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Lipkin: Obama Protects Israel to Destroy It

The wingnuts are tying themselves into all kinds of mental knots trying to explain why President Obama is both a Muslim who wants to destroy Israel and funded the construction of the “iron dome” that has protected that country so well against Hamas missiles. Avi Lipkin, the raging nutball who claims that Obama is importing 50-100 million Muslims to take over America, says Obama is only protecting Israel to lull them into a false sense of security.

So you might say, ‘yes he’s very pro-Israel in that he gave us these weapons.’ But the problem is this: when the Islamic world spends more than a hundred times what Israel spends on missiles, bombs, bullets, aircraft, tanks and helicopters and everything like that, no matter how much the U.S. military gives Israel it’s a drop in the ocean compared to all the weapons available to the Muslims because they’re spending all their oil money to make war against Israel. So some people think this generous gift by Obama and by the U.S. military to Israel is basically giving Israel enough rope to hang itself, to get involved in a war which after five, six or seven weeks, again we’re out of bullets.

According to my wife who monitors the Arabic-language broadcasts, Obama’s a Muslim, he is following orders from Saudi [Arabia] and the bottom line is for the destruction of Israel, and the bottom line is also for the destruction of the Iranian Shiite leadership in Tehran. So what’s better than killing two birds with one stone? Meanwhile Iran is constantly arming Hamas in Gaza with rockets against us and Iran is backing Bashar al-Assad and Hezbollah, who are also very not very friendly to Israel, not that the Sunnis would be any better, Israel is in a very bad neighborhood, everybody hates Israel here in the Middle East, all the Muslims hate Israel. It could be that Obama is using Israel as a proxy in a war against Iran. When he says, ‘let Israel defend itself,’ yeah let Israel get involved in a war, get enmeshed in a war which in the end will be very, very deleterious to Israel.

When you’re a conspiracy theorist, every single fact can be worked into the conspiracy somehow.

Comments

  1. Loqi says

    …no matter how much the U.S. military gives Israel it’s a drop in the ocean compared to all the weapons available to the Muslims because they’re spending all their oil money to make war against Israel.

    Yep. A handful of Middle East developing countries are spending more on weapons than the US and Israel combined. Seems legit.

  2. says

    According to my wife who monitors the Arabic-language broadcasts […]

    And according to ads I constantly see, Canadian housewives have mastered “one simple trick” in dermatology, online income generation, weight loss, what have you….

    So, yeah, whatever you say Lipkin.

  3. eric says

    I’m hoping English is not his native language, because that is some crappy, crappy writing. I had to go back and read Ed’s intro after I was done, because immediately after finishing the quote I was thinking “12 year old’s facebook page.”

  4. Michael Heath says

    It’s a little ironic for a Christianist to falsely argue that President Obama is protecting Israel in order to destroy it, along with another classic case of psychological projection. That’s since so many Christianists have been increasingly in favor of blindly favoring whatever Israeli policy is being promoted by the Israelis government, regardless of the interests of the U.S. or humanity. So many of them also buy into the idea that God will kill millions of Jewish people, including IIRC 2/3 of Israeli’s if you buy into John Haggee’s swill.

    The Armageddon prophecy has been with us now for thousands for years; the new twists are:
    a) How Republican leaders and their base show no coherent basis to their support of Israel, only blind loyalty to whatever policy Israel happens to be promoting where their loyalty is expressed unconditionally to Israel but not to the U.S. Their coherency on this issue mimics Sarah Palin’s blind zeal for Israel.
    b) That the relatively new blind Republican fealty to Israeli does not resonate with Jewish Americans, who continue to overwhelmingly vote for Democrats. In fact the first data point I looked for in the 2012 exit polls was how Jews split their vote, which went 69% to 30% in favor of the president. Cite: http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/race/president, you have to click on the table view of the graph titled, “Vote by Religion”.

    I did not find President Bush subscribing to this paradigm, but did see it on full display among the neocons by then and all the GOP presidential candidates in 2008 with the exception of Rep. Ron Paul.

  5. Didaktylos says

    So the “Left” protects things in order to destroy them, and the “Right” destroys things in order to save them …

  6. says

    He forgot to add that Obama is part of the Illuminati. And that he’s a reptilian alien sending secret messages to the mother ship.

    Other than that, he got everything else right.

  7. whheydt says

    Two thoughts…

    First, from a wingnut perspective, one should get:

    His wife understands Arabic–>His wife is a Muslim! She’s trying to take over!

    Second, maybe the R’s don’t want Obama to “destroy Israel” until the wingnut fundies have a chance to do that.

