Amnesty International: Hamas Committing War Crimes against Gazans
The radical anti-Israel brigades in the United States always want to talk about purported war crimes the country is committing against Palestinians, but they never seem to want to talk about what the Palestinians do to their own. In the West Bank and Gaza, Hamas is more than happy to brutally oppress Palestinians and let the Israelis take the blame. However, Amnesty International has done | Read More »
Canadian hate speech laws may be used against Israel boycott organizers
In Canada, various leftwing and pro-terror groups have used the odious hate speech laws to bludgeon critics into silence. Even though many of the cases are overturned upon appeal, the accused is out of a lot of money to defend themselves and their reputation is forever damaged. Now these laws might be put to good use: Via CBC: The Harper government is signalling its intention | Read More »
The Iran Nuke Negotiations and Our Changing Relationship with Israel
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Harsanyi to discuss the Iran nuke negotiations, our changing relationship with Israel and who is to blame for a Middle East in turmoil.
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Jeb Bush adviser vows ‘death to the Zionist Entity’
Well, he didn’t exactly say it in those words but the meaning was the same. At a meeting of J Street, an allegedly pro-Israel group devoted to the eradication of Israel, Jeb Bush foreign policy adviser, Jim Baker, warned really, really bad stuff would happen if Israel did not pursue a two state solution: Jeb Bush foreign policy adviser James Baker warned that Israel could | Read More »
Obama has a sad; accuses Israel of spying on Iran negotiations
The Obama administration wasn’t surprised to discover that the government of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hadn’t calmly told his people to pack their suitcases and board the trains for whatever camp Obama’s new allies, the Iranians, were preparing. Soon after the U.S. and other major powers entered negotiations last year to curtail Iran’s nuclear program, senior White House officials learned Israel was spying on | Read More »
Obama vows ‘death to the Zionist Entity’
Well, he didn’t actually say ‘death to the Zionist Entity’ but he might as well have. Yesterday at a meeting of J Street, a leftwing group that vows to support Israel by destroying it, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough used Palestinian rhetoric to refer to Israels’ “occupation” and vowed that the administration would not accept Prime Minister Netanyahu’s statement that he would not | Read More »
Show Us Where Israel Touched You, Mr. President
I chuckled the other day on twitter when I saw Kevin Eder tweet, “Mr President, please show me on the doll where Israel touched you.” The President’s antagonism toward Israel, shared by many on the left, borders on the irrational. A nation surrounded by many larger nations all hell bent on its annihilation, Israel’s fight for existence is not like ours. In minutes, the nation | Read More »
Marco Rubio Recounts The History of Obama’s Treatment of Israel
There are three central and related themes to the Obama Administration’s foreign policy. First is a persistent refusal to draw distinctions between U.S. allies and U.S. enemies. Second, which follows logically from the first, is something akin to an allergy to pursuing American victories that result in the defeat of our enemies. And third is the striking contrast this approach presents to President Obama’s Manichean | Read More »
Barack Obama spins gold into straw in Israel elections. Again.
The New York Sun is pretty blunt about this: “It may be too soon to say who won the election in Israel but it’s not too soon to say who lost — President Obama.” …and, let’s be honest, here. It was a remarkably silly thing for the President to try to get involved in. No, seriously, think about it for a moment. What was the upside for | Read More »
Obama’s Failed Foreign Policy
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Christian Whiton to discuss the U.S. relationship with Israel, how Obama’s foreign policy has failed and Putin’s itchy trigger finger.
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Exit Polls say Likud tied or better in 2015 Israeli Elections [Updated: Likud up 23-19 with 95% in]
Click here to see the bottom of post for the update. The exit polls are breaking as the the 2015 Israeli elections to the Knesset have finished. While pre-election polls predicted the left-wing alliance, the Zionist Union, was set to be the leading party and form a coalition, the exit polls say that didn’t happen.
Battleground Israel Turns Out Like Battleground Texas
Team Obama poured amazing resources into Battleground Texas to help Abortion Barbie, Wendy Davis, win and to turn Texas blue. Arguably, the Obama team had so many resources directed at Texas that they weakened themselves elsewhere. But they had a tremendous media operation and their acolytes in the press wrote hagiographic story after hagiographic story on how awesome Battleground Texas was. The media even lumped | Read More »
Senator Menendez Should Face Justice Regardless of Motive
Not Above The Law So The Department of Justice is prepared to throw down on Senator Bob Menendez. CNN describes the effort to fumigate one of the New Jersey Senate seats of a particularly corrupt human being. The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democrat, alleging he used his Senate office | Read More »
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Netanyahu at AIPAC: Watch Live
Watch Israeli PM Netanyahu speak to AIPAC live this morning in DC.