User Tag List

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13

Thread: White House rips Israel's Netanyahu for 'cynical,' 'divisive' rhetoric

  1. #1
    Alumni Member & VIP Forum Donor
    V.I.P
    Achievements:
    SocialTagger Second Class50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Overall activity: 0%

    Coolwalker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Norfolk, Virginia
    Posts
    33,624
    Thanks
    20,021
    Thanked: 29,444
    Rep Power
    21474877

    White House rips Israel's Netanyahu for 'cynical,' 'divisive' rhetoric




    The White House on Thursday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for warning in the run-up to his election that Arab-Israelis were voting in large numbers.


    White House press secretary Josh Earnest called the rhetoric a “cynical” and “divisive” campaign maneuver that marginalized Arab-Israeli citizens and undermined democratic values.


    Earnest also slammed Netanyahu for seemingly disavowing support for a Palestinian state during the campaign.




    “What is apparent is that in the context of the campaign and while he was the sitting prime minister of Israel, he walked back from commitments Israel previously made to a two-state solution,” Earnest said at his daily press briefing.
    “Words matter, and that is certainly true in this instance,” he added. “The president and the administration take him at his word.”


    Netanyahu, who decisively won reelection, on Thursday appeared to walk back his repudiation of a two-state solution with the Palestinians. The prime minister denied that he changed his policy, saying the remarks were a reflection of the current political atmosphere.


    “I don’t want a one-state solution. I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution,” he said during an interview MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell.


    Earnest said President Obama was "aware" of Netanyahu's comments on Palestinian statehood but would not characterize his reaction.


    The spokesman said that Netanyahu’s comments on a Palestinian state have “created the need to reevaluate our approach” toward Israel, and said it could be “difficult” for the U.S. to keep opposing Palestinian statehood resolutions at the United Nations.


    The U.S. has traditionally objected to the statehood resolutions, arguing the matter should be left to the Israelis and the Palestinians.


    He said that security and military cooperation between Israel and the U.S. would remain unchanged.


    The relationship between Obama and Netanyahu has been tense, and it is not clear whether the two leaders will be able to rebuild their rapport.


    Netanyahu said Thursday he has “no other alternative” but to work with Obama despite their disagreements over how to curtail Iran’s nuclear program.


    “We must work together, will work together with the United States and with the president,” Netanyahu said during an interview with NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell.


    Early signs indicate the rift between the White House and Netanyahu persists.


    White House chief of staff Denis McDonough will deliver the keynote address at the national conference of J Street, a group that has been critical of Netanyahu.


    Obama has not yet called Netanyahu to congratulate him on his election victory, though Secretary of State John Kerry phoned the prime minister on Wednesday morning.


    Earnest said the call from the president to prime minister could come as early as Thursday, but he would not say whether Obama would bring up concerns about Netanyahu's campaign rhetoric.


    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...isive-rhetoric


    In simple terms, Bibi is his own man and doesn't listen to Obama.

    Coolwalker
    All Democrats are not Socialists, but all Socialists are Democrats.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Coolwalker For This Useful Post:

    Sheldonna (03-19-2015)

  3. #2
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsRecommendation First ClassOverdriveVeteranTagger First ClassCreated Album pictures
    Awards:
    Community AwardMost Popular
    Overall activity: 4.0%

    Sheldonna's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    16,297
    Thanks
    7,110
    Thanked: 9,563
    Rep Power
    21474859
    Quote Originally Posted by Coolwalker View Post



    The White House on Thursday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for warning in the run-up to his election that Arab-Israelis were voting in large numbers.


    White House press secretary Josh Earnest called the rhetoric a “cynical” and “divisive” campaign maneuver that marginalized Arab-Israeli citizens and undermined democratic values.


    Earnest also slammed Netanyahu for seemingly disavowing support for a Palestinian state during the campaign.




    “What is apparent is that in the context of the campaign and while he was the sitting prime minister of Israel, he walked back from commitments Israel previously made to a two-state solution,” Earnest said at his daily press briefing.
    “Words matter, and that is certainly true in this instance,” he added. “The president and the administration take him at his word.”


    Netanyahu, who decisively won reelection, on Thursday appeared to walk back his repudiation of a two-state solution with the Palestinians. The prime minister denied that he changed his policy, saying the remarks were a reflection of the current political atmosphere.


    “I don’t want a one-state solution. I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution,” he said during an interview MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell.


    Earnest said President Obama was "aware" of Netanyahu's comments on Palestinian statehood but would not characterize his reaction.


