"The wealthy, not only by private fraud but also by common laws, do every day pluck and snatch away from the people some part of their daily living. Therefore, when I consider and weigh in my mind these commonwealths which nowadays do flourish, I perceive nothing but a certain conspiracy of rich men in procuring their own commodities under the name and authority of the commonwealth.

They invent and devise all means and crafts, first how to keep safely without fear of losing that which they have unjustly gathered together, and next how to hire and abuse the work and labor of the people for as little money and effort as possible."

Thomas More, Utopia

Monday, May 31, 2010

It couldn't be helped you see, they attacked us with sticks

Yes. The Israeli Apartheid State is that venal, not to mention criminally inept:

What's that? You say you object to a commando raid--in international waters--upon a civilian mission to relieve some of the suffering of Gaza's 1.5 million inhabitants currently under a criminal embargo? Well that will get you this:


and ultimately this,

The young woman in the above images is 21 year old American activist and artist Emily Henochowicz who was protesting the commando assault on relief efforts along with many others at the Qalandiya checkpoint which separates the West Bank from the Usurping Entity. Emily will lose her left eye.