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Nisan 4, 5772, 3/27/2012
Not ashamed, rather angry and insolent. Chutzpah.
"The father of Mohamed Merah , the killer shot dead Thursday in France, has announced plans to file a complaint against France "for killing" his son, he said to AFP Monday."
It seems to me, that a normal human being, knowing what their offspring did to these victims, would be embarrassed. They would be ashamed, heart broken, apologetic that their own son, their own flesh and blood could have perpetrated such a horrific and horrendous act. I am not talking about a family in Gaza who sees no problem in strapping a bomb on their children and sending them out for the kill, I am talking about a family that lives in the West, in France, a place where they see and enjoy freedom, tolerance, prosperity, and modernity, that don't live under the Hamas, that didn't vote in a 'Hamas' government.
If you were a parent, and your son went on a rampage like this, would you not be ashamed to ever show your face again? How could you believe that the boy you raised in your care, could have chased after a firghtened little girl of 8 years old, grabbed her by the hair, and put a bullet in her head... and then, when seeing she wasn't dead yet, pull her head up as she is lying on the ground bleeding to death, and then put another two bullets in her? If you knew your child cold-bloodedly perpetrated these crimes, and then filmed these killings to watch later [of a three year old little boy, and other innocent people] would you not just die from shame?
But Mohamed Merah's father is not ashamed, in fact, he is outraged at the French police for killing his son. “I will hire the biggest named lawyers and work for the rest of my life to pay (their) costs. I will sue France for killing my son.”
Not only that, but his father wants his son to be buried in Algeria. “I have decided to bury my son in Algeria,” the father, Mohamed Benalel Merah, said.
It doesn't end here. There was a parade of supporters for terrorist Mohamed Merah marching for him in France. For HIM -not the innocent victims.
With parents like these who favor Algeria over France, with French citizens like these who support the terrorist and march for him in French streets , I say, deport the whole da-ned lot to Algeria. Let them all be buried there. Chutzpah!
Nisan 2, 5772, 3/25/2012
I remember the old saying about solving the world's problems.... If the Arabs, with their oil money, and the Jews, with their brains, could get together, what strides and achievements we'd be able to make for the world! This IDF 'Arabic language' spokesperson, Capt. Avichai Adraee (a lot of Jewish Israelis speak Arabic) did a phenomenal job speaking with the Al Jazeera Arabic News Channel.
Watch it, so you can feel a little light going out into the Arab world!
Adar 26, 5772, 3/20/2012
How did 'Black Beauty', 'Spot', 'Kitty-cat', and 'Tweety-Bird' all cope with the scary BOOMS of flying bombs, and the shrilly-vibrational sirens, from the recent terror waged war in the south last week?
Human rights violations don't seem to matter much to the world or its watch-groups when it comes to Israeli/Jewish lives, but perhaps all the liberal 'enlightened' ones might care more about animals' well-being, than Jews? Here's a guest post that I thought you would like to read. It is unique in that it talks about the toll on the poor animals who suffered in silence all of last week.
Israeli kitten "Where does it run for safety when the sirens go off?"
Guest Post from Miriam's Words Blog.
Baruch Hashem (Thank G-d) all day Friday and Shabbat the South was quiet. Residents of the South know this is just a temporary reprieve. How long will it last..a day or two, a week, a month. Who knows…your guess is just as good as my guess.
During this rain of missiles, a segment of Israeli society that the media did not report about are our four legged pets and farm animals.
Living on a Yishuv we have many dogs and cats. The cats hid under cars and the outside dogs howl. These poor creatures are terrified.
There are residents of the South who have left their homes because of missiles and have unfortunately left their pets behind to fend for themselves.
We have a neighbor who ran away last Moetzie Shabbat and left their beautiful Labrador puppy alone outside. On Monday, I saw the dog rummaging through the garbage and realized that she had no food.
I brought her a large bowl of dog food and a bowl of water. I never saw a dog eat so quickly. She was famished.
My friends who have dogs all say that their pets are suffering and that their behavior during this time is not their norm. Some have stopped eating, they need and want extra attention and others just bark morning, noon and night.
We have a sweet eight month old Beagle mix that lives in the house. Patches is traumatized, suffering from anxiety from all the noise. She is terrified of the sirens, booms and helicopters and barks like crazy whenever there is a siren or boom.
She is so afraid of being alone and doesn’t let us out of her sight to a point that she scratches and bangs on the door when we are in the bathroom or taking a shower. All Patches wants is to be patted and played with all day long.
During this past week, every morning I have woken up to find Patches sleeping in my bed even though her bed is in my room… She just doesn’t want to be alone. Last night was the first night she slept all night in her bed.
Down the street from us there is a family who raises chickens and ducks. The roosters ‘cockle do a do’ for hours after a boom. The chickens scurry all around the street ‘like a chicken without a head’ bumping into each other or anything in their way.
I’m not a vet, but I’m sure they are reacting from fear.
Across the street from us is a Moshav that has farm animals. Usually they are very noisy only in the early morning and at dusk. During the day we rarely hear them. This past week, we heard the sheep, goats and cows all day long. They too are suffering from the terror.
Now I don’t know if the booms are causing the cows to produce less milk or the chickens to have less eggs but it wouldn’t surprise me if it does.
Why did I write this posting? Because I would like you to see that every segment of society, men, women, children, the young, the elderly, our pets, farm animals and strays are suffering one way or another from terror. Enough already….this is not the way for any of us to live.
Our elected government has a duty and responsibility to each and every citizen to keep us safe and not live in fear. The time has come for the government to prove they are worthy of being our government and put a stop to any future terror.
