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Pallywood swings back into action for Gaza conflict

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

Fake photo of Israeli soldier stepping on child reappears

In the propaganda war against Israel, fakery is key. Pallywood is the longest running series in the history of fiction. This video is from the November 2012 Gaza conflict: In the July 2014 Gaza conflict, even the BBC — notoriously hostile to Israel — has reported that many of the photos circulat…
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Battle of the Dukes Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Saddle up, pilgrims. Family of John Wayne Fights with Duke University Over Name I’ll take John Wayne over Duke University any day. Oh, and speaking of Duke… The Duke Porn Star is a Libertarian? Young Americans are catching on. A bright future? NYT says teenagers might grow up to be conservatives Poll Says Millennials Find Government Inefficient…
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Saturday Morning Links

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

Stories about social media mobs, Twitter account that tweets anonymous Wikipedia edits from Congress, and a Congresswoman who ‘misspoke’

Some links from around the web for your Saturday morning reading. About those online mobs and the culture of demanding scalps…via Noah Rothman at HotAir, Contemptible corporate cowardice And there are days I don’t even want to go on social media…via Buzzfeed, A Whole Bunch Of People On Facebook Thought Steven Spielberg Killed…
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Video: Hezbollah flag-waving protester at Israeli Embassy in D.C.

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Advocating armed resistance as the only path forward.

We highlighted earlier this week The threatening face of anti-Israel boycotters in America. Here’s another example. The Capitol City Project attended an anti-Israeli protest in Washington D.C. today, and had a nice chat with an anti-Israel protester carrying a Hezbollah flag: A man carrying the flag of the terrorist group Hezbollah gathered with other…
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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
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Creepy is back

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Uncle Sam, that is.

Creepy Uncle Sam, that is. The latest is the Creepy Carnival campaign. I don’t know what impact these videos have on the target young audience. What do you think?
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
(Lois Lerner Pleads 5th House Hearing 3-5-2014)

Will IRS swear under oath that the dog ate Lois Lerner’s emails?

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

I do solemnly swear, gulp ….

Just a joke, of course.  We all know the dog didn’t eat Lois Lerner’s email, or hard drive, or back up tapes. They were stolen by Martians in bunny rabbit suits, who look like this: Fox News reports: A federal judge has ordered the IRS to explain “under oath” how the agency lost a…
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9 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (99% score)
 
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We Stand With our Blog Friends in Israel

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Pay a visit to and say a prayer for our blog friends in Israel.

This is a little spooky. Here’s a blog post I wrote in November 2012, the last time Israel had to deal with the terrorist alliance in Gaza and its rocket fire: Since then, we have added more Israeli blog friends, many of whom I met on my trip to Israel last summer. So once…
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6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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AFSCME: Yes, we will waste young black minds to attack Koch Brothers

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Cutting back funding of United Negro College Fund in retaliation for accepting Koch donation

One of the most powerful political and financial supporters of progressive politics and Barack Obama’s campaigns over the last decade has been the public sector union American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). On Thursday, AFSCME made a remarkable announcement — that it would will end its support for the…
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6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (87% score)
 
(Israeli fires Iron Dome missile interceptor, July 2014)

Palestinian unity deal didn’t moderate Hamas, and never will

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

The Washington Post bought into that bizarre Gaza equation, but it’s not quite working out

Last month the Editorial Board of The Washington Post endorsed the Obama administration’s support of the unity deal between Hamas and Fatah. After reading, Restore trust to douse the fire in Gaza, the Post’s take on Operation Protective Edge, it’s clear that the editors are still stuck in an intellectual rut. One paragraph in…
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4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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Aereo’s Last Stand

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

The executives at Aereo are looking for a way to resuscitate their popular TV streaming service.

Bloomberg reports that the executives of Aereo, Inc., are exploring ways to continue offering their streaming service by operating more like a cable TV provider. The startup’s owners say that, by behaving more like a Comcast or a Time Warner, they will be able to reinstate their service. There is, of course,…
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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
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Hamas urging civilians to be human shields “just a fact”

Posted by  ▪  July 10, 2014

CNN’s Jake Tapper pushes back on former PLO adviser.

CNN’s Jake Tapper on Thursday interviewed Diana Buttu, former legal adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organization, concerning the current conflict between Hamas and Israel. The interview got a bit…uncomfortable…as Tapper challenged Buttu on some of her responses. Here is an excerpt: TAPPER: Why is Hamas launching rockets into Israeli population centers and are…
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3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (77% score)
 
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Toxicology results negative in toddler hot car death

Posted by  ▪  July 10, 2014

Report shows no indication Cooper Harris was drugged or sedated.

Toxicology results released Thursday show that the Georgia toddler who died after being left by his father in a hot car last month had not been drugged or sedated. From 11 Alive news in Atlanta: Details of the toxicology report of the 22-month-old boy who died after his father left him in a…
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4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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ISIS Captures Nuclear Material From Iraq

Posted by  ▪  July 10, 2014

Mainstream media attempting gymnastics to avoid alarm

The breaking news via Twitter on Wednesday night was quite alarming. BREAKING NEWS: IRAQ TELLS U.N. THAT ‘TERRORIST GROUPS’ SEIZED NUCLEAR MATERIALS. REUTERS — PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) July 9, 2014 Iraq says militants seized 40 kg (88 pounds) of uranium compounds from university, ambassador warns they can be used for WMD – Reuters —…
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Q: When is Obama going to take responsibility for something? A: When ….

Posted by  ▪  July 10, 2014

A. When it’s about getting bin Laden, otherwise it’s Bush’s fault.

John Boehner asks the question today (via Drudge): Here is the answer: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
7 votes, 4.43 avg. rating (88% score)