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  • Court Cuts Anat Kam’s Sentence in Split Decision

    12/31/2012 2:20:22 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/12/12 | Tzvi ben Gedalyahu
    The High Court Monday morning reduced by one year a jail term for Anat Kam, convicted of stealing and exposing IDF documents while she was a soldier. She turned over the material to Haaretz journalist Uri Blau, who was sentenced to four months of community service. Kam filed the appeal after Blau's relatively light sentence. Kam stole and passed on to Blau more than 2,000 classified documents while she served in the army. She was sentenced last year to four and a half years in jail, and the judges at the time said the stiff sentence was necessary to make...
  • Video: IDF Helps Arab Land Grab in Samaria

    12/31/2012 2:17:17 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/12/12 | Yoni Kempenski and Tzvi ben Gedalyahu
    Here is an old story with a new twist: Arabs and Jews claim the same land. IDF separates the two sides, tells them nobody will work the land - and then protects the Arabs as they plow. Video .....
  • UK Catholics urged to lobby against gay marriage

    12/31/2012 1:52:14 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 31, 2012 4:16 AM EST
    The leader of Roman Catholics in England and Wales has urged followers to write to their representatives in Parliament to oppose the government’s plans to allow gay marriage. … Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative-led government plans to introduce legislation in January to allow gay marriages. Recent opinion polls suggest a large majority of the public supports the change. …
  • Wilbur Ross: Shale Gas Could Transform US Economy

    12/31/2012 1:31:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Newsmax ^ | December 27, 2012 | Forrest Jones and Kathleen Walter
    Policies that allow for the extraction of natural gas and oil in the country's shale deposits could transform the U.S. economy by creating jobs and improving the country's balance of payments, said Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross and Co. Attempts to burden the energy sector with heavy-handed regulation could wipe out growth in the sector and crimp a sector otherwise poised for lasting growth. "We are very keen on shale gas. We have been for quite some time. I think it's the one thing that could transform the economy, and the great thing about it is it...
  • EU Summit Reveals a Paralyzed Continent

    12/31/2012 1:30:48 AM PST · by bruinbirdman · 6 replies
    Spiegelonline ^ | 12/27/2012 | SPIEGEL Staff
    <p>What happens behind closed doors at an EU summit, when European leaders are among themselves? SPIEGEL has reconstructed the negotiations at the most recent meeting in Brussels, in December. Based on documents and accounts given by numerous sources it was a summit of hopelessness.</p>
  • Issa: America at Risk of Losing Economic Power

    12/31/2012 1:05:06 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 01:06 PM | Amy Woods
    Rolling back out-of-control spending—not raising taxes on the rich—will keep America fiscally sound and prevent the country from falling off the cliff, California Rep. Darrell Issa said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” … The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said the size of government has ballooned during the last decade, and President Barack Obama shows no signs of stopping it. … He said the president would have had a fiscal-cliff deal “in a New York minute” if he offered $100 billion in tax increases, disproportionately on the wealthy, and $400 billion in cuts. …
  • Angela Merkel: Eurozone crisis 'far from over'

    12/31/2012 12:56:58 AM PST · by bruinbirdman · 3 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/31/2012
    The eurozone sovereign debt crisis is far from over even though reform measures designed to address the roots of the problem are beginning to bear fruit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in her New Year's address. In face of slowing economic growth, Mrs Merkel also warned that conditions could be more difficult in 2013 than in 2012. "I know that many people are naturally concerned going into the new year," she said. "And the economic environment will not in fact be easier but rather more difficult next year. But we shouldn't let that get us down; rather it should...
  • Rep. Labrador: Democrats Acting Like “Bank Robbers” on Fiscal Cliff

    12/31/2012 12:54:49 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 01:17 PM | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador said on Sunday that he’s “not really sure” Democrats want to avoid going over the fiscal cliff, and that they’re like “bank robbers” who want to raise taxes on everyone. … “They have tried to get us (Republicans) to fight against each other on taxes when—I’m not really sure that they don’t want to go over the fiscal cliff,” he said. “They want to expand the growth of government. They need more revenues. You know, Democrats are like bank robbers. You don’t have the money in the 2 percent—the money is in the 100 percent....
  • Gallup: Disapproval of Obama Has Climbed 5 Points Since Christmas

    12/31/2012 12:33:22 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 30, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    With the federal government approaching the so-called “fiscal cliff,” when federal income tax rates will increase across-the-board back to the level they were under President Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama’s disapproval has climbed 5 points in the Gallup polled since Christmas. …
  • Atlanta Braves court controversy with 'Screaming Indian' caps

    12/31/2012 12:13:35 AM PST · by Lancey Howard · 42 replies
    Sporting News MLB ^ | December 27, 2012 | Sporting News MLB Staff
    The Atlanta Braves have not used their controversial "Screaming Indian" logo in any official capacity since 1989, but the team plans to bring it back next season as part of its new batting practice hats. And so far, the reaction on the Web has been less than positive.
  • Don’t Tread on Six-toed Cats - The case for federalism in Key West, Fla.

