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  • Report: PLO considering voiding its recognition of Israel

    11/27/2015 6:33:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    INN ^ | 11/27/2015, 9:35 PM | Elad Benari
    As part of its ongoing diplomatic attack on Israel, Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and the senior leadership of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) are looking into the possibility of canceling the recognition of Israel by the PLO institutions, the Hebrew-language Walla! news website reported Friday. According to the report, the move would be an expression of the PA's frustration over the lack of progress in the peace process with Israel. The possibility is set to be discussed at a meeting of the PLO National Council to take place in the coming weeks. [...] But senior Palestinian sources told...
  • BDS fail: Pro-Palestinian group uses Israeli firm to build site (SJP uses Wix)

    11/27/2015 6:37:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    INN ^ | 11/27/2015, 4:14 AM | Ben Ariel
    The University of Denver's branch of Students for Justice in Palestine decided to build a new website in order to disseminate its call for a boycott of Israel. However, the creators of the website failed to realize that the company they used to build the site, Wix, is an Israeli company that provides a free platform for web development. Another website, Israellycool.com, noticed the ironic BDS fail and reported about it, before the Students for Justice in Palestine website was taken down to be replaced with an error message. ...
  • Fmr London Mayor: 7/7 Suicide Bombers ‘Gave Their Lives…In Protest’

    11/27/2015 4:32:46 PM PST · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/27/15 | Kerry Picket
    Ken Livingstone, former mayor of London and member of Britain’s Labour Party, excused the terrorists who were part of the 2005 London terrorist attacks and instead blamed then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair.Appearing on BBC Thursday, Livingstone, who was mayor of London at the time of the attacks, said of the suicide bombers, “Go and look what they put on their website. They did those killings because of our invasion of Iraq. They gave their lives, they said what they believed, they took Londoners’ lives in protest against our invasion of Iraq.”He added, “and we were lied to by Tony Blair about...
  • Israeli premier accuses German department store of boycott

    11/22/2015 6:40:11 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 22, 2015 7:47 AM EST
    Israel's prime minister is accusing a German department store of a "boycott" after it removed products made in Israeli settlements under new European Union labeling guidelines. Benjamin Netanyahu noted Sunday that Berlin's KaDeWe department store was once owned by Jews before the Nazis seized it. He says its decision to label products from Israeli communities and remove them from its shelves is "a boycott in every respect." ...
  • Anti-Israel events skyrocket on US campuses

    11/20/2015 9:04:10 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    INN ^ | 11/20/2015, 1:22 PM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released a new report on Wednesday detailing a significant increase in anti-Israel activity on American university campuses over the 2014-2015 academic year. No fewer than 150 explicitly anti-Israel events were held in Fall 2015 alone, marking a noted increase from the 105 such events that took place in the same period during the previous year. Universities were themselves complicit in the anti-Israel events, with at least 15 of the events being sponsored or co-sponsored by university departments at institutions including the University of California-Berkley, Drew University, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. ...
  • UC Santa Cruz Jewish Student Leader Told to Abstain from BDS Vote

    11/19/2015 8:08:42 PM PST · by Nachum · 34 replies
    truth revolt ^ | 11/19/15 | Mark Tapson
    The president of the UC Santa Cruz Jewish Student Union (JSU) was warned to abstain”from voting earlier this week on a pro-BDS resolution because he was “elected with a Jewish agenda.” JNS.org reports that the incident occurred prior to a vote by the council on an earlier Israel divestment bill. On Tuesday, the UCSC student council voted 28 for and five against, with seven abstaining, to reinstate a divestment resolution that had been vetoed in 2014. In a text message sent to President Daniel Bernstein prior to that vote, the sender wrote, “You will be abstaining, as the president of...
  • Obama approves of EU labeling of Jewish products

