Tiffany Mitchell, Piaget Crenshaw, and Dorian
Johnson have each stated since the day Mike Brown was killed that they saw him surrender to Darren Wilson with his hands in the air.
“…it was the CIA that began backing fundamentalist Islamists in Iraq, Syria, Chechnya, Uzbekistan, Bosnia, and other “secular” states, including more recently, Libya and Egypt. I
Barack Obama is not on our side. The man is a war criminal and a corporate tool who should be jailed for his crimes. Anyone who believes otherwise is in denial.
Where is the “Iron Dome” to protect the people in Gaza?
Why are their lives not worth as much as Israeli lives?
“Until Israel stops the killing, ends the occupations and observe the rule of law…, we must Boycott products and companies, Divest (target corporations), and Impose Sanctions to deprive Israel of funding while they commit war crimes.”
To personalize this for a moment, imagine a bully sitting on a smaller child, and every time someone objects to the fact that the bully is beating the smaller child with an iron rod, the bully exclaims, “Well, he tried to slap me, so I was forced to defend myself.” No, you can’t claim that you’re beating the smaller child with an iron rod in self-defense, especially when you can end the entire confrontation simply by getting off him. Back to the political reality, Norman Finkelstein put it best: “The refrain that Israel has the right to self-defense is a red herring: the real question is, does Israel have the right to use force to maintain an illegal occupation? The answer is no.”
America is fighting at least 49 unprovoked and avoidable corporate wars (economic and military aggression ranging from sanctions to contractors, troops, mercenaries and bombs) in Afghanistan, Algeria, Belarus, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gaza, Gulf of Guinea, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Nicaragua, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, the West Bank, Yemen and Zimbabwe.)
~ When Obama is too candid, he scares me a bit. And his record is not good. He sold us out on health care, peace, economic reform, capital punishment, wars of choice, civil rights and constitutional mandates against wiretapping, torture, rape, and murder.