Geraldo Rivera clashes with co-host over Israel: ‘You should be ashamed of yourself’

During an appearance on Fox News on Monday, Geraldo Rivera erupted at fellow commentator Andrea Tantaros after she questioned the self-described “dyed-in-the-wool Zionist” on his criticism of Israel’s defense tactics.

Over the last several week’s Rivera has openly hammered Israel for the number of civilian deaths in Gaza since the start of the conflict. Most recently, Rivera took issue with the rocket strike that hit a United Nations school where people had been seeking refuge.

Tantaros pointed out Hamas has a record of using its civilians as a human shield by storing weapons and firing rockets from apartment buildings and hospitals. Rivera refused to acknowledge that fact, instead telling Tantaros she “should be ashamed” of herself for talking to a “dyed-in-the wool Zionist” with a Star of David tattoo in such a way.

Watch the exchange below (applicable video begins around the 2:20 mark):

On radio this morning, Glenn took issue with Rivera’s reasoning. Given the circumstances Israel currently finds itself in, Glenn questioned what Rivera would like to see the country do to defend itself.

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“So Israel only has itself to blame? Not the people who are claiming they are going to wipe out all of the Jews off the face of the earth,” Glenn asked. “May I ask you: If somebody has… written letters that they’re going to kill you, but they have a sheave, then do you only get a sheave yourself? Could you only defend your family with a sheave? That doesn’t make any sense at all.”

Using Rivera’s logic, Israel has essentially forfeited the right to defend itself because of the capability – or lack thereof – of its enemy. Looking at the nature of wars historically, it is difficult to find a time in which one group of people willingly leveled the playing field with its opponent.

“Should we have given the emperor of Japan the bomb and said, ‘Okay, we’re going to blow you up. But… here’s a bomb,’” Glenn asked “We want peace. We’ve dropped pamphlets out. We have a horrible, horrible weapon. Don’t make us use it. Please stop the madness… We don’t want a war with you, but if we drop that because you still won’t stop, am I supposed to say, ‘Well, I’m the bad guy because I should have given you the atomic bomb to drop on us’?”

  • Yo Mamma

    I am truly ashamed of myself. Ashamed to be human. I wish I were just an animal or rodent or slug. Oh I so wish

    If I were a Jew in Israel, I wouldn’t be killing those attacking the borders as they are today, I would evacuate the entire conflict zone. Get the families out and relocated. Whoever is left, thats a fighter and you can kill them.

    Message to American President: Stay out of it

    Message to Geraldo: You say you care about Israel. You need to distinguished between the land, the people and the religion. What you saying is whoever is the occupier of the LAND, you care about. Now its the jews. Tomorrow it could be the Muslims. Do you care about Israel then?

  • Johnathan Read

    Geraldo showed his true colors by accusing Israel of occupying their own land.
    Yet he dares to call himself a “dyed-in-the-wool Zionist”
    With friends like him, who needs enemies?

    • Nissim Ozkaragoz

      Geraldo is a wolf in a sheep wool! thats what he ment!

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    • alex

      Actually Israel is occupying land that the whole world says doesn’t belong to them. Religious claims don’t hold water in modern society, as far as international law goes, Israel is occupying land illegally.

      • Concerned for the Truth

        Israel is NOT occupying land that doesn’t belong to them. All of their land was taken away from them and in 1948 a portion was restored to them including the Gaza portion. Saying something over and over doesn’t make it so. Neither does being handfed by a biased media make their coverage accurate!

        • alex

          Read what I’m saying. The gaza strip and the west bank do not belong to Israel. Why is Israel occupying the West Bank?

          • raindear

            Israel won the right to have that land when they were provoked into war by Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq. They won the 6 Day War, they won the land and even Jordan ceased their claim on the West Bank in 1988. That’s what’s up Alex!

          • AJ Tommy Guns

            Because they have a right to defend themselves and if they were smart they would just wipe it out and take back what they gave to those worthless excuses of human beings.

          • Daniel Hoffman

            and continue back to the siani peninsula to take that back since Egypt broke the conditions of Israel giving it to them in the first place..

          • jim

            Nazi,s used to called people they hated “untermenschen”your words don’t sound to different !!!

          • Daniel Hoffman

            Alex Israel Is taking away the high ground that the palestinians have been raining missals at them from since 2001..I guess they may have had enough in 13 years and finally decided to stop making nice and take it back..If ya don’t want to risk a bloody nose, don’t start a fight..As far as the children go what the hell are they doing in a war zone..Transport them back to Palestine proper… No that would be way too easy we wouldn’t have them for human shields any more..Dips hit Giraldo would have them use their limited supply of Mufti-million dollar hellfire missals to take out a simple missal launcher that has already delivered it payload..that would be senseless..

          • Andrew Russell Farley

            they are occupying it because Jordan does not want it back.

          • really?

            They got tried of having rockets lobbed at them from the gaza/west bank locations. What would YOU do if your neighbor was throwing bombs at your home? Apologist…

          • Jon Combs

            I’d blow up the entire block and kill all of the women and children that lived in the houses.

          • jim

            Of course you would -you support ethnic cleansing ,apartheid and collective punishment !!!

          • jim

            What would you do if some foreign git from afar came and squatted your house-and then called you a terrorist when you protested ???

          • really?

            So tell me more about the tunnels these poor innocent palenstians have been building for years……

          • jim

            What you mean the tunnels that are responsible for killing exactly Zero Israeli,s within Israel itself and which can be detected by ground probing radar (which the Israelis have)

          • really?

            Yea the tunnels that where dug under Israel – Yes those tunnels. So by your standards – then we needed to see a mass attack using them before they should be taken out? And I want to know how far does ground penetrating radar go? Well as a geology major, I can tell you that it depends on the soil and materials in the ground. It might only go a few feet. I was watching a report there they found a tunnel at least 70 feet down. You are a uninformed HAMAS apologists – HAMAS choose this course of action. They deserve all that they are getting and then some.

          • jim

            With the use of drones, F-16s and an arsenal of modern weapon technology, Israel has the ability to target single individuals and therefore to avoid civilian casualties. But rather than avoid them, Israel has repeatedly targeted civilians as part of its military operations.

            The Dahiya Doctrine as mentioned before is central to these operations and refers to Israel’s indiscriminate attacks on Lebanon in 2006. Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said that this would be applied elsewhere:(Gaza in this case)

            According to the National Lawyers Guild, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, Israel directly targeted civilians or recklessly caused civilian deaths during Operation Cast Lead. Far from avoiding the deaths of civilians, Israel effectively considers them legitimate targets.-This time round the brutality has escalated!
            You must be in a sad state of affairs if you support the collective punishment of 1,8 million people-a war crime by any definition!
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          • really?

            So again you are an expert on weapons and fighting wars by how? You have been watching too many superhero movies. War is a messy dangerous event. You should not pick a fight with someone who is able to kick your ass and not expect an ass kicking.

            If Palestinians voted in free elections to elect a group (HAMAS) to represent them and they continue to allow this group to fire rockets from their homes, build tunnels under their houses and in general offer aid and comfort to the combatants (who do not wear uniforms) then they forfeit their rights to be called civilians.

            Maybe you are one of the people that has been raised to hate Jews.

            http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/07/31/why-hamas-stores-its-weapons-inside-hospitals-mosques-and-schools/

            http://www.thewire.com/global/2014/07/hamas-rockets-found-in-second-united-nations-school/374874/

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etDb5tXPawc

            http://www.orangepower.com/threads/video-showing-palestinian-kids-being-taught-to-hate-jews.190764/

          • jim

            Really -you dont say!
            And yet many an NGO begs to differ with these pro Zionist rags !
            Note the words “vacant school” from the article in the Wire !

          • really?

            So now Israel needs to determine that a building is currently being leased before it attacks it? You make no sense in any logical way. But I come to see what you are about – you are about illogical hatred of Israel that much is clear. Why you are like that – who knows. Maybe it was your upbringing, maybe it was your natural sense of wanting to blame someone else for your problems. Really at the end of the day it does not matter – no matter how many things show HAMAS as the cause of the conflict you still will blame the other side due to your blind hate.

          • jim

            Are you deliberately being obtuse ?
            The point about the vacant schools is that it dispels the notion that populated buildings are being used for the same purpose.
            As many an NGO has pointed out
            It has yet to be verified and proved or shown that Gazan,s are being used actively as human shield.s!

            If you have any sources or links (that don’t have an axe to grind)that can verify or prove your case-then bring them forth -for all to see !

          • really?

            So you know which buildings that have rockets stored in them are empty and which ones are not? If I gave you 100 links you would surly come up with excuses for all of them.

            Here is one about your tunnels that have not caused the death of anyone:

            http://www.smh.com.au/world/un-refugee-agency-says-more-rockets-found-at-one-of-its-gaza-schools-20140730-zyg2f.html

          • jim

            This is a link to an article about rockets!
            Really -if your going to try and substantiate your claims at least post the correct article !
            And yet even so -the UNRWA website itself- says the school was “Vacant”-discounting your earlier claim about human shields
            Just to clarify -I am not defending the odious Hamas or any of there methods!
            what I object to is the collective punishment and demonisation of an entire population-it is wrong -period

            http://www.unrwa.org/newsroom/press-releases/unrwa-condemns-placement-rockets-second-time-one-its-schools

          • really?

            I would say to you that there have been not one, not two but three separate reports of UN schools with rockets stored in them. Now if you want to excuse 1 as a mistake – you can make that argument but when the 2nd and the 3rd is found – you have no other choice but to assume that there are others. Are you discounting the videos showing rockets being fired from residential areas, you you claiming that all of them are fakes? Are you claiming that the french reporters that showed rockets being fired from civilian locations are pro-zionists?Are you trying to tell me that ALL the locations are vacant? You are stretching the limits of reasonableness.

          • really?
          • really?

            Here is a report form the freaking UN that they found the rockets in their school, so your warped argument that this is from some rag is just that, warped:

            http://news.yahoo.com/hamas-rockets-found-second-united-nations-school-224830922.html

          • jim

            I have addressed this issue in detail already !
            The schools were empty

          • really?

            You can address is all you want – but it does not change the reality that they where in schools that could have been occupied. HAMAS is guilty of putting their people and children in harms way just to allow people like you to make excuses.

            “The U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) said the rockets were found in
            between two other UNRWA schools that are being used to host 1,500
            displaced people.”

            Not all buildings where not EMPTY……..

          • really?

            What you are saying makes no sense when you look at it objectively. IF as you say Israel has such a overwhelming level of military force with F16s tanks, artiliary, etc. Why are the causalities at about 1,500 or so? Why not just target every building in every block starting at the border and systematically move west until they hit the water?

            Why do they call the building that they are about to hit? Why do they fire non explosive rounds at their targets? Why do they send txt messages?

            Personally I think they should not have to warn the buildings that this is going to happen. There should be 1 blanket statement – if you house weapons of war, if you house combatants, if rockets are fired from your location – you are a target. Period. No extra warnings.

            I will refer you to WWII – where the US and its allies beat the snot out of the people they where at war with, namely Japan and Germany. There where no warnings, there was no cease-fires, it was all out destruction of the enemy. Only when Japan and Germany unconditionally surrendered, did the fighting stop. And it stopped once they gave up. At least Japan and Germany where courageous enough to don a uniform and stand up and fight with some sense of honor. HAMAS and their ilk all hide in civilian homes, using civilian clothes and slink away in the night after they fire their terror rockets. Sorry its not Israels job to try and sort out who are the bad guys in the group.

          • jim

            (sigh) I have already adressed this issue with another supporter of collective punishment!
            The Israelis will not level Gaza to the ground-because of the backlash from an outraged international community!
            (which no amount of US security council vetoes will sheild it from)
            Israel can not afford to jeopardize trade and commerce with the outside world -more than it has already !
            after all it is already a de facto Pariah state to most of the world

          • really?

            SO tell me again why HAMAS continues to fire rockets from civilian areas? Your circular logic about one side being at fault and the other side totally innocent is very telling – about YOU.

            Why is it that during every recent cease-fire HAMAS was the one that violated it?

            Why is it that HAMAS in its charter calls for the destruction of Israel?

          • jim

            There are conflicting reports as to who was the first who broke it- Israel or Palestinian,s, (who are said to have captured a soldier.) The U.S. and Israel are blaming Hamas, though the Hamas pointed the finger at Israel.
            After the reported capture, Israeli forces heavily shelled Rafah, killing at least 50 people and injuring 220, the Gaza Health Ministry told Reuters. (talk about disproportionate !)
            http://mondoweiss.net/2014/08/israeli-shelling-reported.html

          • really?
          • really?
          • jim

            what would you do if some foreigner arrived on your doorstep-forced you and your family out at gunpoint-then locked you in a concentration camp on pain of death if you protested or ever returned ?

          • really?

            Maybe they should not have elected HAMAS as their political representative. You know the group that has in its charter the destruction of the foreigner you speak of. Maybe they should not have taken the money given to me by the international community to buy rockets and dig terror tunnels and used it to build up my economy. The Palestinians have created this mess. It is THEIR actions, words and deeds that bring them their problems. Why is it that EVERYTIME Israel stops the fighting during these ceasefires that it was the Palestinians that resumed the shelling first?

          • jim

            LOl-The precarious and unstable conditions in the Gaza Strip from which Palestinians suffer are Israel’s responsibility. Israel argues that it can invoke the right to self-defense under international law as defined in Article 51 of the UN Charter. The International Court of Justice, however, rejected this faulty legal interpretation in its 2004 Advisory Opinion.

            The ICJ explained that an armed attack that would trigger Article 51 must be attributable to a sovereign state, but the armed attacks by Palestinians emerge from within Israel’s jurisdictional control. Israel does have the right to defend itself against rocket attacks, but it must do so in accordance with occupation law and not other laws of war.

            Occupation law ensures greater protection for the civilian population. The other laws of war balance military advantage and civilian suffering. The statement that “no country would tolerate rocket fire from a neighboring country” is therefore both a diversion and baseless.

          • really?

            Maybe HAMAS should not be shooting rockets from mosques, hostiples and apartment buildings.. Just sayin……

          • jim

            International human rights organizations that have investigated these claims have determined that they are not true
            http://www.hrw.org/news/2010/11/26/israel-soldiers-punishment-using-boy-human-shield-inadequate

            Israel: Soldiers’ Punishment for Using Boy as ‘Human Shield’ Inadequate

            Two Sergeants Demoted and Given Suspended Sentences

            In fact, only Israeli soldiers have systematically used Palestinians as human shields. Since Israel’s incursion into the West Bank in 2002, it has used Palestinians as human shields by tying young Palestinians onto the hoods of their cars or forcing them to go into a home where potential gunfire may come from!!!

          • really?
          • really?

            HA HA HA – you are quick to point out the international laws that Israel must obey when defending itself from an organization that has in its charter he vow to distrory Israel BUT no where do you cite the laws that HAMAS breaks all the time by putting children in the close vicinity of rocket launchers, storing materials of war in schools and UN buildings, or the purposeful targeting of civilians with their rockets. You are a one sided fool or apologist.

          • jim

            Here we go again -this is from a report by Amnesty international on the 2009 Gaza Massacre
            https://www.amnesty.org/fr/library/asset/MDE15/021/2009/fr/9543003e-8282-4a1c-b4c9-bfc4743dc131/mde150212009eng.html

            Amnesty International found no evidence that rockets were launched from residential houses or buildings while civilians were in these buildings, but Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups at times launched rockets and located military equipment and positions near civilian homes.

            Israeli forces repeatedly targeted ambulances and medical crews, killing several medical workers while they were attempting to rescue the wounded and recover the dead.

            The Israeli army has put the death toll at 1200 and maintains that most of those killed were not civilians but it has failed to provide any lists or any information indicating on what they base their figures.

            Injured civilians who could have been saved died needlessly as Israeli forces frequently denied access to ambulances and others to trying rescue the wounded, recover the dead and bring aid to those in need.

          • Alon Smolarski

            Alex…

            Occupying the West Bank from whom exactly ?

            An independent “Palestinian”country or a sovereign “Palestinian” kingdom NEVER existed in the geographical region called “Palestine” ( a name given by the Romans after they conquered that land from the Jews ).

            In the past 3000 years, there were only three sovereign states in this region – all of them Jewish !

          • jim

            The ottoman and British mandate census,s of the early 1900,s showed only a 10% population of Jews
            the 1948 census showed a 32% population of Jews and a 62% population of Arabs
            Who do you think the Israelis are occupying it from ?
            The canaanites -Lol!!!
            Btw -The “Land of Israel” is barely mentioned in the Old Testament: the more common expression is the Land of Canaan. When it is mentioned, it does not include Jerusalem, Hebron, or Bethlehem. Biblical “Israel” is only northern Israel (Samaria) and there never was a united kingdom including both ancient Judea and Samaria.

            ” Imagine if the Amorites came back and claimed their ancient land. If they did, this is what Deuteronomy 20 has to say: “Put to the sword all the men … As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else … you may take these as plunder for yourselves.” Today, such an injunction would take you straight to the international criminal court.

          • Alon Smolarski

            Funny Jim…

            The Christopher Columbus census of North America shows a ZERO PERCENT white population…

            That did not prevent the European settlers to exterminate almost all the natives and take their land by force…

            Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California were also taken by force from the Mexicans in a war that was started by the U.S. for the sole purpose of conquering those lands…

            So let me get that straight…it’s OK for everybody to conquer and settle in foreign lands…except of course, for the Jews…

            So let’s make a deal, we’ll leave “Palestine” as soon as you leave America – how does that sound ?