    Hmmm…nope neither of those make any actual sense. I will have to fall back on “Lipkin is an idiot.”

  8. noastronomer says

    I was going to write a comment about the budgets of the Islamic world versus Israel but then I saw that Didaktylos had nicely summed up the article.

    Well played.

    Mike.

  9. Chiroptera says

    According to my wife who monitors the Arabic-language broadcasts….

    Which broadcasts are these? Does the Tea Party broadcast Radio Free Wingnut into the Middle East?

  10. nrdo says

    It’s also worth pointing out that the approach that Obama took in funding funding R&D was arguably more favorable to Israel than the typical US modus operandi which involves selling only completed systems from US defense contractors.

    If Obama manages to parlay the current Palestinian statehood kerfuffle into something positive (weakening the extremists claims on both sides) I may be forced to start believing that he’s secretly Jewish :-P

  11. says

    According to my wife who monitors the Arabic-language broadcasts, Obama’s a Muslim, he is following orders from Saudi [Arabia]

    A friend of mine monitors signals from a silicon chip teleplanted in his brain by Mossad agents and the signals say that Lipkin is a Saudi double agent trying to undermine Obama to hasten the fall of Israel.

  12. jakc says

    perhaps slightly off-topic, but I notice that Glen Beck is saying that the claimed 90% success rate of Iron Dome is proof that Ronald Reagan was right about Star Wars (In doing a quick search, I notice two things about the success rate of Iron Dome: the Israelis don’t try to intercept most missles, and the success rate has increased from about 70% to 90%).

    Beck of course misses the point – a failure rate as high as the one acknowledged by Israel would result in devasting destruction if those missles had nuclear warheads

  13. dingojack says

    noastronomer – bugger it!

    Islamic world = 1,619,314,000
    Israel = 7,941,900

    If
    “…the Islamic world spends more than a hundred times what Israel spends on missiles, bombs, bullets, aircraft, tanks and helicopters and everything like that…”

    Let x equal military spending

    Per capita military spending
    Israel = x/7941900; Islamic world = (100*x)/1619314000

    Israel per capita spending/ Islamic World per capita spending equals 1619314000/794180000 or 2.038976051 times.

    No wonder that Israel needs the US to bail them out.

    Dingo

  14. dingojack says

    Of course by GDP:

    IF Israel military expenditure is about 6.5% of its GDP
    (about 15.405 billion PPP or 15.838 billion Nominal)

    AND The Muslim World is out spending Israel by 100 times:

    THEN

    Islamic World military expenditure is about:
    22.409% (PPP) or 35.513% (Nominal) of its GDP
    (about 1.54 trillion PPP or 1.584 trilion Nominal)

    [In fact the highest spending country, Saudi Arabia, spends around 10.1% of their GDP on miitary expenditures. If all counries in the Muslim Worls spend the same proportion on their GDP on military expenditures they would be outspending Israel by 45.07 times PPP or 28.439 times Nominal.
    A better average would probably be about 3.44% making them out spend the Israelis by 15.35 PPP or 9.686 Nominal].

    Guess who is full of shit.

    Sorry about the tl;dr.

    Dingo

  15. says

    The targets Iron Dome is trying to deal with are also rather less complicated than an ICBM attack. They’re simple ballistic rockets fired at short range. Even a “minor” nuclear attack against the US by the Soviet Union would have involved multiple ICBMs or SLBMs, each carrying multiple independently targetable nuclear warheads and multiple decoys intended to look like a warhead, moving at 10 times the speed of sound. And the proposed systems would have been useless against cruise missiles. It is also worth remembering the reported effectiveness of the Patriot missile in intercepting Scud missiles during the Gulf War, which wasn’t as good as initially reported. So a missile defense system based on 1980s technology would all but certainly have been far less successful than a system based on 21st Century technology like Iron Dome.

  16. says

    You also have to keep in mind that Israel only has beefs with its neighbors, not with the Islamic world as a whole. People don’t shot “death to Israel!” in the streets of Malaysia and Indonesia much.

  17. Michael Heath says

    Ace of Sevens writes:

    You also have to keep in mind that Israel only has beefs with its neighbors, not with the Islamic world as a whole. People don’t shot “death to Israel!” in the streets of Malaysia and Indonesia much.

    In the late-1990s, Malaysia’s Muslim-dominated government wouldn’t allow the importation of products from Israel. Intel has a fab in Israel, which can problematic when it come to building printed circuit board assemblies in Malaysia.

  18. yoav says

    Isn’t the idea of building up Israel so it can be wiped off in a huge war part of the cristian murder porn better known as the end times and the second coming of jeebus? Maybe they should sue Obama for copyright infringement.

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