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  • Cry for Argentina

    08/27/2014 10:09:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/27/14 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Liberal left socialist utopianism has destroyed Argentina's economy, and the country is now joining the ranks of leftist economies gasping for air, and slowly A year ago conservatives in Argentina claimed the South American country was headed in the same direction as Venezuela. Economic freedom was under assault because of the institution of a failed Bolivarian economic monster - Hugo Chavez’s “twenty-first century socialism” was destroying yet another South American victim. As with any nation that embraces socialism and abandons the free market, poverty increases, and things like toilet paper become a luxury. Liberal left progressive big government madness filled...
  • Jew-hatred coming to Lincoln Center

    08/27/2014 5:33:09 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8-27-2014 | Carol Brown
    The Metropolitan Opera, despite vigorous opposition from many parts of the Jewish Community, is forging ahead with its plans to present the opera, “The Death of Klinghoffer,” during its Fall 2014 season. After a campaign of letter writing, demonstrations, and articles in the Jewish press, the Met has refused to remove the opera from its schedule, offering only to “compromise” by cancelling its worldwide HD simulcast programs, but not the production at the Metropolitan Opera House itself. This opera presents the takeover of the cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985 by Palestinian terrorists, and their murder of 69 year old,...
  • Mindset of Michael Brown “[meant] everything” in confrontation with Officer Wilson

    08/26/2014 9:25:47 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 26 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/26/14 | Doug Book
    Last week, former St. Louis Police Chief Ed Delmore addressed an Open Letter to Captain Ron Johnson, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s choice to “direct all law enforcement operations” in Ferguson after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Chief Delmore revealed that he is not a fan of what another officer described as Capt. Johnson’s “hug a looter” attempts to bring criminals under control by directing St. Louis County Police to “remain uninvolved” on the night “the rioting and looting began again.” The essence of Delmore’s criticism, however, is directed at Capt. Johnson’s claim that “there was no reason to release”...
  • Humor of Latest Bulgarian Fad -Vandalism of Soviet-Era Monuments- Lost on Kremlin

    08/26/2014 9:04:46 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 26 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The Russians -well known for their great sense of humor (especially when you're making fun of them)- have loudly complained to the Bulgarian government for not-the-first-time re. the ongoing vandalism offensive against (offensive) USSR-era monuments glorifying the Soviet Red Army, the Bulgarian Red Army, and/or socialism in general that still dot the bleak post- communist landscape of the EU's poorest country. One gets the feeling they might have done a bit better by now economically if not for the damage wrought by 40 years of communist stagnation- they seem to think that too, as evidenced by the Bulgarians' disgust...
  • Greenfield: Where the Black Flags Fly

    08/26/2014 8:53:00 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 11 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Monday, August 25, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Monday, August 25, 2014 Where the Black Flags Fly Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Media conveys immediacy, but it doesn't convey culture. Its famous flattening effect makes shoppers at a Staples in D.C. or a Whole Foods in Berkeley feel like they're right among the toppled buildings of Aleppo or Gaza, without actually giving them any insight into the motivations of the players. They're watching foreign movies in a language that they don't understand and attributing their own motivations to the main characters. They assume that the differences are incidental, but if the differences really were...
  • Understanding Islamic Extremists: Convert or Die

    08/26/2014 8:52:25 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/14 | Dick Field
    Understanding Islamic Extremists, Convert or DieJust who are these terrible religious fanatics? They are known as ISIS (the Islamic State of Syria) or ISIL (the Islamic State of Levant) and their objective is to establish a world-wide Caliphate (Kingdom of Islam) and subjugate or destroy all other states. Recently, their leader Amirul-Mu’minin Abu Bakr al-Qurashi al-Baghdadi issued a message to the Mujahideen (warriors for Islam) and the Muslim Ummah (people of Islam) in the month of Ramadan that is a call for all true believers to emigrate to all non-Muslim countries of the world, especially western democracies and when the...
  • Where the Black Flags Fly

    08/26/2014 8:47:13 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    There is no civilization where the black flags fly. ISIS is how Islam has been settling questions of theology since the 7th centuryMedia conveys immediacy, but it doesn’t convey culture. Its famous flattening effect makes shoppers at a Staples in D.C. or a Whole Foods in Berkeley feel like they’re right among the toppled buildings of Aleppo or Gaza, without actually giving them any insight into the motivations of the players. They’re watching foreign movies in a language that they don’t understand and attributing their own motivations to the main characters. They assume that the differences are incidental, but if...
  • Are Redskins Ashamed of Their Complexion?

