[Marxism] Invasion of the (Israeli or Jewish) body snatechers

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Wed Sep 2 17:02:04 MDT 2009

On Sep 2, 2009, at 6:31 PM, Fred Feldman wrote:
> The following is a short article from the liberal US magazine American
> Prospect by the liberal Israeli journalist Gershom Gorenberg... I am  
> highlighting the role that articles, available in full to all list  
> members, play in how I carry out a political discussion...

> "Boström himself witnessed the funeral of one Palestinian, whom he  
> identifiesas Bilal Achmed Ghanan, in the village of Imatin. Ghanan  
> (or Ghanem, as he's identified in a reliable listing of Palestinian  
> fatalities) was shot byIsraeli soldiers and evacuated. When his body  
> was returned for burial, Boström photographed the sewn-up  
> chest...The foundation of Boström's story is... a photo of a body on  
> which an autopsy was [allegedly] performed...
> ...Knowing how to respond to slander is never easy..."

But this is a *lie*.  If it is slander, the response is childishly  
easy: just exhume Ghanem's body and see if any organs are missing.   
The refusal of the occupation authorities to do this is presumptive  
evidence that the story is *not* a "blood libel" or other slanderous  

Shane Mage

> This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
> always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
> kindling in measures and going out in measures."
> Herakleitos of Ephesos

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