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hollysmom

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here is the conundrum for me about Israel, Palestinians, the US and appropriate behavior.

WHile people are complaining about how Israel is treating Palestinians, and I admit to have done thatt now and in the past, how do we have the right to criticize (besides footing a part of the bill)?

We had 9/11 and used that to invade Iraq - a group of people who had nothing to do with 9/11. I cried when people cheered at shock and awe - they treated it like a fireworks show, and all I could think about was the hospitals, schools, museums and apartment buildings below, It was certainly not a targeted hit, we hit a lot of hospitals. We destroyed infrastructure so they could not bounce back and could never rebuild that same infrastructure, we left cities with little power and fresh water.

How is that civilized? or better or what? I am trying to put it in perspective and I can't.
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