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Mosby's Journal
Mosby's Journal
February 18, 2024

I think a lot of people have been assuming the occupation is illegal

So it's already backfired before it even starts. This was a pretty stupid idea. Is the court going to invalidate the Oslo Accords? Why would they do that and what authority/right exists to allow them to? Are they going to change the Law of Belligerent Occupation and modify or eliminate the fourth Geneva convention?

I suspect they will create a set of rules made just for little Israel. Obviously their motivation is highly suspect, otherwise they would be directing their efforts to getting the hostages released, ending the war and facilitating change in Palestine to make the two state solution possible again. Nothing that has been happening at the international level is encouraging peace, just the opposite in fact. It's like they think they can bully Israel. They can't, not anymore.

Eta the Apartheid charge is a red herring. The law of occupation doesn't suggest that the occupied people should be citizens of the occupying nation, in fact it says the opposite. The status quo is to be maintained, politically, culturally, and legally until the conflict is resolved.

January 28, 2024

She was institutionalized because doctors cut out part of her brain

Because the doctors consensus at the time said that lobotomies were a legitimate treatment, and if Joe and his wife Rose wanted to help their daughter they should let doctors chop up her brain. If CPS existed at the time they would have probably threatened to take away their daughter if this accepted treatment wasn't performed. She could kill herself, the social workers counseled.

Unfortunately the quack treatment didn't work out too well, she couldn't speak or walk properly after her frontal lobes were separated from the rest of her brain, so she had to be put in an institution because she couldn't take care of herself.

January 24, 2024

Gaza borders Egypt.

The Egyptians won't let a single Gazan thru...

January 23, 2024

The Gaza metro

1500 tunnels, spanning hundreds of miles.


January 15, 2024

You don't see differences between a terrorist group and a Israeli political party?

Hamas originated from the Muslim Brotherhood, is trained and funded by Iran, started sending suicide bombers into Israel in the 1990s and are directly responsible for thousands of murders of Israeli citizens especially during the second intifada. They have started 5 wars with Israel (2008, 2009, 2014, 2021, 2023) via the Palestinian territory of Gaza, which they came to control after killing off their political rivals and chasing out the rest.

Can you help me understand how you could possibly see similarities with this group and a political party in Israel?

January 14, 2024

Minimizing the Holocaust

Has been a long time strategy of the Palestinians and their supporters. Last year Abbas said the Palestinians have suffered 50 Holocausts. A variation is accepting the basic facts of the Holocaust but claiming that Zionists conspired with Hitler to commit genocide in order to force Jews to move to Israel. Another variation is that the Holocaust happened, but the Jews brought it on themselves because they are bad people.

Underlying all these strategies is the incorrect notion that Israel only exists because the world felt sorry for the Jews after the Holocaust, and if the world could just understand the truth, the powers that be could fix their mistake and dissolve Israel.

Another aspect is the charges of genocide, apartheid, illegal occupation all serve to delegitimize the existence of Israel and demonize her citizens by intimating that it's a rogue nation that should not exist, and is solely based on settler-colonialism, white supremacy and lies, lots and lots of lies. Much like the MAGAts do, one needs to engage in historical revisionism and conspiracy theories to make these ridiculous charges seem true. Sadly, it's been pretty effective.

December 22, 2023

He quietly built a $13 million fortune. In death, he gave it all away.

Emmy Hildebrand almost deleted the suspicious email when it popped into her inbox early last year. A man claiming to be a lawyer asked if she, as the executive director of an Indianapolis-based nonprofit that provides housing to veterans, was interested in a donation. It sounded like a typical scam offering millions of dollars if she would only fork over bank account information.

“I honestly thought it was spam, and so I didn’t call right away,” Hildebrand, with HVAF of Indiana, told The Washington Post.

But she didn’t dismiss it out of hand either. Instead, Hildebrand researched the sender, Dwayne Isaacs, who she discovered was indeed a lawyer who worked at a legitimate Indianapolis law firm.

Hildebrand called him. Isaacs was representing the estate of a man who had spent his life secretly amassing a small fortune and wanted to give it all away when he died. Isaacs had a question for Hildebrand.

Did she and her nonprofit organization want a million dollars?


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