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Israel Haters and Hezbollah at the University of Washington

Guest Post by Michael Roberts  ▪  November 13, 2013

While life goes on as usual in the caffeinated city, a concentrated and vicious strain of Israel hatred has taken root at the center of Washington State’s flagship University.

Israel Haters and Hezbollah at the University of Washington

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Guest Post by Michael Roberts
11/13/2013 at 10:56am
I received the call in the late afternoon, “do you want to go to BDS 101 at The University of Washington tonight?” BDS stands for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction of Israel and represents a radical movement bent on the destruction of the Jewish State. The D in BDS should stand for…
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LIVE: Top IT officials testify on HealthCare.gov rollout

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

LIVE: Top IT officials testify on HealthCare.gov rollout

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11/13/2013 at 9:30am
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday morning at 9:30am with top administration Information Technology officials to examine the rollout of HealthCare.gov. You can watch below. Among the issues likely to be addressed at the hearing are security and testing of the website, as well as IT…
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Obamacare across the web

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

Obamacare across the web

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11/13/2013 at 8:30am
It was a busy day yesterday for Obamacare news, especially as today’s hearing with healthcare.gov IT officials on the Hill has approached.  We’ve collected a small sampling of the day’s stories: As the administration prepares to release enrollment numbers later this week, CNN reported the White House lowers Obamacare expectations amid lackluster…
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Branco Cartoon – Promises, Schomises

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Promises, Schomises

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11/13/2013 at 7:00am
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Hillary Clinton What Difference Does It Make

Thank you Elizabeth Warren boosters for reminding us how unappealing Hillary is

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Thank you Elizabeth Warren boosters for reminding us how unappealing Hillary is

Hillary Clinton What Difference Does It Make
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11/12/2013 at 6:32pm
There is a reason the entire left side of the nation arose with their hopes and prayers seeming to be answered as soon as Noam Scheiber raised the possibility of an Elizabeth Warren challenge to Hillary. It was as if a great, lumbering, stale weight had been lifted from their souls. Even if…
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Suspect expected to plead guilty in Miss Teen USA ‘sextortion’ case

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Suspect expected to plead guilty in Miss Teen USA ‘sextortion’ case

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11/12/2013 at 3:05pm
The 19 year old suspect accused of hacking into the computer of Miss Teen USA to activate its webcam, take nude photos of her without her knowledge and then threatening to post the photos online, is expected to plead guilty to extortion and computer hacking. From NBC News: The suspect in the “sextortion”…
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Media connection to Obamacare Navigator fraud videos

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Media connection to Obamacare Navigator fraud videos

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11/12/2013 at 1:00pm
Project Veritas published a video showing members of the nonprofit National Urban League (NUL) appearing to counsel applicants to lie on their Obamacare forms and “defraud the federal government.” Alarming and quite a preview of the corruption that will come with our new bureaucracy. Helpful also to take a look at…
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John Kerry and the Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week in Diplomacy

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 11/12/2013 – John Kerry’s MSM Cheerleaders

John Kerry and the Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week in Diplomacy

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11/12/2013 at 11:00am
I almost feel bad for Secretary of  State, John Kerry. This really has been a brutal few days for him. There was the op-ed by Jackson Diehl John Kerry’s Middle East dream world All this was before his weekend trip to Geneva for what became a failed attempt to close a deal with…
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Top HealthCare.gov official unaware of potential security risks

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Top HealthCare.gov official unaware of potential security risks

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11/12/2013 at 9:00am
The chief official responsible for managing the trouble-plagued HealthCare.gov website project says he was unaware of a memo that outlined several potentially significant security issues before he’d signed off on the recommendation for the website’s launch. The House Oversight and Reform Committee interviewed Henry Chao, CMS’s top operational official for the project,…
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has duped us once already

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Hassan Rouhani once concluded a nuclear deal with the West. Don’t get fooled again.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has duped us once already

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11/12/2013 at 7:30am
Aside from the specific problems with the potential deal between the so-called P5+1 and Iran (and the way it’s reported), there’s a historical precedent that’s troubling. One of the reasons many in the West saw Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s election as a harbinger for rapprochement with Iran was because when Rouhani was…
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Obamacare to book fictitious sales, I mean “enrollees” (O’Keefe video added)

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Obamacare to book fictitious sales, I mean “enrollees” (O’Keefe video added)

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11/11/2013 at 8:08pm
Booking fictitious sales, or sales that are contingent, falls within a common definition of accounting fraud. In yet another example of how poorly things are going, the Obama administration will count as enrollees people who have completed the application process, but not yet paid, via WaPo: The fight over how to define the…
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Tax The American Prospect to pay this lady’s increased health care bill

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Tax The American Prospect to pay this lady’s increased health care bill

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11/11/2013 at 5:47pm
Lori Gottlieb, a writer at The Atlantic found out that she can’t keep her plan even though she liked it, and the new one will cost $5400 more. Writing in The NY Times, she explained that her friends insisted her sacrifice was small compared to easing the suffering of millions helped by Obamacare,…
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Typhoon Haiyan: How you can help

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan: How you can help

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11/11/2013 at 3:32pm
Typhoon Haiyan struck the central Philippines late last week, leaving behind immense destruction, many dead, and thousands displaced as they wait for help. From the Wall Street Journal: As food and water became scarce in areas hit by supertyphoon Haiyan, the Philippines government dramatically raised the death toll to 1,744, greatly exceeding earlier…
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Gonzaga Students Not Expelled

Gonzaga students avoid expulsion for scaring off felon with handgun

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Gonzaga students avoid expulsion for scaring off felon with handgun

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11/11/2013 at 1:11pm
We reported over the weekend that Two Gonzaga students alive but facing expulsion because ignored gun-free policy. The students just found out that they will not be suspended.  Via KREM.com, Gonzaga Univ. students allowed to stay following gun incident Gonzaga University will not expel two students for using a gun to defend themselves…
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Common Core rollout mirrors Obamacare debacle

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Common Core rollout mirrors Obamacare debacle

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11/11/2013 at 1:00pm
The Ithaca Journal has an investigative article on the rollout of Common Core in the upstate Southern Tier region of New York State, Common Core fix for schools has broken parts. The article is in depth and frank in the assessments from school administrators and teachers. Here’s the summary at the beginning, The newest…
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Chris Christie 2016 Political Cartoon

Branco Cartoon – The Big Gipper

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Branco Cartoon – The Big Gipper

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11/11/2013 at 11:31am
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Nary a word about why the mad Mullahs are a threat

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 11/11/2013 – Media focuses on politics of Geneva negotiations, not why the Mullah regime is a threat.

Nary a word about why the mad Mullahs are a threat

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11/11/2013 at 9:45am
Over the past few days the reporting from Geneva changed from anticipation of an imminent deal to a final “no deal.” Or “no deal” for now. The New York Times reported Talks With Iran Fail to Produce a Nuclear Agreement. As almost all reporting on the P5+1 talks with Iran go it…
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