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THIS DAY March 23

Posted by Shiva on March 22, 2009

Today

March 23, 2009:Nottingham, Britain. The postmaster who refused to serve customers who could not speak English has been transferred to another branch following complaints from local Muslims
Sri Lankan-born Deva Kumarasiri introduced a ban on non-English speakers last week after claiming they frustrated other customers and made his job more difficult.
Mr Kumarasiri, who moved to Britain 18 years ago, said he believed that new immigrants should learn the language and take pride in their new culture.
But he turned up to work yesterday to find his managers at the agency which runs the Sneinton Boulevard post office in Carlton, Nottingham, for the Post Office had decided to transfer him to another branch. Last night, Mr Kumarasiri claimed that Riswan Raja, the 27-year-old owner of the shop in which the post office is situated, threatened to make his life a ‘living hell’.
He said: ‘Mr Raja is a Muslim and he is very, very angry. He told me he wouldn’t let me walk through his shop to access the post office and he and other local Muslims have started a petition to get rid of me.
‘Because of that, I decided I could no longer work in this area. I told my bosses and they have transferred me to another post office.’
With tensions running high, his bosses have banned the father of two from revealing his new location for fear of reprisals.
But last night Mr Kumarasiri pledged to stick with his controversial ban on non-English speakers at the new branch. He said: ‘I will continue with my policy and try to do what is best for the people of Nottingham.
‘I’m not backing down. It’s only a few people who have forced me out. It’s the owner of the shop and some of the Muslim community. It’s not the people out there – they support me. Mr Raja didn’t like my policy and said I lost him a lot of trade, but I only banned five people.
‘If I could I would be out campaigning about this every day, but I have a mortgage to pay so I have to work.
‘I didn’t impose a complete ban. I told people to learn some English or come back with an interpreter. They come back with the right attitude now. It is just common sense. ‘If these people are coming into our country they should practise our language and culture. As far as I am concerned, if you can’t be British you should go home.
‘This is our country – let’s work together to save it because the Government doesn’t have the backbone to solve the problem.’
Mr Raja said: ‘I never threatened him or said I would make his life a living hell. I just called the agency and told them I don’t want him working there. I was hugely upset about it. He upset a lot of customers – even English people are upset.
‘Anyway, post offices are known for being bilingual in order to help people out who can’t speak English.’
Because of his controversial stance, Mr Kumarasiri has also been ejected from the Liberal Democrats, which he represented as a local councillor.
The party’s HQ in London used the fact that he was 18 months behind on his party membership subscription to eject him without fuss or appeal. The local Liberal Democrat leader, Tony Gillam, said: ‘The party investigated the situation because of the comments and publicity around what he is reported to have said, and the party did not agree with what he said. The views expressed go well beyond what we can accommodate.’
Mr Kumarasiri, who has been inundated with cards and messages of support from across the UK, said: ‘I don’t expect everyone to agree with me. But this proves that there are elements out there who have no intention of ever being integrated.’

Send this brave warrior a message of support
Email: deva.kumarasiri@virgin.net

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Before You Boycott Israel

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 22, 2009

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From Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz

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From Disengagement to Operation Cast Lead

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 22, 2009

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Hat tip: Honest Reporting

From Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz

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Nidal Rafa’s Verbal Assault on Danny Ayalon

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 22, 2009

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Honest Reporting’s rendition of some select parts of the exchange between Rafa and Ayalon:

NR: The thing is, do you agree that there will be in the future one Palestinian state [..] that all the Palestinians want is to be treated as anyone else in the world….[sic]…when you are making life equal for the people [..] when [their] dream to see Jerusalem… and in the West Bank, and Ramallah and in Jenin [..] you are not suffering at the end of the day and you want people to believe…

DA: Please, don’t get excited, of course I’m not suffering because I’m not killing anybody.

NR: And you want to decide, you want people to believe, that you as previous ambassador to the UN, sorry to say fascist, fascist [..] party… where this party… I am the indigenous people, I have been here as my grandfather was here before the State of Israel [..]

Crowd: What’s the question, what’s the question?

NR: …the whole thing you are talking about is bullshit, you don’t want to open your eyes and you keep [being] blind, not to see what’s the problem, and it is occupation.

DA: Now you know why you don’t have a state.

NR: And the only guarantee to live here is ending the occupation. Do you not recognize that there is an occupation? Yes or no? YES OR NO? Do you agree that there is an occupation? Do recognize the occupation? Yes or no? Give me an answer and then you can go.

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DA: I would like first the eradication of terror, first of all, and secondly, your recognition that I have the right to be here, that this my country, I’m not here by anybody’s favor. This is my country, this is my land.

NR: It’s Palestinian land.

DA: No its not Palestinian land, this is Jewish land, this is what you have to accept, and if you don’t accept it, then we don’t even have anything to talk about.

Hat tip: Honest Reporting

From Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz

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Orwellian Times

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 22, 2009

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Forced “volunteer work” anyone??

Fox News Online by By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, known as the GIVE Act — sponsored by Reps. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y, and George Miller, D-Calif. — was approved by a 321-105 vote and now goes to the Senate.

What the American Thinker says about the GIVE Act.

From Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz

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Chiune Sugihara – A Modest Hero

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 22, 2009

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Below is a small excerpt of the video entitled “Sugihara”. The entire movie is available at many public libraries for free, and is well worth the time.

In addition to thousands of Jewish refugees from Lithuania and other Nazi occupied nations, Mir Yeshiva owes it’s continued existence to Chiune Sugihara. They honored Sugihara’s widow, in a moving segment of the video, towards the end.

Japan refused to participate in Hitler’s war against the Jews, in spite of repeated efforts to pressure on the part of the Nazi’s that the Japanese adopt antisemitic views. They simply would not.

From Schmoozing with Elya & Ellie Katz

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THIS DAY March 22

Posted by Shiva on March 22, 2009

After months of the Winter stillness a miracle occurs and the Earth begins to dance again. Deep down inside each of us stirs an uncontrollable desire to take part in this whimsical dance. We long to be outside and feel the warmth and light through the depths of our being.

Spring has delivered the message of hope generation after generation, after seeming death comes rebirth. Each year spring brings into our lives the sheer delight of rebirth and rediscovery. Both young and old look at the world through childlike eyes hoping not to miss the blessings in this turn of the wheel.

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