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Give Trump some credit. Of course Jerusalem should be the capitol of a one state solution. Palestine.

OH BOY. It's Trump's most politically insensitive move yet, recognizing Jerusalem to be the capitol of Israel, as no other nation in the world will do because it means colluding with an illegal territorial claim. Moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv means giving official sanction to what the United Nations has declared to be against international law. Criminal insanity. But Trump wants to move the "Peace Process" forward and let's be fair, that sham has been a cover to keep shrinking the prospects for Palestinians, to the point that few dispute the eroded viability of a two state solution. So let's move this invasive "process" along. The sooner Israel crowns its land grab with a undivided Jerusalem, the sooner Israelis can be made to confront, and renounce racist Apartheid. When Israel's democracy is forced to grant equal rights to non-Jews, the theocracy of Israel will become PALESTINE. And America won't have to move its embassy. The two state solution is dead. Good riddance to that lie. Neither side wanted or believed it. Zionists have always intended a one state solution. Their ethnic cleansing of the Occupied Territories and their warmongering against Syria are designed to thin the Islamic population of Greater Israel such that it will always remain the minority, especially when Israel is forced to release its Palestinian citizens from their segregated Favelas. Israel is not finished with its "peace process" of killing or driving off the legitimate occupants of the Holy Land. Declaring the invasion a victory sooner than later will mean more Palestinians could survive to see the day they'll be given the right to vote. That's when a democratic process will decide whose Holy Lands these are, and lead their people to a post-colonial era.

Mitt Romney trips upon brilliant foreign policy idea, gives Israel’s plan to attack Iran an idiot’s stamp of approval.

On the heels of making A TWIT of himself in London, self-caricaturized Romneyshambles, GOP presidential foil-candidate Mitt Romney traipsed over to Israel and depth-charged their bellicose policy of menacing Iran with continuous threats of preemptive attack by proclaiming his "respect" for it! Then he mistook the capitol of Israel for Jerusalem in the Palestinian occupied territories!   American billionaires aren't underwriting Mitt Romney's campaign because they think he can be president. They don't need him. Pro- corporate Barack Obama is already their internationally-populist figurehead. The money the oligarchs are pouring into Election 2012 is to convince a post-hope public that voting still matters. To ease voter buy-in the electoral decision is being made easy: choose smart versus stupid. Barnum dictates you can't underestimate the American public, but Romney's lack of political sense may out-dumb common wisdom.   UPDATE: What did Romney do next? He praised the Israelis for being more economically successful than the Palestinian neighbors they'd dispossessed, crediting the stereotypical Jewish culture! He closed his standup tour by deliberately soliciting foreign campaign contributions.

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.

PPLFF says no BDS of Israeli Apartheid

Crap. The Anti-Apartheid BDS campaign targeted Cannes because of it, Hollywood luminaries boycotted the Toronto Film Festival over the same principles in 2009, you'd think the Springs gay community might have paid heed. Instead the 2010 Pikes Peak Lavender Film Festival opted to screen the Israeli melodrama Eyes Wide Open, Zionists' illegal appropriation of Jerusalem be damned. When Canadian gays made international news for allowing Queers Against Israeli Apartheid to march in their pride parade, in spite of Jewish philanthropists pressuring the City of Toronto to withdraw funding, I hoped that COS pride festivities might opt to climb aboard. Instead this weekend Colorado Springs gets a full-on endorsement of Israel's ongoing illegal invasion of Palestine. It was a false hope. The Pikes Peak area gay community has found itself so embattled since Amendment Two's 1992 measure to legalize discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, that common social causes are easily crowded out by Gay Marriage, DADT and brand recognition for LGBT. So much so that social justice activists can only participate in the pride parade on the condition that it be about solidarity, not antiwar. With gay issues being so politicized, should gays and lesbians get a pass on staying apolitical about war or racism? Whatever excuses we make, it's a perfectly flamboyant example of silence equals consent. I count apolitical queens every bit as complicit with US military criminality as the above-it-all new-agers and NASCAR jackasses. Set in an Orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem, Eyes Wide Open doesn't address the Israeli-Palestinian troubles, it ignores them, effectively normalizing an ethnically-cleansed Palestine. The film tells the story of an extramarital gay affair between Jewish scholars, blablabla, minus the evictions of Palestinians in the path of encroachment by Israeli settlers, and the hijacking of Muslim holy sites . "Beverly Hills 90210" was fine without scenes of the LAPD repression of Watts or East LA, but 90210 wasn't pretending to be taped on non-Jewish land. Eyes Wide Open was the title of the 2005 American Friends Service Committee antiwar boot-counting exercise to open American eyes to the enormity of casualties of the Iraq War -- before the Eyes Wide Open slogan was adopted by a 2008 Israeli PR project to encourage American Jews to pay more attention to their birthright offer of Israeli citizenship. The death count of US soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan (now that the AFSC has been cleared to consider both wars illegal) has long since outgrown the AFSC budget for buying boots or lugging them around in rented trucks, and now EWO (Einaym Pkuhot) is a miserable tale about infidelity and sin. Frankly, Trembling Before G-d was an incredible documentary about gay Orthodox men struggling with the DADT policy of Orthodox Judaism. I remember seeing it at the 2003 PPLFF, or so. I remember Rabbinical experts expounded on both sides of the argument with authority and humor. But that was before the BDS movement to curb Israel's racist apartheid system. You either support the picket or you scab. Objective reviews of EWO are scarce

Semite vs. anti-Semites in Jerusalem

Our Zionist critics can accuse us of highlighting virulent anti-Semitic caricatures, but the sneering visages above are no artist's creation. This photo was taken last week in East Jerusalem, of young Jewish settlers mocking a Palestinian woman whose home is now occupied by Israelis. They came to the Arab neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah to celebrate Jerusalem Day in the face of those being displaced.

