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US Foreign Policy Hits New Lows After Israel Mocks John Kerry; Update - Israel Apologizes

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Update: it was inevitable. Israel has apologized:

Just when you thought US foreign policy under John Kerry couldn't plumb new lows, here comes Israel, mocking... John Kerry.

But it wasn't Israel's mocking of Kerry that was embarrassing: after Syria, Israel is hardly a big fan of Hillary's replacement who brought the Middle East to the verge of a YouTube clip fabricated war, and then promptly slank back to his yacht. It was the spirited White House defense. To wit from Reuters:

The White House on Tuesday denounced reported comments by Israel's defense minister that were sharply critical of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

 

White House spokesman Jay Carney responded to reports that Israeli military Moshe Yaalon said Kerry's pursuit of Middle East peace is out of an "incomprehensible obsession and a messianic feeling."

 

"To question Secretary Kerry's motives and distort his proposals is not something we would expect from the defense minister of a close ally," Carney said.

Well, dear "Jay", while the US is stuck manipulating the stock market in its 5th year of attempting to trickle down the wealth effect, and defending Obama's disastrous insurance ponzi scheme legacy, China (and increasingly Russia) are dividing up the world among them: from Africa, to Syria, to everywhere else, all the while soaking up all the gold that is not nailed down. So by all means - be prepared for more surprises.

As for Kerry's "messianic feeling" - was anyone actually surprised?

 


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Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment yogibear
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Lurch is a joke. Just another political suit. 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:28 | Link to Comment Divided States ...
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To Israel

the U S A aint going to be your lapdog forever. Go fight your own battles and stop relying on America to do your dirty work.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:33 | Link to Comment Popo
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Well, it is pretty easy to make fun of Odo.

How many countries have a 70 year old (male) Secretary of State who gets a face lift to look prettier?

At least he proved that there is a male equivalent to the Stepford Wife...

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:34 | Link to Comment Arius
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+1 Yaalon!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:39 | Link to Comment MisterMousePotato
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If "slank" isn't a word, it should be.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:43 | Link to Comment Pladizow
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Is there a single distinguishable moment in history which clearly marks the end of an empire?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:46 | Link to Comment gmrpeabody
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Tyler..., does this mean you're calling the bottom?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:48 | Link to Comment Dick Gazinia
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Willllburrrrr

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:04 | Link to Comment akak
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John Kerry, Secretariat of State.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:06 | Link to Comment quintago
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You heard the man.....cut all funding to Israel's defense.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:17 | Link to Comment knukles
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End of Empire Tell:

Your "enemy" (Vlad the Bad) makes your ass wait and stew for hours...
Your "ally" tells you to "fuck off" in no uncertain DiploSpeak...

Whazzzzat say about leadership (oxymoron?)

If I could lead a transformation it'd look like this one!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:21 | Link to Comment 0b1knob
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Silly Israelis.   

Everybody knows that its Obama (Dear Leader, the ONE, Lightbringer) who is the Messiah.

Lurch is his prophet.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:28 | Link to Comment negative rates
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A new low for Qualitative Easing.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:19 | Link to Comment Manthong
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To allude to a comment I made in a previous thread, all Horseface Kerry has to do is throw the  several purple ouchie medals he amazingly "earned" in three months or so over the Great Wall of China to stir our patriotism.

Hmm.. maybe he should accuse B.O. of acting like Jeng-giss Con, too.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:35 | Link to Comment Keyser
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:42 | Link to Comment boogerbently
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Wars are UNFORGIVABLY expensive and evil.....unless the Dems start them.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:32 | Link to Comment old naughty
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pawnmaster: "roosters fighting in my cage..."

"stop them crowing."

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 21:56 | Link to Comment clymer
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nothing like a little post-surgical shiner to demonstrate to the world just how irrelevant and otherwise disgusting you are as a human being.

 

(although I did like him as the Senator in this movie:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1226273/ )

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:51 | Link to Comment giggler321
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Kerry response:  Your anti semite

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:38 | Link to Comment old naughty
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No, he wont.

He would continue to lurch forward his "Palestine peace in 9 month" (said July '13)...

