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American Jews are justly proud of their glowing success and growing power. They glory in the number of Jewish senators and congressmen, Jews in the Fortune 500, Jews in academia and prominent Jews in the media. The latest and crowning glory of that success is the appointment of Michael Mukasey to the post of United States Attorney General. At the same time, that success has generated a rising and increasing vocal dark undercurrent of racism. Unlike antisemitism of the past, the antisemitism comes primarily from the the radical left. We all know that "Criticism of Israel and Zionism is not antisemitism," right? We also know that 'radical' leftists are not racists or bigots right? They fight for equality of all citizens don't they? The nomination of Mukasey, an orthodox Jew, was a test case of fairness in public debate for the liberal-left community in the US. They failed the test rather miserably.

Mukasey might not be everyone's favorite candidate for attorney general. He flubbed the waterboarding issue, and has an embarrassing association with the increasingly untouchable Rudi Giuliani. However, Mukasey did stand up to the Bush administration regarding the rights of Jose Padilla, and he has a distinguished record. Nobody can offer any concrete evidence that he allowed his political or religious views to interfere with the administration of justice.

American Jews were by no means unanimously overjoyed and uncritical of Mukasey's nomination. Officials of the American Jewish Congress wrote:

Judge Mukasey certainly understands that fighting terrorism cannot be handled on a business-as-usual basis. As it fulfills its role by providing a Constitutional check and balance on the Executive Branch, the Senate Judiciary Committee should scrutinize Judge Mukasey's record and views, especially with regard to the proper balance of the exigencies of fighting modern terrorism with America’s devotion to civil liberties.

It was perfectly legitimate to scrutinize and criticize Mukasey's record, and his evasion of some crucial issues such as torture. It is understandable that there would be suspicion of any Bush administration nominee following the forced departure of Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez, whose respect for legal procedures and rights left much to be desired.

But the issues were not argued just on their merits. The nomination debate brought dozens of closet fascists in liberal clothing crawling up out of their cesspools.

Try this on for size:

This time the Zionazis that run the regime have one of their own in mind. Mikie Mukasey a "Crime Family Bush" stooge for last 20 years has been chosen to follow in the footsteps of Ashcroft and Gonzo... Mukasey, an adamant Zionazi, got the nod from fellow travelers Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein and with the rest of the Senate's Zionazi pack, is now a sure thing. Care to wager how Levin, Specter, Lautenberg, Kohl, Lieberman, Boyer, Feingold, Coleman, Cardin and Sanders will vote? (Source: mytown.ca/ev.php?URL_ID=121362)

The above rant was written by a moral cockroach who calls himself "uncle" Ernie Stewart, and bills himself as

an unabashed radical, author, stand-up comic, DJ, actor, political pundit...

His stand up comedy must be a riot. Did you hear the one about the crooked Zionazi lawyer? How many Zionazis does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

A few years ago, it was the right wing white supremacist groups who were touting the "Zionist Occupied Government" (ZOG). It was ever thus. Whatever government is in power, whatever ills befall a country, whatever issue is current the anti-Semites insist that the government is controlled by the Jews and that all evil stems from pernicious Jewish control, whether it is German failures in World War I, communist massacres of Ukrainians, Democratic opposition to prayer in the public school system and support for civil rights, or Republican policies on abortion and terror. It is all the fault of the Jews somehow.
Stewart was not alone. Google retrieves 24,000 entries for Mukasy Zionism as search words. The headlines and prose speak for themselves. There are 313 entries in Google for Mukasey Zionazi as well. Nor was the poisonous incitement limited to fringe bloggers.

Some of the top entries:

The Jingoist: New AG Nominee: Zionist Dream Come True
These types of people don't waste time in courtrooms, not when they could be doing their Zionist masters bidding...
vigilan tjingoist.blogspot.com/2007/11/new-ag-nominee-zionist-dream-come-true.html

ZIONIST MUKASEY MAKES ATTORNEY GENERAL. These are going to be dire times. I don't think the average American has any idea whats going to happen next.. Lets hope we can make it past the winter without these Zionists pulling off another 9/11....
pro think.org/2007/11/zionist-mukasey-makes-attorney-general.html

Tasers, Zionist Attorney Generals, Endless Wars for Israel
clevver.com /video/42419/Tasers-Zionist-Attorney-Generals-Endless-Wars-for-Israel.php - 33k -

Mukasey, if confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, will protect the Zionist ... 9-11 Zionist Judge Mukasey for Attorney General by CHRISTOPHER BOLLYN (BOLLYN.ORG) Bush has appointed a radical Zionist with close ties to the State of Israel. Mukasey, if confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, will protect the Zionist state and its agents who are suspected of involvement in the false-flag terror attacks of 9-11.
conspiracy planet.com/channel.cfm?channelid=39&contentid=4704

Mukasey apparently was equivocal about waterboarding because calling it illegal would expose those who have practiced it to prosecution.

