Friday, January 09, 2009


Defenders of evil

Travis Wilkerson writes about another massacre that took place nearly 150 years ago - the massacre of an estimated 200 Native Americans at Sand Creek. The whole article is quite interesting, especially if, like me, this is an atrocity you aren't familiar with, but I want to quote the closing paragraph, which speaks to the nature of those who defend such atrocities, be they Sand Creek or Gaza:
Like those who once defended Sand Creek, defenders of the Gaza massacre should be exposed to all for what they are: racist apologists of whole-scale barbarism, aiding and abetting an indefensible, criminal explosion of violence. These defenders include the entire political leadership of the U.S. government. History will not judge them merely as fools.

Why stop here? There's more...

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