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Pirate Episode Hurts Obama’s Negotiating Cred

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 13, 2009 at 12:28pm 4/13/2009 at 12:28pm

I’m thrilled that the Somali pirates were killed, and the Maersk ship captain is safe. The Obama administration is claiming credit for giving the go-ahead for military action. But this presents Obama with a problem.

There are two choices when negotiating with hostage takers/pirates. One is the Israeli model...

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Passover Is No Time To Wish For The End Of Christian America

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 11:11pm 4/7/2009 at 11:11pm

Posted April 8, 2009

Newsweek magazine’s cover proclaims The Decline and Fall of Christian America, while the article inside the cover proclaims The End...

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Soon He May Control The Internet – Cool

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 9:06am 4/4/2009 at 9:06am

A bill pending in Congress, The Cybersecurity Act of 2009, sponsored by John Rockefeller (D) and Olympia Snowe (R) attempts to deal with very real threats to the nation’s cyber-infrastructure. Attacks on military, government and civilian cyber-infrastructure are all too real, and it is time...

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Another Day, Another Obama Punking

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 7:19pm 3/29/2009 at 7:19pm

During the primary campaign against Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama attempted to prove intentions to keep us safe by insisting that he, unlike the Bush administration, would send troops into Pakistan without Pakistani approval:

In a strikingly bold speech about terrorism Wednesd...

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Unnamed Source Says MSM Still Hoping for Defeat

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 5:43pm 3/29/2009 at 5:43pm

The Washington Post story, titled “Detainee’s Harsh Treatment Foiled No Plots,” about how the interrogation of Abu Zubaida did not prevent a single terrorist attack, is old news. The story ran this morning, which is like so last century in the blogosphere. But the Post...

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Double Standard On Americans Hurt In Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 11:44am 3/24/2009 at 11:44am

Tristan Anderson was seriously injured earlier this month while participating in violent protests against the security barrier built by Israel in response to a wave of suicide bombers from the West Bank:

Every Friday for the past seven months, the villagers of Nilin, bolstered by foreign volunteers from the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity...

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Large-Scale Car Bomb Attack At Mall In Haifa Fails

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 6:11pm 3/21/2009 at 6:11pm

A large-scale car bomb attack outside a mall in Haifa, Israel, has been prevented after the car failed to fully detonate. According to reports, a small explosion alerted police, who then realized that the car was loaded with explosives. If the car had exploded outside the shopping mall, there would have...

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AP: Richard Falk “Who Is Jewish”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 20, 2009 at 8:39am 3/20/2009 at 8:39am

Richard Falk is a long-time anti-Israel (and often anti-American) polemicist. A retired Princeton professor, Falk has dedicated much of his life to blaming Israel and the United States for the world’s woes, while coddling extremism everywhere else in the world. Not surprisingly, Falk also is the special envoy of the anti-Israel...

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New Taliban Policy Explained

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 11:05am 3/10/2009 at 11:05am

Obama’s new Taliban policy explained:

We will bring the people watching the execution into the government because they are moderate, but not the person firing the weapon, because he is not moderate.

Unfortunately, the Taliban disagree that there are any moderates among them:

“This does not require any response or reaction for this is...

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What to Do About John C. Yoo?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 9, 2009 at 7:57pm 3/9/2009 at 7:57pm

What to Do About John C. Yoo? That is the question posed in a Wall Street Journal Law Blog post. The post is quite fair and balanced; after all, it’s not a NY Times post. But the post does discuss a front-page NY Times article which lays out how many are...

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Turkey Looking Like The Next Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 9:17am 1/31/2009 at 9:17am

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who heads an Islamist party, recently ripped into Shimon Peres, President of Israel at the Davos forum, telling Peres “when it comes to killing, you know well how to kill.” Peres gave it right back to Erdogan, accusing Erdogan of ignoring the long history of...

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UNRWA Fails To Prevent Hiring Of Terrorists, Says Former General Counsel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 9:23pm 1/27/2009 at 9:23pm

James G. Lindsay, the former General Counsel of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), has issued a detailed 84-page report harshly critical of UNRWA’s policies with regard to Palestinian refugees. The report is titled “Fixing UNRWA Repairing the UN’s Troubled System of...

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British Papers Cover For Hamas Again In Latest Ceasefire Breach

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 8:17am 1/27/2009 at 8:17am

Hamas set off a massive roadside bomb at the Gaza border, killing an Israeli soldier and wounding several on the Israeli side of the border. In return fire, one Palestinian was killed. So how do British papers report the story? Here are the headlines:

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Should Law Professors Really Be Running The Government?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 10:37am 1/24/2009 at 10:37am

You know the old saying, “those who can’t do, teach.” When I was in private law practice, I took that saying as gospel. Now that I teach, I’m not so sure I like it, or that it’s true. I think a better phrase might be, “those who teach, should be careful...

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The Left Lied The Country Into Accusing Bush Of Lying Us Into War!

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 9:09am 1/24/2009 at 9:09am

An air strike from a Predator drone killed 15-20 people in the tribal areas of Pakistan yesterday. According to most reports, the targets were al-Qaida operatives. Presumably, the CIA, NSA, and other government intelligence agencies had intelligence information as to the location of the operatives in a...

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Will The Media, The UN and British Academics Help These Torture Victims?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 9:01am 1/20/2009 at 9:01am

The Associated Press already has announced that Hamas is “restoring order” to Gaza, just like Hamas did in July 2007, before the Israeli invasion. The UN is decrying the “alarming” humanitarian situation, just like it did in July 2008, before the Israeli invasion. And British academics are organizing a boycott of...

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Iran Already Rearming Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 7:47am 1/20/2009 at 7:47am

Israel has ended its Gaza operation in the hope that Hamas has learned to change its ways. No surprise, Hamas already is attempting to rearm with even longer-range missiles via a large shipment from Iran:

US and Egyptian warships were scouring the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea Tuesday, Jan. 20 to...

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