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2012-11-18 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Berri Contacts Meshaal, May Call Parliament to Session 'to Take Stand of Solidarity with Gaza'
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Posted by Fred 2012-11-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10796 views ]  Top
 File under: Hezbollah 

#1 Hamas overplayed it's hand by shooting all kinds of rockets into Israel.
The world (finally) sees them as the aggressor that they truly are. There's nowhere else to go.
Shoot hundreds of rockets at a sovereign country's civilian population and you're going to get spanked.
Gaza will now be de-militarized.
Posted by Mikey Hunt 2012-11-18 01:37||   2012-11-18 01:37|| Front Page Top

#2 Don't count on it. Even at this point the Gazooks are being seen as the innocent victims.

Soon the ululadies will be howling and the local equivalent of Green Helment guy will be hauling the same dead baby out of six or seven rubble piles. We've already seen the guy in the brown jacket lie down on the road so the ambo guys could carry him away for the cameras.

Any response by Israel will be denounced as "disproportionate." Cries are already being heard for trials of Israelis, not Gazooks, not Hamas, in "international war crimes courts."

We've seen this cheap movie before.
Posted by Fred 2012-11-18 09:25||   2012-11-18 09:25|| Front Page Top

#3 Orescient, Fred? I woke up to exactly that tape on NBC's Today Show this morning, and Gaza's rockets presented by omission of previous history as a respnse to Israel's unprecedented and vicious attack... and this on a show aimed at housewives pondering side dishes for Thanksgiving dinner.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-18 11:42||   2012-11-18 11:42|| Front Page Top

#4 Gaza fires rockets - unguided and random - at civilian populations. Israel retaliates with missiles - guided and with military intent.

Yet they have equal moral standing? I don't think so
Posted by Frank G 2012-11-18 11:56||   2012-11-18 11:56|| Front Page Top

#5 Orescient, Fred?

Or prescient, were the iPad not considerably fonder of Os than Ps. PIMF!!
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-18 12:10||   2012-11-18 12:10|| Front Page Top

#6 I went and looked it up, thinking we had a new Word of the Day here at Rantburg U
Posted by SteveS 2012-11-18 12:20||   2012-11-18 12:20|| Front Page Top

#7 I'm so sorry, SteveS. Is it a word? I ask because it turned out that a lot of the words That happened when I spoke German back in the day were real, but only used by me and the elite level of German linguistics professors. Then there were the ones that set my interlocutors to laughing so hard they had tears rolling down their cheeks, most involving separable verbs... Unfortunately I don't remember which was which.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-18 21:58||   2012-11-18 21:58|| Front Page Top

#8 Hey, I was excited about a new word - until google suggested 'prescient', which is obvious from the edit distance between the words. Once you suspect a typo, anyway.

For a real word of the day, Vanderleun comes through with Kummerspeck, a German word meaning the excess weight gained from emotional overeating. Literally, grief bacon.
Posted by SteveS 2012-11-18 23:16||   2012-11-18 23:16|| Front Page Top

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