    08/25/2014 11:05:02 PM PDT · by kathsua · 9 replies
    Lawrence Journal World ^ | August 24, 2014 | Reasonmclucus
    I'm attempting to understand why some of the descendants of the people Christopher Columbus called "Indians" say they are ashamed to be called "redskins". The only explanation I can think of is they are ashamed that they are not white or perhaps they are simply ashamed of their heritage. In the 1950's many black Americans were ashamed of their color. They tried to bleach their skin and straighten their hair to look more like white people. In the early sixties someone discovered a statement abolitionist John Sweat Rock had made a century earlier. Rock said, "black is beautiful". Many black...
  • CA:Federal Court Finds 10 Day Waiting Period Violates Second Amendment (mostly)

    08/25/2014 1:57:32 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In JEFF SILVESTER v. KAMALA HARRIS, the United States District Court for the eastern District of California found that the 10 day waiting period to receive a firearm after a background check, was a violation of the second amendment for people who already owned a firearm (and could be shown to do so in the California database), who had a valid CCW license in California, or who owned a firearm and had a Certificate of Exemption (COE).  This is a significant win for restoration of second amendment rights in California.   The court gave the government of California 180 days...
  • Ferguson vs. Boston

    08/25/2014 10:57:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Concrete Classroom ^ | August 18, 2014 | Michael Kaechele
    The tragic event of the killing of MIchael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have led to protests and rioting against police brutality. It brings to the surface (again) the institutional racism that has always been in our country. I think white privilege causes some to look at Ferguson as an excuse for criminal activity rather than a political protest. William Chamberlain tweeted a comment about the looting comparing it to the Boston Tea Party. I made this image.I think this leads to many questions: •What are the similarities between the events? •What are the differences? •What are the issues that each...
  • The Cyclorama, Battle of Atlanta and Gone with the Wind

    08/25/2014 9:38:18 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/14 | Calvin E. Johnson Jr.
    Remembering the War Between the States Sesquicentennial This summer marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta. Please share with parents, teachers, students, historians and all who cherish the Heritage of America’s past that includes those days when women kept the home fires burning while the men of Yankee Blue and Confederate Gray met with cold-hard steel on a battlefield of honor. Fifty years have passed since the War Between the States Centennial. Today, the South joins the nation in celebrating our Sesquicentennial-150th Anniversary of the war of “1861-1865” that some call the 2nd American Revolution.
  • Seldom-Seen Historical Pics

    08/25/2014 4:27:33 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 54 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 25 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Hollywood's famed Sunset Strip, Fall of '56  (photo PLAT)  Full gallery/video at Reaganite Republican...
  • Scotland will be the wealthiest country ever to have gained its independence

    08/25/2014 12:30:44 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 35 replies
    yesscotland.net ^ | August 21, 2014 | Angus Millar
    It’s a bold claim – but one that is absolutely correct. Scotland is, according to the Financial Times, one of the top twenty wealthiest countries in the world. Over the past five years, Scotland has been better off than the UK as a whole to the tune of £1,600 per person. And we’ve generated more tax per head than the rest of the UK in each of the last 33 years. In fact, we are richer per head than the UK, France and even Japan. It is hard to imagine that any other nation has been as well-placed as wealthy...
  • ISIS is ISLAM & I Am The Infidel!

