It's the same in any lingo

בַּת-בָּבֶל, הַשְּׁדוּדָה: אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיְשַׁלֶּם-לָךְ-- אֶת-גְּמוּלֵךְ, שֶׁגָּמַלְתּ לָנוּ
אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיֹּאחֵז וְנִפֵּץ אֶת-עֹלָלַיִךְ-- אֶל-הַסָּלַע

How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master's bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? If not now, when? ~ Rav Hillel, Pirke Avot

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes
Wear It With Pride

14 August 2010

Just For Kicks

So, Shabbat is over. Wondering what to do to kick off your week? Try playing this little fun game that I like to call, "Turkish Chemical Weapons Roulette. Use your search engine of choice and type in the words "State Department Condemns Turkey's Use of Chemical Weapons." My top hit was "Shaking Hands With Saddam Hussein.

Then type in "White House condemns Turkey's use of chemical weapons. I did. And I got this headline from hurriyet daily: "Western Countries Condemn Israeli Attack." I know, big shock there.

Then type in "UN condemns Turkey for use of chemical weapons." My top hit was "Hezbollah condemns UN report on demilitarization."

Then type in Turkey uses chemical weapons against Kurds. My top hit was "Turks hit PKK with chemical weapons." The news outlet reporting it? The Jerusalem Post.

If the headline replaced the name "Turkey" with "Israel" I suspect this game would have a completely different result with condemnations galore from every international body imaginable.

So, if you type in "Turkey uses chemical weapons against Kurds," 5 of the top 10 hits are Israeli news agencies and blogs. Seems that the folks who care the most are the ones who have the most to lose, besides the Kurds...the Jewish people.

Guess what all you Kurds out there...seems the world cares almost as little about you as it does for us.

Welcome to the club.

What's that? You didn't know Turkey used chemical weapons against the PKK? You mean Chuck Todd didn't report on it at MSNBC? No Chris Matthews either? What about Shep Smith?

You can also read about here, here, here, here, and here.

Did I mention that the photos mentioned in the Der Beagle article were taken in 2009? Gosh, it sure does take a long time for any sort of action to be taken on this kind of thing when it doesn't involve Israel.

World, you suck.

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