Opposing Apartheid On Earth Is Now Illegal.

This latest diatribe by Jerry Alatalo requires immediate review. I welcome all your comments below. I have highlighted the glaring lies in bold:

Is it an exact analogy to describe the Israeli apartheid nation with its decades-old criminal, dehumanizing, racist policies toward the Palestinian people as the world’s largest “gated community”? In an increasing number of the world’s regions, publishing the previous words represents a criminal act. This sorry state of affairs isn’t a scene from the book “1984” by George Orwell, but is actually happening in the real, nonfictional world today.

After decades of irresolution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, advocates of freedom, equality and sovereignty for the Palestinian people have been left with only one option in fighting the good fight, the same successfully used to bring down apartheid in South Africa: Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS). In France, it is now against the law to become involved in the BDS Movement; in France, it is now illegal to call for an end to apartheid on this Earth.

In the 2016 campaign for President of the United States, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), staying within the bounds of the “law” and trying to outdo each other in praise of Israel. Bernie Sanders didn’t attend the meeting, wanted to deliver his address to the crowd via video conference, but was turned down because “we don’t do that anymore”.

Sanders’ unique position among the remaining presidential candidates – essentially saying in a press conference/”AIPAC speech” days later that Palestinians are people, too – could have, if said in France, now Canada, gotten him into legal hot water for being “antisemitic”. If he were a professor in certain parts of California or other states in America, the mere mention of Palestinians as people like everyone else in the human family might get him censured or fired. In layman’s terms, on the issue of Israel apartheid it at times seems the world has gone stark-raving mad.

Unfortunately, the history of the Middle East revolves around the region’s tremendous natural resource wealth, in particular oil and natural gas, who controls it, and who profits from its sale – all people living in the region or a small group of the world’s extremely wealthy and powerful. Wars and violence of horrific scale have been carried out for the mentioned control and profit, resulting in the region’s innocent residents enduring indescribable suffering for what seems forever – including the people called Palestinian.

The psychological, philosophical and/or spiritual human characteristics of Clinton, Trump, Cruz and Kasich which prevents them from expressing an ounce of compassion or empathy toward the Palestinian people is hard to imagine, much less accurately describe. Year after year Israel continues annexing Palestinian lands, building more settlement communities, and every other year bombing Gaza to the ground – “mowing the lawn”, according to Israel’s less honorable elders. Year after year American politicians and their Western allies “scold” or “express concern” about Israeli actions, while doing nothing effective to resolve the situation equitably and honorably for the benefit of Palestinians and Israelis alike.

The Israel-Palestine conflict has become an eternal “Catch-22” situation, powerful and wealthy people seem opposed to resolution of the crisis, and immeasurable efforts of men and women of goodwill through the years has seemingly gone to waste. Human evolutionary movement feels glacial, war has yet to become abolished, but still there are reasons for being optimistic. Desperate attempts to criminalize the actions of people telling the truth about what’s occurring on Earth are perceived as just that: acts of desperation.

Lies told by corrupt leaders and politicians get caught and disseminated around the Earth in minutes or hours, therefore providing billions of people with the truth required for right action – an evolutionary development, a giant leap forward, in a process which in the past took years or decades. From such a perspective events take on a new, more positive meaning and assures civilization’s road ahead moves onward and upward.

While in 100% agreement with author Max Blumenthal and his statements during a recent interview on The Real News Network, it seems important to clarify one minor misinterpretation of Bernie Sanders’ words by Mr. Blumenthal. During the MSNBC interview Sanders, in talking about the BDS movement, mentioned with regard to antisemitism that there was “some of that” and later “some level of antisemitism” – not, as Max Blumenthal described Sanders’ remarks: “…lot of antisemitism out there”.

It’s highly regrettable that using one’s free speech right in fighting for the basic, God-given human rights of other men, women and children inhabiting the Earth has become a crime in certain circles. Israel is an apartheid state. From any reasonable perspective such a situational reality in the year 2016 is the real crime.

(Thank you to TheRealNews at YouTube)

Source: Opposing Apartheid On Earth Is Now Illegal.

2 thoughts on “Opposing Apartheid On Earth Is Now Illegal.

  1. If you’ll follow the link you’ll find my comments to this post, and the replies. In my last comment, which I have the feeling Jerry isn’t going to print, I pointed out that accusing Israel of criminality, racism and apartheid is as negative as it is possible to be and asked him, if “the facts are already known,” namely, Arab terror and attacks, why he makes such accusations.

    For Jerry a positive situation is one where Israel haters can freely vilify Israel (and Jews, it must be said, as a quick look at the Falk blog will show) without being exposed for what they are, which is ignorant, biased, and full of simmering resentments. Jerry doesn’t address facts. They bore him, as he suggests. He prefers to jump ahead to the real work of vilifying Israel. When challenged, he quickly retreats behind a veil of bogus spirituality. End of discussion.

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  2. Here is the continuation of my “dialogue” with Jerry, with my last comment not printed by our peacemaker:

    Fred Skolnik

    Accusing Israel of criminality, racism and apartheid is as negative as you can get, so you are again being a bit of a hypocrite. And if the facts that I am “repeating” are “known,” that is, the Arab terror and attacks, why are you making these accusations?

     April 15, 2016 at 2:23 am Reply

    Jerry “Peacemaker”

    Fred,
    You didn’t answer the question, or even come close to acknowledging my concern. Until that occurs – until you describe to me your spiritual beliefs – with your initiative, consider this your last comment here.

     April 15, 2016 at 3:41 pm Reply

    And my deleted reply:

    What business is it of yours what my spiritual beliefs are in relation to a blog entry whose purpose is to vilify Israel. You’re just copping out.,,,

    I would seriously suggest that you work on you integrity before pushing your spirituality. That means either not using the products of Israeli technology and medical research, from your computer to life-saving drugs and medical procedures, or repudiating instead of promoting the BDS movement with its call to boycott the Israeli academic institutions where all this know-how comes from. Otherwise you’re just a fake,

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