JANUARY 26, 2015 9:00PM

We're not racist... OKAY! We're racist!

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Is everyone sitting comfortably?  Good!  So let’s get started…

Let's talk about Barack Obama.
 
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Calm down.  Let me clarify that.  Let's talk about talking about Barack Obama.


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Well, not just yet.
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Nope.

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Boehner Netanyahu

 

John Boehner and Bibi Netanyahu need to be taken out behind the shed - or the White House, and spanked so hard that strips of Bibi’s elephant hide and Boehner’s orange skin will be littered all over the Rose Garden.

I refer to the Speaker of the House and/
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For those who have not heard him or heard of him, Mark Levin is an American lawyer, author, and the host of the syndicated Mark Levin Show.

Levin also worked in the Ronald Reagan administration and was Attorney General Edwin Meese’s Chief of Staff.

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It’s 2015!  And Der Stürmer is back in the news! (Bet you didn’t see that one coming, did you)

That fun-filled weekly tabloid-format Nazi newspaper published by Julius Streicher which ended publishing a few months before Hitler blew his bRead full post »

JANUARY 18, 2015 5:28PM

Jim Clancy's anti-Israel hasbara




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Just over a week after his bizarre anti-Israel Twitter outburst, CNN anchorman Jim Clancy is no longer at CNN.

Clancy and CNN are not saying anything about why the two parted ways. However, it seems a bit more than coincidental that Clancy has resigned from 34 years atRead full post »

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The website Raw Story recently published 46 examples of Muslim outrage about Paris shooting that Fox News can’t seem to find by Katie Halper.

Ms. Halper’s article was a response to numerous personalities in western media who assailed the Ummah for not expressing ouRead full post »

 

 

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It takes something special to get me to write about something other than politics.

In this case, it’s music.  Specifically, the release of two very special albums from the RCA catalog on compact disc.

But RCA is not

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Early December in Cleveland means cold and at least some snow. Because of the snow, December Sunday mornings are often quieter than usual. 

One particular Sunday morning might have been a perfect morning for my father, a student at Western Reserve University, to sleepRead full post »

DECEMBER 2, 2014 9:41PM

Dark Victory: The Rise of Christmas

 

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My Thanksgiving includes unbounded gratitude that as a Jew, I get to enjoy Christmas as a spectator sport.

As a Jew, I will not be sitting in my living room with a dead tree, eating candy from socks nailed to the fireplace. 

I willRead full post »

Thats all folks
NOVEMBER 17, 2014 9:51AM

The Palestinian right to do wrong


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The Huffington Post (Canada) recently published the article Peter Gabriel Slams Israeli Occupation, Contributes Song To Gaza Benefit Album, written by Jason MacNeil.

It was not a polemic but, rather, a straightforward report.

However the subject of Israel and the Palestinians is suchRead full post »

NOVEMBER 15, 2014 5:46PM

50 shades of settlements

 

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On the night of March 11, one or more Palestinians climbed a fence surrounding the Jewish West Bank town of Itamar in the high mountains near the Palestinian communities of Beit Furik, Awarta and Khirbat Al Yanoon. 

They broke into the home of Udi and RuthRead full post »

NOVEMBER 11, 2014 2:24PM

Not all Vietnam vets are created equal



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It’s Veterans Day, the perfect day to get something off my chest.

It began to afflict me the very first time someone thanked me upon learning that I'm a veteran.

But while I was writing Hanoi Jane, May 4th 1970, Chicken George and Me it became a noise I couldn't/Read full post »

 

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Discontent brewed in New Haven is spreading among Jews around the world.

Bruce M. Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, wrote a letter to the New York Times that some have deemed deeply offensive to Jews.

On Aug. 20, Deborah E. Lipstadt, author and respectedRead full post »

AUGUST 29, 2014 4:26PM

Taking Israel-bashers to school


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Famous Irish writer, comedian and internet personality Pat Condell recently published a video clip, exposing the hypocrisy of the international community, in particular progressives in western democracies, towards the State of Israel.

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In a video clip published recently, famous Irish writer, comedian and internet personality Pat Condell exposed the hypocrisy of the international community, in particular progressives in western democracies, towards the State of Israel.

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In a video clip published recently, famous Irish writer, comedian and internet personality Pat Condell exposed the hypocrisy of the international community, in particular progressives in western democracies, towards the State of IsraelRead full post »

AUGUST 27, 2014 9:13PM

Burgers with Barack

 

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Sometime ago, on a lark, I wrote to President Obama.

I didn't write about anything specific. Just a little note of appreciation.

The reply startled me.  But not because I got one. I imagine that the White House has an elaborate IT section to spit out generic repRead full post »

 

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In a decision that should not surprise anyone familiar with this religious institution, the Westboro Baptist Church has announced that its members might be demonstrating at the funeral of Robin Williams.

On August 11, Williams, who was battling severe depression, likely enhanRead full post »

 

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In a decision that should not surprise anyone familiar with this religious institution, the Westboro Baptist Church has announced that its members might be demonstrating at the funeral of Robin Williams.

On August 11, Williams, who was battling severe depression, likelRead full post »

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JULY 30, 2014 1:28PM

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JULY 22, 2014 3:40PM

Throwing good money after evil

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The conflict between Israel and Gaza is war in every sense of the word, if not in actual name.

The purpose of Israel’s military action is ending Hamas’ aerial onslaught, and degrading Hamas’ ability to resume it.

The purpose of Hamas’ unending assault is/
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JUNE 23, 2014 10:20AM

Benghazimania, Cleveland-style

 

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This is Kevin O’Brien.  He is the assistant Deputy Editorial Page Editor for The Plain Dealer, Cleveland’s daily newspaper.

O’Brien will never be mistaken for a serious political analyst. But shave his head, give him a big cigar, get him some contactRead full post »



D Day

The 70th anniversary of D Day got me thinking about patriotism, what American are capable of, and why the most self-styled American patriots today are posers.

Isoroku Yamamoto, Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Japanese Fleet during World War II, revealed an understanding of what Japan fac/
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