60 Dead in Gaza and the End of Israeli Conscience On the night of the Palestinians’ slaughter, Zion exulted an embassy and a Eurovision. It’s difficult to think of a more atrocious moral eclipse Gideon Levy
Finkelstein comments: My comments are in brackets.
Preparing for Mueller’s Long Haul (Reader Steve)We’re passing the one-year mark of Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. This article details that, if history is our guide, the investigation has much, much longer to go.
Don’t Expect NAFTA Deal Before Midterms (Dan)
Israel’s Gaza Killings: War Crimes or Self-defense? Experts Weigh InLegal minds are divided on whether the violent border clashes should be treated as civilian protests, meaning soldiers should largely hold their fire, or whether the rules of war apply
Senator Chuck Schumer: “Every nation should have the right to choose its capital. I sponsored legislation to do this two decades ago, and I applaud President Trump for doing it.” Hopefully the Palestinian nation will choose New York, so we can finally vote Schumer out of office.
More than 50 Palestinians were killed and more than 2000 wounded by Israeli snipers during yesterday’s horrific violence in Gaza. The United States must play an aggressive role in bringing Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt and the international community together to address Gaza’s humanitarian crisis and stop this escalating violence.
Senate Votes to Overturn Ajit Pai’s Net Neutrality Repeal (Jimmy)
The Difficulty of Being an Anti-Trump Conservative (Reader Steve)Think it’s hard living in Trump’s America when you’re on the left? Try being against Trump while on the right. This article notes that if you’re a Republican journalist and against the President, you’re likely to be out of a job.
Trump’s Art of the Deal: Saving China’s ZTE (Dan)
“Our people have the right to break the walls of this big prison. We are marching to knock down the prison wall and to clearly declare that we won’t accept to die a slow death”–Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar