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Elian-Gonzalez

What would Eric Holder do with Elian Gonzalez now?

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

Attorney General helped return young Cuban refugee to Castro at gunpoint

Those of us of a certain age remember the days-long stand off in Miami involving a Cuban refugee child fled Cuba with his mother to escape to freedom to the United States. Elian Gonzalez was found by a fisherman off the coast of Florida in November of 1999; his mother and other…
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Charles Krauthammer on Putin and Obama

Krauthammer: Obama is Robbing the Military to Inflate the Entitlement State

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

“There’s nobody to back us up if we strip our military and neuter it as we do now.”

Jonathan Hendershott of the New York Post recently reported that members of our armed services, some of whom are currently serving overseas, are about to receive pink slips: In a stunning display of callousness, the Defense Department has announced that thousands of soldiers — many serving as commanding officers in Afghanistan —…
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9 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (99% score)
 
Obama Working Hard Alone

Obama Thinks He’s Doing All the Work

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

“You know it is lonely, me just doing stuff.”

This week Obama spoke to a crowd in Austin, Texas. He was in the state for fundraisers and never visited the border. That didn’t stop him from complaining about congress and Republicans in particular. Obama said he’s doing all the work. The Washington Free Beacon reported: Obama: It’s Lonely Doing All The Work “You…
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5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (95% score)
 
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But first, let POTUS take a selfie

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

“I’m not interested in photo ops, I’m interested in solving a problem,” says the President who once took a selfie at a funeral.

The President would like you to know that your demands for him to lay eyes upon the wasteland of human degradation that is our southern border are nothing more than a blow to the dignity of the Office. This week, President Obama fielded a considerable amount of angst over his neglect of…
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7 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (81% score)
 
http://youtu.be/XnO4gy8dQIc

Pallywood swings back into action for Gaza conflict

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

Fake photo of Israeli soldier stepping on child reappears

In the propaganda war against Israel, fakery is key. Pallywood is the longest running series in the history of fiction. This video is from the November 2012 Gaza conflict: In the July 2014 Gaza conflict, even the BBC — notoriously hostile to Israel — has reported that many of the photos circulat…
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6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
CI Duke

Battle of the Dukes Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Saddle up, pilgrims. Family of John Wayne Fights with Duke University Over Name I’ll take John Wayne over Duke University any day. Oh, and speaking of Duke… The Duke Porn Star is a Libertarian? Young Americans are catching on. A bright future? NYT says teenagers might grow up to be conservatives Poll Says Millennials Find Government Inefficient…
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6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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Saturday Morning Links

Posted by  ▪  July 12, 2014

Stories about social media mobs, Twitter account that tweets anonymous Wikipedia edits from Congress, and a Congresswoman who ‘misspoke’

Some links from around the web for your Saturday morning reading. About those online mobs and the culture of demanding scalps…via Noah Rothman at HotAir, Contemptible corporate cowardice And there are days I don’t even want to go on social media…via Buzzfeed, A Whole Bunch Of People On Facebook Thought Steven Spielberg Killed…
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4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
Hezbollah flag Israel protest July 11 2014

Video: Hezbollah flag-waving protester at Israeli Embassy in D.C.

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Advocating armed resistance as the only path forward.

We highlighted earlier this week The threatening face of anti-Israel boycotters in America. Here’s another example. The Capitol City Project attended an anti-Israeli protest in Washington D.C. today, and had a nice chat with an anti-Israel protester carrying a Hezbollah flag: A man carrying the flag of the terrorist group Hezbollah gathered with other…
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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
http://youtu.be/b6ttmDlOuqY

Creepy is back

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Uncle Sam, that is.

Creepy Uncle Sam, that is. The latest is the Creepy Carnival campaign. I don’t know what impact these videos have on the target young audience. What do you think?
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
(Lois Lerner Pleads 5th House Hearing 3-5-2014)

Will IRS swear under oath that the dog ate Lois Lerner’s emails?

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

I do solemnly swear, gulp ….

Just a joke, of course.  We all know the dog didn’t eat Lois Lerner’s email, or hard drive, or back up tapes. They were stolen by Martians in bunny rabbit suits, who look like this: Fox News reports: A federal judge has ordered the IRS to explain “under oath” how the agency lost a…
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9 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (99% score)
 
William-A.-Jacobson-and-Carl-in-Jerusalem

We Stand With our Blog Friends in Israel

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Pay a visit to and say a prayer for our blog friends in Israel.

This is a little spooky. Here’s a blog post I wrote in November 2012, the last time Israel had to deal with the terrorist alliance in Gaza and its rocket fire: Since then, we have added more Israeli blog friends, many of whom I met on my trip to Israel last summer. So once…
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6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
koch brothers

AFSCME: Yes, we will waste young black minds to attack Koch Brothers

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

Cutting back funding of United Negro College Fund in retaliation for accepting Koch donation

One of the most powerful political and financial supporters of progressive politics and Barack Obama’s campaigns over the last decade has been the public sector union American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). On Thursday, AFSCME made a remarkable announcement — that it would will end its support for the…
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6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (87% score)
 
(Israeli fires Iron Dome missile interceptor, July 2014)

Palestinian unity deal didn’t moderate Hamas, and never will

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

The Washington Post bought into that bizarre Gaza equation, but it’s not quite working out

Last month the Editorial Board of The Washington Post endorsed the Obama administration’s support of the unity deal between Hamas and Fatah. After reading, Restore trust to douse the fire in Gaza, the Post’s take on Operation Protective Edge, it’s clear that the editors are still stuck in an intellectual rut. One paragraph in…
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4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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Aereo’s Last Stand

Posted by  ▪  July 11, 2014

The executives at Aereo are looking for a way to resuscitate their popular TV streaming service.

Bloomberg reports that the executives of Aereo, Inc., are exploring ways to continue offering their streaming service by operating more like a cable TV provider. The startup’s owners say that, by behaving more like a Comcast or a Time Warner, they will be able to reinstate their service. There is, of course,…
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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)