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Livid Giuliani Contrasts Obama With Netanyahu: ‘That’s a Man Who Fights for His People, Unlike Our President’ (VIDEO)

February 17, 2015 6:41 pm 64 comments

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Former New York City mayor Giuliani rips President Obama. Photo: Screenshot.

Former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani contrasted US President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in a talk on foreign policy late last week, describing Netanyahu as “a man who fights for his people, unlike our president.”

In his wide ranging and passionate talk on the White House’s approach to Islamist terror and to Iranian nuclear ambitions, a livid Giuliani declared about the Israeli PM’s controversial plan to address Congress next month on the Iranian nuclear threat, “that is a patriot, that’s a man who loves his people, that’s a man who protects his people, that’s a man who fights for his people, unlike our president.”

The remarks were made at an Iranian-American Community of Arizona symposium entitled “Countering Islamic Fundamentalism and a Nuclear-Armed Iran,” on February 13, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Watch the full video of Giuliani’s talk below (the remarks about Prime Minister Netanyahu are at 10:55):

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  • Larry A. Singleton

    “the misuse of the Islamic religion”? Are you frigging kidding me?

    Questions for Muslims 12-25-14 (Edited 2-12-15)

    “What the horn is to the rhinoceros, what the sting is to the wasp, the Mohammedan faith is to the Arabs of the Sudan-a faculty of offence. All the warlike operations of Mohammedan peoples are characterised by fanatacism” Winston Churchill

    “While Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsees and Jews, along with several million adherents of an animistic religion, all coexisted in relative harmony, one religion that would not accept compromise stood out from the rest: Islam.” Mahatma Gandhi

    About three years ago I ordered some reading material, including Taha’s “Second Message”, and a “study” Koran to find out what this “Islam thing” was all about. When I was sixteen I was chanting nam yo ho renge kyo to a piece of paper, (gahonzen?), having NO idea what I was doing. A few years later, hair down to my ass and a knapsack on my back, I hitchhiked cross country, got saved in Nashville Tenn. and went to live on a Christian farm in Mansfield Ohio. (Not the prison.) My gra’mom called me a “seeker”. As I said, there came a time recently when I wanted to understand this “religion of peace”. It was Humaid’s article on jihad I found in my Summarized Bukhari that decided “things” for me.

    Jihad in the Qur’an and Sunnah by ‘Abdullâh bin Muhammad bin Humaid (I had two links to this article that no longer work. In any case, Google it. It should be easy to find. Also check out the publisher Dar-us-Salam and sinister general manager of “Sound Vision” Abdul Malik Mujahid who personally plugs this article.)

    “we may describe it, (jihad), as a surgeon’s lancet and not a butcher’s knife.” Mahmoud Mohammed Taha From his book; The Second Message of Islam (I’m sure there are about 200 million dead people that would disagree with him. And this from the guy who’s been called the Mahatma Ghandi of Islam.)

    Question for Muslims:

    Explain this articles prominence, and significance almost as an “Introduction”, in a book, my Summarized Sahih Al-Bukhari, and tell me….

    ….WHY, out of all the articles, out of all the words of pearly Muslim wisdom the publishers could have put in this, “the most authentic and true among the books of the Prophet”, this article on JIHAD by Humaid, is the one they chose to submit and use almost as an Introduction?

    Also

    If Islam is the “religion of peace”, where in Sheikh Abdullah bin Humaid’s article on jihad can I find the equivalent of “Love Thy Neighbor” and “good will toward men”?

    Compare Humaid’s “jihad” and Emmet Fox’ Sermon on the Mount and tell me which one best represents a spirit of Love and “compassion”

    Also address “jihad” as it’s defined in Reliance of the Traveller and answer the same question. (Chapter O-9.0: Jihad O: “Jihad means to war against non-Muslims, and is etymologically derived from the word mujahada signifying warfare to establish the religion.” And explain why the “greater” jihad is only mentioned once here and never seen again in this “Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law”.)

