Monday, April 12, 2010

Sir Gerald Kaufman: "Just as Lord Ashcroft owns most of the Conservative Party, right-wing Jewish millionaires own the rest"

This is the utterly astonishing assertion of Labour’s Sir Gerald Kauffman.

One might think it quite incredible that a Jew could be into such anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.

Or is it his ethnicity which permits him to get away with it?

According to The Jewish Chronicle, he and another Labour MP (Martin Linton) made their rather inflammatory comments at a meeting in Parliament held by the ‘Friends of Al-Aqsa’.

Has there been a meeting in Parliament for the ‘Friends of the Wailing Wall’?


Thought not.

What would be the consequences for a parliamentary candidate from any party who suggested: ‘Unite owns most of the Labour Party and left-wing Muslims own the rest’?

Mr Linton, MP for Battersea (and Chairman of ‘Labour Friends of Palestine’), said at the meeting: "There are long tentacles of Israel in this country who are funding election campaigns and putting money into the British political system for their own ends."

Does he think Unite are funding Labour’s election campaign for altruistic purposes?

He added: "You must consider over the next few weeks, when you make decisions about how you vote and how you advise constituents to vote, you must make them aware of the attempt by Israelis and by pro-Israelis to influence the election."

Does Mr Linton not realise that we live in a democracy, and that any ‘lobby group’ has the legal right to express their concerns, campaign for a candidate and put their money where they wish?

Or are Jews uniquely barred from this process?

According to the JC, Mr Linton initially denied making the ‘tentacles’ remark. Presented with the evidence, he apologised, professing complete ignorance of the anti-Semitic precedent for the image of a Jewish octopus stretching its tentacles around the world. He said he was drawing on the findings of a Channel 4 programme on political donations and lobbying in the Conservative Party.

Sir Gerald Kaufman has not apologised. Presumably, he stands by his comments.

Cranmer rather wishes the JC had not referred to these two as being ‘anti-Zionist’. The distinction which many draw between Zionism and Semitism muddies the waters and permits racists to crouch behind a complex veil of geo-political obfuscation.

The Board of Deputies of British Jews have asked the Labour Party to consider dismissing both candidates.

Perhaps if they had Tweeted their comments, they would have been.

Or is it permissible for a Jewish knight of the realm to warn voters about the insidious influence of the ‘Israel lobby’?

Board president Vivian Wineman said: "We note that Mr Linton has apologised but we are surprised that, as a seasoned politician, he was not aware of the anti-Semitic nature of his remarks. Gerald Kaufman's reference to ring-wing millionaires plays to traditional anti-Semitic stereotypes and is unacceptable. We are raising this with the Labour Party. We think it should consider their suitability as candidates."

The JC explains the shameful history of their comments:

One cover of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion portrayed octopus tentacles interwoven with the Star of David. A notorious cartoon of an octopus straddling the globe was also used in the Nazi newspaper Der Sturmer in the 1930s. It can also be seen in British antisemitic portrayals of the Rothschild banking family in the 19th century.

Danny Stone, director of the all-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism, said: "It is shameful to see members of Parliament using classic conspiracy theory language. Both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party have previously indicated to us their intentions to crack down on any and all racist language or behaviour – I hope we will see swift action taken."

Stuart Polak, director of the Conservative Friends of Israel, said: "These comments are as ignorant as they are preposterous. The MPs' records on the Israeli/Palestinian issues are one-sided and not balanced and therefore cannot remotely be taken seriously.''

Is it not ironic that, at a time when Labour criticise David Cameron for sitting beside ‘xenophobes’, ‘anti-Semites’ and ‘homophobes’ in their new European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group in the European Parliament, that we find they have a few within their own ranks?

Neither candidate has been dismissed. All we have received is an official announcement from a Labour Party spokesman who distanced the party from the remarks. He said: "These alleged comments are not the view of the Labour Party."

One wonders why they didn’t simply put out such a statement in response to Stuart MacLennan's Tweets.