          • jim

            You refer to a time of imperialism and downright savagery -have we not grown past that ?
            Why then does the international community have the Geneva conventions at all -if we are to live by the law of the Jungle ? Might is right -is it ?
            By that logic anybody with the force of arms can take anything from a weaker person or state including you and yours!
            Sounds a bit uncivilized to me !

          • Alon Smolarski

            Get real Jim…

            No, we have not “grown past that”…

            There’s violence everywhere and the strongest wins – that’s how it is and that’s how it has always been…

            Islam is now a clear and present danger for the entire planet – what else must happen for liberals to realise that ?

            Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, ISIS, Hamas, Hezbollah, Fatah…they all share the same jihadi philosophy: kill all the infidels and conquer the world.

            Islam is at war with the rest of the world…In the Middle East, China, Thailand, the Philippines, Chechnya, North Africa, Europe, Africa… everywhere.
            Just watch the horrific videos of the recent mass executions of civilians performed by the ISIS terrorists – the cruelty is just unbelievable.

            Israel is the vanguard of the Western civilisation in this conflict…if Israel falls – YOU will have to fight the Muslim radicals.

            http://www.the religionofpeace.com

          • jim

            Thats funny because -NSA document leaks revealed that the British and American intelligence and the Mossad worked together to create the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

            The NSA leaks said intelligence services of three countries created a terrorist organisation that is able to attract all extremists of the world to one place, using a strategy called “the hornet’s nest”.

            NSA Leaks also revealed that ISIS leader and cleric Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi took intensive military training for a whole year in the hands of Mossad, besides taking courses in theology and the art of speech.

            To what end and to what purpose do you imagine ?
            Shades of the Lavon affair methinks
            False flag anyone !!!

          • Josh

            Jim, get an original thought and stop posting the same thing over and over again from this article. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/apr/18/invention-land-israel-shlomo-sand.

            Its not hard to see you are just posting from this article, google is a mighty tool.

          • jim

            If the shoe fits !lol
            There are so many religious fanatics populating this site “American Taliban ” if you will-that if one posts anything remotely to do with someone that may be perceived as antisemitic-the Zealots will discount it out of hand!
            Hence being as these American Taliban seem to drone on about the “Chosen peoples”claim to the land-I thought an Israeli professor of History.s insight may throw some light into there medieval darkness
            Pray tell o wise one -what is your 2 cents worth ?
            are you also an apologist for collective punishment ?

          • FishLady

            Do you also post as Yo Mamma???

          • שחר רחמני

            why? i’ll tell you why. we won it in a war that we didn’t start. actually we called jordan to peace but instead they started a war with us. so don’t start a war and afterwards go cry “they took our land”.

          • jim

            The “Land of Israel” is barely mentioned in the Old Testament: the more common expression is the Land of Canaan. When it is mentioned, it does not include Jerusalem, Hebron, or Bethlehem. Biblical “Israel” is only northern Israel (Samaria) and there never was a united kingdom including both ancient Judea and Samaria.

            Even had such a kingdom ever existed and been promised by God to the Jews, it is hardly a clinching argument for claiming statehood after more than 2,000 years.

            The uncertainty as to what exactly constitutes the “Land of Israel” endures to this day. There is an internationally recognised state of Israel with clearly defined boundaries (the Green Line of 1967, itself the result of the enlargement following the 1948 war) and then there is the “Land of Israel” whose boundaries depend on who is talking: for some, it includes the whole of the West Bank, for others it extends to Jordan. It could be worse: God promised Abraham and his descendants “this land, from the river of Egypt unto the Euphrates”, which would include also bits of Turkey, Syria and Iraq.

            In traditional Judaism there is no injunction to “return” to the “land of Israel”. The ritual “next year in Jerusalem” that is part of the Passover Seder prayer was never a call to action, or to reconstitute a state.

          • Larry Holmack

            Jim…you seem to be good at copying and pasting from Antisemitic websites. It a shame that American citizens have your opinion after the Holocaust in WWII. I guess you are a Hitler lover too huh???

          • jim

            Gee you guys that support ethnic cleansing ,apartheid and collective punishment sure get shirty when you cant back up your arguments with actual verifiable facts !
            I have no love for national socialism-you on the other hand have already delegated an ethnic group as “untermeschen” ripe for extermination !!

          • jim

            Really -this prominent Israeli general begs to differ with that revisionist view

            General Mattitiahu Peled, Chief Quartermaster-General’s Branch, Israeli Defence Forces, General Staff:

            “All those stories about the huge danger we were facing because of our small territorial size, an argument expounded once the war was over, had never been considered our calculations prior to the unleashing of hostilities. While we proceeded towards the full mobilization of our forces, no person in his right mind could believe that all this force was necessary to our defence against the Egyptian threat. To pretend that the Egyptian forces concentrated on our borders were capable of threatening Israel’s existence does not only insult the intelligence of any person capable of analyzing this kind of situation, but is primarily an insult to the Israeli army.”
            (Le Monde, June 3, 1972)

          • שחר רחמני

            jim, i am amazed to see that you haven’t notice that mostly no one is responding to your comments. like i told you before you’re refusing to see what’s really going on in this conflict. instead of searching bad things on israel on the internet, do a deep research on the situation. after that, you can ask me what ever you want on what we could do differently.

          • jim

            So a bunch of “American Taliban” type religious fanatics that are waiting on the “rapture” are not taking notice!
            Gee -I,m so disheartened (not)
            But these fanatics seldom hear the other side of the story-so why not !
            You seem like a reasonable person .and Im sure we would probably agree on 99% of issues other than this one !I -but the view from the outside is one of cold blooded one sided slaughter !

          • שחר רחמני

            jim, are you muslim?

          • jim

            I don’t follow any organised religion !
            I believe spirituality is a personal thing-and should not be at the behest of entrenched religious hierarchy’s>
            To many atrocity,s in the past have been condoned along that path !

          • שחר רחמני

            well, that’s exactly the problem. you are far away and you have no idea what is like here. this view of yours is misguided. you only heard about the war in gaza you haven’t heard about all the 14 years before that they were shooting missiles into israel. you haven’t heard about all the trror attacks from the west bank in those years. what you have heard is about the “occupation” what you haven’t heard that we left gaza in 2005. what you have heard is that we’re killing civilians, what you haven’t heard is that hamas uses its civilians as human shields. what you have heard is that we stole their land, you haven’t heard that we got it from the UN in 48′ and a day after that 6 nations declared war on us and the same thing happend in 67′ and we won territories. about the aparthide state claim, there is nothing far from the truth like that claim.

          • jim

            Israeli apologists argue that Israels occupation of the Gaza Strip ended with the unilateral withdrawal of its settler population in 2005. It then declared the Gaza Strip to be “hostile territory” and declared war against its population.

            Neither the argument nor the statement is tenable. Despite removing 8,000 settlers and the military infrastructure that protected their illegal presence, Israel maintained effective control of the Gaza Strip and thus remains the occupying power as defined by Article 47 of the Hague Regulations. To date, Israel maintains control of the territory’s air space, territorial waters, electromagnetic sphere, population registry and the movement of all goods and people.

          • שחר רחמני

            the siege happened after hamas was up and started to shoot missiles into israel and not before. as you can see this siege is not hermetic because hamas shot a little bit less than 3,000 missiles in this war. since he was up, hamas got more than hundreds of millions of dollars from Qatar. we give them food, electricity and watar. if hamas wasn’t there but someone normal, they could have a great life without a siege. this is hamas’s fault. they took all of that money to build tunnels (we assassed them they worth hundreds of millions of dollars) only just to kill us. {BTW some of the tunnels were built by our cement} and to buy and make missiles instead of giving it to the people in gaza.

          • jim

            As the occupying power of the Gaza Strip, and the Palestinian Territories more broadly, Israel has an obligation and a duty to protect the civilians under its occupation. It governs by military and law enforcement authority to maintain order, protect itself and protect the civilian population under its occupation. It cannot simultaneously occupy the territory, thus usurping the self-governing powers that would otherwise belong to Palestinians, and declare war upon them. These contradictory policies (occupying a land and then declaring war on it) make the Palestinian population doubly vulnerable.

          • שחר רחמני

            for the 1000000 time we do not control gaza erase it from your mind there is no occupation the citizens of gaza are not our citizens.

      • Yoikes

        The land was given to them legally by the United Nations. Now that you know that, I’m sure you’ve changed your mind because I’m sure you love the U.N. Buy a clue.

        • alex

          No, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank were not given to them by the UN. http://israelmybeloved.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Obama-Calls-For-Israels-Return-To-Pre-1967-Borders.jpg

          • Yoikes

            Right, and in military actions taken in response to Arab aggression, they took more land. But, for instance, they gave Gaza back and the animals there turned it into a death camp! They also gained control of the Sinai after they pushed back an attack on their holiest day of the year. But for peace with Egypt, they returned the land. They aren’t going anywhere ever again.

          • raindear

            They won the 6 Day War!! The Arabic nation’s around immobilized troops against them because Nasser falsely accused Israel of mobilizing troops. He has since admitted he knew it was false and they initiated a blockade against Israel. They didn’t just go and say hey The West Bank is ours now. They won a a war and obtained it as a result of winning and even Jordan has released its claim on the West Bank. Get it right Alex

          • Anonymous

            There are several problems with your map. 1) Palestine was never a state. 2) 75% of the area known as Palestine sits under Jordan. 3) The Jews were already living in the area 100’s of years before the UN partitioned it. 4) Once the area was partitioned, all the Arab stated forced any Jews that lived in their lands to leave. Most of those that were kicked out moved to Israel. 5) None of the inhabitants that lived in the area referred to themselves as Palestinians until after the Arabs decided they needed victim status. Technically, the Jews that have always lived there are Palestinians too.

            You need to get yourself a reliable source on the middle east instead of propaganda websites.

          • Know Really

            Well said.

          • Anonymous

            Oh you mean your reliable Fox news source? Or wait, CNN or MSNBC? Alex is truly the only one on here who isn’t brain washed.

          • Anonymous

            What they have and a lot more was given to them byGod Almighty and that means so much more than the puny UN. All of Judea, all Samaria, all of the Galilee and more was promised to them by the One who owns it all. Every time their Arab neighbours have attacked them, they overcame the odds – 6:1 or worse – and won back more of their ineritance. As Daniel said, they have been willing to trade their land for a real peace but few of their neighbours would compromise. They are the only people who belong there, the “Palestinians” are the decendants of migrants who came looking for opportunities when the Jews started coming home 100 years ago. Before they started to return, the land was desolate, barren, a wasteland – read Mark Twain – now the wasteland blooms. God promised He would bring them home again and He always keeps His word.

          • Anonymous

            Why were they not a state pre 1948? Actually it belonged to Jordan

        • Anonymous

          Yoikes returned to them… because they were there thousands of years before then…So Finally United Nation agreed to give them back the same land of their old Kingdom of Israel… but finally they give them only a smaller part of that!

      • Nissim Ozkaragoz

        How can we occupy a land that we used to have a kingdom in it 2000 years ago,and for 1500 years? to remember you Alex, the bible is the number 1 best seller in all times (past,present and future), doesnt it mean anything to you? the bible speaks about the land of Israel as the land of the jews! it doesnt mean anything to you??
        If israel is occupied by jews then America is is occupied as well! it belongs to the Indians! and France belongs to the Gauls(or whoever they are) and the UK was taken by force from the Normans and the Celtics by the Anglo-Saxians! the whole world is occupied!! the only country which is not occupied is Israel! we had a state here 2000 years ago and now we came back! you dont like that? eat your hat Alex!
        Israel belongs to the Jews not only because religious claims but because we were here before thousand of years! long before your anscestors in Europe even knew who they are! we brought the bible to the world, we had kings and prophets! we had a kingdom with a temple in Jerusalem! Where was David? in England? in America? no! he lived and ruled in Israel! and Salomon? did you hear about him Alex? where did he live? Alex, your arguments are pathetic!!
        We were here long before there was France,Britain,Germany,or Russia! not to mention America!
        Even the chinese didnt have a kingdom in china when we established our kingdom in Israel, in the times of Joshua after Exodus.

        • alex

          Here’s the problem, you’re putting words in my mouth then using Biblical based arguments and then insulting me. I never said Israel shouldn’t exist, I’m saying they’re illegally occupying land. The West Bank and Gaza DO NOT belong to them.

          • Nissim Ozkaragoz

            Alex! listen man! where was David?? where was the Judean kingdom?? not in the west bank?? the west bank is just another name for Judea and Samaria!! this is a part of the historic Land Of Israel!! David ruled in Hebron! is it not in the west bank?? Judea is Jewish!! whats your point Alex?

          • Nissim Ozkaragoz

            Alex! listen! when the first jewish pioneers came to the Land Of Israel in 1875 they found a wasteland! there were few houndreds of arabs only in this land! not more! and there were few thousand of jews in Jerusalem. thats it! the land was empty!!
            ok? now, how can we occupy a land that is empty??
            In 1882 the jewish pioneers dag the first well and founded the first colony in the land of israel which is called until today “Rishon Lezion” which means “The first to Zion”. which is my city by the way. where I was born and I still live till today.
            The “palestinians” started to come to the land of Israel from the near arab countries because they heard that the jews are coming and developing the country! thats why they came! to make a living from the jews!! they didnt even hear about the word Palestinians!! they didnt call themselves “palestinians”. they didnt know what it means untill the late 60′ of the 20th century!! they were just arabs!! they came from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and so on!
            To mention you, Syria is considering “Palestine” as Great Syria! they dont even call it Palestine!
            Learn man! Just learn!

          • AJ Tommy Guns

            You’re not too bright are ya? The West Bank and Gaza DO belong to them. It belongs to every human. The problem is the mentally unstable terrorist organizations and they are the ones that need to be exterminated because they just can’t simply leave other people alone. It’s pretty much common sense dude but whatever you can side with the idiots if you want to.

          • Johnathan Read

            Alex, there is no such place as The West Bank. There is only Judea and Samaria.

            Also there is no such place as East Jerusalem. There is only Jerusalem. One city ,forever undivided and forever the capitol of the Nation of Israel.

            You only show your lack of facts and historical knowledge when you use those terms.

            Jews were already in the ‘Holy Land’ when Christianity was born and long before Mohammed dreamt up Islam.

          • Anonymous

            Israel is backed by the US, the US started the war on terror, we killed thousands of innocents in Iraq and Afghanistan, stole their resources, implemented a twisted form of democracy and we wonder why there are so called “terrorists” fighting against us, hmm i wonder. We back Israel and now they think they can do the same thing. The Jews think they’re the chosen ones by god yet they tortured Jesus, killed his followers and crucified him. Anyone who condones in killing innocent people (for any reason) has lost their heart and any form of morality they had left. You are no longer human when you can justify such evil deeds whether its your land or not. You don’t just wipe an entire society into oblivion. You jews are going to get what’s coming to you and the World is going to be the one to do it.

          • Reliquary

            Did you make this rubbish up yourself or did you actually read it somewhere…. truly I hope and pray that you find some truth and facts before you next stuff both your feet into your mouth.

          • Anonymous

            Why don’t you be so kind as to give me some actual facts then instead of doing what everyone else does by saying “you’re wrong, end of story”.

          • Anonymous

            Do you know who were the Romans 2000 years ago?

          • Reliquary

            Check above my little narcissist.

          • Anonymous

            John 19:21

            Therefore the chief priests of the Jews said to Pilate, “Do not write,
            ‘The King of the Jews,’ but, ‘He said, “I am the King of the Jews.”’”

            There’s some fact for ya, read up.

            19:15 But they cried out, Take [him] away, take [him] away, crucify
            him. Pilate says to them, Shall I crucify your king? The chief priests
            answered, We have no king but Caesar.

            19:16 Then therefore he delivered him up to them, that he might be crucified; and they took Jesus and led him away.

            19:17 And he went out, bearing his cross, to the place called [place] of a skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha;

            19:18 where they crucified him, and with him two others, [one] on this side, and [one] on that, and Jesus in the middle.

            19:19 And Pilate wrote a title also and put it on the cross. But there was written: Jesus the Nazaraean, the King of the Jews.

            19:20 This title therefore many of the Jews read, for the place of
            the city where Jesus was crucified was near; and it was written in
            Hebrew, Greek, Latin.

            19:21 The chief priests of the Jews therefore said to Pilate, Do
            not write, The king of the Jews, but that *he* said, I am king of the
            Jews.

            19:22 Pilate answered, What I have written, I have written.

            19:23 The soldiers therefore, when they had crucified Jesus, took
            his clothes, and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and the
            body-coat; but the body-coat was seamless, woven through the whole from
            the top.

            19:24 They said therefore to one another, Let us not rend it, but
            let us cast lots for it, whose it shall be; that the scripture might be
            fulfilled which says, They parted my garments among themselves, and on
            my vesture they cast lots. The soldiers therefore did these things.

          • Anonymous

            They wanted the Christ dead, because he told the people they did not
            need their religious leaders in order to follow the Eternal God, and
            they were going to loose all their temporal power, wealth, and prestige.
            The nation was willing to bend before them, and thus was lost the 1st
            nation of God. The JEWS TURNED THEIR BACK ON GOD.

          • Anonymous

            Joshua was a Jew like his entire family and people stupid!

          • Bekah O’Connor

            You really think Christ’s main message was that they didn’t need their religious leaders? That’s the conclusion you come to when reading the Bible? Not “love thy neighbor as thyself”? Not “turn the other cheek”?

            Christ’s message was one of love and forgiveness. It looks like you don’t know the meaning of either words.

          • Reliquary

            The Jews hated their corrupt and evil leadership…you know the ones who HELPED the Romans nail Yeshua to a cross. The Jews did not kill Yeshua and it is very debatable that the Romans did as He surrendered Himself. While some Jews through out history, have worshiped idols and and stubbornly defied YHWH. There is always a remnant that was loyal and obedient. Please don’t make stuff up and then be foolish enough to buy into your own propaganda.

