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23 November 2019

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JP Billen

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Armenians are still being persecuted to this day by the Turkish invasion of Northeast Syria. Their churches in Ras al-Ayn have been desecrated - along with many others in villages of that region. Their priests are being murdered. These people currently being subjected to ethnic cleansing are descendants of a few survivors of the Turkish genocide from over a century ago.

Babak Makkinejad

It is illegal, within her legal structures and codes, for the United States to enter any kind of instrument of peace with either the Russian Federation or the Islamic Republic of Iran. The time for them was 2002.

JerseyJeffersonian

Thousands of ours killed/maimed, trillions blown on Israel's wars, subversion of the US culture/politics. Steely Dan nailed it: I don't wanna do your dirty work no more.

artemesia

O/T: When were the Volga Deutsch expelled from the lands they had been invited to settle? Were they ever repatriated or recompensed?

Half a lifetime ago I worked for a very fine attorney named Wolgemuth -- I'm guessing he was Volga Deutsch.

English Outsider


I don't know the frequency of reporting on the various terrorists/freedom fighters he meets. I see material sometimes on meetings with the IRA -

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/survivor-of-enniskillen-remembrance-day-bombing-labels-jeremy-corbyn-sympathiser-for-terrorism-38677585.html

But the Guardian fights back, though Tribal Conservatives don't read the Guardian. Come to think of it that'll be one of the things they do get right.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/20/corbyn-terrorist-sympathiser-double-standards


Above I should have put "bombing brown people" in quotation marks. And I'm not sure anyway if people still remember George Carlin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHZtQsKQg7c

I suppose Corbyn gets an amazingly hard time from our neocon equivalents simply because he isn't one. He's weird all right - how else does one get let into the House of Commons? - but not that sort of weird.

artemesia

I wonder if I'll be able to look upon the world from whatever post-life state I'm in, to see how zionist Israel is getting along, the later-comers having decided that the traditions, statues, monuments, governing institutions of the zionists who created the place in the early 20th century are "supremacists" and need passionately to be overthrown and replaced with _____ ? (Who will be zionist Israel's millennials in 2119? Palestinians? Syrians? Iranians !! )

Babak Makkinejad

I will let your stupid insults to me, as a commentator here, pass. But to call "irrelevant" the on-going religious war, first declared through Balfur Declaration, over the disposition of Palestine is even more stupid.

Babak Makkinejad

I am Beige and not Brown.

Babak Makkinejad

You are not American else you would have known that neither Italians, nor Jews, nor Armenians, Poles, Romanians, Spaniards were considered "White" in the United States not too long ago.

Babak Makkinejad

Zionists are not holding anybody hostage, almost every Jew the world over believes and accepts Zionism: a Jew being against Zionism is like an American being against Democracy & Freedom. I doubt you know any Jews.

ex PFC Chuck

Are these the same Samaritans who were discriminated against by other Jews as related in the incident of the Good Samaritan in chapter 10 of the Gospel of Luke?

Fred

Catherine,

You sure pumped out a bunch of propaganda in guise of a "snippet". Do you get paid by the word?

fanto

Peter Scholl-Latour mentions in one his books that the Israeli flag was originally two vertical blue strips, idealized two rivers, Nile and Euphrates, but it was changed to horizontal ones, divided by white . Relata refero.

catherine

''Among the many very well considered and researched thoughts here one very important is missing: jews, their history, religion and their entire many faced existence are now completely hijacked and misused by the governments which are using the current state of israel as their stronghold/outpost among the people and cultures seeking emancipation and recognition.''

What governments are using Israel as their stronghold/outpost and for what purpose?

Vegetius

Odd that someone who wanted to escape from the Judaic tradition would surround themselves with Jews.

Vegetius

Haman wanted to, but yeah: it's almost like the Persians make a distinction between Zionists and Jews.

Strange this is never reported in the press. I wonder why.

Vegetius

>we MAY see the true face and feel the true soul of the modern jewry

We ARE seeing the true face of modern jewry: the mask is slipping and this is why mistrust, fear an loathing of Jews is rising all over the world.

Babak Makkinejad

Don't look at me, I had nothibg to do with it.

Likely, like Einstein or Freud, she only felt comforted with other Jews.

Babak Makkinejad

It is not reported because fot the first time in 2500 years Yehud have harmed Iran.

catherine

''You sure pumped out a bunch of propaganda in guise of a "snippet". Do you get paid by the word?''

I see you are still hanging on my every word....I 'am flattered, but seriously you should find a commenter more on your particular wave length to engage with.

Kilo 4/11

Yes, we had high standards once.

johnf

Yes, they are.

sova

Thanks for confirming my most important assumption: you ARE confusing the face and soul of jewry imposed on it by their current govenment with the one we MAY see if it was free to show itsef! The most accurate and profound messages from otherwise excellent discussion in this entire tread is that thie face and sould are NOT monolitic - the abusers did their best (as DH points out MILDLY) to hide it and place instead an adversarial front. BUT this is only the front of face and soul of that abuser!! Wake up please and look further around - there's lots more to see.

sova

On stupidity & insults:
I wish this didn't have to go through the entire thread as it's personal - it would appear I need to be enlightened: which words from my comment were stupid and insulting to you?? I honestly do not see them and would appreciate education! I would appreciate this education because none of insulting stupidities were not intentional even if it's only you who see them.. sincerely!
On religious wars: Thanks again for confirming my original thesis: religious wars have always been started and used as means by religious entities. NOT religious individuals (like those discussing the matter here). Those (individuals) have mostly always accepted recruitment by one or the other parties in the war. IN this discussion I see many who ARE NOT AT WAR. IF you really want to be honest you could tell us to which warring sides you belong so we all can be placed more accurately on the map of this discourse..

English Outsider


And I'm brownish because I work outside a fair bit. Come on Babak - we're in danger of sinking into broad stereotypes that don't match the reality.

I don't like Carlin. Not constructive and he went in for an easy and fashionable dissidence that gets us nowhere and that often throws the baby out with the bathwater.

But when a man you don't like makes a valid point that point is all the stronger.

We cringe when someone uses the "wrong" term to refer to this or that group or race. "Brown people" is of course an offensive term - it presupposes that the vast differences that exist between cultures and nations can be boiled down to the accident of skin colour. It suggests a derogatory or condescending attitude to those who live in the ME. And you will cause great embarrassment at an Islington dinner party if you use such a term.

So we pride ourselves on an acute sensitivity to the feelings of those who are "brown". We take great pains, often use the most convoluted periphrases, to demonstrate how liberal and free from prejudice we are.

And then bomb the hell out of them without a second thought. Or cause entire swathes of their countries to be wrecked on a scale not seen since the mayhem on the Eastern Front in the Second World War.

That is the crazy set of double standards Carlin is exposing to view, and dislike his style and approach as much as we may he is right to do so.

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As for all this talk of Jews, most of it's beside the point. One does not run the Americans down because the neocons are at the helm at present. Nor my own country because we have a set of neocons running things who are in my view even more objectionable. The Likud coalition in Israel is about as nasty as you could get. They remind me of nothing so much as those Right Sector activists who seized control of the Verkhovna Rada. They talk in much the same way and do much the same if they can.

Appalling people all. They do appalling things. But are we to tar entire populations with that brush? Of course not.

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