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Friday, 30 March 2012

J'accuse




As my little flat is just ‘round the corner from the Pantheon,  I can call myself a neighbour of the man who wrote this letter at a time when France was experiencing a period of anti-Semitism. The Judenhass then, which  led to the Dreyfus affair,  came mainly (I think)  from the “the-Jews-killed-our-Jesus” brigade. Today it’s here again, but this time around it's coming mainly from the kind who dare to find excuses for - and even “honour” the Islamist child murderer, Mohamed Merah.




Meanwhile we are warned, ad nauseam, by the media and the politicians in election mode not to make any “amalgame” - in connecting, even tangentially, the actions of this monster with Islam.



Well, this vermin went to a Jewish school, massacring a Rabbi, his two little children and the 8 year old daughter of the school Principal. He told police that  the thing he regretted most was having arrived at the Jewish school too early, and so not having had a chance to kill as many Jewish children as he would have liked.



Asked for his “reasons” why he killed those Jewish children, he said that he wanted to avenge “all the Palestinian children killed by the Jews”.



So Monsieur le President, I am no Zola, but I want you to know that  I will still not obey your command to not make any “almagame” bien au contraire. I think we MUST make the connection between the massacre of little Jewish children and the Allah Akbar mob, especially since the snuff movie this arab/muslim monster made of the killings was “overlaid with Koranic verses”, according to the Paris bureau chief of al-Jezeera, the station to which the tape was sent. And al-Jezeera would not make any  unfair amalgames when it comes to Islam now, would they?




So, Monsieur le President, I too accuse.




J’accuse all those who spread big lies about Israel and the Jews…



J’accuse those who are stupid enough to believe them, aping  their hateful, lying slogans across the lands



J’accuse those who stand by, saying nothing (for whatever reason) and thereby saying yes!




They are the ones responsible for those little Jewish children having been murdered  for the simple reason that they were children and  Jewish. They are the ones who don’t hate the Jews because of Israel, but who hate Israel because of the Jews. So I accuse them of incitement to murder in the name of allah.




What Golda Meir said soooooooooo long ago still holds today (even more so):



“We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us”






Monday, 26 March 2012

Jihadist Child Murderer honoured...


Although I am following the news in the French main media, I came to this article and photo by Reuters via the internet sites of: dreuz.info  and Atlas Shrugs


TOULOUSE (Reuters) - Une trentaine de jeunes gens, essentiellement des filles, se sont rassemblés samedi dans le quartier toulousain des Izards, où a grandi Mohamed Merah, pour honorer la mémoire du tueur de sept personnes abattu jeudi par la police, comparant leur douleur à celles des familles des victimes.
Une centaine de membres des forces de l'ordre ont entouré cette manifestation statique au cours de laquelle une femme portant un voile intégral a harangué le groupe.


La police toulousaine avait détecté des appels à manifester samedi matin et a empêché le groupe d'en rejoindre un autre.




Photo by Reuters



(Translation):
About Thirty Young people, mostly girls, gathered Saturday in the Toulouse district of Izards, where Mohamed Merah grew up, to honour this killer of 7 people who was killed by police on Thursday. They compared their “suffering” with those of the victims’ families.

Around hundred members from the security forces surrounded this static demonstration during which a woman, wearing the full veil harangued the group.

The Toulouse police had detected calls to demonstrate this Saturday morning and have prevented the group from joining other groups.


And one more thing: Among those “French” people who hero worship a gruesome child killer, the law that makes it an offence to wear the integral veil in France is obviously respected as much as human life.


Speaking of  "that" fashion:



Sunday, 25 March 2012

Lest we forget...


I want to write about lighter things - after all, it’s supposed to be “postcards from Paris”, but I just came across words from witnesses of what they now call the  "Tragédie de Toulouse" and I just can’t get rid of the horrifying image in my mind, especially as they are now starting in some nasty quarters (you will see it on the net) to glorify this monster and making a “martyr“ out of him. His older brother declared himself “proud” of these horrifying acts, a teacher in a French school ordered a 1 minute silence for the killer and, although there is still wall to wall commentary in the media about it, more is said about the killer than his victims. 

