Sunday, January 23, 2011

I'm Shocked That Hizbullah Is Taking Over Lebanon!

18 of the Eleventh Month 5771

Here are two news reports on the fear of Hizbullah taking control of Lebanon. My commentary follows. - Shalom: 'Grave Concern' Over Hizbullah Takeover of Lebanon

David Lev, Motza"Sh Par' Yithro 5771/January 22, 2011

Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom expressed grave concern Saturday over the real possibility of an Iranian-controlled Hizbullah regime taking control in Lebanon in the coming weeks. Shalom expressed the warning after an announcement by Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt that he would throw his party's support behind Hizbullah, as factions in Lebanon scrambled to build a new coalition. (Read more...)

YNET - Lebanese leader: Hezbollah will turn us into Gaza

Leader of Lebanese Forces Samir Geagea warns that if Hezbollah assumes power of government it will trample economy, human rights. 'Who will invest a single lira in us?' he asks, comparing group to Hamas

Roee Nahmias, January 22, 2011

A Christian Lebanese leader warned Saturday that Hezbollah would soon turn Lebanon into another version of the Gaza Strip if indeed it assumes political power in the country, trampling human rights and financial stability like Hamas. (Read more...)

Why is everyone acting like this wasn't inevitable? Are Westerners really that naive and/or stupid? Apparently, they are.

The only question here is which will be their next "shock?"

a. The Islamic Brotherhood takeover of Egypt.

b. The Islamic fundamentalist takeover of Algeria

c. The Islamist fundamentalist takeover of Turkey
(...after its admission into the European Union, of course. Watch for the overturning of the religious hair covering law as a sign.)
d. There is no difference between Fatah and Hamas corruption and aggression.

e. The Shi'ite fundamentalist takeover of Iraq
(...a significant period of time after the U. S. pulls out, so that the U. S. can say. "it's not our fault." Eh. What do Shi'a care about the U. S.?)
f. All of the above

Here's one of my favorite movie scenes, this one from "Casablanca." I have posted it before, and will probably post it again many times in the future. It beautifully sums up what I believe is really going on in the Middle East.

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