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Recognize the face? Benito Netanyahu.

You've seen that blustery fascist before. Blimp-necked, stone-faced. As Zionist war criminal Benyamin Netanyahu struts from one warmonger venue to another, isn't he the spitting image of a much reviled sociopath of another era? Same first name approximately, same mission. Racism, war and genocide.

The Denver Islamophobes “Americans Against Terrorism” plan another rally calling for war, not peace, with Iran.

DENVER, COLORADO- In view of the anticipated US peace agreement with Iran, a Denver warmongering group Americans Against Terrorism (AAT) is planning a June 28 rally at the state capitol to reject any treaty which permits Iran to develop nuclear power. Their poster depicts a mushroom cloud over a Denver-flat metropolis, demonstrating that AAT knows exactly what it means to use terror and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims. Unsurprisingly, AAT didn't have anything to say against the Charleston Church Shooting or other acts of domestic terrorism. (Or against racism.) AAT's agenda has been to advance Israel's interests, right now that's drumming for war against Iran. Last year AAT rallied to support Israel's 2014 attack on Gaza, "Operation Protective Edge", which left 2,300 Palestinians dead and another 10,800 injured. Most of the casualties were women and children. Recently, AAT joined the equally pro-Israel Stand-With-Us to counter a successful BDS ad campaign running on Denver RTD buses. That's who is rallying for "peace" this Sunday. Fortunately real antiwar activists plan a counter-protest.

Forget the one state solution, or two, Israelis have earned a no state solution

It used to be controversial to call for a ONE STATE SOLUTION to end the fighting over Palestine. Israelis and their American Zionist supporters rightly feared that without bantustans to isolate Palestinians, Israel's Jews would become the minority and democracy would upend the legitimacy of a Jewish state. To be fair, that's not only probable, it's inevitable. But how cavalier to wait confidently as Palestinians continue to suffer reprisals and recently a teenager abducted and burned alive by marauding Jewish settlers incited by Israeli ministers calling for collective punishment and genocide. Nevermind the IDF air strikes burning Gazans alive. Yeah, maybe it's time to stop pretending a Zionist theocracy can be democratic, and stop pretending that invaders and occupiers want "peace". They want their conquest and human rights abuses left in peace. End this thinly veiled western colonial adventure. Palestine for Palestinians, not Europeans and Americans claiming a "birthright" that usurps a refugee's right of return.

Israel caught birth controlling the Falash Mura, ethnically cleansing Jews of false flesh tone

How's this for a Wikipedia item update? After five years of having denied the practice, the Israeli government admits it is secretly administering birth control injections to its Falash Mura population, reducing that community's birth rate by half. Falash Mura you may ask, translates to "horse of the raven" --consult Wikipedia if you'd like to see some champion dissembling from the racist imagery of that term-- and refers to the descendents of Beta Israel, or Ethiopian Jews, contested as improbably Jewish on account of their skin color making Semitic Europeans uncomfortable. Israel has very reluctantly offered birthright invites to their Ethiopian Diasporans. Israel's Law of Return is not to be confused with the International Right of Return, to which all refuges are entitled, which Israel refuses to grant Palestinians, the original and more likely descendents of ALPHA ISRAEL. But getting back to this breaking story on Zionist racism, it turns out Israel has been preemptively ethnically cleansing their darkies, no worse than the US does with ghettos, drugs, cheap guns, and the prison industrial complex.

ARGO is a near deftly crafted thriller, jingoist agitprop, full-on Islamophobic mockumentary

