The Face of Modern Antisemitism

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In a speech delivered Wednesday, that was supposed to be the pièce de résistance for one of the dumbest men to take up space in the political class, John Forbes Kerry declared himself an anti-Semite. He was not that polite about either. If he had simply said, “I hate Jews” that would be better than what he actually said. Specifically he said, “Israel can either be Jewish or democratic, but it cannot be both.” In other words, he hates the very concept of Judaism, not just a particular manifestation of it.

The implication, the only way to interpret it, is that he thinks Judaism is incompatible with liberal democracy. There’s never been a time when he has hinted at the same argument with regards to Islam. He has not even said this about Christianity. That would be laughably stupid, but Lurch is a laughably stupid man. No, he specifically singled out Judaism for this argument. Judaism is incompatible with democracy. Presumably, he would argue that Jews can either be Jewish or citizens of a democracy, but not both.

Sensible people have pointed out for years that Islam is incompatible with modern liberal democracy. The reason we say this is Muslims regularly say that Islam is incompatible with Western liberalism. Logically, Imams and Muslim scholars are good authorities on these issues so taking them at their word is a good idea. The fact that everywhere Muslims get to vote they go for theocracy confirms these claims. Muslims are not fond of democracy and they really hate modern liberal democracy.

Israel is a Jewish state and a liberal democracy. Christians and Muslims are free to do their thing, as long as they abide by the laws of Israel, which are written by the Israeli parliament. In theory, Israelis could vote to fling open their borders and let the Muslims pour into the country. They can vote for all sorts of things, because it is a democracy, but they choose to be a Jewish state that preserves itself as the homeland of world Jewry. As a sovereign people, that is their right and consistent with western liberal democracy.

John Kerry disagrees. He does not thinks Jews have a place in a liberal democracy, even one of their own. The modern Progressive sees national and ethnic identity as obstacles to the glorious future. It’s why they embrace open borders and multiculturalism. They truly believe that obliterating ethnic and national identity is the key to the lock. Jews are the most stubborn of ethnic groups because they combine race and religion into a single, immutable identity. That simply cannot work in the glorious future.

It was always just a matter of time before American progressives got around to Jew-hating. Once you go down the road of multiculturalism, you eventually end up trying to erase anything resembling cultural identity. Now that you-know-who is far enough in the past, no longer in the rear view mirror for most people, taking on the tree stump of ethnic identity was inevitable. For 2,000 years, Jews have kept their thing going in the West, despite every conceivable attempt to erase them. Now it is the Left’s shot at them.

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Miss Marple
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If only someone had stolen his lucky hat years ago.

Wilbur Hassenfus
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Seemed to me he meant that Cathedralist “democracy”, for that particular country, means abandoning the Jewish ethnic character of the state — letting the Arabs take over. He clearly favors that outcome, if he’s putting it in those terms: As a Cathedral bishop, he regards “democracy” as the highest possible value — if you can be Cathedral-Democracy or else some other thing, the former is the only choice you can be allowed to make. He may or may not fully grasp that this means a whole lot of dead and displaced Jews in practice. He probably has a dim notion… Read more »
random observer
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I would triple upvote if I could, just based on that last paragraph. I have not had the opportunity to visit Israel or interact with any Israelis in their own place, as it were, but I suspect I would have a similar reaction.

LetsPlay
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Lurch has had eight years to show these colors. No. What I think is on display is plain and simple. The gravy train is coming to and end and he is using his last opportunity for one BIG payday. Someone is paying him for this speech and UN action (maybe Peter Schweitzer can follow the money trail). He and Obama. Paying them big-time. No. After all this time, the truth was always there. The antisemitism was always on display by the Obozo administration. This is a last ditch effort by TPTB to leave a ticking time bomb that Trump will… Read more »
Some Guy
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Do Western liberal democracies really support ethno states? According to the Jews in the US that isn’t the case. Most Jews in the US for example are stridently against White Nationalism.

Miss Marple
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Israel is the Jewish homeland, established by the UN and supported by Harry Truman (and until the last 20 years or so, supported by the democrats.) I can only assume that the Saudi oil money and Muslim Brotherhood infiltration have pushed the democrats into this horrible position. White nationalism is not the same as nationalism, which is mainly cultural.

