Anybody else just little tired of hearing how sympathetic we need to be towards the Palestine? Here's a good reason why.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) added a ton of fuel to the fire by reportedly paying $347 million to terrorists and their families in 2017. This is according to the Jerusalem Post, who reported that the dollar figure came from the PA’s “own records, the Defense Ministry reported to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Tuesday.”
We’re all supposed to sit here and believe that we need to be sympathetic to the Palestinian cause in their everlasting conflict with Israel, because they’ve been continually persecuted? If they are funding terrorists and their families, no sympathy should be felt at all for those in the PA.
According to the Jerusalem Post:
The PA pays terrorists who are sentenced to 20 years or more in prison – in other words, those who committed more severe crimes, and likely were involved in killing Israelis – five times that each month for the rest of their lives.
Terrorists who are Israeli citizens receive a $145 bonus, which, when added to the amount PA pays for the most severe crimes, comes to over $2,900 a month, more than the average Israeli income of around $2,700. There are also increases in pay for being married and for each child a terrorist has.
You have to give these terrorists one thing — they are completely committed to their cause of Jihad and setting up a caliphate. There is no backing down in their minds.
“The minute the amount of the payment is decided according to the severity of the crime and the length of the sentence – in other words, whoever murders and is sentenced to life in prison gets much more – that is funding terrorist attacks against Israeli citizens,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said. “There is nothing that better illustrates the PA’s support for terrorism. We must stop this.”
We must stop this indeed. Just because ISIS has been soundly downsized through different offenses, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t other terrorist organizations waiting in the wings looking for the right opportunity to strike.