• CaractacusPottsOP
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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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          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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            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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              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.