All Posts (Page 18)
2014-12-07_094944_Netanyahu_Elections

Obama’s Netanyahu Paranoia

Posted by  ▪  February 28, 2015

A three ring diplomacy circus

Obama’s Netanyahu Paranoia

2014-12-07_094944_Netanyahu_Elections
Posted by
2/28/2015 at 11:41am
Obama knows he’s vulnerable on Iran, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s impending visit to the U.S. and Congressional address isn’t doing him any favors when it comes to gaining a vote of confidence from lawmakers and other world leaders. The White House expects Netanyahu to hit back against its efforts…
Read More...
 
obama net neutrality

Taiwanese Cartoon Captures Ridiculousness of Net Neutrality

Posted by  ▪  February 28, 2015

These new rules are out of control

Taiwanese Cartoon Captures Ridiculousness of Net Neutrality

obama net neutrality
Posted by
2/28/2015 at 9:30am
This week, the FCC voted 3-2 in favor of implementing net neutrality policies. These rules will prevent internet service providers like Verizon or Comcast from blocking or throttling traffic, ban giving priority to providers who are willing to pay for faster service, and reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service. This means…
Read More...
 
CI 2.27.15

Student Government Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  February 28, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Student Government Week at College Insurrection

CI 2.27.15
Posted by
2/28/2015 at 8:00am
It’s amazing what can disqualify someone from serving in student government these days. Was This UCLA Student Denied A Place In Student Government For Being Jewish? George Mason U. Student Govt Rep Loses Position for Opposing In-State Tuition for Illegals It’s pretty clear that academia fears Scott Walker. U. Wisconsin Chancellor Lobbies Alumni Against Scott…
Read More...
 
Harry Reid DHS Funding Shut Down Sunglasses

Democrats obstruct DHS stopgap funding bill — shutdown imminent

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2015

The party of ‘no’ strikes again

Democrats obstruct DHS stopgap funding bill — shutdown imminent

Harry Reid DHS Funding Shut Down Sunglasses
Posted by
2/27/2015 at 6:53pm
What a mess this has become. Hell bent on pursuing legislation that would allow for the dissolution of Congressional powers (a.k.a. Obama’s Executive immigration overreach), House Democrats refused to pass a short term funding bill for DHS. The bill would’ve funded DHS through March 19 and prevented an agency shut down. Unless…
Read More...
 
CPAC2015

Whose CPAC is it anyway?

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2015

What are we all doing here?

Whose CPAC is it anyway?

CPAC2015
Posted by
2/27/2015 at 5:18pm
Every year, conservatives waste time and energy debating the point of attending CPAC. We have this obsession with debating why we’re all here. Debate? Solidarity? Passing judgment on the presidential prospects? No one really knows. And that’s okay. It’s okay because, for better or for worse, everyone comes to CPAC for…
Read More...
 
LI #06

Spock Dead

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2015

Though he is gone, his work will inspire kids to “reach for the stars.”

Spock Dead

LI #06
Posted by
2/27/2015 at 2:15pm
America has lost one of its most iconic actors. Leonard Nimoy is dead at age 83. Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing the role of Spock in the “Star Trek” movies and television series has died at age 83, his rep confirmed to FOX411. Nimoy was taken to the hospital earlier…
Read More...
 
2015-02-27_Zarif_14378182487_bd1cac301a_k

The New York Times Cheers On A Nuclear Iran

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2015

Why is this man smiling?

The New York Times Cheers On A Nuclear Iran

2015-02-27_Zarif_14378182487_bd1cac301a_k
Posted by
2/27/2015 at 12:40pm
Yesterday’s New York Times editorial on the emerging nuclear deal between the West and Iran is completely delusional. I will try to tackle the editorial’s arguments in the order of ridiculousness, from most to least: Critics of any deal — including those in Congress, such as Senator Mark Kirk, a Republican of Illinois,…
Read More...
 
William A. Jacobson Congress BDS Legislation

In the Belly of the Beast

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2015

My presentation to House staffers on BDS, and radio row at CPAC.

In the Belly of the Beast

William A. Jacobson Congress BDS Legislation
Posted by
2/27/2015 at 11:10am
On Thursday, I had the pleasure of giving a presentation to House staffers on the BDS movement, and the role Congress legitimately can play in addressing the new form of the century-old Arab boycott of Jews in the land of Israel. I spoke about pending legislation, as well as possible…
Read More...
 
LI #05

ISIS and Civilization Just Don’t Mix

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2015

Meanwhile, Egypt’s Sisi and Jordan’s King plan a “coalition of the civilized.”

