April 2010

Congress’s Ironic Outrage At Goldman Sachs

April 29, 2010

In the words of Thinking Man, my finance expert friend, “It was shiesters slamming shiesters” Tuesday on the Hill as senators from both sides of the aisle alternately interrogated and slammed executives of one of New York’s...

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Democracy Delayed

April 27, 2010

From The American Spectator


Last week, following its review of documents charging fraud in Iraq’s March 7 elections, an Iraqi court ordered a recount of votes in Baghdad.

Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, who ran on a platform of Iraqi relations with Israel...

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Jonthan Tobin on Today’s NY Times: Obama Has Shifted U.S. Policy Against Israel

April 26, 2010

Jonathan Tobin aptly characterizes, in this piece, the increasingly alarming situation currently facing Israel. He does a good job of outlining the basic reality and President Obama’s fallacious assumptions about it, as well as the...

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Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Sparks Campaign for UNRWA Reform

April 23, 2010


Below is a letter issued this week by Florida Congresswoman ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN, who is taking on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). UNRWA, a U.N. agency with a mandate to care for Palestinians, has received $3.6 billion in...

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Environmental Drama Takes a Fresh Look at Going Green

April 20, 2010


Having finally emerged from a winter that made my hometown of Pittsburgh resemble a scene from the film Doctor Zhivago, I’m not inclined to put Al Gore’s dire warnings about global warming at the top of my worry list. As Los Angeles...

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Harvard GOP-er who stood up to Barney Frank scraps — and sings — at Chicago’s Tax Day Tea Party

April 17, 2010

From Jewish World Review



llinois Republican Congressional candidate Joel Pollak showed up at Chicago’s tax day tea party in Daley Plaza and attacked the idea that the tea party movement is motivated by prejudice.

In his speech, Pollak said, “I’ve been...

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Netanyahu on Holocaust Remembrance Day: Fight Evil

April 12, 2010


Last Sunday in his speech on Yom Hashoa, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the point that he believes the lessons of the Holocaust are three: “fortify your strength, teach good...

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Ahmadinejad Races Toward Nuclear Capability; Alusi Postulates “D.C. is Coming Closer to Iran”

April 9, 2010

Looks like even the U.S. State Department is saying that clearly, Iran’s nuclear enrichment effort is weapons related. At a recent event in Tehran, Ahmadinejad showcased what he said was a new generation of domestically-built...

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President Obama’s Comments on Nuclear Weapons + Zbigniew Brzezinski’s Return = Carter Administration Redux

April 9, 2010

During the run-up to the 2008 election, one of the most disturbing and ominous indicators for those of us who care about Israel’s security was a statement made by an advisor to President Obama’s campaign named Zbigniew...

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Alusi Charges That Iraqi Elections Were Corrupted by Iran, Saudia Arabia

April 3, 2010


Hugely disappointing news from Iraq last week as Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, who won his seat in Iraq’s Parliament in December, 2005 and has been a fearless champion of human rights, press freedom, and...

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