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  • LADEE Sees Zodiacal Light before Crashing into Moon, but Apollo Mystery Remains

    04/24/2014 3:30:32 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | April 24, 2014 | Bob King on
    With the glow of Earth well-hidden, any dust in the moon’s scant atmosphere around the time of orbital sunrise should become visible. Scientists also expected to see the softly luminous glow of the zodiacal light, an extensive cloud of comet and asteroid dust concentrated in the flat plane of the solar system. The zodiacal light gets its name from the zodiac, that familiar band of constellations the planets pass through as they orbit the sun. Back on Earth, the zodiacal light looks like a big thumb of light standing up from the western horizon a couple hours after sunset in...
  • Video: How removing one regulation created hundreds of jobs in Mississippi

    04/18/2014 6:48:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/18/2014 | Mary Katharine Ham
    So many businesses are just someone’s dream—to make an honest living, to serve the community something it’s missing, to use talents to their greatest potential. Every roadblock the government erects makes those dreams slightly less possible. And, those roadblocks aren’t tripping up the lavishly rich. In this case, an unnecessary regulation in Mississippi was keeping hundreds of working- and middle-class black women from making a living doing something their community wanted to pay them for— hairbraiding. One woman fought for seven years to change that. The result is pretty much the whole reason I believe what I believe.I’ve known this...
  • Who’d Have Thought This Could Lead To Criminal Charges Against BLM?

    04/17/2014 8:56:58 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 51 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 04-17-2014 | B. Christopher Agee
    <p>As Western Journalism reported yesterday, a series of photos from the scene of a federal government standoff in Clark County, Nev. indicate Bureau of Land Management agents slaughtered multiple cows on the Bundy Ranch. After alleging the ranch’s owner, Cliven Bundy, had failed to pay federal grazing fees for a number of years, armed BLM agents swarmed the area, resorting to physical violence against members of the family and threats toward those who arrived to support them.</p>
  • Associated Press suffers massive memory lapse in recent article

    04/06/2014 10:43:58 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/6/14 | Doug Book
    According to its website, the Associated Press is one of the “…most trusted sources of independent news gathering.” AP journalists operate “…in more than 280 locations worldwide, including every statehouse in the U.S.” AP employees have won 51 Pulitzer prizes. The AP proudly announces that its journalists “…have gone to great lengths, overcome obstacles and, too often, sacrificed to ensure that the news has been reported quickly, accurately and honestly.” Most importantly, the AP claims that the organization “…fights for freedom of the press and the public’s right to know.” (my italics) On March 26th, the Washington Post published an...
  • Biden: People are dumb, Obama deserves sainthood for the patience he’s shown with the ACA rollout

    03/26/2014 5:56:13 AM PDT · by SJackson · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 3-25-14 | Robert Laurie
    Normally, they like to keep Joe Biden locked up. This is a good instinct, because when he gets out in front of the cameras, he starts saying the kinds of things he’s been saying over the course of the last two weeks. Still, every now and then, they have no choice but to let Crazy Joe off his chain so he can run around the yard a bit. Friday, they let him speak before the National Association of Community Health Centers policy summit in Washington, D.C. Ostensibly, he was there to rally the troops ahead of the push to enroll...
  • This Is The Most Plausible Theory For The Plane's Disappearance We've Heard Yet...

    03/18/2014 5:14:03 AM PDT · by blam · 157 replies
    BI ^ | 3-18-2014 | Henry Blodget
    This Is The Most Plausible Theory For The Plane's Disappearance We've Heard Yet... Henry BlodgetMar. 18, 2014, 6:01 AM Over the past 10 days, investigators and observers have come up with ever-more elaborate theories for what might have happened to Malaysia Airways Flight 370. What was originally assumed to have been a tragic mid-air explosion or mechanical problem soon bloomed into a criminal investigation of a meticulously planned hijacking, commandeering, or otherwise stealing of a fully loaded commercial 777 in mid-air. The perpetrator(s) knew the plane so well, one of the latest theories goes, that they climbed through a trap...
  • Crazy Feminists Want Their "Period" to Bleed "Freely" and Feminize Wikipedia

    02/06/2014 4:49:15 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | February 5, 2014 | Gary DeMar
    The world gets more troubling every day as nut-ball beliefs are pushed as normal. It’s hard to keep up with all the craziness. Two feminist stories caught my attention. One is typical, the other is bizarre. Feminists want to rewrite Wikipedia. The following is from the DailyCaller:
  • Teen Jeopardy Champion Gives Hilarious Subtle Insult To Obama!

