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Hamas Announces It Is Now In "Open War" With Israel

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As expected, the escalation out of Gaza has been fast and furious with Al Arabiya reporting that the Hamas response to the operation that Israel has code named "Operation Pillar Of Cloud", which an IDF spokesperson has clarified Israel is ready to escalate into a ground operation into Gaza if needed, is that "Hamas is now in open war" with Israel. Moments later the organization Islamic Jihad has unsurprisingly, chimed in: "Israel has declared war on Gaza and they will bear the responsibility for the consequences." Stay tuned folks cause this may get very messy quickly. Now if only the US military wasn't currently the functional equivalent of a grotesque reality gong show.

A picture of Gaza:

Straight from the IDF, which may be engaged in live tweeting a war for the first time in history:

Some recent updates courtesy of Enduring America:

Israel/Palestine Describing Gaza as a "forward Iranian base", IDF spokesman Yoav Mordechai claims that Israel has struck 20 underground rocket launchers belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad in an airstrike.

Israel/Palestine. Islamic Jihad responds unsuprisingly strongly to Israel's attacks today. Reuters reports the organisation as saying:

Israel has declared war on Gaza and they will bear the responsibility for the consequences.

Israel/Syria. Earlier today, Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu toured the occupied Golan Heights region. The Jerusalem Post reports that Barak told journalists that nearly all of the Syrian villages along the Israeli border are in the hands of rebels. Barak added that the IDF was closely monitoring "the painful crumbling of the Assad regime".

Since Sunday, Israel has twice fired into Syria, claiming that it is responding to shells which have struck territory in the occupied Golan Heights. On Monday, the IDF claimed it had made "direct hits" on Syrian targets. Barak said today that the IDF is working to stop any Syrian fire crossing the border into Israel, "while making more wide-scale preparations for all developments". He continued:

It's very difficult to estimate what will be in Syria in the future, and we need to be alert and ready here, like in other areas.

We are determined to defend our land and our borders. We made that clear to the other side.

Israel-Palestine.. Citing Palestinian sources, Hareetz reports that Hamas military wing chief in Rafah, Raed al-Atar, has also been killed in IDF strike.

The Jerusalem Post also reports al-Atar's death, citing Israel Radio.

Israel-Palestine. Charlotte Alfred, a journalist working for Ma'an News, an independent Palestinian news organization, has sent me the following comment.

Multiple airstrikes are ongoing across the Gaza Strip. Ahmad al-Jabari is Hamas' most senior military leader. This is the most serious assassination of a Palestinian figure in years. Qassam [the military wing of Hamas] are furious. Just hours earlier [Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh] was expressing defiance that Israel's assassination threats will amount to nothing.

Rockets -- not much reported right now but they will come

There are already reports of rocket attacks against Israel - here are the last 3 updates from the IDF's own liveblog, though the last update was about an hour ago:

4:30 PM: A rocket fired from Gaza hits the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council.

6:00 AM: A rocket fired from Gaza hits southern Israel.

2:10 AM: In response to rocket fire from Gaza, the Israeli Air Force targeted a weapon storage facility in the central Gaza Strip, as well as two launching sites in the northern Gaza Strip.

Israel-Palestine. An Israel Defense Forces spokesman has put out s statement on the assassination of Hamas's head of military operations Ahmed Jabari in central Gaza. Yoav Mordechai said, "The first aim of this operation is to bring back quiet to southern Israel, and the second target is to strike at terror organizations."

Mordechai described Jabari as a man with "a lot of blood on his hands", as he raised the prospect of more operation. Over the past 48 hours, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz reportedly approved a series of steps following border clashes and the exchanges of Israeli airstrikes and rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel.

"All options are open," Mordechai said. "We are very determined to strike at terror organizations."