          • Anonymous

            http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/04/world/meast/gaza-israel-why-civilian-deaths/

            Here you go, maybe you’ll believe the actual media that you love so much. You people who condone in this are modern day Nazi’s following your leaders corrupt and sick ideals for your own security. Cowards.

          • FishLady

            Why do you continue to reference CNN as a place where the truth can be found?? I actually thought you were getting all of your information from them or a combination of CNN and MSNBC. CNN is probably equal to the hate they feel for Israel and the Jewish people as what you feel. And referring to CNN as “the actual media” is a joke within it self. You really need a better source for your material if you expect anyone to take you seriously, which will be next to impossible to do anyway. G-d Bless you and G-d Bless Israel!!!

          • Anonymous

            I was making a point. I don’t even agree with CNN at all or Fox news, MSNBC or the like. I am just showing you that the World knows what Israel is doing. I’m not even this thing you keep calling me, ant semite or whatever the hell?? Aliens could be persecuting innocent people and I would be against it. I’m anti genocide which is exactly what the jews are all about, killing an entire society to build more houses for their people. Good luck to you all when the whole world comes together and burns your nation to the ground. It will be a sad day but you got what you deserved.

          • FishLady

            You, throughout all of your postings, have made your point as to how you hate Jews. Your postings are full of hate and loathing for Israel and for the Jewish people. You obviously need to go back and read again what you have written and are so misinformed about. I mean just read what you wrote as your closing to me.

            What the world DOES know is that Israel has had enough of Hamas shooting rockets at them, That they are tired of their people having to live in bomb shelters most of the time, and yes, Israel has bomb shelters because they want to protect their people instead of using their materials to build tunnels to be used to kidnap and kill Palestinians or to sneak into Palestine so they can commit crimes and kill just because they hate Palestinians. Hamas is the problem and when Hamas uses their women and children as human shields when firing rockets into Israel, Israel WILL respond in defense to those rockets and will send them to where they came from and if Hamas has their human shields around them then the death of those civilians will be and is the full responsibility of Hamas and not the fault of Israel. I’m not sure if you do not realize that this is NOT a game, this is not “YOU SANK MY BATTLESHIP.” The life of an Israeli is just as important as the lives of innocent civilians in Palestinians. Hamas is committing genocide on the people of Palestine. You really should wake up and smell the coffee and stop being a Parrot. You continue to see what you want to see. I will never spend any of my time hoping you will at some point be able to see the forest for the trees as you are who you are. And I will not drop to your levels of hate, bigotry, and swill (swill is being used as a noun just in case you didn’t catch it) by trying to predict ill harm and extinction of you and those of the same mind thought. You claim to be anti genocide??? Go back and read your words again where you spew your hate and wishes of genocide against Israel AND me as the world burns Israel to the ground and then you end your post by writing that we, those of Israel, got what we deserved. Right….. you are anti-genocide. When it is all said and done I will be judged by MY G-d and obviously you will be judged by your version of what you refer to as????? I know in my heart which direction I will be going in. G-d Bless America, G-d Bless YOU and G-D BLESS ISRAEL

          • Anonymous

            Oh by the way you guys tried your best to block me from this conversation but that just isn’t happening. And i chose not to read anything you just said because reading the first line.. I can see once again you’re putting words in my mouth. I don’t jewish people or any other race. I have said countless times again and again that I don’t believe in the killing of innocent people and that is exactly what is being done to the Palestinians. You have tried your best to block me from this page which tells me that someone is afraid of what I have to say. BE AFRAID because there is more coming for you people that spill out thee lies and deceit. The World is coming for you. The God’s are against all evil and you will be eradicated. If Hamas and the Palestinians practice evil and kill innocents they will ALSO be eradicated. This is why you wont accept my opinion. Because i come from both sides and that goes against your agenda

          • FishLady

            Do not flatter yourself in thinking that I would waste my time trying to block you. Your words do not harm me nor do they affect me because I know who you are and what you are. Knowledge is power and the power and belief that I have in my G-d is why you do not have any affect on me. Your words are babble. Why would I try to block you as my hopes would be that the more you would read about what is actually is taking place in Israel vs. what Hamas and all of the hate groups want you to believe is taking place there, you would start to open your mind and maybe even consider that you are being spoon fed evil and hatred, unless that is just who you are. Again, you say you do not hate but read what you are writing. I have not once said a cruel word to you and you continue with your swill and loathing words. And just to remind you Hamas who is living amongst the innocent in Palestine refused to keep the cease fire, shooting missiles into Israel where over 30 innocent civilians were injured and one Israeli was kill – are you jumping for joy now? Just how many Israeli’s need to be killed for you to be happy? Granted there were civilians that were killed after Israel returned the fire, but, why were these civilians even around where Hamas was shooting their rockets from? DUH!!!! Again, this is not “You Sank My Battleship, waaaaa, waaaaa” The words you write echo the thrill of Israel being destroyed. If you are for both sides you would never say the words that you do. I feel sorry for you Anny because you are confused. You are confused in your thinking in so many ways especially in the way you believe that I am afraid of you, your obvious narcissism is taking over your thought process. Go back to your mirror and flatter yourself some more in to believing I am frightened and afraid of you and your words. You will NEVER be able to change my mind and I do not want to change your mind – and actually I am surprised at myself for entertaining you as long as I have. It is Friday night, my Sabbath has started so I will pray for you not only for your soul but for the evil vile swill which spews from your heart to stop if even to the point of being able to express yourself without being a hypocrite within the same sentence you are writing. And I will pray for Israel and for her strength.
            One last thing, as I said before I have not and will never try to block you so obviously there are others who feel that the vileness and hatred which you spew against Israel is biased – think about that. G-d Bless you, Anny and G-d Bless Israel

          • Yo Mamma

            Those were not Jews at the time of the Romans. They were Hebrew Pharisees.

            The ‘leadership’ at the time of the Romans was the Hebrew Sadducee.

            The god on a stick, died confused.

            He deserved to die because he was a blasphemer
            He told the people to follow him
            He was ministering to the people in THE LAND OF ISRAEL
            These duties are an eternal inheritance of the Hebrew Priests
            not some common man decedent of juda

            Is there something between your ears preventing you from grasping this? Thats a rhetorical one son

          • Larry Holmack

            Ahhh yes…now his true colors are showing….Do you have a picture of Hitler hanging in your room Anon…?

          • Reliquary

            Well I don’t see how that has anything to do with your original statement. I am paid to teach …The only place i teach for free is at my church. Occasionally, I will make an instructive statement here and let the ignorance fall where it may. But mostly I just Point out the incredibly Illinformed and ignorant statements made by simpletons such as yourself I will not do your homework for you or your research.. You clearly have access to the internet. If you look at actual facts and not just anti-American propaganda you will find that A) we don’t kill the innocent and those that do are tried for there crimes…B) we don’t steal resources we pay for them. and C) The Jews were and are the chosen people of YHWH. Now don’t bother me with your pathetically moronic whining about how evil we are.. Thank you and God bless you.

          • Anonymous

            More like paid to feed false information so people like me can get made to look like fools, doesn’t affect me in the least though. I’ll keep coming back and I won’t stop. The truth needs to be told no matter what the cost.

          • Larry Holmack

            Wow Anon…you now copied from the Bible….pat yourself on the back…and go to bed now…your mommy is calling you!!

          • Larry Holmack

            Anon just posts stuff he has copied from antisemitic websites…he is a libtard from the get go….and is afraid to even use his own name.

          • Anonymous

            You don’t belong here Ano… Simply as that! Go to Europe, go to any of the Islamist states… and enjoy there and learn something from reality.

          • Bekah O’Connor

            You do know that, per their charter, Hamas wants to murder every Jew on earth until there aren’t any left, right? Israel isn’t wiping Palestine into oblivion. How can you be so thick? Israel is fighting within a war zone. Hamas are the evil monsters who had children take refuge inside a war zone instead of having them evacuated.

            You’re just blinded by hatred. There aren’t enough facts in the world to make people like you see reason.

            War is ugly folks. It was ugly in biblical times, it’s ugly now. There will always be innocent lives lost. It’s a shame and it breaks my heart. But that is what happens in wartime. Israel is doing what every single person would do when their home is threatened. They are defending their home, their families, and their beliefs. In my opinion, it is admirable and God is on their side. Everyone else is on the other side….

          • Anonymous

            Then why is there over 1000 Palestinians dead and only a handful of Israelis? Answer me that. Why have they cut their entire nation off from the rest of the World? Why are they being imprisoned and confined to just that one area? Answer me! I believe in the principals Christ taught and i don’t condone violence of any kind. But killing off an entire society over land is genocide. The whole world is protesting against you, you really think these crimes against humanity will go unpunished? The day will come and will understand, then again maybe you won’t. You’ve already put words in my mouth so i see your game.

          • Reliquary

            Gee that tends to happen when you deliberately place your missiles in heavily populated areas like schools hospitals, and mosques. If you think this is about LAND your even more obtuse then i thought.

          • Anonymous

            Yeah the Palestinians are just killing themselves… yeah ok, sounds legit. You really need to try and fool someone else because if that’s the best you and your pathetic media can up with I would say you all are doomed with the rest of the World. Eventually you will have nobody to back you and you will be sitting ducks for every nation to take out their hate against you.

          • Conleelee

            ~Because Israel has the IRON DOME which is technology to knock out the incessant (thousands) of missiles from Hamas that have been fired for more than a year. Israel has the right to defend itself and fire back. If Israel did not have this protection (of the Iron Dome) Israel would have been obliterated by now. Hamas does NOT care about the palestinian civilians by placing their stash and launchers in the middle of schools and hospitals. Where have you been? Do think this war just started? Israel has been waving a peace flag for a very long time. Hamas is a waring hate group and you blame Israel for this? God has promised Israel’s protection and He has done just so…

          • Anonymous

            Yeah ok, how’s all those American tax dollars working for you. Are we slaves to you Israeli ans as well? Sounds to me like we have something in common with the Palestinians and I have their back anytime of the week. Iron dome? You mean the Iron dome that the US financed? It’s appalling the gall you jews have, it’s disgusting to me. Just by talking to you I see what kind of society you’ve become and it’s not civilized in the least.

          • Bekah O’Connor

            Israel withdrew from Gaza and gave it back to Palestine. And Israel won the West Bank fair and square in the 6 day war. Just ask Jordan.

        • ThorsteinVeblen2012

          The Bible is a land deed, not a moral guide.

          It was used to take the land from the Canaanites, who according to the Bible were evil and hated by God. They could be murdered, raped and put into slavery.

          Whatever morality you derive from such a religion is self serving or delusional.

          • Anonymous

            It’s because they aren’t practicing true Christianity. Christ would never have condoned just actions. LOOK WHAT THE JEWS DID TO CHRIST!! They tortured him, killed his followers and put him on a cross. And when they finally figured out he was the son of man, they decided to tell the World that they are the chosen ones. Disgusting race don’t you think?

          • Anonymous

            Take your pills Ano… and read at least a little of history; you need to learn at least some chapters.
            If not you’re adisgusting ignorant!

          • Bekah O’Connor

            Hey, brainless, the roman armies crucified Christ. And since you’re so well versed in the bible and it’s history, I’m sure you already know about Abraham and the Abrahamic covenant and that Israel is given to the Jews in the bible. Speaking as a faithful Christian, I fully believe that Christ is supporting the Jews and helping each one of those human being to fight for their home. How else would they have been able to conquer three other countries in the 6 day war? They are an intelligent, resourceful people, floating on wings of angels.

            And you are an idiot.

          • jim

            The “Land of Israel” is barely mentioned in the Old Testament: the more common expression is the Land of Canaan. When it is mentioned, it does not include Jerusalem, Hebron, or Bethlehem. Biblical “Israel” is only northern Israel (Samaria) and there never was a united kingdom including both ancient Judea and Samaria.

            Even had such a kingdom ever existed and been promised by God to the Jews, it is hardly a clinching argument for claiming statehood after more than 2,000 years. It is an irony ofhistory that so many past Zionists, most of whom were secular Jews, often socialist, used religious arguments to buttress their case. Besides, the biblical account makes it quite clear (insofar as such accounts are ever clear) that the Jews, led by Moses and then by Joshua, were colonisers themselves and were commanded by God to exterminate “anything that breathes”. “Completely destroy them – the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites – as the Lord your God has commanded you

            . Imagine if the Amorites came back and claimed their ancient land. If they did, this is what Deuteronomy 20 has to say: “Put to the sword all the men … As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else … you may take these as plunder for yourselves. Today, such an injunction would take you straight to the international criminal court.

          • Larry Holmack

            Jim…how many times are you going to paste you vile garbage from some antisemitic web site. You’re just a complete idiot…or to borrow a phrase from one of my all time favorite TV characters, Archie Bunker, “You’re a Meathead….dead from the neck up!”

          • jim

            and how many times are you going to make unsubstantiated claims based on unverifiable facts with no sourcing
            Larry ? or is it Mo or maybe Curly posing as Larry ?
            You support ethnic cleansing ,apartheid and collective punishment and you have the Gall to call me a hater !Lmao !!

            Israeli Minster “We Always Use The Anti-Semitism Trick or Use The Holocaust Card
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSJS58Zz600

          • שחר רחמני

            we don’t need to play the “anti-semitic card” just look what’s going on in the world. almost every jew lives in fear. even if we ARE making an ethnic cleansing (which is absolutely far from the truth), what they have to do with it?

          • Alon Smolarski

            Anonymous…your rabid anti-semitic rants don’t hold water…

            The Jews didn’t crucify Jesus – the Romans did.

            Jesus was Jewish – so if the Jews are a “disgusting” race – you are implying that the Christ is disgusting as well…

            For the first 300 years of its existence ( before the New Testament ) – Christianity was a JEWISH sect.
            As such, they were tortured and persecuted by the ROMANS along with the rest of their Jewish brethren…

            You are either a complete ignorant, or, like many Jew haters you are just a liar trying to rewrite history…

          • Anonymous

            The bible doesn’t lie. You jews are the ones rewriting history. You think you can misinterpret and spill your lies to the world. Who is with you, the US? Why is all of Europe protesting against you for crimes against humanity? Oh no reason huh? If i were in Israel i would be scared because you and your country is surrounded on all sides.

          • Anonymous

            Anti semtic, hahaha i’m American for gods sake. Shut up with your stupid ranting. I’m against anyone who wants to kill an entire society for profit and land. I don’t know a thing about you jews and I don’t really give a damn but you’re crossing the line when you take billions of dollars of aid from our US tax dollars and spend it on a massacre to kill innocent civilians all for your own financial gain. You disgust me and I won’t stand for it, neither will the rest of the World. You will be crushed and nobody will feel sorry.

          • Larry Holmack

            Anonymous is obviously not a Christian…because it was fore told that Christ would be betrayed….and he died for our sins…not just the Jewish people, but all people. I also believe that the Jewish people have a right to live where they do…and Hamas…being a terrorist group who’s stated goal is to kill all Jews….should be handled the way that Israel is handling them.
            Antisemitism is a vile hatred of a people…and it seems to run rampant here in the US and other parts of the world. These same people also hate and despise Christians….and anyone else who dares state an opinion different than theirs.

          • Anonymous

            I don’t believe he died for our sins at all. He came here to save mankind by teaching them the truth of the Universe. That sick misconception that he LITERALLY died to save all of our sins is disgusting. You people misinterpret everything you read to satisfy your sick mindset and justify your own actions. The people who followed Christ and his COMMANDMENTS are the ones who are saved. Not the ones who think that they can just have faith and believe in him but continue to live by the standards of normal society with your lust and your hate, lies and deceit. You are the one who isn’t a true Christian. The fact that you could even say that to me without even knowing who I am says it all. You people have so much hate against the rest of the World except yourselves. Selfish people like you only have one place but don’t take my word for it, just give it some time. We don’t live forever do we?

          • Reliquary

            Spoken like someone who cannot read and doesn’t possess the intellect to think for themselves…

          • jim

            Thus spake the Dispensationalist !LOL

          • Reliquary

            Well since i am not a Dispensationalist and i have posted nothing that would indicate that or any other particular Scriptural bent, I have to believe you have no idea what the term means…LOL

          • jim

            Aah I see-So you justify the collective punishment of the entire 1.8 million population of Gaza(who believe it or not are NOT all members of Hamas-LOl)on something other than the ridiculous notions of the dispensationalists !
            Pray tell -what ?

          • Reliquary

            More unfounded assumptions….I would say you’re hilarious but really this kind of ignorance is boring and quite common here. God bless

          • jim

            As I thought no rational reason or facts to back up your claim just hot air and support of collective punishment based on what exactly if not BS scripture?

            The “Land of Israel” is barely mentioned in the Old Testament: the more common expression is the Land of Canaan. When it is mentioned, it does not include Jerusalem, Hebron, or Bethlehem. Biblical “Israel” is only northern Israel (Samaria) and there never was a united kingdom including both ancient Judea and Samaria.

            Even had such a kingdom ever existed and been promised by God to the Jews, it is hardly a clinching argument for claiming statehood after more than 2,000 years.

            Imagine if the Amorites came back and claimed their ancient land. If they did, this is what Deuteronomy 20 has to say: “Put to the sword all the men … As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else … you may take these as plunder for yourselves.” Today, such an injunction would take you straight to the international criminal court.

          • Larry Holmack

            JIm…do you really think that posting this garbage over and over again is going to change others mind on the subject? I guess you are a true liberal, antisemitic…you hear crap put out by the leftist media over and over again…and finally…you believe it! Talk about an idiot!

