Obama’s search for utopia
Yoaz Hendel
Published: 10.02.11, 10:48
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1. doesn't make sense
Israel Israeli ,   Tel Aviv   (02.10.11)
Where does Hendel get that Obama ever had good intentions or was seeking utopia? All evidence is that Obama knows what he is doing, he is simply a racist and incompetent. Obama chose to bow low and show his submission to the King of Saudi Arabia, knowing that Saudi Arabia is a racist hell-hole of human rights abuse. Obama chose to attack, isolate and delegitimize Israel and the Jews, based on the teachings of his spiritual mentor Reverend Wright. Obama decided to support Ahmadinejad against the Iranian people knowing that he condemned them to death, just like Bush sacrificed the Kurds to Saddam. And Obama originally hailed Mubarak's reelection in obviously rigged elections. There is no need to be charitable to Obama.
2. Husein Obummer is clueless............
Wise Saba ,   Eretz Yisrael   (02.10.11)
When it comes to the Middle East, Obummer is clueless, he doesn't understand the arab physique. What he is ending up doing is causing irreparable damage that is threatening to set the whole area on fire. The best thing Obummer & Clinton could do now is to shut up!
3. the way to hell is paved with good intentions!
michael redbourn ,   Arad - Israel   (02.10.11)
I'd like to make a fairly confident prediction about Egypt's future as a pluralist democracy. There won't be one in the new future. Elections will be held in November and one of Mubarak's proteges will take the reins. There's an ongoing discussion about the issue here .. http://tiny.cc/egypt-demos I thought that Obama had alienated every one of America's allies but I hadn't taken Saudi Arabia into account; but he's now in trouble with them too. The Times of London reported Thursday February 10, that Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah threatened to support embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak if the Obama administration tried to force a fast change of regime in Egypt. In a short-tempered personal telephone call on Jan. 29, the king reportedly told President Obama to stop humiliating Mubarak and warned that he would step in to bankroll Egypt if the U.S. withdrew its aid program, which is worth around $1.5 billion annually. America's closest Gulf State ally also made clear that the Egyptian president must be allowed to stay on to oversee the transition towards peaceful democracy and then leave with dignity. "Mubarak and King Abdullah are not just allies, they are close friends, and the King is not about to see his friend cast aside and humiliated", a senior source in the Saudi capital told The Times, "and with Egypt in chaos, the kingdom is Washington's only major ally left in the Arab world and the Saudis want the Americans to remember that". Good intentions? Such as giving away money that the US doesn't have and pointing it full steam ahead at bankrutpcy in 2020? Causing the world to see the US as being in decline? Losing it all its allies and getting no new ones? His results might be seen by many as excellent of course, but those that see it so are America's enemies.
4. Be careful what you wish for
Hunt S Cross ,   England   (02.10.11)
Faced with growing bloodshed, the Egyptian Foreign Minister pleads for a lessening of American pressure for speed of change. But the Obama administration does not care that its words act as incitement, destroying the possibility of a peaceful transition. The US electorate voted for a statesmanlike president. Instead they got a community organiser on a global scale but prejudiced in his outlook, limited in his grasp of facts and careless of the outcome of his actions. He is tireless in his efforts to damage the interests of the USA and its allies. He is naive in his belief that their enemies respect his motivation more than they respect their erstwhile strength. I fear that his efforts to rebuild the world from zero will bring it down to zero and ensure that it stays there for a long time to come.
5. Not Utopia… but it's a start.
Salma ,   Palestine   (02.10.11)
Who knows, maybe Egyptian youth Inspired by Obama's speech in Cairo , you know....A throw without a pitcher.