Until next time
Adar 25, 5772, 3/19/2012
Has the 'religion of peace' today perpetrated the French version of the Fogel Family?
If you want details, and a background, go to the news sites. This is a blog. I am not going to pound out on the keyboard all the news that came out of France today. Here's a link for the background.
I just want to say this....
IF this was done by a crazy, evil, Muslim, then answer me this question....
Where is the so-called Muslim 'honor'? We hear all the time about honor killings, because some female in the family was perceived to have dis-honored their family. We hear all the time not to insult an Arab or a Muslim, because it is the worst thing you can do because his 'honor' is everything. So knowing this, how is it that they choose such weak and undeserving 'targets' as innocent babies, children, fathers and mothers? How is it that we have supposedly big brave and honor-seeking terrorist Muslims who choose as their targets, 8 year old little girls, 6 and 3 1/2 year old little toddlers?
Above: Fogel Massacre
Victims: Yonatan Sandler and his two children 6 and 3 1/2
How is it that these big, brave fighters for Allah go and slit the throats of infants in their beds? What chance did an infant have to defend itself?
Today, what happened in France, was eerily similar to what happened to the Fogel Family HY"D just over a year ago. Little victims that had no way to defend themselves, little victims that could not put up a fight.
Big brave fighters of ALLAH? You are a disgrace not only to the human race, but to your culture of bloody, holy honor. May you be dispatched to hell, quickly.
Adar 24, 5772, 3/18/2012
We've had enough. Really, how much longer to do we have to wait until our leaders grow a spine? How much longer are we going to suffer political sell-outs that put their bank account interests above their responsibilities to serve their nation as they were elected to do? (see article on MK Ben Eliezer 'reportedly' getting $25,000 a month from Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for being an 'adviser' to him. If true, I wonder how THAT affected his votes in the cabinet when it came to issues on Egypt.) In another news report, Former Southern Command Chief of the IDF, Yoav Galant, stated recently that if Tel Aviv were attacked by missiles, that Israel's reaction would be different. Why? The reason, he states, is that Sderot has only about 2,000 voters, whereas Tel Aviv has around a million. Politics.
The fact is, the nation is getting wiser - and sicker, of the situation and those who are making decisions in the government about our security, our economy and our future. It's impossible to live in a situation where a good portion of the population is under fire and in a war which reaches its own neighborhoods. No school, no gatherings of over a few hundred people - which often means cancellations of weddings, celebrations, concerts, ballets, shows, etc... the loss of investment in these events including ticket sales, loss of days at schools, institutions, shopping centers, all hit the public hard in the pocket book and cripple the economy. Companies & businesses can go broke investing in an event that ultimately gets canceled. But that's just on a small scale.
The cost to the state for each 'Iron Dome' anti-missile launch is believed to cost up to $75,000 a shot. This last barrage of 200-300 missiles on our southern cities could have cost us up to $15,000,000 (minus the times we did not use it because the missiles slammed into empty areas where the Iron Dome was not used.) But even if we COULD afford to keep the Iron Dome launchers supplied and make up the for the loss, the Iron Dome is not infallible. And it certainly cannot be as effective as it has been if our enemies decided to launch several missiles at a time.
Up until now only a few missiles at a time have been launched against us. The Iron Dome CAN cope with amounts like these and it has been VERY successful -though it has had failures and enemy missiles found their targets. But if the enemy was to launch thirty, forty or more at a time, how would the government be able to protect our skies? How would we be able to ward off the amount of missiles being launched at us at such a volume? What is the amount of deaths the government has deemed as an 'acceptable loss' before it finally gets out of 'defensive mode' and goes on the offense?(And I am not talking about limited targeted hits on Gaza.)
As all military people know, a war cannot be won fought 'defensively'. A war can only be won when one goes on the offensive. When then will the government decide to finish off this enemy threat once and for all and crush the terrorists and drive their supporters out of our midst?
Israel is a world major military force. It is widely believed that we have nuclear capability. It's time we stopped sitting in the corner begging the world for breadcrumbs. We need to take our seat at the table. Why should non-nations like the PLO and Hamas Arabs in the P.A. make demands of us? Why should a member state of the U.N. (Iran) be able to get away with threatening the annihilation of another U.N. state (Israel)? Why should we continue to suffer terror attacks after we already signed Oslo where Arafat's only obligation was to put an end to terror and violence? Why is this conflict still going on where Israel is always absorbing the blows, while making the concessions?
We are strong. We have the military 'ruby red slippers'. We have G-d Almighty behind us. Yes, I used the name G-d, and we should not be embarrassed to do so or remind our nation about G-d. Our enemies use the name of Allah in every speech they give. Why don't our leaders mention G-d?
It's time to start acting with a strong hand. If any entity tries to harm us, we need to hit them hard, decisively, and crush them so they will never be able to raise their hands against our people again. 'Hate me, but fear me' needs to be our motto. Enough trying to show the world how good and moral we are. Enough trying to explain to the world that we are a good people and only want peace with our neighbors and that we do so much for it and yet we are still abused and looked at as Goliath. It's time we stop chasing after the world's love, or even the world's recognition. The world cares more about their oil and full gas tanks than they do about Jewish lives.
Hit strong. Hit hard. Hit decisively. One or two serious and decisive military operations fought to the finish, will already set a firm deterrent factor that will eliminate the need to have to fight further. Make our enemies quiver, make their knees shake when they hear the name 'Israel'. Make them fear to even THINK about terrorizing us or hurting our people. Destroy those that come to destroy us. Eat them for lunch before they eat us for dinner. As former U.S. President Reagan once quipped, "Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong".
If we really want to see peace, Israel should also start telling the world, "Hate me, but fear me".