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The Wide World of Identity Politics

The Independent Online reports, Article 301 […] makes a criminal offence of denigrating national character. Hey, is’nt it a refreshing change to be on the outside looking in on another peoples’ identity crisis for a change? [Orhan] Pamuk, 53, has…

The Plot Thickens

The Guardian reports, Bashar Assad, the Syrian president, is being urged by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan to restart bilateral talks with Israel that collapsed in 2000. Discussions were under way in Mecca yesterday at a summit of the Islamic…

Whither ZOG?

Thanks to the tireless efforts of libertarians, art majors, paleoconservatives, and other True Patriots, we are all well aware of how Israel, neocons, Zionists, and other Jews plot to have the United States do their bidding in the world. So,…

Food for Thought

Ha’aretz reports, WASHINGTON – President George Bush announced Saturday his intention to nominate Paul J. McNulty, of Virginia, to be Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice. McNulty is the Federal prosecutor in the cases of former defense analyst…

In Lieu of Flowers

The Greatest Generation… Theodore Roosevelt Heller, 88, loving father of Charles (Joann) Heller; dear brother of the late Sonya (the late Jack) Steinberg. Ted was discharged from the U.S. Army during WWII due to service related injuries, and then forced…

"Trust us…"

Bill Berkowitz reports, In a move geared toward solving northern Israel’s unemployment crisis, increasing tourism to the country, and solidifying relations with U.S. evangelical Christians, the Israeli government has offered 35 acres of land on the shore of the Kinneret…

Who Does Amr Moussa Heart?

Haaretz reports, Kuwait’s official Al-Seyassah newspaper called two weeks ago to lift the economic ban from Israel, following the withdrawal from the Gaza Strip. Yousef Nasser Suweidan wrote in the paper, “The Israeli withdrawal and a positive Arab response at…

War Is Over, If You Want It

The Forward reports, According to Argentine Jewish leaders and media reports, the United States sided with Iran last week in a secret vote to downgrade international police alerts calling for the arrest of Iranian officials wanted by Argentina for their…

Jihadis in the Woodpile

Everywhere conservative privatization-guru Grover Norquist goes, his violent anti-Zionist friends like Abdurahman Alamoudi seem to follow. Right up to the White House. And whose White House, we may ask? No “liberal commie Democratic” one, that’s for sure. The Washington Post…

Sweet Neocon

Estimated American Jewish electoral turnout for Bush-Cheney’s reelection adds up to about 25%. Can Republicans ever convince a majority of American Jews that conservative policies are good for the Jews, let alone good for anyone else? Jerusalem Post columnist Caroline…