    The spokesman said that Netanyahu’s comments on a Palestinian state have “created the need to reevaluate our approach” toward Israel, and said it could be “difficult” for the U.S. to keep opposing Palestinian statehood resolutions at the United Nations.


    The U.S. has traditionally objected to the statehood resolutions, arguing the matter should be left to the Israelis and the Palestinians.


    He said that security and military cooperation between Israel and the U.S. would remain unchanged.


    The relationship between Obama and Netanyahu has been tense, and it is not clear whether the two leaders will be able to rebuild their rapport.


    Netanyahu said Thursday he has “no other alternative” but to work with Obama despite their disagreements over how to curtail Iran’s nuclear program.


    “We must work together, will work together with the United States and with the president,” Netanyahu said during an interview with NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell.


    Early signs indicate the rift between the White House and Netanyahu persists.


    White House chief of staff Denis McDonough will deliver the keynote address at the national conference of J Street, a group that has been critical of Netanyahu.


    Obama has not yet called Netanyahu to congratulate him on his election victory, though Secretary of State John Kerry phoned the prime minister on Wednesday morning.


    Earnest said the call from the president to prime minister could come as early as Thursday, but he would not say whether Obama would bring up concerns about Netanyahu's campaign rhetoric.


    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...isive-rhetoric
    Bibi can't say it, and as a diplomat, a statesman and a gentleman, he won't say it. So I'll say it for him.

    "Hey Obie! EFF YEW and the DemocRat jackass ya rode in on!!!"

    (there, I feel much better now...heh)
    Sic semper tyrannis - Everyman
    “Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” - Alexander Hamilton
    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” - George Orwell, Animal Farm

    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. - Mahatma Gandhi
    The slave doesn’t dream of being free, he dreams of being the master. - Anonymous

    Fighting liberal chickens every day....and.... loving it.

  4. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Sheldonna For This Useful Post:

    Coolwalker (03-19-2015),Hansel (03-19-2015),Pregnar Kraps (03-19-2015)

  5. #3
    Senior Member Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Overall activity: 0%

    Hansel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    4,384
    Thanks
    214
    Thanked: 803
    Rep Power
    886386
    Obama needs to keep his nose out of Israel's business as he sure cannot manage ours.

    I would like to see the Pals become some sort of state but may never see that in my life time. It seem that the eastern part of the Pal territory is reasonable enough but the Gaza strip is anything but reasonable.

  6. #4
    Alumni Member Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Overall activity: 40.0%

    Dan40's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    36,064
    Thanks
    2,102
    Thanked: 23,092
    Rep Power
    21474880
    Quote Originally Posted by Coolwalker View Post



    The White House on Thursday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for warning in the run-up to his election that Arab-Israelis were voting in large numbers.


    White House press secretary Josh Earnest called the rhetoric a “cynical” and “divisive” campaign maneuver that marginalized Arab-Israeli citizens and undermined democratic values.


    Earnest also slammed Netanyahu for seemingly disavowing support for a Palestinian state during the campaign.




    “What is apparent is that in the context of the campaign and while he was the sitting prime minister of Israel, he walked back from commitments Israel previously made to a two-state solution,” Earnest said at his daily press briefing.
    “Words matter, and that is certainly true in this instance,” he added. “The president and the administration take him at his word.”


    Netanyahu, who decisively won reelection, on Thursday appeared to walk back his repudiation of a two-state solution with the Palestinians. The prime minister denied that he changed his policy, saying the remarks were a reflection of the current political atmosphere.


    “I don’t want a one-state solution. I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution,” he said during an interview MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell.


    Earnest said President Obama was "aware" of Netanyahu's comments on Palestinian statehood but would not characterize his reaction.


    The spokesman said that Netanyahu’s comments on a Palestinian state have “created the need to reevaluate our approach” toward Israel, and said it could be “difficult” for the U.S. to keep opposing Palestinian statehood resolutions at the United Nations.


    The U.S. has traditionally objected to the statehood resolutions, arguing the matter should be left to the Israelis and the Palestinians.


    He said that security and military cooperation between Israel and the U.S. would remain unchanged.


    The relationship between Obama and Netanyahu has been tense, and it is not clear whether the two leaders will be able to rebuild their rapport.


    Netanyahu said Thursday he has “no other alternative” but to work with Obama despite their disagreements over how to curtail Iran’s nuclear program.


    “We must work together, will work together with the United States and with the president,” Netanyahu said during an interview with NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell.