The real issue was never waterboarding or rights of defendants. While the supposedly respectable public debate of concerned citizens was raging in mainstream over Mukasey's stand on waterboarding, the real issues were actually indicated in the commentary in these Web logs. Just as the content of sewers beneath a fancy hotel has much to say about the hotel guests, the off-mainstream punditry has lot to tell us about the real nature of the above ground visible "liberalism" of some of the respectable advocates. The comments of the talk back underworld were even worse. Very few of the "liberal" readers of these Web logs and articles protested the outright racism and bigotry, and quite a number added colorful dialogue about "Zionist whores" and the like.

Jewish organizations were silent about the hate. Acknowledging antisemitism is always "undignified." Dignity is very important for prominent Jews. Jewish media presented a fool's paradise of America as the Jewish utopia. The Jewish Advocate gushed "nahas."

“I think whenever someone [from the Jewish community] is running for a high position, there is a feeling of great pride,” said Nancy K. Kaufman, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston.

U.S. Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) said he was unfamiliar with Mukasey, but added that the nominee’s religious affiliation is a non-issue.

The good news is, we’ve reached a point in American politics where his religion is not a factor,” Frank told the Advocate. “It is sublimely irrelevant, and that’s the way it should be."

However, the nominee's religious affiliation was sadly, unsublimely and pointedly relevant. Pretending otherwise doesn't make it so. The fact that an official of a Jewish Community Relations Council could either miss the signals or chose to studiously ignore them, tells us quite a bit about the real relationship of Jews to their community. If it was healthy, they would not be afraid to discuss the problem.

The silence of the liberal and "socialist" community, and in many cases its tact assent and support for theories of Jewish conspiracies and Israeli agents is even more ominous. Nobody seems concerned that the shining morality of social progressivism has been rotted through by cheap bigotry.

We should not exaggerate the phenomenon, but it is foolish to pretend that antisemitism is not on the rise in the United States. America is hopefully not about to be engulfed by antisemitism. However, because of the success of American Jews, they are ever more vulnerable to attacks by hate groups. The political flavor of the hate will depend on the issues on hand at any given time. There is a real danger posed by racists masquerading as liberals, who will use Israel or any other issue to further their real agenda. They are no longer just a few bloggers hiding in obscure places on the Internet, or some talkback maestros whose views of the world reflect the fact that they forgot to take their medication. How many more mainstream books about the "Israel lobby" will it take before American Jews take this problem seriously?

America is a great country for Jews and everyone else, but keeping it that way requires vigilance and realism.

Ami Isseroff

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Quite frankly Themis even if it was Jewish people's ethnocentrality that made people turn against us it in no way makes descrimination legitimate.

Also anyone can refuse to assimilate to a host culture all they want. It is an individuals right just as much as it is your right to spout such garbage as you have.

Ariel, Monday, December 10th

Negative perceptions of Jews among Gentiles nowadays are not brought on because of ‘religious affiliation’, it’s because of the behavior of the majority of the Tribe and its leaders. The Jewish tribal mentality and blatant resistance to true assimilation exhibited by Jewish leaders and other non-Reformists is very unpatriotic, especially because of the way their children are indoctrinated to be loyal to the Tribe and Israel above all others.

I could go on and on about this but I’m not going to waste my time on explaining what should be obvious to a Tribe member, but who chooses to be delusional and stick with the same old worn-out excuses as ‘innocent victim’.
Even in 21st century America you still think the whole rest of the world is racist against the Tribe for who you are, but it’s the Tribe-centric behavior (even in America) that turns people against the Tribe.

Even if Israel did not exist it’s a sure thing that Tribal leaders would create situations to incite racism against the Tribe in order to maintain the cohesiveness which is necessary for the power of the Tribe, and by the way, to maintain the status of the Tribal leaders which would evaporate otherwise. Even their campaign against Jesus was based on maintaining their power.

To end: Certainly for me, it’s not because of ethnicity, it’s because of the behavior of the Tribe in pursuit of its Tribe/Israel-centric agenda at the expense of the other 98% of the American society.

Themis109, Sunday, December 9th

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