Freedom of Speech

   Well, first off, Jewish American Princess (JAP) is one thing, calling a Japanese person a Jap is another. I tend not to use names that offend but do feel that people should have the right to use them. Otherwise the idea of freedom of speech becomes quite dicey.    Name calling or words have only […]

Norman Finkelstein speaks in San Francisco, August 23

Tonight in San Francisco, Augusts 23rd, at a fundraiser for Children in the Gaza, Norman Finkelstein was the guest speaker. For those of you who may not be familiar with him, Norman Finkelstein is a professor of Political Theory, the writer of nine books dealing with the Israeli Conflict with the Palestinian People, an American […]

Gaza-Manufacturing the Lie

Any super power will reach a point where, in order to survive and take care of its own self-interests, somebody else’s self-interests has to be sacrificed…well, a better word would be exploited. Hence the stealing of resources of a country with the attendant crimes of murder through war, murder through the poisoning of the people […]

Capitalist Diplomacy, the US and Israel

In the natural world, different animals – especially those who live in packs, such as wolves – have developed a complex set of signals in order to avoid outright physical confrontation. At some point, however, tensions either within the pack or between different packs can become so great that a fight, sometimes even to the […]