Time's running short... reality's a bitch.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:34 | Link to Comment Calmyourself
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As long as military aid is cut to every Arab country in the Middle East simultaneously excellent idea should be done tomorrow.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:09 | Link to Comment Headbanger
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Now watch the Jewish controlled MSM turn extremely conservative to support a Republican president who will strongly defend Israel against the "evil axis" !

CNN and MSNBC will vanish quickly along with all their retarded liberal shit.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:11 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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While I don't have strong feeling about Israel, one way or another, I do have strong feelings about making commitment and my word. The US is saying one thing and doing another, with Israel, like they are doing with everyone else, including its own citizens. For the US to negotiate in contradiction with our allies is a slap in the face that makes no one look good and does ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to advance any peaceful pathways. More distrust, more chaos, more stupidity. To this moment no one knows what this means, except Iran coming out claiming complete and utter capitulation by America. I don't believe in interventionism, much less bullying, but looking weak, flaccid and flatulent is just fucked up. Maybe it advances someone's goals but not anyone who cares whether they look like a fool.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:19 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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Allies? You mean like Saudi Arabia?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:33 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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I mean anyone we claim to be allied with, even Libya. We fuck everyone we claim to befriend. Just for once I would like to see us stand up and say what we stand for and follow our actions with words. We tell people of other countries what they should do and infer we will back them and then disappear. I look at Syria, which we should have had nothing to do with. We incentivised people there to rebel against their government, even to supply arms and logistics, and then we dump them. Not all that different than we did in Iraq, instigating an uprising against Saddam and then...nothing. We should leave those people alone or stand with them but not fucking lie to everyone and make matters worse. They have Made this deal with Iran and told the world that they have stopped Iran form developing nuke weapons..but we know they are doing it anyway. Then we will turn around and fund some shit deal to overthrow them all while patting them on the back. It just sucks to have no spine, no morals or honor what so ever. America has been fully depreciated as to any moral values, what so ever.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:48 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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Quit using "we". The "money" that funds this imperialist resource grab was stolen from "we" through the greatest ponzi evah! Lybia got fucked because of (arms/oil/mineral) shipping lanes and saying fuck you to the "dollar". Just like everyone else that doesn't have a central bank in the club or oil or 3/5 of the world's poppy.

Also. "we" armed both sides in Syria. 

Same as it ever was.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:09 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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So are "WE" or are we not "WE"? Now I'm confused. So it was someone else that broke into your car while I was just watching, so "I'm" OK?

Just thinking the "WE" the people, have some responsibility here, but maybe not. You are probably right, it was the other guy.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 23:41 | Link to Comment Bernankenstein
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Mr. Ed says: "If I had a son, he would look like John Kerry". Naaaaay.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:48 | Link to Comment Gringo Viejo
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Why would anyone apologize to a "kept man"?
Where's Richard Gere when you need him?
Gerbils, John?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:29 | Link to Comment Volaille de Bresse
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I don't think you were an empire evee for one day. You were either very lucky (Europe destroyed itself twice, making way for you) or you were the most arrogant bunch of upstarts the world ever saw. Hence your #1 position from 1919 on. 

 

Historians will tell how you managed to make your way into the 20th century... and how you lost everything during the 21st.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:12 | Link to Comment post turtle saver
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sounds like loser talk to me... loser

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:46 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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the Coup d' Etat represented by the Kennedy Assasination at the convenience of the MIC, comes to mind; as does the abandonment of the "good as gold" dollar by Nixon in '71; and the signing of the most favored nation trading status for China by Clinton, in '80; all very close together when compressed by looking through the history telescope backwards.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:10 | Link to Comment css1971
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Military defeats despite overwhelming superiority.

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 02:12 | Link to Comment SF beatnik
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lie lay lain

slink slunk slunk

"slank is archaic" says the dict.

