When authoritarian regimes lie to their own people about a worldwide, contagious disease, their lies have an impact on those of us who are otherwise mercifully spared from living under their direct jurisdiction.
The blue lights from TVs, tablets and smartphones will shine even brighter and will be attended to with even greater addiction—like zombies waiting for instructions, human contact eroded even further, our privacy invaded while feasting on more disinformation.
By prosecuting Israel, the International Criminal Court has essentially said there’s no point even trying to uphold the laws of war because as the court interprets them, they are incompatible with self-defense.
Shin Bet director Nadav Argaman stated that his organization has “answered the request of the professional echelon in the Health Ministry, out of national responsibility and an understanding that we have the ability to save the lives of Israeli citizens.”
Giving the Joint List the influence they could have would not only be dangerous to Israel, but be short lived because no Israeli government in any good conscience would truly allow Israel to be undermined these ways.
With today’s market flushing in response to everything Trump and the Fed had to say and do last week, the market has in less than one month stripped away Trump’s biggest boast throughout his tenor as president.