Official results: Landslide victory for Hamas
Ali Waked
Published: 26.01.06, 21:56
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Linda Rivera ,   New York   (01.26.06)
President Bush says all Hamas murderers have to do to be acceptable is PROFESS peace! Britain's Jack Straw says all Hamas murderers have to do to be acceptable is RENOUNCE violence! The Jew-hating UN gave congratulations on the elections. U.S. EU, UN and Russia demand Israel give half of her tiny land to Islamofascists. Jewish Gaza has been transformed into Hamastan - terrorist training camps and a GLOBAL BASE FOR TERROR! The U.S. EU, UN, and Russia with their RELIGIOUS agenda of the forcible removal of Jews from the Biblical heartland, are eager to duplicate in Judea and Samaria what Islamic terrorists were empowered to achieve in Gaza. The Hamas goal is conquest of Israel and Europe! ARE WORLD LEADERS SECRET CONVERTS TO ISLAM? HAMAS Targets Spain By Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld | January 2, 2006 It is not only Palestine that children in the West Bank and Gaza are asked to liberate; now they are asked to liberate Seville. The HAMAS children’s magazine, Al-Fateh, in a recent issue, (No. 66), tells the children about the city called Asbilia (Seville) and calls on them to free it, together with the whole country, from the infidels and to reinstate Muslim rule... Qaradawi, calls on Muslims to conquer Europe, saying: “Islam will return to Europe as a conqueror and a victor... Apparently encouraged by successful Jihad against Israel, HAMAS is now raising the ante, going international. Just as they have indoctrinated a generation of Palestinian children to commit suicide attacks against Israelis, they are now expanding their targets to include the rest of the Caliphate – beginning with Spain. It is only a matter of time, before today’s Palestinian children, and others exposed to HAMAS’ publications start offering themselves up for the next stage of Jihad in Spain.
2. read it.
Avi ,   Ramat Gan   (01.26.06),7340,L-3206902,00.html #35
3. For all the doom-and-gloomers out there
Michael Steiner ,   EU   (01.26.06)
Yes, Khamas is a bloodthirsty terrorist organization that's dedicated its whole existence to extirpating Israel (as well as to provide social services to Palestinians, which is the main reason it won this election with such a huge majority). But Khamas is no longer the opposition. Now it's the government, directly answerable to both the Palestinians and the international community. It's not even in a similar position as the PLO in Lebanon because that was a state within a state. Khamas is now carrying a heavy burden--make no mistake about it. If it screws up and doesn't deliver a change to the lives of ordinary Palestinians, it will face an implosion. For this reason I believe we'll see a radically different Khamas from one we've come to know over the years. This is the moment of truth. Khamas won't be able to sit on the fence and will either have to openly adopt a militaristic stance toward Israel or it'll sit down at the negoating table. The first scenario gives us a carte blanche to annihilate them. The latter means a final resolution to the conflict might be upon us. Either way we win!
4. The Fuse Is Now Lit ...
Craig Crawford ,   Laguna Niguel USA   (01.26.06)
The fuse is now lit ... The only question is how long the fuse is. The Bible warns after 'the forsaking of Gaza' terrible trouble would lie ahead (Zeph 2:1-7). The Bible says much about the coming days ahead ... Grace and Shalom,
5. Zionist Hysteria
Dovy ,   Toronto   (01.26.06)
So what are the Zionists and their supporters going to do now?!! 76 seats out of 138......And the impotence of the Olmert-Netanyahu-Peretz troika all jockeying for Sharonistic solutions, Sharon tough, Sharon lite..........But recognizing the Palestinian claim over the land the Zionists threw many out of, and where they have ghettoized the rest. It's the end for the Zionist State! Jews awaken from this idiotic brainwashing of Zionist dreck!