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 13:45 | Link to Comment MisterMousePotato
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I always wondered what retired English teachers do. That you, Mrs. Burnett?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:32 | Link to Comment Harbanger
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A horse is a horse, of course of course,
and no one can give a facelift to a horse of course,
that is of course, unless the horse,
Is the famous Mister Kerry

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:12 | Link to Comment BanksterSlayer
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@RT_com

PHOTO: Kerry presented Lavrov with potato from Idaho before beginning of talks in Paris: via @mfa_russia #idahopotato pic.twitter.com/vBgCfduVpb

 

 

nuff said.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:18 | Link to Comment dermus
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Hah nice DS9 reference.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:33 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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WTF???

Don't you realize that ALL of this shit is every bit as real as professional wrestling?

Guess what? Neither the USA, nor Israel exist anywhere other than your imagination. Assign all of the actions and beliefs to either that you want, but don't be surprised when all they do is piss you off.

BY DESIGN

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:49 | Link to Comment gmrpeabody
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Did you forget your meds again?  ;-)

(and no, I didn't down you)

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:42 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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In this case, I take the down-votes as evidence of a lack of understanding the difference between the tangible and the abstract.

Even the most die-hard loyalists, should be able to discern that they are loyal to an idea. But when you tell them it doesn't exist as a tangible THING, but rather, a club, comprehension goes right out of the window, replaced by appeal to emotion.

Which is why I don't try to hard to have discussions on the internets, as I know everything I say will be misinterpreted by someone, strengthening their resolve to remain ignorant.

At least with this post, they can down-vote for cause.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:50 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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It's certainly true that "The United States of America" is what I call a conditioned abstraction; "it" certainly doesn't exist in the narrow physical sense. Nor does "Israel"; but convention causes us to discuss these abstractions as if they were entities.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:19 | Link to Comment NuckingFuts
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Yes, +1

Convention, being the key word here. But yes, they only truly exist as chunks of dirt with invisible lines drawn around them by TPTB, and a populace that believes.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:13 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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You could extrapolate that concept ad-infinitum. 

Nation states are simply a concept typically born of violence with malleable, imaginary lines on a sphere. Or is it a sphere? 

I digress.

In the meantime, stop sending our "abstract" fucking money across our "intangible" and conveniently porous borders. 

 

Edit: Forget that dual-citizen thing too. It's all in your head.

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:00 | Link to Comment NaN
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional_wrestling

What a relief, it's all entertainment with just a small chance of real damage.

The Sec. of State (SoS) game is more entertaining with Kerry than Hillary. A mockery of a farce of a Con.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:07 | Link to Comment it aint easy
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One head of the hydra playfully biting another head.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:10 | Link to Comment Larry Dallas
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Here's a guy who has done a teriffic job bullshitting people all his life into thinking he was some aristocrat or something, had worse grades at Yale than Bush II and when it comes to perform he fails miserably. Like the clown in the circus who drops all the balls to the delight of the audience. That is Kerry.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:49 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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He was "the gimp" at Skull-n-Bones.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:08 | Link to Comment fxrxexexdxoxmx
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Funny + 100

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:23 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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I think "Secretariat of State" (h/t akak) wins unless that's an old meme.

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:29 | Link to Comment americanspirit
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And lets not forget that he was able to bullshit his way into the Heinz fortune. I mean, an aristocrat's gotta have some pocket change.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:17 | Link to Comment Againstthelie
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Look at people at WalMart, the media content and how the sheeple are crazy about the poison. Then you should rethink your blasphemous believe.

Do not be rebellious against your master.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:09 | Link to Comment Yardfarmer
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@Divided States .

oh really?  not a chance...

EVERY TIME WE DO SOMETHING, YOU TELL ME AMERICANS WILL DO THIS AND WILL DO THAT. I WANT TO TELL YOU SOMETHING VERY CLEAR: DON'T WORRY ABOUT AMERICAN PRESSURE ON ISRAEL;
 
WE, THE JEWISH PEOPLE, CONTROL AMERICA. AND THE AMERICANS KNOW IT."
 
-- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
October 3, 2001
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:13 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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And who controls them?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:24 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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You don't want to meet the people who control them.

But their time is passing, and they clearly feel it.

