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Thu Jul 31, 2014, 02:43 AM Jul 2014

Apparently Israeli picnic goers don't find "rockets" terrifying at all [View all]


Israelis watch from hilltop being “entertained” as Palestinian’s in Gaza are bombed by the IDF, Israeli Defense Force

It’s been hard following the horrific Israeli assault on Gaza and then I came across this account from Harriet Sherwood entitled “Israeli’s Gather on Hillsides to Watch and Cheer as Military Drops Bombs on Gaza” published in the ICH, Information Clearing House, July20, 2014. It grabbed my attention.

Also in 2009: Israeli's Picnic On Israel/Gaza Border To view Action.

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I wonder what you think is gained by this OP. Bonobo Jul 2014 #1
The most frequent excuse offered for this slaughter is the constant rain of rockets eridani Jul 2014 #2
The rockets do kill people though and they are a threat, albeit small by comparison to missiles. Bonobo Jul 2014 #3
Automobile accidents kill far more eridani Jul 2014 #4
Maybe because they are not aimed where the picnic-goers were. Bonobo Jul 2014 #8
They aren't "aimed" anywhere at all eridani Jul 2014 #13
Of course they are aimed. Pointing them is "aiming" them. nt Bonobo Jul 2014 #17
"Aiming" implies control. They don't have the technology for control. eridani Jul 2014 #19
Dumb bombs kill too... Historic NY Jul 2014 #23
The present situation is like the previous situations--mass murder of civilians living in eridani Jul 2014 #24
The important part in all this madokie Jul 2014 #11
You think they should leave? Bonobo Jul 2014 #12
Who is they? madokie Jul 2014 #14
Oh, I wouldn't be embarrassed but maybe you would be. Bonobo Jul 2014 #16
You make the mistake of trying to put words in my mouth madokie Jul 2014 #20
Well I asked you if they should leave and if so, where? Bonobo Jul 2014 #21
That's exactly it, this problem requires a time machine. Threedifferentones Jul 2014 #29
Behind the 1967 borders would be a good start eridani Jul 2014 #15
Hamas doesn't think so. nt Bonobo Jul 2014 #18
That is changing--probably why Israel chose to attack before Hamas agreed to recognition. eridani Jul 2014 #22
The US treestar Jul 2014 #25
Not a new thing... TreasonousBastard Jul 2014 #5
Well that makes it ok then....Cheer away. 4now Jul 2014 #9
Maybe you don't what the word "cheer" means? Bonobo Jul 2014 #10
"fan the flames of hatred...." Indeed as the apartheid state calls up another 16K to Purveyor Jul 2014 #6
I think it goes to show they are just fundie assholes like the people they are trying to kill snooper2 Jul 2014 #28
Cheering while your side murders children would seem to fan the flames. 4now Jul 2014 #7
There are elements of both sides that will do this treestar Jul 2014 #26
It's fucking disgusting Marrah_G Jul 2014 #27
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