The current situation in Seattle is fraught with the difficulty of dealing with political correctness rather than the harmony needed to govern its constituents based on the controversy of placing inflammatory anti-semitic advertisements in the guise of anti-Israel on the sides of municipal buses. The picture on the ad shows a bombed out building with Palestinian children crying in the streets and overtly cites “Israeli War Crimes Funded by American Money.” To bring you up to speed, should you be interested, this is the link from a Seattle news program that is reporting on the events of the day: http://www.kirotv.com/news/26252494/detail.html.
A mentality prevails in our society that argues with itself as to whether or not something absurd and psychologically damaging to a particular segment of that society, albeit legal or not, is valid. Seattle appears to have difficulty understanding the concept of right or wrong, or for that matter, what was intended as the essence of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. This is evident in that a group of citizens calling themselves the Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign is practicing sedition in an obvious ploy to inflame passions about the evil being perpetrated against the world by the Jews. They, the SMAC, are pushing to display an advertisement that represents American tax dollars being used as a tool for the Israelis, more specifically, the Jews, to use against the poor, impoverished, and oppressed Palestinians who are, truth be told, being treated malevolently by their own leadership.
As Hitler's propaganda staff quickly learned from their own usage, lies can be structured in such manner that even the unsuspecting general population will begin to think what they are being told is in fact true. Having visited Israel recently, I stood on a hill in Sderot overlooking Gaza and saw nothing like what is being foisted on the American public as criminal by the biased media. As a matter of fact, there was nothing going on. I have spoken to a number of Palestinians both here in the United States and in Israel, and what they really want is to determine their own destiny and not to be intimidated by the likes of Hamas, Hezbollah, and other terroist organizations. After all, what does a man really want: food for his children, a roof over his head, and the ability to protect his family. Also, I am sure the neo-Nazi partisans everywhere would love to see a showdown between the Arabs and the Jews. I am also sure that the oven makers would like to start jumping for joy. Not this time, you litherous ilk!
This may very possibly be only the beginning of a massive anti-Semitic campaign in America that will rear its ugly head and create an atmosphere for the uneducated and unaware masses to use as a tool for another holocaust. The potential for this obscene situation would be both harmful and shameful. As well, I ask myself why so many Jews prefer secularism rather than involvement with their own reality? Why are so many Jews ashamed of their “yiddishkeit,” the fact that they are Jews? As a people there is really nothing to be ashamed of when compared to other societies or civilizations. On the contrary, the Jews are among the absolute forefront of humanitarian cultures that have ever existed. There are fourteen million Jews on the planet. Israel is about the same size as New Jersey. But don't let size fool you. Israel is the fourth largest military power in the world irrespective of being secular or orthodox. Are her enemies sure about wanting to force her hand? The only thing that trouble makers understand is violence and a gash in their wallets.
Ignorance, due to its universal raison d'etre, works both ways. I recently received an email from the wild, colorless ether citing an article by Ben Stein in his role as universal whiner: the same old drivel about how great and wonderful our world is and that the baddies should be taught the difference between hatred and tolerance. Almost makes me want to listen to my Louis Armstrong record about “what a wonderful world” it is that we live in. I trust the powers that be in Seattle will reconsider the enormity of the plight they are facing. Based on the misunderstanding of their positions as leaders of their respective communities, it would certainly become a bone in America's throat should they let this matter go by in a politically correct manner. And in line with that, has anyone other than the enemy recently read Sun Tzu's Art of War?
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