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  1. Richard Witty
    December 31, 2011, 5:05 pm

    Nice. (Is that threadjacking?)

    • Bumblebye
      December 31, 2011, 6:54 pm

      Yup, course it is!
      Hope your 2012’s a good’un.
      It’s 5mins to next year here.
      Hope it’s a great year for everyone, especially those in Palestine.

      • Annie Robbins
        December 31, 2011, 7:06 pm

        happy new year bumblebye!

  2. Kathleen
    December 31, 2011, 6:24 pm

    Happy New Year…. lets all hope, pray, protest, lobby, raise some serious hell about this ongoing push for more sanctions against Iran based on unsubstantiated claims and the push for another bloody military intervention in Iran

  3. dimadok
    December 31, 2011, 6:54 pm

    And Happy New Year to you all here.
    Yours Hasbara Central
    link to youtube.com

    • Tristan
      December 31, 2011, 10:32 pm

      Happy New Year, dimadok!

    • Charon
      January 1, 2012, 3:59 am

      Happy New Year, dimadok. Happy New Year to the fellowship. And also to hophni, DBG, eee, DEBKAfile, and all of your fellow brothers and sisters. All sarcasm aside, let’s seriously all try to understand each other this year, see where each side is coming from. Try not to use low-level tricks or personal attacks. Hear one and other out. We’re all human after all, brothers and sisters. We just have superficial differences and different perceptions.

      • Kathleen
        January 1, 2012, 9:19 am

        Tough to understand sociopaths, psychopaths and psychopathic cultures

      • MLE
        January 1, 2012, 7:47 pm

        I try not to view them as sociopaths. They’re very dedicated to their views, which we view as wrong- but they were born and raised in a belief system and I think its very difficult to recognize faults in your belief structure- especially when it’s so tightly wound with your own identity.

        I think every non Zionist Jew recognizes where the pro-Israel side comes from, we have family and friends who are Zionist, and until we had our own personal awakenings, most of us even shared these beliefs at some point.

      • Kathleen
        January 3, 2012, 1:04 pm

        But when you are more than willing to watch others be killed for your loyalty to Israel then what would you call these individuals. I call them socio psychopaths

      • Mooser
        January 3, 2012, 1:47 pm

        “They’re very dedicated to their views, which we view as wrong- but they were born and raised in a belief system and I think its very difficult to recognize faults in your belief structure- especially when it’s so tightly wound with your own identity.”

        So dedicated they won’t give their real names or any of the facts about themselves? You are, to put it bluntly, a complete fool if you take them seriously, and representative of anything except the quite normal desire of criminals to keep what they’ve got.

  4. Bumblebye
    December 31, 2011, 7:17 pm

    Here’s another video, this time from the Global March to Jerusalem planned for March 30 2012:
    link to youtube.com

  5. john h
    December 31, 2011, 8:34 pm

    All the best for 2012, everyone.

    link to youtube.com
    link to youtube.com

  6. Philip Munger
    December 31, 2011, 9:33 pm

    This web site has had a remarkably productive year. You should be proud.

    Happy New Year to you all, including RW.

  7. irena
    December 31, 2011, 11:47 pm

    Happy New Year guys! Hopefully 2012 brings something better for Palestinians and a virus to end those pernicious drone operations which destroy humanity thread by thread

    • Taxi
      January 1, 2012, 1:03 pm

      Some of us are about to have a funny year, others a paranoid one.

  8. Methuselah Now
    January 1, 2012, 12:05 am


    Happy New Year to ALL MondoWeisser’s, and may our wishes for progress and peace come more true and nearer than the year before.

    Kind regards,


  9. eljay
    January 1, 2012, 12:16 am

    Happy 2012 to everyone! :-)

    May the light of morality, compassion and justice brighten even the darkest of Zio-supremacist hearts in this new year.

  10. split
    January 1, 2012, 12:58 am

    ,… 2112 and better to all of us – Keep pounding !!! ,…

    link to youtube.com

    Peace !!! ,…

    • MHughes976
      January 1, 2012, 7:26 am

      It would be very good to think that with one big idealistic push we can lay the foundations for peace and justice in 2112. Let’s give it a try.
      For 2012 all good wishes.

