DePaul students offended by my comments about Palestine walk out

I guess the truth hurts.

It was great to be back in Chicago yesterday and talking to young people on college campuses where it is supposed to be about intellectual discourse. Last time here I spoke at Northwestern, this time DePaul — I would have liked to drop over to Northwestern and have a chat with Dr. Kathleen Belew about her disparaging NY Times op-ed associating combat veterans with white supremacist groups.

But I had my own fun at DePaul. As I stood waiting to speak and surveyed the crowd, it was easy to pick out the ones there to make some protest statement — especially on a college campus where the topic was the Middle East and the Israeli-Arab situation.

I began by explaining the history of the introduction of the term “Palestine.” It came after the Bar Kokhba revolt during 132-136 AD by the Jewish people against the Romans. It would end up being the last revolt.

Emperor Hadrian vowed to eliminate and eradicate Judaism as he saw it as the impetus behind the continuous insurrections. Therefore in victory, Hadrian prohibited Torah law, banned the Hebrew calendar, and executed Judaic scholars.

But the part of Hadrian’s decree which had the most lasting impact was his goal to wipe the name of Judea and ancient Israel from the map, as he renamed the region Syria Palaestina (seems Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had a similar idea). He also renamed Jerusalem, Aeolia Capitolina. The name Palaestina was a derivative of the word Philistia and the ancient Philistines traced their lineage to the Greeks. So, these words, Palestine and Palestinian, had nothing to do with Arabs, but were meant as punishment and symbolic of a genocidal objective by a Roman emperor.

I also discussed the affects of post World War I policies such as the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916 and the McMahon Agreement and Balfour Declaration in shaping present-day issues in the region. I then transitioned to post-World War II British mandates and the partition of Israel and Jordan as the two-state solution. I analyzed the declaration of the modern day State of Israel, on May 14 1948, through the conflagrations of the Six Day War of 1967 and the Yom Kippur War of 1973.

But I think what broke the backs of the “pro-Palestinian” supporters in the crowd was when I talked about the history of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and the emergence of the Fatah movement. I reminded the crowd of the civil war of 1970 when King Hussein sought to expel Yasser Arafat and the PLO from Jordan, where they were founded in 1964. And we all remember the attack by “Black September” at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

And so the “tolerant” members of the audience, at the command of some individual, stood and walked out — about 30 of them — leaving about 40 people remaining. To me they were cowards who refused to hear anything that countered their radical agenda.

And so I continued to address the issues of the Middle East and what we could look to as resolutions — stressing that Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat was assassinated by the Muslim Brotherhood for seeking peace and a diplomatic solution to coexistence. I told those remaining, especially the DePaul students, to always stand upon truth and know their history, and I reminded them, “In a universe of deceit, truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

If we are to resolve the issue between Israel and the Arabs, it has to be based upon truth. It has to be a recognition of the right for the Jewish state to exist. There has to be a renouncing of Islamic terrorism.

What I saw last night is that tolerate is indeed a one-way street. I also saw clearly how our children are being sent to college and university campuses that are petri dishes for radical thought, not intellectual debate, which is supported by a complicit administration and teaching staff.

As to those individuals who walked out, I’m not exactly sure why they attended in the first place — perhaps they believed they were making a statement, but about what? Because obviously, to paraphrase COL Nathan Jessup in “A Few Good Men,” they couldn’t handle the truth.

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Elden Morris
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I will wager that not a one of those that walked out have never lived anywhere but the United States of America. If they would go to some of these countries and see for themselves how others are treated, especially non-Muslims, their attitudes would change.

Poorlaggedman
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There are actually a bunch of Arabs on college campuses lately. I was just on a big ten university campus last semester for 4 years.

Charles Martel
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I would love to get a recording of your speech or to read a transcript.

John Locke
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Colonel West, they attended in hopes that you, like many, would be intimidated from speaking about history and facts in the interest of not offending someone. What they didn’t know? Infantry leads the way.

Jim Robertson
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Keep up the good work! Truth!

Braveheart
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So…we have a few ignorant turds at DePaul who love the muslim brotherhood. They have the right to move to one of those flea-ridden sewers.

cmac18411
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The truth needs no defense….apparently the “young ‘uns”, as you said, couldn’t handle the truth and simply don’t want to hear it. They’re idea of the truth is what they are fed by the liberal news media and facts only “cloud” the issue.

hashimoto
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Your a hero Colonel West….

Michael Smith
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in my browser, IE, your ads on the right are covering the last word of every line of the article, making it very hard to read. I am glad you spoke the truth and sorry the university students could not handle it.

Kay Jay
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I had same issue. I shrank the view size and now it is just fine.

Tracy Hudgins
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ADJUST YOUR ZOOM!

Carolyn VanZorge
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keep standing strong, col west

jabbermule
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Why didn’t the students stay and challenge your assertions in a Q&A after your presentation? If they had truly wanted intellectual discourse (as all universities purport to encourage), then honest public debate would have been the most effective and honorable way to establish any sort of proposition. Instead, they did something cowardly, passive aggressive, and, ironically, completely ineffective.

daddyody
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They cannot argue with facts and truth – the only discourse they had was to retreat in protest!

Boo Radley
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Great point. They can’t challenge his facts and they don’t want to look stupid trying.

jabbermule
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Yep…instead, they look far more stupid by not even trying.

