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Presenting The Democratic National Convention's "Ron Paul Moment"

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Moments ago we learned that the Democrats have once again reinstated language into their party platform that recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as well as the words "God-given" that were removed in this year's platform. However, the 'vote' on this controversial decision (shown in the clip below), brings back vivid memories of the GOP convention's own Ron Paul moment; and must be seen to be believed as the true state of our nation's "democratic process" is once again exposed for all to see. Simply remarkable...

And this happened earlier:

After sharp criticism from Mitt Romney and Republicans, the Democrats have reinstated the language into their party platform that recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as well as the words "God-given" that were removed in this year's platform.


The platform released by Democrats Monday evening dropped a clause included in the 2008 platform that read: "Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel." That platform went on to say, however, that "[t]he parties have agreed that Jerusalem is a matter for final status negotiations. It should remain an undivided city accessible to people of all faiths."


The party reinstated the 2008 language into this year's platform to "reflect the President's personal view," CBS News has learned.


Israel maintains that its capital is Jerusalem, but the United States and other nations maintain embassies in Tel Aviv because East Jerusalem is contested by the Palestinians, who see it as a potential capital for their state.


Romney called Jerusalem "the capital of Israel" in July, prompting criticism from the Palestinians as well as China. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat called the comment "absolutely unacceptable."


But as a presidential candidate, Mr. Obama said in 2008 that "Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel and it must remain undivided," though he later softened his stance and said he is not trying to "predetermine" the final status of the city. As president, he has maintained that, as his campaign put it to CBS News, "the capital is something that should be determined in final status negotiations between the parties."


Romney said in a statement Tuesday that it's "unfortunate that the entire Democratic Party has embraced President Obama's shameful refusal to acknowledge that Jerusalem is Israel's capital."


"Four years of President Obama's repeated attempts to create distance between the United States and our cherished ally have led the Democratic Party to remove from their platform an unequivocal acknowledgment of a simple reality," he said. "As president, I will restore our relationship with Israel and stand shoulder to shoulder with our close ally."


Meantime, the word "God" was dropped from a paragraph that, in 2008, spoke of giving those willing to work the opportunity to "make the most of their God-given potential." In this year's platform a similar paragraph reads "the simple principle that in America, hard work should pay off, responsibility should be rewarded, and each one of us should be able to go as far as our talent and drive take us."

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Wed, 09/05/2012 - 17:38 | 2765896 Sircornflakes
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I missed the part of the oath of office that require the President to defend Israel.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 17:51 | 2765928 centerline
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probably have to play it backwards for the message.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 17:56 | 2765950 12ToothAssassin
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I dont see a problem here. Move along.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 17:57 | 2765952 Thomas
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That was stunning. Votes in Iraq under Hussein's regime were more level than that.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:02 | 2765956 idea_hamster
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Well, after they ignored the clear non-2/3 vote, all the chumps just sat there and took it.

Who rushed the stage?  Who boo-ed the proceedings until they couldn't continue?  DID ANYONE EVEN WALK THE F'K OUT?

All it takes for evil to trimuph is for good people to be lazy sacks of shit.

When Sartre said that every French person "got the [Second World] War that they deserved," people said that was really harsh.  Well you can see it here in action.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:15 | 2765998 Michael
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And so it goes, our owners win again.

The Country of Israel needs to be cut from our apron strings.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:27 | 2766039 Ahmeexnal
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Check your premises.  You'd be surprised to find out that it could turn out to be the other way around. The USA cut from the apron of the rest of the world when the dollah's true value discovery is reached.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:26 | 2766047 Michael
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You need to know something of how to play the game of three level chess.

Our Zionist Occupied Government (ZOG) control everything. You have to use a wealth of knowledge and well played strategy to out maneuver those sons of bitches in that cesspool they call the establishment. Makes me fucking vomit at what we have to put up with. You must be very careful with the words that come out of your mouths lest you be absolutely sqered by the main stream media making our chances of ever achieving anything null and void.

I'll give you an example of the the game that must be played;

My words of advice for all US patriots running for major public office; Make sure you do your obligatory Israel Lobby ass licking statements just like  Rand Paul and others. You will not get on TV if you don’t.