          • jim

            Change the record Larry (wheres Mo and Curly btw ?)provide something of substance other than your vile hatred of A-rabs -a people you have obviously designated as “untermenschen”and ripe for extermination
            Goring would be proud of you !
            it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.”

        • http://www.transology.info Nick Hillsong

          Amen! Nissim! Good Word! It belongs to the Israelites and even more land that Israel is claiming! God’s word does not return to Him void, He will give that land , every grain of sand and inch of it back to Israel, and Israel will rule the World!

          • http://www.mweb.co.za moveintothelight

            the world is now divided to two forces of darkness and of light every person must make his judgement and it doesnt matter that geraldo is jewish he still serves the forces of evil.

        • Michael Drum

          Awesome Nissim
          very true!!!! God gave the holy land to the Jewish tribes only.

        • Anonymous

          word, brother! Talk that truth!

        • jim

          What a crock of s…
          The “Land of Israel” is barely mentioned in the Old Testament: the more common expression is the Land of Canaan. When it is mentioned, it does not include Jerusalem, Hebron, or Bethlehem. Biblical “Israel” is only northern Israel (Samaria) and there never was a united kingdom including both ancient Judea and Samaria.

          Even had such a kingdom ever existed and been promised by God to the Jews, it is hardly a clinching argument for claiming statehood after more than 2,000 years. It is an irony of history that so many past Zionists, most of whom were secular Jews, often socialist, used religious arguments to buttress their case. Besides, the biblical account makes it quite clear (insofar as such accounts are ever clear) that the Jews, led by Moses and then by Joshua, were colonisers themselves and were commanded by God to exterminate “anything that breathes”. “Completely destroy them – the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites – as the Lord your God has commanded you.”

          Imagine if the Amorites came back and claimed their ancient land. If they did, this is what Deuteronomy 20 has to say: “Put to the sword all the men … As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else … you may take these as plunder for yourselves.” Today, such an injunction would take you straight to the international criminal court.

      • Know Really

        Study recent history, alex, and begin your focus on 1948, then focus on the month of May of that year. Say no more until you do because your opinion is contradicted by history/facts. You show total ignorance on the topic.

        • jim

          How about 1946 -and the Bombing of the King David Hotel In Jerusalem !
          This clip is from episode one of a British-made documentary from 2002 titled ‘The Age Of Terror’, and examines the bombing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on 22nd July 1946 by Zionist-Jewish terrorists,
          The King David Hotel bombing was an act of terrorism that is widely-considered to be the first real incidence of 20th century terrorism.
          And also it is important to take a note of the dress code of the terrorists on that day? If all failed on the day who would shoulder the blame of the attack on the innocent people? now can we draw comparisons to the same type of attack on civilians over half a century on. You decide!
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gaMNApYKtU

          • Know Really

            And this has to do with Israel occupying the land illegally, how?
            That’s the topic we’re discussing, I’m not here to listen to your so-called grievances. If you’re going to reply to me, reply to the topic, or are you too biased to understand what the topic is?

            Let me help you, “jim.” May 1948 Israel was recognized by the UN (as pathetic as it is, it is accepted as “the whole world” BY the world) as a nation — in direct contradiction to what Alex said. The vote was closely split, but Israel had more yes votes than no votes.
            Reply to that topic. And save your propaganda for someone stupid enough to listen to you. It’s ineffective with me.

          • jim

            And what exactly is your point ?

            Israel didnt keep to the partition plan !
            They just kept expropriating more and more land against an essentially defenseless native population(The census for 1948 shows 32% Jewish and 62% Arab population)

            The six day war didn’t entitle them to more land either!

            its against the Geneva conventions and the laws of war to annex land caught in conquest !

            General Mattitiahu Peled, Chief Quartermaster-General’s Branch, Israeli Defence Forces, General Staff:

            “All those stories about the huge danger we were facing because of our small territorial size, an argument expounded once the war was over, had never been considered our calculations prior to the unleashing of hostilities. While we proceeded towards the full mobilization of our forces, no person in his right mind could believe that all this force was necessary to our defence against the Egyptian threat. To pretend that the Egyptian forces concentrated on our borders were capable of threatening Israel’s existence does not only insult the intelligence of any person capable of analyzing this kind of situation, but is primarily an insult to the Israeli army.”
            (Le Monde, June 3, 1972)

          • Know Really

            My point, you ask? Apparently English is not your first language, so congratulations on typing in your second language.
            I’ll repeat it for you since your comprehension of English is not equal to your typing.
            From my previous post: “Let me help you, “jim.” May 1948 Israel was recognized by the UN (as
            pathetic as it is, it is accepted as “the whole world” BY the world) as a
            nation — in direct contradiction to what Alex said. The vote was
            closely split, but Israel had more yes votes than no votes”
            I was responding to alex’s claim (which I repeat) that the nation of Israel was not recognized by the whole world.
            One reason you ask what my point is is because you’re too biased to stick to a limited discussion, which is proven by the tome you write on everything BUT my point.
            Pay attention. Quit acting like a fool and bringing in issues which are not being discussed trying to “turn” the topic into an area you’re po’d about. Not gonna work. . .

          • jim

            aah the old hasbara trick of shooting the messenger if you dont like the message!really I thought you had more cohones than that !LOL
            Yours is a very distorted view of what happened in 1948. The misleading story often told is that “Jews declared Israel and then they were attacked.” The fact is from November 1947 to May 1948 the Zionists were already on the offensive and had already attacked Arabs. In the months before Israel was declared, the Zionists had driven 300,000 non-Jews off their land. In the months before Israel was declared, the Zionists had seized land beyond the proposed Jewish State.

            It is the Zionists that pushed for the radical idea that the land be divided up so that a “pure” racially established state of Jews could be established.

            They didn’t want to live as equal citizens as is expected of all religions in America or any other democratic nation- But the division was only considered temporary by them since their goal was and is to take over all of Palestine.

            But I dont expect a supporter of collective punishment,apartheid and ethnic cleansing will allow that to filter through the fog of cognitive dissonance that seems to afflict all Israeli apologists!

          • Know Really

            jimmy, you responded to me, but it’s been held up for two days by the m o d e rators of this site.

            So here’s my response to you.

            ” Thank you for your barely-coherent and wandering reply, jim.

            I note, with disappointment but not surprise, your third example of inability to address the topic being discussed.

            When you’re able, should that capability ever come to pass, feel free to drop me a note.”

          • jim

            Article 49 prohibits the forced mass movement of people out of or into an occupied state’s territory:
            Israel has moved far beyond the borders of 1948
            To argue that might is right therefore Israel has a legitimate right to annex said land -is contrary to article 49
            Simple enough for you ?

          • Know Really

            LOL, you are such a rabid dog, you still can’t stay on topic. 4th time — nothing of what you said applies to what I said.

            Sure sign of a delusional mind.

            Every time you post, it’s more evidence to prove your delusion.

          • jim

            The common representation of Israel’s birth is that the UN created Israel, that the world was in favor of this move, and that the US governmental establishment supported it.

            In reality, while the UN General Assembly recommended the creation of a Jewish state in part of Palestine, that recommendation was non-binding and never implemented by the Security Council.

          • Know Really

            Still delusional. Keep posting, I’m enjoying it.

      • Et Th

        God gave it to them.Gen 15:18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river
        2Ch 13:5 You should know that the LORD, the God of Israel, gave David and his sons the right to be king over Israel forever. God gave this right to David with an agreement of salt.

        • Brian

          It is so refreshing to see those who know what they are talking about, the ones who can readily point out the facts, the timelines, the true issues and the and what is behind the constant break down in the middle east. Then you have the other side, the ones who like to argue for the sake of arguing, the ones who read a tidbit off the internet and think that they now know who is responsible, the ones that profess their humanitarian cause all while condemning another segment of humanity or as you have all heard me say it many times before, the least intelligent amongst the rest of us. YES, to them, ignorance is bless while the rest of us simply view them for being the idiots that they have proven themselves to be. To them, they are the “New Age Thinkers”, “The Scholars”, “The Aristocrats” among the many “simpletons” who simply can not grasp their incredible understanding to the worlds many complex problems.

          So, even though the Geraldo Rivera and the co-host clash was interesting and pretty much aligns itself with all that I stated above, what I found to be the most enlightening and refreshing elements about this post were the majority of the many comments below for that too goes to further emphasize all that I have stated above. While it is true, the world in complex in nature, the problems can actually be broken down to their very basic elements and the story still can be told WITHOUT distortion or dishonesty. The problem is, you have Hamas, a terrorist led leadership who are willing to use their own women and children in order to bring sympathy to their cause are just as guilty for doing so just as if they had killed them their selves for in fact, THEY DID!

          When one side uses facts, it always seems that the opposing side then uses useless and unverifiable rhetoric that they somehow think that it makes them sound so intelligent in some idiotic way. They and others like them are filled with the falsehood that they are more knowledgeable than the rest of us, that their brilliance can only truly be seen by those very few who think the same way that they do and they know that the rest of us are far below their intellectual superiority that they find it so difficult to even converse with us about the incredibly complex issues for we simply are unable to truly understand! This is why I seldom respond to the idiotic rhetoric for it is pointless, baseless, built without any real substantial foundation and led only by that which feels good to them at the moment.

      • Sue
      • Davaughn Wistrom

        That area has always belonged to the Jews and no one else. They are living in a land that has been given to them by our creator. Israel has gone out of their way to try and live a peaceful existence next to a people that want nothing more than to wipe the Jews off the planet. God will never allow that to happen, so it sucks o be whoever tries. Not to mention how absolutely stupid it is for for a people who are as weak as Hamas to attack the most powerful military in the region. That’s like a domestic cat goin up against a lion.

      • Johnathan Read

        As far as international law goes Alex, the land belongs to Israel.

        You might want to watch and learn.

        http://vimeo.com/94403241

        Oh ,and don’t let your hatred blind you to the truth.

        • jim

          This Israeli professor of history at Tel Aviv University may beg to differ with you on that absurd claim !

          THE INVENTION OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE “by Shlomo Sands
          Sand questions whether the Jewish People ever existed as a national group with a common origin in the Land of Israel/Palestine. He concludes that the Jews should be seen as a religious community comprising a mishmash of individuals and groups that had converted to the ancient monotheistic religion but do not have any historical right to establish an independent Jewish state in the Holy Land. In short, the Jewish People, according to Sand, are not really a “people” in the sense of having a common ethnic origin and national heritage. They certainly do not have a political claim over the territory that today constitutes Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, including Jerusalem.”

      • Anonymous

        Israel is in a land God gave them a long time ago. Read the Old Testament. Actually they have given up much more than was originally given them. The Bible is as relevant today as it was then sir apart from the Levitical law.

        Genesis 17:7-8 ESV And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you. And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”

        Yes they did scatter and leave but

        Ezekiel 37:21 ESV Then say to them, Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I will take the people of Israel from the nations among which they have gone, and will gather them from all around, and bring them to their own land.

        And at the end of the day it all belongs to Jesus who is God.

        Psalm 24:1 ESV . The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein

      • Tom Herczog

        Dear Alex… As an Israeli I do agree with you, Religious, Biblical and mythical claims do not hold water thousands of years later.. but how about short term history? less then 100 years ago, does that hold water? If you think it does but want to proof I am happy to give it to you…. See the FB link attached or if you are not a FB member I will add some links to YouTube.

        https://www.facebook.com/legalisrael?ref_type=bookmark

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijS8mFP4I1A

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLgqkoZPZ5Q&index=6&list=PLNkgwAp1pv04EZMaNCBhEDw1P-r7ztx-a

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdtGOY8T5XE&index=2&list=PLNkgwAp1pv04EZMaNCBhEDw1P-r7ztx-a

      • James Kilgore

        You need a history lesson :

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IG1C7gorfQA

      • Robert Preisser

        Funny, because the claims Hamas is making to Palestine are based on two primary claims: 1) That Muslims first conquered the land, and 2) that the land was then dedicated as Muslim property for all time – a religious claim. If Israel has no right to 1) claim land by conquest, or 2) cite a religious claim, then does Hamas, either?

        In Hamas’ own words:
        “Article Eleven:

        The Islamic Resistance Movement believes that the land of Palestine is an Islamic Waqf consecrated for future Moslem generations until Judgement Day. It, or any part of it, should not be squandered: it, or any part of it, should not be given up. Neither a single Arab country nor all Arab countries, neither any king or president, nor all the kings and presidents, neither any organization nor all of them, be they Palestinian or Arab, possess the right to do that. Palestine is an Islamic Waqf land consecrated for Moslem generations until Judgement Day. This being so, who could claim to have the right to represent Moslem generations till Judgement Day?

        This is the law governing the land of Palestine in the Islamic Sharia (law) and the same goes for any land the Moslems have conquered by force, because during the times of (Islamic) conquests, the Moslems consecrated these lands to Moslem generations till the Day of Judgement.

        It happened like this: When the leaders of the Islamic armies conquered Syria and Iraq, they sent to the Caliph of the Moslems, Umar bin-el-Khatab, asking for his advice concerning the conquered land – whether they should divide it among the soldiers, or leave it for its owners, or what? After consultations and discussions between the Caliph of the Moslems, Omar bin-el-Khatab and companions of the Prophet, Allah bless him and grant him salvation, it was decided that the land should be left with its owners who could benefit by its fruit. As for the real ownership of the land and the land itself, it should be consecrated for Moslem generations till Judgement Day. Those who are on the land, are there only to benefit from its fruit. This Waqf remains as long as earth and heaven remain. Any procedure in contradiction to Islamic Sharia, where Palestine is concerned, is null and void.”

      • MikanJeni Cagle

        Really Alex?! Are you really that damn stupid? Well then why don’t I just come over to your house and kick your ass, throw you out into the streets and take your home? I will have made no more of a claim on your home than what hamas is making against Israel. So that in your arrogant stupidity you have justified your own victimization!

  • Nissim Ozkaragoz

    Look at Geraldo! Andrea Tantaros says few words to him and he goes into distress! he is absolutley in panic! look at his body language! he is shaking! and he says he supports israel and will die for Israel?? come on give me a break Geraldo! he lies and he knows he lies!! everybody can see that according to his body language!
    If I was Abdrea I wouldnt leave him until he leaves the studio! he is just a vilan!
    Good job Glenn! you are explaining and telling to Americans and to the rest of the world the truth! way to go!
    And Andrea, I support you! you are the best and you care about Israel! it is so good to see such honest and straight people in the American TV. Fox News is always fun to watch, they are a light spot in a world of darkness!( and glenn beck is awesome ofcourse!). we in israel enjoy to watch you!

    • Yoikes

      Rivera fancies himself as a good Hispanic Jew. Just that should tell you that he is a little bit off his rocker.

      • Nissim Ozkaragoz

        I dont believe he is jewish.

        • Yoikes

          “Rivera’s father was a Catholic Puerto Rican, and his mother is of Ashkenazi Russian Jewish descent. He was raised “mostly Jewish” and had a Bar Mitzvah.”

          • Nissim Ozkaragoz

            I still dont believe it

          • http://rmusdhs.ss4.sharpschool.com/programs/redskins_sports/ Thunderthud

            Geraldo is definitely Jewish by birth, but I don’t believe he’s a believer in Judaism.

          • Anonymous

            He is a Progressive and petulant man… a total idiot.

  • Barry Fox

    This POS needs to go away. He either doesn’t know or doesn’t care that Hamas is a terrorist organization. Why does anyone even listen to him anymore.

  • Yehuda Konigsberg (Jerusalem)

    Mr. Rivera is a typical liberal American since the 1960s. The facts mean nothing as long as there is a two state solution. Then he says that he would die for Israel. If he has his way all the Israelis, Jews and he will be killed. There is no such thing as “Occupation” in Israel, as you know.

  • Common sense

    I guess if 2000 Israelis died that would be ok with Geraldo because that would be proportionate. Or if Israel fired rockets at Gaza with no guidance systems in order to kill as many citizens as possible maybe that would be proportional. There is no such thing as proportionality in war. If Hamas was not bent on destroying Israel there would be peace and no Palestinians would die. Hamas is the problem.

    • jim

      So if its just against Hamas and not the civilians-why inflict collective punishment on the entire 1.8 million population of Gaza(50% of whom are children under the age of 14)?
      Its against the Geneva conventions and a war crime !!!

      • Common sense

        Maybe you should ask Hamas why they use people as human shields and why the destruction of Israel is the main goal rather than doing anything to help their own people. Israel try’s its best to reduce civilian casualties. Hamas tries its hardest to maximize civilian casualties. You are believing exactly what the Hamas terrorist want you to believe.

        • jim

          Tries its best to avoid civilian casualties-Lol-give me a break
          Thats why the Israelis use Fletchette rounds and white phosphorous not to mention Tanks in heavily urban areas
          There are over 1800 + mainly women and children and mostly civilians that are dead in Gaza

          And 60 + on the Israeli side-Only 3 of those were civilians -the rest were SOLDIERS !The numbers speak for themselves
          Collective punishment is a war crime -plain and simple!
          From HRW
          Gaza: Israeli Soldiers Shoot and Kill Fleeing Civilians
          http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/08/04/gaza-israeli-soldiers-shoot-and-kill-fleeing-civilians

          • raindear

            Meir, Golda (1 March 1957), Statement to the General Assembly by Foreign Minister Meir, The State of Israel: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “Interference, by armed force, with ships of Israeli flag exercising free and innocent passage in the Gulf of Aqaba and through the Straits of Tiran will be regarded by Israel as an attack entitling it to exercise its inherent right of self-defence under Article 51 of the Charter and to take all such measures as are necessary to ensure the free and innocent passage of its ships in the Gulf and in the Straits”
            Churchill pp. 52, 77.