Here is the little girl’s photo again, lest, we too forget: 






And here is an extract from some of the  survivors’ and witnesses’ reports :



“… first shooting Rabbi Jonathan Sandler along with his two sons, six year old Aryeh and two year old Gavriel. Then, as she was trying to run away, grabbing the eight year old Miriam Monsonego by her long blond hair, holding on to her while he fumbled, trying one gun then another, finally shooting the struggling girl in the head before easily walking away...".

They tell us not to “faire l’amalgame”, well, sorry, I will make the connection which is simply too obvious when such a killer declares himself a Jihadist and says Allah Akbar after some (or all?) of his acts.








Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose...


Saturday, 24 March 2012

Faces of Paris



Late afternoon on a Paris spring day






Ne riez pas
N'y touchez pas
Gardez vos larmes
Et vos sarcasmes
Lorsque la nuit
Nous réunit
Son corps, ses mains
S'offrent aux miens
Et c'est son coeur
Couvert de pleurs
Et de blessures
Qui me rassure





A poem from Les Fleurs du Mal


La femme qui est dans mon lit
N'a plus 20 ans depuis longtemps
Les yeux cernés
Par les années
Par les amours
Au jour le jour
La bouche usée
Par les baisers
Trop souvent, mais
Trop mal donnés
Le teint blafard
Malgré le fard
Plus pâle qu'une
Tâche de lune

La femme qui est dans mon lit
N'a plus 20 ans depuis longtemps
Les seins si lourds
De trop d'amour
Ne portent pas
Le nom d'appas
Le corps lassé
Trop caressé
Trop souvent, mais
Trop mal aimé
Le dos vouté
Semble porter
Des souvenirs
Qu'elle a dû fuir

La femme qui est dans mon lit
N'a plus 20 ans depuis longtemps
Ne riez pas
N'y touchez pas
Gardez vos larmes
Et vos sarcasmes
Lorsque la nuit
Nous réunit
Son corps, ses mains
S'offrent aux miens
Et c'est son coeur
Couvert de pleurs
Et de blessures
Qui me rassure

Friday, 23 March 2012

And the medal of victimhood goes to...

 

In an article to our partisan  ABC, Tariq Ramadan, the cleverest of all media manipulators when it comes to euphemising the teachings of Allah, has begun the process of whitewashing the killer and of awarding the mantle of victimhood .

He waxes tenderly:

“…Mohamed Merah is, in other words, rather like an overgrown adolescent - unemployed, at a loose end, soft-hearted but also disturbed and incoherent, as illustrated by his long hours of conversation with the police as they surrounded his apartment. An unbalanced, provocative, conscious, non-suicidal killer, we are told, who wanted, as he put it, to "teach France a lesson.…[snip]...A substantial number of French citizens are treated as second-class citizens. Mohamed Merah was French (whose behaviour was as remote from the Qur'anic message as it was from Voltaire's texts). Is it so difficult to acknowledge this fact? There, indeed, lies the French problem."

The somewhat angry answer I posted to the taxpayer funded ABC will probably not see the light of the screen, since they never publish my contributions, so I will opportunistically take the floor of my own blog and post it here. (Ahhh the fringe benefits of blogging…)

This is what I wrote to the Australian Broadcasting service:



"Being the ABC, you will, of course, have a prominent member of the ghastly "Muslim Brotherhood" (in fact the grandson of its founder) commenting on this drama.

Apart from the sly manipulation of perceptions, there are quite a few factual (and I think deliberate) mistakes in this quaint little ode to the eternal victim, the Muslim/Islamist.

To mention but one of those factual “mistakes“: this Arab/Muslim, originally from Algeria, did not say that he would "like to teach France a lesson", he said "I will bring France to her knees". He also did not kill Christians/Muslims/Jews indiscriminately, he definitely aimed mainly for Jews (even having travelled to Israel for "research" to this effect).

And this islamist murderer was not all that far removed from the koranic messages either. Nor are propagandists and media darlings (such as Tariq Ramadan) as innocent in the making of that Jihadist, as you and he would have us believe. "





Thursday, 22 March 2012

Jewish children hunted down in France and killed...yet again..



R.I.P.




