Merry Kwanzaa Or Whatever

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By Dave the Sage ~

And I have been waiting all year to post this picture…

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If you didn’t know better you might think that the word Christmas was the dirtiest of dirty words and one not worthy of being uttered in public. Salvation Army bell ringers with their red kettles, Christmas carols, colored lights and Christmas trees are now increasingly considered to be “controversial.”  Celebration of the ‘holidays’ abound but to actually spot the word Christmas is increasingly rare and worthy of notice. Both corporate America and government institutions have abandoned the spiritual, cultural and traditional celebrations of Christmas.

Instead, the Winter Holiday PC police prowl the nation threatening public schools who might dare to have red and green napkins at their annual holiday party during the Winter Break. Anything that might remotely trigger the word Christmas or conjure up images of a baby in a manger has become…

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Unreported by the Guardian: Details on latest Palestinian prisoners to be released (& their victims)

BBC Watchmanaging editor Hadar Sela was responsible for most of the research and editing in the following post.

On December 28th the Israeli Prison Service published the list of prisoners scheduled for release later this week, representing the third round of four scheduled releases agreed upon by Israel’s prime minister as a ‘goodwill gesture’ to get the Palestinians to resume peace talks.

As we have noted previously, many newspapers (including the GuardianIndependent, and Irish Times) have whitewashed the violent crimes of the prisoners being released and all but ignored the victims.  So, in addition to details about the perpetrators and their crimes, we’ve also included some information on the Israeli (and Palestinian) victims.  

(You can see the complete list of pre-Oslo prisoners to be released – information which was translated, edited and published exclusively by CAMERA – here.)

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The Unicycle of Violence rides again

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Here we go again. Israel is about to release more murderous terrorists (read and be sickened) at the behest of the Americans;  US Secretary of State John Kerry is quietly revving up in a corner, ready to leap into action to twist Israel’s arm into making yet more concessions to the Palestinians (e.g. releasing said murderers) so that they will deign to enter the same room as the Israelis and talk about Israel’s surrender peace.

So what do the Palestinians do in order to encourage more Israeli concessions? Why, they ignite another round of violence.

The “cycle” started (if it ever stopped) in the last few weeks, but over the last few days weekend it was pedalled ever faster by those peace-loving Arabs.

Last Wednesday a rocket from Gaza hit the Ashkelon area although thankfully without injuries. Unfortunately however:

Following Tuesday’s killing, the IAF launched airstrikes against Hamas targets and IDF…

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