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All of these myths (I simply call them lies) are built on the oppressor/oppressed narrative invented by the Critical Race crowd. In that narrative, the concepts of reason, rationality, logic, and hard work are deemed "evil" and the concepts of emotion, primitivity, anger, and rejection of universal moral norms are deemed "good."

The CRers want to dismantle Western Civilization. They want to burn it to the ground and build their (Marxist) utopia on its ashes.

It is not at all surprising that they would make common cause with Islamic people who want pretty much the same thing. The whole Marxist vs Muslim utopia thing will have to be hashed out later; for the moment, destroying the common enemy is all that matters.

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Pity this set of well presented points is only printed in TFP. No offense to Bari but these facts need to be circulated much more widely and fast.

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These myths need to be broadcast today and everyday going forward. I went to sleep with tears in my eyes for Jews all over the world after hearing how many people taking a poll really “think”.

Bari, Please do not give up your position as Chief Canary in the Coalmine! May you all go from strength to strength!

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You can observe the shifting of the story on the network news from the horrors of the terrorist attack on the defenseless Israeli civilians, the murder, rape, abduction of innocents by ruthless killers, to the cruel Israeli response of bombing defenseless Gazan civilians, the videos of buildings being demolished, and children being pulled from the wreckage and shattered bodies being delivered to hospitals without electricity or medicines. The press has taken sides in the war and has chosen the Hamas narrative. This is a prime example of the power of propaganda and the willing acceptance of moral equivalence by an unquestioning left leaning press. I am impressed by our government's, especially our President's, unwavering support for Israel in this war. There can be no compromise with the terrorists and Hamas must be crushed.

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Outstanding. Nothing has changed today. When the massacre occurred on 10/7 I said that Israel needs to go it alone. Hopefully the U.S. supports them this time, but they need to eliminate the threat. It will be challenging and lots of people will die, but they are an existential threat. I’m not convinced we won’t attack Iran either. A nuclear weapon in the hands of a death cult is not a risk even the authoritative regimes of the Middle East are probably comfortable with.

This also explains the reporting from Gaza and why the NYTs recently hired a Nazi sympathizer. Nothing is as it seems and everything is as it seems.

Hamas and some portion of the civilians living there are a death cult with the sole mission of killing Jews. If they can accomplish this feat, they will move on to the west. They keep telling us who they are and what they want. Let’s finally believe them.

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Fact - on October 7th we saw the mask finally removed and all the depravity and ugliness of Hamas revealed. Yet still there are those who refuse to look.

Do not treat them as "reasonable people." Do not listen to their siren's song. Reject their lies. Do not regard them as "good but misguided." They are the handmaidens of evil..

Give them no succor or rest. Hound them from our land and from decent society.

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Another myth- Isreal is a "colonizer" when the exact opposite is true. Muslims conquered Jerusalem in the 6th century. Bringing up another myth/lie- that Jews aren't indigenous to the area.

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Thank you for posting this. Here are TRUTHS:

It's the Blood Libel all over again. The antisemites will find a reason, even a lie, to make their cause seem just and blame the Jews.

Jew-hatred is special. Racism in America or South Africa or Japan, for example, is bad, immoral. It's not genocidal. The antisemitism of the jihadists is no different than nazism. In fact all antisemitism is the same - it seeks annihilation of every Jew.

These jihadist islamists desire a Middle East without Jews - a two state solution is not acceptable to them. One side wants the other side dead.

It's Pastor Niemöller - FIRST THEY CAME; after the Jews they'll come after all other "infidels." This is everyone's fight.

The Jews have been a success in every corner of the world they've lived because they assimilate, work hard, and obey the laws. Are there "bad" Jews? Of course there are. There is bad in EVERY group! Jews have also contributed significantly to the betterment of these societies as much as any immigrant group.

If Hamas and those it claims to represent need to lie about its actions and Israel's actions one must conclude the cause of Hamas is unjust. If not, why lie?

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What I find striking in this time is the US preference for war with Russia via its Ukrainian proxy, when clearly Russia desired a negotiated settlement. While at the same time attempting a negotiated settlement with Hamas who are 100% committed to war and the complete destruction of Israel.

What now appears likely is the destruction of the Ukrainian state and all but certain loss of Donbas & Crimea, and likely loss of the rest of its coastal areas.

Meanwhile, the Arab/Islamic world is coalescing around Hamas and seeing what is perhaps a once in a lifetime opportunity to destroy Israel without triggering a larger conflagration with the US led NATO coalition. Another US lead middle east war would likely unleash the large & restive Islamic population in the US & Europe who are young, disenfranchised and dangerously energized against the aging, demoralized & impotent US & European leadership and citizenry. (Except, perhaps, here in Texas)

It's hard to see how this series of events does not lead to disaster and massive bloodshed in the west, while Russia and China (and the 'third world' countries) stand back and watch their geopolitical rivals make a series of potentially fatal mistakes.

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And the true war mongers and perpetrators of war are those who hold only Israel to account. I believe that myth number 7, Hamas will stop if Israel is wiped out, is the unspoken one that non Muslims believe most fervently. Never spoken, but lurking in the back ground. Like Christianity, but prosecuted in a much more twisted manner, Islam is to convert the world. The difference is in how it is done. In the end though, it s God's plan being executed as he dictates. The end is indisputable, the time is not known. Even if you don't believe the Bible, it is a scientific fact this world will not last forever. And nothing guarantees it will be "climate change" that spells the end of earth. I find it amusing growing up in the sixties and living in Omaha NE, which we knew was number one on Russia's hit list of who to nuke first because we lived right next to SAC HQ,, practicing nuke strike drills at school, getting under our 4 legged desks with hands folded behind our necks was a valid thing to teach. Civility and gentleness have never averted or won a war. And people die. More by fentanyl in this country than any bombings of Gaza by Israel.

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Very informative! Thank you.

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The article is incredible at describing the very dangerous myths that people would rather believe than to face the very disturbing fact of the evil that is present. I've sent it to everyone I know.

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Thank you for the article

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Anyone feeling there is some degree of moral equivalence between the two sides should ask themselves these questions formulated by Sam Harris:

1. Can you imagine Israel using Israeli women and children as human shields, as Hamas does with Palestinian women and children?

2. If they did, would that deter Hamas from attacking and thus killing innocents, or would it encourage them to do so?

The fascinating thing is that those who posit that there is moral equivalence, or that one side is as bad as the other, or even that Hamas is justified in its brutal actions decline to answer. They know the answers (which are, after all, perfectly obvious) yet still refuse to say them. To my mind that makes them wicked: they know the side they support is evil, and they don't care.

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If you have not read it, Israelophobia by Jake Wallis Simons is worth reading as it does seek to disentangle some of the myths which have grown up around Israel and the way stories are reported. Simons is the former editor of the Jewish Chronicle.

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Wow, incredible write-up, thank you for the education. Yes, this needs to be shared worldwide!

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