Good.   It's been a long time coming.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:11 | Link to Comment bunnyswanson
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The Samson Option.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:40 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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He died when he pulled down those pillars, didn't he?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 22:23 | Link to Comment logicalman
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Don't know who originally said it but....

If you want to know who's in charge just look at whom you are not allowed to criticise.

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 23:43 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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I cracked up the other day when I head someone call him  "a man of peace"

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:24 | Link to Comment Canadian Dirtlump
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they more than likely will, until something cataclysmic happens. Canada will be their teacup poodle too.

 

Rochard Engel, the same guy who was fake kidnapped in syria over the summer by a radical pro assad english speaking rabidly pro iranian militia. Apparently the tooth fairy was involved too.

 

I wish every country in the world would leave israel alone so they could be left to the fat they so richly deserve.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:27 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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I would be concerned if I were a "Canadian dirtlump" too. Great Britain did have a war aim during the American Revolution...and George Washington knew it (as he used to work for them before becoming America's first General.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcI1K0B7skE "tell me more about Ohio" said the British General. Well..."here is Ohio today": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKK6-hLOcxk (hmmmm. "he said probably and undoubtedly in the same sentence.") here's the news: http://www.isde.vanderbilt.edu/wp/2012/03/us-navy-test-fires-trident-ii-...

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 09:00 | Link to Comment Canadian Dirtlump
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I'd be concerned if I were a disabled vet. Thankfully you didn't end up like the thousands of your peers who committed suicide because of the war crimes you saw / committed for the powervrokers in the US and Israel.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:31 | Link to Comment monkeyboy
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He's not the messiah, he's a very naughty boy!

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plZRe1kPWZw

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:24 | Link to Comment casfoto
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Or because they think that they can mock us then the penalty is NO MORE TAX PAYERS DOLLARS ....not a fucking penny. C' mon now. No whinning please. Fighting your own battles without the Great Dane standing behind you and using our tax dollars and our men and our equipment. Sorry.

Good luck.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:29 | Link to Comment knukles
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Oy veh!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment akak
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Herman Munster without the charm.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:55 | Link to Comment NoDebt
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But with that messianic feeling.  What an awesome comination for a Secretary of State.  Or a President, for that matter.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:57 | Link to Comment akak
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I'm ... hooked on a feeling

I'm high on believing

That Obama's in love with me.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:53 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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Obama, like all clinical egomaniacs and psycopaths is not now, nor has ever been, in love with anyone who wasn't named Obama.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 23:45 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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but his wife is just as deadly

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:32 | Link to Comment Troll Magnet
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How about we cut off our aid to Israel in retaliation and let those fuckers defend themselves for once?  Oh, right...They control America. 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:28 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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Well, we didn't go to war with Syria recently.

So maybe they don't control us as much as they would like to.

It's hard to believe that Obama stood up for America.

But I notice -- a lot of General officers have been fired recently....

The thing that's hard to control about an abstraction like 'America' is that -- a lot of people end up believing in it.

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 05:19 | Link to Comment Paveway IV
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Obama stood up for America? Nonsense.

Obama backed down from America.

Just kidding! That's nonsense, too.

Obama grew uncomfortable with the idea of a TOPOL II up his ass.

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:24 | Link to Comment Againstthelie
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The critic is the biggest indirect praise of US foreign policy for a decade.

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:43 | Link to Comment Mr Poopra
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What an idiot.  Do these people not know anything about Zionists?  They will never make a deal, ever.  If it looks like a deal is approaching check your backside because you are being fucked.  As Secretary of State he should know what Israel's endgame is, and always was.  They will not veer from that plan.  Ever.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:23 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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So are the Zionists just smarter than everyone else? Who deserves to win, the dumbest? Fucking people want to blame everything on someone else. America is what WE made it. If the fucking Zionists are smart enough to manipulate us to do their bidding, are they the devil or are they just doing a little better than the next smartest group down the list? I don't see anyone holding a gun to anyone's head forcing them to go along with this. We behave as sheep, we bleat like sheep when herded too closely, but we do not stand up and fight. We just stumble around growling "those fucking Jews" under our breath so as to not appear anti semite. Just because they are winning does not make them evil. That is more of the leftist bullshit that is spread everywhere...we are supposed to hate ourselves and anyone else who is successful or winning, unless of course they were just lucky...then its OK. If you don't like being a fucking loser get off your ass, do something. Just sayin...