Example of failure to execute:
“Upset that Republican Carl Paladino disavowed portions of the speeches he made at two Brooklyn synagogues on Sunday, Rabbi Yehuda Levin on Wednesday withdrew his support for the candidate.

“If he continues on this path, not only can’t I vote for him, but I will call on all religious people to write in ‘morality’ or something like that [on the ballot],” said Rabbi Levin in a phone interview.”

It is preferable to say good things about Israel for the ADL and the Israel Lobby when you are a candidate. You can always turn your back on them in your own way after you are elected into the office and become an America firster. You must also be prepared never to say anything disparaging "in the Jews mind" that would offend them. Work the system doing an end run around them and play it smart.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:32 | 2766072 Ahmeexnal
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Chess is for babies.  Learn how to play go.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:36 | 2766086 Michael
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I prefer Stratego and Risk.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 19:45 | 2766327 Big Corked Boots
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Those are too hard. Can't we just play Angry Birds between texts?

OK, how about cup stacking?

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:34 | 2766492 saturn
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Your vote, cOunts!

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:50 | 2766530 Sofa King
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That dude is so lucky Americans have been become nutless.  If this was the 1800's that son-of-a-bitch would be hanging from a tree with stones being hurled at him.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:55 | 2766541 Richard Chesler
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Your vote CoUNTS, but only when it serves the thugs running the show.


Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:58 | 2766552 fourchan
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second vid already shut down

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 21:05 | 2766567 FEDbuster
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With the republicans the outcome to fuck the Ron Paul delegates was already on the teleprompter before they took the vote.


Wed, 09/05/2012 - 21:19 | 2766605 bigkahuna
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Yeah, I am not surprised at this - not even that they needed a telepropter to do it. What a bunch of douches.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 21:34 | 2766642 Pure Evil
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I guess this shows that the Jewish vote is abandoning the Douche-o-crats to become neo-cons in the Repugnant party while the Militant Marxist Muslims are becoming Donkey-ass ascendent.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 21:44 | 2766668 Dave Thomas
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Check out Drudge's site, he sensationalizes it of course.


"They Booed Putting God Back!"


Ohh the Eggman is too funny

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 23:29 | 2766891 CompassionateFascist
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Jewish "vote"? Jewish $$$$$$$$$$$$. That's a nice house Soros just bought Obama. Though maybe not so nice as Chief Justice Roberts' recently-acquired private island.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 00:24 | 2766958 Michael
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One more thing;

Clinton signed NAFTA.

Clinton abolished Glass-Steagall.

Clinton changed the formula they use to calculate the unemployment rate they announce on Jewtube MSM TV so the percentage appears lower.

And they love him for it.

The Clinton/Obama ass licking Democrat/Math Challenged persons, deserve what they get. 


Thu, 09/06/2012 - 01:00 | 2767048 Michael
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I should copywrite this comment but I'm not.

It's free for any news articles and blogs to use who want to use it, just as all my comments are.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 01:55 | 2767130 Michael
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And another thing;

I'm getting sick and tired of paying the Jew Fine Fee on almost everything I buy.

It's that U in a Circle on the front label of many products I buy and you buy all the time.

I would be paying less money for that same product if that U with the Circle around it weren't on it.

I  just found out about it this shit this week.

What the fuck is this shit all about that I'm paying for?!!!

I'm not even Jewish.


Thu, 09/06/2012 - 01:55 | 2767138 francis_the_won...
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"I should copywrite this comment but I'm not."

Michael, you completely left out Clinton's contribution to the CRA abortion.  He's more responsible for the housing crash thann all other presidents put together, yet I'm watching on TV saying yesterday's policies didn't work?  Hypocrisy, thy name is Bill.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 02:23 | 2767143 Michael
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And he was responsible for the DOT-COM/NASDAQ bubble and bust covered up by 9/11 that nobody talks about!

How much money did that fuck head Clinton lose people there?

Keep listening to the Jewtube Main Stream TV News.

The whole Obama Convention Event looks like a Baptist Evangelical Pentecostal Healing Speaking in Tongs Event.



What do the Democrats say about fool me once? You know, that Bush saying.

You'd think they'd know better?

