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حكمة مذكرات مغترب “بَسْ دقيقة”


Posted by Marivel GuzmanOmar KaremMay 11, 2011 AKASHMA NEWS- GAZA CITY

كنت أقف في دوري على شباك التذاكرلأشتري بطاقة سفر في الحافلة إلى مدينة تبعد حوالي 330 كم، وكانت أمامي سيدة ستينية قد وصلت إلى شباك التذاكر وطال حديثها مع الموظفة التي قالتلها في النهاية: الناس ينتظرون، أرجوكِ تنحّي جانباً. فابتعدت المرأةخطوة واحدة لتفسح لي المجال، وقبل أن أشتري بطاقتي سألت الموظفة عن المشكلة، فقالت لي بأن هذه المرأة معها ثمن بطاقة السفر وليس معها يورو واحد قيمة بطاقة دخول المحطة، وتريد أن تنتظر الحافلة خارج المحطة وهذاممنوع. قلتُ لها: هذا يورو وأعطها البطاقة. وتراجعتُ قليلاً وأعطيتُ السيدة مجالاً لتعود إلى دورها بعد أن نادتها الموظفةمجدداً.

GAZA MY LIVE

NO MORE LIFE

اشترت السيدة بطاقتها ووقفت جانباًوكأنها تنتظرني، فتوقعت أنها تريد أن تشكرني، إلا أنها لم تفعل، بلانتظرتْ لتطمئن إلى أنني اشتريت بطاقتي وسأتوجه إلى ساحة الانطلاق، فقالت لي بصيغة الأمر: احمل هذه… وأشارت إلى حقيبتها.

كان الأمر غريباً جداً بالنسبة لهؤلاءالناس الذين يتعاملون بلباقة ليس لها مثيل. بدون تفكير حملت لها حقيبتهاواتجهنا سوية إلى الحافلة، ومن الطبيعي أن يكون مقعدي بجانبها لأنها كانت قبلي تماماً في الدور.

حاولت أن أجلس من جهة النافذة لأستمتع بمنظر تساقط الثلج الذي بدأ منذ ساعة وأقسم بأن يمحو جميع ألوان الطبيعةمعلناً بصمته الشديد: أنا الذي آتي لكم بالخير وأنا من يحق له السيادةالآن! لكن السيدة منعتني و جلستْ هي من جهة النافذة دون أن تنطق بحرف،فرحتُ أنظر أمامي ولا أعيرها اهتماماً، إلى أن التفتتْ إلي تنظر في وجهي وتحدق فيه، وطالت التفاتتها دون أن تنطق ببنت شفة وأنا أنظر أمامي، حتى إنني بدأت أتضايق من نظراتها التي لا أراها لكنني أشعر بها، فالتفتُ إليها.

عندها تبسمتْ قائلة: كنت أختبر مدى صبرك وتحملك.
– صبري على ماذا؟

– على قلة ذوقي. أعرفُ تماماً بماذا كنتَ تفكر.

– لا أظنك تعرفين، وليس مهماً أن تعرفي.

– حسناً، سأقول لك لاحقاً، لكن بالي مشغول كيف سأرد لك الدين.

– الأمر لا يستحق، لا تشغلي بالك.

– عندي حاجة سأبيعها الآن وسأرد لك اليورو، فهل تشتريها أم أعرضها على غيرك؟

– هل تريدين أن أشتريها قبل أن أعرف ماهي؟

– إنها حكمة. أعطني يورو واحداً لأعطيك الحكمة.

– وهل ستعيدين لي اليورو إن لم تعجبني الحكمة؟

– لا، فالكلام بعد أن تسمعه لا أستطيع استرجاعه، ثم إن اليورو الواحد يلزمني لأنني أريد أن أرد به دَيني.

أخرجتُ اليورو من جيبي ووضعته في يديها وأنا أنظر إلى تضاريس وجهها. لا زالت عيناها جميلتين تلمعان كبريق عيني شابة في مقتبل العمر، وأنفها الدقيق مع عينيها يخبرون عن ذكاء ثعلبي. مظهرها يدل على أنها سيدة متعلمة، لكنني لن أسألها عن شيء، أنا على يقين أنها ستحدثني عن نفسها فرحلتنا لا زالت في بدايتها.

