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US scholars endorse academic boycott of Israel

Only 5,000 members, but its a start.

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Studies Association has become the largest U.S. group of scholars to approve a boycott of Israeli universities.

The scholars' group announced the boycott Monday, saying the action won support from 66 percent of members who voted. Last April, the much smaller Association for Asian-American Studies also approved an academic boycott.

The boycotts are in protest of Israeli policy toward Palestinians. The American Studies Association says their action aims to ban American academic groups and schools from working with Israeli universities and not a ban on work between individual Israeli and U.S. scholars.


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So, I applaud these courageous scholars

So, I applaud these courageous scholars defying the warmongers of all sorts, warmongers in the US who are always prompt to finding excuses to intervene in foreign nations' wars, and supportive of the most aggressive ones.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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Americans need to remember, always,

Americans need to remember, always, that their foundations really are not about favoring this or that group be it religious or philosophical or economic...

Instead, they're all about uniting a single FREE People behind a simple and small set of texts inherited from their Founding Fathers, and meant to protect their NATURAL, INDIVIDUAL rights that the People are BORN WITH - and guess where else I found a touching, respectful mentions of Bastiat's The Law, of the Bill of Rights, and a fierce defense of the 2nd Amendment...

Help yourself :


All true Americans, no matter what their origins are, ought to say the same "NO !" to today's wanna-be tyrants.

Tyrants, Ye Be Warned !



"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Guess who else agree's


Always remember:
"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds." ~ Samuel Adams
If they hate us for our freedom, they must LOVE us now....

Stay IRATE, remain TIRELESS, an


Guess this little nugget of information won't help the Israelis anytime soon:


We live in interesting times.

Bush didn't help plan 9/11, but Israel's Mossad did.

Bush knew it was going to happen and did nothing; he purposely let it happen, lied about it, tried to cover it up, failed: High Treason.

Israel's Mossad helped in the 9/11 conspiracy to attack the United States. We should have hit Israel hard with missiles & bombs when he hit Afghanistan.

Israel no. Jerusalem yes.

God would have destroyed all our cities with an earthquake if we hit Israel for the attacks.

Just three missiles on Jerusalem though would have ended the whole thing, since that's where the scam originated from. That is where it all started anyway as that was once Babylon.

I endorse the boycott

Looking at things like gun control, and fascism across the United Kingdom I heartily endorse the boycott.

I will not make my real feelings known. Suffice to say I do agree Israel is one of those evils that has distorted our history, and do not agree that they get a free pass.

Abbas rejects the boycott


Palestine is DEPENDNET on Israel for work. So when you boycott Israel, you are making life harder for the Palestinian refugees who are all ready suffering under layers of brutal AUTHORITY.

Israel is what is RIGHT about the ME.. Sharia is what is wrong with the world.

Me too. Boycotting helped bring down apartheid in SA,

hopefully it will do the same here.

Boycott halal

Ban the Burka


ban the Granger. I love ya, but, you're hallucinating again.


The concept of banning is SO unlibertarian it's downright taqyiia.

I know, I know Grange,

but I was having an unlibertarian moment. Sorry bout that, but I aint perfect(don't tell anybody I said that)LOL

By the way, help this ole white-trash, redneck, Carolina boy out...What does taqyiia mean, anyway?

It's tequila for dyslexics


"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

Cold, Ira, cold,

That was COLD...but funny. lol

Between you guys

and Granger, I bust a gut every single time I read through these posts lol

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul


This really stuck a cord with me. I've seen people Lie, Cheat, and ultimately steal in the Republican party. Pillars of society, and most of them are Catholics. I've looked into the Reformation and the Jesuits.

Are you claiming that the people that follow Islam are more evil than the Jesuits?

You seem to be confused, but I do appreciate your efforts.

By the way, my Winter garden is doing fantastic! It looks like the revolution has taken over in the farming belt as well.


Why someone living in California would want to give up and move to Israel where they stand for death and destruction leaves me speechless, but I thank Michael for bringing you back. You work wasn't finished.

And you posts are always important.

