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November 25th, 2020 - 1:47 pm § in America, Biden, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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November 19th, 2020 - 1:43 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Israel/Palestine, Politics

Why Pompeo’s provocative visit to a West Bank settlement is a bad idea

Lame-duck U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo toured an Israeli settlement in the Palestinian West Bank on Thursday, November 19, 2020, the BBC reported. It’s the first time a high-level U.S. official has ever done so, and the action is considered provocative. But it’s consistent with Tr[...]

August 26th, 2020 - 8:31 am § in China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Israel/Palestine, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Schools & Colleges

The Unofficial 2020 GOP Platform

The GOP hasn’t released a platform (in case you didn’t notice), but that doesn’t mean they don’t have one. They simply don’t want you to see it. So, here’s an unofficial version from David Frum (photo), a conservative Republican and former Bush speechwriter, extra[...]

February 18th, 2020 - 9:11 am § in Israel/Palestine

Companies on UN Lists as Dealing with Illegal Settlements

UN listed companies with business ties to West Bank settlements  Afikim Public Transportation Ltd. Airbnb Inc. American Israeli Gas Corporation Ltd. Amir Marketing and Investments in Agriculture Ltd. Amos Hadar Properties and Investments Ltd. Angel Bakeries Archivists Ltd. Ariel Properties Group As[...]

February 7th, 2020 - 9:02 am § in Israel/Palestine, Jews

Iran’s Peace Plan for Palestine

Iran’s proposal is for a referendum among all the people who claim an identity as Palestinian.  The wrinkle here is who would be included .. refugees living today in a Palestinian diaspora?  Jews outside of Israel? Nonetheless it is worth a discussion! [...]

February 5th, 2020 - 11:05 am § in America, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Russia

Trump on North Korea, Syria, Iran, Crimea ??????

The media seem to have missed something … the State of the Union speech on Tuesday somehow did not mention the massive diplomatic failures in Korea, Iran, Syria, Yemen, the universal rejection of Kushner’s Plan to make Palestine go away, our abandonment of all nuclear treaties and …[...]

January 16th, 2020 - 11:37 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine, Saudi Arabia

Where the PHUK is Iran?

AXIOS reports that a recent survery found that only 23% of Americans know where iran is on a map.  THE-Ave offers this map to help. We have added a shadow showing the range of the impressive missiles used by Iran in the January 8 strike to retaliated for what Iranians see as the US martyrdom [&hell[...]

January 13th, 2020 - 1:59 am § in Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine

When will Iran be able to build its bomb?

Iran >>>IS<<< close to building its first NUKE. It has most of the technology ready. What is needs is fuel. As little as 35 pounds of uranium-235 or nine pounds of plutonium-239 is required to make a working nuclear bomb. Thanks to Trump, it will have that in about a year.[...]

January 8th, 2020 - 9:13 am § in America, Israel/Palestine

WHO IS LYING? .. I remember the body counts in Vietnam

TEHRAN (Farsi News Agency )- Some 80 US army personnel have been killed and nearly 200 more wounded in Iran’s Wednesday missile attacks carried out in reprisal for the assassination of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Qods Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani. “Early estima[...]

January 5th, 2020 - 11:51 am § in America, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Saudi Arabia

Who Mourns Soleimani?

If Trump made a wise strategic decision, then I will be grateful but I will not need to pretend the US President showed moral vision.  Please. I am not trying to excuse Soleimani but calling him “the world’s top terrorist” or painting him as anything other than a very successful g[...]