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Which should Israel fear most – Obama’s temper or Iran’s nukes?

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2015

Bibi Netanyahu is just the messenger of the reality of a dangerous nuke deal.

Which should Israel fear most – Obama’s temper or Iran’s nukes?

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2/8/2015 at 1:32pm
The now-open conflict between the Obama administration and Bibi Netanyahu has little to do with Obama’s hurt feelings or a breach of protocol, though it is portrayed that way by the White House, many Democrats, and increasingly, weak-kneed supporters of Israel who worry that getting Barack Obama angry would be the…
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Yemen update: Sanaa formally “occupied” by Houthi rebels

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2015

Devolution

Yemen update: Sanaa formally “occupied” by Houthi rebels

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2/8/2015 at 11:53am
Over the past several months, we’ve watched the situation in Yemen devolve to the point of chaos. In September, Iranian-backed Houthi rebels took informal control of the capital city of Sanaa; then, in mid-January, Yemen’s active al-Qaeda cell took credit for the terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, and threatened…
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Revealed: Palestinian Authority formula for paying terrorists

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2015

Making it harder to argue that Abbas is “not compromised by terror”

Revealed: Palestinian Authority formula for paying terrorists

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2/8/2015 at 9:42am
Is the Palestinian Authority interested in peace? Although you probably knew the answer, we now have more proof that the PA directly rewards terrorism against Israel, and has developed a process to determine how much to reward terrorists based upon how serious the terror act was. Edwin Black reported Friday that unsealed documents not only…
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Michigan Man Receives New Car, Ditches 21 mile walk

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2015

Faith in humanity momentarily restored

Michigan Man Receives New Car, Ditches 21 mile walk

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2/8/2015 at 8:00am
Every once in a while, fortune favors those who work hard enough to earn it. This is one of those times. Last week, the Detroit Free Press ran a story about a man named James Robertson. For the past ten years, 56 year-old James has dealt with a 21 mile commute…
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San Fran Raises Minimum Wage, Kills Local Book Store

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

“The long-term costs just end up getting too high.”

San Fran Raises Minimum Wage, Kills Local Book Store

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2/7/2015 at 8:00pm
Progressives love the idea of raising the minimum wage and the City of San Francisco is taking the issue to new heights. Unfortunately, the success and survival of small businesses rarely figure into these decisions. One small but successful independent book store in San Francisco is now closing. The owner recently appeared…
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Maher Speaks Up After Guest Blames US for Jihad

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

“We’re not the moral equivalent of ISIS”

Maher Speaks Up After Guest Blames US for Jihad

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2/7/2015 at 6:00pm
Last night’s Real Time with Bill Maher was a mixed bag of weird and weirder. The brutal burning death of a Jordanian fighter pilot, and Jordan’s scorched-earth response, has sparked debate about the best way to respond to the continuing threat of ISIS, as well as the United States’ proper role…
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BREAKING: Brian Williams just took himself off the air

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

“I have decided to take myself off of my daily broadcast for the next several days”

BREAKING: Brian Williams just took himself off the air

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2/7/2015 at 4:22pm
Via NBC News: In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions. As Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, I have decided to take myself off of my daily…
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Obama’s new National Security Plan = Social Justice War

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

Downplays ‘existential’ global threats.

Obama’s new National Security Plan = Social Justice War

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2/7/2015 at 2:45pm
As all hell breaks loose across the Middle East, another member of the Obama administration is focusing on the important issues. Fred Lucas of The Blaze reported: Susan Rice Calls for Climate Action, LGBT Equality in National Security Plan National Security Advisor Susan Rice said the United States must take a longer view on…
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“the Israeli government doesn’t — and shouldn’t — listen to them”

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

The Iranian nuclear threat is not about Barack Obama’s self-image, real or imagined.

