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  • Judt on Brooks and Friedman's role in pushing the criminal invasion of Iraq
    • Friedman told Haaretz that there would have been no Iraq war if those 25 Neocons were exiled to some deserts . Then he named the names. That honesty was an expression of honesty but the arrogant dismissive expression of indignation to the antiwar Antizionist crowd . He was basically bragging - yes we did,so what,suck it up.

      It would be him for years trying to convince the naysayers that everything.being done in the Middle East was for the democracy,civilization,and for western values . The huge expectation that the neocons and their cheerleaders entertained have been 90 percent achieved but the 10 still not achieved would destroy what been achieved so far and that fear is driving them nuts.

  • As Kerry scrambles to prevent Palestinian action at UN, Israeli govt makes clear it will never accept Palestinian state
    • No . The quisling gov is offering platitudes and vibes of revolution to stop a real one from the West Bank residents. The door mat will be washed and put back again on the doorstep.

    • Israel is saying what it always has desired from before its birth . No room for indigenous .in and around its expanding border less country birthed by force,blood,and unilateral Declaration of Independence .

  • The Center for Jewish Life is stifling free speech at Princeton University
    • link to unz.com
      ADL is meeting with Internet giants to stop " cyber hate" . Included in the agreements its definition of what hate means
      A:DL. Is also teaming up eith CST how to physically response to antisemitism.
      The Orwellian world has been perfected by the redistribution of semantics ,kind of gerrymandering - some ideas are always antisemite and same some ideas are never .Thr crimes are defined not by the nature but who does and agai st whom.

  • British Parliament sends a message to Obama: the people see Israel as a 'bully'
    • Despite all the anti immigration anti Arab anti Muslim sentiments in Europe there is an increasing recognition that a honest viable settlements in Palestine is an urgency that could not be merged with anti Islamic sentiments to make it go away. Zio tried this but its not working and now actually those efforts are undermining even the accepted positions of the Zionism.
      The lack of an empire or overseas territorial interest of any European country along with disengagement from unilateral overseas involvement by any European country has forced these countries to pay attention to the domestic issues and concerns .

      Israel is creating various conflicts in Middle East to keep antimuslim sentiments alive in US Its operating principle is to keep the superpower or only friend with benefit occupied with anti Muslim
      sentiment ,fear,loathing,and hatred and use the emotion to frighten US from engaging any neutral role in I -P conflicts . Israel conflates IS or AlQuida with Hamas and sometimes with PA. Their is no daylight among those entities , no space separating them . America has swallowed the poisoned views entirely with no small help from the 3 print media and 2 TV networks .
      The Muslim on US are suspect and under surveillance.
      Their motive and attitude are condemned everyday in so many ways that Arab Palestine could no longer find a venue to express the horror that are playing on Palestine .
      It also means that only eternal war by US directed against Muslim can sustain Israel. It hasn't worked in Europe or Soviet or Russia. It can't work. Somehow this thought is not completely missing from the calculation of the Zionism. This sense of ultimate failure is driving the political l process of Israel. It can no longer will be able to recreate the modest that epitomized the Sadat Begin meeting or Oslo process . Neither America will be able to have a Carter or Bush 1 or Kennedy . America is left with Balfurian mentality and Chutchilian ambivalence .
      Only the imposed or inevitable normalcy of American policy can
      alter the equation away from Israel. This fear is also the factor that
      argues against " isolationism" which is the normal default position of any country and was for America since its inception until hijacked by the interests groups from 1 st WW .
      I am sure when American politicians talk of 2 am phone call, they do include the possibility of imploding of Israel under the contradictory internal forces of its own making. What happens next ?
      Suppose Israel manages to get rid of Palestinians from both Gaza and WB - what happens next ? Israel will still be looking for more conflicts and troubles to survive the internal contradictions but it will be weakened and chances are that it will try to build relation with local despot kings,and sheikhs . It will be another Middle East country and internally unstable but devoid of financial and military sports of US Anti Islamic sentiments will disappear from US . Media will be forced to change the tune . Politicians will be forced to come around to the views that UK politicians find themselves in today . A normal Israel is oxymoron Its history is the history of continued wars and conflicts . It will not survive any peace even the peace of the graveyard .

    • Writing on the wall of the British parliament. But ADL will read it as Antisemitic winning the argument and ask for action . ADL will not soul search and change the behaviors of the Zionist . Instead it will look for ways to change the voices of the people.
      WSJ is already working on it . It has written the expected editorials ridiculing the MPs ,lambasting the Palestinians and raising the threat of terrorism to uber consciousness .
      Nowhere the respect for democracy or public opinion is displayed and everywhere the feigned frustration for lack f democracy in Arab world is cited .

  • Tablet types Rev. Shipman as elite, anti-semitic WASP
    • How could we show support to Shipman? Every church goers with politics in blood know the jailing of pastor in Iran. Candle vigil at least please at the church premises?

    • Tablet magazine unknowingly is rehabilitating a lot of die-hard racists antisemite . Very soon there will be left none left to condemn even in the archived history of the past few centuries. Antisemitism will be something to be proud of , at least from the point of Tablet.

  • Jewish groups stand up against media lies about Muslims and police surveillance of Muslims
    • Something more serious ,more dangerous,and more destructive is shaping up in India . BJP has found out that the way to power has to be littered with the Muslim victims for a successful journey . Jewish power has lent the hand to this RSS ideologues whose founder admired Hitler and supported the Nazi attitude to the Jews.

      Netanyahu sees common ideological grounds both in the current and the historical traditions between the two.
      link to rawstory.com

  • NY rabbi implores those in her congregation who are joining Israel's enemies to love the country
    • Amos has failed . He has supplied most corrupt defense of Israell's dastardly behaviors in his thought experiment . Its Israel who has engaged in those types of behaviors not Hamas .

    • Bichdahl ignores the bad behaviors and celebrates the exalted languages of equality for all in the Declaration of Independence . She manages in hindsight to see hope and project on an America that was on the past .
      Bit she fails to see the same optimism in millions of Muslim surrounding Israel in the same sentence where she talks of peace treaties between Jordan and Egypt. One wonders who those millions are . She then gets lost spinning her thought process in the bad languages of Hamas 's charter and by design forgets to notice the good behaviors of Hamas - offer of truce,offer of recognition, and following of international rules , and the guarantee of those millions of Muslim through the promises and offers of Saudi initiative .
      It does not help her case to assume the same mindset she does while reading into American past on equality . Hamas is a different beast for Israel is a different nation !

  • Following shocking sermon, Atlanta JVP calls on area rabbis to challenge racism in Jewish community
    • WaPo goes abroad seeking a fanatic radical but misses one at home . At least the fanatic from aboad is not asking or cheer leading the killings of the innocent not endorsing beheadings or targeting of Christian or Jews . But that does not prevent WaPo to elevate a freelancing demagogue to the pantheon of demigods of the extremism apparently enjoying UK's robust tolerance and massive welfare system.

