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  • 26% of Obama Supporters View Tea Party as Nation’s Top Terror Threat

    06/27/2013 6:29:05 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 43 replies
    rasmussen reports ^ | 26 jun 13 | rasmussen
    Half of all voters consider radical Muslims the bigger terrorist threat facing the nation, but supporters of President Obama consider the Tea Party to be as big a danger. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters consider radical Muslims to be the bigger threat to the United States today. Thirteen percent (13%) view the Tea Party that way, and another 13% consider other political and religious extremists to be the larger danger. Six percent (6%) point to local militia groups. Two percent (2%) see the Occupy Wall Street movement as the bigger terrorist...
  • Waking the dragon — How Feinstein fiddled while America burned

    05/06/2013 3:03:35 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 13 replies
    Iowa State Daily ^ | 3 may 13 | Barry Snell
    Along with bombs and bombers, guns seem to be all the media wants to talk about these days. Death is sexy to our miscreant media, especially when people are killed on purpose. And when that happens, it’s all the newspapers and news stations will print and broadcast, in turn making these events appear worse than they are in reality. To understand this, one need only look at the difference in coverage between the Texas fertilizer plant explosion, which killed at least 14 confirmed people and injured 200 more at the time of writing this, versus the coverage of the Boston...
  • Many American White Men Worship Guns Because of Sexual Insecurity, Entitlement, and Profit

    04/02/2013 11:47:40 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 125 replies
    Buzzflash ^ | 1 Apr 03 | MARK KARLIN
    You won't find anyone willing to dare say it much in the media, but a good percentage of the white men who oppose gun control of any sort – and who back measures that would even allow alleged terrorists and straw purchases for drug dealers to buy guns – are just afraid that without their guns, their phallic power will be reduced to size. You can feel at least temporarily reassured when a long-barreled assault weapon compensates for just another average manhood; it's an irresistable testosterone high to the beleaguered white male. Call this Freudian psychobabble analysis, but when you...
  • NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg: The Best Thing To Happen To Republicans Since Citizens United

    03/27/2013 5:39:28 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 14 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 27 mar 13 | Noah Rothman
    AAfter losing two back-to-back national elections, there is nearly complete disarray in the party. Rejected twice after running national campaigns focused on the issue which voters said they cared most about – an issue which, in the abstract, should have been in their wheelhouse – political and opinion leaders are recommending sweeping reforms to ensure past mistakes will never be made again. This is the Republican Party in 2013, but it was also the Democratic Party of 40 years ago. In the early 1970s, after losing two straight presidential elections, Democrats pursued a series of reforms dedicated to reducing the...
  • NOPD baffled as to why 3 men attacked a stranger in the Marigny without robbing him

    03/26/2013 5:38:11 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 28 replies
    NO Times Picayune ^ | 15 March 2013 | Naomi Martin
    New Orleans police said Friday they are bewildered as to why three young men brutally beat a stranger on a Marigny street corner last weekend, but did not rob him. The lead detective on the case said the assailants, armed with a bottle, had "ample opportunity" to rob the victim, who can be seen on surveillance footage lying immobilized on the ground during much of the attack. The victim, who was left severely injured and his face disfigured, still had his cell phone and cash after the beating, police said.
  • Police tear-gas anti-gay marriage protesters in Paris

    03/25/2013 1:31:11 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 1 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 25 March 2013 | Staff
    Police in Paris used tear gas to disperse hundreds of thousands of protesters demonstrating against gay marriage on the Champs-Elysees.[snip]The opponents to gay marriage highlighted France's flagging economy, beset by mass layoffs and spiralling unemployment, and attacked Socialist President Francois Hollande's government for ignoring pressing issues while pushing ahead with his election pledge of "Marriage for All."
  • Guns and ammo sales spark jobs boom

    03/25/2013 11:41:53 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 25 March 2013 | Aaron Smith
    Guns and ammo are selling briskly these days, and that means weapons makers are hiring. Some manufacturers are scrambling to find enough workers.
  • Boy Scout leaders face controversy over gay leaders

    03/25/2013 8:59:32 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 44 replies
    WESH - Orlando ^ | 23 March 2013 | Staff
    As the Boy Scouts of America ponder whether to allow gays to be Scout leaders, a number Scouting officials debated the issue Saturday morning in downtown Orlando. At the end of that session, dozens of Scout leaders and parents staged a news conference to announce the formation of a Scout group opposed to allowing "open homosexuality" by adults in the Boy Scouts. "The Boy Scouts are one of the great jewels of American culture," said John Stemberger, Eagle Scout and founder of "We support the current policy of scouting, which is backed by over 100 years of tradition and...
  • Why Liberals Still Detest Fox News

    03/25/2013 5:41:42 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 37 replies
    Commentary ^ | 24 March 13 | Jonathan Tobin
    More than 16 years after its founding and 11 years after it assumed its current perch as the most-watched cable news network, Fox News remains the favorite punching bag of the left. Liberals take it as an article of faith that Fox is not merely biased but a travesty that serious people should ignore. But the notion that there is something unholy about what is broadcast on Fox or that its mix of news and opinion is uniquely biased has never stood up to scrutiny.
  • Disaster for Dems ObamaCare & the 2014 vote

    03/25/2013 5:36:50 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 24 March 13 | Betsy McCaughey
    Democrats hope to retake the House of Representatives in next year’s elections. They won’t — and they’ll have themselves to blame, because 2014 is when ObamaCare kicks in. With a vengeance.

    03/24/2013 4:20:32 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 100 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 March 13 | Staff
    "Did you realize that over 90% of the guns in this country are owned by white people in the suburbs and in rural areas? "
  • Egypt Fears ‘Ikhwanization’ of Military

    03/24/2013 2:58:14 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 10 replies
    Asharq Al-Awsat ^ | 20 March 2013 | Mohamed Abdu Hassanein
    Fears of the “Ikhwanization” of the Egyptian army have been raised after Egyptian Military Academy Director Major General Esmat Murad revealed that students with links to the Muslim Brotherhood or Salafist political factions have been accepted into the academy, including President Mohamed Mursi’s own nephew. An Egyptian soldier, speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat on the condition of anonymity, revealed that “for the first time, students whose families or relatives are involved in political activism, whether for the Muslim Brotherhood or anybody else, are being accepted into the Egyptian armed forces which had traditionally investigated the [political] background of recruits, rejecting those...
  • Gay marriage protesters take to the streets in Paris

    03/24/2013 2:13:35 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 27 replies
    France 24 ^ | 24 March 2013 | Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR
    Tens of thousands opposed to French legislation allowing gay marriage protested Sunday on a route leading to the Champs Elysees after police banned them marching on the famed Paris avenue. The hugely controversial bill to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption has been comfortably adopted by the lower chamber of parliament and will go to the Senate for examination and approval in April. The upper house is unlikely to prevent the groundbreaking reform from becoming law by the summer. The protestors want the government to withdraw the project and put it to a referendum. The demonstrators highlighted France's flagging economy, beset...

    03/24/2013 1:53:18 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 67 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 23 March 2013 | John Bennett
    The Chicago Transit Authority, one of the largest employers in Chicago, has a dramatic racial imbalance in its workforce, records show. Data obtained by WND through a Freedom of Information Act request reveals that whites and Hispanics are vastly underrepresented in the Chicago Transit Authority workforce.
  • GOP rising: The oppo battle is joined

    03/24/2013 12:39:26 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 23 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 24 March 2013 | Jennifer Rubin
    Last week former Mitt Romney campaign manager Matt Rhoades and two young Republican sharpshooters, Tim Miller and Joe Pounder, announced they would set up a new organization, America Rising, devoted to the collection, dissemination and deployment of opposition research against Democrats and a counterpart to the hugely successful American Bridge on the left. [snip]
  • Malik Obama confirms his half-brother Barak grew up a Muslim

