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Republicans Vie for CA-7, One of the Most Divided Districts in the Nation

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2014

Republicans Vie for CA-7, One of the Most Divided Districts in the Nation

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5/28/2014 at 4:30pm
Three Republican Candidates face Democrat incumbent Ami Bera in the race for the CA-7 congressional seat: Doug Ose, Igor Birman, and Elizabeth Emken. The Cook PVI ranks this district as EVEN, or perfectly divided between Republicans and Democrats, and Election Projection says the district has a weak Democrat hold. According to the DCCC’s…
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Oh man, did I miss Obama’s Peak Straw Man?

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2014

Oh man, did I miss Obama’s Peak Straw Man?

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5/28/2014 at 2:39pm
Today is a travel and meeting day for me. So imagine my consternation to read the comment in the Tip Line from commenter Ragspierre, linking to a National Review post, about Obama’s West Point speech today: Have we reached peak strawman…??? I have been an Obama straw man afficionado for years. Obama’s Best (Worst) Strawman…
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Edward Snowden: Don’t call me a low-level hacker

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2014

“I was trained as a spy in sort of the traditional sense of the word…”

Edward Snowden: Don’t call me a low-level hacker

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5/28/2014 at 1:00pm
In his first interview with a U.S. television news station since leaking information about NSA surveillance programs, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden sits down with NBC News’ Brian Williams for a one hour primetime special.  The interview, which was conducted last week, will air this Wednesday and NBC News has released…
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Charles Krauthammer on Putin and Obama

Krauthammer: Obama Afghanistan Announcement an Act of Narcissism

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2014

As usual, it’s all about him.

Krauthammer: Obama Afghanistan Announcement an Act of Narcissism

Charles Krauthammer on Putin and Obama
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5/28/2014 at 11:30am
For anyone who’s not aware, before becoming one of America’s most respected political analysts, Charles Krauthammer was a highly respected psychiatrist. In fact, he was the chief of psychiatry at Mass General Hospital in Boston and it doesn’t get much better than that. Many Americans, including conservatives, believe America should reduce its…
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Milton Wolf for Senate Legal Insurrection Video

Help Elect Dr. Milton Wolf (#KSSEN)

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2014

Don’t settle for less.

Help Elect Dr. Milton Wolf (#KSSEN)

Milton Wolf for Senate Legal Insurrection Video
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5/28/2014 at 10:00am
I’ve known Dr. Milton Wolf since he was a “mere” blogger. Dr. Wolf is our only (so far) Operation Counterweight 2014 Senate candidate, challenging Pat Roberts in the Kansas Republican Primary on August 5. Roberts has tons of money and the Republican establishment behind him.  And a house in Virginia which is his…
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Israel: Moving Towards Asia and Away from Europe

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2014

Expanded trade with Asia provides an antidote to European political bias.

Israel: Moving Towards Asia and Away from Europe

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5/28/2014 at 8:30am
For years many the feeling was that Europe had unquestioned leverage with Israel and therefore could take sides without losing its clout. But trade and tech have taken their toll on this assumption. Israel is building alliances in Asia, and European leverage is sure to suffer. Former Israeli foreign and defense minister,…
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Dear Scott Walker: Don’t sell out conservative victims of “John Doe” abuses

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

Scott Walker must not let “John Doe” investigators out of judicial head lock others have risked liberty to win.

Dear Scott Walker: Don’t sell out conservative victims of “John Doe” abuses

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5/27/2014 at 10:45pm
We have been following the Wisconsin “John Doe” anti-conservative witch hunt for a long time. The short story is that Wisconsin investigators using secret “John Doe” state processes have been targeting conservatives in Wisconsin under the factually and legally frivolous theory that they illegally coordinated with Scott Walker’s campaign. After certain of the…
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Employers cannot escape The Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

It creeps, it crawls, it eats you alive!

