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The Real Side | Commentary by Joe Messina
| Monday, Aug 25, 2014

joemessinamugLeft-leaning news sources have been screaming about the death toll of children in the Middle East and all of the kids Israelis have killed. For them, collateral damage is unacceptable in any way.

Even though the Jews have emailed, mailed, dropped leaflets, called and used loudspeakers in advance of planned attacks to warn the Palestinian people that rockets are coming and they are bombing building A or B, the Palestinians choose to stay and die in the bombings with their children. Kids are carted out, their lifeless bodies are a tragic scene, and it’s unacceptable.

But what is truly unacceptable is the fact that Palestinian parents who have been warned repeatedly in advance are ignoring the warning. Why aren’t they getting those kids out of there at any cost? You know, like the South America parents sending their kids for miles and miles alone on top of trains through dangerous areas to get their kids to the United States? Do those parents just love their kids more? You decide.

I posted pictures on Facebook (after I stopped throwing up). People were outraged. Some said they were doctored or were inappropriate to post. The pictures showed little kids lined up on the ground with their heads removed from their bodies and placed next to them. Some bodies were cut in half. Some pictures showed the necks of these kids – babies – being sliced with what looked to be a steak knife and drained into a bucket.

The outrage was deafening. Not really. I thought I had gone deaf because I heard nothing. Where is the outrage about that?

There seems to be a common thread to reporting on violence by the mainstream media. They only show what they want you to see to get you on their side. If someone like me shows the REAL violence, the REAL pictures, the REAL savagery of what’s taking place over there, it’s inappropriate. Are you serious?

The cries for Israel to stop bombing innocent children in Palestine is on practically every news channel every minute of every day. Think about it. These are cries for Israel to stop defending itself because Palestinian kids were dying accidentally – or not so accidentally, for those parents who chose to remain in an area they were warned would be bombed.

Yet those same Americans are crying to allow those kids who crossed our border illegally to remain in the United States simply because they traveled up from their crime and drug-infested cities for a better and safer life. Supposedly, we had to let them stay because if we sent them back, they would surely die.

But we can stand by and watch Christian kids being butchered in the Middle East in the name of a Muslim god and do nothing about it? That doesn’t even make any sense.

The radical Muslim groups said they were going to do it, and they did it. We’ve seen it happen time and time again, and the United States did nothing. The world did nothing. Why? Because it’s just a few Christian kids dying, and it’s “over there.” We can’t do anything for them. It’s just a few Jewish kids being killed in Israel. Not a big deal. But when the Palestinian kids are dying, there’s outrage?

It’s just hypocritical. You guys on the progressive Left who refuse to denounce all evil done to all children, not just Palestinian kids, the blood of those kids, Christians and Jews in the Middle East, is on your hands. I feel sorry for you because you will meet that Maker that you don’t believe in one day, and He will show you the faces of all those you could have saved but refused to.

Furthermore, where is the outcry for those kids who lose their lives every weekend in Chicago, Detroit and other U.S. cities?

How about we get real and get equally outraged about all the kids who are killed, violently and needlessly? Let’s stop the slaughter of ALL children.


Joe Messina is host of The Real Side (TheRealSide.com), a nationally syndicated talk show that runs on AM-1220 KHTS radio and SCVTV [here]. He is also the current president of the Hart School Board. His commentary publishes Mondays.

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  1. So is there a point you’re trying to make in this nonsensical mess of a piece? Other than you hate liberals, of course.

  2. Dude maybe you shouldn’t drink so much tap water bro just sayin

  3. Bill says:

    Fact: Obviously religion itself is the root of all of this. As long as fighting about “my religion is better than your religion”, this never stops, ANYWHERE in the world. Seems that something is very wrong with religious beliefs that lead to pain, torture, war and death and articles like this just prove the point.

  4. This man is pretty much a hate spewing nut job. So sick of his twisted so called logic. Over it.

  5. Collateral damage. That’s what you call the murder of innocent children? Shame on you.

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