    06/13/2008 3:33:18 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 97 replies · 1,149+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | 13 jun 08 | Staff
    Apparently the Obamas of Kenya have been reading those scurrilous emails to which Barak likes to refer, because they have no doubt -- contrary to the claims of the Obama campaign, that the presidential candidate was raised a Moslem. They take that as a given. As the Jerusalem Post reports, "Barack Obama's half brother Malik said Thursday that if elected his brother will be a good president for the Jewish people, despite his Muslim background. In an interview with Army Radio he expressed a special salutation from the Obamas of Kenya." The Obama brothers' father, a senior economist for the...
  • Transfer Israeli Arabs to Palestine

    03/31/2008 7:04:16 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 13 replies · 360+ views
    J Post ^ | 31 mar 08 | Staff
    A total of 76 percent of Israeli Jews give some degree of support to transferring Israeli Arabs to a future Palestinian state, a poll commissioned by the Knesset Channel revealed, Monday. The poll, conducted over the Internet, included 668 adult Israeli Jews representing the entire political spectrum, cites a 3.7% margin of error. The poll asked participants whether as part of an agreement to establish a Palestinian state there would be justification to demand that Arabs with Israeli citizenship relocate to Palestinian territory. Only 24% were totally against the idea. Of the remaining 76%, 29% said all Israeli Arabs should...
  • To accommodate Muslim students, Harvard tries women-only gym hours

    02/25/2008 8:19:03 AM PST · by white trash redneck · 89 replies · 1,386+ views
    The Daily Free Press (Boston U) ^ | 25 feb 08 | Abbie Ruzicka
    Harvard University has moved to make Muslim women more comfortable in the gym by instituting women-only access times six hours a week to accommodate religious customs that make it difficult for some students to work out in the presence of men. Men have not been allowed to enter the Quadrangle Recreational Athletic Center during certain times since Jan. 28, after members of the Harvard Islamic Society and the Harvard Women's Center petitioned the university for a more comfortable environment for women. Harvard Islamic Society's Islamic Knowledge Committee officer Ola Aljawhary, a junior, said the women-only hours are being tested on...
  • ‘We are not serving Jews,’ an American Jewish tourist was told at Belgian café

    02/12/2008 7:13:03 AM PST · by white trash redneck · 26 replies · 161+ views
    European Jewish Press ^ | 12 feb 08 | Staff
    ANTWERP (EJP)---The Mayor of the Belgian city of Bruges has asked for an inquiry after an American Jewish tourist was ousted from a café-restaurant because he was wearing a kippa or skullcap. On a visit to Bruges two weeks ago, Marcel Kalmann, a 64-year-old US professor, entered Le Panier d’Or, a renowned café-restaurant located on the main city square, to have a coffee. When the waiter saw his kippa under his hat, he told him to get out. “We are not serving Jews, out of here,” he allegedly shouted. In shock, the man went to another café nearby where the owners helped...
  • It Looks Like Somebody is Already in the Tank for B. Hussein Obama - Caption this Picture

    12/15/2007 6:39:51 PM PST · by white trash redneck · 39 replies · 88+ views
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    12/05/2007 5:43:34 AM PST · by white trash redneck · 55 replies · 151+ views
    Daily Express (UK) ^ | 05 dec 06 | Paul Jeeves
    OVERWORKED nurses have been ordered to stop all medical work five times every day to move Muslim patients’ beds so they face towards Mecca.The lengthy procedure, which also includes providing fresh bathing water, is creating turmoil among overstretched staff on bustling NHS wards.But despite the havoc, Mid- Yorkshire NHS Trust says the rule must be instigated whenever possible to ensure Muslim patients have “a more comfortable stay in hospital"And a taxpayer-funded training programme for several hundred hospital staff has begun to ensure that all are familiar with the workings of the Muslim faith.The scheme is initially being run at Dewsbury...
  • The key to falling in love: Men seek beauty, women seek cash

