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The letter below was sent to me with the implied request that I post it here. Of course I am glad to comply.     Dear All   A few weeks ago I came across these Lenten Readings and raised my concern with various pro Israel groups in the UK and Ireland. The brilliant Steven Jaffe wrote ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 3:37 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Listen here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 3:31 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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And a little about his own, rather relaxed upbringing (neither parent seemed to care very much about Islam), which was possible in Mumbai,India, as it would not have been in Pakistan,  and about the efforts of Rowan Atkinson to stop Blair's bill -- a bill that would have outlawed criticism of religion, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 3:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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Here is a comment on the apparent ability of Tunisian democracy to work. There are so many like it. Their authors feel no need to explain why Tunisia might be an exception to the Arab-Spring rule, where the overthrow of a regime leads either to chaos (Libya, Syria, Yemen) or, after a brief experience ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 2:28 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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From the Telegraph Cathy Newman, the Channel 4 News presenter, was ushered out of a London mosque, despite being “respectfully” dressed on Visit My Mosque Day, she has revealed. The journalist expressed surprise that she had been turned away and explained that she was there to mark the nationwide ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 12:51 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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For the small but choice Russian delegation. You know who you are. Here. The one which links Obama to Tolstoy, in five easy pieces, is here.   ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 12:26 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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My daughter had business in Manchester last month, and spotted this da'wa stall setting up in the city centre. AZ She couldn’t stop but was able to take two photographs. She was totally bemused as to what the proselyters  were on about in this big poster which they presented to the passing crowd. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 12:23 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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Here's one view. And here's another, in Richard Wilbur's version: FRANÇOIS VILLON: Ballade of the Ladies of Time Past.   O tell me where, in lands or seas, Flora, that Roman belle, has strayed, Thais, or Archipiades, Who put each other in the shade, Or Echo who by bank and glade Gave ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 11:26 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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One minute of sense and decency during a television program in Tunisia, a country which, thanks to Bourguiba and more than a half-century of systematic secularizing by him and those who agreed with him, a part of the Tunisian population -- that part which reads the French-languagre press, sends its ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 8:28 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Here. His vist here. And this is what he said:   Il Presidente Sergio Mattarella ha scelto le Fosse Ardeatine - dove si è recato oggi pomeriggio in visita privata - come primo atto dopo la sua elezione. Dopo essersi fermato in raccoglimento nel luogo dell’eccidio compiuto dai nazisti ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 7:39 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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Sergio Mattarella, a member of Italy's Constitutional Court, is from a prominent Sicilian family, long involved in the anti-Mafia wars, was Renzi's candidate for the position of President. The holder of that office is supposed to be someone who has shown himself to be above ordinary political calculation, ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 7:13 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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More about this charming specimen from the Sunday Times and the Mail on Sunday A FATHER of four from east London is suspected by western security services of being a right-hand man to the British member of Isis known as Jihadi John. Nero Saraiva, 28, is thought have risen in the ranks to become ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 7:08 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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On January 16, 2015 President Barack Obama condoned a gross breach of diplomatic protocol. He allowed visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron to appeal directly to a number of U.S. Senators to reconsider their support for a bill imposing new tough sanctions on Iran. Cameron explained he was ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 6:47 AM by Michael Curtis
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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Sunday, 01 February 2015
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Very inadequate attention has been paid to the persecution of Joseph Groia, former director of enforcement of the Ontario Securities Commission and a prominent Toronto barrister. He has been the subject of an unfeasible charge from the Law Society of Upper Canada of “incivility” in the lengthy trial ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/01/2015 6:19 AM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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Of course he believes every word he tweeted, but he's "sorry" --"sorry" because the outcry was becoming a real threat to his job security, and he did manage to bleat that on consideration it was "insensitive" to post it during Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Story here. Sizer has  a long history of ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:55 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Hezbollah Supporters with picture of late Terrorist Mastermind Imad Mughniyah 2-16-09 Source: Hussein Malla-AP The Washington Post  (WaPo) account of the alleged CIA Mossad take out of Hezbollah  terrorist mastermind Imad Mughniyah leaves out most of his appalling record. That incliudes the 1983 ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 3:34 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Mark Anthony Signorelli (February 2015) I feel as though this essay requires a sort of apology. To offer yet one more reflection on the Charlie Hebdo incident, at this late date, and with the presumption of saying something which has not yet been said about these events by dozens of other intelligent ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 2:15 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Jerry Gordon (February 2015) When Mohammed Morsi became the elected President of Egypt in June 2012, one of his first acts was to replace Marshall Tantawi, as Defense Minister with Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders had been jailed under long term strongman ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 12:47 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Dilip Mohapatra (February 2015) I try hard to decipher the silverfish infested brittle page from my father's album  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 8:21 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Len Krisak (February 2015) I’ve traveled little, but whatever realms I’ve seen have shown a little less than gold And goodly: elsewhere often underwhelms. I mostly tend to read what I’ve been told  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 8:15 AM by NER
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