    01/02/2014 9:02:19 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 33 replies
    Take that "O!" LMAO....
  • Culprit in Mysterious Elk Deaths Found

    11/08/2013 8:37:22 AM PST · by Kartographer · 37 replies
    Life Science vai Yahoo ^ | 11/7/13 | Benjamin Radford
    A hunter stumbled upon a bizarre sight on a 75,000-acre ranch north of Las Vegas, N.M., on Aug. 27: the remains of more than 100 dead elk. Livestock deaths are not unusual, but so many animals dying off, and doing so in what seems to be under 24 hours, was puzzling to scientists. Related StoriesOfficials with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish investigated the mysterious elk deaths and ruled out several possible causes for the elk deaths, including poachers, anthrax, lightning strikes, epizootic hemorrhagic disease (an often-fatal virus known to affect deer and other ruminants), botulism, poisonous plants,...
  • It’s Almost Unbelievable What One Homeowner’s Security Camera Caught a U.S. Postal Worker Doing

    10/05/2013 2:48:03 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 40 replies
    Blaze ^ | 10/3/2013 | Liz Klimas
    One of the benefits of Mark Anderson’s home security camera feed was that he could check to see if a package he had been waiting for was delivered while he was at work. It was delivered all right, but just how it was dropped off had the LaGrange, Ga., man flabbergasted. Anderson told TheBlaze Friday he installed the security cameras more to keep an eye on his disabled mother while the family was away during the day, rather than actual security issues (he has four Great Danes that he said good security assurance for that). Once back at his desk...
  • Looking ahead at Grimes, McConnell brings out prominent women to criticize Democrats' approach

    08/31/2013 1:40:20 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 4 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 8/30/2013 | Jacqueline Pitts
    ~ McConnell said he expects a lot of gender-based attacks coming from Alison Lundergan Grimes, the secretary of state and frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. But he said that isn’t what the 2014 election should be about. “What you are going to see by my opponent obviously is the Barack Obama playbook to try to divide people with gender based attacks. We have seen that all too often and some of it has started already,” McConnell told the crowd. “But look, this campaign is about what kind of America do we want to have and what kind of Kentucky do...
  • Back to Our 20th-Century Future

    07/25/2013 3:42:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2013 | Victor Davis Hanson
    We may be in the era of Facebook and fracking. But 2013 is still beginning to look a lot like the cataclysmic century we just left behind.Victor Davis HansonVictor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a recipient of the 2007 National Humanities Medal.
  • If You Own Gold, You Must See This Chart…

    07/10/2013 7:26:11 AM PDT · by Errant · 50 replies
    Money Morning ^ | 10 July, 2013 | Keith Fitz-Gerald
    What I'm about to say will challenge even the most steadfast gold bears - or anyone for that matter right now who thinks that gold has seen its better days. The chart below tells a story - a big story. In fact, I encourage you to forward this email to anyone you know who serious about his money. What I found here, with the help of Frank Holmes from U.S. Global and one of the smartest people on earth on the potent combination of Asian markets and commodities, is a chart that shows a truly astounding fact about gold.
  • Petraeus Paid Off?

    07/04/2013 9:23:15 AM PDT · by Red Statements · 22 replies
    Red Statements ^ | July 2nd, 2013 | Steven H Ahle
    Former CIA Director General David Petraeus, has gotten a new job and it’s a humdinger. Many of you remember that I’ve said many times that people with information on the scandals will either get promoted or get cushy jobs from some liberal company. Since Patraeus has resigned he couldn’t be promoted so the next best thing
  • Sheriffs plan to put feds back in their place

    05/25/2013 4:05:11 AM PDT · by TPOOH · 13 replies
    WND.com ^ | May 25, 2013 | Bob Unruh
    Sheriffs and peace officers from across the country will be meeting with likeminded supporters for a national convention focused on one goal: restoring constitutional rule in the United States of America. From May 31-June 1, the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, or CSPOA, will be meeting in St. Charles, Mo., for its Heartland of America Conference. Ads by Google Free Estate AffidavitSmall Estate Affidavit. All States. Legally Binding. Immediate Use. Affidavit.RocketLawyer.com VA Loans for VeteransGet a Quote on a VA Home Loan. It Only Takes 2 Mins to PreQualify! www.VeteransUnited.com The purpose of the conference is to equip sheriffs,...
  • Pay no attention to man behind the curtain