      WaPo 's wonderful lawabiding truly American editor have over the years have covered everything that helps it to malign Muslim ,increase the prejudices enhances the chances of wars against Iran and Syria and reminds Americans how the Zionism is serving US both abroad and at home like a true ally and sacrificing its interests .

      link to washingtonpost.com

    • The definition of nantisemtism is expanding exponentially as the air assaults aginst ME countries are unfolding more or less in the same rate .

      Books have been removed from the Canada- US library by the zionist. Now the food from the resturants.

    • This is not an isolated event. The rabbi ,Harris, Maher,and Bil O Reily, or Hannity are the essential features of the agitprop that have been part of the zeitgeist of post 911 . Prior to the911, there were other who broke the grounds after 1991 focussing on atrocities by Saddam,on Chechneya,and on Afghanistan. Bodansky was one of them . So was Emerson.
      It s no hazard risk free endeavor . It did not require much skill ,literacy,or knowledge base other than the shameful impulses to push self interest ,engage in polemics , ability to mix disparate contexts ,and fine tune the presentation for appeal to masses which was the minimum necessity for the media baron.

      Islamophobia of recent years hide a much dangerous reality . American elite is creating a scapegoat for the dismal future that is staring at its face now. Economy is in ruins. Education has lost its potential. Few opportunities that are out there are being siphoned off by the elite .youths are facing morbid future of poverty anger hopelessness,and disintegration of the communities . Detroit or Ohio or Buffalo are more
      Ike.y the fate of US awaiting the next generation. There will be upheaval. It is highly likely that the Zionist will try to escape the blame that should be squarely placed at them. Their role in the wars will be analyzed,scrutinized,and be exposed more and more . Their participation in the general weakening of the social values,structure,corruption,weakening of economy ,and Finances will be studied more openly and earnestly . Zionist knows it . The future doesn't look good for them. This is why Rabbi and Harris/ Maher team up to create hatred and perpetuate medieval attitude to Muslim ,and manufacture a ground for future war against Wrstern Muslim .
      Real purpose is to deflect the attention from the destructive result of the Zionism on the west.

  • Maher lumps Islam with ISIS, and CNN's Cuomo says Aslan's 'primitive' tone proves Maher's point
    • Bigotry and stupidity exhibited collectively on CNN show the empire is unravelling and the stakeholders have no solution other than displacing the impotent frustration on the created scarecrow . ISIS is bad,Islam is inherently violent- these cant and ergot won't buy America extra time or delay the descent down the abyss . Its in the tunnel already going down the tube . All it could is blame the darkness around it. Darkness serves the purpose of not being seen or identified and when disappeared oneday ,no one would miss the vacant lot and wonder it used to stand here .

  • Read the genocidal sermon a notable Atlanta rabbi gave this Rosh Hashanah
    • Hate,anger,frustration and invective s are symptoms of a ,much deeper malaise . The rabbi is insider. He knows it. He knows that day of Zionism is entering the abyss of no return. He can rail against Islam while going down the tube with it as much as he wants . But he knows that the dream of Zionism will not survive despite so much of efforts . It is simply too inconsistent with the good life and the civic society that he lives in .
      It is not surprising that he has received accolades from the high and mighty . That's the way the obituary is adorned before the dog eats it.

  • 'Ethnic cleansing for a better world' -- Richard Cohen says Palestinians brought the Nakba on themselves
    • We may feel hurt ,we may feel angry,and even let down by this type of reasonings and statements.
      But it displays how the world is changing for everybody . Old trope from Zionist are not convincing enough morally or legally ,even to them ,mainly from under the evidences of the emerging facts from the past and from the dispersion of the information on the behaviors of the Zionist both in the present political and military fields and both abroad and within the country. So the Zionists are saying " yes we killed ,we displaced,we looted,we raped,we used religion ,we used powers drawn from other sources illegally ,we did all. But it as good for humanity " The Zionist are at the end of the tunnel and there is no light. They are looking back to see if anything is shining from the end that they left behind . There is none. The light gone out for the Zionist .
      Its death and silence .
      Zionists are still lying though hoping no one would notice as is evident in the Cohen"s claims that Palestine ignored the International community . No they did not . We know how pressure ,threat,bribes,were brought to bear down,carried out,and promised respectively to Truman and his opponents ,to the Uzn members,and to the religious and the secular outfits within US. Zionist also knows . One day Cohen would admit in crabwise fashion or kind of backhanded way that the illegal activities were good for the world and were embraced by the international community

      . He even could cite rational like " Israel was not committing crimes. If it did it would have been attacked the way Iraq,Syria,Libya,Yemen,or Somalia were attacked by the international communities for breaking world opinion and for hurting civilian and for military activities. Israel was not. The Zionists were not . The fanatic Alquida and ISIS movements or Al Shabab movements were . Zionist as movement was not . This proved that Zionism was esteemed member of the world ideologies and the Zionists were esteemed members of the world community "

  • Modi and Netanyahu's NY bromance
    • Modi or more precisely RSS is offering some badly and urgently needed oxygen to Netnyhu and to Israeli settler colonizer doctrine . But can the supply last? Both are coveting the same resources,same market,and trying the same method .

  • When Rouhani says blaming ISIS on Islam is Islamophobic, is anyone listening?
    • "That’s been the assertions of USA intelligence, the USA media and almost all the western press. I’m sticking with that opinion unless I see very strong evidence to the contrary.
      "
      Sure it has asserted. I know the names- Krauthhammer,Krystol,Podohretz,Joe Liberman, Singer, Gordon,Grecht,Goldberg, Ilena Roth, Kirk, Menendez, MEK, Likud party, and WaPO,NYT,Weekly Standard, FOX,

      Large number of those who died in Soviet Russia before 1990 went tp the garve beleiving in the sacred truthiness of the lies spewed by the communist . Those leis came from government and the media .

    • "Yes when Bush gave his “with us or against us” speech Saddam went for against us.'
      It is a lie from the point of Bush and it is a lie to say that Bush went to war for it.

      Neoocns were within 5 hours of 911 linking Saddam to 911.later they linked him to Al Quida . later they linked him to some sinister motive behind Aluminium Tube
      later they linked him to Pargue and Atta of Al quida of 911
      Later they linked him to Niger Uranuim . All these were manufactured,created,and spread by neocons. in Sept 2001 neoocns were telling Wesley Clark how they planned to topple 5 countries in ME ( including Iran and Syria 2 in that 5 condemned 911 nad lent helps against Al Quida ) . hey they even linked him to Anthrax .

      Prior to that in 1991 Wolfowtiz was waxing eloquent how US (read neoocns wil taack Arab countries )

      Before that in 1979 Wolfowiz was planning to remove Saddam since Saddam was demed a threat to US (read Israel )

      Next time we might hear from you that Saddam was attacked for the sky was blue over Iraqi sky . Both are true- Sky is blue, and Saddam was attacked .

      It can convince some since Americans dont look up to see the color of the sky and accept what color was being told by the weather channel from FOX ,WSJ,CNN,WaPO,NY Sun, Weeky Standard . It does not have make sense . They just need to be told what to believe . But you JeffB cant take advantage of that at least not on this site.

