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Brown Univ. anti-Israel group protests appearance by Michael Douglas and Natan Sharansky

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 10:02am 1/28/2016 at 10:02am
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We have covered the antics of Students for Justice in Palestine, and similar anti-Israel groups, many times, including pervasive efforts to shut down opposing pro-Israel viewpoints.

The latest example is at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where SJP is objecting to and planning to protest the joint appearance of actor Michael Douglas and...

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Sharansky: The U.S. has “lost the courage of its convictions”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9:00pm 4/18/2015 at 9:00pm
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One of my early posts at Legal Insurrection, on November 11, 2008, was Is It Time For Conservatives To Sit Down In The Snow?.

The post analogized what conservatives were about to experience in the aftermath of Obama’s first victory to the experience of Soviet Jewish Refusenik Anatoly (Nathan) Sharansky. I...

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Zig-zagging against Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:45pm 9/24/2013 at 7:45pm

I realize I have re-posted this a number of times. The original post was November 11, 2008, a week after Obama’s first election.  Because I knew we had elected Door No. 2.

Watching Ted Cruz and others on the floor of the Senate tonight, I have to repost it again.

Is It Time For...

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Sharansky May Be Israeli Foreign Minister – What We Can Learn

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 8:36am 2/24/2009 at 8:36am

The website DebkaFile is reporting that Bibi Netanyahu’s choice for Israeli Foreign Minister is Anatoly (Natan) Sharansky, a hero of the Soviet refusenik movement. For those of you who are not familiar with...

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Is It Time For Conservatives To Sit Down In The Snow?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 8:18am 11/11/2008 at 8:18am

Conservatives face a choice. Yield to “progressive” policies which, once implemented will take a generation to undo, or stand on principles of free enterprise, individual liberty, and capitalism? Giving in is much easier, but in the long run more costly. We can learn a lot about the power of standing on...

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John McCain and Nathan Sharansky

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 13, 2008 at 5:43pm 10/13/2008 at 5:43pm

I was a student of Russian and Soviet history in college, and spent a considerable amount of time in the Soviet Union. While a student in Moscow, I became close friends with the Yakir family (more on them in a later post), a family steeped in Soviet tragedy and controversy. During...

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