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Harry Reid and other Dems oppose HUMANE Act to help children at border

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2014

Bill offered by Henry Cuellar (House Democrat) and John Cornyn (Senate Republican) offered possible solution to humanitarian crisis at the border.

Harry Reid and other Dems oppose HUMANE Act to help children at border

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7/15/2014 at 4:15pm
One of the most vocal critics of President Barack Obama’s lackluster response to the exploding southern border crisis is one of the few Southern Democrats left in Congress: U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX). Cuellar was among the only lawmaker in his party to smack down the President last week during t…
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The lopsided casualty rate in Gaza proves nothing about responsibility for the conflict

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2014

Should more Israelis be dying to satisfy critics and make it a more “fair” fight?

The lopsided casualty rate in Gaza proves nothing about responsibility for the conflict

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7/15/2014 at 2:00pm
An argument which is being used against Israel and which is quite nonsensical is that the low Israeli casualty rate from over a thousand Hamas rockets somehow makes the higher Palestinian casualty rate a war crime or otherwise indefensible. It’s true that the casualty rate is lopsided, but that has nothing to…
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Using old school typewriters will not protect you from snooping

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2014

If the spies really want to get you. Just ask former KGB operative Vladimir Putin.

Using old school typewriters will not protect you from snooping

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7/15/2014 at 12:08pm
How expansive is electronic espionage? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly does not have a computer in his office, does not use email and does not have a private phone. I read a while ago that he even uses hand signals in some situations, although I can’t find the link now. There’s…
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Islamist Jew-haters and their leftist enablers: “The Jews are Beasts”

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2014

A coalition of those willing to play on anti-Semitism while calling it anti-Zionism.

Islamist Jew-haters and their leftist enablers: “The Jews are Beasts”

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7/15/2014 at 10:43am
This week we have seen a rise in open anti-Semitism throughout the world as protests against Israel spread in reaction to the Gaza conflict. It is expected in places like Pakistan and some Arab countries, where hatred and demonization of Jews always is in the open. But what is remarkable is that it…
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VA Office of Inspector General finds agency still struggling with claims backlog

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2014

House hearing to focus on VA disability claims backlog

VA Office of Inspector General finds agency still struggling with claims backlog

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7/15/2014 at 8:30am
Testimony from the VA Office of Inspector General released ahead of a House committee hearing on Monday indicates that the agency is still facing challenges in reducing a backlog of disability claims. From The Hill: Despite claims by the Veterans Affairs Department that it has made significant progress in reducing its enormous disability…
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Hamas rejects Egyptian ceasefire proposal, keeps firing rockets at Israeli cities UPDATE: Israel Resumes Attacks

Posted by  ▪  July 15, 2014

Israel’s security cabinet accepts ceasefire; Hamas responds with over 30 rockets .. so far

Hamas rejects Egyptian ceasefire proposal, keeps firing rockets at Israeli cities UPDATE: Israel Resumes Attacks

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7/15/2014 at 7:10am
Prof. Jacobson posted yesterday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an Egyptian ceasefire proposal. This morning Israel’s security cabinet accepted the Egyptian proposal. The New York Times reports: Israel has accepted Egypt’s proposal for a cessation of hostilities with Hamas and other militant Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip, the prime minister’s…
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Elizabeth Warren now “just like West Virginians”

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2014

How in the world will injecting Warren into the West Virginia Senate race possibly help Democrats?

Elizabeth Warren now “just like West Virginians”

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7/14/2014 at 7:38pm
I did a double take when I saw this headline, Meet the anti-Elizabeth Warren. Then I saw the image and realized it was the “anti-Elizabeth Warren” in the sense of a female politician who is the opposite of Warren. Phew. From the story: Rep. Shelley Moore Capito’s friends and colleagues in Washington are so certain…
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Israel PM Netanyahu accepts Egyptian ceasefire proposal (Update: Hamas armed wing rejects)

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2014

Now it’s up to Hamas and the other factions.

Israel PM Netanyahu accepts Egyptian ceasefire proposal (Update: Hamas armed wing rejects)

http://youtu.be/HL9s9paqinU
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7/14/2014 at 4:50pm
Egypt has offered a cease fire proposal, as reported by Haaretz at its live blog (times are Israel time): 10:29 P.M. Sources in the Egyptian Foreign Ministry say Egypt has proposed a cease-fire outline to Israel and Gaza: The cease-fire will start at 9 A.M., meaning Israel will stop aerial, naval and…
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Did Archie also invent a cure for global warming before taking a bullet?