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.

This Israel public relations jig is up

COLORADO COLLEGE- The news from the ISRAEL TODAY lecture is all good. If you'd been there, you might wonder how my takeaway from such a bilious gathering could be upbeat. I'll tell you. The Palestinian voice was well represented, Israel's presentation was Old Testament, and the writing on the wall grows ever more clear. And I got a few nice pics. The Audience To begin, I would certainly have preferred everyone had acted with more decorum. That is, if there had been impressionable attendees there. As it was, the seats were only half occupied. Except for the young men with "JEW CREW" on their backs, or girls with Hebrew script across their pullovers, there were almost no CC students. The audience was one third voices for Palestine, and two thirds vitriolic Jew, amazingly indignant to disruption of their world view. No one was there to listen, except to cheer for what they already believed. But I'm certain it was an eye opener for all. My friends and I were sure to supplement the speaker's pauses with color to augment his heavily loaded statements. For example, when Gil Artzyeli described the objective and feat of Israel's 2006 incursion into Lebanon "to silence them," and did that not prove effective? Who could refrain from adding "you killed them." The 2/3 supporters grew more and more angry. But the speaker had an inopportune manner of posing rhetorical questions, which we couldn't resist answering. It almost got us kicked out. I spent the duration with security guards poised right behind me, ready to escort me out of the room. I learned it would be more prudent to avoid the back row at opportunities like this, because you can be pulled out of your chair, or distracted into involuntary conversation with security personnel more readily than if you were well ensconced among the other attendees. Those voicing support for Palestinians were made to wait until question and answer portion to voice their objections. Even then, the pro-Israel audience would cut them off. It became impossible to ask a complex question without interruptions of "What is your question? State your question!" They hounded everyone who wasn't setting the speaker up for a softy. It was a ruthless crowd with the civility of Tea Partiers. When the pro-Israel attendees took their turn posing questions, no one interrupted. When it was a detractor, their time suddenly became too valuable to entrust to us. Even a CC student from Gaza, who hasn't been permitted to visit his family in two years, was not given a hearing. I'm positive that as these rude people think on how the event transpired, they will not be able to help feeling ashamed. Our interactions were spirited and engaging, addressed to a speaker with the hubris to take us on. We interrupted the speaker, but never tried to drown him out. Our adversaries on the other hand tried to flat out shut their fellow audience members up. That crowd is immovable. I've no optimism for influencing their resolve. On the

Israel sends deputy consul general to CC

The Israel Today event changed the speakers on us, instead of the Israeli Consul General to Los Angeles, it's the Deputy Consul Gil Artzyeli. But the act's still on. Get to Gaylord hall sometime before noon, it's the conference room at the Southeast corner of the Worner Center building. We'll stand outside with our repudiation of Mr. Artzyeli's message, then go inside to assure the discussion steers toward being honest. I found this quote by Artzyeli, addressing the Denver Jewish community earlier this year about the Gaza incursion: "This is not a war for territory ... The first war is to protect the citizens of Israel, the second war is against Iran and the third war is against lies and disinformation." Any takers? My first question, if I'm given the chance: Mr. Artzyeli, are you here only to speak, or will you listen? Cyndy Kulp put together a handout for the occasion: Human Rights Issues in “Israel Today” Israel is a pariah nation condemned by the UN and much of the international community for its multiple violations of international human rights law, including: • Continuing the occupation of the Palestinian people • Building housing settlements on confiscated land • Seizing additional land and property from Palestinians to build “The Wall”, highways for the exclusive use of Israelis, and military areas, etc. • Using extremely disproportionate and indiscriminate force in the invasion of the Gaza Strip during “Operation Cast Lead” in Dec. 2008 • Inflicting heavy casualties on Palestinians, many civilians and children with no way to escape the bombing • Refusing to compensate the 5.8 million Palestinian refugees and their descendants who were displaced from their homes and properties during 1948 Israeli Diplomats, like our speaker today, should not be given a public platform from which to promote their views as long as they refuse to recognize and cooperate with international laws. HERE ARE FURTHER DETAILS: ? In June 1967, the Israeli military invaded the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. These areas of historic Palestine under military control are the "Occupied Territories," comprising some 3.5 million Palestinians, and they are systematically being incorporated into the state of Israel in violation of international law. ? Life under occupation is very harsh. The Palestinians have virtually no human or civil rights. Unemployment is rampant. In order to go about their daily lives, the people in the Occupied Territories must line up and go through multiple checkpoints manned by the Israeli army. Proper paperwork, including Palestinian ID’s, and permits are required to pass through, and many people are denied entry, even into East Jerusalem which is Palestinian territory and home to many hospitals, schools, and employers. ? Israel has built 200+ settlements in the West Bank, and over 400,000 Israelis have moved onto Palestinian land. Many of the settlers are armed and aggressive extremists, and their actions are regularly protected by Israeli Defense Forces. ? Israel has seized a majority of the West Bank land as military bases, settlements, security areas, "land reserves," by-pass roads linking settlements with Israel, and other areas forbidden to Palestinians.

