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Big shock

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2012

Big shock

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11/17/2012 at 4:00pm
UN Watchdog: Iran makes significant nuclear steps How long did we have until the world reached Netanyahu’s “red line?” From CNN: Iran has made a significant advancement in its nuclear program with the completion of its underground uranium enrichment facility near the holy city of Qom, according to a report released Friday by a…
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World is burning as Vice President Biden takes up sitcom acting

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2012

World is burning as Vice President Biden takes up sitcom acting

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11/17/2012 at 1:56pm
Curious what Vice President Joe Biden’s been up to, former chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, as we head toward the fiscal cliff, the situation in Israel is escalating, and the Benghazi terrorist attack remains unaddressed? He’s acting on an NBC show “Parks and Recreation,” where, in a scene with…
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Even Unions admit, Unions to blame for Twinkie demise

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2012

Even Unions admit, Unions to blame for Twinkie demise

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11/17/2012 at 11:58am
The news of Hostess’ impending shutdown in the wake of crippling union strikes has struck a chord with many Americans who can’t help but feel a connection with the iconic American dessert. On Twitter, 140 character lamentations were posted from around the country causing the words “Hostess” and “Twinkies” to intermittently trend…
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HuffPo poll shows 22.8 percent of Americans support their state seceding

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2012

HuffPo poll shows 22.8 percent of Americans support their state seceding

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11/17/2012 at 9:45am
With the news that 50 states  now have presented secession petitions on the White House’s “We the People” website, Huffington Post conducted their own poll to determine national support for the idea. Four questions were asked to ascertain 1) awarness of secession, 2) support for secession in general, 3) support for Texas to…
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Fordham v. Coulter week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2012

Fordham v. Coulter week at College Insurrection

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11/17/2012 at 8:43am
Fordham Republicans v. Coulter: The College Republicans regret the controversy surrounding our planned lecture featuring Ann Coulter. The size and severity of opposition to this event have caught us by surprise and caused us to question our decision to welcome her to Rose Hill… We hope the University community will forgive the…
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That’s mighty rich of you

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2012

That’s mighty rich of you

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11/17/2012 at 7:00am
From AJ, spotted on a Volvo: Saw this in Philly by City Hall. Is the implication that religion is bad and it would be good for the poor to do this? I’m going to go out on a limb and say that the putative owner of this nice vehicle doesn’t think of herself as…
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Gaza Updates

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Gaza Updates

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11/16/2012 at 8:00pm
Some headlines.  Also check out our Israeli blog friends, and the Twitter feed below. ‘Anonymous’ escalates cyber-war against Israel and pro-Israel groups Cabinet OKs 75,000 reservists for possible Gaza operation Senior Hamas terrorist Ahmed Abu Jalal killed in an Israeli air strike in the Maghazi district in central Gaza. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards overseeing Gaza missile fire [Feed…
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We will not be able to out-liberal liberals in 2016

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

We will not be able to out-liberal liberals in 2016

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11/16/2012 at 6:30pm
Unfortunately, I have not been able to devote time to the latest hub-bub about Mitt Romney telling donors that free stuff for certain groups lost him the election. That’s an oversimplification, there were a variety of factors, but who can deny that free stuff was part of it? I’d write it up, but…
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Israel is at war and the world wants it to pretend otherwise

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Israel is at war and the world wants it to pretend otherwise

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11/16/2012 at 6:00pm
Outside of Google Docs, the word collaborator refers to someone who cooperates with an enemy in a time of war. Gazans in general and Hamas in particular consider themselves to be at war with Israel.  Via the New York Times: Masked gunmen in Gaza summarily executed a man here on Friday as a…
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Florida Judge denies Allen West request for recount (Update – Canvass Board orders “retabulation” of early votes)

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Florida Judge denies Allen West request for recount (Update – Canvass Board orders “retabulation” of early votes)

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11/16/2012 at 3:54pm
Via Palm Beach Post: A judge today denied U.S. Rep. Allen West‘s request that he order a recount of 37,379 ballots from early voting in St. Lucie County — effectively leaving the decision up to the county’s canvassing board, which meets today at 4 p.m. Circuit Judge Dan Vaughn said he did not…
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“Father McShane isn’t available for an interview, I’m afraid”

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

“Father McShane isn’t available for an interview, I’m afraid”

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11/16/2012 at 3:23pm
That’s the response I have received so far to my multiple requests for an interview with the Fordham University President, Father Joseph M. McShane. Among other things, I wanted to ask him why he chose uniquely to publicly shame the Fordham Republicans and Ann Coulter, while the University welcomes infanticide supporter Peter Singer. I…
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Expect Elizabeth Warren on Senate Judiciary Committee

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Expect Elizabeth Warren on Senate Judiciary Committee

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11/16/2012 at 12:05pm
There is a lot of talk about Elizabeth Warren being put on the Senate Banking Committee, a natural if not controversial fit for her. But so far there’s very little talk about an additional possibility, that Warren may have a role in the hearings on confirmation of federal judges, including any Obama nominations to…
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Shattering the Myth that the Tea Party is Dead

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Shattering the Myth that the Tea Party is Dead

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11/16/2012 at 11:00am
As an amateur Egyptologist who occasionally writes about Egypt at the Temple of Mut, my specialty is mummies. So, I know dead things and can say with certainty: The Tea Party is NOT dead. I have been a Tea Party activist since the first nationwide series of events were organized in February,…
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Unions kill Twinkies

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Ding Dong the company’s dead

Unions kill Twinkies

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11/16/2012 at 9:56am
Hostess is going out of business because it could not meet union demands, Twinkie maker Hostess asks to liquidate: 9:02AM EST November 16. 2012 – INDIANAPOLIS — Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread said Friday that it has filed a motion in Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to close…
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Immoral Equivalence

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Immoral Equivalence

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11/16/2012 at 8:25am
You can count on the New York Times for the latest in conventional wisdom’s preferred narrative.  But this attitude typically reaches its apotheosis when Times reporters do their best to be evenhanded about fighting in the Mideast. Israel and Hamas widened their deadly conflict over Gaza on Thursday, as militants fired dozens…
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Equal Slights

Posted by  ▪  November 16, 2012

Equal Slights

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11/16/2012 at 7:00am
From reader Korie, with a subject line “Even in Utah”: Saw these on my recent trip to Salt Lake City, Utah and had to send a picture in. All 3 are on the same car. I would have loved to include a picture of the lady pumping gas into the car, as she…
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Gaza Updates

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2012

Gaza Updates

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11/15/2012 at 6:30pm
In addition to taking a look at our Blog Friends in Israel, I’ve created this Twitter widget of news sources for the latest. I have not embedded the #PillarOfDefense hashtag because hastags can get hijacked by hostile Twitter users. The other problem is unreliable reports, so I’ve tried only to use sources which…
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