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Sun Jun 16, 2019, 02:55 PM

Golan Heights: Israel unveils 'Trump Heights' settlement

Source: BBC



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"Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after US President Donald Trump.

At a naming ceremony on Sunday, Mr Netanyahu said Trump Heights honoured Mr Trump for his decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the territory.

Building work has yet to begin but a sign bearing Mr Trump's name and US and Israeli flags was unveiled.

Critics called the move a publicity stunt with no legal authority."

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-48656431

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Reply Golan Heights: Israel unveils 'Trump Heights' settlement (Original post)
Scurrilous Jun 2019 OP
JDC Jun 2019 #1
TruckFump Jun 2019 #2
Doodley Jun 2019 #3
johnp3907 Jun 2019 #4
jgmiller Jun 2019 #5
Grins Jun 2019 #37
George II Jun 2019 #6
eppur_se_muova Jun 2019 #7
oldsoftie Jun 2019 #16
BlueIdaho Jun 2019 #8
Cirque du So-What Jun 2019 #9
Rainbow Droid Jun 2019 #10
JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2019 #11
muriel_volestrangler Jun 2019 #12
bronxiteforever Jun 2019 #13
Vinca Jun 2019 #14
NYC Liberal Jun 2019 #15
George II Jun 2019 #17
Maxheader Jun 2019 #18
blueinredohio Jun 2019 #19
The Liberal Lion Jun 2019 #20
Demonaut Jun 2019 #21
Grokenstein Jun 2019 #22
sandensea Jun 2019 #23
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jun 2019 #24
sandensea Jun 2019 #25
C_U_L8R Jun 2019 #26
tclambert Jun 2019 #27
farmbo Jun 2019 #28
MustLoveBeagles Jun 2019 #29
rockfordfile Jun 2019 #30
Dawson Leery Jun 2019 #31
Rene Jun 2019 #32
Politicub Jun 2019 #33
Scurrilous Jun 2019 #34
IronLionZion Jun 2019 #35
mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 #36
BlueMTexpat Jun 2019 #38

Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:04 PM

1. This is gross

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:08 PM

2. Geeeeeeez, I have a Jewish background and

I am totally offended.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:08 PM

3. Making a political point at the expense of trying to achieve real peace.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:11 PM

4. This is real?

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:33 PM

5. I always admired and defended Israel

Then they elected and kept electing Netanyahu. Just like Trump he is an embarrassment to those that came before him.

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Response to jgmiller (Reply #5)

Mon Jun 17, 2019, 03:23 PM

37. And I'm with you!

I gave up on Israel after the USS Liberty and Jonathan Pollard. And worse, they colluded (that word again) with Oliver North and Reagan in selling weapons - TO IRAN! And it’s been all downhill since. Eff them!

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:35 PM

6. And it immediately went bankrupt.

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Response to George II (Reply #6)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:40 PM

7. Like everything else with that name on it. nt

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Response to George II (Reply #6)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 06:48 PM

16. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHA!!! Todays winner!!!

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 03:51 PM

8. 🤢🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮 nt.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 04:03 PM

9. Well, this proves that Netanyahu isn't superstitious

Otherwise, he'd be especially leery of attaching that name to any endeavor.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 04:06 PM

10. I wish I lived in a world where this was intentional satire.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 04:14 PM

11. All the proposed homes were immediately bought by Russian oligarchs.

I'm sure Israel paid handsomely for the right to use the Trump brand.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 04:29 PM

12. How long before the people living there vote to have his name removed?

That's been the general outcome.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 04:45 PM

13. Trump Heights and Casino

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Response to bronxiteforever (Reply #13)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 05:18 PM

14. Soon to go bankrupt.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 06:06 PM

15. How much is Trump making off of this?

No way he'd let his name be used for free.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 06:50 PM

17. They've already decided to rename it, it's now called "trump Depths".

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 06:54 PM

18. Plays cheetox like a fiddle...


Stumpy will have an orgasm...

Hey traitor? Anything in americu being named after ya?

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 07:06 PM

19. Maybe Trump can move there when he gets out of jail.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 07:13 PM

20. At first this made me angry

and then I thought it will end like so many other "trump" named things:

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 07:33 PM

21. I don't think that sign will last

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 07:34 PM

22. How long...

...before the name comes off THIS piece of real estate?

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 07:38 PM

23. And let me guess:

There's mold in the walls, toilets back up, and every unit's a fire trap.

But hey, at least you get gold-colored lettering at the gates.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 07:56 PM

24. So long as you take Trump

And make him live there permanently.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #24)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 08:58 PM

25. I'd force him to live, in the occupied West Bank

If there's reincarnation, that's where he'll probably be born next.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 09:01 PM

26. Ain't no turd mountain high enough.

How shameful. What suck ups.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 09:22 PM

27. I thought for sure this was The Onion or The Borowitz Report.

Satire of some kind. What has happened to reality?

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 10:00 PM

28. Stay Classy, Netanyahu.

Naming this (illegal?) settlement after the guy who called American Neo-Nazis “very fine people” as they chanted, “Jews will not replace us,” during a damn torchlight parade?

As Huxley said, “ the main lesson of history is that ... people don’t learn from history”.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 10:19 PM

29. This is wrong on so many levels

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Sun Jun 16, 2019, 11:11 PM

30. Netanyahu is a right-wing fascist just like Hitler wannabe Trump

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2019, 11:49 PM

31. Taking things that don't belong to you. How Trumpian.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Mon Jun 17, 2019, 09:09 AM

32. Who'd thunk Netanyahu would be such a kiss a** over drumpf's illegal maneuver .

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Mon Jun 17, 2019, 09:28 AM

33. Israel looks like the Republic of Stupid with Trump Heights

It’s disgusting that they’re treating seizure of land and property as a real estate development.

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Mon Jun 17, 2019, 10:45 AM

34. Update: Israeli Town Named After Trump Appears to be Fake News

Last edited Mon Jun 17, 2019, 11:31 AM - Edit history (1)

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100212195670


Haaretz reports:

In huge gilded letters (what else?), on a piece of synthetic lawn (of course), a large sign was erected in the Golan Heights, as if taken directly from the best of comedy sketches. Ramat Trump, or Trump Heights, will be built here. Even the strong gusts, which made it difficult to put up the scenery, gave this ridiculous event the atmosphere of an Israeli satire – a moment before a variety of government ministers began their comically dramatic march toward the ceremony.

We’ll begin at the end. No new community named for U.S. President Donald Trump was actually established on Sunday in the Golan Heights. As even the founder of the Knesset caucus for the Golan, Kahol Lavan MK Zvi Hauser, observed: “Anyone who reads the fine print of the ‘historic’ decision understands that this is a conceptual decision. There is no funding. There is no planning. There is no location and there is really no committed decision.”

https://www.joemygod.com/2019/06/israel-new-trump-heights-town-doesnt-exist/






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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Mon Jun 17, 2019, 10:54 AM

35. BBC should have verified their sources before reporting this fake news

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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Mon Jun 17, 2019, 10:59 AM

36. The parallax view

Israel unveiled a new Jewish settlement in the disputed Golan Heights named Trump Heights after the U.S. president


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Response to Scurrilous (Original post)

Tue Jun 18, 2019, 06:07 AM

38. Jerk Heights! eom

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