    09/05/2007 5:30:06 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 75 replies · 2,016+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 05 Sep 07 | Arthur Martin
    Being soul mates has often been considered the benchmark for any budding relationship. In fact, looking for love is a much simpler process. New scientific research has reached the conclusion which many of us have long suspected - that men are attracted by beauty while women focus on a partner's wealth. Data taken from a speed-dating study reveals that when it comes to the rules of attraction people behave like stereotypical Neanderthals. It found that men would try to entice the most attractive woman they met, although they accepted they would make do with someone who falls somewhat short of...
  • 'Jews have too sway in US-ME policy'

    05/14/2007 12:18:39 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 54 replies · 1,461+ views
    JPost ^ | 14 may 07 | Staff
    Many Europeans believe the Jews dictate US policy in the Mideast, wield disproportionate global economic influence and talk too much about the Holocaust, according to a report released Monday by the Anti-Defamation League. The report's findings found that significant numbers of people in five European countries continue to hold anti-Jewish stereotypes, said Abraham Foxman, national director of the US group. "A large number of Europeans continue to be infected with anti-Jewish attitudes, holding on to classical anti-Jewish canards and conspiracy theories," Foxman said at a news conference where he presented the report. The survey of 2,714 people in France, Germany,...
  • US does not Deserve Hosting UN

    05/14/2007 5:32:07 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 104 replies · 2,665+ views
    Fars News ^ | 13 may 07 | Staff
    TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- A prominent Iranian lawmaker stressed that the Untied States is not a proper host for the United Nations Organization and called on all member states to demand a transfer of the UN headquarters from New York. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an open session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly here on Sunday, chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaoddin Boroujerdi said, "As the articles of association of the UN state that the United Nations' permanent headquarters is located in New York, transfer of the headquarters requires rectification of the...
  • Israeli metal used for Kassam rockets - Palis Use Stolen Sewage Pipes For Kassam Rockets

    04/01/2007 6:11:35 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 18 replies · 694+ views
    JPost ^ | 4 mar 2007 | YAAKOV KATZ
    It took seven years, but the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) has finally put a stop to one of the more ironic aspects on Israel's war on terror: Kassam rockets made of Israeli metal. A Palestinian from the Gaza Strip who worked as a metal merchant at the Karni crossing between Israel and the Strip was arrested by the Shin Bet last month for allegedly selling pipes he bought in Israel to terrorist groups that used them to manufacture Kassams, it was released for publication on Sunday. On February 9, the Shin Bet arrested Amar Azk, 37. During his interrogation,...
  • Stereotyping security

    03/24/2007 11:20:37 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 9 replies · 384+ views
    JPost ^ | 22 mar 07 | Larry Defner
    Rania Jubran is the first-ever Israeli Arab cadet, or diplomatic intern, in the Foreign Ministry, and she is also the daughter of Supreme Court Justice Salim Jubran. In mid-February, before boarding a flight to Barcelona, Jubran, 26, showed passenger security examiners at Ben-Gurion Airport her Foreign Ministry ID card, but it didn't help. They took her aside and told her to open her suitcases, which they tagged as a high security risk. Then the questioning got going in earnest. "At that point I asked to clarify the matter with the security officer in charge," she wrote to Prime Minister Ehud...
  • The Hidden Premise of European Anti-Americanism

    03/12/2007 6:24:40 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 11 replies · 689+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 12 mar 07 | James Lewis
    If "one's man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter," then all wars are the same, liberation equals conquest, tyranny equals democracy, aggression equals defense, and Churchill equals Hitler. That seems to be the hidden premise of European, and especially Franco-German cant against the American-British overthrow of Saddam. Because the truth is of course that George W. Bush's decision to overthrow Saddam for fear that he was armed with WMDs, is a lineal descendant of FDR's decision to come to the aid of Britain against Nazi Germany, Harry S. Truman's decision to fight in Korea, and Woodrow Wilson's decision to aid...
  • Atheists, Conservatives, and Christianity