This movie is rated AYFKM-- Film critics are unanimous in their praise of ARGO, Ben Affleck's retelling of an Iran Hostage Crisis era escape caper. Either these reviews also reflect media agencies uniformly shrugging off Argo's obvious anti-Iranian jingoism or these authors are inured to crude Islamophobic propaganda. Whatever the film's highly praised period piece accuracies, the Angry Arab and bearded terrorist stereotype are pure post-9/11 refinements. The ill-fitting eyeglass frames, face-obstructing Prell hair, and presumed fitness-less sloop-shouldered physiques pretend to lampoon everyone of that era, but the character assassination is precision targeted at Iranians, all of them. "Mockumentary" is meant to describe a mock documentary. Argo is not a documentary, although it asserts to be historical, but most assuredly it mocks. Borat couldn't have made this film more offensive. If the Muslim world wasn't in an uproar about a fictional Hollywood video disparaging to Islam, Argo would do it. What a mockery to pretend that real Zionist movie moguls aren't laughing about a story that depicts Jewish movie industryists pranking Iran with a fake production they called Ar-Go Fuck Yourself. Let's dispel right away the pretense of historical accuracy. The painstaking period details, and mimicked video footage is meant to lend a scent of authenticity to a CIA personnel expatriation that did happen, but much of the villain-at-their-heels tension was fabricated. Poetic license might excuse drama, were it not for the added perk of vilifying, parodying and humiliating a people. I counted no insult spared. Angry Arabs (the Persians aren't Arab -- do they filmmakers know or care?) never attenuating their cacophonous accusatory gibberish. Death squads circulating house to house, Muslim-garbed women hypocritically enjoying Western fast food, every dark face a humorless compassionless fanatic, their soldiers hirsute menacing mongrels who do everything by force. I'm off to research Argo's fabrications which so flavor the Iran-bashing. For the time being I can surmise two. The film assert that the White House pulled the operation at the last minute, prompting ballsy improvisation when our hero agent went rogue. Later he was awarded the CIA' highest honor. How likely was it that they gave a medal to an agent who really defied every link of his chain of command? Unless he didn't. And second, the movie plot has Iran's Revolutionary Guards so hot on their heels that the guards shoot their way through airport doors and mount pickup trucks to brandish guns as they chase a departing jumbo jet along the runway, providing Argo that Black Hawk Down, post-apocalypse Iraq, Libyan rebel stereotype sent up so well in Team America. The tarmac scene is witnessed only by the movie audience and the CIA extraction specialist as he looks out the airplane window. None of his charges sees it because they are of course real people who could do interviews and swiftly confirm the exaggeration.

What’s kosher for the goose should be halal for the gander

If Israel can threaten to attack Iran, without drawing the unanimous rebuke of the international community, then it follows Iran cannot be criticized for warning of its imperative to make a preemptive strike. Except that both would be illegal, the United States being the reigning serial aggressor at large. Or maybe you're of the opinion that Israel can have 200 nuclear weapons and Iran can't have one, or that if US and Israeli agents detonate bombs in Iran it's not terrorism.

Gilad Shalit trade goes to Israel’s head

But that's not news. Trade ratio of 1,000 Palestinian prisoners exchanged for one Gilad Shalit could not but encourage the Zionist notion that Israeli Jews are worth more than your average cretinous Palestinian. Of course, Palestine held only one prisoner, versus Israel's 6,000, so Israelis might consider that Shalit was worth only 16% of real exchange rate. Mathematicians might wonder how any multiple of non-Jews could be considered equal to one Jew. Apartheid suggests you don't want to be compared to a low-life nothing, especially at a magnitude. Really, are Palestinians supposed to make peace with that? The trade is complicated by several factors. One, Shalit gets to go home, while many of the Palestinians are being released into exile. Likewise, Shalit returns to safety while the Israel is free to detain Palestinians at whim, those released or any multitude of other, their relatives for example, or have them killed in airstrikes. So it's actually a raw deal. Israel retains 5,000 captives, but if you count Gaza, described as an open air prison, what's the number really?

Colorado Misremembers Nine Eleven w/ help of Zionist GWOT propagandists

Well looky who's the primary sponsor of Denver's 9/11 misremembrance: our scaremonger friends at THE C.E.L.L., the Zionist funded terror indoctrination center where you can subject yourself and your kids to the psychological trauma of a bomb attack, because the only fear they have to peddle is fear itself. We've covered the odious CELL from its start, whose billboards helpfully warn Denver that terror can happen to anyone, any time, any place. Formerly the "Center for Empowered Learning and Living", now they've dubbed themselves the "Counter-Terrorism Education Learning Lab." Redundant much? It's obvious that the GWOT drummers would make a last ditch effort on 9/11's final hurrah. When's the next big anniversary? 2026? They'll be the Crow-Eating Liverspotted Lepers by then. Besides trying to keep Americans motivated to kill Muslims to preempt terror at home, The CELL has another motive to spread fear. Israelis are beginning to bail from Zionism, in particular from the Judification of Jerusalem, because the constant fear of violence is wearing on them. One strategy to stanch the exodus is to make fear of terrorism universal, especially in core Jewish population centers like Denver, Chicago, NYC and LA.

