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Category: Israel

Israel reprehensible and US enables it

No humor here. This is the sad truth. Well, actually, it isn’t. If Israel continues its current slaughter in Gaza, there won’t be any Gazans left to imprison. More than 1,000 […]

US balks as Palestine gets state status

The UN recently voted to change Palestine’s designation from “entity” to “nonmember observer state” — the same status enjoyed by the Vatican. The vote was 138-9, with 41 abstentions. Voting […]

Helen Thomas: Gone in 60 seconds

Helen Thomas made my jaw drop with her recent comment that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine” and go back to Poland and Germany. Her bias in favor […]

June 1 brain dump

Lots of stuff going on in the world, almost everywhere but here. * * * BP today is going to be cutting off and removing the collapsed, kinked riser pipe […]

Stop the settlements? Fat chance

It’s encouraging to see Pres. Obama and Sec. of State Clinton telling the Israelis to stop building illegal settlements in the West Bank. And no exceptions — no “natural growth,” […]

Middle East mess … enough!

Violence in the Middle East is centuries old. So too are its rationales, excuses, and provocations. Now comes Israel’s overreaction and indiscriminate bombing of Lebanon. Innocents are dying, property is […]