    03/11/2007 7:25:19 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 220 replies · 2,792+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 11 mar 07 | Steven M. Warshawsky
    There is an interesting, and important, debate going on within conservative circles these days over the role of religion in American conservatism and the role of Christian conservatives in the Republican Party.  In particular, the "atheist" wing of the conservative movement (largely made up of libertarians) is starting to challenge the supposedly predominant role of Christian conservatives within the movement. This conflict is summed up in the title of Ryan Sager's new book, The Elephant in the Room: Evangelicals, Libertarians, and the Battle to Control the Republican Party.  Although Sager's book has garnered some attention, what brought this conflict out...
  • Faculty of the hard Left

    01/23/2007 7:05:25 AM PST · by white trash redneck · 1 replies · 166+ views
    J Post ^ | 23 jan 07 | Amnon Rubinstein
    Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law held a conference on January 8 entitled "Security prisoners or political prisoners?" According to the original plan, all the scheduled speakers were from the Left, with some coming from the extreme, anti-Israeli Left. When this triggered an outcry, the faculty heads hurriedly added a couple of speakers representing mainstream Israel and its institutions. But that changed nothing. As noted by Ben-Dror Yemini in Ma'ariv, the conference was entirely political in nature, and one particular guest was given an especially warm welcome: Tali Fahima, who was recently released from prison after serving time for aiding...
  • Package Apartheid: UPS is Official Delivery Service of the Jihad (DHL Much Better)

    12/13/2006 5:48:36 AM PST · by white trash redneck · 43 replies · 1,369+ views ^ | 12 dec 06 | debbie schlussel
    Package Apartheid: UPS is Official Delivery Service of the Jihad (DHL Much Better) Printer Friendly By Debbie Schlussel With the Judeo-Christian holidays upon us, now is one of the biggest package shipping times of the year. And given that, I hope you, dear readers, will reject UPS in favor of DHL for your package deliveries. Apparently, UPS is the official package delivery service of the jihad and practices delivery apartheid against Jews. I thought the "P" stood for Parcel, but I was wrong--it's the United Palestinian Service. Yesterday, I received this e-mail from reader Ruth G.: Dear Debbie: A friend...
  • French forces in Lebanon could counter Israeli attacks

    10/12/2006 10:02:23 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 97 replies · 1,580+ views
    European Jewish Press ^ | 10 Oct 06 | Shirli Sitbon
    PARIS (EJP)--- The chairman of the French Assembly defence committee Guy Teissier has told French newspaper ‘Le Parisien’ that the French soldiers of UNIFIL could attack Israeli forces if the IDF targets South Lebanon. [Wanna bet who'd win that one? I think the heirs of Vichy will find out that today's Israelis don't allow themselves to be marched into the camps as docilely as did French Jews in the 1940's.]“French soldiers aren’t there to disarm Hezbollah, but to support the Lebanese army which is in charge of disarmament. If French or Italian soldiers find weapons they will report them to...
  • Mozart controversial opera to be staged in Berlin

    10/12/2006 9:54:10 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 17 replies · 497+ views
    European Jewish Press ^ | 11 oct 06 | Anon
    BERLIN (EJP)--- Deutsche Oper Berlin has said that it might stage the controversial production of Mozart’s opera Idomeneo in December at the earliest after it did a u-turn on its decision to cancel the opera for fear of upsetting Muslims. The Berlin opera house had faced condemnation from German politicians and critics alike, who had accused it of "self-censorship" and kow-towing to violent radicals when it announced last month that it was not going to stage the planned production. Opera house spokesman Alexander Busche said: "The earliest slot for the production is in December, but first we need an okay...
  • What are the scientific reasons for having sex?

