Monthly Archives: August 2010

Bibi Controls The Summit; Can He Control Israeli Women Smugglers?

by James M. Wall The latest round of peace talks between Israeli and Palestine leaders begins Wednesday night with a White House dinner. President Obama will be the host, but Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu will be in control. In … Continue reading

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“The Tillman Story”; Deception, War, One Family and Truth

by James M. Wall Wednesday Night Update Below Amir Bar-Lev’s documentary film, The Tillman Story, has just opened in limited release in Los Angeles and New York City. Within a few weeks, this film will be available nation wide. My advice … Continue reading

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Right Wing Blogger Provoked Attack On Islamic Center

by James M. Wall The conservative anger that arose in the land last summer with the false furor over the “Kill Grandma” panels, has returned in a new form. After smoldering for many months, this years’s conservative wild fire roared … Continue reading

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A Good-to-Go “Sermon” Is Now Available To Combat Hate Talk

by James M. Wall If I were pastor of a local church, by now I would have installed a video player and a means to project a video in a darkened sanctuary. Then I would be ready to share unexpected … Continue reading

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Tony Judt Dies at Age 62

by James M. Wall Ten months ago, October 21, 2009, I posted an essay on this blog, reprinted below, on Professor Tony Judt. On Friday (August 6), Tony Judt died. The Los Angeles Times wrote:   Tony Judt, a leading historian … Continue reading

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Karsh Dissembles; Truman Escapes; A Village Disappears

by James M. Wall This is a story about a New York Times columnist who dissembled, a movie about a man named Truman who escapes from a made-up reality, and Israeli Arab  villagers who stood by helplessly as the Israeli … Continue reading

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