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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:01 | 2979906 Aziz
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Bullish for stocks, BTFD.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:04 | 2979920 john39
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madness.  they want the world to burn, because they think they will come out on top and in control... no matter the cost in terms of human suffering and lives.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:08 | 2979940 LetThemEatRand
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Sad how many corporate and government leaders I can think to insert as "they," and your post would remain spot on with each one of them.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:13 | 2979964 bigdumbnugly
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??   hams have never been accepted by isreal.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:15 | 2979982 THX 1178
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Hmm. Religion. This is the real issue here... the Israel-Palestine thing just SEEMS political on the surface. We're such children.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:24 | 2980030 El Viejo
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I thought that was some kinda dip made from chickpeas.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:28 | 2980049 kralizec
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Doesn't go well with kneidl either.  Nothing new here, move along...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:30 | 2980066 Dalago
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Is this an all out way to get into a war with Syria then Iran?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:32 | 2980083 kralizec
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Nothing "all out" yet...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:34 | 2980091 economics9698
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Jews killing Arabs, Arabs killing Jews…just saying.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:37 | 2980102 icanhasbailout
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Let's skip the news boy, I'll make some tea

The Arabs and the Jews boy, too much for me

They get me confused boy, puts me off to sleep

And the thing I hate, oh Lord

Is staying up late, to watch some debate, on some nation's fate

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:50 | 2980182 Dalago
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Samson Option, bitchezzz!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:00 | 2980219 HobbyFarmer
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Shockingly, this happens after the U.S. elections.  Next thing you know, gas prices will begin to rise back to the level they were at a couple weeks ago.


Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:00 | 2980221 DaveyJones
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it's like Ichan and...Netflix  - it does get old

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:40 | 2980124 redpill
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This incident was merely a spontaneous escalation of a couple Israeli F-16s peacefully demonstrating against an offensive Palestinean street play depicting Moses overpaying his stone tablet mason.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:13 | 2980280 El Viejo
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MDB is that you?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 17:05 | 2980335's picture


Jews killing Arabs, Arabs killing Jews…just saying.


Ashkenazis (anti-Semites) killing Semites (Arabs). God said that the descendants of Abraham would inhabit the promised land. They did until a gang of European terrorists showed up. But the the name Israel does mean "he fights against God," so that was to be expected.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:33 | 2980089 economics9698
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Does this mean we have to pay Israel for this war?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:49 | 2980170 SilverFish
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Sure does.


Unless you dont mind being labeled ANTI-SEMITE!!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:19 | 2980311 DaveyJones
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"Open War?" Does this mean they can sleep with other countries?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 14:17 | 2980657 SilverFish
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Looks like 2 semites think we should pay for their war. LOL

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:26 | 2980041 knukles
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Something else to buttress confidence.
The economy will rebound nicely with all the tax increases, increased government investment, regulations, political uncertainty, astute well defined foreign policy and clearly established well thought out domestic programs, bipartisan love fest, love, happiness and charitable feelings for all.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:37 | 2980108 mick68
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10 or 20 scud missiles and those jokers are finished with their "open war."


That's why the mid east will not rule the world. All emotion and bravado, zero brains.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 14:13 | 2980638 forwardho
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K, That was beautiful. almost like a kinder gentle version of MDB

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:20 | 2979986 hedgeless_horseman
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A picture of Gaza

Stucco buildings with explosions?  It is a good thing that could never happen where I live.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:26 | 2980043 malikai
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Shouldn't be a concern to you. Texas' secession plea with Obomber is over 90k signatures now.

Surely he will oblige.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:27 | 2980046 Gert_B_Frobe
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Dude, your area needs a definate technology upgrade. Hell, even a Polaroid will net you a better image.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:42 | 2980092 hedgeless_horseman
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We have the best technology in the world!

Skynet will keep us safe.


In April, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office received a Shadow Hawk drone through a Department of Homeland Security grant, at which time Chief Deputy Randy McDaniel indicated it would be put to use by its SWAT and narcotic departments.


The drone is equipped with an HC camera, capable of shooting video day and night, according to PBS. Now it seems McDaniel is looking to enhance the military-style Shadow Hawk, which can fly at heights of 15,000 feet while traveling up to 55 mph, with weapons now only given to sheriff’s deputies.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:59 | 2980218 10mm
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A boy with a new toy.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:14 | 2980260 hedgeless_horseman
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Yes, but is the boy ignoring the instructions for use he swore to obey?

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. 
Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:03 | 2980234 malikai
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Next, hellfires. Just in case those domestic extremists get out of hand..

