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7.02.2016

Hillary: Ordinarily Awful or Uncommonly Awful?

http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/07/01/hillary-ordinarily-awful-or-uncommonly-awful/

Washington Post: Meat is horrible

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/06/30/how-meat-is-destroying-the-planet-in-seven-charts/

Haaretz ( Israeli New York Times): After shooting a Palestinian with Down syndrome, Israeli soldiers fled without looking back

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.728126?v=748AEDD89AC3CBF4682B156F4F4BE548

6.30.2016

### F*** you mainstream media. Hell has no place hot enough for you. You are the real murders of Palestine. You are committing the genocide. You tell nothing but Israeli propaganda. 2000 Palestinians, the largest group children, destroyed by one ton bombs, vaporized, the mainstream media yawns if they mention anything. A 50 to 70 year terrorist occupation, no mention. No inclusion in the story. One Israeli killed, Front Page News. You bloody bastards. Article.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/30/middleeast/israeli-girl-stabbed/

### There's really only one obstacle to Justice for our homeless sisters and brothers. We as a culture quite broadly want every Justice for our homeless sisters and brothers. Every Justice except for the only one that matters, economic Justice, because economic Justice requires the redistribution of wealth, and the best Among Us are unwilling to have more than a penny or two Avail wealth go to those in need. I'm not condemning us. Although I think we are condemning ourselves.

### There's really only one obstacle to Justice for our homeless sisters and brothers. The obstacle is not greedy corporations. The obstacle is not the government. We as a culture quite broadly want every Justice for our homeless sisters and brothers. Every Justice except for the only one that matters, economic Justice, because economic Justice requires the redistribution of wealth, and the best Among Us are unwilling to have more than a penny or two of our wealth go to those in need, let alone the substantial if not massively distribution that conscience, that Humanity, that heart requires. I'm not condemning us. Although I think we are condemning ourselves. Personally my life is devoted to restructuring this value system Within Myself, and I recognize that in doing so I fashion of my life my only possibility for so influencing others in the same direction. And I do so not for any Noble goal. I do so because there in lies the only life of joy and true meaning. I do what I do for the ultimate greed of it.

### Is the AWOL faith community in Philadelphia on the Democratic payroll? My reply: They are not on the Democratic payroll. I spent a year, including my first Hunger Strike, to try to get them to cross the line from talking about helping the children in Chester Pennsylvania, to actually doing it. It's not about the Democrats. It's about the American disease of worshipping money, viewing money as life itself, Above All Else. They care about the poor, they are just........

### Is the AWOL faith community in Philadelphia on the Democratic payroll? My reply:  They are not on the Democratic payroll. I spent a year, including my first Hunger Strike, to try to get them to cross the line from talking about helping the children in Chester Pennsylvania, to actually doing it. It's not about the Democrats. It's about the American disease of worshipping money, viewing money as life itself, Above All Else. They care about the poor, they are just unwilling to allow anything that will cause Financial Justice for the poor because that will cause them to pay a personal price and they're unwilling to do that. They'll allow anyone and everyone else to suffer and die before they'll allow that. We will allow everyone else to suffer and die before we will allow that, paying the personal price for economic Justice for the poor. It is a liberal disease and a conservative disease. It is not about the political parties, they just manifest in different ways. And it's not just Martin Luther King that we haven't seen since the late sixties, it is large groups of people with the same level of sanity, Humanity, that fought alongside of him. All that died a long long time ago. That's the problem.

To a friend younger than I: Maybe you think I'm getting too philosophical, but my understanding of cancer is, not that it's a cell that decided to attack the body, but a cell that simply decided to stop devoting every second of its existence to the well-being of the body. It grows like crazy, robs all the cells around it of what they need to exist, and the body dies. My Generation, the Boomers, embraced cancer as.......

