Queers for Palestine :: What Do They Stand For?

Jun 28, 2013 Full story: EDGE

On Christmas Eve, 2012, representatives from QUIT Palestine entered Cliff's Variety, a family owned hardware and housewares store in San Francisco's predominately gay Castro district.

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Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#1 Jun 28, 2013
There is a bit of hypocrisy in all this, isn't there? Perhaps their protests would be more sympathetic if they were framed as being against the land grabbing policies of the Israeli government and not as solidarity with the Palestinians who, as the article states, are not exactly pro-gay.

I have long felt that neither side (Zionist or Palestinian) is particularly objective in its views of the Palestine/Israel situation. On both sides, the animosity stems largely from religion. Despite Marx's views that class underlies all human conflict, I think religion takes the greater share of the blame.
kosher nostra

Tampa, FL

#2 Jun 29, 2013
JohnInToronto wrote:
There is a bit of hypocrisy in all this, isn't there? Perhaps their protests would be more sympathetic if they were framed as being against the land grabbing policies of the Israeli government and not as solidarity with the Palestinians who, as the article states, are not exactly pro-gay.
I have long felt that neither side (Zionist or Palestinian) is particularly objective in its views of the Palestine/Israel situation. On both sides, the animosity stems largely from religion. Despite Marx's views that class underlies all human conflict, I think religion takes the greater share of the blame.
..........judiasm is a religion .......zionism is a new racist cult .......... founded by imperialists that wanted to destabilize the mid-east and create endless wars for profit .......see THE BIG AIPAC BAMBOOZLE by Phil Marshall and Juan Cole and FIVE BROKEN CAMERAS , Goldstone Report , Operatuion Greylord and ATTACK OF THE THEOCRATS ........and BY WAY OF DECEPTION.

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#3 Jun 30, 2013
kosher nostra wrote:
<quoted text>..........judiasm is a religion .......zionism is a new racist cult .......... founded by imperialists that wanted to destabilize the mid-east and create endless wars for profit .......see THE BIG AIPAC BAMBOOZLE by Phil Marshall and Juan Cole and FIVE BROKEN CAMERAS , Goldstone Report , Operatuion Greylord and ATTACK OF THE THEOCRATS ........and BY WAY OF DECEPTION.
Usual antisemitic claptrap, probably written under the influence of crystal meth.

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