Tag Archives: abu mazen

under the bus: same old same old

Not that Barack Obama is entirely wrong about ¬†about Netanyahu. But politics being what it is, Obama and his cohorts would have no compunction about meddling and massaging Israeli politics to act as midwife for the birth of some regime … Continue reading

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lap of luxury

Let them eat falafel. It’s a lot of money. But Arafat had big bucks too. All this smoke signals and noises about statehood from the Palestinian Authority could just be hot air used as a pretext for money. Blackmail. Or, … Continue reading

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mind over matter: the jimmy fund

When will Jimmy Carter just wander off into the sunset? Maybe just put him on a long march by foot until he gets lucky, traps a severe case of Jerusalem Syndrome and serves as a greeter in the Old City. … Continue reading

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string game

We seem to always tragically misapply the lessons of the past. From Munich, to Vietnam, to Iraq to the Palestinians, to Iran. Nothing could be more naive than the notion that a fixed record of the past exists. History is … Continue reading

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munich

Not good enough for a moment of silence, but okay for forty years of silence. In short, it’s true. The problem is taking one singular event and framing it within a given context without the prior, antecendent activities and the … Continue reading

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who moved the cheese?

Part of the Conspiracy Industry? Better to shoot first and ask questions later. Is there¬† such a phenomenon as a cosmic consciousness, supreme, which sometimes articulates itself within the mind of the individual; the flash of inspiration seemingly out of … Continue reading

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built in obsolescence: vintage violence

In a first statement,somewhat off-guard, Gilad Shalit expressed support for the freeing of all Palestinian prisoners, if they do not turn around and engage against terror attacks against Israel, according to Al-Jazeera. While Palestinians are holding extensive celebration in Gaza, … Continue reading

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