أغلقت أصابعها على هذه القطعة النقديةالتي فرحت بها كما يفرح الأطفال عندما نعطيهم بعض النقود وقالت: أنا الآن متقاعدة، كنت أعمل مدرّسة لمادة الفلسفة، جئت من مدينتي لأرافق إحدى صديقاتي إلى المطار. أنفقتُ كل ما كان معي وتركتُ ما يكفي لأعود إلى بيتي، إلا أن سائق التاكسي أحرجني وأخذ مني يورو واحد زيادة، فقلت في نفسي سأنتظر الحافلة خارج المحطة، ولم أكن أدري أنه ممنوع. أحببتُ أن أشكرك بطريقة أخرى بعدما رأيت شهامتك، حيث دفعت عني دون أن أطلب منك. الموضوع ليس مادياً. ستقول لي بأن المبلغ بسيط، سأقول لك أنت سارعت بفعل الخير ودونما تفكير.

قاطعتُ المرأة مبتسماً: أتوقع بأنك ستحكي لي قصة حياتك، لكن أين البضاعة التي اشتريتُها منكِ؟ أين الحكمة؟

– “بَسْ دقيقة”.
– سأنتظردقيقة.
– لا، لا، لا تنتظر. “بَسْ دقيقة”… هذه هي الحكمة.
– ما فهمت شيئاً.
– لعلك تعتقد أنك تعرضتَ لعمليةاحتيال؟

– ربما.

– سأشرح لك: “بس دقيقة”، لا تنسَ هذه الكلمة. في كل أمر تريد أن تتخذ فيه قراراً، عندما تفكر به وعندما تصل إلى لحظة اتخاذ القرار أعطِ نفسك دقيقة إضافية، ستين ثانية. هل تعلم كم من المعلومات يستطيع دماغك أن يعالج خلال ستين ثانية؟ في هذه الدقيقةالتي ستمنحها لنفسك قبل إصدار قرارك قد تتغير أمور كثيرة، ولكن بشرط.

– وما هوالشرط؟

– أن تتجرد عن نفسك، وتُفرغ في دماغك وفي قلبك جميع القيم الإنسانية والمثل الأخلاقية دفعة واحدة، وتعالجها معالجة موضوعية ودون تحيز،
فمثلاً: إن كنت قد قررت بأنك صاحب حق وأن الآخر قد ظلمك فخلال هذه الدقيقة
وعندما تتجرد عن نفسك ربما تكتشف بأن الطرف الآخر لديه حق أيضاً، أو جزء منه،
وعندها قد تغير قرارك تجاهه.
إن كنت نويت أن تعاقب شخصاً ما فإنك خلال هذه الدقيقة بإمكانك أن تجد له عذراً فتخفف عنه العقوبة أو تمتنع عن معاقبته وتسامحه نهائياً.
دقيقةواحدة بإمكانها أن تجعلك تعدل عن اتخاذ خطوة مصيرية في حياتك لطالمااعتقدت أنها هي الخطوة السليمة، في حين أنها قد تكون كارثية.
دقيقة واحدةربما تجعلك أكثر تمسكاً بإنسانيتك وأكثر بعداً عن هواك.
دقيقة واحدة قدتغير مجرى حياتك وحياة غيرك، وإن كنت من المسؤولين فإنها قد تغير مجرى حياة قوم بأكملهم…
هل تعلم أن كل ما شرحته لك عن الدقيقة الواحدة لم يستغرق أكثر من دقيقة واحدة؟

– صحيح، وأنا قبلتُ برحابة صدر هذه الصفقة وحلال عليكِ اليورو.

– تفضل، أنا الآن أردُّ لك الدين وأعيدلك ما دفعته عني عند شباك التذاكر. والآن أشكرك كل الشكر على ما فعلته لأجلي.

