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October 2008

Israel’s recipe for crime without punishment

By Marc J. Sirois
Daily Star staff

Monday, October 06, 2008

For those who wonder why Israel has experienced so much trouble “fitting in” in the Middle East, and why it routinely gets away with mass murder, it is periodically helpful to be reminded.

Witness the highly disturbing pronouncements made on Friday by one Gadi Eisenkot, the general who runs Israel’s Northern Command. Eisenkot’s obvious goal was to intimidate and terrorize Lebanese civilians by threatening to punish them during any future conflict with Hizbullah. And as a bonus, the Western media coverage of his vile threats offered a free demonstration of how and why the Zionist project has always enjoyed blanket impunity for the war crimes it commits – and even acknowledges – on what, in historical terms, has been a regular basis.

Full article here

Olde English – The First Date (very funny)

and don’t miss this one

Choukran  OW

Muslim Children Gassed at Dayton Mosque After “Obsession” DVD Hits Ohio

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Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 08:50:29 PM PDT

(From the diaries — kos)

On Friday, September 26, the end of a week in which thousands of copies of Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West — the fear-mongering, anti-Muslim documentary being distributed by the millions in swing states via DVDs inserted in major newspapers and through the U.S. mail — were distributed by mail in Ohio, a “chemical irritant” was sprayed through a window of the Islamic Society of Greater Dayton, where 300 people were gathered for a Ramadan prayer service.

Engineering happiness

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Episodes: One |  Happiness Machines

Episode Two  | The Engineering of Consent
Adam Curtis, The Century of the Self tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society in Britain and the United States. How was the all-consuming self created, by whom, and in whose interests?

Freud provided useful tools for understanding the secret desires of the masses. Unwittingly, his work served as the precursor to a world full of political spin doctors, marketing moguls, and society’s belief that the pursuit of satisfaction and happiness is man’s ultimate goal.

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3Part 4

Source :  Information clearinghouse

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