Never Forget 9/11, much less decode it

Never Forget What? The Alamo? The Maine? The Lusitania? Pearl Harbor? Every example of a tragedy our government exploits has turned out to be a fraud. Interesting company then for Nine Eleven... Although the traditional syntax is "Remember the--". Usually "Never Forget" has been proprietary to Holocaust remembrance. Curious they'd want to dilute the tag line for a mere few thousand WTC victims. It makes me sick at heart. The event was seared into our memories, television broadcast at half mast for days afterward the better to sober the public to a terrorist attack's ramifications. So WHY must we Never Forget? Revenge? Of course it's shorthand for "Never Forget, Never Forgive." You want an eye for an eye? How about vigilance? To prevent an alleged 9/11, we might be best to NEVER FORGET what got us here, brutal imperialist abuse heaped on the rest of the world. That's the perspective it would be good to remember. Never forget Bhopal. Fallujah. Abu Ghraib, Gaza and Cast Lead. "Never Forget 9/11" is one of the first slogans trotted out at anti-Palestinian rallies. Curiouser and curiouser. So I've got more ships for you: Never forget the USS Liberty, or the Mavi Marmara.   As to 9/11, never forget that you haven't been let to get to the bottom of it. But you don't have to tell people not to forget something they know. "Never Forget" is for propagandists worried their brainwash is leaking.

Lannan liberals ensure John Pilger’s THE WAR YOU DON’T SEE remains a documentary Americans won’t see

John Pilger's documentary THE WAR YOU DON'T SEE was due to make its US debut this week, before its Santa Fe venue, the Lannan Foundation, abruptly cancelled the event. Given less than two days notice, plane tickets cancelled on the personal direction of the foundation's funder Patrick Lannan, with no explanation offered. Pilger details on Zcom his concern for what just days ago had been an enthusiastic venue. The Lannan organization still boasts it will be hosting Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein among others, so it's hard to deduce where Pilger's film crossed the line. My guess? Not just the role the US media plays in promoting war, but its bias toward you know who. Here's the trailer, available on johnpilger.com. The War You Don't See (trailer) from John Pilger on Vimeo.

The Jews killed Harry Potter, if we’re to believe the latest Israeli travel PR

I'm mocking the mother of all anti-Semitisms, the original Christian dead horse, that Jews killed Jesus. So let's be very clear, it was the Zionists who killed Harry Potter. And it wasn't me how brought it up. Israeli tourism promoters have found another attraction to lure Western visitors, this time RK Rowling fans. Seriously, they've found a grave marked Harry Potter, albeit a namesake British soldier of the same age, who was killed in Hebron in 1939. APPARENTLY Potter fans are flocking to the military cemetery in Ramla regardless, if perhaps because the young soldier's unsung death is tragedy enough. Press TV notes that another tombstone, for one William Shakespeare, is drawing less notice. Unmentioned is how Private Potter died. Charged with keeping the peace under the Palestinian Mandate, the British were fighting against the Irgun, the Zionist terrorist organization trying to drive Arabs from the land that was being claimed for Israel.

Egypt = Gaza

It's an open air prison, a police state where all opposition voices are arrested. Our press is reporting the arrest of foreign journalist, what about the murder or disappearance of the #Jan25 organizers. On Thursday after a leadership consultation with Mohamed ElBaradei, the internet coordinators of the Tahrir Square uprising were arrested as they left ElBaradei's house, with four further members of the April 6 Youth, a list of missing which now includes: Amr Salah, Shady El Ghazaly Harb, Naser Abdel Hamid, Ahmed Doma, Amr Ezz, Mostafa Shawky, Mohamed Arafat, Amal Sharaf.

Bibi is NOT Israel, revisited.

The Israeli Knesset is debating a bill proposed by David Rotem of the extreme right Yisrael Beiteinu party that would require all Israeli citizens to swear loyalty to Israel as a “Jewish and democratic state.” This bill is targeted at increasing pressure on the twenty percent of Israelis who are Palestinian citizens while forcing the ultra Orthodox Jewish minority who reject the legitimacy of any state not based on Jewish biblical law to accept Zionism. If passed in its proposed form, citizens unwilling to take the loyalty oath would be at risk of losing citizenship I wrote an article about a year ago, I think, titled "Bibi is NOT Israel!" but the title was in Hebrew. The Modern State of Israel uses Judaism the way George Bush uses Christianity, a prop, only that and nothing more, quoth the Raving, nevermore.. and yeah, I deliberately mangled the line from Poe. Zionism is at most a sect of Judaism, so in fact are any Christian sects. In fact, when Judah split off from Israel while Solomon lay dying, it was done on a sectarian level equal to England and the Vatican. Bibi courts some reactionary extremists who are pushing him as a Jewish Pope, who would imagine? Other than the Zionist faction is more secular than sectarian... And the absence of a "Unified Judaism" doesn't seem to have wiped out Judah in the past 3500 years, so why the new Anti-Semitic actions from people claiming to represent Israel, the people, in the form of Israel the state? Bibi can no more claim to represent Judaism than the Pope could. Either the people or the faith. When I looked up the Hebrew spelling of the last post, that Bibi is not Israel, I also tried and gave up after a few moments (I had a headache, the soup was boiling over, the dog ate my homework, whatever) but I stumbled across some sectarian Messianic as in "Jewish to Christian Convert" website claiming that Netanyahu is a Messianic name. Which could be and probably is exploited in Israeli politics when dealing with people who are sectarian. This is like the term "under God" being placed into the Pledge of Allegiance to try to overcome LEGITIMATE sectarian concerns, by Christian Groups and JEWISH groups, over the Idolatrous worship of the State embodied in the rest of the pledge. These groups are, now, commonly dismissed as being "Not REAL Christians" by the same groups, like the TeaBags and RepubliKlan Party as being "Not REAL Americans". Arbitrarily because we don't share the Fascist Agenda so common in such groups. Or Plutocratic. The way of saluting the flag during the Pledge was changed at the same time, due to political expediency, from the Roman Right-hand-extended forward salute, known as the Bellamy Salute, to the Roman hand-over-heart salute, equally a salute to the power of the state, worshiped as a god. The other two are a (now) Military Salute and one used when invoking the name of any god while taking an oath, all