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:27 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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Wow.

Is that the collective "we" or the last 100 years of the invisible shareholder "we"?

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:46 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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That is the collective "WE". The society that we live in and the rest of the world perceives. "WE" as a nation are in debt to our ears. Maybe not you or me, but that doesn't matter. It will bring us all down. When "WE" have foreign policies that are retarded and piss off every other people and nation in the world, it is "WE" that are fucked. My parents lived through the Great Depression and they understood the state that "WE" were under. There were those doing some better and those doing some worse but for the most part "WE" were fucked. When WWII broke out my dad was on the ground in Europe and my mom was working in a defense plant in KC. They new pretty much what condition "WE" were in. Like it our not "WE" are stuck on this rock together and what shits on one of us is likely to end up on everyone else's shoes. Like it or not we live under a government, we pay for it if we want to or not, and it is ours. "WE" made it. If you see yourself as unaccountable to this disaster as many of us do, it really doesn't matter, it is ours none the less. I wish it weren't. Everyone wants to blame the boomers for this mess and while being one and trying to live a responsible life, I must admit, it went to shit on my watch. What is it they say about the law...ignorance is no excuse. Well that was the only one I had.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:36 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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America is what we made it -- or rather we are what America made us.

The United States, however, is not what we made it.  It was conquered and perverted long ago.

And the Israelis are not winning.  The Israelis should look at history a lot more critically, and notice that the Powers who created their state seem to delight in blood sacrifice to achieve their aims.  Very much including the blood of Jews.  Isn't that obvious?

The cattle think that they are winning, right up to the moment that they find themselves in the slaughter chute.

 

Oh fuck, did I just paint a target on my back?  Well, why not?  This is not your world, you beasts whom I speak against.  It is mine. 

My country is the future, and you are not in it.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:19 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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I'm not arguing they are winning but many here seem to think so. I'm suggesting that life is war. Every living thing is at war with everything else to survive and succeed. Too many spend too much time bemoaning our losses, whatever we may think they are, instead of doing something about it. We can decide, at least for now, what we spend our money on and where we "invest" it. We are giving our jobs away because we want to buy the cheap shit. We say fuck Americans, until it is us. We put our money into the financial system to either "protect it" (which I don't get really) or to make easy money. Retire and clip coupons. We bitch about government employees demanding their cushy benefits and suggest they are unrealistic at best and theft at worst, but we can turn around and see nothing wrong with "investing" for big gains, like everyone could do it. Ultimately none of the shit we see coming down on us could have happened if Americans had not made it happen. Americans borrowed incredible amounts of money that will never be paid back, and still are. Americans have allowed themselves to become dependent on an absolutely corrupt system that ultimately no one wants to change for fear they may lose something. We have been bought with cheap trinkets like the Manhattan Indians. The illusion of wealth in shiny objects and big TeePees. Wealth always has been primarily about independence, the ability to tell someone to fuck off. Debt is the opposite of that ability.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 22:01 | Link to Comment Husk-Erzulie
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notice that the Powers who created their state seem to delight in blood sacrifice to achieve their aims.  Very much including the blood of Jews.  Isn't that obvious?

Obvious to those who actually read history, and do so with a jaundiced eye and more or less undamaged powers of reflection... Few and far between? 

 

Wealth always has been primarily about independence, the ability to tell someone to fuck off. Debt is the opposite of that ability.

Pithy and succinct in the true Oldwood style.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:02 | Link to Comment Parisnights
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Yogi- Why/.  America has become so good at dirty work.  List is long if you need a memory jog.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:03 | Link to Comment caShOnlY
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Lurch is a joke. Just another political suit

What asshole state keeps voting this moron in?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:44 | Link to Comment MilwaukeeMark
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If the Israeli's don't apologize, Kerry may just walk across the Mediterranean and give them a piece of his mind.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 23:19 | Link to Comment williambanzai7
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Tue, 01/14/2014 - 23:49 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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Dig the Strangelove image. If I had to pick just one director, it'd be Kubrick 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:29 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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...here comes Israel, mocking... John Kerry.

