Monthly Archives: August 2015

Political correctness is mind control

The purpose of Newspeak was not only to provide a medium of expression for the world-view and mental habits proper to the devotees of IngSoc, but to make all other modes of thought impossible. Its vocabulary was so constructed as … Continue reading

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A note to Abu Yehuda readers

If you are an email subscriber to Abu Yehuda, you will notice that posts will be coming from a new provider, MailChimp. This will enable me to eliminate the ads, which were multiplying and becoming intrusive. The from-address will now … Continue reading

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How the Internet has wrecked political discourse

If you are reading this, chances are that you would describe yourself as pro-Israel and probably right of center. You probably read several other pro-Israel and conservative blogs. You do not read +972 Magazine, or Mondoweiss. If you are American, … Continue reading

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Jewish terrorism? Maybe — or maybe not

Minister of Defense Moshe Ya’alon justified the recent ‘administrative detentions’ of several young Jewish ‘extremists’ in a TV interview last week: In such situations, any country — most certainly a democracy– must defend itself, including the taking of extreme measures,” … Continue reading

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Jews, lies and olive trees

The war against the Jewish people and their state is being fought in military, diplomatic and information theaters. In the information battles, the ammunition used against us is lies. Sometimes they are big, reality-inverting ones, such as the lie that … Continue reading

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