Oderint dum metuant, crucifixion … Spartacus and Dracula

Since the opinion has been foisted onto us that we should basically DEATH DEATH KILL THEM ALL!! BWAAAHAAAAHAAAHAAA! those who Dare to oppose our Mighty Empire... And a comment from a lady who is upset that we, the people, rejected her Emperor Bush last year about this time... thus, we and not her Imperial Overlords are responsible for the shootings at Ft Hood... The "Crucify them as an example to others" was a policy also expressed by a(nother) Mad Emperor named Gaius Julius Caesar the Second, known by his childhood nickname Little Boots, aka Caligula. It was also used earlier by a Roman Republican Senator named Crassus. Against a group of Slaves who Dared In Their Arrogance to think themselves the equal of their Masters. It was also used by Vlad Dracula, the real villain not the prettified very nice by comparison Dracula of the movies. The real Dracula was famous for fighting the Turks. Fierce in battle, say his critics and apologists alike. Defended Europe from the Islamic Horde, AND that part is now being celebrated by the Modern Crusaders. The part he was most famous for was hanging people on pikes, tall spears. The death involved the body slowly settling down around the spear, massive organic damage, and by having the piked one with his feet barely touching the ground... it could go on for days. The people he did that to, weren't Muslims or Turks. They were "his" people. Christians. Supposedly he himself was a Christian and the devil worship rituals are, according to the Right Wing "mere rumors to slander a Great Crusader Leader". Kind of like Richard Cheney only more civilized. It was wonderful that the two Right Wing Extremist responders (so far) were so incredibly hate filled. Makes it much more difficult for Our Friends like Mr Paige to deny the basic Hater label that he and his less erudite comrades placed around their own necks. The Extremist Leaders can talk all they want about being Christian, about being FOR freedom and goodness and light and not at all Conquest, slavery and murder. In the immortal words of their own Joe Wilson THEY LIE! Those of our IDF friends who like to post and tell us how much the Republicans love Judah (renamed Israel) and the Jewish people and it's We, the Left, who are anti-semitic... Look to what ALL-CAPS BOY wrote, that the Romans had a Good Idea, crucifying all "terrorists" meaning among others, the Jews who didn't embrace Roman rule. Much like the Iraqi and Afghan and Pakistani "insurgents" who don't Joyously Embrace the Imperial Rule of the modern-day Roman General Petraeus. I was flipping through the pages of a book the other day, on "Freedom in the Ancient World". The author said much the same thing that CHARLES CAPS-LOCK BOY said. How those bad, naughty backward uncivilized Jews rejected Trajan's majestic gift of rebuilding Jerusalem with a temple to Jupiter in the midst, to grant them the honor of Roman slav... errr... Civilized Benevolent Rule. Just by a

Stop Jewish A-bomb. Say what? Whose?

DENVER- Barkat Protest. Tony's sign proved effective right out of the bag. Tony had no sooner pulled it out when a pro-Israel organizer saw "STOP JEWISH A-BOMB" and immediately scolded Tony for his sloppy choice of words. "Your sloppiness reveals the anti-Semite you are." We chased after him, demanding why it's alright to say "Muslims" mustn't have nukes. Indeed, the Israeli lobby has become more careful to say in public that "Iran" must not have nuclear weapons. But not far behind that argument, is the rationale that radical Islam must not, and Muslims themselves cannot be trusted. According to Uzi Landau last week, Islam is the nemesis of our (yours and my) Judeo-Christian civilization. Tony's sign was designed to point at this hypocrisy. As well, of course, to remind all parties that Israel is a nuclear power. As much as it's an alarmist about a nuclear Middle East, Israel possesses an estimated 200 nuclear warheads. But I didn't expect the slogan to provoke the confession that a choice of words, Jewish versus Israel, Muslim versus Iran, was a mere matter of sloppiness. It is not. For the most part, the crowd protesting Nir Barkat's speech were on message. Barkat's mission was to promote tourism to Jerusalem, and to rally the Jewish community to reverse the trend of Jews leaving his city. Those outside protested the demolition of Palestinian homes, and the building of new settlements. Some of the protesters were Palestinian, and all were pro-Palestinian. We were admonished for straying from the focus, in particular with our signs urging US OUT OF AFGHANISTAN. Strangely, the counter-protesters supporting Barkat had a singular message, besides I HEART ISRAEL. It was about terrorism. Not just against Israel, but all terrorism. You'd not believe the signs borne by the pro-Israeli demonstrators: God bless US troops, Remember 9-11, Americans against Terrorism. They show up to support the Mayor of Jerusalem, but their message is about the Global War on Terrorism. I think it's rather interesting to see Israel's relationship to that meme authenticated by members of the Jewish community. Inside, someone was able to unfold a sign which read "Barkat: Destroyer of Palestinian Homes" until quickly asked to conceal it. The questions for Nir Barkat posed by the moderator were mostly softballs. Barkat's presentation was mostly to urge Jewish migration to Jerusalem, or at least, come for a visit. (Work in progress: more by morning)