Could it be that Labour are more offended by a few generalised, derogatory comments about the elderly and John Bercow than they are by the colossal evil of anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and anti-Israel prejudice?


Anonymous philip walling said...

Your reaction seems a little hysterical YG.
Is there any truth in Kaufman's allegations, and if there isn't why on earth does he say such things?

12 April 2010 at 09:15  
Anonymous Mikec said...

I suppose I am one of the Jews these guys are talking about, I am unemployed, disabled and considered too old to work in IT any longer. I am, at the moment sitting in my (extended) family home in Jerusalem where the sirens have just gone off to remember the last Holocaust.

If the Jews, and the Israeli lobby are so powerful, then why is Israel about to be forced to give up land to terrorists? They must be exceedingly incompetant world hegemons.

Or are they are the victims of another world hegemon as they were in 1942.

A world hegemon who rules the BBC and the rest of the media to such a degree that propaganda goes unchallenged.

Part of anti-semitism is to expect different standards from Jews as from others. Under this definition, 'anti-zionism' must be compared to every other extant regime to make sure that it is not making a special demand on Israel. In my opinion it fails this test. Israel is a democracy, all Israelis, including Arab Israelis, have equality under Law.

As a Jew, I cannot go to many of the countries that are 'anti-zionist'.

So we see another 'final solution' to the 'Jewish Problem' in the making. Soften up with propaganda, round'em up, move'em out. So just where are we meant to go this time?

12 April 2010 at 09:18  
Blogger Archbishop Cranmer said...

"Is there any truth in Kaufman's allegations, and if there isn't why on earth does he say such things?"

Because he is a politician?

12 April 2010 at 09:21  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ah but the ECR - Kaufman equation doesn't hold. The Labour party doesn't sit offically with fascists and cranks in Europe nulike the Tories. You (may or may not) have found one MP with unpalatable views to hold up against a large group in Europe fronted by a leader/party with a dodgy past. There are many racists in the Tory party, though I would refuse to call the Tory party racist as a body, even if most of its racism is disavowed now. Good try Archy, but i'm afraid a fail.

12 April 2010 at 09:29  
Blogger Jared Gaites said...

Nicely blown all out of proportion Your Grace. But we are talking about Jews here and there is an election brewing.

Godam Nazis!

12 April 2010 at 09:36  
Blogger English Viking said...

Kauffman attended a meeting of Friends of Al Aqsa? Is he mentally ill?

The Hamas funded terrorist organisation?

If he likes Al Aqsa so much, he could go there. Oh no, I forgot, he can't. He's a Jew.

He will see just how friendly the Al Aqsa Friends/Brigade/Matyrs will be, should he be stupid enough to carry on with his Stockholm Syndrome delusion.

Amos 1 v 2 'And he said, The LORD will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the habitations of the shepherds shall mourn, and the top of Carmel shall wither.' KJV

12 April 2010 at 10:02  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

When I was just about to enter my teens in 1958 I came to the conclusion that there was no God. Just like Father Christmas he had been explained away. I assumed then that by the time I reached the age I am now that religion would have withered on the vine and we would we talking about it only in the past sense.

And for a time throughout the 60’s that did seem to be the direction of travel. Our generation would change the world and sweep away the old order and the pointless, boring lives of our parent’s. Even the Cold war didn’t dampen our optimism.

My confidence was naive as here we are and we are still talking about it. The existence of the State of Israel has been one of the causes of global conflict since its creation and of course it would not have been created without religion. The “right” to this small area of land is still contested because of competing religious beliefs.

Israel and its friends will always play the anti-Semitism card whenever it sees political advantage. All your damned religions make special pleadings so personally I don’t care who gives money to political parties as long as it is transparent. All donors expect payback in some form that is the reality. As long as the electorate can see when influence has been sold and then vote accordingly, that as they say is polotics.