          • jim

            Golda Meirs utterance of 1st march 1957-does not give license for Israel to use collective punishment-nor is it justification for the false flag attack on the USS liberty in 1967

          • raindear

            What are you saying? If you are trying to argue that a blockade and a mobilization of troops to the border aren’t acts of war, which, is what the aforementioned “utterance” speaks to directly, then it’st a good thing you don’t make defense decisions for the USA. No one said they actually had a chance to defeat Israel, they didn’t but that doesn’t matter. They picked a fight with a much more highly trained military, that’s their stupidity. Also, the only reason they did it was because the want o annihilate Israel and wipe the Jewish people off the face of the planet. So, Isarael went into those areas because they won. NOTHING you say changes those basic facts, period, that is exactly what happened. The Arab countries made the mistake of blockading Israel and picked a fight with them by sending troops to the border for no reason. Israel responded by beating the crap out of the Arab countries and they lost land, OH F ING WELL, PALESTINE, YOU F ED UP!!!

          • jim

            Its not me saying it -these are the utterances of prominent Israelis of the time!-If cognitive dissonance doesn’t allow you to absorb that fact-that is your problem !

            Menachem Begin,
            “In June l967, we had a choice. The Egyptian Army concentrations in the Sinai approaches do not prove that Nasser was really about to attack us. We must be honest with ourselves. We decided to attack him.”

            (New York Times, August 21, 1982)

            General Mattitiahu Peled, Chief Quartermaster-General’s Branch, Israeli Defence Forces, General Staff:

            “All those stories about the huge danger we were facing because of our small territorial size, an argument expounded once the war was over, had never been considered our calculations prior to the unleashing of hostilities. While we proceeded towards the full mobilization of our forces, no person in his right mind could believe that all this force was necessary to our defence against the Egyptian threat. To pretend that the Egyptian forces concentrated on our borders were capable of threatening Israel’s existence does not only insult the intelligence of any person capable of analyzing this kind of situation, but is primarily an insult to the Israeli army.”
            (Le Monde, June 3, 1972)

        • jim

          The Geneva conventions exist for a reason-Israel is not exempt from them just because some religious loons say they are !
          A war crime is a war crime regardless of who is committing it !

        • jim

          Tries to avoid civilian casualty’s you say !
          But the world apparently does not agree with this rational for collective punishment(a war crime under the Geneva conventions)

          Mourning for a Judaism Being Murdered by Israel
          By Rabbi Michael Lerner
          http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/mourning-for-a-judaism-being-murdered-by-israel

          Australia’s government on Tuesday made its strongest criticism yet of its staunch ally Israel over the monthl ong war in Gaza, with the foreign minister calling the shelling of United Nations schools “indefensible.”
          http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/australia-berates-israel-shocking-attacks-24842211

          Spain freezes military exports to Israel
          http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/spain-freezes-military-exports-to-israel-9649266.html
          Today I saw a picture of a weeping Palestinian man holding a plastic carrier bag of meat. It was his son. He’d been shredded (the hospital’s word) by an Israeli missile attack – apparently using their fab new weapon, flechette bombs.
          http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article39339.htm

  • Roger Rocky Scobey

    Why don’t the Palestinians just stop firing rockets into Israel and all this would stop immediately and would have never started in the first place.???????????

    • alex

      Because Israel is occupying the West Bank and has turned Gaza into an open air prison.

      • Nissim Ozkaragoz

        Gaza is under naval siege because Hamas is smuggling weapons inside to destroy Israel! Hamas doesnt want a Palestinian state! he wants a califate from Morroco and Spain to Iraq! and to take all over the world including your house and country Alex!

        • John R. Howard

          THANK YOU…finally someone sees whats really going on!

          • Nissim Ozkaragoz

            I live in Israel lol, so I know

        • jim

          Would this be the Caliphate your scaremongering about -that this Joker wants to establish?

          ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi Trained by Israeli Mossad, NSA Documents Reveal
          NSA Leaks revealed that ISIS leader and cleric Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi took intensive military training for a whole year in the hands of Mossad, besides taking courses in theology and the art of speech.
          Hmmm I wonder to what end and to what purpose the mossad are involved in training this Joker?
          False flag anyone !

          http://www.globalresearch.ca/isis-leader-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi-trained-by-israeli-mossad-nsa-documents-reveal/5391593

      • Roger Rocky Scobey

        looks like their strategy is not working out very well. Maybe they should try something different,—– like no more rockets and no more tunnels.

        • jim

          The Israeli apologists for collective punishment(a war crime under the Geneva conventions) are now shifting their propaganda to arguing that they must destroy all the tunnels giving access to Israel. Ah yes, the terrorist tunnels. And just how many terrorists have slipped across from Gaza using the tunnels to kill Israelis? The answer is “none.”

          The tunnels are all within Gaza, enabling shooters to move from building to building underground. If the tunnels actually go into Israel, they could be detected by ground penetrating radar, which the Israelis possess. It is all perfect wag the dog theater as politics with Netanyahu again lying like a rug while showing who is in charge with the American politicians all lining up to kiss his ring.

          • Roger Rocky Scobey

            –and the thousands of Palestinian rockets launched into Israel are for peaceful purposes. Oy vey iz mir. :-(

          • jim

            Are you talking about those puny scrap metal fertilizer and sugar powered rockets ?
            Tell me have any actually got though the US paid for Iron Dome system ?
            The numbers speak for themselves 1800+ mainly civilians killed in Gaza versus 60+ mainly soldiers of which 3 where CIVILIANS on the Israeli side!
            Its no wonder that the entire world community(save for the US enthralled politicos)condemn the out of proportion brutality and indiscriminate collective punishment of Gaza,s defenseless civilians by the IDF war crimes machine !
            try reading some non US sources for news sometime !

          • Roger Rocky Scobey

            –then why are the Palestinian leaders so stupid to keep sending rockets into Israel? No rockets, no war. How simple is that????

          • jim

            And that justify,s committing war crimes by inflicting collective punishment(contrary to the Geneva conventions)on an essentially defenseless and captive civilian population of 1.8 million people -50% of whom are children under the age of 14 (not all the population of Gaza are members of Hamas)
            How exactly ???

          • Roger Rocky Scobey

            No rockets, no war, very simple
            The Palestinian people are being held hostage by their terrorist leaders, Hamas. They take the $Billions of international aid and squander the money. Just like Arafat and his cronies stole $billions. Palestine could be as rich and prosperous as Israel, if they would use their $Billions to invest and produce. Instead, the terrorists hide behind, women, children, schools, hospitals. They care nothing about their people and only want to destroy Israel. —-no more rockets, no more war!—very simple, It can stop forever.

          • jim

            If someone came and kicked you out of your home -and you tried to fight back but they called you terrorist for doing so-what would you do ?
            That being said not all 1.8 million captives of Gaza concentration camp are members of Hamas !

      • raindear

        You have your facts wrong they amassed troops along the border and initiated a blockade against Israel. Nasser admitted he wanted war with Israel, he didn’t count on losing the 6 Day War

        • jim

          I believe it is you that have your facts wrong

          General Mattitiahu Peled, Chief Quartermaster-General’s Branch, Israeli Defence Forces, General Staff:

          “All those stories about the huge danger we were facing because of our small territorial size, an argument expounded once the war was over, had never been considered our calculations prior to the unleashing of hostilities. While we proceeded towards the full mobilization of our forces, no person in his right mind could believe that all this force was necessary to our defence against the Egyptian threat. To pretend that the Egyptian forces concentrated on our borders were capable of threatening Israel’s existence does not only insult the intelligence of any person capable of analyzing this kind of situation, but is primarily an insult to the Israeli army.”
          (Le Monde, June 3, 1972)

          Mordechai Bentov, Minister of Housing:

          “The entire story of the danger of extermination was invented in every detail, and exaggerated a posteriori to justify the annexation of new Arab territory.”
          (, April 14, 1971)

  • VAHAWK

    Jeraldo? Al Sharpton? After all these buffoons have done in their careers, how are they still around?> Sharpton is a racist, Rivera an moron, but they’re still in the public eye.

  • Kimberly Mabe

    Not to change subject, but Beck looks jaundice. He needs a better make up artist.

  • Carolyn Sanchez

    Wonderful response Mr. Beck! Geraldo is the one who be ashamed!

  • Denise Sanchez

    Geraldo has been a pathetic man for last 40 yrs.

    • Poco424

      Geraldo is, has been and always will be a ‘wanna be’ journalist. Not only can he not make the grade (meaning lie convincingly) but everyone laughs or turns the channel when he comes on. Fox must have gotten him for a song.

  • raindear

    Egypt, Jordan, Iraq all mobilized troops against Israel in June 1967. Israel responded by absolutely overwhelming their forces and took Gaza, Golan Heights, The West Bank and Jerusalem. They more than doubled their size during the 6 Day War. They were provoked into action and took land when they won, every country in the world has done the same thing, and I don’t know why the world views Israel differently for doing exactly what everyone else has done! They won that land when they won that war. The Arabs shouldn’t have a started the war!! ” Don’t start none, won’t be none”

    • jim

      Is that so! -these prominent Israeli,s may beg to differ with that revisionist account !
      General Mattitiahu Peled, Chief Quartermaster-General’s Branch, Israeli Defence Forces, General Staff:
      “All those stories about the huge danger we were facing because of our small territorial size, an argument expounded once the war was over, had never been considered our calculations prior to the unleashing of hostilities. While we proceeded towards the full mobilization of our forces, no person in his right mind could believe that all this force was necessary to our defence against the Egyptian threat. To pretend that the Egyptian forces concentrated on our borders were capable of threatening Israel’s existence does not only insult the intelligence of any person capable of analyzing this kind of situation, but is primarily an insult to the Israeli army.”
      (Le Monde, June 3, 1972)

      Menachem Begin,
      “In June l967, we had a choice. The Egyptian Army concentrations in the Sinai approaches do not prove that Nasser was really about to attack us. We must be honest with ourselves. We decided to attack him.”
      (New York Times, August 21, 1982)

      General Yitzhak Rabin, Chief of Staff, Israeli Defence Forces:
      “I do not believe that Nasser wanted war. The two divisions which he sent into Sinai on May 14 would not have been enough to unleash an offensive against Israel. He knew it and we knew it.”
      (Le Monde, February 28, 1968 )

      Mordechai Bentov, Minister of Housing:

      “The entire story of the danger of extermination was invented in every detail, and exaggerated a posteriori to justify the annexation of new Arab territory.”
      (, April 14, 1971)

      • raindear

        I’m not wrong, Nasser did initiate a blockade and amass troops, it really doesn’t make any difference whether they were actually afraid of them winning. Th actions they took were and considered acts of war. Do you think any other country would allow a blockade and a mobilization of troops at the border and then not take that as an act of war?? Let me help you, NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT!!! Israel won the right to be there just like every other country in the world has won land through war, get over it and yourself.

        • jim

          Tell it to Menachem Begin ,and General Peled -its their quotes-!

      • raindear

        Meir, Golda (1 March 1957), Statement to the General Assembly by Foreign Minister Meir, The State of Israel: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “Interference, by armed force, with ships of Israeli flag exercising free and innocent passage in the Gulf of Aqaba and through the Straits of Tiran will be regarded by Israel as an attack entitling it to exercise its inherent right of self-defence under Article 51 of the Charter and to take all such measures as are necessary to ensure the free and innocent passage of its ships in the Gulf and in the Straits”
        Churchill pp. 52, 77.

  • Anonymous

    Geraldo is still upset because he couldn’t find Al Capone’s hidden treasure.

    • Nissim Ozkaragoz

      Lol!

    • Wax

      What joke that was…who about when he stands the ocean during a hurricane like an idiot pretending he’s a tough guy…

  • the ‘liberal rater’

    Shame on you Americans for taking the land from the Native American Indians. Now everyone get out or they will fire arrows at you houses. lol

  • Donna

    I used to like Heraldo but wow! What ignorance. Talk about being blinded to the truth. Israel did NOT start this, Hamas did, and it is unfortunate that they use children and humans as shields, caling the blood of the children fertilizer. However, it is unconscionable to think about defending these terrorists! The only voice for democracy in the middle east is Israel, and he is slandering them. If Hamas had the military capability they would destroy Israel and its citizens completely!

  • Sue Smith

    Had I been there I would have told Geraldo I don’t care what you have tattooed on your wrist. What you have coming out of your mouth speaks louder than that.

  • http://truthofg.blogspot.com/ Connor Kenway

    The UN believes that Israel not sharing weapons with HAMAS is a war crime.

    • jim

      Lol-Israel is the target of at least 77 UN Resolutions
      and the Palestinians are the target of 1.
      Aside from the core issues—refugees, Jerusalem, borders—the major themes reflected in the U.N. resolutions against Israel over the years are its unlawful attacks on its neighbors; its violations of the human rights of the Palestinians, including deportations, demolitions of homes and other collective punishments; its confiscation of Palestinian land; its establishment of illegal settlements; and its refusal to abide by the U.N. Charter and the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War.
      http://www.ifamericansknew.org/stat/un.html

  • NTX007

    “Unbelievable to defend Hamas.” ??? Andrea, I never once heard Geraldo defending Hamas. I stand with Israel, but that doesn’t mean I stand for bombing of hospitals and civilians when you have the technology to avoid this. That’s simply the point Geraldo is making.

    • Wax

      Oh that’s bs…they are putting kids in the hospitals and schools allowing them to die…they are gutless. they hate more then they love their children. So stop the crap.

      • NTX007

        I completely agree with you. What Hamas is doing is unconscionable. I am in no way defending their actions. But if someone shot at you from across the street in a building you knew had children in it, would you bomb the whole building? Especially if you knew that the person shooting at you would be long gone by the time you bombed it.

        • Wax

          Two can play that game…would you place bombs in a school or hospital, launch them from that position knowing that you would be retaliated against and that your children would die?

          • NTX007

            Why do you keep changing the subject? I agree with you on all your points you’ve made so far. No, I would not do that at all. That is horrible. But at the same time that is not justification for killing those children. It sounds like you would think it is justifiable to kill those children.

          • Wax

            i am not changing the subject whatsoever. Hamas has launched 9,000 bombs into Israel. If the USA had 9,000 bombs launched on them, I guarantee you there would be retaliation and subsequent fallout…There are casualties associated with war. Its sad but true. So you are round about taking a shot at Israel and i disagree with you as do most Americans. Hamas could end the war today…but they don’t want to, no they would rather see their children dead and try to take out israel. But the truth is, this goes way beyond Palestine, this is a diversion as to the Caliphate taking place in the middle east.

          • NTX007

            Again I agree with every word of your comment. But at the same time Israel has a moral responsibility to limit (as much as they can) the civilian casualties of war. They are not doing this.

          • Wax
          • NTX007

            I’ve read this. I agree that “the other side” wishes Israel to be wiped of the face of the earth and that they want a Caliphate. But there are many, many Muslims in the Middle East and even in Palestine whose beliefs do not align with that of Hamas and other terrorist groups. Your uneducated mind is only looking at a two sided argument. Western Civilization and Middle Eastern Civilization. Christians/Jews vs Muslims. And until your uneducated mind realizes there’s more to this world than evil Muslims and moral Christians/Jews you are not going to see my point of view. You are arguing with me with facts that I already believe and agree with. “The Middle East Problem” will probably take centuries to solve, but we as Christians/Jews need to take 2 seconds to think about our actions and not become that with which our enemy is.

          • Anonymous

            Any yet, those many, many Muslims never seem to be able to control the violent ones. Everywhere there are a significant number of Muslims the violent ones appear.

            They also seem to get quite a bit of moral and economic support from the “peaceful” ones. If your premise of the third group, the peaceful Muslims, was true then on average the Muslim world would be very different.

          • jim

            Dispensationalist,s are willing to overlook any and all atrocitys committed by the Israeli apartheid state-no matter how heinous the crimes-they are no better than these folk!
            Russell Brand Interviews Westboro Baptist Church
            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBA6qlHW8po

          • Wax

            You’d be more effective without the insults. I know exactly what your point is. You think Israel should restrain itself and not bomb anywhere there are children. Got it. But that doesn’t play…if that were the case then Hamas has free reign on Israel. Not gonna happen. I’m not so shallow that I wouldn’t agree that there are good Muslims and bad so called Christians. Of course there are. If you believe in the Bible and in the return of Christ and I do, this is the beginning of the end. The last days are upon us and it’s playing out as written in the book. This middle east and the world will continue to get worse. Its unfortunate but true.

          • pilgrimson

            Tell me what was our moral responsibility when we dropped the atomic bomb on Japan??? As tragic as that was it stopped the war in it’s tracks and prevented further destruction.
            We we’re also in a race with Germany to develop it first. What do you think would have happened if Germany got it first???

          • jim

            Where do you people get your info ?its so lopsided it beggars belief!!
            The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives.
            It has been suggested that the true objective was to demonstrate the new weapon of mass destruction to the Soviet Union
            http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-real-reason-america-used-nuclear-weapons-against-japan-it-was-not-to-end-the-war-or-save-lives/5308192
            General (and later president) Dwight Eisenhower – then Supreme Commander of all Allied Forces,
            The Japanese were ready to surrender and it wasn’t necessary to hit them with that awful thing.

            Admiral William Leahy
            It is my opinion that the use of this barbarous weapon at Hiroshima and Nagasaki was of no material assistance in our war against Japan. The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender because of the effective sea blockade and the successful bombing with conventional weapons.

          • Guest

            What an absolute crock- based on nothing but Hasbara propaganda(are you on the payroll?)