Boo Radley
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What’s sad is you laid out the facts, backed them up, and they ignored it all so as to make a point by walking out. Now if we could just get them to keep walking to another country!

daddyody
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They’re not interested in facts because they go against the agenda they’ve bought into…

Paulapilot
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They aren’t being told about history; therefore, they stand behind the evil people.

I agree with Elden. They have never been to other countries. I have talked to people who go on a two-week vacation trip to Poland, Czechoslovakia, etc. or Cuba and they come back to the states Socialist experts. :/
Those who don’t remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

cumiadom
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Those trolls are stupid people refusing to get an education and learn the truth about the history they are trying to defend.

BobInBpt
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While I highly respect Allen West and his opinions, in all fairness to average, non-terrorist Palestinians, one has to admit that they have not been treated fairly. Before the birth of the State of Israel, indigenous Palestinians and Jews lived side by side in relative harmony. It was only after the State of Israel began evicting Palestinians from land they had lived on and farmed for generation after generation that the troubles began. It’s one thing to build housing for indigenous Jews and quite another to keep evicting Palestinians only to build housing for Jews from the Bronx and other… Read more »
Dr_Falken
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There are no Palestinians. There are, however, Jordanians. And if you would spend 5 minutes researching how Jordanians treated the group of Jordanians you call Palestinians, you may get an appreciation for who the real aggressors are in the region.

This, of course, assumes that you care about actual truth.

abeleehane
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Some here have responded to some of your claims. I will also remind you that when the State of Israel was born, Arab armies invaded and tried to evict, kill and otherwise eliminate Jews from the land. In a war and especially in one that took place over 65 years ago, people get displaced. A war is never a nice thing and you can’t get your stuff back when you lose after having initiated the belligerence. You then go on and add that Israel is still evicting Arabs, this is utterly false. You have no idea what you are talking… Read more »
eadtuff
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So what would you call demolishing homes to make room for Jewish-only settlements?

abeleehane
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That would be terrible …but it only happened in the imagination of Jew-haters, and other made-up “media” online News .
Keep the good work !

Ebenezer
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Progress?

Paul Robinson
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You ignore the FACT that much of Israel was BOUGHT as useless swamp/desert for high prices, by individuals – that although the Jews suffered at the hands of their neighbors, they DID make the desert blossom like a rose on land they individually owned. The great exodus from Palestine around 1948 was caused by the mizlim lies that Israel would kill all Arabs who stayed behind. In fact those who stayed behind are among the best treated Arabs in the world. The two-nation solution was Israel and Jordan. By muzlim theology, because they once occupied Israel, they own it forever.

Hamza Nadeem
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The amount of land that was BOUGHT was along the coast. Do your research. The UN partition plan gave Israel much more than the land the Jews Owned, and ever since they have continued to encroach on more land.

Mike Biliti
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“Before the birth of the State of Israel, indigenous Palestinians and Jews lived side by side in relative harmony.”??? Where did you hear that? No, Jews were treated as 2nd class dhimmi as long as they bowed to their Muslim oppressors. Secondly, Arabs are not indigenous to Palestine/Israel. From the time the Romans exiled the Jews until the 19th century there were never more than 270-thousand people in the land. Arabs began arriving in the land in the 7th century. There were also Turks, Kurds, Persians, Egyptians, Jews, Druze, Circassian, Roman Catholics, Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Samaritans, and I am… Read more »
abeleehane
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Armenians, Ethiopians, French (from Templar times).

jabbermule
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It’s real easy to sit in the United States of America in your ivory tower protected by the world’s most powerful military with a massive arsenal of nuclear bombs surrounded by the world’s two largest oceans and two friendly neighbors, and criticize a tiny country the size of New Jersey with no more than 18 million people fighting for its very survival surrounded by 400 million hostile neighbors who constantly vow to “drive (it) into the sea.” The comparison to what the U.S. did to Native Americans doesn’t even come close and is an insult to Indigenous peoples everywhere who… Read more »
eadtuff
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Oh, give me a break. Israel is the most powerful country in the region and has nukes. That excuse doesn’t fly anymore. They’re just racists.

Paul Robinson
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Funny thing – that they treat their Arab citizens so well, while the Jewes in Arab countries are persecuted. Your definition is racism is definitely NOT the one in the dictionary. I would suggest it is YOU who is racist. 400 million vs 18 million – now that sounds like even odds.. Billiuons is US oil money coming in every year vs a country that cannot export Sodastream products without them being boycotted. Sounds fair . . . to a racist.

eadtuff
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I think your diaper needs changed, Paul.

Guest
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And, by the way, it’s clear you have no argument since you dragged out the “R” word so quickly. Try using your brain instead of retreating to that same old tiresome liberal fallback position.

jabbermule
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Then go live there if you think it’s so safe. My hunch is you’ve never even traveled there, or else you wouldn’t make such an ignorant statement.

eadtuff
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I can’t emigrate to Israel because I’m not Jewish. A country that practices race-based ethnic cleansing is pretty much the definition of racist.

Dr_Falken
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Hey! We agree on something! So when will you protest Saudi Arabia for denying visas to Jews because they are Jewish? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/25/saudi-arabia-jerusalem-post-obama_n_5027062.html But wait — as I look at the actual facts here, it occurs to me that Israel does not have a race-based requirement to even visit Israel (unlike Saudi Arabia), and they even have some helpful tips for people who are not Jewish who may want to move to Israel: http://momentumisrael.com/non-jews-israel/ Hmm… After about 2 minutes’ worth of research online, it appears that your first statement is completely bollocks, and your second statement, while true, doesn’t describe the… Read more »
Ebenezer
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Why would you want to emigrate to Israel?
Race based? What race? I have seen blond Jews from Europe, brown Jews from North Africa, and black Falasha Jews from Ethiopia. What you want is to make the Jews a minority so the Muslims can declare sharia law and exterminate the Jews.