US House Resolution 1553 offers go-ahead for Israel to attack Iran

House Republicans have crafted a resolution to offer US approval for Israel to use "all means necessary" to confront Iran, reviving Holocaust fears and misquoting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, where "wipe from the map" conflating the "Zionist Regime" with the Jews. Below is the full text of the resolution, supported by Republican congress members including Colorado's Doug Lamborn. 111TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION H. RES. 1553 Expressing support for the State of Israel’s right to defend Israeli sovereignty, to protect the lives and safety of the Israeli people, and to use all means necessary to confront and eliminate nuclear threats posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, including the use of military force if no other peaceful solution can be found within reasonable time to protect against such an immediate and existential threat to the State of Israel. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JULY 22, 2010 Mr. GOHMERT (for himself, Mr. AKIN, Mrs. BACHMANN, Mr. BARTLETT, Mr. BISHOP of Utah, Mrs. BLACKBURN, Mr. BONNER, Mr. BROUN of Georgia, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. CAMPBELL, Mr. CHAFFETZ, Mr. CONAWAY, Mr. CULBERSON, Ms. FALLIN, Mr. FLEMING, Mr. FRANKS of Arizona, Mr. GINGREY of Georgia, Ms. GRANGER, Mr. GRIFFITH, Mr. HENSARLING, Mr. HERGER, Mr. KING of Iowa, Mr. LAMBORN, Mr. LATTA, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mrs. LUMMIS, Mr. MARCHANT, Mr. NEUGEBAUER, Mr. PENCE, Mr. PITTS, Mr. POSEY, Mr. PRICE of Georgia, Mr. OLSON, Mr. ROONEY, Mrs. SCHMIDT, Mr. SHADEGG, Mr. SMITH of Texas, Mr. WESTMORELAND, Mr. ROSKAM, Mr. MCCOTTER, Mr. BROWN of South Carolina, Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin, Mr. MCCLINTOCK, Mr. JORDAN of Ohio, Mr. BARTON of Texas, Mr. KINGSTON, and Mr. CARTER) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs RESOLUTION Expressing support for the State of Israel’s right to defend Israeli sovereignty, to protect the lives and safety of the Israeli people, and to use all means necessary to confront and eliminate nuclear threats posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, including the use of military force if no other peaceful solution can be found within reasonable time to protect against such an immediate and existential threat to the State of Israel. Whereas with the dawn of modern Zionism, the national liberation movement of the Jewish people, some 150 years ago, the Jewish people determined to return to their homeland in the Land of Israel from the lands of their dispersion; Whereas in 1922, the League of Nations mandated that the Jewish people were the legal sovereigns over the Land of Israel and that legal mandate has never been superseded; Whereas in the aftermath of the Nazi-led Holocaust from 1933 to 1945, in which the Germans and their collaborators murdered 6,000,000 Jewish people in a premeditated act of genocide, the international community recognized that the Jewish state, built by Jewish pioneers must gain its independence from Great Britain; Whereas the United States was the first nation to recognize Israel’s independence in 1948, and the State of Israel has since proven herself to be a faithful ally of the United States in the Middle East; Whereas the United States and Israel have a special

