Monday, July 27, 2009

Yankee Go Home!

There was a time in the 1960's when a US Politician or even the President would visit a Latin American nation and see signs all over the country stating: Yankee Go Home!

It was a way for people to protest an opposition to US Foreign Policy.

These so-called People's Protests were usually cooked up by the local Communist Party in the area as a way of giving the United States a Black Eye.

It has largely stopped, except for one place: Israel.

Although the protest was small, it was vocal.

'How dare he?' Rally in Jerusalem (Photo: Guy Asayag)
"(US President Barack) Obama is a racist," said Rabbi Eliezer Waldman, the head of the "Nir" yeshiva in the West Bank town of Kiryat Arba.

Waldman was speaking during a mass rally held Monday evening at Jerusalem's Paris Square in protest of the American demand that Israel halt all construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

About 1,000 settlers and right-wing activists, including Knesset members Uri Ariel, Michael Ben-Ari (both from the National Union party) and David Rotem (Yisrael Beiteinu), marched towards the US Consulate, carrying torches and calling for US special envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell to "go home."

"How dare he (Obama) tell the Jews where they can or can't live? The era when Jews were banned from living in different places has ended," said Rabbi Waldman.

"Obama beware. This insolence will bring about the downfall of the American leadership," he said. "Anyone who dares give an order to prevent Israeli life in Jerusalem or anywhere else in the Land of Israel is destined to fall."

Yesha Council Director-General Pinchas Wallerstein said, "This week the American pressure reached new highs that are a shame to democratic societies. We are brought here by America's treatment of Israel as if it were a banana republic and its willingness to abandon us in order to gain the support of public opinion within the Islamic world."
This would be considered an isolated incident except for recent Israeli polls showing that Obama's approval rating in Israel is at 6%. With a rating like that, I wonder why he tends to think that Israel is the 51st State. If it was, it would certainly have gone for McCain.

Obama's foreign policy in the Middle East is failing. He cannot get the Arabs to even recognize Israel, he supports terrorists and their activities, he will allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons and he cannot force Israel to commit suicide.

Let us face it. Obama is way over his head and doesn't know what he is doing with regards to his foreign policy agenda.

The sad thing is that this was predicted way back during the campaign.



Debbie said...

Good for the Israelis. Yes Obama is in way over his head in everything.

He marginalized Hillary Clinton. He gave her the position of Secretary of State,then took away over half of the important countries she would have been involved in, and gave them to his cronies. It would serve him right if Hillary ran again for 2012.

Deborah F. Hamilton
Right Truth

Dr. Dave said...

I happen to agree with them, Maggie. The man, by the way he treats people of his opposite skin color, seems to be more racist than any other president before. I find that very troubling...for us, not for him. (Who cares about him?)

Maggie M. Thornton said...

I believe he treats Israel as he does because he is a Muslim sympathizer.

I loved this story. I hope all Democrat countries protest this man and his despicable policies.

SnoopyTheGoon said...

I would guess that a good part of the low rating is earned not by BO himself but by Ms Clinton, his faithful (well, so be it...) errand girl.

Actually, I came by with some rather bad news: you are tagged.


madmath1 said...

I don't think he's a Muslim sympathizer. I think he's a closet Muslim. What I find incredible is that he tells the Jews of Israel to drop dead (literally) and yet 6% still approve of him. I now know what percentage of a population is completely suicidal.