Israel Keeping Palestine in State of Poverty, Fear

By Victor Thorn

While the beheadings of journalists in Iraq and the Obama administration’s bombings of Iraq and Syria have monopolized most of the daily news cycles, the poor Palestinians, who recently suffered weeks of relentless bombings at the hands of the Israeli military again, have been forgotten.

On September 17, this reporter spoke with Ethan Smith, a Middle East program director who has spent the last 10 years managing Israeli-Palestinian conflict issues. He resided in Jerusalem for five years while traveling extensively throughout Gaza and the West Bank. Smith explained to this newspaper what people should take away from the latest bombings conducted against the Palestinians.


“I recently spoke with an Israeli military official,” Smith began, “who compared this latest war to ‘mowing the grass.’ From his perspective, it’s  something the Israel Defense Force has to do every few years to ‘get rid of the weeds.’ ”

Appalled, Smith continued, “I think that kind of attitude is disgusting, but it’s really quite accurate in gauging how they view killing people. This was the third or fourth major bombing campaign in Gaza over the past 10 years. There’s no attempt being made by the Israelis to change this situation, and no paradigm shift. The status quo is still intact, and any prospect for peace will only remain until the next time Israeli officials decide to mow the grass again. The current leadership in Israel has no intention to enter into negotiations with Palestinians.”

When asked about the Obama administration’s lack of meaningful action against Israeli aggression Smith replied: “The U.S. approach from Obama’s State Department is to use carrots and no sticks. They’re continuing the same dynamic as every other administration before them.”

Providing a perfect example, Smith said: “In terms of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, it’s business as usual. Benjamin Netanyahu just announced the expansion of 1,000 more units. Israel keeps expanding to the point where all Palestinians will be uprooted. Then, no politician can go in and tell them to remove all these settlements. The prospect for a genuine two-state solution went out the window years ago.”

In terms of daily life, Smith offered this chilling analysis: “The West Bank is divided into three sections—A, B and C. In the worst areas, 60% of residents can expect raids at night and almost total Israeli security and governance. Then, in rural locales, there’s what are called ‘price tag attacks.’ When extreme Israeli settlers feel as if they’d been slighted in some way, they’ll commit violent acts against Palestinian villagers. This includes spray painting mosques, or even burning them down. Instead of law and order, these settlers take matters into their own hands.”

After seeing them being beaten down for so long, Smith has noticed a transformation.

“Rather than fighting for their national sovereignty, Palestinians are now merely seeking simple human rights,” he said. “Under Israeli military rule, citizens are prohibited from freedom of movement and assembly. All of their protests are shut down by force.”

Financially, the situation isn’t any better, added Smith. “In Gaza, no fishing or agricultural products are allowed out of that part of the country,” he said. “Israel completely controls everything. You can’t have an effective economy without exports. Plus, in Gaza, Israel exerts extremely tight control over what products are allowed in stores. By placing a stranglehold on imports, Israeli merchants are the ones who profit from what Palestinians buy.”

Victor Thorn

Victor Thorn is a hard-hitting researcher, journalist and author of over 50 books.

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President Limits Weapons Transfers to Israeli Military

By Bill White

The Obama administration has taken steps to limit weapons transfers to the Zionist entity in Palestine after U.S. 120mm and 40mm rockets were used to kill hundreds of Palestinians during the Zionist assault on Gaza in July and August.

The White House and the State Department ordered the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to stop automatic transfers of munitions from a pre-positioned Pentagon warehouse in Israel after President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry learned that Pentagon officials provided the Israelis with $3 million worth of tank and mortar rounds without prior U.S. approval. The rounds were then fired into Palestinian homes, schools and hospitals, killing hundreds of the nearly 2,000 Palestinians who have died in the most recent Zionist assault.

American media reports claim that the Obama administration was shocked to find that the Pentagon was supplying weapons to the Israelis without authorization, and that it intervened just in time to stop a shipment of Hellfire missiles from being released to the Israeli armed forces.

Jewish officials responded by bragging about the extent of Israeli control over American government. “U.S. policy is no longer being run from the White House,” a senior official in the Zionist occupation told the media. “They are paralyzed as far as Israel is concerned. Israel is now capable of nullifying anything the administration wants.”

Prior to the Israeli attack on Gaza, the Israelis had an open line of credit with the Pentagon in which they could stop at a local arms depot, pick up weapons and ammunition and put it on their tab. More expensive weapons, such as the anti-missile missiles the Israelis use to try to shoot down Hamas rockets, require additional approval. During the conflict, Zionist pawns in the Senate such as John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) voted for $225 million to finance Iron Dome missiles for the Israelis.