أعطتني اليورو. تبسمتُ في وجههاواستغرقت ابتسامتي أكثر من دقيقة، لأنتبه إلى نفسي وهي تأخذ رأسي بيدهاوتقبل جبيني قائلة: هل تعلم أنه كان بالإمكان أن أنتظر ساعات دون حل لمشكلتي، فالآخرون لم يكونوا ليدروا ما هي مشكلتي، وأنا ما كنتُ لأستطيع أن أطلب واحد يورو من أحد.

– حسناً، وماذا ستبيعيني لو أعطيتك مئةيورو؟
– سأعتبره مهراً وسأقبل بك زوجاً.

علتْ ضحكتُنا في الحافلة وأنا أُمثـِّلُ بأنني أريد النهوض ومغادرة مقعدي وهي تمسك بيدي قائلة: اجلس، فزوجي متمسك بي وليس له مزاج أن يموت قريباً!

وأنا أقول لها: “بس دقيقة”، “بس دقيقة”…

لم أتوقع بأن الزمن سيمضي بسرعة. كانت هذه الرحلة من أكثر رحلاتي سعادة، حتى إنني شعرت بنوع من الحزن عندماغادرتْ الحافلة عندما وصلنا إلى مدينتها في منتصف الطريق تقريباً.

قبل ربع ساعة من وصولها حاولتْ أن تتصل من جوالها بابنها كي يأتي إلى المحطة ليأخذها، ثم التفتتْ إليّ قائلة: على ما يبدو أنه ليس عندي رصيد. فأعطيتها جوالي لتتصل. المفاجأة أنني بعدمغادرتها للحافلة بربع ساعة تقريباً استلمتُ رسالتين على الجوال، الأولى تفيد بأن هناك من دفع لي رصيداً بمبلغ يزيد عن 10 يورو، والثانية منهاتقول فيها: كان عندي رصيد في هاتفي لكنني احتلتُ عليك لأعرف رقم هاتفك فأجزيكَ على حسن فعلتك. إن شئت احتفظ برقمي، وإن زرت مدينتي فاعلم بأن لك فيها أمّاً ستستقبلك. فرددتُ عليها برسالة قلت فيها: عندما نظرتُ إلى عينيك خطر ببالي أنها عيون ثعلبية لكنني لم أتجرأ أن أقولها لك، أتمنى أن تجمعنا الأيام ثانية، أشكركِ على الحكمة واعلمي بأنني سأبيعها بمبلغ أكبربكثير.

“بس دقيقة”…
حكمة أعرضها للبيع، فمن يشتريها مني في زمن نهدر فيه الكثير الكثير من الساعات دون فائدة؟
مما لفت انتباهي

May 11, 2011 Posted by | Akashma, Economics of the Poor, Education, Gaza, Personal Grow and Awareness | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inside Gaza…..what’s going on!!!!


By: Issam Sammour

Gaza Witness

Issam Sammour Gaza Resident and Witness of the siege


Peace talks
18-Nov-2010 (Gaza Strip, Palestine)Honest talks to achieve an historic peace deal within a year.
Abu Mazen says; “No peace with settlements; will make it impossible for them to create a viable state and the issue is one of the core problems standing in the way of any peace deal.”
United States is trying to pressure Israel to return to the peace table negotiations, using the all known and convenient economical incentives in exchange for political retraction, and temporal acceptance of compliance of International Law.
The only strategy for Palestinians is their goal: A dream of peace.
They have this strong weapon of hope and willingness of solidarity of the whole world that is based on international law that stand for their rights.

Palestinian reconciliation

The Palestinian reconciliation document between the two major parties between Fatah and Hamas will be signed in the next few weeks.
There is one good opportunity for unification and for working as one team to end the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and achieve peace.
To really respond to the practices of the occupation, there should be unity behind the leadership that can address the world with one voice, to once and for all end the occupation and establish a Palestinian State as a strategic option for peace

Siege and humanitarian situation in Gaza

According to UN estimates, humanitarian efforts will continue in the near future, and growing increasingly complex.

