute, but I can’t find it to link.

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  27. lbmomblog says:

    Prime Minister Netanyahu has visited with US Pres’s many times before, and while I don’t recall many details, I do recall subtleties (spelling??), or lack of them. I do not ever recall a more genuine relaxed smile on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s face. The media photos of him in past, I felt he always appeared stiff and formal. So good to see him genuinely excited to meet our President of the United States.
    This is Winning. This is Winning to me and I am not Jewish. I am felling like a winner because this feels like US Wins, and Israel Wins, and I like Win-Win’s. 🙂 happy happy happy.

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    • Ploni says:

      News Flash!

      The Jews and the Christians of the United States fear and love the One True G-d, Master of the Universe, Creator, and Giver of Life.

      (That is why we together have been blessed with the gift of America, built her, and defended her.)

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  28. Martin says:

    This may be a dumb question, but is there a reason why Israel has both a president and a prime minister?

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    • lbmomblog says:

      not a dumb question, I don’t know the answer, would take some research.
      one thing I was told is that In Israel the President is more of a figure-head role, whereas the Prime Minister has more power. Something to do with their type of democracy.

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  29. MfM says:

    The Israeli president is mainly ceremonial.

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  30. Mickey Wasp says:

    Netanyahu and Israel surely have vulnerabilities. Without America’s military, diplomatic and economic support, Israel could not exist in its present form. One-quarter of Israeli wage incomes are derived from American aid money, German reparations and various charities. Without that outside assistance, Israel’s standard of living would sink dramatically.

    According to the Congressional Research Service, Israel receives $2.4 billion a year in U.S. government grants, military assistance, loan guarantees, and sundry other sources. The United States also pays Egypt another $2 billion to keep the peace with Israel. The combined assistance to both countries comprises nearly one half of all U.S. foreign aid assistance worldwide.

    In a sense, Israel can’t be blamed for standing up for itself, especially given the long history of brutality and oppression directed against Jews. However, Israeli leaders have used this tragic history to justify their own harsh treatment of others, especially the Palestinians, many of whom were uprooted from their ancestral homes.
    https://consortiumnews.com/2017/02/12/how-israel-out-foxed-us-presidents-6/

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  31. Laura Wesselmann says:

    Love Netanyahu. Hope Trump takes his advice.

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  32. Mickey Wasp says:

    Be on guard President Trump and prayerfully, you are aware of Israel’s past dealing with American Presidents. https://consortiumnews.com/2017/02/12/how-israel-out-foxed-us-presidents-6/

    Ike was a strong supporter of Israel and supplied them with advanced US weaponry. Yet, despite Eisenhower’s generosity and good intentions, Israel sided with the British and French in 1956 in a conspiracy against him. Israeli leaders secretly invaded Egypt’s Sinai, which then allowed France and Great Britain to introduce their own forces and reclaim control of the Suez Canal. Eisenhower finally presented Israeli PM Ben-Gurion with an ultimatum, a threat to cut off all U.S. aid. Israel was involved in another monumental deception, a plan for building its own nuclear arsenal. Israel began constructing its nuclear plant in 1958.

    JFK became President, and wrote to Ben-Gurion calling on Israel not to join the nuclear-weapons club, drawing another pledge from Ben-Gurion that Israel had no such intention. Kennedy continued to press, forcing the Israelis to let US scientists inspect the nuclear reactor at Dimona. But the Israelis first built a fake control room while bricking up and disguising parts of the building that housed the plutonium processing plant.
    LBJ was concerned over Israel’s acquiring nuclear weapons. He asked PM Eshkol to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Eshkol assured Johnson that Israel was studying the matter and would sign the treaty. However, Israel has never signed the treaty and never has admitted that it developed nuclear weapons and will not allow any inspections of their nuclear facilities, yet demands other nations allow inspections.

    Read, “Eisenhower and Israel” by Isaac Alteras, and “Israel and The Bomb” by Avner Cohen. See “C.I.A. Analysis of the 1967 Arab Israeli War,” Center for the Study of Intelligence, and “A Look Over My Shoulder” by Richard Helms and “As I Saw” It by Dean Rusk.

    The Richard Nixon era presidency – on Oct. 6, 1973, the Yom Kippur War, was a surprise attack by Egypt against Israeli forces in the Sinai. The offensive caught Israel off guard and Arab forces were close to overrunning Israel’s outer defenses and entering the country. According to later accounts based primarily on Israeli leaks, Prime Minister Golda Meir and her “kitchen cabinet” ordered the arming of 13 nuclear weapons, which were aimed at Egyptian and Syrian targets. Israeli Ambassador, Simha Dintz warned Nixon that very serious repercussions would occur if the US did not immediately begin an airlift of military equipment and personnel to Israel. The war ended on Oct. 26, 1973, but the US had again been pushed to the brink of a possible superpower confrontation due to the unresolved Israeli-Arab conflict.

    Despite Reagan’s pro-Israel policies, he wasn’t immune from more Israeli deceptions. In 1981, Israel recruited Jonathan Pollard, an American Navy intelligence analyst, as a spy to acquire American intelligence satellite photos. Eventually, Pollard purloined massive amounts of intelligence information, some of which was reportedly turned over to Soviet intelligence by Israel to win favors from Moscow..

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