Awful Feeling! ‘Starving Palestinian Children Are Watching Me Eat Their Food ‘- Can’t Take It Anymore

Am feeling some slight pangs of hunger as I sit down to my dinner, and the thought automatically arises, ‘how could a starving person take the immeasurably more severe hunger pain caused by the strong contractions of the stomach when it’s empty,’ and that makes me think of the poor desperately hungry children being starved in Gaza. Am still aware of the good taste of the food in my mouth but suddenly am not enjoying eating.

I want to tell the children I feel are watching me eat, to go watch the sky for an American plane dropping meals to them, but I imagine the severely traumatised children (who have their eyes on the food on my plate), have had their homes, playgrounds and schools destroyed, many of their brothers and sisters, mothers and fathers, uncles and aunts, teachers and playmates killed or horribly wounded, some crippled, by bombs dropped by American planes piloted by Israelis dropping American bombs on them day and night for as long as they can seem to remember. I sense they are still watching me and my (their) food.

(America has also been allowing its client state Israel to starve the citizens of Gaza by blocking food and water from entering into Gaza and U.S.A, has used its veto power to vote down demands of the UN Security Council for a ceasefire.)

Can’t Take it Anymore

In his 93rd year this writer remembers all too well American warplanes dropping uncounted thousands of American bombs invariably landing on some millions of dear children, become our children, in Korea. In Vietnam, in Laos, in Cambodia, more recently in Iraq, and lesser amounts of bombs killing children in dozens of small countries in between Cambodia and Iraq. 

Can’t forget either the starvation American military interventions for regime change, invasions, bombings and cruel sanctions has caused, for it’s children, become our children, who suffer and die firstly and mostly. 

Oh, a reader might point out almost correctly, right now, it is the Israeli government and Israelis who are killing maiming and starving children, (our children), in its illegally militarily occupied Palestinian land Gaza, and not Americans. But the kids starring at me while I eat uncomfortably are not backing away, letting me off the hook. I am doomed to have lost any chance of regaining  “ignorance is bliss” for having years ago subscribed to the daily news letter “Information Clearing House” and since October 7, have been Googling “Al Jazeera” for ‘news of Palestine’ every morning.

Post Script 

Most people are too busy making a living, taking care of their families and being misled and propagandised by journalists working for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CNN or PBS. 

In our present era, still hegemonic colonialist U.S., U.K., Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Israel have gone on having  their satellite powered CIA overseen [1] media entertainment/news conglomerates, along with those of ally Japan, managing public opinion throughout more than half of the world, and for four months have had their journalists  underreporting as much as possible the ongoing genocide and obliteration of cities in the Gaza Strip, while avidly focusing public attention on Israelis held hostage by Palestinians, with no mention of the many thousands of Palestinians, including women and children, held in Israeli prisons, and highlighting Israeli propaganda of ever new completely unsubstantiated accusations of unbelievably outrageous grisly atrocities during the successful Palestinian guerrilla attack back on October 7, seeking to justify its annihilation of Palestinians in Gaza.

However, since the last days of February and the build up of rage throughout a world, journalists of Western media have begun to report some of the wonton genocidal cruelty of the continued bombing, air striking, shelling and shooting down and starving to death already more that 30,000, mostly women and children, within an illegally militarily captive and sealed off population of some 2.3 million Palestinians most of whom now are displaced, homeless crowded together in tents and make shift coverage without few toilets and getting weak and sick from lack of food and even water! Now some Western journalists will be scripted to report the number children who have already starved to death.

End Note

1.   “Worldwide Propaganda Network Built by the C.I.A,” December 26, 1977, New York Times

Further Reading:

Hegemonic Western Colonialist Media Journalists Are Accessories to Israeli Mass Murder of Children in Gaza, by jay janson “Modern Israel enjoys “the same encouragement, the same funding, and the same support” of the collective West like Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany before the World War II, The Western elites kept quiet because they were preparing Hitler for him to launch his military power against the Soviet Union. ultimately, Hitler was a construct, a monster created by the collective West.  Feb. 2, 2024

UN Told Israelis Give The Land & Homes Back and Compensate Palestinians! Resolution #194 12/11/1948! (1774 views) Israel, as an occupying power, does not have “the right for self-defense” – UN International Court, 2004. Arab Palestinians are fighting to be freed from their open air concentration prison. November 18, 2023

“Freedom! Justice!” Demand of Generations of Palestinians Will Not Be Denied All That Much Longer (463 views) Israeli government policies have consistently made Israel’s intentions seem to be something like ‘We Will Keep These People Captive While We Take Their Land As Ours Piece by Piece,’ and ‘Get These People Gone the sooner the better.’ December 12, 2023.–Demand-One-State-Solution_Palestine_and_Israel-231210-581.html

US OK’s Bombing Children as Hamas Fights for Their Freedom from Illegal Israeli Military Occupation (1390 views) It is common knowledge that Israel maintains an illegal air, sea and land blockade on Gaza, not allowing anyone, including children, to escape being bombed to death. The US government, providing Israel with warplanes, missiles, weapons, ammunition and political and diplomatic backing, is complicit in this ongoing genocide of bombing to death thousands of militarily confined civilians, mostly women and children. December 10, 2023

“Freedom! Justice!” Demand of Generations of Palestinians Will Not Be Denied All That Much Longer (463 views) Israeli government policies have consistently made Israel’s intentions seem to be something like ‘We Will Keep These People Captive While We Take Their Land As Ours Piece by Piece,’ and ‘Get These People Gone the sooner the better.’  December 12, 2023–Demand-One-State-Solution_Palestine_and_Israel-231210-581.html

Mass Murder Bombing Gaza Cities Into Rubble Indicts Israel’s U.S. Patron’s Corporate World Hegemony (852 views) Global corporate capitalism led by the hegemonic state, the United States, is a fundamentally immoral and irrational system. In capitalism, both states and corporations are designed to maximize short-term power and profits for the super-wealthy corporate elite. Mass Murder is OK.  December 28, 2023

Einstein Cited Equally Horrific Terrorist Massacre of Arabs + USA Origen of Killing in Palestine (1752 views) Until the U.S. forced through United Nations plan for the partition of Palestine is recognized as having been intended to torch British ruled Palestine while British forces were withdrawing as a prearranged stratagem of an archetypal Colonial Powers crime against humanity, the same genocidal warfare and misery that was calculated and expected, will continue and spread October 31, 2023

If Palestinians Quoted Martin Luther King “US is Greatest Purveyor of Violence in World?” (1138 views) Why Palestinians? Firstly, because the U.S. provides the warplanes, weapons and munitions that has made possible the genocide of already 23,000 captive Palestinians under military occupation in Gaza, most of whom are women and children  January 15, 2024 If Palestinians Quoted Martin Luther King

Jay Janson is an archival research peoples historian activist, musician and writer; has lived and worked on all continents; articles on media published in China, Italy, UK, India and in the US by Dissident Voice, Global Research; Information Clearing House; Counter Currents and others; now resides in NYC; First effort was a series of articles on deadly cultural pollution endangering seven areas of life emanating from Western corporate owned commercial media published in Hong Kong’s Window Magazine 1993; Howard Zinn lent his name to various projects of his; Weekly column, South China Morning Post, 1986-87; reviews for Ta Kung Bao; article China Daily, 1989. Is coordinator of the Howard Zinn co-founded King Condemned US Wars International Awareness Campaign, and website historian of the Ramsey Clark co-founded Prosecute US Crimes Against Humanity Now Campaign, which contains a history of US crimes in 9 countries up to 2006  9 countries up to 2006

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