Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 5)
 

Let the 2018 Gorsuch ads begin: “McCaskill has chosen to appease the far left of her party”

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Posted by    Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/8/2017 at 12:00pm
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There are several Democrat Senators who are in red states that went for Trump who voted against Neil Gorsuch.

While Democrats will target Republicans over the Supreme Court, it’s much more of a vulnerability for Senate Democrats, both because they have so many more incumbents up for reelection in red states, but...

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Sean Spicer as Kindergarten Cop

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Posted by    Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8:30pm 4/7/2017 at 8:30pm
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, like the rest of the entertainment industry, is no friend of the Trump administration or Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

But sometimes the entertainment industry, in its desire to mock Trump, ends up mocking itself or other Trump haters.

We saw that with the Saturday Night Live skit...

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Dems are taking names and keeping score of Trump admin takedowns

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Posted by    Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/7/2017 at 5:30pm
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When Devin Nunes stepped away from the Russia probe despite his position as the Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, it was a major victory for those seeking to obfuscate and stall one of the two tracks of investigation: The unmasking of names that Susan Rice has admitted doing, though she...

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Senate Confirms NEIL GORSUCH

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Posted by    Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:00am 4/7/2017 at 11:00am

It’s a done deal. Mr. Associate Justice Neal Gorsuch.

BEFORE THE VOTE:

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Reports: U.S. launches missile strikes on Syria

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 9:21pm 4/6/2017 at 9:21pm

There is breaking news on all the major networks that approximately 50 Tomahawk missiles were launched against Syrian air bases and other bases at which chemical weapons were stored.

The strikes come after what is believed to be Syrian Air Force chemical weapons attacks that killed dozens.

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VIDEO: The History of Democrat Deceit on Judicial Filibusters

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/6/2017 at 5:00pm

Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, April 7, 2017, on a straight up or down vote.

That up or down vote will happen after Democrats filibustered the nomination by getting 45 Democrats to vote against closing debate.

Republicans then exercised what usually is referred to as the...

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In surprise move, Russia states that “West Jerusalem” is Israel’s Capital

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:11pm 4/6/2017 at 12:11pm

The United States does not recognize any part of Jerusalem as being Israel’s capital.

But Russia now does, though whether it’s a formal recognition or just a statement of policy remains unclear..

The Jerusalem Post reports, Moscow Surprisingly Says West Jerusalem Is Israel’s Capital:

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Senate Republican’s exercise Nuclear Option on Gorsuch Nomination

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 10:45am 4/6/2017 at 10:45am

The Senate Republicans used the “nuclear option” to end the filibuster on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The Senate now has 30 hours to debate before the confirmation vote, which should take place on Friday at 7PM EST.

The Senate voted 55-45 to end the debate with three Democrats...

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Devin Nunes steps away from Russia probe

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Posted by    Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 9:57am 4/6/2017 at 9:57am

This is breaking news and will be updated.

Republican House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, who exposed the “unmasking” of information regarding the Trump transition team by the Obama administration, has announced he will step aside from the Russia investigation

This is a major victory for Democrats, who have smeared...

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How long before Ben Rhodes gets swept up in Susan Rice unmasking scandal?

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 8:45pm 4/5/2017 at 8:45pm

My post, At this point, anti-Trump Russia hysteria smells like Ben Rhodes-style echo chamber, has received a pretty good reaction.

The basis thesis was that what is happening to Trump when it comes to Russia is similar to the admitted deception and media echo chamber created by Ben Rhodes, communications point man for the...

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Israeli 13-year-old firebomb terror victim Ayala Shapira tells her story to European Parliament

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 8:40pm 4/4/2017 at 8:40pm
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In August 2015, we ran a post by Anne in Petah Tikva about Ayla (Ayala) Shapira, an 11-year old Israeli girl horribly burned in a terror attack.

That attack received almost no media attention outside Israel.

Anne’s post was, This child #WasBurnedAlive in West Bank, but you probably never heard of her:

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Susan Rice: Sought unmasking but “absolutely not for any political purpose”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:22pm 4/4/2017 at 12:22pm

Susan Rice is at the center of the storm over reports that she “unmasked” the names of Trump campaign and transition officials, as described in our prior post, Susan Rice unmasked? Previously said “I know nothing about” Nunes allegations.

Given Rice’s past tattered history with regard to the Benghazi video, it’s almost a...

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Obama Admin “will become target of congressional investigation after this revelation”

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:00pm 4/3/2017 at 9:00pm

I appeared earlier today on America Talks Live, with Steve Malzberg.

The discussion centered on two big developments today, the reports that Susan Rice “unmasked” Trump campaign and transition officials names from intelligence reports, and the Neil Gorsuch nomination and the threat of a filibuster.

On Rice, Steve used my post earlier today, Susan...

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Judge: Lawsuit against American Studies Assoc over BDS can move forward

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/3/2017 at 2:30pm

The American Studies Association (ASA), which is run by anti-Israel activists from academia, was the first (and only) significant-sized American faculty association to adopt the academic boycott of Israel.

A few very small groups also have adopted the boycott, but attempts to reach larger organizations, such as the Modern Language Association, American...

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Susan Rice unmasked? Previously said “I know nothing about” Nunes allegations

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:53am 4/3/2017 at 10:53am
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Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice, infamous for lying repeatedly on national television about the Benghazi attack being the result of a video, may be at the center of the “unmasking” scandal uncovered by Congressman Devin Nunes.

We covered yesterday how Dems want Devin Nunes removed, but can’t unhear unmasking allegations.

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Memorial Service held for Victims of Rasmea Odeh, as Jewish Voice for Peace celebrates her

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/2/2017 at 7:00pm

We have covered the case of Rasmea Odeh for the past two and one half years.

Rasmea was convicted of the 1969 supermarket bombing in Jerusalem that killed Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner.

The evidence against Rasmea was overwhelming, and has become even more so with recent video interviews with her co-conspirators who...

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Dems want Devin Nunes removed, but can’t unhear unmasking allegations

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Posted by    Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/2/2017 at 2:30pm
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Devin Nunes is now the object of Democrat ire because of his claim that he has seen evidence that presents a possible problem with “unmasking” names of Trump campaign and administration officials by the Obama administration unrelated to Russia.

The allegations are explosive and could open up a wide investigation of Obama...

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