Gaza Is Getting Pounded …

… WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS While the United States sits back and gets lectured by Israel – whose leader insists that our leaders are “not to ever second guess (him) again,” Gaza is getting pounded. Why should we care about that? Let’s make one thing clear: We don’t.  As we’ve…


While the United States sits back and gets lectured by Israel – whose leader insists that our leaders are “not to ever second guess (him) again,” Gaza is getting pounded.

Why should we care about that?

Let’s make one thing clear: We don’t.  As we’ve repeatedly stressed, Israel can erase Gaza and every last one of its 1.8 million inhabitants off the face of the earth for all we care.  Women, children … you name it.

If you’re looking for moral indignation on behalf of the Palestinians, you’ve come to the wrong place.  Go to Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations for that nonsense.

Our only “point of order?”  U.S. taxpayers – already tapped out from a pair of failed foreign entanglements – have no business subsidizing one iota of the Israeli war machine.  Or the Israeli economy, for that matter.  Or the war machine or the economy of any nation not named the “United States of America.”

In other words no guns and butter … for nobody.

Not Israel.  And not these guys, either.

But since America is subsidizing guns and butter for “errbody” (as the cool kids say), we might as well observe a moment of silence to appreciate what that investment has wrought.

Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal , here’s a look at some of the damage done to Gaza over the last few weeks …

To experience the Journal ‘s nifty interactive feature for yourself, click here … 

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GrandTango August 5, 2014 at 3:27 pm

I wish you could go live in Gaza, right now. That way you could experience – in real time- what your ignorance, hate and bigotry begats.

Over here, we protect S#!* you despite the fact you do not deserve it. We gave our lives to free African Americans from democrat, anti-Constitution slave-owners, yet we still have fools bound by stupidity, who have no idea of the value to defend yourself. Because we do it for you.

Obama has created a very UGLY, ungrateful and bold animal. I’d love to see you treated the way you deserve.

Nölff August 5, 2014 at 4:03 pm

Where did you earn your masters degree in bullshit?

Nölff August 5, 2014 at 4:04 pm

If we took everything you say and put it in a book. It’d be called 50 Shades a Bullshit.

guest August 5, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Don’t appreciate you using BO avatar.

Nölff August 5, 2014 at 4:10 pm

Where’s yours? There are plenty of swastika images on Google search.

Nölff August 5, 2014 at 4:12 pm

By the way, bucktooth. I defend myself pretty well. I’m 6’6 with a CWP.

sparklecity August 5, 2014 at 4:33 pm

I would love to meet you in Moore, SC. 6’6” and a ‘big gun’ as well? I have nice teeth.

Nölff August 5, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Does that mean you want to give a blow job?

Squishy123 August 5, 2014 at 9:38 pm


Nölff August 6, 2014 at 10:06 am

It’s in Spartanburg County

Squishy123 August 5, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Good, pound them back to the Stone Age… which should take all of 5 minutes.

Into the Sea with Thee August 5, 2014 at 7:32 pm

“Bomb them back to Red Bank?”

ReElect Nikki August 5, 2014 at 3:36 pm

“Compassionate Conservatism ” is running amuck today!

Kill them!Kill them ALL!

dems love hitler August 5, 2014 at 3:42 pm

You and the Democrats create these terrorists with your American hating values and weakness.
Step back and let Israel take care of business.They know how to handle filthy OWS types like yourself.

ReElect Nikki August 5, 2014 at 3:49 pm

“Compassionate Conservatism” Rules!

Ah let it ALL out “Conservative!”

Thank God For Nikki Haley!!!

Sandi Morals August 5, 2014 at 3:36 pm

At this moment Obama is announcing he is giving hundreds of MILLIONS to Africa.
Looks like his brother will get a new tent.

EJB August 5, 2014 at 3:46 pm

“Point of order”
1) At it’s most expensive the wars cost between 5% and 10% of each budget so it wasn’t the wars “tapped out” the American taxpayer. Look at all the gimme programs and entitlement programs if you want to see what is truly tapping out the American taxpayer.

2) Israel has unilaterally observed a number of ceasefires since the latest Gaza tempest, which was caused by the Palestinians, and Hamas has been the first to violate each of them.

3) Anything happening to Gaza has been requested by Hamas and Israel is acting well within their natural rights to self defense.

Tom August 5, 2014 at 3:58 pm

Ah one more time we are forced to listen to the right wing myth that poor people on food stamps are bankrupting the country. What total BS.

If you want to know who is bankrupting the country, look in the mirror.