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 02:45 | 2767213 francis_the_won...
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The only way I can rationally fault Clinton for the dot.com bubble is the fact that Greenspan gave the "irrational exuberance" speech and proceeded to do absolutely nothing about it.....I have always concluded that this was due to political pressure.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 03:13 | 2767219 Michael
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The DNC convention is like the most fabulous Bernaysian wet dream ever on the MSM TV. Thank the creator nobody watches them anymore, have you seen their ratings? No bonuses for the so called news casters this Christmas.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 04:03 | 2767293 francis_the_won...
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Sadly, I did watch them.  My abacus broke while trying to track Clinton's lies.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 01:57 | 2767140 A Nanny Moose
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"It's not the people who vote that count. It's the people who count the votes." - Uncle Josef

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 21:23 | 2766615 Pool Shark
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"You didn't vote that..."



Wed, 09/05/2012 - 21:51 | 2766675 sunaJ
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If I recall correctly, "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" evidently had a better poll the audience system than our politics.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 02:00 | 2767145 A Nanny Moose
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Behind the curve, like any other government program.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 05:22 | 2767337 jeff montanye
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not behind the curve.  corrupt; to get the results desired rather than the results wanted by the voters.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 01:06 | 2767053 palmereldritch
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God is back in the platform and apparently, Democratic is out.

It's all about balance.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 01:27 | 2767026 Michael
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Was trying to think of a good comeback for the Angry Birds comment, so here goes;

Well, after you've been injected with all those vaccines and GMO's, I guess that's about all you can play.

We're playing Three level Chess here on ZH.

If you can't compete, GET THE FUCK OUT!


Thu, 09/06/2012 - 00:15 | 2766989 phyuckyiu
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Second video in tyler's post has been changed to private. The red pill destroys another victim.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 05:22 | 2767336 tocointhephrase
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Stratego, what a great game!

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 18:47 | 2766116 vato poco
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"Go".....Oh, yeah. The game played by the strategic geniuses who started a war with the richest & most (potentially) powerful nation on Earth, and got their asses destoyed and nuked (in only 3.6 years!) for their trouble. That game.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 19:43 | 2766315 john39
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China got nuked?

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 19:48 | 2766344 Darth..Putter
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How do you say Bitchez in hebrew?



Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:15 | 2766436 Doña K
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Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:25 | 2766468 Umh
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Depending on context kalba or zonah may be better.

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:39 | 2766506 Michael
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perhaps Talmud

The Jewish Talmud Exposed


Wed, 09/05/2012 - 20:42 | 2766512 Hulk
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Thats Lebanese inta sharmuta !!!

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 04:19 | 2767304 resurger
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Wed, 09/05/2012 - 22:03 | 2766721 otto skorzeny
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Ahmeexnal-Zionist piece of shit- go to your masters in Israel and lick some ass.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 01:02 | 2767051 Andy Lewis
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Fuck off and die, Nazi filth.

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 05:31 | 2767339 jeff montanye
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you bring up an interesting point.  because of hitler's evil, the nation of israel was, mistakenly, established as a, get this, haven of protection for jews.  it is now the vastly predominate reason jews are killed for being jews.  surviving european jews would have been far safer and probably richer settling around dachau.  ok if that is too distasteful london, new york and los angeles.

so now we have the coming invasion of iran (nee iraq, nee lebanon ...) to make the world "safer" for israel.  it is truly amazing how deluded even the brightest minds can be.  of course i am not ...

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 05:51 | 2767352 Popo
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Yeah.. It's absolutely true that Germany got off easy by handing their debts off to the Arabs.   What percent of German land was Jewish?  (I have no idea).  But  I wonder if anyone has ever done the math on how much German land (and what percentage of major European cities) were once Jewish.    I'll bet any amount of money that Germany *has* done that math, and it scares the pants off them which is why they support Israel.   It's sure easier for Germany (and Poland, and Austria and Sweden and France, etc.) to give away land that's not theirs than it is to give away huge chunks of their own territory.  

OTOH -- where are all the Iraqi, Egyptian, Syrian, Iranian and Jordanian jews today?  Those populations were once quite large.   They didn't leave on a whim.


Thu, 09/06/2012 - 09:47 | 2767923 chumbawamba
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Jewish German land, eh?  You mean all those hectares they acquired through usury?

All Arab nations had vibrant Jewish communities until Israeli agents instigated pogroms against them to encourage them to flee to the "safety" of Israel.  It's documented and shit.  Look it up.

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