    11/12/2015 2:35:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    INN ^ | 11/12/2015, 9:06 PM | Ari Yashar
    US President Barack Obama's administration on Thursday voiced its approval of the discriminatory EU decision the day before to label Jewish goods from Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights. The administration said the move is only a "technical guideline," and is not a boycott, reports Associated Press - despite the obvious assumption that consumers would follow the labeling when choosing what products to buy. US State Department spokesperson Mark Toner said, "we do not believe that labeling the origin of products is equivalent to a boycott. And as you know, we do not consider settlements to be part...
  • Israel suspends meetings with EU over 'settlement' labeling

    11/11/2015 4:35:29 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/11/15
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday likened the European Union's decision to label Jewish goods from Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights to the Nazi boycott of Jewish businesses. Israel in retaliation also called off a number of scheduled EU meetings. "The labeling of products of the Jewish state by the European Union brings back dark memories, Europe should be ashamed of itself," Netanyahu said as he wrapped up a visit to Washington. "It took an immoral decision...this will not advance peace, it will certainly not advance truth and justice. It's wrong," he said in an English-language video...
  • Likud MK proposes: Boycott the boycotters

    11/08/2015 4:35:54 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/11/15 | Shimon Cohen
    In response to the European Union’s plan to label Israeli products manufactured in Judea and Samaria, MK Miki Zohar (Likud) has submitted a bill to the Knesset that would see products from countries that label Israeli products being labeled themselves. “We will label every product which comes from a country which is boycotting us. I think it would be appropriate if the public knows that the country that sends the product to us is daring to boycott us," Zohar told Arutz Sheva about his initiative on Sunday. .....
  • Op-Ed: Installing Jew hatred on America's campuses

    11/03/2015 11:07:08 AM PST · by Lera · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | November 03, 2015 | Prof. Phyllis Chesler
    An unethical smear campaign is launched against any faculty member who is pro-Israel. It is frightening to see the persecution that follows. Professor Denise Nussbaum is a strong believer in objective truth and a lover of Zion. She is also the Chair of the Sociology Department, an author, and an expert in “bias, diversity, race, ethnicity, and discrimination” at her campus: Mount San Jacinto College (MSJC) which occupies four campuses in California: San Jacinto, Menifee, Beaumont/Banning, and Temecula. Professor Nussbaum has received grants and awards on this very campus for her work in “diversity training.” How ironic, how tragic, that...
  • Conservative group: Democratic Party is no longer pro-Israel

    10/29/2015 9:45:02 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/29/15 | Jonathan Swan
    The Democratic Party no longer supports the State of Israel, according to the leader of an influential conservative Jewish group. “A lot of people believe what I’m going to say, and unfortunately no one has had the courage to say it,” says Matthew Brooks, the executive director of the Republican Jewish Coalition. “We as a Jewish community have to take a long, hard step back and acknowledge the reality … that today there is one pro-Israel party and that is the Republican Party.” Las Vegas casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson is the major financial sponsor of the RJC, and the group’s...
  • The War Against the Jewish Trees

    10/29/2015 8:15:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/29/15 | Daniel Greenfield
    BDS battling "Jewish" trees gets down to the root of the true anti-Israel and anti-Jewish agenda. Kill the trees. Kill the Jews. And leave behind a barren spiritual and physical desert ruled by the destroyers You might think that the obstacles to peace are the rockets from Gaza and the brutal murders of Jews. You might be foolish enough to think that the obstacles are the ordinary Muslims who taunted and beat Adelle Banita-Bennett, suddenly widowed at 22, trying to escape the Muslim terrorist who had just murdered her husband. You might think that it’s the fact that a majority...
  • Obama Tells Falsehoods About Israel, Retracts, Then Repeats Falsehoods