            The claim that Gaza,ns are committing war crimes by definition whenever it fires rockets at Israel, even if it hit military targets, because those puny rockets were primitive and inherently inaccurate and may hit civilian,s versus Israeli missiles which are precise and can potentially avoid civilian casualties -therefore making their use permissible-doesn’t hold true !

            Because -by this standard, only countries rich enough to purchase high-tech weapons, have a right to defend themselves against aerial assaults. It is a curious law that would negate the raison d’être of law: the substitution of might by right.!
            Some 95% of the 64 Israelis who have been killed during the current fighting are soldiers; some 75% of the nearly 1,500 Palestinians who have been killed are civilian.
            The numbers speak for themselves-the entire population of Gaza are victim,s of collective punishment-a war crime!

          • jim

            What an absolute crock- based on nothing but Hasbara propaganda(are you on the payroll?)
            Even the odious Rivera is correct about the use of tanks
            in urban civilian areas !
            The claim that Gaza,ns are committing war crimes by definition whenever it fires rockets at Israel, even if it hit military targets, because those puny rockets were primitive and inherently inaccurate and may hit civilian,s versus Israeli missiles which are precise and can potentially avoid civilian casualties -therefore making their use permissible-doesn’t hold true !

            Because -by this standard, only countries rich enough to purchase high-tech weapons, have a right to defend themselves against aerial assaults. It is a curious law that would negate the raison d’être of law: the substitution of might by right.!
            Some 95% of the 64 Israelis who have been killed during the current fighting are soldiers; some 75% of the nearly 1,500 Palestinians who have been killed are civilian.
            The numbers speak for themselves-the entire population of Gaza are victim,s of collective punishment-a war crime!

          • jim

            Hmmm wonder who is behind this new Caliphate Bogey man(with what army,s or weapons are they to establish this so called caliphate?-You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.” is a quote by Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. )

            ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi Trained by Israeli Mossad, NSA Documents Reveal
            NSA Leaks revealed that ISIS leader and cleric Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi took intensive military training for a whole year in the hands of Mossad, besides taking courses in theology and the art of speech also
            To what end and to what purpose ?

            intelligence services of three countries created a terrorist organisation that is able to attract all extremists of the world to one place, using a strategy called “the hornet’s nest”.
            To what end and to what purpose ?
            false flag anyone !
            http://www.globalresearch.ca/isis-leader-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi-trained-by-israeli-mossad-nsa-documents-reveal/5391593

        • Sue Smith

          I just cannot understand this attitude. It is like all those that are crying disportionate casualties. What is Israel suppose to do, hold fire until the same number of Israelis are dead.

          • NTX007

            No, they should fire satellite guided missiles at the exact location the rockets were fired from. They have the ability and technology to do this. Not fire from tanks hours after Hamas fired their rockets (and after dropping leaflets informing Hamas they are about to do this). There is a much greater opportunity for error when firing from a tank… I (and Geraldo) are not advocating for Israel to stop defending itself. It’s not about disproportionate casualties. It’s about using the technology you have to limit those CIVILIAN casualties. Something Israel is not at all concerned with.

          • Nissim Ozkaragoz

            Excuse me?? This is a war!! not a neuro-chirurgic operation in a hospital!
            And whos gonna pay for these satellite guided missles technologies?? you?? israel’s army is THE most moral army in the world!
            There was a british general that said few weeks ago that Israel set new records of morality that never seen in the history of the wars!!
            dozens of civiliand are being killed in Afghanistan and Iraq by the coalition forces(US and UK) every day! do you hear any of this in world media?? oh no!! only when it comes to israel the whole world screams!!
            Muslim Arab gangs murdering millions of christians in Darfur Sudan! do you hear about that in the world main stream media? NO!!! All you and they are focused in is Israel!
            Go on! blame the jews!!
            And by the way Israel did launch guided missles into specific windows in the building and even shot small warning missles near the the houses to warn the people ther and sent flyers and sent warn text messages(sms) and telephone calls. what else do you expect the Israeli army to do? not to strike??

          • jim

            Do you condone collective punishment ?
            (I am sure the Nazi,s had similar arguments too but The Warsaw ghetto uprising massacre was a war crime also)
            A simple yes or no will suffice ?

          • Nissim Ozkaragoz

            Jim, are you healthy in your mind?? whats the connection to nazis??
            And what is israel does is not a collective punishment! if we were fighting like the US and the UK there would be more thousands of dead palestinian civilians.
            Amd the fact is that the Egyptians called Hamas “dogs” and blamed the for the dead people in Gaza. So, tell me Jim, do you support the “poor” palestinians more the Egyptian Arab govrenment??

          • jim

            Collective punishment is a war crime no matter who is doing it to whom!
            The Warsaw ghetto comparison is relevant because the Nazi,s made similar claims to justify collective punishment also !

      • jim

        The claim that Gaza,ns are committing war crimes by definition whenever it fires rockets at Israel, even if it hit military targets, because those puny rockets were primitive and inherently inaccurate and may hit civilian,s versus Israeli missiles which are precise and can potentially avoid civilian casualties -therefore making their use permissible-doesn’t hold true !

        Because -by this standard, only countries rich enough to purchase high-tech weapons, have a right to defend themselves against aerial assaults. It is a curious law that would negate the raison d’être of law: the substitution of might by right.!
        Some 95% of the 64 Israelis who have been killed during the current fighting are soldiers; some 75% of the nearly 1,500 Palestinians who have been killed are civilian.
        The numbers speak for themselves-the entire population of Gaza are victim,s of collective punishment-a war crime!

        • Wax

          Jim News Flash: If Hamas would stop firing rockets into Israel then there would be no issue or war. Primitive or missiles made in a garage by college kids, makes no difference, Hamas is firing missiles and Israel has the right to defend herself. If Mexico or Canada did that to us the ratio would be even worse then the one you pointed out. And tell me Jim,why is Hamas firing these missiles into Israel?

          The war crime is Hamas using children as human shields knowing full well they are going to be sacrificed. Do be such a putz.

          • jim

            And that justifies committing war crimes by collective punishment on 1.8 million defenseless Gazans with nowhere to run -how exactly ?
            A war crime is a war crime regardless of who is comitting it !

          • Wax

            Why is Hamas who has been elected by the Palestinian people to be their political leaders firing missiles into Israel and provoking the response? You have yet to answer that question!

          • jim

            You will have to Hamas that question-I am not there spokesperson-!
            All I know is that collective punishment and the murder of 1800+ mainly non combatant civilians -is a war crime of the first order and contrary to the Geneva conventions
            -Any other reasonable person would come to the same conclusion-that is unless that person considered the people of Gaza as “untermenschen”

          • Wax

            You speak as though you are their spokesman when you defend them lobbing 9k missiles into Israel, kidnapping 3 of their civilians and killing them and provoking the whole war and you have no reason why can provide no reason for it…Hamas wants to destroy Israel.

            If someone wanted to kill you and had a 22 pistol and you had AR7 would you find your 22 and make things even or just take the person out? Why does this need to be spelled out for you?

            Hamas, Hezbolah, ISIS, Al Qaeda, Iran, Syria, and rest of the Muslim nations want to provide 3 choices to Israel, and the west, convert to islam, pay money, or be killed…and if you’re a citizen of the USA and I’m thinking you’re not, they’d take you out in a minute.

          • jim

            what do you NOT understand about collective punishment being against the laws of war and against the Geneva convention?-It is a war crime pure and simple !!
            And I think you need to do some research

            Hamas, to a great extent is Israel’s creation,
            Instead of trying to curb Gaza’s Islamists from the outset, Israel for years tolerated and, in some cases, encouraged them as a counterweight to the secular nationalists of the PLO and its dominant faction, Yasser Arafat’s Fatah. Israel cooperated with a crippled, half-blind cleric named Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, even as he was laying the foundations for what would become Hamas.

            The ultra right wing zionist leadership don’t want peace they want a “greater Israel”-peace is what they fear most-they coined the phrase a “palestinian peace offensive” as a result!
            If hamas didn’t exist they would create it to justify further annexation of land -the history of the conflicts bears witness to that !

          • jim

            You best ask Hamas that question-
            All I know is that collective punishment is a war crime under the Geneva conventions!

          • Wax

            Collective punishment…is that like socialism…sheeze!

          • jim

            No socialism is what Jesus practiced when he handed out those loaves and fish-collective punishment is what the Nazi,s did after the Warsaw Ghetto uprising and what the Israelis are doing now in Gaza !

    • jim

      You seem to be one of the few here that have any morals or qualms about inflicting collective punishment on an essentially defenseless captive population comprised mainly of children under 14 -and that have nowhere to run !
      The ridiculous and twisted notion that one can bomb entire neighborhoods because there MIGHT be a threat -is beyond the pale!

      How anyone can support the bombing of hospitals ,schools,homes for the disabled or fleeing civilians is utterly deplorable

      Gaza: Israeli Soldiers Shoot and Kill Fleeing Civilians
      http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/08/04/gaza-israeli-soldiers-shoot-and-kill-fleeing-civilians

  • arcnaver

    why does this surprise anyone? Jerry Rivers has always been a nipple head.

  • Wax

    Geraldo, you are a joke…a Hollywood HACK who has abandoned your own people the Jews…2 state solution are you NUTS…Have you read the Hamas Charter, it’s the same as Hezbolah, Iran, Turkey, Iraq, the rest of the nut islamo fascist Death to Israel by any means…they would cut your head off and mail to your family…you putz! There will never be peace with the PLO and Israel, the arabs don’t want peace you fool. And if Israel wanted to, they could annihilate the palestinians in and hour.

    • jim

      Operation Hornets Nest: Alleged Snowden document says US/UK/Israel are behind ISIS

      Facts:

      1) ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi was once a super-high level prisoner of the US government. Despite the fact that the US had offered a ten million dollar reward for him, the Obama regime ordered his release in 2009.

      2) The Obama regime, with major support from Senate neo-cons John McCain and Lindsey Graham, gave hundreds of millions in military aid to Sunni Jihadists in Syria. Thousands of individuals receiving US aid are now members of ISIS. In fact, ISIS has even posted pictures of ISIS fighters with US Senator John McCain on the internet.

      3) Israel has directly aided Sunni Jihadists in Syria by bombing Syrian military assets during Jihadist attacks.

      4) The Israeli Prime Minister has reacted to the ISIS spearheaded Sunni/Shia Civil War in Iraq with borderline glee. The president of Israel has also suggested that a Sunni/Shia war is beneficial to the future of Israel.

      5) The US and Britiain provided Sunni Jihadists with Toyota trucks in Syria. When, an army of ISIS fighters rolled over the Syria/Iraq border it looked like a commercial for Toyota.
      http://topconservativenews.com/2014/07/operation-hornets-nest-alleged-snowden-document-says-usukisrael-are-behind-isis/

  • basso

    Geraldo is a loud mouthed bully. As Andrea was attempting to state her viewpoint, he looled away with his eye raised to the ceiling as if he wasn’t listening. He then outyells anyone with whom he is disagreeing. Has he graduated from the War College-No. Did he attend West Point or an ROTC program-No. Did he go through the ranks of the military learning the skills of a warrior and tactician-No. Being a war correspondent does not make one an expert in politics or military tactics.

  • Wax

    The only thing Geraldo ever did that was good was take on the neo nazi’s on his talk show.

  • Wax

    Jerry looked like he was going to beat Adrea up.

  • Anonymous

    Jerry Rivers is nothing but an attention junkee butt hole

  • Resonantg

    “I’d die for Israel?” Go prove it.

  • sue peters

    Don’t start a war you can’t finish! Israel’s policy of “You bomb us, then we’ll bomb you back a hundred times over” is a good one.

    • jim

      Bet the Nazi,s said that about many a resistance group !

  • Et Th

    Geraldo is wrong Israel will defend itself.What I think might work send in ground troops and get hamas.

    • jim

      Except that the Israeli army may be loath to do exactly that-why risk a soldiers life when you can blow up the entire neighborhood with impunity(all under cover of the US veto in the security council of course)

  • Ruth Porter

    I have for years taken Geraldo to be a semi-comic, semi-journalist. It is obvious on Fox News, that he is there to provide liberal slant on almost anything discussed. He has gotten so far left that I can no longer stomach him. Fortunately when his weekend show is on Fox News, there is always something else better to watch on almost any other channel.

  • Et Th

    Israel has never lost a war ,if they had they would not be there.https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLA5832DC6B121C98D&v=7wMIq6X4zi4&feature=player_detailpage

    • jim

      People love to swallow myths wholesale !
      As regards the 6 day war-some choice quotes from prominent Israelis of the time !
      Mordechai Bentov, Minister of Housing:

      “The entire story of the danger of extermination was invented in every detail, and exaggerated a posteriori to justify the annexation of new Arab territory.”
      ( April 14, 1971)

      General Mattitiahu Peled, Chief Quartermaster-General’s Branch, Israeli Defence Forces, General Staff:

      “All those stories about the huge danger we were facing because of our small territorial size, an argument expounded once the war was over, had never been considered our calculations prior to the unleashing of hostilities. While we proceeded towards the full mobilization of our forces, no person in his right mind could believe that all this force was necessary to our defence against the Egyptian threat. To pretend that the Egyptian forces concentrated on our borders were capable of threatening Israel’s existence does not only insult the intelligence of any person capable of analyzing this kind of situation, but is primarily an insult to the Israeli army.”
      (Le Monde, June 3, 1972)

  • Iceman

    Questions a reasonable person might consider asking:

    – Is it reasonable to assume that “The Blaze” is being paid to put forth Israel-first propaganda?

    – If that is a reasonable assumption, and if it is true, then who is paying “The Blaze” to put forth Israel-first propaganda?

    – If “The Blaze” is being paid to put forth Israel-first propaganda, how much is being paid for said foreign propaganda?

    – If “The Blaze” is being paid to put forth Israel-first propaganda, would that qualify “The Blaze” as an agent of a foreign government?

  • Anonymous

    Geraldo calls himself a lot of things but I have a hard time believing anything he says. He calls himself a Repubican but he clearly is a liberal-progressive. He calls himself a Jew but I see no evidence of faith in the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. He says he is an expert commentator on war but has never fought for anyone but himself. I just don’t believe much of anything he says.

    • Iceman

      Geraldo is a Jew by tribe.

      • Nissim Ozkaragoz

        What does that mean?

        • Iceman

          Exactly what it says: Geraldo is a Jew by tribe.

          Juda-ism is not a confessional religion, like Christianity; it is a birthright tribal affiliation.

          Geraldo has that birthright tribal affiliation because his mother was also a Jew.

  • Iceman

    Serious Question:

    Has Glenn Beck ever acted as an agent for a foreign government?

    • jim

      i would wager that -going by the skewed and slanted hasbara coming from Mr Beck -that he indeed is on the Hasbara payroll in some manner or other!
      any one with an ounce of compassion or common sense can see this is a one sided massacre carried out by the worlds 4th largest army against an essentially defenseless and captive civilian noncombatant population !

  • Anonymous

    I have a suggestion/solution to the Arab/Israeli conflict. It is not a 2 state solution, it is a 1 state solution. I suggest that all the Arabs who don’t want to live in Israel trade their properties with the Christians in the area who are being slaughtered if they refuse to convert to Islam. I bet Israel would be happy to have the Christians and they would not be decapitated and the Arabs who hate Israel can go live with their own like-minded cousins. Probably much too simple to be taken up but…

    • jim

      Happy to have them you Say!Lol
      None so blind as those who will not see !
      How christians are treated in Israel
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4dPskzlqZ4&index=3&list=PL089E0E0F6BB09FD8

      • Anonymous

        You think Christians are treated better in Egypt? Syria? Iraq? Iran? Lybia? Perhaps you are in need of some eyes yourself?
        The leadership of Israel knows full well that the truest friends they have in this world are evangelical Christians.
        I have read some of your postings here Jim and you are in need of some heart surgery as well. The world hates Israel because the world hates God Himself. People do not want to believe they will face a Righteous Judge who knows not only everything they have ever done but also what they haven’t done, not only everything they have ever said but also what they had the chance to say but didn’t.
        God loves you Jim, Christ died for you to pay the debt you owe but can’t survive. There are a great many Jews who have come to that realization and God has been restoring to the church the Jewish foundation that was lost centuries ago. He is faithful to His word and those who bless Israel will be blessed and those who curse Israel will be cursed. God sets before us each day this choice: life or death, blessing or cursing, truth or deception. I pray He opens your eyes to the Truth.

        • jim

          Most of the world hates Israel because it is a racist apartheid state that inflicts collective punishment on a largely defenseless captive population that were forcibly dispossessed from there ancestral homeland!
          The few misguided souls (mainly in the US)that for lack of balanced reporting or religious zealotry that still supports this brutality -are in a very very small minority worldwide!
          one just cant defend the indefensible-period !

          • northernwatchman

            Lord, be merciful to Jim. I don’t know what root of bitterness produces the hatred that fills his heart but You do. You know him better than he knows himself and so in Jesus name, I lay the axe to that root. Father open the eyes of his understanding and reveal Your Son to him. He is intellegent and likes to read, give him the courage to read the Bible for himself and to genuinely desire to know the truth. Remove the heart of stone that weighs him down and give him a heart of flesh, soft and compassionate and set on knowing Your son. Open his eyes to the spirit realm and grant him repentance.
            I’ll be praying for you Jim. Try reading history that doesn’t agree with your predetermined judgments.

