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Beyond The Pale – The Murder of Furkan Dogan

June 4, 2010

Not all criticism of Israel is anti-Semitism. But some is. All one has to do is read some of the comments on this blog that were not published, to know that Judenhass ("Jew-hatred") is alive and well. It cannot be overestimated how thousands of years of hatred and Nazi genocide weighs with a nightmarish grip…

Israeli Attack on Gaza Aid Ship Violates International Law

May 31, 2010

Last night, Israeli commandos boarded a Turkish aid ship on its way to Gaza. It is reported that they killed ten to fifteen activists and injured thirty more. The flotilla was attacked in international waters, 65km off the Gaza coast.  Organizers said the flotilla was carrying 10,000 tones of humanitarian aid headed to Gaza challenging…

A Billion For G20 Security "Is Worth It" – Just Who and What Are They Afraid Of?

May 28, 2010

According to AP, Canada's Conservative government said Thursday the nearly $1 billion it plans to spend on security at the G8 and G20 summits next month is "worth it". The Canadian government has budgeted up to $930 Canadian (US$885 million) for the summits. By comparison, the stated amount spent by Pittsburgh on security for last…