    10/26/2015 5:19:43 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | October 26, 2015 | Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel
    The top propaganda tactics the administration is using to demonize the Jewish State. Obama Tells Falsehoods About Israel, Retracts, Then Repeats Falsehoods The top propaganda tactics the administration is using to demonize the Jewish State. October 26, 2015 Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel After weeks of murderous Palestinian stabbing attacks upon innocent Israelis, how has the Obama Administration responded? Although Israel has been killing or apprehending knife-wielding terrorists, while Mahmoud Abbas Palestinian Authority (PA) has beenincitingandglorifyingtheir acts of murder, the Administration presents both sides as morally equivalent, while insinuating or even asserting Israeli responsibility. Obama officials have been...
  • NFL files appeal brief, says Brady participated in a scheme to deflate game balls

    10/27/2015 6:39:35 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 39 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | 10/26/2015 | Mike Florio
    If the #DeflateGate controversy has placed a chip on the shoulder of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the chip has just gotten a lot bigger. On the first page of the first written brief submitted by the NFL to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the NFL states that Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Brady for four games after finding that Brady had participated in a scheme to deflate game balls to be used in a conference championship game. The scheme was aimed at gaining an unfair competitive advantage on the field, the NFL contends, and it was devised...
  • Highest French court rules BDS unlawful, discriminatory (anti-Israel boycott/divest/sanction)

    10/25/2015 12:12:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    INN ^ | 10/25/2015, 5:34 PM | Matt Wanderman
    Frances highest court of appeals has upheld a decision that found BDS advocates guilty of inciting hate and/or discrimination, the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions has reported. Last week the Court of Cassation ruled on a case involving two attempts to boycott Israeli products in the Carrefour supermarket, one in 2009 and one in 2010. The boycotters were wearing shirts with the slogan Long Live Palestine, Boycott Israel, handed out pamphlets stating that the sale of Israeli goods supports war crimes in Gaza, and yelled slogans such as, Israel assassinates, Carrefour is complicit.
  • Trump Doubles Down On Bush 9/11 Remarks: "They Did Know It Was Coming"

    10/20/2015 9:16:55 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 296 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 20, 2015 | Jeff Poor
    On Tuesdays New Day on CNN, Republican presidential front-runner defended his response aimed at his GOP opponent former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL), who had claimed in a debate earlier this month that the country was kept safe under former President George W. Bush.
  • So Dubya Turned Out to be an Idiot After All- I Guess The Libs Were Right

    10/20/2015 3:17:07 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 80 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 October 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Sorry I ever defended him and his corrupt clan... Apparently the Bushes are in the same boat as the Clintons now, where they're SO deeply indebted to various donors they're not able to retire-even if they wanted to- then ride quietly off into the sunset just because thevoters want nothing to do with them... These two boundlessly-greedy political dynasties will never go away unless shoved off the cliff- as this country is presently fixin to do. Perhaps Dubya was hoping a Jeb! administration could salvage his own legacy, just like GWB himself aspired to finish his father's unfinished chores...
  • Bon Jovi to Waters: Drop Dead!

    10/04/2015 9:28:16 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 38 replies
    powerlineblog.com ^ | October 3, 2015 | John Hinderaker
    Some years ago, I was in the office of a straitlaced, middle-aged lady who was in charge of my law firms support staff. I noticed a photograph on her desk of herself with a long-haired guy who looked like a rock musician. It seemed incongruous, so I asked about the picture, and she told me this story.
  • Rouhani: America's support for the inhumane Zionist regime provides excuse for terror (UN speech)

    09/28/2015 11:12:09 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 16 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 09/28/2015 20:37
    The Iranian president said that America's support for Israel provides an excuse for terrorism worldwide. "If we did not have the US military invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, and the USs unwarranted support for the inhumane actions of the Zionist regime against the oppressed nation of Palestine, today the terrorists would not have an excuse for the justification of their crimes," Rouhani said.
  • Icelands Capital Backtracks on Israel Boycott

