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Treason? Could be, Couldn’t it?

2007 picture of then - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Tzippi Livni and Mahmoud Abbas.

2007 picture of then - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Tzippi Livni and Mahmoud Abbas.
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IMHO Ruthie Blum, in Israel Hayom, hit on the nail when she wrote:

“Personally, I would have called it treason. But that’s just me.”

Blum was referring to Tsippi Livni’s “private initiative” aka unapproved trip to London to meet up with Abbas.

As soon as it became apparent that Abbas was no longer willing to continue being courted by Israel and the United States, Kerry threw his arms up in despair, blamed Israel for the impasse and took a time-out from his incessant shuttle diplomacy.That left Livni all dressed up with nowhere to go.Rather than directing her outrage at Abbas for this turn of events, she made a secret pilgrimage to see him in London last week. It was a move that spurred an angry Netanyahu and other coalition members to announce that this had been Livni’s private initiative, devoid of any official backing.

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No doubt Livni is just emulating Shimon Peres. Davka, Sarah Honig devoted her Friday article about the underhanded illegal, unapproved negotiations by Peres and other extreme Leftists.

The hubris to flout the authority of any government – no matter who heads it – exclusively emboldens leftwing players. They range from relatively unknown individuals (though they’re always well-connected to the real clout-bearers) all the way to top-ranking ministers who, fired up by their own chutzpah, set out to hijack history-making prerogatives.
Soon-to-retire President Shimon Peres still does it in his ostensibly ceremonial role of president. But he already behaved badly as foreign minister to both prime ministers Yitzhak Shamir and Yitzhak Rabin.
The latest to dabble in unauthorized diplomacy is Justice Minister Tzipi Livni. She recently conferred with Ramallah figurehead Mahmoud Abbas in London, despite the government’s decision (which she supported) to freeze contact with him for his kiss-and-make-up with Jihadist Hamas.

This is very dangerous for the State of Israel. Policy is supposed to be made by the Prime Minister, and nobody without specific authority may negotiate for the Government of the State of Israel. Bibi has some cabinet-cleaning to do.

About the Author: Batya Medad blogs at Shiloh Musings.


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38 Responses to “Treason? Could be, Couldn’t it?”

  1. HOW ABOUT BLAMING OBAMASS AND ISLAM AND NOT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WE ARE NOT IN NO WAY FOR WHAT OBAMASSS IS DOING

  2. Omar, I will pay for a box of nails etc, for you to use while at home with the rest of the moron muslim cult. God gave Israel to the Jews, suck on that.

  3. Omar A. Omar says:

    Martha !!! less than 2% of the world population believe that which means that more than 98% of the world dont believe it so you suck on that story .

  4. I call it treason! Best idea take away her passport and set her loose in Syria never to return

  5. Livni has been guilty of treason on numerous occasions, but I think caller her out for this, and not some of the other things she’s done is a bit of a stretch.

  6. Ira Abramson says:

    He sure does. Does Livini think the rockets will cease? Ultimately a political solution has to come to be, but only with Israel’s security guaranteed. And the Palestinian government cracking down on its Islamists.

  7. Lau Ryder says:

    Did make up those stats all by yourself? ; )

  8. Mark Gregg says:

    Maybe Satan told her to do these things and she would be the new pm. The satan lives in the current America administration

  9. Ira Abramson says:

    He sure does. She has quite an ego.

  10. she can join the pope, another one to betray the jewish people

  11. Maybe President Obama will follow his lead.

  12. shameful – Israel needs to speak with a single voice. picture shows Olmert , serving 6 years in jail in the background-where Zipi belongs as well

  13. Fire her. She is a traitor to Israel.

  14. yes get rid of the bitch traitor, she has to go or go to jail!!!

  15. I never understood why Tzippi Livni was supposedly negotiating for Israel. She has always seemed to favour the arab view of things. She should be fired and jailed ASP.

  16. Treason it is! Throw her out and arrest her for treason!

  17. Avis Johnson says:

    Yes he does!!! Livni must go

  18. Avis Johnson says:

    Yes he does!!! Livni must go

  19. Avis Johnson says:

    Yes he does!!! Livni must go

  20. Avis Johnson says:

    Yes he does!!! Livni must go

  21. Yechiel Baum says:

    Pollard was doing his job in following the USA treaty with Israel while disobeying his anti-Semitic superiors who illegally want the information withheld so Pollard is called a traitor.

    Livini met with enemy as a government employee, contrary to the policy of the Israel, why isn't she arrested and tried for treason? WHO bought her airline ticket and paid her hotel expenses? Seems that Zippi is still paid by the philistines as their mistress.

  22. I WILL AGAIN STATE THIS:"FOR IF TREASON DOES PROSPER THEN NONE DARE CALL IT TREASON"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  23. Harry Edel says:

    How awful can it get?
    Not only do we have to deal with the classical fascist anti-semites, the racist muslim fascists and the extremist leftist racists but also Jewish jingoist dumbels like you…

  24. Ronny Mol says:

    Don't you see the divine providence in this? Bibi put Livni in the government and gave her the judicial prize. He knows her the best. Now, it exploded politically. The divine justice is sweet. Bye Bye Bibi, who will be the next PM? Say tehillim (psalm 121), know that the G-d of Israel rules, not the government.