    • Iranian president should remember that it took a decade to get regime change in Iraq. Neocons don't give up .they pass the torch to the next in line.
      In 1992 it was Scooter Libby and Wolfowitz authoring the defense planning guidance for attack against Iran.It was resurrected by Libby and Wolfowitz in 2000PNAC issued report rebuilding America's defense .the threat picked up more steam as Wolfowitz and Feith started approving meetings between defense department officials and rogue Iranian agents in Rome and other places Michael Ledeen met Iran Contra arms dealer and later in 2002 teamed up with former AIPAC executive director Morris Amtay creating the letter head organization Coalition For Democracy in Iran. Very soon Larry Franklin who along with Rhode and Ledeen met some of those Iranian interested in regime change ended up in jail for spying . Very soon Feith and Wolfowitz expanded the scope against Iran and placed the relevant department under OSP the rogue intelligence organization .2000 PNAC signatory Abram Shulsky was in charge. Forward magazine weighed in and provided new name like Michael Rubin getting into OSP with vocal advocacy for regime change in Iran. That was May 2003. At that time stories spread by Ledeen regarding uranium going to Iran was debunked by CIA .who was pressurized to look at again but investigation ended in same conclusion.Lawrence Wilkerson bitterly admitted that 2003 attempts of negotiation between Iran and US was scuttled by the group. But the neocons kept on piling up pressure on administration and succeeded in reducing the influences of Condi Rice and sidelong John Negroponte by running parallel and separate operations outside Congressional oversight and CIA and National Intelligence director's office or influences.
      Do don't pin your hopes high. 1 / 23/2007 http://www.rawstory.com by Larissa Alexandrovna and M Kane

    • link to atimes.com

      Gareth Power demolishes the myth of Iranian violence against US troops in Iraq.

    • JeffB September 28, 2014, 2:09 pm
      You are making no sense . Iran did not stop US from planning and carrying out any meaningful establishment of some kind of stable society in Iraq after the war. The planned chaos was in the works before the war. It just got unplanned by the ferocious pushback from everybody in Iraq. That also satisfied the neocons . Check with Daniel Pipes,Krystol,Kuthammaer ,and Ledeen, Zinni, Scheniski, and British intelligence .
      You with straight face can say that Iraq was detested[ sanctions ,bombing,and no fly activities are evidence of detestation! ] for Saddam was disrespectful and Saddam was attacked for not supporting war on terror. You are amazing !

  • Abbas calls on UN Security Council to end the occupation
    • "Delving into details of the negotiations, the Americans are quoted, “Israel presented its security needs in the West Bank: the demand was for total control on the ground…Israel would not be willing to agree to a timetable — its control would last forever.” But still, Abbas went further than the Palestinians had previously: “He agreed to a demilitarized state; he agreed to draw the border in such a way that 80 percent of the settlers would live in Israeli territory; he agreed for Israel to continue to hold onto security areas [in the Jordan Valley] for five years, and then it would be replaced by the United States…He also agreed that the Jewish neighborhoods in East Jerusalem would remain under Israeli sovereignty, and agreed for the return of Palestinian refugees to Israel to be dependent on the will of the Israeli government.”

      In return for these concessions to the Israelis, the Americans told the journalist that Abbas required the following: that the decision on future borders be the first issue negotiated and agreed on; that an end date be set for Israeli security forces to withdraw from the new Palestinian state; and that East Jerusalem be accepted as the capital of the new state. “The Israelis did not accept any of these three demands.”

      link to unz.com

      Palestine

    • This guy should resign . He has hurt Palestinian cause more than anybody in recent times . He is very much in the camps of the Liberal Zionist .

  • Obama says Muslims bear responsibility to counter radical Islam (so are Jews responsible for Israeli violence?)
    • At one level this view is free speech and Obama has every right to articulate his position. Will he tolerate a similar view expressed by another leader against Jews? I don't know.
      But Cameron of UK has made up his mind in this speech at UN . He thinks ideas that don't comport with official explanations or doesn't dovetail with official positions on events happening or those that happened in past around the world should be treated as sinister conspiracy theories akin to extremism and be treated as incitement to violence . He wants UN to monitor those echoes and beliefs and he wants those holding and airing those views be prosecuted .
      In the same speech ,he himself refers to Iran and Syria using the languages that have not that long ago were used against Libya and Iraq with results that should not have been unfamiliar to him.
      In this speech he excoriates Islamic fanaticism but wants to prosecute anybody who believes Israel had roles in 911.

      Will Obama excoriate his own cabinet member for blaming Assad of using Sarin gas ? Will he excoriate the constant war rhetorics against Iran! Will he ask Israel not to spread dangerous lies against Iran or Assad? Will he tell Cameron that incitement is not confined within the four walls of mosques but can be heard emanating from Cameron" s pedantic UN sermons as well and from Tel Aviv ? It is incitement when countries go to war on the basis of created and manufactured facts that they know they are creating .

  • US elites are vulnerable to donor pressure on Israel question
    • Peretz is not a lone wolf . He is not behaving somewhat abnormal here . He is not playing with ideas outside the box . To him the removal of Summer irrespective of any cause , could only be based on one cause and that is antisemitism.

    • US seems to have turned a blind eye to the sordid abuse of the academic institution and unhealthy corruption of the academic atmosphere ( through ginances snd endowment) which have on going grievous and dangerous consequences both for the students and for the wider community to which universities and colleges serve as standard bearer for honesty ethics,and to who it promises free flow of information.
      Most of the times ,these institutions also provide government with talents and skill who shape US foreign policies and domestic policies or who goes out to bat for the government in the media . It thus remains impervious of any dissenting voices . The need for reflection or changes never occur at any level .
      Often government misuse the concept of freedom and ignore the need for scrutiny of the institutes helped by these thinkers and intellectuals .
      Elite school has become club for the ideas and activities promoted,allowed,and supported by these elites with unfortunate consequences .
      I wonder whiter congress or senate or administration would be able to maintsin business as usual attitude to Israel if there were robust free expression of views on Palestine and Israel from these elite institutes .

      It is not that US does not pay attention to propaganda or suppression of freedom of expression . It does all the time. Domestically it also clamps down on misinformation or distortions or lack of information of those activities selectively keep on targeting certain group based on religion,gender,color,or race .
      The atmosphere in elite schools are no different .
      But don't expect government to step up to the plate and do something about it.

  • No Surprise Dep't: David Brooks's son is in Israeli army
    • IDF was not declared as an occupying army . It was declared as an illegal outfit . It was not declared an agent of the government who flouts international obligation,conventions,and treaties and kills its own people . It is not viewed or even allowed to ponder that IDF is not much different than from the armies of Sudan or N Korea or of Taliban .but in essence IDF is exactly that , a replica of those rogue armies .
      By preempting the discussion and by elevating IDF to a different level, US parents can get away with sending their children to join a terrorist outfit . Children don't have to worry of being suspected of bringing the indoctrination and the military skill back to home country on their return.

