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Fifteen Thoughts On Palestine

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You don’t get to drop an entire colony on top of an inhabited country, grind those inhabitants into the dirt for generations, and then claim self defense every time they retaliate. That’s not a thing.

The US-centralized power alliance in general is a gargantuan globe-spanning juggernaut that feeds on rivers of human blood and every time its victims try to escape from its fangs it shows up on the news sobbing that it is merely defending itself.

2

I’m building a new house. There were people living where I wanted to build it, so I just started building it on top of them. They tried to stop me so I had to kill them for being terrorists. If you disagree with my actions you’re basically a Nazi. My house has a right to exist.

Sound fair?

3

A nation is not a person, a nation is an abstract concept. It doesn’t have a “right to exist”. It doesn’t have a “right to defend itself”. People have the right to these things, and a nation is only legitimate insofar as it advances those rights. For all people.

4

People who condemn Palestinian retaliations against their oppressors have no real answers for what Palestinians should do instead besides “nothing” and “die”.

5

A nation that cannot exist without nonstop warfare is not a real nation, it’s an ongoing military operation that happens to have suburbs.

6

– Create a permanent ethnic underclass.

– Take everything from them.

– Rob them of reasons to live.

– Oppress them.

– Abuse them.

– Kill them.

– Bomb the shit out of them.

– Call on them to stop fighting you.

– Say you just want peace.

7

Let’s all please get very clear on this:

 

8

Israel is losing control of the narrative because there are only so many viral videos of unconscionable brutality that can be dismissed with “Actually this is way more complicated than it looks.”

When one side’s arguments consist of sharing raw video footage and the other side’s arguments consist of saying “Actually this is more complicated than it looks”, it should be obvious to everyone that the latter side is in the wrong.

It’s like the cheating spouse caught in the act saying “This isn’t what it looks like!” Uhh, yeah it is. All the information is right there, you’re just managing the perception of that information.

When I left an abusive relationship I told people he raped me, he hit me, he psychologically and financially abused me, while he told people that it’s actually quite complicated. In my experience that’s generally the case when one side defends abuses with “it’s complicated”, from my ex to Israeli apartheid to John Bolton defending the Iraq invasion.

 

9

Awareness is spreading of Israeli apartheid brutality for the same reason awareness is spreading of US police brutality: the internet combined with smartphone cameras. Seeing is believing. Seeing brings change. That’s why the powerful are working so hard to censor the internet.

10

– Impose an apartheid ethnostate which punishes Arabs for European crimes.

– Abuse them until they hate you.

– Cite their hatred as evidence that you need your apartheid ethnostate to protect you from hate.

11

Palestine is one of those precious few areas where there’s an obvious clear-cut right side and wrong side and it’s possible to just take the right side and be objectively unassailably correct, but because of decades of pro-Israel propaganda most people still fuck it up.

12

I don’t know who needs to hear this but accusing someone of antisemitism for valid criticisms of a brutal apartheid regime is odious and disgusting and is becoming increasingly recognized as such all around the world.

13

If social media and liberals had existed in the fifteenth through nineteenth centuries there would’ve been frequent condemnations of “violence on both sides” in the genocidal settler colonialism of the Americas, Africa, and Australia.

14

Once you accept that religious texts are made up nonsense from ancient historical contexts that have no relevance to the present, Zionism just looks like one more instance of white people butchering yet another indigenous population in order to take their land.

Zionism is a white supremacist ideology. It is white supremacist in the way it is weaponized against Arabs and Persians by western Christian fundamentalists and western war hawks, and it is white supremacist in the way it manifests in Israel itself. Case in point:

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A nation that can’t exist without nonstop warfare is like a house that can’t stand without nonstop construction work. If your house would collapse without construction teams working on it 24/7 forever, you’d either (A) move or (B) come up with a different architectural design.

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  • It looks like we are seeing a number of these operatives at work here today. As Caitlin repeatedly states, it’s all about narrative control.
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    Inside Israel’s million dollar troll army – https://electronicintifada.net/content/inside-israels-million-dollar-troll-army/27566
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    Israel to pay students to defend it online – http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/08/14/israel-students-social-media/2651715/
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    Israel Paying Students to Combat Criticism Online Rather than End Cause of Criticism: The Occupation – http://www.tikkun.org/tikkundaily/2013/08/14/israel-paying-students-to-combat-criticism-online-rather-than-end-cause-of-criticism-the-occupation/

    • Thanks for posting these links, Historicus. Important info that people should be aware of, especially those who post on this issue. Two additional points:
      1) The Zionist trolls who post on sites like this are not attempting to engage in an intelligent exchange of ideas. No, they are attempting to capture the conversation, so that everything is directed at them. They do this by posting obnoxious and insulting comments. The best reply to those, IMHO, is silence.
      2) A not-uncommon tactic is for a Zionist troll to pose as an anti-Zionist and to post comments that are antisemitic or that suggest violence. These, I suspect, are used to discredit the entire site so that its traffic is disrupted. About 10 years ago Common Dreams traced one “antisemitic” poster to a college twerp at a Hillel house at a US university.

    • This is a marvelous Syndicated Column by Chuck Baldwin. FULL of history and evidence. Hope it helps.
      Stand With Israel? Not On Your Life!
      By Chuck Baldwin
      May 20, 2021

      With Israel’s current acts of terrorism against the Palestinians in Gaza escalating into war, the usual Zionist propagandists in the Western media, political and evangelical establishments have launched their latest “stand with Israel” blitz. These pathetic propagandists constantly portray the State of Israel as the poor, weak, innocent victim that is under siege from strong, bullying aggressor-neighbors. Actually, just the opposite is true.

      I’ll begin with this report:

      If you take in all of your information from mainstream media sources, you likely think that the Palestinians are a terrorist organization who carry out acts of unprovoked violence against the innocent state of Israel. But to those who think for themselves and seek out objective information on the Israeli and Palestinian relations, it is far more complex. It is also heavily one-sided.

      It is no secret that the United States government is in bed with the Israeli government. In foreign “aid” alone, $10.5 million of your tax dollars flow to Israel every single day of the year. Some states have even passed laws that define the criticism of Israel as “anti-Semitism.”

      Calling out the crimes of the Israeli government is not anti-Semitic, it is pro free speech. Criticizing the Israeli government as well as any other government is the right and duty of all free humanity. Just as TFTP advocates for the freedom of Americans, we advocate for the freedom of Israelis and the Palestinians. Only through discussion and peaceful criticism will peace ever be achieved.

      Nevertheless, the US mainstream media has made it their mission to whitewash, downplay, distort, and completely lie about the crimes perpetuated on the Palestinian people by Israel.

      Despite what the blowhards in the mainstream media say, the atrocities carried out by Israeli authorities amount to crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution. In fact, Human Rights Watch released a report last month, saying exactly that.

      The Zionist State of Israel is indeed a genocidal apartheid state that is as evil and murderous as any fascist or communist state in history. In truth, Israel was constructed on the principles of fascism. This fact was acknowledged by Albert Einstein back when Israel was first coming into existence—which Einstein much opposed.

      In 1948, Einstein sent a letter to the New York Times warning,

      Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our times is the emergence in the newly created state of Israel of the “Freedom Party” (Tnuat Haherut), a political party closely akin in its organization, methods, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties. It was formed out of the membership and following of the former Irgun Zvai Leumi, a terrorist, right-wing, chauvinist organization in Palestine.

      The current visit of Menachem Begin [who became the sixth Prime Minister of Israel], leader of this party, to the United States is obviously calculated to give the impression of American support for his party in the coming Israeli elections, and to cement political ties with conservative Zionist elements in the United States. Several Americans of national repute have lent their names to welcome his visit. It is inconceivable that those who oppose fascism throughout the world, if correctly informed as to Mr. Begin’s political record and perspectives, could add their names and support to the movement he represents.

      Before irreparable damage is done by way of financial contributions, public manifestations in Begin’s behalf, and the creation in Palestine of the impression that a large segment of America supports Fascist elements in Israel, the American public must be informed as to the record and objectives of Mr. Begin and his movement. The public avowals of Begin’s party are no guide whatever to its actual character. Today they speak of freedom, democracy and anti-imperialism, whereas until recently they openly preached the doctrine of the Fascist state. It is in its actions that the terrorist party betrays its real character; from its past actions we can judge what it may be expected to do in the future.

      The undersigned therefore take this means of publicly presenting a few salient facts concerning Begin and his party; and of urging all concerned not to support this latest manifestation of fascism.

      Einstein’s letter was signed by 28 notables, including a Jewish Rabbi.

      The fascist, blood-thirsty predilections of the Zionist state observed by Einstein in 1948 have manifested themselves to greater and greater degrees ever since.