  25. I DARE ANY OF YOU SHOW ME WHERE APPEASEMENT EVER BROUGHT REAL PEACE??????????????????????

  26. Get that treasonous woman out of the Knesset, she will do anything and everything to put her face on the paper.

  27. She is a Representative of your Country! She is trying to make your world a better place! She wants dialogue in this hot bed of hot heads! She wants what’s best for your Country! She has to deal with Abu Abu Abass and may just be trying to help him understand that Hamass is not his “Aladdin” and help him get back on course! She turns around and what does she see and hear? A PM and a President acting like a pair of testosterone driven teenagers arguing with each other with those raging teenaged hormones gone wild. Plus a bunch of Knesset Reps and other Leaders blaming and also seemingly jealous of her showing that she had the “pair” and used them taking action to get things done! Who’s got the cleaning to be done here??

  28. Anonymous says:

    Israel is ruled by week leaders who can not get out of SHTATEL mentality Israel is strong the world need us
    the world love a strong country and Israel is looking to be the under dog
    look at history Entebe 6 day war now we are ruled by weaklings who care about the job and personal profit
    the press is a disgrace to any country and have to be stopped for promoting capitulation to a NON EXISTENT enemy

  29. Monika Sturm says:

    Bibi is a coward! The dome of the rock should have been torn down ages ago. Just like the spies in the time of Moses he is lacking in faith that G_d will defend us against those who attack. The dome still stands and not The Temple because he is afraid of a war. If G_d is for us who can stand against us? Tzipi has more courage than he could ever have. His brother, a great hero, is probably ashamed. Not to mention the treasonous acts his wife committed during his last term.

  30. Ch Hoffman says:

    Medad is one of the "new haters': the fact that she's in a skirt doesn't keep from being just another "bully boy"

  31. Earl W. Littlefield Jr says:

    Treason is the only word that describe it….

  32. Ken Kelso says:

    As MK Ayelet Shaked so succinctly said about radicals like Livni:
    I'm all for a one way deal – a handover of all our leftist loons in exchange for peace.. in exchange for anything, actually.

  33. Ken Kelso says:

    Is anyone shocked Livni voted against a bill to not release Palestinian mass murderer prisoners of Israeli civilians.
    Is Livni's party main platform to support Arab murderers.

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/180489#.U4ox_fldXlt
    'Do They Oppose Releasing Terrorists or Not?'
    MK Shaked puzzles over opposition to terrorist release prevention bill by left-wing ministers who claimed to oppose such moves.
    Nir Har Zahav
    May 11, 2014

    Justice Minister Tzipi Livni already announced her opposition to the bill Friday, a move Economics Minister and Jewish Home Chairman Naftali Bennett sharply criticized.

    "Justice Minister Tzipi Livni announced that she will oppose the law because it will hurt the ability of future governments to maneuver," he stated. "Tzipi – That is the goal of this bill. To disconnect the release of terrorists from diplomatic issues, there is no connection between them."

    Bennett later welcomed the news Sunday, noting that the law marks a new page in the history of Israel.
    "Today, the State of Israel is sending a new message on the war on terror and her moral obligation to the bereaved families," he stated. "Special thanks to MK Ayelet Shaked who sponsored the bill. Killers should die in prison and not celebrate at home."

  34. Ken Kelso says:

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/175437#.UrmWa_RDsng
    Livni: Ignore the Terrorists and Keep Talking.
    Justice Minister says that the terrorists who carried out the bus bombing in Bat Yam should be ignored in favor of peace talks.
    Elad Benari
    12/23/2013

  35. Ken Kelso says:

    Livni personifies the ghetto mentality, always so eager to bow to the wishes of her European masters. Every time Europe issues an edict, Livni is first in line to push for obedience. Livni's mindset is, we must do what our Europeans masters say, like divide Jerusalem and give away the Jewish Golan or there will be a pogrom or economic sanctions – literally or figurative.

  36. Ultimately, it all comes back to the man in charge. Netanyahu is responsible for who he appoints on his cabinet including Peres and Livni. Of course, it's wrong for members of a cabinet to make unilateral decisions on their own. But, it's the Prime Minister who sets the tone on what is acceptable and what isn't. The tone was set off on the wrong foot in many of the prior appeasement talks as well and the end result was equally predictable and negative for Israel. It's clear to see, Netanyahu is concerned about his status as Prime Minister. That's why he was vying to have the elections delayed. The Israeli public should use this to their advantage and make it loud and clear that people like Livni, Peres, and Netanyahu's own weak minded decisions will not be tolerated and that if he plans to stay in office, they will need to see a much stronger Prime Minister in the future, not just to get reelected but permanently going forward..

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