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We're All Gazans Now

Murdering civilians: official Israeli policy!

by Stephen Lendman

The whole world's watching. Growing millions know. Israel's a rogue terror state. It's amoral, brutish, and ruthless. Arabs are murdered for not being Jews. 

Gazans suffer most of all. Israel's been terror-bombing them daily. Civilians are maliciously targeted.

Growing numbers are killed. Official totals way understate the toll. Many others are injured. Children are traumatized. Parents are frantic. How much more of this can people take?

Gazans dig through rubble for survivors. Others bury their dead. Media scoundrels assault truth. They run cover for Israel's worst crimes. Imagine supporting mass murder. Doing so makes them complicit.

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A scurrilous New York Times editorial headlined "Hamas's Illegitimacy," saying:

"Hamas, which took control of Gaza in 2007 and is backed by Iran, is so consumed with hatred for Israel that it has repeatedly resorted to violence, no matter the cost to its own people."

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Vicious lies like this demand condemnation. Setting the record straight is vital. Hamas is Palestine's legitimate government. 

In January 2006, Palestinians elected their officials overwhelmingly. Israel and Washington imposed a West Bank coup d'etat regime. It's illegitimate. It's also pro-Israeli.

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Conflict followed. Hamas was wrongly blamed. Abbas serves illegitimately as president. Israel rigged his election. His term expired in January 2009. 

He won't step down or hold new elections. He's a longtime Israeli collaborator. He sold out at Oslo. He spurns his own people. He replicates Quisling harshness. He's an embarrassment to legitimate governance.

Hamas supports all Palestinians. It spurns violence. It responds defensively when attacked. It's their right and obligation under international law. All governments bear full responsibility to protect their people.

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You clearly have some form of mental/logic block t... by agwscam on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 1:40:09 PM
.... and all of US in the other 198 countries of t... by Michael Rose on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 3:36:56 PM
IDF LT COL. AVITAL  LEIBOVICH - 5 ROCKETS FRO... by MadAngel on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 4:33:32 PM
found in Gaza rubble during the last "defensive ac... by Daniel Geery on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 11:51:09 AM
I'm sure the parents were devastated that their ch... by agwscam on Saturday, Dec 1, 2012 at 7:10:12 AM
kicks a blinding cloud of sand in the face of your... by Michael Rose on Saturday, Dec 1, 2012 at 9:56:57 AM
by compassion, thoughtfulness, and kindness. ... by Daniel Geery on Saturday, Dec 1, 2012 at 11:18:02 AM
Right on, Stephen.   Ich bin ein Gazan. ... by Ernie Messerschmidt on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 2:20:09 PM
It's been the Israeli government policy to kill ci... by Marta B on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 7:44:13 PM
God Chosen People keep proving that there is NO Go... by Mohammad Ala on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 9:11:02 PM
Only racist Jews and Christians support israel and... by Mrt Baggins on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 10:46:20 PM
this comment is about all you can manage in yor sp... by David Chester on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 3:40:57 AM
To begin to complete your eddification, by Michael Rose on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 5:30:55 AM
These lights in the sky are for purposes of illumi... by David Chester on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 7:07:40 AM
...for your obtuse angle, but that was an expressi... by Michael Rose on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 12:23:52 PM
israel, a small high tech society with only democr... by yuval doron on Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 at 12:27:54 AM
Which means all honour to your good sence.... by David Chester on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 7:09:54 AM
Which means "when mired in frontline muck, wise Di... by Michael Rose on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 1:06:57 PM
Absolutely none of the  pro- Israel commenter... by Mark Sashine on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 12:09:27 PM
I can add no more to Lendman's article other that ... by M.I. Lee on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 7:38:11 PM