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Anti-Israel activist Max Blumenthal now a Hillary 2016 problem

Posted by  ▪  July 1, 2015

Son of Sidney

Anti-Israel activist Max Blumenthal now a Hillary 2016 problem

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7/1/2015 at 4:30pm
It’s not like we didn’t see this coming. On May 19, 2015, I wrote that Hillary has a Blumenthal Problem – Two of Them: I knew that Hillary was going to have a Blumenthal problem for her 2016 campaign. But I expected that the problem would be Max Blumenthal, son of close Clinton advisor…
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Mob rule hoists Trump out of the free market

Posted by  ▪  July 1, 2015

Comply, or pay the price

Mob rule hoists Trump out of the free market

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7/1/2015 at 2:57pm
Today, popular department chain Macy’s announced that it is pulling Donald Trump’s line of menswear from its stores. Progressive activists renewed pressure on the company to adopt a more “inclusive” image following comments Trump made about immigrants. Trump instigated a mass freakout last Sunday during an appearance on State of the…
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Obama announces Normalization of Relations with Cuba

Posted by  ▪  July 1, 2015

Presidential candidates speak out

Obama announces Normalization of Relations with Cuba

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7/1/2015 at 1:12pm
Back in December, the Administration announced that they were engaged in secret talks with Cuban officials about shifting away from the “diplomatic mission” model and toward full diplomatic relations between our two countries; and today, President Obama announced that on July 20, the United States will open an embassy in Havana,…
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Greece misses IMF deadline, signals impending default

Posted by  ▪  July 1, 2015

The beginning of the end…

Greece misses IMF deadline, signals impending default

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7/1/2015 at 11:30am
What was once considered unthinkable has now happened. Having missed the June 30th deadline for payment on its debt, the country of Greece has effectively defaulted. This is going to have a considerable effect on the economy of the European Union, which Greece might now leave. It’s likely that this situation will…
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“Burn the American Flags” Event

Posted by  ▪  July 1, 2015

Inevitable that it would turn to this.

“Burn the American Flags” Event

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7/1/2015 at 10:02am
A group called Disarm NYPD plans to celebrate the 4th of July with an July 1 event featuring the burning of American flags. It started as an event to burn the Confederate Flag. But other groups around the country turned such events into burning both the Confederate and American flags, so the…
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Marco Rubio, Rich Republican?

Posted by  ▪  July 1, 2015

First, Rubio had money trouble. Now, Rubio is too rich to understand the plight of the little people?

Marco Rubio, Rich Republican?

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7/1/2015 at 8:30am
When a 2 or 3 year old is caught doing something wrong, they often react with complete shock they did something wrong. They genuinely believe whatever it is they were doing was perfectly fine and cannot comprehend why they’re being scolded. The media is often like that of a small child….
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“Israelis live in the real world, not the world of Obama’s delusional hope”

Posted by  ▪  July 1, 2015

My guest column at IJR Review

“Israelis live in the real world, not the world of Obama’s delusional hope”

http://journal.ijreview.com/2015/6/244984-spent-two-weeks-talking-israelis-heres-say-president-obama-iran/
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7/1/2015 at 7:00am
As part of my effort to reach new audiences, I have a post at IJ Review regarding my recent trip to Israel, I Spent Two Weeks Talking With Israelis. Here’s What They Had To Say About President Obama and Iran: While anecdotal, our interactions were consistent with polling showing that Israelis don’t trust Obama on…
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Illinois Government Shutdown Watch

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Will Anyone Notice?

Illinois Government Shutdown Watch

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6/30/2015 at 10:59pm
Will they, or won’t they? Signs point to yes—the Illinois government will “shut down” at midnight tonight. Republican Governor Bruce Rauner spent the majority of today touring various agencies in an effort to calm the nerves of state employees who can’t be assured of a paycheck after mid-July. Democrats in the Illinois…
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Ted Cruz auditions for The Simpsons

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

“Unleash the hounds!”