    08/24/2014 9:02:14 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 16 replies
    Self | 8/24/14 | Me
    Love thy enemy? Absolutely; until that is, your enemy wants to kill you, your family, Christians, every single last Jew, and your dog. The problem with Islam doesn’t emanate from a faint, radical faction that unfaily gives the religion of Muhammad a bad name. This supposed fringe element constitutes – among many ethnicities, atrocities and ruling parties – the likes of the Taliban, al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas, Hezbollah and ISIS; just to name an infamous few. Yes, that’s a whole lot of non-peaceful pie for a rational human being to digest as anything other than systemic. While the...
  • President Obama, not the Islamic State, is a junior varsity player or worse

    08/24/2014 10:56:44 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 11 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 24, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Has President Obama finally awakened to reality, or does He remain lost in a dense fog? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbWEyRS6hL4] Video link[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtlorhGuNLA] Video linkAccording to Secretary Hagel, we must be concerned not only about what we know is out there, but also about "what could be out there and what could be coming. . . . We must prepare for everything." [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYdwJSxeqY4] Video linkShouldn't we be more attentive to the likelihood of Islamic invasions across our southern border? It may happen and could already be happening. However, the Obama Administration seems unwilling even to consider the possibility, perhaps because President Obama views them as merely adherents to the religion...
  • Greenfield: There Are No Self-Hating Jews

    08/24/2014 7:46:59 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 39 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, August 24, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, August 24, 2014 There Are No Self-Hating Jews Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Let's say that Chester A. Maxwell decides that he hates America. He takes a flight from Massachusetts to Paris, renounces his citizenship and spends the rest of his life stomping up and down the beaches of France and screaming imprecations at Americans. Our friend Chester is not a self-hating American because he is no longer an American. He may have an American accent, like the same foods, books and movies that give him a common reference point with many of his old...
  • Day of the Siege, the movie - Islam at the Gates of Vienna, 9/11/1683

    In the summer of 1683, 300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.
  • What was the original definition of objective journalism? Where did it originate from?

    08/23/2014 10:26:56 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 12 replies
    Back in 1990, Richard Streckfuss, an Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln wrote a paper titled "Objectivity in Journalism", in which he makes finding the answer to this question remarkably easy. Before the phrase "Objective Journalism" was born, science and news gathering were fused together in thought by Walter Lippmann, the Father of Modern Journalism. Realistically speaking, this one single thing is what earns Lippmann that title. Lippmann's ideal of the objective journalist can be found here, in his book titled "Liberty and the News", on page 82: With this increase of prestige must go a professional...
  • The Fall of Obama's America

    08/23/2014 6:28:39 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 40 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 21 August 2014 | Candor7
    A Golfing president ? More than that. At least Nero fiddled while Rome burned , and all Obama can do is waltz around the links like the prancing psychopomp he is. Its not serendipitous. This is the Obama VICTORY dance, he has destroyed America. ISIS commits genocide and Obama has no intention of stopping them. He has encouraged them while making a few PR gestures to placate the critics at hiome, and now America is entertained bt the filmed decapitation of Foley, an American journalist who was naïve enough to believe he could travel without a gun in the ME....
  • Greenfield: Friday Afternoon Roundup - Now We Are All Safe

    08/22/2014 5:34:17 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 2 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Friday, August 22, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, August 22, 2014 Friday Afternoon Roundup - Now We Are All Safe Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Daniel Tregerman, a four-year-old boy, was killed by a terrorist rocket from Gaza launched from near a UNRWA school. “Daniel was disciplined and was always quick to get to shelter. Once the alarm sounded, he always knew what to do and where to go.  Always." "When everyone would come to the shelter, Daniel would say, ‘Now we are all safe.’”Hamas Rocket Fired Near UNRWA School Kills 4-Year-Old Boy 15 SECONDS An Israeli father was moderately injured by shrapnel...
  • The Fate of the West

    08/22/2014 1:35:19 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 5 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 22 August 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    Published on FrontPage MagazineBy Enza Ferreri Either the West Will Become Christian Again or It Will Become Muslim It's all very simple. We can't fight Islam in the West without fighting the enablers of Islam in the West, namely the Leftists. And, since the Left has many different and separate aspects, we have to fight against each one of them. Secularism, environmentalism, global warming alarmism, homosexualism, militant feminism, sexual relativism, multiculturalism, anti-Christianity, Islamophilia, post-nationalism, internationalism are just as important targets to attack as Marxist economics, the expropriation of the capitalist class (or, in its modern reincarnation, high taxation and...
  • AZ:Meteor Crater Redux; bad signs

    08/22/2014 5:56:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In a previous article I wrote about the improper signage at the Meteor Crater rest stop in Arizona.   At the first stop, I failed to obtain a picture. The rest stop is a member of a pair of rest stops as is often seen; one on each side of the freeway.   On the return trip, I stopped at the sister rest area to see if it had the bad signage as well.   It did.  The sign appeared to be identical with the sign that I recalled on the South side of I-40. Note the location of the prohibition on...
  • A Bridge To Nowhere!