    I’ve posted this many times to many Muslims and have yet to get a single response. Well, I did receive a response from some goofball named “Dr.” Mohsen El-Guindy asking me to read his books. Instead I downloaded a bunch of his articles. Which were pure rants. An Imam, sidestepped it by telling me I had to “study Islam” to gain a greater understanding.

  • lucy nielsen

    Rudy isn’t a good man. He’s a bigot and is only looking for something…do not believe his lies. He was great at one time and has lost all credibility. Obama cares for all people and fights for all. Obama doesn’t deserve all the terrible things said by Rudy nor you.

    • Jack Johnson

      Rudy isn’t a good man, he’s one of the greatest men that have ever lived.

    • Larry A. Singleton

      Uh-huh. And it’s nice that you explain exactly WHERE he’s lying. I’ll tell you where he’s “misguided”. It’s where he says “the misuse of the Islamic religion” is the cause of terrorism. NO. It is THE USE of ISLAM Exactly as it’s written. So says Muhammad, so says SK Malik and So Says even Mahmoud Mohammed Taha in his book The Second Message of Islam when referring to “jihad”. Maybe you can elaborate where Rudy is wrong.

  • lucy nielsen

    Rudy isn’t a good man. He’s a bigot and is only looking for something…do not believe his lies. He was great at one time and has lost all credibility. Obama cares for all people and fights for all. Oba

  • What hurts me the most is my misguided fellow Jews who in light of Obama’s hatred of Israel and Jews they still support and back him…why? How naive!! Wake up dreamers or it will be WWII all over again!

  • people who don';t see the rightness of giuliani are suicidally blind. it’s not about rudy or obama, it’s about iran not getting nukes, period.
    NO NUKES FOR IRAN!

    • This page — these remarks — this is why America will never be a united country accepting of all people with different ideas. Racism will be the bullet that kills America.

  • AS A LIFE LONG DEMOCRAT I’M ASHAMED OF OBAMA!!!
    I would gladly vote for Giuliani today for Prez!!!…unfortunately the Repubs are gonna run a bunch of slugs again …and these days I don’t see any worth Demo either…I was for Hillary but I changed my mind since she hasn’t spoken against Obama’s anti-Israel policies!!!

    • Golum, we are so happy that you are ashamed now! Though, thank you for electing this Antisemitic Marxist thug, and for putting whole world on the edge of total chaos and nuclear war. You “were for Hilary but now changed your mind”, oh God, we are so happy, thank you. I’m in tears of joy. You know what, Golum? I won’t call you an idiot because it’s not polite to call idiot an idiot, since the idiot like you may feel insulted by being called an idiot and I don’t like insulting idiots because they never stop being idiots. So I rest.

  • President Obama, we hope, is looking after the interests of the USA.
    President Putin must look after interests of Russia.
    The President of Chine, Xi Jinping is certainly looking after the interests of China.
    Poroshenko also has a mandate to look after the interests of Ukraine.
    etc, etc…

    And I also know that Prime Minister Netanyahu is doing the maximum to look after the interests of the State of Israel.
    But the difference with the above mentioned leaders is that Israel must defend itself not ONLY against Hamas and the other terror organizations, but also against the NEW Anti-Semitism in Europe as well as the hostile attitude of the Obama Administration.

    Therefore, PM of Israel work is certainly far MORE complex than that of the other leaders.

    • Mr.Joseph Rosen: Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein 0bama IS NOT looking out for the best interests of the USA. He’s a mentally ill pathological liar, malignant narcissist, con man, and Marxist Muslim jackass.

    • Joseph, you are sooo confused! You must be another liberal like Golum above. I’ll tell you a secret: Neither Obama nor Putin look after interests of their people. Both thugs look only after their own interests AGAINST interests of their people. Also Joseph: Anti-Semitism is NOT NEW in Europe, it’s OLD. And this Anti-Semitism in Europe grows exactly proportionally to the growth of …. (guess?!) Muslim population of Europe. Why? That’s your homework Joseph – go figure out why.

  • victoria brandeis

    THANK YOU MR. GIULIANI……ON CLEAN UP YOUR MISSED SCRAPPING UP MR. OBAMA OR WHOEVER HE WAS ON YOUR WATCH…..

