Tag Archives: Israel

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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Lady Gaga's breasts won't bring Middle East peace

Are a pair of oversized breasts spurring young Muslims to become suicide bombers? Or is it Israeli settlements that are the culprit? It’s a tempest in a bra (size 34A, according to a post on WikiAnswers), but some believe that … Continue reading

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Blame Bin Laden, not Israel

Are American soldiers dying because those damned Israelis won’t make peace with the Palestinians? “The conflict foments anti-American sentiment, due to a perception of U.S. favoritism for Israel,” General Petraeus said in a report to the Senate committee last week. … 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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No more assassinations in the Age of Surveillance?

The killers of Mahmoud al-Mabhou weren’t very bright. There were at least 11 assassins of the top Hamas commander; 10 men and one woman. We know that because their faces have been plastered across the Internet, courtesy of closed-circuit TV … Continue reading

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