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December 11, 2019
Breitbart endorses the 'Palestine' fiction?
I expect nothing in the way of accuracy or honesty from mainstream journalism, but I have come to expect better from Breitbart. So I was surprised last week when I found an article by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D., entitled "Pope Francis Compares Trump to Herod, Who Tried to Kill Jesus." The intent of the pope's comment is not the issue. What is the issue is the phrasing "King Herod who massacred innocent children in ancient Palestine." There was no ancient country of Palestine. There may have been regions that bore that name, but that is in question. What is not in question is that King Herod ruled Judea, the land in which the Israelites, the tribes of Jacob or the Jews, lived and had occupied for at least 1,000 years at the time of the birth of Jesus. King Herod was a Jew ruling Judea. Jesus was a Jew born in Judea. His parents were also Jewish. So why would Mr. Williams...(Read Full Post)