Avigdor Lieberman is a Jew, businessman, politician, thief, racist and fascist. Justin Raimondo has a view about the swine. So have others.

Lieberman Will Be Remembered As A Disgrace To Israel -
This time, the burden of proof is not on the police or the prosecution; it is Avigdor Lieberman who must prove to the public that the cloud of suspicion that envelops him from head to toe is false. The police have already recommended indicting him on serious charges - from taking bribes to money laundering, from fraud to witness tampering. Were there such a thing as a court of public opinion in this country, there would be no need for a real court......

Who knows better than Lieberman, a violent and aggressive man, that offense is the best defense? For years, he has been assailing his investigators - making them objects of suspicion and contempt and systematically harassing them. And he has already forced some of the best investigators to leave prematurely, against their will. While he is still deputy prime minister and foreign minister, they are already gone........

What is he remembered for? For his repeated verbal attacks on judges, policemen and prosecutors, aimed at intimidating them. He has done even more to undermine the foundations of the law and its institutions than attorney Uri Corb - and the justice minister, to whom Lieberman is both patron and ally, should take note...........

And perhaps people recall his conviction for assaulting and threatening a child. He was fined, and the court stated: "The defendant's acts were not minor in nature. This was not a single, isolated act stemming from a spontaneous reaction, but a series of acts committed over time."
The headline is verbatim. It implies that Jews can feel shame.

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Israeli Foreign Minister, A Racist Thug Will Be Charged With Thieving [ 11 April 2011 ]
Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is expected to announce Monday or Tuesday that he intends on filing an indictment against Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on charges of fraud, money laundering, and breach of trust. A draft indictment will be handed to Lieberman's attorneys and he will be granted the right to a hearing to try to prevent the indictment.

If Lieberman chooses to engage in the hearing, he will not need to resign from the cabinet. However if Lieberman passes on a hearing in order to prevent exposing his line of defence during a trial, an indictment will be served against him which may bear serious consequences to his role in the cabinet.........

Segalovich recommended indicting Lieberman on charges of bribery, fraud, money laundering, breach of trust, witness harassment, and obstruction of justice.  Police believe that he received more than NIS 10 million in bribes from businessmen including Martin Schlaff and Michael Chernoy. The money was allegedly laundered via a series of shell companies and fictitious bank accounts overseas.
The Israeli public think Lieberman is the third most corrupt politician in Israel with Netanyahu, the prime minister and Olmert, the previous prime minister, a thief currently on trial fighting for the top position.
PS Katsav, the President Of Israel is a rapist sentenced to seven years.


Lieberman Is Dying To Say It - [ 24 February 2010 ]
When Europe's blood pressure went up over the use of fake European passports in the assassination of Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli foreign minister, changed his line from ambiguity to deniability. There is no proof of Israeli involvement, he retorted. And that is that. My guess is that Lieberman had to 'cut the ambiguity' because the government of Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, does not want to further exacerbate tensions with its European allies against the backdrop of continued illegal Jewish settlements and a deadlocked 'peace process'. 

But Lieberman, the eccentric former nightclub bouncer, is dying to take responsibility for the assassination of Israel's "enemy combatant" to borrow from the Pentagon's dictionary.........

An immigrant from Moldova who made his way to become Netanyahu's bureau chief in the mid-1990s, Lieberman made a name for himself in Israeli politics by calling in 1998 for the bombing of the Aswan Dam in retaliation for Egyptian support for the then Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat. Lieberman reportedly called in 2002 for the transfer of Palestinian citizens of Israel from their homeland, claiming that there is "nothing undemocratic about transfer [ unless Jews are the victims - Ed. ]". The following year, the head of the Yisrael Betainu Party called for thousands of Palestinian prisoners to be shipped to the Dead Sea and drowned there. In 2006, he called for the assassination of Arab members of the Knesset who met with members of the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority. And in 2008, Lieberman told Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, to "go to hell"........

Europe and the US are more than willing to accuse Iran of developing a nuclear weapons programme with no proof, but hide behind the lack-of-proof excuse to avoid calling out Israel over forging passports and carrying out extra judicial assassinations. They justify their escalation with Iran on the basis of 'mounting evidence', when it is at best circumstantial, but avoid confronting Israel over a far less dangerous accusation, when all the circumstantial evidence leads to the Mossad.
When was proof so important for Western powers to act or even to go to war? Did the Nato allies have proof of Osama bin Laden's and al-Qaeda's role in the 9/11 attacks before (or after) invading Afghanistan, or Taliban complicity with the attack? [ Hint: No! Editor ] Osama bin Laden's boasting at a later date hardly counts for proof.
Or, did they have proof of chemical weapons for the invasion of Iraq? Or did they need proof when it could be just as easily manufactured?
As for proof of Mossad's activity, generally Israel's policy of ambiguity covers those acts it carries out, not the ones it would not. In other words, Israel uses denial when it does not want to give the impression it carried out an attack, but when it uses ambiguity, as Lieberman did immediately after the attack, it usually means it did.
In the words of the hero of A Few Good Men, Europe needed to shake Lieberman, "put him on the defensive and lead him right where he is dying to go".
Al Jazeera takes pains not to exaggerate when dealing with Israel. Saying that  Lieberman is a racist thug is minimal.


