Archive for January, 2014

The Israel trip: Has Stephen Harper finally lost it?

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

It’s hard to know where to start here, but if you want to examine Harper’s “rock star welcome”  and performance in Israel, just peruse the links below.

I am absolutely astonished that Harper would completely ignore Israel’s on-going seizures of Palestinian land, vicious military occupation of Palestine, and unwillingness to hold back “settlers” who attack Palestinians, damage their property, and destroy their trees and crops.

And now Harper has the nerve to say that criticism of Israel constitutes “anti-Semitism”?

What is there not to criticize about Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians?

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Occupied Territories – Jan. 23rd, 2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

IDF “kidnaps” eight Palestinians in Hebron and Bethlehem

Israel planning to “annex” the Jordan Valley

“Albatross” settlements generate very little economic activity

“Settlers” uproot and steal 800 olive trees near Ramallah

Israel to demolish Haifa neighborhood and evict long-time residents

Military News – Jan. 22nd, 2014

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Six items in total…

Living in dreamland – U.N. says member states “prohibited from appropriating the moon”

U.S. cuts back on “unsurvivable” warships

Poland undertakes major re-organization of its military structure

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The coming “tyranny of entitlement”

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Time for another sub-category, this time to cover the rapid progression of “entitlement” feelings to the point that a Hamilton mother now wants her daughter’s allergy to dairy products “accommodated” by having eggs, milk, cheese, and any other dairy-related products, totally banned from the school she attends.

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Muslims and the West – Jan. 19th, 2014

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

U.K: Murders, rapes unreported to police as ‘no-go’ zones enforce own laws

U.S: Seven Muslims caught trespassing at large reservoir

France: 15 year-old schoolboys become “youngest ever Jihadists”

U.K: Muslim who ‘didn’t know’ that sex with a girl of 13 was illegal is spared jail-time

Germany: Muslim taxi driver sexually assaults blind pensioner, no jail-time

Obama & America’s Decline – Jan. 19th, 2014

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Obama “will take unilateral action if and when he does not get what he wants from members of Congress” – White House senior adviser

The purge of high-ranking military officers – “Throughout world history, whatever comes next after a military purge is never good”

Is civil war coming?  Interesting speculation…

Judge OK’s ‘constitution-free zones’

Boeing loses $4.5B contract with Brazil over NSA snooping

Occupied Territories – Jan. 19th, 2014

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Israeli soccer: A tale of racism, bigotry and double standards…

More land confiscated to expand illegal Israeli settlements

Detained Palestinian children are kept in cages

West Bank’s Jordan Valley “must remain under Israeli sovereignty forever”

Why Ariel Sharon was called “the bulldozer”

The ongoing Stephen Harper – Israel “Love-In”

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

“Israel is a racist theocracy, which treats all citizens who are not Jewish as second rate inferiors. It practices apartheid, and subjects the Palestinans to a brutal military occupation that has killed many thousands including women and children… To praise Israel in the name of all Canadians is an unacceptable breach of decency and common sense, and deserves to be condemned…”

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Christianity: Attacks & Persecution – Jan. 18th, 2014

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Six items in total…

U.S: Dallas VA hospital doesn’t allow “Merry Christmas” on Christmas cards for veterans

The number of Christians killed for their faith around the world doubled in 2013…

Egypt: Coptic children kidnapped, held captive for large ransoms

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Deconstruction of Western Civilization – Jan. 18th, 2014

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

“Limiting free speech rights is tyranny in its most basic form”

“Hobby Lobby” case about rights, not contraceptives

Culture wars, culture shock…

“It is somehow racist and hence unconstitutional to have marriage laws that are based on a view that monogamy is better than polygamy”

U.S. Army War College portraits of Confederate generals to be removed – someone complained…