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After Iraq, I don't feel like America has any kind of moral high ground to point fingers at other countries about war.  We were attacked on 9/11 and we had every right to respond with force, but somehow our response sidetracked into invading and demolishing a nation that had nothing to do with the attack.  We were traumatized and in our zealousness to defend ourselves... and in our foolishness and our pride... we ruined a nation.  We ruined an entire nation.  Who are we to lecture anyone else about war.  We are fuck ups of epic scale.

But maybe that is why I do have a 2 cents on what Israel is doing in Gaza.  Speaking as an America, with both the legitimate pain of 9/11 and the shame of what we did to Iraq, it seems to me that Israel is... going America in Gaza.  And that's not a good thing.  

I am not going to judge Israel.  How can I?  But I am going to say that they are wrong.  Just like we were with Iraq.  They are wrong in Gaza.  

At least, that's what I think.  That's my 2 cents.

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