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  • News to Ponder 1-29-2009

    Some would say this is a religious post. To some it may be. To me it is more of a sign of continuing global control of sovereign nations internal affairs. A march towards globalism continues when they take a sovereign nations land and puts it under control of an international body. If they can do it there, they can do it here. If our president supports if over there, how can we say now when some turd world dictator suggests it for parts of the US?.----RS

    Netanyahu: Obama Will Try to Internationalize Jerusalem Sites


    by Hana Levi Julian

    (IsraelNN.com) Likud party chairman and Knesset Opposition leader MK Binyamin Netanyahu warned at the Jerusalem Conference Wednesday that the Obama administration and leftist Israeli politicians will try to internationalize holy sites in Jerusalem -- and he vowed to fight the move.

    Netanyahu told the audience, “Some politicians are trying to blur the importance of the Temple Mount to the Jewish People by referring to it as the ‘Holy Basin.’ We, as Jews, know who built the Temple Mount.”
    The term “Holy Basin” refers to the area of the Temple Mount, the Mount of Olives, Mount Zion and a variety of Christian holy sites which the administration of former U.S. President Bill Clinton recommended be administered under a “special regime.”
    This raises the issue of who would administer the Temple Mount, since at present the Wakf Islamic Authority controls the site, albeit under Israeli sovereignty. Moreover, the Arab neighborhoods surrounding the Temple Mount, home to tens of thousands of Israeli Arab residents, are also a part of greater Jerusalem, and thereby fall into the same discussion.
    Former prime minister Netanyahu, who will likely return to his old leadership role after the February 10 Israel elections, repeatedly emphasized the Likud’s loyalty to the concept of a united Jerusalem.
    “We have demonstrated in the past, and will continue to demonstrate our commitment to a complete, undivided Jerusalem,” Netanyahu assured a packed hall at the Jerusalem Regency Hotel, where he opened the final day of the Jerusalem Conference.
    “What would have happened had we not built all those neighborhoods” around the central part of the capital after the Six-Day War, Netanyahu asked. “Jerusalem would have been choked.” Moreover, he said, transferring sovereignty over those areas to the Palestinian Authority is not an option.
    “Everyone knows what will happen if we were to leave those areas and divide Jerusalem. Someone will enter – and that someone will be Hamas.”
    Dividing the capital, or resurrecting the specter of internationalizing the “Holy Basin”, this time at the recommendation of the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, would cause more problems even for the international community that it would solve, he added.
    The three major religions of the world exist in peace, have access to all their sites, only because Jerusalem is united and under Israeli rule, Netanyahu contended, adding in deliberately Hebrew-accented English, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”

    L-R: National Union party Chairman Yaakov Katz, Likud MK Dr. Yuval Steinitz, Likud Chairman Binyamin Netanyahu at the 2009 Jerusalem Conference
    After Netanyahu's Jerusalem Conference speech, he convened with his fellow party member Dr. Yuval Steinitz and Ichud Leumi (National Union) party Chairman Yaakov Katz. Katz asked the Likud chairman what his plans are for a coalition after the Israel elections. Netanyahu responded, "We will establish a broad coalition based on all the Zionist parties - blue and orange." [Orange is the color associated with the Ichud Leumi (National Union) party and its supporters].
    The meeting between Netanyahu and Katz was held in a positive atmosphere with reciprocal intentions for developing a close working relationship. Katz later told reporters, "Only a strong Ichud Leumi (National Union) in the Knesset will insure that all the good intentions of the government will be implemented."
    Last edited by Rustyshakelford; 01-29-2009, 09:56 PM.

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    More news for today...

    California will postpone tax returns to millions in order to balance it's budget....bet they don't get assessed late penalties from the citizenry...

    Obama throws statute of limitations out the window for wage discrimination suits...now you can sue until you're dead....

    House passe omnibus "Pork bill" under the guise of stimulus...includes contraceptive aids and abortion clinic funding at home and abroad, $2 billion + for Federal parks service (twice their annual budget for an ebtire year)....

    Postmaster General pleads with Congress for a reduction of delivery to a five day week.....

    "PreBo" announces Havanas and martinis at the White House for "Porkulus Bill" celebration....

    Republicans in the house actually grow a sliver of a spine and vote unanimously (and uselessly) against massive spending bill....
    "I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." -Thomas Jefferson

    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it." -Frederic Bastiat

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    • #3
      Saw, it sounds like the cover of one of those grocery store mags with Bigfoot and Elvis on the cover. Except this time it's real....
      Rusty, I think we both know the ramifications of "dividing the Holy Land". It's not ours to divide. There's very strict warnings about such actions in the #1 best seller of all time!

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