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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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ISIS claims US hostage dead, blames Jordanian airstrikes

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Divide and conquer?

ISIS claims US hostage dead, blames Jordanian airstrikes

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2/6/2015 at 1:11pm
The CIA is investigating claims that American hostage Kayla Jean Mueller was killed during Jordanian airstrikes in Syria. Mueller, an American aid worker, was taken by ISIS a year and a half ago, and is believed to be the last American held hostage by the group. Via the New York Times: An…
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Don’t blame Tea Partiers for liberal #Antivaxxers

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Tea Party movement once again gets wrongly blamed by complicit mainstream media.

Don’t blame Tea Partiers for liberal #Antivaxxers

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2/6/2015 at 11:30am
In my last post on the continuing measles outbreak, I encouraged Americans to consider vaccinations. Imagine my surprise upon discovering that, as the co-founder of a San Diego Tea Party group, I am also labeled one of the dreaded #antivaxxers! Dear @GovChristie, have you no shame? Does your pandering to the tea…
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Democrats have a choice, but it’s not Bibi versus Barack

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

It’s Barack versus the best interests of the American people.

Democrats have a choice, but it’s not Bibi versus Barack

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2/6/2015 at 10:00am
It all is proceeding as planned. A nuke deal with Iran, with the quid pro quo of assisting Iran’s expansion into a regional power, is working its way forward. For that, Iran gets to keep most of its nuclear program, because it likes it. There are two things standing in the way:…
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Obama: I’ll meet your ISIS, and raise you The Crusades

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

Dude, that was like 800 years ago.

Obama: I’ll meet your ISIS, and raise you The Crusades

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2/6/2015 at 8:30am
At the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday, President Obama equated the horrific acts carried out by ISIS to the Christian Crusades. Nedra Pickler of AP News reported: Obama condemns those who seek to ‘hijack religion’ President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Peter J. Wallison

Posted by  ▪  February 6, 2015

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Peter J. Wallison to discuss the news of the day

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Peter J. Wallison

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2/6/2015 at 7:00am
Allen West served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze Star and a Meritorious Service Medal. Currently, he is a Fox News contributor, the author of…
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Brian Williams On Katrina: Fact or Fiction?

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

Brian Williams or Paul Bunyan?

Brian Williams On Katrina: Fact or Fiction?

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2/5/2015 at 8:37pm
After NBC News Anchor copped to fibbing about being on a Chinook under fire in Iraq, watchdogs began to question more of the anchor’s tallest tales. Louisiana’s Hayride is on the Hurricane Katrina beat and has serious doubts about the veracity of Williams’ claim that he saw a dead body floating…
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Net Neutrality announcement tees up court battle

Posted by  ▪  February 5, 2015

This is far from over

Net Neutrality announcement tees up court battle

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2/5/2015 at 7:12pm
Say hello to the FCC’s newly-dubbed “New Rules for Protecting the Open Internet”. From The Hill: Tom Wheeler, head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced Wednesday that he will be circulating to his colleagues the “strongest open Internet protections ever proposed by the FCC,” made up of “enforceable, bright-line rules.” The proposal will…
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