Twitter Abruptly Resigns From The “Free Speech Wing Of The Free Speech Party”

Happy belated #Jan25 from San Francisco: A new¬†Twitter policy which goes into effect today allows the social network “to reactively withhold content from users in a specific country,” so that Twitter can further expand globally and “enter countries that have different ideas about the...

Placing the latest Israel/Gaza violence into perspective…

Robert Fisk (h/t mattthebastard): Ever since 1948, we’ve been hearing this balderdash from the Israelis — just as Arab nationalists and then Arab Islamists have been peddling their own lies: that the Zionist “death wagon” will be overthrown, that all Jerusalem will be...

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The Associated Press: President Bush feted Israel on Thursday in honor of the 60th anniversary of its founding and predicted that its 120th birthday would find it alongside a Palestinian state and in an all-democratic neighborhood free of today’s oppression, restrictions on freedom and extremist...