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Branco Cartoon – His Line Eyes

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2013

Branco Cartoon – His Line Eyes

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9/5/2013 at 9:30am
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The Indian economy is shaking like a Bollywood dancer

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2013

The Indian economy is shaking like a Bollywood dancer

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9/5/2013 at 8:00am
Those who follow my exploits know I dance Bollywood, so it is not surprising that this news clip would catch my interest: Indian newspapers have been gushing about the incoming governor of the central bank, Raghuram Rajan, in terms usually reserved for Bollywood film stars: his trim physique, his long-distance running, even…
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Get well, Jim Hoft, really soon

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Get well, Jim Hoft, really soon

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9/4/2013 at 10:26pm
Some of you may know that Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit has been quite ill. Here’s the latest update from one of his guest bloggers: It would be quite impossible not to have noticed Jim’s absence this past week and a half. As has been periodically posted and updated, Jim’s…
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Putin says Kerry lies, softens blow by adding “beautifully”

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Meanwhile, Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes limited use of force resolution

Putin says Kerry lies, softens blow by adding “beautifully”

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9/4/2013 at 8:37pm
Relations between the U.S. and Russia continue to spiral downwards over issues of war and peace, as Vladimir called John Kerry a liar: In remarks that could raise tension further before he hosts President Barack Obama and other G20 leaders on Thursday, Putin also said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lied…
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Obama passes the buck, this time to the world

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Obama passes the buck, this time to the world

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9/4/2013 at 6:30pm
Obama passes the buck again, this time to the world: My credibility is not on the line — the international community’s credibility is on the line…The world set a red line when governments representing 98 percent of the world’s population said the use of chemical weapons are abhorrent and passed a treaty…
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Anthony Weiner launches into angry screaming match with Jewish voter

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Anthony Weiner launches into angry screaming match with Jewish voter

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9/4/2013 at 5:04pm
Just in case we weren’t sure yet that Anthony Weiner’s bid for mayor of NYC was on life support, he goes and shows his true colors again.  The man is truly his own walking reality show.  And a really bad one, at that. Weiner decided to scream and yell at a Jewish…
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Now you can search for tweets as old as Twitter with Topsy

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Now you can search for tweets as old as Twitter with Topsy

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9/4/2013 at 3:30pm
If you’ve ever tried to use Twitter search to find someone’s old tweet, you’ve likely been disappointed to find that the results leave you digging through only the most recent tweets, and that’s if they even match your search terms at all. I’ve mentioned previously in my Research 101 posts that I…
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Axelrod’s Syrian Maneuver

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Axelrod’s Syrian Maneuver

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9/4/2013 at 2:00pm
Have you noticed another skirmish brewing, not in the Middle East but among Republicans over support for Obama’s Syrian debacle? David Axelrod must be twirling his mustache with delight over his latest manipulation of the leaderless Republican party as they provide cover for Obama’s latest fail. Of course, Obama’s Syrian problem isn’t about…
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House Hearings on Syria – LIVE

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

House Hearings on Syria – LIVE

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9/4/2013 at 12:26pm
After testifying yesterday before the Senate, John Kerry, Chuck Hagel and General Martin Dempsey are testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee:
 

Twenty Years Ago, an Ounce of Foresight about Oslo

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler – 09/04/2013 The New York Times kicks off its 20th Anniversary celebration of the Oslo Accords, by blaming Israel

Twenty Years Ago, an Ounce of Foresight about Oslo

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9/4/2013 at 12:08pm
Last week, the New York Times kicked off its twentieth anniversary celebration of the Oslo Accords with an op-ed, Oslo, 20 years later by Uri Savir. I didn’t have to read far to learn the premise of of Savir’s argument. (Actually, I didn’t have to read it any of it to…
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Two Red Lines

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Two Red Lines

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9/4/2013 at 10:30am
This is the big headline today: “I did not set a red line.” (added) Transcript via Real Clear Politics: STEVE HOLLAND, REUTERS: Have you made up your mind whether to take action against Syria whether or not you have a congressional resolution approved? Is a strike needed in order to preserve your credibility…
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Congress micromanaging its way out of accepting responsibility

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Rand Paul: Congress “getting too involved on how we execute war.”

Congress micromanaging its way out of accepting responsibility

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9/4/2013 at 9:11am
Rand Paul was on Hannity last night. He makes a point I completely agree with, that Congress should not, by way of authorization, try to micromanage any military action against or regarding Syria.  Either authorize the President to use force as necessary with regard to the use of chemical weapons in, to…
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So I guess we’ll count this as a “No” vote

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

So I guess we’ll count this as a “No” vote

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9/4/2013 at 7:00am
From herm2416: Seen on a car in Fish Creek, Wi. Very pro-Obama in 2008, not nearly that in 2012–not even remotely close! You are my go-to website, Professor! Keep it up, you are appreciated!
 

Ariel Castro commits suicide in prison

Posted by  ▪  September 4, 2013

Ariel Castro commits suicide in prison

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9/4/2013 at 12:48am
Via AP: Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade has committed suicide at a state prison facility. Spokeswoman JoEllen Smith says 53-year-old Castro was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient. Prison medical…
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Social media network to launch exclusively for law enforcement

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2013

Social media network to launch exclusively for law enforcement

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9/3/2013 at 7:11pm
Law enforcement personnel are soon to get their own social networking site. From FOX News: The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue. Created by former high-profile New York City police commissioner and Los Angeles Police Chief…
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Hackers launch ‘OpIsrael Reborn’ for 9/11

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2013

But how much of a threat is it?

Hackers launch ‘OpIsrael Reborn’ for 9/11

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9/3/2013 at 3:15pm
Rumblings are circulating about a planned cyberattack on Israeli and US targets scheduled for September 11th, called OpIsrael Reborn.  While the spooky videos and rhetoric seem grandiose and theatrical, it’s uncertain how much of a threat the publicized attack actually poses. From the Jerusalem Post: An English-language video posted to YouTube on Monday…
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Did the Jury get it right in The Zimmerman Trial?

Posted by  ▪  September 3, 2013

Did the Jury get it right in The Zimmerman Trial?

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9/3/2013 at 1:41pm
Umm, let me think on that. I have until September 12 at 4 p.m. to decide. This event sponsored by the Cornell Law School 2nd Amendment Club is open to the public, although good luck finding parking! Update: In response to some reader inquiries, I’m not sure if there will be a live stream,…
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