Blood Diamonds
Lieberman is part of the fun. Oh what a surprise. Money rides on it; lots of money. Jews are on to to it like flies on the proverbial. So are the Oppenheimer family


Israel's New Attorney General Kept Politicians Out Of Prison [ 7 February 2010 ]
Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman [ Ya'akov Ne'eman ] yesterday announced his recommendation that the cabinet appoint Yehuda Weinstein [ Yehuda Weinstein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ] as the next attorney general. Weinstein, 65, is a prominent and well-regarded defence attorney specializing in white-collar crimes, who has represented some very well-known public officials and businesspeople............ In a statement yesterday, Neeman's bureau said Weinstein was "the best candidate for the post at this time, when there is a real need to strengthen the Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will be the first and most significant case Weinstein will be dealing with if he is confirmed as attorney general. Lieberman is suspected of having received millions of dollars in bribes from businessmen, among them Martin Schlaff and Michael Chernoy, allegedly to promote their business dealings in Israel. 
His clients include Dan Cohen, a former judge  [  $2.8 million and over a million euros in bribes ],  Netanyahu, current Prime Minister [ Netanyahu  expense fraud ], Olmert, the previous prime minister [ fraud, still on trial ], Weinrot, an attorney [ bribery charges pending ], Eitan Rube, director of the Tax Authority [ bribery ], Deripaska [ murder, wholesale bribery ] He will deal with Lieberman, racist thug and Foreign Minister [ thieving ]. You might get the impression from this that all Jews are bent or, perhaps that some/most/an overwhelming majority/all Jews in big business and politics are rogues without conscience.
PS Weinstein's clients do not include the president of Israel currently on trial for multiple rape.
PPS The Wikipedia gives clients as inter alia Ezer Weizman, Aryeh Deri, Ehud Olmert, Benjamin Netanyahu, Yossi Beilin, Avigdor Ben-Gal and others.


Lieberman Tops The Corruption Index In Israel  [ 19 November 2009 ]
Opinion polls shows Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman at the top of notorious Tel Aviv officials perceived by the Israeli public as the most corrupt representatives. The opening session of the Israel-Sderot Conference on Social Issues heard on Tuesday the annual corruption index for 2008, which also showed left-wing Knesset members as the most corrupt, Ynet news website reported. The report comes months after the police recommended indicting Lieberman on charges of fraud, bribery, money laundering and breach of trust..... Hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defence Minister Ehud Barak and Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat were also among the most corrupt Israeli officials. Netanyahu's predecessor Ehud Olmert, ranked as one of the most corrupt politicians for years, was not included in this year's survey as he no longer holds an official position.
Olmert has been charged. Lieberman is waiting to be charged. There is no mention of Katsav, now on trial for multiple rape but then he has been sacked. Source Lieberman tops 'corruption index'


FM Lieberman tops 'corruption index' - Israel News, Ynetnews
This headline is verbatim. The source is Israel-Sderot Conference on social issues


Lieberman Threatened To Nuke Iran [ 29 October 2009 ]
Turkey's prime minister has further inflamed simmering Israel-Turkey tensions, claiming that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman threatened to use nuclear weapons against Gaza, The Guardian reported Monday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as making the allegation in an interview published by the British newspaper. The comments came amid a crisis in ties between the two allies, which erupted earlier in the month after Turkey banned Israel from participating in a NATO air force drill.
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Comment / How do Turkey and Israel measure each other's love?
Do evil then complain when people object. That is how they do it.


Lieberman Threatened To Nuke Iran [ 28 October 2009 ]
Turkey's prime minister has further inflamed simmering Israel-Turkey tensions, claiming that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman threatened to use nuclear weapons against Gaza, The Guardian reported Monday. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as making the allegation in an interview published by the British newspaper. The comments came amid a crisis in ties between the two allies, which erupted earlier in the month after Turkey banned Israel from participating in a NATO air force drill.
Related articles:
Turkey: Syria will accept only us as mediator in Israel talks
Turkey won't cancel TV show depicting Israelis as killers
Comment / How do Turkey and Israel measure each other's love?
Do evil then complain when people object. That is how they do it.



