Archive for December, 2018

Jesus was not a Jew

JESUS WAS NOT A Jew Benjamin H. Freedman, Jewish Historian – Researcher – Scholar. From “Common Sense”, p. 2-1-53 and 5-1-59 “Christians have been duped by the unholiest hoax in all history, by so-called Jews. This is considered their most effective weapon.” “This ‘big lie’ technique is brainwashing United States Christians into believing that Jesus […]

Neopatrimonialism, Corruption, and the Palestinian Authority: Pathways to Real Reform

by Marwa Fatafta,  for Al Shakaba Palestinian Policy Network. Overview Palestinians recently ranked corruption as the second largest problem they face after the economic crisis – higher than the Israeli occupation, which ranked third. Indeed, Palestinians generally view Palestinian Authority (PA)officials as a self-serving, elitist group disconnected from the Palestinian national struggle and the […]

Japan Pledges $175,000 for Two West Bank Villages

Grant contracts for two Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) were signed on Thursday, by the Japanese Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs, Takeshi Okubo, and representatives of Beit Dajan and Talfit village councils at the Japanese Representative Office to Palestine, in Ramallah City, central occupied West Bank, for a […]

Palestinian Students Barred from Reaching Schools in Jenin

Israeli forces, on Wednesday morning, blocked passage through Um El-Rayhan checkpoint, near Ya’bad town, to the south of Jenin, so as to  halt the movement of Palestinian citizens and students.   Local resources reported, according to Al Ray, that Palestinian students from Um El-Rayhan and Daher El-Abed towns […]

UPDATE: Israeli Digs Cause Landslides in Silwan

Underground excavations executed in recent months, by Israeli authorities and settler organizations in the occupied Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, have caused landslides in the area, as it came under heavy rain during the past few days, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center. The Center said, according to WAFA, […]

Israeli Soldiers Attack The Weekly Nonviolent Procession In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists, holding the weekly nonviolent procession against the illegal Annexation Wall and Colonies, in Bil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The nonviolent protesters marched from the center of the village carrying Palestinian […]

In preparation for Trump’s ‘America First’ Doctrine, Japan unleashes $243bn defense spending plan

Following the end of World War II, the United States military occupied Japan and imposed on the country a unique constitution which on the face of it, renounced war for good. Article 9 of the Constitution disallows Japan from maintaining a military force and outlaws the use of force in settling international disputes. Much in […]

Christmas 2018: Iran and Syria show respect, Israel and Saudi Arabia don’t

Iran is demonized by Western neocons and we’re meant to see the country as an evil, ‘monster‘ regime of foaming-at-the-mouth religious fanatics who hate everyone. So it goes against the dominant narrative somewhat that Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted a Christmas message and wished ‘peace and joy to all in 2019’, on Christmas Eve. […]

Irony alert: Firm that warned Americans of Russian bots…was running an army of fake Russian bots

Ryan Fox and Jonathan Morgan, who run the New Knowledge cybersecurity company which claims to “monitor disinformation” online, penned a foreboding op-ed in the New York Times on November 6, about “the Russians” and their nefarious efforts to influence American elections. At the time, it struck me that Fox and Morgan’s reasoning seemed a little far-fetched. […]

Palestine to apply for full UN membership

Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister Riyad al-Malki, this Wednesday, announced that Palestine would initiate an application to gain full state membership at the United Nations. Palestinians will be pushing the envelope in January as they apply for full membership in the United Nations. The body has shown sympathy and support for the Palestinian plight, but […]

Trump responds to Israeli complaints about US troops exiting Syria: We give Israel $4.5 billion

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the U.S. military at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq, December 26, 2018. Israel partisans have been claiming that Trump’s planned Syria troop withdrawal will leave Israel in danger. Trump pointed out that the U.S. gives Israel billions of dollars… Israel and its American partisans have been complaining […]

Merry Christmas, Israel is building 2,191 new settlement housing units on Palestinian land

A man waves a Palestinian flag waves near the West Bank settlement of Ofra, near Ramallah (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90) In 2018, the government advanced thousands of housing units, including most which can be found in isolated settlements deep inside the West Bank, outside Israel’s pre-1967 borders. These are settlements that, in any two-state solution, Israel […]

Trump Comes Clean — From World’s Policeman to Thug Running a Global Protection Racket

By Finian Cunningham December 28, 2018 “Information Clearing House” –    President Trump’s big announcement to pull US troops out of Syria and Afghanistan is now emerging less as a peace move, and more a rationalization of American military power in the Middle East. “Trump is showing up US power for what it really is: a global […]

The Girl on the Train: A Poem by Gilbert Huntly

This poem by Gilbert Huntly, bearing the identical title to the poem by Sardonicus just published below—i.e., “The Girl on the Train”—is offered here as a comparison. You might prefer it, since it is more romantic and less likely to scare the hell out of the hypersensitive female. Gilbert’s poem was originally published on our site […]

The Girl on the Train : A Poem by Sardonicus

Introduced by Lasha Darkmoon Dr John Sardonicus is a freelance writer with a doctorate in Philosophy. After the tragic death of his wife in mysterious circumstances, he relocated to Japan, where he now lives in a Zen monastery as a paying guest. ‘Sardonicus’ (a pen name) writes poetry as a hobby, avoiding publication in the […]

Graham: Syrian Kurds aligning with Assad would be ‘major disaster’

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Majority of Americans polled want Trump impeached or censured

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If Trump Is beholden to Russia, then Israel faces dire threat to its existence in Syria

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How Nixon’s tax troubles could come back to haunt Trump’s presidency

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Trump Leaves Israel in the Lurch

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