Analyzing the Israel/Palestine Problem
I don't get why Kennedy doesn't go on the libertarian or greens ticket.
Independent from two parties by going those ways.
I think his Israel support is strategic, keep them as "friends". How else can you cajole them into peace?
My gf thinks he's a miseducated boomer when it comes to it. She thinks he's still brainwashed, as he grew up in that political environment.
Perhaps him visiting Gaza would change his mind, like visiting the border changed his mind about open borders?
Here's a clip from a great interview with Norman Finklestein on The Jimmy Dore show.
Norman makes a great point "What were they supposed to do?"
Journalist Pablo Gonzalez has been incarcerated incommunicado in Poland since February 28th 2022. He was on his way to Ukraine to report on the war when he was accused of being a Russian spy.
I shared this. Thanks
The 'NYT' debunks the lie, or the 'LA Times' does? I've only been able to source the LA Times debunk..
Just like they did to Native people in the USA, the Anglo-Saxon Empire wants to wipe Palestinians off the face of the earth.
RFK Jr. and West seem to be running to support Biden.
West is praising brother Biden; RFK Jr. will take votes from Trump.
Or Trump and Biden will be out and someone else will replace them.
The elephant-in-the-room about Kennedy's pro-Israel support goes back to 1968 when his beloved father was assassinated by a Palestinian, Sirhan Sirhan, after his father's speech to send 50 Phantom Jets to Israel due to Bobby Sr.'s staunch pro-Israel support. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ma_RpEcm7NY . I was 10yo in 1968 and devastated by Bobby Sr.'s death, as were my parents. My parents explained to me the Palestine and Israel situation at the time. It was the first time I heard anything about Palestinians and also the first time I heard anything negative about Israel. Of course, it made a big impact on me at such a young age to try to understand this complex political issue. Naturally RFKjr was greatly impacted by this traumatic event in his life, as were his siblings and mother. https://www.cufi.org.uk/news/my-father-was-killed-for-supporting-israel/ I understand why RFKjr's great loss has impacted his views of his father who supported Israel since 1948, even though I disagree with them. I do not condemn RFKjr for adopting the pro-Israel views of his beloved father, especially since Bobby Sr died for those views. In spite of everything, RFKjr still forgives Sirhan Sirhan, which speaks well of RFKjr and his willingness to listen and be open to all views.
His support of Israel is connected to his deep pocketed key friendships imo. I also think he believes Israel has the right to exist because it claims to be a democracy in the Middle East regardless of what Israelis do or do not do. He does not condone the slaughter of Palestinians; he simply avoids it. Pretend you are opposed to drugs like opioids and you are in a friend’s house and find them in the bathroom. Do you denounce your friend publicly or do you talk to them privately about them changing their ways? I would call them on it and then if they did nothing turn them in. You?