Monthly Archives: March 2012

Election Victory, George Galloway Interviewed by Jeremy Paxman

In light of George Galloway’s recent win in Bradford West we should remember what happened in 2005, when he was interviewed by Jeremy Paxman: “JP: We’re joined now from his count in Bethnal Green and Bow by George Galloway. Mr … Continue reading

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Salam Fayyad Is Right

I am very reluctant to post around the events in Toulouse, but feel compelled now it appears the suspect has been captured. I believe that the words of the Palestinian Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad, need to be said many times … Continue reading

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Neo-Nazis in France

La Point has an updated article on those neo-Nazis in the French army, via Chrome’s translate: “The investigation into the killings of Toulouse and Montauban know a new twist. The killing of the soldiers of the 17th Engineer Regiment paratrooper … Continue reading

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Shooting In France, Time to Reflect

I have been away from the news media so didn’t catch the awful shootings in France, but my initial thought was how it puts our lives in perspective. How our petty disputes and problems seem so small by comparison. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Rev. Sizer And The Questions of Veterans Today

In light of Rev. Stephen Sizer linking to an antisemitic site, Calvin Smith has asked some pertinent questions: “What is Veteran’s Place? Is it properly anti-Semitic or predominantly anti-Israel?” The quick reply is, yes, Veterans Today (run by Gordon Duff) … Continue reading

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Sudan, George Clooney And The Enough Project

George Clooney’s brief arrest today brought into focus the plight of people in Sudan. The Enough Project has harrowing details of attacks against unarmed civilians. This short video clip from their YouTube channel contains graphic images of the war crimes … Continue reading

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Twitter Capitulated To The Syrian Dictatorship

According to the Guardian, Twitter instead of objecting to interference from the Syrian dictatorship capitulated to it: ‘Twitter closed down a string of accounts purporting to be authored by the Syrian president and the first lady, emails reveal. A senior … Continue reading

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The Guardian Leaks Bashar al-Assad’s Emails

The Guardian provides an astonishing insight into the comfortable and brutal world of the Assad dictatorship: the Assad emails.

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BDS Stigmatises Kosher Food

The conduct of BDS supporters in Birmingham leaves little doubt that racism is firmly embedded in their outlook. They attacked the Kosher food section in a Tesco supermarket. Anthony Cooper covers it with typical restraint. This is not the first … Continue reading

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Laurie Penny, The Indy And Racism.

Posting this before I forget. Laurie Penny reported from the AIPAC conference for the Independent. A relatively easy job, not terribly controversial, AIPAC is one of the many political lobbies in America, which has hundreds, if not thousands of major … Continue reading

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What Syrian Refugees Say.

AP relates: “The U.N. refugee agency said Monday that as many as 2,000 Syrians crossed into Lebanon over the last two days to flee the violence in their country. In the Lebanese border village of Qaa, families with women with … Continue reading

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Transition: From Concerned to Jenny Tonge and Ken O’Keefe.

While studying the phenomena of support for Jenny Tonge I have been struck by a number of things: 1. The level of shared paranoia and slippage into conspiracy theories that occurs. 2. How many of her defenders subscribe to her … Continue reading

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In Syria Residents Suffer Death and Destruction

HRW has released some striking images of the Syrian government’s shelling in Homs: “Local sources have reported that approximately 700 civilians have been killed and thousands wounded in Homs since the Syrian military began its current assault on the city … Continue reading

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After Tonge

The discussions ramble on concerning Jenny Tonge losing the Liberal-Democrat whip in the House of Lords. On Twitter Tonge’s supporters have been rather vocal, however, have sometimes undermined their case by citing Ken O’Keefe or the racist, Stuart Littlewood. Some … Continue reading

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In The USA, Meet Arthur Jones, Antisemite In The GOP

In light of recent events I am sure we will be told that Arthur Jones is only an “anti-Zionist”, but you make up your own mind on him: “A congressional candidate running as a Republican in the upcoming Illinois primary … Continue reading

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Public Record: Searchlight on Israel Shamir

It appears that the Searchlight’s 2004 article on the racist, Israel Shamir, has gone missing. I assume they’ve had a redesign and it got lost along the way. Therefore, as a public service, I present a copy: ” Author: Tor … Continue reading

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Julian Assange, Belarus And The New Statesman

I am highly critical of the New Statesman and how its comments boxes are often full of anti-Jewish racism, but this piece by Kapil Komireddi is very informative: “In December 2010, Israel Shamir, a WikiLeaks associate and an intimate friend … Continue reading

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Jenny Tonge on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme

The BBC’s Today Programme gave Jenny Tonge a platform and an opportunity to justify her offensive and ahistorical remarks. She was in a hole, but she kept digging. I will await a full transcript, but here are a few of … Continue reading

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