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Gilad Atzmon: Jewish Democracy for Dummies

In the 'Jews Only State', democratically elected politicians are suspended from the Parliament for basically being Palestinians and representing Palestinian interests. I can only guess that this is what the Israelis mean when they insist upon being called the ‘Only Democracy in the Middle East’.

The Knesset's Ethics Committee decided today to suspend MK Hanin Zoabi (Balad) from all Knesset activities until the end of the current session which ends in two weeks, following her participation in last year's Gaza flotilla. According to the Ethics Committee, 'participation in flotilla does not fall within an MK's legitimate freedom of action.'

I guess that Israel doesn’t really need enemies, it brings itself down pretty effectively.


Joe Biden, the Self-Proclaimed Zionist

This is what Zionism, its apartheid state of Israel, and its agents (leading politicians) stand for:


Letter to the Editor


Re: Risk, Geithner warns (loss of Social Security)


Dear Editor:


And as we speak, witnessing higher and higher prices, the lessening of jobs, the lowering

of a former healthy economy, our president has signed over 3 billion a year for Israel for the next

ten years, and 2 billion, we believe, for Egypt. Then, we must take into consideration, the

ridiculous, highly expensive billions being put into several other countries to wage war.


And think of the rich investors who should be paying higher taxes rather than putting their

monies into army equipment, getting richer by these means.


Not only has Washington gone crazy, but if Social Security goes, then millions of

elder Americans will starve or die. This will be a choice, [cause and effect] which will bring

on the mass murder of the needy. [and probably already has.]-our italics.




Paul Bradford

Carol Rae Bradford


More pro-Israeli propaganda in Holly Schrader's lte:

Article stokes anti-Semitic flames
Let's take each paragraph for distortions and historical inaccuracies (and there are many) that Ms. Schrader cities in her diatribe. First, Israel might be a "tiny country" when compared to the entire Arab world, but it's the fourth most militarily powerful country in the world (thanks to the US) behind the United States, China and Russia. Tiny doesn't count when you're loaded with nuclear bombs, Phantom jets, et cetera.
"Jews vacated the Gaza Strip and gave it to the Palestinians". Who does she think were living there before the Jewish settlers from Russia and Brooklyn, under the military protection of Israel,  occupied Gaza and  built settlements by driving out the indigenous inhabitants?


And when these errant settlers were relocated to the West Bank, occupying more Palestinian territory,  Israel imposed a total land, sea and air blockade of the entire Gaza Strip, with the intention of starving the over million Gaza inhabitants, who, Ms Schrader might think, happened to be living there as a "fluke of history".
"Palestinians are occupiers of Jewish land". Incredible! Who does Ms.
Schrader think were living there for thousands of years before these European Jews came and occupied Palestine? Eskimos??
And what have the Palestinians got to do with the Holocaust? Aside from the present days "holocaust" against the Palestinians, the blame for that sad episode in "man's inhumanity to man", should be put on the Europeans and not on the Arabs.
In conclusion, Ms. Schrader,more American journalists need to report the 60 years of brutal occupation by Israel of Palestinian, Syrian and other Arab territories and people. As Desmond Tutu remarked: " If people remain neutral in situations of injustice, then they are complicit in that injustice".
George M Karsa


Syrian Revolution:

Continuous Protests Demanding Regime Change

Some Army Units Join Protests in Al-Bukamal


سوريا - سياسة
الاثنين, 18 يوليو 2011 01:33


الشبكة العربية العالمية - ذكر شهود عيان أن وحدات خاصة من الجيش السوري قامت بعمليات إنزال جوي في مدينة البوكمال الواقعة على الحدود العراقية، حيث يحاصرها نحو ألف جندي ورجل أمن بدعم من الدبابات والمروحيات،

ويأتي ذلك بعد يوم واحد من مقتل ستة أشخاص فيها على الأقل في مظاهرات حاشدة ضد النظام.

وحسب تسجيلات فيديو بثت على مواقع الإنترنت ثلاث دبابات وطواقمها انشقوا عن الجيش السوري في البوكمال، وخرج أهالي المدينة للاحتفال في الشوارع بانشقاقهم.

وشهدت مدينة دير الزور مظاهرة حاشدة اليوم، فيما أكد ناشطون أن قوات الأمن أطلقت النار على المتظاهرين وأصابوا عشرة منهم بجروح.

* - مها كريم اضغط على اسم الكاتب للاطلاع على ارشيفه
سوريا - سياسة
الخميس, 14 يوليو 2011 00:53


الشبكة العربية العالمية – مع انتشار التظاهرات شعبيا في اغلب مدن سوريا وسقوط حاجز الخوف، بدأ اطفال سوريا يشاركون هذه التظاهرات واحيانا يقودنها ويحمسون الكبار على الثورة.

الشبكة العربية العالمية

Global Arab Network



Meshigine Settler (video, must watch)


Meshigine Settler

We are dealing with a psychotic collective. Here is just one example...

We are dealing with a psychotic collective. Here is just one example...

Gilad Atzmon



The Ugly Truth Podcast July 4, 2011


America’s Independence Day celebrated in Israel–LOL!

Mark Dankof joins the program to discuss various news items including Michelle Bachmann’s stint at an Israeli kibbutz, the “arrest” of 2 of Israel’s leading rabbis for “racial incitement” in advocating the murder of non-Jews and Israel’s use of Greece in stopping the Gaza flotilla.

