earthisalie:

priceofliberty:

"I will never apologize for the United States — I don’t care what the facts are… I’m not an apologize-for-America kind of guy." — George H. W. Bush as Vice-president, during a presidential campaign function (2 Aug 1988), commenting on the Navy warship USS Vincennes having shot down Iran Air Flight 655 in a commercial air corridor on July 3, killing 290 civilians, as quoted in “Perspectives”, the quote of the week section of Newsweek (15 August 1988)

i had no idea this happened. holy fuck.

earthisalie:

priceofliberty:

"I will never apologize for the United States — I don’t care what the facts are… I’m not an apologize-for-America kind of guy." — George H. W. Bush as Vice-president, during a presidential campaign function (2 Aug 1988), commenting on the Navy warship USS Vincennes having shot down Iran Air Flight 655 in a commercial air corridor on July 3, killing 290 civilians, as quoted in “Perspectives”, the quote of the week section of Newsweek (15 August 1988)

i had no idea this happened. holy fuck.

(Source: the-flame-imperishable)

standwithpalestine:

Israeli sniper shoots Palestinian civilian searching for his family, then shoots him again as he lies wounded in the rubble.

noor3amoor:

If these font sizes don’t speak to the relative value of Palestinian life, I don’t know what does.

noor3amoor:

If these font sizes don’t speak to the relative value of Palestinian life, I don’t know what does.

Israel using flechette shells in Gaza

voltairine-kropotkin:

We’re talking industrially produced nailbombs here, meant to maximize civilian casualties. I was under the impression this was illegal under Geneva (as if anybody gives a fuck about that anyway)