It's about bloody time.
"The Arab League and European Union have led worldwide calls for Israel to end its four-day blockade of the Gaza Strip that has caused untold suffering to more than a million people."
Sadly, this latest crime against humanity being perpetrated by the leadership of Israel and it's minions is being ignored by most of those who claim to want peace in this world. Any chance for us to have peace anywhere begins in Palestine, and Israel needs to step up to the plate and stop behaving like Nazi Germany.
How many of you would sit back and watch while your neighbor built his new house on what little land he'd left for you, after kicking you out and stealing most of it? Would you be pissed off enough to fight back, or would you just meekly shut up and let you and yours get screwed over, yet again? Under the same circumstances, I'd probably be tempted to learn how to build and fire a homemade rocket over the fence, too.
I decided to edit this post in an attempt to encourage those who may not fully understand the history of the Arab/Israeli conflict to learn a bit about it, so here goes:
This is the official Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel, dated May 14, 1948 here. Pay close attention to all of it, and read these paragraphs very carefully:
"WE APPEAL - in the very midst of the onslaught launched against us now for months - to the Arab inhabitants of the State of Israel to preserve peace and participate in the upbuilding of the State on the basis of full and equal citizenship and due representation in all its provisional and permanent institutions.
WE EXTEND our hand to all neighbouring states and their peoples in an offer of peace and good neighbourliness, and appeal to them to establish bonds of cooperation and mutual help with the sovereign Jewish people settled in its own land. The State of Israel is prepared to do its share in a common effort for the advancement of the entire Middle East."
This site has a wealth of information about the plight of the Palestinian Arabs; the planners of it, the motives behind it, and those who have spent the last 60 years ensuring it happened and continues to this day. This particular section of the site turns my blood cold. There are many truly chilling documented statements from the architects of the State of Israel and its leaders, based on declassified Israeli documents and personal diaries.