19-year-old American killed on flotilla did not hold Israeli dual citizenship

Among the nine martyrs shot by the IDF as they attacked the Mavi Marmara --in Israel's nighttime preemptive enforcement of the enstranglement of Gaza-- was 19-year-old American Furkan Dogan, shot in the back and four times in the face. Well the US media is diligent to describe the doctor's son as "Turkish-American," holding dual citizenship with Turkey, and not "American," which might risk provoking nationalist indignation that IDF troops may have executed one of ours. Interesting distinction. The same pundits never disclaim the curious proportion of American government officials who hold dual citizenship with Israel. White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Israeli-American, springs to mind, and... The Neocon cabal of Israeli-Americans: Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, Douglas Feith, Dov Zakheim, George Tenet, Michael Chertoff, Michael Mukasey, Marc Grossman, Philip Zelikow, Ari Fleischer, Elliot Abrams, "Scooter" Libby, William Kristol, Henry Kissinger, Keneth Adelman, Robert Satloff, Richard Haass, Robert Zoellick, James Schlesinger, David Frum, Joshua Bolten, John Bolton, David Wurmser, Eliot Cohen, Mel Sembler, Steve Goldsmith, Adam Goldman, Joseph Gildenhorn, Christopher Gersten, Mark Weinberger, Samuel Bodman, Bonnie Cohen, Ruth Davis... And in the diplomatic corps: Daniel Kurtzer, Ambassador to Israel; Cliff Sobel, Ambassador to the Netherlands; Stuart Bernstein, Ambassador to Denmark; Nancy Brinker, Ambassador to Hungary; Frank Lavin, Ambassador to Singapore; Ron Weiser, Ambassador to Slovakia; Mel Sembler, Ambassador to Italy; Martin Silverstein, Ambassador to Uruguay... And the previous administration's Lincoln Bloomfield, Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs; Jay Lefkowitz, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council; Ken Melman, White House Political Director; Brad Blakeman, White House Director of Scheduling.

The Gazan People’s Front or People’s Front of Gaza less funny than Nazirene

A Gaza Flotilla PR mishap, as minor as a participant speaking out of place, was seized upon by one reporter to suggest rivalry between co-sponsors of the relief convoy due to convene Saturday at Gaza's door. When an interviewee said "Free Palestine Movement" instead of "Free Gaza," the reporter recalled scenes from Monty Python's Life of Brian and the mortal rivalry between the "People's Judean Front" and the "People's Front of Judea," often understood to lampoon the PLO and it splinter groups. Haha. But why didn't the reporter mention Python's other irreverent terrorist gang also fighting the Roman occupation: the uber-Zionist Nazirene? Because Otto and the Nazirene, that's right, not Nazarene, were cut from the video when control was wrestled from Monty Python for the rights. Why the offense? Because they wore swastika-like Stars-of-David and they goose-stepped? Because they followed a small-mustached leader named Otto who dreamed of a racially pure state for Jews only? I'm surprised that more Monty Python fans aren't livid at the suggestion the classic has been censored for all posterity. But only those who saw Life of Brian in the theater, or can pick up an out-of-print paperback of the screenplay, would know what lines successive viewers don't hear to memorize. Lines like these between Eric Idle and Graham Chapman: OTTO: It’s time, you know ... Time that we Jews racially purified ourselves ... We need more living room. We must move into the traditionally Jewish areas of Samaria. BRIAN: What about the Samaritans? OTTO: Well, we can put them in little camps. And after Samaria we must move into Jordan and create a great Jewish state that will last a thousand years. Imagine a Zionist depicted using Hitler's expression "living space!" Lebensraum meant a homeland where the German people could live unmolested, with room for their population to grow. Associating Zionists with Nazis has always meant courting trouble. Does it sound incredible that defenders of Israel would take a knife to Monty Python's work? Know any other blockbuster movies of the late 70s which mysteriously shed memorable scenes when they reemerged on video? Criterion recently released a DVD with extras that purport to include the deleted scenes, you can see them on Youtube, but they are actually outtakes with bits missing still, in particular the lines above. I wrote about this at length in an earlier post, when I came upon the missing dialog just by chance. In that post I also transcribed the full text of the censored scenes. Back to the joke made at the Free Gaza Movement's expense. Hopefully the organizers can laugh it off. Really Jerusalem-based reporter Jackie Rowland was making hay of an email shown to her by a participant being compelled to switch the word "Palestine" for "Gaza" because they were not authorized to speak officially for the "Free Gaza Movement." With any improvised collection of activists, only those tasked should speak for the whole. Especially someone who may have been admonished beforehand not to present themselves as a spokesman. I cannot presume to know what were the

