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“100 Lashes for Defending against Terror”

Israel’s Declaration of Independence states: “The State of Israel…will ensure complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex.”  This week while Israeli’s celebrated Gay Pride week, […]

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Israeli’s Ambushed by Violent Activists at Sea

Once again, activists portraying themselves as non-violent, civil disobedient champions of the Palestinian cause use violence and the media to provoke confrontation that will not help anyone.   A Brutal Ambush at Sea (from YNET.com) Ron […]

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Finally, the Soviets Win – Texas Revises its Educational Standards

Our country withered an almost 5o year “Cold War” that cost billions of dollars, ruined millions of lives and almost created a nuclear war. Yet, despite the constant threat and multiple front engagements, the United […]

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No Gays Allowed

It’s official, to be a teabagger, i.e good American, you must be white and heterosexual. See the video below of a Tea Party Rally where the speaker, encouraged by his audience, goes after his own Republican Senator […]

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BUT WE STILL CAN’T SAY “FUCK” ON THE RADIO

As my son dozed on the way to school this morning, I had the opportunity to listen to the lyrics of Rihanna’s new hit single, Rude Boy. At first I thought it a commercial for […]

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In the Loop

Irrespective of your political beliefs, check out In the Loop (In the Loop), a sharp, sometimes laugh out loud satire nominated for best adapted screenplay. The effervescent cast includes James Gandolfini as an American General […]

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Graceland Revisited

Dutch Tribute: www.elvismatters.com The King’s Tomb Formerly the Racquet Ball Court Tags: Elvis, Graceland, Memphis, Travel

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TEABAGGING REVISTED

I’m watching “Larry King Live” last night and discovered that Larry is still alive as he got a little punchy with the teabaggers appearing on his show. The first guest was some guy who fashioned […]

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Yossi Klein Halevi in The New Republic on “The Crisis”: Ramat Shlomo

Yossi Klein Halevi writing in The New Republic provides an excellent analysis summarizing the recent dispute between Israel and the U.S., pointing out the negative consequences to the Peace Process brought upon by the Administration’s misplaced focus […]

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Hariri where ought thou?

A bomb explodes in central Beirut killing what many believe to be Lebanon’s best hope for peace in decades. Twenty-one others died when the 2200 pound bomb exploded near the 446-room InterContinental Phoenicia Hotel while […]

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