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The Hypocrisy of Eurovision Israel Boycotters – Toby Young (Spectator-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  BDS, double standards, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 15, 2019 The Hypocrisy of Eurovision Israel Boycotters – Toby Young (Spectator-UK) The Guardian last week published a letter from 50 “artists of conscience” urging the BBC to boycott this year’s Eurovision Song Contest because it’s taking place in Israel. Why didn’t any of them object when the Eurovision Song Contest was hosted by Russia in 2009? Why is […]

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EGYPT GASSED TUNNELERS, ISRAEL WOULDN’T. WHY THE DOUBLE STANDARD?, by Yohan Jeremy Bob (J. Post)

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  double standards, hypocricy, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 13, 2019 Were Israel to use Egyptian methods, it would presumably face a wave of global criticism as it does nearly any time it uses force. Why the double-standard? Click here for full article

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When Will the World’s Largest Sunni Religious Institution Disavow Colonization?, by Saied Shoaaib (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  dhimmitude, double standards, History, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Feb. 13, 2019 It is difficult to find today Christian clergy proud of their colonial past. In contrast, many Muslims consider Islamic colonialism and imperialism sacred and part of their religion. To be sure, the West has committed sins, but it has apologized for them. Meanwhile, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the current Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, […]

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For the ACLU, Antipathy to Israel Trumps Antidiscrimination – Eugene Kontorovich (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  BDS, double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 12, 2019 For the ACLU, Antipathy to Israel Trumps Antidiscrimination – Eugene Kontorovich (Wall Street Journal) The American Civil Liberties Union, which for decades defended the vulnerable against public discrimination, has begun an assault on several antidiscrimination laws in order to bring boycotts of Israel into the political mainstream. The ACLU has long argued that […]

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Why Won’t the British Left Pick on Someone Else? by Denis MacEoin (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 7, 2019 Why are Labour members not speaking out loud about the need to boycott or overthrow such a regime as Iran, but instead focus all their venom on Israel, a country they demonize on wholly false grounds, especially considering the full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism which Labour has technically adopted — while reserving […]

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The Progressive Assault on Israel by Bret Stephens (NYT)

By   /  February 10, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 8, 2019 A movement that can detect a racist dog-whistle from miles away is strangely deaf when it comes to some of the barking on its own side of the fence. Click here for full article

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The Palestinians: Who Really Cares? by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Institute)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  apartheid, double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb.1, 2019 Protests by the Palestinians in Lebanon are unlikely to draw any attention from the international community, including so-called pro-Palestinian groups that are active especially on university campuses in the US and Canada, among other places. The real “pro-Palestinian” groups are those who are willing to raise their voices against the mistreatment of Palestinians […]

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Britain’s Medical Commissars, by Theodore Dalrymple (City Journal)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  dhimmitude, double standards, hypocricy, International, Islam  /  No Comments

Jan. 31, 2019 Two items in the British Medical Journal last week caught my eye. The first was an editorial titled “Tackling Female Genital Mutilation in the UK,” and the second was an article titled “Diversifying the Medical Curriculum.” The most interesting thing about the editorial was what it omitted. Click here for full article

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Robinson set to boost NDP’s Israel hate, by Barbara Kay (National Post)

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, Canada, double standards, friends/enemies, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 30, 2019 AND YET TODAY ROBINSON’S LEADERSHIP PROSPECTS STRIKE ME AS EXCELLENT. He’s back! Svend Robinson will be the NDP candidate for Burnaby North-Seymour in this fall’s federal election. He looks good at 66, brimming with comeback vigour. His ostensible motivation for returning to politics is concern over climate change and the affordable housing […]

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TEN TRUTHS ABOUT HIJAB, by Danusha Goska (FPM)

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  dhimmitude, double standards, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Jan. 25, 2019 “Diversity” should include Muslimas who rebel against the hijab. In a city I cannot name, on a date I cannot specify, an anonymous woman and I embarked on a risky drive to an institution whose address I cannot disclose. “Aisha” and I had eaten, gabbed, laughed, worked and dreamed together. I had […]

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