Simon Wiesenthal Center makes best case against Israel colonial legitimacy

Give Israel credit for answering their critics head on, but that is the Zionist hubris. Simon Wiesenthal is propagating the latest Hasbara crib sheet to counter the ten most threatening lies about Israel. We couldn't have summarized the arguments better ourselves. One man's "lies" are his victim's desperate appeals to confound systemic myopic denial. Here it is in their own nutshell:   Israel was created by European guilt over the Nazi Holocaust. Why should Palestinians pay the price? ... Had Israel withdrawn to its June 1967 borders, peace would have come long ago. ... Israel is the main stumbling block to achieving a two-state solution. ... Nuclear Israel, not Iran, is the greatest threat to peace and stability. ... Israel is an apartheid state deserving of international boycott, divestment and sanctions campaigns. ... Plans to build 1,600 more homes in East Jerusalem prove Israel is "Judaizing" the Holy City. ... Israeli policies endanger U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. ... Israeli policies are the cause of worldwide anti-Semitism. ... Israel, not Hamas, is responsible for the “humanitarian catastrophe” in Gaza. ... Goldstone was right when he charged that Israel was guilty of war crimes against civilians. ... The only hope for peace is a single, binational state eliminating the Jewish State of Israel. Even dissembled, the case weighs hard against Zionist mendacity. OK, a tad capricious To Wiesenthal's credit, the arguments are loaded with a laudable reserve of disingenuity: 5,500 MORE HOMES have been zoned for East Jerusalem, not 1,600, (and yes, Jerusalem's mayor has set quotas, a Jewish to non-Jewish target ratio to counter a higher Arab birthrate). Israeli policies are the cause of [PROLIFERATION] of worldwide anti-Semitism, The Gaza "humanitarian catastrophe" soft-pedals the critics' real accusation: MASSACRE. Imagine referring to the Holocaust as befalling its victims with the ambivalence of a tsunami. JUDGE Goldstone isn't the only accuser who's documented the criminality the world witnessed WITH ITS OWN EYES. Apartheid legitimizers blink Further demonstrating the disintegrating global support for a Jewish haven-state, the Simon Wiesenthal Center has all but dropped its cover as Holocaust-remembrance-sledgehammer to directly shore up the supposed public grant of legitimacy to Zionist colonialism. Trying to turn the argument on Israel's "de-ligitimizers" couldn't be more out of touch. While the US fights in expanding but downward spirals against the entropy of Pax Americana, Western public support for empire-building erodes for even the pretext of "globalization." White Man's Burden has smartened to Carbon Debt, missionary zeal evolved to indigenous and environmental protectionism. Religious crusades haven't held water for centuries, but what an Auld Testament to Zionism's xenophobic tenacity to posit the Jewish People as "chosen" to revive God-manifested destiny. What part of "Apartheid is for Neanderthals" do Palestine's neo- Afrikaners fail to understand? Even an 18th Century South African settler categorization gives the mid-twentieth century European transplants in Zion too much credit for pretended genealogical roots in the Middle East. Only State Solution Not very well concealed in Wiesenthal's framing of the "Top Ten Lies" is a specious conceit formed by straw arguments three and ten, which presume

Original Anti-Zionist jokes in Monty Python’s LIFE OF BRIAN remain cut out of Criterion special edition

Think you know the saga of the deleted scenes from Monty Python's LIFE OF BRIAN? Not if you trust Wikipedia. The 1979 comedy didn't just take the mickey out of Jesus and the feuding Palestinian Liberation fronts, it poked fun at Zionists, as goose-stepping racists led by Eric Idle's OTTO the NAZIRENE determined to promote Jewish racial purity, carve a Lebensraum from the "traditional Jewish areas of Samaria," displace the Samaritans into internment camps, and plan an Anschluss of Jordan to "create a great Jewish state that will last a thousand years." My, my, my. But the defamed parties had the last laugh. They acquired the studio with the rights to the film, obliterated the offending celluloid, reedited the video release, and have rewritten cinematic history. Maybe you don't care what Israel has been doing to the Palestinians. Did you know someone is messing with the oeuvre of Monty Python? We had the comedy sketches memorized in college. Who could have imagined the originals would be vulnerable to tampering? I'm not sure this is an overreaction. Monty Python is not Shakespeare, what is? But it's not Nicholas Sparks either. For a populist phenom I say Python rivals Swift. This is book burning, is what it is -- a sinister effacing of creative work. In a recent British poll, Life of Brian was in contention for England's greatest film comedy. But for your consideration, instead of a director's cut, we've got a censor's cut. Here's the lowdown in brief: three integral scenes of the theatrical release were removed from the video version. The third scene was recut to make up for the absence of the first two. And a key character was stricken from the credits. When Criterion later released a collector's edition, the missing sequences were included in the extras as "deleted scenes." But these scenes were represented by mangled outtakes of the originals, from which key lines remain excised. Then an official narrative was fabricated to recount how the sequences had been removed from the original version to improve the flow, the crude outtakes testifying to why they didn't make the cut. But that's all bullocks --and the niggling weak spot to this digital book burning is, ironically enough, that BOOKS were published in 1979 to accompany the film's release: a mass-market paperback of the screenplay, and an oversized Monty Python Scrapbook. The rewrite runs afoul too of anyone who remembers seeing the film in its first release. Not My Tribe has suffered its own internal dissension over comparing Israel to the Nazis. Apparently it's SO not done, not even Monty Python can get away with it. You may have revisited the video many times, now the DVD, maybe you read about the scandals about the film's release, maybe you memorized some of the Biggus Dickus dialog; are you curious that you missed the bits about Samaria, Jordan and purified Jewish blood? When the Catholic church objects to a movie, it declares a boycott. Zionists take a more effective strategy. When pulling funding

