“Britain’s Green Party, led by the hapless Natalie Bennett, is pretty much a stereotypical ragbag of tree-huggers at the nice and squishy end of the spectrum and hard-line Lefist ideologues at the other end who never really recovered from the fall of the Berlin Wall and departed from traditional Left-wing politics on the grounds that it had sold out to capitalism.
With the latter strand of Green thinking in mind — and it is there that one finds the most influential voices in the party — no surprise then that the Greens have emerged as the party with the most bigoted approach to Israel among all those vying for representation at the general election in two and a half weeks time.
A report in the Jewish Chronicle (JC) underlines how bigotry and willful ignorance go hand in hand. In an interview on Friday, Bennett affirmed her support for boycotts of Israeli artists, musicians and academics, as well as an arms embargo and suspension of the EU-Israel Association Agreement.
“We need to get the message across to the Israeli state. It needs to comply with international law and human rights…. The boycott of Israel is Green Party policy. It is a really difficult area, but I would support the policy,” she said. Singling out a state that just happens to be Jewish is nothing new of course. But what was striking in the Jewish Chronicle’s interview was Bennett’s absolute refusal to go to Israel (she has never been) and see the situation for herself, along with the most extraordinary reasons for not doing so.”
Here’s the deputy leader of the Green Party in full Nazi mode;
We should stand for a minute, in memory of the day when an era of short-cuts, penny-pinching, fraud and greed was to cost eleven lives
I am not, as many will recall, overfond of mass memorials. Yes, the Two-minute Silence in Great Britain at 11 a.m. on 11th day of the 11th month to remember those who gave their lives so that we might live without tyranny is, to my mind, one of the very few exceptions to my own rule. Anything proposed or formulated by the European Union is definitely beyond the pale as far as I am concerned.
But there are times when I believe we should pause, and remember those, who by a combination of arrogance, stupidity, greed, simple corruption and fraud have lost their lives while simply doing their jobs.
A minute, if you will, for the Dead of Deepwater Horizon!
The arrogance, stupidity, greed, simple corruption and fraud are all charged against the employers, the rig owners, the well developers and the people who exposed the workers to those terrible risks! I apologise if my words were misstaken in any manner whatsoever!
It may sound harsh but the best way to stop illegal immigrants drowning in the Mediterranean is to impose a ring of steel at sea that will stop the boats that carry them sailing in the Mediterranean. I hear a lot of hand wringing clap trap from liberals who think that Europe should turn itself into a place of Asylum for what could be millions of North African muslims, feeling the more violent North African Muslims. This is lunatic. If the people smugglers think that their cargo (human beings) will ALWAYS be rescued and then given access to the lucrative Welfarism that abounds across Europe, there will be a relentless tide coming here. We saw how well prepared they are for life in Europe when some of these Muslims threw Christians overboard when they refused to pray to Allah. Katie Hopkins said this in somewhat more robust terms and the left are now seeking to have her sacked from her role as columnist in the Sun. The thing about the free speech that the Left would deny Hopkins is that when enough Muslims colonise Europe, they will be the first to lose all their freedoms.
Greek debt costs leapt yesterday as the French central bank warned that the banking sector in Athens is on the verge of collapse. The euro fell 0.6 per cent to $1.074 after International Monetary Fund and G20 meetings in Washington held out little progress on the prospect of Greece satisfying creditors to unlock €7.2 billion in financial aid by the end of the month.
Greece wants to STAY in the EU but it also cannot afford to do so. Their banks will fall and so will their continued presence in the EU. Chaos will ensu
More fantasy politics ahead of the General Election – this time from the Party that stands for election to Westminster but which refuses to take its seats in the chamber!
Sinn Féin is to seek an extra £1.5bn for Northern Ireland in negotiations with an incoming government. The party said that is the amount of spending power Stormont power-sharing ministers have lost over the course of the last parliament. The comments were made at the launch of the party’s general election manifesto.
Hahaha. Utterly pathetic but I am sure it will be lapped up by their supporters. Begging bowl politics are not restricted to Sinn Fein of course, the DUP are as bad. It’s always groundhog day here, where the local parties seek to prop up a bloated public sector by seeking more and more cash from Westminster.
Islam is very active in the persecution of Christians wherever it can find them. Naturally dhimmis such as Obama deny that Islamic State has nothing to do with Islam but back in the real world..
Ethiopian officials have revealed that the 30 Christians filmed being beheaded and shot by Islamic State militants in Libya are likely to have been desperate migrants trying to reach Europe. The 29-minute video released yesterday is titled ‘Until It Came To Them – Clear Evidence’, and shows dozens of militants butchering two separate groups of men in the north African country. Now the Ethiopian government spokesman Redwan Hussein said officials are in contact with their embassy in Cairo to establish the authenticity of the video and to work out whether, as suspected, the victims were only in Libya in the hope of boarding a boat bound for Europe.
You have to laugh. The mad Scottish separatists in the SNP published their Manifesto today and it is rib tickling in the extreme. Their key policy pledges are to;
1. End “Austerity” by borrowing more £££ and spending more £££. What could go wrong with that idea?
2. Impose increased taxes on the successful. That should encourage enterprise.
3. Remove the British nuclear deterrent. North Korea sends hugs.
It’s laughable. Were a Labour minority Government to work with the SNP on these policies the UK economy would spiral out of control. Just like it did the LAST time Labour was in power. That was five years ago and the MSM has forgotten along with around a third of the electorate.
Up to 7.5 million voters may not be able to have their say because they are unregistered, the Electoral Commission has warned.
It comes as the deadline looms for signing up – midnight on Monday.
I’m one of them. For my part, it’s because I’m not a democrat and I don’t believe that politicians should steal on my behalf.
But the plain truth is that almost all votes are irrelevent anyway. I’m sorry, your vote probably does not count. Whether or not you vote on 7th May will not make the slightest difference to anything. All you’ll do is waste your time.
I don’t watch much TV a few shows for entertainment and distraction. One of my favorite shows ended this week.
Justified was the tale of US Marshal Raylan Givens and his boyhood friend a criminal named Boyd Crowder. I truly expected the series to end with both their deaths. It ended however hapily ever after, both lived. A good run, for a good show.
You do not defeat terrorism by rewarding terrorists, regardless of how many bleeding heart liberals argue otherwise. Want to know where that flawed approach leads to? Read UNIONISM DECAYED 1997-2007 - It's my first book and it explains what happens when you seeek to appease terrorists and call it peace. It's available right now for ATW readers so make sure you get your copy by emailing the editor! This is the book that dissents from the herd mentality that doing wrong can lead to being right. It doesn't and this book spells out WHY.
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