How? How is it possible that I take my nephew to his soccer practice & the team manager bee lines for us, asks if I was born in this country, & then proceeds to explain how much time he spent in Israel in his capacity in the Air Force 👀👀👀 wait, it gets fresher.
When I explain I’m Palestinian (again) he tries to make nice and explain that he spent a lot of time managing money/fundraising for Palestinian security forces 😱😱😱I really thought it couldn’t get worse...when I said oh, 2006, the Dayton Forces, I actually study what you do....
Then I don’t know what compels him to tell me: “ya I was there from 2004-2007 when Syria was raining missiles on Israel” 👀 that’s not what you mean, Syria hasn’t attacked Israel since 1973...he laughs & says it was so cool how Israelis just stayed on the beach during the war 😱
We explained what the casualties were in Lebanon that summer & how disproportionate, 2 which he replies, he loves the Lebanese food in Israel 🤦🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️🤡 @ this point I tried 2 point out the weather to escape this diabolical circus...I’ll spare u the rest but this folks, is US empire
معقول؟ لاء مش معقول.
So callous, ignorant, and violent all at once and he was trying to make small talk. #Empire

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