      Over 5 million Palestinians have been murdered by the State of Israel since 1948. By any honest, objective analysis, the mass slaughter of innocents, the utter annihilation of hundreds of Palestinian towns and villages, the forced displacement of millions of people, the unconscionable crimes against humanity committed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and the total subjugation of millions of indigenous individuals that has turned both Gaza and the West Bank into the world’s largest open air prison would be regarded as a holocaust as horrific as any that came before it.

      Before you watch another propagandist newscaster or listen to another brainwashed evangelical pastor or politician telling you how we must “stand with Israel,” I urge you to read renowned Israeli historian Ilan Pappe’s blockbuster book The Ethnic Cleansing Of Palestine.

      The State of Israel loves to play the role of victim on the world stage, but the truth is, since WWII, Israel is one of the most murderous aggressor/terror states in the world. Had any other nation on earth committed the atrocities you will find documented in this book, the entire world—especially the United States—would hold it up to global condemnation. But you have likely read or heard absolutely nothing about it. The truth of Israel’s bloody conquest of Palestine has even been hidden from the people of Israel themselves.

      Evangelical Christians who are enamored with the modern State of Israel, believing it to be a fulfillment of Biblical prophecy, need to take a close, hard look at the brutal history of the Zionist state. Reading Pappe’s book is the best place to begin.

      If any of us were forced to live under the oppressive military state that the Palestinian people are forced to endure, we would do everything we could to liberate ourselves from the brutal, barbaric bondage being inflicted upon us—just as they are doing.

      The Palestinian people are NOT the aggressors—and they haven’t been since Great Britain’s Palestine Mandate began being implemented in the 1930’s and the Zionist’s brutal blitzkrieg invasion of Palestine began in December of 1947. (READ PAPPE’S BOOK.) The Palestinian people are the victims.

      The Palestinians are reacting to an intensified illegal and immoral theft of their homes and lands by an ever-burgeoning expansionist policy by the Israelis. It is the Israelis that are targeting innocent civilians and children in their military attacks against the Palestinians—not the other way around. This the IDF has been doing since 1948—and especially since 1967.

      The Israelis have also deliberately destroyed media sites in Gaza in order to hide their war crimes from the West.

      The destruction of two important Gaza buildings housing 20 media outlets was both shocking and predictable. History shows that if the media aren’t around to document Israel’s war crimes, it’s a lot easier for it to commit them.

      On Tuesday, Israel bombed the 10-storey Al-Jawhara Tower, causing it to collapse. Before doing so, it had ‘benevolently’ warned that the airstrikes were coming. The following day, it bombed the 14-storey Al-Shorouk Tower, also giving warning it was going to do so.

      Most reports have the buildings as evacuated before being levelled. But without these media offices, reporting on Israel’s other war crimes will be left largely to what little media remain and citizen journalists.

      To get a true perspective of what’s really going on in Palestine and how Israeli power dominates both the news media and political establishment in the U.S., I strongly urge you to read this important strategic analysis.

      And for evangelical Christians who have been duped by the fallacious prophecy doctrines of Cyrus Scofield, I urge readers to watch my 3-set DVD series of 31 messages entitled The Israel Package.

      One of the messages in Set One is entitled I Will Curse Them That Bless Thee. In this message, I show how instead of blessing America for blessing the modern State of Israel, Genesis 12:3 actually teaches that God is obligated to curse America for blessing the State of Israel.

      To “stand with” the Zionist State of Israel occupying Palestine today is to stand with an antichrist apartheid state that is persecuting and murdering innocent people of all faiths—including Christians.

      My pulpit ministry at Liberty Fellowship is reaching hundreds of people in Palestine. One of them is an Israeli-born Jewish man who came to Christ through watching my messages. Since converting to Christ, this man has been persecuted, beaten and incarcerated by the Israeli authorities.

      This man recently wrote me (I’ll not reveal his name as it could further endanger his life) and said:

      We are in a middle of war in Israel. As a Jewish follower of Jesus Christ, I must spread the Gospel and The Word among the Israelis. The Jewish nation must change from the way of the Zionists. Zionism is part of the beastly antichrist system.

      This young Jewish convert to Christ has a better understanding of the scriptural truth regarding Israel than the vast majority of America’s pastors, evangelists and TV and radio preachers.

      Stand with Israel? Not on your life!

      P.S. I am excited to announce the introduction of our two newest DVD message series.

      The first is entitled Christian Essentials. This is a 6-message series on ONE DVD. These are the FIRST Christian doctrines that Christians need to learn. The 6 messages are:

      The Cults Are Wrong: Jesus IS God

      What Is A Christian?

      God Hath Given To Us Eternal Life

      New Testament Baptism

      The Five-Fold Work Of The Holy Spirit In The Life Of A Believer

      Why Christians Are Right To Worship On Sunday.

      The second series is a 6-DVD package entitled Aggression, Revolution, Anarchy And Gun Control. You won’t find a package of messages like this anywhere else. The 6 messages are:

      The Crime Of Aggression: Condemned By The Laws Of Nature And Nature’s God

      The Right Of Revolution As Justified In Natural And Revealed Law

      The Fate Of Blood Thirsty Oppressors

      I Am A Constitutionalist Not An Anarchist

      A Biblical Portrait Of The Righteousness And Requirement Of Bearing Arms

      The Attack Against Our Guns And The Christian Duty To Repel The Attack

      Both of these brand new DVD sermon series are available NOW.

      © Chuck Baldwin

  • Here again are all the links I can offer up:
    https://theislamicinformation.com/list-of-israeli-products-to-boycott/
    https://www.cjpme.org/products_to_boycott
    http://bdslist.org/
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    If you ever think you are in a bad mood, remember it could be worse.
    You could be in the Gaza Strip.
    But guess what, while I was #1 I empowered all those who were suffering at the hands of bullies and so just let me give you a heads up – the shit if fixing to change for the better and it ain’t gonna be perty. Old Testament style change is what I’m sensing and I relish it cause I don’t know about you, but I’m fed up and I ain’t playing around.
    ~
    Get ready for some serious reckoning. I like to think of it as Justified Retribution. I taught myself about this game and guess what, many others already know.
    ~
    We KNOW!
    BK
    717pm52021

    • To keep it simple, what we know is that the leaders of Israel are living in the 20th century and we all want to move past that, so why not boycott them, and then funny thing is we will all look around and realize what the bully does and how to kill said bully’s intentions. How to end their bad intent that they push out with nothing in return.
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      Now, when this happens, I hope folks can be honest with themselves and realize the time for humility is upon us cause Israel ain’t the main bully, they are just the most evident one. The main bully is the one who has supported the Zionist and has bases all across the planet. The main bully is the one who really needs to learn a lesson and that lesson is coming soon if my crystal ball is accurate. It might be and it might not. Who knows.
      ~
      I’ve made another picture of the Palestinian youth who flies the flag of his country and I’ve given him legs and I think Israel would be advised to start begging for forgiveness because Justified Retribution is not a concept to be treated trivially. You will get it when you deserve it and when that moment happens then you best hope you have some basis to claim that you caused no harm. Cause if you cause harm to innocence, time and time again, then get ready for it.
      ~
      We KNOW. Justified Retribution is on the way in the year of the reckoning after the year of peace. Ain’t that how it goes…….
      ~
      BK

  • I declare I’m #1.
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    Please somebody besides brittny come and take this place away from me. I don’t want it, but if it is mine I will wield it.
    ~
    Boycott the bully Israel into Submission. After it happens, can you imagine the fruit and bounty? I can and that is why I am #1 but I don’t want it so somebody please come take it away from me cause I’m just a peasant with peasant hopes and dreams…..just like the rest of the peasants……take it away gently please, as if I didn’t even know it happened….for the sake of the family if you don’t mind.
    ~
    Peace is easy. I have found it and I know it does not belong to me.
    In anticipation…..357est pm 52121

    • You didn’t understand, BK, “take a number” means ‘get in line”….you are not the first nor the last to hate us and wish to destroy us.

      • By “us” you seem to mean the rich white people who terrorize poor brown people then try to play the victim. You couldn’t look more like Nazis if you wore swastikas.

        • There are tons of poor brown Israelis and quite a few poor black Israelis. You obviously do not know what you are talking about. You make up your own silly false facts – no wonder you reach absurd political conclusions!

          • Mr. facts can’t even tell the truth about his own name, much less Israeli apartheid. What a phony!