  • Homegrown jihadis and the limits of the Israel lobby
    • Zionist lobby has succeeded in shaping Ametican views through sheer intimidation ,suppression,distortion,supply of selective knowledge and providing biased ,incomplete,and manufactured information. The Zionist have managed the efforts targeting every stratum of the country.

      The process started at least from Brandeis era if not earlier . Over the years it has only got more brazen ,open unhinged, and finally destructive to US interests .

      Any uncomfortable develments against Zionism is viewed as expression of antisemitism . It simply destroys any chance of rational ,level headed discussion . The atmosphere becomes fear driven . The people do not ,not only have the information ,get all that excited to discuss the impact and the behavior of the Zionist . They either show no interest or falls in line passively accepting the Zionist views . The Zionist in turn use it evidence of the support they enjoy .
      Any negative opinion is labelled as antisemitism .

      In case of Palestine,Arab,or Muslim the same process works in reverse and to different direction. Negative views on Muslims are created,promoted,and them used agains and agin to create,promote and use against Muslim .

      The counterpart to antisemitism is political correctness that is a heuristic and used to spread calumny and lies in the media by the same system that sees and fights antisemitism in every human being all the time to keep the, in line.

    • Jihad objective has long been achieved by Zionist. They established Israel. They looted the possessions . They displaced millions . They turned Arab against US and very soon US and the West against Muslim. They took control of key nodal positions in government policy making apparatus . They got think tank,media,academy and religious organizations under its control. To get there,they bribed and threatened Truman,killed UN spokesman, killed British leader,controlled Soviet Politburo against Soviet interests ,pushed other countries in war against Arab countries ,and corrupted US congress and senate.
      So the Zionist Jihadist can join any band sing any tune,display any colors anywhere in the world where it has a chance of joining some local politics directed against local Muslim population or Arab interests whether in India,China, Mynamar,or Russia or obviously Western countries.
      In India it talks of sharing western oppression( read -Christian ) or colonization ( it claimed even to have revolted against western colonization like India did) and being a tolerant ( Hindu and Jews don't force conversion) faith. In China it sure has talked about common interests ( those that even hurt US) and in erstwhile Soviet it definitely referred to the shared goals of socialism and establishing sn egalitarian future . In US it talks of free market,individualism,and lack of government control ,shared faith in bible,and practice of democracy . This is Zionism . It will disown its family of yesterday if that suits the needs of the current zionist community

  • Israeli Supreme Court upholds law allowing housing discrimination against Palestinians
    • Other countries have laws that discriminate one group over another. Hindus in Pakistan,Muslim in Mynamar,Muslim in China,Christian in Pakistan,Iraq,Saudi Arab,and Gypsies in Spain,Italy,France,
      But those countries won dare to discriminate indigenous Jews. The hell will break loose . America has. Department that monitors antisemitism and applies appropriate sanctions, France cn shut down the show of the black rapper and can demand prosecution for Jews did not like his hand gestures .Austria has to replace Haider for Jews wanted . British Labor party and Liberal Democrat have to force resignation on those MPs and party members who expressed opinion that Jews did not like.
      So you are partially right but the crux of the matter is missed. Jews stand part from that interracial conflicts in demanding and obtaining what's desirable to them .other has to " get over it " .

    • Do those nations get US monetary ,intelligence,diplomatic one way supports? Do those countries get Dolphin Submarine? Do those countries try to influence presidential election in order to divert the foreign policy more in their favor including the policy of military engagements to the enemies of those countries?

  • 'NYT' finds a model relationship for Palestinians and Israelis: collaborator and his handler
    • Danile Pipes the peace envoy to UN! Didn't Swedish cartoonist travel to meet him before the cartoon came out in Norwegian papers ?

    • "Shoebat warns: "Mosab is now touring churches to end Israel’s lifeline. Many Jews and Christians in the West are unable to determine friend from foe in the Mideast; they are not able to read what is said in Arabic. They must seek translations, and must be aware of double agents like Mosab."

      Shoebat is right but at the wrong place. US and the Christians have not been able to differentiate between the Zionist and the honest friend/ally.
      Israel needs to pay Shoebat more (from Christian accounts obviously ) to keep his mouth taped .

    • Try again.

    • You haven't found Jesus while looking for him .Devil has provided you with Mosab. It happens a lot though . People were looking for Mary Magdanle . Quite a few of them winded up having Ayyan Hirsa Ali. The reason is that the English speaking west was looking for information but ended up with Rupert Murdoch .

    • Despite providing with the service,NYT is still blamed or labeled as Left Wing Israeli foe by Israeli 5 th columnists . Not only it provides the podium,it also supplies the process of how to think about a not so edifying or morally uplifting situation and turn that into a noble example which should be repeated for the benefit of the people .
      I wonder if NYT would reconsider the cooperation between Soviet and some Americans later rightfully exposed under McCarthy's over zealous prosecution . Or will it lament for the lack of similar cooperation between Nazi and Zionist ?

  • Ohio student leader who dropped bucket of blood for Gaza receives vicious death threats
    • " she will be killed by terrorist or Islamist"
      It seems that the thugs want to hurt her and blame it on someone else. This is not new . Israel uses human shields and blames it on Hamas. The difference is that is so brazen and open that it borders on stupidities .

  • The rise of 'If Not Now' and the collapse of the pro-Israel consensus
    • hen did this ‘occupation’ start? In 1937, Husseini testified to the Peel Commission that the Jews owned their land fair and square

      Which section of the Peel Commission does refer to the alleged acceptance By Husseini?

    • Consensus is collapsing .That is the silent majority.They don't carry the day however .

      NYT has a one full page ad. CIMMITMENT TO PEACE AND JUSTICE Page -A7 NY TIMES 13th Sept 2014 It is urging people to bridge the dividing lines between Israel and Palestine through music . These people matter.They can shape the opinion of the millions of people or reinforce the existing opinions by one liner and by a simple message as a fact in a short sentence.
      They have done a good job. Even better than Nero who was playing music himself . These guys are asking the Gazan to play the music and to join in the chorus .
      Besides the core message,NYT is also sending a clear message that it is possible to bring all the liars from A to Z in one page and ask the Gazan to build the bridges through art and music. Gazan have the templates they can use while drawing or painting. A lot of Israeli kids drew and painted the wars in gory details for the other kids not that long ago .
      NYT is a partner in crime and it can bank on the principle of intuitive association that consensus or doubt can be marginalized or made to disappear simply by the influences it exerts on the country at so many levels.

  • The real issues in the Salaita case: Palestine, neoliberalism, and the corporate university
    • Silencing is the best weapon the Zionist has. It is very effective .

      "There are dangers in telling this truth, in breaching what Edward Said called “the last taboo”. My documentary, Palestine Is Still the Issue, was nominated for a Bafta, a British academy award, and praised by the Independent Television Commission for its “journalistic integrity” and the “care and thoroughness with which it was researched.” Yet, within minutes of the film’s broadcast on Britain’s ITV Network, a shock wave struck – a deluge of emails described me as a “demonic psychopath”, “a purveyor of hate and evil”, “an anti-Semite of the most dangerous kind”. Much of this was orchestrated by Zionists in the US who could not possibly have seen the film. Death threats arrived at a rate of one a day.