To a friend younger than I:  Maybe you think I'm getting too philosophical, but my understanding of cancer is, not that it's a cell that decided to attack the body, but a cell that simply decided to stop devoting every second of its existence to the well-being of the body. It grows like crazy, robs all the cells around it of what they need to exist, and the body dies. My Generation, the Boomers, embraced cancer as the ultimate Way of being. Selfishness as love, the ultimate perversion. You young folks are the recipients of five thousand or so years of humanoids in too-complex societies that has brought the human species and all species to the doorstep of death. Like cancer cells we were blind to the fact that we were killing the body, but unlike cancer cells, we were willfully blind.  Denial, our ultimate achievement. For the intoxications of it I did my part of bringing us to death's door. For the joy of it I'm trying to move us away from that door. Sorry. So sorry.

6.28.2016

‘I was wrong in my presumption that Israel desired peace’ – US ambassador Chas Freeman

http://mondoweiss.net/2016/06/presumption-desired-freeman/

Pic. If one chooses to win, to be on The Winning Side, they will choose the status quo. By every objective measure the status quo will prevail and destroy everything. If one chooses joy, to be aligned with the forces of life, to have a life that feels like that, they will choose anti-violence, the......

If one chooses to win, to be on The Winning Side, they will choose the status quo. By every objective measure the status quo will prevail and destroy everything. If one chooses joy, to be aligned with the forces of life, to have a life that feels like that, they will choose anti-violence, the losing side, the side of tough loving, no matter what. I wish it were other than that, but that's how it is. Those are the choices.

6.27.2016

### I think they are called Traitors? I think they are called foreign agents? Spys? The zionists in this country, Christian and Jewish, though.......

### I think they are called Traitors? I think they are called foreign agents?  Spys? The zionists in this country, Christian and Jewish, though they profess to be American citizens their loyalty is not to America, it is to the Zionist state of Israel. They do all within their power which is mighty to subvert the interests of the United States for Israel. Am I the only one that thinks this is a problem? Is this not treason?

### A friend asked me... The Israeli apartheid state is one of your core issues, and I was wondering if you might be able to recommend any pertinent literature on the subject?........ 😃 correction, human rights is my only issue, and therefore the u.s. Israel decimation of Palestinian human rights, a genocide executed by my country, the world's sole superpower, is my top agenda item and with respect I believe it is the top agenda item of every individual on Earth that has retained a large portion of their soul. Indeed, genocide is rightly the red line for every such person. The ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Ilan pappe is the definitive work on the subject. Like everyone who speaks for Israel he has paid an immense price for..........

### A friend asked me... The Israeli apartheid state is one of your core issues, and I was wondering if you might be able to recommend  any pertinent literature on the subject?........

😃 correction, human rights is my only issue, and therefore the u.s. Israel decimation of Palestinian human rights, a genocide executed by my country, the world's sole superpower, is my top agenda item and with respect I believe it is the top agenda item of every individual on Earth that has retained a large portion of their soul. Indeed, genocide is rightly the red line for every such person.

The ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Ilan pappe is the definitive work on the subject. Like everyone who speaks for Israel he has paid an immense price for speaking the truth and in his case being self-exiled from Israel to secure a position in teaching in England. As with the others I mentioned below there are our long talks by him on YouTube that are an excellent way of getting up to speed.

As I usually say to those that ask me to direct them to sources on this viciously disputed topic, I recommend that they review the sources that I provide and the first thing they should ask themselves, well, James said that his view is based on scholarly sources, are the sources he is pointing to me to scholarly? I recommend that same question to you. For myself, I don't have the time or interest to build my activism in life on quicksand, on trash from the left, or trash from the right. I'm interested in the truth, and I'll pay near any personal price to find it and then stand on it.

Miko Peled is an Israeli whose father was a famous General in the '67 and '47 Colonial assaults, rapes, plunders, lootings of Palestine. His book, The General's son, is immensely credible and you will easily find numerous hour-long Talks by him on YouTube as he wages a Truth campaign around the country.

If Americans knew, Alison Weir. She has been a truth Warrior since the early 2000s. Her book by that title is a fairly fast read. Roughly half of it is scholarly citations as I recall. And as with Miko, on YouTube you can and should find roughly our long talks as she goes around the country.

Mondoweiss and electronic intifada are absolutely rigorous, truth based, very scholarly, high integrity data sources daily for what's going on.