In Jerusalem, ‘God’s Chosen People’ want it all

... 'Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, has said that his government is unwilling to negotiate on the status of Jerusalem as a joint Israel-Palestinian capital.' See FOCUS: PLANNING FOR PEACE- Jerusalem's myriad divisions Today, the Jewish mayor of Israeli run Jerusalem comes to Colorado on a public relations visit to encourage the idea that Israel can have all of Jerusalem, even though part of it is by international law still Occupied Territory taken from Jordan by Israel through war. Democratic Party Governor Bill Ritter and President Barack Obama are behind this visit but there can be no real Peace without Justice. Thirty five per cent of Jerusalem's current inhabitants are Palestinians forced to live in a 'Jewish State' ethnic dictatorship. They are being ethnically cleansed and forced into isolated enclaves by the supporters of this public relations stooge, Nir Barkat the 'mayor of Jerusalem'. What will be the eventual 'Final Solution' though? Another forced mass exodus of Palestinians from their homes and lands? Watched over and rubber stamped with approval once again by supposedly majority 'Christian' USA? It doesn't have to happen this way, and if it does?... then beware Homeland Terrorists Department, Pentagon, US Government Agency, North Virginia. If you live by the sword then perhaps one should be prepared to die by the sword, too? But there is a better way.

Thief of Jerusalem to speak in Denver

In Israel's continuing PR barrage to elevate US jingoism against Iran, the regime has sent another official to lobby the Denver Jewish community. This time Mayor Hickenlooper and Governor Ritter are welcoming the Israeli mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, to speak at the University of Denver. If you oppose Israel's continued appropriation of occupied Jerusalem, which Barkat calls "the Jewish people's eternal capital," you'll want to join Palestinian activists and the CFP, to protest Israel's ongoing propaganda campaign. Come Tuesday, November 3, to the D.U. Newman Center for Performing Arts, 6PM.

Uzi Landau doesn’t steal Palestinian homes because there is no such thing

DENVER- Israeli PR envoy Uzi Landau addressed CU Denver students today, the majority of whom were antagonistic to his message. Denver policemen lined the walls, altar and choir loft, as Landau went on about the mortal threat which "extremist" Islam poses to Judeo-Christian civilization. Landau likened Iran to Nazi Germany and Ahmadinejad to Hitler, but had no comparison for the nefarious and subversive terror plots which Iran has been foisting on the free world. I'm thinking perhaps, like the CIA or Mossad? Landau entered the room strangely like a Mafia don, flanked by an entourage of black coats and security. A well dressed man and a woman who an hour earlier had been loitering behind me as I protested outside, and whom I took to be Russian when I heard them speak to each other, now appeared as part of Landau's party. Due to the sudden snowfall, the campus closed for the afternoon. As a result, the turnout for Landau's speech was sparse. The security detail of Denver and campus police officers which subjected attendees to metal detectors and bag searches, and kept vigil from the sidelines, would have been disproportionate even if all the seats had been filled. One got the impression that law enforcement were there to assure the audience stayed awake and respectful. Policemen could be seen conspicuously conferring about the seating area occupied by activist Glenn Spagnuolo and his colleagues. When Glenn rose and walked forward to queue for the microphone, a handful of the officers adjusted their positions accordingly. Glenn was responsible for pulling together voices to oppose Uzi Landau's appearance. Glenn had a personal connection to Landau, having worked in the occupied territories like Rachel Corrie, and knew the activist who was ultimately killed by a bulldozer working under orders of Uzi Landau. Subsequent to that event, Glenn was deported to Jordan. When Glenn announced the protest against Landau's visit, the CU organizers were faced with additional security costs, for which they had no budget. Attempts were made to negotiate calling off the protest. Ultimately the Israeli embassy fronted the funds for the added police. You might ask, against whom were the officers protecting Uzi Landau? Considering audience members had already been search for weapons, were the police trying to prevent a citizen's arrest? The good news, Israeli PR envoy Uzi Landau is not a very good speaker. His heavy accent and habit of letting his voice trail off confident the audience is hanging on his words, makes Landau a fortuitous emissary for those cheering against a military attack upon Iran. The bad news is that landau is as far right as they come, and if he's reaching sympathetic ears, there are too many racist Americans without any understanding of international law. I was surprised to discover that this Israeli minister's talking points were no more nuanced than the flack we receive at this website from IDF Internet Megaphone trolls. Landau reflected the same disrespect for the people from whom lands were taken, and are still being taken.

Well, now, here’s another Right Wing Brain Fart in action…

The son of Phyllis Schlafly is leading a movement to re-write the Bible to weed out all the Liberal "mistranslations" Guess when they get it Wrong, they get it all the way Wrong. Yep, all that talk about Love thy Neighbor, faith hope and charity, longsuffering,  Good Samaritan, don't lend your money out at usury (Capitalism), The Church at Jerusalem "having everything common" (Communism) Jesus healing the sick and not charging them anything (Socialized Medicine)... just too Liberal for them. And the whole concept of it being an Arabian religion to begin with (Abraham was from Iraq, Jesus was a Jew, the Magi were from Iran...) stirs their little Anti-Semitic racist souls to a frothy boil. That and the "Western Civilization" in all of it, like the Philistines, the Romans, Alexander the Great (he and the Philistines were ethnically Greek) seem to get a bum rap. Next thing y'all know, them thar Libruls in the churches are gonna tell 'em that slavery and lynching are wrong.