The humanitarian organizations are working continuously in Gaza to provide assistance for poor families that were affected by the last Israeli assault and by the blockade. The humanitarian efforts are to respond to the conditions of poverty and unemployment, which reached a rate of 80%, that provide food aid and non-food items to beneficiaries!.
The blockade has been widely described as “collective punishment” resulting in a humanitarian crisis.

Two of the more crippling conditions in Gaza are the Water Crisis and Electricity Power Shortage.

Water crisis

Almost 95 percent of the water pumped in the Gaza Strip is polluted and unfit for drinking.

This warning was recently issued by the UN Environment Program, the Palestinian Water Authority, the Coastal Municipalities Water Utility, and international aid organizations.

They estimate it will take at least 20 years to rehabilitate Gaza’s underground water system, and any delay in dealing with the problem will lead to additional deterioration in the situation and thus might extend the rehabilitation process for hundreds of years.

Since June 2007 that Israel imposed the blockade on Gaza, Israel has forbidden the entry of equipment and materials needed to rehabilitate the water and waste water-treatment systems there.
The prohibition of the equipment has remained despite the well published easing of the siege after the Mavi Marmara Massacre.

Electricity situation

Since January 2010, there has been a serious deterioration in the supply of electricity in the Gaza Strip.
The immediate reason is that Gaza’s sole power plant, the Gaza Power Plant (GPP), is able to produce only half the electricity that it did prior to January 2010, due to a lack of funds needed to purchase the industrial fuel required to operate the plant.

As a result, almost all of the 1.5 million Palestinians residing in the Gaza Strip, must cope with scheduled electricity cuts of 16 hours daily.

These power cuts exacerbate the already difficult living conditions in Gaza and disrupt almost all aspects of daily life, including household chores, health services, education, water, and sanitation services.

December 3, 2010 Posted by | Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Palestine | , , , | 5 Comments

Gaza Heart and Mind


By: Kamal Sobeh Posted by Marivel Guzman

How can a Gazan person present himself if his image had been distorted due to the negative thinking that made him sterile and destroyed his abilities for imagination and creativity?

How can he even see, if he is wearing black glasses as thick as windshield glass with layers of rust that had been accumulated in his mind and heart?

And how could he walk if his prosthesis is also truncated.
By hundreds in Gaza they ask themselves? is not the same for the others? as they do not dare to question the others, whom have the infallibility of their command and the key to life.

In Gaza nothing is going according to the requirements of a decent life, and happiness.

We are talking about people that have the ability to adapt rapidly, who, if given 500 dollars today have the ability to survive tomorrow.

The people have become aware that there is another basic requirement to live that goes beyond food and clothing, the incentive to live, which they are losing every moment.

He could not imagine himself on a trip with his sons because he simply does not have a permit to leave Gaza’s barbed wires.
Removing Barbe Wire withing the "buffer Zone"

He could not imagine his son, as a journalist struggling with his pen to write against the corruption that prevents such things as justice, purity and freedom, because the advocates of justice and freedom in and around Gaza have their own law, which prevents others from speaking the truth.

This is the bleak picture cameras can pick up if approached from Gaza borders, and the question arises, what is needed from the Palestinian Gazans to do in order to live their life with dignity, freedom, justice and security?.

Gimpse from outside Gaza

For more than 60 years since 1948, the Palestinians didn’t exclude anything; they tried Expulsion, Loss, Displacement, War and finally Peace.

At the end, the Palestinians succeeded in making peace with the world, but a small question remained: Is it not better to make peace amongst them selves?

The Palestinians in Gaza didn’t understand that their case rests on three pillars namely: National domestic alignment, Arab alignment, and International alignment, and the relationship between these alignment, is sequential in the sense that the second axis does not arise only if the first axis is based, and so on.

Another small question: Where do the Palestinian pillars rest on his case?
He destroyed the first axis by internal conflict, exhausted all the ingredients,
therefore the Arab axis became unable to take up the cause torn.

