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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Clarifying Ideas – El Salvador

This is a program called Clarifying Ideas from El Salvador.

I wish my Spanish were better, but his general topics on this show were Arab culture and the Palestinians.

Notice that the speaker’s is named Kattán, which is an Arabic surname. (Hint: Qattan)

As best as I can tell, this gentlemen is pushing an Islamic, as well as Arabic, point of view on his program.

Salvador has many Arabs among them.

Ironically, a former President of El Salvador (2004-2009), Antonio Saca, was a descendant of Palestinian Catholics from Bethlehem, now under a degree of Israeli martial law (it is bordered by the wall).

Even more ironically, Antonio Saca, though descended from Catholics, is a strong Evangelical Protestant.

Even more more ironically, El Salvador was the last country to have its embassy in Israel’s Jerusalem – considered a show of support for Israel’s claim to Jerusalem.

Almost all embassies are now in Tel Aviv.

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Telesur Supports Gaza


Telesur (Television South) is headquarted in Chavez’s Venezuela.
They use maps which are intrinsically anti-Israel.

As expected, TeleSur is hostile to Israel. At (0:58) they use a map which is used only by those groups who are hostile to the existence of Israel.

Such a graphic would never be seen on American TV,as it is inherently anti-Israel, and accuses the Jews of stealing the whole country from the Palestinians.

THIS IS THE MAP THAT TELESUR USED

shrinking_palestine.jpg
The maps is only used by those groups hostile to the existence of Israel.
They did not even bother to translate the legends from English to Spanish.

Such a map would never be seen on American TV, because it is inherently biased against Israel. That the announcer on TeleSur uses it as an authoritative map indicates a hostile bias.

The map has been floating around for years on the Internet, and seems to have first appeared on Neo-Nazi websites. At least, that is where I spotted the map first; but I could be wrong about its origin.

What is most interesting is that they are using an English language map. They did not even bother to translate it into Spanish. [Though blurry, if you expand it to full screen, you can see the writing is in English.]

In other words, TeleSur’s research is almost nil, they just lifted the image from somewhere else. TeleSur is passing on pre-packaged anti-Zionist media from somewhere else. They do not even have the decency to to translate it. Just broadcast the first anti-Israel map they could find.

What this indicates is an intrinsic bias which, rather than examining the facts, merely passes along any piece of propaganda which fits their pre-conceived notion.

I knew Chavez was biased, but this indicates an intellectual dishonesty that is breattaking in its lazinees.

I know Israel puts out Hasbara propaganda, but it is not usually that sloppy.

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Newspaper Reports on Chilean Protest

This is a news report by El Ciudadano (The Citizen) in Santiago, Chile.


The original is here.
Forgive any errors in translation.

El Ciudadno (the Citizen) is a Chilean Newspaper.

More of the same, but as we note, Chile has a very influential Palestinian population. So the Gaza War is drawing strong interest.

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Argentina is Relatively Quiet over Gaza War

Argentina is having a major economic crisis.

The population of Buenos Aires went out on the street to protes the government polices. Gaza must have been low on the list of things to consider.


Little time for Palestine. The Argentines are too busy protesting their own Argentine government.

This is amazing. Argentina is about 9% Arab; and it has a considerable Jewish population; but the immediate concern in Argentina is their own economic crisis.

Most Arabs in Argentina are Maronite Lebanese Christians (who would not be partial to Muslim Palestinians) and Syrian Orthodox Christians. These might have sympathy for the Gaza Palestinians – though the Maronites might actually support Israel – but no so much to bring them out into the street in large numbers. There is a negligible Palestinian population among them; and the Palestinian-Argentines would not set the tone.

They are probably more upset at Cristina Kirchner’s administration in Argentina than a war 7000 miles away.

The response in Argentina to the new Gazan War seems to be muted.

Chile (see previous posts) however has a notable, prosperous, and influential Palestinian community. Palestinian-Chileans have reacted more strongly, as would be expected.

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Support Gaza March – Chile 2012


More of the previous post below. The sign at (0:21) says
End the Criminal Blockade against Gaza – Long live Free Palestine!
At (0:49) the sign says: Stop (lit: Brake) the Killing of Children in Palestine

Again, the Palestinians in Chile has real clout.

The Chilean Palestinians are Christian. Israel should have a long talk with these people. These Chilean Palestinians should not be supporting a sharia regime in Gaza.

Many of the protesters, however, are not Palestinians, but generic Chileans. Notice the Communist Party flags.

They marched to the Israeli Embassy, where they called for a boycott of Israel. (See previous post)

Israel has really dropped the ball in South America.

Chile is an emerging first world nation. It cannot be ignored. Yet, Israel has failed to communicate to these people what Islam means.

Look at those young ladies in short skirts and low necklines. Were they in Gaza, they would be shot for honor killings. It is insane that they support Gaza.

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