    • Oh my God, I have wielded it and you wouldn’t believe what I have done. It was all for good and it included a Boycott of Israel. I think the boycott has just started and if you think about it it is so easy. I mean take some of that hummus that one company makes and throw it in the river or the ocean before it even has a chance to get to the customers. The Boston Tea Party Community, of which I am a member, would seriously appreciate that gesture associated with the boycott of all things Israel. All things no matter what direction they are heading or who they are coming from.
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      So now I relinquish it, I relinquish the #1 spot offered up on a whim that I chose to take, come get it at your convenience, but I won’t wait in line.
      ~
      While you come to pick it up, their is a proud israeli body sitting in the corner and if you don’t mind pick it up as well will you. It is starting to smell.
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      Meanwhile, the rest of us are moving on into the 21st century. Get with the game and I relinquish my spot gladly, but I enjoyed it while I was there and I caused no harm. I hope the one I just handed it off to, oh you know I love you, does as well, but time will tell.
      ~
      Peace is Easy,
      BK

  • buffalo ken – take a number

    • OK. I take #1.
      ~
      What is your number Brittny and remember you can’t take the same as me so you must already be behind.
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      I said I don’t want to talk to you and you have nothing to say to me, so I won’t say it again.

  • I look forward to coming back here to kill you Proud Israeli once and for all. I look forward to when you spew your hate again. I look forward to truly killing you after that.
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    Now you know how much I love my family.
    ~
    Peace is easy.
    20352021

  • So do you want to know the main thing I like about this place?
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    I like that when I post a message and I get through the filter that the message is posted once and for all.
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    Who needs a bunch of editors?
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    Why not just edit ourselves?
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    So today, I have posted many messages elsewhere and some are being held up by editors and after awhile one must ponder – why am I contributing if they don’t even want to know what I have to contribute? Who is afraid of what and why do we need so much editing?
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    In the future, if we have one, I think the role of editors will be a minimal one because who knows best?
    ~
    Myself, I have faith in the human spirit and I pray for peace.
    BK

  • Another message was posted here I think based on the numbers. I can’t find it.
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    Wonder what cave Lynn has gone into?
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    Anyhow, I’m in the mood to strike out and so I’m wondering….what is one to do with a proud Israeli when they are captive? Should one do what one learned in that business the Israeli’s (you know – the ZIONIST, not the JEWS – got going on). By the way, boycott that is my view.
    ~
    Well yes, I suppose. Yes is the answer.
    ~
    So take the “Proud Israeli” and ask them this simple question.
    Are you proud of suffering of innocence?
    Or do you think they are all cockroaches?
    ~
    Depending on the answer, either give them a swift blow to the neck or ask them another question. If you want to know the next question, I reckon you have to go to the Israeli inquisition company regarding interrogation techniques…..or maybe not. Maybe, you already know how to deal with this sort of thing. I do. So do the Palestinians. They know better than any of us who have not suffered as they have at the hands of zealots. The Zionist ain’t Jews, oh no, they are zealots left over from the 20th century and don’t you think that is just another thing on the long list of things that need to be cancelled? I do.
    ~
    BK
    Boycott Israel into Submission.
    101152021

    • You cannot boycott Israel because this country has the highest number of modern technology inventions per capital in the world. Israeli inventions include:
      DiscOnKey, Pillcam, Waze, Mobileye, Xvision, Sniffphone, ReWalk, Beehome, IncredoSugar, BioBee, ICQ, Firewall, WaterGen, Like-a-Fish, WatchPat, Iron Dome, OrCam MyEye, Trialjectory, etc etc

      In contrast, the fake, invented nationality of Palestinians have not invented anything. Unless you include pizza parlor bombings……

      • You deserve a swift blow to the neck.
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        Did you not attend the class?
        520211221

      • Moreover, thank-you.
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        I will add what you have kindly told us all to the list.
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        I’ll put on my fridge. Under the image of the proud Palestinian carrying the flag of his country with dignity.
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        Shall I keep your name on it when I cut the paper after it comes out of the printer or do you want me to cut you off of it?
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        Your choice Proud Israeli, but fuck me what you have to be proud of you baby killer. Fuck that and fuck any songs coming out of Israel. Fuck it.
        ~
        Do you get the effing point or is your brain so clouded you are nothing but an effing zeolot?
        ~
        BK
        122752021

        • I’ve decided I need no response. I don’t mean to be unilateral, but I’m cutting the proud Israeli off……with a swift blow to the neck.
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          It was an easy decision and I have no regrets.
          ~
          I’m so pissed off that history is repeating itself and any effing Zionist that gets in my face best be ready for a quick death cause it will be dished out by me or by my friends and I have lots. We all want you DEAD and we are sick of it.
          ~
          Boycott Israel into submission, and then if necessary, if they refuse to learn, send them to oblivion. Let them join others who learned the hard lesson that you get what you deserve.
          ~
          BK
          14152021

          • In other words, to keep it simple, you get what you give.
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            Peace is easy and boycott Israel cause the Zionist leaders of that misguided place have nothing to offer for anybody and those who have a sense of justice know that the Palestinians need to be empowered.
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            Now, I have some ideas on the best and most swift manners of empowerment, but these ideas will require some close communication as well as trust.
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            Can we trust ourselves to rid ourselves of the Zionist amongst us? I think we can and may hope for the future resides on this, and if you want to understand more close please get a hold of me, but if you come with bad intent, then be prepared for a fair response.
            ~
            Once we get rid of the Zionist amongst us then fruit and bounty is not far off, and don’t you want that? Don’t you love your family, or at a minimum, don’t you want things to get better for all of us?
            ~
            So why do “we” tolerate history repeating in a way that is so offensive to our common humanity time and time again? Hasn’t it already been one time too many?
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            How about a change for the better?
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            And let me tell you, that was the speech I sung in the proud Israeli’s ear just before I swung the knife that was the swift blow to the neck.
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            Oh well, some stories end bloody. That is how it went for Sally, but I know was just a figment of imagination and the reality is that all proud Israeli’s need to learn the most basic lesson about humility.
            ~
            Learn or Die is my Motto.
            BK
            15152021

            • Buffalo_Ken, the Zionists learned violence from the fascists and you are learning violence from the Zionists. Break that cycle. It is not appropriate to threaten anyone on this site or any site. Center yourself.

              • Oh sweet Jan, don’t freit. I am centered and full o fmodicum. It is just sometimes the fight has to be fought. Boycott Israel.
                BK

      • Who needs any of that shit?

  • why not take a break from all your hate – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nss3FsrgJo&t=45s

    • Stop the killing and give back all the stolen land first, then fully compensate the Palestinians and apologize, and maybe a few years after they’ve been made whole again we’ll worry about your feelings.

      • Yes. Arabs need to give Back the stolen Jewish land in Morocci, Algiert, Cairo, Syria, Lebron, Iraq etc they stole from us in the 1950s and 1960s.
        Brilliant plan, John!

        • You should go invade Venezuela, I hear it’s totally easy!

          • Only if they try to mass butcher us first. Like the arabs do

            • We’ve seen the videos, we know who the aggressors are. Gangs of rich white people terrorizing poor brown people.

              • We Israelis include humans of all skin tones from nordic blonds to African blacks and every shade in between.

                You are obviously an ignorant idiot.

                • my eyes aren’t lying- you are

                  • Your eyes are certainly lying.
                    Why have foreign ministers, PMs and Presidents from 17 EU countries declared Solidarity with Israel ?

                    • No, what I saw is true and what you say is false. You are a liar.

                    • The 17 countries whose leaders expression solidarity with Israel are
                      USA
                      Australia
                      Brazil
                      Germany
                      Austria
                      Czech Rep
                      Slovakia
                      Ukraine
                      Macedonia
                      Hungary
                      Bulgaria
                      Greece
                      Cyprus
                      Georgia
                      Italy
                      Moldavia
                      Albania

  • Boycott Israel.
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    Lets cancel culture the bloodthirsty Zionist with blood all over their hands.
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    A few links in support of this idea:
    http://bdslist.org/
    https://consortiumnews.com/2021/05/17/time-to-end-the-silence-on-israels-nuclear-weapons/
    ~
    You know this all so obvious and ain’t it obvious how good it is gonna feel to see a bully fall?
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    After the big bully falls, the little ones behind them will fall as well – like dominoes. After awhile, the bullies will be running for the lives like the cockroaches they thought they could kill even though they were actually human beings.
    ~
    I propose a soon to occur worldwide celebration, to be celebrated with fire, after the first big bully gets its due. I hope to burn the fire in my backyard after this happens and I’m confident it will. Now or never.
    ~
    The clock is ticking and the scales are in the balance.
    Wonder what is gonna happen next?
    Ain’t it grand to be alive?
    ~
    Peace is easy,
    BK

    • well, Buffalo Ken, if you really want to boycott Israel, this will help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbIQto3KPUM

      • Brittny – thanks but no thanks.

