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Sderot (Israel) under rocket attack again

Posted by  ▪  September 18, 2015

Quiet broken.

Sderot (Israel) under rocket attack again

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9/18/2015 at 2:30pm
Last spring I visited Sderot, the Israeli town on the Gaza border. Sderot is best known internationally as the town most frequently under rocket attack with almost no warning because of the short distance. Sderot has developed extensive shelter systems, as I discussed in Israelis shelter in place near Gaza. The system…
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This Chart Clears Up Carly Fiorina’s HP Record

Posted by  ▪  September 18, 2015

Is Fiorina responsible for the demise of HP?

This Chart Clears Up Carly Fiorina’s HP Record

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9/18/2015 at 1:25pm
Thrust into the national spotlight thanks to Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate, everything about Carly Fiorina is under the media’s microscope. Much has been said about Fiorina’s job record, particularly her tenure at Hewlett-Packard. Fiorina was fired from HP in 2005, a fact her opponents love to mention. The Washington Post reported: Fiorina…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHFREDHB-nQ

Hillary *shocked* people still believe Obama-Muslim claim she started

Posted by  ▪  September 18, 2015

This may be Hillary’s only real “achievement”

Hillary *shocked* people still believe Obama-Muslim claim she started

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHFREDHB-nQ
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9/18/2015 at 11:30am
At a large Donald Trump event yesterday, someone in the crowd asked a question which accused Barack Obama of being Muslim and complained about Muslims. Trump appeared to brush off the question mid-stream, but didn’t denounce the claims, and was vague enough in his response to set the media on fire: It also…
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https://youtu.be/pV3jF_IyGk8

Visit Munich Oktoberfest, while you still can

Posted by  ▪  September 18, 2015

Calls to ban “intolerant and anti-Islamic” festival

Visit Munich Oktoberfest, while you still can

https://youtu.be/pV3jF_IyGk8
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9/18/2015 at 10:15am
Germany’s migration crisis just got even bigger. German authorities have been constantly revising their official estimates and have now concluded that by the end of 2015 over a million migrants would be settling in the country. What mass-migration would mean for Germany and Europe in the long run remains to be seen,…
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Two lessons for George Stephanopoulos: 1. Never rely on Vox, and …

Posted by  ▪  September 18, 2015

2. Never rely on Vox.

Two lessons for George Stephanopoulos: 1. Never rely on Vox, and …

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9/18/2015 at 8:30am
Fresh off her excellent debate appearance Wednesday night, Carly Fiorina made an appearance on Good Morning America with George Stephanopoulos who tried to back her into a corner over comments she made about the horrific Planned Parenthood videos. Just as he did last spring with Clinton Cash author Peter Schweizer, Stephanopoulos came…
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AACONS Interviews Joy-Ann Reid and Garland Tucker

Posted by  ▪  September 18, 2015

AACONS sits down with Joy-Ann Reid and Garland Tucker to discuss the news of the day

AACONS Interviews Joy-Ann Reid and Garland Tucker

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9/18/2015 at 7:00am
Joy-Ann Reid is a national correspondent, frequent guest, and former television host for MSNBC, as well as the former managing editor of TheGrio.com Her latest book is entitled, Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide. Garland S. Tucker III is the chairman and CEO of Triangle Capital Corporation. His newest…
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Hillary New Hampshire Town Hall Empty

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

Maybe New Hampshire isn’t ready for Hillary after all…

Hillary New Hampshire Town Hall Empty

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9/17/2015 at 9:00pm
A Clinton campaign town hall event in Concord, New Hampshire held Thursday night was virtually empty. Fox News’ Ed Henry attended the event and tweeted photos that showed what appeared to be more people on the stage than in attendance. Wide shot @HillaryClinton event in #concord — on positive side crowd enthusiastic,…
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CNN’s Preference for Trump Left Scott Walker in the Cold

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

78% of CNN’s GOP primary coverage was devoted to Trump

CNN’s Preference for Trump Left Scott Walker in the Cold

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9/17/2015 at 7:34pm
Those tuned in to Wednesday night’s GOP debate hosted by CNN and Salem Media (though mostly CNN) were left wondering what happened to Scott Walker. To be fair, it’s a difficult, if not impossible task providing equal airtime to eleven people in any given debate setting. CNN chose to lead with…
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Branco Cartoon – About Face

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

Her best foot forward

Branco Cartoon – About Face

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9/17/2015 at 6:00pm
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.
 