      Something similar happened to the Australian commentator Mike Carlton last month. In his regular column in the Sydney Morning Herald, Carlton produced a rare piece of journalism about Israel and the Palestinians; he identified the oppressors and their victims. He was careful to limit his attack to “a new and brutal Israel dominated by the hard-line, right-wing Likud party of Netanyahu”. Those who had previously run the Zionist state, he implied, belonged to “a proud liberal tradition”.

      On cue, the deluge struck. He was called “a bag of Nazi slime, a Jew-hating racist.” He was threatened repeatedly, and he emailed his attackers to “get fucked”.

      The Herald demanded he apologise. When he refused, he was suspended, then he resigned. According to the Herald’s publisher, Sean Aylmer, the company “expects much higher standards from its columnists.”

      from John Pilger’s Edward Said Memorial Lecture, delivered in Adelaide, Australia, on 11 September. Pilger can be reached through his website: http://www.johnpilger.com

      link to counterpunch.org

  • 'Common Dreams' website traps Hasbara troll spewing anti-Semitism
    • This would have been all over the TV if an Arab were doing this to spew easily detectable false anti Palestinian messages to spread the ideas that racist ,vicious Islamophobia was rampant ,pervasive,and growing even if he or she did not intend or plan to shut down that particular media.

      It would actually be analysed for hours to debunk the trustworthiness of any information supplied by anybody that Israeli supporters did not or would not like as nothing but conspiracy generated trolls from Internet that created veneer of transparency or obviousness by convoluted arrangements of talkback .

      In another vein but also fits the wider perception that the crimes have different verdict depending on if an Arab or Israel is committing, I will mention the uproar, anger, righteousness, call for war by FOX news against the area controlled by Isis(the emphasis was against the area) for killing the journalist, and contempt against Obama for not taking that position.
      Did the American Turkish citizen in Flotilla murdered by Israel enjoy same kind of support? What about the beating by the kid from Florida who got beaten up mercilessly by Israel weeks ago?

  • Salaita’s stellar teaching record exposes political motivation behind his firing
    • Thanks

    • When does personal believe become accepted near universal belief? Was the struggle against Nazism absent from academy in 1933 ? Was the criticism of Nazism disallowed in the administration or the cabinet of Roosevelt or in the Congress or in the public events or spaces ?
      Does anybody hold any position in college or school or government for openly having extreme views on Iran? Did Bernard Lewis lose the position in Princeton after advocating genocidal attack on Iran? That view of attacking Iran has taken 10 - 15 yrs to become somewhat universal within certain elite in the miLitary ,academy,media,or political circles .
      But advocating attacks against Iraq ,Libya,Syria,Iran have been in the works long before it became accepted piece of behaviors. Obviously Muslims,Arabs,Iranians felt threatened and obviously they were exposed to racist taunts and attacks . While Iran has never done nothing ,neither did Libya or Syria ( until 2011) , Israel has done a lot to earn the opprobrium and the criticism .
      Universities should ask or should have asked Pipes or Dershowotz or Summer to leave for the same reason since they failed to keep their personal beliefs and faiths and attraction to Israel,a jews,Judaism from the academic and administrative responsibilities that would have caused attitudinal problems to Muslims and would have caused discomfort to the Muslims. Similar extreme views were common among the Republican hopefuls and should not be allowed to compete for presidential office that affect retain sections of the citizen.

    • This example will clarify .Some of the students would experience myriad and uncomfortable emotions in class rooms, if the parents of these students were accused of pedophilia or rapes or drug dealings or war crimes or cheating at examinations or taking bribes or stealing properties or working with extortionists in the past or currently being accused of all of those after being exposed to lectures on ethics,human rights,campaign against violence ,on corruption ,on fairness,on immorality of undue advantages and the application of the rules of the laws . Some of them might unfortunately feel threatened if the connections got exposed .
      Does it mean that the subjects won't be taught ? Does it mean that the students should boycott the classes and agitate against the teachers?
      The Jewish students have no more legal or moral rights than these students would have had in denouncing the classes .

  • Ari Shavit calls out every brutality, except the ones Israel is complicit in
    • The post war plannings that were never there

      Memo: U.S. Lacked Full Postwar Iraq Plan - Washington Post
      http://www.washingtonpost.com › World › Middle East › Iraq
      Jun 12, 2005 -

      Blair knew US had no post-war plan for Iraq | UK news | The Observer
      http://www.theguardian.com › News › UK news
      Jun 16, 2007 -
      Leaked UK report damns Iraq war planning - WikiLeaks
      link to wikileaks.org
      Leaked UK report damns Iraq war planning ...

      U.K. Memo: U.S. Flubbed Iraq Postwar Plan | Fox News
      link to foxnews.com.
      Jun 12, 2005 -
      The plans could have prevented the violence Shavit is deploring .

      In addition-
      Wolfowitz castigated the military chief for suggesting more soldiers ,
      Perle and fellow travelers ridiculed anything other than cakewalk ,welcome with roses,and reconstruction with Iraq oil,cheap oil, democratic movement spreading to Iran from Iran,and jumping back to Palestine .
      They predicted and they lectured Pentagon how Egypt,Saudi would be the prizes and Jordan a pivot to "democraticize " ME and usher in peace ( Third Reich promised peace of 1000 yrs )
      They then blamed Bush military ,and blamed the war conducts . They blamed not out of horror or the fate of Iraqis or American wounded soldiers. Nor out of concern of trillion losses but out of the fear of being scrutinized ,out of the fear of being exposed, out of the fear of being convicted , out of the fear of losing power and influences . Those concerns were shared by their Israeli patrons and friends also.

      Now Shavit is blaming the victims .but Kruthammer wanted the Atabs to fight among themselves . The sadism is endemic,pervasive ,and was also not u n expected from the neocons whose liberal wing saw it worth the sacrificing of 500,000 Iraqi children.

    • Following the wise foot prints of the international neocon who did so well creating Niger Documents, bringing to life a braindead alcoholic looking for asylum in the west -Curveball, intercepting putative meeting between Atta and Saddam's friend in Prague and ignoring the clues left by Israeli on anthrax letter
      US arrived almost to the doorstep of another war with Syria
      link to original.antiwar.com
      link to dailycaller.com

      link to informationclearinghouse.info
      link to dailycaller.com

    • The clues are mind bogglingly absent from discussion in the media.
      Why Jihadist are streaming out of Western countries ? Why they are not preemptively caught,why they are not detected , why not prevented from crossing borders , why they are not on the terror watch list or no flying list ? Are they being trained by western countries ? How is the money being transferred to them?
      Given the known facts about the extent of the surveillance ,and the types of entrapment operations ,and zeal of the treasury in pursuing the money launderers or the violators of any sanction , it is unbelievable that the thousands of Isis supporters from Europe , from Jordan, and from US-Canada-Australia could travel hundreds of miles or fly ,could plan,and could
      get hold of the money and the arms without the knowledge of Deep State / Surveillance State .
      It is also laughable to claim that the sudden appearance of Isis from Iraq's west was not anticipated or the movement of this large army with black flags were not detected by the intelligence or by the satellite .