EJB August 5, 2014 at 5:29 pm

How can that be? Explain to me, without using the Democrat talking points how that can possibly be. Social Security spends more than it takes in. Don’t spew the garbage about how people have paid in and they are owed that money back. You know as well as I do that there is far more money paid out to people that have paid damn little in. Congress has allowed people to draw SSI and SS Disability and literally loaded up SS with people drawing money out well beyond the money people put in. There are people, able bodied people, drawing SSI and SS Disability that have no business getting that money. The same goes for MediCaid. MediCaid, MediCare and SS use up half the revenue the federal government takes in.

For the record, I know you don’t mean me personally when you say “look in the mirror” but what I can’t figure out is who you do mean. You obviously don’t mind blaming Republicans for everything, even things that are clearly the Democrats or 0bama’s. So, without the chicken poop that normally comes out of your keyboard explain who you do mean.

Tom August 6, 2014 at 11:59 am

I do in fact mean you and everyone who supports the current Republican agenda of attacking the middle class to pay for tax cuts for the mega wealthy while preserving corporate welfare programs. The bottom line is this. People like you undervalue the benefits you receive from government, overestimate the benefits received by others, and overestimate what you pay for the benefits you receive.

The middle class and this entire country has benefited hugely from Social Security and Medicare. Before those programs 50% of Americans over the age of 65 lived in poverty. Before those programs 50% of Americans over the age of 65 had no health insurance. Today the number of Americans over the age of 65 living in poverty is less than 10% and there are none without access to health insurance. The life expectance of the average American has soared over the past 30 years almost exclusively due to the fact Medicare made treating the illnesses of aging profitable, and every American, including the mega wealthy have benefited from the fact people not living in poverty have money to spend. Social Security and Medicare have been hugely successful programs, now demonized by Republicans out to get more money into the pockets of their wealthy donors at the expense of the average American.

I am sick and tired of the right wing BS that we cannot afford SS and Medicare. We cannot afford to be without them. Taxes are at 50 year lows. The annual deficit is dropping. The mega wealthy and large corporations are the richest they have been since days of the robber barons and paying less in taxes than they have in decades. With minor adjustments to these programs they can be solvent for half a century; and who knows what the situation will be by then.

The amount we pay out in corporate welfare and to defense contractor, because of bought and paid for mostly republican politicians dwarfs what we pay for programs designed to benefit the average American. In addition every single Republican tax plan is designed to reduce taxes on the richest Americans with virtually no benefit for the middle class or poor. Including those BS flat tax plans and sales tax plans. They are all scam plans. I.E. designed to cut the taxes of the mega wealthy, proved money for corporate welfare and defense contractors, while doing nothing for the average American.

So yes, I blame the mindset that has taken over the Republican Party for bankrupting this country, because the people are this country. Concentrate on the health and wealth of the middle class and everyone will prosper. Concentrate on the wealth of only a few and only the few will prosper.

EJB August 6, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Are you getting paid to trumpet that garbage (Democrat talking points)? Write it all down on paper and stuff it.

Tom August 7, 2014 at 2:18 am

Typical republican non-response.

idcydm August 6, 2014 at 6:38 pm

“Taxes are at 50 year lows.”

I can’t believe that Obama and the Democrats didn’t do something about that in the first two years of his Presidency, they controlled everything.

I’m sick and tired of the left wing class warfare.

William August 7, 2014 at 2:12 am

Republicans have been waging economic war on the middle class for 30 years and they are winning. They have almost killed the middle class off!

idcydm August 7, 2014 at 7:16 am

That’s right, ignore the fact that Obama has done nothing.

Jack August 8, 2014 at 10:14 am

What do you want him to do? Everything he has suggested has been blocked by Republicans.

idcydm August 8, 2014 at 8:32 pm

If that is what you really believe you must be wearing blinders.

Manray August 5, 2014 at 4:19 pm

Gee, Sic “Israel can erase Gaza and every last one of its 1.8 million inhabitants off the face of the earth for all we care. Women, children … you name it.” That’s crass even for you.

Smirks August 5, 2014 at 4:53 pm

It’s really kind of sad. I get the whole “We shouldn’t be intervening in other countries” bit, but that doesn’t justify complete apathy towards the situation over there.

Fits Aint No Republican August 5, 2014 at 5:21 pm

Its his “Inner Republican Self ” speaking.

Not that he is a Republican.(heh heh heh)

Soft Sigh from Hell August 5, 2014 at 7:45 pm

Conservatives know how to simply deny the mass murders later.
“They died of typhus! That’s the ticket!”

Eli Whitney August 5, 2014 at 4:48 pm

Palestinians: Israel’s niggers

TE Lawrence August 5, 2014 at 7:29 pm

Israelis = Sand Serbs

Smirks August 5, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Israel can erase Gaza and every last one of its 1.8 million inhabitants off the face of the earth for all we care. Women, children … you name it.