    05/11/2013 6:50:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5/11/2013 | Patrice Lewis
    Always, always, when I think things can’t get any loonier, they do. On May 5, President Obama gave the commencement speech at Ohio State University and actually said the following (emphasis added):
  • Chick-fil-A’s Latest Horror

    12/31/2012 12:10:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 83 replies
    Salon ^ | THURSDAY, DEC 27, 2012 | DAVID SIROTA
    The controversial fast-food chain publishes a children's book loaded with half-truths about farms and animalsAs my son enters the so-called Terrible Twos, I’ve become keenly aware of one thing that makes them so terrible: awareness. After 24 months outside the womb, kids slowly but surely start becoming cognizant of what they have, what they don’t have — and what they want. At this point, too, kids begin more fully processing how the world works — or at least what the world is telling them about how the world works. Advertisers obviously know all of this. They not only know that...
  • The Magic 9-Ball Predicts 2013

    12/30/2012 9:59:34 AM PST · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 14 replies
    The Moderate Separatist ^ | December 30, 2012 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    Now we come to the end of another year and the dawn of a new one. While others are busy thinking up lists resolutions to break (let’s be real. New Year’s resolutions are nothing but a list of self-promises with a time limit) I instead will once again look into the Moderate Separatist’s Magic 9-ball for hints and clues from the upcoming year.
  • Does Objective truth exist? If so, why?

    12/15/2012 8:18:27 PM PST · by Zeneta · 70 replies
    unknown | Jonathan Sarfati
    I'd like to share this for those that are interested in seeking truth. The issues run far and wide, however there seems a core to understanding that needs to be examined.
  • Anti-Big Government Speech Brings House Floor To Its Feet

    07/27/2012 11:03:43 AM PDT · by Joe27 · 52 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 26 Jul 2012
    Rep. Mike Kelly just gained a lot of new fans.
  • Tribute to Hubble AND Making Fun of the Obamas!

    04/25/2012 10:09:08 AM PDT · by NOBO2012
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-25-2012 | MOTUS
    ...MO, talking to “the girls” in Omaha This frock was one of the originals in the Balenciaga candy collection, seen below: Skittles with built in sparkly boob belt on the right, and the 2009 showing of the Good ‘N Plenty frock (which now seems vaguely ironic), left... Launching a country-wide campaign yesterday, Lady M appeared alongside the Oracle of Omaha, touting the implementation of the Buffet rule - which could make those steaks that Omaha is so famous for a lot less affordable for a lot more people. Later, in Iowa where they grow the corn that those Nebraska cows...
  • Syrian violence kills at least 12 as forces fire on funeral processions, clash with defectors

    12/10/2011 4:11:33 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 1 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Saturday, December 10, 2011 | Aya Batrawy, AP
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  • Krauthammer: Mid-election cycle SCOTUS ruling on ObamaCare a ‘win-win’ for president (Video)

    10/01/2011 5:27:52 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 37 replies
    TheDC ^ | October 1, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    One the best shots opponents of ObamaCare have at defeating the 2009 law isn’t its repeal through the legislative process. Instead, it is said the bill could be ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court for its mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance. And that would force Obama or the next occupant of the White House to start all over on reforming health care. However, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer doesn’t think that the judicial system acting on the issue and rendering judgment will be a bad thing for the president either way. On Friday’s “Special Report,” Krauthammer said either...
  • Philadelphia's Anapol Schwartz takes on NFL

    08/24/2011 3:57:46 PM PDT · by Miami Vice · 6 replies
    Legal News Line ^ | 8-24-11 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    PHILADELPHIA - It seems the Eagles aren't the only team in town ready for some NFL action. The lawyers of Anapol, Schwartz, Weiss, Cohan, Feldman and Smalley have taken on the National Football League in federal court. Seven former professional football players -- among them former Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jim McMahon and Philadelphia Eagles lineman Gerry Feehery -- retained the Philadelphia law firm, alleging the NFL failed ...
  • White House Mischief

    08/16/2011 6:47:13 PM PDT · by forty_years · 5 replies
    netwmd.com ^ | Aug 16 2011 | Daniel Pipes
    The White House engaged in two furtive gambits last week that painfully exposed the Obama administration's amateurish, deceitful Middle East-Islamic policies. ... In combination, two deceits in two days makes one wonder about the morality and even sanity of the White House staff under Barack Obama. Do his munchkins really think they can get away with such sleazy sleights of hand? ...
  • 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Original Star Trek

