• CaractacusPottsOP
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    5 months ago

    Children are starving to death, how many more will die before this pier gets built?

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      5 months ago

      At least they’re building it

      They should be doing more but they could have easily just said “Nah”

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        5 months ago

        They’re doing it because voters in Michigan and to a lesser extent in other states are refusing to vote for Biden. This has very little to do with preventing Palestinian deaths.

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          5 months ago

          Responding to a push from their constituents to actually do something to help those people is a good thing

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            5 months ago

            Yes it is, but actually doing some thing and staging some Hollywood air drop nonsense are two different things.

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              5 months ago

              We should basically do a Berlin Airlift but for Gaza but that will be a hard sell for a lot of people

              Didn’t stop me (and a few friends) from calling and emailing our reps about it though

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                5 months ago

                The reason we don’t build and maintain cities via airlift is because it’s very expensive and very inefficient. The US should demand Israel allows truck transport in and out of Gaza.

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                  5 months ago

                  I’m not talking building cities via airlift, I’m talking getting aid in there while we get Israel to stop being genocidal pricks

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                    The US is the worlds only remaining superpower. Biden picks up the phone calls Netanyahu and says we are sending in trucks. You will not impede them, or we will set your economy on fire. He hangs up the phone and the trucks begin to roll. It’s that simple.

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          5 months ago

          Shouldn’t be difficult to understand. If the main concern was saving Palestinian lives, the first thing to do would be stop providing bombs to Israel. You’ll notice that’s not even on the table.

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        5 months ago

        They could’ve built it months ago, not now.

        And honestly this pier is absolutely unnecessary. Israel can simply open one of the north border crossings and allow humanitarian aid from there and allow more humanitarian aid.

        Instead they are trying to discredit and defund the only agency on ground having the capacity to deliver this humanitarian aid inside Gaza (UNRWA).

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        The problem is that by the time they build it half of Gaza will be dead. This isn’t like the Bengali famine or the Holodomor where food just went down, these people aren’t getting food at all. I think it should be obvious that the progress from infants to adults dying will be a lot faster.