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Scotland: Glasgow districts boycott Israeli books
YNET ^ | May 24, 2011 | Yaniv Halily

Posted on 05/26/2011 9:12:26 PM PDT by CondorFlight

Two and a half years ago, shortly after Operation Cast Lead, the West Dunbartonshire Regional Council, located west of Glasgow, approved a bill that called to boycott goods produced in Israel.

Following the botched raid on the Turkish Flotilla to Gaza last May, the council expanded the boycott to include a ban on the purchase of English translations of Israeli books and the distribution of these books in public libraries throughout the council's jurisdiction.

West Dunbartonshire was joined by the large Scottish city Dundee. . .

Legal advisers instructed Dundee's mayor to refrain from legally enforcing the boycott in order to avoid future lawsuits. Instead, the municipality plans to distribute posters throughout the city, calling on some 150,000 residents to refrain from buying Israeli goods, and will also apply a special mark on Israeli products, in order to make them easily identifiable.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boycott; israel; scotland

1 posted on 05/26/2011 9:12:29 PM PDT by CondorFlight
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To: CondorFlight

Does a ban on English translations of Israeli books include a ban on the bible?


2 posted on 05/26/2011 9:15:58 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: CondorFlight

The Scots are a dense-headed bunch. No wonder they’re always pissed off.


3 posted on 05/26/2011 9:18:45 PM PDT by This Just In (In America, RINO's belong in zoo's, not public office)
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To: CondorFlight

Now I begin to understand a quote I read about meeting Scotsmen of good sense everywhere ELSE in the world,meaning that those of good sense left Scotland whenever able.


4 posted on 05/26/2011 9:19:32 PM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: CondorFlight
and will also apply a special mark on Israeli products, in order to make them easily identifiable

Hasn't something like that been tried in Europe before?

5 posted on 05/26/2011 9:20:53 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: CondorFlight

They lost their bawls a long time ago

As a first gen American Scot, this makes me sad


6 posted on 05/26/2011 9:20:53 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: CondorFlight
...and will also apply a special mark on Israeli products, in order to make them easily identifiable.

What's next, a special mark on their (very few) Jewish citizens, in order to make them more easily indentifiable?

Meanwhile, the Islamic invasion of Europe continues, and the leftist idiots are unconcerned.

7 posted on 05/26/2011 9:22:27 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: CondorFlight

It looks like I’ll not be gifting Scotch this winter.


8 posted on 05/26/2011 9:23:36 PM PDT by PizzaDriver ( on)
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To: CondorFlight

Good idea. Boycott all the medical books. The ones your doctors and nurses need.


9 posted on 05/26/2011 9:26:11 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: CondorFlight
If Scotland was worth thinking about, this would be very dangerous. Unfortunately for them, all they make is Scotch and Kilts. Even Mexico laughs at Scotland's irrelevance on the world stage.


10 posted on 05/26/2011 9:28:47 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: LukeL

“Hasn’t something like that been tried in Europe before?”

You must be awarded The Most Astute Observation Award of the Day.


11 posted on 05/26/2011 9:30:50 PM PDT by This Just In (In America, RINO's belong in zoo's, not public office)
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To: CondorFlight

Yeah, they had a referendum. NOT! This is the “leadership” of trying to put Israel in a position to make concessions to muzzies. If their citizens go along w it, and they will, ignorantly, I don’t feel sorry for the consequences they’ll have met out to them.


12 posted on 05/26/2011 9:31:21 PM PDT by TwoSwords (The Lord is a man of war, Exodus 15:3)
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To: CondorFlight

The UK, by way of its kids’ glove treatment of Muslims there, has turned into an extremely fertile ground that breeds Islamists at a rate that can compete with the likes of Pakistan. I have friends there (Indians) who are now planning to emigrate. No-Go areas for non-Muslims are common in many cities. Even the police don’t dare to enter them.


13 posted on 05/26/2011 9:33:00 PM PDT by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: LukeL
This is all so incredible - and pathetic. Forget the deadly viruses we are supposedly threatened with, from around the world. This strain of ignorance is the worst threat to civilization. And it is manifestning throughout Europe and elsewhere. Rejection of Israel/Jews. . .acquiesing to Islamic sensitivites and Islam itself. Making our friends, enemies; while appeasing our worst enemies and imagining them, our friends.

All so sick, sick. . .sick.

14 posted on 05/26/2011 9:33:35 PM PDT by cricket (Osama - NOT made in the USA. . . .and Obama, not madhttp://atlasshrugs2000e in the USA either.. .)
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To: CondorFlight

The Scot’s have lost their minds....