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:30 | 2980071 redpill
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Not even kosher ham?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:38 | 2980113 blunderdog
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Hams aren't kosher.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:31 | 2980399 Henry Hub
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"Hams aren't kosher"

Not until there blessed by the Rabbi

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:49 | 2980514 blunderdog
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You really don't know *anything* about that whole "kosher" thing, do ya?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:35 | 2980096 zuuma
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"THEY" will do whatever.

I have no say. You have no say. Fuck it.

I'm tired of the middle east.

I don't care a twit about them anymore. Any of them: Isrealies, arabs, persians,kurds, turks, etc.

They've been slaying each other since they started to farm and have villages - 10,000 years, or so.  Centuries before moses or jesus or mohammed were invented.

Let them have at it.

Also, lets bring all the US troops in the area home. Their presence improves nothing. The minute they leave an area - BAM! - back to the stone age. Why waste the money?

And bring 'em all home from Korea, Okinawa, Germany, etc, too!  Also a Huge waste of money. Since the euros invite the wreched refuse of every teeming shore to move to their countries & collect welfare, anyway, they can guard their own border (or not).

The big giant reset bubble is gonna pop soon enough. 

When 650 TRILLION in notational derivatives worldwide start to unspool, NOBODY will care about middle eastern cannabalism or European borders

The middle east is just a big, self-cleaning oven. Let it run the way it wants to. It'll be FINE in the end.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:27 | 2980373 DaveyJones
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the derivatives will finally reveal their true value in this country...and so will oil. Unfortunately, none of that will get us out of there until we collapse 

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:36 | 2980106 Bangin7GramRocks
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Things to do after work:
1. Hit Costco for a years worth or canned food.
2. Stop the newspaper until 2014.
3. Masturbate.
4. Lock self in bunker for 12 months.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:45 | 2980150 Troll Magnet
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dont forget to pick up some weed and cheetos!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:10 | 2980265 12ToothAssassin
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Repeat step 3

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:28 | 2980384 DaveyJones
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funny, the congressman's list only has number 3

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 23:53 | 2982944 mjcOH1
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"dont forget to pick up some weed and cheetos!"

Don't forget to fuel the Choom-wagon, Barry.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:48 | 2980171 SmallerGovNow2
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you forgot about your case of bourbon....

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:50 | 2980180 Pseudo Anonym
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who's "they":

they want the world to burn, because they think they...

that's what i want to know

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 14:35 | 2980744 cranky-old-geezer
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madness.  they want the world to burn, because they think they will come out on top and in control... no matter the cost in terms of human suffering and lives.

Hmmmmm.... sounds like our govt

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 18:23 | 2981847 Treeplanter
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Hamas leaders hiding during all out war. 

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:05 | 2979923 jeff314
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yeah very bullish...jerk

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:18 | 2980001 Cortez the Killer
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Thank you allah, may I have another

Thank you allah, may I have another

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:07 | 2979925 Dalago
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Crazy how Israel will bomb their creation of the largest refugee camp in history.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:16 | 2979985 john39
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zionists must have the land...all of it....  my precious!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:37 | 2980107 machineh
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There they go -- Israel replays Operation Cast Lead (Dec. 2008), which killed more than 700 civilians.

The Zionist entity times its attacks based on the political cycle of its U.S. patron.


Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:17 | 2979993 Jugdish
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Ya. it's like the Warsaw Ghetto vs the Nazi Wermacht.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:09 | 2979933 camaro68ss
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More kinetic wars

I see another peace prize for Obama in the future

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:20 | 2980015 azzhatter
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he will but after Netanyahu

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:12 | 2979946 TruthInSunshine
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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:13 | 2979967 SilverTree
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Really or is is a little joke?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:19 | 2979991 Race Car Driver
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No, really. Something's up.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:22 | 2980018 SilverTree
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Thanks, any link for this alert?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:40 | 2980122 SilverTree
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Face palm!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:37 | 2980433's picture

He really got a rise out of you.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:28 | 2980053 buzzsaw99
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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:40 | 2980121 zuuma
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Army Urologist: "whatsa matta General? Can't get it up?"


