Re: 16 Palestinians Killed, Hundreds More Wounded In Violence Near Gaza Border, March 30, 2018, All Things Considered by Daniel Estrin.
The word “Hamas” appears 9 times in the article.
- Palestinians answered “Hamas’s call to protest.”
- But actually Hamas, which controls Gaza, was a driving force. It called from mosque loudspeakers, encouraging people to gather at the border.
- Hamas took control of Gaza by force a decade ago.
- Hamas has fought three wars with Israel.
Insomnia brought me to my PC & Twitter, where I saw a status update which linked to a wonderful article about artists in Gaza.
For some reason, the word “enclave” struck me, so I looked up its definition at Merriam-Webster: Continue reading
If you want to read warmongering nonsense with your morning coffee, check out Augusta, Georgia’s only daily newspaper’s editorial page. The Sunday editorial:
In today’s paper, two letters to the editor, one asking us to welcome war criminal Netanyahu to listen to his advice to attack Iran and the second proposing an official authorization by Congress for global war against “Islamic terrorism.”
I wrote the following comments to the two letters:
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