    08/22/2014 1:12:13 AM PDT · by xuberalles · 4 replies
    Self | 8/22/14 | Me
    “We’re not looters. We’re liberators! We are not burners. We’re Builders!” ~Al Sharpton There’s only one problem, Reverend. You’re already free, just not free from the auspices of the law, God and common sense; nobody is! And if you’re legitimate builders, not community disorganizers, please show us the blueprint to anything you’ve constructed other than racial discord, bigotry, crime, ignorance and apathy. Oh, we’ve seen the urban decay, vacant lives and sheer contempt for civility festering in the Democratic epicenters of Detroit, Chicago and Ferguson. If you truly desire to help the black community, lead society to previous unattainable heights...
  • Hollywood anti-Americanism goes way back to the “golden age”; they lied then and will lie now

    08/21/2014 10:10:58 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 21 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/21/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Seeing Hollywood side against America is nothing new. Whether the enemies are Islamists or Communists, Tinsel Town’s biggest and brightest stars are there on the front lines and always have been. The active and passive support Hollywood stars are showing for the Palestinian Liberation Front in its war against Israel is not an aberration but rather what should be expected. People who parrot other people’s words often feel a need to show how independent they are which leads them to comment on the issues of the day. Nevertheless, saying “America is the greatest county ever conceived,” does not draw the...
  • Pat Condell NUKES Hamas' 'Progressive' Media Apologists

    08/21/2014 6:39:17 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 21 April 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    "criminally-biased selective moralizing  -from a suitably safe distance" It's easy to criticize at-a-distance... but none of the people currently protesting against Israel would behave any differently in the same circumstances -and many of them would behave a helluva lot worse. This is why the selective outrage we're seeing is SO truly nauseating. Where were all you 'progressive humanitarians' when Assad was butchering 1000s in Syria, or Bashir in Sudan? Where were the angry mass demonstrations for those people? Or for the victims of the (Muslim) butchery in Nigeria? Or for the 1000s murdered in Iraq just recently... in cold blood. But the...
  • Greenfield: Hands Up, Don't Loot

    08/21/2014 6:21:30 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 47 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Hands Up, Don't Loot Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The interior of the Ferguson Market and Liquor Store is littered with broken bottles and scattered snacks. Despite the plywood boards covering the windows and doors, looters with their faces covered in bandanas helped themselves to anything they could find as those who came to memorialize Michael Brown carried on his work. The violence in Ferguson didn't begin when a police officer shot Michael Brown. It began when a 300 lb thug robbed the Ferguson Market and abused a clerk. The release of...
  • Open Carry at North Texas Love's

    08/20/2014 12:03:48 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In a previous article, I mentioned that I was doing a favor by moving a lady and her possessions across the country.   The trip became a bit more memorable near the end.   In the last hundred miles before the drop off point, I was informed that a prominent outlaw motorcycle gang  had found out that she had been in Arizona, and now knew that she was moving back to the Midwest.   I was told that she had been instrumental in putting one of the officers of the group in prison for a few years.   I was assured that...
  • Good Riddance, Medieval Moron

    08/20/2014 9:49:14 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 19 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The upper photo had recently -incorrectly- been portrayed around the internet as a 'child bride' being forced to marry an ISIS warrior in Iraq and/or sold as a slave, when in truth the girl was crying because she botched a poem the poor thing was called upon to recite at a (clearly frightening) ISIS 'youth rally'.... But unlike most stories involving these 7th-century cretins, this one has a happy ending: the MC above that was terrorizing the little girl got just the killin' he needed when he met up with Kurdish militia group 'YPG'. (exhibit B) . Alas, apparently they're...
  • Greenfield: What is Wrong with ISIS, is What is Wrong with Islam

