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Netanyahu Congressional Address to Coincide with Jewish ‘Purim’ Holiday

By Richard Edmondson A few days ago in an article entitled Politically Corrupt and Pro-Israel–Do the Two Traits Go Together?–I noted that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak before a joint session of Congress on March 3.

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Victoria Nuland Says US Media is Full of ‘Dynamic, Truthful Opinion’ (Really!)

Those with long memories may recall about ten years or so back when an unidentified US official–some believe it was Karl Rove–offered the following observation: “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality.”

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Cognitive Dissonance: Captured Ukrainian Soldiers Get Dose of Reality

The gentleman who figures prominently in all three videos below is Alexander Zakharchenko, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic. His demeanor toward the captured Ukrainian soldiers is one of magnanimity. For the soldiers, however, it is obviously not an enjoyable situation.

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Politically Corrupt and Pro-Israel–Do the Two Traits Go Together?

By Richard Edmondson One can’t help wondering: will Congress–when Benjamin Netanyahu comes nuzzling into Washington to deliver his next joint-session address–exceed the 29 standing ovations they lavished upon him back in 2011?

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Jewish Power Broker Arrested on Corruption Charges

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who early last year launched a legislative assault on the movement to boycott Israel, has been arrested by the FBI on corruption charges.

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‘There’s no United Nations anymore, it’s over.’

[ Ed. note: Some fascinating remarks from Dr. Bashar al-Ja’afari, Syria’s ambassador to the UN, who in a lengthy interview with Eva Bartlett offers some candid perspectives on the UN, the role it is playing in the world, as well … Continue reading

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Churches Torched in Niger Amidst Charlie Hebdo Violence

At least seven churches were burned down in Niger’s capital of Niamey on Saturday, January 17, amid anti-Charlie Hebdo protests. [[[Ed. note: Apparently the protesters in Niger are unaware that Charlie Hebdo also insulted Christians as well. But as a friend … Continue reading

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Mayhem in Rahat–More Barbaric Behavior from Israeli Police

Suppose the police in Ferguson, Missouri had behaved in the manner that Israeli police did last week in this town in the Negev Desert? I suspect we would not hear the end of it. In a post yesterday I talked … Continue reading

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Night Raid in Village: Israelis Ransack Homes, Slap Pregnant Woman

I doubt this is one the International Criminal Court will prosecute, or that the mainstream media will bother to report on, for in fact there’s nothing really out of the ordinary here. Just typical behavior from Israeli occupation forces–ransacking homes in … Continue reading

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When Guns are Outlawed Only Jews will have Guns

The head of a major Jewish organization in the EU is calling upon lawmakers to revise European gun control laws to allow Jews to begin arming themselves–presumably for self protection.

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