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John Kerry’s Israel-Palestinian negotiation clown car

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2014

Least surprising revelation ever — Obama admin planting stories to blame Israel

John Kerry’s Israel-Palestinian negotiation clown car

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4/10/2014 at 1:35pm
From Adam Kredo at The Free Beacon, Top [U.S.] diplomats planted anti-Israel reports in lead up to peace talk collapse: The Obama administration has been waging a secret media war in capitals across two continents blaming Israel for the recent collapse of peace talks with the Palestinians, according to former Israeli diplomats…
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Facebook, I mean Sean Eldridge, trying to buy NY-19 congressional district

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2014

Eldridge married well, John Kerry well, and is passing around the equivalent of venture capital walking around money.

Facebook, I mean Sean Eldridge, trying to buy NY-19 congressional district

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4/10/2014 at 10:00am
The congressional race in NY-19 has been off my radar this cycle, even though the district is just over the Catskill mountains from Ithaca. Republican incumbent Chris Gibson was on our 2012 Operation Counterweight list. Off my radar until I saw an article at Politico about how Democratic challenger Sean Eldridge…
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Brandeis failure: Supporting women’s rights matters most when it’s politically difficult

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2014

Brandeis didn’t just sacrifice Ayaan Hirsi Ali, it sacrificed a generation

Brandeis failure: Supporting women’s rights matters most when it’s politically difficult

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4/10/2014 at 8:30am
The fact that Brandeis has bowed to pressure and canceled its plans to award Hirsi Ali an honorary degree at commencement should not be a surprise. It is merely a continuation of a decades-long trend in academia towards placating the left, and in favor of cowardice. It’s an especially interesting incident, though,…
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My Generation Needs to be Proactive for Israel

Guest Post by Laura Elizabeth Adkins  ▪  April 10, 2014

This is my generation’s task

My Generation Needs to be Proactive for Israel

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Guest Post by Laura Elizabeth Adkins
4/10/2014 at 7:00am
Despite the torrential downpour that unleashed itself over downtown Manhattan Monday evening, nearly 100 students and members of the general public gathered at New York University for an inspiring event that brought together business experts, disruptive artists, media revolutionaries, journalists and jazz musicians. Innovation Israel, a project spearheaded by TorchPAC at NYU…
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Cornell Anti-Israel Divestment Group Doubles Down on Passover Strategy

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Pushing for final vote next week less than 48 hours after Second Passover Seder

Cornell Anti-Israel Divestment Group Doubles Down on Passover Strategy

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4/9/2014 at 10:19pm
I broke the news last night that Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine had timed its push for a Divestment Resolution to take place over the Passover holiday, ALERT: Sneak Passover Anti-Israel Divestment attack at Cornell. The Resolution was proposed at the last possible minute, with a surprise committee vote presentation (assisted…
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Ukraine issues 48-hr ultimatum to pro-Russia protesters

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Ukraine issues 48-hr ultimatum to pro-Russia protesters

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4/9/2014 at 7:00pm
Ukraine warned on Wednesday that pro-Russia protesters have two days to vacate buildings they’ve occupied or they will face forced eviction. From The Independent: Ukraine’s Interior Minister has warned separatists occupying state buildings in its eastern regions to leave within two days or face forced eviction, risking the anger of Moscow which has…
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

The silence of Western feminists is still deafening

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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4/9/2014 at 5:25pm
I’ve been thinking about what to say regarding the decision of Brandeis University to withdraw an invitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali for an Honorary Degree. It comes on the heels of attempts to keep The Honor Diaries off campus, The silence of Western feminists is deafening. I think I’ll just quote part of…
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(Lois Lerner Leaves House Hearing 3-5-2014)

I’m betting DOJ finds Baseball and Steroids more important than Lois Lerner

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Because Baseball and Steriods can’t hurt Democrats

I’m betting DOJ finds Baseball and Steroids more important than Lois Lerner

(Lois Lerner Leaves House Hearing 3-5-2014)
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4/9/2014 at 3:40pm
Katie Pavlich notes a development with regard to Lois Lerner, and ends with a question, House Ways and Means Committee Votes to Refer Lois Lerner For Criminal Charges The House Ways and Means Committee has voted to 23-14 along party lines to refer former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS…
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Walker addresses crowd

Suit against Wisconsin “John Doe” star chamber investigators can move forward

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Allegations that investigation targeting conservatives meant to freeze supporters of Scott Walker