Ollie
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I give this land to Abraham descendants “The Jews” for an everlasting covenant! Thus sayeth the Lord! case closed!

Ebenezer
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Those Palestinians were not evicted, they left voluntarily after being warned by the Arabs of the bloodbath to come. They thought that after the Jews were exterminated or pushed into the sea that they could exercise their “right to return,” which they still clamor for.

freeaw
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I have friends who are Palestinian who fled the Sinai Peninsula during the the 1960’s. They left because the PLO were killing Christians, they were using the guise of the fight against the Israeli State to kill Palestinian Christians because even then they allowed only followers of Islam to survive.

eadtuff
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This is completely fictious. The palestinian resistance organizations of the 1960s were secular (look up George Habash, a notorious Christian PLO member.) In fact, Israel helped Hamas gain a foothold because they wanted to counter the influence of the PLO/Fatah. That worked out well

eadtuff
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saying “they left voluntarily,” isn’t much different than holocaust denial, even if palestinians are a group of people you dislike

Paul Robinson
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MY, you DO like to rewrite history, don’t you. YES they left voluntarily, in hopes of returning to all the booty the Jews would leave behind. Their hatred for the Jews and their greed for their stuff is why they are in those camps today. And the biggest shortage in the Palestinian areas is parking outside their luxury malls. So apart from your racism and attempts at rewriting history, what other leftist trash are you capable of? Are you capable of actually thinking and researching for yourself?

eadtuff
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Nice job making stuff up, little fella. Hope that works out for you. Your hatred will most likely lead to an early death. Please get regular checkups, thanks to Obamacare you are able to do that. And your grandkids will call eventually, don’t worry.

Ebenezer
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Palestinians are not a group that I dislike. How can I dislike a fictitious “race?”

eadtuff
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good work, dehumanizing people makes it easier to legitimize oppressing them. The same thing Nazis did to the Jews, you’re in good company!

Ebenezer
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Baloney.

Eric
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West/Carson…….Carson/West…..!?

DSW
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I’m white, my children are mulatto, so I’m NOT racist but I AM anti-Obama ONLY because he’s anti-America (I don’t give a rat’s tushy WHERE he was born–well, I do, but that’s a conversation for another day…). THIS TICKET? I would DEF vote for West/Carson OR Carson/West!

larry tanton
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Would be one way to prove to the liberals we’re not racist huh

Steven Wedig
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Larry tanton… some how i’m sure we would STILL be called racist,…..

Conservative NOT Racist
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Conservative NOT Racist

I don’t have to prove to them a damn thing except that I, and many, MANY more like me, are sick of them tearing down this nation. We aren’t going to be too fussy about HOW we let them know it either.

Jose Elizabeth Allen Hawkins
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Jose Elizabeth Allen Hawkins
This is most interesting.I did not know about the intolerance of Hadrian…fascinating. I hope you have time to read Weigel ‘s article in First Things (online…the complete article can be downloaded for $1.99).It is ostensibly about the (non) causes of the start of WW1…but it chillingly reflects the exact situation now. He talks about the ‘myths ‘ that each participant clung to…none of which meshed with the truth.This was and still is part of this ‘hundred years war ‘ which is still being played out…but unfortunately the ‘myths ‘ have not been debunked or abandoned….which is precisely why you were… Read more »
melsbabysis
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Man cannot fix the Middle East. It is a Biblical issue, not a political one. It won’t be resolved until Jesus returns.

Ken Perkins
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I agree that our colleges are being used to indoctrinate rather than educate. Lt Col. West, I do not believe that would have happened to you if you had been a registered Democrat. I believe whole heartedly that our radicalized enemies have infiltrated the left and are using their doctrin against us. Our so called leadership in D.C. has only fanned the flames. I am a 27 year veteran of the U.S Armed Forces, and the direction our country is headed causes me a great deal of worry. I certainly hate the thought of defending myself against my countrymen and… Read more »
Bramble
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It was Hadrian that banned the calendar! Thank you. You have just made my rather lazy study of history a little easier. This is why we celebrate Christmas and Easter, not the Levitical feasts. It took early Christians a century more to solidly stand against the Torah, but we did it. During that century we completely reconfigured theology, and figured out a way to be Christian without having that stain of being considered a Jewish sect. Constantine allowed Christians to escape persecution, as long as they lived by the Roman calendar!

shawn
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It was a Jew who brought Christianity to non Jews. His name was Paul the apostle and he taught that non Jews didn’t need to live by Jewish law except that they see it as a healthy way to Live.

Bramble
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If you really wonder, there’s lots of info. Most people just want to argue. Try Firstfruits of Zion if you want to study. I first went to meetings that taught this, because I loved Israel. After some time, I began to wonder if what they taught was true. I dug out an old church history book, and… voila! There it all is. The western church has been antisemitic, much to our disgrace. The western church has spent most of it’s history in ignorance and illiteracy, much to our disgrace. Time to study.
shawn
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I couldn’t agree more, and the main fact is we have almost entirely become, a what’s in it for me nation. My personal belief on that is it started small. It started when we took prayer out of the schools. Then the pledge of alliegance. It’s come to the point where the only thing left is what the big government wants us to believe for the most part, and people stopped standing for what was right and just, and became about all that we could get away with.