6. What a Disaster
George W ,   Chicago IL   (01.26.06)
What a complete catastrophy. I don't buy it, Steiner, that Hamas will all of a sudden become moderate. This "throw the bums out" mentality that brought Hamas to power usually results in worse people in government than the bums who were thrown out. With Fatah, they weren't on the same page as Israel but at least both of them were reading from the same book, just arguing over who goes first and so on. Hamas most likely will throw the book out and set it on fire. They may turn around eventually, but it will take years. In the meantime they will embrace the same homicidal, purposeless violence they have always advocated, starting a war which they WILL lose. Whoever takes over as PM, I don't see them living to see 2008, and it's an even bet whether or not they will see 2007. The Palestinians will get crushed once again. In the meantime, expect things to get real miserable for Christians, working women, people who drink beer, and anyone else who doesn't subscribe to their hardline ideology. Palestinian society is generally much more liberal than Hamas' ideology, and eventually I imagine the Palestinians will throw Hamas out in disgust, but only after their society has been turned into Iran, all their institutions have been destroyed, and thousands of people are dead. Another problem with Hamas is that the first intifada was very grass-roots and non-violent, and empowered the entire society. For the second intifada, the only people with any power were five guys in a garage somewhere planning a bombing attack. The only way the Palestinians win their independence is if the whole population is involved, but that's not Hamas' style. There will be less corruption, but the people will be sidelined when it comes to making any decisions. I can't imagine that Hamas will be to friendly to a bunch of women protesting the regime, for example. Notice too that I've had this entire discussion without mentioning Israeli human rights once. Let's just say that now isn't a good time to buy an Israeli bus pass. A bunch of innocent people on both sides are going to be killed for no reason because these guys are too pig headed to compromise.
7. #3
Werner Marti ,   Switzerland   (01.26.06)
keep on dreaming, you are so simplistig, never mind. But the question is: What have the international community and the Palastiniens ever done for the Jews, exept to hate them?
8. What Olmert Should Do
Suggestion Box ,   Betwixt & Between   (01.26.06)
Mr. Olmert, please state: 1. A government is a monopoly on use of force. 2. A government is responsible for all use of force emanating from its territory. It controls the military and it arrests anyone who carries out his own personal military policy. 3. Hamastan has only 2 choices: end the attacks on Israeli towns, or declare an end to peace efforts and make the war official (and see how long the Hamas fighters last). 4. Israel expects the PA to uphold the commitments it has signed, regardless of which party is in power, so that the road map can finally move forward. Unlike Fatah, Hamas is disciplined enough to control what goes on on the ground. Terror in the Territories now has a very clear post office address. Call their bluff, Mr. Olmert.
9. Hannan Ashrawi
Toni ,   Tallahassee, USA   (01.26.06)
CAn anyone tell me if Ms. Ashrawi won?
10. So What
Egyptian ,   Egypt   (01.26.06)
Hamas Wins - This is Democracy based on your standard. So now Israel is not the only democracy in the region. What exactly is the chance of hamas in achieving their political goals? Almost null Egypt and Israel will not allow them to succeed for different reasons of course.
11. #1
True ,   USA   (01.26.06)
You are the most racist , blood thirsty person in the word, go and see your followers in Hebron where they do nothing except stealing the land , made the life of arab resident and Israeli soldiers very bad, and you can still talking about evaluation of other people and group, Hamas is an orgnisation that created to resist the eveil occupation of the land and the people of Palestine, every law in the history and the word allow the people to resist the occupation and humulation they practiced everyday in their land, their original land have been stolen based on the myth called the land is for people who only can be jewish, no one else,,,, money, millitary and hypecracy of the west who murdered the jews, supported this eveil project which is the cuase of all problems in the Middle east ,
12. Give Them a Chance
Lacey ,   USA   (01.26.06)
Hamas has shown they can act peacefully when they choose, or is everyone forgetting the ceasefire they've been holding to for quite a while now. Let's wait and see if they're sincere in wanting a unity government, and see how much they help the Palestinians improve daily life before we go condemning.
13. Egyptian , Egypt
A history teacher ,   U.S   (01.26.06)
Voting is but one small part of what goes into a democracy. Even a very flawed one. If you hear from Bush and others that the Palestinians have democracy simply because they voted he is lying and you are naive to believe it. This is part of the brainwashing campaign to whitewash terrorists. Go to a public library and read up on democracy and those through history who sacrificed onto themselves (not to others) to get it. The stories will be night and day from what you are being led to believe. You and Bush have a lot to learn.
