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Who doesn't like pizza?
Detroit style pizza ride or diester.

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Gaza needs a humanitarian pause. Then we need a vision of where we go from here | Bernie Sanders ( www.theguardian.com )

This is a fantastic opinion piece by Sanders that lays it out the situation before the Hamas attack, the current situation, and what should be done. He lays out several requirements for peace that aid to Israel should be contingent on. He also notes that Hamas is hurting the Palestinians, which is a detail very few mention....

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So?
How the fuck does that stop anything? If I leave my phone at home I turn around and get my phone or I don't. It's not what is easier or how far I've driven. It's whether it's worth doing. In the case of saving the 330,000 civilians trapped in the rubble around the forces that have encircled them, then yes it's worth doing. Nobody gets to act like it's too late until there isn't a shred of hope for those people and the hearts that beat inside them.

Nobody gets to claim the moral high ground in sacrificing the lives of the people trapped where you decided to invade or Hamas decided to defend. You cannot beat monsters by being an equally gross monster. It only leaves us a world of dead civilians filled with awful monsters. You want to beat Hamas? You have to be better than Hamas. Sanders gets that. Why don't you?

Saving civilians is not a loss of progress. It's the first step toward it dude.

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From Sen. Sanders statement:

An immediate humanitarian response is vitally important, but it is equally important for Israel to have a political strategy. It cannot bomb its way to a long-term solution. Such a strategy must include, as minimum first steps: a clear promise that Palestinians displaced in the fighting will have the absolute right to safely return to their homes; a commitment to broader peace talks to advance a two-state solution in the wake of this war; an abandonment of Israeli efforts to carve up and annex the West Bank; and a commitment to work with the international community to build genuine Palestinian governing capacity.

What is happening now is butchery, not the steps to a lasting peace. Every single person and nation can walk back from the brink of madness if they realize they are wrong and start the process to peace. Peace doesn't come at the end of a sword. It comes from an outstretched hand. Show these poor trapped people your humanity. Show them mercy in the face of crushing death and sow the seeds of a future both your children can live in.

This piece was published 4 days ago. Israel still has time to save 350,000 people dying in the rubble around them. There is always time to be human. There is always time for mercy when you were shown none.

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This guy has three kids in college and no fucking bank accounts... Dude, is this guy congress Clarence Thomas? Fuck, it feels like these people are all body snatchers!

edit: a word

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Watching you humor is like seeing the hands of the maestro at work. It may be time to start adding the slash S, but I can't fully express how f***ing much I respect that you don't.

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Maybe some brief notes on the Islamofascist scourge? Perhaps a post it on how to boost every comment that you'll ever make till the heat death of the universe...

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That man answers to none. Least of all Poe!

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"Boo, get off the stage Grant"

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How is Putin a terrorist?

Edit: I don't support Putin or Russia in the slightest, I was baiting out a genocide apologist above me to agree that murdering countless civilians is terrorism. If you support the wholesale murder of Palestinian civilians, go on and eat dirt. This has obviously confused some people and I'm sorry for that. It was not my intent to upset you and create a Poe's Law ouroboros.

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Israel has killed more civilians in a month. Thank you Grant. You proved my point.

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Lol, I will always support Ukraine, as the flag on my house that I've replaced 3 times now will attest to. Glory to the heros. No glory for you Grant or the terrorists you support. Slava Ukraine!

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Damn, friendship ended I guess. Were the guillotine jokes for nothing man? You changed.

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Eh, you're right. I got rinsed on this one. Lesson learned for the next time.

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Indeed, so classic

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It's fucking wild that people are just paid to shit post and troll in the defense of murder. I really dislike all of this. This whole time and place we're living in. If it's not the Correct the Record then it's the Russians. If it's not the Russians then it's the Hasbara. If it's not them, then maybe China, or a bot or an AI. The world's going nuts from social media and the rich trying to set everyone's brain on fire, and then there's this shit. How much more synthetic does the world need to be? How can these forces not understand they are engaging in evil shit, just for the sake of it!

"The diplomatic mechanism relies on the hasbara mechanism," he said. "Success in the war is reliant on this component. There's no alternative to the civilian abilities here and on social media. It's one of the most critical fronts right now."

Gitam Media Group CEO Ido Har-Tov told the meeting that his company had set up a 200-person situation room that was focused on creating hasbara content.
"We've begun to create between 40 and 50 videos a day," he said. "We have tens of millions of views. We can be the country's most significant tool in hasbara."

"Our goal is to explain to people how they can do [hasbara] themselves and explain how they help us become viral," she said. "The country, with all its complexity, doesn't have the tools to manage this fight. It needs to be done on the civilian level."

Buckle up baby, it's everyone's turn to drink from the fire hose.

"Good" article, thanks for posting.

Warplanes strike Gaza refugee camp as Israel rejects US push for a pause in fighting ( apnews.com )

Palestinian health officials say Israeli warplanes struck a refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens. Sunday's strike came as Israel vowed to press on with its offensive to crush the territory’s Hamas rulers, despite U.S. appeals for a pause in fighting to get aid to civilians....

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Israel sure isn't doing Anthony Blinken any favors. That guy has to have ulcers on his ulcers by now. Maybe fuck him though?

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Or they're literal paid shills working in the name of nationalism and "diplomacy"

I don't know about that guy. There's soooo much weird stuff going on there. He uses such an odd mixture of words and lingo that it's like he's from 4 different countries sometimes. Always look at who upvotes him though. They certainly like what he has to say and they can't all be crazy.

