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.
My God. It’s true! there IS a shadowy transnational Jewish group plotting to influence elections!
Turns out that the reason why some on the Left think that Israel is trying to influence our elections is because they’re trying to influence Israel’s.
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Jed Babbin on Israel, Iran and Our Relationship with Saudi Arabia
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jed Babbin to discuss Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington, Obama’s negotiations with Iran, and our relationship with Saudi Arabia.
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Iran Drafting Law to Allow Scientists to Intensify Nuclear Enrichment
One of the big falsehoods President Obama told during his State of the Union concerned Iran’s nuclear program. He said, “[W]e’ve halted the progress of [Iran’s] nuclear program and reduced its stockpile of nuclear material.” It’s a claim that was so egregiously wrong that even the Washington Post’s Fact Checker Glenn Kessler was forced to give it three Pinocchios. The National Review’s Fred Fleitz puts it a little more succinctly: | Read More »
White House miffed that Israel’s prime minister is invited to address Congress
The echoes of the “State of the Union” speech had hardly died in the Capitol when House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% announced that Congress had invited Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to address a joint session of Congress. According to reports, the invitation was extended and arrangements made without any coordination with the White House and State Department. This is | Read More »
Jed Babbin on the Movement to Destroy Israel
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jed Babbin to discuss his book The BDS War Against Israel, the Obama Administration’s treatment of Israel and Chuck Hagel’s departure at DOD.
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Barack Obama Bans Flights to Israel, But Not Flights From Ebola Affected Countries
“If you like your Ebola free United States, you can keep your Ebola free United States” could be another Barack Obama promise. Just another in the long time of promises with, as Jim Geraghty of National Review has noted, comes with an expiration date. This one set on September 20, 2014, when the Ebola patient arrived in Dallas carrying the disease. Since then, the Obama | Read More »
Ted Cruz and the Continuation War
I know that there are a number of smart conservatives who side with Rod Dreher in the flap over Ted Cruz’s short-lived speech to the In Defense of Christians summit dinner.
However as much as our feelings may get conflicted on these issues, I think Ted Cruz is right. We don’t always get to pick who are friends and opponents are in war, and sometimes the people we’d like to have on our side, aren’t. Some of the Lebanese and “Palestinian” Christians, are reminiscent of the Finns in World War II.
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One hopes that the viciously-beaten George Galloway is now asking himself, “Why do they hate me?”
What? Surely George Galloway doesn’t *want* my good wishes. After all, I’m a dirty little Zionist lackey and Jew-lover.
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Roger Waters is okay with Hamas, apparently
There are a lot of parenthetical asides in this post. I apologize. Of my musical influences, Pink Floyd is always at or near the top. I’ve discussed it before, but seriously, I do think of Roger Waters as one of the best lyricists of his time (during and after his time with Pink Floyd). And, while he is great at writing lyrics on social alienation leading | Read More »