This time you jews have gone too far.

You can insult me. 

You can insult my nation. 

But never, never, insult my horse.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Divided States ...
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whats worse than being called an IDIOT by an YEDIOT

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:46 | Link to Comment Pladizow
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Perhaps hedgeless meant "Whores" and not "Horse"?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:20 | Link to Comment Againstthelie
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Whats worse than being called an IDIOT by an YEDIOT?

If they praise you.

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:16 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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What's worse than watching your abstract, intangible nation-state and your children's future go down in flames, while you do nothing about it?

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment redpill
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All together now..  wiiilllbbbuurrrr

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:43 | Link to Comment Winston Churchill
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If Nero could appoint his horse  a senator, why not one for   sec.of State ?

After all ,with the last one being a cow, why not.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:07 | Link to Comment Zadok
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I think that precedent has been achieved...as if it was a good thing.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:54 | Link to Comment Rafferty
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I though the last one was a witch. No?  Ah well, my mistake....

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:38 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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That was Caligula.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:52 | Link to Comment Winston Churchill
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Both waps.

Close enough for Govt. work.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:15 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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I am feeling old tonight.

I remember when Romans did not think of themselves as Italians.

A friend of mine recently said the word "Constantinople", and the other friend laughed and said "I think you mean Istanbul."

I said "Do you mean Byzantium?"

They both looked at me.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:26 | Link to Comment Winston Churchill
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Age is fogging my memory as well , otherwise I would not have confused Nero with Caligula.

I'm sure Obozo will be confused with Pol Pot and others of that ilk before he is finished.

All those hollowpoints, so little time.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:55 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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They Might Be Giants or Dead Kennedys? That is the question.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:32 | Link to Comment americanspirit
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So Winston - Why trade a perfectly good JackAss for a horse?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 22:27 | Link to Comment logicalman
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I think it was Caligula, not Nero, but the point stands.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:43 | Link to Comment ParkAveFlasher
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"I would prefer that Israel practice a good neighHhHhHhHhbor policy..."  -JK

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:31 | Link to Comment Frostfan1
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Could be the best comment ever written on Zerohedge........

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment i_call_you_my_base
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5th year attempting to trickle down the wealth effect?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment whisperin
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Yes this is the mistake in the article. That was the repubs. The dems are going one stupider ..."trickle up policy to the .01%'s". I guess govt now controls gravity ...sigh!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment Joebloinvestor
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They just have to tell the truth, that is bad enough.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:28 | Link to Comment Againstthelie
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So a good US foreign politics would have been if the USA in the meantime would be in two other wars, in Syria and in Iran?

This critic is the highest praise a politician can earn.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment MFLTucson
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This is not news, everyone mocks this jackoff!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment Xploregon
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Awwwwww. Why the long face John?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Kudos to Tyler for posting the "abused spouse" picture of him.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment Overfed
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Mocking Swift boat, wood splinter purple heart John Kohn is pretty easy. What a contemptible POS.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment RobD
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Don't forget the rice in the ass purple heart.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:28 | Link to Comment Hongcha
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Secty. Kohn did everything in his power to gin up support for the Crusade to move into Syria; he deserves better than a public reproach from his supervisor.  That is not how to build morale amongst your subordinates.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:37 | Link to Comment john39
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have to wonder how many other faux Irish surnames are floating around out there...

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:42 | Link to Comment Seize Mars
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Well, did you know NY mayor "Bill DeBlasio" is actually Warren Wilhelm II ?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:57 | Link to Comment Herd Redirectio...
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To be fair, Kerry's grandpa just randomly pointed at a map, before they moved to Boston, and happened to point to Kerry, Ireland.   If he had pointed to a place named Levi, Cohen, Goldberg, Silverstein... They would have adopted that name...  If you believe the story, any way.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:04 | Link to Comment Seize Mars
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That's a lie. He chose it for the purpose of affinity fraud.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:41 | Link to Comment mick_richfield
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John, I feel that I should tell you.