12 April 2010 at 10:07  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

Graham Davis said...
Blast no edit facility

12 April 2010 at 10:10  
Anonymous Mikec said...

Mr Davis, may I remind you that Hitler and Stalin killed Jews of all religions including that of secular humanism

12 April 2010 at 10:24  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

Mikec said...
"killed Jews of all religions"

I don't understand

12 April 2010 at 10:28  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your Grace

The Left-liberals are attempting to deny and therefore exclude Jewish people from lobbying political parties. Their real objective is to silence our first cousins: the Jewish people.

Once the process of silencing a people is complete then their vicious targeting begins.

Of course through the devices in the Lisbon Treaty, the federal authority, the EU is permitted and has conducted lobbying of parliament. There was no great outcry over that. My guess is that the Left-liberals are preparing right across the EU to silence Jewish communities so that they do not interfere with the EU’s plans for Israel: to undermine Israel and abandon him to his enemies.

We should also recall that a short time ago the European Monitoring centre on Racism and Xenophobia commissioned a report into anti-Semitism. The researchers found that the main cause of ant-Semitism in Europe was not skinheads and fascists but Muslim youth.

When the researchers were asked to revise their report and refused – the Centre revised it adding a conclusion in disaccord with its findings.

12 April 2010 at 10:37  
Anonymous Mikec said...

Jews are a racial group, Judaism is a religion. So whilst Karl Marx was a communist atheist, he was also a Jew.

I can make a choice to follow the Jewish 'Religion', I cannot change my Jewish ethnicity.

Islam is a religion, but Muslims can be of many races. Not all Arabs are Muslims, there are many Christian Arabs.

Genocide is therefore based on race not on religion.

12 April 2010 at 10:43  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your Grace,

Speechless on this report. Also what would the left be doing if a Conservative MP had said the same against Tony Blair's chief fundraiser, Lord Levy, who is, erm Jewish?

12 April 2010 at 10:45  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

Mikec said...
“Jews are a racial group”

No you/they are not. This is a myth without any genetic evidence.

12 April 2010 at 11:16  
Anonymous Mikec said...

Mr Davis

You are entitled to your opinion.

12 April 2010 at 11:37  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr Davis’s opinion would be invalid in British civil and criminal law courts.

12 April 2010 at 11:48  
Anonymous bluedog said...

Your Grace, the Catholics say " Give me a boy until he is five and I will show you the man". In the case of the US president, Barack Obama started his life when his mother was married to a Kenyan Muslim. When this gentlemen abandoned his white bride Obama's mother re-married an Indonesian Muslim, Lolo Soetoro, and settled outside Jakarta. History doesn't relate whether the late Mrs Soetoro converted to Islam. There is however no questioning that Obama spent his formative years as a Muslim child living in Muslim society.

Obama has been described as a Third World anthropologist who has brilliantly used white racial guilt in the US to leverage himself to power. Quite who he really thinks he is remains a mystery. Perhaps his refusal to visit Israel gives us a clue. If I were a Jew or an Israeli I would not trust a word Obama says, it would be too big a risk to do so.

12 April 2010 at 11:53  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

‘When will Kaufman insist that the Arabs stop incitement against Israel in their media, schools and mosques? When will the U.S. demand that Arabs stop abusing their own children by subjecting them to TV programs and music videos preaching hatred of Jews, encouraging martyrdom, and denying Israel's existence?’

With acknowledgment to the American Intellectual Conservative

12 April 2010 at 12:07  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

Mikec said...
“Mr Davis
You are entitled to your opinion.”

Point me to your evidence that will change my mind!

bluedog said...
Your Grace, the Catholics say "Give me a boy until he is five and I will show you the man".

Recently updated to:
"Give me a boy until he is five so I can rape and abuse him".

12 April 2010 at 12:12  
Anonymous Mikec said...

Mr Davis

I think you will find all the evidence you need in 'Mein Kampf'

12 April 2010 at 12:42  
Anonymous bluedog said...

Mr Graham Davis, I recently had lunch with a Catholic priest and you can hardly imagine the embarrassment of this very decent man at the disgraceful state of affairs in his Church. After a lifetime of ministry and now semi-retired he is almost ashamed to admit his vocation. I also have a cousin who is a Jesuit priest. I know enough about his life before he was ordained to be confident that he is by nature a skirt lifter rather than a shirt lifter and in no way a paedophile. There would be many like him in the Church. It only ever takes a few rotten apples to spoil the barrel, as the reputation of scout-masters will attest.

