"American Jews split over Israeli offensive," AFP. January 12, 2009.
It is so difficult to keep up with the repeated, repeated, and repeated lies (Big Lie tactics of the Nazis) and false propaganda that is spewed out against Hamas.
- Pro-Militant Israeli Propaganda Lie: It is indisputable that Hamas is deliberately putting Palestinians in harms way by launching rockets from hospitals and schools.
- Pro-Militant Israeli Propaganda Lie: Hamas is out for the destruction of Israel.
- Pro-Militant Israeli Propaganda Lie: Hamas expelled Fatah in a coup.
- Pro-Militant Israeli Propaganda Lie: Israel is the victim.
- Pro-Militant Israeli Propaganda Lie: Any civilized nation would do the same thing that Israel is doing.
- Pro-Militant Israeli Propaganda Lie: Anti-Semitism is Anti-False-Zionist.
- Pro-Militant Israeli Propaganda Lie: Anti-Zionist Jews are bad, self-hating Jews.
What the neocons do is imagine what they would do, how they would lie, the propaganda they would employ, and then they assign the same motives and actions to the Arabs and Persians (Iranians).
I have seen no such evidence alleged by the Zionists against Hamas. It is also being put forth that it is against international law to fire rockets from civilian territory. Well, the whole of Gaza is civilian territory that has been under blockade for many, many months even though Israel promised to lift the blockade to allow normal flows of goods into Gaza. Rather than abiding by the terms of the ceasefire, Israel allowed in only 20% of the normal things needed to meet the bare necessities. The propagandists are saying that the blockade is only on military equipment coming in via tunnels. That is not true. The number of trucks with humanitarian supplies entering Gaza has been radically reduced down to about 20%. That means there is 80% not enough food and other necessities.
Let us remember that Israel literally showered Lebanon with cluster bombs right at the end of the hostilities in 2006. Now those cluster bombs were indiscriminately dropped to cause widespread terror. That's terrorism. Let us not forget that it was Israel that entered Lebanon initially and had its spies caught there on Lebanese territory. It was not Lebanese kidnapping Israelis on Israeli territory.
Furthermore, let us remember that the Gazans are indiscriminately firing homemade rockets that are not guided rockets. They don't know where the rockets will land. Also, it was Israel that broke the ceasefire. It was not Hamas.
Israel stole Palestinian land via terrorism in the first place. It has been brutalizing the Palestinians since before 1948. Hamas has every bit as much right to fight back as any Israeli. Of course, the Real Liberal Christian Church position is Jesus's position that is nonviolent.
As I've made clear on this blog in this series before, Hamas has offered a two-state solution based upon the Green Line. They can't hold with that while also holding with the destruction of Israel. So, they have effectively renounced they're earlier position. This is being deliberately ignored by Israeli propagandists.
Hamas was, and remains, the duly elected government of the Palestinians. They simply didn't allow the U.S. and Israel to overturn them using Fatah.
Furthermore, plenty of conflicts have been settled by talking and negotiating. The British and the Irish Catholics worked it out. There was terrorism on both sides. The British engaged in false-flag tactics and used torture. Now though, mundanely peaceful politics are the means being used by both sides.
Israel has been illegally occupying the Palestinian territories since 1967 (and even before if you don't hold with illegal U.N. dictates). Hamas is the resistance. Hamas is reacting to Zionist aggression from the beginning when false-Zionists began moving in and taking over eventually via violence and terrorism.
Let me address the issue of disproportionality. It is a tenet of international law that a nation-state defending itself not use wildly (my word) disproportionate responses. What that amounts to is having the punishment fit the crime. Israel believes its doing a number of things one of which is creating a deterrent. Israel believes that if it can only punish enough, the opposition will cave in.
Now, "all's fair in war" is an old saying. Frankly, I don't believe in the laws of war. I agree fully with Jesus Christ when he says, Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit. (Matthew 12:33 KJVR)
I do believe also in relative evil. There is greater and lesser crime against God. It's all crime, sin, and evil; but God is not one for being incapable of measuring things and in meting things out in perfection according to what we each and all deserve in eternal terms.
Jesus's point though is that we ought not to engage in any of this war making.
