CNN reported Wednesday that the United States has agreed to an Israeli request for several types of ammunition as the ground battle in Gaza is entering its third week.
According to CNN, the items being bought are 120mm mortar rounds and 40mm ammunition for grenade launchers. Those will come from a stockpile the United States keeps in Israel, which is worth more than $1 billion, officials said.
It’s not an emergency sale, a US defense official told CNN.
This is democracy? This is what one's right to vote gets you? If so, I want nothing to do with the two-party political order. What Americans on the left have to start facing is the fact that our identity rights are just worthless if they authorize this kind cruelty on other human beings. I would rather have my right to eat with white people in restaurants (or sit in the front of the bus with them, or marry white women) revoked rather than have the right to vote in a system that permits the killing of innocent and poor people.
Democrats are daring Republicans to oppose a border bill that includes aid to Israel during its increasingly heated conflict with Hamas.
As the simmering battle in Gaza reached its boiling point last week, the Israeli government turned to its strongest ally: The United States. And the White House was happy to oblige, relaying a request to Senate Democrats late last week to ask for more money for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense program, according to congressional sources familiar with the request
From now on, if I don't see a (black, Asian, Jewish, white, Latino, Catholic, male, female, gay, straight) socialist on the ballot, I'm not voting.