Some Guy
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You didn’t really get my point or answer my question. White Nationalism is nationalism – for Whites. Just like Zionism nationalism – for Jews. In the West it seems like White nationalism is frowned upon, but Zionism isn’t. It doesn’t take a genius to see that this is a double standard, which isn’t really addressed in the article.

Member

Gee. I guess white people in America live in a cultural desert, then. Maybe I should quit going to my non-denominational church sell my guns and fishing equipment, quit hunting and fishing and sharing with extended family, quit celebrating holidays, receding the sacrifices of the military, flying the flag, joining local associations, participating in political processes,praying before meals, being polite to women I don’t know, having birthday parties and baby showers, go bowling with friends, having picinics and inviting friends to go boating. Maybe the thing to do is join a kibbutz.

Member

That was revering the sacrifices of the military. Not receding

Member

Does that include the sacrifices the military made in its wars for Israel?

kokor hekkus
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Baloney, as shown by the fact that Israel is exclusively run by and for the Ashkenazi minority. Israel was created by Irgun terrorism, including blowing up the King David Hotel, and expanded by ethnic cleansing in the supposedly Palestinian territory. Nations are ethnically pretty homogeneous or they don’t last.

alzaebo
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The same thing happened in the Ukraine and Germany/Poland.
Bolsheviks starved Ukrainian patriots and hid behind Sephardi patriots.

Nations, even a Jewish nation, are mere vehicles. The rabid loyalty is to an ethnic vision, thus its enduring power.

One can be the wrong kind of Jew, just as you can be the wrong kind of Muslim, or black, or Irishman.

J. S. Bridges
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Yeah, suuure, kokor – I saw that moom pitchur too, a long time ago – only, they left out a lot of the actual, political and legal reality of the book it was made from, thereby leaving a false impression – an early version of “fake news”, no doubt…

kokor hekkus
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It’s called the Double Standard. Israel has 3 walls, and is deporting the Africans who snuck in earlier. But that is unacceptable to most Jews in America.

Gerard Van der Leun
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Somebody needs to jam a flame thrower down this simpering little pervert’s throat and pull the trigger. I’d pay folding money to see that. Hell, I’d buy the flame thrower.

james wilson
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Throat?

Member

An Edward II perhaps?

Gerard Van der Leun
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There’s a long tube.

alzaebo
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A horse walks into a bar, and the bartender says, “Why the long face?”

John Kerry walks into a bar, and…

Woodrow P Dingus
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…and the horse sees Kerry, gets up, walks over to him and without a word, kicks John-boy in the nuts. The horse then returns to his seat at the bar. The bartender says, “waddya havin’?”
The horse replies, “Rye, neat.”

Member

I want him to suffer before he dies. Suffer for a long, long, time. That’s why I want him alive and healthy, but out of power. No role, not even at some committee to control pencil supplies. No conferences, to government jets, helicopters, limos or rickshaws. Nothing. Nichts, nada, rien, Ничто не and especially, דבר.

Because he lusts for the public life more than real life and we’ll kill him slowly.

A.T. Tapman
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It appears O’bambi and the stupid John Kerry have joined the BDS movement. This is really the “Hot Setup” for the Neoliberal/ Neoprogressive crowd. Expect to see a lot more of this nonsense. I am not a fan of the Jews, but they should have their own nation and run it as they see fit. Perhaps this Sovereign Nation thing will catch on when O’bambi and Kerry are slapped down by the angry and smart Jews. Mossad is likely working on this as we type. Good luck boys.

Member

It’s modern American leftism’s turn. That guy disappearing in the rear view was as left as anyone.

ColoComment
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Respectfully, I took a somewhat different interpretation from Kerry’s sentence, as read in context. Kerry was speaking of one-state and two-state “solutions.” He said, “Today, there are a number — there are a similar number of Jews and Palestinians living between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea. They have a choice. They can choose to live together in one state or they can separate into two states. But here is a fundamental reality, if the choice is one state, Israel can either be Jewish or Democratic, it cannot be both. And it won’t ever really be at peace.” I… Read more »
ColoComment
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By the way, I think Kerry is an idiot, but he may not have mis-spoken in this instance.

Interestingly enough, Amb. Bolton wrote of a three-state solution back in 2014:
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/16/bolton-a-three-state-solution-for-middle-east-peac/

At least he was thinking “outside the box.”

