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December 19, 2008

December 14, 2008

Constitution Cheapens Clinton

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As I pointed out previously, Hillary Clinton could have been constitutionally prohibited from assuming the office of Secretary of State, soCongress late Wednesday lowered the salary for the nation's top diplomat to keep Clinton's nomination from running afoul of the Constitution.An obscure section o...

No Rain Fallout

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Haaretz, Israel's most unbelievable newspaper, reports thatU.S. President-elect Barack Obama's administration will offer Israel a "nuclear umbrella" against the threat of a nuclear attack by Iran, a well-placed American source said earlier this week. The source, who is close to the new administratio...

Hebron and Hoenlein: Silence of the Jewish Lamb

Aggregated from: Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place

The Forward notes in an article today that the largest U.S. Jewish umbrella group, the Conference of Presidents, refused to support the government’s eviction of extremist settlers from Hebron’s House of Contention.  The Conference also tellingly refused to condemn the subsequent settl...

December 9, 2008

Is This The Longest Obama Joke Around?

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Barack Obama discovers a leak under his sink,so he calls Joe the Plumber to come and fix it.Joe drives to Obama's house, which is located in a very nice neighborhood and where it's clear that all the residents make more than $250,000 per year.Joe arrives and takes his tools into the house.Joe is led...

A Possible Solution?

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For the Democratic ticket?Source...

Story Behind the Picture

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See this picture?And this is what you don't see (but can read):-A steep descent brings Clinton's plane to Charleston's hilltop airport. After an appropriate wait, she steps from the plane and pretends to wave to a crowd of supporters; in fact, she is waving to 10 photographers underneath the airplan...

Bush Appoints Cheryl Halpern to UN Post

Aggregated from: Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place

Cheryl Halpern, Jewish neocon to the UN, Bushs' gift to Susan Rice? I sometimes find JTA the source of unintentional humor, sometimes of a slightly dark and clammy variety.  A perfect example is this item noting that George Bush has appointed one of his most loyal Jewish neocon supporters to ...

Rick Warren to Speak to Muslim Convention After Calling for Ahmadinejad Assassination

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Seems to me that Rick Warren, one of the most popular Christian evangelical pastors in the nation, has some splainin’ to do to the Muslim bruthas when he speaks at the Muslim Public Affairs Council national convention in two weeks.  You see, Brother Rick engaged in a surreal interview with ...

Peres is To Syria As Obama is To Iran (and both simplistic)

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President Shimon Peres said he will agree to meet Syrian President Bashar Assad or any other Syrian who wants peace at any time and without preconditions, Israel Radio reported on Sunday evening.The president reportedly said that both sides must make concession for the sake of peace.While Obama is a...