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Neda Never Strapped On A Bomb

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 5:15pm

In Neda in Palestine, Sentenced to Die Alone, Max Blumenthal at Huffington Post compares Israel’s self-defense against suicide bombers from the West Bank to the Iranian crackdown on protests against election fraud which resulted in the death of Neda Soltan. Once again, false analogies and a culture of victimhood in the...

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2012 Campaign Has Started

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 1:10pm

You know the 2012 campaign has started, because the hatchet-men and women of the media are attacking Sarah Palin based on anonymous sources (including some allegedly from the McCain campaign) and dubious rumors and innuendo.

First there were the mounting attacks on the Palin daughters and son, Trig Palin. Now a complete...

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CNN’s Misleading Iran Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 12:01pm

CNN has released a joint CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll on Barack Obama’s handling of the Iran uprising. The headline screams Americans don’t want to intervene in Iran election crisis, and the write up notes that “nearly three out of four Americans don’t want the U.S. directly...

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“Heads They Win, Tails We Lose” Diplomacy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 8:15am

There is something strange about the Obama administration’s diplomacy. We speak softly to our enemies, but use a big stick against our friends.

Protesters take to the streets in Iran in opposition to election fraud, and against a regime which is openly hostile to the U.S., and Obama treads with the greatest...

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Supreme Court Reverses Sotomayor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 29, 2009 at 9:52am

In a 5-4 ruling authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the U.S. Supreme Court has reversed the ruling by Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor and two other Court of Appeals judges in...

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Wonkette Goes After Trig Palin Again

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 28, 2009 at 6:57pm

It really is hard to understand why some adults feel the need to make fun of Trig Palin, a one-year old who has Down Syndrome. Politics alone cannot explain it. If you don’t like Sarah Palin, fine, but why go after Trig?

The controversy regarding the Photoshop of Trig by Alaskan blogger ...

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Jewish School Held “Racist” For Preferring Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 26, 2009 at 10:34am

A court in Great Britain has found that a religious Jewish school engaged in racial discrimination by applying the traditional definition of who is a Jew as part of its admissions policy.

Traditionally, whether one is Jewish is determined by maternal lineage. If one’s...

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Hoisted By His Own Apology

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 2:55pm

Barack Obama has apologized repeatedly for past U.S. transgressions, real and imagined, although he never demands apologies from others.

So it is only natural that the...

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Nail On Health Care Head

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 8:58am

I didn’t watch the ABC-White House health care special last night because the set up was one-sided. From an ABC report of the program, however, it appears that all did not go as planned for the White House, as two physicians in the audience challenged Obama on the implications of government-run...

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Did Obama Just Commit A War Crime?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 11:41am

Bombing the funerals of your opponents is a red line in most conflicts. The Israelis don’t bomb Hamas or Hizbullah funerals, and vice versa. George Bush refused to bomb Taliban funerals. Al-Qaeda, however, has no such compunctions, as it repeatedly has sent suicide bombers to attack people attending the funerals of...

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Negotiations Preconditioned On Mullah Rule

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 10:36am

During the campaign and after assuming the presidency, Barack Obama repeatedly stated his willingness to engage in negotiations with Iran without any preconditions. But that was and is not true.

The events of the past two weeks, including the revelation that Obama sent a letter in May to “Supreme Leader” Ayatollah...

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For Crying Out Loud: “Barack Obama Deficit-Slayer”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2009 at 12:32pm

Want to laugh out loud? Read “Barack Obama, Deficit-Slayer” by Matthew Yglesias:

As the economy recovers, tax revenues will rise, social safety net outlays will fall, and stimulus measures will begin to tamp...
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Remember “Ahmadinejad Won. Get Over It.”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2009 at 9:47am

Flynt and Hillary Leverett of the New America Foundation are two of the main proponents of the “Grand Bargain” approach to Iran which has been adopted by the Obama administration. The Grand Bargain approach seeks to have the current Iranian regime promise to cease nuclear weapons development and exporting terror, in...

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Iran Election Fraud Truthers Emerge

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 21, 2009 at 10:43am

The claims of election fraud in Iran and resulting civil unrest have given rise to a conspiracy theory which is making its way through the internet: The claims of Iranian election fraud are an Israeli-created hoax spread by manipulating Twitter.

The first reference to this conspir...

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