Obama responded to this end run around his administration by burbling about “the notion that [the Zionists] are playing the United States completely miscalculates their place in the world.”

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reminded Obama officials that Israelis run the U.S. and “not to ever second-guess me again.” Obama responded by making all top-level military transfers to the Israelis subject to top-level review by American officials.

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Bill White is a freelance journalist and publisher based in Florida. He has also written articles for THE BARNES REVIEW (TBR) magazine. You can write him at: William A. White 201400005514 Seminole County Jail 211 Bush Blvd Sanford FL 32773.

9 Comments on Israel Keeping Palestine in State of Poverty, Fear

  1. I lived in Saudi Arabia for 11 years and was there during the 1967 crisis. I was evacuated with my family very early one morning, with no lights on the plane or at the airport, so that the airport could not be bombed and the plane could not be shot out of the sky. (If any are reading this, my thanks to the volunteer crew who flew that TWA plane.)

    This happened because the Palestinians had announced that they were sending their terrorists into Arabia to murder Americans. It was well-known that Americans were not allowed to own firearms, according to Saudi law, so we were easy targets for the monsters. (You anti-Second Amendment folks might take note, especially considering the reports we are getting about numbers of Muslim terrorists being allowed into the U.S. through our joke of a southern border.)

    It might also be enlightening to some to know that the Palestinians taught their children to torture humans by torturing dogs. The Saudis themselves referred to their Palestinian Muslim brothers as “mad dogs.”

    As to the financial situation of the Palestinians, their birthrate of 5.7 is probably their major problem.

    Few people anywhere in the world can afford to support five or six children in any reasonably decent manner. In less affluent areas, this is even more apparent. But, the Palestinians choose to make their breeding program more important than their living conditions. Why should everyone else have to pay for that choice?

    This article is totally slanted – for instance, it pointedly avoids all of the despicable behaviors of the Palestinians, and the fact that Israel’s bombings are in retaliation for previous Palestinian attacks.

    People in the U.S. (and likely the rest of the non-Muslim world) have been “selectively informed” about Palestine, by people who apparently approve of torturing dogs; kidnapping and murdering children; pushing at least one senior citizen in his wheelchair over the side of a ship; murdering whole families including small children; and all of the other DELIBERATE Palestinian evil.

  2. What else is new? The Zionist Money Changers are choking the entire globe…except for the Axis Of Evil countries, AKA: Non Federal Reserve Member Countries.

  3. Revelations 17:14 – Synagogue of Satan/Children of the Devil! The Evil Anti-Christian Babylonian talmudic-nosed Jews MUST FALL! Satan IS the Worlds Deceiver! The Jew Mossad’s motto IS “By ways of DECEPTION, Thou, (meaning they will deceive other to fight their wars) shall do war”! EVIL Jews HATE Jesus GENTILE = BAPTIZED Christian and the New Testament!!! SEE ALL their EVIL @ Realjewnews!

  4. Linda Harper says:

    October 4, 2014 at 17:04

    You have not read or understood the bible and believe what you hear, just like what you said you heard.

  5. I totally disagree with you. I was just in Israel in January and I heard first-hand stories how the Palestinians have been teaching their children for cradle up to hate Israel. Israel does not hate. It is just trying to protect their people. They have been promised their country and they deserve to keep it. God will bless those who help Israel. I don’t want to hear any of your news, if you do not believe in the God of the Bible.

  6. IF SOCIALIST Israel wanted peace, it would FLOOD Concentration Camp GAZA with food and healthy economic activity, instead of starving and choking all life. Did America launch massive assaults and shoot Black American Women and Children dead in the streets or use Jet Fighters and launch Artillery and Missiles into CIVILIAN areas? NO! Israel does so because Israel wants Ethnic Cleansing, NOT peace. Where is Israel’s Recognition of the PALESTINIAN’S RIGHT to EXIST!? Israel demands the Palestinians “repudiate” this and that …Does Israel REPUDIATE the TORAH???? Israel was White RACIST, APARTHEID, South Africa’s ONLY ally, trading weapons, torture techniques, NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY, with them. Today Israel continues Racist APARTHEID with its wall. Israel enforces laws that are straight out of Nazi Germany such as Palestinians must have different colored ID cards and license plates, JUST like the yellow stars the Jews WAIL about having to wear. Palestinians have to use separate roads, IDENTICAL to Black OR Whites Only drinking faucets. Israel and South Africa were virtually twinned as military allies for Pretoria helped supply Israel militarily in the immediacy of its 1973 setback and Israel came to support apartheid South Africa at the height of sanctions with weaponry and technology – from naval ships and the conversion of supersonic fighter planes to assistance in building six nuclear bombs and the creation of a thriving arms industry. Israel resembles apartheid South Africa at its zenith – even surpassing its brutality, house demolitions, removal of communities, targeted assassinations, massacres, imprisonment and torture of its opponents and the aggression against neighboring states. Israel just PRETENDS to care about African Americans (but look how Israel treats Blacks at home), so they can STEAL the tax dollars that SHOULD have been repairing schools and infrastructure and providing police protection in the cities. Year after year BILLIONS of African American Tax dollars buy more APARTHEID-suppression for the NATIVE PEOPLE of PALESTINE instead of improving life for the Black American People who earned those dollars.