“the Israeli government doesn’t — and shouldn’t — listen to them”

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2/7/2015 at 1:00pm
Going through some old bookmarks I never wrote about, I found Israel’s Fair-Weather Fans, an August 7, 2014, NY Times Op-Ed by Shmuel Rosner. The column is a rebuttal to liberal Jewish American critics worrying about the alienation of liberal American Jews from Israel. It seems relevant today, as some Democrats…
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Senator Cotton: Gitmo Prisoners Can “Rot In Hell”

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

Strong words from Arkansas’ new Senator

Senator Cotton: Gitmo Prisoners Can “Rot In Hell”

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2/7/2015 at 11:30am
Newly elected Republican Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) has no problem stating how he really feels about Gitmo detainees. In a hearing on the administration’s recent decision to close the Guantanamo Bay facilities, (something Senator Obama promised to do when he was running for President in 2008), Senator Cotton grilled Brian McKeon,…
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Fort Hood victims will get their Purple Hearts

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

“It’s an appropriate recognition of their service and sacrifice.”

Fort Hood victims will get their Purple Hearts

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2/7/2015 at 9:30am
After five years of lobbying, lawmakers and activists have ensured that the victims of the 2009 terror attack on Fort Hood will receive the Purple Heart. After the attack, lawyers for the victims of Major Nidal Hasan’s massacre began to put pressure on the Army to declare the attack an act…
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Divestment Derangement Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Divestment Derangement Week at College Insurrection

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2/7/2015 at 7:30am
The BDS movement had quite a week, particularly at UC Davis. Swastikas Painted on Jewish Frat Building Near UC Davis BDS Activists at UC-Davis Chant ‘Allahhu Akbar’ at Jewish Students Activists have even found a new target for divestment. Boston University Rejects Proposal to Divest From Gun Companies Harvard has made some good decisions lately. Eric Can…
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Everybody wants a piece of Brian Williams (Reader poll: Stay or Go?)

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

A threat to his peers.

Everybody wants a piece of Brian Williams (Reader poll: Stay or Go?)

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2/6/2015 at 10:02pm
In the past day, things seem to have changed in the Brian Williams story. The investigation of possible lies about being in a helicopter taking fire crossed two rubicons. First, the scope expanded to reports about his claims during Hurricane Katrina. Second, and more important, the mainstream media took up the call, with the…
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The next big anti-Israel food fight? GreenStar Coop (Ithaca)

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Local BDS activists attempting to co-opt the Coop.

The next big anti-Israel food fight? GreenStar Coop (Ithaca)

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2/6/2015 at 8:02pm
As mentioned in a prior post, an upstate New York group calling itself Central NY Committee for Justice in Palestine just launched a campaign to convince GreenStar Food Coop in Ithaca to boycott Israeli products, Ithaca (NY) anti-Israel group starts food co-op boycott drive with Sabra Hummus blood libel. GreenStar’s governing Council…
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Wife divorces husband for refusing to abandon Down Syndrome son

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

He chose life and lost his wife

Wife divorces husband for refusing to abandon Down Syndrome son

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2/6/2015 at 6:05pm
‘Heartbreaking’ doesn’t do this story justice. Ruzan Badalyan gave birth to a baby boy with down syndrome. She then gave her husband an ultimatum — he must choose her or the child. Samuel Forrest chose his son. ABC News reports: “This pediatrician walks out of the room with a little bundle — that…
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Dr. Ben Carson put on “Extremist” Watch List by Southern Poverty Law Center

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Playing politics.

Dr. Ben Carson put on “Extremist” Watch List by Southern Poverty Law Center

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2/6/2015 at 4:30pm
The Southern Poverty Law Center ceased long ago to be a neutral source of information. As we have documented over the past years, SPLC has used the credibility it earned decades ago fighting the Klan to turn itself not only into a huge money-raising machine, but also to poison the political process: The…
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More Corruption: IRS rehires bad employees

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Will this become the next #IRSscandal?

More Corruption: IRS rehires bad employees

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2/6/2015 at 2:56pm
Brace yourself for what could become #IRSscandal…3.0? 4.0? 10.0? I’ve lost track. A new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration shows that the IRS rehired hundreds of problem employees over the course of three years. According to the report, four of those employees left the IRS after having serious…
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