For supporters of the Israeli war in Gaza: is there some number of Palestinian civilian deaths that, once exceeded, renders this war unjustifiable? 1,000? 10,000? 25,000? Or is the idea that because Israel is justified in the mission itself, then the number of Palestinian civilian deaths is irrelevant -- i.e., Israel should do what it thinks it needs to do and, provided it exercises some form of "restraint," then it is justified regardless of how many innocent human beings (Palestinians) die as a result?
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I have never supported the American government's support of Israel and all of its "holy" blood-letting. The recent events in Gaza turn my stomach and make me ashamed of America's complicity by silence. I am so very tired of hearing that we cannot oppose Israel because they are "God's chosen people". Spare me the religiosity of that position and mind-set. Killing is killing.......murder of innocents is murder of innocents. The Israelis are shooting fish in a barrel and America is supplying the ammo. It's hard to tell who the terrorists are anymore......it's all become an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth no matter how many innocents get caught in the crossfire. The U.S and Israel are no better than the Hamas which they both loudly decry as terroists. Anything to grease the wheels of war and the military/industrial complex, I guess.