    YES….THE PRIME MINISTER LOVES HIS PEOPLE……LOVES HIS COUNTRY AND LOVES BEING ‘JEWISH’…….AND, I LOVE THIS PRIME MINISTER FOR ALL HE DOES….FOR ALL TO BE

    INFACT THE ONLY WAITING PERIOD IS THE CALMING OF A TSUNAMI.
    ISIS AND THE TERRORIST TO EITHER BE FONDLED OR ‘DEAD’

    OBAMA IS ALREADY A ‘BREATHING DEAD’ MAN’,…..HIS MOUTH AND ELECTORAL TERM ARE ALMOST FINISHED…..WITH HIM AS HE FALLS WILL BE MOST OF BLACK AMERICA….SICK AND AWFUL…..THIS EVIL HAS PLACED WHAT WAS HEALING BACK CENTURIES……WHY?

    AMERICANS DON’T ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS…..YOU SIMPLY DRAW AND SHOOT…..YOU DO NOT EVEN HAVE ONE FINGER THAT MATCHES WHAT A JEW HOLDS DEAR NOR DO YOU HAVE THE SPARK OR TWINKLE OF KNOWING WHAT SPARKS OUR LIFE.

    ISRAEL, JEWS, AND OTHERS ARE SIMPLY PIMPLES FOR THIS ‘BLACK
    ANGEL OF DEATH AND HIS PUPPET MASTER…..

    YOUR VOICE MR. GIULIANI IS MOST WELCOME.

    BUT ANOTHER ELEMENT OF ROOSEVELT AND OTHERS WHO WANT ‘JEWS ‘ TO DISAPPEAR…..FUNNY….NOT HAPPENING.

  • Giuliani would have made a good president! Sad that the American people weren’t smart enough to elect him.

  • A man with balls just like Natayahu.

  • MARKUS E BRAJTMAN

    i WISH THE GREAT MAN WOULD STAND FOR POTUS.
    HE WOULD BE THE BEST EVER

  • See Glen Beck’s youtube about Obama, just over 40mins. Obama is fighting for his people and his ideals, but his people are not our people, nor are they the average American. His life was scripted and window-dressed and the American people were duped to elect him. He comes from a radical Islamic, communist background – anti establishment to say the least. He is no fool. Who put him in? The Trilateral Commission? There’s an agenda. It’s not pro-Israel.

    The horror is that the Herzog-Livni Camp, claiming the title of the Zionist Camp, boast of being in contact with BHO on the red telephone. They will execute his bidding and divide Jerusalem and create a Palastinian State in Judea and Samaria. Israel will be weak and open to attack. And all accomplished from within, with the assistance of V15, which is illegal

  • Guiliani speaks with a distressingly typically ignorance of what Obama likely must do to walk intelligently through a lineup of goons ready, without a doubt, to slaughter his wife and children for any infraction of *their* rules. One can admire Guiliani for his efforts to turn the ungovernable City of New York away from its user-unfriendly style, one cannot admire his manners.

    What comes across is ignorance. Not a great quality for someone who might have once aspired to become a statesman, as Guiliani once gave one the impression he was imagining he could do. NYC ain’t the USA, not by a long shot – New Yorker magazine covers notwithstanding.

    • Ruth do you feel better calling someone speaking from the heart ignorant, This is America the statement calling freedom of speech ignorant classifies you as Anti-America , See my thumb gee your scum !

  • Noel Hershfield

    Great stuff.Looks like more people are now realizing what a danger Obama is.

  • Noel Hershfield

    great stuff!i think more people are now realizing how dangerous the president is!

  • Thank you Rudy Giuliani!! You give us more than hope, you provide the momentum we all need to stop Obama dead in his tracks from selling out the United States, Israel, and the entire western world.

  • Tell Obama to stop meddling in Israel’s internal affairs.

    Tell Obama to give back the Republic of Texas to the Mexicans.
    American settlers were allowed to settle in Texas and afterwards the fought the Mexicans and established the Republic of Texas.