ISIS and Civilization Just Don’t Mix

LI #05
Posted by
2/27/2015 at 9:30am
Islamic terrorists have destroyed more priceless objects of beauty and incomparable historical value, this time in Mosul. Islamic State thugs have destroyed a collection of priceless statues and sculptures in Iraq dating back thousands of years. Extremists used sledgehammers and power drills to smash ancient artwork as they rampaged through a museum…
Read More...
 
CPAC2015

Pictures From Blog Bash at #CPAC2015

Posted by  ▪  February 27, 2015

Bloggers, assemble!

Pictures From Blog Bash at #CPAC2015

CPAC2015
Posted by
2/27/2015 at 7:30am
Getting to CPAC this year was a real challenge. As I was loading my car this morning, I slipped and went down my back steps like a human sled. I barely escaped the snow of my hometown and faced the traffic of Boston. I arrived at Logan airport on time only to…
Read More...
 
Screen Shot 2015-02-26 at 5.55.31 PM

Llamas wreak havoc in Sun City, Arizona

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2015

Llama drama

Llamas wreak havoc in Sun City, Arizona

Screen Shot 2015-02-26 at 5.55.31 PM
Posted by
2/26/2015 at 7:00pm
It’s not everyday llamas make national news. And it’s not everyday I have an opportunity to write a headline with about a llama. According to Fox News: Two escaped llamas sparked a high-speed chase in Sun City, Ariz., this afternoon. Police and residents alike swarmed the black and white llamas in an attempt…
Read More...
 
Net Neutrality

FCC votes 3-2 in favor of net neutrality

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2015

Neutral, eh?

FCC votes 3-2 in favor of net neutrality

Net Neutrality
Posted by
2/26/2015 at 5:30pm
Is there anyone who is surprised that the FCC has voted in favor of net neutrality, and that the vote followed party lines? I doubt it. The general trend has been for greater and greater control by agencies in matters that may seem innocuous, technical, and/or unimportant at the time but…
Read More...
 
Trayvon-Martin-cell-phone-photo-of-himself

Zimmerman Trial Redux: Busting the Myths Again

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2015

Happy anniversary

Zimmerman Trial Redux: Busting the Myths Again

Trayvon-Martin-cell-phone-photo-of-himself
Posted by
2/26/2015 at 4:00pm
I suppose it’s to be expected that on the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad victim selection day we would get to enjoy a resurgence of the many false narratives surrounding Martin’s attack on George Zimmerman, Zimmerman’s self-defense, the circus of Sharpton-led protests, the politically-driven prosecution, and the resulting…
Read More...
 
Screen Shot 2015-02-26 at 1.21.16 PM

WATCH: The #CPAC2015 Live Stream

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2015

Welcome to the circus

WATCH: The #CPAC2015 Live Stream

Screen Shot 2015-02-26 at 1.21.16 PM
Posted by
2/26/2015 at 2:30pm
Whether you’re tea party, libertarian, establishment, or something in between, chances are you’ve heard about the Conservative Political Action Conference. CPAC serves as a rallying point for activists, a networking event for up and comers, and most importantly, a springboard for our deep bench of potential 2016 presidential candidates. Every year, conservatives…
Read More...
 
CPAC logo

The left is looking for a reason to care about CPAC

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2015

Beware of lefties looking for a scoop.

The left is looking for a reason to care about CPAC

CPAC logo
Posted by
2/26/2015 at 12:49pm
Infiltrators come in all shapes and sizes. As someone who has taken a camera into a hostile environment for the specific purpose of generating viral content, I can tell you that at pretty much any conservative event you attend, you’re going to run into at least one lefty with an agenda….
Read More...
 
kitzhaber oregon

Uncovered Oregon reveals “Dark Princess,” potential California connection

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2015

With an appearance by “Green Dog” Democrat Jerry Brown!

Uncovered Oregon reveals “Dark Princess,” potential California connection

kitzhaber oregon
Posted by
2/26/2015 at 10:30am
About a year ago, the biggest political headache Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber faced was explaining why there wasn’t a single enrollee in Covered Oregon ,after spending over $300 Million on the state health insurance exchange. This year, however, Kitzhaber is Oregon’s former chief executive after resigning in response to reports indicating his…
Read More...
 
Give Piece a chance Iran

The pending Iran deal

Posted by  ▪  February 26, 2015

Who do you trust?

The pending Iran deal

Give Piece a chance Iran
Posted by
2/26/2015 at 8:30am
From the headline of