Every time I write something unflattering about Israeli neo-cons, I always get a burst of anonymous phone calls for a few days. But this never happens when I write about American neo-cons. What's with that?
Perhaps it's because almost every progressive on the internet today writes unflattering things about American neo-cons and it would take forever to bully us all.
A FaceBook friend of mine living in Israel-Palestine just sent me a photo of a group of ordinary Jewish-Israeli citizens -- beating up on a terrified Arab-Israeli woman in the street http://rabbibrant.com/2013/03/04/jewish-violence-on-purim-time-for-a-religious-reckoning/. And this photo reminded me of how, back in the 1930s, "Good Germans" used to beat up ordinary Jews on the streets too.
And the next thing you knew, along came Germany's infamous Kristallnacht.
But the difference between "Good Germans" back then and "Good Israelis" now is this: Back in Nazi Germany, racism based on religious hatred all culminated in one horrible Kristallnacht orgy of killing, looting, oppression and genocide -- whereas the new Zionist oppression and genocide in Israel-Palestine seems to be happening now in slo-mo. One day at a time, one house at a time, one street at a time, one Palestinian at a time http://www.roitov.com/articles/eastjerusalem.htm.
But the results are the same.
And now, in 2013, the average individual "Good Israeli", just like the average individual "Good German" back in the 1930s (and the average individual "Good American" today) needs to finally wake up and finally realize that what neo-cons and pseudo-religious crazies can do (and have done) unto others, they can also do unto us as well.
PS: According to journalist Roi Tov, formerly a captain in the IDF, "On March 1, 2013, the Israeli Ministry of Transport inaugurated two lines of buses to be used exclusively by Palestinians and created the opportunity for a Palestinian Rosa Parks to spark the struggle for Human Rights in the Holy Land." http://www.roitov.com/articles/bus.htm How come when "neo-cons" in Alabama segregated the buses, we all thought this action was abominable -- but when Israeli neo-cons do the exact same thing, we give them a pass?
Tov calls this slow-motion attack on Palestinians "A war of the turtles" -- except that the Israeli neo-cons' turtle is a million times bigger, stronger, better armed and more powerful than the Palestinian turtle. Duh.
PPS: And does all this new slow-motion holocaust in Palestine mean that, 30 or 40 years from now, the UN will also allow Palestinians to establish a new homeland in Germany -- as a salve for our guilt because the world knowingly stood by, did nothing and watched silently as six million Palestinians were sent off to concentration camps and/or gassed?
PPPS: And it appears that you and I are the ones also paying for this new "Kristallnacht in slow motion" racket as well. According to a recent Congressional report, America even bought Israeli neo-cons a whole shite-load of F-35s (those stealth bombers that don't even work) in order to reign down even more slo-mo hell onto Palestinians!
And according to Joe Biden at a recent AIPAC conference, President Obama "has directed close coordination, strategically and operationally, between our government and our Israeli partners, including our political, military and intelligence leadership." So apparently we are also guiding Israeli neo-con "strategic and operational" policies behind the slo-mo massacre of all those women and children in Palestine too. Good to know. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/03/08/vice-president-biden-aipac-policy-conference-2013
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