6. Every Bloody Jihadi has good intentions
Bloodyscot ,   Dallas, Texas   (02.10.11)
and Hussein Obamba is no different. I know this because I am the Best Ever World Affairs Expert in Training. My Tex-Mex Burrito Crystal Ball still informs me Obama reelected and it is always right even if Obama will not be reelected. It is all true, I only report the way I see it with 100/100 vision through Al Jazeera colored glasses 8000 miles away from Middle East and 11000 miles away from Korean Peninsula. Viva Mejico y Tejas Unidos! BLOODYTHIRSTY SCOT GREATEST EXPERT OF TEX-MEX BURRITOS, ENCHILADAS, FAJITAS, MIDDLE EAST, FAR EAST AND NOW HUMAN RIGHTS IN MUSLIM COUNTRIES!!!!!! DALLAS, TEXAS
7. reducing Israel to indefensible borders isn't good intention
8. Obama's "utopia" is rooted in the teachings of...
Jehudah Ben-Israel ,   Qatzrin, Israel   (02.10.11)
...the Rev. J. Wright under whom Obama "set" for 20 years, and in the ideas of Obama's long friends and associates such as the Min. L. Farakhan and the Profs. E. Said and R. Khalidi: a total blame of all ills in the world on the "European man".....
9. What a stupid leftist
Gee ,   Zikron Yaakov   (02.10.11)
Even now he compounds his stupidity with moronic comments. "Good intentions", "skillful", "illegal settlements", etc. Odumba intentions is to dismantle Israel and put another Arab racist terrorist dictatorship in it's place. This is a "good intention" in whose eyes? Odumba is so skillful that he has managed to alienate the Arabs, Israel, Europe and a good part of the American voters. How skillful can you get? Odumba is a walking disaster for the entire world.
10. Democracy means....everyone has the right to
Steven Wilson ,   Anchorage, Alaska   (02.10.11)
vote in a Theocracy. Is this so hard to figure out for idiots at Harvard who sit around reading "Books", about the Middle East? Or they listen to Liberal professors that read a book or two on the Middle East? I'm beginning to think Harvard stands for book worm. People who read a lot of books with their heads in the sand. People to stupid to look at the terrorist behind them with the AK-47 pointed at their head. Do we relabel the guy Commander and Clown? His administration has become a sick joke played out on us all.
11. All what israelis don't understand
Yacine ,   Algeria   (02.10.11)
... is that true american interests and israeli policy of colonization based on jewish religious legends are completely opposite. When america will be liberated from the hijack by an army of israeli lobbyists this bare fact will be clear to most of americans.
Orao. ,   Srbia.   (02.10.11)
Obama’s search for utopia Comment - Utopia is only comming this way - Zechariah 14 Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee. 2For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished. And half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city. 3Then shall the LORD go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fought in the day of battle. 4And His feet shall stand in that day upon the Mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east; Only YEHOWAH can bring Utopia in upon Earth. Further - Op-ed: President Barack Obama has good intentions, but reality keeps on getting in the way Yoaz Hendel Comment - Deceptions is NO good intentions but SELF FRAUD. Further . reality keeps on getting in the way Comment - EXACTLY. Obama as an Enemy to Jerusalem and Israel, because of His SELF FRAUD, will never partake in the Blessing of YEHOWAHS UTOPIA., Nobody else Either. Futher - This colossal confusion stemmed from flawed intelligence at best and from ignorance at worst. Comment - It is from Bouth, and it is called - USEFULL IDIOCY - by the Psychopats. Further - Indeed, there is nothing wrong with dreamers like Obama, but not in this profession. Comment - There is noyhing wrong with Childishness and Unmaturity either, if it is ceept in its own place. GOD bevere from the USEFULL IDIOTS and their Dreams. Orao.Srbia.
13. Nr 3.
Orao. ,   Srbia.   (02.10.11)
If the Saudis would not Support Mubarak, that would be Suicidal on Saudis behalf. Obamas US Policy will make the US loose all influense in the Mideast. The Yanks can go Home. Obama is the Biggest Looser ever Regarding US policy. Orao.Srbia.
14. BHO's every "mistake"
BH ,   Iowa   (02.10.11)
has consistantly been to the benefit of the most radical Islamist elements involved. He's backstabbed our allies and emboldened our enemies. He's not a fool, he knows exactly what he's doing. He just won't be honest about what that exactly is.