Happy New Year,


I am not claiming the people anything. I am discussing LAW, Sharia LAW. It Taqiyya is Sharia LAW. Jesuits are a small faction of Catholic.. or rather order. Catholic Church offeres sacraments, baptism is a sacrament. First communion, confimation are sacraments, they are not laws.. next marriage, a sacrament, or you choose a holy order, which Jesuits are one, benedictines, carmalites, franciscans, and there are many more, and many levels, and Jesuits order was education.. there are even more factions, like Knights of Columbus and more.. these orders have developed as the Catholic Church globalized. ALL of them Moses 10 commandments are the LAW, then they have the Catechism (which you should read because it would blow your mind.. and you will find out, even protestant fall into Catholic orders, and why Catholic Church accepts ALL protestant baptisms. So when we look at the Oder of Jesuits, we are not talking about the Cathoic Church, because the Carmalites and Franciscans and others do not have the same duties. Some work hospitals, some work orphanages, some feed the poor, some build housing and farms, some go into cloister.. I've enjoyed studying it.. I guess when you get to understand things, the fear is removed, which brings me to Islam.

What do you know about it? I gave you a link there.. so now you know, that if you are not Muslim, a Muslim has no moral duty to be honest with you, and because their mission is One World Order of Sharia Law,, which 32 states are being challanges, and with the UN there is a Communist block.. the communist let the Muslims do their dirty work in the UN.. Islam is the biggest religion on Earth, and for many people, this is NOT a choice, especially women, who are the repressed by Western standards, as I d not have to wear a Burka or be beated, and I can go to school. I can drive a car.. women in Saudi Arbia can not.

Did you know one out of four Swedish women are raped because Sweden adopted Sharia and the woman who was raped needs FOUR men to come to court to defend her,, and even then, the woman is charged with adultry and imprisoned while the rapist is free? Do you have any idea what is going on in Europe? It's begun here.. and it's going to not stop but grow.. and the communists in America perpetuate it because they HATE America and our capitalism.. Islam hates capitalism..

As for why someone living in beautiful CA, that is controlled by communists.. Israel is like CA run by Capitalists. The opportunity for business is not restricted by protected.

Happy New Year, congratulations on your winter garden!

Not tonight chunky cheeks

New Years is for amateur's!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

I'm not going to quit eating wheat or sugar

because I like my chunky cheeks

That man Netanyahu is a U.N. backed globalist leader

I've never seen anything like it. He's the worst thing that possibly ever happened for Jerusalem. He meets with Al-Saad and the worst of the flock like a revolving door.

His last achievement was nearly seizing all of Jordan, rather than resettling the refugees. Now he's rolled out the red carpet for the royals.

It doesn't even make sense that he just annexed half the territories. Any sanctions they receive can be laid directly at his feet.

I was not a fan of Sharon

But I really really like Netanyahu.. he is my kind of president.. he protects the RIGHTS of the people in Israel. Beautiful.

You give me another post from IRAN.. press TV is IRAN on the top 10 anto-semtic sites.. and they are global BTW.. (globalists like Islam) Netanyahu meets with Assad (who I would like to see go on vacation, poor syrai to have blood thirsty dictator like that,, and Netanyahu says,, "not my concern".. Assad is Syria's problam..

your link:

The requested page was not found.
Please visit the PressTV homepage

Israel is not interested is supporting all the Arabs in Jordan. We all know the only thing Arabs have is oil and Allah. Israel is not interested in them. The Arbas need to find something productive to do beside s blow themselves up beat women, have sex with children and bash Israel.

Have you watched the video I gave you?

Why not?

and now annexation: ir why you are sounding programmed and not educated:

West Bank[edit]

The part of former Mandatory Palestine occupied by the Jordanian Army during the Israeli War of Independence, which Israelis call "Judea and Samaria", was renamed "the West Bank". It was annexed to Jordan in 1950 at the request of a Palestinian delegation.[9] It had been questioned, however, how representative that delegation was, and at the insistence of the Arab League Jordan was considered a trustee only.[10] Although only the United Kingdom and Pakistan recognized annexation by Jordan, the British did not consider it Sovereign to Jordan .[11] It was not condemned by the UNSC and it remained under Jordanian rule until 1967 when it was occupied, though not annexed, by Israel. Jordan did not officially relinquish its claim to rule the West Bank until 1988.[12] Israel has not taken the step of annexing the territory, as that might have entailed giving the vote to its Palestinian inhabitants; rather, there were enacted a complex (and highly controversial) system of military government decrees in effect applying Israeli law in many spheres to Israeli settlements and to them alone.