    08/07/2011 2:06:25 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 156 replies · 1+ views
    io9 ^ | August 4, 2011 | Charlie Jane Anders and Mandy Curtis
    Space may be the final frontier, but Star Trek is a well-explored universe by now. Captain Kirk, the Enterprise, transporters, phasers, tricorders and Klingons are part of our common language. But there's still tons of insane stuff you've never heard about Trek.
  • Revolutionary idea

    07/28/2011 3:41:49 PM PDT · by kathsua · 1 replies
    Hutchinson News ^ | 7/27/2011 | JIMMIE STARK
    Printer-friendly version 0 comment(s) found! Leave a comment! Subject: Name: (Required. Will appear) Email: (Required. Will not appear) captcha d3a5932bd35b4a01bdf150f8ab2b1b67 Enter text seen above: Alert us to inappropriate comments Inappropriate comments include those which: • infringe upon or violate the copyright, trademark or intellectual property rights of anyone • are libelous or defamatory • are obscene, pornographic or sexually explicit; substituting characters for letters is not acceptable • violate any local, state, national or international law • degrade others on basis of race, gender, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or other classification • are predatory, hateful or...
  • High alert at Ben Gurion as plane plans emergency landing El Al pilots report fault in left wheel

    05/22/2011 7:36:42 PM PDT · by truthandlife · 26 replies
    El Al plane carrying 279 passengers on board takes off en route to New York but forced to return to attempt emergency landing after technical fault found in left wheel; over 70 MDA rescue teams at scene. A state of emergency was announced at Ben Gurion Airport overnight Sunday because of a technical fault on board an El Al flight expected to land at the airport. The El Al flight 027, carrying 279 passengers on board, took off en route to New York but was forced to turn back and perform an emergency landing when it was discovered that there...
  • Same Alec Baldwin Who Threatened to Kill Congressman’s Children Wants to Run for Public Office?

    01/12/2011 10:22:30 PM PST · by george76 · 14 replies
    bh ^ | Jan 12th 2011 | Susan Anne Hiller
    With all of the talk of vitriolic rhetoric and images, the Left conveniently ignores so many vicious attacks–verbal and physical–on conservatives, Republicans, and anyone else who disagrees with them. They attempt to bully their political opponents into submission and silence–with the MSM in lock step with them. And if there was even a shred of hope that the MSM would get back in the game of reporting the news, we now have confirmation that it is gone. Completely. Just as Nina Totenberg meant it literally when she wished AIDS on Jesse Helms’ grandchildren as she giggled away, these are such...
  • Netanyahu: Obama Admin. Halted Building Freeze

    01/04/2011 12:32:40 PM PST · by Amerisrael · 13 replies
    In this CBN video, as usual, Hillary Clinton gets it wrong,--Lance Lambert gets it right. A brief excerpt: " Rabbi Eliezer Waldman told CBN News that this dispute dates back to God's covenant with Israel." "It's not the settlements that are a stumbling block," Waldman explained. "It's the establishment of the settlement of a Jewish state in the Middle East that's a stumbling block in the eyes of the nations of the world." So as the world pushes Israel to give up its biblical heartland for peace, many Christians see a totally different result. "If you ask me what was...
  • Under the gun: how the people of Gaza feel about Hamas

    This is the entrance to the Gaza Strip: a 250-metre long causeway of exposed concrete slabs about five metres wide, surrounded by barbed wire, CCTV cameras and motion sensors, and closely monitored by remote-controlled machine guns mounted on the huge concrete walls that mark the border around the Erez Crossing Terminal. This awful corniche, a fitting introduction to the physical and social isolation inside Gaza, traverses a deep buffer zone that separates the Israeli military and border police at Erez from the Hamas border guards, who maintain their own checkpoint 500 metres away. It's difficult to coordinate along a border...
  • White House recess-appointed Berwick after questions about $49M nonprofit group

    07/08/2010 2:56:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    wash. examiner ^ | 7/8/10 | Byron York
    There’s been much discussion to the effect that Barack Obama chose to recess-appoint Dr. Donald Berwick to run Medicare and Medicaid because the White House wanted to avoid a contentious debate over Berwick’s support for health care rationing and his championing of European government health care systems. With midterm elections less than four months away, and a large part of the American public in favor of repealing Obamacare, such a debate would not be good for Democrats.
  • Israelis Suspicious Of Me Because My Middle Name Is Hussein