Last year, when living in the Marais (the Jewish quartier of Paris) I saw something of such poignant sadness that I could not put it out of my mind: A young Jewish boy with side locks entered the bus. Sitting down, he took a peak cap out of his cartable, put it on and tried, rather frantically, but with only partial success, to hide his side locks under the cap. I knew his gesture was more than just the typical little revolt of a youngster against his parents’ dress sense. I was sad for him then, I am afraid for him today. “There was a time when Jewish children were hunted down and killed in France…” writes Daniel Greenflied in his must read blog today , and he continues: "...What was then is now again. The occupying army doesn't wear uniforms, it wears keffiyahs. It doesn't speak German, it speaks Arabic...”


The French expression for feeling nauseous is “avoir mal au coeur”, literally translated “a hurting heart”. Today I feel both: I want to vomit and, pardon the purple prose: my heart hurts.

On Monday, Mohamed Merah an Arab Muslim of Algerian origin (*) entered a French-Jewish school and massacred the 30 year old Rabbi Sadler, his  two little sons, 3 and 6 year old Aryeh and Gavriel. He also attacked a 17 year old youth. His next act was to hunt down the 8 year old Miryam Monsonego. When the little girl tried to run away, Mohamed Merah grabbed her by her hair, pulled her close and shot her in the head point blank.

It is this ^^^ that makes my heard hurt. What makes me want to vomit is that when the bodies of his victims are barely in the ground, it’s all about poor misunderstood  Mohamed Merah who died today via suicide by cops. Gutless politicians in election mode tell us to “surtout pas faire l’amalgame” and to protect the sensitivities of the Muslim community, while the terminally  dhimmi French media and assorted pro-Islamic apologists have actually the gall to call this murdering islamic jihadist  “un enfant perdu à la République et à l’Islam” (A child lost to the Republique and to Islam).


To anyone not  as  willingly and dangerously blinded  as the nearly exclusively leftist media here,  it is the eight year old Miryam who is l’Enfant perduel'enfant perdue à la vie and the child lost to all of us. I simply cannot get the picture out of my mind of this little girl trying to run away, being hauled back, by the hair, and shot in the face. This  beautiful little girl:


(*) despite his nationality on paper which says he is French, I refuse to call him either “man” or “French” because he was neither, he who after each horrid murder (including 3 French soldiers) shouted "Allah Akbar"
















Kinder Totenlieder Mahler
"Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen"


Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen,

bald werden sie wieder nach Hause gelangen.

Der Tag ist schön, o sei nicht bang,

sie machen nur einen weiten Gang.

Ja wohl, sie sind nur ausgegangen,

und werden jetzt nach Hause gelangen.


O, sei nicht bang, der Tag is schön,


sie machen einen Gang zu jenen Höh'n.


Sie sind uns nur voraus gegangen,


und werden nicht wieder nach Hause verlangen.


Wir holen sie ein auf jenen Höh'n


im Sonnenschein, der Tag ist schön,



auf jenen Höh'n



Tuesday, 20 March 2012

It's the Religion, Stupid!

Gutsy Pat Condell reckons that the media doesn't tell us the truth about Islam, I reckon he is right...


Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Rocket Rain on Israel

Being back in France  has re-politicised me and reminded me that to say nothing is to say yes. So I shall nail my colours a bit more to the mast (yes, I do like clichés!)

I find the stench of rising anti-Semitism is slowly leaving in its wake what happened in my fatherland notsolongago and  emulators of the Goebbels style of propaganda are proliferating in all the main media, especially those from the left-populist stables.







So I now go straight to equally partisan, but I feel somewhat more honest sources, like the authors of my listed blogs, or Israeli sites like Aish.com who today tell us what we need to know about this week’s attacks on Israel but won’t read/hear on the main stream media:



My excerpts below are taken from here:

.(1) Over 210 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel over the past three days, targeting as many as one million civilians (15% of the Israeli population)…

(2) Schools in southern Israel have remained closed all week in an attempt to protect children and civilians, and 200,000 children are huddled in shelters rather than in school. …

(3) While Israel’s Iron Dome mobile air defence system has a 90% success rate, Israelis have been injured in these missile attacks and a million lives have been disrupted. ….