Rock Creek Free Press available in COS

The Rock Creek Free Press is available online, but if you want it in print, the DC monthly is available in Colorado Springs at the Bookman, 3163 W. Colorado. The September issue features a speech given by legendary Australian journalist John Pilger on July 4th in San Francisco. Here's the RCFP transcript: Two years ago I spoke at “Socialism in Chicago” about an invisible government which is a term used by Edward Bernays, one the founders of modern propaganda. It was Bernays, who in the 1920s invented public relations as a euphemism for propaganda. And it was Bernays, deploying the ideas of his uncle Sigmund Freud, who campaigned on behalf of the tobacco industry for women to take up smoking as an act of feminist liberation calling cigarettes “tortures of freedom”. At the same time he was involved in the disinformation which was critical in overthrowing the Arbenz government in Guatemala. So you have the association of cigarettes and regime change. The invisible government that Bernays had in mind brought together all media: PR, the press, broadcasting, advertising and their power of branding and image making. In other words, disinformation. And I suppose I would like to talk today about this invisible government’s most recent achievement, the rise of Barrack Obama and the silencing of much of the left. But all of this has a history, of course and I’d like to go back, take you back some forty years to a sultry and, for me, very memorable day in Viet Nam. I was a young war correspondent who had just arrived in a village in the Central Highlands called Tuylon. My assignment was to write about a unit of US Marines who had been sent to the village to win hearts and minds. “My orders,” said the Marine Sergeant, “are to sell the American way of liberty, as stated in the Pacification Handbook, this is designed to win the hearts and minds of folks as stated on page 86.” Now, page 86 was headed in capital letters: WHAM (winning hearts and minds). The Marine Unit was a combined action company which explained the Sergeant, meant, “We attack these folks on Mondays and we win their hearts and minds on Tuesdays.” He was joking, of course, but not quite. The Sergeant, who didn’t speak Vietnamese, had arrived in the village, stood up on a Jeep and said through a bullhorn: “Come on out everybody we’ve got rice and candies and toothbrushes to give you.” This was greeted by silence. “Now listen, either you gooks come on out or we’re going to come right in there and get you!” Now the people of Tuylon finally came out and they stood in line to receive packets of Uncle Ben’s Miracle Rice, Hershey Bars, party balloons, and several thousand toothbrushes. Three portable, battery operated, yellow, flush lavatories were held back for the arrival of the colonel. And when the colonel arrived that evening, the district chief was summoned and the yellow, flush lavatories unveiled. The colonel

Zionism’s unholy alliance

Tonight is Colorado Springs' first annual A Night to Honor Israel, an event put on by the local chapter of Christians United for Israel. On the face of it -- at least on the flyer for it -- the gathering appears to be an outreach of the Christian community to our Biblical compatriots in their "hour of need", whatever that means. Ostensibly a lovely gesture, but below the surface it's murkier. Does anyone remember Jerry Falwell? In 1979, Falwell founded the political lobby known as the Moral Majority on the following four principles: 1. opposition to abortion 2. support of the traditional family 3. strong American military 4. unconditional support for Israel Abortion, family, even military I understand. But unconditional support for Israel? Why would right-wing Christians be unabashedly pro-Israel? Jerry Falwell saw Israel's fate as a crucial international issue for Christians because of the role it plays in Biblical eschatological schemes. To Christian Zionists, the land of Israel is covenant land -- land that belongs not to Jews or Arabs but to God himself. It is on God's land that the Second Coming of Christ will occur. It is on God's land where the Chosen, the Jewish people, will perish by the millions in the battle of Armageddon, excepting those few Jews who accept Christ's final offer of salvation. To Christians, Israel is a key player in the Biblical apocalypse and little more. Christian Zionism is, at its core, supremely self-centered and anti-semitic. Not surprisingly, Christian Zionists are a major obstacle to a just peace between Palestine and Israel, pressuring both the U.S. and secular Israeli governments to refuse to cede a single inch of the Promised Land, indeed to take the entire West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and all of Jerusalem -- a message that American Jews are more than happy to embrace. Since 9/11 a growing contingent of the Christian Right has been aligned with Israel in another important respect. Both see militant Islam as the greatest threat to Judeo-Christian culture, a common enemy that must be defeated. Pastor John Hagee, who founded Christians United for Israel with the active assistance of none other than Jerry Falwell, has called for Israel to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iran, not to ensure the safety of the Jewish homeland, but to hasten Christ's return to earth and the certain annihilation of the Jewish people. I guess it is acceptable to be anti-semitic as long as you're pro-Israel. Although called to be peacemakers, Christian Zionists are happy to warmonger in the Middle East and will keep continued pressure on the U.S. government to support Israel's right to exist and be safe in the midst of the Islamic world -- at least until the Second Coming provides the Final Solution.

