Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 14)
 

Israel heading for new elections in April

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Posted by    Monday, December 24, 2018 at 10:00am 12/24/2018 at 10:00am

Bibi Netanyahu’s ruling Likud Party coalition has collapsed.

That means new Knesset (parliament) elections in April.

As with most things in Israeli politics, how this came about is a complicated mixture of local politics. The Jerusalem Post reports:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the parties in his coalition decided Monday to disperse the Knesset...

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Hamas tunnel engineer “working on a tunnel underneath his home when it collapsed and killed him”

https://twitter.com/Jtruzmah/status/1076743289397637120
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Posted by    Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 9:00pm 12/23/2018 at 9:00pm
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A “work accident” is a commonly used term to refer to Palestinian terrorists who die by their own hand when explosives or explosive devices they are handling detonate prematurely, or when a tunnel they are constructing collapses.

We have covered many such incidents:

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Israel begins destroying Hezbollah attack tunnels

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB2XO3DE5ks
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Posted by    Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 9:00pm 12/22/2018 at 9:00pm
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Hezbollah has constructed numerous attack tunnels from civilian villages in southern Lebanon across the border into Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to provide a way to surprise Israel in the next war by quickly infiltrating large numbers of terrorists to capture Israeli towns near the border. This would serve both...

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Chief Justice Roberts is the new Swing Vote, or worse

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Posted by    Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:00pm 12/21/2018 at 7:00pm

This is an ominous sign.

Chief Justice Roberts has been sensitive to political criticism of the Supreme Court.

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Brenda Snipes to get her day in court on January 7, 2019

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Posted by    Friday, December 21, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/21/2018 at 5:00pm
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You remember Brenda Snipes, the Broward County Elections Supervisor who provided plenty of drama in the Florida Governor and Senate races.

She came under such withering criticism that soon after the recount was done she submitted her resignation effective January 4, 2019, and seemed destined to ride off into the Florida sunset...

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Will Senate Democrats shut the government to prevent Trump from getting his wall?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P86MPvuVMfI
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Posted by    Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 8:27pm 12/20/2018 at 8:27pm
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The fight over the wall isn’t about the wall.

It’s about open borders and whether Trump can withstand the conniving of Democrats AND Republicans in D.C.

It’s also about Democrats hope to hand Trump a “read my lips” moment that will alienate his supporters and damage enthusiasm for 2020.

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Black Pastor: Elizabeth Warren used “a black optic to subvert attention away from how she really botched the Native American narrative”

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 8:35pm 12/18/2018 at 8:35pm
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Elizabeth Warren is trying to dig herself out from the hole she created with her false claim to be Native American for employment purposes and her inept 6-year long cover-up.

In particular. Warren’s October 2018 rollout of her DNA test is almost uniformly viewed as a strategic error that has seriously damaged...

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Appeals Court dismisses all ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 5:37pm 12/18/2018 at 5:37pm

As part of the warfare against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Democrats and their allies filed dozens of ethics complaints against Kavanaugh.

Those complaints were referred by Chief Justice Roberts to a judicial council of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Brenda Snipes sues for reinstatement as Broward Co. Elections Supervisor, seeks emergency injunction

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article222488620.html
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Posted by    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 4:08pm 12/18/2018 at 4:08pm
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article222488620.html

Brenda Snipes, who resigned as Broward County Elections Supervisor effective January 4, 2019, then purported to rescind the resignation after Florida Governor and Senator-Elect Rick Scott removed her from office, has filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Northern District of Florida seeking reinstatement.

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Public lawfare to take down Trump World is The Resistance’s current phase

https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/12/16/trump-investigations-special-counsel-mueller-interview-newday-vpx.cnn
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Posted by    Monday, December 17, 2018 at 9:04pm 12/17/2018 at 9:04pm
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The attempt to undo the 2016 election has gone through various phases, some overlapping in time period.

The first phase was the attempt to prevent the transfer of power by intimidating Electoral College Electors into not following their respective state votes.

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UPDATE: Airbnb affirms it will boycott Jews in West Bank, after earlier suspension statement “released in error.”

https://www.facebook.com/airbnb/videos/302972220430074/
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Posted by    Monday, December 17, 2018 at 1:22pm 12/17/2018 at 1:22pm
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Israel uncovers 4th Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/16/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Israel Defense Forces has uncovered at 4th attack tunnel built by Hezbollah across the Lebanese border into Israel.

Israel is using the discovery and demolition of the tunnels to put political and diplomatic pressure on Hezbollah and Iran. International diplomats and political visitors are taken to the area where Israel...

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Federal Judge kills Obamacare

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Posted by    Friday, December 14, 2018 at 8:35pm 12/14/2018 at 8:35pm
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Reed O’Connor, a federal judge in the Northern District of Texas, just killed Obamacare.

If the ruling holds up on appeal, Obamacare is dead. As a doorknob. Not just the mandate or some other particular provisions.

He killed the WHOLE THING.

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Elizabeth Warren finally admits she’s “not a person of color”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwbFOJqQKEM
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Posted by    Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7:55pm 12/14/2018 at 7:55pm
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Is Elizabeth Warren a “person of color”?

She’s been touted as such for two decades, because of her claim to be Native American.

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Pressure mounts on Airbnb over boycott of ‘West Bank’ Jews, calling into question planned 2019 IPO

https://www.facebook.com/airbnb/videos/302972220430074/
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Posted by    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:17pm 12/13/2018 at 9:17pm
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When Airbnb announced in mid-November 2018 that it would delist Jewish homes in Judea & Samaria (the “West Bank”), the move met with cheers from anti-Israel activists, who had worked for years to pressure Airbnb.

The U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights (fka U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation) is an umbrella...

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Facing rogue faculty action, all 10 U. California Chancellors reaffirm opposition to academic boycott of Israel

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Posted by    Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:15pm 12/13/2018 at 2:15pm

In recent posts we have discussed how anti-Israel faculty at some universities and colleges have gone rogue.

Knowing that their institutions reject the academic boycott of Israel, these faculty members impose the boycott on students to deprive students of educational opportunities to study on approved programs in Israel.

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Incoming NY Attorney General vows to use full power of the State to get Trump

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1yj0NKSsuU
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Posted by    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:10pm 12/12/2018 at 9:10pm
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A series of New York State Attorney Generals have weaponized the Office of Attorney General against Donald Trump, his relatives, and his businesses.

AG Eric Schneiderman, who ended up resigning in disgrace after sexual abuse allegations, made a name for himself by threatening Trump, as the NY Times reported just before...

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