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2014

Dying in a flurry of political correctness.

Did Archie also invent a cure for global warming before taking a bullet?

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/archie-die-bullet-gay-friend-comic-book-article-1.1865719
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7/14/2014 at 3:16pm
TPM reports, ‘Archie’ Will Die Saving Gay Friend In Comic Book: Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first…
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Whatever happened to the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2014

Missing for over four months, but few clues.

Whatever happened to the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

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7/14/2014 at 12:45pm
The global community, especially CNN, was mesmerized for weeks in March and April over the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370. As we all remember, the flight vanished shortly after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on its way to Beijing. Despite non-stop worldwide media coverage, social media speculation and…
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Pallywood now pallywooding alleged Israeli pallywooding

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2014

Pallywood never dies, and it never says it’s sorry.

Pallywood now pallywooding alleged Israeli pallywooding

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7/14/2014 at 10:32am
We reported the other day how Pallywood swings back into action for Gaza conflict with images of carnage from Syria, Iraq and elsewhere being passed off by anti-Israel propagandists on social media as reflecting the current Gaza conflict. It gets worse. Now there are accusations that Israel is faking injuries, in essence doing…
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So if Hobby Lobby were unincorporated, Chuck Schumer would be okay with its contraceptive policy?

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2014

Democrats exalt form over substance in attacking religious liberties of owners of closely held corporations.

So if Hobby Lobby were unincorporated, Chuck Schumer would be okay with its contraceptive policy?

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7/14/2014 at 8:30am
The Hobby Lobby decision really brought out the hyperbole of the Democratic Party. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York is no exception. Speaking at a press conference Thursday, he made some remarks about the decision. Eric Scheiner of CNS News reported: At a press conference Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said people with religious beliefs…
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Branco Cartoon – Israeli vs Hamas Defense Shields

Posted by  ▪  July 14, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Israeli vs Hamas Defense Shields

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7/14/2014 at 7:00am
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Florida prosecutors fail in effort to deny self-defense immunity to black male shooter

Posted by  ▪  July 13, 2014

Florida Supreme Court declines to take case in which appeals court granted Self-Defense Immunity in shooting of two Hispanic attackers.

Florida prosecutors fail in effort to deny self-defense immunity to black male shooter

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7/13/2014 at 7:00pm
The Miami Herald is reporting that the Florida Supreme court has declined to hear state prosecutor’s final appeal of self-defense immunity awarded to a black Floridian who shot and killed two Hispanic men in self-defense: “State high court won’t hear appeal in Miami self-defense case” (h/t Miguel over at GunFreeZone.net). This decision by…
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Paris Synagogue attacked by Pro-Palestinian crowd carrying boycott message

Posted by  ▪  July 13, 2014

Anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and BDS have merged in the political real world.

Paris Synagogue attacked by Pro-Palestinian crowd carrying boycott message

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7/13/2014 at 5:38pm
On the streets of Paris today, a crowd of anti-Israel protesters surrounded and attacked a Synagogue full of worshippers, throwing rocks and attacking the building, via Times of Israel: Several thousand demonstrators walked calmly through the streets of Paris behind a large banner that read “Total Support for the Struggle of the…
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Surprise! Democrats to Push Race Issues in 2014 Midterms

Posted by  ▪  July 13, 2014

“I don’t call that race-baiting. I call that a political platform.”

Surprise! Democrats to Push Race Issues in 2014 Midterms

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7/13/2014 at 4:00pm
Before the 2008 election, many liberals insisted that if Obama didn’t win it would be because America is a racist country. Now that Obama has won two presidential elections and almost a decade has passed, many liberals are still insisting that America is a hotbed of racism. In fact, according to a…
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Black Chicago activists: Why are illegals at border getting aid while we suffer?

Posted by  ▪  July 13, 2014

“You’re spending billions of dollars in Texas, but we’ve got a problem right here in Chicago”

Black Chicago activists: Why are illegals at border getting aid while we suffer?

http://youtu.be/J9ixOsjut3E
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7/13/2014 at 2:15pm
Neo noted this morning the growing rift between the black community and those advocating for aid to illegal immigrants, Clash of the Titan special interest groups. Rebel Pundit has a video of some black Chicago activists, some of whom previously had expressed dismay at Obama’s State of the Union address. In the video,…
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