    07/08/2010 12:14:40 PM PDT · by edpc · 31 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 8 July 2010 | Haaretz Service
    U.S. President Barack Obama told Channel 2 News on Wednesday that he believed Israel would not try to surprise the U.S. with a unilateral attack on Iran. In an interview aired Thursday evening, Obama was asked whether he was concerned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would try to attack Iran without clearing the move with the U.S., to which the president replied "I think the relationship between Israel and the U.S. is sufficiently strong that neither of us try to surprise each other, but we try to coordinate on issues of mutual concern."
  • 6 Mind-Blowing Achievements in Propaganda

    04/21/2010 12:36:31 PM PDT · by TruthHound · 17 replies · 792+ views
    When you think "propaganda" you immediately picture a huge statue of a dictator, or banners stamped with corny slogans. You think of the kind of clumsy brainwashing that only works on uneducated peasants. But then there are acts of propaganda that have changed the world, usually because you didn't know they were propaganda. If there was a hall of fame for such things, it would include...
  • The French connection

    04/13/2010 2:42:15 AM PDT · by Traianus · 9 replies · 1,262+ views
    HAARETZ ^ | july 3, 2008 | Meir Zamir
    On December 15, 1947, at approximately 1:45 P.M., about 20 fighters of the Haganah - the pre-state underground Jewish militia - seized a British truck south of Acre. The men, armed but wearing civilian clothing, confiscated about half a ton of documents, packed into eight sealed steel containers and 12 sacks of diplomatic mail. The documents had been sent from the British legation in Beirut to Haifa Port, from which they were to be transported to Britain.
  • A Palestinian peace plan Israelis can live with

    11/28/2009 6:43:05 AM PST · by Androcles · 9 replies · 545+ views
    http://www.haaretz.com ^ | 24/11/2009 | Bradley Burston
    Ray Hanania is a compassionate and, in fact, delightful person, with rare insight into the aspirations and failings of Palestinians and Israelis. In the eyes of many, that alone ought to disqualify him from consideration as a leader in the Holy Land. Add to that, the fact that the acclaimed journalist also happens to be a first-generation Palestinian-American married to a Jewish woman, as well as a stand-up comedian who has appeared alongside Jewish comics, and the self-destructively polarized electorate of the Holy Land will need to expend not a whiff of thought in dismissing him out of hand. Which...
  • Obama using 'blood libel' report to pressure Jewish state

    10/11/2009 4:57:50 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 11 replies · 1,106+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | October 11, 2009 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – Senior Palestinian Authority officials told WND the Obama administration offered their group guarantees that the U.S. would pressure Israel over a Palestinian state in exchange for the PA's withdrawal of support for immediate U.N. action over an investigation claiming Israel committed war crimes. The PA officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told WND the guarantees include pressing Israel to agree to a two-year timetable to negotiate a Palestinian state set along the pre-1967 lines – meaning a state in the Gaza Strip, West Bank and eastern sections of Jerusalem. The officials said the Obama administration hopes to...
  • America's Coolest Small Towns

    10/04/2009 6:13:28 PM PDT · by kingattax · 75 replies · 3,689+ views
    Every now and then, you stumble upon a town that's gotten everything right—great coffee, food with character, shop owners with purpose. These 10 spots have it all, in perfectly small doses.
  • House votes to cut off funding, but 75 stand by ACORN [full list here]

    09/17/2009 11:47:23 AM PDT · by lifeisacarnival · 101 replies · 5,912+ views
    washington Examiner ^ | 09-17-09 | david Freddoso
    Here are the last names of all 75 congressmen who voted to preserve ACORN's stream of funding: Baldwin Becerra Brady (PA) Brown, Corrine Butterfield Capuano........
  • The Turn Against Israel

    07/06/2009 11:11:49 AM PDT · by Jbny · 3 replies · 402+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 07/06/09 | John Podhoretz
    Barack Obama began the first week of June with a series of interviews on the eve of his journey to Cairo to deliver his address to the “Muslim world.” In all of them, he spoke of the Israeli-Palestinian situation and the central importance of resolving it as part of his aim of beginning anew with the Arab and Muslim nations that have grown so disenchanted with the United States.
  • The Left's Delusion on Obama and Israel

