The UN says nearly 22 *million* people are in desperate need of emergency aid in #YEMEN – nearly all of them children. Unimaginable suffering that barely registers on the agenda of world governments
— Right word (@abcdaee198) May 17, 2018
Jeffrey Glenn Miller, age 20.
Allison B. Krause, age 19.
William Knox Schroeder, age 19.
Sandra Lee Scheuer, age 20.
48 years ago today, these student protestors were shot and killed at Kent State University. They were protesting senseless war. They were advocates for peace . pic.twitter.com/UyfdLopenv
— Dennis Kucinich (@Dennis_Kucinich) May 4, 2018
I am a volunteer high school civics teacher. I played this video for my class this week and promised to award 5 points on the final grade to the student who could detect a fact that most interested me. Ahed Tamimi is trying to push the Israeli soldiers out of the curtilage of her home. You can see the family members holding hands to form a barrier across the end of their driveway between the ends of the wall defining their property boundary. One of my students earned the 5 points!
I do not propose to take sides in the struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians in this post. The issue is morally complex in the extreme.
Like most Americans, I love Israel and the Israelis. I also have great empathy for the plight of the Palestinian people, including Ahed Tamimi.
Ahed Tamimi was unjustly, in my opinion, sentenced to 8 months in prison for this incident.
Psychopath @wolfblitzer says it is perfectly OK to Mass Murder thousands of women & children in Yemen with American made bombs, from American made planes, refueled by American tankers, as long as some Fat Cat arms co execs are getting a big bonus out of itpic.twitter.com/1XLmgVecwC
— Ian56 (@Ian56789) April 28, 2018