    • Kathleen
      January 1, 2012, 9:22 am

      Keep pounding hard because we are headed into Iran if the same Iraq warmongers have their way. Obama signed the Iran sanctions etc bill. He will not be getting my hundreds of free hours this time around

  11. Brewer
    January 1, 2012, 1:06 am

    Season’s greetings from “down under” to all and congratulations to Phil and the team. Mondoweiss should be the benchmark for online debate – the moderators do a fine job. Due to ill-health, I have been unable to “spare a dime” of material support this past year so please accept my heartfelt thanks in lieu.

  12. Kathleen
    January 1, 2012, 9:54 am

    Anyone else sense that Obama may throw us a bone after signing the Defense Authorization Act wth all of its very serious flaws and escalation of the conflict with Iran?
    I’m betting he will appoint Cordray as head of the CFPB during this recess. A recess appointment. Can he do this after Republicans voted no on Cordray? I think he can. Yep he can.

  13. American
    January 1, 2012, 10:45 am

    Best Wishes For 2012 to Mondo and Everyone……

    “Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday”….J Wayne

  14. Taxi
    January 1, 2012, 12:52 pm

    Helly New Year Apartheid israel!

    May all your bad karma and all your self-made nightmares come true.

  15. Taxi
    January 1, 2012, 12:58 pm

    Happy New Year Apartheid-hating good people of beautiful planet earth!

    • Kathleen
      January 1, 2012, 1:07 pm

      What a planet we live on. And as George Carlin said “the earth is not going anywhere any time soon…humans may be going somewhere…the earth may shake us off like a bad case of fleas”

  16. dumvitaestspesest
    January 1, 2012, 2:58 pm

    One year closer to eternity.
    I liked amazing photos and beautiful music in the second video (the Mountain).
    Happy New 2012 Year once again, and here is a song completely unrelated with anything. Just a beautiful, older song.
    link to youtube.com

  17. john h
    January 1, 2012, 4:50 pm

    Great New Year message from Leonard Cohen.

    link to youtube.com

  18. straightline
    January 1, 2012, 4:56 pm

    First Happy New Year to all – including the Zionists without whom our lives would be so boring. If only someone could invent a cure for Alzheimer’s.

    Slightly off topic but I’m excited about this. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation – the government owned national broadcaster of Australia – is usually pretty pro-Israel in its reporting of the Middle East at least on radio. I could go on at length about this but unless someone challenges the assertion I’ll leave it at that. This morning the NewsRadio station of the ABC had a report by an Al Jazeera reporter (usually ABC gets its ME reports from NYT or WaPo – at least it’s not Fox) on a tour company called Green Olive:

    link to tripadvisor.com

    The company takes tourists around the West Bank to visit Palestinian and Settler communities. The ABC actually mentioned the conditions of the Palestinians – and their wonderful hospitality – and talks about the Settler violence on the West Bank without the usual crap about “Hamas Militants”. It was all too brief but a step in the right direction as I hope 2012 will be.

  19. john h
    January 1, 2012, 5:12 pm

    Something to think about this New Year.

    Tell me that it’s true, joy in this lifetime…

    link to youtube.com
    link to youtube.com

  20. john h
    January 1, 2012, 7:37 pm

    The New Year in pictures around the world.

    link to aljazeera.com

  21. john h
    January 1, 2012, 7:44 pm

    Palestine: Those Who Inspired Us in 2011

    link to palestinechronicle.com

  22. mudder
    January 1, 2012, 9:21 pm

    Happy New Year, Philip Weiss and Adam Horowitz!

  23. lyn117
    January 2, 2012, 2:05 am

    May all the zionists find enlightenment in 2012. Best wishes for the new year for the rest of us.

    • Taxi
      January 2, 2012, 2:32 am

      That’s one impossible “May” you got there Lyn117. That’s tantamount to saying ‘may aliens land on the White House lawn’.

      Eh I know, I got NO faith whatsoever in zionists – nor do I wish them good in any of their endeavors.

  24. Carllarc
    January 2, 2012, 7:41 am

    I link to ‘happy new year’ wishes from the children of Palestine


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