    10/10/2006 9:45:12 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 536 replies · 16,919+ views
    The Register (UK) ^ | 10 oct 06 | Dr Stephen Juan
    What are the scientific reasons for having sex? Asked by Jill Howard of Alexandria, Virginia, USA The reasons for not engaging in sex include transmission of diseases, heart attack due to exertion, and many others. The reasons for engaging in sex are numerous. Among these are: Sex helps boost the immune system. According to Dr Carl Charnetski of the Department of Psychology at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, people who reported one or two sexual "episodes" per week enjoyed higher levels of Immunoglobin A. This is an antibody that helps fight disease. Sex helps boost longevity. In one study cited...
  • Got wine at the airport? It's harder to grab a cab

    09/29/2006 12:15:02 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 96 replies · 2,227+ views
    Mpls Star-Tribune ^ | 28 sep 06 | John Reinan
    When flight attendant Eva Buzek returned to Minneapolis from a trip to France, five taxi drivers refused to take her home from the airport. The reason? She had two bottles of wine in her suitcase -- and the drivers were Muslims, who don't drink and refuse to have alcohol in their taxis.
  • The Democratic Party and Jews

    09/21/2006 6:29:26 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 45 replies · 1,156+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 21 sep 06 | Ed Lasky
    The Democratic Party and JewsSeptember 21st, 2006 The Democratic Party has been a congenial political home for many American Jews since the era of FDR. The party welcomed them into its ranks (along with many blacks and urban dwellers) and its programs comported well with many values Jews cherish. The Party was also seen as one that had offered help to the doomed Jews of Europe, opposed prejudice, and supported the fledgling state of Israel from enemies that boasted of its plans to destroy the state.Conversely, the Republican Party was perceived to be a WASP enclave, isolationist in its outlook,...
  • Al-Turki Episode Makes Saudis Think Twice Before Sending Children to US

    09/20/2006 12:40:38 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 61 replies · 2,131+ views
    Arab News ^ | 20 sep 06 | Saleh Fareed
    JEDDAH, 20 September 2006 — Due to the intimidation and harassment Saudi students have been recently experiencing in the United States, especially after what happened to Homaidan Al-Turki and his family, Saudis are thinking twice before sending their children to study in America. “Such discrimination and humiliation would discourage parents from even thinking about sending their children to study in the US,” said Muhammad Al-Enezi, 39. On Aug. 31, a Colorado court sentenced Al-Turki to 27 years in prison for sexually assaulting his maid, forcibly imprisoning her and not paying her wages — charges he vehemently denies. Al-Enezi, a...
  • Islamic History Expert: Never Will be Moslem Peace With Israel

    09/14/2006 8:35:11 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 25 replies · 881+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14 sep 06 | Ezra HaLevi
    Islamic History Expert: Never Will be Moslem Peace With Israel Thursday, September 14, 2006 / 21 Elul 5766 Islam History Professor Moshe Sharon of Hebrew University told a counter-terrorism conference Thursday that, "There is no possibility of peace between Israel and the Palestinians whatsoever - ever.” Sharon, speaking at the annual conference of Herzeliya’s Counter Terrorism Institute, said that Iran is dead serious about obtaining and using nuclear weapons in order to bring about its vision of an Islamic End of Days. The veteran expert on Islam says that Western officials fail to grasp that the Arab and Islamic world truly see Israel’s establishment as...
  • Jewish Leaders Discuss Safety

    09/08/2006 6:41:41 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 4 replies · 205+ views
    LA Slimes ^ | 7 sep 06 | Louis Sahagun
    Concerned for the safety of their congregants during High Holy Days, more than 60 Jewish security chiefs gathered at the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters Wednesday to learn how to, as one of them pIn July, California Atty. Gen. Bill Lockyer issued a report showing that although hate crimes in the state declined for the fourth consecutive year, there was virtually no change in the number of anti-Jewish hate crimes: 142 in 2004 compared with 141 in 2005. Jews continue to be the most frequently targeted religious group in the state, accounting for nearly 69% of all religiously motivated hate crimes, he...
  • UK MPs find leap in anti-Semitism

    09/06/2006 7:06:04 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 6 replies · 252+ views
    JPost ^ | 6 sep 06 | George Conger
    LONDON - Anti-Zionism has fueled an explosive rise in anti-Semitism in the UK, an All-Party Parliamentary Enquiry into Anti-Semitism is expected to report to Prime Minister Tony Blair on Thursday. A draft copy of the report, quoted by the Guardian newspaper, finds that anti-Israel activists and Islamist extremists have used criticism of Israel as a "pretext" for fomenting hatred against Jews in Britain. The conclusions drawn by the 13-member panel of MPs support the findings of a study published last month by two Yale University professors, which reported that anti-Israel sentiments were a predictor of anti-Semitism. The parliamentary committee was...
  • French imam acknowledges Shoah