Israel reportedly hit three clearly identified United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA) schools with missiles and tanks shells. Palestinian refugees were gathered there. Many were killed. Many were children. Hamas militants were not there. No rockets were launched from the schools. Israel knows every building in Gaza. It has the GPS coordinates for every building. It targets every building knowing full well what it is. Israel monitors Gaza from land, sea, air, and space. The U.S. shares military- and spy-satellite information with Israel in real time. The Israelis can see everyone moving about in Gaza. They can see inside buildings by using ultra-high-tech sensoring equipment. They have computers analyzing and tacking individuals. It isn't foolproof yet, but it is much more sophisticated than the common public is allowed to know. The point is that three known stationary schools are not hit by accident. Even the Israeli retracted excuse that Hamas was firing rockets from the schools shows that Israel knew it was targeting U.N.-controlled schools.
Now look at the U.S. federal legislature. The U.S. Senate unanimously supports what Israel is doing to the Gazans and only 5 U.S. Representatives voted against the resolution. What a sad, sad state of affairs for the American people.
Right now over a period of about 2 weeks, the poll numbers haven't changed. About 55% of Americans support the mass killing of Gazans.
Well, Israel is a victim but not the victim. The Gazans are victims. The U.N. is a victim. The Red Cross is a victim. Arab Christians in Gaza are victims. Truth is a victim. God is a victim. All have been harmed. All are suffering. They have sustained injury, loss, and even death on account of the voluntary actions of the false-Zionists. The world is a victim of the new/old trickery: Spins; twists; psychological ploys, schemes, manipulations. The Zionists should not have selfishly asked the remnant of the British Empire for Palestine to violently or otherwise coerce the Palestinians out. The Zionists should not have asked the U.N. to acknowledge Zionists sovereignty over a partitioned Palestine. The British, the U.N., and the U.S. should have said no to the means the terrorist Zionists were employing. The powers should have considered the Arabs as full human beings rather then inferior and deserving of being treated as dogs, as Winston Churchill and his ilk clearly held them to be. Were you aware that Winston Churchill was a rabid racist? It was quite common even amongst the Liberals in Britain.
The neocons, Zionists, Likudniks, and even the Israeli Labor Party spreads the falsehood that any civilized nation would do the same thing Israel is doing if attacked. Neocons would. Others would not necessarily. Still others definitely would not. Most importantly, why aren't other nations being barraged by homemade rockets from Hamas types?
Israel draws the ridiculous analogy between Israel and Gaza on one hand and the U.S. and Canada and/or Mexico on the other. If Canada or Mexico were lobbing such rockets and mortars, the U.S. would do the same thing to Canada or Mexico that Israel is doing to Gaza is the proposition forwarded by the Zionists. There is no current situation anywhere in the world that is analogous to what the Israelis are doing to the Gazans. There are people who have drawn some analogies to Warsaw where the Nazis attacked the Jewish ghetto and some Jews there fought back. That analogy is vastly more apt than the U.S. and Canada or Mexico.
The important thing to do is to look at the root cause of the problem. The false-Zionists, using their public relations/psychological-manipulation tactics and media domination, forward the proposition that if only Hamas would stop and accept the Zionist Project then everything would be fine. Why though should Hamas accept the Zionist Project? I don't. I know Hamas should stop, but Hamas doesn't have to accept the Zionist Project. Why don't they have to? They don't have to, because the Zionist Project is sitting on Hamas's land, and neither the British nor the Americans nor the U.N. had any right to give Hamas's land to the Zionist Project and the false-Zionists had no right to horn in to possess it. It's that simple.
If the Jews had moved there with only an eye to being as brother and sisters to the Arabs, it would have been completely different. They didn't do that though. They went to takeover and to dispossess the Arabs. Furthermore, the idea that the Palestinians were Arabs and Arabs have some 22 nation-states doesn't cut it. The Arabs states were carved up by the European imperialists. Who gave them the right to give away other people's land anyway? They just took that right upon themselves without merit but only a warring mentality.
If you're rhetorically questioning in your mind, as many might, whether I hold the same concerning all the violent conquests of land since the beginning of time, I tell you that I do. Horning in has never been right. That is made clear and plain by the teachings of Jesus. Jesus exposed this truth to the world. It was known before Jesus exposed it, but it was suppressed by the greedy, violent, depraved, selfish, damaged, unrepentant ones.
Down through time, the Christian approach could always have been used. It was used by some; but the savage (unenlightened, backwards, abused, and hardened) made the right gate, which is right there to enter, completely invisible to their offspring — out of the question, off the table, not even known to be considered as an option.
The Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni, issued a statement:
We have received with great concern and revulsion many reports of physical, moral, verbal and other manifestations of anti-Semitic attacks towards Jews and Israeli citizens in many parts of the world.
Well, she should read the words of Jacob, as I quoted before in Part 7 of this series.
And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house. (Genesis 34:30 KJVR)
Even Moses completely missed the message.
The false-Zionists make the name "Israel" to stink among the nations of the world. It's very clear. Other Jews (non-neocons) are not being as intentionally dimwitted as Tzipi Livni is being intentionally dimwitted. Of course, Livni is trying to twist perceptions. She's trying to plant the seed that real ethnic bigots are behind anti-false-Zionism. She wants people to distance themselves from the real ethnic bigots (Nazis) and also from all Palestinians as a result. Who will fall for this transparent and shallow, selfish ploy? I won't. She works out these twists in secret, but they come abroad. For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad. (Luke 8:17 KJVR)
To be anti-false-Zionists is not, never has been, and never will be synonymous with anti-Semitism. There are anti-Semite who are against the false-Zionists, but there are pro-Semites (such as myself) who are also against false-Zionism. In fact, to be truly pro-Semite necessitates being anti-false-Zionism. "Friends don't let friends drive drunk." Have you heard that one? Most people in the U.S. still remember it. It applies here. The Israelis are running their affairs as drunkards. Only they aren't all drunk on alcohol, although there's probably much more of that going on than anyone would care to admit.
The Neturei Karta are Jews. They believe rightly that inheritance of the land belongs to those who do the will of God the Father. They don't know Jesus, but they are closer to him than are the false-Zionists. They believe that Israel will be reconstituted at the coming of the Messiah. They are correct; however, only with huge qualifications. We must define the terms inheritance, Promised Land, the will of God, Israel, Messiah, etc. I won't go into all of that here and now. I will say though that Jesus explains all of what these things mean. He embodies them, literally. I will say that the Neturei Karta have it completely correct that violent coercion is not the path to the inheritance. It is exactly the opposite. I have said repeatedly on this website that one can not take Heaven by force. It can't be done. There is no amount of physical fighting or mental tricks or coercive measures that will ever, ever result in Heaven for any soul. The real and new Heaven (understanding) is the complete absence of such emotions.
An article for the Huffington Post by Nancy Kanwisher argues that while Israel claims self-defense, it has been overwhelmingly responsible for ending cease fires and reinitiating violence since the start of the Second Intifada: "79 percent of all conflict pauses were interrupted when Israel killed a Palestinian, while only 8 percent were interrupted by Palestinian attacks (the remaining 13 percent were interrupted by both sides on the same day)." (Sources: "Reigniting Violence: How Do Ceasefires End?" by Nancy Kanwisher, Johannes Haushofer, & Anat Biletzki. The Huffington Post. January 6, 2009. " ," by Fernando Chirino, et al. The New University (University of California at Irvine; UCI). January 12, 2009.)
On this point, what are "conflict pauses" here? Are they official ceasefires? No. Here's how they defined it. "...periods of one or more days when no one is killed on either side." Now here's the telling point. Israel "unilaterally interrupted 100% of the 14 periods of nonviolence lasting longer than 9 days." Since the beginning of the 2nd uprising (2nd Intifada), it has always been Israel that has killed first after a lull of 9 days or more.
It would be interesting to trace the actual cause of each attack by either side. God has that information by the way. It's used in determining who is and isn't written in the Book of Life.
The most important question to ask is why Israel "unilaterally interrupted 100% of the 14 periods of nonviolence lasting longer than 9 days." Let's not be lulled into untruths by the false-Zionists who always come up with "new" ways to spin the truth to obfuscate who is the land thief horning in. Israel, the whole time while some Gazans fired 11 rockets during the ceasefire was violating the spirit of the ceasefire agreement by entering Gaza and doing evil things and by not removing the blockade, which things are acts of violence. If Israel had abided by the spirit of the ceasefire in total, I dare say not one rocket would have fallen in Israeli territory.
So, what is firing? Is it only the discharge of a weapon in the most literal sense, or is it any physical attack that includes depravation, such as blocking the very necessities of the flesh body? Israel had agreed to lift the blockade. It never kept that promise. It broke it from the start. Such is the spirit of the false-hearted, false-Zionists. How many people died on account of Israel not lifting the blockade? People were denied hospitalization. Water was reduced. Food was reduced. All utilities were reduced. Incomes were reduced. Businesses and homes were destroyed. How was that holding to the spirit of the ceasefire? The law is the spirit of the law, not just false-Zionists, false-hearted word games.