LetsPlay
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Well that makes sense but for Kerry being a “diplomat” to leave such understandings open to “vague” interpretations is not, to me, the example of good diplomacy. Why, with such a lengthy forum, didn’t he as much as say what you just did? What an idiot? We are left to “give him credit?”

Not in my book.

ColoComment
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If the “give him credit” refers to my “thinking outside the box” quip, I was praising the Bolton piece for looking beyond the 1- or 2-state “solutions” of the last 60+ years.

Kerry is an idiot who has risen ‘way, ‘way above his “Peter Principle” threshold. …which, for Kerry, lies somewhere below that of a county dogcatcher. To call him a diplomat is an insult to true diplomats.

LetsPlay
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Ah, I see. I did not make the connection ColoC. You are dead on about Kerry and also about Bolton, whom I respect very much. Yes, he has made mistakes but his patriotism and fortitude in standing up for America is second to none.

JML
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I was about to post something similar to this, that’s how I interpreted it too, there only options in a single state solution would be an apartheid type system, some sort of gerrymandering where Jewish votes were worth more than Palestinian votes, so not true democracies or a more final solution, not considered democratic in this day and age.
I don’t have a strong opinion on Kerry one way or the other but I agree with him on this one.

Member

Barring annihilation off Israel by an Iranian nuke, the dream of the terrorists is the so-called one state solution. They know that apartheid would be internationally condemned and would end as South Africa did, with them in control and repressing Jews, or slowly killing them. This is probably the scenario Obama and Kerry like most as it would be “political” not violent.

alzaebo
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Or, if Israel was to embrace full mobocracy, and give Arabs the chance to vote themselves into dominance.

Yes, he’s given himself legalistic plausible deniability for the inevitable Democrat walk-back, the “but what I meant was” soundbite sure to come.

Nunnya Bidnez, jr.
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Kerry is is trying to set up Israel for charges of ethnic cleansing.
His plan is for all the Israel controlled land from the river to the sea to be divided into two countries; the day that happens there is guaranteed to be an exchange of populations, Jews fleeing westward from the West Bank, and Arabs fleeing eastward into it.
We’ve seen that before when India/Pakistan were partitioned (1 million dead);
Kerry’s plan would be to blame the Jews for any deaths, not to blame the Arabs, certainly not to blame himself for the deaths caused by the partition he wants.

Member

exactly like my canadian boy toy Justin bringing in Muslim refugees by the thousands, scorpions and venomous snakes

Jake
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“The Legal case for Israel” excellent video

What is international law and how does the history of Israel reflect it? Professor Eugene Kontorovich gives a clear explanation of which legal bodies have the power to influence the borders of countries, and more importantly, which do not. This fascinating video gives a different perspective on the boundaries of Israel.

http://www.torahcafe.com/jewishvideo.php?vid=33fb484b5

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If Trump hadn’t won, I believe Obama and his gang of haters would have been content with pushing Israel to the edge of extinction via the Iran deal and would have let Hilary finish the job. This is open Jew hating, their parting shot. I’ve asked myself what their motive is and have concluded it’s hate, pure hate. Netanyahu pissing on them made it worse but it was always there. They are not going to stop either. Obama has sided with the Shiites in the Sunni-Shiite fight for domination and will continue to aid and abet Iran in all their… Read more »
rick allen
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What Secretary Kerry said was entirely accurate. If Israel annexes the lands currently under the PA, Israel will in short order have an Arab majority. It therefore could no longer be considered a Jewish state, unless anti-democratic measures were taken to prevent political dominance by the Arab majority.

American presidents have consistently opposed expanding Jewish settlements in the West Bank, beginning with Ronald Reagan. Far from being “anti-semitic,” Kerry and this administration (and past administrations) are simply trying to prevent the Israelis from shooting themselves in the foot for some short-term political advantage.

james wilson
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Or, there are plans in place that have little to do with present arrangements, the kind that America will itself have to some day employ if it wishes to remain a liberal democracy. Kerry is stupid, Netanyahu is not. There is a plan.