    09/20/2015 3:06:55 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    INN ^ | 9/19/2015, 8:36 PM | Ari Yashar
    In a surprising about-face, Icelands capital city of Reykjavik has decided to back down on its decision made just last Wednesday to boycott all Israeli goods. Reykjavik Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson told the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service RUV that the decision is to be withdrawn, saying he was angry with himself for supporting the move. [] The decision was to have all city agencies boycott all Israeli goods. It came under harsh criticism by Jewish groups who noted a full boycott of Israeli goods would have to include computers and cell phones. Even Icelands Foreign Ministry slammed the move, saying...
  • Icelandic Capital Reykjavik to Boycott All Israeli Products

    09/16/2015 12:52:37 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    INN ^ | 9/16/2015, 7:17 PM | Matt Wanderman
    The Icelandic capital of Reykjavik has announced that it will boycott all products made in Israel as long as the occupation of Palestinian territories continues. The boycott not does limit itself to Judea and Samaria, but instead targets all of Israel. An explanatory memorandum claims that it is merely a symbolic gesture, though, and there is no list of specific Israel companies or products included. Bjrk Vilhelmsdttir, an outgoing councilwomen representing the Social Democratic Alliance, introduced the bill. This is expected to be her last major action as part of the city council.

    09/10/2015 3:47:57 AM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 7 replies
    WEEI.com ^ | 9 Sep 15 | Jerry Thornton
    Lost in the fun and frivolity of Tuesdays ESPN hatchet job on the Patriots was this companion piece in Sports Illustrated, which I never got to. Of course nothing pleases the national pundits and fan bases in other markets like accusing Patriots fans of being crazy, paranoid, conspiracy-theorist nutjobs, and you know how much I hate incurring their scorn. So Im sure its just a coincidence that two of the leading sports media outlets simultaneously came out with almost identical articles dredging up the same tired, unsubstantiated rumors about an eight-year-old Spygate story and both conveniently posted them at the...
  • EU Soon to Decide on Labeling 'Settlement' Produce

    09/05/2015 4:21:32 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/9/15
    The European Union will soon render its decision on whether to label goods produced by Jews in Judea and Samaria. Speaking at the conclusion of a summit of European foreign ministers in Luxembourg, EU foreign policy chief Frederica Mogherini said a special committee would soon submit its conclusions on the issue. "The work of the committee dealing with the issue is coming to a close - these are the last steps before we submit the conclusions," she said. Luxembroug's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said that in his opinion labeling Jewish-made goods produced across the Green Line was an important policy....
  • Dilemma For Israel Boycotters As Jewish Israeli Scientists Make HIV Breakthrough

    08/27/2015 9:54:21 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    Scientists in Israel have announced a breakthrough in HIV research, a development that will leave Israel boycotters with their latest ethical dilemma. The team from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev say their finding will result in a revolutionary diagnosis and the key to the clinical solution that will prevent infection with HIV and will destroy the deadly virus. i24News reports that Dr Ran Taube of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics at the southern Israeli university said his team has discovered similarities between HIV (the virus that leads to AIDS) and leukemia. Conducted in collaboration with Dr. Uri Rubio...
  • Matisyahu Stands Up to BDS, Rocks Spanish Festival

    08/23/2015 12:17:56 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    inn ^ | 8/23/15 | Cynthia Blank
    American Jewish singer Matisyahu performed at a Spanish music festival late on Saturday, three days after organizers apologized for canceling his appearance due to pressure from the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. While he faced catcalls from some pro-Palestinian protesters, Reuters reported, the concert passed calmly despite its tense build-up. Video from the event shows Matisyahu singing his famous song "Jerusalem," even as protesters wave the flags of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) terrorist group in the crowd.
  • Democrats need Jon Stewart moderating to their rescue (Quarter million liberals sign petition)

    08/22/2015 8:22:34 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 18 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 21, 2015 | 8:09pm
    <p>A comedian moderating a presidential debate? Why not, if its Jon Stewart handling a face-off of Democrats?</p> <p>Yes, Stewart was far from impartial in his long run on his satirical The Daily Show. But he hasnt played favorites within the Democratic Party. And many folks trust him: 150,000 have signed a petition pushing for him to host a presidential gig.</p>
  • NBC and CBS Hype Push to Have Jon Stewart Moderate 2016 Debate