You see, this is all the exact same letter of the law mumbo-jumbo they tried on Jesus. They say they didn't agree not to attack Gazans. While they say that, they ignore all the parts of the letter of the agreement that in the most literal sense they did violate. Then, as the debate continues, any appeal to the first and second great commandments and to Jesus's parable known to nearly everyone on Earth about the Good Samaritan causes the discussion to end. The Israelis will fuss that they didn't agree to debate meaning they aren't prepared to lose even though they lost before it started. Their position is indefensible.
The thing to contemplate is what would happen if after nine days, Israel never attacked again and actually lifted all blockades and actually repented and atoned by helping the Palestinians as their brothers and sisters. Imagine that. How about even turning the other cheek since there still might be some Palestinians who might not get over the past instantly?
Keep those new excuses coming for violating the Golden Rule. Just ignore Jesus when he says the good neighbor was not the Jewish Priest or the Levite but rather the Samaritan "dog." That Samaritan should have been exterminated by Joshua, right? That's what the insane false-Christian-Zionists say. Oh, U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman doesn't want to offend John Hagee though with the facts or the truth.
When there is a ceasefire in place and either side violates the terms and the other side fires back but doesn't even kill or maim, is it righteous to then kill first? No it is not. It's evil. It's right only to serpents. So, while the false-Zionists think of the Palestinians as dogs, Jesus thinks of those false-Zionists as snakes and for clear, irrefutable cause.
The spirit of a ceasefire is to defuse a situation and to give an opportunity to dialogue to arrive at a fair negotiated settlement. Blocking people from egress and ingress, slapping any of them, pushing any of them around, blocking any of their food or supplies entering, and all things of those types, are all not consistent with the spirit of ceasefire but are rather designed to further subjugate people to exercise lordship over them without just cause.
I've said that it is Israel that always starts the trouble during a lull in violence. There are those who apparently claim otherwise. The problem with this sort of debate is in the lack of defining terms. First of all, Israel demands that Hamas rein in all rogue elements in Palestine/Gaza. A Palestinian or two or three who attack Israel during a lull should be treated mundanely as requiring policing action. However, Israel wants to put the cart before the horse. It demands that the world accept that Hamas must do what it cannot do for want of Israel's cooperation. Israel smashes Fatah and then Hamas before either Fatah or Hamas can establish sufficient government to rein in rogue elements. Israel drives wedges between Fatah and Hamas via bribes to Fatah and by supplying weapons and ammunition to Fatah and promising Fatah that Israel will clamp down on Fatah's Isreali-created rival, Hamas. In addition, those rogues are retaliating for prior Israeli aggressions. Under the circumstances, as dire as they are for the Gazans and Palestinians, it is amazingly unintelligent of the general world population to accept Israel's characterizations and demands.
Fatah members still live in Gaza. Reportedly, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades actually fired some rockets at Israel during Hamas's ceasefire with Israel. How can Hamas be held responsible?
The truth is that Mossad works ceaselessly to conjure up methods of dividing the Palestinians and Gazans while Israel makes international demands for Palestinian and Gazan unity. It takes unity to be nonviolent as a whole society. Why don't people come to understand that? Well, they will if it is presented to them clearly and plainly; but that's not what Israel's Mossad wants. It would spoil the conspiracy to come to dominate via force and as lords lording it over others as Jesus prohibits.
And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve. For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as he that serveth. (Luke 22:25-27 KJVR)
Hear me now. God serves those that serve. God cuts off those that force others to serve them.
Furthermore, Israel deliberately and indiscriminately has killed Palestinians. Whole families have been wiped out in their beds when their houses have been bombed. The excuse is that Israel was targeting the father only. That's rationalization dung.
The Israelis believe that the Arabs are dogs fit for destruction only. As pointed out, there are many so-called Christian-Zionists who egg them on that they, the followers of Moses, should have exterminated the Philistines rather than allowing even one to survive. It's man taking God and Satan into his own hands and practicing eugenics without having God's vision.