PRIAPISTIC General: "Nope. Can't get it down"



Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:36 | 2980444 Henry Hub
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Can't get it "All In"

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:39 | 2980466's picture

Do a little dance and make a little love. Stat!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:12 | 2979961 johnQpublic
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lets get biblical




Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:15 | 2979981 MsCreant
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I see a perky Olivia Newton John re-doing her famous "Let's get physical"

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:26 | 2980045 Cognitive Dissonance
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See.......even back then she was talking about getting physical.........PMs.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:51 | 2980183 fuu
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I prefer the Revolting Cocks version.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:01 | 2980222 The Gooch
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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:04 | 2980245 malikai
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+10000 Revco.

Hey kids...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:32 | 2980084 DaveyJones
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let me see your body fling

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:13 | 2979968 pokrova
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Maybe the Myans were right afterall

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:25 | 2980035 LongSoupLine
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What does any of this have to do with Facebook being up today?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:28 | 2980048 govttrader
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War in the middle east has always had 2 clear short term outcomes in the financial markets. 

1) bullish for crude oil (expecting supply disruptions)

2) bullish for US Treasuries (flight to safe haven assets)

The effect on the stock market is not so clear.  In the stock market, there are both winners and losers.  Clearly, the defense contractors and those who provide the things that usually get destroyed and need to be rebuilt, profit from conflict no matter where it is. But those people who are actually involved in the conflict tend to remove themselves from the consumer economy (temporarily) not to partake in "back to school shopping" and other normal consumer based activity. War puts a damper on some of this activity (not all...but some)

The clear short term winners in the stock market are the makers of destructive things...and the long term winners are the makers of rebuilding things. The stock market as a whole is more difficult to predict...the more direct trade is oil and defense contractors

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:10 | 2979914 HD
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Beyond throwing rocks and launching a few rockets what exactly can Hamas do? Nothing.

Same story repeated for decades.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:30 | 2980062 nonclaim
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While they have plenty of rocks where do rockets come from?

Tubes, propellant, explosives... they don't produce it there. So, there's a supply chain and delivery system. Do the palestinians pay for it? If so with what money, if not with whose money it is maintained? Could all that be used instead for bettering their wellfare system, if not, why not?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:43 | 2980136 blunderdog
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Gee, what a good point--it's not as if anyone else in the world could possibly have any reason to want to harm Israel...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:28 | 2980383 nonclaim
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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:44 | 2980482's picture

You're right. The inmates of perhaps the world's largest prison have no native means to defend themselves. More's the pity.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:57 | 2980557 nonclaim
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Never thought that region (gaza) as the New Cuba... interesting parallel, thanks.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:59 | 2980576's picture

Well the Zionists are historically communist.


A kibbutz (Hebrew: ??????? / ?????, lit. "gathering, clustering"; plural kibbutzim) is a collective community in Israel that was traditionally based on agriculture. Today, farming has been partly supplanted by other economic branches, including industrial plants and high-tech enterprises.[1] Kibbutzim began as utopian communities, a combination of socialism and Zionism. In recent decades, some kibbutzim have been privatized and changes have been made in the communal lifestyle. A member of a kibbutz is called a kibbutznik (Hebrew: ????????????)

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 14:17 | 2980648 nonclaim
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It works for a small community, anywhere in the world, I give you that... but Communism as a recipe for a larger area/population always end in disaster.

Back to Gaza as New Cuba, miserable, disarmed population under a heavy handed government allowing a foreign entity to use it as a base to launch missiles. That's what I meant.

I'll stop now. Need to think about a reactive armor for car roof. There's money to be made there...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 14:25 | 2980693's picture

Prosperity can only be found in peace.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:55 | 2980553 blunderdog
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and what?   you just sore you haven't convinced your buds to exterminate the Gazans yet?  ...?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:03 | 2979915 swissaustrian
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Fuck you Netanyahu, fuck you Hamas. Fuck them all.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:05 | 2979921 FuzzyDunlop21
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Fuck em in the ear!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:08 | 2979941 LouisDega
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Is that you Maury? Dont forget the pastries for Belle

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:18 | 2979997 Bangin7GramRocks
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Fuck em' in the other ear!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:23 | 2980022 azzhatter
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Fuck them with a strip of bacon

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:26 | 2980039 Drunken Monkey
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Mmmmmm..... Bacon!

