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Big Blue Marble

(5,174 posts)
12. Do you really believe that this all started on Oct 7th?
Fri Nov 3, 2023, 02:23 AM
Nov 2023

You are way too intelligent to buy that line. That is a talking point.

Neither sides cares about the people who are trapped in Gaza.
They both only care about power. Hamas is a destructive force and the
the ultra-right leaders of Israel are as well, but with lots more weapons of war.

How do you call this a war? 2.3 million people starved and dehydrated, many displaced from
their homes trapped in a large pen while an advanced powerful military drops thousands of bombs
on them in three weeks. They have no defense; they have no shelter. They have given up hope.
They ask how is the world letting this happen. They are just waiting to die.

It is up to us, the people of the world to speak for those who are without power
to defend them against the powerful. It is not for us defend the powerful and participate in
the dehumanization of a million helpless children are suffering and who, if they survive,
will never recover from this terror.

I respect Rep. Crow's service and opinion former9thward Nov 2023 #1
Which wars did we lose? Big Blue Marble Nov 2023 #2
Post removed Post removed Nov 2023 #4
Your snarky sarcasm only weakens your arguments. Big Blue Marble Nov 2023 #5
Afghanistan was clearly a loss. TwilightZone Nov 2023 #7
Both wars were tragedies. Big Blue Marble Nov 2023 #8
"our stated goals were met" TwilightZone Nov 2023 #9
Do you really believe that this all started on Oct 7th? Big Blue Marble Nov 2023 #12
Vietnam was a clear loss as well. Bev54 Nov 2023 #10
To be clear, we didn't loose those wars, we lost the aftermath. And in general the careless Zipgun Nov 2023 #11
No, we lost them. former9thward Nov 2023 #13
Incorrect, we won those wars but didn't know how Zipgun Nov 2023 #14
The last DECLARED war by Congress was in 1941. ProudMNDemocrat Nov 2023 #15
Thanks for the "history lesson." Big Blue Marble Nov 2023 #16
What's my point you ask? ProudMNDemocrat Nov 2023 #19
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2023 #18
NJTR malaise Nov 2023 #3
thank you Skittles Nov 2023 #6
well then maybe we shouldn't send them arms WhiskeyGrinder Nov 2023 #17
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