15. Ok, ok, Obimbo is a fool and dangerous to Egypt,
Yosi ,   Gilo-Jerusalem   (02.10.11)
but even more dangerous to the USA. If someone like him can be such an idiot on foreign affairs, how much more damage has he and is he doing to the American economy. Remember, his whole life has been about hatred for the USA. Boy, what an opportunity to destroy from inside. No wonder he's been printing dollars like it's going out of style.
16. As usual
Mike caton ,   USA   (02.10.11)
As usually occurs, in striving towards a utopia, Obama will create just the opposite, a distopia for all of us, especially Israel. (Obama openly supports the Muslim Brotherhood)--need i say more?
17. What one fool can destroy 10 wise man cannot repair.
tanya ,   tel aviv israel   (02.10.11)
18. Nr 12 - Further -
Orao. ,   Srbia.   (02.10.11)
Obama to O'Reilly: People who hate me don't know me Comment - O Yes We do - it is the other way around, You dont know Yourself. Further - WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he doesn't take it personally when people say they hate him. And the thing he dislikes most about being president is the constant, intense scrutiny. Comment - He will never learn or change that is. Further - "The people who dislike you don't know you. The folks who hate you, they don't know you," Obama said Sunday in an interview broadcast Comment - That is all His GOOD intentions we hithereto has not seen yet. Further - "What they hate is whatever funhouse mirror image of you that's out there. They don't know you." Comment - We have seen you Policy in practise, and no funhouuse Mirror can change that. Further - Asked by Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly whether his critics annoyed him, Obama said: "By the time you get here, you have to have had a pretty thick skin. If you didn't, then you probably wouldn't have Comment - The Thick skin we have Experiensed, it is called Selfdeception or in other Words - Op-ed: President Barack Obama has good intentions, but reality keeps on getting in the way Indeed, there is nothing wrong with dreamers like Obama, but not in this profession. This colossal confusion stemmed from flawed intelligence at best and from ignorance at worst. Comment - It will get Worse ". GOD save us from this Selfdeceiver. Orao.Srbia.
19. Ah, Obama the great pretender!
manicdrummer ,   Madison, USA   (02.10.11)
I think Obama would be admired by more people if he were a fashion model. He seems to be so hung up on himself.
20. Where is the evidence of Obama's good intentions?
Chaim ,   Israel   (02.10.11)
I don't see evidence of good intentions in Obama's conduct. I see evidence of a desire to turn America into a socialist, centrally controlled (by him) clone of the former Soviet Union. This is the agenda of many of Obama's oldest friends and associates. I suppose you could call that utopian. If your utopia involves living a life of complete subservience to an all knowing, all powerful deity that Obama wants to be acknowledged as. Moreover, Obama's intentions towards Israel are overwhelmingly hostile and would be even more hostile if Israel's many friends in the U.S. House and Senate didn't bring him to heel on many occasions.
21. #11 Relevance?
Tahl   (02.11.11)
It seems you picked the wrong article to stick your anti-Israel vitriol in. Your comment has no relevance to the topic on hand.
22. # 11
Birdi ,   Israel   (02.11.11)
You do realize dont you that your hatefull post has nothing to do with this article ?
23. #5 Salami
BEN JABO ,   ISRAEL   (02.11.11)
The road to hell is paved with good inentions, enjoy the trip !
24. It takes time to understand
Moshe ,   Netanya   (02.11.11)
That Obama, like Mr. White and Khalidi, strong supporter of Muslim Brotherhood. Nothing less. He is strong supporter of Muslim Brotherhood. His all policy on ME is directed by Khalidi, not some Jewish clerc. As to democracy in ME, there is none in Israel. There is one radio (govment), one TV (govmnt). By govmt I mean "Labor govmt because the SAME people are on radio and TV and their children. You out of job which pays a lot if you out of line.
