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Anti-Israel George Mason group plays race card on Pres for opposing boycott

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

Upset at tweet “Universities exist to build bridges of understanding, not to blow them up”

Anti-Israel George Mason group plays race card on Pres for opposing boycott

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1/7/2014 at 9:09pm
George Mason University apparently has an active anti-Israel group.  It has proclaimed the achievement of boycotting Israeli hummus, and staged a walkout on a commencement speaker with close ties to Israel. The propaganda-named Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) now is playing the race card against GMU’s President, who tweeted his opposition to…
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VA Dem candidate: Fighting rapists in court just like fighting Tea Party

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

VA Dem candidate: Fighting rapists in court just like fighting Tea Party

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1/7/2014 at 5:33pm
The War on Women is the never-ending Democratic Party strategy. But this one is over-the-top even for that War. Via Newsbusters: In an outrageous ad aired on the local Washington D.C. NBC affiliate WRC-4, Virginia Democratic state senate candidate Jennifer Wexton – running to replace newly elected Virginia attorney general Mark Herring – m…
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Believing in make-believe peace

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

Mideast Media Sampler 01/07/2014 – The Unreal Mideast of American Editorials

Believing in make-believe peace

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1/7/2014 at 4:00pm
The New York Times and Washington Post have both recently weighed in with editorials about John Kerry’s peace process. First the New York Times ran The Ticking Mideast Clock. Signs of failure are everywhere. On Thursday, standing beside Mr. Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a harsh assessment of his Palestinian counterpart,…
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U Texas at Dallas terminates membership in American Studies Association

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

U Texas at Dallas terminates membership in American Studies Association

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1/7/2014 at 2:35pm
Most universities which were listed as Institutional Members of the American Studies Association have left it up to particular departments which took out the membership to decide whether to continue. Of the 83 Institutional Members listed by ASA, at least 11 deny being members, as detailed in the List of Universities rejecting…
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Media Meme – Chris Christie no longer refreshingly blunt, now just a bully

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

Bully Boy of Bayonne

Media Meme – Chris Christie no longer refreshingly blunt, now just a bully

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1/7/2014 at 12:07pm
This is how they do it, do it. Build up Chris Christie as the refreshingly moderate, blunt talking, cure-all for the “extremist” wing of the Republican Party. Then tear him down, down, down. From the NY Times on Christmas Eve, Stories Add Up as Bully Image Trails Christie: It was the governor’s penchant for confrontation…
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Chicago Federal Court strikes down ban on gun sales and transfers

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

Chicago Federal Court strikes down ban on gun sales and transfers

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1/7/2014 at 9:19am
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois yesterday handed down a stinging defeat to the City of Chicago, and it’s mayor Rahm Emanuel. Despite clear Constitutional direction derived from D.C. v. Heller, and McDonald v. Chicago, the city of Chicago had insisted it possessed the power of law to deny…
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Angela Corey Seeks Revocation of Marissa Alexander’s Bail

Posted by  ▪  January 6, 2014

Angela Corey Seeks Revocation of Marissa Alexander’s Bail

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1/6/2014 at 8:28pm
Well, Marissa Alexander simply can’t bring her self to abide by the orders of a court, according to a story from First Coast News (FCN), Florida. The last time she was out on bail, and under a restraining order to stay away from her estranged husband, she met with him to (successfully)…
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Anti-Israel academic boycott group’s tax-exempt status challenged

Posted by  ▪  January 6, 2014

Academic boycott not in furtherance of American Studies Association’s exempt purpose and violates public policy.

Anti-Israel academic boycott group’s tax-exempt status challenged

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1/6/2014 at 6:40pm
When the National Council of the American Studies Association endorsed the academic boycott of Israel in early December, and put the boycott Resolution to a quick membership vote, I wondered how the ASA National Council could do such a thing not just on the merits, but because the boycott put ASA’s tax-exempt…
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Missing man found after family spots him in news photo

Posted by  ▪  January 6, 2014

Missing man found after family spots him in news photo

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1/6/2014 at 5:05pm
A man who went missing shortly after New Year’s Day has been located after his family saw a photo of him in a recent news story about the cold weather. From USA Today: A man missing since Wednesday was located in Washington, D.C., after his photo appeared in a Rochester, N.Y., edition of…
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Branco Cartoon – Media Whiteout

Posted by  ▪  January 6, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Media Whiteout

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1/6/2014 at 2:00pm
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WWII veteran receives long overdue recognition with Purple Hearts

Posted by  ▪  January 6, 2014

WWII veteran receives long overdue recognition with Purple Hearts

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1/6/2014 at 12:01pm
A 90 year old World War II veteran received long overdue recognition this past weekend in Colorado as he was awarded several medals, including three Purple Hearts. From CBS Denver: It took several decades but an American hero in Commerce City has finally been recognized. Army Sgt. Alfred Hurtado served in Europe during World…
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Liz Cheney drops out of Wyoming Senate race

Posted by  ▪  January 6, 2014

Liz Cheney drops out of Wyoming Senate race

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1/6/2014 at 9:02am
Liz Cheney  is ending her campaign for Senate in Wyoming, citing health concerns in her family.  The news was reported by CNN late Sunday night and confirmed in a statement Monday. From CNN: Liz Cheney, whose upstart bid to unseat Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi sparked a round of warfare in the Republican Party…
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Just How Bad is California’s Business Climate?

Posted by  ▪  January 6, 2014

Just How Bad is California’s Business Climate?

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1/6/2014 at 7:30am
It is so bad that even New York is now trying to poach businesses from the Golden State. ….California’s governor hasn’t been nearly as dismissive of a television commercial promoting New York’s business climate that aired here in the Golden State during December. “With over $1 billion in new incentives and tax breaks,…
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Depressacare

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2014

Obamacare affective disorder

Depressacare

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1/5/2014 at 7:23pm
Just an anecdote, but one that I think is illustrative. I was at a wedding this weekend and saw someone I’ve known for a long time. She’s not a very political person. She’s a therapist, and she volunteered to several of us how at this holiday time of year, her patients normally complain…
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What’s the Quenelle?

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2014

The spread of the quenelle – an antisemitic salute – is a testament to growing anti-Semitism tied to hatred of Israel, particularly in Europe..

What’s the Quenelle?

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1/5/2014 at 5:11pm
The quenelle is a salute attributed to French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala. Dieudonné, who started his career as a liberal anti-racist, has, in recent years moved to the far right and embraced the politics of Jean Marie Le-Pen. A few days ago France fined him again for his continued incitement against…
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Former Homeland Security secretary Napolitano opposes clemency for Snowden

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2014

Former Homeland Security secretary Napolitano opposes clemency for Snowden

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1/5/2014 at 2:41pm
Janet Napolitano, former secretary of Homeland Security, said during a segment on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that she is opposed to the idea of clemency for Edward Snowden. From NBC News/Meet the Press: Former Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano flatly rejected the idea of clemency for Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency…
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Mitt Romney accepts apology from MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2014

“I think her apology was clearly heartfelt, and we accept that”

Mitt Romney accepts apology from MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry

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1/5/2014 at 12:06pm
On this morning’s “Fox News Sunday” program with host Chris Wallace, Mitt Romney took the high road and accepted an apology from Melissa Harris-Perry. (Video after the jump). https://twitter.com/FoxNewsSunday/status/419833877838848000 This came just one day after the MSNBC host apologized again, this time on air, for a recent segment on her program that devolved…
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