Posts Tagged ‘leonard’

Leonard Cohen documentary makes viewers laugh and cry about it all again

NEW YORK — In November 2016 music and poetry fans the world over mourned the passing of the legendarily out-of-time Jewish-Canadian balladeer. But just a few months earlier, at the passing of a Norwegian woman named Marianne Ihlen, the world swooned at the release of a letter Cohen had written to his old lover on […]

Leonard Cohen song is anthem of Jewish exclusivists

On May 21, Israeli Jews celebrated 50 years of Jewish sovereignty over Jerusalem with a light show on the Old City walls, and the highlight was a rendition of the late Leonard Cohen’s most popular song, Hallelujah. You can see most of it on my shaky video here: The Jerusalem celebration was feverishly religious-nationalist, and […]

Teachers Protest Deportations, Detention Of Refugee Students

Print Friendly Above Photo: by Not One More Deportation.  …At First Clinton And Obama Rally It was the first presidential campaign event in which Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama appeared together. The Charlotte Observer ran a headline that suggested Clinton found her “roar” during the event in Charlotte, North Carolina. Despite the momentous […]

Rage Disorder Linked To Common Parasite Carried By 30% of People

     People with impulsive anger problems could have a parasite in their brain, a new study suggests. Those who continually display behaviours like road-rage could be infected with a common parasite rather than having a psychological disorder. Around 30% of people are thought to carry the toxoplasma gondiiparasite — it is often present in, and […]

Suffolk County Police Officer Convicted of Robbing Latino Drivers During Traffic Stops

Former Suffolk County (NY) Police Sergeant Scott Greene tried to go freelance as a Road Pirate by stopping  Latino drivers and stealing money from them while searching their wallets. Unfortunately for him, his bosses at the Suffolk County Police Department didn’t appreciate not getting their kick back and they set up a sting to catch […]

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