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Obama Admin Working On Gun Control Executive Order

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 11, 2015 at 1:15pm 12/11/2015 at 1:15pm

In stark contrast to French president Francois Hollande’s strong response to the Paris terror attacks, Obama gave a half-hearted address to the nation four days after the San Bernardino terror attack . . . and busied himself with gun control.

According to the AP, the Obama administration is working on an executive...

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Reverse Pinkwashing: Exploiting isolated Israeli anti-gay violence to excuse widespread Palestinian LGBT persecution

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 10:30am 8/6/2015 at 10:30am

After a murder and multiple stabbing at the Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade last Thursday, by an individual who perpetrated an attack a decade ago, the anti-Israel movement has kicked into high gear.

There is a concerted effort to undermine an indisputable truth — Israel is the safest, most-welcoming, most open society for...

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American Bar Assoc Ups Ante on “Preventing Gun Violence”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 8:00am 8/12/2014 at 8:00am

At this year’s American Bar Association annual meeting in Boston, ABA President James R. Silkenat took the opportunity to tout the ABA’s Standing Committee on Gun Violence. The Standing Committee is one of the ABA’s advocacy wings, and is affiliated closely with the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

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California has gone Covid-crazy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_8NMLhWENM
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00pm 8/8/2020 at 2:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_8NMLhWENM

Recent research has shown that the response to the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic has led to adverse mental health effects in some suffering from the consequences of ill-conceived pandemic policies.

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Bernie Sanders endorses individuals with both hardcore pro-totalitarian and anti-law enforcement sentiments

https://www.cctv.org/watch-tv/programs/cctv-archive-compilation
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 4:00pm 1/19/2020 at 4:00pm
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The latest Project Veritas video shows 38-year-old field organizer for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, Kyle Jurek, discussing possible GULAG’s for Trump supporters and threatening violence if Trump gets re-elected.

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Vassar President: It was anti-Semitic to shout at Israeli Jewish speaker “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be Free”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 2:00pm 11/19/2019 at 2:00pm
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Search for Vassar College in Legal Insurrection’s archives, and you’ll find scores of posts documenting Vassar students’ efforts to shut down speech with which they disagree. This is a longstanding problem on today’s college campuses, and it is perhaps most commonly manifested in attacks on Israeli, pro-Israel, and/or Jewish speakers.

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RI Senate Race could be the big surprise of 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMWYWCrCfQw
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 9:00pm 8/5/2018 at 9:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMWYWCrCfQw

The Rhode Island Senate race between incumbent Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders is not on anyone’s radar as competitive.

It should be.

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More Israel Demonizing Likely at Upcoming Presbyterian Church USA’s General Assembly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/3/2018 at 8:00pm

From June 16-23 the General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will meet in St. Louis where delegates will consider for passage at least eight Israel-related resolutions.

By contrast, in terms of its Middle East coverage, the GA is slated to consider only one overture “responding to the current Syrian crisis”...

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Silencing History: U.S. University Publishers Shun Book “Ending the Deir Yassin Myth”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 7:30pm 3/18/2018 at 7:30pm

Why have American academic presses rejected a book manuscript by Dr. Eliezer Tauber, a former dean and highly-regarded Israeli history professor at Bar-Ilan University’s Department of Middle Eastern Studies?

Tauber is an award-winning and prolific expert on the early phases of the Arab-Israeli conflict. By all accounts, his latest book about the...

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Tuesday’s Virginia Governor’s Race Tightens Into A Nail-biter

https://twitter.com/EdWGillespie and https://twitter.com/RalphNortham
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/5/2017 at 7:00pm
https://twitter.com/EdWGillespie and https://twitter.com/RalphNortham

Tuesday’s gubernatorial election in Virginia is shaping up to be a nail-biter. While Democrat Ralph Northam, at times up by double digits, initially appeared the likely winner, the Las Vegas shooting, an ill-considered and grotesque attack ad by the Northam-supporting Latino Victory Fund, and recent revelations from former DNC chair Donna...

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Issa Amro is no “Palestinian Gandhi”

https://twitter.com/Issaamro/status/913137373004877825
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7:00pm 10/22/2017 at 7:00pm
https://twitter.com/Issaamro/status/913137373004877825

For years, the Palestinian activist Issa Amro has told credulous journalists that he is “inspired by Gandhi” and firmly committed to “non-violent resistance.”

One of the most recent examples is a puff piece by the Washington Post’s Ishaan Tharoor, who descri...

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Third World Quarterly publishes “The Case for Colonialism” leading to censorship demands

http://www.web.pdx.edu/~gilleyb/AndAboutMe.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 9/17/2017 at 8:00pm
http://www.web.pdx.edu/~gilleyb/AndAboutMe.html

Bruce Gilley of Portland State University (image above) published an article titled “The Case for Colonialism” in the decidedly anti-Colonial journal Third World Quarterly (home of the Edward Said Award).

In its self-description, Third World Quarterly writes:

TWQ examines all the issues that affect the many Third Worlds and is not averse to publishing...

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With “Deadly Exchange” Campaign, Jewish Voice for Peace moves from enabling to promoting antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 9:00am 7/9/2017 at 9:00am

In dozens of posts we’ve highlighted how the anti-Zionist, non-Jewish group “Jewish Voice for Peace” (JVP) enables, legitimizes and mainstreams antisemitism by providing a seemingly Jewish cover for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) and similar movements.

But JVP isn’t merely an enabler of antisemitism. JVP also itself is a producer of...

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Shock: UN, Norway Lash Out at Palestinians for naming Women’s Center After Notorious Terrorist

https://twitter.com/palwatch/status/867986087750193152
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 29, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/29/2017 at 2:30pm
https://twitter.com/palwatch/status/867986087750193152

Has the world ended? The UN has actually lashed out at the Palestinian Authority after the Palestinian NGO “Women’s Technical Affairs Committee” (WTAC) named a women’s center after terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, a member of the Fatah faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Norway stepped in as well, demanding the PA refund...

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Sessions Issues New Charging, Sentencing Policy to U.S. Attorneys

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/12/2017 at 1:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyiwnSvXjyo

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo to all 94 U.S. attorneys to advise them of a new charging and sentencing policy within the Department of Justice. This policy demands that the federal...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Featured Speakers List a “Who’s Who” of Israel haters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30pm 3/28/2017 at 7:30pm

“Jewish Voice for Peace” bills itself as a Jewish pro-peace organization.

But JVP is not a Jewish organization. At most it claims to support “Jewish traditions of social justice” as set forth on its 2016 listing of

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More BDS hypocrisy: Lack of Academic Freedom in Palestinian Universities ignored

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/8/2016 at 8:30pm

WAJ Intro: The post below is by Prof. Cary Nelson, a leading scholar and expert on issues of academic freedom and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. He was co-Editor of The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (2014)(from the cover of which the Featured Image was taken) and was...

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