LetsPlay
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Rick, is it your opinion or someone else’s that Israel would shoot themselves in the foot for short-term advantage and can’t play chess? Nope, I don’t think they are that stupid. There has to be another explanation and to me it is territory primarily for defensive purposes. I have always been confounded that in past Israeli governments, so much territory has been “conceded” back that has been won in wars that the Arabs started. No, I think the Israeli’s have been more than accommodating with regards to the “Palestinian” issue and should hold the line for their own protection.
alzaebo
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The ‘Palestinians’ should go back to Syria or the Muslim countries they came from. Syria Palestina was divided by the French in 1922, leaving southern Syrians confused. The rest were debt bondage slaves imported for the farms of the six Arab legacy families. Israel and Jerusalem were mostly depopulated except for a few Bedouins creeping in to sell trinkets to passengers of the newly built British rail line at the turn of the century. ‘Palestinian’ is as artificial as the Labor Party’s ‘Pakistani’ creation. P-a-k-i means Pashtun-Afghan-Kurd-Iranian. ‘Palestinian’ was created by an American PR firm after the Arab League paid… Read more »
LetsPlay
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Fascinating information. I admit to my ignorance of history to this part of the world but nevertheless am stunned at the legacy of problems resulting from the West carving up and creating nation-states post WW1 and WW2 under the auspices of world peace, ala the United Nations (League of Nations). Yep. And here we are claiming sovereignty and “hands off” from interference from other country’s in our own affairs. In any case, I have always said that with the small land that is Israel, the Palestinians should just go to their Arab brothers and take some desert for themselves and… Read more »
Guest
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The “legacy of problems” in the Middle East and North Africa long predates Western influence in the region. These were, and remain, strongly tribal societies with all the attendant dysfunctions and no legacy of democratic institutions. With the rate of cousin marriage remaining at approximately 50% and average IQ hovering around 85 there isn’t much hope for these societies in a modern world. The failures of the East are most emphatically not the fault of the West. The Brits quite shrewdly assigned minority sects to rule in most of their mandates precisely because they understood that a government run by… Read more »
LetsPlay
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I appreciate your insight into this issue. You are quite correct regarding the tribal aspects of the region and the cultural issues attendant to them. With Iraq as an example, it seems apparent that the Kurds, Sunni and Shia should have been left to separate themseIves and form their own homelands as desired and not by some foreign government acting as a superior judge. I guess I chaff a bit at the “legacy” of imperialism and geopolitics of the past even though I know full well it has simply been a natural part of history. Take for instance, the damage… Read more »
Lulu
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Thank you. I didn’t know that.

A.T. Tapman
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No self-respecting country wants the Pals, in all honesty can you blame them?

Member

The Palestinians were there long before the bullshit myths of “Israelis” were created.

rick allen
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LP, if in fact you are correct, and that Israel wishes to control Gaza and the West Bank for use as “buffer zones,” then you are agreeing with the Secretary of State, i.e. that such control can no more be “democratic” than the Soviet Union’s hegemony over the Warsaw Pact countries during the Cold War. You may not care about preserving Israeli democracy, but many Israelis do. If you are interested in a well-written and relatively brief history I would recommend John Keay’s “Sowing the Wind: Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East.” A larger perspective is furnished by “A… Read more »
LetsPlay
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I would have to say that I would never agree with anything Kerry would think or say. I think he is a complete putz. What I find disconcerting, if I can find an appropriate term, is giving back territory won in war to a “people” or organization that is a complete fraud and incapable of true and honest communications. I appreciate the Keay reference and will read up on this as it seems that Trump will have an opportunity to do something no one else in his position has been able to accomplish. He can clear the board of charlatans… Read more »
alzaebo
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What no one mentions is that Arab settlement building outnumbers Jewish more than two to one- and no, we’re not talking a room addition in Jerusalem.

Dutch
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If I were an Isreali, I would be very sick and tired of people who do not live in my country or participate as a member of my culture presuming to boss me around, as if they know better than I do what is best for me and my countrymen. Do these people (such as Kerry) have any idea how they come across as such extremely pompous twits?

Member

“If I were an Isreali American, I would be very sick and tired of people who do not live in my country or participate as a member of my culture presuming to boss me around, as if they know better than I do what is best for me and my countrymen.And I am an American and sick and tired.

