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SodaStream relocating factory to southern Israel

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2014

Hundreds of Palestinians may be out of a job.

Someplace a BDS activist is celebrating that SodaStream is closing it’s factory near a West Bank settlement. And with it may go hundreds of jobs for Palestinians. Sodastream says it was a commercial decision, not because of the boycott which seeks to ban Sodastream from television and stores. But no matter, BDS will call…
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Rasmieh Odeh Court Appearance

Court rejects Rasmieh Odeh motion to postpone trial (#Justice4Rasmea)

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2014

And reiterates prior rulings that she cannot contest Israeli terrorism conviction as part of defense. Trial starts November 4.

We reported on the case of convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmieh Odeh (aka Rasmea Yousef), who is charged with falsely filling out her naturalization application by failing to disclose her conviction in Israel in the late 1960s on terrorism charges in connection with a supermarket bombing. Odeh sought to contest that Israeli conviction…
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Obama 2008 Party

Millennials abandon Democratic sinking ship

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2014

Harvard Survey shows shifting allegiance that should scare Democrats

Last year at this time we noted the Harvard Institute for polling showed a shift in Millennials’ allegiance, Harvard Survey: Obama and Obamacare push Millennials support off cliff: Havard’s Institute of Politics just released a devastating study showing a massive drop in support among Millennials for Obama and Obamacare. Bottom line is that…
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LI #18 Ebola Nurse

Nurse released from NJ to Maine rejects home quarantine

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2014

Kaci Hickox is going to do what she wants, health officials be damned.

Kaci Hickox is back home in Maine. But she’s as defiant as ever: Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital despite exhibiting no Ebola symptoms after arriving from West Africa, won’t follow the quarantine imposed by Maine officials, her attorney said tonight. “Going forward she does…
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Elizabeth Warren View

Jeanne Shaheen “out there working for the people of Vermont”

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2014

An obvious gaffe by Elizabeth Warren that no one on The View, including Warren, blinked an eye at.

Elizabeth Warren appeared on The View on Tuesday and gave ringing endorsement to Jeanne Shaheen for working so hard for the people of… Vermont. From the Washington Free Beacon: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) gave an impassioned endorsement of senator Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) on Tuesday’s The View. The only problem was that she…
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Want Cosmo Models? Head to North Carolina on Election Day.

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

It’s the sexiest Election Day celebration yet!

Democrats have used a lot of gimmicks over the years to gain support and votes for their candidates, but their latest efforts to use sex to sell their decidedly unsexy candidates might just win the award for Most Ridiculous Millennial Outreach Gimmick of 2014. Students at North Carolina State University won…
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Senior Obama official: Bibi Netanyahu is “chickenshit”

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

The crisis is in Obama-Israel relations, not U.S.-Israel relations.

Jeffrey Goldberg writing in The Atlantic, The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations Is Officially Here: The other day I was talking to a senior Obama administration official about the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State Department the most. “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this official…
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Putin Nobel

Harassment and Honeypots: U.S. Embassy Feels Russian Aggression

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

Goodbye diplomacy, hello KGB 2.0.

Last year, U.S. Embassy officials in Russia made headlines after reports surfaced that Embassy worker Ryan Fogle had been publicly arrested and accused of espionage. Now, more U.S. officials are coming forward with reports that Russian operatives are using Cold War-era surveillance tactics to keep an eye on foreign diplomats. In…
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When “Raise the Wage” Backfired

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

Welcome to the rise of the machines.

Rewind to a few months ago when we reported that McDonald’s appeared to be testing touchscreen ordering devices: McDonald’s employees who picketed for a better living wage (whatever that means) may come to regret that decision. According to a Redditor, a McDonald’s in Illinois replaced their cashiers with machines.  The machines appear to be the cousins of the…
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CNN Poll Oct 2014 Anger

Fear Stalks the Land

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

And Democrats running for office should be afraid, very afraid.

You don’t need polls to tell you that there is a fearful, ornery mood out there. But it is confirmed by the polls, and Democrats are the primary recipients of that anger. We wrote about this a week ago, Election 2014: America “completely out of control” and “women feel unsafe”. The mood does not…
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“Health and Safety Moms” Could Swing 2014 Elections

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

In fact, their impact may reach into 2016.

I am going to go out on a limb and project that there are going to be historic election results on November 4th that would have been unimaginable until this August, when reports on Ebola coming to this country began filling the news. This has transformed the women that Democrats have historically…
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Michael Brown Autopsy Sketch Ferguson

“Anonymous” says there will be no #Ferguson indictment

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

Based on alleged inside sources, claims police, National Guard preparing for unrest, imposition of martial law

A group purporting to be part of “Anonymous” claims that it has insider information from two independent sources with knowledge of relevant secret internal police communications that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the killing of Michael Brown. It further reports that this non-indictment is to be made public…
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UC Berkeley students organize to block Bill Maher from speaking on campus

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

All as predicted.

Back in September, Prof. Jacobson asked How long before Bill Maher is banned on campus? It turns out the answer is… about a month. Greg Piper of the College Fix reported yesterday: UC-Berkeley students try to derail Bill Maher from speaking at graduation Comedian, pundit and HBO host Bill Maher is scheduled to speak at…
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Polish Troops on the Move

Posted by  ▪  October 28, 2014

This feels familiar.

After Russia’s March annexation of Crimea, reports surfaced of serious human rights abuses against both Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians who refused Russian citizenship. Now, threats of military action from pro-Russian separatists in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of eastern Ukraine have eastern Europe on alert, and have motivated Poland to…
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“The hell with his minimum wage raise, we don’t have any jobs”

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2014

Black Chicago activists speak out: “My life has been hurt by Democrats”

Our friend Jeremy Segal, aka Rebel Pundit, has documented the struggles of blacks who speak out against the Democratic political machine. Jeremy did the viral videos Chicago Resident: Obama Will Go Down as Worst President Ever and 2014 State of the Union Address- A Black Grassroots Response. Jeremy also did the editing for…
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Hillary: What I really meant was that businesses do create jobs

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2014

Clintonian-level spinning.

Remember when Hillary, just a few days ago, said that Businesses Don’t Create Jobs, Gubmint does: “Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs” http://youtu.be/1nbFYP3xB6k?t=36s That was then. This is now. Via Buzzfeed: When Hillary Clinton fumbled a line at a rally last Friday — “Don’t let anybody tell you that…
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LI - A Time for Choosing

50 years ago today: Ronald Reagan, A Time for Choosing

Posted by  ▪  October 27, 2014

Some messages never go out of style

Several years ago I realized I wasn’t the bleeding heart liberal I fancied myself. This realization wasn’t marked by any one salient incident, but was a process. Along the road to Conservatism, I began consuming as much ideological history as I could get my hands on. Even today, one of my…
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