    08/20/2014 8:18:09 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 10 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 What is Wrong with ISIS, is What is Wrong with Islam Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Know your enemy. To know what ISIS is, we have to clear away the media myths about ISIS. ISIS is not a new phenomenon. Wahhabi armies have been attacking Iraq in order to wipe out Shiites for over two hundred years. One of the more notably brutal attacks took place during the administration of President Thomas Jefferson. That same year the Marine Corps saw action against the Barbary Pirates and West Point opened, but even Noam...
  • The Islamic Jihad Conquest Formula

    08/20/2014 7:05:12 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 97 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | August 20, 1014 | Matthew Bracken
    The Islamic Jihad Conquest Formula By Matthew Bracken August, 2014 Mohammed’s unchanging formula for conquest is time-proven; variations were also used in history by the invading Mongol hordes among others. Emissaries ride forward of their advancing armies, offering to spare the lives of the targeted population in return for their unconditional surrender and explicit submission to their new rulers. In the Islamic context this submission is exemplified by the fresh converts repeating the Shahada prayer before Muslim witnesses. There is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is his messenger. The Shahada prayer is the first of the Five Pillars of...
  • What is Wrong with ISIS, is What is Wrong with Islam

    08/20/2014 6:48:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/20/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    ISIS is an expression of the murderous hate within Islam. We are not only at war with an acronym, but with the dark hatred in the hearts of men, some of whom are in Iraq, Pakistan, and some of whom live next door Know your enemy. To know what ISIS is, we have to clear away the media myths about ISIS. ISIS is not a new phenomenon. Wahhabi armies have been attacking Iraq in order to wipe out Shiites for over two hundred years. One of the more notably brutal attacks took place during the administration of President Thomas Jefferson....
  • Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum

    08/20/2014 12:35:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.”Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC are donating objects to the National Museum of American History....
  • The very familiar story of P.O. Darren Wilson stirs memories of NYCPD Sgt Ed Johnson

    08/19/2014 10:33:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/19/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has likely never heard of Edward L. Johnson, a New York City Police Sergeant who was killed by an alcoholic psycho on a cold January day more than 54 years ago. But those who passed through the NYCPD Academy during the 1960s remember the story of how Sergeant Johnson died because it was part of the Firearms Training curriculum. As the story goes, Sgt Johnson and his driver were called to a Bowery soup kitchen to back up a team of officers who were attempting to arrest a drunken, psychotic client who was using a...
  • The summer of the “angry Black man” is wearing thin

    08/19/2014 8:47:11 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/19/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The “Angry Black Man” (ABM) is angry again. Civil insurrections are flaring up in various parts of the country because ABM is angry. The implied message in these riots is that it is time for the greater society to ante up more free stuff. The free stuff ABM has gotten for 4 and 5 generations has long since been taken for granted. The Society’s largesse elicits no thanks, just fresh demands accompanied by threats. ABM believed the Ministry of Information’s “Gentle Giant” (GG) mask would cover the fact that their latest Trayvon Martin was apparently a strong arm robber. Now...
  • Putin Awards Russia's 76th Airborne Division for 'Missions Accomplished', 'Heroism' in Ukraine (!)

    08/19/2014 4:42:53 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    I thought he said they're weren't any Russian troops there- hmmm Kremlin.ru   
  • Rule Of Law vs. Rule Of Man (Larry Schweikart - A Patriot's History of the US)

    08/19/2014 4:24:05 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 14 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | August 19, 2014 | You Tube
    Video: Beck invited historians David Barton and Larry Schweikart on the program to analyze what America can learn from tumultuous periods of history, and the two repeatedly warned that America is starting to view people as groups, rather than individuals, and doing so has been extremely destructive throughout history. “That’s where France was [in the 18th century] … and that’s why they went through so many revolutions so quickly,” Barton explained. “Whoever won the first revolution, that was the enemy for the second revolution. The second group came in and said, ‘They’re not of our group, we’ve got to get...
  • The U.N. Year of Solidarity With the Palestinian Cause

