Remember the Wodka Vodka billboard from yesterday? The billboard on the West Side Highway read "Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing" and shows a Chihuahua in a Santa hat next to an Afghan hound in a yarmulke. The billboard stirred up quite a bit of controversy and accusations of anti-Semitism after ... More >>
Natalie Portman, the Oscar-winning, ballet-dancing, pregnant lady has officially spoken out against fashion designer John Galliano for making anti-Semitic remarks. Not long after, Christian Dior officially fired Galliano in response to his Hitler praising comments in a Paris bar, which became ... More >>
It quickly became the story of the day, just like she wanted, but then things got uglier. Sarah Palin appears to have pulled her video response to the Arizona shooting from the site Vimeo, which now shows zero clips under Palin's name. Palin's use of the term "blood libel," which usually refe ... More >>
We've noted Abe Foxman -- the Anti-Defamation League's very public, very loud, very condemnation-happy public face -- as an "known racist" and egomaniacal asshole" here. We're not the only ones who aren't fans of his: one ADL award-winner, Fareed Zakaria, recently returned a $10,000, five yea ... More >>
Somehow we're just seeing this, but Jeff Bercovici at Daily Finance reports today that Anti-Defamation League leader Abe Foxman had a fake Twitter doppelganger/satirist of him shut down at the request of the ADL.
The host of CNN's GPS and Newsweek writer Fareed Zakaria has had just about enough of Abe Foxman and the Anti-Defamation League's opposition to the downtown Manhattan mosque. In order to show his frustration, Zakaria has opted to return a first amendment award he received five years ago from ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
The Defender Magazine
Date: Issues from January, February and September, 1955 ... More >>
Be there or Be Square! Lenora Fulani, Fred Newman, and all
the wonderfully zany leaders of the city's Independence Party kick off their
big push to reelect Mike Bloomberg Thursday evening at a rally in Harlem.Bloomberg is listed as an "invited speaker" for the event at
on ... More >>
Bill Moyers talks with two Times reporters last September about Wall Street's meltdown.
Almost lost amid the usual knee-jerk preaching to the choir that is the 21st century Nation are a couple of excellent stories — one of them scolds Barack Obama for relying on such dubious characters as e ... More >>
That is, a president who's finally trying to persuade Hebrews.
George Mitchell, chatting last April at Leeds Met in the U.K. about brokering peace deals.
With just a few big steps, Barack Obama has erased George W. Bush's plodding steps in the Middle East sands.
After eight years of an administr ... More >>