Ted Cruz auditions for The Simpsons

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6/30/2015 at 8:30pm
Presidential hopeful Sen. Cruz is a long-time fan of The Simpsons. In April, Sen. Cruz joined the crew at The Federalist to chat about his favorite episodes show off a few of his best impressions. “Cruz talked about how much he loved “Round Springfield”, the episode where Jazz musician Bleeding Gums…
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Did SCOTUS gay marriage decision put Catholics in the closet?

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Catholic Vote’s ad ‘Not Alone’ ruffles mainstream feathers over gay marriage

Did SCOTUS gay marriage decision put Catholics in the closet?

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6/30/2015 at 7:00pm
Out of the sea of rainbow-frocked Facebook profile photos, corporate logos, and colorfully lit buildings emerged a seemingly innocuous black and white video. With a mission to, “educate and inspire Americans of all faiths to prioritize the issues of life, faith, and family,” Catholic Vote is the brains behind the video…
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Krauthammer: SCOTUS gay marriage decision “huge loss for democracy”

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Abortion ruling revisited.

Krauthammer: SCOTUS gay marriage decision “huge loss for democracy”

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6/30/2015 at 5:25pm
Charles Krauthammer appeared on the O’Reilly Factor last night and was asked by Bill O’Reilly to name three reasons for the recent rapid changes in America, with a focus on recent U.S. Supreme Court cases. Krauthammer cited culture as one of the reasons and he’s absolutely right. Andrew Breitbart frequently voiced his…
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United Church of Christ divests from Israel

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Resolution calling Israel guilty of Crime of Apartheid fails to get 2/3 needed.

United Church of Christ divests from Israel

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6/30/2015 at 3:45pm
We highlighted recently resolutions at the United Church of Christ’s 30th Synod in Cleveland seeking (1) divestment from certain named companies (such as Caterpillar), and (2) declaring Israeli guilty of the Crime of Apartheid as defined in the 1998 Rome Statute creating the International Criminal Court. These take place through years-long efforts…
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“Draw Muhammad” contest winner isn’t backing down (and neither should you)

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever stop speaking freely

“Draw Muhammad” contest winner isn’t backing down (and neither should you)

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6/30/2015 at 3:05pm
Controversial cartoonist Bosch Fawstin has received more than a dozen death threats since he took the top prize at the now-famous “draw Muhammad” free speech rally in Garland, Texas last month. The event descended into chaos after two armed terrorists attempted to storm the venue. Fawstin appeared on last night’s…
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Illinois government deadlocked, shutdown a possibility

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Never go full “Greece”

Illinois government deadlocked, shutdown a possibility

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6/30/2015 at 1:30pm
Illinois’ new budget year starts tomorrow, and unless Republicans and Democrats can come to an agreement on fiscal policy, the state will kick things off without the ability to pay the bills. Illinois has a reputation for being largely rural, yet bafflingly Democratic. The Chicago machine—not those languishing in my old…
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Live Stream: Christie Kicks Off Presidential Run

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

The Governor makes it official

Live Stream: Christie Kicks Off Presidential Run

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6/30/2015 at 11:04am
We’ll be covering the announcement live here. He’s supposed to kick off any time, and already correspondents are describing the mood in the venue as “a madhouse.” Sounds apropos, considering Christie’s tendency to buck at the rhetorical trends his colleagues embrace. Live stream hat tip to Save Jersey (UPDATE: the current…
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Obama Admin obsessed with accommodating Iranian nuclear goals

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Two reports in The Wall Street Journal raise serious doubts about the efficacy of the emerging nuclear deal with Iran

Obama Admin obsessed with accommodating Iranian nuclear goals

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6/30/2015 at 10:02am
Two stories reported yesterday raise questions whether the Obama administration is willing to devise a deal that will be comprehensive to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear device and even if it could, would it have the will to enforce it. In the first case, Jay Solomon of The Wall Street Journal reported (Google…
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The New Religious Wars

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2015

Against Christians, amongst Christians.

The New Religious Wars

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6/30/2015 at 8:30am
If you had asked me twenty years ago to predict what the 21st century would hold in store, “religious wars” probably wouldn’t have been tops on my list. But it should have been. Right now we’re seeing many forms of religious war. The most obvious has raged between radical Islam and everybody else….
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