What the MSM will notice this in Amnesty International Report on Gaza

Every now and then Amnesty International notices the things that some of us have been highlighting for a while: A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of the actions amount to war crimes. Amnesty … Continue reading What the MSM will notice this in Amnesty International Report on Gaza

Hamas July Not Us : Hamas Aug: Oh THOSE Israeli Teens…

Poole: Care to revise your statement, sir? Guard: What? Marshal Samuel Gerard: Do you want to change you bullshit story, sir? The Fugitive 1993 You know when you live long enough you see just about everything. For example I'm old enough to remember the days when people objected to Israel Blaming Hamas for the kidnapping … Continue reading Hamas July Not Us : Hamas Aug: Oh THOSE Israeli Teens…

Windows of opportunity in In Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq

One of the odd side effects of an event such as Ferguson and the gigantic media black hole that attracts all the possible coverage in US media is the opportunity that it creates for people to act on issues totally unrelated. This was evidenced last month when the shoot down of the Malaysian airliner taking … Continue reading Windows of opportunity in In Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq

ISIS Gaza and Moral Clarity Update: Gaza Discontent

The characteristic of Pains and Pleasures is that they are unmistakably real, and therefore, as far as they go, give the man who feels them a touchstone of reality. Thus if you had been trying to damn your man by the Romantic method…you would try to protect him at all costs from any real pain; … Continue reading ISIS Gaza and Moral Clarity Update: Gaza Discontent

Why not invite the Gazans to America?

Chief Wild Eagle: This funny country, once only buffalo live here, Indian come, then paleface come, now paleface give $300 for land Indian take away from buffalo...could only happen in America. F Troop Iron Horse Go Home 1965 Rick: Well there are certain sections of New York, Major, that I wouldn't advise you to try … Continue reading Why not invite the Gazans to America?

Why the Media is Silent on what Hamas is actually doing? Ask Eason Jordan

Royal Forester Well our duty doesn't included getting ourselves killed. The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Coming of Robin Hood 1955 Mr. Spock: It was far easier for you as civilised men to behave like barbarians, than it was for them to behave like civilised men. Star Trek:  Mirror Mirror 1067 You know how the … Continue reading Why the Media is Silent on what Hamas is actually doing? Ask Eason Jordan

Israel’s version of General Sherman’s War

We can't change the hearts of these people of the south but we can make war so terrible … [and] make them so sick of war that generations would pass away before they would again appeal to it. General William T Sherman Over the last several days all kinds of pressure has been put on … Continue reading Israel’s version of General Sherman’s War

Jonathan Tobin Answers my Question

Last week I asked the question: Where are the Gaza Bomb Shelters Where is the siren system? Where are the shelters purchased with either western aid or Arab oil money? For 10 years Hamas has owned the Gaza strip, they have had complete control of the area and while they've managed to acquire rockets to … Continue reading Jonathan Tobin Answers my Question

Enfield Rifles, Israeli Tanks & Palestinian lies

Government advocate: One thousand five hundred and sixteen casualties with one thousand six hundred and fifty bullets. Gen. Dyer: My intention was to inflict a lesson that would have an impact throughout all India. Gandhi 1982 Monday Morning on Special Report with Brett Baier a representative of the Palestinians claimed in US television that Israel … Continue reading Enfield Rifles, Israeli Tanks & Palestinian lies

When are 700+ Dead Muslims not newsworthy?

Calvera: Once I rob a bank in Texas; your government get after me with a whole army... whole army! One little bank. Is clear the meaning: in Texas, only Texans can rob banks. The Magnificent Seven 1960 Sunday an Arab paper , Asharq al Awsat wrote about escalating fighting that caused the death of over 700 Muslims. … Continue reading When are 700+ Dead Muslims not newsworthy?

Do you remember the Outrage at Hamas for targeting Commercial planes?

The world continues to express its outrage at the shooting down of a commercial airliner, likely by Ukrainian separatists.  While it is highly likely that the those firing mistook said aircraft for an enemy plane the idea that civilian aircraft carrying civilian passengers might be targeted, even accidentally, is an unacceptable outrage. Strangely enough I don't seem … Continue reading Do you remember the Outrage at Hamas for targeting Commercial planes?

Israel gives peace 46 chances, balks at 47th

You might recall that Christ told Peter that one had to forgive not seven times but seventy times seven. As Christ is not recognized as the Messiah by the Jewish people one would not expect the Jewish state to follow such a rule but they sure gave it the old college try. Hamas has fired … Continue reading Israel gives peace 46 chances, balks at 47th

Where are the Bomb Shelters in Gaza?

A couple of days ago I wrote about Firedoglake's piece complaining that Hamas Rockets have failed to kill any Jews while Israel's Gaza counter strikes have killed 50-100. On CNN yesterday a spokesman for the Israeli was totally unapologetic about successfully defending their citizens but noted that there is pretty much a 15 second gap … Continue reading Where are the Bomb Shelters in Gaza?

Firedoglake: If only we could have a few more dead jews…

Lady Adrasta: I thought you were dead. Why haven't you died? Organon: I'm sorry, my lady. It was an oversight. Doctor Who: The Creature from the Pit 1979 This rant at Firedoglake has to be read to be believed Oh of course, the Gazans are vicious for killing no one, but ‘no comment’ on the … Continue reading Firedoglake: If only we could have a few more dead jews…

Don’t show the ASA this Image …

on an Arabic Facebook page. They wouldn't be able to handle it. Here is the poster's statement translated into English via Google Chrome Dr. Faisal al-Qasim Imagine: Israel is jealous of the preferential treatment received by the Assad regime from the international community: How do you boycott our goods, and Tgeshun universities against us, and … Continue reading Don’t show the ASA this Image …