The Israeli-Palestinian ‘Conflict’ Doesn’t Exist…

Date: June 08, 2021

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“Israeli Anthropologist Jeff Halper (no relation to Katie) explains why the Israeli-Palestinian “conflict” isn’t a conflict. “Conflict has two sides and they’re roughly symmetrical when they fight with each other. And the way you get out of a conflict is you compromise and negotiate and you find some kind of peace. But settler colonialism like Zionism is unilateral. There are no “natives,” there are no Palestinians.”

Jeff Halper (https://twitter.com/Jeff_Halper) is an Israeli anthropologist, Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) in Jerusalem and a founding member of the One Democratic State Campaign.

Jeff served as the head of Friends World College, an international college program, and has taught at universities in Israel and around the world. In addition to his many academic and political writings, he is the author of An Israeli in Palestine(London: Pluto Press, 2008) on his work against the Occupation, Obstacles to Peace (ICAHD’s manual for activism in Palestine/Israel), and War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification (Pluto, 2015), which was shortlisted for the Palestine Book Award. His latest book is Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine: Zionism, Settler Colonialism and the Case for One Democratic State (London: Pluto, 2021).

Jeff participated in the first (and successful) attempt of the Free Gaza Movement to break the Israeli siege by sailing into Gaza. He was nominated by the American Friends Service Committee for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, together with the Palestinian intellectual and activist Ghassan Andoni.”

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Why Millennials Hate Free Speech and What to Do About It…

Date: June 08, 2021

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“The creator of ultra-woke poet Titania McGrath makes the definite case against cancel culture.

Andrew Doyle is an Irish journalist and writer best known as the creator of the Twitter personality Titania McGrath, a parody of an ultra-woke, 24-year-old, militant vegan who thinks she is a better poet than William Shakespeare. Though the 43-year-old Doyle describes himself as a left-winger, he is a fierce critic of cancel culture and a proponent of Brexit. He holds a doctorate from Oxford in early Renaissance poetry, is the host of the new nightly show GB News, and is a columnist for Spiked Online. (He’s a previous guest on The Reason Interview with Nick Gillespie.)

Doyle is also the author of the new book Free Speech and Why It Matters, a comprehensive, learned, and compelling argument in favor of unfettered debate and open expression. Nick Gillespie talks with him about why cancel culture is on the rise, how to combat it, and what Titania McGrath is up to as she approaches her quarter-life crisis.”

NAMBLA are not “terrible people”…and I do not believe a satisfactory answer was given to that question. Talking about “child porn” being illegal, does not answer the question posed…but I suppose he did eventually get around to saying, it is up to the individual to block [or read and interact, I would presume as an alternative].

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Trump: ‘Reject Computers; Return To Paper’…

Date: June 08, 2021

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“The way you stop it is you go back to a much more old-fashioned form of accounting and things,” Trump said. “You know, I have a son who is so good with computers. He’s a young person and he can make these things sing and when you put everything on internet and on all of these machines — you never see a piece of paper — I really think that you have to go back to a different form of accounting, a different form of compiling information.”

Citation:
https://www.rawstory.com/donald-trump-cyberattacks/

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Manchin ENDS Biden Presidency With TSUNAMI Of Lies…

Date: June 08, 2021

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“The right to vote is fundamental to our American democracy and protecting that right should not be about party or politics. Least of all, protecting this right, which is a value I share, should never be done in a partisan manner.

During my time as West Virginia’s secretary of state, I was determined to protect this right and ensure our elections are fair, accessible and secure. Not to benefit my party but all the people of West Virginia. For example, as secretary of state I took specific actions to establish early voting for the first time in West Virginia in order to provide expanded options for those whose work or family schedule made it difficult for them to vote on Election Day. Throughout my tenure in politics, I have been guided by this simple philosophy — our party labels can’t prevent us from doing what is right.”

Citation:
https://www.wvgazettemail.com/opinion/op_ed_commentaries/joe-manchin-why-im-voting-against-the-for-the-people-act/article_c7eb2551-a500-5f77-aa37-2e42d0af870f.html

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‘Ex-Gay’ Milo Says Dogs No Longer Bark At Him (& It’s A Sign From God)…

Date: June 08, 2021

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“The far-right pundit and former Breitbart editor told Christian outlet TruNews on Wednesday (2 June) that God gave him a rather, well, oddly specific sign that he has been cured of being homosexual (which, it goes without saying, can’t happen).“When I made my announcement [about being ‘ex-gay’], the first thing that happened,” he explained, “which will make you laugh, but it’s true, is dogs stopped barking at me.“This is going to sound so stupid, but this is just how I think that God reveals himself to us, right? This is just my experience of it.”

Citation:
https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/06/06/ex-gay-milo-yiannopoulos-dogs-no-longer-bark-trunews/

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