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perhaps i wasn't clear enough for you....

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Submitted by plusaf (United States), Feb 3, 2008 at 00:02

a lot of times, i'm sorry to say, i write from my heart and don't always express my ideas in ways that are as clear to my readers as they are to me, and this appears to be the case, once again. i apologize.

either that or you completely misread me all on your own, and i'm sorry if that's the case, too... for your sake.

whatever gave you the idea, as you put it, that i in ANY WAY, SHAPE OR FORM might be in favor of Islamofascism?!?!?!??!?

if you were to look at some of my writings on my website at http://www.plusaf.com/soapbox/soapbox.htm or http://www.plusaf.com/soapbox/outrage.htm or http://www.plusaf.com/soapbox/hezbollah.htm , you'd be appalled at how opposite my beliefs are to ALL of your accusations made of me.

i oppose EVERYTHING about Islamofascism. i think it's one of the worst things to happen to the world since the Crusades and the Great Plagues. but it's worse, because the disease vectors aren't rats or ticks or other vermin; the disease vector is the amazing ability of human minds to accept utter trash as "truth" and then use those ideas as "justification" for killing, maiming and all of the other atrocities committed by EVERYONE, EVER, "in the name of [fill in the religious leader or prophet's name.]"

Winnie the Pooh, here's my rationale, again: if "Israel" as a plot of earth, were abandoned to the morons who want it so badly that they're willing to commit atrocities, it would fall into the slime of disrepair which they've created all around the world. BUT, if the "religious value" of the land........ some soil, religious articles .... and the pottery shards you seem to apply so much value to... were moved to ANOTHER location much more remote from those morons and closer to the United States, for protection and security aspects, "what would be the difference?! i'd suggest that the Wailing Wall be removed, block by block, one at a time, under cover of night and some ruse like "archaelogical preservation treatment" and then replaced with "phony replacements" and the originals hidden away somewhere safer. that's where the idea of Baja came from for me.

as islamofascists have destroyed religious temples of other faiths in the past, they've shown already that the archaelogical and historical value of anything that's not of their poisonous belief system is of no value to them and they're more than willing to deface or destroy them, then there's probably little long-term hope of protecting those items where they are now.

and that's the point i was trying to express.... if the "soil" is so holy, move and take it with you. find some place which might welcome you, envigorate their economy, essentially become so valuable to them that they'd help protect you from the morons of the world for their own benefit. it's more of an "engineering solution to a political problem" which, for centuries has shown NO likelihood of ending peacefully.

you can work for peace. i can work for peace. the islamofascists won't care. their goal is very clear: death to all Jews and eradication of Israel. no compromise, no negotiation. when an enemy like that makes their policies and intentions that clear to everyone in the world, if you're going to stick with a "negotiated solution" approach, i can promise you that it will not work. there is, in my not so humble opinion, NO HOPE for a negotiated answer or compromise with them.

good luck, keep trying. beat your head against the wall of their hatred. try to soften their hearts. i have no hope for that success.

my suggestion was to relocate "Our Holy Land" to a safer location where its people can thrive and succeed and flourish without being completely surrounded by homicidal maniacs.

maybe it wouldn't work. maybe it would. it's just an idea i've been exploring and sharing. maybe it will hit some fertile ground. if it does, you won't know about it until the Israeli flag goes up over some part of Baja, anyway! you think they'd telegraph that punch? THEY'RE not morons....

and fiinally, for some absolutely ineffable reason, you think i'm ONE OF THEM, and that troubles me as much as any of your other false and misguided misinterpretations.......

can i make this clearer? my background IS JEWISH, not islamofascist. i'm not a muslim. in fact, i'm more of "Atheist on the cusp of Judaism" than anything else i could think of to describe myself.

and, no, i don't believe that "Muslims are bad people" or any other stupid generalizations like that, either. there are fanatical and stupid people, imnsho, in almost any group of humans you find anywhere on earth. islamofascists are the cancerous growth on the religion of the Muslims. right down there with White Supremicists who live amongst us in the USA. same level of vermin. same level of intellect and tolerance.

i don't want Israel to be destroyed or overrun by islamofascists, but in today's "PC WORLD OF TOLERANCE," what's happening is more and more tolerance of intolerance. you can see it all over Europe today, and France and England are going to go down the tubes as a result. it may take a decade or two, but if they don't wise up, they're doomed.

and when colleges and cities and states in the USA kowtow to muslim extremists and start building prayer centers and, essentially, mini-mosques in public buildings and public universities "for the convenience of muslims," we're on the road to perdition, too.

there aren't any temples or churches in public buildings. virtually every "meditation room" in hospitals are non-sectarian, and i want it to stay that way.

but a PC culture of "tolerance" is allowing the United States to become bi-lingual, for the ease and convenience of a group of immigrants, for example......... for the first time in our history.

it's not Asian-language signs in the "Chinatown district" of New York City or San Francisco, it's bi-lingual voting material, signage on public streets and advertising everwhere! Its' as if to say, "Hispanics are the first "minority group" to come to the United States which apparently is unable, unlike ALL that came before them, to LEARN ENGLISH when they get here."

don't like that idea, either? well, convince me it's wrong. if I WERE Hispanic, i'd feel embarrassed on behalf of all of my "brethren" that bilingual signage exists. it's an insult to an entire culture that they're apparently incapable [we'll set aside "unwilling" for now...] to learn english fast enough to not need bilingual signs...... pretty sad, if you look at it that way, isn't it?

ah, but i digress, as usual............ ok, call me Jewish, but if you ever accuse me of having any respect for Islamofascism, you are so off the mark that you should be embarrassed. i'll accept your apology if you offer one.

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