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Israel: Policeman Bribed in Bashkiriya

Snoopy The Goon, from Israel, relates the story of a policeman who accepted a bribe, in Bashkiriya.


  • Snoopy the Goon is indeed an Israeli blogger – one I know and respect. His post is also indeed about a policeman who accepted a bribe. However, the policeman is not Israeli and the incident did not take place in Israel: the post is about a Russian policeman who took a bribe in Siberia.

    How is this related to Israel?

  • Thank you Lisa for being the policewoman of everything I write in GVO regarding Israel. Without your watchful eye, I would certainly be at a loss and wouldn’t know my head from my foot in the Israeli blogosphere.

    Sorry for the confusion.

  • Amira, if you cannot accept a constructive comment and insist on interpreting each one as a criticism, then you should find someone to replace you as MENA editor.

  • Thanks Lisa for showing your true intent. Thankfully, my position at GVO isn’t for you to decide on and thanks again for monitoring all my work on GVO regarding Israel. A second reading and constructive criticism is always welcome — when it isn’t spewed in a condescending manner.

    So much to be grateful for on this glorious Sunday morning!

  • Gadotkach


    Your question in the end How is this related to Israel? has been answered by you in the first sentence: Snoopy the Goon is indeed an Israeli blogger – one I know and respect.

    The title in Globalvoicesonline reads, “Israel: Policeman Bribed in Bashkiriya”

    Is there a chance, a nano-chance that Israelis can only write about Israel and nothing else? Has Snoopy the Goon broken some secret code of sorts?

    Amira: You were quite silly to have taken up this conversation with Lisa – after she had answered her own question.

    It is not a rare thing at all, it is quite Aramaic – to give an answer ahead of the question. Some sort of reverse intelligence.

  • ES

    The comment’s only message seems to be:

    you should find someone to replace you as MENA editor.

    Not enough pro-Israel round-ups? Sigh.

  • Er… My apologies all around, and I promise that the next time I will make it an Israeli policeman and he will swallow shekels. All in coins, too…

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