The false-Zionists say that if you're not for the Zionist Project, you're anti-Jew. That's wrong. I'm pro-Jew and anti-false-Zionism. It's that simple. I prove that what they say is false. I'm living proof. Also, the false-Zionists say that if one complains about false-Zionism more than about other nation-states, the protester is obviously anti-Jew. That's wrong too. During the movement against racism in the U.S. and the movement against Apartheid South Africa, I was most vocal about those things and not about false-Zionism. Racism is still an issue in the U.S., but it is not nearly as virulent as in Israel against the Palestinians. Apartheid South Africa is not perfectly non-racist, far from it. It still has economic racism with which to contend, but it too is not nearly as virulent as in Israel against the Palestinians. When the Eastern European countries were under totalitarian dictators, I focused against them. When the Central American countries were loaded with dictators, I focused against them. Well, now it's Israel's turn and rightly so. The world is quickly becoming fed up.
Now this cuts both ways, because the false-Zionists are keen to call Iran the new Germany of 1938 and Ahmadinejad the new Hitler. So if they can speak about Iran and Ahmadinejad that way, why can't people make an analogy between Israel and Nazi Germany too? There are false-Zionists who do want to exterminate all Palestinians, not just militants but all.
I have no interest in killing any Jews no matter how evil. I don't lump all Jews together. I don't hold all Jews collectively responsible for murdering Jesus. Only those Jews who actually murdered Jesus did that. Many Jews had nothing to do with it and were, in fact, followers of Jesus.
I hold all nations to the same standard. Where is there a place where any nation is abusing people on the scale Israel is abusing the Palestinians? Would it be the U.S. in Iraq or Afghanistan? I'm every bit as negatively critical of the U.S. actions in Iraq and Afghanistan and elsewhere as I am of Israel; but then again, Israel and the U.S. have been joined at the hip for a few decades now.
It isn't Israel, as in the descendants of Jacob who don't deserve a land. It's the Zionist Project that horned its way in and took land via terrorism and other evil means that is wrong and its adherents who need to repent and atone. Then the Jews may live in the region in peace and friendship with Muslims who will likewise see the light, which is the same light offered by Jesus Christ to all.
Furthermore, I stand squarely against violence as a means to settle anything. It is wrong to employ violence on any side. It only begets more of itself. Nations that turn to the sword, receive it when it comes back around.
I hold no double standard and believe that no nation is any more legitimate than is another except by reason of bringing forth. It is God who cuts off those who do not bring forth. What God does with those cut-off souls is God's to do. Legitimate states are those that are only bringing forth. Are there any? I don't see them. Show me one.
Also, just because pro-false-Zionist governments in the world claim that anti-Zionism is inherently anti-Jew or anti-Semite doesn't make it so. The U.S. State Department has issued such statements; but then again, the State Department is headed up as of this writing by a pathological liar, Condoleezza Rice, who authorized torture and has not repented.
Any Jew who says that the false-hearted, false-Zionists are wrong is labeled by those false ones as being a self-hating Jew, as if that's a bad thing. It isn't. The best souls on Earth hate themselves for their shortcomings and seek to turn it around to become righteous.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. (Luke 14:26 KJVR)
That's the beginning of the path to the perfection that is God. It's a great thing. It's wonderful. The false-Zionists don't get it though. They want to have self-esteem even while they do wickedness. The Muslims don't get it either. Mohammed didn't know it to teach it. It wasn't revealed to him. It was revealed to Jesus to teach it. He was sent to magnify it. It was known to souls on the Earth before Jesus came to do it, but Jesus was the one sent to magnify it. He did that. He did the will of God.
Here's the main difference between anti-Jesus Christ Jews and pro-Jesus Christ people. Jesus was a nationalist for humanity and all souls of righteousness. He went first to Israel, because it is written, "And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house." (Matthew 13:57 KJVR)
The false-Zionists say that no matter what, the Jews will be condemned. That's wrong. The false-Zionists are not "the Jews," and it is false-Zionism itself that is condemned.
God is watching. Nothing is hidden. God knows every tiny detail of everyone involved. Every feeling, every thought, word, and act is known and understood better than anyone can imagine.
I repeat and repeat that the only thing preventing the total destruction of the nations involved is that there are decent souls standing up for peace. There are relatively brave Jews the world over, including in Israel, who are speaking up against the wicked Zionist regime and evil neocons in the U.S. supporting them and encouraging them in death and destruction for Empire's sake. Blessed are the peacemakers. Racism and ethnic bigotry can go to Hell where they were born and belong forever.
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