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As residents of Santa Cruz for six decades, our family remembers it as a bit of paradise when people respected and were kind to each other.
It was a sad day many years ago when the so-called “Resource Center for Nonviolence” came and stayed. Led by its leader Scott Kennedy, the Resource Center set out to introduce at every opportunity unadulterated hate for the State of Israel.
In truth, the organization should be called instead “The Resource Center for Hate and Violence” because sooner or later hate begets violence. Its modus operandi has always been to invite speakers who bemoan the Arab issue and always blame Israel.
You should know that the name Palestinian is newly adopted. It’s a made-up word. Israel was called Palestine for 2000 years. Palestinians sounds ancient, but it’s really a modern invention.
Before the Israelis won the land in the 1967 war, Gaza was owned by Egypt, the West Bank was owned by Jordan, and there were no Palestinians. I borrowed the last paragraph from Dennis Miller, comedian turned researcher, and also the next two paragraphs which are awesome and priceless. Dennis is not Jewish.
“As soon as the Jews took over in 1948 and started growing oranges as big as basketballs, what do you know – say hello to the Palestinians weeping for their deep bond with their lost land and nation.
So, for the sake of honesty, let us not use the word Palestinian anymore to describe these delightful folks who dance for joy at our deaths until someone points out that they are being taped.”
Well said Dennis.
To continue, under Arab leader Arafat whose ring Scott Kennedy bragged that he kissed on his various visits to Israel, an Arab country of their own when offered was refused many times. The Arab agenda was and still remains the total annihilation of the State of Israel and all their Arab brethren from Saudi Arabia, Iran, Syria, etc., love using these displaced Arabs as political pawns.
So, the other night during another Resource Center sponsored talk by the Arab ambassador to the U.S., Ambassador What’s-His-Name, once again lamented the condition of his Stateless people. Give me a break.
At that meeting, our Mayor gave the Arab ambassador the keys to our City, and by so doing joined the army of hate and bigotry, adding more shame to our City, and surely not speaking for many of us. All this from our proud Hate-Free Zone City.
Also, the Sentinel gave that recent get-together a big front page spread. Why does it keep haunting me that our Veterans’ parade and Not This Time Vets never even got even one word mentioned on the Sentinel front page. Wasn’t it worthy enough?
For KSCO and KOMY, this is Kay Zwerling.
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