Israel Police Say Israeli Foreign Minister Took Bribes [ 3 August 2009 ]
Police: Lieberman pocketed NIS 10 million using straw firms
Decade-long probe produces 'sufficient' evidence for criminal indictment; FM slams 'baseless' accusations.

The police's National Fraud Squad recommended Sunday that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman be indicted for serious crimes including money laundering, accepting bribes, obstruction of justice and harassing a witness. Lieberman is suspected of setting up a chain of front companies and bank accounts that allowed him to take in more than NIS 10 million. The investigation, spanning more than a decade, has been one of Israel's longest ever.

The police also say they have accumulated enough evidence to bring charges against Lieberman's attorney, Yoav Many, and other people linked to the minister.

The police declined on Sunday to say whether they also recommend the indictment of Lieberman's daughter, Michal, who is suspected of having served as a front for the transfer of funds to Lieberman through a company she controlled.

The foreign minister issued a formal response minutes after news of the police recommendation broke. He said that "for the past 13 years the police have been on a campaign against me, and the more my political power and that of Yisrael Beiteinu increased, the more intense have been their efforts to remove me from public work."

Lieberman says there was no good reason to investigate him. "If the suspicions had any basis, the investigation would not have lasted more than a decade," he added.

He said it was only his petition to the High Court of Justice about a delay of justice that forced the police to get their act together. "There is no basis to the police recommendation. In other instances, their recommendations for an indictment ended without charges being pressed or in an acquittal, and this will also be the case now," he said.

Lieberman expressed the hope that the attorney general would behave fairly, without political motives or prejudices. "In a country of law and order a person, even if he is a minister, is innocent unless a court of law finds otherwise, and the Supreme Court reiterated this last week when it rejected the petition of the Movement for Quality Government regarding my case," Lieberman concluded.
The police say he is a thief so put him on trial and prove it.


Israeli Foreign Minister Charged With Thieving Eventually [ 16 December 2012 ]
Avigdor Lieberman has resigned as Israel’s foreign minister following his indictment for fraud and breach of trust.

“I have committed no offense but I wish to put behind me this issue, which is what remains of many years of investigation,” Lieberman said in a statement Friday.

Liberman said he would also step down as vice prime minister and lift his immunity from prosecution, to which he is entitled as a member of Knesset. On Dec. 13, Israeli Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein closed a 12-year investigation on Lieberman, dismissing most of the charges. But he indicted Lieberman for fraud and breach of trust for advancing former ambassador to Belarus Ze’ev Ben Aryeh’s position in the Foreign Ministry allegedly in exchange for information about an investigation against Lieberman being conducted in Belarus. Last spring, Ben Aryeh confessed that he had received and passed documents to Lieberman in 2008. blessing.”
Lieberman is a thoroughly nasty bit of work, even by the standards of Brer Jew. They took a long time before they plucked up the courage to charge him with thieving but now they have made it. The trial will be dragged out too. Recall that sorting out the President of Israel took years but they got there. He got seven years for rape. Then there was the Jew running the IMF. He walked away after buying off his victim for $6 million. See Rape Special II for details.


Israeli Foreign Minister Wants Arabs Beheaded For 'Disloyalty' [ 10 March 2015 ]
is a vicious Racist thug but then he is a Zionist crazy of Genocidal inclination; a War Criminal to boot.
PS You might wonder why Palestinians in the Stolen Land that thieves call Israel should feel the slightest loyalty to the criminals that robbed them.




A Jewish Hitler? by Justin Raimondo --

With the entry of Avigdor Lieberman into the government as deputy minister for “strategic threats” – essentially in charge of preparing for war with Iran – Israel makes a qualitative step toward a regime that increasingly resembles, in all its essentials, a rogue state, and, I might add, potentially a very dangerous one.

Lieberman’s views are notoriously racist, and his rhetoric is invariably violent. He called for the execution of Israeli Arab members of the Knesset who met with Hamas or didn’t celebrate Israel’s Independence Day. His party, Yisrael Beytenu (”Israel is our Home”), accuses Israeli Arabs of “dual loyalty” on account of their ethnicity, and advocates the complete separation of the Jewish and Arab populations in Palestine – in effect, forced transfer. Lieberman and his followers vehemently oppose the peace process, support the militant settlement movement, and are proud partisans of ethnic cleansing.