    There will never be an Arab-Palestine State in Greater Israel

    Israel needs to build 100,000 housing units per year in Judea and Samaria for the next 10 years, It also needs to build 3 superhighway connecting Judea and Samaria to Israel.
    Construct military bases in Judea and Samaria to protect the people and the country.
    Israel also needs to build 50,000 housing units per year in greater Jerusalem and build additional roads and highway in and from Jerusalem. Israel must also build housing and expand settlements of the Negev and the Galil.

    Arabs expelled a million plus Jews from all their countries and confiscated their assets.
    The Jewish exodus from Arab lands refers to the 20th century expulsion or mass departure of Jews, primarily of Sephardi and Mizrahi background, from Arab and Islamic countries. The migration started in the late 19th century, but accelerated after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. According to official Arab statistics, over 989,000 Jews were forced out of their homes in Arab countries from 1948 until the early 1970’s. Some 650,000 resettled in Israel, The Arab governments confiscated their assets, businesses, home and Real estate estimated at 120,000 square kilometers – 46,000 sq, miles (5-6 times the size of the State of Israel). Valued today in the trillions of dollars.
    Let the 21 Arab countries resettle the Arab Palestinians in the land they confiscated from the Jews which is 5 times the size of Israel. Provide them with funds they confiscated from the million Jewish people they expelled and let them build an economy, This will benefit both the Arab-Palestinians and the hosting countries, The other alternative is relocate the Arab-Palestinians to Jordan, (originally land allocated for the Jewish people) which is already 80% Arab-Palestinians, and give them funds to relocate and build an economy. This will solve the Arab-Palestinians refugee problem once and for all. It will also reduce hostility and strife in the region.

    • As usual, YJ, your knowledge of Middle East history is impressive. Your judgement about the Arab Mind is not. Under huge pressure from the West, Israel sent enough concrete to Gaza’s cretins to rebuild Crete twice. Gaza is not the postwar London Ab-ass and Ham-ass pretend. What did they build besides terror tunnels? Anything? And you propose giving ten times that amount!

      You think the Dumbth pandemic is limited to the U.S.A.?

      http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/494799._Dumbth_

    • I love all your solutions. They are well-thought out, intelligent, creative and fair. However, they will not deal with the present, over-riding goals of hard-core Islamic, Quran-driven ideology for the revival of the Caliphate and World domination. All the rest is just a smokescreen. They have waited centuries and they are being fired up by charismatic Imams, blood-lust, propaganda and a permissive response from misguided, self-serving, cowardly “Western Civilization” countries, that believe they will be safe if they go along. This is not the first time America has had to deal with marauding Muslims. Our founding Fathers fought off the Barberry Pirates, and they were not afraid to call them by their rightful name.

    • Great post YJ , Telling it how it needs to be

  • Will the congress raise to the occasion? The American people are the last stop against Islamism.

  • Terrorism is not a MISUSE of Islam. Remember that Mohammed spread his religion by the sword. He was a great warrior, killed a lot of people, beheaded many of them esp Jews. His followers tortured and raped people into converting and he was VERY PROUD of it. Terrorism is the BASIS of Islam. That’s how they became great. Those who aren’t terrorists have TAMED Islam.
    The solution is in the hands of G-d but for sure we shouldn’t help them or excuse them.
    Rather Jews (they especially hate Jews) should start connecting to the Creator (through His Torah) and thus weaken the destroyer.

  • God Bless Rudolph Giuliani. He is a true friend.

  • The BS from Giuiliani is more Republican garbage. He will only support the pollution that the Koch brothers companies leave to our country.

    • let me guess , u are a Muslim…. go back to your desert country please . If not soon we will push you out.