          • jim

            Thats rich coming from someone that propogates revisionist history-or worse still biblical justifications for the slaughter of innocents
            By the 19th century, those who wanted Jews to “return” to the Holy Land were more likely to be Christian Zionists than Jews. Lord Shaftesbury, agitated endlessly for promoting a Jewish presence in Palestine. Shaftesbury appears to have even coined the famous line: “A country without a nation for a nation without a country.” He hoped, of course, the Jews would also convert to Christianity. Lord Palmerston, on the Liberal side, warmed to the idea, not because he cared in the slightest about Jews (or Christians), but because he thought that British Jews colonising a part of the Ottoman Empire would increase British influence.

            At the time, few Jews were Zionists. When persecuted, as they were in the tsarist empire, they much preferred to flee to the new lands of immigration such as Argentina and the United States, than to the Promised Land. What made the “State of Israel” possible was not God’s promise of a return to a long-lost land, but the Holocaust and the western reluctance to provide a refuge for its survivors.

  • AJ Tommy Guns

    Geraldo is a maggot!

  • Conleelee

    Hamas and Palestinians are NOT a country or kingdom. They are group of people with a label. They are terrorists, haters of jews and war mongers. Period! Geraldo is as blind as a rabid bat!

    • jim

      And those unsubstantiated claims- justifies the collective punishment of all 1,.8 million people -(50% of whom are children under 14)in the concentration camp called Gaza-in your book does it ?
      God is NOT a real estate agent and collective punishment is a war crime under the Geneva conventions!

      • Conleelee

        Punishment? Who is punishing whom? If you lived in an area as small as New Jersey and Thousands of missiles continually were being shot at you, your family, neighbors, women & children included, would you just sit in peace like you are brain dead? It is called defense!
        Israel has agreed EVERY TIME to a cease fire. Hamas terrorist, in contrast agreed only a few times ONLY within hours broke that and continued firing missiles. Even hitting their own innocent.
        Get the facts, man. Learn your history and then we could have a real conversation. By the way God is THE real estate agent or He wouldn’t be God…

        • jim

          As the de facto occupying power of the Gaza Strip, Israel has an obligation and a duty to protect the civilians under its occupation.

          Occupation law ensures greater protection for the civilian population. The other laws of war balance military advantage and civilian suffering. The statement that “no country would tolerate rocket fire from a neighboring country” is therefore both a diversion and baseless.

          -being as there have only been THREE civilians killed (and one of those from a heart attack) and 57 SOLDIERS on the Israeli side -But 1800+ mainly non combatant civilians comprising of a huge percentage of CHILDREN-some might say the death toll is grossly disproportionate and that your rant to justify it was completely without merit!
          The collective punishment of civilians is a war crime-what do you supporters of apartheid,ethnic cleansing and collective punishment NOT understand about that ?

          Israel denies Palestinians the right to govern and protect themselves, while simultaneously invoking the right to self-defense. This is a conundrum and a violation of international law, one that Israel deliberately created to evade accountability.

        • jim

          So you do support collective punishment-Im glad you cleared that up !But I very much doubt you know anything other than revisionist Hasbara history!

          Israel argues that its occupation of the Gaza Strip ended with the unilateral withdrawal of its settler population in 2005. It then declared the Gaza Strip to be “hostile territory” and declared war against its population. Neither the argument nor the statement is tenable. Despite removing 8,000 settlers and the military infrastructure that protected their illegal presence, Israel maintained effective control of the Gaza Strip and thus remains the occupying power as defined by Article 47 of the Hague Regulations. To date, Israel maintains control of the territory’s air space, territorial waters, electromagnetic sphere, population registry and the movement of all goods and people.

        • jim

          Maybe you should learn your history from somewhere other than the Hasbara hanndbook-, Israel has the ability to target single individuals and therefore to avoid civilian casualties. But rather than avoid them, Israel has repeatedly targeted civilians as part of its military operations.
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z4TvDbffI0#!

          The Dahiya Doctrine is central to these operations and refers to Israel’s indiscriminate attacks on Lebanon in 2006. Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said that this would be applied elsewhere:

          What happened in the Dahiya quarter of Beirut in 2006 will happen in every village from which Israel is fired on. We will apply disproportionate force on it and cause great damage and destruction there. From our standpoint, these are not civilian villages, they are military bases.

          According to the National Lawyers Guild, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, Israel directly targeted civilians or recklessly caused civilian deaths during Operation Cast Lead. Far from avoiding the deaths of civilians, Israel effectively considers them legitimate targets.

        • jim

          Heres some facts-With the use of drones, F-16s and an arsenal of modern weapon technology, Israel has the ability to target single individuals and therefore to avoid civilian casualties. But rather than avoid them, Israel has repeatedly targeted civilians as part of its military operations.

          The Dahiya Doctrine is central to these operations and refers to Israel’s indiscriminate attacks on Lebanon in 2006. Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said that this would be applied elsewhere:

          What happened in the Dahiya quarter of Beirut in 2006 will happen in every village from which Israel is fired on. We will apply disproportionate force on it and cause great damage and destruction there. From our standpoint, these are not civilian villages, they are military bases.

          According to the National Lawyers Guild, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, Israel directly targeted civilians or recklessly caused civilian deaths during Operation Cast Lead. Far from avoiding the deaths of civilians, Israel effectively considers them legitimate targets.The same doctrine is being applied now with a lot more brutality!
          Is that history enough for you ?

        • jim

          The claim that Hamas hides its weapons in homes, mosques and schools and uses human shields is arguably one of the Israeli apologists most insidious claims, because it blames Palestinians for their own death and deprives them of even their victimhood.

          Israel made the same argument in its war against Lebanon in 2006 and in its war against Palestinians in 2008. I have no love for the odious Hamas but Israel has yet to prove that Hamas has actually used civilian infrastructure to store military weapons. The two cases where Hamas indeed stored weapons in UNRWA schools, the schools were empty. UNRWA discovered the rockets and publicly condemned the violation of its sanctity.

          International human rights organizations that have investigated these claims have determined that they are not true.

          In fact, only Israeli soldiers have systematically used Palestinians as human shields. Since Israel’s incursion into the West Bank in 2002, it has used Palestinians as human shields by tying young Palestinians onto the hoods of their cars or forcing them to go in first -in case of errant gunfire

    • jim

      Gee you sound pretty much of a hater yourself-do you value one ethnic groups lives over another also ?

  • Nick Roddy

    If Israel did as they were told none of this would have happened. God told them to wipe out the people and were told to live the commandments. They did neither, so they are in the state they are in. But Israel has the right to defend itself regardless and those terrorists just want to destroy them. The devil just loves to stir up trouble and he is the one that is truly behind all of this. If everyone truly turned to God then Satan would have no control and there would be peace.

    • jim

      Lol-Religious Zealots of the sort that backed atrocity’s in the past (like the Spanish inquisition) -seem to be the only supporters of the Lunatic state of Israel and there increaslingly brutal acts of collective punishment !
      Shades of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising anyone !

  • Anonymous

    Last week on the same show he got into it with another of the Ladies over using the term ‘ILLEGAL Immigrants”. . .I think it is time to put that old horse out to pasture, he keeps losing it.

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    If you want peace why do yo keep stealing land for new settlements?

    • Johnathan Read

      Besides quoting lies and hearsay, can you actually show ANY evidence that the land does not belong to the Jewish people ? Or that it belongs to anyone else ?

      • ThorsteinVeblen2012

        The Palestinians have recorded land deeds, the churches and mosques have been there for centuries.

        One muslim cemetery has tombstones of muslims going back hundreds of years. Ironically it is being paved over to make a parking lot for the museum of tolerance.

        http://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/feb/10/jewish-museum-tolerance-muslim-cemetery

        Jews like anyone else have a right to change religions. Some of the Palestinians were Jews who converted to Islam or Christianity.

        • Johnathan Read

          And Jewish tombstones have been there for thousands of years. Even today Muslims try to desecrate them.

      • jim

        I call BS on your question-Posing a non sequitur does not prove your case !
        I could ask you the same question of any other country including the US.
        The root of the problem is the mass expulsion and ethnic cleansing
        of an Arab population that had lived there for centuries(regardless of who controlled the land ,be it Ottomans or the British the simple fact is they were there !
        A census of British Mandate Palestine shows only a 10% population of Jews at the time !

        • Johnathan Read

          There you go with those lies and hearsay again.

          Talk about your BS.

  • janna jay

    TO WHOM DOES THE
    LAND OF ISRAEL BELONG??

    An Israeli Sense of Humor at United Nations set
    the record straight.

    An ingenious example of speech and politics occurred
    recently in the United Nations Assembly and made the world
    community
    smile.

    A representative from Israel began:
    ‘Before beginning my talk I
    want to tell you something about Moses:
    When he struck the rock and it
    brought forth water, he thought,
    “What a good opportunity to have a
    bath!”

    Moses removed his clothes, put them aside on
    the
    rock and entered the water.
    When he got out and wanted to dress, his clothes
    had vanished.
    A Palestinian had stolen them!

    The Palestinian
    representative at the UN jumped
    up
    furiously and
    shouted, “What are you talking about? The Palestinians weren’t
    there then.”

    The Israeli representative smiled and said,
    “And now
    that we have made that clear, I will begin my speech.”

    • pilgrimson

      You can’t beat Jewish humor!!

    • jim

      Imagine if the Amorites came back and claimed their ancient land. If they did, this is what Deuteronomy 20 has to say: “Put to the sword all the men … As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else … you may take these as plunder for yourselves.” Today, such an injunction would take you straight to the international criminal court.

      The uncertainty as to what exactly constitutes the “Land of Israel” endures to this day. There is an internationally recognised state of Israel with clearly defined boundaries (the Green Line of 1967, itself the result of the enlargement following the 1948 war) and then there is the “Land of Israel” whose boundaries depend on who is talking: for some, it includes the whole of the West Bank, for others it extends to Jordan. It could be worse: God promised Abraham and his descendants “this land, from the river of Egypt unto the Euphrates”, which would include also bits of Turkey, Syria and Iraq.

  • Robert Mission

    Geraldo doesn’t even allow for debate he just screams over their response. Stubborn jerk who’s losing respectability as a journalist. Gaza should just become a sink hole then peace could begin.

    • pilgrimson

      Did you say journalist?????

  • Anonymous

    Geraldo. ..that’s what happens when you bring a knife to a gun fight. And Israel doesn’t stand alone

  • RichardandJan Bawol

    Just how many wars have you been in you f***ing idiot. I despise you almost as much as Obummer!!

  • Larisa Zelenko

    He is sorry not enough Jews not killed? That Jews spent money on defense their citizens when Palestinians spent money on weapons and terror tunnels?

    • jim

      Get your facts straight the US has unfairly rearmed and resupplied the Israeli.s in nearly every conflict-it is not a neutral party!
      While so many Americans are subsisting on food stamps, losing their homes, and accumulating credit card debt they will never be able to pay off, the US is giving Israel $3 billion in direct foreign aid every year ,

      They get another $12-17 billion in indirect aid such as valuable military equipment deemed “scrapped,” loan guarantees, and preferential contracts. Israel is an affluent country with more than 10,000 millionaires and, according to the International Monetary Fund, was one of the few economies that weathered the 2008 financial storm nearly unscathed.

      poor poor Israeli,s always playing the victim

  • Terry Everly

    alex you say the whole world says it doesn’t belong to them??? funny that the other countries around them have peace treaties and the US recognizes them as allies that belong there…..stop trying to protect the terrorist HAMAS and recognize that they are the bad guys

    • Terry Everly

      just like I keep hearing from you lefties that the US is against what Israel did ,when all the polls and everything I read show the people of this country support Israel by a large margin

      • jim

        World poll: Only 19% see Israel in positive light
        The world hates Israel and for good cause !
        The apartheid nature of the state of Israel is plain for all to see
        The poll shows that just 19% of the 29,000 respondents questioned view Israel positively versus 50% who perceive the country in a negative light. Together with Israel at the bottom of the list are Iran (15% positive, 56% negative), Pakistan (16% positive, 51% negative), and North Korea (17% positive, 48% negative).

        The poll also showed that world perceptions of the US are improving with 46% of respondents viewing the country favorably and 34% viewing the country negatively. Only two countries saw a decrease in the perception of the world’s number one superpower – Turkey and India.

        http://www.haaretz.com/news/world/bbc-poll-israel-among-world-s-least-popular-nations-1.525890

        • Nissim Ozkaragoz

          Almost nobody reads HAARETZ in israel its a paper of the radical crazy insane left ppl like u jim

          • jim

            From that statement I can concur that you are probably in one of the right wing Israeli gangs that have been roaming the streets looking for ‘leftist.s” and Arabs to lynch !

            Nationalistic Israelis have also turned on Israelis who disagree with them. Photographs have even emerged of pro-war protestors dressed in t-shirts with “Good Night Left Side” prints, a slogan usually used by European neo-Nazis. Violence from these groups has reached unprecedented levels. in Haifa, a city usually presented as a model of liberal co-existence, an anti-war rally was attacked by 700 people carrying weapons.
            http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/israeli-racism-gaza-kleinfeld-511

  • Steve Dettle

    Angela for President !!

    • jim

      Yes she is a true facist- is there a national socialist party she can run as candidate for !Lol

  • Anonymous

    He is right. Innocent people are being slaughtered daily and you people want to defend a country that commits genocide. You believe the propaganda that Hamas is waging a war on Israel but you give no facts on the subject… the only FACTS are that more than a thousand Palestinians have been murdered and NOBODY is being held accountable for it. The World knows what you are Israel and Fox news, CNN, MSNBC, ABC and the rest of them are all playing good cop vs bad cop to keep the public as ignorant as they possibly can. We created the War on Terror alright… we ARE THE TERROR and so is Israel. We invaded the middle east to steal resources for the rich and powerful, we killed thousands of innocent people, we’re doing the same thing in Ukraine and Syria through hired mercenaries. The majority of the world won’t stand for this genocide.

  • Anonymous

    You think you can hide who you really are but people know the truth, anyone with a brain knows the cowardly entities at work here. You think you can fool us with your misleading information and slap “conspiracy theorists” labels on us to make the rest of the World think we’re crazy but when it’s all said and done and the people see the truth of what you are (and they will) you and your lineage will cease to exist.

  • jim

    Even dyed in the wool Zionist Rivera recognizes you cant defend the indefensible –
    The claim that Gaza,ns are committing war crimes by definition whenever it fires rockets at Israel, even if it hit military targets, because those puny rockets were primitive and inherently inaccurate and may hit civilian,s versus Israeli missiles which are precise and can potentially avoid civilian casualties -therefore making their use permissible-doesn’t hold true !

    Because -by this standard, only countries rich enough to purchase high-tech weapons, have a right to defend themselves against aerial assaults. It is a curious law that would negate the raison d’être of law: the substitution of might by right.!
    Some 95% of the 64 Israelis who have been killed during the current fighting are soldiers; some 75% of the nearly 1,500 Palestinians who have been killed are civilian.
    The numbers speak for themselves-the entire population of Gaza are victim,s of collective punishment-a war crime!

    • Nissim Ozkaragoz

      Like I said you are an antisemitist

      • jim

        Still trying to defend the indefensible and trying to justify the murder of women and children in acts of collective punishment !(A war crime)
        Btw -The Anti semitism card lost its power long ago!
        Whens your next ultra right wing lynch mob meeting btw ?
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSJS58Zz600
        The world sees the monstrous policy’s of Apartheid Israel and is appalled!
        Like this Israeli minister says
        “We Always Use The Anti-Semitism Trick or Use The Holocaust Card

  • jim

    MAKING ISRAEL SOUND NOT SO BAD
    (for the cognitively dissonant)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6vYZkG-5HA

    • Nissim Ozkaragoz

      You are just a poor Antisemitist Jim

      • jim

        When all else fails and the arguments of Israeli apologists prove unfounded or indefensible -Israeli apologists will always resort to the Anti semitism card on no basis other than the fact that a person is opposed to the apartheid policy’s of the Israeli leadership

        Israeli Minster “We Always Use The Anti-Semitism Trick or Use The Holocaust Card

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSJS58Zz600

  • Anonymous

    The
    repliers are idiots, the moment you start
    comprehending the fact that Israel is the biggest lie, and biggest scam
    in modern history is the moment you’ll start understanding the
    truth. People in Gaza are in an open air prison, almost 80% of the goods
    coming in are not allowed to make it through, they’re blocked by air,
    sea and land, 90% of the water that’s supplied by Israel to the Gaza
    strip is polluted. Then some of you would say to me, they are
    terrorists, how can Israel negotiate with them? Well look at the west
    bank, where Palestinians basically gave Israel everything they want,
    what did they get in return, 70% of the west bank is settlements now,
    ppl’s houses get bulldozed on a daily basis, land and farms are stolen from
    the Palestinians, mosques and churches, YES CHURCHES are burnt by
    Israelis. Kids as young as 9 years old are jailed with no trial or crime
    whatsoever. Gazan’s know they have to fight back, because they will
    either get killed, displaced, or jailed for no reason to make room for
    settlements. Don’t believe me go take a look at a map of the west bank,
    and you’ll see the west bank is basically hijacked by Israeli
    settlements.

  • Bekah O’Connor

    So, are we all just accepting the fact that an entire country is being run by a terrorist organization? That’s a thing that we’re going to just let happen?

    Not only are some of you ok with Hamas running Palestine, but you think they are entitled to even more land? Yeah, we should just give them Israel for them to murder, rape, and otherwise terrorize even more people. How does that make sense to anyone??? Israel fought for and won that land. End of story. Why would we give it to Palestine who, by the way, never had claim over it in the first place. Palestine was under British rule when the UN decided to split it.

    And there are still civilized people who think Israel is the monster here? Not the terrorists?

    9/11. How soon we forget.