Paul Robinson
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Any citations?

Ken Perkins
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I forgot to mention that I stand behind Lt Col West….or in front of you if need be.

larry tanton
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Who in their right mind doesn’t want the Truth is what gets me, it’s like some have been brainwashed into ignoring anything that comes from a Conservative or an Christian. I’m some of it is from the indoctrination of our kids early and that is darn right wrong. Makes ya wonder where we’re headed as a Country.

trixiewoobeans
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I can tell you that as a former Lib Dem, taught to distrust all things Republican and Conservative, I avoided “the Truth” because it made me so insecure, thinking possibly most of what I believed in was false. When you have hardcore convictions, then somebody or something challenges them, it really shakes you up. You have to choose to continue in (un)happy ignorance, or grit your teeth and hear, weigh and consider the “other side.” I decided that even if the Truth was painful, and yes, sometimes frightening to me, I would pursue it. Those people who walked out chose… Read more »
trixiewoobeans
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I might also add there’s a large element of ego involved in Liberalism. They are convinced, and convince you, that they are morally and intellectually superior. That’s a heady combination, especially for the young. I had to re-think that as well and “humble myself” to consider other views, and the very strong possibility I was Wro…, wro…, WRONG! Phew, that was hard, lol!

Steven Wedig
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Makes me worry more then wonder…..the more i watch/read things “unfold” around us…..

des guss
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You’re nothing but a jewish puppet, Allen West. When they say jump, you ask how high. You’re a coward who hides behind Judaism because you’re afraid of the jewish terrorists and want to become more powerful in the JEWnited States.

bobcchicago
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Jewish terrorist. Do the Jews tie bombs to their children? Do the Jews mutilate their women?

HonestToAtee
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PUNK

4deuce
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Saying “coward” and “Allen West” in the same sentence displays you as an utter fool.

Timothy-Allen Albertson
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Timothy-Allen Albertson

And you are a racist anti-semitic nazi. Hope you had a nice celebration of your Onkel Dolphie’s 125th birthday on Sunday last.

Sherill Weber
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Jewish terrorists??? Where DO you get your information from? So you must be for Palestine,,,,the same Palestine that has named their library Osama Bin Laden because they want to honor him. Honor the “Bass Tard” terrorist that was behind 9/11 and killed 2,977 Americans. They have made him a martyr. Worship your muslims,,, but watch out because they will kill you without a second thought. Jews would protect you. You say we want to become more powerful in the “Jewnited States”,,,,you need a lesson,,,,you liberals say the Jewish own the big banks. Goldman Sachs ring a bell???? Well those big… Read more »
Hamza Nadeem
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Youre the one who needs to get your facts straight. Pakistan hasn’t named the library but a Pakistani CLERIC (ie fundamentalist) has made a library. Also, how many Iraqis and Afghanis has America- and yes, the American government- killed. Many more than 3000. Theres bad people everywhere in the world, but stereotyping a whole religion or nation shows the same lack of tolerance that is being denounced in this post.

bobcchicago
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Muslims have killed more Muslims since 911 than the US has. Get your facts straight.

HonestToAtee
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You fricken muslums are trying to get away with your taqiyya act but we are on to it pal!

Hamza Nadeem
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You arrogant idiot, I’m not even Muslim.

bobcchicago
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So you say.

HonestToAtee
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Taqiyya!

Hamza Nadeem
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What does that even mean :/

Ebenezer
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Since it is not sin to lie to an infidel, there are two words for this type of lying:
1. Taqiyya, deception, telling half truths, etc.
2. Kitman, pretending to be friendly to infidels to gain their trust or pretending to conform to an infidel society. Moors even went to mass in 15th century Spain so as not to be expelled.

Sherill Weber
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You have your right to say what you want and defend yourself but you tell us why Muslims are killing Christians. You say there are good and there are bad…how do we know the difference when all we hear about is how another Christian or Christians have been murdered. And how all we hear about is how the Muslims want to kill the Americans. I am a Christian,,,you tell me how I know who to trust and who not to trust. Explain it. I attached another link for you. This is what we see and hear. http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/Pages/ChristianAttacks.htm

Hamza Nadeem
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I mean its not like the Christians ever did anything wrong. The Crusades, the Inquisition, the Witch Hunts. How would you differentiate those from present day Islamic fundamentalists?

bobcchicago
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Get real you mor on. The Crusades, Inquisition, Witch Hunts –>
I would differentiate today’s Islamic terrorism as it is happening TODAY.
99% of the hotspots in the world are being caused by MUSLIMS.

HonestToAtee
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There is not “radical” or “fundamental” Islam, there is only Islam!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68Yh6YAjeYg

HonestToAtee
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Problem you got is those things happened centuries ago and Christianity has evolved unlike the fleebag fake religion that is nothing more than a war and death cult!

Hamza Nadeem
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Oh so a “real” religion must be the one that reforms after committing all the wrongs. Makes alot of sense.

bobcchicago
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Have you tied any bombs onto children and told them to go blow up the cafe and collect their virgins?

HonestToAtee
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Are you complete with a brain and a soul? Or are you just full of crap all the time?

Hamza Nadeem
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Youre the one full of crap. Atleast i’m making an argument in a somewhat neutral way unlike your “brain” that can only understand one viewpoint

bobcchicago
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Neutral way? Comparing the Crusades, Inquistion and witch hunts to today’s actions by Muslims killing innocent Christians?
Oh yea, I can see the similarity to 911 and the Crusades-good one you mor on.