An age of fools, William Cook. I came across this long synopsis of this book only last week. Had I come across it several years ago before I go so deep into the scholarly inquiry of what the hell was going on between Israel and Palestine, I probably would have quickly discarded it as not believable, not credible, not fact-based. But instead I read it last week and from the perspective of years of rigorous study I found it the most truthful, courageous, important summary of what's going on and has been going on that I can think of. I'm glad I have the years of study to be able to spot the several areas that I still think are questionable in this article. But 98% of it is absolute truth. http://www.countercurrents.org/polya031215.htm

I stopped adding to the following page a year or so ago because the story just doesn't change, it just keeps getting more Savage, more brutal, more cruel , more damning of we Americans that fund it and allow it, and longer. These were the sources that I had built my understanding on which was sufficiently strong that my last Hunger Strike , 52 days, requiring Georgetown University Hospital 8 days to enable me to survive it at the end, was built by that time on sources including these. http://jesusgodgoodetcnjay.blogspot.com/2015/08/scholarly-links-on-israel-palestine.html And  https://picasaweb.google.com/105834340090771270335/ZioniHolocaust

I am heartbroken by and therefore scathing of the cruel mockery that United States activism has made of the term peace activist for all the decades since Martin Luther King was assassinated. There are some exceptions, and they thereby prove the rule. The glaring exception that I see, the large and growing exception that I see, are the Jews in the United States and Israel that fight with their very lives, their careers, their intellect, their souls, their time, their money, their deep morality, relentlessly for human rights for Palestine. If one ever wondered whether campaigning for human rights for Palestine is anti-Semitic one only need to look at the work of Jewish voice for peace, breaking the silence, if not now, students for justice in Palestine, open Hillel....

Oh, and Haaretz, the paper of Record in Israel of all places! They are for Israel what the New York Times is supposed to be in the United States, the paper of National Record. But the New York Times is the most disgusting, blood-drenched, propaganda arm of Netanyahu's Israeli Nazi Genocide machine.

The UK Guardian also is quite consistently truthful.

99% of the UK and u.s. press act as propaganda arms for Israel, largely because they know that their careers will be assassinated on the spot should they Mumble the truth. The history is clear. Regardless of how senior a reporter may be, within a week or two of mentioning the truth their career is destroyed, they are made an example of, and no one else Ventures there. The same has been done to the US House and Senate. Our American value system is such that we will assassinate other people's children to protect the financial interests of our own.

### My American friends, please look in the mirror. I stand in amazement and gratitude at those who have been fighting so long for animal rights. I certainly was not. I review and often share their work as I see it come by on my Facebook feed and I am fed by their compassion. But yesterday I also begin feeling a rage. I felt........

### My American friends, please look in the mirror. I stand in amazement and gratitude at those who have been fighting so long for animal rights. I certainly was not. I review and often share their work as I see it come by on my Facebook feed and I am fed by their compassion. But yesterday I also begin feeling a rage. I felt a rage at a picture of someone in a foreign land posing with a shark they had dragged out of the water for a selfie apparently causing the death of the shark. A horrible Act. But I could not convince myself that those appalled at this picture don't include a large percentage that just finished a steak dinner, a bacon and egg breakfast, and a burger for lunch. Included a large percentage that have never put themselves In Harm's Way to stop The Butchery of roughly 4 Palestinians per week by American dollars, bombs, and political support. Americans, if we want to be appalled we don't need to look at someone from a foreign land on a foreign Beach. We Slaughter about 15 million of our fellow creatures for our entertainment and enjoyment, per day. Just look in the mirror.

6.26.2016

### Yes, I am usually so scathing , so critical , so pessimistic about the future. Yes. But I think I am seeing a level of Citizen work that I certainly have not seen in fifty years or more. Millions.......

### Yes, I am usually so scathing , so critical , so pessimistic about the future. Yes. But I think I am seeing a level of Citizen work that I certainly have not seen in fifty years or more. Millions of citizens here and abroad turning attention away from selfish short-term pleasures to matters of Greater importance to the collective. This is important at least for themselves and for those around them. Joy is in the attempt to reduce the world's suffering. The individuals devoting more of their lives to this task become a demonstration of the path to those around them.

Show me a group that is completely devoted to serving the least of these and I'll show you my church.

Show me a group that is completely devoted to serving the least of these and I'll show you my church.