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Rolling Stone Magazine’s Demise Was Self-Inflicted

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:30am 9/19/2017 at 8:30am

Rolling Stone magazine has a cash flow problem which is so significant that the once iconic publication is being put up for sale.

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Prager U: What Is Fake News?

https://youtu.be/FOZ0irgLwxU
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/2/2017 at 4:00pm
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Andrew Klavan, in a Prager U. video, explains how the mainstream American news is all fake news and explains how their bias skews their reporting.

You’ve probably heard a lot of people recently screaming and yelling about Fake News.  Charges fly from all points on the political spectrum: this story is mistaken...

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Is Chelsea Clinton running for office? It depends on what the meaning of the word “is” is

http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/chelsea-clinton-i-am-not-running-for-public-office-exclusive-1202018583/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 9:20pm 3/29/2017 at 9:20pm
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We have covered the rollout of Chelsea Clinton.

The fawning media coverage portrays Chelsea as an emerging (or already emerged) leader of #theresistance to Trump. Her every tweet is promoted by outlets such as The Hill.

This has a very professional ring to it — there must be a team working for Clinton World...

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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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For what? Chelsea Clinton to get “Power of Women” Award

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/22/2017 at 1:00pm

Now things have gone too far.

We have been documenting the obvious pre-planned rollout of Chelsea Clinton’s political career, Media can’t get enough of Chelsea, Chelsea, Chelsea:

The political career of Chelsea Cl...

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Two important testimonies that Trump was right about Sweden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqaIgeQXQgI&t=76s
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:45pm 2/27/2017 at 7:45pm
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Donald Trump’s offhanded comment about immigration problems in Sweden was met with two reactions.

First, deception. Much of the media and many political opponents invented the fake claim that Trump referred to a terror incident that happened the night before. It was a lie, as the transcript showed, 

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Trump: #MAGA rally would be “the biggest of them all”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/25/2017 at 4:00pm

In the wake of the widespread astroturfing of GOP town hall protests, President Trump suggests that his voters hold their own rally to show support for him and his agenda.

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From the LI Team: What We’re Thankful For

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8:30am 11/24/2016 at 8:30am

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year.

Setting aside an entire four-day weekend to actively and collectively practice gratitude is an incredible part of our cultural heritage.

Because I do so love Thanksgiving, I asked the LI team to share their thoughts on this special day. Here’s what we’re...

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Student Wears Trump Hat at Rutgers, Gets Treated Exactly As You’d Expect

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10:30am 10/21/2016 at 10:30am

This student knew what he was getting into and did this partly as an experiment. He wrote about the experience at The Tab:

I wore a Trump hat around Rutgers for a week

When I bought my Trump hat to campus over the summer, I knew it was controversial to wear it in...

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“Those who lived under communism understand exactly what just happened”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 9:00pm 7/5/2016 at 9:00pm

FBI Director James Comey delivered the verdict on Hillary Clinton today – not guilty by reason of … of … of ….

There are a lot of details on why this was a miscarriage of justice. The best starting place is Andy McCarthy’s column at National Review, FBI Rewrites Federal Law to...

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How’s That Iran Nuclear Deal Working Out?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:00pm 5/25/2016 at 6:00pm

How’s the Iran nuclear deal working out?

I’m not asking the broader foreign policy question that Tom Nichols just addressed, but how is the nuclear aspect of the deal by itself working out?

According to Jonathan Broder of Newsweek, the deal is unraveling. And it is the fault of the United States.

Probably the...

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What we need at this very moment in history is OJ Simpson back in the news

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 4, 2016 at 1:45pm 3/4/2016 at 1:45pm

In the annals of criminal trials, I cannot recall one as infamous as the O.J. Simpson criminal trial for the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.

In a shocking new twist to this case, a knife that had been located by a construction worker at O.J. Simpon’s estate four years...

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The Nation magazine mishandles prominent Rabbi’s complaint of anti-Semitic essay

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 7:30pm 1/31/2016 at 7:30pm

In November 2015, The Nation, a prominent progressive magazine, published an essay by controversial professor Steven Salaita which raised compl...

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Fighting The Hate: When Does Anti-Israel Become Anti-Semitic?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 8:00pm 1/16/2016 at 8:00pm

Last week I drove out to Rochester, NY to give a talk titled ‘Fighting the Hate: When Does Anti-Israel Become Anti-Semitic?’.

Sponsored by ROC4Israel, a new pro-Israel organization that we featured in a post back in October, my lecture centered on how legitimate criticism of Israel can be distinguished from criticism that...

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What If Spying On Social Media Could Save Lives?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DARPA
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 21, 2015 at 11:30am 12/21/2015 at 11:30am
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DARPA

Could cameras at immigration centers in airports and at the borders pick extremists out of the crowd?  Could software search social media to identify terrorists or for hints of upcoming attacks?

With terror organizations and terrorists using social media for recruitment and indoctrination it is worth revisiting such programs.

DARPA’s Total Information...

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What Do Palestinians Really Want? New Study Reveals Disturbing Answers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 8:30am 11/5/2015 at 8:30am

As we’ve noted in a number of prior posts, for weeks Palestinian politicians and religious authorities have been invoking wild conspiracy theories in official print, TV and social media channels often centered on claims that Jews are putting Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque in danger.

In reality no Jews are “violently invading” the Al-Aqsa...

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Playboy Magazine Eliminates Reason for its Existence

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:00am 10/14/2015 at 7:00am

Playboy Magazine has announced a rather drastic change to its business model. Starting next March, the classic pinup mag will no longer feature women in the nude.

Ravi Somaiya reports at the New York Times:

Playboy to Drop Nudity as Internet Fills Demand

Last month, Cory Jones, a top editor at Playboy, went to...

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