So other than today being the 240th Birthday of America’s Navy (Yay! Happy Birthday!) there has been a series of unfortunate events over in Jerusalem. Israel is our ally, right? Right. But recently with The Iran Deal it seems like the relationship has been slightly strained… and considering there has been little to no concern from our own President and even some of our own citizens over the last 30 or so hours about these terrible events really shows a lot (Hey.. MSNBC, where’s your coverage of this? OH THAT’S RIGHT! No where.). Yeah, it’s not our country and technically not our people. But these are our allies. We’re suppose to have their backs. Protect them. Step up if and when they need us. We have a common enemy here people… wake up and smell the terrorists please. Considering the amount of Syrian refugees we’re taking in (mind you we have no idea who these people are), what happened today can happen on our own soil. So do we wait until that day.. or do we do something now? Do something Barack.
Oh. Wait. Something like this has. On multiple occasions. But no one seems to bat an eyelash anymore. Because Bush did 9/11 right guys? It’s our own fault and we were definitely asking for people to die. And the Chattanooga shooting was in no way shape or form terrorism (The shooter’s blog post from a few days before the shooting is a little suspicious…). Iran even has a National Holiday to express their discontent for Israel and our’s existent. Boy Oh Boy how exciting! Many of these individuals have made their hatred very clear for many many years. It’s seriously time for everyone to wake up and realize that terrorism (ISIS included) is a problem and it needs to be dealt with before more lives are lost (and I mean innocent lives).
So anyway, back to what happened today just in case some of you watch The View all day. Unless you stay up to date with current events then gold star for you! If you want to check out the live blogging go for it.
Four terrorist attacks in the span of 12 hours on Monday have brought Jerusalem to its highest state of alert in years…police briefly shut the entrance to the city after a Palestinian man on an Egged bus stabbed an IDF soldier before being shot dead…A 13-year-old Jewish boy remains in critical condition after two Palestinian teenagers stabbed him nearly a dozen times in Jerusalem’s Pisgat Ze’ev neighborhood… a Palestinian woman was shot after stabbing a Border Police officer near the capital’s police headquarters… a Palestinian terrorist was shot and killed near Lion’s Gate, in the Arab Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City, after attempting to stab a Border Police officer.
Way too much blood being spilled here out of hatred.
There is a video of the second attack that occurred today. Watch it here.
Just discovered: check out this video of a Palestinian who accidentally set himself on fire when trying to throw a firebomb at Israeli Forces -> Watch it here. Maybe not so much of an awesome fail, but karma is definitely…
Anyway due to these attacks, Israel has decided that it will loosen its gun policy and allow citizens to arm themselves with guns, in order to protect themselves.
And yes, Palestinians are also fearing for their lives.
This is an understandable fear. But the effects of the immense amount of terrorism over the years, including these incidents, has instilled fear in everyone else. What else are people suppose to do?
Who do we trust anymore? Who can Israel trust? Who respects our country and who doesn’t? Who wants us all alive? Who wants us all dead? No one can be sure anymore. These are dangerous times we live in with terrorism a looming threat worldwide. This is an all out war against terrorism and we need to be ready to protect ourselves.
I mean… let’s talk about how many ISIS members probably exist.
I am genuinely scared and worried for the future of our country, our people, for Israel and it’s people and for other countries and their innocent people as well. We can’t trust just anyone anymore. We can’t even trust our own president to do the right thing… his genius Iran Deal violates Federal Law and he has yet to make a statement about the tragedies that took place on the soil of our ally.
Get out of the White House Obama. You’re not doing your damn job.
UPDATE: I was scrolling through Facebook this morning and came across this article talking about the reasoning behind the terrorist attacks in Israel. I’ll be looking more into it later but I thought I would provide this article for people to read. -> Read it here.