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My running commentary on events: local, national, and international. Areas of special interest include Israel, Iraq, and dissidents in the Muslim world.

Debate looked like a draw, Jerry Springer style

October 17, 2012

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If debates mean anything, the one on October 3rd gave Americans a close look at Mitt Romney, and they concluded he was not as unlikable as the pundits keep telling them he is.

Last night, October 16th, both Governor Romney and...

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Just in Time for Halloween: Obama and Romney Scared of … Candy?

October 16, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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President Obama and Mitt Romney are apparently objecting to CNN’s Crowley, who is set to moderate tomorrow’s presidential debate. Both candidates are complaining to the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), which regulates...

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Breaking news: Alusi reports sizable number of U.S. troops have returned to three Iraqi air bases

October 16, 2012

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi contacted me today to report that, starting two weeks ago, U.S. troops started returning to military bases in Iraq. I have not seen this information published elsewhere. If it turns out to be...

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Just in time for Halloween, Obama and Romney afraid of … Candy?

October 15, 2012

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Just in time for Halloween … Romney and Obama are afraid of … Candy Crowley?

Obama and Romney are apparently objecting to CNN’s Crowley, who is set to moderate Tuesday evening’s presidential debate. They are...

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Round two: Ryan and Biden face off

October 11, 2012

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Looking forward to tonight’s VP debate. Not sure what to expect from Biden; all I know is, if he were a beautiful Republican woman, the media and liberals would have long ago crucified him as a total moron and/or race-baiter. 

I have a...

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Presidential Debate: The Prince and the Fighter

October 4, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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A few quick thoughts about Wednesday’s Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

Romney has been fighting to be President of the United States for eight long years. He was not anointed by his party; his competitors...

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Round one, Romney

October 4, 2012

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A few quick thoughts about tonight’s Presidential debate.

Mitt Romney has been fighting to be President of the United States for eight long years. He was not anointed by his party; his competitors for the nomination (remember Newt?)...

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Christie, Trump to Romney: be tough on Obama Wednesday

October 1, 2012

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie seems to believe that Mitt Romney can surge ahead of President Obama in Wednesday’s debate.

This week on Hannity’s America, Donald Trump urged Romney to be “tough” on Obama, remarking...

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President Obama giving Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-dominated govt. half a billion in “emergency funds” With friends like these …

September 30, 2012

Buried on the inside pages of our nation’s great newspapers last Friday was the news that President Obama has decided to be extremely generous with U.S. tax dollars to Egypt. These “emergency funds” (half a billion...

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Bibi draws a red line; recalls JFK backbone in Cuban missile crisis

September 29, 2012

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In his speech before the U.N. General Assembly last Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called upon the United States and other world powers to draw a red line beyond which Tehran’s leaders will not be allowed to advance...

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