    08/21/2015 2:55:49 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 40 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 21, 2015 | 12:44 PM EDT | Kyle Drennen
    Just two weeks after the broadcast networks mourned cultural icon Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show, Fridays NBC Today and CBS This Morning touted an online petition on the liberal Change.org website urging the Commission on Presidential Debates to select the left-wing comedian as a 2016 debate moderator. On Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered: Could the presidential race be in Jon Stewart's future? Fill-in weatherperson Dylan Dryer followed: Well, thats the hope of a lot of people....A Change.org petition requesting Stewart moderate one of the 2016 presidential debates has been signed almost 140,000 times and that number is growing by...
  • Jon Stewarts irrelevance [Viewership CRATERED as time went on]

    08/11/2015 3:36:52 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    World Crass ^ | 8/11/15 | Crassus
    Of recent late-night comedy shows to go off the air, the one with the steepest decline in its final year was Jon Stewarts. In his concluding performance, Stewart had 3.5 million viewers, and in his last year he had an average of 1.5 million viewers per show.
  • Liberal Hate Tweets: Obama Regime Economist and New Daily Show Host

    03/31/2015 1:45:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March, 31, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: An economist at the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics -- this is an Obama administration official -- is undergoing a review after she apparently sent out a tweet claiming that Christians vote for Nazis. Economist Elizabeth Ashack's Twitter account, sometime over the weekend, appeared to tweet out, "People in the red states vote for Nazis to govern and then call themselves Christian. It will not end well for them." And then she includes the hashtag #BoycottIndiana. They captured the screen shot of the tweet. It was captured by somebody called SooperMexican.com, S-o-o-p-e-r. Now, the tweet obviously is a...
  • Newest Trick in War Against Israel: The Anti-Semitic Attack on Mark Levin

    09/10/2014 8:40:36 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Sep 2014 | Thomas Rose
    They say anti-Semitism is a lot like alcoholism. Every recovering alcoholic knows their disease has no curethat the seeds for its active return are always there, just below the surface of normalcy, requiring a constant lifelong vigilance to prevent. So, too, with anti-Semitism, sometimes called the worlds oldest hatred. No matter how long it may appear dormant, it never goes away.-snip- The newest twist on this oldest of games is to apply the term "anti-Semitism" tosupportersof Israel. In this bizarro world, the only "true" friends of Israel are the ones who make their support for continued existence of the Jewish...
  • Newest Trick In War Against Israel: The Anti-Semitic Attack On Mark Levin

    09/11/2014 5:57:27 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | September 11,2014 | Thomas Rose
    They say anti-Semitism is a lot like alcoholism. Every recovering alcoholic knows their disease has no curethat the seeds for its active return are always there, just below the surface of normalcy, requiring a constant lifelong vigilance to prevent. So, too, with anti-Semitism, sometimes called the worlds oldest hatred. No matter how long it may appear dormant, it never goes away. It is always there.
  • The power of Jewish indignation

    08/22/2015 4:14:24 PM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 08/20/2015 | CAROLINE B. GLICK
    When Jews stand up to anti-Semites, the anti-Semites back down. Perhaps we should thank Spains Rotodom Sunsplash reggae festival organizers. They just provided us with a textbook case both of the nature of todays anti-Semitism and of how to defeat it. Last weekend, the festival organizers canceled their invitation to Matisyahu, the American-Jewish reggae artist, because he refused to bow to the organizers demand that he publicly support Palestine. Matisyahu was the only known Jew in the festival line-up and the only performer asked to produce such a statement. Rather than take this lying down, on Monday Matisyahu recounted the...
  • Non-Interventionism is Americas Best Policy

