Author: C. J.

Big Mistake MSNBC – Fake History!

Big Mistake MSNBC – Fake History!

Email sent to MSNBC regarding their idiotic mistake. Dear NBCNEWS,Your “chief foreign affairs” correspondent made an ignorant and offensive mistake. http://www.msnbc.com/andrea-mitchell-reports/watch/andrea-s-conversation-with-vp-pence-on-key-domestic-and-foreign-policy-concerns-1441972803841 At 05:00 minutes.“It is a big theme here in Poland because of course the Vice President and his wife will be visiting the Uprising of the Polish Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1943.…

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EU’s Double Standards

EU’s Double Standards

EU Article 7 proceedings against Germany?  Below is a copy of an email sent to Guy Verhofstadt and Frans Timmermans. Both of whom were previously very vocal about (democratic) changes to Poland’s judiciary. We eagerly await for their thoughts and actions about the appointment of Dr Stephan Harbarth, a deputy (ie MP) in the German parliament (Deutscher Bundestag),…

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Anti-Semitism – A Difficult Subject

Anti-Semitism – A Difficult Subject

Anti-Semitism is a difficult subject especially for some politicians and journalists. But, firstly, let’s state explicitly that anti-Semitism is abhorrent. We condemn it unequivocally. We are also against all other forms of Hate Crime and discrimination. Especially when the victims are Poles. Just over a week ago there was yet another Polish victim of Hate…

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PIAST INSTITUTE MOURNS THE PASSING OF DR. THADDEUS RADZILOWSKI

PIAST INSTITUTE MOURNS THE PASSING OF DR. THADDEUS RADZILOWSKI

Sad News. One of our members, Dr. Thaddeus C. Radzilowski, passed away yesterday. Our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.     This is the transcript of the Press Release from the Piast Institute. “PIAST INSTITUTE MOURNS THE PASSING OF DR. THADDEUS RADZILOWSKI Today, Piast Institute, our Polish-American family, and our Hamtramck community lost a…

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Belgian Press Regulator – Not Fit For Purpose

Belgian Press Regulator – Not Fit For Purpose

PMI pursued a complaint with the Belgian Press Ombudsman RVDJ for an article that we flagged on 3rd August LAST YEAR. https://www.facebook.com/groups/polishmediaissues/permalink/1506196876108968/ https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/dmf20170803_03000631 10 months and 19 days later,  RVDJ managed to make their belated decision and stated the complaint was “unfounded”. http://www.rvdj.be/node/510 Originally, Nieuwsblad wrote: “Gröning gaf tijdens zijn proces toe dat hij een…

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British MP Alex Sobel attacks Polish legislation – Our rebuttal

British MP Alex Sobel attacks Polish legislation – Our rebuttal

PMI regards the idea of the British MP Alex Sobel to discuss anti-Semitism in Poland as totally misplaced. The proposed debate is out of order, as it conflates two independent issues, anti-Semitism and Polish legislation (which is in no way anti-Semitic). It must be stressed that the level of anti-Semitic incidents in the UK is…

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US Congress shows weak knowledge of Polish history

US Congress shows weak knowledge of Polish history

Two US congressmen sent an open letter to the US Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, The letter was full of historical inaccuracies and inconsistencies. For instance, it attacked (rightly) the glorification of the Ukrainian mass murder Stepan Bandera. But at the same time, it attacked also a Polish bill which penalizes the glorification…

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