U.S. Ambassador To Israel Says Trump Peace Plan Will Open up the "Biblical" lands To Tourism

  
By:  john-russell  •  3 weeks ago  •  11 comments

U.S. Ambassador To Israel Says Trump Peace Plan Will Open up the "Biblical" lands To Tourism

Trump appointed U.S. ambassador to Israel , David Friedman, told a Christian broadcasting interviewer that the Trump peace plan will be a boon for evangelical Christian tourism in Israel.  He says at this time Israel does not control many biblical locations, but will before long. 

I question the whole concept of US foreign policy catering to religious beliefs, particularly the beliefs of people who want the end of the world to center around Jerusalem. 

What nonsense. 

Read the material and see the video

https://twitter.com/mehdirhasan/status/1222995084033122304?s=20

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JohnRussell
1  author  JohnRussell    3 weeks ago
told Christian Broadcasting Network reporter David Brody that President Donald Trump’s new peace plan will restore Israel’s ...
 
 
 
Split Personality
1.1  Split Personality  replied to  JohnRussell @1    3 weeks ago
“you’re talking about opening up the Bible, bringing it back to life in ways that...couldn’t have even imagined.”

Do you think he means religious persecution, leprosy , malnutrition, crucifixion or the Crusades?

 
 
 
WallyW
1.2  WallyW  replied to  JohnRussell @1    3 weeks ago

What specific problems do you have with the plan?

 
 
 
JohnRussell
1.2.1  author  JohnRussell  replied to  WallyW @1.2    3 weeks ago

How high is the sky? 

 
 
 
Ed-NavDoc
1.2.2  Ed-NavDoc  replied to  WallyW @1.2    3 weeks ago

Only that it was developed by his president and ours Donald Trump, nothing more!! If it had been put forward by a progressive leftist liberal, he would be singing praises to high Heaven! Such is his rabid hatred of Trump and conservatives in general.

 
 
 
JohnRussell
1.2.3  author  JohnRussell  replied to  Ed-NavDoc @1.2.2    3 weeks ago
If it had been put forward by a progressive leftist liberal, he would be singing praises to high Heaven! Such is his rabid hatred of Trump and conservatives in general.

Ive seen a lot of silly things on here, but the idea I would agree with the evangelicals position on Israel if it had been put forth by a liberal is one of the silliest. 

 
 
 
Ed-NavDoc
1.2.4  Ed-NavDoc  replied to  JohnRussell @1.2.3    3 weeks ago

Good attempt at deflection, but no cigar. Way to ignore the first half of my post.

 
 
 
Tacos!
2  Tacos!    3 weeks ago

Any plan can - and will - be criticized. At minimum, I would say it's a good thing that someone has been working on one. It would be nice if Trump also talked to the Palestinians about a plan, but I wonder if they can even contemplate a plan that doesn't involve wiping Israel from the face of the Earth.

 
 
 
JohnRussell
2.1  author  JohnRussell  replied to  Tacos! @2    3 weeks ago

The US ambassador to Israel, who is Jewish by the way, is verbally catering to evangelical Christians who , by and large, believe Jews are going to hell.  Now the US designed peace plan is proposed with the entertainment of the evangelicals at least partially in mind.  Amazing. 

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
2.1.1  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  JohnRussell @2.1    3 weeks ago

The Evangelicals may have other beliefs as well, such as in Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Jolly Green Giant, and since we all know that they are all fantasies at best, such beliefs are of no consequence and those of us who are intelligent know that.  I'm sure the Democrats cater to others, such as the LGBTQs, the immigrants, academics, the welfare crowd, the anti-gun people, etc to attract THEIR votes.  It's all just part of the game. Since I know that "The End" as believed by the Evangelicals will never happen, I see nothing wrong in their votes being elicited.

 
 
 
Tacos!
2.1.2  Tacos!  replied to  JohnRussell @2.1    3 weeks ago
Now the US designed peace plan is proposed with the entertainment of the evangelicals at least partially in mind.

Is this your way of accusing Trump of getting a foreign leader to interfere in an election?

 
 
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