    • Oded Yonon could have easily added Shavitz's observation as an epilogue in his book or could have asked to Shavitz to contribute to the main messages of the book Yinon wrote . PNAC could have easily slipped this observation as the main objective .
      We have seen enough of wars to figure this possibility ( current violence in ME) as almost a certainty . Unfortunately the very people who knew it also the were first to ignore it . These folks will be in the frontline denouncing anybody who would see this as a likely possibility . Even doing an assessment of the provisions needed to prevent any such outcome will be denounced . The likely future scenario will be kept hidden from everybody . If unearthed , the predictions will be ignored . Exactly all of the above were mercilessly executed by the neocons .
      Libyan war was another element that added badly needed fuel when the chances of widespread violence was diminishing , frustrating the Transatlantic league of the neocon.

      This is exactly what Iraq war predicted . Same was true of Libya . Now Syria is added as next purveyor of violence,instability,acrimony,and destabilization to the wider ME

      The very violence that Shavitz is referring to , was anticipated,predicted,and feared . But it was not debated. It was not allowed to factor in . It was ridiculed by the neocon and the by the pupil of the neocon in the administration ,in the pentagon and in the media . Even academia chimed in to ridicule the thought that war and violence could break out .
      Neocons were doubly afraid to allow any discussion. One reason that the public will revolt against war. The discussion will delay the war . In the delay,more information against war will come out . They were also afraid that the main objective of fragmenting the ME will be in jeopardy . The neocons did not want any preventive,restorative,or corrective actions . Their aim was atomization of ME . Atomization involves death,destruction,shearing of social fabric,introduction of regressive primitive reflexes in cognitive and motor responses to chaotic events around and to sensory processing of postwar ambience around . This is what happens . It is known . It can happen anywhere . Itcan happen in Switzerland . Itcan happen in Norway . With enough firepower ,forceful diplomacy,bribing ,and elimination of established social structure or creation of scarcity - it can happen anywhere .
      But Shavitz are trying hard to forget and doing best to make the rest forget that the epilogue was written by the charcuterie of the play book. Today's violence in ME could be in a nutshell ascribed to the planning,executions,and the dream of the neocon.
      History is replete with these kind of developments as collateral damage. But in this war planned and executed by the neocons,it was the goal.The neocons tapping into previous corrupting influences of Herz, Ben Guiron,Oded Yinon,Sharon,or PNAC and into ideas floated by various academics or assessments made by military planners or into worries expressed by intelligence in different time periods ,came to the inevitable conclusion that the cauldron would be the result . They had no difficulty to choose the path . Cauldron of violence and froth of destructive hatred were their goals. They jumped to the opportunity after 911.
      So Shavitz stay tuned . The next series of volumes are not out yet and you will not
      like the contents or the epilogues.

    • What are you trying to say? What are you referring to ? Provide the links or the context little more in detail.

  • Lobbyist tells Eliot Engel he has 'the blood of hundreds of Palestinian children on his hands'
  • Hillary Clinton's 11th-hour diplomacy
    • This is the waning years of Roman Republic . The leaders are evaluated and chosen on the basis of war readiness and eagerness for more wars ostensibly for allies .

  • Man who saved Jewish boy in Holocaust acts to save Israel from 'racist... quagmire'
    • Israeli court allows protesters to picket Palestinian-Jewish wedding
      Guardian ( UK) Aug 17

      The Jewish Chronicle has apologised to readers who complained after it ran an advert for the Disasters Emergency Committee's Gaza crisis appeal.
      BBC ( UK )

      Racism has become mainstream ideology in Israel. It is becoming culturally , at least Pakistan of 1980 s

  • Rabbi slams 'militarization' in St. Louis but when it comes to Gaza-- the press 'loves underdog and suffering'
    • Rabbi is right to get into this latest controversy
      But I can't stop speculating that if any Imam or Muslim as a Muslim got involved in this episode he or she would be accused of incitement or introducing the Islamic angles into this quintessential American issues .

    • Thanks

    • The Zionist has perfected the art of balancing very well. One side of the Zionism ( liberal ) wants to commit the same crime the conservative side does and supports the same crime the conservative wing of Zionsm does but it does from a different vantage point. The liberal supports the blacks,the Latinos,the immigrant,and even sometime Muslims ( like in Balkan ) . It is immaterial whether they do that to earn some brownie points but evidently they cite and use the examples to buttress their claim of belonging to a worthy cause or movement known as Zionism. By association Zionism then becomes good and worthy of acceptance .
      But obviously what they believe they don't practice .
      The subversion of ideologies or corruption of the fairness is worst enemy of the ideology and of the just process. Historically Zionism has inserted itself in various social agenda whether new deal or civil right or financial derugaltion or labor right on the past or offerring costly services to the victims of persecution abroad to essentially to enrich their own folks disproportionately and often on a recurring basis .

  • Israel and its advocates have a new target in sight: Head of UN inquiry William Schabas
    • Clinton is one of the staunchest supporters of anything everything Israel does

      Here is the deep roots of the invincibility of Clinton

      "“Hillary Works for Goldman Sachs and Likes War” – Former Bill Clinton Aide

      Hillary-The-Hawk Flies Again

      By Ralph Nader
      Global Research, August 17, 2014
      Dissident Voice 16 August 2014
      Region: USA
      Theme: US NATO War Agenda"

    • "UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon asked the UN Security Council “not to take into account” its Board of Inquiry report about the 2008-09 Gaza attacks.
      Media reports, citing official documents released Friday by WikiLeaks, said that Ban colluded with Israel and the United States to “undermine UN report into Gaza war crimes."

      WikiLeaks also says Susan Rice, White House National Security advisor spoke four times with Ban. She expressed her “concerns over the Board of Inquiry's report on incidents at UN sites in December 2008 and January 2009."

      Rice urged Ban to exclude the recommendations in the final report's summary that was later meant for transmission to the UN Security Council on May 5, says WikiLeaks.

      But Ban responded saying he was not in a position to alter the report and the recommendations made by the board as it was an independent body.
      In her second conversation, Rice advised Ban to make it "clear in his cover letter when he transmits the summary to the Security Council that those recommendations exceeded the scope of the terms of reference and no further action is needed."

      Ban then told Rice that his "staff were working with an Israeli delegation on the text of the cover letter." In a final phone call the Secretary General confirmed to Rice the completion of “a satisfactory cover letter.”

