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The Atrocity

The Atrocity

By Uri Avnery


Again without
any purpose. Again with the certainty that after
it’s all over, everything will essentially be the
same as it was before.


But I can
hardly hear the sirens which warn of rockets coming
towards Tel Aviv. I cannot take my mind off the
awful thing that happened in Jerusalem.


IF A gang
of neo-Nazis had kidnapped a 16-year old boy in a
London Jewish neighborhood in the dark of the night,
driven him to Hyde Park, beaten him up, poured
gasoline into his mouth, doused him all over and set
him on fire – what would have happened?


Wouldn't
the UK have exploded in a storm of anger and
disgust?


Wouldn't
the Queen have expressed her outrage?


Wouldn't
the Prime Minister have rushed to the home of the
bereaved family to apologize on behalf of the entire
nation?


Wouldn't
the leadership of the neo-Nazis, their act…

The Mindlessness of a Manifesto

The Mindlessness of a Manifesto

July
12, 2014 "ICH"


This sentence
from Kagan’s Neo-Conservative Manifesto reads like
so much flotsam in a cesspool of scattered feces. It
emanates from a mindless, bloated root chakra that
has abandoned all except instinctive self-survival.
It is deficient in understanding and wisdom, a mind
surviving in an isolated tribe, a being guided only
by fear of everlasting victimhood. How does one read
this flotsam?



We don’t
need to read it, we are witnessing its last throes
today in Gaza as the consequences of
neo-conservative “superior power” unfurls before the
world once again and the desperation of
neo-conservative idiocy splashes over the screen for
the world to witness.


What is it
that we witness? Israel garbed in the armor of the
American flag, fielding America’s weapons of mass
destruction, pro…