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From FemaleGentile30 on Alex Knepper’s first-rate summary of the flotilla controversy:
When a Jew opens his or her mouth – you can be assured of one thing only – a lie is about to be told. you people are sociopaths and the world is opening its eyes to this fact. Oh and look up the definition [...]
This is tremendously encouraging:
“This was about instigating an altercation and they succeeded,” Weiner, one of Israel’s leading allies in Congress, told me. He insisted that the activists piloting the flotilla were offered other alternatives by Israel, such as docking the ship and transporting the supplies to Gaza by land.
“If you want to instigate a conflict [...]
A comment from someone named Peter Smillie on Alexander Levkovsky’s post on Israel and Iran:
you are all mental. you move you families from the safety of america into a war zone, and blame it on ‘insane neigbours’ If i want my children to grow up safe i wouldnt take them to a patch of barren [...]
Our friend Donald Douglas has a MUST READ post at American Power.
Donald unmasks the raw hatred of America and naked radicalism of pro-illegal immigration protesters in Arizona. He also shows the brazenness with which the mainstream media covered up the reality of this protest.
Remember, to the Left everything is a Holocaust, except, well, an [...]
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Five deadly words: “Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time.”
Charles Krauthammer has the definitive column on the BP oil spill:
Heres my question: Why are we drilling in 5,000 feet of water in the first place?
Many reasons, but this one goes unmentioned: Environmental chic has driven us out there. As production from the [...]
This is just really pathetic.
At Huffington Post they have a post up right now responding to a new ice cream treat at McDonald’s. Here’s what it’s called:
And the Juvenile Left’s take:
McDonald’s has to know what their implying here, right? Because it’s very clear to everyone else. So it has to be clear to them [...]
Calvin Freiburger had a great post the other day about Rand Paul’s Civil Rights Act troubles.
Calvin nailed it:
More importantly, the affair crystallizes a key difference between conservatism and libertarianism. Both ostensibly stem from the same presuppositions—individuals have certain inalienable rights and government must be strictly limited so it’s power and scope extend no further than protecting those [...]