  • Larry A. Singleton

    I was scanning an article I just printed out earlier: Iran: Jewish Life Under Islamic Rule by Victoria S. Goishani. Here’s an excerpt:

    When Hitler visited Iran during World War II, the Shah protected the Jews; Iranian Jews believe that the Shah told Hitler that the Jews of Persia were as old as Persia and as Aryan as the rest of the Iranians. [24] He abolished the Law of Apostasy and allowed Jews to have political representation in the Majlis, the Iranian Parliament. Most importantly, the Shah began full diplomatic relations with the state of Israel in 1960. [25] Israeli delegates regularly attended international conferences held in Tehran and Israeli athletes participated in Iranian sporting events. Top Israeli politicians and leaders such as David Ben Gurion, Golda Meir, Abba Eban, Yitzhak Rabin, and Yigal Allon visited the Shah and high-level Iranian politicians. El-Al, Israeli’s flagship airline, operated openly through Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport. Trade and other transfers between the two nations were extensive, and included oil transactions, agricultural assistance, and consumer good sales. An estimated 70 to 80 percent of Iranian military officers with the rank of major or higher made trips to Israel between 1960 to 1979. [26] The Shah’s close relationship with Israel was symbolic of the improved relations between Muslims and Jews within Iran.

    Turning Back the Clock: Post-Revolutionary Iran

    Overnight, the 1979 Islamic Revolution overturned all the societal gains made by the Jewish community under the Shah.

    The first word in my head as I finished this last was “Carter”. Thank you president Carter who is directly responsible for this catastrophe. Carter, the Jew Hater. The despicable piece of garbage I naively respected and looked up to because of his “Habitat for Humanity” efforts. Boy, was I an idiot. Of course this was one of the things that contributed to me being an EX life-long Democrat.

  • Why is he not running for president? He is head and shoulders above the bozos in both parties.

  • THANK GOD FOR RUDY GIULIANI HAVING THE COURAGE TO SPEAK THE TRUTH! THE THOUGHT OF OBAMA BRINGS DISMAY, ANGER, SHOCK, DISGUST, AND EVERY OTHER NEGATIVE EMOTION THAT CAN BE CALLED TO MIND! THIS MAN IS A SHAME TO AMERICA!

    MAY GOD HAVE MERCY ON HIS PEOPLE IN ISRAEL AND HIS PEOPLE IN AMERICA, AND MAY HE PROTECT US FROM THIS MAN OBAMA THAT IS OVER THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!

    INDEED THIS IS QUITE A CONTRAST AND A VERY ACCURATE ONE AT THAT!

  • Dear, dear Rudy: Not only Middle East history, but probably world history would have by now manifested a far different character, had you pursued the New Hampshire primary in 2008. You would have brought the passion which Mit Romney lacked to defeat Obama, the street fighter. Of course, your chances of winning the primary without the support of main stream republican pols was slim, but your passion is what the republicans needed then and still need now. We need a robust primary fight this time and I believe we will get one.

    • @ Max Cohen, beautifully and well said…a man with a passion for his country and justice and G-d and humanity…Julianne would make a great President…perhaps it’s not too late???

  • Love Ex-Mayor Rudy Guiliani, what a great man and what a difference it would make, if he was the President of the United States.

    He has lived through 9/11, which it seems people are forgetting, just like the Holocaust, but he remembers, and appreciates what Prime Minister Netanyhu is doing for his Country and his People.

    It would be so encouring if Pres Obama would do the same.

  • Have never been a big fan of his but gotta give credit where credit is due. He cleaned up crime in NYC and made the city far more livable and now his support of Bibi is to be commended.

  • Elaina Electrah

    Go Giuliani

  • rachel robinson

    This man should have been president a long time ago, he has everything a president needs, brain power, intelligence, courage and he proved his leadership abilities more than once, but because of some idiots in the republican leadership who care about a person’s private life than the country’s life he was overlooked. We now have what they think is a deserving man: a Family Man!! Yes, a Moslem Family Man.!! When I say the idiots are running everything, I say it from observation, and anyone with a brain can also “observe” what this country is doing to us.

  • maurice4 Medoff

    Absolutely beautiful speech given correctly and without any Obama/Kerry backsliding Guiliani should be a national leader.

  • Jerry Rosenberg

    Good for Rudy. It is time leaders in the US tool a stand against this pretender. If he sits in the WH much longer he could cause great problems for the west. He would
    undermine efforts to fight the war against the Islamic
    extremists. With all of his anti-America anti West approach to World events, he could cause untold damage and cost many lives and money to defeat the enemy.
    When will the West wake up and smell the coffee.

