Richard Trumka, Bastard Child of a Very Old Union

buy cheap cialis onlinet=”46″ />Unlike the media elite stateside who are too busy wondering why the Obama-approved Muslim Brotherhood would want to beat up their colleagues overseas, Glenn Beck’s focus has been on the relationship between socialist/communists and radical Islamists. I have to give his team credit for such thorough research. Although, this time I didn’t need to Google for the facts. Despite what the spin-masters are trying to deny, I know what Beck is saying is true because the facts have been available for years. That’s the funny thing about facts; they always exist, yet their relevance is a matter of attention—namely how much attention is being paid to them at any given time.

For instance, inspired by Hitler and Mussolini, the Muslim Brotherhood was established in the 1930s. In the 1940s, Adolf Hitler and the Palestinian Arab Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini fought on the same side (the Mufti even sent some soldiers to fight in Hitler’s “Aryan” army). And, in the 1950s, Whittaker Chambers cited that communist groups had been funding Arab agitators in Palestine since the 1920s . None of these facts seemed to strike a chord when they occurred, though. Continue reading

ElBaradei: Israeli Facts and Fictions

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The agreement spanning the past 140 years of definitions in my dictionary collection is that Truth conforms to fact or reality; Truth is the body of real things, events, and facts.

Yet, according to Wikipedia the popular, open-source online encyclopedia:

Truth can have a variety of meanings… “Truth” must have a beneficial use in order to be retained within language. Defining this potency and applicability can be looked upon as “criteria”, and the method used to recognize a “truth” is termed criteria of truth. Since there is no single accepted criterion, they can all be considered “theories”. ”

Compare the two definitions and you’ll see a striking difference. Historically, reality is truth. Yet, according to contemporary pop culture, truth is a subjective opinion. Opinion is truth.

In the interest of ideological inquiry, I decided to contrast the commentary of the right-wing Caroline Glick with commentary from the left-wing Dahlia Scheindlin and Roi Maor published in +972. Continue reading