(4) Israel reacted with carefully targeted responses. Of 44 strikes, 18 struck high trajectory missiles and 15 hit weapons facilities. The balance hit terrorists carrying out or supplying planned attacks…

(5) The elevated activity began after the Israeli Air Force targeted and killed two members of the Popular Resistance Committee (PRC), a terror organization funded and supported by Hamas and based in Gaza...

(6) …Iran provides Hamas “significant support, which some diplomats say could amount to $20 million to $30 million per year.” The latest dangerous developments could also be seen as an attempt by Iran to divert the world’s focus off their nuclear ambitions.


(7) Since the fall of Mubarak’s government in 2011, Hamas has been able to smuggle advanced weapons into Gaza… it is only a matter of time before Hamas escalates the war on Israel with missiles that can reach Tel Aviv.


(8) … Hamas’ regular use of rockets to fire at civilians in Israel, and its use of civilians as shields in Gaza, are also violations of the rules of war…. Iranian-backed

(9) …In 2011, an average of two rockets a day were terrorizing Israeli civilians. Many attacks deliberately target children in kindergartens and school buses…

 
(10) Hamas’ arms caches are deliberately hidden in civilian homes, schools, and heavily populated areas
to create a moral dilemma for the Israel Defence Forces...






.
(11) Hamas, a  militant offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, violently wrested control of Gaza from the Palestinian Authority in 2007. …


(12) Contrary to media reports, Hamas recognizes that Gaza is not occupied by Israel...

 
(13) The Hamas charter is awash with anti-Semitism. Excerpts:
“The time of judgment shall not come until Muslims fight the Jews [and kill them] …

 
(14) Hamas continues to refuse to recognize the State of Israel. … clearly targets the elimination of the State of Israel.


(15) Hamas suppresses free speech in Gaza and Palestinians who dare to speak about Hamas’ human rights abuses put themselves at risk. …


(16) The Gazan economy is growing. According to the World Bank, growth in Gaza during the first half of 2011 was 28 %. Currently, Israel allows all goods of a civilian nature to enter Gaza …


Friday, 9 March 2012

Your tax dollar at work

 
 
Am I right in thinking that our  tax-payer funded SBS and the ABC broadcast Al-Jazeera News daily?
 
And if so, does it not follow that as an Australian tax payer I am paying for the  Jihad in honour of Allah?
 
And when this Hamas PM says "We arabs are in dire need to rise a unique generation" is that what he had in mind?
 
 
 
 
 
 





 

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Trojan Horses made in Germany

When I arrived in Paris in January, the first view that greeted me, were traffic closures. You expect traffic jams on week-ends in Paris: protest marches of all kinds are tradition since Napoleon was a boy.  But I did not see one French flag this time, not even the normal trade union flags.

This was the flag I saw...





...over and over...




...and over again




I spoke to some of the demonstrators. Many of them didn't seem to speak French, but that's normal here in Paris where I hear more and more  arabic sounding languages. What was different among those demonstrators was that they seemed to speak  German to me, a somewhat broken German, but still German. Did I look really  that German? I dont wear Dirndls in Paris...

Returning to my Flat in the  Rue Gay Lussac later that evening, I saw many of the demonstrators, (still carrying  their flags) getting into a large fleet of German buses that had been parked there all day. The Turks, because that's what they themselves and their flags  identified them as, were returning to Germany after a good days work. 


Trojan horses ...?


...made in Germany ?

What kind of good days work?


The reason for this massive demonstratin was to protest  against the plan by the French Government to acknowledge the genocide of the Armenian people by the Turks and to penalise those who would deny this massacre.

What I find predicable is that the Turkish Prime Minister, Erdogan, immediately tried to put pressure on  France because  blackmail of whole countries seems to be the "new black".

What I find equally predictable but a little more disappointing is that, meanwhile, France has backed down, all the way...

But, whether you are on the side of the "Turks" who deny that this massacre ever happened, or on the side of the "Armenians" who know that it did, what I found the most shocking is that Turkish migrants living in Germany should come to France in large bus fleets,  to protest against French laws, proposed by a French Government on French soil and be successful.



This side of “Europe” (a Eurabian kind of solidarity?) is  new  to me, and  I find  it deeply disturbing.

Personally, I am on the side of the Armenians, and not only because they gave us Charles Aznavour, to mention but one.