American Samizdat

Monday, January 05, 2009. *
brian eno
It's a tragedy that the Israelis - a people who must understand better than almost anybody the horrors of oppression - are now acting as oppressors. As the great Jewish writer Primo Levi once remarked "Everybody has their Jews, and for the Israelis it's the Palestinians". By creating a middle Eastern version of the Warsaw ghetto they are recapitulating their own history as though they've forgotten it. And by trying to paint an equivalence between the Palestinians - with their homemade rockets and stone-throwing teenagers - and themselves - with one of the most sophisticated military machines in the world - they sacrifice all credibility. [more]
See also: Top 5 Lies About Israel’s Assault on Gaza, and: The Maps Tell the True Story.

Yea, Israel is the victim as their borders constantly expand . . . and I got a bridge to sell you - best bridge ever. Call now, while supplies last.

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