Joe the Plumber has stopped working as a plumber, and has now been hired by a Republican-run blog called Pajamas TV to work as a war correspondent in Israel.
How can intentions be said to be good when it’s known that a consequence of an action will cause grave harm or death to innocent bystanders?
The government of Gaza, operated by Hamas, appears to be guilty of atrocities. However, the Senate resolution already addresses those problems. If the United States is to regain the international respect that the Democrats in Congress have promised they would work toward, then our government needs to deal equally with human rights abuses and war crimes. It’s time for a Senate resolution condemning Israel’s war crimes and human rights abuses as well.
The Palestinians and mystery rocket attackers are not exempt from this lesson. Their rocket attacks haven’t cowed Israel into submission. Instead, the rocket attacks have made it easier for militaristic Israelis to whip up support for more war.
Another United Nations school has been bombed by Israel.
When Israel’s leaders ought to be apologizing for the attack on the United Nations school, and pausing their military operations in order to take stock of their strategic blunder, they are continuing along the same path that led to the school bombing, and even justifying the attack as a necessary consequence of a just cause.
I’d like to see a United Nations resolution declaring a single sovereign state in the territory that is now Palestine and Israel, naming the new nation the Republic of Idiots. I’d like to see that nation on all world maps until the violence stops for at least five years straight.
In a rational world, Juval Aviv wouldn’t be trusted any more than a hot dog salesman who spits in his mustard. You may remember that in the summer of 2007, the self-declared “intelligence expert” made the following prediction: I predict, based primarily on information that