Hamza Nadeem
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Well i mean its not like the Christians ever did any prosecution you know-say the Crusades, The Inquisition, and the Witch-hunts. I’m sure you as a Christian can explain how that is different from the Islamic fundamentalists of today?

bobcchicago
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You need it explained to you how those actions are different than say for example 911? Really??

Sherill Weber
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But it’s ok to put down the Jewish Religion??? The library has been named after Bin Laden. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/04/18/pakistani-cleric-who-runs-islamic-school-for-girls-names-its-new-library-after/

Hamza Nadeem
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The state of Pakistan has nothing to do with the naming of the library. You can’t attribute an individuals actions to a whole state. You criticise Muslims, so i think you answered the question yourself, it would probably be okay for me to criticise Jews, which i wont do because i know that not all Jews are responsible for the actions of some. But i wouldn’t expect anything else from someone who uses fox news as their primary news source

Sherill Weber
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I sent you another link,,,read it. I don’t use Fox news as my primary. I read them but I also go out and investigate what I read. I also read what Allen West post and others. Let me ask you this….if it was reversed and you were always reading how Christians were going around killing Muslims just because they were Muslims,,,how would you feel? I don’t go around saying death to Muslim. But I do say I don’t trust them because of it. And I’m not arguing with you. I really would like to understand why.

Hamza Nadeem
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Also, you make a lot of assumptions. I am not even Muslim.

Hamza Nadeem
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I mean living in Pakistan, i always hear about the several civilians killed by American drone strikes, so i should say that i don’t trust the Americans? That website is very anti-islam, and there is alot of anti-islamic sentiment in the west just due to the actions of a few individuals. I understand how you would be enraged by the killing of Christians, but there are good and bad people everywhere. I can assure you there are many more Christians that are living peacefully.

Sherill Weber
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Yes I am enraged about all the killing of the Christians and at the same time I am enraged about all the killing of innocent civilians killed in drone strikes. But again as a Christian how do I know the difference between the good and the bad? Who’s the Brotherhood and who isn’t? On one hand we hear that the Muslims want to kill us and on the other hand we have the atheists ridiculing us for our beliefs and suing to take any religion they can away from us. We hear that the Muslims want the world to be… Read more »
Hamza Nadeem
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My parents are muslim and they have alot of not Muslim friends, and all of them are still alive. Most of my friends are muslims and their friends in college are non-muslims, and i have yet to see anyone killed. You cannot attribute the actions of a selected few to an entire religion.

Sherill Weber
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If your parents are Muslim why aren’t you? Of course that really is none of my business. Let’s get back to what Mr. West posted. Why did or why would several people walk out?

shawn
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No there guy, he like others believe the Jews deserve to have the land that rightfully belongs to them. Not to mention dispelled the Muslims who would lie and say the Jews have no history there. The fact if the matter is you say he is a puppet, when you are no less Obama’s puppet. You can worship the radical Muslim scum if you want. I for one will stand with Justice, Truth, and True reasoning, that comes from looking at the pros and cons for all. Well for all but the Muslim Radicals. I would rather see them burn… Read more »
Steven Wedig
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THIS IS THE BEST trash talk you got!?!?! Roflmao you’re not even worth Col Wests time…..you’re like a lil pimple and you just “exploded” you’re now empty of verbal infection……hardly even worth MY time….but then i personaly found your stupidity funny………that’s just ME

tammytnt
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I think a lot of us are shaking our heads, and wondering how anyone gets that dumb’

Jose CUnha
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…yeah, we are all afraid of those “Jewish terrorists” becuase look at the havok they have wreaked on the world. You sir, are a blithering idot Kool Aid drinker, and to mention you in the same breathe as a patriot like Allen West is ludicrous.

Terry O'shea
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YOU DEFINATELY HAVE MORE INTELIGENCE THAN A PIG, BUT A LITTLE LESS THAN A COCKROACH BETTER YOU STAY IN SCHOOL FOR ANOTHER 30 YEARS MAYBE SOMETHING WILL RUB OFF.

Jennifer Loper
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I don’t know…pigs are pretty smart animals.

Richard Watson
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Just like those idiot liberals, you wouldn’t be able to participate in any intelligent debate or produce facts. “Blame the Jews” is a statement of emotion. Col West reveals fact and there are those that have a problem with it.

larry tanton
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A coward that had Iraqi’s running huh lol

Greyson Wolfe 75
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How very tolerant of you…..

Bigrigo
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The real coward is you des gus sitting at your PC spewing your garbage. Why don’t you attend one of Col. West speeches and say this to his face.

beenthere
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Where did you get you information. I would like to see how wrong I may have been all this time. Any links would be appreciated.

jabbermule
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Don’t bother engaging this clown – he is just another brainwashed anti-Semite who isn’t interested in an intellectual discussion. The best course is to ignore…

cerpas
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Good to see you have not changed even after all these years…to the truth you remain “Faithful and True”…

beenthere
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It is time to start being INTOLARANT OF THE “TOLARANT”. Come speak at our open minded campus. We welcome all views and opinions. Except the views of Christian, Constitutionalist, Jewish Americans, Republican or right wing thinkers or any other ideas that do not fit within our narrow tolerance of thought, All others welcome.

eadtuff
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maybe you should learn to spell “tolerant”

abeleehane
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Being somewhat tolerant of spelling errors should be considered required especially when it is within a valid comment.

beenthere
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Thank you so much for point out my error. I guess I have the intolerant version of spell check. Great another update. So what do you think of the article and the post discussing it. Or are you just looking to show how good you are at spelling. Bet ya dun good in skool to.

