The Politics of the Gaza Massacre
// / Justin Raimondo
29-Dec-2008 (5 comments)

If you're looking for the cause of the most recent Israeli aggression against the Palestinians – over 300 killed so far, and many more wounded – forget Hamas. The real casus belli is politics, in Israel and America.

On the Israeli front, elections loom large. The current Israeli government is enormously unpopular, and – with polls showing a massive swing to the right – this latest "incursion" is its last attempt to shore up their sagging power base. The rightist surge in Israel has been building for a long time, with the settler movement gaining momentum and the Likud Party likely the chief beneficiary – in which case there will be no chance of a peaceful settlement of the Palestinian question, no matter how evenhanded President Barack Obama turns out to be.

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I am sick and tired those

by Zarrius (not verified) on

I am sick and tired those idiots, who try slip people up according to the religions, gender, creed or race. Humanity is created of one essence, of course there are people who do evil acts, and those people are not from a particular race or religions.

Over seven centuries ago, Sa'di, one of Iran's greatest poets, wrote the following verses:

بنی آدم اعضای یک پیکرند
که در آفرينش ز یک گوهرند

چو عضوى به درد آورد روزگار
دگر عضوها را نماند قرار

تو کز محنت دیگران بی غمی
نشاید که نامت نهند آدمی


Try to swallow this ...

by Much more honest observer (not verified) on

Palestinians and their terrorist leader Yasser Arafat sided with Saddam Hussein and wholehearedly supported him during the Iran-Iraq 8-year in which almost one million Iranians were killed or maimed;

Palestinians were for the criminal Saddam Hussein until the very end of his life and still consider him their hero;

Plestinians and Syrians are siding and supporting United Arab Emirates over the three island dispute with Iran;

So you tell me why should I stick my head out, beat my chest and shed crocodile tears like you and your ilk for a bunch of Sunni Arabs who consider me as Majoos and below the dirt? Are their blood thicker than all those muslims being repressed and slaugheterd daily across the globe,some even in the neighboring Russia? When Arabs do not care for Arabs, why Should Iranians who are despised by Arabas care for Arabs?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Open your eyes and see on going Holocaust in Gaza

by More Honest Observer (not verified) on

Open your eyes and see the on going Holocaust in Gaza committed by those "as ma behtaroon"

Israel has kept Palestinians under military occupation for more than 42 years in refugee camps.

Once in a while, Israel's brave and proud pilots use their F16 to travel for 20 seconds to reach their target in defenseless cities in Gaza to use their latest missiles technologies to remind Palestinians of “who the Masters are and who the Slaves are”.


Mullahs committing crimes against their own people

by Honest observer (not verified) on


A very revealing article, it shows how Israelies are manipulat-

by Observer (not verified) on

ing American policies towards Middle East and Palestine. Thanks for posting it.