It seems to me, when someone is intent on killing you, the only meaningful negotiation you can have with them is… the method of your death. The recent victory of Benjamin Netanyahu shows the Israeli people are not content to negotiate the method of their death, they seek life, even in the face of hatred and bigotry. The results of that election hold lessons for the world in general and the US in particular. It would seem that this election puts Israel on a collision course with those who seek to exterminate the Jews. It is truly sad, when the international community takes the position that a race of people should be exterminated, but that is effectively the position of the UN today. Many people wrongly think that the extermination of the Jews and Israel will result in peace. The truth is… that is a fool’s errand. To seek peace in such a way is to ensure war. What is most important to understand however, is that if Israel is destroyed, and the Jews are exterminated, war will sweep the globe. War that is both a religious war and a war of extermination with all the human suffering that goes along with any war.
In a speech about Libenstraum and the extermination of the Polish people Hitler is remembered as saying… “Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians!” Hitler meant that once a people are killed, there is no one to call attention to that atrocity. If no one will stand with those who are threatened with murder, then it follows, that no one will call attention to it after the fact. Simply because doing so calls attention to the complicity of everyone who let it happen. It is not human nature to seek to let the future know what a heinous bastard one is. That is why exterminations of vast swaths of humanity are quickly forgotten.
Israel is surrounded by people that openly call for their extermination. For 1500 years, war, usurpation, tyranny and oppression have been the norm. Those who are not members of the officially sanctioned group, are routinely murdered, stolen from, enslaved and raped. The history of that part of the world is written in the blood of innocents. Such exclusive people cannot abide others who are not members of the select group living among them, and so have sworn to kill every last Jew on the planet, for having the audacity to return to the empty desert that was their homeland before their return. The Israelis know this all too well and know the consequences of capitulation.
Allowing Iran to get nuclear weapons in such a climate is the height of either stupidity, hubris or villainy. Iran’s government is controlled by zealots who are anxious to die. The people of Iran used to be very cosmopolitan, enlightened and open minded. Their thousands of years history is singular in it’s contributions to humanity. It was Cyrus the great who saved the Jews from captivity in Babylon and returned them to their homeland, resulting in the first rebirth of that nation. Sadly the people of Iran have no say in their government. They are given a choice of this zealot or that terrorist. In their uprising Obama abandoned them to the zealots, to be murdered, tortured and otherwise slapped back down.
When the Ayatollah seized power in Iran there were many Iranians studying in the US. I knew one. His name was Sayyid. He was a good guy, and although he is my age, is probably dead today. He told me that the people who had usurped power were insane. I asked what he meant, he shuddered and said, they are evil men. He understood who they were, they are what is referred to as, “Twelvers.” An end of the world cult who believe it is their duty to wash the world in blood to bring back the twelfth Imam. Who will team up with Jesus and cut the heads from all Christians, Jews Buddhists, Hindus, etc… To allow, and even to pave the way for such people to get nuclear weapons, is not only an attack on the Jews, who are the main targets of those nutcases, but an abandonment of the Persian people as well, who will certainly suffer in the inevitable retaliation.
Judging by his actions Obama is totally cool with the extermination of the Jews. He, being raised as a Muslim, even though he has converted to Christianity, knows full well the end times philosophy of the theocracy in Iran. Since he is intent on giving them a path to get nuclear weapons, even to the point of unconstitutionally cutting the Senate from the process… by his actions, which speak louder than words if only you listen, he doesn’t have a problem with the extermination of the Jews, Persians and even the American people. Perhaps Europe would be spared direct attack, but would breathe radioactive air during a nuclear winter, for a few decades. Kind of makes getting rid of nuclear reactors redundant doesn’t it? How do you suppose all those solar panels will work under a permanent radioactive cloud?
The people of Iran recently sent Obama an open letter pleading for his support in overthrowing the psychopaths that run Iran, a letter that will be given a good leaving alone, by Obama and the unbiased media. Since the Lunatic fringe government in Iran calls the US the “Great Satan” and Israel the “Little Satan,” it should be obvious who the second, or maybe first, target of nuclear attack would be. Other regional powers are not so sanguine about Iran’s getting nuclear capability. They rightly understand that a nuclear armed Iran would threaten them too, and so if Iran gets close, they will arm as well. Setting off a nuclear arms race in the region that can only end in nuclear winter for the planet.
Despite illegally spending huge amounts of US taxpayer money to unseat Netanyahu, so a willing accomplice would be elected, the Israeli people voted to live instead of negotiate their execution. There is a lesson here for American libertarians and conservatives. Netanyahu didn’t track to the left, he went more right. Unlike Republicans who abandon their base the first chance they get. That is why so few Americans vote today. We understand we have a false choice. This Marxist or that Progressive. They both have the same agenda, and it is not liberty nor prosperity, it is slavery. In the last election for President, a bit over fifty percent of the eligible population voted, less than forty percent in 2010! signaling how wide the gulf has become… between the republican party, yea the entire political establishment, from the American people. Yes, politicians in the US could learn a lesson from Netanyahu’s election.
Those who seek the extermination of the Jews, got a slap in the face yesterday, and for that they will be angry. It is self evident, those in the UN who insist on Israel’s concession to those who seek her annihilation, must seek it as well. In their hatred, Iran is a proxy and victim, in their unsubtle attempt to wipe out Israel and the Jews. Moreover, by his actions Obama is complicit in the future crime against humanity, despite his assurances to the contrary. He is placid about the clear and present danger, not only to the Jews by nuclear armed suicidal zealots, but even to the existential threat to the US! It is clear that the Republicans could learn a thing or two from the election in Israel, but that lesson is lost on those unwilling to learn. To sum it all up, the villains in the world will be calling Netanyahu a villain… because he and the Jews refuse to be exterminated gracefully.