Paul Robinson
Guest

Maybe you should have a coherent rebuttal

Troubleshooter
Guest

Come on Col West. You KNOW you can’t bring History, and Facts, and Cause and Effect into any conversation involving the Socialoids, or the Commitose; Then you are just “the man” trying to subjugate “the revolution, man” with that rich man’s superior knowledge and intellect crap man, and hey man, that’s not fair, man, you could just be telling them anything, man, and trying to trick them into giving up pot, dude. Just sayin’…

Larry Miller
Guest

Maybe it was time for their ‘pot’ break?

eadtuff
Guest

Wow, too bad those students missed out on a failed politician reciting some facts he learned on wikipedia.

Jose CUnha
Guest

yeah, think about. They could have instead listened to an idiot like you say absolutely nothing of value on social media. Perhaps they have more in common with you than you think. And I second the moron part.

Timothy-Allen Albertson
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Timothy-Allen Albertson

Another racist opines.

Jose CUnha
Guest

ah. yes, Racist. The cry of the truly desperate, ignorant and misguided. That’s all you’ve got? Nice try, you’re out of your depth.

Jose CUnha
Guest

..,ah yes, of course, the last resort of the truly desperate and illiterate, play the race card. That’s all you got? You’re out if your depth.

Paul Robinson
Guest

YOU will NEVER be worthy to dust his boots, moron.

Timothy-Allen Albertson
Guest
Timothy-Allen Albertson

Nor to lick them after he has walked through one of the cattle pens on the Bundy Ranch.

La Lummus
Guest

LOL well they couldn’t throw the race card they had no other option. liberalism is a mental illness. They are completely brainwashed they will wake up after few years in the real world.

Jimmy Mercer
Guest

” The mind is a terrible thing to waste”.

Zeke Brehm
Guest

On the other hand, “A terrible mind IS a thing to waste.”

Dr_Falken
Guest

Or, in the Islamic way:

“A mind is a terrible thing”
– al-Ghazali

Patty Nale Davis
Guest

The actions of these students sort of reminds me of a petulant grade school student who plugs his ears and chants, “na na na” when he doesn’t want to hear “vegetables are good for you.”

Kim in California
Guest

I’m actually cool with them walking out. Sure, it would have been better for them to stay and listen to everything that was said so that they could be informed, but they could have erupted into a more vocal protest making it difficult for the 40 who remained to hear the truth. The great thing about America is that we do support the right to protest, even when the protest is based on faulty logic and poor factual information. Who knows, maybe some of them heard enough to make them question what they thought they know.

4deuce
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I tend to agree with you about accepting civil sorts of protests. I begin to be less tolerant of those whose protest when those protestors delibeartely include disruption of events – so others wishing to hear a speaker cannot do so. IMO, at that point it is the protestors who morph their protests into criminal acts of public disruption that (justifiably) negates their very own right to “protest”. Walking out is their legitimate right and it does send a message – or messages. Some viewers of the protest might interpret their walkingout as simply a silent expression of disagreement with… Read more »
Ebenezer
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What are the Palestinians? Well, mostly they are the descendants of Egyptian workers brought in by the Turks to solve a labor shortage, plus the Circassian (from the Caucasus mountains — Caucasians) women that the Turks brought for their umm comfort. Add to the mix the miscellaneous remnant of Christianized Arabs and Jews, and the descendants of Edomites and Amonites and there you have it.

DJ
Guest

What are the Israelis? lol thought so! If you want to claim palestinians are fake- then Israeli’s are as real as a Rolex watch being hustled in Tijuana.

bobcchicago
Guest

Israelites are the God’s chosen people.

Wayne Force
Guest
And you hate them all right? You previously stated there are no Palestinians didn’t you? So what is it? Maybe you should go live among those non existent “Palestinians” on the Gaza strip and see how Israel has quarantined them in that “concentration camp”. Every group has good and bad people. You can’t paint them all with the same brush. I see what Israel does to illegally expand their lands while killing those who stand in their way. Where is the outrage for this? As long as humans kill each other for power, money, and religion we will never ever… Read more »
tammytnt
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“Palestinians as a nation do not exist. They were a nomadic people. Arafat gave them that name, to try to give them some legitimacy. Israel, has given up much of their land, as was given to them after WW2/ The Palestinians were suppose to go to Jordan. Muslims in Jordan, Jews in Israel. The Muslims want it all, and murder Israelies on a regular basis. If Israel let Palestinians lose on their lands, many more Israelies would be murdered. Unlike our country, the Jews protect their people the best they can.

Wayne Force
Guest

@TammyTNT – You say: “Palestinians as a nation do not exist. They were a nomadic people.” You mean like the biblical Jews who wandered without a land of their own? Bottom line is they are people no matter what you call them and should be treated as so. Why don’t you Google “Israels theft of land” and have a look. Plenty to read there! The hard core Israelis and Jews are just as bad as the rest of them! I think they have all been out in the desert heat a little too long!

tammytnt
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God gave that land to the Israelis. No man has the right to take it. All those years that most of the Jews had been taken from their land, there was still a majority of Jews in that land. The Palestinians are Muslim and belong in Jordan. That was the original contract. They are considered a dirty people, much like gypsies, and the Muslim countries do not want them. Let the Muslims take them, they do not deserve the land that belongs to Israel. Have you seen the original map of the area once divided. Israel was twice the size… Read more »
Wayne Force
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You are truly clueless… And a god nut to boot. Newsflash, there is no god. Get over it.