        On this topic, I don’t need any help thank-you.
        I already know what I’m gonna do.
        I’m gonna tell everyone I know –
        Boycott the bully.
        Boycott Israel.
        ~
        Stop movement of goods going to and fro.
        Israel is a bully and little children have
        died because of this and some
        things are obvious.
        Boycott Israel.
        ~
        Baby killers is what they are.
        They do it consciously.
        I’m sick of it and
        I’m not alone.
        ~
        Boycott the Bully.
        They need some of their own medicine.
        Time for Justified Retribution.
        ~
        Got anything else to say to me Brittny?
        I’d just assume not hear it cause
        I know what I’m gonna do.
        I’m all in.
        ~
        BK
        ps – somebody in a singing contest makes me sick when I see pictures of little children who just got blown up and are now dead. Eff off.

        • Yes, you apparently hate black people.

        • Debunking Israel’s ‘Human Shield’ Defense in Gaza Massacre
          https://youtu.be/l78dOLxt6_g
          ~
          I’m sick of it too Ken.
          The face of the man at the 28 second mark speaks more than words can say.

        • Really sick of it.
          https://youtu.be/wKhv2_Px4HI
          The crack in her voice at the 4:28 mark speaks more than words can say.
          ~
          Solidarity to the Palestinians.

          • Solidarity to Narnians and Lilliputians too !
            Solidarity to all fake nations !

            • I see flesh and blood. I see sensing, feeling, thinking beings who are my brethren in spirit. I see the faces of beautiful children. What do you see?

              • Yes, you can see the evil on their bloodthirsty jihadi Hamas-supporting faces.

                A good example were the bunch of haters who attackin’ some Jewish people eating in an outdoor sushi place in LA.
                Then, there was that Jihadi attack in Times Square.on a Jewish guy. Then there are all the physical attacks on synagogues.

                What starts with us will not end with us. The French now understand that their country is heading to civil war with their arabs.

                • You can’t even tell the truth about your own name, much less Israeli aparthied.

    • I think the tide is turning. Defenders of murderous brutality are on notice. People—especially young people—the world over are “watching” the world in unprecedented fashion.
      The quote of the day for me goes to Max Blumenthal:
      (starting around 11:10 in linked video)
      https://youtu.be/yIIwsy_dxy0
      ~
      “These entitled, whining, spoiled little ethno-supremacist babies—who have been used to canceling people for going against the power of the Israel Lobby. And finally they are on the defensive and they’re just going into contortions to defend the exterminationist slaughter—to the point where Bari Weiss conceded that it is an obligation of Zionism to kill children.”
      ~
      What do you think? Go Bills (AFC)! Go Bears (whole enchilada!)!

      • Herr Gregory Herr
        ~
        Hear hear!
        ~
        Ain’t it funny sometimes how the most hateful project that onto others?
        Best to ignore the hateful ones
        Boycott Israel into submission and
        God Bless Ireland and the
        Buffalo Bills!
        ~
        BK
        52021659

        • 71952021
          ~
          Incidentally, I’ve printed a high quality copy of the image at the top of this article and I’m sticking to my refrigerator.
          ~
          Underneath the sticker will be a list.
          The Boycott List!
          I am all in.
          ~
          Boycott Israel into Submission!

          • Meaningful image of dignity.
            Someone with heart, talent, and reach should make some music in tribute to the Palestinian struggle. Like what Peter Gabriel did to honor Stephen Biko.
            Apartheid then and now must end.

          • “And the eyes of the world are watching now. Watching now.”
            “Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko”

            • I think I’ve already posted this here, but the Russian composer just moves me and fills me with hope.
              ~
              It may not be your cup of tea, but this fella had some fingers like you wouldn’t believe.
              ~
              Prokofiev.
              ~
              Also, I’ve read up on Biko and the story touched my heart cause I know (I went to the school), or at least I can imagine close to reality what he went through in his death. But sometimes those who think they are killing don’t realize that all they are doing is sending somebody to be next to their Lord!
              ~
              Biko is feeling happy today I believe. I am as well.
              ~
              The cease fire is just the beginning of all the things fixing to change. Change for the better for those who want better times for all of US. Not just our imaginary “clan”.
              ~
              Happy Sabbath everybody, rest if you want, and work in the yard, but cause no harm and get something done for the better of us all. It is not hard to do. Practice it and it will become natural to you, but don’t ever be so meek that you do nothing when innocence is suffering.
              ~
              Best,
              BK
              522211159est

            • Oh, with all my goofy preaching, I forgot to post it.
              ~
              Here it is:
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E9tN3vnyf4
              ~
              by the way, I ain’t no preacher…..just an engineer who means serious business and who looks forward to fruit and bounty cause engineers know how to build things and we don’t like needless destruction of infrastructure. DUH?
              ~
              Boycott Israel and boycott Saudi Arabia as well. They are both little peanuts.
              ~
              Boycott the US of a if you can, but that is tricky but the time is coming and when it does if you need some tomatoes please get a hold of me. I know how to grow them.
              ~
              BK
              522211202

      • I agree that the side is turning. Since the Jihadi mass murders in Europe in 2015, everybody knows why Israel is fighting. The mass beheadings, stabbings, shootings and truck ramming attacks in Paris, Manchester, London, Strasburg, Antwerp, Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna, Stockholm, Helsinki, Milan, Nice. Barcelona etc etc etc have turned everybody against the religion of Peace. America has only a couple of attacks in Orlando, San Bernardino and Fort Hood but the direction is obvious.

  • Could that “new plan” have something to do with Zio Joe’s 30 x 30 executive order to preserve 680 million acres in the US? He claims that 30% of the nation’s land will be protected from development… now, but what may be the long term plan?

  • A very important development.
    ~
    Here is the article regarding Italian dockers refusing to participate in the suffering of innocence that is obvious to everyone except maybe the politicians, who should know better than worship mammon:
    ~
    https://www.leftvoice.org/italian-dockers-stop-arms-shipment-to-israel-in-solidarity-with-palestine/
    ~
    Peace,
    BK

  • ‘viral videos’ (or lack thereof)
    The IDF loves to trot out the phrase ‘human shields’ to justify destroying any and all civilian targets (because it works). They have destroyed 4 high rise apartment buildings and one high rise press building and even FOX is showing that footage. Why doesn’t the IAF produce footage of ‘Hamas terrorists firing rockets from those locations?’

    It doesn’t help the ONE video they posted was from Syria firing rockets and the official answer they give are ‘Hamas assets’. A very vague answer but good enough for the U.S. Senate.

  • Definition: a “terrorist” is a man without an air force to deliver his bombs.

  • Caitlin, you’re not only right on here, you’re damned right.

    The point that ‘complicates’ all this is religion. If you peel back a few layers, lots of evangelicals also buy the argument “It’s their land” in a way that they miraculously don’t buy for say, Native Americans. Essentially, it’s their land because God willed it to them in a mythical book written a long time ago.

    Sadly, there’s no argument against this that means much to people who believe it.

    • No. Nothing to do with religion. It is fact that this land is the birthplace of the Hebrew language, Hebrew calendar and the Israeli nation.

  • May I share an important document? We were warned about the true nature of Zionism in a 1948 letter to the NYT, signed by Albert Einstein and 26 other prominent Jewish intellectuals and professionals. That should have been enough:

    New Palestine Party

    Visit of Menachem Begin and Aims of Political Movement Discussed

    TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES:

    Among the most disturbing political phenomena of our time is the emergence in the newly created state of Israel of the “Freedom Party” (Tnuat Haherut), a political party closely akin in its organization, methods, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties. It was formed out of the membership and following of the former Irgun Zvai Leumi, a terrorist, right-wing. chauvinist organization in Palestine.

    The current visit of Menachen Begin, leader of this party, to the United States is obviously calculated to give the impression of American support for his party in the coming Israeli elections, and to cement political ties with conservative Zionist elements in the United States. Several Americans of national repute have lent their names to welcome his visit. It is inconceivable that those who oppose fascism throughout the world, if correctly informed as to Mr. Begin’s political record and perspectives, could add their names and support to the movement he represents.

    Before irreparable damage is done by way of financial contributions, public manifestations in Begin’s behalf, and the creation in Palestine of the impression that a large segment of America supports Fascist elements in Israel, the American public must be informed as to the record and objectives of Mr. Begin and his movement.

    The public avowals of Begin’s party are no guide. whatever to its’ actual character. Today their speak of freedom, democracy and anti-imperialism. whereas until recently they openly preached the doctrine of the Fascist state. It is in its actions that the terrorist party betrays its real character; from its past actions we can judge what it may be expected to do in the future.

    Attack on Arab Village

    A shocking example was their behavior in the Arab village of Deir Yassin. this village. off the main roads and surrounded by Jewish lands, had taken no part in the war, and had even fought off Arab hands who wanted to use the ‘village as their base. On April 9 (THE NEW YORK TIMES), terrorist bands attacked this peaceful village which was not a military objective in the fighting, killed most of its inhabitants – 240 men, women and children – and kept a few of them alive to parade as captives through the streets of Jerusalem. Most of the Jewish community was horrified at the deed, and the Jewish Agency sent a telegram of apology to King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan. But the terrorists, far from being ashamed of their act, were proud of this massacre, publicized it widely, and invited all the foreign correspondents present in the country to view the heaped corpses and the general havoc at Deir Yassin.