    09/06/2006 6:37:50 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 14 replies · 680+ views
    Eur Jewish Press ^ | 6 sep 06 | Rebecca Assoun
    It’s a first in France and undoubtedly even in organised Islam in Europe. Imam Hassen Chalghouni’s controversial comments have broken a taboo. Chalghouni, who has worked as an imam in Drancy since 1997, has unequivocally recognised that the Shoah happened. “[I am] living in a city where Shoah took place. It was a terrible genocide and, as a an inhabitant of Drancy (town near Paris where there was a French internment camp under French police control during the Nazi occupation) and as Muslim, I feel directly concerned,” Chalghouni said. Addressing his own community, he added: "This gathering is a chance...
  • British film director calls for cultural boycott of Israel

    09/04/2006 5:15:48 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 35 replies · 993+ views
    Eur Jewish Press ^ | 04 sep 06 | Jonny Paul
    LONDON (EJP)--- Prominent British film director Ken Loach has called for a boycott of state-sponsored Israeli cultural institutions in response to Israel’s actions in Lebanon, and has encouraged others to follow suit. The 69-year-old winner of this year’s Palme d’Or award at the Cannes Film Festival has also refused an invite to attend this year’s Haifa Film Festival in protest against Israel’s actions during the recent hostilities in Lebanon. He said: “I support the call by Palestinian film-makers, artists and others to boycott state sponsored Israeli cultural institutions and urge others to join their campaign. “Palestinians are driven to call...
  • Nazi game sparks fury

    09/04/2006 4:21:36 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 52 replies · 2,221+ views
    Ynet News ^ | 3 sep 06 | Itamar Eichner
    A strategy game sold on an American website offers players to act as SS Nazis and kill as many Jews as possible taking part in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising of 1943, a governemtal forum against anti-Semitism has uncovered.  The board game is on sale for USD 16. The player in the game is a fighter in a Nazi unit made up of a few dozen SS soldiers, in possession of tanks, mortars, and machine guns. Every round in the game symbolizes two or three days of fighting. The player receives a map of the ghetto and must "purify" it.  ...
  • Open Letter to Jostein Gaarder: Fisking Crypto-Supersessionism

    09/03/2006 5:36:07 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 9 replies · 475+ views
    The Augean Stables ^ | 3 sep 06 | Anon
    Open Letter to Jostein Gaarder: Fisking Crypto-SupersessionismJostein Gaarder, the Norwegian science writer, novelist and children’s writer has written a thunderous prophetic denunciation of Israel that articulates well the moral posture of Europe when it comes to the Arab-Israeli conflict. It’s reach and vehemence prompted many complaints and accusations of anti-semitism. Gaarder apologized for perhaps having spoken in a moment of haste and outrage. He admits he could have phrased himself with more precision, but that it would be too much work to do anything about it now. He also states that what he wrote, was motivated by “disgust for the...
  • First They Came For the Jews: The Story of Yet Another World War

    08/25/2006 5:27:26 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 42 replies · 1,023+ views
    Dhimmiwatch ^ | 25 aug 06 | Fjordman
    I have seen so many lies and half-truths by Western mainstream media exposed in the blogosphere, especially related to Islam, that I no longer trust them for information. Leading bloggers such as Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs recently demonstrated this by showing how photos distributed by international news service Reuters from Lebanon had been grossly manipulated to make Israel look bad. Blogger Zombie argued, in a very convincing way, that the story about Israel deliberately targeting ambulances in Lebanon was full of holes, quite possibly a complete fabrication. It proves how easily, willingly, many Western journalists believe every piece...
  • McCain Signals Distance From Bush, Neocons