Having said that I do think that the Catholic church needs to drop its insistence on celibacy in the priesthood. It makes no sense at all to me and we Anglicans got over the idea quite quickly. Perhaps Henry VIII had a say in the matter.

Expecting men to repress their sexual desires in the name of Christ is patently a spectacular failure.

12 April 2010 at 12:49  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

Mikec said...
Mr Davis
I think you will find all the evidence you need in 'Mein Kampf'

No no you cannot get away with that. Point me to accepted scientific evidence that Jews are a distinct ethnic group (not Nazi propaganda). You would like it to be so as it would support your territorial claims but just like us atheists Jews have no distinct racial group. You and your Abrahamic co-religionists rely on “holy” books to support your various spurious claims not science or reason.

12 April 2010 at 12:55  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr Davis, the claim that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one fueled purely by religion is contrived as misguided. It highlights a significant lack of historical understanding; one of which I would normally assume as man of your age was without.

Arguably without religion, the Jewish peoples would never have been moved from the Iudaea province by the Romans. But that merely opens an entirely worthless "what if" scenario.

12 April 2010 at 13:04  
Anonymous bluedog said...

Mr Graham Davis, I am not sure which Jewish territorial claim you refer to because you do not say. One thing is clear. In 1967, Israel was attacked by her three neighbours, Egypt, Syria and Jordan.

Without US or Western assistance, Israel defeated her attackers decisively in a remarkable feat of arms. Israel subsequently returned land won from Egypt but has retained land won from Jordan and Syria.

For the life of me I cannot see what is wrong with that. To make the point again, the Arabs started a war, they lost, and what they lost is the West Bank and Jerusalem. It is not obvious to me why Israel should apologise or otherwise defer to anybody as a consequence of Arab aggression in 1967.

12 April 2010 at 13:16  
Anonymous A Democratic U.K. said...

Didn't know the spiteful old "booby" was still around!

12 April 2010 at 13:19  
Anonymous not a machine said...

No wonder labour operate secret funds , so the other funders dont ask questions .

G Davies : I realised that from a young age that there was no god .

Well give it a bit more thought now you are older and see if your childlike conclusion can still hold water . It isnt just a language construct , that causes conflict , it is the conflict of living life to gods way .The biggest murderers have all been athiest !

Why have the armed forces not been given proper care and respect of there vote by Labour .

12 April 2010 at 13:39  
Blogger Anglichan said...

Graham Davis, 'The existence of the State of Israel has been one of the causes of global conflict since its creation.'

And I suppose, by that logic, the existence of the UK was one of the causes of the 2nd World War and the existence of the USA was one of the causes of the Cold War.

Why stop there? The existence of cars is one of the causes of car theft. The existence of women is one of the causes of rape. In fact, The existence of the Universe is the main 'cause' of every problem, by your reasoning, Mr. D.

12 April 2010 at 13:58  
Blogger Dreadnaught said...

I tend to largely agree with the sentiments expressed by Mr Davis that there is no such thing as a race of people that are exclusively Jews. The whole concept of what constitutes 'race' however is an irrelevance.

I would think that the human race ie Homosapiens are indeed a race of biped hominoids that have subsumed other races such as Neanderthals.

But the word today is more often than not uses in a socio-political sense and based on cultural lines, including language and historically traced territorial prominence.

So you pays your dollar and takes your choice.

There is ample evidence that culturally distinct tribal groups including Hebrews, Egyptians,Berbers, Philistines, Babylonians, Assyrians and many more have fought over disputed land and water rights in the body of land described by the Romans as Palestine. But there is no denying that the Jews as Hebrews, have a claim to a legitimacy of continual existence as a distinct group.

Mike c is partially correct I think, to infer that Mein Kampf has had a distinct influence on creating the Myth of a Jewish race. Hitler tried and failed to prove by measurement of facial features, eye colouring etc and even modern DNA techniques can no more identify with absolute certainty purity of a race within a'race'.

