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Protest Bob Schieffer's Racist Support of Israel
by Stop US Aid to Israel
Wednesday Jul 30th, 2014 8:37 AM
On the popular CBS program, Face the Nation, 77 year old host Bob Schieffer, broadcast journalism's most experienced Washington reporter and the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, stated “The Palestinian people find themselves in the grip of a terrorist group that has embarked on a strategy to get its own children killed in order to build sympathy for its cause.” SIGN THE PETITION TO FIRE BOB SCHIEFFER NOW!
On the popular CBS program, Face the Nation, 77 year old host Bob Schieffer, broadcast journalism's most experienced Washington reporter and the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, stated “The Palestinian people find themselves in the grip of a terrorist group that has embarked on a strategy to get its own children killed in order to build sympathy for its cause.” SIGN THE PETITION TO FIRE BOB SCHIEFFER NOW!

See:
http://endtheoccupation.org/
The petition goes to:

Bob Schieffer
Face the Nation, Moderator
Phone:(202) 457-4484
Email:bsc [at] cbsnews.com


Mary Hager
Face the Nation, Executive Producer
Phone:(202) 457-4484
Email:mhp [at] cbsnews.com

Face the Nation
Phone:(202) 457-4484
Email:ftn [at] cbsnews.com

The text of the petition reads as follows, and allows for your personalized statements:

"I am outraged by Bob Schieffer's remarks about Palestinians on Sunday's Face the Nation.

Not only did he blame Palestinians for Israel’s massacre of children in the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip; he also would have viewers believe that Palestinians are deliberately encouraging these killings.

Here’s part of what Schieffer said: “The Palestinian people find themselves in the grip of a terrorist group that has embarked on a strategy to get its own children killed in order to build sympathy for its cause.”

With the death toll of Israel’s attacks on Gaza now nearing 1,100 people, including at least 229 children, I've seen innumerable heart-breaking pictures, videos and stories of Palestinians mourning the loss of their children.

Schieffer’s remarks are a deliberate attempt to shift the moral culpability from where it belongs—with Israel—to the victims, innocent Palestinian civilians. They attempt to dehumanize Palestinians in a vile and racist way by suggesting that they don’t love their children like other people and are thus undeserving of our sympathy and solidarity.

These comments are unacceptable from the anchor of a major network news program.

I demand that CBS fire Bob Schieffer. "

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You can also sign the petition to stop arming Israel. See
http://laborforpalestine.net/

The death toll, as of July 30, 2014 at 8 a.m. Pacific time is 1313 and rising. See
http://www.imemc.org/index.php
The tweet updates on the right side of the IMEMC site state:
Number Of Slain Palestinians In Sheja'eyya Market In Gaza Reaches 15, At Least 160 Injured

Gaza major power station was bombed 2 days ago and now for the past 48 hours #Gaza have been living without electricity... #GazaUnderAttack

"Tens of thousands may soon be stranded in the streets of #Gaza, without food, water and shelter if attacks on these areas continue." @UNRWA
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Israel has destroyed 5,000 Gaza homes and damaged 26,000. See
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=716832
Some 215,000 people have fled their homes due to Israel's illegal bombing of civilian areas. See
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=716949
Over 4,000 Gazans have been injured, many seriously, including children, by Israel. See
http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/rania-khalek/medical-workers-killed-injured-israel-targets-gaza-health-infrastructure

As to the lie of storing weapons in buildings, since the resistance has tunnels to store their weapons, there is no need to use buildings for storage. As to their pathetic weapons, they are no match for Israel's 21st Century missiles, DIME bombs, white phosphorous, drone killings, F16 jets, ad nauseum.

THIS IS GENOCIDE, being perpetrated by Nazi USA and Nazi Israel with our tax dollars, $6 billion annually going to Israel to make it the 4TH LARGEST MILITARY POWER IN THE WORLD. The Palestinian bows and arrows, known as glorified firecrackers, are no match, and the Zionists know it. That is why the demanded restoration of flights to Israel as they know Israel is not seriously threatened by these glorified firecrackers. So far, 3 Israeli civilians have been killed. Nazi Israel is a settler colony built on stolen land, just as Nazi USA is a settler colony built on stolen land, both of which were stolen for RESOURCES, today's prime profiteering resource being oil. The US military base in the Middle East called Israel exists to protect US oil profits in the Middle East. The latest resource field to be tapped are the Gaza offshore gas fields.

When you are done signing the petitions, CHANGE YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION NOW to the ONLY 2 PRO-PALESTINIAN PARTIES, Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party. FOR 66 YEARS, the Democrat-Republican parties have been 100% pro-Israel at all levels of office. We need to get rid of the Democrat-Republican parties so humanity and the earth can survive. Register Peace & Freedom or Green online at:
https://covr.sos.ca.gov/?language=en-US
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"a strategy to get its own children killed"wowWednesday Jul 30th, 2014 11:29 AM