The Day of the Dhimmi is Done -
Michael Lumish, PhD, proprietor. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
btw, is it just me or has the JPost become almost unreadable?It's not the content, it's the remarkably, stupidly heavy code on that site. The code is so heavy that half the time it crashes my system and my computer is under one year old.It's very annoying.
Not just you. It might the single ugliest major media site in the world.
I believe it was PaulinBerkeley who once commented that the Huffington Post looks like photoshop just went and threw up all over it.The JPost pisses me off because I would like to read more of their material, but it's just too much of a pain in the ass.And as long as I am whining about news and opinion media, Commentary has made what I suspect is a bad decision in restricting free access to 8 visits per month.I used to read Commentary almost daily and now I almost never do.This could be because I am becoming more and more curmudgeonly or it could be because restricting access to content not only deters readership but probably has an inverse relation to profit, as well.But, what do I know?All I know for certain is that I will be reading less of Jonathan Tobin.
Are you using FF? It's a bit clunky with a LOT of whitespace, with FF but it's stable enough. And Commentary is pay-to-read now, yes?
Yeah, I was disappointed when Commentary went the pay route, too. I have to say, even though my comments eventually stopped being approved (the thread went on for a couple days, if I recall, so perhaps it was just an 'okay, this thread is closed' kinda thing) on one post there a while back, regarding so-called 'voter id' in Pennsylvania, the discussion was more respectful and civil than any I ever had on Daily Kos over my final year there. And the latter were allegedly 'on my side' on most things, politically...
So much for that religion of peace BS.
What most in the west refuse to understand about this conflict, Doodad, is that in its core it is an Islamic religious war. The notion that it is about land is false. Israel is a tiny place. It could hardly be smaller. No. This is about religion and it always has been. No one cares when Muslims treat Muslims like dirt, but when Jews dare to defend ourselves we are called the aggressor. Are we supposed to believe that it is merely a coincidence that traditional medieval Christian and Muslim doctrine also considered Jewish self-defense illegitimate? Absurd. Of course it is not a coincidence. It is a continuation of the older doctrine within current circumstances. This is a fundamental injustice that resides directly at the heart of western-left discussion around the ongoing aggression against the Jewish people.
"I was looking in my archive yesterday and stumbled on a leaked minutes of a famous meeting of the Revolutionary Council of the Fath Movement from April 1992. The minutes were leaked to As-Safir and Arab Times (see the latter issue of April 30). In it, Abbas said that "what is needed are people who negotiate and people who slaughter [sic] and that he (Abu Mazen) is in favor of slaughter and even slaughtering of Jewish babies". Word for word."http://angryarab.blogspot.ca/2014/09/mahmoud-abbas-is-in-favor-of.html