    The Deir Yassin incident exemplifies the character and actions of the Freedom Party.

    Within the Jewish community they have preached an admixture of ultra-nationalism, religious mysticism, and racial superiority. Like other Fascist parties they have been used to break strikes, and have themselves pressed for the destruction of free trade unions. In their stead they have proposed corporate unions on the Italian Fascist model.

    During the last years of spontaneous anti-British violence. the IZL and Stern groups inaugurated a reign of terror in the Palestine Jewish community. Teachers were beaten up for speaking against them, adults were shot for not letting their children join them. By gangster methods, beatings, window-smashing, and wide-spread robberies, the terrorists intimidated the population and exacted a heavy tribute.

    The people of the Freedom Party have had no part in the constructive achievements in Palestine. They have reclaimed no land, built no settlements, and only detracted from the Jewish defense activity. Their much-publicized immigration endeavors were minute, and devoted mainly to bringing in fascist compatriots.

    Discrepancies Seen

    The discrepancies between the bold claims now being made by Begin and his party, and their record of past performance in Palestine bear the imprint of no ordinary political party. This is the unmistakable stamp of a Fascist party for whom terrorism (against Jews, Arabs, and British alike), and misrepresentation are means, and a “Leader state” is the goal.

    In the light of the foregoing considerations, it is imperative that the truth about Mr. Begin and his movement be made known in this country. It is all the more tragic that the top leadership of American Zionism has refused to campaign against Begin’s efforts, or even to expose to its own constituents the dangers to Israel from support to Begin.

    The undersigned therefore take this means of publicly presenting a few salient facts concerning Begin and his party; and of urging all concerned not to support this latest manifestation of fascism.

    ISIDORE ABRAMOWITZ. HANNAH ABENDT, ABRAHAM BRICK, RABBI JESSURUH CARDOZO, ALBERT EINSTEIN, HERMAN EISEN, M.D., HAYIM FINEMAN, M. GALLEH, M.D., H.H. HARBIS, ZELIG S. HARRIS, SIDNEY HOOX, FRED KARUSH, BEURIA KAUFMAN, IRMA L. LlNDHEIM, NACHMAN MAJSEL, SEYMOUR MELMAN, MYER D. MENDELSON, M.D., HARRY M. ORLlNSKY, SAMUEL PITLlCK., FRITZ ROHRLlCH, LOUIS P. ROCKER, RUTH SAGER, ITZHAK SANHOWSKY, J. SCHORNBERG, SAMUEL SHUMAN, AL ZNGER, IRMAL WOLFE, STEFAN WOLF.

    Reprint, New York, December 2, 1948.

    • Thank you so much for this information. I, like most of society, have been a product of my culture, and specifically the cultural ‘CHURCH’. Israel has imbedded itself in the church, and people simply know no difference than what they are being TAUGHT. I am learning soooo much through this web site, and via RD Steele reports. In studying the Bible and Christian history, I have been confused as to the teaching of the church, and now I understand why. Some years ago, there was a woman from Israel visiting America. (I think she was a Christian speaker.) She was on a Christian Radio program that I listened to daily. I recall how she said how shocked she was to see the news in America of all the bombs, murders, etc. taking place in Israel. When the host asked what she meant, she replied that Israel was one of the most calm places to live, and unless one traveled outside, they did not see all that was being reported on our news. She said while these things appeared to happen, they did not happen IN ISRAEL! Until now, I have wondered what she meant. Thank you again, for the repeat of this article.

  • Of course, Caitlin, you are correct in what you wrote…. however, there needs to be a better way than the plans since 48. My suggestion is for the Palestinians to accept the facts on the ground. The Israelites are so strong that they cannot be defeated. They have enough nukes to destroy Europe and no less a leader than Dayan threatened that they would not go down alone and would take Europe with them. My plan is simple, forget the two states solutions and demand a one state solution with full citizenship for ALL Palestinians. It might be possible, two states isn’t. Is it ideal… Hell no. Is it fair…. Hell no. Would most people on both sides be better off….damn right!

    • If they are too strong to be defeated, then what’s the point of telling them to make the Palestinians all citizens? If they won’t stop the lynch mobs, and they won’t give up their nukes or make peace with their neighbors, then why would they suddenly start obeying foreigners when it comes to citizenship? What’s their motivation? Why shouldn’t they keep doing whatever they feel like doing if they can’t be stopped?

    • There is no such thing as faiestinyans.
      Where was their capital ?
      Who was their 1st king ?
      Who wrote their Constitution ?
      What was their native currency called ?

      It is all a nonsense made up by Crazy Muslim terrorist. Like the ones who attacked the twin powers in 2001.

      • So in the 5th Century bce, the historian Herodotus wrote about a Western Asiatic area called Palestine. But from circa 1150 bce, the Egyptian 20th dynasty recorded the same region as Peleset. In c. 800 bce treaties, the Assyrians called the area Palashtu.

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_name_%22Palestine%22

        I suppose those ancient people were “Crazy Muslim terrorist” (sic) like the ones who attacked “the twin powers”, but were there airplanes back then?

        In addition to being an incredibly racist (white supremacist) troll, you seem to be deeply ignorant and have your own set of bizarre beliefs that have nothing to do with reality. As an ardent Zionist, you haven’t read the Torah? You have never heard of the Caananites? Weird.

        • Herodotus did not live in the Land of Israel. He did not speak its language or was familiar with its calendar or culture. He was basically an Ancient Greek foreigner.
          Next, you will quote me the words of a Chinese Philosopher.

  • I still recall my utter astonishment when about 50 years ago, as a teenage boy, aka moron, I learned how Israel was “created”. The UN simply drew lines on a map, and proclaimed “this is Israel”, and then stood back as Jewish immigrants poured into a region already occupied by other people, and started forcing those “other people” out. And such has continued ever since. Even as a post adolescent idiot, I could clearly see that this has no moral, ethical, or logical, reasonable foundation. I’m still astonished that this is still being being openly done with the approval of much of the world.

    • I agree with you. The greatest pain for me is how Israel is using the church for its lies and constant gain. But try explaining this to others! They are like those who refuse to listen to the TRUTH about Covid and Injections! How do you reach them?
      I see no difference in the Jews today and in the days of Christ. It is just that today, based on false ‘doctrine’ via some historically-misplaced scriptures, we CODLE them, falsely believing it will save America and bring blessings! It that were so, America would not be in the mess she is in today.

    • I have to admit I kind of shrugged my shoulders when I first started becoming aware of it. I’d already twigged how we Europeans had drawn lines on maps all over Africa, discovered America and Australia and planted our flags there, and proceeded to pillage and plunder, migrate and massacre. Plus the wars on Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia were at their height, and the British army went into Ireland again – that colonial settlers had picked on Palestine didn’t astonish me, it just seemed par for the course, yet another reason for rejecting what I was expected to respect. Though I am still astonished so many in England (and elsewhere, but I know England more intimately) still approve and applaud.

    • You were fortunate to learn in the 1970s how “Israel” was created. Until the late 1990s–I do not remember the specific catalyst that caused the scales to fall from my eyes–I just accepted that US support for Israel was just and proper. Then I woke up. And over time I became sensitized to the fact that the Palestinians had essentially been Hitler’s last victim. But what was frightening was the insight into what I–and almost all other Americans–had been subjected to by American culture for decades. In the early 1970s, for example, in my pre-teen years, I knew through the media far more names and faces of significant Israeli politicians than I did American politicians. How effed up is that?

  • Tim should become a professional reader. His voice is strong, soothing and sobering.

  • Superb Caitlin. Your 15 points belong on t-shirts and bumper stickers to be heard far and wide.

    One nuanced point as it relates to #14. What’s the distinction between white supremacy and jewish supremacy?

    • One is Kosher, the other is not.

    • Wow! Love your idea of shirts and bumper stickers!

  • I agree with Micheal Moore that the Jews better should have been given Bavaria as a state of their own.

    • Or perhaps Miami.

    • Why ?
      We have no historical rights do Bavaria ?
      You must be a very stupid person.

