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Jul 30th, 2014
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Dear President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon: Save yourselves lots of time, anguish and jet fuel, by learning a short saying in Arabic that sums up the current crisis in Gaza. “Darabni wa-baka, sabaqni wa-ishtaka.” It is a rhyme in Arabic that m...
By IAfrica
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Jul 30th, 2014
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In December of 2000, within the span of less than a week, two brothers, Reginald and Jonathan Carr, engaged in a series of crimes in Wichita that Kansans recognize as among the worst in their state’s history. First, they abducted and robbed assistant baseball coach Andrew Schreiber. Three days ...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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Hamas TV is the sort of thing you expect a serial killer to put on in his basement. Its Al Aqsa TV projects demented hateful propaganda in every possible way. Including its children’s programming. Its version of Mickey Mouse teaches kids to kill people. Its version of Bugs Bunny teaches kids to...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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While the usual suspects are gloating that American Jewish support for Israel is falling away, what we’ve actually seen is support coming from unexpected places, even from Jewish celebrities who traditionally have had little use for Israel. And some who were even anti-Israel. Let’s start ...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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This is the official AP Twitter account. It’s not a parody. As much of world watches Gaza war in horror, members of Congress fall over each other to support Israel: http://t.co/DepO2etLQS — The Associated Press (@AP) July 29, 2014 Despite the backlash, the AP has yet to delete this. Inste...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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Chloe Valdary, an activist whom many of you have already come to know, wrote this missive to Students for Justice in Palestine, but it applies equally to most of the anti-Israel protesters out in force now. The student organization Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is prominent on many college ...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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When leftist economic and social policies result in catastrophe, the architects of those policies typically cite the bad conditions as evidence that their programs simply have not been implemented as fully as they need to be. And voters, in turn, are persuaded to vote for mor...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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Under Erdogan’s Islamist AKP thugs, the murder rate for women in Turkey increased an unprecedented 1400%. Now one of Erdogan’s boys has some orders for women. Women should not laugh in public in Turkey, the Deputy Prime Minister has said in a speech on “moral corruption” in th...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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Hillary Clinton didn’t come up with this. This excuse has been making the rounds. The strange thing is that Hillary Clinton begins her answer by unexpectedly and correctly pointing out that the conflict really began with Hamas rocket attacks, implicitly correcting Jorge Ramos’ emphasis on...
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Jul 29th, 2014
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Let’s talk about consequences. Conservatism is nothing if not the recognition that actions have consequences. That policies have costs. In an appearance on Fox News Sunday, conservative columnist George Will had some harsh words for those who insist that the waves of migrant children crossing t...