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Entries by Gary M. Burge from 07/2014

Tyrants on Television

| Posted 07.15.2014 | Media

Tyrant is trading in gross stereotypes. Watching this show begins to shape your understanding of Arab society: volatile, poor, angry, and brutal -- and led by crazed rulers who lavish money on themselves, rape women (regularly), and kill anyone in their way.

'But They Use Human Shields!'

| Posted 07.31.2014 | World

The argument "But they use human shields!" has now become a hollow justification for innocent casualties and atrocities in warfare (instead of an explanation), and while many of us suspect that Hamas may be guilty of this, Israel's massive bombardments have now crossed some ethical line.