  • Dear Miss Johnson,

    re. https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2021/05/13/fifteen-thoughts-on-palestine/

    1.  We are Twelve Tribes of Jacob/Israel, including:
    A.  Jews in The Land Of Israel and Worldwide
    B.  Pashtun (Muslim) in The East (Afghanistan and Pakistan)
    C.  Anglo-Celts (Christian) in the West (PROBABLY INCLUDING YOU AND ROBERT DAVID STEELE)
    D.  Ibos (Christian) in the South (Nigeria)
    E.  Northwest Europeans (Christian) in the North (Northwest Europe, Scandinavia)

    2.  There IS no “Palestine”.  There ARE no “Palestinians”.  There ARE Arab Clans, Tribes and Families of the Land of Israel.  As it turns out, Many (perhaps Most) of Them are JEWS WHO NEVER LEFT:
    https://youtu.be/IQCr7GaVMWA

    3.  The Hebrew Bible, Christian Greek Testament and Muslim Qur’an ALL confirm The God Of Israel’s Land, Torah and People Covenants with His Chosen People Israel.  Please see my book, “Cracking the Qur’an Code”:
    https://www.academia.edu/652627/Cracking_the_Quran_Code_Gods_Land_Torah_and_People_Covenants_with_Israel_in_the_Quran_and_Islamic_Tradition_2011_Second_Edition

    4.  https://youtu.be/US4YRAopb5A Self Respecting Servant of God Shiite Imam Tawhidi Cuts Through ALL the BULLSHIT Spewed by Jew-Hating Goyim and Self-Hating Jews about Gaza and Israel (including YOURS).  NEVER Forgive.  NEVER Forget.

    Shabbat Shalom and Chag Sameach (Happy Shavuot/Pentecost) from the Land Of Israel, City Of God/Jerusalem, Hill Of The Priests (Abu Tor/Givat Chananiya),

    Mr. Lowell Joseph Gallin

    Mr. Lowell Joseph Gallin
    Email:  lowellgallin@gmail.com

    Founder, Root and Branch Association, Ltd. (established 1981)
    https://www.youtube.com/user/RootandBranchAssnLtd

    Author, “Cracking the Qur’an Code:  God’s Land, Torah and People Covenants with Israel in the Qur’an and Islamic Tradition”
    https://www.academia.edu/652627/Cracking_the_Quran_Code_Gods_Land_Torah_and_People_Covenants_with_Israel_in_the_Quran_and_Islamic_Tradition_2011_Second_Edition

    Co-Host with Roseanne Barr
    “Dark To Light From Jerusalem”
    https://www.youtube.com/user/roseanneworld

    “Dark to Light from Jerusalem”, World Premiere, May 11th, 2020 Part 1/2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxAqPvBCQ0E&t=27s
    “Dark to Light from Jerusalem”, World Premiere, May 11th, 2020 Part 2/2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ybi1p9bRKg

    “Has the Ancient Israelite Monarchy been Renewed ???” Tamar Yonah Interview with Lowell Joseph Gallin Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

    • Really dig the way you folks always champion the rights of ALL the earth’s oppressed … Native Americans, Rwandans, Armenians, the Vietnamese, Catalonians, and on and on. Way to go.

    • Golda Meir had a Palestinian passport.

  • Possession is 9/10 of the law. So it is in Israel. Many times the law is just but not fair. With this internal conflict the world has decided to stand back and watch. In such situations right and wrong does not matter and the situation must simply play out.

    • Hitler couldn’t have said it better.

    • …the bank$ter$ and their political puppet$ CERTAINLY aren’t ‘standing back’ and letting it ‘play out’ …get real…

  • Thank you. I needed the reset. onward.

  • “Palestine is one of those precious few areas where there’s an obvious clear-cut right side and wrong side”
    https://youtu.be/XZr6Ftw7fHM

    • And the wrong side are the 7th Century settier colonists who invaded MY COUNTRY illegally.

  • Caitlin, your bold, accurate, unashamed criticism of violent Zio-state policies and similar tactics in other dastardly states is admirable. As always I ask: What practical things should we do about this besides telling others who do not want to admit that callous, lying and cheating psychopaths control the world?

    • This from The Canary has quite a long list. Some of it applies only to the UK, but a lot doesn’t.
      https://www.thecanary.co/trending/2021/05/13/heres-what-you-can-do-to-support-palestinians-resisting-apartheid-ethnic-cleansing-and-settler-colonialism/
      ~
      CODEPINK has suggestions for letters you can send Biden and Blinken, petitions to sign, and news of marches and events, mainly but not exclusively in the USA:
      https://www.codepink.org/

      • Code Pink’s Ariel Gold blaming Hamas for genocide in Gaza https://twitter.com/LaithMarouf/status/1392626884706451457

        • Thank you. I can’t find where she actually says it – it’s apparently somewhere in a two hour audio I don’t intend wading through – but I had had my doubts about CODEPINK before, with them sounding like the not-quite-so-keen-on-war wing of the US Democratic Party, so I’m not too surprised – I nearly didn’t post the link anyway, without knowing what you and others on that Twitterthing said.
          The Canary article has a long list of things going on, though.
          Thanks again!

          • PS I don’t do Twitter, but after scrolling through that thing, I might start!

        • Get the wax out of your ears, then perhaps you’ll hear better what she actually said.

  • Caitlin Johnstone wrote:
    > A nation is not a person, a nation is an abstract concept. It doesn’t have a “right to exist”. It doesn’t have a “right to defend itself”. People have the right to these things, and a nation is only legitimate insofar as it advances those rights. For all people.

    Bingo.

  • Re: Thought #15
    Yes, but how do you propose to reconstruct the necessary genetic foundation of the entire homo-Sapiens’ species, in time for a universal consciousness of its predicament to evolve, before having to impose an autocratic eugenics process, as suggested by commenter Jack Alpert, as one of the two alternatives remaining for species survival on the planet?

    • You seem to be assuming our genes program us to behave in one specific way, when all the evidence is they allow many different behaviours, depending on our environment – and our environment is something we shape ourselves.

      • True, but in Darwinian evolutionary theory, hominids adapted naturally to an ever evolving natural environment.
        True, our genetic makeup has now endowed us with the unique ability of self cognition, to believe that we are wise enough to misshape the natural environment; that in anthropomorphic delusion, we think, with our ingenious non-critical thinking minds, have the ability, through this newfound ingenuity, to artificially improve on what we did not manufacture in the first place; or preferably, to escape it altogether.
        In my book this is Disneyland ‘imagineering’ run amok!

        • But we do shape our environment! We’ve been doing it for millennia, and in the past, often quite wisely it would seem. And I don’t just mean our ‘natural’ environment; our social environment is even more something we shape ourselves, though not always wisely.
          https://www.sciencealert.com/we-can-still-see-the-effects-of-early-humans-changing-the-landscape-with-fire-even-85-000-years-later
          https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326558685_The_legacy_of_4500_years_of_polyculture_agroforestry_in_the_eastern_Amazon
          “People have shaped Earth’s ecology for at least 12,000 years, mostly sustainably”
          https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/04/210419182105.htm

          • From that last link, “New research published today [April 19, 2021] in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) shows that land use by human societies has reshaped ecology across most of Earth’s land for at least 12,000 years. The research team, from over ten institutions around the world, revealed that the main cause of the current biodiversity crisis is not human destruction of uninhabited wildlands, but rather the appropriation, colonization, and intensified use of lands previously managed sustainably.”

            • And if Darwinian evolutionary theory says hominids adapted naturally to an ever evolving natural environment, I’d say it it’s making an artificial distinction between hominids and nature, one we’d be best dropping and recognising instead we are natural beings, a part of nature which we shape as much as it shapes us.

              • And if we’re not going to shape our environment, which seems to be what you recommend, we’d better stop growing crops and farming animals at the very least.

  • Great work, Ms. Johnstone. I can’t help agreeing with you every time. I hope you can keep it up and gain much more well-deserved support.

    • Right On Erwin.

      The entirety of my being-ness agrees.

  • Gutsy article, Caitlin. Those responsible for the Balfour Declaration are the same ones in charge of our (collapsing) dollar. Wealth and power motivates the leaders at the top. But how they could manipulate the masses from murdering Jews in the Third Reich to worshipping them in the Fourth reveals the incredible effectiveness of religious indoctrination.

  • And to think that reality would look so different to American congressmen if Palestinians had gobs of money and Jews were dirtpoor… It tells you more about perception than all the works of Maurice Merleau-Ponty :o)

  • Without support for certain ongoing atrocities, but in light of others: “Once you [assert] that [all] religious texts are made up nonsense” from “[W]hite people,” you are clearly mocking every related “historical” figure – from the beginning. Thus, Moses for example, to you, was a fraud (including the Books of). Despite every documented experience through numerous scribes and witnesses (of such undoubted magnitude that they were willing to literally die for the ultimate cause), it (the dedication) was all just totally coordinated creation/implementation of fables. Objectively, whether you are an atheist or not, how likely is that? From Moses’ trials and accomplishments (witnessed and experienced with thousands) down to the very least’s reactions in the face of ultimate testing to the point of death, what are the odds that the entire story was merely concocted? If one were factually objective, it could be rationally ascertained that the likelihood of truth would reside within the efforts of the multitudes who were actually there when it all took place, not within closed minds of those centuries later promoting ridiculous percentages of possibilities of how it all took place.
    https://seaclearly.com/2021/04/04/infallible-proofs-as-scribed/

    • But all religious texts ARE made up nonsense! Your comment is ignorant in the extreme.

