These are not fringe, racist views

Israel’s leading newspaper publishes a column in English titled, “Why should they get a state?”: Modern Palestinian demand for state stems from anti-Semitic desire to harass Jews. Such views are now mainstream in modern-day Israel.

Imagine if the NYT became honest

The following letter was not written in 2001 by Nelson Mandela to the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman (here’s the background story), but its words still resonate today: Dear Thomas, I know that you and I long for peace in the Middle East, but before you continue to talk about necessary conditions from an…

This won’t stop as long as Jews support it

Steve Walt, Foreign Policy, April 28: My question is this: What is Netanyahu thinking? Doesn’t he realize that time has nearly run out for the two-state solution, and that failure to achieve it is by far the most serious threat facing Israel? The prime minister and his allies keep harping about an “existential” threat from…

Keep praising those brave IDF boys

Here’s the deal. Zionist Labor MP Michael Danby – an elected politician who seems to love Israel like a beautiful woman and challenge anybody who dares damn Zionist ideology – has complained about an ABC TV program that raised the recent Gaza war. War crimes were committed, but Danby and his media mates won’t tolerate…

Yes, the media is to blame

The global financial crisis has been blamed on bankers, governments, regulators and Wall Street investors. But what about the journalists who talked up the market? “We drank the Kool-Aid,” said Jane Bryant Quinn, personal finance columnist for Bloomberg and Newsweek. “We believed that free markets were the best kind [of markets].” She said it had…

Maybe the Jews should be a little more trusting

How much do we know about Israeli spying activities in the US? And, writes blogger Richard Silverstein, Zionist influence in the American political cycle should be exposed: I’ve been informed by a confidential source that in September 2008, before one of the presidential debates, an Israeli operative attempted unsuccessfully to meet with a debate panelist…