Because clearly years of overwhelming firepower have done the trick…if the trick is to keep escalating to exercise your overwhelming firepower
|By: fairleft Wednesday July 9, 2014 7:03 pm|
And yet still we get obscene propaganda from the mainstream ‘news’ masquerading as a headline:
“Gaza rockets land deep in Israel as it bombards Palestinian enclave”
|By: fairleft Tuesday July 8, 2014 5:46 pm|
Found this remarkable comment by 46nd2 under a CNN article on the latest Israeli air strikes on Gaza, mostly on civilians and government officials. (At least 13 have died so far, all but two apparently civilians.)
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday July 8, 2014 3:30 pm|
The family of a fifteen year-old Palestinian-American, who was brutally beaten by Israeli police, have issued a demand to the Israeli government to release Tarek Abu Khdeir from house arrest so that he can return to Tampa, Florida, where he lives.
|By: DSWright Monday July 7, 2014 6:45 am|
After race riots swept Israel following the killing of three Israeli teens, Muhammed Abu Khudair, a Palestinian teenager who had nothing to do with the killings, was reportedly abducted by Israeli settlers and burned alive. The killing of Khudair had all the hallmarks of racial vengeance and has left many Israelis and supporters of Israel shocked and ashamed.
|By: David Seaton Sunday July 6, 2014 1:47 pm|
Netanyahu and the settlers should not press their luck much farther, if Israel negotiates a two state solution with the Palestinians and pulls back to something like the 1967 borders, I believe that Americans would still be willing and still be able to defend that status with decisive armed force and considerable soft power, but that is certainly not the direction things are moving.
|By: cocktailhag Thursday July 3, 2014 8:00 pm|
Last night Rachel Maddow did a segment on the racist mobs that successfully turned back busloads of immigrant women and children in Merrieta, California. The scene was not unlike Little Rock, the Edmund Pettus bridge, or any garden variety racist atrocity, and Rachel was appropriately outraged.
Things then went rapidly downhill, though, when she brought on Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson. Either not having watched or worse, not having been affected by the preceding clips, Johnson proceeded to drone on with all the passion of Charlie Brown’s teacher.
|By: DSWright Thursday July 3, 2014 6:50 am|
After three missing Israeli teens were found dead fury boiled over into race riots throughout Israel targeting Palestinians and may have ultimately led to a revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager and raising concerns of a new intifada. The anemic peace process is dead.
|By: codepink Tuesday July 1, 2014 7:00 pm|
With the news that the bodies of three missing Israeli teens had been found in a field not far from the stretch of road where they disappeared June 12, people everywhere reacted rightly with sorrow and anger.
Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, also 16, were students who lived with their families in a Jewish-only settlement near the Palestinian city of Hebron in the West Bank.
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday June 29, 2014 8:00 pm|
Anyone who thinks Congress (especially Congressional Republicans) will happily and readily go along with anything Obama says he wants, raise your hand. Then smack yourself on the forehead with it.