    08/18/2014 2:59:51 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 1 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    The U.N. Year of Solidarity With the Palestinian Cause By Julio Severo By a United Nations resolution, 2014 is the “Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People,” an occasion that has been used by the U.N. to organize special activities along with governments and non-governmental organizations to promote the Palestinian cause. The resolution was passed on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in 2013, a very busy year for the U.N., which adopted a total of 21 resolutions singling out Israel for criticism. In contrast, the rest of the world combined received just 4 of such condemnatory resolutions...
  • One Rogue Judge, and the Second Amendment’s Forgotten Roots

    08/18/2014 12:20:19 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 6 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | August 18, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    In the case of Kolbe et. al. versus O’Malley, a class of various American individuals, businesses, and associations rightly challenged Maryland’s outrageous 2013 law banning honest, law-abiding citizens from possessing – not just public carrying, but possessing – several classes of firearms, such as the AR-15, and weapons – even pistols! – that hold more than ten rounds. The Federal District Judge hearing the case, a Clinton appointee named Catherine C. Blake, disregarded both legal precedent and two hundred years of scholarship, in holding, outrageously, that this blatantly unconstitutional state law was constitutional. Judge Blake declared that AR-15s and similar...
  • President Laments “Balkanization” of Media

    08/18/2014 10:41:16 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 9 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Aug 2014 | John Semmens
    The low cost of communication over the Internet has led to “a dangerous proliferation of voices” according to President Obama. “It used to be that everyone got their view of the news from major media outlets,” Obama recounted. “There was more unanimity of message. This helped bring the country together.” “Now, though, any nobody with a little free time can get a website and pontificate for all the world to see,” the President complained. “We have no way to control what is said and we lack the time and energy to refute every erroneous idea or contention that is made.”...
  • California’s teachers union hears the footsteps of workers’ freedom

    08/18/2014 10:16:18 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 9 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/18/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    he California Teachers Association (CTA) has quietly started to prepare its members for life after extortion. It has put together a report titled “Not if, but when: Living in a world without Fair Share,” in which it acknowledges that the days of being able to extort teachers to bribe Democrats may be fast coming to an end. Automatic, compulsory union membership for teachers is being challenged in court and the thugs that run the state’s biggest teachers union can see the outcome will lead to an end of their cushy lives. They have prepared a slideshow outlining the “terrible consequences”...
  • The Islamic State is winning

    08/18/2014 10:08:14 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 2 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 18, 2014 | Dan Miller
    The threats posed by the Islamic State are palpable and growing. While the Obama Nation and much of the West think short term and lead from behind, our enemies think long term and lead from the front.The Long War Journal is run by Paul Hanusz and Bill Roggio. Thomas Joscelyn is the senior editor. The following video was posted at You Tube on August 18th and is of a recent lecture by Mr. Joscelyn presented at the Endowment for Middle East Truth. Mr. Joscelyn compares the rise of initially unexceptional ideologues such as Hitler, Mao and Stalin to the rise of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...
  • Life in the Gruesome Stalinist Hell of North Korea (gallery)

    08/18/2014 6:09:41 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 18 August 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Talk about lack of public beach access:1500+ miles of DPRK coastline are lined with an electric fence to deter potential defections by sea More at Reaganite Republican...
  • Greenfield: How to Write About Israel

    08/17/2014 1:44:02 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 9 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, August 17, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, August 17, 2014 How to Write About Israel Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Writing about Israel is a booming field. No news agency, be it ever so humble, can avoid embedding a few correspondents and a dog's tail of stringers into Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, to sit in cafes clicking away on their laptops, meeting up with leftist NGO's and the oppressed Muslim of the week. At a time when international desks are being cut to the bone, this is the one bone that the newshounds won't give up. Wars can be covered from thousands...
  • The One and Only Legitimate Complaint Against Israel Regarding Gaza