      Following which Rice thanked Ban for “his exceptional efforts on such a sensitive issue," WikiLeaks reveals.

      link to allvoices.com
      Nina Rai - India

      It is the déjà vu moment but forced on the rest of the countries to experience on more than different occasions and context .
      There was the IAEA guy from Japan who performed the same service for Israel against Iran through the American portal . These are in addition to the multiple players playing similar service for Israel through Ametican institutions publoc and private within America in the academy ( recent is University of ILL) and Congress and Pentagon( sending ammunition without the cabinet even knowing ) or the pressure on FAA ( by Bloomberg and his workstation- the media ) .
      Sometime we forget that every month or so Israel creates crisis manages it within an entire illegal framework by outright threatening and corrupting engagement with the Ametican institutions and the global bodies and then leaves the situation for the next outbreak of hostility . The cycle repeats but the e
      Isode means more destruction for the Arabs or Iran and more monetary/ financial and military gains for Israel with few more settlements and death of few more scientist or additions of additional sanctions on Gaza,Iran,or Syria .

  • New J Street platform parrots Likud as membership continues to shift left
    • J Street is Janus faced . It wants the Arab continue to pray for peace and oblige Israel's needs that don't end . Even the Guardian paper expose did not bring the utter reality to its visual field for a quick glance .
      J Street is saying that it reserved the right to use the Hasabara : Israel has no partner - every time Atab decides to react to the continued violence and blockade or aerial bombardment by Israel.
      Israeli leaders are afraid as were Ben Guiron, Golda Meit,Begin,Shamir of peace breaking out . How could they keep on swuizzing ever ounce of juice from West if peace were achieved ? How could they then expand or initiate war in distant land like Iran ?
      The default position is war . That's what Israel have chosen since when Nordue remarked " we are committing crimes"

    • The land belongs to Palestine. There is this element of coercion,exploitation,and oppression . But the idea of Israel has possibly has harmed US and in the past UK more than it had Arab . The country of Israel would have been a basket case without the successful operations that Israel has mounted against US over the years . Without those trade secrets,pharmaceutical know how,military technologies,and unparalleled partnership ( one way and that is towards Israel ) in innovative projects ,Israel would have remained an outpost of some religious zealot . By rearranging the relationship through constant warfare and hostilities between itself and the neighbors , Israel has managed which could never have been possible if there were peace in Palestine from 1967 or even 1973 .

  • The Walzer Problem
    • " I could not judge Israel sitting in New Jersey" .
      Makes perfect sense for superficially attentive regular folks . But he is not superficially attentive regular folk . He has tremendous interest and emotional investment . He also has access to information and time to atomize those information,tease those facts apart,and look at them objectively . Above all he has contacts and resources to verify through these sources the contents of the news that coming out openly,covertly,and by leaks .

      This alleged inability to second guess Israel or question Israel or suspect Israel or trust Palestinian narratives or disbelieve the assertions of the media outside CNN,Fox,BBC,or Israeli military briefings have never become an issue while delivering judgement and making decision by the liberal Zionist and by some ardent Israeli supporters on the motives ,capabilities,and immediacy of the malevolent behaviors of Iraq,Syria,Libya,and Iran while sitting in New Jersey. In reality that sitting in Princeton or Harvard or Fox News room was enough to claim and capture the certainty,righteousness,and historic validity of any arguments and solutions that were offered to counter the foes of Israel,and to ignore the denial by those regimes .

  • US branch of the Jewish 'family' owes the homeland 'unconditional love' -- Rosner
    • Israel’s new lawyer: Hillary Clinton
      She sees the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through Bibi’s eyes, which could be the reason she gets so much wrong.
      By Peter Beinart 0
      Haaretz

      Israel can ride out the unpleasant situation easily and smoothly . Female will vote for her for she is a she . Israel will invent other qualities in her to get the LGBT and Blacks and Hispanic get impressed and even optimistic of the future

  • Propaganda on Palestine: All-Knowing White Man & Angry Black Woman conjure good Jews and evil Arabs
    • We have not seen any video ever made depicting the truth about Zionism or any video showing the propaganda making business of the Zionism. Neither there is any video of the effects of the Israeli repeated attacks on the citizen and the infrasyructures of the neighboring countries and on the residents of the occupied territories including on the Syrians of the Golan Heights.
      Now and then people see actual footage and snippets of realitiesc documented by people videotaping the actual incidents.
      There will be rebuke,scolding,and denigration if a movie was made portraying any of of the segments of the histories behind the conflicts from 1917 to 2014 and the elaborate strategies of the Zionist covering the same period. Even the government will issue statements denouncing any such attempt.

      It is time to showcase these events in movies and videos and transmit them in the social media.

  • Hollywood's latest blacklist shadows Bardem, Cruz, Almodovar
    • The Zionist has managed to make the rest accept the logic that B could be punished,condemned,and hurt by C for the crimes committed to C by A and still can depend on A to continue the violence against B.

  • 'An extreme rightwing regime behaving in the most criminal fashion and defying the world and unscrupulously using the Holocaust to justify what they're doing'
    • Some novel ideas are coming out . Never heard of it before. Is it doable ?

      link to huffingtonpost.com

    • " How would you fare as a gay man..." ?
      My answer will be this - Maslow drew a pyramid of human needs . At the lowest level is the survival .
      We can use this pyramid also to picture human tolerance . Gay right is a legitimate right that need to be addressed . But a society that is safe and stable is also confident of absorbing and accepting behaviors that are outside the commonly practiced way of life . It can be argued how does gay life threaten a country. It does not . But looking at America at war times will confirm that the tolerance for a lot of actions,speeches,and behaviors do disappear at all levels of the societies and a lot of behaviors are promoted that have no impact on the progress of the wars.
      In time of crisis ,people want to come together as one body and mind . It helps if the community practice same religion pray to same God,speak same language,and think alike . Palestine has never been free of crisis.

  • With friends like these...
    • Think of this data coming out of West Bank or Gaza about say Bush 2 after 911?
      Every Americnas will have this information and each host on FOX will quote this .

    • what is Orientalism here?

    • The most importnat take home message is this that the site ( "Readers of the prominent Israeli news site Mako ") chose to inlcude an option of this nature .
      Waht does it say about the elite or those who shape opinion in Isreal ?

  • On being accused of anti-semitism by well meaning liberals
    • Saudi Arab is a major problem. But does to hurt US interests? Has it hurt ever? Even 1973 oil embargo was u dermined by S Arab. It is a despicable country that abuses religion and religious sentiments of millions of Muslim . It exploits the migrant workers,send and recruits jihadist to destroy secular or democratic Muslim countries It is paranoid and so paranoid that even Muslim Britherhood is untouchable to the Saudi. Like Israel. If this country disappeared as a political entity, the world be a better place for Muslim. Jews Christian,and non monotheistic people .

    • There is a deep fear of crossing lines when the criticism of Israel is concerned. But those lines are created by Israel to kill any attempt to criticize Israel.It is the Zionist who have invented the cant that Antizionism is antisemitism. It is Israel that have invented the slippery slope argument of the possibility of the valid anti Israeli criticism morphing into anti Judaism .

