It is really scandalous that while Americans boast bout their First Amendment freedoms, successive American governments have consistently embraced despotic regimes abroad. In many instances, the US intervened either brazenly or behind the scenes to destabilize or overthrow democratically elected governments such as in Iran, Chile, and the occupied Palestinian territory.
Today, there is an anti-Islamic hysteria in the United States. The main reason for this hysteria is the fact that the United States can’t live normally with itself without an external enemy. In short, there has to be an enemy in order to keep the American psyche intact. There has to be an enemy in order to keep the military industrial complex functioning. In short, capitalism can’t function without war.
Hence, if you have the right to cite one 9/11 as a pepetual propaganda weapon in our face , we can cite hundreds and thousands of 9/11s in your face. After all, you have been a perpetual aggressor against our peoples and countries. There is so much innocent blood on your hands. The hills of Afghanistan, the deserts of Iraq and the terrains of Gaza, the West Bank and South Lebanon, all testify to your brutality and criminality.” —Khalid Amayreh on why “Muslims Have More Reasons to Hate the US than the Other Way Around” (via picturethis-that) (via somerset)