Remember what GW Bush said about why the AYRABS attacked America–“They hate us for our freedoms…”

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Flotilla Update: 'Israel afraid of the truth'

Press TV's Interview with Dr. Paul Larudee, Co-Founder of Free Palestine Movement in Greece

Press TV: What's the latest from the flotilla itself?

Larudee: Well, the news changes every day in terms of what is possible and how we have to adjust to our plans here. The situation is that Greece is strongly blocking, until now, our efforts to leave port.

They have told several of the boats that they have no permission to leave, and that, in some cases, refueling of the ships has been denied, and this sort of thing.

Press TV: Israel has threatened to take military action against the humanitarian aid flotilla, what is Tel Aviv afraid of in your opinion?

Larudee: To put it in simple terms, they are afraid of the truth, because that is what a non-violent effort is about. Non-violent efforts tend to expose hypocrisy and human rights abuses and all this sort of things.

Obviously, Israel is well prepared to deal with military threats. They are not so well prepared to deal with non-violent situations where we are defying these rules and regulations, their abuses of human rights, and therefore the only spin they can really put on it is to say that these people are really not violent. They use every trick in the book but in fact if there are no weapons on board, and there is no one who is dangerous on board, and we are not even going through Israeli waters or Israeli territory, it's very hard to make that case.

Press TV: Have Israeli threats had any impact on the activists?

Larudee: Well, of course there are at least two of the boats that have been directly sabotaged, the propeller drive shafts of the boats have been cut and made extremely dangerous, they didn't actually break because they were discovered, but it's very costly and time consuming to repair them.

One of those boats, the Irish boat, is definitely out of commission; it is not going to be in the flotilla. The other one is under repair and we believe it is ready to go soon.

Press TV: So you are going to continue with the journey despite all this sabotage?

Larudee: We are going to do everything possible to do this, and we think that we can bring some pressure on the Greek government to release us. So, we are just going to keep trying until we have no other choice.

Press TV: Why do you think the West has kept silent on this, and if they have spoken, they have warned the activists, haven't they?

Larudee: They have warned the activists against entering Israeli waters which we never intended to do in the first place. They have warned the activists against doing anything which would put Israel in the position where it would have to defend itself. And we are no threat to Israeli security in anyway; this is all a smoke screen. It is an attempt to provide justification for an attack on us, and of course Israel's preference is to stop us before we get out to sea, but if we do get out to sea, they want justification for taking the most extreme actions against us.



Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain Calls for Ban on Mosques in the US, Video


CAIR: GOP Must Repudiate Cain's Remarks on Mosque Ban

Herman Cain Says U.S. Communities 'Have the Right' to Ban Mosques Fox, 7/17/11

Presidential candidate Herman Cain on Sunday defended his opposition to a new mosque in Tennessee, expressing concern about Shariah law and declaring Americans "have the right" to ban mosques in their communities.


Cain, who stirred controversy this year by saying he would be uncomfortable appointing a Muslim to his Cabinet if elected, first expressed concern Thursday about the controversial mosque in Murfreesboro, Tenn. That mosque has been the subject of demonstrations and legal challenges in the wake of the controversy over the so-called "Ground Zero mosque" in New York City.

Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," Cain said he came out against the Tennessee mosque after talking to members of that community. He said the site is "hallowed ground" to Murfreesboro residents and that they're concerned about "the intentions of trying to get Shariah law" -- the code governing conduct in Islamic societies.

"It's not just a mosque for religious purposes. This is what the people are objecting to," he said.

Asked whether any community should be able to prohibit a mosque, Cain said they should. . .

The Council on American-Islamic Relations. . .said Sunday that he should "apologize" for his latest remarks.

CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper, describing Cain's stance on the Tennessee mosque as a possible "sign of desperation," said other Republican candidates and leaders should also distance themselves from that kind of rhetoric.

"It's incumbent on reasonable people within the Republican Party to come out strongly and repudiate these kinds of un-American unconstitutional views," he said. "It's just so bizarre."



CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,

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Gilad Atzmon - Zionism & Multiculturalism



Gilad Atzmon was born in Israel, now living in the UK. He is a successful jazz musician as well as a prolific writer. Atzmon writes on political matters, social issues, Jewish identity and culture. He specializes in writing about Jewish identity politics and how it fits into Jewish ideology. His papers are published in many press outlets around the world.

His novels 'Guide to the perplexed' and 'My One And Only Love' have been translated into 24 languages. Gilad joins us as the third guest in our series to discuss Zionism and multiculturalism. He'll begin discussing the three different types of Jewish ideology: the Jewish people, the Jewish religion and Jewishness.

Then, he'll point out different Jewish manifestations in politics, left vs. right and talk about the oxymoron of Jewish left. Gilad will also talk about the Abrahamic Jews, Jewish migration and why the Middle East is so important, especially for the Zionists.

We'll discuss why so much money goes to Israel, the America/Israel connection, the Rothschilds and why Britain joined forces with Israel. Gilad tells us about Jewish anti-Zionists and the difference between being Jewish verses operating politically as Jews. He'll also talk about anti-Semitic sensitivity and where he thinks it comes from.

Gilad ends the interview using music as a metaphor to share his thoughts on multiculturalism and struggle. Topics discussed: Zionism, the Jewish left, "The Invention of the Jewish People" by Shlomo Sand, "the chosen ones", Jewish Marxists, the Jewish lobby, colonial paradigm, the Balfourd decleration, "Jewishness", Uriel da Costa, racism, metaphysics, Israel, multiculturalism and more.


Gilad Atzmon on Red Ice Radio






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