    08/22/2015 11:35:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 22, 2015 | Paige Lewis
    Americans do well with moderation. It is in our national DNA. It is also a by-product of the freedom of expression and allowing different perspectives in the public forum. In foreign policy, non-interventionism is the moderate stance, and it has served Americans well in her four hundred or so years. As British subjects, American colonists were compelled to fight for the British crown, until they felt compelled to defend themselves against the kings army. After centuries of European conflicts dragging Americans into war, national independence yielded a non-interventionist foreign policy for the infant nation. George Washington advised in his farewell...
  • Matisyahu expelled even as Spain says its making nice to Jews

    08/21/2015 1:55:58 PM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | August 18, 2015 | Amanda Borschel-Dan
    Anti-Israel boycott movements victory in Valencia music festival casts pall on historic citizenship law The Spanish government passed a headline-grabbing law on June 11 bestowing Spanish citizenship upon descendants of Sephardic Jews. The high-profile effort, lauded as a historic measure correcting sins from a 500-year past, is set to be implemented by October and is expected to potentially draw some 90,000 applicants. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign up! But the law stands in stark contrast to a proliferation of anti-Semitism in the country in which anti-Israel efforts are...
  • Note to Former Pres. Jimmy Carter: Please Boycott Israeli Products & Technology

    08/19/2015 10:34:38 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 16 replies
    Dear Editor, I am Jewish, and therefore forbidden by my faith to rejoice in someones misfortune, even for individuals like Jimmy Carter, the worse (sic) president in the history of our beloved country. This peanut-grower sold his rotten soul to the enemies of the United States and Israel, Carter is an avowed anti-Semite who has no love for me or my people. By my own admission, Im a fair man who hates no one (although I may dislike some people) but I will take this opportunity to remind the cancer-stricken Carter to follow through with the boycott of Israeli products....
  • Idaho replaces mile marker 420 with 419.9 to thwart stoners

    08/18/2015 2:28:22 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 107 replies
    BOISE, Idaho If you're looking for milepost 420, you won't find it in Idaho. Idaho transportation officials say the mile marker has been replaced with 419.9 signs to curb thieves eager to own a number associated with marijuana enthusiasts. Turns out, Idaho isn't alone in this problem. States like Washington and Colorado have also replaced 420 signs with 419.9 after consistently having to replace them after thefts by supposed sticky-fingered stoners. Adam Rush of the Idaho Transportation Department says officials have replaced the old sign along U.S. Highway 95 with "MILE 419.9," just south of Coeur d'Alene. ~snip~ The...
  • Glenn Beck absolutely befuddled by pro-Trump Republican entertainers (Coulter and Co.)

    08/15/2015 1:59:14 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 168 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/14/2015 | T. Becket Adams
    Many Republican entertainers are clearly smitten with former reality TV star Donald Trump, but for conservative commentator Glenn beck, this makes no sense. Trump, a longtime crony capitalist, supports many liberal positions, including increased gun control and single-payer healthcare. ... "I get it if you are tired of politicians, A Republican progressive, or you are only about winning," Beck wrote in a message posted at Facebook [link at URL]. "Perhaps you are angry and you just want to make someone pay or just want something done and you don't carte how it gets done, but what PRINCIPLES does he have...
  • Inside the Mysterious Website Exposing Anti-Israel Bigots

    08/06/2015 5:18:51 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    INN ^ | 8/6/2015, 8:02 PM | Edwin Black
    When we find out who they [anti-Israel agitators] arewe just put out the facts. But when they find out who we arethey literally want to kill us. Because that is what they are like. On February 17, 2015, a number of Americas most vituperative anti-Israel activists woke up to discover that they had been named and spotlighted by a mysterious new website called Canary Mission. The site boldly aggregates the public statements, videos, and photographs of leading members of the organized movement against Israel in their most telling and often most demonstrative moments. The profiled individuals span a gamut of...
  • SodaStream CEO Gives Amazing BDS Testimony To Congress: 'Manipulation, Violence and Destruction'

