Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 50)
 

Poynter Survey: Almost half of Americans believe the press makes up anti-Trump news

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 9:00pm 12/27/2017 at 9:00pm

Poynter, which self-describes itself as “a global leader in journalism,” recently released a survey showing a wide partisan divide in trust in the media and whether the media creates fake news to attack Trump.

Not surprisingly, Democrats love, love, love and trust the media. Of course they do, the media is on...

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Bernie backer James Zogby accuses Israel of culinary “genocide”

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 7:30pm 12/27/2017 at 7:30pm

As someone who studies the anti-Israel movement, the outburst on Twitter by pollster and Bernie Sanders backer James Zogby comes as no real surprise.

But unless you study the bizarro alternate-universe of Israel hatred, this probably will leave you shaking your head in disbelief.

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CNN cameraman hides in bushes to film Trump golfing

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 1:30pm 12/27/2017 at 1:30pm
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CNN is becoming self-parody.

 
 
 

Lawsuit: Oberlin College sexual assault hearing process rigged, 100% conviction rate

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 9:30pm 12/26/2017 at 9:30pm
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Oberlin College is suffering financially and in enrollment after several years of negative publicity regarding racial, gender, anti-Semitic and social justice activism on campus.

I documented that history in September 2017, Radical fallout: Oberlin College enrollment drops, causing financial problems. Those financial and enrollment problems also more recently received attention at Inside...

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Guatemala to move Embassy to Jerusalem

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Posted by    Monday, December 25, 2017 at 3:30pm 12/25/2017 at 3:30pm

The government of Guatemala is going to follow the U.S. lead, and move its Embassy to Jerusalem, in recognition that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

Ynet News reports:

Guatem...

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Woman complains United gave her seat to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Jackson Lee calls her racist

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Posted by    Monday, December 25, 2017 at 9:30am 12/25/2017 at 9:30am

A woman named Jean Marie Simon was scheduled to take a United Airlines flight, booked into First Class using miles.

Then she realized that United had bumped her from the seat, and given it to Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.

The woman posted a photo on Twitter and also went public with...

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Christmas Eve 1944: How singing ‘Silent Night’ saved American POWs during the Battle of the Bulge

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Posted by    Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 8:30pm 12/24/2017 at 8:30pm

On Christmas Eve 1944, U.S. troops were in the freezing cold of the Ardennes forest during the Battle of the Bulge, waist-high in snow.

We have remembered and told that story on recent Christmas Eves:

I encourage you not only...

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Chef cooks one of Elizabeth Warren’s Pow Wow Chow fake-Cherokee recipes

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Posted by    Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 7:10pm 12/23/2017 at 7:10pm
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Among the many aspects of Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee deception, perhaps the Pow Wow Chow cookbook stands out for its multi-layers of ridiculousness.

Elizabeth Warren is not Native American, much less Cherokee as she claimed.

Yet Warren submitted recipes to a 1984 cookbook called Pow Wow Chow identifying herself as Cherokee.

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DOJ to review whether Obama admin allowed Hezbollah drug running to facilitate Iran nuclear deal

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Posted by    Friday, December 22, 2017 at 6:30pm 12/22/2017 at 6:30pm

Fox News reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decide to open a formal investigation into whether the Obama administration interference in law enforcement attempts to shut down a Hezbollah international criminal ring running drugs into the U.S.

This arises out of Politico investigation into Project Cassandra, which we covered in...

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What will 2018 DACA deal look like? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by    Friday, December 22, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/22/2017 at 5:00pm

When Donald Trump announced a phased-out end to Obama’s illegal DACA program, which made an executive branch end round around the Constitution and Congress, Trump made clear he wanted Congress to pass legislation dealing with the problem.

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Anti-American UN General Assembly vote presents Trump an opportunity to turn a loss into a win

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Posted by    Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:25am 12/22/2017 at 10:25am

The UN General Assembly voted by a margin of 128-9-35 to condemn Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and eventually to relocate the US Embassy to Jerusalem. The vote is non-binding, but is being cheered in many quarters.

American liberals are loving it, because it is viewed as a...

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Iran Deal Echo Chamber attacks Politico report on Hezbollah drug-running bombshell

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Posted by    Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:00pm 12/21/2017 at 9:00pm

Politico Magazine published an extensive investigative report by Josh Meyer regarding Obama administration interference in law enforcement efforts to take down the Hezbollah international criminal network in order to appease Iran during the nuclear deal negotations.

We covered the Politico investigation in our post, 

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Court throws out Emoluments Clause lawsuit against Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 6:45pm 12/21/2017 at 6:45pm

One of the earliest, and dumbest, mantras of #TheResistance since Trump won the election was that Trump’s continued business interests violated the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.

No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under...

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UN General Assembly votes to condemn US Jerusalem recognition and Embassy move (128-9-35)

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Posted by    Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:50am 12/21/2017 at 9:50am

The UN General Assembly is meeting this morning on a resolution that, without mentioning the U.S. by name, condemns Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and plan to relocate the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem at some future point. The resolution also demands a return to the...

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Child-exploiting Tamimi Clan back in the news with latest “Shirley Temper” video provocation

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 8:15pm 12/20/2017 at 8:15pm

Dave Lange of the IsraellyCool website coined the nickname “Shirley Temper” for Ahed Tamimi, of the Tamimi Clan of Nabi Saleh.

While the nickname is humorous, the underlying reality of the video exploitation of Palestinian children by the Tamimi Clan, lauded by Western anti-Israel activists, is not funny at all.

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Sacrificial man Al Franken resignation effective January 2

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 3:31pm 12/20/2017 at 3:31pm
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Just breaking, Al Franken’s office has announced that his previously announced resignation will be effective January 2, 2018.

The snowball started rolling downhill for Franken when he was accused of groping and non-consensually tongue-kiss...

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Nikki Haley: “US will be taking names” during General Assembly vote on Jerusalem Embassy move

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 8:00am 12/20/2017 at 8:00am

The Palestinians, true to form, have decided to try to internationalize their dispute with Donald Trump over Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

A resolution in the Security Council contained diplomatic wording that did not mention the U.S. by name, but was the equivalent of demanding the U.S. reverse its decision....

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