Karl Horst (Germany)
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@ Rurik – May I quote you? 🙂

Brooklyn
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The main issue I have with this analysis is the words “John Kerry thinks…” Just listening into his speech for a few minutes and it seems pretty clear that he recycled the same talking points he’s had written down since about 2004 or so. Just the fact that he even gave the speech at all is a sign that he’s not thinking; he’s playing in his own little world. Everyone knows that the current administration is leaving in less than a month and that the new guy is planning on a completely new direction and that nothing Kerry says now… Read more »
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We do not really know how John F’n Kerry chooses. Perhaps he is not anti-Semitic, but anti-democratic.Not that it makes any difference to me. I’ve had no use for the Ketchup Konsort since 1972. And I’ve not been mellowing at all.

alzaebo
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Some Jews happily use their own people as human shields- these are the psychopaths hiding in a larger, decent population.
The first ones to claim lurid victimhood.

Each pogrom further concentrates the pathology; the good ones get killed, the bad ones work at improving their camoflauge.

John Kerry is actually Jewish, isn’t he?
If so, then he’s a case in point.

Solomon Honeypickle IV
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Solomon Honeypickle IV

the face of a dunce is more like it.m

with RE: Sowell retiring, given how badly he blew it by joining the #NeverTrump Boys Brigade, isn’t his judgement on other things tainted? How is he any better than Kristol, for example? Did he actually *do* anything other than write all these years? How is he any better than Goldberg then?

lawrence
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While I despise Kerry as much as you, I believe you misinterpret the meaning of the statement. I believe he was referring to the fact that if Israel was to incorporate the West Bank etc. as a part of a democratic Israel, the demographics would eventually result in a majority arab/muslim population. Kind of like what the muslms in the United States are doing using our freedoms against us. This is known as stealth jihad. It only stealth to the useful idiots known as progressives.

Jamesg
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The Republican response: American politicians can be either Jewish or Democrats.

In my “yes, I’m dreaming” world Senator Schumer would have led his colleagues in “crossing the aisle” to join the Republican party.

Lulu
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His paternal grandparents were Austro-Hungarian Jewish immigrants who converted to Catholicism. He’s a traitor to his own heritage.

alzaebo
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Camoflauge, like changing names or intermarraige. My own ancestors were called “Conversos”.

random observer
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I think Wilbur Hassenfus has the right of it, but it can be put in more neutral terms. Or neutral from a certain point of view. The idea has always been that if there is a 2 state solution, one will have an Arab majority and the other Jewish. Both could be democracies without affecting that, though only the latter actually would be a democracy. If there is a 1-state solution in which Israel reaches the Jordan at all points, it was assumed this would have an Arab plurality so large that calling it a Jewish state would be explicitly… Read more »
Ben H
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Its amazing how quickly our politics has been taken over by the Saudis and UAE guys without anyone in particular noticing. A decade and a half ago it was all the Israelis, all the time. Now all these guys are funded by the Arabs. Its kind of like how Microsoft realized it needed to go heavy into lobbying after the government came after it because of the Netscape browser anti-trust thing. After 9/11 and the Iraq war the Arabs have gone full bore and for the past half decade at least we have been more or less on the side… Read more »
jhstuart
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UNSCR 2332 demonstrates just how ridiculous the UN is, since it ignores or erases UNSCR 242 and, more importantly, The Palestine Mandate of 1922. The Jews were given everything west of Jordan to the Mediterranean Sea, period.

As to Kerry, he is an interesting character. He can have many different personas: stupid, arrogant, noisome, obtuse to name just a few. On a good day he can be all those things. What a multi-tasker. 23 days and counting.