UCSB Prof William Robinson pro-Semite

Wouldn't you think it bad form for Israeli militants to behave like Nazis, while immunizing themselves with the self-righteous indignation that any criticism of their actions can simply be dismissed as "anti-Semitic?" Photographs and confessions emerging from the IDF's atrocities in Gaza just beg comparison the German Einsatzgruppen in Poland. Earlier this year UC Santa Barbara professor William Robinson forwarded an email photo essay to a UCSB listserv, the already much-circulated side by side comparison to the WWII atrocities. Two students complained, plagiarizing stock IDF lingo. Now the Anti-Defamation League wants Robinson to recant. With IDF propagandists pouring on the bullshit, let's revisit the documents. As has already been noted, Professor Robinson is a harsh critic of US foreign policy, and already a likely target for the goon squad enforcers of Western Capitalism. Not many of America's actions are defensible, so Robinson has to be attacked by desperate means. Lucky for the lackey-jackals, Robinson chose to criticize Israel's atrocities against the Palestinians of Gaza. Bingo! The Israeli propaganda machine has armed aspiring Israel-defenders with a blanket rebuttal: just yell "ANTI-SEMITISM!" And what a load of crap that is. Much turns on the definition of "anti-Semitism." It packs the punch of meaning someone who hates Jews, but the advocates of Zionism have expanded the definition into 3-D! Zionist apologist Nathan Sharansky has coined the 3D definition of ant-Semitism: demonization of Israel, double standards, and delegitimization. You don't have to look closely to note that those points outline all the rebuttals of criticisms of Israel and any question of the legitimacy of the Zionist usurpation of Palestine. The criticisms posed by those concerned for the fate of Gaza are the same expressed by a large portion of the Israeli Jewish population as well. But the US Israeli lobby, militantly Zionist, has the complicity of the US war-mongering corporate media, thus the IDF Megaphone protestations get traction. These are the same cheap shots leveled against Ward Churchill. By flooding the internet to create the sensation that the indignation was shared, the IDF spammers have been successful in slandering these dissenting academics. Since we're seeing this technique being slopped unto our comment forums, let's examine the statement for which Robinson is being attacked. First we'll present Robinson's email. The next post will feature the ensuing letters of complaint, two from UCSB students, and third from the ADL. Original Email Here is Professor Robinson's original email, including his attachment of the Judith Stone article. This accompanied the aforementioned photo essay he forwarded. Subject: [socforum] parallel images of Nazis and Israelis From: "William I. Robinson" ... Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 21:00:05 ... If Martin Luther King were alive on this day of January 19, 2009, there is no doubt that he would be condemning the Israeli aggression against Gaza along with U.S. military and political support for Israeli war crimes, or that he would be standing shoulder to shoulder with the Palestinians. I am forwarding some horrific, parallel images of Nazi atrocities against the Jews and Israeli atrocities

Oh, that bad view from the Yad Vashem ‘museum’!

Yad Vashem is a Jewish State 'Holocaust Museum' with a bad view. It is a site set to 'remember' the slaughter of Jews in WW2 but it also sits with an actual physical view out over the local area where JEWISH Zionist TERRORISTS slaughtered their Arab Palestinian neighbors in the 1948 massacre at Deir Yassin .....Shhhh.... don't mention it, please. Yad Vashem fires employee who compared Holocaust to Nakba It seems that some Jews are considered more politically correct than others under the Jewish State 'philosophy'? This Jewish employee just couldn't close his eyes and pretend and for that, he had to be eliminated to create yet another victim for the Jewish Terrorist squads. Yes, the Jewish State was founded through JEWISH TERRORISM, not Arab. Yad Vashem, the 'Holocaust Museum' wants us to forget and the US Christian Zionists never knew in the first place. Those Christians seemingly only get their 'news' from Fox... which likes to relay 'news' over from places like Yad Vashem. Christian and Jewish Zionists united in a new Crusade to their Holy Land! That Jewish employee got in the way of it all. What a bad boy!

Barack Obama: Next Year in Jerusalem

President Obama and family marked the start of the Jewish Passover by hosting a traditional Seder ceremony at the White House, apparently in fulfillment of a campaign promise. Last year Obama participated in a similar dinner with Jewish campaign workers, and when reciting the Haggadah which ends with the wish "Next Year in Jerusalem," Obama tacked on "Next Year in the White House." If we assume he didn't need to add that wish this time, did the White House prayer end: Next Year in Jerusalem? I find the official photograph released by the White House disturbing all in itself. The higher resolution image reveals that the Obamas and friends are reading from Haggadah pamphlets published by Maxwell House Coffee, a free hand-out at supermarkets. Wouldn’t you imagine the White House has its own printing wing for such occasions? Aren’t most presidential guests expecting to come away with something more than a promotional brochure for a White House dinner keepsake? And there's something a-kilter with the dining furniture. The observation has been confirmed in the blogosphere that everyone's sitting on plastic catering chairs. The chairs are uncomfortable obviously, because everyone's using cushions behind their backs. These plastic chairs are presumably what you'd use when you have to set extra places. In this case, an entire extra table. Nothing odd about an extra table, but not where you'd expect to have to bump the First Family. Which family is seated at the main table? Was it deemed imprudent to depict the first Presidential Seder at the formal table, with all the dignified trappings of a White House occasion? Assuming there’s an art director behind every detail, including the mixed-bag assortment of pillows used to cushion the chairs, the Obamas appear to be cast into a less-than-affluent kitchen table scene, perhaps out of sensitivity for our nation’s recent hard times. It’s a look that might mimic a Depression Era dinnertime, but I cannot conjure when austerity ever reflected a modern White House. Was even down-home Jimmy Carter ever directed to pretend he was more Good Times and less like the Huxtables?

America the Beautiful is NOT a Hymn.