We are all variants of the one race - Homo-erectus.

The question is however, was Britain and France acting justly in establishing the State of Israel in 1920s. Technically, because of the culture of the time it was 'to the Victors - the spoils'.

The Ottomans and their territories were defeated along with the Germans and the rest is history.

I would say the the Jews do have a right to a State in their ancestoral and cultural homeland. The Arabs, by which I mean the Syrians, Jordanians, Lebanese, Algerians and so on have all broadly accepted the delineations of state-hood so why single out the Jews/Hebrews as unelligible?

This is where Islamic politics unites disparate nations to common cause based on the ramblings of a murderous mad Arab megalomaniac.

If they weren't united against the Jews they would find some other sacrificial victim to further the Islamisation of the entire world.

That someone like Kauffman should put the boot in if it suits his purpose, is hardly surpring. He is a self serving politician who thought it reasonable to claim over £8000 for a TV so nothing he says deserves considered respect - some set that must be.

The 'Palestinian Cause' is just another political football taken on board by the Left since it lost all 'Cause' and credibility with the demise of communism and loss of our national and European industrial based working class.

12 April 2010 at 14:16  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

I am sure that everyone here is familiar with 20th Century Middle East history including the establishment of the State of Israel that has resulted in almost continuous conflict and in the last couple of decades has been the main engine of international terrorism. The competing claims made by each of the Abrahamic faiths are all spurious, based on nothing but ancient texts and voices of those who have tried subsequently to validate them.

That these myths are still being “enhanced” by the likes of Mikec who claims a spurious racial purity for his own Jewish faith is both ridiculous and dangerous. Faith in all your Gods is a delusion as it was for all the now forgotten Gods of the past. So I look forward to the time that Islam, Christianity, Judaism and the rest are looked at with the same bemusement now reserved for Mithras and Woden.

12 April 2010 at 14:24  
Anonymous Wishbone said...

Look everyone, just ignore Davies. His prime was the 1960s, so I guess he is still suffering from the effects of the mind altering drugs which were taken at the time. Hence his delusions.

12 April 2010 at 14:30  
Anonymous Mikec said...

Mr Davis

Go away and read the study by Michael Seldin at Univercity of California, and then come back with a logical 'scientific' justification of your own opinion.

Then you can provide a Scientific and Logical answer why you believe 'nothing became something'

12 April 2010 at 14:38  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

You can do better than that...
at least I hope you can

12 April 2010 at 14:41  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

Mikec said...
Mr Davis
Go away and read the study by Michael Seldin at Univercity of California, and then come back with a logical 'scientific' justification of your own opinion.

Obviously a very distinguished researcher but is he not referring to Ashkenazi Jews, whose ancestry is entirely European and does not therefore support the existence of a Middle Eastern Jewish racial group with origins in biblical times.

As most of the Jews now in Israel are immigrants from Europe it is not surprising that they share some common racial characteristics. The problem with this is that it totally undermines the right of Jews for a Middle Eastern homeland since their racial type is European.

12 April 2010 at 14:59  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

bluedog said...@12:49
Mr Graham Davis, I recently had lunch with a Catholic priest and you can hardly imagine the embarrassment of this very decent man at the disgraceful state of affairs in his Church.

Of course I accept that there are many decent people in the Catholic Church but when events such as these come to light and especially the attempts to cover it up, the “holier than thou” attitude makes us atheists very angry. Still I have RICHARD DAWKINS plan to arrest the Pope “for crimes against humanity” to look forward to.

12 April 2010 at 15:42  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The fault in Mr Davis’s approach to the question of race is in one sense unique to Mr Davis. He has elected to define Jewish people by applying the test of genetics to the exclusion of all other tests; for example the tests applied by British civil and criminal laws.

It is a narrow-minded, bigoted and prejudicial approach shared by Ms Dreadnaught who often wishes to pass herself off as a thorough-going liberal, with the self-projected, unmerited, ‘moral superiority’ that that position now holds in this morally and intellectually bankrupt culture.