According to media, Israel lawbreaking is criticized, instead of denounced

According to the Western media, Israel's renewed construction of settlements receives criticism from the community of nations. Does that sound like an appropriate framing of the issue? Moving settlers unto occupied land is against international law. Yet Israel's actions are "criticized for endangering peace talks" instead of being denounced for being patently illegal. Imagine if we criticized criminals and debated each time whether what they did was a crime. Nations long ago agreed that wars of aggression were illegal, that seizing land from another was illegal, and certainly displacing one population for another was illegal. Regardless the pretext, because there will always be a pretext. East Jerusalem has been occupied by Israel since the 1967 war. West Jerusalem is itself territory occupied since Israel's war of independence, when the Zionists used Arab resistance to the initial UN land grant to seize areas not given Israel by the UN. Now Israel asserts possession of the whole of Jerusalem, on the usual Zionist pretext, that it is land promised them by G-d.

Boycott Israeli propaganda lecture at CC

Since the damning UN Goldstone Report about Gaza, Israel has intensified its US PR speaking engagements, but social justice activists have risen to the challenge: in London, the Israeli Ambassador had to flee a citizens arrest, the ambassador to Turkey was pelted with eggs, while another minister met similar trouble at a university in Holland. No wonder last week's appearances by Uzi Landau at CU-Denver and Nir Barkat at DU were conducted behind rows of policemen. This week Colorado Springs gets a chance to confront an Israeli lecture circuit propagandist. On Thursday November 12 at noon, Israel Consul General Jacob Dayan visits Colorado College Gaylord Hall, to speak on "Israel Today." I do not know enough about Jacob Dayan to accuse him of war crimes, although before his current appointment he served as Chief of Staff for Tzipi Livni, who does stand accused of crimes against humanity. By his own words, Dayan is a genocide denier and an advocate of illegal acts. Being Consul General to Los Angeles is no small assignment; the city's population represents the largest Jewish community outside of Tel Aviv. Jacob Dayan is responsible for shoring up vital US support for Israel's unpopular actions. While the subject of Thursday's presentation sounds bucolic --you might think CC schedules periodic "(Countryname) Today" updates for all its homesick students-- a survey of Mr Dayan's current campus addresses points to an agenda much less agreeable. First of all, Jacob Dayan's appearance is sponsored by the same organizations which hosted Landau and Barkat in Denver, both of whom are actively engaged in violations of international law. The underwriters are the Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, the University of Denver, and Hillel. (Last week, DU's Hillel members serenaded Pro-Palestinian demonstrators with an endless stream of songs in Hebrew, while holding signs which read REMEMBER 9/11 and AMERICANS AGAINST TERRORISM.) According to Jacob Dayan's bio, his main themes stress the significance of the Israel Christian friendship. He most recently collected American rabbis from all extremes of the Jewish community, to send them as a delegation to Israel, so that they will stand in the front lines of their communities and will strongly tell the true story of the state of Israel and of a democracy that is defending itself ... And by standing on the front lines in the fight against extremism, they are defending the entire enlightened world and showing what a strong ally the state of Israel has with the U.S." Dayan's current talking points are more focused: Iran is greatest threat to Western Civilization, All terrorists believe in fundamentalist Islam, and, paraphrased at UCLA: The recent conflict in Gaza wasn't a war between Israelis and Palestinians, nor between Israelis and Arabs, but a clash of civilizations pitting Israel against Iran and extremist groups supported by the Islamic state. COME THURSDAY, AT NOON OR BEFORE, to give this Jacob Dayan a war propagandist reception. Colorado Springs needn't always be counted on for stupidly following

