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On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News.

Hi, For your consideration…and with sincere respect. I’m Greek Orthodox. I live in Toronto. I’m also Norman’s webmaster. I volunteered for him after the Gaza massacre last year. I found out about him and got in touch with him after trying to learn more about the massacre and the Israel-Palestine conflict in general. I quickly found that he is the clearest, most accurate, concise and most thorough scholar on the topic. I, like most decent people, was HORRIFIED at the

Another Holocaust victim, Part II

On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

(AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Richmond police say the bullet that hit a window of Republican Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor’s office had been randomly fired skyward. Amid reports of threats and vandalism against Democrats who voted Sunday for sweeping health care reforms, Cantor said at a Washington news conference Thursday that a bullet was fired into his Richmond office. In a news release, Richmond police said that the bullet had been fired into the air early Tuesday. It hit the

Another Holocaust victim, Part I

On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

U.S. Congressman Eric Cantor said Thursday that he believed many of the threats leveled against him since he assumed office may be in part to the fact that he is Jewish. “There’s been a lot of reports of threats and the potential for violence against members of Congress,” said Cantor, who is the only Jewish Republican Congressman and serves as the minority whip in the House. “Let me be clear, I do not condone violence. We condemn violence – period,”

Finkelstein interview: No struggle, no progress

On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Adwan Mohamad and Uffe Kaels Auring interview Norman Finkelstein in Copenhagen, Denmark, on November 13, 2009 to learn about the Oslo peace process, the role of the US and EU, Gaza and the Goldstone Report, Palestinian collaborators, and more: The Peace Process: A Fig Leaf for Israel to Annex Palestinian Territories What does it take to get the peace process “back on track”? We should judge the phenomenon by the practical results, not by the label. There’s been no peace

Here's how Democracy works: We give them U.S.-taxpayer money in the form of "aid." They use the "aid" to purchase goods from American merchants of death. And the politicians and media babble about whether Netanyahu insulted Biden.

On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Washington this week absorbing the full wrath of the Obama administration, the Pentagon and Israel’s defense establishment were in the process of sealing a large arms deal. According to the deal, Israel will purchase three new Hercules C-130J airplanes. The deal for the three aircrafts, designed by Lockheed Martin, is worth roughly a quarter billion dollars. Each aircraft costs $70 million. The aircrafts were manufactured specifically for Israeli needs, and include a large

Egypt foils Hamas attempt to smuggle A-Bomb into Gaza

On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Published: 03.26.10, 14:46 / Israel News The Egyptian police arrested 22 people suspected of smuggling contraband from Sinai into the Gaza Strip, according to a security official in the country. All of the suspects were arrested as part of a large military operation that took place over the past three days near Rafah and Sheikh Zuayed, in northern Sinai. Hundreds of security officials took part in the operation and confiscated cans of food, automobile parts, clothes, and water pumps. (AFP)

Horseshit worth reading

On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By Edmund Sanders Reporting from Jericho, West Bank – As the highest-ranking commander of nearly 8,000 Palestinian security troops, Maj. Gen. Diab Ali is accustomed to being top gun. But the salutes often stop when he leaves the military base and travels through the West Bank. Experience has taught the general to leave his gun behind and trade the uniform for civilian clothes, lest some young Israeli checkpoint guard decide to hold him for questioning or block his way. “It

From a Greek festival this past week in support of Palestine

On Saturday, March 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Dear All, You have to listen to this beautiful song from the festival for Gaza. The lyrics are from Odysseas Elytis and music:Theodorakis-The Sun of Justice with translation below and notes from the translator. Της δικαιοσύνης ήλιε νοητέ και μυρσίνη συ δοξαστική μη παρακαλώ σας μη λησμονάτε τη χώρα μου! Sun of justice, whom we feel * and you, myrtle branch of glory, do not, I beg of you do not forget my country! Τα πικρά μου χέρια με

Guiness Book of World's Records Reports First Case of Corpse Speaking

On Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Gaza – Ma’an – On his first visit to Gaza since the end of Israel’s Operation Cast Lead, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the ongoing siege “not sustainable” adding that the continued closure “is wrong.” More than a year after he spoke in front of the smoldering remains of the UN warehouse in Gaza City, hit by Israeli missiles during the December 2008-January 2009 war, Ban addressed Gazans in Khan Younis, saying they “are striving to provide for their families

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