    07/31/2015 5:37:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 7/31/15 | Caleb Howe
    At a Congressional hearing on the BDS movement (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions), CEO of SodaStream Daniel Birnbaum gave gripping testimony that left no question about the impact of the movement on the people and businesses in Israel and the West Bank. Legal Insurrection collected and posted video Wednesday of Birnbaum's powerful testimony. "The BDS are in the business of manipulation, violence, and destruction," says Birnbaum, as he gives a laundry list of heinous activity taken against the company for the crime of operating an open business with fair treatment of all workers from any background. "BDS tactics include intimidating, harassing,...
  • Lawless Administration Wont Enforce Law Against Israel Boycotts

    07/01/2015 4:09:24 PM PDT · by robowombat · 2 replies
    Commentary ^ | 07.01.2015 - 9:00 AM | Jonathan S. Tobin
    Lawless Administration Wont Enforce Law Against Israel Boycotts Jonathan S. Tobin | @tobincommentary 07.01.2015 - 9:00 AM The signing of a trade bill last week that included provisions specifically requiring U.S. trade negotiators to oppose European boycotts of Israel was a signal defeat for the BDS boycott, divest, sanction movement. The willingness of a bipartisan majority of Congress to label efforts to wage economic war on the Jewish state as inconsistent with American law was especially important since it rightly dismissed any distinction between boycotts of all of Israel and those that only target Jewish communities in the...
  • United Church of Christ Anti-Israel Extremism (Obama's denomination)

    07/01/2015 8:10:09 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Peggy Shapiro
    On June 30, 2015, the General Synod of the United Church of Christ voted to single out Israel for an economic and propaganda war. Ignoring the violent state of affairs in an unstable region, the plague of terrorist groups, and the victimization of millions of Christians and other minority groups, the UCC elected to boycott Israel, the only functioning democracy in the Middle East. Giving a pass to Hamas rockets aimed at Israeli children and the prohibition of any Jews to enter Palestinian-controlled territory, the UCC jumped on the bandwagon of slander to demonize Israel. Deletion and Replacement of Jews...
  • The Obama-Kerry State Department comes out in favor of BDS

    06/30/2015 8:37:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 6/30/15 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Read the statement in the tweet below, and it becomes quite clear that the Obama administration has come out in favor of boycotting, divesting from and sanctioning Israel. Matt Lee @APDiploWriter Obama admin opposes "conflation of Israel and 'Israeli-controlled territories' in #TPA bill, per @statedeptspox 12:45 PM - 30 Jun 2015 54 54 Retweets 20No, this administration is different than previous administrations. Previous administrations (with the exception of Carter) may have referred to Jewish settlement of Judea and Samaria as 'unwise' and may have called it 'illegitimate.' But only the Obama and Carter administrations have called it 'illegal.' (Which it's...
  • Israeli Embassy Complains over French Funds to Flotilla NGO

    06/29/2015 12:40:19 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/6/15 | Ari Soffer
    Israel's embassy in France has formally complained to the French government, following an Arutz Sheva report which revealed Paris is funding at least one of the extremist organizations involved in coordinating the anti-Israel "Freedom Flotilla III" to Gaza. The flotilla is attempting to breach the IDF's blockade of the Hamas-ruled territory, which the 70-odd anti-Israel activists taking part claim is "illegal." In 2011, however, the UN's Palmer Report ruled that the blockade was in fact an entirely legal means for Israel to prevent weapons and rocket-making equipment from being smuggled into Gaza. Last week Arutz Sheva revealed that among the...
  • PM: Israeli Aid to Gaza 500,000 Times More Than Flotilla Aid