Israel’s government wants to commit mass slaughter of civilians? Ehh, no biggie.

Our government wants to regulate health care? HOLD THE FUCKING PHONE.

Bible Thumper August 5, 2014 at 10:50 pm

Libertarins like Folks are on opposite sides of the issue with “crony capitalist MIC”, but would be on the same side if the US was selling armaments to Israel for a profit. Women and children aren’t the issue federal spending and profits are.

Thomas August 5, 2014 at 5:28 pm

The folks in those dwellings in Gaza are no more guilty for their government’s illegal killing war machine as folks in the USA are for their government’s illegal killing war machine. Right?

Tazmaniac August 5, 2014 at 5:33 pm

If they voted them in, they should reap what their leadership has sown. If this was against their wishes, they would be fleeing or fighting alongside the IDF. How have you felt when our own elected leaders have engaged in conflicts in which you disagree?

Thomas August 5, 2014 at 5:34 pm

Their elections are just as rigged and fraudulent as ours are.

Into the Sea with Thee August 5, 2014 at 7:35 pm

*they should reap what their leadership has sown*

Like all our dead troops in the ME and the ~3000 civilians on 911?

idcydm August 5, 2014 at 8:38 pm

I seem to remember Palestinians dancing in the streets after 9/11, give them hell, Israel give them holy hell.

Thomas August 6, 2014 at 4:17 am

Think of them as weaponized Democrats dancing to the news when homosexual federal Judge Vaughn R. Walker in California overturned Prop 8 despite the California Supreme Court upholding the marriage ban. Your example is an over generalization.

The territory called Gaza historically was occupied by Jews until 1948 when an attack by Arab League forces destroyed their homes after President Harry Truman told Britain to go to hell after their claim to the area since WWI officially expired in 1948 and spearheaded UN Resolution 181.

This author flatly disagrees there is any right for Palestinian Authority to rule over a Palestinian People as Palestinians are a myth. After retaking Judea and Jerusalem in 137 AD, the Roman Empire renamed the conquered territory Palestine. Since then, many empires and armies ruled the Holy Land. Shoot, Islam was not a cult of death until after 500 AD.

Anyway, the UN Resolution 181 called for a partitioning of Judea in 1948 when granting Israel full statehood. However, it did not happen. Attacked, Israel regained the whole area by beating the Arab League on the battlefield. British forces in Transjordan occupied Jerusalem exclusively while Truman sided with neither of the combatants. It was Britain that wanted an Arab state in Judea now called Israel because of their selfish claims to the area’s Arab leaders. They got their wish.

In 1967, Israel beat back the Arabs nations again in 1967. The UN has always stated in their charters nations have a right to exist. This author is not clear on who pressured Israel to back down from their 1967 military victories, but you can bet James Earl Carter had a hand during the 979 Oslo Accords that pretty much gives us the bloodshed we see today. Ariel Sharon out of nowhere decided to force Jews out of Gaza in 2005. This is more bull shit.

So if you ask this author, any non Jewish person in Israel are Arab refugees from Ottoman Empire and British Empire occupations. Jews and Christians lived in Judea/Israel since Constantine the Great while Jews lived their at least since 1000 BC when the 12 Tribes formed a Constitutional Monarchy.

So yes, the folks who are slaughtered by indiscriminate rocket fire from Gaza into Israel then from calibrated responses from Israel into Gaza are innocent victims of a calculated framework from outsiders to divide Israel and embolden the crazy bastards devoted the false religion, Islam, to destroy Israels right to exist.

Into the Sea with Thee August 5, 2014 at 7:52 pm

Big bombs in crowded neighborhoods. Yet there is great whining in Israel every time a tiny rocket falls in a village or a bus or line at a falafel stand gets bombed.

Squishy123 August 5, 2014 at 9:36 pm

Well if they stop housing soldiers and storing munitions in schools, neighborhoods and hospitals Israel will stop shelling them. If Israel wanted to do this correctly they’d start bombing on one end of the country and stop once they hit the opposite border. Fuck ’em all, if they eliminate them all it’ll reduce one small piece of the constant fighting in that part of the world.

“Mess with the bull, you get the horn.”

Dab0 5winney August 6, 2014 at 9:13 am

You really are an idiot

Squishy123 August 6, 2014 at 9:57 am

So what I’m saying is false?

The Colonel August 6, 2014 at 9:36 am

Actually, we’re not paying Israel to pound Gaza, we’re paying for our share of the Iron Dome missile defense technology.


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