    12/31/2012 12:06:23 AM PST · by neverdem · 11 replies
    National Review Online ^ | December 28, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    One of my New Year’s resolutions is to work harder to persuade ideological friends and foes alike that the way to reduce partisanship and maximize happiness in America is to embrace federalism — the view that we should push as many decisions as possible to the lowest local level feasible.Federalism reduces partisanship by shrinking the importance of the federal government. It increases happiness by maximizing the number of people who get to live the way they want to live.Unfortunately, proponents of federalism tend to start the conversation with the really big issues: gay marriage, drugs, guns, abortion, etc.I’m for...
  • Publisher (Chicago) Tribune (and LA Times) to emerge from bankruptcy on December 31

    12/31/2012 12:00:29 AM PST · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 31, 2012
    U.S. media giant The Tribune Co, owner of the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, said late on Sunday it will emerge from bankruptcy on December 31, ending four years of Chapter 11 reorganization. Chicago-based Tribune said it will emerge from the Chapter 11 process with a portfolio of profitable assets that will include eight major daily newspapers and 23 TV stations. The company will also have a new board of directors. "Tribune will emerge as a dynamic multi-media company with a great mix of profitable assets, powerful brands in major markets, sufficient liquidity for operations and investments and...
  • Obama: ‘I Cut Spending by Over a Trillion Dollars in 2011’

    12/30/2012 11:31:31 PM PST · by chessplayer · 66 replies
    (CNSNews.com) - Appearing on NBCs “Meet the Press” on Sunday, President Barack Obama said that he cut spending by more than $1 trillion in 2011. However, the White House Office of Management and Budget says that federal spending increased by $147 billion from fiscal 2010 to fiscal 2011.
  • Mort Zuckerman: Brace For an Avalanche of Unfunded Debt

    12/30/2012 11:15:00 PM PST · by neverdem · 53 replies
    U.S. News & World Report ^ | December 28, 2012 | MORTIMER B. ZUCKERMAN
    The fiscal cliff isn't as scary as the looming deficit and debt crisis about to swamp the country All eyes have been on the clear and present danger of the fiscal cliff—understandably—but there's a sound in the mountain range that's even scarier than the cliff. It's the sound made by an avalanche, the trillions of dollars of debt that's heading our way, gathering speed and mass. For most people, it's out of earshot now, and that's the way our government prefers to play it in its financial statements. Liabilities are not set out there in accordance with the well-established norms...
  • A Look Back at My Top Obama Administration Predictions for 2012

    12/30/2012 10:52:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 31, 2012 | John Ransom
    It's time to  look back at predications regarding the non-stop sitcom that's known as the Obama Administration, 2012.I won some, a lost a few too. Okay more than a few. But some of the more outrageous predictions, like Barney Frank's wedding, panned out.The first three years of the Obama administration has largely been a re-make of that American television classic Happy Days with Obama starring in the role of the Fonz. What's in store for the coming year? Well don't change that dial.   10) Tim Geithner will leave the administration, forcibly if need be, likely in FebruaryHere’s the real story about the passage...
  • Blacks Should Embrace NRA Gun Proposal

    12/30/2012 10:43:38 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 31, 2012 | Star Parker
    What is the essence of freedom? Property and a gun. I never met my grandfather, but that's the lesson I took from his life. He was one generation out of slavery and bought property and guns. It's so predictable that today's discussion on gun control is similar to the noise we hear from liberals every time there is a mass shooting. What is new this time is that the NRA, under the direction of Wayne LaPierre, David Keene and Asa Hutchinson, has put forth a concrete plan that most American parents should appreciate will keep children safer at school. Why...
  • Obama Boasts Support of American People in ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Fight

    12/30/2012 10:14:35 PM PST · by lbryce · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 31, 2012 | Rachel Rose Hartman
    As Congress races to pass legislation before the Jan. 1 "fiscal cliff" deadline, President Barack Obama in an interview which aired Sunday publicly touted the support of the American people for the plan he offered to Republicans. "We have put forward not only a sensible deal, but one that has the support of the majority of the American people including close to half of Republicans," the president told NBC "Meet the Press" host David Gregory in a taped interview. The president said the American people support raising taxes on the wealthiest earners-- something the Republicans have staunchly opposed as...
  • Hawaii state registrar Alvin Onaka has publicly certified to AZ SOS Ken Bennett that Barack Obama’s

    12/30/2012 10:09:06 PM PST · by wrastu · 138 replies
    The Obama Hustle Blog copied onto The Other News Blog ^ | December 29, 2012 | As reported to AL HENDERSHOT, Blog owner and editor of the blog "The Obama Hustle"
    Hawaii state registrar Alvin Onaka has publicly certified to AZ SOS Ken Bennett that Barack Obama’s HI birth certificate is legally non-valid and the White House image is a forgery. He also confirmed to KS SOS Kris Kobach that the information contained in the White House image isNOT “identical to” that in the official record.
  • Hawaii state registrar Alvin Onaka has publicly certified to AZ SOS Ken Bennett that Barack Obama’s

    12/30/2012 10:08:58 PM PST · by wrastu · 2 replies
    The Obama Hustle Blog copied onto The Other News Blog ^ | December 29, 2012 | As reported to AL HENDERSHOT, Blog owner and editor of the blog "The Obama Hustle"
    Hawaii state registrar Alvin Onaka has publicly certified to AZ SOS Ken Bennett that Barack Obama’s HI birth certificate is legally non-valid and the White House image is a forgery. He also confirmed to KS SOS Kris Kobach that the information contained in the White House image isNOT “identical to” that in the official record.
  • Report declares thriving Israeli Christian population

    12/30/2012 9:46:57 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    One News Now ^ | 12-30-12 | Michael F. Haverluck
    Almost 65 years after Jews who were dispersed around the world returned to their homeland ― following a departure that lasted nearly two millennia ― a report released by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) confirms that the Christian population in the Jewish nation is alive and well, despite the nation's more dominant Jewish and Muslim religions, growing to 158,000 (roughly two percent of the total population). While thousands of Christians celebrated Christmas among various observances taking place across the Promised Land, a CBS statistical breakdown divulged that 80 percent of the Christians living in Israel are Arab. The remaining...