    06/28/2015 6:53:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    INN ^ | 6/28/2015, 10:32 PM | Yaakov Levi
    After MK Basal Ghattas (Joint Arab List) sent Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu several letters protesting the IDFs intention to prevent the Freedom Flotilla III, the Prime Minister is sending back letters to members of the flotilla. In his letter, Netanyahu says to flotilla members that they apparently got lost. Welcome to Israel, but if its freedom you have in mind, maybe you meant to sail to another destination not far from hereSyria. There, the government is murdering and slaughtering its citizens daily, with the support of Iran, the letter says. The letter lists the large amount of medical and other...
  • Israel: Flotilla Took Wrong Turn Syria, ISIS Murdering Thousands

    06/28/2015 6:33:12 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 4 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | June 28, 2015 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel June 28, 2015 In response to a PR stunt using a flotilla of boats to illegally enter Gaza, paid activists supporting Hamas in Gaza will be welcomed to Israel with a letter from the Prime Ministers Office. The letter will be given to 50 people on the boats as they are legally detained in Israeli waters and escorted to Ashdod. The letter, which will be distributed with food and drinks, reads: Welcome to Israel! Perhaps you meant to set sail for a place not far from here Syria. There the...
  • UN Makes Huge Move to ARREST Benjamin Netanyahu

    06/28/2015 4:39:23 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 31 replies
    A report released by the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday called for alleged Israeli war criminals like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested and tried for having led attacks against Palestinian civilians. Orders for the report to be prepared were initially given on July 23, 2014, just 16 days into the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict that started when Hamas began firing rockets into Israel. It also named as its start date June 13 the day after Palestinian thugs kidnapped and murdered three Israeli teenagers. Furthermore, creation of the report was directed by Mary McGowan Davis,...
  • The UNs Failure to Live up to Its Charters Ideals

    06/29/2015 5:23:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/29/15 | Joseph A. Klein
    UN has lost its way, as so vividly illustrated by the moral equivalence, if not worse, it applies to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the massacres in Syria The United Nations celebrated the 70th anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter on June 26th. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called the UN Charter an expression of hope. Commemorating the signing of the UN Charter at its birthplace in San Francisco, the Secretary General added that the Charter symbolizes the hope and aspirations that we can bring the world as it is a little closer to the world as it should...
  • Palestine - European Union Risks Jew-hater Label

    06/24/2015 5:38:47 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/24/15 | David Singer
    The EU will indeed merit the "Jew-hater" tag - should its ill-considered and misconceived labelling action proceed. The European Union (EU) runs the risk of being labelled Jew-hater - should it proceed with its plans requiring supermarkets and other retailers to label products made by Jews in Judea and Samaria (West Bank) differently from those made by Jews in Israel. No matter what spin the EU uses to justify any such discriminatory labellingthe EU will be seen to be actively supporting the 2005 Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israelwhose manifesto states:
  • Hadash Party Calls to Boycott All of Judea-Samaria (Israels Arab Communist Party)

    06/19/2015 10:55:32 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    INN ^ | 6/19/2015, 8:35 AM | Dalit Halevy
    Communist Arab party Hadash is likely to be included on a list of parties denied financing under a revolutionary anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) bill, according to the partys guidelines. Yisrael Beytenu chairman MK Avigdor Liberman introduced the bill Thursday. The law would strip political parties of government funding if they supported boycotts of any Israeli products, including those from Judea and Samaria. The bill would also halt funding for day-to-day operations for parties that are already in the Knesset.
  • 1974 Dublin/Monaghan Bombings an Effort to Start a Civil War?

    06/18/2015 10:07:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    Irish Central ^ | June 16,2015 | Jane Walsh
    The bombings of 17 May 1974 were a series of coordinated car bombings in Dublin and Monaghan. A new Irish TV documentary has claimed that the purpose of the Dublin/Monaghan bombings in 1974 was to start a civil war. The bombings were carried out by Loyalists acting under orders from British Army agents the documentary revealed. The bombings of 17 May 1974 were a series of coordinated car bombings in Dublin and Monaghan. Three exploded in Dublin during rush hour and a fourth exploded in Monaghan almost 90 minutes later. They killed 33 civilians and a full-term unborn child, and...