  • Hahah — Rudy didn’t fight for his firefighters. He has the deaths of dozens of firefighters on his hands. He refused to give them the radios they’d begged for. The jerk also put the Command and Control Center IN the Trade Center — over the pleas of the Fire Department. How DARE he put Bibi ahead of the President of the United States. I support Israel 100%. I am an American citizen first.

  • Since when is a third world dictator’s lip service without action considered fighting? The former mayor obviously doesn’t know the BB, especially when his patriotism and gambits are very similar to those of Bin-Obama. How many Jewish homes has Obama targeted & bulldozed?

  • Can't Trust It

    LOL I want to know if Giuliani’s grandchildren will fight for Israel like he does. If the younger whites turn against the Israelis I say we all join as “black people” of the world in a global battle which the whites with only 15% will completely loose. Their last stand is in europe at this time.

  • Guiliani the ultimate panderer…cant wait till they hold new 911 hearings…this guy will be called as a witness (and his involvement in the coverup.)

  • Bravo Rudy Giuliani!! Way to go, you tell the people, since our corrupted press and media will not. However, we pride ourselves of “democratic” government, which we mostly describe as one in which free elections are being held at regular intervals – and look whom we managed to elect. You are right: a moron and a coward, a spineless individual.
    Free elections are not enough. We need a truly free press, an investigative press that ferrets out the true strengths and weaknesses of the candidates. I hope that when Hilary is going to run the media will remember and remind the people that that bitch embraced Mrs. Arafat when she visited Israel. Shame on her. I hope the press will remember that outrage and remind the people that Arafat was branded a terrorist by our own State Department – and she embraces his wife!! Whatever she intended to accomplish doing that I will never understand.
    Thank you, Mayor Giuliani, for a wonderful presentation.

  • Giuliani for president

  • Julian Clovelley

    I don’t live in the USA – in fact I’ve never been there

    But let me guess

    He’s a Republican Party man who’s has even at times thought about the Presidency

    Just “guessing” (believe that and you’ll believe him!)

    Is this Algemeiner showing his true colors

  • We deserve a deserve a great president, too. I suggest Mr. Giuliani.

    From a west coast liberal attorney.

  • disgusting Mayor, and bigoted man. He is an adulterer, and used the tragedy of the Terrorist Attacks on 9/11 to try and gain notoriety and become President.

    His opinion is biased and evil.

  • How about impeachment? he’s got another year to go he can harm US and the whole world with his Iran policy
    He has sold out us to Arabia, he kissed the hand (kishes the tuches) of their KING and bows before him
    what is it good for? absolutely nothing
    Dear Hussein
    Why don’t you simply go home this job is not for you

  • Yep….he hit the nail on the head…Obama long ago abandoned Israel an Jews…and became an apologist to the world. He is mocked in every country in our world…pathetic and frightening…

  • Barry panensky

    Jews defend your selves, we will not go quietly.

    Barry

  • G-D BLESS YOU MAYOR RUDOLPH GUILIANI!

  • THANK YOU…MISTER GUILIANI
    from BRUSSELS

  • Poor Rudy. Not having been elected by voters in over a decade, he needs to resort to common nastiness to express his views. He, of course, backed W who was such a patriot that he sent Ill- equipped American soldiers to fight an unnecessary war that helped Iran. Under the circumstances I will simply exempt Rudy as a partisan who speaks loudly but carries no stick

  • That man tells it like it is.. Obama on the other had has no clue and will believe anything people tell him just to get off the subject and let the next president deal with it. Obama is NO friend to the US citizen All Show and No GO!

  • My gosh, a man with character and principles. In this day and age, it is amazing that this public figure can stand up to the administration and tell them what he thinks. Personally, I think
    impeachment of Mr. Obama is due before he slides this country into
    oblivion.

  • Giuliani seems to be running for something. He’s courting the Jewish money and the looney Christian vote. He has a real gift: he can give whores a good name.

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