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How do you make peace with a sick society?

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2012

“one is entitled to wonder whether there is a majority of Palestinians who would ever agree to any form of compromise with Israel”

How do you make peace with a sick society?

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11/22/2012 at 10:30am
Read the whole thing, at the link.  Khaled Abu Toameh, An Arab View …  (h/t Jeffrey Goldberg): There is nothing more nauseating than watching people celebrate as rockets are being fired toward Israel from the Gaza Strip. This is what happened last week when Hamas fired rockets at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. As soon…
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Thanks be given

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2012

Thanks be given

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11/22/2012 at 9:30am
for good health and a wonderful family for the help Anne, Bryan, Joel, Tony and Fuzzy have provided at Legal Insurrection for the help Aleister and Leslie have provided at College Insurrection for the words of encouragement I receive daily for readers who keep coming back for more to you and yours
 
Stuffed 590 LI

Branco Cartoon – Stuffed Turkey

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2012

Branco Cartoon – Stuffed Turkey

Stuffed 590 LI
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11/22/2012 at 8:15am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source. To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s  page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 

Someone’s eating Tofurky today

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2012

Someone’s eating Tofurky today

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11/22/2012 at 7:00am
No tryptophan induced stupor.  But triggers the gag reflex, almost as much as these bumper stickers. From Peter, taken in Richmond, VA:
 

How old do you think mammograms are?

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

How old do you think mammograms are?

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11/21/2012 at 9:19pm
These scientists must be foot soldiers in the Rebublican War on Women, since they question the need for unfettered mammograms (and free! no co-pay!), Mammograms leading to unnecessary treatment, study finds: The routine use of mammograms has led to more than 1 million women being unnecessarily treated for breast cancer over the past…
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Newt was profoundly and fundamentally prophetic

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

Newt was profoundly and fundamentally prophetic

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11/21/2012 at 7:30pm
Newt Gingrich (h/t @RobGeorge): I think Republican consultants are mostly very stupid. I think they have no education. I think they have no sense of history. … If I throw away African Americans, and then I throw away Latinos, and then I throw away suburban women, and then I throw away people under…
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An email from a “lone soldier” in Israel

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

An email from a “lone soldier” in Israel

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11/21/2012 at 6:20pm
Every year, young Jews from all over the world show up in Israel and volunteer to join the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).  Called “lone soldiers,” they commit to the same enlistment mandated for most Israelis, male and female, and decades more of reserve duty.  As far as I know, no other…
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Jackson Jr resigns on the eve of Thanksgiving

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

Jackson Jr resigns on the eve of Thanksgiving

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11/21/2012 at 4:39pm
The astoundingly unsurprising news that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned today reveals far more about the sorry state of our local Chicago democratic leadership than the trite and pathetic story of Jackson Jr.’s downfall. Jackson Jr., son of the Reverend Jesse Jackson, who has been AWOL from Congress since June 10, has…
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Israel and Hamas agree to Obama-sponsored truce

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

Israel and Hamas agree to Obama-sponsored truce

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11/21/2012 at 2:57pm
Israel and Hamas, via Egypt and the U.S., have reached a “truce.”  Via AP: Israel and the Hamas militant group reached a cease-fire agreement Wednesday to end the fiercest round of fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt attacks on each other and ease an Israeli blockade constricting the Gaza Strip. Egypt’s…
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Fordham College Democrats stood by Coulter appearance as Republicans ditched her

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

Fordham College Democrats stood by Coulter appearance as Republicans ditched her

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11/21/2012 at 12:45pm
On Monday, I will have an in-depth account of the circumstances leading up to the cancellation of Ann Coulter’s appearance at Fordham. In the course of the investigation I have spoken to numerous students involved in the events, and one interesting fact has emerged which I did not want to get buried…
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We are witnessing the media’s test run to elect a Democrat in 2016

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

The “crazy-ing” of Marco Rubio blossoms

We are witnessing the media’s test run to elect a Democrat in 2016

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11/21/2012 at 11:23am
Can I call ’em or what? On Monday, I wrote regarding the question posed to Marco Rubio about when the Earth was created, The “crazy-ing” of Marco Rubio begins: Marco Rubio is on the short list of Republican presidential contenders for 2016. Of course, that’s a long way away, so who knows if…
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Hamas fires rocket from hospital and blows up bus

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

Hamas fires rocket from hospital and blows up bus

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11/21/2012 at 7:54am
Some important developments. Two journalists have confirmed that Palestinians have fired a long-range rocket at Israel from next to Al Shifa hospital in Gaza.  Neither journalist, of course, made it the headline, it was just mentioned in passing.  The first was Jodi Rudgren of The New York Times who, in writing a lengthy article…
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Rebel without a pause

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2012

Rebel without a pause

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11/21/2012 at 7:00am
From Carroll, sent yesterday: Rebel … seem in Tucson this morning.
 

Chicago anti-Israel protesters cheer Iran’s example of “democracy and justice”

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2012

Chicago anti-Israel protesters cheer Iran’s example of “democracy and justice”

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11/20/2012 at 8:30pm
A counter protest directed at a “Stand with Israel” rally held in downtown Chicago Tuesday chanted that Israel should “end the occupation now.” The counter group on around 30, a coalition of pro-Palestinian forces along with Communist Party USA’s Andy Thayer and others, accused Israel of being the aggressor in the Gaza…
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One wonders

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2012

One wonders

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11/20/2012 at 7:48pm
Israel reportedly has been under cyber attack by Anonymous, although the lethality of the attacks is questioned: Anonymous, the loose coalition of hackers waging war on Israeli Web sites, is the least of Israel’s cyber problems. Its campaign against Israel is a minor annoyance compared with a wave of cyber attacks that…
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Israel squanders initiative waiting for Obama

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2012

Israel squanders initiative waiting for Obama

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11/20/2012 at 4:26pm
Israel caught Hamas off guard.  While Hamas reasonably could have expected retaliation for stepped-up missile fire, it did not anticipate the nature of the retaliation — the assassination of the head of Hamas’ military wing and the bombing of numerous long-range missile depots. The lesson of Lebanon and the prior Gaza conflict is…
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Utah-04 final canvass results (Update – Love loses by 768 votes)

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2012

Utah-04 final canvass results (Update – Love loses by 768 votes)

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11/20/2012 at 2:21pm
After election day in Utah-04, Democrat Jim Matheson was ahead of Mia Love by 2,646 votes. But there were approximately 72,000 provisional and absentee ballots yet to be counted.  The results for the final canvass are being released today.  We will update. Thx @nra and @uschamber 4 opposing Mia Love — loses by…
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