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In October 2008, Jesse Jackson told us to expect a change in Israel policy

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2011
Dan Senor has a great article in The Wall Street Journal about how fundamentally Obama weakened our support of Israel, and Matthew Knee is following up here on the Obama’s administration’s belated push to shore up support in the Jewish community after the NY-09 Democratic debacle in which Israel policy was a primary…
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Dems’ Jewish Vote Freakout May Lead Them Into A Trap

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2011
As Drudge aggressively teased all day yesterday, the front page of today’s New York Times reports that in light of the Republican upset in NY-9, the Democratic Party is redoubling its efforts to woo Jewish voters, and plans a coordinated pushback on Israel issues. I say bring it on. Most of the…
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NY Times review: Yeah, Joe McGinniss is a sleaze

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2011
Yesterday The National Enquirer and the blog equivalents (Wonkette, Gawker, TBogg) ran two hot button headlines about Sarah Palin based on a preview of a book written by creepy stalker Joe McGinniss.  You know the allegations, so it’s not worth repeating (see Robert Stacy McCain’s take on the race-baiting). See also a…
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But who do we vote in?

Posted by  ▪  September 15, 2011
There’s an ornery mood out there. Thanks to reader Bob, who writes: Bumper sticker seen at a restaurant in Loveland, Colorado.  I saw it going into the restaurant and didn’t think much of it. On the way out I saw the owner of the truck getting in it and mentioned to him that…
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When Sensitivity Becomes Destructive

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2011
It sounds like a headline from The Onion: “Jewish prof forced to defend himself against anti-Semitism claims.”  Cameron Johnston, who has been teaching at York [University] for more than 30 years, has been forced to respond to allegations that he made anti-Semitic remarks in a lecture on Monday afternoon after a student…
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Warning on $5 Obama dinner raffle

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2011
We’ve been there before, a $5 raffle for a chance to have dinner with the President of the United States. The $5 doesn’t go to the government to help pay down debt, it goes to Obama’s campaign.  It’s a way to gin up the “small donor” and total donor numbers, and as…
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#attackwatch Tweets of Day

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2011
It’s trending on Twitter as the vast right-wing conspiracy collectively mocks AttackWatch.com. After it was launched yesterday: There are so many to chose from, so consider this just a start: Please post links in comments, and I’ll post images of some. Update:  Some from the comments and some I found: (link above) (link above) (link above)  
 

Teapot Solyndra, Part 2

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2011
When I dubbed the nascent Solyndra scandal “Teapot Solyndra” in memory of the Teapot Dome Scandal, I worried that I might be getting ahead of myself. But with this administration, it’s hard to get ahead of oneself.  Fearing the worst usually is the safest bet. And that worst fear seems to becoming true, as the coordination…
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The morning after

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2011
What a night.  Two big wins in NY-09 and NV-02. Quote of the night: “It’s a very difficult district for Democrats,” said Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, noting its Democratic margins there tend to be the second lowest of all the districts in New York City. Well yes, if you define…
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At this point your reality

Posted by  ▪  September 14, 2011
kinda sucks. Spotted yesterday in Ithaca:  
 

NY-09 Results (AP Calls Race for Republican)(Victory Song and Tweet of Night added)

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2011
I know you wanted the Official Legal Insurrection Victory Dance, or at least a little celebratory dance.  But as mentioned earlier in the night, this district was heavily Jewish and Asian, so we will go to song: And Tweet of Night:   Turner speech — Mr. President, people are unhappy with economy and Israel policy. …
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Weprin Camp Conducts Phony “Jews 4 Jesus 4 Turner” Voter Suppression Calls

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2011
Ace reports: You know what Jews really don’t like? Jews for Jesus. I have a lot of Jewish friends, and they almost all go banana-sandwich over this. They don’t like the invitation to conversion. They do react as if what is being discussed is nearly a hate-crime…. But a bunch of dirty-tricksters are playing…
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Thatcher: En Vogue?

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2011
My friend sent me this link yesterday, and I could hardly believe the headline: Margaret Thatcher has become a hip youth icon. Harry Mount was at a party: held at Maggie’s, the Thatcher-themed nightclub on the Fulham Road, in west London. It will come as no surprise to Dan [Hannan]‘s readers that he is…
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Ponzi Tweet of the Day

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2011
Via @ParisParamus:
 

PA Federal Court Strikes Obamacare Mandate

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2011
Judge Christopher C. Conner of the U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania has stricken the Obamacare mandatge in a Memorandum and Order issued today (h/t Fuzzy via Gateway Pundit), as reported by Bloomberg: The insurance-buying mandate in President Barack Obama’s health-care reform legislation is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Pennsylvania…
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Wisconsin unions start feeding on each other

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2011
If you want a good measure of how deeply the collective bargaining bill in Wisconsin has disrupted public sector unions, there is no better example than the Wisconsins Education Association Council (WEAC). Last month WEAC announced that it was laying off 40% of its staff.  With little over which to collectively bargain,…
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Newt rising?

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2011
Newt Gingrich has found his voice in the recent two debates.  He has been the most forceful and articulate voice lancing Obama and everything Obama stands for. Sure, Newt has the “baggage” but he is rising?