Strange Rubble by Joseph Hatfield via flickr

Because clearly years of overwhelming firepower have done the trick…if the trick is to keep escalating to exercise your overwhelming firepower.

Binyamin Netanyahu has instructed the Israeli military to “intensify even further” its assault on the Gaza Strip… The air assault continued throughout Wednesday morning bringing the Palestinian death toll to 32 in two days, including several senior Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants. More than 150 people have been injured. There have been about 440 air strikes since the beginning of the week.

And I’m sure it has worked and sure I am overstating whether the retaliation is disproportional?

Well, no and no.

One hundred and sixty-five rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel in the past 24 hours, according to Israeli military estimates.There have been no reports of deaths from the rocket attacks.

To be continued…apparently indefinitely…and profitably for a few.