Employers cannot escape The Obamacare

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5/27/2014 at 6:30pm
It’s like The Blob. It envelopes everything it touches. It is The Obamacare. Remember the good old day, when employers figured the mandate was no biggie because they could just send employees to the Obamacare exchanges and pay the mandate fine? Good times never last, or in this case, never even started. The NY Times…
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Touré apologizes for “power of whiteness” Holocaust survivor tweet

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

“I am very sorry and will make sure this doesn’t happen again”

Touré apologizes for “power of whiteness” Holocaust survivor tweet

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5/27/2014 at 5:00pm
Touré! Touré! Touré! did this: The power of whiteness: RT @hope_and_chains: My family survived a concentration camp, came to the US w/ nothing, LEGALLY, and made it work.— Touré (@Toure) May 23, 2014 And now he’s apologized: Late last week, I foolishly got involved in a twitter exchange regarding an article about reparations… (1…
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LI #33 UCSB Mourning

UC Santa Barbara in deepest mourning

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

… after slaughter of six students

UC Santa Barbara in deepest mourning

LI #33 UCSB Mourning
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5/27/2014 at 3:30pm
This year’s Memorial Day weekend was filled with tragedy for Californians — a tragedy that might have been prevent if  parents’ warnings about their mentally ill son had been pursued. Six University of California Santa Barbara students were killed Friday in a spree murder.  The school has cancelled classes in mourning for…
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Will the music stop tonight for David Dewhurst? (Update: Yes)

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

Coulda, woulda, shoulda

Will the music stop tonight for David Dewhurst? (Update: Yes)

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5/27/2014 at 1:56pm
Worst political ad ever? The music has to stop. And it might, tonight, The Greek tragedy that is David Dewhurst’s political career Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) is very likely to lose his reelection bid today, in what would be the latest huge setback (and a potentially fatal blow) in a once-promising political…
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Gratz College Area Map

Gratz College, May 29, 7:30 p.m.

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

See you there?

Gratz College, May 29, 7:30 p.m.

Gratz College Area Map
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5/27/2014 at 12:52pm
I will be speaking at Gratz College, located outside Philadelphia, this Thursday, May 29, 2014, a 7:30 p.m. The lecture is open to the public.
 
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BDS Movement boycotts online peace discussions among Israeli and Arab youth

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

BDS is a war council, and student councils should reject it.

BDS Movement boycotts online peace discussions among Israeli and Arab youth

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5/27/2014 at 11:12am
One of the many big lies of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement, and its supporters on campus, is that it wants peace. In fact, it wants war by other means, boycotts of various stripes to destroy Israel. The YaLa Young Leaders Conference seeks to have youth from around the Middle East…
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Muslim Brotherhood in North America

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood in North America

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5/27/2014 at 9:32am
The Terrorism and Security Experts of Canada Network (TSEC) has just issued a report documenting Muslim Brotherhood activity in North America. Via Blazing Cat Fur, here are the summary of findings: Canada has a significant presence of Muslim Brotherhood adherent individuals and organizations. Their values and actions are frequently the antithesis of the…
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Obama Detached

Branco Cartoon – Defender Bender

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Defender Bender

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5/27/2014 at 7:30am
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Pioneering University HIV/AIDS researcher sacked over accurate but politically incorrect court testimony

Posted by  ▪  May 26, 2014

Dr. Brendan Bain, a pioneer in fighting HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, lost his research position at University of West Indies after submitting expert report in landmark Belize case.

Pioneering University HIV/AIDS researcher sacked over accurate but politically incorrect court testimony

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5/26/2014 at 7:15pm
The attacks on a University of Virginia law professor for expressing legal views not in keeping with the views of some LGBT activists and much of the political establishment has created a stir in legal academia. In Jamaica, a somewhat analogous case is developing regarding a recently retired professor who was fired from his…
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What my grandfather taught me about Memorial Day

Posted by  ▪  May 26, 2014

Childhood memories with my grandfather helped teach me the importance of Memorial Day.

What my grandfather taught me about Memorial Day

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5/26/2014 at 5:06pm
Memorial Day is a time for remembering the men and women who died while serving in our nation’s armed forces.  Every year, as I pay respect to those fallen, I’m also reminded of my grandfather, who we lovingly called “Poppy.” Poppy served in World War II, and I’ve previously honored him on…
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