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Palestinian Militants Fired the First Rockets and Started the Latest Combat in the Gaza Strip.

Updated on July 17, 2014

In the USA over 1,000 people are murdered each month.

(CAUTION: this article uses the word stupid -- the reason is that it was the word used by Hamas in the beginning of this latest problem)

In about a month about 200 people have died in violence in Gaza and Israel. And yet in the United States no one is lobbing bombs back and forth across a border. And yet no one is "world wide" protesting the American deaths.

Some kind of militants in Gaza began the whole current war over police action they did not like. What are they "stupid"? I used that word because that is the word Hamas used to explain accusations that they kidnapped Israeli citizens.

Israel has lost 28 people in ten years as a result of rocket attacks from Gaza. Hamas must be real stupid. And again I use that word because Hamas uses it.

Israel is ready to invade Gaza using ground forces. Hamas must be real stupid. Hamas uses human shields and then cries foul when those "shields" die. Israel warns civilians to evacuate military targets but instead Palestinians race to die martyrs deaths. Hamas may not be stupid but they are crazy. The New York times criticizes Israel for warning civilians. They may have a point but the wrong conclusion.

There are over 1.2 million people living in Gaza. There are just 8 million people in all of Israel, plus a million foreigners. Yet their ready reserve and military equals about the population of Gaza.

If we had even more policing conflict with Mexico so they decided to lob Rockets at San Diego I do not think we would hesitate to invade and conquer. I do not think anyone would complain except then what would we do with it? (mouse that roared?)

I do not think Israel wants any part of Gaza -- what would they do with it? Why would Israel start a war with Gaza?? Why would Gaza start a war with Israel?

Again I say Hamas is stupid. And I thank them for coining that word related to this whole conflagration.

Do not blame this guy!!!

Part of the reason this whole area is called the Holy land is because of Jesus Christ. But Christians never really did well here and have pretty much halted all hostilities in His name.
Part of the reason this whole area is called the Holy land is because of Jesus Christ. But Christians never really did well here and have pretty much halted all hostilities in His name. | Source

Them there missiles are made by someone? And then sold to someone? Babies die for profit?

There is absolutely no basis for what Hamas is doing with the Rockets.

Just angry children trying to kill their neighbor? Sport? Defense? Suicide by retaliation? Martyrdom? What in the heck are they doing? From all reports Gaza cannot run their own little area, what are they trying to do? NO! What in the hell are they trying to do?

A cease fire? That is silliness. Hamas has to stop and then Israel will stop. They are no match and they are not even united. They are a gang of idiots.

Now in all fairness I understand that there are charities affiliated with Hamas. And they do some good work. But they are all "shut up" and say nothing right now. They do not stand for anything and so they will fall for everything. Who would give to these charities? What idiots would give their money to the suicidal lunatics lobbing missiles that do little harm at Israel. How bizarre!

There is a man outside my grocery store and he asks me to donate to Hamas charities. I do not think so.

This word just in: There have been reports that Hamas is moving children into buildings when they know they are going to be hit by Israeli missiles. This apparently has been confirmed.


Let seasons come and go.

Trying to make winter into spring is a fools errand.
Trying to make winter into spring is a fools errand. | Source

Hamas and missiles

Hamas has fired nearly 1,000 missiles at Israel. The cost is a remarkably low, $1,000 per missile. Israel picks which missiles to shoot down with their defensive missiles. They do not shoot down all of them. Only ones headed toward populated areas. Those defensive missiles cost about $60,000 dollars a piece. They work very well as is evident from the lack of damage the Hamas missiles cause.

That is just crazy to think about missiles that way but it is part of the tangible cost. Now one thousand thousand dollars used for Hamas charities would be fantastic. One thousand one thousand dollars spent on missiles is stupid as all they are is sand in the face of a tiger. This conflict is just plain stupid.

What can Israel do to end it? They certainly cannot stop defending themselves. However Hamas can stop and if they do Israel will stop.

But for some stinking reason pressure is on Israel. And that is just plain stupid.

Now we find out that Hamas is moving civilians into areas about to be attacked by Israel instead of moving them out of the area. This is and evil and very vile action. We must support human rights investigations into this activity.

You cannot blame this on Buddha

Just thought we should make it clear that Buddha has nothing to do with this conflict.
Just thought we should make it clear that Buddha has nothing to do with this conflict. | Source

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Just yesterday morning

Hamas rejected a cease fire proposal by Egypt that Israel accepted. The main reason was that Hamas did not think the manner of the proposal was respectful enough toward them. People we are talking about lunatics here. Very sick individuals with suicidal and homicidal tendencies. The Palestinians need to shuck off or change the leadership of Hamas and they need to do it now. Hamas is not Palestine's friend at all.

And a last note. This is not about Muslim verses Jew. This is about egomaniacs and lunatics. Lest anyone think we forget that really bad police action on behalf of Israel help set the stage for this problem know that we don't. But there is no way you send off missiles to seek redress for bad police action. That is only the result of skewed and demented minds.

Just today: The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved a non-binding resolution in support of Israel’s right to defend itself against rocket fire from the Gaza Strip

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