In 2002, Lieberman averred that he wouldn’t flinch at ordering the IDF into the occupied territories on the West Bank for 48 hours, an operation designed to “Destroy the foundation of all the [Palestinian] authority’s military infrastructure … not leave one stone on another. Destroy everything.” Civilian targets included: that same year he also argued the Israeli air force should bomb all Palestinian commercial centres, including banks and even gas stations.

Lieberman’s portfolio as minister in charge of strategic threats allowed the editors of Ha’aretz to quip “Lieberman is a strategic threat!” Here, after all, is a man who has threatened to bomb Tehran, the Aswan Dam, and Beirut. His entry into the government of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, in coalition with Kadima and Labour, marks an ominous shift in the stance of the Jewish state. As Ha’aretz put it:

“The choice of the most unrestrained and irresponsible man around for this job constitutes a strategic threat in its own right. Lieberman’s lack of restraint and his unbridled tongue, comparable only to those of Iran’s president, are liable to bring disaster down upon the entire region.”

Up until this point, the stance of the government has always been set forth in the context of the American plan for the eventual creation of a Palestinian state, the so-called road map, which includes a freeze on Israeli settlements and the return of some land claimed by the settlers to the Palestinians. No more. With the inclusion of Lieberman in the governing coalition – and in such a key post – the Israelis are signalling that they’ve had enough of being dictated to by the Americans. This also dramatizes a sea-change in Israeli politics: ideas that were generally considered out of the mainstream – and out of the question, as far as actual implementation – are now up for consideration.

Yet the line that separated Lieberman, the Jewish equivalent of David Duke, from the Israeli “mainstream” has been increasingly hard to discern for quite some time. As Arthur Neslen put it in the Guardian recently:

“The most worrying thing about Lieberman is not that his ideas exist on a plane outside Israel’s political continuum but that, in many ways, they are close to its dead centre. The proposal to transfer ‘the triangle,’ an area around Um al-Fahm where 250,000 Palestinian citizens of Israel currently live, was first brought into the press spotlight at the end of 2000 at Israel’s most prestigious annual policy-making forum, the Herzliya conference.

“The then prime minister Ariel Sharon publicly floated the idea again in February 2004. Opposition from Washington to a de facto violation of international law reportedly took the plan out of the headlines, but it remained in the comment pages.

“In December 2005, Uzi Arad, a former Mossad director, government foreign policy adviser and current head of the Institute for Policy and Strategy, which organizes the Herzliya conference, resurrected the idea in an article for [The] New Republic.”

I have covered the growing influence of Israeli extremism for years, and worried over the rise of what seems, at first, a hopeless oxymoron: Jewish fascism. That an ideology that has proved so harmful – indeed, near fatal – to the Jewish people should gain a foothold in the Jewish state seems too bizarre even for a post-9/11 reality that increasingly resembles Bizarro World. Yet here we are, confronted with the spectre of Avigdor Lieberman, the would-be Hitler, currently the second most popular politician in the running for prime minister, right behind Benjamin Netanyahu.

The Jerusalem Post reports Lieberman originally pushed for the internal security post, but this was vetoed by Israel’s Attorney General, who told Olmert that Lieberman must be kept entirely out of the realm of law enforcement. The Russian immigrant, a former bouncer in a bar, is being investigated for his ties to Russian underworld figures: money funnelled into his political activities from abroad apparently came from some pretty dubious sources.

That a gangster of Lieberman’s ilk is now a serious contender for the post of prime minister and his fascist party is rising in popularity are measures of how the Israeli settler colony, originally designed along left-wing Zionist-utopian lines, has hardened into a national socialist Sparta.

Lieberman’s prominent position in the Israeli government raises some new considerations when contemplating the future of the long-standing “special relationship” between the U.S. and Israel – and at least one very disturbing possibility.

To begin with, if Lieberman’s views now represent those of his government, at least when it comes to matters related to his portfolio, then it seems clear Tel Aviv is bent on war with Iran. The Europeans are already reacting with distaste to the prospect of having to deal with him: before meeting with him, Javier Solana, the EU negotiator, declared he disagreed with Lieberman about “everything.” One presumes the U.S. State Department holds similar views, but others in the Bush administration might prove more tolerant of Lieberman and even sympathetic. In any case, the War Party in the U.S. is likely to find him very useful: Lieberman’s fiery rhetoric is sure to set off sparks in a very volatile region of the world, one that is just waiting to explode.

Secondly, what does Lieberman’s ascent tell us about the future of Lebanon and the prospects for another Israeli invasion? The minister in charge of strategic threats will not be restricted to just making threats, but will be at least partially empowered to carry them out. If I were a resident of Beirut, I would start packing.