    08/17/2014 10:39:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/17/14 | Ron A. Y. Rich
    Israel is NOT also adequately leafleting liberal enclaves and universities The illegitimate complaints against Israel are well known, that Israel is allegedly criminally responsible for the collateral damage causing fewer than 2,000 fatalities in less than a month of intensive fighting in one of the most concentrated areas of civilians in the world in the course of Israel’s attempts to root out the source of the projectiles, missiles, mortars, and/or rockets sent against Israel’s civilians, while the projectiles, missiles, mortars, and rockets intentionally aimed by Hamas in intended genocide and murder of millions of civilians in Israel (including hundreds of...
  • Greenfield: Friday Afternoon Roundup - The Long Way Around

    08/15/2014 6:50:51 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 4 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Friday, August 15, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, August 15, 2014 Friday Afternoon Roundup - The Long Way Around Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog LEARNING FROM HISTORY ISIS represents a familiar Saudi tactic. It’s the revival of the Ikhwan, the armies of Wahhabi bandit raiders who united Saudi Arabia under the House of Saud by terrorizing Sunni rivals and Shiite Muslims. The ISIS atrocities of today were business as usual for the Ikhwan who referred to other Muslims as infidels, invaded Iraq, Kuwait and Jordan, killed some 400,000 people and created a million refugees. (Similar events had also taken place earlier such as...
  • Do Islam and the Islamic State present threats to Obama's America?

    08/15/2014 12:05:41 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 8 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 15, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Be of good cheer! President Obama has everything under control as He wants it to be. The following video is a compilation of earlier Vice News videos about Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUjHb4C7b94] Video link Intensely religious folk who love their families to death, jihadists for the Islamic State are devotees of the religion of peace and a stabilizing influence wherever they go. Through their efforts, commerce becomes fair and just. Even trains, buses and airplanes can be made to run on time, all according to Shari law.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXWTdTnhebs] Video link More transparent even that the Obama Administration -- claimed to be the most...
  • The deadliest disease of all

    08/14/2014 11:02:09 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/14/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Disease is the absence of health. Although many diseases still have the potential to end our life we have found ways to combat them and avoid the deadly pandemics of the past. History tells us between 75 and 200 million people died in Europe during the middle years of the 14th century. It took just six years to sweep across the continent and reduce the population by at least 1/3. Those who survived were emotionally and financially destroyed. Because of modern medicine and a clearer understanding of the how and why of epidemics we are at much less risk of...
  • Greenfield: Barack Obama's Incredible Vacation Wars

    08/14/2014 9:45:04 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 23 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Thursday, August 14, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 Barack Obama's Incredible Vacation Wars Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog Obama has a way of starting wars while on vacation. During the Libyan War, Obama declared from Martha’s Vineyard that, "Tonight, the momentum against the Gaddafi regime has reached a tipping point." Then he went to play golf and accompanied Valerie Jarrett on a visit to the home of the CEO of Comcast. It was August and the Libyan War had been going on for months. NATO planes were conducting hundreds of sorties. But their commander was on vacation. That was only...
  • Islam Is Not the Only Threat to the West

    08/13/2014 3:05:01 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 7 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 12 August 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    About the photo: Antonio Gramsci, co-founder of the Italian Communist Party in 1921, developed the theory of cultural hegemony, according to which the extreme Left has to take power indirectly and in a less visible way, through an ideological and cultural war that it has now de facto won all over the Western world. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I've often said that the West is allowing its own Islamisation - which it could easily stop, since it's in a much stronger position than the Muslim world - and that therefore, if we want to be effective in dealing with the Islamic threat,...
  • Islamists seek to destroy Israel and leftist say, "Negotiate with them!"

    08/13/2014 11:13:54 AM PDT · by DanMiller
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 13, 2014 | Dan Miller
    It's a figment of their imagination, but leftists evidently believe that only through persistent negotiation and compromise with evil can peace everlasting be bought.   A burglar breaks into your home to rape you and steal your TV set. Don't shoot. Meet him at least half way and he may agree merely to rape you. That's the modern version of a "win win" situation. He can come back for the TV later, while you are hospitalized to recover from being raped. History is being ignored Islam, a fanatical cult like Hitler's, wants to conquer your ally, Israel, and eliminate the "Jewish problem" there. Negotiate like Chamberlain and...