Monthly Archives: December 2010

Enjoying the sun at Costa del Dictatorship

While VG journalists want to send us to Syria for holiday (actually I would’ve loved to, but would be denied entry on grounds that I have been visiting that tiny 6 lettered country, their neighbor to the south-west), the Iranians…

Vårt Land is runner up to dishonest reporting

Vårt Land, the Christian daily which takes a wait and see approach to Israel, seems to need a little home schooling when it comes to geography, political realities of the Galilean hills. In a short article they inform us that…

Greedy Hillestad

Here is one for laughs… Israel boycotter Erik Hillestad (yes, he has signed every motion, real or imaginary, to call for a cultural and academic boycott of Israel) is very upset that one of his artists signed a deal with…

We were molested, whines NTNU Chancellor

Thanks to wackyleaks we now know that news that professors at NTNU who proposed an academic and cultural boycott of Israel presented as a combo pack with highly biased “seminars” on Israel, caused considerable Transatlantic upset and that Washington politicians…

A most damning report

Aftenposten brings us the full monty, publishing the original cables that were sent from Oslo to Washington DC with concern. CONSTRAINTS ON NORWAY´S MIDDLE EAST ROLE? The items speak for themselves, but you may want to see to what extent…

All is fine in my little belly button, sulks Støre

Our FM Støre reacts with incredulity to WickedLeaks that US embassy crew find him not smart, arrogant, in it for himself and with an attitude problem. Sincerely, I have not heard any of this conveyed to me in Washington, he…

Nobel Peace Price award absentees

Very interesting to note who supports human rights repression, the list of absentees at todays Nobel event in Oslo makes for interesting reading, here brought to you by the Telegraph for a change, and we assume that the information is…

Gaza lacks construction material?

Or so we are told by organizations(Amnesty International, Christian Aid, the Norwegian Refugee Council, Oxfam International and Save the Children UK) who claim that Israel is not living up to Gaza promises. Here are two excerpts from the article in JP:…