Tag Archives: Gaza

Hypocrisy on casualties

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0savesSave BufferCasualties without comparison From Jack Cohen on ISBLOG 21 July 2014 I’m fed up with hearing the first item of the News being the casualty count in Gaza, but given without any analysis or comparisons. The civilian casualties in … Continue reading

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Going Viral

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0savesSave BufferGaza seen as schoolyard bully owned For some days I have been pointing out the similarities of the Gaza/Israel conflict to a viral video ‘Fat kid owns bully’. You probably have seen it. A smaller boy taunts and punches … Continue reading

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Crossing the red (nose) line

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0savesSave Buffer Jon Stewart wins Red Nose Award at 2nd attempt Almost two years ago Jon Stewart came close to being awarded the clown’s red nose for a gormless and badly misinformed attempt to explain Gaza’s economic problems (see Economics … Continue reading

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Guide for the Hasbara Perplexed

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0savesSave Buffer25 Short Answers to Tough Questions about Israel The enemies of Israel frequently use the language of human rights for the most inhuman of purposes. StandwithUs has produced a short, online pamphlet demolishing 25 of these claims masquerading as … Continue reading

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Not another doll!

BufferFauxtography returns to Gaza During the Second Lebanon War a new term entered the bloggers’ lexicon: fauxtography – a combination of faux meaning imitation or artificial  and photography. A close cousin to the video version AKA Pallywood, it took several recognisable … Continue reading

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Share video – share graphic

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0savesSave BufferWhat would your country do? One constant charge against Israel is that it is excused behaviour that no other country is allowed. The opposite is true. It took just one act of terrorism for the United States to invade Afghanistan and … Continue reading

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Do as you would be done

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0savesSave BufferHezbollah video? No doubt you have all seen the video of an Israeli pin-point drone  strike on a car driven by two Hamas operatives. It’s all over the social media, often with a great deal of crowing from Israeli … Continue reading

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Bloodymindedness

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0savesSave BufferPassover bloodymindedness Five Minutes for Israel has been floundering around for the last week or so, trying to find a suitable subject for a last day of Pessach article. The choices either turned out to be preachy (can anyone … Continue reading

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BBC: Agenda or just sloppy?

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0savesSave BufferReturn of the ‘scare quotes’ So much to object to in this latest uncredited offering from the BBC. It starts from a misleading headline, Israelis shoot dead ‘mentally ill’ woman near Gaza barrier, and goes downhill from there.

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Zionists run the BBC R.O.F.L.O.L

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0savesSave BufferThe BBC is Zionist? Best response ever Five Minutes for Israel rarely just shares a piece that isn’t written specially for it but this response to a rant that the BBC is Zionist run is far too brilliant to … Continue reading

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