Israeli war criminal to speak in Denver on premise of Iran having WMDs

This alert just in from Denver. Zionist war criminal Uzi Landau (who denies Amnesty International report that Palestinians are withheld their own water) is scheduled to speak tomorrow at CU Denver. Landau's visit is part of a renewed Israeli PR campaign to refute the UN Goldstone Report and to advocate for military strikes against Iran. A spirited protest scheduled for 1PM. CFP will be joining in. Below is full action alert: Former Israeli Minister of Internal Security and Zionist hard-line supporter of genocide of the Palestinian people, Uzi Landau, will be speaking about the supposed threat of Iranian Nuclear Weapons on his first trip to the United States. The speech will be taking place at the University of Colorado at Denver on the Auraria Campus on Wednesday Oct. 28 from 1:30pm - 3:30pm at Saint Cajetan's Church across from the King Building (please come early around 1pm) For those of you unfamiliar with this war criminal and human rights violator, he was opposed to the 2004 disengagement plan from the Gaza Strip. He encouraged armed resistance by settlers to the plan and was actually banned from traveling abroad by Ariel Sharon due to his extreme views (hard to believe he was too extreme for Sharon). He was also Minister of Internal Security at the time of Rachael Cory's murder by Israeli forces. He was previously sponsored by the Zionist of America in a failed speaking tour and continues to support human rights violations of the Palestinian people. Please come with signs and a spirit of "vigorous" protest. This should not go un-resisted!!!

Ahmadinejad denial downgraded to jibe

Before Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Al-Quds remarks could be translated, Zionist mouthpieces were fomenting outrage about a new "Holocaust Denial." By the time DC, London, Paris and Berlin were pushed to repudiate the Iranian president's statement, and real transcripts hit the stands, newspapers have had to downgrade it as a Holocaust Jibe. Ahmadinejab didn't deny the Holocaust, he denied the "Holocaust Myth." The part justifying the state of Israel. Official narratives promoted by Holocaust Museums prominently feature the conclusion that Jews can only escape extermination by occupying to the Middle East. At the Al-Quds rally, marking the day of solidarity to support the continuing struggle of the Palestinian people, Ahmadinejad did say: "The very existence of this [Israeli] regime is an insult to the dignity of the people." "They [the Western powers] launched the myth of the Holocaust. They lied, they put on a show and then they support the Jews. "The pretext for establishing the Zionist regime is a lie... a lie which relies on an unreliable claim, a mythical claim, and the occupation of Palestine has nothing to do with the Holocaust." "This claim is corrupt and the pretext is corrupt. This regime's days are numbered and it is on its way to collapse. This regime is dying."

In Israeli Apartheid, you and I are black

Sorta-leftist websites are touting use-to-be-leftist Uri Avnery's weekend article in Ma'an called "Tutu's Prayer." Where, the founder of Israel's Gush Shalom (touted as "fairly far left" as opposed to grandfather- clause'd phony) argues against the BDS boycott of Israel and against comparisons to South African apartheid. And where, Avnery shows himself blind to his own Judeo-centrism. Rejecting the term apartheid, Avnery writes: "It seems that the blacks in South Africa are very different from the Israelis--" Whaaaaat? Israelis see themselves as not the colonists but the natives! Who is it in Israel that has to wear the sunscreen? Avnery relates his conversation with Archbishop Desmond Tutu as reinforcing why a boycott will not work. Oh, Tutu testifies that the boycott worked against the South African regime. But Avnery points out the uniqueness of the Jews, who suffered the Holocaust. All Jews, he explains, believe the whole world is against them. An international boycott will only reinforce that belief. His conclusion: Israel will resist a boycott forever. Ergo, it won't work. Israelis as forever the victims; doesn't that point to why Israelis cannot begin to see why their actions against their neighbors are likened to war crimes? They see themselves as the black of South Africa. They probably see themselves as the Palestinians in the struggle over Gaza. You don't have to explain to the rest of the world, who is oppressing whom in the Middle East. And that's who has the fuller view of Israeli Apartheid. Apartheid in Israel is much simpler than between Israeli Jews and the dispossessed Palestinians. Under Israeli Apartheid, every Jew in the world has the preferential right to the land of the Palestinians. You, if you are a Jew, have a birthright to Israel, to the roads and lands designated for Jews only. You, if you are not a Jew, do not. That is Israeli Apartheid. To Israel, everyone else, you , me, and the Palestinians are the black.

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