Friday, June 18, 2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/18/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/18/2010Civil disturbances have begun again in Greece, with communists calling for “war” against the government for its imposition of austerity on the country. Demonstrators have taken to the streets to protest pension reforms, and another general strike is in the works.

In other news, the Federal Communications Commission has made public its plans for greater control over the internet. Meanwhile, the situation in Kyrgyzstan has deteriorated, with riots and violent unrest raising concerns that the country may collapse into complete chaos.

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Thanks to Barry Rubin, C. Cantoni, Caroline Glick, Gaia, Insubria, JD, JP, Lurker from Tulsa, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Zenster said...

What Will the Western Strategy Toward Gaza Produce? A “Normal” Revolutionary, Terrorist, Genocidal Regime There

A reader asks: What is the West’s strategy regarding the Gaza Strip. Good question.

The strategy is to relieve the alleged “humanitarian” issue as soon as possible and quiet everything down. Without thinking through the consequences, the idea is to return the Gaza Strip to as normal a situation as possible in economic and social terms.

The foregoing reveals a fundamental category error being made by all concerned.

There is nothing "normal" about Gaza.

It is a parasitic entity that is wholly dependent upon no-strings-attached foreign aid which the Palestinians routinely dispose of without making even a slight effort to build a self-sustaining economy.

They are given a completely functional and highly profitable greenhouse system earning millions of dollars per year and then smash it out of "revenge" upon the Jews who built it.

They are giving piping intended to build a effluent processing system which they, instead, convert into rockets fired at schoolbusses of Israeli children; only to drown in a Sewage Tsunami™.

Be sure to notice how the linked article makes no mention of where all the donated piping went and pretends that this was all some sort of tragic accident instead of the usual self-inflicted Muslim wound.

Gaza is a carefully cultivated Islamic cancer on Israel's flank. Very soon the only cure for it will be cauterization.