14. Abu-Steiner; You just proved that you are an Arab!
Daisy ,   USA   (01.26.06)
No real Jew actually believes that hamass will change. They should be sent to hell!
15. To #9 : YES !!
yoel   (01.26.06)
Absolutely yes, she won the right to cover her head every day with a Hijab ;-)) At least women will realize israelis were better for them. Also, journalists will stop complaining every year about the wall as a reason why christians live a hard life in Bethlehem.
16. to #12
Shai ,   USA   (01.26.06)
I hope you are joking. Give Hamas a chance? What if it was your daughter that was killed by a Hamas bomber while riding a bus to school, or eating pizza with her friends, or waiting on line to get into a dance club? Should we let Al Qaeda rule Iraq and Afghanistan? After all, they have not attacked the U.S. in almost 4 and a half years. Why should Israel have to live up to a double standard? No other country would ever tolerate that and neither should Israel.
17. Israel's Pay Back
Marcel ,   Florida   (01.26.06)
This is what Israel get for showing weakness. For it's retreat from Gaza . For releasing terrorist prisoners. For it's many many goodwill gestures and concessions for peace. For failing to require the Palestinians to do what they were required to do under the signed agreements. For trusting the U.S. to be a reliable and fair peace broker. For no wakeing up sooner ,after 12 years of the same obfuscations and terrorist attacks sanctioned by Arafat and Abbas. For electing the same corrupt Israeli leaders who never deliverd the good but continued to pressure Israel into more and more painful consessions to the Hamas crowd. Israel you're getting what you allowed to happen by your weakness and appeasments and your reward comes for throwing your brothers and sisters out of their homes and giving the land G-d gave you to these killers of Jews.
18. Daisy
and you still proveing that you are an ignorant hatress .... dont forget ... donald duck better for you .... lol
19. Hey Egypt
George W ,   Chicago IL   (01.26.06)
You're right that this was a democratic election. The Palestinians have a right to vote for whoever they want. We in turn have a right to ask them, "what the hell are you thinking?" Also, it's true that Hamas' goals are impossible for them to achieve. I just worry that it'll take a war which they lose, as well as all sorts of repression and death, before they realize this and change course. In the long term, Hamas will be changed by their time in power. But it's hard to see how Palestinians are better off with Hamas blundering around, when they could have just elected Fatah and not have to undergo years of pain to get back to where they are now.
20. #17 You are no better than Hamas Marcel.
Avi ,   Ramat Gan   (01.26.06)
You wrote: This is what Israel get for showing weakness. You have no idea the strength of Israel! Despite everything we shine. We are the best. Go to hell. You and those who hate us and wish to divest from us, first throw away your medicines which we developed for you. Yah, and along with our medicial and techological advances we keep you alive and safe to throw shit at us. LOL! That pentium chip in your computer gives you the chance to spew your ignorance on YNET throughout the day. Save your bullshit for Bush who twisted arms so tightly and sold us out.
21. Don't you see?
mattrob72 ,   USA   (01.26.06)
Doesn't anyone else see the beauty of what has happened? Hamas, a recognized, self-proclaimed terrorist organization has been elected into the majority of the parlaiment of a bunch of countryless squatters! If a 'Palestinian' (quotes because the term is a joke when used by the Jordanian and Syrian expatriates squatting on Israeli soil) state is created quickly, the West and Israel can declare it a rogue, terrorist state, and bring the military against them. I am no lover of war, but this conflict has gone on long enough. If those that lost the Middle East war will not accept defeat and find somewhere else to live, or live peacefully in Israel, they will have to be destroyed. That makes it pretty simple, doesn't it? So-called Palestinians - find someplace else to live, live peacfully under Israeli rule, or face total destruction and forced relocation. Your electing of a terrorist-run parliament has limited your options severely, and your statehood will eliminate all possiblities other than those listed.
22. you see ?
I wrote it here many monthes ago that the time will show us that Hams will be the new government of the Palistinians and the whole world soon or later will axept them .... later we will see the Israelian government siting with them face to face , shaking their hands ... like what's happend before with the PLO and with Mr. Arafat (God bless him) after all the world called terrorists .... history made to learn ... but some people they look only under their feet so they don't learn ....
