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June 26th, 2022 - 11:56 am § in Jews, Law and Courts, Religion

How abortion mixes church and state

Catholic doctrine insists if an abnormal fetus will kill its mother, and it’s “it or her,” both must die. That’s because, in the Pope’s thinking (and in the Church, nobody else’s thinking counts), the fetus is “absolutely innocent” whereas the mother i[...]

May 5th, 2022 - 12:51 am § in Democrats, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics

A rabbi explains why Orthodox Jews are rightwingers

In an article here, Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer (profile here), writing in the Times of Israel (profile here), explains “the connection between Orthodox Jews and right-wing politics in America.” I’ll let him speak (“fair use” and brevity requires some editing): “Why ar[...]

April 9th, 2022 - 9:42 pm § in Health, Jews, News Media, Politics

Fox personality quietly sacked for “Dr. Mengele” remark

Rightwing firebrand Lara Logan (profile here, photo below) apparently has been pushed off Fox News after her infamous November 2021 remark comparing Dr. Fauci to Nazi doctor Joseph Mengele, who (among his other crimes) conducted cruel medical experiments on Jewish children (photo, right). This week,[...]

April 5th, 2022 - 5:55 pm § in Jews, Racism

Outed hate-spewing cop resigns

“When I seize power, ‘hate crimes’ will be encouraged.” “If I found a genie and I had one wish? The Jews would be a distant memory in 72 hours. I am a supporter of as many holocausts as it takes to cleanse this world of talmudic influence.” “Niggers ruin everything. I have metal st[...]

March 23rd, 2022 - 4:06 pm § in Jews, Politics, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Too stupid to legislate

GOP state legislator Sarah Fowler Arthur (photo, left), who sponsored a bill to ban teaching “divisive concepts” (read: critical race theory) in Ohio schools, explains her tilting at windmills as follows: “What we do not want is for someone to come in and say, ‘Well, obviously the Ge[...]

March 5th, 2022 - 3:20 pm § in Jews, Russia

Germany explains Nazis to Putin

Putin claims he invaded Ukraine to “denazify” the country. That drew hoots from the rest of the world, none more so than the Germans (read story here). When Russia’s embassy in South Africa tweeted that “Russia is fighting Nazism in Ukraine,” the Germans posted the repl[...]

March 2nd, 2022 - 2:23 am § in Jews, Russia

What is Babi Yar?

Babi Yar is a ravine in Kyiv, the Ukrainian city now under Russian fire. During World War 2, a major battle was fought around Kyiv (then Kiev) in August and September 1941 (details here), in which a Soviet army of about 150,000 was encircled and destroyed. By September 22 the city had fallen to the [...]

February 22nd, 2022 - 3:07 pm § in Jews, News Media, Politics

Portland police built a wall of silence around BLM mass shooting

When half a dozen people are shot all at once, it doesn’t normally take days to find out what happened and who was responsible. But a wall of police silence surrounds the act of fanatical political terrorism committed by a rightwing extremist in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, February 19, 2022[...]

February 5th, 2022 - 4:36 pm § in Jews, Law and Courts

The second-best place for neo-Nazis

America is a free country, and you can be an obnoxious Nazi hater on a soapbox to your heart’s content, as long as it’s just talk. A gang of these nasties were demonstrating near an Orlando, Florida, shopping plaza on Saturday, January 29, 2022, when a Jewish college student stopped by a[...]

January 31st, 2022 - 3:58 pm § in Donald Trump, Health, Jews, Politics, Science

This is what happens when you don’t fact-check

First, some background: “Rep. Thomas Massie, a Kentucky Republican, has been a vocal critic of Dr. Anthony Fauci.” (Per CNN story here.) So it’s not surprising he went off half-cocked, but this one is a doozy. (Also relevant to this story, while Massie is an MIT grad in electrical[...]