He awaits the opportunity to escape from his duties because it is tied up at the same time for his own interests and thus become the international situation is less supportive of the Palestinian cause.

So Palestinians in Gaza are important for teeth of internal conflict and the loss of they case which was lost with the hope of freedom, justice and peace.

Therefore the Palestinians must bring peace to themselves before attempting to achieve a comprehensive peace with others. Furthermore, the world must bequeath dignity, respect, freedom and security to the Palestinians, and contribute to halt the conflict and put an end to the violation of the daily humane rights abuses.

The world will find that the Palestinian is just a person that dreams of raising his children and dreams to show them the future sky free of the dust of war, to show them the green land without the contamination of blood stains and dreams of flowers before they trampled under the tanks.

However, most importantly, the Palestinians in Gaza have to be free from all negative and wrong ideas.-

October 12, 2010 Posted by | Gaza, Gaza Today, Hamas, History, Israel, israel criminal actions, Occupied Territory, Opinion Maker, victims, War and Peace | , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Inseparable Twins


By Marivel Guzman
Jun 14, 2010

Anguish and sadness,
Excruciating pain,
Emptiness!
Grieving, departing,
Separation!
Memories gathering
Squishing them tight
Take them in your journey

Afraid to say…
the last good byes
Behind your leaving
Your Mother Land…
Wanted to escape,
To run!,
Fighting your shadows,
your mind!
Dark Torment,
ghost of the past,
Shadows of the present
Don’t cry is part of life

Leaving behind your mother
Is not a crime!
Leaving Your cradle,
your dreams
your bed,
your friends
Is just part of live
Sons of the mother,
Missing her breath
Her worries,
her endless advices!,
The kitchen spices……..
Her lovely hands,

Although with pain
They need to abandon
That beloved soil
The Mother Land
Holding your fits
to your heart
Yelling in profound silence,
you Ask!
What you’ve given me?……
Death, Misery and blood!
Oh Dear Beloved
Sons of this land
Terrible future you have
You want to live,
You want to fly,
But the ties to the land,
And the guilt of your absence,
Are spears in your heart

That Distance promising
As a poisonous arrow,
Your soul is free
To decide, you know
Victory is not given…..
Not to barren hands

Rivers of blood feeding
To the thirsty land,
Never enough,
To Quench the thirst of the war,
Longing to return already
But have not even
Departed!
This Land that saw you
play, And cry!
Same!
Tormented soil,
Hearing the thunder
The Bombs,
Your mother pots
your brothers laughing
Same!
Your cries and laughs
All blended in time!
Your wrote his story
In every hill,
every hole, every grave
every tree,
the mist, the blows in the morning
the light the gives life

You are every where
My sons, you exist
In the Nowhere…..
That part of everything
That sees,
that touch!
Always Moving,
Touching everything
Penetrating all the landscape
Your joy and your pain
Feeling like one,…..
the same!

My sons, You want to go,
And conquer the world,
but that wound in your heart,
Creeps,
grows like the Vine
Run My son, ride the winds,
touch the other side
We are the same,
continuity, sea and dirt
Same!
Like Mahmoud Darwish,
Using his pen and soul,
To give his message
with angel wings to the world
Writing emptiness in the sky
He won your heart, my heart
Same!

Mi memories will live in you
Inside your flesh,
Running through your blood,
Being here,
or there.
I embrace you the same!
Be gone, grow wings, Fly!
That this land will always be here
Always be yours,
You are not departing
We are moving to the
other side, you and me
Same!

This poem of love
Will always survive
The pain of the mothers,
Will be there, with you
With your soul in your flesh,
But….
That grief will be joy
When you my sons pray
Every time your forehead
Touches the ground!
All the laughs, memories, pains,
Blended as one in that moment
of meditation, raising your vibration
Be happy, Be Palestine

Time will give you
That sought peace
No battles, no bombs
The story is rewritten
You win!,
Peace be with you
You deserve it
Behold that though
When you feel Free
I will be Free, because…
We are one
Mother, sons and Land
Same!

