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Obama Admin Indirectly Encourages Palestinian Unilateralism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 5, 2015 at 11:30am
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As Prof. Jacobson blogged last week Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas attempted to get the United Nations Security Council to impose terms of a peace settlement on Israel and then, failing that, applied to the International Criminal Court in an effort to bring war crimes charges against Israel.

While Abbas bears the...

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Former governor blames “bad press” for North Korea’s bad reputation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9:15pm
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There are some narratives that not even MSNBC should be expected to screw up—and yet, here we are.

Today, Tamron Hall hosted former New Mexico Governor and UN Ambassador Bill Richardson to talk about Kim Jong Un’s barely-precedented call for a summit between between the leadership of North Korea and South...

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NY Times 2015: Keep blaming Israel, ignore Palestinian rejectionism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 12:30pm
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Today the New York Times, predictably, blamed Israel for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ efforts to internationalize the Palestinians conflict with Israel. According to the Times, it is Israel’s fault that Abbas attempted...

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Palestinian threats against Mohammad Zoabi and why there is no peace

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 26, 2014 at 2:30pm
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Prof. Jaccobson blogged yesterday about the tribulations of Israeli Member of Knesset Haneen Zoabi, who is privileged and free to serve in the legislature of the country that she reviles.

But there’s another Zoabi, in fact a distant cousin, who also has been in the news. Mohammad Zoabi. He’s a teenager who...

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Tzipi Livni: Abbas Torpedoed Peace Process

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 12:00pm
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In his column yesterday, anti-Israel columnist Roger Cohen of The New York Times talked to Tzipi Livni, candidate for prime minister and Israel’s peace negotiator, about why the John Kerry-sponsored peace talks failed earlier this year. Livni tells of the three ways the Palestinians destroyed the peace talks.

The administration in March...

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Break the Internet: David Koch Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 15, 2014 at 10:00am
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The campaign finance provision of the #CRomnibus spending bill has refocused bipartisan ire on the scourge of “money in politics,” and has renewed progressive mouth-foaming over the allegedly infamous influence of the Koch brothers on the rise of conservative politics in America.

Barbara Walters has included billionaire David Koch in her list...

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10 reasons the “Free-Market Jesus Paradise” is awesome

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 10:45am
The United States According to The Daily Beast

Had I not known Tomasky’s piece in The Daily Beast was not in fact, parody, I’d have thought I was reading something straight from the annals of The Onion.

Bereaved over Mary Landrieu’s Louisiana Senate loss to Senator-elect Cassidy, Tomasky made the case (and I use that term loosely), that the Democrats...

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Jon Stewart Uses His Own Mistake to Bash Fox News

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 8:30am
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Last week, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show reported a story about a crime in San Bernardino, California which he got completely wrong.

San Bernardino County DA Mike Ramos, who happened to be watching, posted a video on YouTube refuting Stewart’s claim and Stewart promised to apologize for his mistake.

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An Impassioned Defense of Law Enforcement Officers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 8:00am
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San Bernardino County district attorney Mike Ramos was recently watching television when he noticed Jon Stewart of the Daily Show reporting incorrect information about an incident in his county.

Ramos took to YouTube and created a video in which he scolds Stewart and offers a powerful defense of law enforcement officers everywhere.

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Blockbuster U. Va. Frat Rape Story Crumbling

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 5, 2014 at 3:21pm
Rolling Stone UVA Frat Allegations Rape Crumble Misreporting Media Bias

We’ve been skeptical of Rolling Stone’s recent and controversial story about a coed simply referred to as ‘Jackie’ who claimed to have been brutally gang raped at a University of Virginia frat party in 2012.

Sabrina Ruben Erdely,...

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The sexually abusing Senate staffer you never heard of (because Democrat)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:00pm
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Yesterday, the Washington Post published a story about Donny Ray Williams, Jr.

Williams is a convicted serial sexual abuser and former Democratic Senate aide.

Ah what magic that little ‘D’ affiliation possesses. There was no story on Good Morning America, no major network news coverage of a serial rapist who will not be serving jail...

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Elizabeth Lauten scalped

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 10:00am
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The madding crowd has claimed another meaningless scalp, and it couldn’t be happier about it.

The internet exploded on Thanksgiving after Congressional staffer Elizabeth Lauten criticized the First Teens for their less-than enthusiastic attitude at the annual Presidential Turkey Pardoning. Yesterday, nearly a week after the offending Facebook post, Lauten resigned...

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How the Media Aids Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 1, 2014 at 10:00am
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In August, former AP journalist Matti Friedman wrote a devastating account in Tablet Magazine of the Associate Press’ bias against Israel.

Friedman has followed up with a new article in The Atlantic, What the media gets wrong about Israel. One part of Friedman’s new expose is about the unexamined role Non-Governmental Organizations...

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Radical Left Influence Over Education Not Just for Higher Ed Anymore

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 11:35am
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In a recent report on The Kelly File, Megyn Kelly and Dinesh D’Souza addressed leftism in education. Many of the topics discussed are issues we cover at College Insurrection.

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Naturally, this report didn’t sit well with the left.

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“What if they held an election but America’s President said it didn’t count?”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10:43am
Conservative Warchest Video

I just stumbled on this video from Conservative War Chest at FOX Nation and there’s only one word to describe it.

Brutal.

This spot goes after Obama, the Democratic Party and the liberal media. It perfectly captures the mood of conservative post-midterm America.

Check it out:

Here’s the description from Conservative War Chest:

Obama Putting at...

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NY Times: Iranian nuke hardliners are just like our nuke hardliners

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 28, 2014 at 11:00am
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A post-mortem about the recently concluded P5+1 nuclear talks with Iran in The New York Times made a false equivalence between the two sides.

In the end, both were constrained by hard-line politics at home. Mr. Zarif, while friendly, outgoing and Westernized, had pushed to the very limits of his brief; he...

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Liberal Media Types Advocate Riots in #Ferguson

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 9:00am
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Back in the good old days, the left loved to lecture us about civility. That time is over.

In the course of the last few days, at least two writers from liberal...

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