Warplanes strike Gaza refugee camp as Israel rejects US push for a pause in fighting ( apnews.com )

Palestinian health officials say Israeli warplanes struck a refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens. Sunday's strike came as Israel vowed to press on with its offensive to crush the territory’s Hamas rulers, despite U.S. appeals for a pause in fighting to get aid to civilians....

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Your literal last comment to a post titled "‘Gaza will be liberated’: Tens of thousands march in S.F. to support Palestinians"

liberated through saturation bombardment maybe

Yikes

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Naw, me seeing you is incidental man, it's still a small Fediverse. It is interesting how often our paths cross though! Never miss a chance to say hello!

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Israel, famously known for the precision application of their weapons, does it again! Lets goooo!
Perhaps a sign of good things to come!

Edit: Guys, come on. All that's in the past. The future is today!

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Don't count those chickens yet. They've got a lot of their own crimes to pardon, so they might try to pull a "patriotism" again.

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Don't ask them what they think about black people. Although maybe ask what they think of Jewish or Muslim black people. Out of curiosity. Probably won't be good.

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Yeah, I don't know if the voting part matters to them any longer...

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I've never missed a vote in my life, though I can't say I've been wild about any of the outcomes. Let's hope Dems can get their shit together this year because the last 3 haven't been the most inspiring.

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^You don't even want to know what this guy would do to save hostages.

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Last I heard they had a ballot initiative to do an independent citizens redistricting council. It's what happened in Michigan to turn it blue and I think some of the same people and elements were behind it down there. If that's still the case it could be more than their right to control women's bodies on the line, which could explain how blatant and desperate this is.

Edit: I looked it up, the state dragged it's feet so it didn't make it on this year. 2024 hopefully!

Blinken meets Palestinian leader in West Bank, stepping up Mideast diplomacy as Gaza war escalates ( apnews.com )

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken brought his frenetic Mideast diplomatic push on the Israel-Hamas war to the occupied West Bank on Sunday, meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in his latest bid to ease civilian suffering in the Gaza Strip and begin to sketch out a post-conflict scenario for the territory....

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Women and children accounted for 3 out of 5 last I heard (hypothetical child soldiers not withstanding). I believe the ratio is 2 children and one woman, so if we speculate that 4th person is just another civilian male, then 1 out of 5 maybe? Do you think that sounds correct?

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Israel says the group has about 30,000 fighters and an arsenal of rockets, including some with a range of about 250 kilometers (155 miles), and unmanned drones.
2.5 million / 2 = 1.25 million / 30,000 = 41 2/3
So roughly one out of every 40.
10,000 dead would mean about 244 Hamas fighters dead if the distributions were equal
let's say they're not, that they are targeted.
If the number were quartered, that's still 1/10 being killed. 9 civilians to 1 fighter death.

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I was told elsewhere that genocides only count if you mean it.
"Israel, Hamas, and the accidental genocide: Benni made a boo boo"

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To be clear, I said it was people from the UN, not the entire UN. I'd preferably like to listen to the experts warning about a genocide rather than see if the world comes together to condemn it after the fact.

What is happening in Gaza is horrors that we can not even imagine.

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A bucket it is then!

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Genocide is any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

    (a) Killing members of the group;
    (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
    (c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;
    (d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
    (e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

3 out of 5 doth still make it a genocide. That law.

Glad I could help you!

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Whoops, slipped on that genocide by mistake again! I always trust the word of murders, they make their intent so clear!

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lol, sure puddin

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Would a ground campaign of selective engagement of hostile targets not lower that number? I mean, when someone shoots at you, or has a gun or is in front of you in a terror tunnel (hostages not withstanding) doesn't that lead to a much lower toll? Israel fields one of the best trained and equipped forces in the world. How could they not have conducted this with the support of very limited/targeted strikes? This is a legitimate question that is being asked globally. You don't think what I just laid out was possible?

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Sure, beyond firing at people who are clearly not civilians, I mean it in the sense of picking your areas of battle to avoid further civilian casualty. If Hamas is using these people as human shields and PR fodder, then why not use your superior force to engage and disengage based on that. The Hamas terrorists aren't going anywhere. You can pick and choose your battle conditions and time should only be a factor that opposes them.

You can advance and retreat at your leisure and drain the opponent through attrition. Find an area you know to be clear of civilians and draw the enemy to you. Any of these methods allow you to set the terms of the battle and control the space in a way that most benefits the moral aspect of your cause.

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and the number that you wrote please?

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so none? Your saying the rockets have killed none?

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Your right, their indiscriminate "accidental" murder makes it A-OK.

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So this is Israels Vietnam eh?

Tell me, when you go into perform brain surgery to extract a persons cancer, why are you using a 10 pound hammer to perform the operation? It's called a scalpel you clod.

Also tell me, if this is so precise then why are 40% of the fatalities children? That's 10% shy of the total percentage of the population they represent.

Minimal effort is being taken, if any, to protect the people you claim brave Israel cares about. What a joke!

30,000 active Hamas fighters according to Israel and you've already killed 10,000 people. 4,000 of them children. You are an unapologetic accomplice to a massacre that is still ongoing. You remember that, no matter how "moral" you tell yourself it is.

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You are invading, hence, you are responsible for your own actions. That's life.

Nobody but you dropped the bomb, pulled the trigger, made the decision. Israel has agency. They've used it to commit murder and they will come to be known as murders for it.

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This slaughter guarantees it will never end. You are beyond reason and I hope you live to see the fruits of vengeance the seeds you plant now will come to bear. I don't wish you or anyone harm, but when it inevitably comes, don't you dare for a second excuse yourself from the knowledge that you helped further this cycle of misery upon the world. "let he who seeks revenge dig 2 graves"

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I don't answer to broken people like you. Go talk to the shadows of children in Gaza

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