Racist David Brooks Applies His Mental Equipment to the Egypt Coup By Jim Naureckas

5 July 2013 — FAIR Blog

David Brooks

David Brooks

“Islamists…lack the mental equipment to govern,” New York Times columnist David Brooks writes today (7/5/13). “Incompetence is built into the intellectual DNA of radical Islam.”

Now, Brooks has been known to cite eugenicist  Steve Sailer on “white fertility rates” (12/7/04;Extra!4/05).  But let’s give him the benefit of the doubt and assume that rather than making a racist argument, he’s simply appearing to be racist as a metaphor (as when he wrote recently that interracial marriage was producing a “nation of mutts”–6/27/13).

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 27 May 2013: Domestic fissures in Israel will not benefit Palestinians

27 May 2013 – VTJP

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Israeli Settlements Occupy 538.303 Dunams In West Bank
IMEMC – Israeli daily, Haaretz, has reported that, in 2012, Israel confiscated 8000 Dunams of Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank for the benefit of its settlements in areas referred to by Tel Aviv as “State Lands”. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 24 May 2013: “This time they destroyed everything”: Uprooted Bedouins face more evictions

24 May 2013 – VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Detainee Continues Hunger Strike, Demands Release
IMEMC – Palestinian detainee, Ayman Issa Hamdan, who went on hunger strike 27 days ago, rejected an Israeli “offer” for an additional six-month extension of his Administrative Detention, without trial, and demanded his unconditional release. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 4 May 2013:

4 May 2013  – VTJP

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To Break Their Strike; Israel Denies Jordanian Detainees Access To Liquids
IMEMC – The Israeli Prison Authority decided, Friday, to deprive the hunger striking Jordanian detainees in its prisoners access to liquids in an attempt to force them end their strike that entered its second day. …

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Apologists for Israel take top posts at BBC By Amena Saleem

23 April 2013 – The Electronic Intifada

Israel’s occupation is airbrushed from the BBC’s coverage.

The American poet T.S. Eliot wrote that “April is the cruelest month.” The phrase springs to mind in April 2013, the month that a new director-general took up his post at the BBC and, within two weeks, had installed a line-up of hardline Zionists at the top of the world’s largest publicly-funded news organization.

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BBC defends false claims linking Rachel Corrie to killings of Israeli soldiers By Amena Saleem

3 April 2013 – The Electronic Intifada

The extent to which the BBC is prepared to misreport on the Israeli occupation has been made clear once again. A new ruling by the BBC Trust has defended the corporation’s coverage of the Rachel Corrie case, even though it falsely implied that the unarmed activist was in some way responsible for the deaths of Israeli soldiers.

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