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:03 | 2979916 Dalago
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I guess Israel started the war.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:48 | 2980510's picture

Well the Palestinians certainly didn't invade Europe and steal land owned by Zionists.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:05 | 2979922 Rock the Casbah
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freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:28 | 2980020 Mercury
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…and like his hero Lincoln, Obama is eager to grant us this “freedom”.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:50 | 2980529's picture

Obama does seem to hate black people as much as Lincoln did. The social welfare system devised by the Democrats and sold mercilessly to poor blacks and other unfortunate individuals is just a kinder and gentler version of the Fugitive Slave Act.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:05 | 2979926 ziggy59
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Hmmmm...OPOC... So close to OPEC...

Seriously..who the frig thinks up these names?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:05 | 2979927 Liposuction
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Bully lobs rockets randomly into Nerd's yard. Yeah, it's the nerd's fault for kicking the bully's ass.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:19 | 2980006 N. B. Forrest
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These subtle analogies are beyond the comprehension of most of the posters on this web site. 

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:22 | 2980023 Uncle Remus
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Nothing subtle about it.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:29 | 2980054 knukles
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Subtle about what?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:12 | 2980276 Uncle Remus
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And there you have it.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:30 | 2980072 buzzsaw99
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methinks you don't know squat about who the big brother backed bully is.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:56 | 2980566's picture


Bully lobs rockets randomly into Nerd's yard. Yeah, it's the nerd's fault for kicking the bully's ass.


And the "nerd" only had to blow up innocent British, Arab and Jewish people in order to get title to "his" yard.


The King David Hotel bombing was an attack carried out on 22 July 1946 by the militant terrorist right-wing Zionist underground organization the Irgun on the British administrative headquarters for Palestine, which was housed in the King David Hotel in Jerusalem.[1][2][3] 91 people of various nationalities were killed and 46 were injured.[4]

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:06 | 2979929 Shizzmoney
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How is this NOT a moonlanding to HAMAS?

BTW, I hope Krugman is right and the aliens invade.  I'll gladly go to them and point to the part of the map (Israel/Iran) where they can point the laser beams.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:09 | 2979949 cossack55
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I think if you want the aliens to eliminate sources of evil, you may wish to point them to DC, NY, London and Brussels.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:13 | 2979971 Uncle Remus
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Nuke it all from orbit, just to be sure...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:15 | 2979983 HD
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Game over man. Game over.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:33 | 2980088 Gert_B_Frobe
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Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:06 | 2979930 DaveyJones
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At least they admit their targets openly. Can't say the same for us

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:07 | 2979934 krispkritter
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Welcome to WW III; Iraq, Iran, Infinitum

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:07 | 2979935 cossack55
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The US military is too busy searching for

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:07 | 2979936 buzzsaw99
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Ehud and Binyamin are cool with people getting assassinated? Okay, just so everyone is clear on the rules right?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:12 | 2979957 Uncle Remus
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Well, by God, if it's good enough for Israel...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:29 | 2980069 knukles
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Then it's subtle enough for the rest of us.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:07 | 2979938 cherry picker
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God's chosen against  the world.  Unfortunately God's chosen has forgotten the commandment about loving thy neighbor.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:17 | 2979992 BBullionaire
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“For behold, in those days and at that time,
When I bring back the captives of Judah and Jerusalem,
I will also gather all nations,
And bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat;
And I will enter into judgment with them there
On account of My people, My heritage Israel,
Whom they have scattered among the nations;
They have also divided up My land.

“Behold, I will raise them
Out of the place to which you have sold them,
And will return your retaliation upon your own head.
I will sell your sons and your daughters
Into the hand of the people of Judah

Proclaim this among the nations:
“Prepare for war!
Wake up the mighty men,
Let all the men of war draw near,
Let them come up.
10 Beat your plowshares into swords
And your pruning hooks into spears;
Let the weak say, ‘I am strong.’”
11 Assemble and come, all you nations,
And gather together all around.
Cause Your mighty ones to go down there, O Lord.

Joel 3

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:20 | 2980013 cherry picker
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Then we have the Man from Galilee who was said to be a leader of God's chosen saying blessed be the peacemakers and if I am not mistaken that was written a long time after the book of Joel

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:31 | 2980077 knukles
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Billy Joel wrote a book?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:38 | 2980114 DaveyJones
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yes, it's called "The Big Book" 

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 20:56 | 2982329 knukles
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Davey, last time I saw him at JFK he didn't look like he'd read a page out of it, been to a meeting nor probably bothered to even chat let alone see his sponsor for a long while....