East Jerusalem[edit]

During the 1967 Six-Day War, Israel captured the East Jerusalem, a part of the West Bank, from Jordan. On June 27, 1967, Israel unilaterally extended its law and jurisdiction to East Jerusalem and some of the surrounding area, incorporating about 70 square kilometers of territory into the Jerusalem Municipality. Although at the time Israel informed the United Nations that its measures constituted administrative and municipal integration rather than annexation, later rulings by the Israeli Supreme Court indicated that East Jerusalem had become part of Israel. In 1980, Israel passed the Jerusalem Law as part of its Basic Law, which declared Jerusalem the "complete and united" capital of Israel. In other words, Israel purported to annex East Jerusalem.[13][14][15] The annexation was declared null and void by UNSC Resolutions 252, 267, 271, 298, 465, 476 [16] and UNSC res 478[17]

Jewish neighborhoods have since been built in East Jerusalem, and Israeli Jews have since also settled in Arab neighborhoods there, though some Jews may have returned from their 1948 expulsion after the Siege of Jerusalem (1948).

No countries recognized Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem, except Costa Rica, and those who maintained embassies in Israel did not move them to Jerusalem.[18] The United States Congress has passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act, which recognizes Jerusalem as the united capital of Israel and requires the relocation of the U.S. embassy there, but the bill has been waived by Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama on national security grounds.

Golan Heights[edit]

Israel captured two-thirds of the Golan Heights from Syria during the 1967 Six-Day War, and subsequently built Jewish settlements in the area. In 1981, Israel passed the Golan Heights Law, which extended Israeli "law, jurisdiction, and administration" to the area, including the Shebaa farms area. This declaration was declared "null and void and without international legal effect" by United Nations Security Council Resolution 497. The only state that recognized the annexation is the Federated States of Micronesia.

The vast majority of Syrian Druze in Majdal Shams, the largest Syrian village in the Golan, have held onto their Syrian passports. When Israel annexed the Golan Heights in 1981, 95% of the native Syrians refused Israeli citizenship, and are still firmly of that opinion, in spite of the 15 March 2011-present Syrian civil uprising.[19]

On 29 November 2012, the United Nations General Assembly reaffirmed it was "[d]eeply concerned that Israel has not withdrawn from the Syrian Golan, which has been under occupation since 1967, contrary to the relevant Security Council and General Assembly resolutions," and "[s]tress[ed] the illegality of the Israeli settlement construction and other activities in the occupied Syrian Golan since 1967."[20] The General Assembly then voted by majority, 110 in favour to 6 against (Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, United States), with 59 abstentions, to demand a full Israeli withdrawal from the Syrian Golan Heights.[20]

"the only thing Arabs have is oil and Allah"

No Granger, they also have souls, because the are human. They should not be treated as animals,or goyim, as the jews call them.

Tell that to their leaders

Who treat them worse than animals or goyim.

Ban the Burka
Boycott halal

Long Live Israel

I have a better idea, Granger,

ban those dark voices from your head. Please, seek help.

You mean the puppet regimes

You mean the puppet regimes subsidized with our tax dollars? You are such a fool bigot.

Tell that to our leaders who do the same!

Why worry about the jews and muslims in far away lands when we have our own problems right here, in our own back yard?

Long live AMERICA and the idea she stands for.

Everybody else can and should solve their own problems. If we set a good example (Unlike what CONgress does now) the rest of the world will follow us.

Same with the DailyPaul. If the Granger set a good example people would follow the Grange! You lead from the front!!!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

That's why I'm in the GOP face to face

I worry about Jews because they are being attacked everyday, over 2 million seeking asylem in Israel because they are under seige.

I worry about Muslims because they are fascists with a NEW WORLD ORDER called Sharia. They are bombing and killing innocent people globally, genocides, suicide bombs, executions, abductions, child rape, beating and disfiguring women, least we forget Malala. Trading food and medicine for rockets and bombs. Who needs to pass out crescents and stars for Muslims to wear when they FORCE women into burkas? The Burka is no different than a Nazi yellow star.


I did what Ron Paul asked us ALL to do.. get in the GOP and be the difference. Instead, you say you won't vote unless it's an honest person, but what are YOU doing to get honest people nominated? Waiting for someone like me to do it or you.. oh that's right.. it wouldn't be me.. not you.. then who?

Excuse me, but which group is

Excuse me, but which group is occupied? Which is being bombed? Hint: Its not "the Jews." Your pathetic obeisance to all things Jewish is getting more and more ridiculous.