Bite me. What got me onto this, of course the very Anglo-American persecution of their fellow Americans, including and especially American Indians, like the Ward Churchill (metaphoric) Lynching... But after I published the bit about Malaysian students being forced to learn English by their Corporate Masters, a show came on and just ended about a half hour ago, comparing America to the Bible. Claiming, and rightly in some cases, although as you can well imagine they didn't use quite the same phrases or even the same concept, that some of the worst criminals in History and especially American History, men like Captain John Smith and Cotten Mather, Kings Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth 1st, King James etc etc... were inspired by the ENGLISH versions of the Bible, and that the Bible is the Sole Inspiration for Imperialism, American Style, that we're (again with Cotten Mather, gotta love that jerk, he makes it EASY to hold my fellow Christian's feet to the fire) "the Shining City on the Hill" with our Manifest Destiny to bring the Poor, Benighted Dark Skinned world to Americanism. oh, that's right, they said "Christianity". America is NOT God and is not even a lower case "g" god. It's two continents. Just because certain highly placed United States government officials believe that the term "America" applies exclusively to us, they also by coincidental occurrence believe that Christianity belongs Exclusively to the English as a RACE. I've been in MAINSTREAM churches where this is often preached. They preach that America is actually the "New Jerusalem" and the English RACE has taken over the position (through the silliest use of Transmogrification Magic that I personally have ever heard of) The New Chosen People of God. Sarah Palin's church, for instance, preaches that. Not the entire Assemblies Of God denomination but her church in particular. Evangelic churches have one doctrine, the Priesthood of the Believer. Like there's no Baptist Pope. In their mindset, criticizing American Foreign Policy or American Corporate Imperialism or American Racism, interchangeable concepts actually, Is tantamount to Blaspheming against God Himself. Feh. I can turn that on it's very illogical head and say that people who think that resistance to Imperialistic Racist Corporate Tyranny is Anti-American and Anti-Christian are defiling the Name of Christ with their dogmatic insistence on equating their Murderous Evil with His Name. Taking God's Name in Vain, in other words, the first instrument of any act of Blasphemy. It figures prominently in what's referred to as "God's Top Ten No-No List". But the T.V. show, it was playing "America the Beautiful" in the background. And preaching that the English language is the Savior of the World. Funny thing about that is, Jesus didn't speak any English and the English Language wouldn't evolve into anything recognizable to anybody who doesn't have at least a High School grasp of English for well over a thousand years. The English people of His time had this really nasty practice of capturing Roman soldiers, putting them in wicker cages and lighting them on fire. Legion X spent time in Anglia and Judea... A LOT. Tenth Legion. A Punishment Brigade. Pontius Pilate himself was

Dave Schultheis of Colorado State Senate District 9- Lost in a Black Hole of Stupidity

In this day and age, science has finally located the Black Hole of Human Stupidity and it is centered on Colorado State Senator Dave Schultheis, elected representative of Colorado State Senate District 9. That's quite a dishonor, but Dave fully deserves the distinction. I mean today, how many public officials have Joseph McCarthy listed as a great American patriotic hero on their website? That's major league Black Hole of Stupidity if there ever was one and the people of State District 9 elected this twit! Let his love of American fascist Joe McCarthy be expressed in his own words. Here he answers a man who wrote him opposed to his legislative support for mandatory recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance... 6. Your passing references to McCarthy are noted. I would encourage you to do some reading on Mr. McCarthy. The modern myth about him serves the political agenda of the anti-American crowd, but it does not serve history or the nation very well. McCarthy was a golden boy from Wisconsin, the youngest sitting judge ever appointed in that state, and the youngest man to be elected from that state to the U.S. Senate. He married a Washington beauty queen after moving to the capital. Because of his natural talent and intellectual and moral strength, he was on the fast track to high places. He sacrificed his personal ambitions in order to confront no-kidding Communists who had infiltrated the U.S. at high levels, and his efforts helped lead to the conviction of Alger Hiss and other documented Communist spies. Secret Soviet cables known as the Venona Project which were declassified in 1995 have removed any doubt about this. It may sound far-fetched, given all the modern nonsense you have heard about McCarthy, but his true legacy was not one of forcing patriotism on innocent little children, an association you seem to draw. It was one of courageous, though imperfect, defense of the world's freest and best political institutions. Again, I commend him to your prudent investigation. I hope this helps you understand my point of view, and that of others advocating both formal, public patriotism, and inner, personal patriotism. This country is great. This country is good. Loving it deeply enough to advocate public ceremonies which reflect that love is not dangerous, but healthy. Naturally, I would be happy to answer your open letter, should you care to send one, with one of my own. Best regards to you, and thank you again for taking the time both to write and follow up. Dave Schultheis See Rep. Schultheis Responds to Constituent on Pledge of Allegiance ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want more words of wisdom from this homophobic and immigrant-phobic dingbat, Dave Schultheis? How about his website's headliner quote against being tolerant? Here it is then... "Tolerance is a virtue of a man without convictions." -- G. K. Chesterton, who strongly influenced C.S. Lewis So who is this G.K. Chesterton whose quote Schultheis puts on his website?

Israel’s plans to make Palestinians homeless in Jerusalem in order to make ‘parks’ for the Jewish community

Ethnic cleansing disguised as plans to give a city more 'open (Green) space'? Yes, that's the Jewish State's plan for Jerusalem. Voice of America reports that Palestinian Residents Brace for Demolition of Homes in East Jerusalem but forgets to add that the American government is enabling this ethnic cleansing by Israeli authorities.

Happy shall they be who take your little ones and dash them against the rock!