I will be in your dreams
Return of this mount of soil,
My essence will give you warm
The thought, will give you
Food for you soul.
Ancestral ties
always here, my sons,
Always yours, remember
Your Land is Palestine
Continuous terrain
that connect, all the around,
Don’t cry.
Just touch the ground,
Is all sacred,
The mystery of life
That connects.
Love is with you,
As soul and heart,
As you are dirt,
You are part of this land,
Inseparable twins

Mothers, sons and the Land is Palestine

Palestine is in her sons and the Land that sorround us all, the holy land

June 14, 2010 Posted by | Poetry | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Disease and Death of a Bully


By Les Blough, Editor. Axis of Logic                                                      Posted by Marivel Guzman
Axis of Logic
Monday, May 31, 2010

In every country of the world people are outraged today by Israel’s attack on the ships that were bringing 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid to the Palestinians in Gaza. Turkey has recalled it’s foreign ministry from Israel, cutting off ties and international bodies such as the UN and the Brussels Tribunal have joined in the outcry. Arab, Asian, Latin American and some European countries are condemning the attacks today. The US and a few other countries under Zionist control are parroting statements of regret about the loss of life. Meanwhile, the bully defends his actions with the pretext of self-defense.

The Bully’s Pathological Reaction

According to Al Jazeera, some Israelis cheered the Israeli attack and even distributed sweets to ‘celebrate the attack and the killing of the activists’,” oddly reminiscent of the Israelis who danced, celebrating the attacks on the World Trade Centers on September 11, 2001. If any Israelis are condemning or protesting the attacks, they are not to be found in our review of the literature today. Meanwhile, on every corporate media outlet, Israel claims victimhood and self-defense again, blaming the unarmed victims for attacking their heavily armed soldiers who boarded their ship from helicopters in international waters.

What is the reaction to worldwide condemnation in the mind of Israel? The bully swaggers and brushes off criticism as unimportant. His response is similar to the condemnation mounted against him for his slaughter of civilians in Gaza in 2009. Based on his words and actions, it’s not difficult to imagine that Israel is not only impervious to international condemnation, they quite possibly love it. If the personality of the Israeli state and many of its inhabitants need anything, it needs attention. They seem to have a pathological need to be “front and center” and whether the attention gained is positive or negative – is of no real importance to them. This narcissism is very much like that which we see in many celebrities on stage and in the movies. The Zionist’s worst nightmare is that of losing his fame … or his infamy. Losing the applause or condemnation would mean facing the terror of looking inward and facing the horror that may lurk within. His fragile ego, guilt and fractured self-image makes him unpredictable or so he wants everyone to believe. Negative attention for this swaggering bully in the school yard proves his feelings of power which he desperately needs to compensate for his deep-seated paranoia and sense of impotence. The more widely condemned and the more atrocious his attacks, the greater the psychological compensation.

The Turkish Ship

Israel carefully chose to attack the relief ship from Turkey over the the other 5 ships in the flotilla. Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has repeatedly and courageously condemned Israel’s attacks inside Gaza in January, 2009 and their 60 years of theft and murder of Palestinians and he publicly embarrassed Shimon Peres at Davos in February “When it comes to killing, you know very well how to kill.” When you challenge and embarrass a bully, bereft of self-esteem, you can expect to be threatened if not attacked. Benjamin Netanyahu, defended the cowardly attack on the heroic activists today saying that he gave his “full backing” to the military force. The bully cannot afford to have his reputation for violence questioned before those who fear him. Erdogan’s refusal to cooperate with Israel economically or militarily and to confront them publicly has further exacerbated Israel’s psychopathology. These acts by Erdogan set the stage for Israel’s decision to attack the Turkish ship, loaded with unarmed activists and humanitarian supplies. Of one thing all nations can be certain: if you have the audacity and gall to criticize Israel on the international stage, you can expect a reprisal. Those reprisals come in different forms such as assassinations by Mossad death squads as in their murder of Hamas leader, Mahmoud Mabhouh, in Dubai earlier this year or many others like their murder of Sweden’s Foreign Minister Anna Lindh for her leadership in the call for international boycott of Israeli exports in 2003.

Venezuela’s President Chavez has also experienced the wrath of the Zionists after he booted out the Israeli ambassador following their acts of genocide in Gaza. So far that wrath has only been expressed in the lies of the corporate media, calling him a dictator and Venezuela, “undemocratic”; attacks on the Venezuelan economy by the money changers in the brokerage houses; Israel’s military support for Venezuela’s enemies in Colombia; and attempts to brand the Venezuelan government as “anti-semitic”. Today we heard an announcement on Venezuelan television, not lost on the ears of the enemy to be sure, that the government plans to meet tomorrow to discuss measures that might be taken to curtail petroleum shipments to Israel and to eliminate all Israeli products from Venezuelan stores. Whatever action is taken, we can expect more reprisals from the bully. With assistance from Cuban intelligence, we are sure that the Venezuelan government is fully apprised of the threat of Israeli economic and physical violence inside the country. Former president Fidel Castro did not survive so many assassination attempts through the years by being stupid. But after having the courage to condemn and embarrass the bully publically, one must assume that his intent on revenge will not sleep until he has been finally defeated.

Giving Voice to the Bully

The international capitalist media has given voice to Israel’s defense of their attack while the activists, 19 of whom were killed and scores of others injured, are being held in an Israeli prison with no contact by the media, with even their cell phones either confiscated or cut off. Today, CNN TV bemoaned the fact that Israel will not allow their reporters’ access to the imprisoned victims. At the same time, they give opportunity for the Israelis to spew their lies about how their soldiers only shot the activists in self-defense. The uniformed Israeli killers boarded their ship from helicopters, armed to the teeth while we are told by an Israeli-CNN spokesperson, “the militants” on the ship had “attacked them with great violence” (using slingshots and marbles and clubs). The corporate media obviously doesn’t give a damn about insults to the viewer’s intelligence nor even bothers to offer a pretense of credibility. They are the bully’s paid thugs, marching in lock-step with him, along with the US, European and some Arab governments. Just as Bully Israel is doing his job in the Middle East for one world government, the media is doing theirs. If CNN were serious about their desire to interview the victims, they could easily tell Israel, “We won’t give you stage until you give us access to them.” But of course that wouldn’t serve the agenda of the corporate media.

The Burial of the Atrocity

Splish-Splash – the Israelis kill again and the corporate media has its orgastic moment for a day, week or month. The crime fades from their newspapers, websites and TV screens and then becomes “history.” The only ones who continue to suffer are the maimed and the loved ones of the 19 dead … and the Palestinians in Gaza. They aren’t given a voice except in the alternative media on websites like this one. Aside from the alternative media, were it not for countries like Turkey, Syria, Iran, Venezuela and the ALBA countries – and Hezbollah – the victims and our memory of them would be buried and forgotten within a year or two.

The Burial of the Bully

There are times when the bully swaggers on for years, plundering the wealth of nations and killing the innocent and oppressing the poor. The victims on earth cry out, “How long!” The death of the bully comes too slowly for the afflicted. In this case, he sits on his pile of nuclear weapons at Dimona, threatening anyone who dare criticize let alone mount military opposition against him. But death comes to all and in different forms. In the case of Israel, it may come in the form of the economic collapse of the Great Whore of Washington at whose teats the bully has sucked for 60 years or more. When the mother dies – the suckling dies along with her. Or the death may come in the form of an international revolt by governments forced by the people to overthrow the bully, Dimona be damned. We cannot prophesy what disease will finally take down the bully, but we are certain that it has already invaded the body and death will come as surely as all human beings and empires finally go to their graves. And then? There will always be bullies.

We honor those heroes who laid down their life today to support their brothers and sisters in Gaza. We salute all those who set sail on this mission. They deserve our respect they serve as examples for the rest of us. We cannot become distracted by this. We must stay focused, follow their in their footsteps and carry out the mission they’ve begun.

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