Lulu
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Kerry apparently comes from a string of relatives who wanted to be someone else. From a source that sounds reliable – a woman searching her own roots who found a connection to Kerry (poor soul). An excerpt from an interesting read: After the beer maker’s first wife died, he married Mathilde Frankel, and they had a son named Fritz Kohn — who would be Kerry’s grandfather. In time, the half-brothers, Bernhard and Fritz, decided that their Kohn name and their Jewish heritage made it too difficult to advance in the many anti-Semitic quarters of the Austrian Empire. Bernhard changed the… Read more »
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Everything in the state; nothing outside the state. Sure Mussolini said it , but it really began with the civil constitution of the clergy in the constituent assembly after the French Revolution. When government is your God things like this are a natural consequence. The idea that you can’t live with any inconsistencies and that power is necessarily expressed in a unitary manner leads to things like this. Christianity introduced the idea of the two swords, one secular and one religious, that could balance themselves. This was in part based on the covenant relationship between God and Israel in the… Read more »
Member
well well the muppet has now decreed “Israel can either be a democracy or a Jewish state but not both” This gem of wisdom from a moral degenerate who’s only claim to fame is that he serially marries well. Like his boss curious George he has never had a responsible non government job his entire life. After HRC i figured there couldn’t be a worse Sec of State, needless to say i was wrong. What everyone has to remember is the contents of that speech were written buy people who “Own and Operate OBAMA” (POOO) neither Obama or Kerry could… Read more »
Horace Pinker
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“Once you go down the road of multiculturalism, you eventually end up trying to erase anything resembling cultural identity.” This only applies to *white ethnic groups as far as the left is concerned. We’re supposed to embrace “salad bowl” multiculturalism for all non-white groups. Progressives consider it unforgivably racist, for example, to frown upon female genital mutilation in Somali immigrant communities in flyover country. Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but FGM in Muslim immigrant communities is a topic that’s off limits. They also consider “colorblindness”, i.e. viewing people as individuals regardless of their race, as an unforgivable sin.… Read more »
kokor hekkus
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Kerry is half Jewish, right?! In any event, the invention of the State of Israel has been a distinct negative for Americans and American foreign policy, which Israel has repeatedly attempted (usually successfully) to hijack. The last President to stand up to Israel was Ike, who in 1956 ordered them out of captured Egyptian territory. When the Israelis balked, Ike added the phrase “or else” to his ultimatum.Later on, Nixon bailed out Israel in the 1973 War…I’m all in favor of a Jewish ethno-state, but only if it can sustain itself without American subsidies and support, whether that be economic,… Read more »
LetsPlay
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Oh come on Kokor. You mean to tell me that you have no empathy for the ones who are put upon by all the neighborhood bully’s? Israel issurrounded by Arabs and terrorist, and supported by many close and distant governments who only wish ill on them and their homeland. Presumably international organizations who are “supposed” to be non-partisan in managing global “peace” are nothing of the sort. While the underdog, so to speak, they are not dumb. They have proven themselves quite resilient, brave and determined but it goes a long way to have friends. I’m sure if you were… Read more »
Member

“It was always just a matter of time before American progressives got around to Jew-hating. Once you go down the road of multiculturalism, you eventually end up trying to erase anything resembling cultural identity.”

while Trump is not the perfect solution he has successfully tilted the progressive focus toward something other than the American public. Lets hope it enough for honorable people to get their feet under them and banish the evils of multiculturalism into the toilet it deserves

Drake
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So the Democrats have expelled blue collar workers, gun owners, Christians, and anyone who doesn’t wholeheartedly buy into the full pantheon of SJW insanity. Now they just expelled the Jews. (Not necessarily the secular Hollywood types, but all the ones who actually still practice the religion.)

Great job Obama / Kerry / Soros. Your destruction of the DNC is complete.

http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/265265/how-george-soros-destroyed-democratic-party-daniel-greenfield

J Cass
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Hey! Lurch is tall and has good hair. Stifle yourselves peons.

Low info Voter
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I wonder if liveshot’s antisemitism stems from his claim of having a Jewish Grandad? No one knows with this halfwit, his entire identity is mythology. Jewish grandparent, only Irish every six years, and did you know he was in Vietnam? — with his own movie camera… I’ve met a lot of Jewish people who border on antisemitism via self loathing, it seems to be a thing with the Eastern Euro origin types. Nonetheless, this “man” is a fool and has only managed to pull the wool over the eyes of dull witted partisans and a pair of wealthy socialites. JFK,… Read more »
SamlAdams
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Lurch is one strange dude. Generally people of modest intelligence figure it out and adjust their public pronouncements accordingly. Never happened with Kerry. And he presumes that other people are utterly fascinated with whatever he has to say on a topic. Unfortunately, we both summer in the same place and the stories (which I’ve been told first hand) of him pinning some poor 20-something girl in the verbal equivalent of a Full Nelson at the Boardinghouse bar (and elsewhere-though no confirmations of a “score”) are legion. And this was even before poor Theresa was med-evac’d off island with what was… Read more »
FaCubeItches
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The face of modern anti-Semitism is itself semitic, then, as Kerry’s background is partially Jewish (though subsequently converted to Catholicism). Then again, that might go to explain why he’s against Judaism.