Happy Constitution Day!

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

“We the people”

Happy Constitution Day!

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9/17/2015 at 4:45pm
Happy Constitutions Day! Today marks the day our illustrious government contract was signed and later adopted, effectively nullifying the Articles of Confederation. To wish our Constitution a proper happy birthday, here’s Senator Cruz: No Constitutional celebration would be complete without a little throwback: The Washington Post has a fun Constitutional Knowledge Quiz. Check…
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Hillary Email Problems Not Going Away

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

The latest in EmailGate

Hillary Email Problems Not Going Away

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9/17/2015 at 3:00pm
Not only are Hillary’s favorability ratings tanking, but her email woes don’t appear to be dissipating anytime soon. Here’s the latest: “Email” defines Hillary Clinton A Gallup word cloud published Wednesday is probably not what Mrs. Clinton was hoping to see. Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, has offered specific positions on…
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Best of Carly (CNN Debate)

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

Clear winner.

Best of Carly (CNN Debate)

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9/17/2015 at 1:09pm
Carly Fiorina almost unanimously has been declared the winner of last night’s CNN debate. It’s worth revisiting some of her highlights. I don’t normally use campaign material for posts, but this grouping of videos circulated by CARLY for America, the SuperPAC supporting her, saved me a ton of work since I was going…
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http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Father-of-Palestinian-boy-at-heart-of-clash-with-IDF-Our-children-are-doing-their-duty-413723

Ithaca Jewish Voice for Peace celebrates anti-Israel child exploitation

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

Sponsoring Bassem Tamimi appearance.

Ithaca Jewish Voice for Peace celebrates anti-Israel child exploitation

http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Father-of-Palestinian-boy-at-heart-of-clash-with-IDF-Our-children-are-doing-their-duty-413723
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9/17/2015 at 11:30am
Ithaca Jewish Voice for Peace is sponsoring two events in Ithaca and Cortland, NY, honoring and celebrating Bassem Tamimi. The first event, in Ithaca, is at 5:30 p.m. today, September 17, 2015. The “host” of the event is Ithaca Committee for Justice in Palestine, run by the same people who run Ithaca JVP….
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Blame Zero Tolerance Insanity – Not “Islamophobia” – for TX schoolchild clock incident

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

From Pop-Tart guns to key chain charms, we’ve seen this story with all types of children.

Blame Zero Tolerance Insanity – Not “Islamophobia” – for TX schoolchild clock incident

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9/17/2015 at 10:00am
Yesterday a Texas teenager, who happens to be a Muslim, brought a homemade clock to school and was arrested because the clock was mistaken for a bomb. Some people are blaming racism but zero tolerance policies are the real problem. NBC News reports that he won’t be charged: No Charges For Ahmed Mohamed,…
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Don’t compare Australia’s new Prime Minister to Bernie Sanders

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

What you need to know about Australia’s new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Don’t compare Australia’s new Prime Minister to Bernie Sanders

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9/17/2015 at 8:30am
This week saw the election of Malcolm Turnbull as the new Prime Minister of Australia, after having defeated the sitting Prime Minister Tony Abbott as head of Australia’s conservative ‘Liberal Party’. Some commentators in the United States have, erroneously, compared Turnbull’s ascension to power to that of Democratic Party Presidential Candidate Bernie…
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Conservative Congressman Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Saying it’s “Counterproductive”

Posted by  ▪  September 17, 2015

“I believe the tactics the HFC has employed have repeatedly undermined the House’s ability to advance them”

Conservative Congressman Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Saying it’s “Counterproductive”

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9/17/2015 at 7:00am
Congressman McClintock represents California’s fourth district. Wednesday, he announced he was resigning from the House Freedom Caucus. Formed earlier this year, the HFC hoped to pull the House Republican Caucus further to the right. There principles were simple. “First, rank-and-file Republicans must pressure leadership to enact a more conservative agenda. And…
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#GOPDebate Tweets of the Night (PLUS my quick analysis)

Posted by  ▪  September 16, 2015

My favorite tweets from the Main Event

#GOPDebate Tweets of the Night (PLUS my quick analysis)

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9/16/2015 at 8:21pm
It was a night when Ted Cruz referred to this A.F. Branco cartoon (though he referred to the Hamas guy as the Ayatollah — but the intend was right). https://twitter.com/LegInsurrection/status/644313310201049088 This was the moment of the night. I don’t know if anything can stop The Donald, but he was humuliated by Fiorina’s response,…
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