The Little Government That Couldn’t or Wouldn’t
While we wait for a government, any government, who would defend the nation, uphold the law, uncover murderers, prosecute treason, and protect the citizen, here is the latest (Naharnet):
Citizens Urged to Refrain from Opening Fire to Celebrate Politicians' TV Appearances
Who is saying this? The INTERIOR MINISTRY said:
[T]he shooting "causes panic and inflicts casualties as well as damage to both public and private property."
OMG what’s next? A report from the Surgeon General of the Banana Republic stating that shooting bullets through your own head can be harmful?
I am surprised we are missing their usual stupid addendum that the practice is bad because it harms (yallah, all together now): the Palestinian and Arab cause and only helps Israel.
Saying that firing guns and RPGs is against the law and “we will throw your sorry ass in jail” is, I guess, not an option. Hey, your vid will be on youtube and no one will bother you. [UPDATE: video there]
We are the land of peace-and-love where
The ministry called on politicians to "cooperate" in this respect by asking their supporters to abstain from opening fire.
Will you please, pretty please with sugar on top, abide by the law? Is it any wonder no one has any respect for the state and it laws?
This is a natural place to start to assert the authority of the law. Who in his right mind would object to cracking down on these thugs (or football fans firing guns)? And yet Saniora and his government are busy boycotting the Paris book fair (where Israel is being honored) and summoning the US attaché to ask deep questions like: what is the 6th fleet doing in the Mediterranean?
Bravo ya 7mar!