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Israel’s other birthday

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2012

Israel’s other birthday

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5/14/2012 at 11:35am
Today.  But, but you say, wasn’t it already celebrated on April 26? Yes, but that’s according to the Hebrew calendar.  May 14, 1948, was the date under the Christian calendar of actual independence (photo via Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs): It’s also the day the Arabs of former British Palestine call “Nakba” day. But…
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@SoreLugar

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2012

@SoreLugar

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5/14/2012 at 10:01am
That’s the name of a Twitter account which has been active throughout the Indiana primary, and it certainly hit the mark: Lots of telephone calls were flying between politicians on election night. Treasurer Richard Mourdock said he has received numerous calls congratulating him on his win in the Republican primary election over Sen….
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And this is the thanks they get

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2012

And this is the thanks they get

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5/14/2012 at 7:00am
for all they’ve done for you?  You better hope the watchman doesn’t see this. From reader stevewhitemd: I saw this truck while driving to work earlier this week. I was stopped at the light, honest. Took the photos with my iPhone so the quality isn’t the best. The location is Frankfort, Illinois, in…
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Please do not photograph Obama’s wreck at the side of the road

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

Please do not photograph Obama’s wreck at the side of the road

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5/13/2012 at 7:30pm
Solyndra’s LEED certified 400,000+ sq ft. facility in Fremont, California, has been for sale since mid-April. Reader Ann was driving by the building today, and just couldn’t help but snap a photo: Update:  Thanks to commenter Liberty Jane for clarifying the image:
 

Not Parody

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

Not Parody

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5/13/2012 at 4:00pm
Breitbart.com reports that Elizabeth Warren’s campaign offered a cousin’s cookbook as further evidence to her 1/32 Cherokee claim debunked last week. According to Breitbart’s Michael Patrick Leahy: The Warren Campaign offered reporters an undated article from the Muskogee Phoenix about the contributions of Elizabeth Warren’s first cousin, Mrs. James P. Rowsey, to the…
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Washington Post silent on bribe to silence Obama’s Rev. Wright

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

Washington Post silent on bribe to silence Obama’s Rev. Wright

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5/13/2012 at 3:01pm
The New York Post reported late Saturday night that a bribe of $150,000 was offered to Reverend Jeremiah Wright from one of President Barack Obama’s “closest friends” for Wright to keep quiet, and that Obama personally met with Wright to plead with him to refrain from speaking in public. In an…
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Tea Party’s effective use of Twitter aiding its makeover of GOP

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

Tea Party’s effective use of Twitter aiding its makeover of GOP

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5/13/2012 at 1:45pm
As has been said on here before: If you’re not on Twitter, you need to be. Nowhere is this point made more readily apparent than the way in which the Tea Party has utilized social media outlets like Twitter, to begin to reshape the Republican Party from the inside out. After watching…
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Happy Mothers Day to every unapologetic mom fighting in the trenches

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

Happy Mothers Day to every unapologetic mom fighting in the trenches

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5/13/2012 at 11:30am
This Mothers Day we are all given the opportunity to step back and thank our mothers for the often thankless job of bringing us up. This year in particular, I’d like to give a shout-out to the type of mother who just makes the liberals squirm — mine. My stay-at-home mom, who…
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I wonder if Obama polled the class warfare thing

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

I wonder if Obama polled the class warfare thing

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5/13/2012 at 10:15am
or if he is just a true believer. I know the answer.  It’s who he is. Unlike gay marriage, where he was willling to play the game, publicly taking positions based on what helped him with voters or donors, when it comes to class warfare as political strategy, it’s principle before polling. Surely AxelPlouffe…
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Romney and our American culture

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

Romney and our American culture

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5/13/2012 at 8:45am
Saturday, Mitt Romney addressed the graduation crowd gathered at Liberty University with a strong but broad defense of the role of Judeo-Christian values in America: Central to America’s rise to global leadership is our Judeo-Christian tradition, with its vision of the goodness and possibilities of every life….The American culture promotes personal responsibility, the dignity of…
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If only

Posted by  ▪  May 13, 2012

If only

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5/13/2012 at 7:00am
Can I hold you to that promise? From Kathy, looks like it came from the same vehicle as yesterday’s post:
 

Bad news for Obama, Michigan in play

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2012

Bad news for Obama, Michigan in play

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5/12/2012 at 10:12pm
Barack Obama crushed John McCain in Michigan in 2008, 57.33%-40.89%. Obama must win Michigan in 2012, it’s part of every scenario for him to get to 270: Yet a poll just released in the Detroit News shows Obama up by only 5 points over Romney, via The Hill: President Obama is leading Mitt Romney by 5…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Blacklist gets blacklisted)

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2012

Saturday Night Card Game (Blacklist gets blacklisted)

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5/12/2012 at 6:15pm
Via The Daily Mail (Britain): Police chiefs have banned the word ‘blacklist’ over fears it is racist. They have also struck out its opposite – ‘whitelist’ – which is used by IT workers for a list of acceptable email contacts. Scotland Yard employees have been told to use ‘red’ and ‘green’ instead. The move baffled…
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“In Hol.lywood a hero, In the Heartland a zero”

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2012

“In Hol.lywood a hero, In the Heartland a zero”

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5/12/2012 at 4:00pm
A prediction of limerickal justice in the comments at HuffPo (h/t friend of LI blog Huff-Watch): His conflict resolved, his evolution complete. Thanks for the check it’ll help him compete. But what of the election? The forecast is re.je.ction. Short term gain, long term de.fe.at! And another: How bout our Preezy, has a really big stick! Picked up a check, his…
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They say you want an education

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2012

They say you want an education

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5/12/2012 at 2:00pm
well, you know, we all want to change your world view. Part 2 here.  And remember Hannity’s interview with one of the yutes.
 

Perplexing strategy over at Young Guns Super PAC

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2012

Perplexing strategy over at Young Guns Super PAC

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5/12/2012 at 11:45am
Young Guns Super PAC might need to adjust its “decision matrix.” Chagrined after the Young-Guns-endorsed Lugar was defeated by challenger Mourdock, and then caught up in the messy ouster of the most conservative congressman in Illinois, Don Manzullo, they are now saddled with the news that “Young Gun 2010″ Congressman Bob Dold…
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Oh shut up, we’ve got a football to spike here

Posted by  ▪  May 12, 2012

Oh shut up, we’ve got a football to spike here

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5/12/2012 at 10:35am
From The Guardian in Britain: Detailed leaks of operational information about the foiled underwear bomb plot are causing growing anger in the US intelligence community, with former agents blaming the Obama administration for undermining national security and compromising the British services, MI6 and MI5. The Guardian has learned from Saudi sources that the…
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