      It is Israel who over the years blurred the lines and made the space for criticism disappear while it has engaged one after another in repeated violent behaviors against helpless Gazan including their leaders .
      It is the one that has all the powers. It is who has the supports of the most militarily powerful clubs on earth . It is the country that ignores UN and ignores the pleas of its supporters . It is the country that freely uses the themes of Chamberlain and Hitler. It is the country that sees holocaust every time its military edge over the neighbors are threatened .
      The rocket launching from Gaza in response to provocations which are both periodic and sustained same time is no different from thevscreaming and kicking of a child being molested and hurt by a predator who is using the guns and knives against the child .

      So what one can do against a nation armed to the teeth, ignoring the world opinions,showing fingers to friends,and continuing illegal destructive exploitative oppressive behaviors against its neighbors and against the citizen under occupation ? No one who could force Israel will step up in any effective way. S Sudan, E Timor , Croatia and Kosovo could be sired by bombs ,sanctions,and threat but Israel has to be protected by engaging in opposite sets of behaviors .
      Outraged people need to monitor their words!

      No one will be hurling enraged angry and sometimes racist comments at Israel if the behaviors of Israel ever changed from milder criticism in the past.
      What's the point of using same language that was used to criticize Israeli behaviors during Cast Lead? What was point of repeating languages that were used in 2006 or 2000 or 1996 later on in the later conflicts that followed those earlier conflicts ?
      A country would not use same arms that did not achieve the results last time . Israel has not stuck to previous strategies or type of arms used in the past. How does it expect that the criticism of its behaviors will still be at the same friendly level when those efforts in the past did not force Israel change its behaviors? It seems that the helpless world have got only the language to try to change Istarl its behaviors.
      Israel is unhappy with it. Does it remember what words it has used against Arabs,Muslims, and Palestine? Does the critic of liberal " antisemitism" remember what language was used in the western media following 911? Does it notice what language US media routinely uses against Iran,Russia,Venezuela,and sometimes against Syria?

  • Steven Salaita-- unremitting in criticism of Zionism and Gaza slaughter-- loses a job at University of Illinois
    • Should we include those who revolve between government jobs and academics and never fail to use constant anti Arab rhetorics?

  • Bob Schieffer in a 'world gone mad'
    • So much similarity in usage of languages among Krauthammer , Netanyhu,and Bob that it begs the question where the moral deficiency flowing from. All have essentially accused Palestinian of using visual display of the dead for propaganda.

  • What I said to the couple holding a banner with a swastika on it
    • One does not use N word to express hatred against Obama . One should not use. Swastika to express hatred against Israel .

      Hindu has this sign .but the couple were not there expressing support for Hinduism or persecuted Hindus in Afghanistan or Pakistan.

      Anger when not scrutinized how expressed ,can result in unintended consequences . Hitler or his symbols will be last things that any person will look forward to for feeling justified or for validating anti zionism

  • UK activists shut down Israeli arms factory
  • israel is the golden calf
    • Israel might try to sell it to India's RSS as an evidence of religious cultural commonality . RSS and Zionist worship the cow . Murdering cow by Muslim and Christian in India is like murdering or wiping Israel off the map by the Antisemitic crowd of West and by the millions of Muslim.
      Next selling pitch -Ban cow slaughter in India . ban Wiping Israel off .

  • Elie Wiesel plays the Holocaust trump card in Gaza
    • Chomsky called this guy a fraud .

    • Wiesel should retweet Elizabeth Tsurkov to figure out if school would be closed tomorrow or if the knife would be removed from the hand of the butcher .
      The Tweet-
      - A new chant of the racist in Tel Aviv tonight: " Tomorrow there no school in Gaza ,they don't have any children left "

      28 th July 2014 http://www.mondoweiss.net

  • Seven congresspeople go to Israel on AIPAC's dime-- and one gets defensive about it
    • "You know that most people in the BDS movement are not supporting any military always that Israel is different because it is "

      US is supporting anti Asad forces. US tried to get more involved. Krystol and AIPAC have been up in the arms against Assad. AIPAC wrote and then forced US houses the Syrian accountability act . ( it has done on Libya, on Lebanon on Iran )
      There ate human rights issues in Iran and Syria . But these countries did not come into existence on the principle of occupation,expropriation ,and dispossession og the native These countries suffered illegal usurpation of powers at different times . Those illegal transfer of power came with full US support . The reactions to these interventions gave rise to current regimes in Iran and Syria.
      Now US did not demand from Syria ,neither from Morocco or Jordan that powers should not be transferred to the sons without a full plebiscite or free election or new constitution . That was 2000.
      Israel never bothered either to ask Morocco or Jordan to enter democratic stages.
      When rebellion broke put , instead of helping the citizen,US and Israrl and Monarchs started fanning the rebel side. Not only that, Israel explicitly adopted the principle of continued stalemate preferring no winner . US adopted same stance . Israel doctored intercepts and intentionally blamed Syria which all most led to wars . This was according to AIPAC , necessary least element of intervention established by AIPAC in media , now been met . Israel created the environment in media of this red line that dared Obama to do something.
      Now the death numbers . More deaths have occurred from western supported rebels . Second those displaced Christisn, Alwaotes , Shia, Kurds, Yezdi never asked any agency that they should be armed to stop Assad. They have blamed Sunni and the rebels again supported by Israel Jordan,US.
      During Assad "s ten yrs of rule , no one , no group ever said that the religion or DNA or various combinations of DNA have determined what rights or privileges or protections or legal rights they should have or enjoy.
      Nature of the problem is different .
      Nature of US behaviors also to Syria,Lebanon,or Iran ate different from US involvement in Israel.
      Every death is deplorable but not every measure to stop them .
      If tomorrow Syria attacked some refugee camps in Jordan or Turkey on some ground or fabricated grounds that rockets were fired from the camps , them may be US or Israel can speak of moral equivalence .
      Not today.

    • Yes there are other problems . But why does Israel get into those issues and divert resources and divert focus and distort the responses and always for its own benefits?
      911 generated Israeli centric views . Iraq war fiasco led to further Israeli centric policies . Arab spring led to Israel centric rear guard actions on part of US.
      Israel ties US like an anaconda does. Every attempt to free itself becomes an example of Chamberlain or worse .

  • Israeli deceptions revealed in story of ‘kidnapped’ soldier
    • Israeli leaders will flee like rat when the ship sinks . It will implode from within in this century . It will happen earlier if mighty US finds himself the way UK found itself in 1946 : broke and pathetically proud .

    • Israel said that soldier was kidnapped during the combat.
      So what ceasefire Israel or media is talking about? Unless they meant that ceasefire meant cessation on hostilities on the Palestininian side and continued activities on Israeli side. It spends comical and farcical to suggest it but the wider western media have been accepting a view like this for decades
      Look at the 4 or5 airspace violations of the neighboring countries ( Lebsnon and Syria) by Israrl this year alone . Think of the blockade which is an act of war that's been there for 8 yrs now . Accepting the weakness or inability to respond does not endow Istarl with base of legality or morality for its actions. Responding to the provocations are the legitimate choice .

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