12 April 2010 at 15:44  
Blogger Gnostic said...

So, we have some conspiracy theorist tentacles on one side and brutally real suicide bombers on the other.

I'll take the tentacles, thanks.

12 April 2010 at 15:51  
Blogger Anglichan said...

Quite right, Wishbone. Proverbs 23 v 9.
Hear, hear, Gnostic.

12 April 2010 at 15:58  
Blogger Dreadnaught said...

... the establishment of the State of Israel that has resulted in almost continuous conflict...

So who in your opinion should shoulder the blame? or are you saying that this is the fault of the Jews alone or the Europeans who created the Sate.

12 April 2010 at 16:01  
Anonymous Gorgonzola aka G Davis said...

D Singh said...
“I define Jewish people by applying the test of genetics to the exclusion of all other tests”

Indeed I do if the claim is made that Jews are a racial group as well as a cultural one. Is race to be defined other than by genetics? If I claim to be from the planet Gorgon I imagine that you would expect some proof other than simply my assertion, (as we are non carbon based this won’t be difficult).

12 April 2010 at 16:02  
Blogger srizals said...

Bluedog said:
"..a few rotten apples to spoil the barrel"

I know what you mean..

12 April 2010 at 16:04  
Anonymous Truthseeker said...

Graham Davis said
"Our generation would change the world and sweep away the old order and the pointless, boring lives of our parent’s. Even the Cold war didn’t dampen our optimism"

Your generation is also the generation that got us in the mess we are currenly in, that my generation has to clear up

12 April 2010 at 16:14  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

Truthseeker said...
Your generation is also the generation that got us in the mess we are currently in, that my generation has to clear up

Your are right of course, but just imagine if we had managed to rid the world of religion what a great place it might have been.

12 April 2010 at 16:26  
Anonymous Graham Davis said...

You're not your!

I must read before posting

12 April 2010 at 16:28  
Anonymous Truthseeker said...

Mr Davis,I would have thought you could spell you're by now? Your argument that the world would be a great place without relegion is an argument many athiests use, but I cannot see any clear evidence to support it. It was human nature that has caused the evil, not religion.

12 April 2010 at 16:36  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr Gorgonzola

I did not write: '“I define Jewish people by applying the test of genetics to the exclusion of all other tests”

Please ask your secretary to make an appointment with the optometrist.


12 April 2010 at 16:45  
Anonymous God's bad hair day aka G Davis said...

Can’t think
Can’t spell
Can’t see
It must have been made by the Friday afternoon shift but at least I play a mean pinball!

12 April 2010 at 16:52  
Anonymous Truthseeker said...

That's a bit harsh isn't it GBHD@ 16.52? But Mr Davis can you not see how you have been taken in by the Athiest propaganda?

12 April 2010 at 17:34  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr Davis is a product of the 1960s 'flower power' generation.

His closed bigoted mind cannot think outside of the parameters set by the 'we know best generation'.

You cannot pour new wine into an old wine-skin: it is liable to burst.

12 April 2010 at 17:37  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another perspective is that the Labour PPC for Manchester Gorton believes in the idea of false consiouness. His ideas are correct, so anyone who disagrees with him is deluded, or in the pay of another group. Such a view lead to millions of deaths in the twentieth century. It underpins the new climate change religion, hence the concentration on oil company funding (with the much bigger government funding the other way ignored). It is encouraged by the current Labour leadership, in evading straight answers and making false claims.
For myself it goes against the ideals of a representative democracy - to be elected by a majority of one's peers and then to represent all interests, no matter which way they voted.

12 April 2010 at 17:39  
Blogger Dreadnaught said...

I see the pack mentality of baboons has set in.

12 April 2010 at 17:42  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That should comfort you. You are, from your perspective, a product of evolution.

You should remain consistent and encourage the natural pack mentality.

Don't let it become an endangered 'species'.

12 April 2010 at 17:45  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lets face it, the 9/11 truth movement is going mainstream.

