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Month: June, 2015

Who Guards The Dog?

by Taxi

The American pro Palestine community is divided. Clearly, there is an aggressive attempt by a certain Jewish camp to dominate the narrative and set the boundaries of freedom of speech within the community. On the other hand, there are the resistors to this attempted domination.  I will not go into parsing the details of the JVP-Weir wars here, as they’re already known.  But I will say this:  to question authority using the sword of reason is healthy and in fact it is a necessary activity.

The pro Palestine community has two kinds of infiltrators:  the despicable antisemite and the despicable anti-gentile.  A Jewish contingency within the community, more specifically JVP, has taken it upon themselves to weed out the antisemite amongst us using McCarthy-like tactics and their fault-susceptible broad definition of an antisemite.   I understand the absolute necessity of weeding out undesirables – but it has to be done for non-personal and legitimate reasons – and the ousting must be agreed upon by both Jew and Gentile groups, and not just solely by one side.

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When Pathos Is King

by Taxi

R.I.P. Charleston victims and all other victims of violent racism.

Sure Jon is sincere but is he so foolish as to think that banning a flag will actually stop racism in America?  Or anywhere else in the world for that matter?

To me, as an American presently located in the southern Levant, exposed daily via local media to pictorial and film reels of people being mascaraed in their houses of worship and elsewhere, exposed to the wanton torture of civilians and prisoners of war etc., well… I see no difference between a suicide bomber blowing himself up in a crowded mosque and the mass shooting massacre that took place in the Charleston Church a few days ago.

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What Hope, America?!

by Taxi

So Donald the Trumpet wants to be president of the United States. And Lindsey Graham crackers wants it too. Jeb the Bushka will give it a go and Rand Paul and Hillary Ono and Bernie Sanders – uhuh Bernie too.

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The BDS War Is On, Baby!

by Taxi

BDS haters are out in force.  They’re everywhere you look on mainstream media and they’re everywhere on alternative net media.  It is obvious that a sudden deluge of seething hasbara on the information highway is being unleashed by Sheldon Adleson’s millions and media minions.  And they’re all weirdly jittery yet angry that BDS got this far – they’re furiously scribbling away belittling fisty tirades at the tangible upsurge of BDS’s popularity around the globe.  They’re bearing their teeth menacingly and demonizing and smearing with accusations of… well, you know what – they’re hating on BDS and whinging and lying through rattled teeth and fuming nostrils.

Wonderful to witness this level of desperate hasbara.

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Evil, Thy Name Is Military Industrial Complex

by Taxi

Attacking Yemen – experimenting on the poorest populations in the world – yet again.

The Global Military Industrial Complex.  Hope y’all out there realize that they’ll never let us bankrupt their businesses or disarm their clients.  They will kill us all way before they ever let that happen.

They are insanely wealthy and they have all the guns in the world – literally.  We don’t stand a chance against them in this context.

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