I have assumed the name 'Mick'.

I'm not a real Irishman.

( Actually, I'm a non-Hebrew, non-Arab semite.  How fucking weird is that? )

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment 101 years and c...
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"Just when you thought US foreign policy under John Kerry couldn't plumb new lows"

absolutely it can.  i dont think there is a bottom.  not under the ambiguously *** duo of obama/kerry.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:29 | Link to Comment Oldballplayer
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Is it any wonder Keery has a God complex?  Have you ever listened to that putz?

But I hear he was in Viet Nam and spend a month or two in Cambodia.  So, you know, he is a war hero.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment knukles
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Was that the 2 week all expenses paid bus tour of Vietnam and Cambodia prize from the Gong Show?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:37 | Link to Comment akak
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"Hero": the most fucking overused and misapplied word in the English language over the past 12 years.  It NEVER seems to be applied to anyone other than those in government, or to the minions of government (cops, firemen, etc.) going about their daily PAID jobs.  I call bullshit on this "hero" meme.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:43 | Link to Comment Overfed
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Thank you.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:46 | Link to Comment hidingfromhelis
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+professional athletes...WTF!?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:48 | Link to Comment TeamDepends
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Hey now, McCain is a hero.  To the Vietnamese at least.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:05 | Link to Comment akak
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And a role model to albino chipmunks with T-rex arms everywhere.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:39 | Link to Comment BigJim
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I'm told he's pretty handy on a carrier flight deck, too.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:34 | Link to Comment TeamDepends
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Was he the one that got sucked into an F-15?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:49 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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"Leader" is a close second when it is used as a reference to politicians.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 23:52 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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I would have to give "public servant" the number one slot

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:52 | Link to Comment Frank N. Beans
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every american who was the least bit involved with the 9/11 attacks is a hero too.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:07 | Link to Comment halfawake
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i watched it on tv = hero

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:33 | Link to Comment akak
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Especially if you put a "Support the Troops" ribbon on your car.

There's no better way to be a hero!  And a patriot!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:05 | Link to Comment The Gooch
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I was freshly unemployed and at the bar watching it on tv.

The NAFTA was really kickin' in.

I missed the coverage of WTC 7  and that "plane" through the Pentagon for some reason, though. 

If you bought your ribbon at the Marathon station, you got a 26.2 sticker as a bonus! 

The backside said "China Strong".

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 23:54 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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the BBC not only covered tower 7, they covered it early

God they're good

 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:37 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Everyone who holds "elected office" has a God complex, otherwise they'd be a productive human, rather than a delusional, self-serving parasite (redundant, I know).

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:55 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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"heard he was in Cambodia".   yeah!  As seen in his epic biography, Apocalypse Now.  The lying chickenshit fuck.  That motherfucker NEEDED those bogus awards to get the fuck home, otherwise he was gonna be drinking the whole damn Mekong.

Those boys were frag his ass, as in made good. 

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:53 | Link to Comment MSO
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John Kerry was an agressive combatant in Vire Nam.  Unlike most of us slackers, Kerry completed two tours of duty in 4 months.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:24 | Link to Comment resurger
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment greatbeard
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Fuck Israel

Fuck John Kerry

Did I leave anything out?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:33 | Link to Comment akak
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Fuck Bernanke!

Fuck Yellen!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:37 | Link to Comment nope-1004
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Fuck me!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment akak
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Fuck!

Fuck fuck!

Fuck fuck fuck!

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:43 | Link to Comment MisterMousePotato
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A couple months ago, I used the word "fuck" six times in just one sentence posted here.

I still didn't make my point.

We need a new word.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 15:48 | Link to Comment akak
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How about "tax"?

I mean, it's kind of the same thing anyway.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:41 | Link to Comment BigJim
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Yeah... they're both 'voluntary'.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:16 | Link to Comment fxrxexexdxoxmx
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You are on fire today akak. Thanks for the smiles.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 19:08 | Link to Comment KickIce
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BOHICA

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 16:12 | Link to Comment Fuh Querada
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