Member
He’s actually calling for their extermination. What he means by “democracy” is what liberals in America typically mean by “democracy”: we get what we want, everybody else kneels. In the case of Israel, that means a demographic overthrow of the Jewish state via “democracy”, then the newly elected leaders get what they want…extermination of the Jews. It’s not like the Palestinians haven’t been clear about their intentions. Bonus insult: Israel is the only stable, pluralistic, democracy in the region, and arabs and Jews have the highest standard of living as well. Secretary Kerry and President Obama – as the have… Read more »
Al from da Nort
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I always thought that the American role in Palestinian negotiations was just Kabuki Theater to keep money rolling in to the imperial capitol. Otherwise they have never made any sense to me. Everybody knows that the Arabs one and all deeply want to exterminate Israel and Jews everywhere. Yet Cloud Folk repeatedly invite Israeli leftists to cut their own people’s throat: They reluctantly decline. American Jewish money flows to Republicans in Congress, Gulf Arab money flows to the Arabists in the State Dept. and to the DNC. Rinse and Repeat. Now Lurch wants to tell us that this is all… Read more »
Member

On the upside, Kerry did make it crystal clear that the Democrat party is right there with other extreme Leftists in its Antisemitism. So now it’s official.

Aggie
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All I can say is, Madame Tussauds is going to have a very hard time indeed trying to make this visage lifelike. The Horror. All that Botox and polymer filler, the yellow cast to the skin….ghastly. Boris Karloff is spinning in his grave, in envy. My advice to the good Madame is, complete the bust from old photographs, leave it on the workbench, dial the heat up to about 115°F and leave it overnight to let the physics of materials take their course. It’ll be a spitting image by morning, and you’ll be richly rewarded – trust me – the… Read more »
Member

.It’s alway tough to know if the Zionist appeasers are cynical liars or propagandized fools.They could, of course be simple treasonous filth

Meanwhile back in the real world

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-spy-who-loves-us/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/11/nsa-americans-personal-data-israel-documents

Worldly Wiseman
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This shouldn’t come as a surprise. The progressive left all around the world have embraced Islam as their ally because it fits into their narrative of oppressed people in need of saving. Money from the gulf monarchies looks to me like a protection money in the case of the clintons. There is more than enough money in the US so the foreign funds are not needed . The militant wing also welcomes them as their shock troops. As an outsider I might be getting things wrong but it looks to me that the term itself has become outdated . Everyone… Read more »
jdallen
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I realize I’m late commenting on this post about Lurch, but I have been wondering for some time about this, so I thought I’d just put it out there.

Am I the only one that has noticed Lurch sticking his tongue out and licking his lips all the time while he’s speaking? It looks like some Jabba the Hut crap.

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Back in the real world
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-spy-who-loves-us/

Dancing 18 minutes after what was then assumed to be an accident?

These people are the US’s biggest enemies.

J. S. Bridges
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Of the many indignities and atrocities foisted upon the World – no less, upon Western civilization in general and the more-than-somewhat-tattered Republic of the United States Of America – by the ongoing lunacy of “Liberal”/Prog-Tardian “policies” and politickin’, certain of such protrude obscenely-prominently in the present day/time – among these, rearing his uglified, largely-empty, monstrously-proboscised skull, is Johnnie F’n’ Kerry…ol’ Ketchup Johnnie hisself…

If we promise to “miss him” (we can deliberately take poor aim, right?…), can we get him to go away?…far, FAR away? – The Moon would maybe be good (even though even THAT’s a trifle too close, really…)

Clayton Bigsby
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On an entirely different note…..Sitting down with coffee in hand at breakfast, and launching my browser only to have this FULL FRAME headshot of Kerry come peering back at me was like “shotgunning” a shot of Ipecac…..

Zman, really….. resorting to shock jouralism….?
you dont need to go there my friend…. ; )

Good discussion as usual….though…..

Pastorius
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Good article.

However, the reason sensible people say Islam is not compatible with Democracy is NOT because Muslims say it isn’t.

The reason is because Islam says, “Apostates” should be put to death.

This goes against Freedom of Conscience and Freedom of Speech, which are the intellectual foundation of Democracy.

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