23. #5
Jane   (01.26.06)
The dreck in this equation is you, Eda Haredit, Naturei Karta and Hamas.
24. Does anyone beleive #11!?!
Michael U ,   SF, CA   (01.26.06)
This post from someone who calls him/herself True is some of the most blatant Bullsh*t I have read. First he claims an OCCUPATION. Then he denies Israels historical claim on the land calling it a myth. Don't they teach you peons history? Do you know about the history of the Middle East? Israel has existed for many 1000's of years. Long before your false prophet Mohammud, long before your people ever inhabited the land. Israel has a right to defend itself from liars and perverts like this True fellow. Why does he come to Ynet to spew his obviously false ideas?
25. A history teacher
Egyptian ,   Egypt   (01.26.06)
I don't think you know what are you speaking about. Anyway democracy is the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives. or A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
26. # 15 Yoel - Shut-up and look in yr own backyard, moron
27. # 16 - Shai
Dan ,   USA   (01.26.06)
What if it was your daughter who had a full clip emptied into her dead body by an IDF officer? You invaded this land and displaced people. Stop playing victim when you are opressors. Israel MUST end its occupation. This is the road to peace which opposed by American Jews not the majority of Israeli citizens.
28. #18
Jane   (01.26.06)
Oh, goody, it's the guy who calls women posters "Hatress". Bet you're happy with the election results since women will be limited to cooking, cleaning, bearing children and going on the occasional suicide mission.
29. 'Palestinians' Should Now Be Worried ...
Craig Crawford ,   Laguna Niguel USA   (01.26.06)
'Hamas' (like 'Hizbollah' in Lebanon) is backed by Iran. In Ezekiel 38-39 the Bible warns a coming war between Iran (Persia) and Israel will either just precede (to prepare the way for the coming 'Antichrist' or 'counterfeit-christ')) or will be part of the final Battle of Armageddon ... the only time in history Persia (Iran) has gone to war against Israel was to help Israel throw off the yoke of the Byzantine Empire around 614 AD. The Bible warns Russia/Magog would act as a 'guard' for Iran (Persia) and allies. And when this coming war does finally start, the United States (for reasons yet unknown) will be unable or unwilling to help Israel defend herself. According to the Bible, Israel must stand alone...with God. Sabbath school and Sunday school graduates should be sitting on the edge of their seats with white knuckles as we watch this terrible prophecy slowly start to unfold ... But, I wouldn't get too excited if I were a Palestinian ('Philistinian') because the Bible warns sometime after 'Gaza is forsaken' and the Jews have been 'uprooted,' (see Zephaniah 2:1-4) God will 'destroy' all the Philistines (Palestinians) in Gaza so there will be 'no inhabitant' left (see Zephaniah 2:5). And, He also promises the children of Israel, that one day (after 'all these things take place') the 'remnant of the tribe of Judah' will once again live there in peace (see Zephaniah 2:7) ... Grace and Shalom,
30. #20 Avi
Marcel ,   Florida   (01.26.06)
A weak Israel bowed to U.S. pressure and threw out it's own brothers for the false peace of Bush A weak Israel stands for nothing but surrenders and retreats as we see with Gaza and now Hevron ,Judea and Samaria. A weak Israel votes for weak leaders like Olmert and Kadima who only know how to remove their own fellow Jews from their homes and do nothing to end the Palestinian threat. ISRAEL IS WEAK AND NEEDS TO CUT THE BUSH LEASH CHOKING IT'S NECK. The idea that a Palestinian state can be established by 2008, and will then produce stability is divorced from reality and dangerous and will be a state that will try to undermine Israel … When the PA permits Hamas to take part in the elections without abandoning its firearms, is that democracy? Its gang, armed gangs playing at pretend democracy. If Fatah continues to behave as it does now, Hamas will eventually take over the Gaza Strip … A two-state solution is simply not relevant. It is a story that the western world tells with western eyes. And that story does not comprehend the scale of the gap and the scale of the problem. We, in Israel, are also sweeping it under the rug." moshe yalon
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