    Thu, 26 Aug 2010 20:15 CDT © Jewish Middlesex

    Ethiopian Jewish student – not allowed to study at new school

    Several months ago, a religious school in the illegal Israeli settlement of Immanuel was criticized for segregating white Jewish students from non-white Jewish students in classes. Originally, the school was fined for this policy of racial segregation, because the school was state funded. Now, the Israeli education ministry has agreed with the white parents’ request to allow the school to continue with its racial discrimination under private funding. There is no law preventing racial discrimination by private organizations, even schools, in Israel. The Israeli court has interpreted these laws to also apply to illegal West bank settlements, like Immanuel, which are located in areas that are supposed to be under Palestinian control. The Palestinian Authority does not allow racial discrimination, but due to the Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian Territories, it has no authority over the area in question. 74 white girls who have been studying in a building next to the school will now be allowed to study in whites-only classrooms that are privately-funded, as their parents claim they do not want their girls to study in racially-mixed classrooms.

    Even while he was exploiting the Negro to a degree which few white people ever realized, the Jew was also using the Negro as his expendable troops in the front line of the Communist conspiracy in America. This dated back to 1912, when the prominent Jewish writer and Communist theoretician, Israel Cohen, wrote an extensive plan called “A Racial Program for the Twentieth Century.” We quote in part, “We must realize that our Party’s most powerful weapon is racial tension. By pounding into the consciousness of the dark races that for centuries they have been oppressed by the whites, we can mold them to the program of the Communist Party. The terms colonialism and imperialism must be featured in our propaganda. In America, we will aim for subtle victory. While inflaming the Negro minority against the whites, we will endeavor to instill in the whites a guilt complex for their exploitation of the Negroes. We will aid the Negroes to rise to prominence in every walk of life, in the professions and in the world of sports and entertainment. With this prestige, the Negroes will be able to intermarry with the whites and begin a process which will deliver America to our cause.”

    Every night is “crystal night” for non Jews in Israel. Brutal, racist, expansionist, Jim Crow, apartheid Israel, is far worse than apartheid South Africa ever was. Even the racist South Africans, never used Apache gunships, F16s, and white phosphorous.

    “The state of Israel provides full equal rights, individual rights, to all its citizens, but it is the nation state of one people only – the Jewish people – and of no other people. And therefore, in order to bolster the status of the state of Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people, I intend to submit a basic law that will anchor this status.” Benjamin Netanyahu 5/4/2014
    According to the SPLC & ADL an organization is a hate group if it has “beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people.

    Well, Judaism “attacks and maligns” ALL NON-Jews. Israel makes a “SPECIAL DESIGNATION” for GOYIM that do service to Jews because Israel refuses to recognize the EQUALITY of ALL Humans. They cal them “Righteous Gentiles” because all other People are SUB-HUMAN according to Israel.

    The World should insist Israel live by the standards Israel demands of others. Be judged as Ye judge others. If Israel wants to be recognized, Israel must recognize the EQUALITY and HUMANITY of ALL People. Quit calling NON-Jews SHISKA, GOYIM, GENTILE. If Israel wants Hamas to ‘repudiate’ their charter, Israel must REPUDIATE their manual of hate, the TORAH, which openly proclaims that all ‘gentiles’ should be ‘Hewers of wood, and bearers of water’ for Israel.
    Israel must recognize the Native People’s RIGHT to a Palestinian state. Israel REFUSES to sign the Non Proliferation Treaty or open It’s NUKES to inspection, Israel should have the exact same sanctions that were put on Iran.

    Judaism is neither a race or a religion, it is Xenophobic Tribalism that worships a WAR god. By it’s very NATURE it can never live peacefully with NON-Jews.

    XENOPHOBIC: n. A person unduly fearful or contemptuous of that which is foreign, especially of strangers or foreign peoples.


    1. The organization, culture, or beliefs of a tribe.
    2. A strong feeling of identity with and loyalty to one’s tribe or group. So according to the SPLC, Judaism is a HATE group.

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