    • What happened thousands of years ago has little, if any, relevance in today’s problems, unless you want to suggest that certain religious views are still believed and are the cause. To consider the bible as an objective descriptor of modern events is a stretch. Sadly, there are far too many versions and translations of ‘the bible’ and some are purely political and/or evil in structure (e.g. Scofield).

    • Lone gun man, eh?

    • Read Jan Assmann’s (Heidelberg Archaeology): Moses the Egyptian and What Price Monotheism?
      ///
      His thesis: once you write down ‘how it is or how it’s got to be’ – you have a formula for permanent bloodshed.

  • China are PISSED as WELL !

    With Israel as Americas BESTY – what would you expect !

    Spread this far and wide – this is what is coming !

    This is what is happening right now !!

    Netanyahu is murdering Palestinians in their OWN homes on their OWN lands !

    These are horrific crimes against humanity – possibly unprecedented in any civil society !!

    Happening right NOW !

    https://syrianews.cc/netanyahu-unleashes-herds-of-israeli-terrorists-against-the-palestinians/

    Iran have had enough as well !

    Israel could well be playing their final card before some very serious damage is done to the Stolen/Apartheid/Zionist state !

    https://en.mehrnews.com/news/173384/Iran-ready-to-support-Palestinian-people-resistance

    https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-13/China-calls-for-restraint-amid-escalating-Israeli-Palestinian-tensions-10dNZMBnTs4/index.html

  • “I don’t know who needs to hear this but accusing someone of antisemitism for valid criticisms of a brutal apartheid regime is odious and disgusting and is becoming increasingly recognized as such all around the world.”

    Precisely. And condemning people as ‘racist’ or ‘fascist’ who level valid criticisms against those who commit recurring acts of rioting, arson, and assault in our cities is just as odious and disgusting.

    • Are ‘your’ cities under foreign military occupation? Has Israel’s territory been whittled away by force over the decades? Do Palestinians regularly evict Israelis to build settlements?

      • The Zionist/Apartheid ISRAEL doesn’t have ANY territory – lets make that VERY clear !

        • What on earth do you mean?

  • With Israel as Americas BESTY – what would you expect !

    Spread this far and wide – this is what is coming !

    This is what is happening right now !!

    Netanyahu is murdering Palestinians in their OWN homes on their OWN lands !

    These are horrific crimes against humanity – possibly unprecedented in any civil society !!

    Happening right NOW !

    https://syrianews.cc/netanyahu-unleashes-herds-of-israeli-terrorists-against-the-palestinians/

    Iran have had enough as well !

    Israel could well be playing their final card before some very serious damage is done to the Stolen/Apartheid/Zionist state !

    https://en.mehrnews.com/news/173384/Iran-ready-to-support-Palestinian-people-resistance

  • “You don’t get to drop an entire colony on top of an inhabited country, grind those inhabitants into the dirt for generations, and then claim self defense every time they retaliate. That’s not a thing.”

    Oh yes it – still – is if you have a tyrannosaurus running interference for you. And most people have drunk the koolaid. This was not an option for our family who lived in a building owned by a man whose family had been driven out.

    • I agree. I know it’s a manner of speaking, a figure of speech or whatever, but I still find it extremely weird to say the very thing you’re criticising never happens and isn’t a thing.

  • …this is why thoughtful, knowledgeable, moral, beautiful, etc., caitlin won’t get a gig on fox or cnn or any other ‘monied media’ on the planet…

    …..moses preached one eye for one eye….jesus preached no eyes for one eye….these goddamned global $tringpuller$ [or whatever label you fancy] have taken so many hundreds of eyes for one eye that they dare not name the sum…

  • All 15 of Caitlin’s points are not equally useful in finding a way to unwind the predicament. The last one –

    15) A nation that can’t exist without nonstop warfare is like a house that can’t stand without nonstop construction work. If your house would collapse without construction teams working on it 24/7 forever, you’d either (A) move or (B) come up with a different architectural design.

    has the most utility. First you ( any human on the face of the earth) cannot move without occupying space that was occupied by some one or something else. Palestine is not a unique place – now is not a unique time. The only solution is for the human community (7.8 billion of us) to continuous contract until a neighbor who is very vigilant does not notice that you just through you garbage over the fence.

    Thinking about this architecture? See 600 words on building this architecture. https://www.evernote.com/shard/s9/sh/996341e2-732f-4a6c-b9ae-4696515408ed/751dd4402fdb8441c2d8f53a3ce92a50

  • Janet! Your comment is satire, right?

    The points you make are valid but reveal an inadequate understanding of the forces at play. ?????

    “It’s more complicated than it looks?” “This isn’t what it looks like!”

    Seriously, it is what it looks like.

    • Meant to be a reply to the first comment by Janet Phelan. I would delete this one if I could.

  • In 1995 I was the medicine focaliser at the Israeli Rainbow Gathering near Bet Shemesh. It was a SINGULAR EXPERIENCE. It was the year that Yitzak Rabin was assassinated, during the Gathering. Afterwards, when it as all over, we kept a small thing going as it all broke up and went away, and we sat around our campfire with the local Palestinians and Israeli Forestry, having a beautiful time as the ‘tan,’ jackals came closer again.
    Later I stayed at my uncle’s place in in a US suburb settler village, Neve Tzuf. Army post, razor wire, killing zones. You would be accosted on the street by angry Israelis demanding to know who you were and why you were there. Arab workmen, as I said before, walked through the village with a settler guard and an assault rifle muzzle on their necks.
    To my relatives’ fearful incomprehension, I went by bus to Ramallah and walked around all day by myself. No problem. Just normal Arab politeness.
    Later in the old City, Jerusalem, our favorite Arab felafel stand gave us a full ‘how-to’ workshop. Israeli felafel just doesn’t cut it.
    Just sweetness if you don’t threaten them. Mind you, the 19 bus was blown up two successive Mondays. What can I say. I’m glad I went. I wouldn’t want to, now. Basically, it’s heartbreaking.

    • What would Israel be without the labor of those Arab workmen? Not much. Like in America, made rich by the work of slaves, the people who actually built the place wound up being second class citizens. This is the kind of injustice Marx wrote about.

  • Ed Curtain puts a face on perspective, as the Wars Against Terror come home to turn terrorized Americans against each other. (Let’s don;t, ok?) Thanks Jeremy.  The executive director of the U.S. cover story – the fictional 9/11 Commission Report – was Philip Zelikow, who controlled and shaped the report from start to finish.
      It is even less well known that Zelikow, a professor at the University of Virginia, was closely associated with Condoleezza Rice, George W. Bush, Dickey Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Brent Scowcroft, et al. and had served in various key intelligence positions in both the George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush administrations. In 2011 President Obama named him to his President’s Intelligence Advisory Board as befits bi-partisan elite rule and coverup compensation across political parties.
      Perhaps it’s unknown or just forgotten that The Family Steering Committee for the 9/11 Commission repeatedly called for Zelikow’s removal, claiming that his appointment made a farce of the claim that the Commission was independent.
      Zelikow said that for the Commission to consider alternative theories to the government’s claims about Osama bin Laden was akin to whacking moles.  This is the man, who at the request of his colleague Condoleezza Rice, became the primary author of (NSS 2002) The National Security Strategy of the United States of America, that declared that the U.S. would no longer abide by international law but was adopting a policy of preemptive war, as declared by George W. Bush at West Point in June 2002…….The Biden administration has directed its resources inward toward domestic “terrorists”: that is, anyone who disagrees with its policies.  This is especially aimed at those who question the COVID-19 story.   Now Zelikow has been named to head a COVID Commission Planning Group based at the University of Virginia that is said to prepare the way for a National COVID Commission…. Zelikow, a member of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Development Program Advisory Panel, will lead the group that will work in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security at the Bloomberg School of Public Health… Zelikow’s involvement, among other things, suggests we are in the second phase of a long war of terror waged with two weapons – military and medical – whose propaganda messaging is carried out by the corporate mainstream media in the pursuit of the World Economic Forum’s Great Reset…  Please do not recall The Nuremberg Code.  Especially number 7: “Proper preparations should be made and adequate facilities provided to protect the experimental subject against even remote possibilities of injury, disability or death.” (my emphasis)
    “Now is the time to just do what you are told,” as Anthony Fauci so benevolently declared…  We are now in a long war with two faces.  As with the one justified by the mass murders of September 11, 2001, this viral one isn’t going away.
    http://edwardcurtin.com/second-stage-terror-wars/

    • Isn’t Zeli a dual-national?

