This is the last chance:
England football legend Paul Gascoigne said drink and drug addiction nearly killed him in 2008 and knows he is now on his last chance to save himself.
In an interview published on Friday, Gascoigne, 41, who is in a rehabilitation clinic on the southern English coast trying to get his life back in order, said going back on the booze would be the death of him.
“This is my last chance,” the fallen idol told The Sun newspaper.
“My mate Jimmy ‘Five Bellies’ says I’ve got more lives than a cat, and he’s right. But this is my last one.”
Gascoigne has battled alcoholism and depression since his playing days. Last year he was sectioned under British mental health laws. [Associated Press via The Australian]
I know, I know … this is not the time for jokes that are in poor taste.
But look at it this way — both Gazza and Gaza are fucked.
The blood of the Palestinian women and children are on the hands of not just the Israeli invaders, but Hamas as well.
And I say Hamas is worse than the Israelis, because they hide behind their women and children.
The Israelis are cruel, but Hamas is crueler.
Hamas is nothing but a bunch of cowards, because it doesn’t actually fight Israel.
All Hamas does is lob largely ineffective rockets into Israel with the intention of provoking it into retaliating in a manner that we all know Israel is capable of.
That’s all that Hamas does in its so-called struggle to free Palestinians from Israeli subjugation.
Fucking stupid and useless. That’s what Hamas is.
You know what these brainless morons said the other day? Here:
… a Hamas leader warned that the Islamists would kill Jewish children anywhere in the world in revenge for Israel’s devastating assault.
“They have legitimised the murder of their own children by killing the children of Palestine,” Mahmoud Zahar said in a televised broadcast recorded at a secret location.
“They have legitimised the killing of their people all over the world by killing our people.” [The Times of London]
First, note that the fucking coward was safely ensconced in “a secret location” while he threatened to murder children.
Second, how in God’s Most Holy Name could you even think of murdering children, let alone justify it?
They are children, for God’s sake.
They are utterly innocent. Sinless. Pure.
And listen to this other coward:
Abu Obeida, the leader of Hamas’s military wing, made his first appearance on Gaza television, his face masked in a red and white scarf, to goad Israeli forces massed outside the teeming city of 400,000 people. “We have prepared thousands of brave fighters who are waiting for you in each corner of the street and will welcome you with fire and iron,” he said.
I wonder if Abu Obeida is or will be among the waiting “thousands of brave fighters”.
“Welcome you with fire and iron” my ass.
Can you see how laughable this supposed threat is?
First of all, you’re threatening soldiers.
Soldiers are trained to handle “fire and iron”. That’s their job.
Second, these are Israeli soldiers.
Israeli soldiers were born with “fire and iron”. They sleep with it. They eat “fire and iron” for breakfast.
All that big talk is pure bullshit because we know Hamas is gonna get their ass kicked.
So weep for the women and children of Gaza, for many more will die before this is over.
Weep, for ultimately, no one around them gives a shit about their safety and their lives.
Not Israel. Not Hamas.