Tag Archives: Israel Defense Forces

Gaza music video: "We conned the world"

[youtubevid id=”2KUcv452KbU”]An Israeli music video about the knife-wielding “peace activists” on the Gaza convoy. Okay, some of the singers aren’t great, and the guy with the Love Boat hat is painful to watch. But the line about the pro-Hamas propaganda … Continue reading

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Real peace activists don't carry knives

Real peace activists don’t carry knives. Real humanitarians don’t beat soldiers with metal bars. The Islamists on the Gaza convoy that attacked the Israeli boarding party were not peace activists. They were martyrs-in-waiting. Instead of strapping on a suicide vest … Continue reading

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South Africa's hanging judge is judged

He sentenced 28 black men to death. He sentenced four more to be whipped. Two more he convicted for the crime of possessing a tape of Nelson Mandela. The judge was Richard Goldstone. He was a judge under South Africa’s … Continue reading

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Facebook blows Israeli raid

One Israeli soldier got a little too social with his media after he blabbed on Facebook that his unit would be raiding a West Bank village. He actually posted the time and location of the raid on Facebook. The Israeli … Continue reading

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Five armies that aren't afraid of gay soldiers

No one calls the Israeli Army a pushover. British soldiers aren’t wimps, and certainly not  tough Australian “Diggers”. So why is it these armies can successfully integrate gays into their ranks, while the U.S. is stuck in “Don’t Ask, Don’t … Continue reading

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Cat sends Israeli soldier to jail

Israeli soldier cooks meal for himself. Cat eats meal. Soldier cooks another meal, except it’s the Jewish Sabbath and Israeli Defense Force regulations prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. Soldier spends 20 days in jail. Read the story here. I don’t … Continue reading

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Should Military Academies be Abolished?

Former Washington Post reporter Tom Ricks has lit a fire by calling for the abolition of service academies such as West Point and Annapolis. Ricks argues that training officers through college ROTC would be cheaper and produce more well-rounded officers. … Continue reading

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