Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from January 1, 2011

Why Israelis emigrate

Why Israelis emigrate: "For some time now, a number of pundits have been advancing the following argument: Faced with the seemingly intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict and stuck with consecutive governments unwilling to reach an equitable agreement with the Palestinian leadership, highly educated and moderate-minded Israelis have been leaving Israel in droves. This trend has been boosted in recent years, it is claimed, by the added factor of Iran’s menacing push to achieve nuclear capability. Those remaining in Israel are increasingly ethno-nationalists such as religious Zionists, Russians, traditional-minded Sephardim and Ethiopians.

- Sent using Google Toolbar"

 America Has Gone Away  :      Information Clearing House: ICH

America Has Gone Away : Information Clearing House: ICH: "December 29, 2010 'Information Clearing House' -- Anyone who doesn’t believe that the US is an incipient fascist state needs only to consult the latest assault on civil liberty by Fox News (sic). Instead of informing citizens, Fox News (sic) informs on citizens. Jason Ditz reports (antiwar.com Dec. 28) that Fox News (sic) “no longer content to simply shill for a growing police state,” turned in a grandmother to the Department of Homeland Security for making “anti-American comments.”

- Sent using Google Toolbar"

Bradley Manning: One Soldier Who Really Did ‘Defend Our Freedom’ by Kevin Carson -- Antiwar.com

Bradley Manning: One Soldier Who Really Did ‘Defend Our Freedom’ by Kevin Carson -- Antiwar.com: "When I hear someone say that soldiers 'defend our freedom,' my immediate response is to gag. I think the last time American soldiers actually fought for the freedom of Americans was probably the Revolutionary War — or maybe the War of 1812, if you want to be generous. Every war since then has been for nothing but to uphold a system of power, and to make the rich folks even richer.

- Sent using Google Toolbar"

Bomb hits Egypt church at New Year’s Mass, 21 dead | Antiwar Newswire

Bomb hits Egypt church at New Year’s Mass, 21 dead | Antiwar Newswire: "A powerful bomb exploded in front of a crowded Coptic Christian church a half hour into the New Year early Saturday, hitting worshippers emerging from a holiday Mass in the Egyptian city of Alexandria and killing at least 21 people in an attack that raised suspicions of an al-Qaida role.

- Sent using Google Toolbar"