Finally, it must be remembered that Israel is a member of the nuclear club, with at least 400 nukes and perhaps more at its disposal. The chilling question is this: do we really want to see Israel’s nukes fall into the hands of a madman like Lieberman?

The image of the “mad mullahs” of Tehran brandishing a nuclear scimitar is routinely conjured to frighten Westerners into supporting military action against Iran, and there is some legitimacy to this fear, although not nearly as much as the War Party would have us believe. After all, Iran doesn’t have nukes, yet: Israel, however, does have them, and we have to wonder what use Prime Minister Lieberman will make of them.

Not that I am predicting Lieberman will achieve that office – although I wouldn’t rule it out, either. The point I’m making is that Israel is moving in a new and very disturbing direction, one that requires us to take a fresh look at U.S.-Israeli relations and re-evaluate our level of financial and political support. If the Israeli government is going extremist, the moral and strategic implications of our continued assistance are grave: will we be complicit as Israel “transfers” hundreds of thousands of Arabs, many of them Israeli citizens? As hard-right ideologues embark on a campaign of aggression aimed at creating a “Greater Israel,” will U.S. tax dollars continue to fuel the Israeli war machine?

The U.S. has made no comment on Lieberman’s elevation. How long we can keep up our embarrassed silence is going to be the measure of the Israel lobby’s strength. Their power, once without serious challenge, is waning. As the ongoing investigation into spying on behalf of Israel by AIPAC uncovers the shocking extent to which our “ally” has penetrated our security and probed our deepest secrets, the Israel lobby is facing a major crisis. They aren’t just facing a legal challenge, but also an intellectual one from professors John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt, of the University of Chicago and Harvard respectively, whose now famous study of “The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy” is proving almost too much for them to handle. However, what’s really undermining the formerly impregnable position of “the Lobby,” as Mearsheimer and Walt call it, is the sudden outbreak of honesty, and a growing refusal on the part of many in the intellectual community to kowtow to threats and smears. This has caught the Lobby off guard, and now they are confronted with the horribly unattractive figure of Lieberman, who makes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejadoften likened to Hitler by Western commentators – seem relatively reasonable. What a public relations headache!

Oh, but don’t worry: they’ll think of something. You can’t prettify a man like that, so the strategy will be to downplay Lieberman’s importance. Yet his entry into the government is quite significant, for Israel and for the world, in that it marks the end of the honeymoon era in relations between Israel and the West, particularly the United States. Israel and its Western amen corner have always insisted that the Jewish state is part of the West, yet the rise of Lieberman tells us something quite different.

Lieberman’s appeal is directed at the large Russian immigrant population: these people are poor, resentful of their low status, and imbued with the same receptivity to authoritarianism that has long afflicted their Russian motherland. The rapid rise of Lieberman’s political fortunes means that Israel is turning away from the West and asserting its Asiatic identity. It is no more a Western democracy than, say, Turkey or Lebanon – and, if Lieberman rises all the way to the top, considerably less so.

Some of Avigdor Lieberman's infamous statements: [ Unauthenticated ]

# In 1998, Lieberman called for the flooding of Egypt by bombing the Aswan Dam in retaliation for Egyptian
support for Yasser Arafat.

# In 2001, as Minister of National Infrastructure, Lieberman proposed that the West Bank be divided into
four cantons, with no central Palestinian government and no possibility for Palestinians to travel between
the cantons.

# In 2002, the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth quoted Lieberman in a Cabinet meeting saying that the
Palestinians should be given an ultimatum that "At 8am we'll bomb all the commercial centers ... at noon
we'll bomb their gas stations ... at two we'll bomb their banks ..."

# In 2003, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported that Lieberman called for thousands of Palestinian prisoners
held by Israel to be drowned in the Dead Sea and offered to provide the buses to take them there.

# In May 2004, Lieberman proposed a plan that called for the transfer of Israeli
territory with Palestinian populations to the Palestinian Authority. Likewise, Israel would annex the major
Jewish settlement blocs on the Palestinian West Bank. If applied, his plan would strip roughly one-third of
Israel's Palestinian citizens of their citizenship. A "loyalty test" would be applied to those who desired
to remain in Israel. This plan to trade territory with the Palestinian Authority is a revision of
Lieberman's earlier calls for the forcible transfer of Palestinian citizens of Israel from their land.
Lieberman stated in April 2002 that there was "nothing undemocratic about transfer."

# Also in May 2004, he said that 90 percent of Israel's 1.2 million Palestinian
citizens would "have to find a new Arab entity" in which to live beyond Israel's
borders. "They have no place here. They can take their bundles and get lost," he said.

# In May 2006, Lieberman called for the killing of Arab members of Knesset who meet with members of the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority.


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