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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.

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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President Obama, It’s Not About the Film

September 25, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Just watched President Obama deliver his speech at the U.N. A few thoughts.

First, the President did a decent job condemning extremism and pointing out that most people around the world are peaceful and moderate. He also stood up for the principle...

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President Obama, it’s not about the film; it’s about facing realities

September 25, 2012

Just watched President Obama deliver his speech at the U.N. A few thoughts.

First, I thought the President did a decent job condemning extremism and pointing out that most people around the world are peaceful and moderate. He also stood up for the...

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Freedom of speech cornerstone of American identity, way of life

September 25, 2012

In the aftermath of the attacks on U.S. embassies in Benghazi and Cairo, many outlets rushed to condemn the creators of the film that supposedly prompted the attacks. The fact that information has emerged in recent days suggesting that the...

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Thomas Sowell: income redistribution doesn’t work

September 20, 2012

Thomas Sowell has a great piece in today’s New York Post about why income redistribution, which then-state-Senator Obama was revealed this week on tape to have endorsed, doesn’t work.

Why, for instance, within a few years of...

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