Honoring_Honore
Guest

There was probably more truth and fact taught in that hour, or so, speech by Col. West, than what one learns graduating with a degree in Mid-East Studies.

Craig1748
Guest

You are so right about our children and universities being used as “petri dishes”. When these people become adults at some point in their lives they will be the voters and some will be running for political office while others will just be malcontents……..America had better wake up to what is happening in our schools of higher learning!

Timothy-Allen Albertson
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Timothy-Allen Albertson

Higher Education in the US needs to be broken into a billion pieces and then rebuilt.

Kim in California
Guest

Frankly, if our kids reach our universities and don’t have the ability to question and search for the truth, we parents only have ourselves to blame. I went through a liberal university and I can tell you, my friends who DON’T have college educations are as liberal, if not more, than those with college educations. Don’t forget the constant barrage of media and storylines in movies/tv that make corporations, the military, and conservative out to be heartless bastards. We don’t have to go to college to get a major dose of liberal crap.

tammytnt
Guest

Our kids are being brainwashed in elementary school. Parents do not realize what their kids are being taught and the influence it is having on them. They will soon be turning their parents in for infractions against the gov. Got their brown shirts ironed?????

bobcchicago
Guest

Everything flows down from the Muslim President whose goal is to minimize America.

Common Core –> BAD for America.

tammytnt
Guest

Agree

patrickt777
Guest

Blind, blind, blind! “The whole world is under the sway of the wicked one” 1JN5:19 “In a universe of deceit, truth becomes a revolutionary act”.

Grumblton
Guest

Surprised that they just walked out and didn’t try to shout out your speech.

Obozo_Must_Go
Guest

LibTard Logic 101, when confronted with history, facts and the truth, immediately counter with accusations of bigotry, hate and racism…..Awesome !

Ebenezer
Guest

Speaking of the racism card: I recall not too long ago seeing a video clip of a blonde, blue-eyed “Palestinian” (Circassian?) girl, no more that 11 or so, insulting and attempting to goad a brown-skinned Israeli soldier into some action while the adult Palestinians waited nearby with their cameras.

Thill
Guest

Why do we keep sending our children to universities that seek to radicalis them there must be other options.

4deuce
Guest

Hillsdale College (Michigan) is Radical-Free and focuses on its graduates having a full mastery of the US Constitution.

SYG
Guest

Unfortunately . . .there went 30 Liberal Voters walking out the door. How sad!

Abby Sapp
Guest

I’m sure you know more about the subject than they did, sir. You can see by this action what our schools are teaching and exploiting. Keep teaching sir.

Tina Renee Walls Moody
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Tina Renee Walls Moody

So sad for those blinded students. But they were just obeying the liberal school of thought …don’t let facts determine your thinking. The good news is that some of them will eventually grow up. I would of loved to hear your speech.

JFXP
Guest

The good news is that 40 stayed, which means many young people are responding to the truth when they hear it. It’s only the 30 that the Lib press loves to make us think they’re the majority when in fact they’re not! Keep up the great work, Lt. Col. West. And thank you fro serving our nation and allowing me to remain free.

Kim in California
Guest

Allen, despite being a Libertarian, I appreciate the fact that there are numerous opinions in the world different to mine. Since I’m only right 95% of the time, it’s good that there are people somewhere to call me on my ‘sh–‘. They’re young and at some point their opinions will mature, maybe more liberal, maybe more conservative, but keep teaching, keep telling the truth, eventually it’s hard to ignore what’s right in your face.

tarcil
Guest

There is one thing that often gets lost in this discussion, though – it’s not 100% about the Israelis vs. radical Muslims. There are Palestinian Christians as well, and they often get caught in the crossfire between the two sides. They are definitely a small minority, but they can face persecution from both sides.

Timothy-Allen Albertson
Guest
Timothy-Allen Albertson

So-called Palestinian Christians like Sirhan B. Sirhan? Still pallie terrorists.

tarcil
Guest
Your comment actually made me feel slightly ill – such an astoundingly dumb and brutal thing to say, writing off the Christians there who live every day in fear of their lives as “pallie terrorists”. That attitude is as intolerant as the students who walked out of Col. West’s lecture. Because of that one man’s actions, every Palestinian Christian is a terrorist? Are there entire terrorist organizations of Christians that mirror Hamas and the PLO? Of course not. From the strange and contradictory things he’s said, Sirhan seems like he has psychiatric problems far beyond any religious, political, or rational… Read more »
DJ
Guest

LOOOL the PLO was founded by a Palestinian Christian. As was the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine. There are also currently 11 Palestinian Christian Ambassadors and 9 Palestinian Christian mayors, including the mayor of Ramallah- the capital of the Palestinian government.

bobcchicago
Guest

Did the Palestinian Christians tie bomb vest to children and send them in to cafes to blow everyone up?

Ebenezer
Guest

Palestinian Christians are the archetypical Dhimmis.

tammytnt
Guest

OK, I’m dumb. What is Dhimmis? It is not even in my dictionary

Ebenezer
Guest

Dhimmi is the Arabic/Muslim term applied to subjugated peoples. Supposedly it means people under protection, but it just means second-class citizen of a Muslim society. Usually Christians and Jews, sometimes Zoroastrians.

tammytnt
Guest

Thank you. Love it when I learn something new

DJ
Guest

bwahahaha bullshit. I come from a Palestinian Christian family. Christianity is treated better in PA areas than in the US. Just this Easter there were thousands of Christians celebrating in the streets of downtown Ramallah.