    07/06/2009 12:56:41 PM PDT · by fiscon1 · 2 replies · 288+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 07/06/2009 | Mike Volpe
    The timing is uncanny. In the last week, two liberals strongly defended Obama's policies toward Israel. Yet, their defenses are diametrically apart from each other. As such, at best, one is terribly wrong. At worst, both are wrong. In my opinion, both are delusional.
  • FREEP Duncan Hunter's Poll About Universal Healthcare

    06/24/2009 8:04:06 AM PDT · by GunRunner · 23 replies · 1,267+ views
    Congressman Duncan Hunter | 6-24-2009 | Duncan Hunter
    The folks at Pharyngula have gotten a hold of it and swayed it up to 85%+ in favor.Do you support a government imposed healthcare policy?
  • The One Violation that may Spur Obama's Downfall

    06/22/2009 11:53:13 AM PDT · by Welshman007 · 27 replies · 2,299+ views
    Columbia Conservative Examiner ^ | June 22, 2009 | Anthony G. Martin
    It has been documented that Barack Obama has committed various impeachable offenses. But one single violation of the law stands alone as the one that could bring about his downfall. The key is if and when liberals rediscover their conscience.
  • The Fill-in-the-Blanks Fairytale World of Barack Obama

    06/07/2009 5:51:22 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 29 replies · 1,976+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Saturday, June 6, 2009 | Judi McLeod
    A `Brothers Grim’ Fairytale for 2009 and Beyond:Once upon a time there came a president who crossed the global village telling bigger whoppers than any other president, including George W. Bush. But the one he told at Buchenwald when the 65th Anniversary of D-Day was being celebrated, really sticks in the craw.
  • Obama Drops Key Clause in Jerusalem Embassy Memo

    06/05/2009 8:00:31 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 260 replies · 13,921+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 5, 2009 | Watercooler Blog
    Late on Friday The Washington Times' Christian Bourge obtained a copy of Presidential Determination 2009-19, latest in a series of pro forma memos to the Secretary of State entitled "Suspension of Limitations Under the Jerusalem Embassy Act."
  • Obama’s Israel Gamble (Nixon Center)

    06/04/2009 11:06:08 PM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 3 replies · 437+ views
    The National Interest ^ | 06/04/2009 | Dimitri K. Simes
    ... addressing the demand to freeze the settlements, Mr. Obama stated that “the United States has to follow through on what it says.” If he truly means that, then a dramatic change in American policy is coming. Hopefully President Obama will deliver, because he is playing with fire. ...
  • Update: 700 International Scientists Dissent Over Man-Made Global Warming

    06/05/2009 12:13:04 AM PDT · by SERE_DOC · 8 replies · 560+ views
    US Senate ^ | 4:09 PM ET | Marc Morano (posted)
    Update: 59 Additional Scientists Join Senate Report...More Than 700 International Scientists Dissent Over Man-Made Global Warming Claims
  • Text of President Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world

    06/04/2009 4:29:30 AM PDT · by theruleshavechanged · 13 replies · 1,234+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 06-04-2009 | Text
    I know there are many — Muslim and non-Muslim — who question whether we can forge this new beginning. Some are eager to stoke the flames of division, and to stand in the way of progress. Some suggest that it isn't worth the effort — that we are fated to disagree, and civilizations are doomed to clash. Many more are simply skeptical that real change can occur. There is so much fear, so much mistrust. But if we choose to be bound by the past, we will never move forward.
  • Obama in Cairo: Actually, the Arab world needs to reach out

    06/03/2009 10:28:46 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 8 replies · 543+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 4, 2009 | Editorial
    Respect is a two-way street. Recent polls suggest that about half of Americans hold negative views of Islam, and this is not merely blind bigotry. If they want respect, Muslim states must seek active ways to improve relations with the United States.
  • McCarthyite tactics to silence immigration debate

    06/02/2009 3:50:17 PM PDT · by Bob017 · 1 replies · 238+ views
    The HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) (is employing McCarthyism-style tactics to silence their leading opponent Dr. Stephen Steinlight. Steinlight has provided a long-standing, if independent-minded (this is a bad thing?) service to the Jewish community, including at the American Jewish Committee, the US Holocaust Museum, and the National Conference of Christians and Jews, prior to his work at CIS. Now, he is being promoted as a persona non grata by HIAS through McCarthyite tactics. This email was sent to various Jewish newspapers and organizations by Roberta Elliot, the HIAS V.P. of media and communications: