All the signs are there, yet way too much of the West is either ignoring them, denying them or, worse, are fine with them and where they’re leading.
And where they’re leading, these signs of the times, is to a new, even worse holocaust than the one that ended just over 60 years ago.
It’s not just the things that are happening that are chilling, but the way they are covered by the media and reacted to in the streets bodes alarmingly badly.
Nearly any news story about violence in Israel begins with the death of someone at Israel’s hands, and one must read deeply into the story to inevitably learn that whatever Israel did was in reaction to some provocation that didn’t make the news.
This leaves the news-reading/viewing public with the impression that Israel is striking at Palestinians for no reason at all. It’s providing the ammunition for the masses to light their torches, grab their pitchforks, and come after the Jews. And if the press doesn’t know that, they’re stupider than they look. But, I think they do know and are doing it anyway, which is scarier.
And, when the masses do go after the Jews – usually targeting unarmed women and children without warning – the world ignores it or trips all over itself to find excuses for it. This is in stark contrast to the leaflets and phone tree calls warning civilians to evacuate in areas the Israeli army plans to hunt terrorists. Don’t believe me, look it up.
The general public’s reaction to terrible violence is oddly tied to who the victims and perpetrators are. If the victims are Jews, no one cares. If the perpetrators are Jews, however, everyone does. If the victims and the perpetrators are both Muslim, the world is paralyzed into complete inaction. If hundreds of thousands of innocents are massacred in Africa, it’s invisible, but if nine armed, violent anti-Semites die attacking Israeli soldiers, the world goes ape-poop.
In just the past few days, for instance, much of this country is up in arms – and taking to the streets – to express their justifiable righteous indignation over the shooting death of an unarmed African American teenager in Florida.
As horrible as that is, one would think that the point-blank shooting murders of two little boys, their father and a young girl in France based solely on their being Jewish would also spark something somewhere, but no.
It’s almost as though the entire world considers Jews – even unarmed rabbis and children – to be fair game anywhere.
What little coverage I’ve seen of that tragedy, usually notes the death of seven people, including several at a Jewish school. Had the victims been anyone other than Jews, their names, ages, life stories and the fact that this monster filmed himself chasing down a little girl, grabbing her by the hair and shooting her in the head, would have been page one everywhere.
Not in this case. Not in the case of the murdered Hatuel or Fogel families in Israel, or the Holtzberg family in Mumbai. Not in the torture killing of 23-year-old Ilan Halimi, also in France, or the publicized beheadings of Daniel Pearl and Nick Berg.
What’s especially disturbing in France is their reluctance to indentify perpetrators if they’re Muslim. How long did it take them to admit that the “disenfranchised youth” that set the country on fire for weeks some time back, were all, coincidentally, Muslim?
Authorities and news reporters there clearly wanted this most recent killer of these children and three French paratroopers to be a neo-Nazi, and it took days for them to admit it was an Islamist and that he targeted Jewish children intentionally.
Now that his identification as an Islamist has become widely known, French authorities are trying to say he was just a crazy guy and this was not a hate crime or an act of terror. One bad apple, he’s gone, case closed.
But the killer is known to have claimed al-Qaeda ties and that he wanted to “avenge Palestinian children killed by Israelis” – though Israelis never intentionally target children. Islamists do it all the time. But, in the strange, Orwellian world we live in, the Jews are blamed for terrible acts they never actually commit, (this phenomenon has a name – blood libel – and is centuries old) while the Islamist terrorists actually commit these atrocities all over the world, but are never publically blamed. In fact, more often than not, their victims are blamed.
It makes one wonder if the world isn’t gearing itself up, psychologically, to accept another all-out anti-Semitic holocaust.
I’m not really wondering. I think I know.
For instance, just today some syndicated columnist named Gene Lyons, suggested that Iran presents no threat to Israel or the world, and that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is just saying it does to try and keep Barack Obama from getting re-elected.
This is a man who obviously learned not even the most basic lesson from the last Holocaust – that if a world leader (or anyone else) is promising to wipe out the Jews, he means it.
So, unless this Lyons character is in a severe state of denial, he wants to see Israel, and, therefore, half the world’s Jews, destroyed.
Of course, if Iran were to succeed in developing a nuke and a delivery system and strikes Israel, this Lyons guy and his ilk will slap their cheeks from the comfort of their easy chairs and say something to the effect of, “oops, my bad.”
From these dopes’ perspective, the worst thing that happens is a bunch of Jews die, whereas, if Israel neutralizes the threat in Iran, the price of gas may rise.
Let’s see, the violent death of 6 million Jews…. or $6 per gallon at the pump… wait… I’m thinking.
What these morons fail to understand is that Israel will not take such a scenario lying down. Been there, done that.
Should Iran or anyone else let fly a nuke in Israel’s direction, it will likely be destroyed in the air before it reaches the country, thereby creating a disaster in the area beneath it. It will also likely spark a retaliatory strike, which could set off a worldwide nuclear holocaust, making the price of gas the least of our worries.
And in the meantime, the new anti-Semitism, which is called Anti-Zionism or anti-Israelism, and its outward expression has become so commonplace and so accepted, that no one bats an eye at the cold-blooded murder of Jewish babies.
Where have we seen this before….?
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