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 21:11 | 2982385 DaveyJones
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I believe you. Brinkley or the bottle Brinkley or the bottle.........

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:31 | 2980405 Hulk
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Billy Joel 4:13 "And they surrounded the walled city with their pianos and banged the shit out of the middle c key until

the walls collapsed. Then he finished with "just the way you are", just to rub it in..."

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:43 | 2980137 BBullionaire
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Thr Prophet Jesus? we moved on from him we now have the prophet Mohammed(peace be upon him) allah akbar and all that

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:48 | 2980172 john39
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not true.  Muslims revere Jesus.  Mohammed did not replace Jesus in Islam.  Mohammed simply warned people of the great evil that was taking control of the earth.  (not hard to spot if you think for two seconds).

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:19 | 2980002 john39
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that God, the creator of all, would chose one small and especially war like tribe of people from all of humanity, seems dubious at best...   more like a clever lie designed to get humans to do some dark nefarious bidding...  hey that sounds like someone familiar....

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:25 | 2980364 Mysteerious Roo...
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How odd of God

To choose the Jews.


Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:09 | 2980261 walküre
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"chosen" - they defined it

nice gig

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:08 | 2979943 Totin
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So does that mean they were previously in a closed war with Israel?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:09 | 2979947 sharky2003
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How nice of them to wait until after the election.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:16 | 2979990 MsCreant
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Yea, the Petraus thing, this, what else is waiting to "come out" now that Obama is in?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:18 | 2979996 Uncle Remus
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I hear the closets in the White House are really big...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 14:05 | 2980602's picture




In 1928, Nan Britton published a book entitled "The President's Daughter" claiming that she and Harding had been lovers and had conceived a child in 1919. According to her, the affair continued for six years, and the lovers' meeting places included a coat closet in the executive offices of the White House. Historians generally agree she was indeed his lover.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:21 | 2980016 Dr. Engali
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Marc Faber seems to think that there will be a lot coming out...he's been right so far.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:22 | 2980019 N. B. Forrest
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I'd say a lot, now that he has "more flexibility".

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:40 | 2980127 DaveyJones
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oh...if adultery was the only scandal inside the CIA

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:09 | 2979950 MFLTucson
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Can someone send this information to Panetta and Clinton?  Sorry to bother them during the wine testing, afterall, that is more important.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:13 | 2979969 Jugdish
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uhht ohh. What if all the jihadis we put in Syria decide to go fight a jihad in Palestine with all the guns and money we provided. The question is what is more important to them - Assad or killing jews? And another - How fanatical and jihadi are they really? Or are they just opportunistic AL-CIA-DA mercenaries. Hillary Clinton loves them. (Maybe) She gives them money and guns and lets them gangbang her even though they don't bathe. Bill doesn't know.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:19 | 2980008 Uncle Remus
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"Bill doesn't know."

Bull. Who do you think is selling the DVDs?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:14 | 2979976 Inthemix96
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If you Americans would stand aside and let "gods chosen", fight for the right in what they believe in.

This would be over before dinner time tommorow.

Fucking racist, suppremicist, aparthied fucking criminals.

And the Germans must never forget eh????????  While the "state" of isreal gets away with fucking murder eh???????

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:36 | 2980105 Overfed
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If it were actually up to us Americans.......

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:40 | 2980126 machineh
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You took the words right out of my mouth ...

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:47 | 2980167 blunderdog
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Nonsense.  The pragmatists in Israel haven't yet convinced the majority that they need to exterminate the Palestinians.

That's what the long-running theater has been all about for the past 40 years--convincing the moderates that ethnic-cleansing/"final solution" is the only viable option.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 14:47 | 2980801 Totentänzerlied
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You mean like when the Catholics, not one American among them, stopped Crusading?

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:15 | 2979978 dwdollar
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Maybe it's time to give Obama another Nobel Peace Price.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:15 | 2979979 LeisureSmith
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It would be more honest if the IDF substituted the words "Is ready" with the word want in the Tweet. Want to and has been planning for some time would work too.

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 12:15 | 2979984 ebworthen
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Did the war ever stop?

Haven't they been at each other's throats for a thousand years or more?

Did the Crusades ever really end?

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