Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 723)
 

When Will The Europeans Apologize To Us?

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Posted by    Monday, April 6, 2009 at 1:17pm 4/6/2009 at 1:17pm

Barack Obama is on his apology tour of Europe. There is hardly anyone to whom he hasn’t apologized for American arrogance and mistakes. One thing Obama hasn’t managed to do is ask the Europeans to apologize to us for:

  • Two World Wars which resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of...
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Please Watch The Video — Bush Didn’t “Bow”

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Posted by    Monday, April 6, 2009 at 12:21am 4/6/2009 at 12:21am

President Barack Obama bowed down on bended knee when meeting the King of Saudi Arabia at the G-20 Summit recently. The incident is on video and was widely reported except in the U.S. mainstream media. The White House spin machine has been eerily silent on the issue, which is not...

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Law Professor Continues His Personal Intifada

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Posted by    Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 4:51pm 4/4/2009 at 4:51pm

George Bisharat is a law professor at the University of California*, Hastings College of Law. His is the son of a Palestinian father who immigrated to the U.S. several years before the creation of Israel, and an American mother.

I first learned of George Bisharat when we both were students at Harvard...

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“Think Progress” Borkers Now Object To Borking

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Posted by    Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 1:06pm 4/4/2009 at 1:06pm

The left-wing group Think Progress is complaining of Conservatives Holding Up Increasing Number Of Key Obama Nominees. According to the post:

Conservatives in Congress and in the media are attempting to block or delay a growing number of critical nominees for what amount to ideological witch hunts and self-interested horse-trading.

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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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Blago Meets RICO

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Posted by    Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 6:04pm 4/2/2009 at 6:04pm

As predicted on this Blog several months ago, the indictment of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been handed down, and it includes a sweeping RICO charge alleging that Blagojevich and o...

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Is Harold Koh Being Borked?

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Posted by    Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 8:53am 4/2/2009 at 8:53am

Controversy is swirling around the appointment of Yale Law School Professor and Dean Harold Koh to the position of State Department Legal Advisor, essentially the top lawyer at State. Koh is being portrayed as willing to apply Sharia law in some circumstances, as is happening in Britain and some other European...

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Obama Gives Queen iPod Made In China By Exploited Workers

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 4:42pm 4/1/2009 at 4:42pm

Gateway Pundit, Hot Air, Jammie Wearing Fool, and others are reporting that the Obamas gave the Queen of England an iPod as a present. Putting aside the tacky nature of such a gift in this context, one point that has been overlooked is that iPods are manufactured in CHINA by exploited...

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NY-20 Race: You Can’t Spin An Obama Loss As A Win

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 10:14am 4/1/2009 at 10:14am

Update 4-28-2009: Murphy declared the winner of the race by a couple hundred votes, as a result of doing better on absentee ballots than expected.

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The Politico is characterizing the virtual tie between Jim Tedesco (R) and Scott Murphy (D) as a loss for Republicans. (My guess, Tedesco will win comfortably...

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April Fools’ Day Headline Round-Up

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 8:29am 4/1/2009 at 8:29am

My favorite April Fools’ day headlines from around the globe:

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Ted Stevens Conviction Reversed, But What About The Election?

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 7:57am 4/1/2009 at 7:57am

News is just breaking that Attorney General Eric Holder is withdrawing the indictment of former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens based on severe prosecutorial misconduct. The Politico reports, via NPR, that Holder will instruct deputies to withdraw the indictment against the Alaska Republican today, effectively voiding the conviction that cost Stevens...

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J Street: Liberal Bloggers Need To Study History, Not Memory

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 9:06am 3/31/2009 at 9:06am

“J Street” is a new web-based group which promises to promote “peace” in the Middle East. J Street has garnered much attention, and a Memeorandum thread, based on an

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Althouse Commits Blogcest

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Posted by    Monday, March 30, 2009 at 2:45pm 3/30/2009 at 2:45pm

Ann Althouse is marrying one of the commenters on her blog. But she vehemently denies that her blog serves as one big dating service, not that there would be anything wrong with that.

So what does the Blogospheric Neologian call this?

Blogcest

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Trolls Really Do Exist

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Posted by    Monday, March 30, 2009 at 9:36am 3/30/2009 at 9:36am

Andrew Breitbart’s post, Online activists on the right, unite!, has called attention to a problem almost every conservative blogger experiences: Trolls who plant inflammatory comments to make the blog appear racist or sexist or some other “ist” or who post such long comments that they try to take over the blog...

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NY Times New Business Strategy: DEATH

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 7:39pm 3/29/2009 at 7:39pm

The difficulties facing The New York Times are well documented. Falling circulation, revenues and credibility; rising costs, incredulity, and debt. But it looks like the Times has hit upon a strategy for survival: DEATH.

The death strategy has not been announced, but is evident on the Times’ website. On the day the...

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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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