Dr_Falken
Guest

That’s awesome! You should take your act on the road! 🙂 I recommend going into Mecca, and explaining that you are a Palestinian Christian, and would like to build a church there. Go on, we’ll wait 🙂

Oh, and when/if you return from your pilgrimage to build a church, try going to Jerusalem and applying for a permit to build a Church. I’ll bet you have a warmer reception in Jerusalem than Mecca.

But you already knew that.

Dhimmi.

Ebenezer
Guest

BFD. Ramallah is a city founded by Christians.

villagehomecare36
Guest

They walked out, rather than listen to an opposing view. That is intellectual poverty.

Timothy-Allen Albertson
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Timothy-Allen Albertson

I would call it intellectual cowardice.

catfood1
Guest

My daughter is a 2012 graduate of DePaul and is VERY Conservative. I think she is such as she educates and informs herself before making decisions. She was one of the young adults who went there with the purpose of educating herself. THIS IS OBAMA’S AMERICA, as one person in the audience shouted when the group of uninformed young people left the room. They only care about promises such as FREE birth control.

Sandra Johnson
Guest

Or they still believe in 0-bummer’s campaign slogan: ‘ Hope & Change’! What an utter joke!!

koowah
Guest

You can quote history all you wish, but the facts on the ground today are that the occupation of Palestine is brutal. Palesstians, both Christian and Muslim are denyed basic human rights as more and more of their property is conficated or destroyed by an illegal occupying force that mocks civil behavior..

Don & Cristina Smith
Guest

Talk is CHEAP! Show unbiased proof of your statements or keep your mouth shut!

koowah
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A very angry reply, I almost deleted it, but changed my mind, Mister Smith, try to send money to Christian orphans is Bethlehem, I will name one orphanage for you, Home of Peace, run by Catholic nuns from Poland. There was a service project by a Catholic high school student, she earned over two thousand dollars, She is still attempting to get the money to the orphans long after Christmas. Nothing happens without approval of the occupying force, and approval is almost impossible. I will stand by my statement, an occupying force that mocks civil behavior. Or do you consider… Read more »
Ebenezer
Guest

Why did she not send the money to the official representative in the USA? They would take care of it.

koowah
Guest

What official? It must go to Israel, and then to Bethlehem.. It is an occupied country. The hold up is in Israel. It is difficult. You won’t know unless you try.

Ebenezer
Guest

http://www.homeofpeace.org/about/default.html

This is in Mass. if you had bothered to look.

tammytnt
Guest
There has been a Jewish majority in that area since before Jesus. After WW2 the Jews were given back their homeland and the Muslims were given Jordan. The problem came when the Jordanian Gov refused to let the “Palistinians” (given that name by Arafat) into Jordan. The “Palistinians ” are reviled by other Muslims. They were a nomadic people, much like Gypsies, with the same kind of reputation. No Muslim country wants them, they want Israel to give their land to the Palistinians. Send them back to Jordan, let them give them land. Israel is the only country in the… Read more »
Timothy-Allen Albertson
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Timothy-Allen Albertson

So-called palestinians are treated better by Israel than in muslim country. BTW, how was your celebration on Sunday 22 April last of the 125th Birthday of your Onkel Dolphie?

Ebenezer
Guest

There is no such place as Palestine. It was made up by the Roman occupiers of Israel to punish them. There is no such person as a Palestinian.

Larry Miller
Guest

Walking out shows why they remain unlearned,……….and maybe unteachable.
They face a very hard life.

tammytnt
Guest

No, they are well taught, or brain washed if you will. Our kids are indoctrinated through school. Unless parents counter, schools are making brown shirts out of them

SouthernMan
Guest

Unfortunately you spoke truth not revisionist history. That clashes with their world view. Don’t worry though, you’ll be labeled an extremist next, or racist very soon. To get the truth blocked, you’ve come up on their political hit list to be removed. But your speaking engagements at Universities will be on the decline real soon. Can’t let the truth be heard by our college students. Don’t want them educated by real world events.

Dave Hough
Guest

Jimmy Carter and Arafat got Nobel Peace prizes for accomplishing nothing of value. Arafat also shoved millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars into his Swiss bank accounts.

Stryker
Guest

Ironically, the now worst President in history also got a Nobel Peace prize for not doing anything either. Funny how that works.

Dr_Falken
Guest

There are a lot of Nobel Peace Prize winners who are Muslim – but very few Muslims get the Nobel Science prizes.

galensdad
Guest

Sadly, some of us are no longer “young enough to know everything.”*
*Oscar Wilde.

Moonage
Guest
What is really scary is the current strategy of appeasement for the radical Muslim factions in Palestine by Obama is straining the only restraint Israel has to not annihilate the Palestinian military factions there. The ONLY thing that has stopped one of the most powerful militaries on Earth from laying waste to the desert that is Palestine is the United States. Obama is doing everything he can to eliminate that relationship, and with it, Israel’s only reason to NOT destroy the very fractious terrorist elements in the Middle East that thinks blowing up babies on buses is an acceptable military… Read more »
bobcchicago
Guest

Obama is a Muslim – not a Christian.