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Visitor Comments: 49

(42) Bobby5000, May 2, 2017 1:16 AM

Looking at the apartheid analogy

Let's look at the analogy. Imagine South African whites control 99% of the land and blacks work on developing the 1% they received. The land booms, irrigation is developed, industry spawns, new business develops in this 1%.

The whites who control 99% of the land then say, why can't we use this 1%., it has become beautiful and successful and we want it. Shouldn't we have 99% of the land exclusively white or Arab (Jews cannot practice in most Arab states), and have a shared use of the 1%. Jews ask why don't you work on developing the 99% of the land that you own exclusively, instead of focusing on the 1% we were required to build because we were ejected or faced terrible discrimination.

(41) Thom McCann, January 4, 2015 7:36 PM

President Carters Apartheid Lies

I guess people have read and actually believe "Peace Not Apartheid," the anti-Israeli screed the ex-president Jimmy whose Carter Center has accepted multi-millions in Arab funding.

Let's drive the last nail in this "apartheid Israel" coffin.

Kenneth W. Stein, the founder of the Carter Center’s Middle East program, resigned to protest the book, describing it in a letter to Fox News as “replete with factual errors, copied materials not cited, superficialities, glaring omissions, and simply invented segments.”

Backers include the government of Saudi Arabia, Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud. Other big donors include the Sultanate of Oman and the sultan himself; the government of the United Arab Emirates; and a brother of Osama bin Laden, Bakr BinLadin, “for the Saudi BinLadin Group.”

"Founders” of the Center include “the king of Saudi Arabia, BCCI scandal banker Agha Hasan Abedi, and Arafat pal Hasib Sabbagh.”

Earlier this year, Secretary of State John Kerry too used the term "apartheid state" when referring to Israel.

If Kerry, or even Palestinians, want to understand what apartheid really is—in less than five minutes—watch rap artist "Ari Lesser Apartheid" on YouTube.

BTW After losing the 1966 governor’s race, Carter courted the white supremacist vote the next time around…

(40) Beverly Margolis-Kurtin, August 20, 2012 3:05 AM

Apartheid and Hitler

Adolph Hitler was the author of the concept of the Big Lie. Anyone who tells the Big Lies about Israel is in league, whether or not they understand it, with Hitler. I will never get to visit Israel; I do not have sufficient funds to do so, but that does not stop me from countering the Big Lies with the Big Truths. In addition to having videos in my Kindle Fire, I carry videos, such as Mr, Prager's in my Android phone to show people who have been exposed to the lies of the Arabs what the truth is. The ONLY reason that there is no peace in the Middle East is because the Arabs do not WANT peace. Only by making Israel the continuous object of their hate can they treat their people as chattle. Although I am not an Israeli, I defend her every chance I get. I carry a small speaker with me so people can hear the videos on my phone or my Kindle. More people need to do that.

(39) Wayne, June 29, 2012 6:37 AM

He conveniently skipped out some key features of Apartheid.

I'm South African. He left out a key feature of Apartheid. Ghetto-ising race groups deemed to be a threat to the survival of the "God-given" Apartheid state. Black were pushed into their own, "states" run by corrupt puppets, that were a pathetic attempt by the SA gov at legitimising their heinous policies. "As long as they behave and stay in their homelands, we'll all get along." Any brutality in the homelands could be written off as "well they're not SA citizens". Yet the brutality and corruption were as a direct result of SA's actions in creating these country-sized ghettos in the first place. The fact was that the Apartheid government knew that integration would mean their demise (whites only make up 9% of the population), but here we are, integrated. Alive. Despite threats from both sides wanting the others' destruction. West Bank anyone?

Anonymous, July 31, 2012 9:54 PM

Visit Israel

Perhaps if you visited Israel you would know what you are talking about. In 1948 Many Arabs left their homes believing they would overwhelm the jJws and capture the country quickly. Many stayed. None were kicked out. I guess you didn't study history. What you say about South Africa may be true but it certainly has nothing to do with Israel. Perhaps you should visit Israel rather than speak out of context.

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