1   By the rivers of Babylon—         there we sat down         and there we wept         when we remembered Zion.   Psalm 137, writes Joel Kovel, is "a virtual anthem of the Zionist cause." The passage is subtitled in the New Revised Standard Edition Bible as Lament over the Destruction of Jerusalem. You probably recognize the phrases from gospel music:   4   How could we sing the Lord’s song         in a foreign land?   But omitted from the musical versions, and popular discourse at least outside of Israel, is the longing for revenge, expressed in verses 7-9: 7   Remember, O Lord, against the Edomites         the day of Jerusalem’s fall,     how they said, ‘Tear it down! Tear it down!         Down to its foundations!’ 8   O daughter Babylon, you devastator!         Happy shall they be who pay you back         what you have done to us! 9   Happy shall they be who take your little ones         and dash them against the rock! Does this bear any relation to the 437 children killed in Israel's last incursion into Gaza? Note, Kovel wrote Overcoming Zionism in the wake of the IDF's atrocities in Lebanon, the ferocity of which their Gaza operation could only be said to have exceeded. Kovel did find counterparts to Psalm 137 in contemporary Israeli rhetoric. He quotes Rafi Ginat, editor-in-chief of Yediot Ahronot, July 28, 2006. "wipe out villages that host Hezbollah terrorists [...] wash with burning fire the Hezbollah terrorists, their helpers, their collaborators, and those who look the other way, and everyone who smells like Hezbollah, and let their innocent people die instead of ours." And Kovel quotes Israeli poet Ilan Shenfeld, published in Ynet, July 30, 2006, who throws the fate of Gaza's children in with those of Lebanon: "March on Lebanon and also on Gaza with ploughs and salt. Destroy them to the last inhabitant. Turn them into an arid desert, an uninhabited, turbid valley. Because we yearned for peace and wanted it, and our houses we destroyed first, But they were a wasted gift for those murderers, with beard and Jihad bands, Who shout: 'Massacre now!,' and who have neither love nor peace, Neither god nor father. […] "Save your people and make bombs, and rain them on villages and towns and houses till they collapse. Kill them, shed their blood, terrify their lives, lest they try again To destroy us, until we hear from tops of exploding mountains, Ridden down by your heels, sounds of supplication and lamentation. And your pits will cover them. Whoever scorns a day of bloodshed, He should be scorned. Save your people, and make war." Ran HaCohen wrote in Antiwar.com, quoting Israeli peace activist A. B. Yehoshua from Ha'aretz, March 19, 2004, who justified

Denise was Mitch was Mary was Ronald

Etc, etc. Lest comment responses be perceived to address a fresh GIYUS, hasbara, cyber-friend of Israel. "They" parrot the same Internet Megaphone IDF propaganda talking points: Gaza is not occupied, there was no genocide, Israel's birthright to exist is a moot point, Zionism is neither racism nor Apartheid, anti-Arab Professor Bernard Lewis, the greenhouses gifted by Israel, CAMERA articles, etc. UPDATE: The original title of this post was: Denise was Mitch was Mary was Ronald Now: Alex is Walid is Peter is Allan is Ali is Sean is Denise... Our Newark NJ gender switching Bob & Carol & Tom & Alice just jumped [back] from IP 96.242 to 71.187. Posters, notice the comment IP when you reply to "Denise" or his next impersonation. Part of the Megaphone strategy is to project a multitude of voices indignant about accusations leveled at Israel. "Denise Cohen"                            71.187.138.56 + 96.242.105.155 "Mitch Horace"                                                   96.242.105.155 "Ronald Goff"       71.187.135.202 + 71.187.139.75 + 96.234.113.207 "Ellie Bloch"         71.187.135.202 "Kevin Greenough" 71.187.135.202 "Andrew Schiffman"                       71.187.139.75 "Morton Perelman"                         71.187.139.75 + 96.234.104.119 "Tom Ely"                                                          96.234.104.119 "Alicia Kirsch"                                                     96.234.101.120 "Grace Cohen"                                                    96.234.101.120 "Claire Short"                                                     96.234.101.120 "Mary Walters"       71.187.141.32                       + 96.234.107.159 UPDATE: "Ali Duran"         193.200.150.45 + 71.187.138.56 "Sean Dobson"     193.200.150.45 + 71.187.138.56 "Peter Krieger"     193.200.150.26 "Walid Ashwari"    193.200.150.29 "Allan Faver"       193.200.150.167 "Alex Shamir"      193.200.150.167 "Melissa Cook"                         71.187.138.56 "David Stengler"                       71.187.128.24 In this case, ONE voice UNITED in the guise of too many. It may be only cricket to give "Denise" our ear. Can we hope he/she will develop some intellectual honesty? Looking forward, here are some of the alerts which GIYUS and partners are circulating for troll support: 2009-02-15 U.S. now sees Iran as pursuing nuclear bomb Little more than a

Secret Israeli database shows large scale Jewish theft of Palestinian land

Zionism is racism, and Zionism is theft of land and property based on racism. The Zionist 'Jewish State' continues to thieve off other peoples' lands and properties and Haaretz.com has just published material showing how the Israeli government in its own documents was hiding the extent of the theft for Jews of Arab properties from the general world public. See Secret Israeli database reveals full extent of illegal settlement To learn more about this systematic theft by the Israeli Jewish community, one can go to the Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem, too, and do some studying.

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