Donald Trump, Israel and White Evangelicals

The modern day state of Israel resembles apartheid era South Africa more than it does the Biblical state of Israel. It’s an article of faith for white evangelicals to support Israel religiously even though the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is politically corrupt and morally degenerate. He treats the peace process with disdain, and the Palestinians in the occupied territories with contempt.

White evangelicals are an integral part of Trump’s base, and he knows just how to play them. He pandered to these religious extremists by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capitol, and relocating the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The cherry on top of the cake was when he recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

Netanyahu knows just how to play Trump, in gratitude to Trump for blessing Israel with all of these diplomatic gifts without having to make any concession to the Palestinians in return he named a settlement in the Golan Heights after him.

At a ceremony to inaugurate the new settlement, Netanyahu stood in front of a gold-trimmed sign that reads “Ramat Trump”, and said:

“We are proud to have the opportunity to establish a new community, and also to honor a big friend…Many years have passed since a new settlement was established in the Golan Heights. Today it is happening: We are making an important step toward the rise of Ramat Trump. It will proudly carry the name of a very great friend of the State of Israel, and I am also very proud to say a great friend of mine—President Donald Trump.”

The only part of the proposed settlement that has been built is the gold-trimmed sign, but that’s enough to stroke Trump’s ego. Trump must realize that in his own country very few public buildings, if any at all, will be named after him when he leaves office, so I’m sure he appreciates Netanyahu’s generous gesture.

Israel will never achieve the grandeur of its Biblical era until it has a Prime Minister who resembles King Solomon more than P. W. Botha, and America won’t be great again until it has a president who resembles Abraham Lincoln more than Richard Nixon.

Arab Christians in Israel Go Bonkers Over Sculpture of Ronald McDonald on a Cross

“Hundreds of Arab Christian demonstrators clashed with police in Haifa on Friday over a museum`s display of a sculpture depicting Ronald McDonald, the mascot of the fast-food giant, on a cross, amid calls to remove the artwork that some have called offensive.

Police said a few hundred protesters tried to force their way into the Haifa Museum of Art during the demonstration and that three officers were injured by rocks hurled at them.

The Times of Israel

The Holy Land is a tinderbox of religious passions, the slightest perceived provocation can result in a holy conflagration.

If the sculpture of Ronald McDonald on a cross was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City even the most devout Christian would shrug, but in Israel it ignites sectarian violence.

Protesting art because it`s offensive makes as much sense as protesting streetwalkers because they are scantily attired. Great art, not implying that the Ronald McDonald sculpture is a masterpiece, is often offensive. Art often takes us out of our comfort zone, and makes us ponder difficult issues.

A superficial reaction to Finnish artist Jani Leinonen artwork is that he`s suggesting that Jesus is as much a clown and a fictional character as the McDonald`s mascot.

A more nuanced interpretation is that Jesus Christ, the sinless One, died for our sins, but Ronald McDonald the mascot of a greedy international corporation is crucified for hastening the death of millions around the world. You don`t need to be a physician or a nutritionist to realize that fast food leads to obesity and premature death.

Some prosperity Gospel ministers believe that Jesus didn`t just die for or sins, but that he died for diseases as well, and all you need to do is to claim healing in the name of Jesus.

Ronald McDonald didn`t take upon himself every disease in the world, quite the opposite he promotes diseases by shilling for McDonald`s.

In my humble opinion the Ronald McDonald sculpture is a serious work of art, and it merits contemplation and appreciation. The Arab Christians should chill the hell out.

Link to pic of Ronald McDonald on a cross:

https://www.timesofisrael.com/arab-christians-in-violent-clash-with-police-in-haifa-over-mcjesus-sculpture/

John Kerry’s Forked Tongue: Video

Secretary of State John Kerry lashed out against Israel on Wednesday for settlement-building, accusing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of intentionally sabotaging the peace process. The reptilian Secretary of State had the gall to deny that the Obama administration betrayed Israel with the controversial U.N. vote.

I won`t spend any time analyzing Kerry`s anti-Israel screed, in which he devoted most of his time blaming Israel for the stalled peace process, and hardly mentioned Palestinian terrorism, anti-Israel state propaganda, and failure to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.

This article is about the physical appearance of John Kerry, and what it signifies. Many comedians and pundits have mentioned John Kerry`s striking resemblance to Herman Munster, but when I see Kerry I`m not reminded of the lovable Herman Munster, but of a malevolent snake.

During his anti-Israel speech John Kerry`s forked tongue darted in and out of his mouth dozens of times, it was like watching Satan himself delivering a speech.

There has been much controversy over Donald Trump`s pick of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State, but at least he didn`t select an emissary of Satan.

Watch this video of Kerry`s speech, but I must warn you that you might be tempted to cut off the head of the snake. I won`t be liable for your legal fees.

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