    Early signs indicate the rift between the White House and Netanyahu persists.


    White House chief of staff Denis McDonough will deliver the keynote address at the national conference of J Street, a group that has been critical of Netanyahu.


    Obama has not yet called Netanyahu to congratulate him on his election victory, though Secretary of State John Kerry phoned the prime minister on Wednesday morning.


    Earnest said the call from the president to prime minister could come as early as Thursday, but he would not say whether Obama would bring up concerns about Netanyahu's campaign rhetoric.


    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...isive-rhetoric
    There can be no better PROOF that bobo knows BiBi kicked his ass all over the world.
    #BlackLIESMatter---Martin Luther King Jr. was a REPUBLICAN!


    The Democratic Party. The party of the STUPIDS, for the STUPIDS, by the STUPIDS.

    جعل أمريكا كبيره مره أخرى
    I VOTED FOR THE PRESIDENT!

    Political Correctness is HATE SPEECH!

    THE GREATEST DANGER TO THE USA IS THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY!

  7. #5
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Blog entryVeteranRecommendation Second ClassTagger First Class
    Overall activity: 51.0%

    patrickt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Oaxaca, Mexico, for over twenty years. Born and raised in Memphis, TN, and worked in Colorado.
    Posts
    29,085
    Thanks
    3,625
    Thanked: 17,440
    Rep Power
    21474873
    Divisive is President Obama's favorite tactic and he's dividing the country he's supposed to be helping govern. Who is Netanyahu dividing? Is someone who doesn't trust a proven liar and cheat being cynical? I don't think so. But, I guess I can keep my health insurance if I like my health insurance. And, I'm sure President Obama is going to be a uniter and not a divider as soon as he has total power. And, I don't doubt that we're living through the most transparent presidential administration in history. And, there isn't a smidgen of corruption.

    Divisive and cynical? Irony is not dead.

  8. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to patrickt For This Useful Post:

    Pregnar Kraps (03-19-2015),RMNIXON (03-19-2015)

  9. #6
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteranTagger First Class
    Overall activity: 5.0%

    Katzndogz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    California
    Posts
    24,758
    Thanks
    996
    Thanked: 18,038
    Rep Power
    21474867
    Pallys have refused a two state solution since arafat. Israel is finally accepting reality.

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to Katzndogz For This Useful Post:

    Pregnar Kraps (03-19-2015)

  11. #7
    Sr ADMIN/Founder IT Staff
    Forum Donor
    V.I.P
    TPF Moderator
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation First ClassTagger First ClassOverdrive50000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran
    Overall activity: 99.7%

    Trinnity's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    59,806
    Thanks
    8,144
    Thanked: 53,015
    Rep Power
    21474903
    'cynical,' 'divisive' rhetoric

    Exactly what obama does. What hypocrites.

  12. #8
    Banned Achievements:
    SocialTagger First Class50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Overall activity: 25.0%

    Roadmaster's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    42,628
    Thanks
    6,490
    Thanked: 16,152
    Rep Power
    0
    They have refused to give up their rights, land, and lives yes. That is the only way to get peace according to Israel law. The other side that are Muslim refuse stop attacking others even if they get what they want. So the Hebrews and Christians are caught in the middle.

  13. #9
    Alumni Member & VIP V.I.P Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsCreated Blog entryVeteran
    Overall activity: 98.0%

    RMNIXON's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    38,773
    Thanks
    25,341
    Thanked: 50,235
    Rep Power
    21474881
    Quote Originally Posted by patrickt View Post

    Divisive and cynical? Irony is not dead.

    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    - Ronald Reagan

  14. #10
    Senior Member Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialCreated Blog entryTagger First ClassOverdrive1 year registeredYour first Group
    Overall activity: 82.0%

    Pregnar Kraps's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Posts
    9,755
    Thanks
    7,307
    Thanked: 4,519
    Rep Power
    21474851
    Quote Originally Posted by Hansel View Post
    Obama needs to keep his nose out of Israel's business as he sure cannot manage ours.

    I would like to see the Pals become some sort of state but may never see that in my life time. It seem that the eastern part of the Pal territory is reasonable enough but the Gaza strip is anything but reasonable.
    They have had any number of opportunities or by themselves they could declare a lasting peace tomorrow if they simply wanted it.

    They don't.

    They never will.

    At least not without being persuaded into it.
    Last edited by Pregnar Kraps; 03-19-2015 at 06:32 PM.
    Phew! Aren't you glad I deleted that old sig?

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •