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Illinois man kills Muslim boy, 6, in hate crime motivated by Israeli-Hamas war, police say

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Throw the book at this animal.

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Send him to Gaza for an appropriate response.

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Hmm, an attack on unarmed civilians--and a child that is, singled out because of religious beliefs.

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This anti-semitic animal should be punished with prison justice for killing a child. These are the same types of people (like conservative Angelicals) that travel to Israel on vacations to help Illegal settlers push Palestinians off their land because they think if they can bring on the apocalypse, then a blue-eyed blonde haired Jesus will reward them in paradise.

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"Might is right" mentality...sad that a 71 year old man could not arrive at a higher realization of life than this.

Leaving that aside, brutally attacking your tenants, who have been supporting you, and on top of that stabbing a 6 year old boy 26 times?

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Hand him over to Hamas.

Two sides of the same coin.

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It's called a hate crime when muslims are on the receiving end but it is never called a hate crime when muslims attack non-muslims

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That is absolutely wrong and disgusting. Hope this guy never sees the light of day again.

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I blame Hamas for this.

Anyone think this would have happened if Hamas did not murder almost 2000 people last week?

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Nakam

Today 09:29 am JST

I blame Hamas for this.

I blame Europe and in particular the British that started the whole thing with the idea if displacing the people living in the region now in conflict to ship in European Jews and take over!

Two wrongs do not make a right.

People keep saying Russia doesn't have the right to take land by force but that is what has been happening since the British pushed the idea and Israel has annexed land like the Golan Heights, etc... despite it being against international law!

No Hammas are not good they are evil they are as bad for the Palestinians as they are for Israelis but the question is, what created Hammas? And the answer is plain to see if one really want to see the truth.

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There can be no reason or excuse for an adult to stab a six-year-old boy and kill him.

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No Hammas are not good they are evil they are as bad for the Palestinians as they are for Israelis but the question is, what created Hammas? 

The answer is easy--antisemites.

The Middle East is full of them.

And Israel has tried to live peacefully with them for over 75 years, but they keep shooting rockets and missiles at Israeli civilians. Oh, and those Arabs have attacked Israel using their military several times.

And Israel still stands.

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yipyip

Today 10:30 am JST

No Hammas are not good they are evil they are as bad for the Palestinians as they are for Israelis but the question is, what created Hammas?

> The answer is easy--antisemites.

You do realize that Arabs are Semites, right?

The Middle East is full of them.

> And Israel has tried to live peacefully with them for over 75 years, but they keep shooting rockets and missiles at Israeli civilians. Oh, and those Arabs have attacked Israel using their military several times.

> And Israel still stands

Again you do realize the Arabs were there before Israel was created, the land Israel is in was full of Arabs before!

Entry cities were once majority Arab that were forced out after the creation of Israel.

Now think if someone came to your country took your parents land and told you to live in a designated zone, how would you react.

Let's not candi coat things, the idea of creating a Jewish country were others already lived was going to cause problems and the naivety of the British and the west that somehow the people living there were just going to move to other Arab countries was stupid?

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It's called a hate crime when muslims are on the receiving end but it is never called a hate crime when muslims attack non-muslims

Probably because its almost always referred to as "terrorism" in such cases, in case you hadn't noticed.

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71 and nothing learned about the brotherhood of Man. Sad! The crooked timber of humanity shows its ugly face once again, but too many of us will still refuse to look in the mirror. ONE state of Israel for Jews AND Palestinians is the ONLY solution, not the "FINAL SOLUTION" advocated by right-wing extremists on both sides.

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Yet another senseless murder by another senseless US thug. I doubt this abject moron even knew anything about Israel or Palestine, or could even pick out where they were on a world map. He murdered because that is what he is.

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Sad to see murders in all cases.

Problem is nowadays you import world issues by letting so many immigrants.

Europe unity disintegrating at the present time.

Imported civil war is a possibility in some areas alas.

Prayer for the mother to recover from that brutal act and wish she can rebuild her life.

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I was afraid that this violent hate crap was going to happen in America. For years it was 'cool' to bash Muslims and ethnic Arabs (and India people too, for 'good measure') and of course the trump dictatorship brought the antisemites out of the woodwork too. Many of his thugs in 2020 and J6 had armbands stating '6MWNNE' - '6 Million (Dead Jews) Was Not Nearly Enough'.

The NYPD is on full alert this weekend because of that war. I do not condone Hamas in any way. They do not represent Gaza or even Islam for that matter. Israel's Nutty Yahoo has launched wars as a diversionary measure to keep his power and the focus off his graft.

But this time around Hamas did a really big ugly and unprovoked number on Israel. It's uncalled for. Israel has every right to defend itself. At the same time, Israel is a political state and not Judaism itself.

There's been quite bit of trolling this week with antisemite content. There's no excusing any of these antisemitic or Islamophobic hate crimes. Any boy aged 6 is not guilty of anything. I hope the mother survives and that the Unchristian scum goes to prison for a long time. RIP to the kid, he never even lived life.

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I was afraid that this violent hate crap was going to happen in America. For years it was 'cool' to bash Muslims and ethnic Arabs (and India people too, for 'good measure')

As Well as Blacks and Asians, Latinos

and of course the trump dictatorship brought the antisemites out of the woodwork too.

we have antisemitism in America, going all the way back before the inception of Israel, it had nothing to do with Trump

Many of his thugs in 2020 and J6 had armbands stating '6MWNNE' - '6 Million (Dead Jews) Was Not Nearly Enough'. 

That was bad, just like it was equally bad that in the US most of Israel’s hardships critics have been, wait for it “liberals.”

The NYPD is on full alert this weekend because of that war. I do not condone Hamas in any way. They do not represent Gaza or even Islam for that matter.

And yet, the Gazan overwhelmingly voted for them

Israel's Nutty Yahoo has launched wars as a diversionary measure to keep his power and the focus off his graft. 

So you can I’m assuming unequivocally confirmed this to be 100% accurate and truthful.

But this time around Hamas did a really big ugly and unprovoked number on Israel. It's uncalled for. Israel has every right to defend itself.

Absolutely

At the same time, Israel is a political state and not Judaism itself.

Tell that to literally every Israeli that lives r there.

There's been quite bit of trolling this week with antisemite content. There's no excusing any of these antisemitic or Islamophobic hate crimes.

Exactly!

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You do realize that Arabs are Semites, right?

No, I didn't realize that.

Can you help me some more please and let me know which dictionary such  Oxford, Merriam-Webster, and Cambridge define “antisemitism” as meaning something other than hatred of Jewish people. 

I'm guessing a dictionary even makes the same point as you (Arabs are Semitic people too!"), but then clearly states that the term anti-semitism is only used to refer to prejudice against Jewish people.

Idiot anti-semite.

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Again you do realize the Arabs were there before Israel was created, the land Israel is in was full of Arabs before!

No I didn't!

I only know that the Arabs there were offered a country next to the Jews, who were also offered a country. And the Jews said, Ok! We get a country. The Arabs get a country. Deal!

But you you know what? I bet you didn't realize the Arabs said NO! We want all the land, se we reject the deal. And then other Arab countries ganged up with those Arabs and tried to kill every Jew.

You know what happen? The Jewish people won! They kept their country--Israel! The Arabs--most went back to their own countries--and did not want those Palestinian Arabs to live in their countries. And then Arab countries took some of the land that was offered to those Palestinian Arabs--and occupied that land for almost 20 years.

And the Arabs didn't complain! Why?

Entry cities were once majority Arab that were forced out after the creation of Israel.

No, they left on their own after they tried to kill the Jewish people there.

Now think if someone came to your country took your parents land and told you to live in a designated zone, how would you react.

I don't know and neither do the people in Gaza--they weren't told to live in a designated zone, they were born there.

Let's not candi coat things, the idea of creating a Jewish country were others already lived was going to cause problems and the naivety of the British and the west that somehow the people living there were just going to move to other Arab countries was stupid?

Let's not candy coat things. Israel is a country and has been since 1948. Got a problem with that?

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Perhaps he watching FOX News too much, America's most notorious propaganda channel. Should investigate what news channel he watched has radicalized this man to make political murder.

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yipyip

Today 04:19 pm JST

Again you do realize the Arabs were there before Israel was created, the land Israel is in was full of Arabs before!

> No I didn't!

> I only know that the Arabs there were offered a country next to the Jews, who were also offered a country. And the Jews said, Ok! We get a country. The Arabs get a country. Deal

So I guess you agree with Russia on Ukraine!

I guess like the Arabs Ukraine should be happy to keep only part of their country and let Russia keep the parts they took.

Because if you are saying the Arabs should have just given up over half their country to Israel then you cannot argue against the Russian position!

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Biden tweets about it faster than anything he has ever heard of and his DOJ obediently opens a hate crimes investigation immediately.

priorities.

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Biden tweets about it faster than anything he has ever heard of and his DOJ obediently opens a hate crimes investigation immediately.

Do you think he should have thrown a hissy fit and insulted people on social media like Trump, instead?

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Although Arabs...."the term anti-semitism is only used to refer to prejudice against Jewish people."

Because the word "anti-semite" first appeared in Germany in the late 19th century referring to Jews not Arabs (who had little presence at that time in Europe). "Anti-Arab" has now been conflated with anti-muslim or islamophobia. Jews have appropriated the term like those who think "America" only comprises the USA. The wretch who killed the child most probably killed out of his own mental confusion and derangement, not for any ideological motive. This terrible tragedy could only happen because of the palpable bias in the pro-Israel reporting by the MSM. You can bet dollars to donuts that the murderer never listened to the balanced reporting by the admirable Jewish-American, Amy Goodman, who hosts "Democracy Now!"

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There was no country for the Arabs to give up.

This is on the level of calling the war in Ukraine a "special military operation". A country is not scribbles on paper or words on the wind. Its a people and their collective lands, which you could also call a nation. The Palestinians did not materialize out of thin air. They came to be as a people due to a partitioning of which no Arab was given a say in, but that does not become a basis to deny people the right to the land they were born on and the land of their forebears.

It's the opposite. He acted like Hamas, attacking civilians, women and children.

Opposite? That's the same in all but scale. People like you cannot see the forest due to a single tree you won't step back from.

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This is on the level of calling the war in Ukraine a "special military operation".

No, it would be like calling the Hamas massacre of Jews a "special military operation."

A country is not scribbles on paper or words on the wind. Its a people and their collective lands, which you could also call a nation.

Actually it is:

https://archive.org/details/mandateforpalest00leaguoft

The Palestinians did not materialize out of thin air. 

They kind of did, by not starting a movement for Palestinian people until 1967.

 People like you cannot see the forest due to a single tree you won't step back from.

I don't call a massacre a forest or a tree.

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