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Live on ‘Nothing Left’ – Milo Yiannopoulos.

Michael Burd and Alan Freedman of Nothing Left on Australia’s J-AIR radio conducted an interview with Milo Yiannopoulos to be aired on Tuesday, November 28, 9 to 11 AM, Melbourne time. Yiannopoulos is one of the more notorious figures emerging out of the previous presidential election in the United States. The guy is a British, …

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The West Has Gone Bats!

{This is a fleshing out of an earlier thing that I called The U.S. Has Gone Bats!} Yes, that is the way it is. I suppose that it is not surprising that my cohort, born in the 1960s, stomped on the Western Liberal Tradition. This is to say that the …

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I am Free from Reem’s Racist Stupidity!

Reem Assil and her malicious, anti-Zionist friends challenged the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and promptly got their legalistic butts kicked.   {Good for them.}   Anyone who followed the story of Assil’s extremist and terrorist-admiring restaurant at the Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland knows that her attorneys dismissed …

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Reem Assil’s Racist Restaurant in Oakland .

Reem Assil has placed a giant floor-to-ceiling mural of recently deported genocidal Jew murderer Rasmea Odeh in her bakery/cafe next to the Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland, California. For Jewish people, it might as well be a giant Nazi Swastika. As one of those who objected to this public veneration of an …

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Social Media Notes # 2: The Alienation of Diaspora Jewry.

In a Facebook post, our friend Susan George references a Ha’aretz article by Yehuda Bauer, professor emeritus at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at Hebrew University, entitled, The Danger of Alienating Diaspora Jews. As a non-Jewish supporter of both Israel and the Jewish people, George is curious about pro-Israel …

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From Exodus to Munich: A Response to Forest Rain.

Forest Rain has written a smart piece published in Israellycool  and Inspiration from Zion entitled, From Exodus to Munich: How Did We Get Here? This is an interesting bit of cultural inquiry that wonders how the Jewish people in Israel went – in the popular Western imagination – from plucky and outnumbered …

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The Moral Panic of 2017.

This is a moment of “moral panic” in the United States. All this yelling and screaming and crying and whining about Nazis and Klansmen and White Supremacists is like nothing so much as the Red Scare of the 1950s. As you will remember from either personal experience or from the …

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Norway gets refund in Palestinian terror episode, US lawmakers hail action as precedent.

Members of Congress and Jewish leaders are urging the U.S. to follow in Norway’s footsteps, after Oslo secured the return of funds it gave to a Palestinian women’s center that was named in honor of a terrorist. Earlier this year, Palestinian Media Watch and NGO Monitor revealed that the Norwegian …

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Social media Notes # 1

Rogue feminist Camille Paglia – during her recent book tour promoting Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism – suggested that comments under blog posts represent a certain kind of art-form. Given Paglia’s semi-iconic status within the intellectual community that should give some of you the warm-fuzzies. I do not know if it …

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Too many governments have Facebook standards.

Can you imagine what would happen if a Priest said “Kill the Muslims” in a sermon or homily?  Or if a lawyer on Canada was found to have written kill the Muslims on a Facebook posting? I can. There would be fire and fury aimed at those people.  And of …

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Richard Spencer: White nationalist.

On Saturday, 12th August in Charlottesville Virginia, a group of people descended on the city to demonstrate and stop the city’s officials from removing the monument of Robert E. Lee, a confederate soldier.  Spotted within their ranks were KKK members, white nationalists or whatever that means, neo Nazis, antisemites. etc.  …

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A Response to “The Self Defeating Argument of Zionists”

The article to which I reply is titled, “The Self Defeating Argument of Zionists” Supposedly a pro Israel article , it was published on the blog page of Times of Israel on 11/08/2017 and written by Fred Maroun. The article talked of the current argument between Zionists and non Zionists …

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Thoughtless Bandwagons of Hatred.

I have yet to speak out against Donald Trump.  One reason for this is that I do not so easily leap aboard thoughtless Bandwagons of Hatred.If the anti-Trumpeteers had not done such a terrific job of projecting their toxic racialized bullshit – and thereby throwing the United States into the …

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From Israel: Hysteria and Skewed Thinking.

My friends, it’s mid-August and I would dearly love to take a very peaceful vacation, and just spend time with my grandchildren. I had no desire to write about the events at Charlottesville as they unfolded. But here I am, about to do so: the hyper-inflated responses to what has …

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Zionism explained to a Muslim friend.

A Muslim friend recently asked “how can we discuss Zionism away from Judaism?” I offered to meet with her and explain it. As the offer has not thus far been taken up, my response to the question has now been put into writing. There is a great deal of innocent …

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Jewish organization defeats antisemitic student association.

 THEN   AND NOW Congratulations to Hasbara Fellowships Canada for its victory at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal over the student union of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The union willfully and without grounds refused to allow Hasbara Fellowships Canada to participate in a social justice-themed campus event …

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From the Island to Zion.

I have just returned from an overseas vacation with my family. My husband is Israeli and for some reason, I will sometimes get nervous if people ask where he comes from. Despite the fact that we never travel to particularly “unfriendly” countries or areas, you never can tell what sort …

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The time has come for Muslims in Canada to apologize.

The time has come for Muslims in Canada to apologize to the rest of Canada for the way we live, now, always on the edge, fearing terrorist attacks at any time, but especially at happy places and events.  We are collectively fearful of being in crowds; remember Manchester and the …

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Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s ok to profit from Jew hate?

Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s OK to profit from Jew hate? Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s OK to profit from Jew hate? The answer is simple – because we let them. Jews and non-Jews, from fear or from apathy are allowing hate …

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Corbyn-another link in the 1000 year history of Jew hatred in Britain.

It hurts me to say this but Britain is still mired in antisemitism.  The enthusiasm for Jeremy Corbyn is another link  in the 1000 year British history of Jew-hatred.  Here is a man with ties to Hamas who has laid a wreath at the grave of a Palestinian terrorist involved …

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