Month: December 2011

The Israeli wine story keeps spinning….

This story seems determined to grow new legs every day, keeps spinning… out of control NORWAY POLITICIANS CRITICISE “ISRAEL WINE BOYCOTT”. The Foreigner 2011 12 19 Michael Sanderson Vinmonopolet’s site lists two wines available for order, one of them is…

The great butter debacle

For the last few weeks, the item highest on anybody’s agenda in Norway has not really been about Syria, Russia, the hunger epidemics in the Sahel region, the climate or any such trivial matter. No, for us Norwegians, our collective…

FM Støre’s solution to competition from would be labour leaders with immigrant background – change the rules to prevent them getting a foothold

Awwww, don’t you just love a healthy dose of double standards? Especially now in these yule tide…. Lifted from Tundratabloids, however, original story in Norwegian can be found here: NORWEGIAN LABOUR PARTY’S JONAS GAHR STØRE, SEEKS TO END IMMIGRANT DOMINANCE…

Letter to the editors of Aftenposten from a NIJ reader

A reader sent me this today: In Aftenposten today: This news piece was on the “Home” web page, but has been moved in to the “Foreign news”  section. Notwithstanding our disgust with the brain-drained settlers in question, and justified coverage by news…

Bad news travel fast, and in many languages

Yesterday we published the ynetnews.com’s version of Manfred Gerstenfeld’s oped article “Insanity and Demonization”. Now it turns out that the same article has also been published in the New York based, Jewish Press, both in print and electronic; Sane and…

Gerstenfeld: Insanity and demonization

Insanity and demonization. Op-ed: Aftermath of Norway massacre raises questions about terror, anti-Israel feelings. Manfred Gerstenfeld Last month, two court-appointed forensic psychiatrists concluded that ideological mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik – who killed 77 Norwegians in July – is mentally insane.…

State sanctioned anti-Israelism

A couple of days ago, we referred once more to the infamous book, Daddy is a pirate, by medic and author Hans Sande, and how the Israeli embassy was infuriated by the Norwegian Cultural Council’s decision to sponsor this book,…

Peace researcher exposed: Prio researcher Tunander suggests Israel involved in 22/7.

A new Norwegian journal, which incidentally bears just that name (Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift), has published an article by Prio peace researcher Professor Ola Tunander. This article has caused several indignant responses, where respondents question Tunanders mental sanity. A very unusual…