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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Mar 2, 2009 at 08:57

Hi, Merry !

> You're very welcome, and I apologize for misreading your name.<

Actually, you read it correctly. My name is 'Jan' and I just Latinized it a bit whereas any allegations to Etruscan/Roman mythology are of secondary nature.

> I must plead ignorance about Rabbi Hirschfield's motives, prior comments or history, and bank account. I hope your suspicions are wrong, but I simply don't know enough about him or his involvements to agree, disagree, or even to have an opinion.<

I also hope I might be wrong. But what made me abandon my caution is a small thought experiment. Remove Rabbi Hirschfield's name from his notorious quote and then confront anyone you know with it telling them to guess who the author is. If I were asked the question I'd answer - 'a mullah' , 'an imam' , 'a BBC (al-Beeb) PC shock trooper' ... anyone but a rabbi, an educated, respectable Jew !

But it was a rabbi who tried to explain away a barbarous murder, who compared ritual slaughter of women in Islam by decapitation to getting drunk ! Why did he do that ? Will he also compare those 900 Jewish heads cut off in Medina by Muhammed the so called 'prophet' to 900 drunken Irish heads singing lewd songs in streets of Dublin on a Saturday night ? ... "Come on! What Muhammed didn't wasn't intrinsic to Islam just as Hassan's - who is a moderate Muslim by the way- action isn't or as boozing isn't to Irish or Polish Catholicism... True Islam is above that ... like Caesar's wife is above the suspicion of vice, isn't she ?..."

Yet, such 'faux pas' as his speak volumes and the motives for making them are not to be saught in the lofty realm of Talmudic wisdom or atruistic respect for another branch of the so called 'Abrahamic faith'. In my previous letter I intended to compare Hirschfield to those Jews who headed the 'Judenrat' once upon a time. But on second thoughts I deleted the passage as too strong. Now thinking again on that I hesitate. There were quite respectable 'learned' Jews who to the very last moment believed in the Nazis' good intentions and virtue and told other Jews to do the same ... And the Bible tells us : "What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun."...

> And, I can certainly identify with similar suspicions about motives, conflicts of interest, and possible financial incentives from domestic interests (such as "Friends of Angelo" receiving VIP mortgage loan favors on personal property) to some US politicians.

However, I must object to allegations that Saudi (or other foreign) interests have been "buying guys like B. Clinton, G.W. Bush, D. Cheney, etc."<

I am not sure about America but at least here in Poland you will hardly find a single person who in a private conversation will come up with the idea of defending politicians' credibility. Historical experience has taught us enough to take it for granted that it is not the best people that rule the country but the bad , if not the worst. True, it may happen sometimes that they aren't so , but then they have to prove it to us. We mustn't give them any credit in advance and we must see what the media controlled by them tell us as the best argument against them. Beware of self-praise and bought praise!

> These "guys" are two former US Presidents and one VP. In terms of personal fortunes, both Bush and Cheney took cuts in income to enter the public service arena. Money is simply not their primary motivation, and both are to-the-bone patriots. Idealogical differences aside, in terms of compromising in any way, for any amount of "treasure," the national interest or national security of this country, Bush and Cheney are, like Caesar's wife, above suspicion.<

I am again absolutely sure you're a good American citizen that projects her unstained idealism into the province where different and quite unidealistic forces have gained the upper hand and rule. I have written a short comment on that refering to Dr. Pipes' article " A Saudi Prince's Threat to the Obama Administration"

http://www.danielpipes.org/comments/149526

Let me quote in advance what "the Bush Family" also stands for :

" In all, at least $1.476 billion had made its way from the Saudis to the House of Bush and its allied companies and institutions. It could safely be said that never before in history had a presidential candidate -- much less a presidential candidate and his father, a former president -- been so closely tied financially and personally to the ruling family of another foreign power. Never before had a president's personal fortunes and public policies been so deeply entwined with another nation. "

As to Clinton, for what he did to Europe by establishing two jihadi Wahhabi-backed states on the Balkans (Bosnia and Kosovo), he is a war crimal and guilty of crimes against humanity par excellance! Thus he has probably done more irreparable damage to our civilization than all the al-Qaida and the Saudi sponsors of jihad and different Islamization groups put together! He belongs to the same cell where he wanted to see Milosevic. He's the real villain of the Balkan tragedy and what will follow it in the generations to come.

If R. Reagan were alive he should also be tried as a war criminal and responsible for the 9/11 crime. He committed unpardonable crimes against European civilization by making the illiterate dirty Afghans (his beloved 'freedom fighters'!) the muderous , efficient best-armed monsters of jihad they are now.

> My point is --- to make a short story long --- an allegation of foreign powers "buying guys like" two US Presidents and one US VP is an overt accusation of treason against three men whose contributions to the United States and, for that matter, to the entire world, absolutely dwarf the collective efforts of most of the rest of us. Such allegations cannot and must not be thrown around without, if not irrefutable proof, at least a bit of hard evidence.<

I wish the world were governed by the legal fictions and sweet wishes you seem to be refering to. But I am afraid that "the three men whose contributions to the United States and, for that matter, to the entire world, absolutely dwarf the collective efforts of most of the rest of us." don't deserve the trust you place on them. There is enough indirect and direct evidence available even now to make us very distrustful of their unclean intentions and dubious connections. True, the hard evidence lies in the archives and unless the laws regulating the accessibility to them are changed we'll have to wait for a few decades before today's heroes may -in the heavy majesty of the tardy law - turn out to be tomorrow's villains. But then who will care why Clinton sold the Balkans to the Moslems and how much he got for allowing the Iranians to smuggle weapons to the sons and grandsons of the Bosniak SS-men ?

With best regards,

Ianus/Jan

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