The public will not be silent until they know who is behind what and what is behind who.

At the very least Kaufman may be alluding to a reason for all the treason.

Of course a nation preparing to toddle off and vote for more of the same old traitors needs its conspiracy theory comfort blanket.

Signed: Dancing Arab

12 April 2010 at 18:15  
Blogger Dreadnaught said...

Race/ethnicity is a social construct incorporating biological, sociocultural, psychological, and behavioral components, and there is no genetic definition of race. In contrast, genetic ancestry is a genetics concept that describes the architecture of genome variation between populations. All genetic variation begins locally, as a new mutation in an individual, and thus, all new mutations are initially geographically localized. By virtue of this shared population history, there is a correlation between genetic variants found in one geographic region as compared with those found elsewhere. It follows that variation that is common across human populations separated by geography tends to be old, and many of these variants were likely present at the time of human expansion out of Africa 100 000 years ago.

12 April 2010 at 18:16  
Blogger Anglichan said...

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12 April 2010 at 18:16  
Blogger The Merry Man said...

Your Grace,

Mr Kaufman`s love of Socialism obviously transends his love of his own people.

Why else would he use scare tactics against his own kin to further Labour power ambitions.

Perhaps Mossad will have a word,either way,Lab/Con/Lib still will not get my vote.they are all swimming in a sea of delusion and lies.

12 April 2010 at 18:24  
Blogger Dreadnaught said...

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12 April 2010 at 18:27  
Blogger Anglichan said...

Mr Singh, I'm sorry if my previous comment gave any support at all to that foul mouthed response from Dreadnaught. I'll remove it immediately.

12 April 2010 at 18:31  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr Anglichan

Give them a break?

They think we are Judaeo-Christians who wear Jesus sandals; 'lovey-dovey'; hugging intellectually vacuous; and when we don't have tambourines, we shake our car keys.

They have not given my brothers and sisters a break for 60 years. They mock and prepare the ground for the persecution of our first cousins the Jewish people - and you want me to give them a break.

Through the State they have tested nationalistaion of industry to destruction.

Now they nationalise men, women and children: my family (your family), our family.

And you want me to give these trousered apes; these urban block-heads a break?

Their civil laws eject my Judaeo-Christian brothers and sisters from the public square (for praying) - and you want me to give them a break.

They have sold my people, the British and Northern Irish into the slavery of the EUSSR - and you want me to give them a break.

They are racist towards my first cousins the Jewish people - and you want me to give them a break.

When did they give my first cousins a break as they built factories to murder them?

Defend that, old chap.

Now it's my turn to hunt them down across the vast cyber-space.

12 April 2010 at 18:32  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Stay out of my way. There is a time for all things that are done under the heavens.

12 April 2010 at 18:38  
Anonymous Oswin said...

Simples : there are over two million muslims in this country(and rising!) How many jews? Someone is chasing a who could that be?

12 April 2010 at 19:08  
Anonymous Oswin said...

Mr.D.Singh : well said Sir!

12 April 2010 at 19:40  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Any time you Left-liberal boys want a ‘scrap’ , as we Geordie boys would say; you just come on over lads.

Love it, Dreadnaught.

You're hysterical.

12 April 2010 at 20:27  
Anonymous Atlas shrugged said...

Now it's my turn to hunt them down across the vast cyber-space.

12 April 2010 18:32

Good for you to get it all of your chest. I agree with you to a large extent.


Putting people right about the facts of the matter is one thing, preaching hatred of any kind against the innocent is quite another.

For man is as innocent, as he is ignorant.

Therefore please be reminded, it is as saintly to preach PEACE among men, as it is to confound their ignorance.

12 April 2010 at 22:25  
Anonymous david said...

does not kaufman have a large moslem vote in his costituency

12 April 2010 at 23:38  
Anonymous Truthseeker said...

Mr Singh I hope you don't behave like this in real life

12 April 2010 at 23:58  
Anonymous len said...

A ' homophobic' remark will bring the hounds of hell snapping at your heels,but anti-semitism gets the crowds cheering.
What does this say about us and our society?