Suit against Wisconsin “John Doe” star chamber investigators can move forward

Walker addresses crowd
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4/9/2014 at 12:49pm
We previously covered the Wisconsin “John Doe” investigation of conservative activists, and the lawsuit brought by Eric O’Keefe: Secret probe of conservatives makes Wisconsin ground zero in First Amendment war Big defeat for anti-conservative Wisconsin “John Doe” probe Wisconsin “John Doe” target goes on offense, threatens federal suit O’Keefe did file suit, and the defendants…
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Andrew Branca Campbell Law School

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence objects to Andrew Branca speaking at Campbell U Law School (Update – UC Berkeley too)

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Zimmerman case outcome and the law of self-defense are tough to handle

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence objects to Andrew Branca speaking at Campbell U Law School (Update – UC Berkeley too)

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4/9/2014 at 11:00am
Andrew Branca was invited by Campbell University Law School to speak on the issue for which he is best known, The Law of Self Defense. Here’s part of the press release announcing the visit: Nationally renowned self-defense expert Andrew Branca will speak at Campbell Law School next Tuesday, April 8 at noon in…
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Venezuela street protests

Venezuela Update: Violence, protests and … talks?

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

Venezuela Update: Violence, protests and … talks?

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4/9/2014 at 9:10am
Venezuela Update: Is the end of violence finally in sight after two months of deadly anti-government  protests? In February, I highlighted the Venezuela protests with depiction of protesters taking to the streets to fight against corruption in the government, high inflation, and a high murder rate. At least three people were confirmed to have been killed during anti-government protests by…
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How long before I can call Virginia

Posted by  ▪  April 9, 2014

How long before I can call Virginia

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4/9/2014 at 7:30am
“the long suffering Commonwealth of Virginia under Gov. Terry McAuliffe”? Is it too soon? From Carolyn: Another fine submission from Alexandria, VA
 
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ALERT: Sneak Passover Anti-Israel Divestment attack at Cornell

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Students for Justice in Palestine uses Passover holiday to put Jewish and pro-Israel groups at disadvantage

ALERT: Sneak Passover Anti-Israel Divestment attack at Cornell

Cornell SJP BDS Logo Divestment Resolution
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4/8/2014 at 8:00pm
In a move reminiscent of the exploitation of the Yom Kippur Jewish holiday in 1973 to launch an attack on Israel, Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine has launched a last minute, sneak Divestment Resolution which is to come up for initial discussion on less than 48 hours notice this Thursday…
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William Jacobson on The Ed Morrissey Show April 8 2014

On The Ed Morrissey Show talking Mozilla, the “bigot card” and boycotts

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

On The Ed Morrissey Show talking Mozilla, the “bigot card” and boycotts

William Jacobson on The Ed Morrissey Show April 8 2014
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4/8/2014 at 7:30pm
I was pleased to appear on The Ed Morrissey Show this afternoon. Other guests were Andrew Malcolm, Veronique de Rugy, and Sean Noble. My segment starts at the 41 minute mark. We talked about the Mozilla and the anti-Israel academic boycott. Video streaming by Ustream (BTW, it’s true that the…
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Russia issues warning against use of force on protesters in eastern Ukraine

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Russia issues warning against use of force on protesters in eastern Ukraine

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4/8/2014 at 5:59pm
As Ukrainian authorities cracked down on pro-Russia protesters Tuesday after recent unrest that escalated over the weekend, Russia issued a warning against the use of force and also alleged that a private U.S. military contractor is assisting Ukraine. From the LA Times: Ukrainian riot police on Tuesday cleared a regional administration building and…
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Dartmouth grievance list designed to ensure MLK Jr.’s dream never comes true

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Identity politics in the service of “social justice” retribution and entitlement entrenchment

Dartmouth grievance list designed to ensure MLK Jr.’s dream never comes true

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4/8/2014 at 2:37pm
When I saw this segment on The O’Reilly Factor about student grievances at Dartmouth, I thought is was just more of the same. @JasonMattera I guess you haven’t been on a campus lately— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) April 8, 2014 Then I read the List (h/t The Other McCain). Wow. Read it for yourself at the…
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Democratic campaign season built on a 100% lie

Posted by  ▪  April 8, 2014

Democrats are addicted to the 77% pay gap lie.

Democratic campaign season built on a 100% lie

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4/8/2014 at 11:41am
Democrats are going all in on the War on Women campaign theme once again, focused this time not on free contraception but on the claim that women make only 77% percent of what men make for comparable work. It is the centerpiece of the 2014 electoral campaign. Glenn Kessler, WaPo’s fact checker, noted…
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