    • jim

      Yes how soon we forget indeed
      5 ISRAELIS DANCED FOR JOY WHEN THEY SAW the US ATTACKED ON 911
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVkzdTerRCQ

    • jim

      The Israeli apologists for mass murder and collective punishment are now shifting their propaganda to arguing that they must destroy all the tunnels giving access to Israel. Ah yes, the terrorist tunnels. And just how many terrorists have slipped across from Gaza using the tunnels to kill Israelis? The answer is “none.”

      The tunnels being used are all within Gaza, enabling shooters to move from building to building underground. If the tunnels actually go into Israel, they could be detected by ground penetrating radar, which the Israelis possess. It is all perfect wag the dog theater as politics with Netanyahu again lying like a rug while showing who is in charge with the American politicians all lining up to kiss his ring.

      US weaponry supplied to Israel is by law only supposed to be used for defensive purposes. Tank and mortar fire is conceivably defensive when a dug in position is being attacked, but that is not the case in Gaza. Tanks and mortars are instead being used offensively to bombard Palestinian buildings, to include the UN schools and also hospitals where civilians have taken refuge. The devastation has been enormous and more than 1,800 mostly civilian Palestinians have died. This makes the United States, which likes to think of itself as a moral nation, complicit in the carrying out of a horrific war crime, only rivaled in recent years by the bloody Israeli “Cast Lead” assault on Gaze in 2009 in which more than 1,400 were killed.

  • Nissim Ozkaragoz

    To remind to everyone here: The Egyptians themselves called Hamas : “dogs”. and blamed them for the dead palestinians! FYI Jim!!
    A-Sisi and the Egyptian govrenment know exactly who Hamas is! Its an arm of the muslim brotherhood in Egypt which courts in Egypt descided to execute more than 500 of its men! If the Egyptian president fights the muslim brotherhood why cant we fight Hamas which is the palestinian muslim brotherhood?

    • jim

      Its no surprise that the American pharaoh in Egypt: Military junta leader al-Sisi
      Is backing the apartheid state of Israel !
      He wants to keep his pockets filled with the bribe money from Washington!Lol

      • Nissim Ozkaragoz

        Jim, you are a scam of the earth

        • jim

          “Scam” of the earth-Lol-that’s a little rich coming from an apologist for apartheid, ethnic cleansing and collective punishment !!!

        • jim

          Been to any ultra right wing lynch mob rally’s recently ?

  • really?

    Geraldo – time to take that star of david tattoo off your body.

  • AlexZane

    I say let Israel take over and run all of the middle east. In that region, there is not one economically viable country with a stable system of government, other than Israel. They are the only modern state there with a clue on how to run a country so by default they should control off of the little screwed up states that surround them, end of story.

  • jrsp

    Geraldo needs to go hide in Al Capone’s vault.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    Geraldo has joined the emotional non-rational Left.

  • Jimmy Meeks

    Muhammad taught his followers, and they continue to teach that every Jew and Christian has to be raped, pillaged and murdered. Israel is only defending itself from the murdering Islamic thugs. Everyone of the Islamic savages destroyed is the result of their own evil choices in life. We should be very happy that the Islamic death toll far exceeds that of the Jews. This also demonstrates that the civilized teachings of the Jews results in much smarter people than the evil and hatred of the Islamic savages.

    • jim

      Religous Zealots exist in all organized religions !
      And I am prone to defending none of them-they are all just tools for the powers that be to manipulate the unwitting masses!
      But in the interest of balance –here are some quotes from the Talmud !
      ( I would be interested to see the quotes that verify your stance?)
      “It is the law to kill anyone who denies the Torah. The Christians belong to the denying ones of the Torah.”
      – Coschen hamischpat 425 Hagah 425. 5

      Extermination of the Christians is a necessary sacrifice. Zohar, Shemoth

      “Although the non-Jew has the same body structure as the Jew, they compare with the Jew like a monkey to a human.”
      – Schene luchoth haberith, p. 250 b

  • Anonymous

    Well, Beck completely misses the point or chooses not to acknowledge it. 1800 dead Palestinian civilians is horrifyingly over-reactionary and will not end this conflict. Geraldo’s question is the right one, what is the vision for peace? A two-state solution with ’67 borders and land swaps is the only solution. Hamas must leave. Israel must communicate with Palestinians that if they want peace, elect a government that will acknowledge Israel’s place in the Middle East, then come to the table.

  • jim

    Gaza: Israeli Soldiers Shoot and Kill Fleeing Civilians
    (Gaza) – Israeli forces in the southern Gaza town of Khuza’a fired on and killed civilians in apparent violation of the laws of war in several incidents between July 23 and 25, 2014. Deliberate attacks on civilians who are not participating in the fighting are war crimes.
    http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/08/04/gaza-israeli-soldiers-shoot-and-kill-fleeing-civilians

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    The number of Palestinian dead directly correlates to the actions by Hamas of using Women and Children as Human Shields to get the desired effect from a now ignorant World.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    This is The Clash of Civilizations, Prepare.

    • jim

      And here,s me thinking all the Neo Cons had crawled under a rock !

      • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

        Watch out so you don’t trip on that string hanging out of your skirt girl.

        • jim

          Said the hasbara employee

      • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

        Make sure you don’t trip on that string hanging out of your skirt girl.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    Geraldo has joined the Left. This is evidenced by his disregard of the premises of the present conflict. Hamas are terrorists who run Gaza that elected them and they attacked Israel instead of debating them or taking their case to the People of the World using Reason. Forget the World Courts, we are in a state of global lawlessness in large part because the President has de-legitimized the highest office in the world. He was to defend the Constitution and promote Freedom around the World. He chose Treason instead.

  • joe

    Geraldo has always been a liberal joke. He is a pathetic excuse for a journalist. He should actually be working with jerry springer. No talent there. He is embarrassing to watch. FOX news has really gotten lame.Geraldo,O’Reilly,the lame morning show. The only real talent they have is Megan Kelly.

  • mfrench

    Please get rid of this liberal Geraldo. He is an arrogant bigot who pretends to be something he isn’t , He’s a Puerto Rican but denies it. He has the little man syndrome. He is obnoxious to watch. Please do your audience a favor and get rid of this ignorant little person.,

  • PIERRE77L

    SHAMELESS ARSE LOCHE GERALDO !

  • jim

    Becks an apologist for Israeli war crimes-One of MacArthur’s first acts after taking over as Viceroy of Japan was to confiscate and/or destroy all the photographic evidence documenting the horrors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He imposed total censorship over journalists on the ground about what really happened at Ground Zero in those doomed cities, again proving the old adage that “the first casualty of war is truth”.

    The war in the Pacific could have ended in the spring of 1945 without the summer atomic bombs, and therefore there might have been no Okinawa bloodbath for thousands of American Marines and soldiers. Also there would have been no need for an American land invasion of Japan – the basis of the subsequent propaganda campaign that justified the use of atomic bombs on defenseless civilian populations (which, by the way, meets the definition of an international war crime and a crime against humanity). We hung a few of the perpetrators of international war crimes and crimes against humanity both in Germany and Japan, but those who ordered the civilian massacres at Hiroshima and Nagasaki were never even charged.

    To the victors go the spoils, and they are also the ones running the war crimes tribunals and writing the history text books.

  • jim

    Aah so many ill informed people here that believe the Israeli apologists for war crimes propaganda being churned out to them!
    The “Land of Israel” is barely mentioned in the Old Testament: the more common expression is the Land of Canaan. When it is mentioned, it does not include Jerusalem, Hebron, or Bethlehem. Biblical “Israel” is only northern Israel (Samaria) and there never was a united kingdom including both ancient Judea and Samaria.

    Even had such a kingdom ever existed and been promised by God to the Jews, it is hardly a clinching argument for claiming statehood after more than 2,000 years. It is an irony ofhistory that so many past Zionists, most of whom were secular Jews, often socialist, used religious arguments to buttress their case. Besides, the biblical account makes it quite clear (insofar as such accounts are ever clear) that the Jews, led by Moses and then by Joshua, were colonisers themselves and were commanded by God to exterminate “anything that breathes”. “Completely destroy them – the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites – as the Lord your God has commanded you.” Imagine if the Amorites came back and claimed their ancient land. If they did, this is what Deuteronomy 20 has to say: “Put to the sword all the men … As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else … you may take these as plunder for yourselves.” Today, such an injunction would take you straight to the international criminal court.

    The uncertainty as to what exactly constitutes the “Land of Israel” endures to this day. There is an internationally recognised state of Israel with clearly defined boundaries (the Green Line of 1967, itself the result of the enlargement following the 1948 war) and then there is the “Land of Israel” whose boundaries depend on who is talking: for some, it includes the whole of the West Bank, for others it extends to Jordan. It could be worse: God promised Abraham and his descendants “this land, from the river of Egypt unto the Euphrates”, which would include also bits of Turkey, Syria and Iraq.

    In traditional Judaism there is no injunction to “return” to the “land of Israel”. The ritual “next year in Jerusalem” that is part of the Passover Seder prayer was never a call to action, or to reconstitute a state.

  • Kaye

    What do you expect from a simpleton who thinks that all a woman brings to her marriage is her youth. This man reflects all that is worst in men from a latino heritage. Few of them realize they owe women much more than they realize… beginning with RESPECT.

  • Guest

    Shame on you, Rivera. Israel has a right to defend themselves after being constantly attacked. If someone was shooting at you from a UN School, would you let them? Or would you do everything you could to protect yourself and your citizens? Bravo Ladies! You posed thought-provoking questions while Rivera could not answer a single one and just continued to spout unsubstantiated claims. When in doubt, he threw out that there have been far more Palestinian deaths than israeli deaths. Whose fault is that? Israel does everything it can to protect civilians and soldiers and evens sends warnings to Palestinians for them to evacuate targeted areas. Hamas encourages their people to stay in the line of fire and then we’re all surprised that there are more Palestinian deaths? It is up to the Palestinian government to protect its people, which they have failed to do.

  • Jane Parker

    Shame on you, Rivera. Israel has a right to defend themselves after being constantly attacked. If someone was shooting at you from a UN School, would you let them? Or would you do everything you could to protect yourself and your citizens? Bravo Ladies! You posed thought-provoking questions while Rivera could not answer a single one and just continued to spout unsubstantiated claims. When in doubt, he threw out that there have been far more Palestinian deaths than israeli deaths. Whose fault is that? Israel does everything it can to protect civilians and soldiers and evens sends warnings to Palestinians for them to evacuate targeted areas. Hamas encourages their people to stay in the line of fire and then we’re all surprised that there are more Palestinian deaths? It is up to the Palestinian government to protect its people, which they have failed to do.

    • Anonymous

      Are you a part of the information army being paid? Kinda funny you and TanyaK post the exact same comment

  • MikanJeni Cagle

    Everyday of my life I have only seen this man get dumber! Geraldo will do anything for ratings. Would say anything to stir the pot! That he is considered a journalist is a disgrace to the media profession.

  • erickcartman

    Gerry is not a Zionist. He is a “selfie” fool. No one takes him seriously. He’s one of Fox’s “village idiots” for their fair and balanced.

  • jonPU57

    I am late to this discussion, I have been off the computer for a few days as “the mountain came to Muhammed” – two children with spouses and four grandchildren visiting our two bedroom condo from a distance (they did take a motel at the shore, but the afternoons and evenings were here).

    Despite that I’d like to comment on Johnathan Read’s post that is at the top.

    Geraldo has not shown his true colors, he has none. I’ve been watching Jerry Rivera (a Long Island boy) for many years – from when he was a local reporter. He has a law degree, but no significant history of practice – he obviously didn’t learn much about principles.

    This is a man with no basic grounding, no consistent viewpoint. I will never understand why Fox hired him, or keeps him on. That is not because his views are left of mine – I greatly appreciate the liberals whom Fox has as regular paid “assocates”. Kirsten Powers, Tamara (something), and 17 others (by their count), as well as their employee Bob Beckel. These are honest people with beliefs I don’t agree with, but they are rational and consistent. Debate requires two sides, and sometimes they make good points – and sometimes they accept a good point from my side. If we close our minds to the arguments (in the proper sense) of the other side then we never learn.

    And that last sentence sums up my opinion of Geraldo – he “argues”, in the sense of confrontation, for whatever color his unstable emotions happen to show at the moment. Sadly our modern vocabulary uses the word argument in the sense of a “bar argument” rather than a reasoned proposition to be presented (the classical meaning).

    Give Geraldo a flag to wave and he will wave it, no matter the color. One of the best examples I’ve seen was his coverage of a storm event (forgotten which one). He was “on the front line”, risking his life on a moored boat in the harbor. He saw a man in the water. “Get the camera over there, see that man, he is in trouble”. This ocean sailor, Geraldo, didn’t notice that the man was a rescue swimmer in full gear and “international orange” garb who was doing his job. I also remember his brave reports from the front when we first went into Afghanistan – there he was on camera at the front lines – but the wind was blowing in the hills behind him and his hair didn’t move. Blue screen, anyone?

    I am no fan of Christine Amanopour (sp?), but when she went to the front it wasn’t faked. There is a term in psychology (my degree, but never my practice) that slips my mind. It is related to Munschausen Syndrome – the Baron of story who lied with belief (“vas you dere, Charlie?”). It is a person with no consistent sense of self – a need to create a new self for each occasion. I will admit that Geraldo is consistant, but his is consistent in his inconsistency. He always defends the underdog, but who the underdog is changes from day to day.

  • disqus_y36AbhecUT

    Riveracis no journalist. He has no objectivity. He doesn’t. care about factss. Dyed in the WOLL Zionist. SURE?

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    I need Glenn Beck and all followers to join me now. We don’t have any more time and this is it. You all know me or will soon. We will be One.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    Just letting everybody know. I am running as Libertarian in
    2016. It will become known as the Saints Row IV campaign and presidency that is
    rooted in reasoning in the spirit of Socrates. My plans for the nation and the
    world are based upon pure reason and people love them as will you. After
    November, the sane must coalesce in the Libertarian party. We will take it
    over, forget who is there now. The two parties and their trappings can no
    longer be trusted with the presidency and our lives. As a direct descendant to
    Martha Washington (George was sterile) I will win and I will not embarrass or
    disappoint this nation. At nineteen years old, I was part of a suicide squad
    for the Army on the border of E. Germany as a nuclear artilleryman and I hold
    the original patents for monitored firearm storage and was the original Smart
    Holster Project for the National Institute of Justice. College math scores and
    high school English scores at age six, etc. Google my name and scroll down for
    the 3 plans for national and global reconstruction that create the New Order.
    Now, let’s have some fun. This will not be a normal campaign. This is about the
    end of politics and the beginning of global governance. We will end up with ten
    Democratic republics that stay the hell out of our lives. Organic in
    structure. We will do this as One.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    First. Finish the fence and seal the border. Then send the
    Canadian and American military South of the border all the way dawn to Panama
    to prepare them for proper interface with the North.

    Second. Have a Convention of States and dissolve the United States
    of America. Steps two and three are
    accomplished simultaneously.

    Third. Re-Form the new nation to include all previous
    territories and will span from Panama to Alaska including Japan.

    This will be the first formed nation of the new order that
    will be based upon the pre-progressive era (pre-1913) U.S. Constitution and
    governmental structure. It will serve as the template for the rest to follow. The gangs from Panama to Alaska know I have
    included the salvageable among them in my plans (ones that have not raped or
    murdered) to restore and enlarge the republic, when no one else considered
    them. They will be there to help through me if society crumbles. If we do not take Central America now, Russia
    and China will.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    It is time for the government to fracture along the lines that separate the Constitutionalists and the Progressive/Communists that have infiltrated and overrun our republic. The only chance we have to survive all the terrible crises we face is to extricate those that have been both causing the weakening and destruction of America or have exacerbated it. These Statists among us have refused to call the enemy the terrorists that they are and deny the root causes that are the tenets of the Muslim faith.
    Why else would the leader of Egypt come outright and say they need to re-examine their faith? We need a fracture and a coup as our president and his entire staff and those in his party in Government have decided to dispel with our constitution and the rule of law to usurp power and inflict their political ideology upon us all while illegally attacking their political enemies using the resources of the very government we pay for with our taxes and protect with our lives.
    Yes, America it is time for a Revolution that we must handle legally and bloodlessly for as long as we may. The president must be seized from office through the presentation of evidence that undoubtedly exists within the intelligence community that must now divide amongst those that wish to keep their oaths to the constitution and this nation or their communist apparatchiks that we will try for treason later along with Obama and his thugs. They must receive public speedy trials for high treason and be executed immediately afterwards should they be found guilty.

    They have usurped power if only by their use of the IRS and other powers of government against their political opponents, revolution is justified.

    So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    The GOP is DOA. RIP ASAP. LOL.

    Libertarian Party or Bust. A vote for the GOP would have
    been a vote for Hillary.

    It is all rigged now as the GOP capitulated to Leviathan
    when Trey was MIA, remember?

    He must have been scared, but that ended it. We need to bury both parties now.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    Here are your choices now:

    1) The Fossils

    2) The Communists

    3) Me, who has the balls, the brains and the plans for fixing this mess.

    You know that there really is no choice. It is my way or
    death, for our enemies are gathered to destroy us and our treasonous president
    has welcomed them in.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    This is math. Let’s get on with it.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    Everybody demand that Glenn have me on to speak.

  • Dennis R. Torii, Jr.

    Geraldo has a Marxist inclination that he cannot shed. It is an intellectual disability of his and it nullifies him as a serious voice on any matter due to the relativity of all things.

  • yogi9644

    geraldo is what we call a “self-hating” Jew—he sure as hell is convoluted in his thinking–if you can call it that. And he always resorts to ad hominem attacks–he should join Hamas–it is perfect for him.