13 April 2010 at 07:24  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mr Atlas Shrugged

Man is not innocent. That is why he is under the sentence of death. The executioner awaits each man.

Mr Truthseeker, I am sure that friend and foe alike will testify that I behave like this in three-dimensional space.

You people seem to think I am being too hard on our opponents. Yet they mock the Lord our God; if a Judaeo-Christian child speaks to another about Jesus, the child is interrogated by the school authorities; they didn’t stop there, they interrogated her mother; a Judaeo-Christian nurse offered to pray for a patient, she was hauled up before the hospital authorities; a nurse wearing a cross for decades is harassed: tell me which one of you is going to put food on her table? Which one of you is going to step forward and discharge her mortgage? And when she is evicted and made homeless which one of you is going to offer her shelter?

We have a choice: either we are their quarry or we are the hunter.

We are being driven from the public square. There is no room for us. There is no hiding place. There is no shelter.

13 April 2010 at 07:54  
Blogger Dreadnaught said...

Singh - you need psychiatric help.

13 April 2010 at 09:17  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Examine Ms Dreadnaught’s judgment. And there you have it, the Soviet-style approach to dissidents: lock ‘em up in the lunatic asylum.

That is why I describe her and her ilk as National Socialists.

13 April 2010 at 09:34  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

‘Nothing more strangely indicates an enormous and silent evil of modern society than the extraordinary use which is made nowadays of the word "orthodox." In former days the heretic was proud of not being a heretic.

‘It was the kingdoms of the world and the police and the judges who were heretics. He was orthodox. He had no pride in having rebelled against them; they had rebelled against him. The armies with their cruel security, the kings with their cold faces, the decorous processes of State, the reasonable processes of law--all these like sheep had gone astray.

‘The man was proud of being orthodox, was proud of being right. If he stood alone in a howling wilderness he was more than a man; he was a church. He was the centre of the universe; it was round him that the stars swung. All the tortures torn out of forgotten hells could not make him admit that he was heretical. But a few modern phrases have made him boast of it. He says, with a conscious laugh, "I suppose I am very heretical," and looks round for applause.

‘The word "heresy" not only means no longer being wrong; it practically means being clear-headed and courageous. The word "orthodoxy" not only no longer means being right; it practically means being wrong. All this can mean one thing, and one thing only. It means that people care less for whether they are philosophically right.’

G.K. Chesterton

13 April 2010 at 09:53  
Anonymous len said...

There is a war going on in the heavens a spiritual war for the hearts and souls of men.
The fact that you do not perceive this war makes it no less real.

13 April 2010 at 13:27  
Anonymous Reg said...

>"then why is Israel about to be forced to give up land to terrorists?"

because Israel took it from them in the first place, maybe?

14 April 2010 at 20:36  
Anonymous len said...

The land of Israel belongs to God.
Those who divide it will answer to God.

14 April 2010 at 22:18  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


14 April 2010 at 22:19  
Anonymous TheGlovner said...


"Your argument that the world would be a great place without relegion is an argument many athiests use, but I cannot see any clear evidence to support it. It was human nature that has caused the evil, not religion."

I would agree with this thought in part. We would not know for sure that the world would be, overall, a better place without religion as it is certainly human nature that spawns all the evil this world (nothing to do with supernatural horned red entities). At the same time we don't know that the world wouldn't be better without it, their is certainly evidence in part to support both ideas.

However without religion there would certainly be one less reason for division of ideals/beliefs and so remove an area of friction which is prevalent in the world today.

But I'm sure the average man (or not so average) would still find something to disagree and fight about.



15 April 2010 at 12:55  
Anonymous TheGlovner said...

there* not their.

My apologies, due to early morning system implementations I have been at work since 5am and this is starting to show a little.

Word Verification: resterra

If only I could, but unfortunatley meeting commitments will keep me here until 3:30pm.

15 April 2010 at 12:57  
Anonymous len said...

Sir Gerald looks as though he has just stepped out of one of Tolkiens novels.

16 April 2010 at 18:05  

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