25. Obama is very clever and knows exactly
Seppo ,   Finland   (02.11.11)
what he is doing. He is developing the US to be a Marxist state under dominion of the UN. Laws like Obamacare and food security law are pushed so quickly thru that most of the Congress doesn't know what is in them. Like if FDA has a belief that some farmer's product may be a health risk, they can close the farm without any proof. A very good way to create famine. For which purpose has been made up over 500 concentration camps? For which purpose guillotines have been ordered? One thing is still missing but Obama working on it. The homeland security will be expanded to be as big as US military. For what purpose? Algaeda? Americans are already forced to all kinds of security measures like TSA. Microchips will be implanted in everybody facilitating to control his location any time. These are some of Obama's good intensions to secure the security of all Americans. Control of all coastal waters and Great Lakes has been already given to the UN, hardly anybody notices how this kind systems have been wrapped in normal laws and constitutional handling can thus be avoided. With Obama all freedom will be lost but obviously Americans prefer security.
26. #11
That the Jews are the indigenous people of Israel is not a legend, but a fact, proven by the Koran. I am certain that you know that the Koran is 100% correct.
27. Obama
N Lust ,   New York, USA   (02.11.11)
This Israeli pathetic Obama bashing is so infantile. How isolated do you want to be..are you signing up with the Tea Party reactionaries?
28. Obama's Intentions
J. Dale Weaver ,   Irmo, SC, USA   (02.11.11)
I'm afraid that Obama's intentions were never as "good" as the columnist gives him credit for. In fact, since he took office two years ago, he has shown a callous disregard for not only Israel, but for many of the allies of the United States. His policies have endangered their stability, and in some cases, their very existence. Mubarak is merely the latest victim, but far from the last. As an American and a friend of Israel, I find the actions of our current government appalling and truly disturbing. Please know that many Americans are your friends. And don't trust our current President, please. As an American, I understand. Blessings.
29. To President Obama. “Obama’s search for utopia”.
Maansingh ,   The Netherlands   (02.12.11)
“Obama’s search for utopia” -- that could be translated as ‘Obama’s search for the perfect world’. If President Obama is looking to establish the perfect world on this planet Earth than he is well-advised to take shelter of YAHWEH, the Supreme Lord, Who’s other Name is ALLAH. YAHWEH is the Supreme Father of all human beings, which includes all Americans, all Europeans, all Asians, all Africans, all Arabs, all Australians, and any other human beings. In other words, every human being living on planet Earth is the child of YAHWEH. Those who think that some human beings are not the children of YAHWEH, the Supreme Father -- they are wrong, they are misinformed, they are misled, they have little or no knowledge about the position of YAHWEH. Unless one acknowledges the existence of YAHWEH -- the perfect world CAN NOT be established on planet Earth ; it will remain an utopia. Because you, dear President Obama, would like to establish the perfect world on planet Earth, you should take shelter of YAHWEH, the Supreme Lord. BTW those who do not acknowledge the existence of YAHWEH are considered to be demons. IF Muslims do not accept the existence of YAHWEH, that will mean that they do NOT accept the Koran. IF the Muslims do not accept the Koran -- they should not call themselves Muslims. CONCLUSION Dear President Obama, to fight against the State of Israel (which includes Judea & Samaria, the Golan Heights, and the Gaza Strip) is the MOST stupid thing to do. WHY ? Because the Land of Israel (which includes Judea & Samaria, the Golan Heights, and the Gaza Strip) is given by YAHWEH, the Supreme Lord, to the Jewish People -- as mentioned by Moses the Lawgiver in around 1250 B.Chr.
30. J. Dale #28: Obama's intentions
Steve   (02.12.11)
I essentially agree with your analysis. A callous disregard for allies of the United States does not betoken good intentions, but bad intentions. Good does not come from evil. Evil comes from evil. Evil intentions yield evil results. I would however caution you in one respect. If you see Mr. Obama as he is, I would not refer to him as "our" or "my" president. I did not vote for Obama. I do not support Obama. I believe Obama is very dangerous. He has done considerable damage to the United States; to the world at large, particularly the Middle East. Though Obama is "the" president, he is not my president.
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