15 posted on 05/26/2011 9:38:26 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: cricket

I just posted this on facebook, and a liberal friend of mine has no problem with it and sees no comparison to early Nazi tactics.


16 posted on 05/26/2011 9:38:49 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: LukeL

Some people are suggesting a counter-boycott of Scottish products. . .


17 posted on 05/26/2011 9:42:03 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: All

Europeans...attempting to persecute Jews, though Continents apart.


18 posted on 05/26/2011 9:42:34 PM PDT by rbmillerjr (Murdering unborn children is the highest sacrament in the liberal religion.)
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To: CondorFlight

“and will also apply a special mark on Israeli products, in order to make them easily identifiable”

Like Nazi Germany? The UK is disgusting,,,,


19 posted on 05/26/2011 9:43:15 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: CondorFlight

The only problem is finding anything made in Scotland, or any reason to go to Scotland outside of golfing.


20 posted on 05/26/2011 9:44:45 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks CondorFlight.
West Dunbartonshire was joined by the large Scottish city Dundee . . . Legal advisers instructed Dundee's mayor to refrain from legally enforcing the boycott in order to avoid future lawsuits. Instead, the municipality plans to distribute posters throughout the city, calling on some 150,000 residents to refrain from buying Israeli goods, and will also apply a special mark on Israeli products, in order to make them easily identifiable.
IOW, the Nazis run Dundee and West Dunbartonshire.


21 posted on 05/26/2011 9:49:26 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: CondorFlight

Pathetic......Seems the United Kingdom is circling the drain.


22 posted on 05/26/2011 9:51:32 PM PDT by Enten (How's that hopey changey thing working out for you?)
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To: SunkenCiv

Kauf nicht bei Juden!

23 posted on 05/26/2011 9:54:39 PM PDT by Fred Nerks
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To: CondorFlight

Nazi Bastards


24 posted on 05/26/2011 10:01:49 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: LukeL

I wonder if that special mark will be the Star of David? Then maybe they will make Jews wear this star so as to make them also more easily identifiable?


25 posted on 05/26/2011 10:11:13 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: CondorFlight

All the worthwhile Scots left over 100 years ago. All that’s left are communists.


26 posted on 05/26/2011 10:25:19 PM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: Dogbert41
All the worthwhile Scots left over 100 years ago. All that’s left are communists.

Glasgow has a lot of Irish immigrants, from Northern Ireland, and they brought "The Troubles" over there, as anyone who witnessed an "Old Firm" soccer match can attest.

27 posted on 05/26/2011 10:31:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: LukeL
I just posted this on facebook, and a liberal friend of mine has no problem with it and sees no comparison to early Nazi tactics.

Amazing the log in the Liberal eye. Their perspective is rooted in the same ignorance that nourishes all manner and levels of totalitarian MO's - from those, shades of grey to 'the blackest holes of abject ignorance'. An ignorance, that like a bad weed, first 'sleeps'; then creeps. . .then leaps.

The alliance of the Islamic world with Hitler is well documented; as well as the truth that Hitler's Genocide against the Jews, was inspired by Islamic Jihad per Armenian(Christian) Genocide. No wonder the Left has a 'blind eye' for both the totalitarianism of the 'Nazi Socialists' and the threat of Islamic jihad and Sharia 'creep'; and of course, Communists in general. (They are 'it'!) The Left has, is - sourced/aligned - with the worst and most shameful of world histories - and many of the Lib-Left newbies - and older too, of course - do not realize and/or, get it.

(From the relevant to the seemingly innocuous and irrelevant; the ideas behind the MO's are embedded in the same ignorance that denies both 'freedom' and man's Divinely inspired humanity.)

While Obama, Inc. is full of totalitarian MO's; wonder if your friend might recognize any contradictions/correlations in this news-byte-lite, per Drudge headline:

VIDEO: DC Libs Sign Petition to 'Ban' Conservative Websites...

. . .a 'low level' variation of the more 'subtle' agenda put forth by Demorcat sponsored/Obama pushed. . .'Fairness Doctrine' (and all varieties of initiatives, sponsered by George Soros to silence the truth-tellers).

Think the worst of these people cannot help themselves as the 'log' is so deep; their vision of the world has solidified 'who' they are. Many more, are simply ignoring the irritation in their eyes. . .

28 posted on 05/26/2011 10:54:47 PM PDT by cricket (Osama - NOT made in the USA. . . .and Obama, not madhttp://atlasshrugs2000e in the USA either.. .)
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To: SunkenCiv

Shame on Scotland.


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