Tag Archives: Britain

After UK intervention is voted down, only the French will ally with America?!

The news overtook me as I was writing my earlier post about the possible blowback on Israel from an American and Allied attack on Syria. Overnight we learned that the House of Commons (the British Parliament) voted No and rejected … Continue reading

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Where is world outrage at Syrian and Iranian threats against Israel?

The possibilities, perils and permutations of an Allied attack on Syria in response to its chemical weapons attack have been discussed endlessly in the media as well as in Parliaments across the Western world. I addressed some of these issues … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

That time of the week has come around again so quickly – time for another installment of Good News Friday. My first item for this week is both a source of national pride for the whole country and is a … Continue reading

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Sudden Jihad Syndrome in London

A shocking act of sickening violence occurred today in London when two terrorists butchered a soldier in the street near his barracks in broad daylight by axing him to death with a meat cleaver. There are reports that the soldier … Continue reading

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A closer look at the New Antisemitism (hint: it’s the same as the old)

Like a virus, the old antisemitism has mutated into a new version, although the old version is still in place as well.  The modern version of antisemitism has replaced the Jewish people and the Jewish religion with the state of … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher, RIP

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away yesterday at the age of 87.  She was an extraordinary woman, a powerful politician who aroused very strong feelings of warmth or hatred, depending on your political point of view, but rarely … Continue reading

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