  • “You don’t get to drop an entire colony on top of an inhabited country, grind those inhabitants into the dirt for generations, and then claim self defense every time they retaliate. That’s not a thing.”
    I’m not sure what you mean by ‘That’s not a thing.’ I’d say it very much is a thing, a thing that’s characterised the history of colonialism in the Americas, Australia and Africa, and your point 13 seems to agree.

  • You are missing an essential point here, which is that Israel is a targeted nation and that the Palestinian issue, which is every bit as valid as you present here, is being used to tar and eventually destroy Israel. This is a far more complex issue, historically and ideologically, than “bad” Jews messing with “good” Palestinians. The points you make are valid but reveal an inadequate understanding of the forces at play. To understand how this will all play out one need to comprehend the hidden history here, which will result in the destruction of the Jewish state, along with all the Palestinians. The Palestinians are tools in an effort which will destroy them as well as their subjugators. I suggest that a better understanding of history can be obtained through more research.

    • Can you give us a clue about this hidden history which would make us appreciate how this is such a complex issue?

      • Villages cleared of inhabitants building’s destroyed and trees planted on top of . Hey presto nothing to see here except nature Human Nature

    • Okay, fine. But why is it so complex? What are these forces you mention? What is the hidden history and why will it result in the destruction of both Israel and Palestine? And finally, where do you suggest I gain a better understanding of history?

      (Please cite your sources. Thank you.)

    • Janet! Your comment is satire, right?

      The points you make are valid but reveal an inadequate understanding of the forces at play. ?????

      “It’s more complicated than it looks?” “This isn’t what it looks like!”

      Seriously, it is what it looks like.

      (Misplaced above as an independent comment rather than as replying to Janet.)

    • Both Israelis and Palestinians are victims so the Israelis must wipeout the Palestinians to save the Palestinians from being used? Is that you General Westmoreland?

    • …how many palestinians have israelis killed? …how many israelis have palestinians killed?

      …how much money does uncle shame $hower upon ‘God’s chosen people’ in israel? [?the richest people per capita on the planet?] …how much money does uncle $hame urinate upon the much much poorer and browner people who are not ‘god’s chosen people’?

      …how much of the water in the jordan river watershed does ‘god’s chosen people’ control? ….how much is controlled by those not chosen by god?

      …how many nukes does israel [8 million people] control? …iran [75 million]?

      …how many friends of israel in high public and private office$ in ‘murca? …people unfriendly to israel?

      ….have you ever had the epiphany that the average ‘murcan’s opinion about israel could be adequately summed up by a parrot trained to SQUAWK israel good, terrorists bad SQUAWK israel is our best friend in the middle east SQUAWK Fox news wanna cracker SQUAWK

    • JANET:

      Not-with-standing your poor understanding or , more importantly, KNOWLEDGE of History let me give you the BASIC but MOST IMPORTANT FACT: The so-called “Jews” OCCUPYING,UNLAWFULLY, what THEY call Israel are NOT Hebrews. To put it more succinctly, THEY are ASHKENAZI ( notice the last FOUR letters of that word, which, by the way, spells “NAZI” and is THEIR word, ( TRUTH hidden in plain site) not mine. They are COLNV ERTS to Judaism, who converted from a PRIMITIVE group of WAR MONGERING KHAZARS, who do not have one cell of SEMITISM in their iBlood.

      To put it simply, for you, they are simply INVADER OCCUPIERS who have ABSOLUTELY NO NATURAL RIGHT to be in Palestine, just like the British WAR-MONGERS had NO NATURAL RIGHT to be in Ireland (my country)

      We Irish fought the British for over 600+ years before we finally kicked them out in order , to create our own REPUBLIC .We accomplished that by using GUERRILLA WAR FARE tactics and I advise the Palestinians to do the same -GUERRILLA WARFARE

      By the way, we FLY the PALESTINIAN Flag in our Capital-DUBLIN.

      • Selectively mixing and matching:

        Proving factual history and mythical story, for some, is an ongoing dilemma, while for others… who have had it handed down, there is blind faith certainty.

        By the way, the name ‘Ashkenaz’ stems from old old Hebrew, the plural of which takes an i, becoming Ashkenazi. You, being a self-righteous bible thumper don’t seem to care (Genesis 10:3, 1 Chronicles 1:6) that he was a descendant of Noah long before the idea of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party came about.

        Why does the British nation still occupy a little under a third of geographic Ireland?

        Believe it or not:
        British rule in Ireland began with the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169. Most of Ireland gained independence from Britain -only in July 1921, following the Anglo-Irish War and became a fully independent republic following the passage of the Republic of Ireland Act in 1949.
        Northern Ireland still remains part of the United Kingdom. (easy as Wikipedia… is this very recent event the whole historical truth?) When it comes to the full Khazarian story you’ve got the whole truth in your pocket.

        Freedom of thought is not necessarily the reality of facts on the ground.

        So, you individually are a Judeophobe!

        Don’t be frightened, come out of your cave and you’ll see that your 600+ year dream is just fantasy.
        You might even notice a few of your so-called Jewish religionst compatriot Irish on the streets of Dublin.
        Fact is that close to fifty percent (an educated guess) of Jewish people are citizens of countries other than Palestine/Israel.
        Like yourself, they may represent other points of view, yet thankfully, unlike you, who believes she represents all of Ireland, they are not a monolithic religious faction.

        The Anglo Irish war ended in 1921, with Irelands defeat, having to compromise, by ceding territory to the historically dastardly Britain.

        A couple of facts you still seem to be in the dark about.

        It’s okay to be angry at our species, but to superciliously, selectively pick and choose, with whom the blame lies, is bigotry, be it Christian, Muslim or Jewish.

        • Modern genetic analysis also points to a common ancestry for the Jewish diaspora, and no connection between Ashkenazi and Khazars. A few continue to disagree, but their evidence appears to be conjured from thin air compared to that for a common Semitic/Levantine origin. As one 2016 paper put it, “In our view, Das and co-authors have attempted to fit together a marginal and unsupported interpretation of the linguistic data with a genetic provenancing approach, GPS, that is at best only suited to inferring the most likely geographic location of modern and relatively unadmixed genomes, and tells nothing of population history and origin.”
          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_studies_on_Jews#Recent_studies

    • I suggest that you have a better understanding of “Yourself”, by the way what is “The Complex Issue” ???

      • Notice the way Janet didn’t respond to a single reply …
        She’s probably off posting the same comment on a bevy of blogs. How else will she fulfill her trolling quota?

      • It is very simple. This land is the birthplace of our language, religion , calendar and our history. The 7th century arab invaders are settler colonists who tried to kill us all in 1948 and 1967. Today, they are still trying to murder us.
        But they will NOT succeed.

      • It is not complecated at all. The 7th century settler colonists invaded our country. They build their mosqui on OUR holy mountain temple site.
        A 5 year old solid understand it.

    • Brainwashed much ??

      Blame your Semitic OBE ( Outcome Based Education ) for this !

      • No. I say blame our own selves for being willing to be TAUGHT without question and research! According to scripture, we are to LEARN! Seek, ask, find. But one of the biggest culprits in enforcing this kind of belief for Israel comes straight from the organization itself, called the church! For one thing, in order for the modern day ‘Rapture’ to be taught and believed, one MUST believe all these lies put forth by Israel. Some of my rapture-believing friends are actually refusing to look at this site anymore. I am not questioning whether or not you believe in ‘the rapture,’ but I am saying that the way it is taught, this truth on Israel can not be a part of it. The truth of Israel changes the entire scope of the rapture teaching. But, a good place to start learning is to find out ‘when and where’ the rapture teaching began. I am so thankful for drone cameras, phone cameras, and other forms of real time recordings and sharing! If we cannot believe this, then one should burry their heads in the sand and ‘wait for the maybe rapture-salvation!’ Just the was Israel has been teaching it. No hard feelings, just truth. Real truth hurts, and that is a part of life.

    • Janet, I suspect you have not actually researched the israel question. The zionist military regime we so affectionately call israel has no constitution, and has never been legally created by anyone. The military occupation and attacks on the country of Palestine during the 1940s have been successful in genociding the native Palestinians. Sad, eh?

      BTW, I’ve read the UNGA documents that allegedly created the state of israel, but the polling of the natives was never done, and that is/was a UN mandated requirement. Also note that the UNGA can only make recommendations It’s all explained in this document:

      https://highlanderjuan.com/roman-cincinnatus-a-discussion-of-israel-jews-and-zionists/

    • So – if there’s an ~occult angle to the zionist caste (aka banksters) currently running the outlaw state of Balfouristan, now would be an ideal time for you to spell out what that is!

      It looks a lot like their number is up when the U$D goes out of reserve status, and maybe that’s why they have a large tract of land in Patagonia (+maybe elsewhere?) – and why we goyim – as well as world jewry – should worry about the Samson Option.

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