    08/23/2006 10:52:05 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 141 replies · 1,946+ views
    NY Sun ^ | 23 aug 06 | JOSH GERSTEIN
    Senator McCain's unusually blunt attack on the Bush administration yesterday, including a claim that President Bush and other top officials led Americans to believe that the Iraq war would be "some kind of day at the beach," is fueling suspicions that the Arizona senator and potential 2008 presidential candidate is seeking to straddle rival foreign policy camps in the Republican Party.
  • Israeli filmmakers dropped from French film festival

    08/22/2006 5:48:38 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 31 replies · 778+ views
    Eur Jewish Press ^ | 21 aug 06 | Ashley Perry
    TEL AVIV (EJP)--- A group of Israeli filmmakers were dropped from the schedule of the Documentary Film Festival in the French town of Lussas last week with their films replaced by movies by Palestinian and Lebanese filmmakers. The directors received a letter from the directors of the festival explaining that they were dropped because of the latest Middle East crisis. In what appears to be the latest in a long list of cultural boycotts against Israeli artists, the letter informed the Israelis that their films would be replaced. Lack of detachment According to Ynet News, the letter, signed by the...
  • Court rules Haifa University must halt housing advantages for IDF veterans

    08/20/2006 8:31:16 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 12 replies · 462+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 20 aug 06 | Tamara Traubmann
    Haifa District Court has ruled that Haifa University's dormitory application process, which gives preference to Israel Defense Forces veterans, is discriminatory against Arab students. The university's policy of requiring dormitory applicants to have completed military service in the IDF excludes most Arab applicants. [snip]The court accepted the claims made by Adalah and the students, who said that the military service requirement creates a discrimination against the Arab students, and ordered the university to abolish it.[snip]Adalah lawyer Susan Zohar said Sunday this marked the first time that the courts have disqualified the use of military service as a criterion for granting...
  • 70 percent oppose Nowegian's anti-Israel article

    08/20/2006 8:18:17 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 5 replies · 446+ views
    European Jewish Press ^ | 18 aug 06 | Jeremy Last
    OSLO/PARIS (EJP)--- The Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s Director for International Relations has said that 70 percent of the respondents to an open letter criticising a Norwegian author for his outspoken views on Israel have expressed support for the SWC’s efforts. Dr. Shimon Samuel said he received hundreds of messages of support after he wrote an "Open Letter to Norway" to protest an article by Jostein Gaarder, entitled "God’s Chosen People" Gaarder’s article, published in the Oslo-based Aftenposten newspaper, questioned Israel’s right to exist, claiming the war against Lebanese group Hezbollah In his analysis of the Middle East crisis, the 54-year-old author...
  • New Documents Detail Clinton White House Behind-the-Scenes Role in "War" on Gun Rights

    08/20/2006 7:55:59 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 44 replies · 2,120+ views
    Judicial Watch ^ | 20 aug 06 | Anon
    New Documents Detail Clinton White House Behind-the-Scenes Role in "War" on Gun Rights (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that fights government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered new documents from the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas which shed light on the Clintons’ plan to attack the gun industry.  The following are highlights from the documents:  A March 6, 2000 letter from New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer includes a handwritten note at the top from Bill Clinton to then-White House Deputy Counsel Bruce Lindsey, which reads:  "Bruce, See me re: this…has some good...
  • Mutiny as passengers refuse to fly until Asians are removed

    08/20/2006 4:41:16 AM PDT · by white trash redneck · 100 replies · 2,988+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 20 aug 06 | CHRISTOPHER LEAKE and ANDREW CHAPMAN
    British holidaymakers staged an unprecedented mutiny - refusing to allow their flight to take off until two men they feared were terrorists were forcibly removed. The extraordinary scenes happened after some of the 150 passengers on a Malaga-Manchester flight overheard two men of Asian appearance apparently talking Arabic. Passengers told cabin crew they feared for their safety and demanded police action. Some stormed off the Monarch Airlines Airbus A320 minutes before it was due to leave the Costa del Sol at 3am. Others waiting for Flight ZB 613 in the departure lounge refused to board it. The incident fuels the...