THE ABSURD TIMES — STILL

UPS AND DOWNS IN PALESTINE TODAY

Posted in Uncategorized by @honestcharlie on July 17, 2016

Some of you asked “What about Palestinian Lives?” I guess the problem is that Israel is relentless in it’s persecution and that it gets little exposure on U.S. Media or the BBC. Here is a good posting from our friends.

Desertpeace

Life in Palestine moves along with its ups and downs, like the tides of the sea. Some days we feel depressed, some days more optimistic. Some of us even feel like manic depressives for the fact that we go through these cycles. The triggers are varied.

Followed by a poem written about Gaza ….

To Resist Is To ExistTo Resist Is To Exist

ups and downs

By Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD

Life in Palestine moves along with its ups and downs, like the tides of the sea. Some days we feel depressed, some days more optimistic. Some of us even feel like manic depressives for the fact that we go through these cycles. The triggers are varied. We get depressed when we heard of the murders of 84 people in Nice by a deranged lunatic. We get uplifted when we hear of how victims’ families, friends, and concerned citizens (of all religions and backgrounds) came…

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  1. Barry Wright said, on July 17, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    Good stuff, thanks. Reminds me a little of a big pro-Palestinian march/protest in Chicago a few years ago. One guy carried a prominent sign which read “I Can’t Believe I’m STILL Protesting This Shit!”

    No kidding.

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