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BDS Opponent Claire Potter Suffers Social Media Harassment for Her Views

BDS Opponent Claire Potter Suffers Social Media Harassment for Her Views

then changes her mind on the American Studies Association boycott resolution, perhaps for other reasons. But the entire situation is worth reviewing, given that BDS supporters are constantly claiming that pro-Israel forces are the ones doing the harassing, vilification, etc. Via Legal Insurrection , here are a couple of quotes from Potter about the reaction to her initial pro-academic freedom (but hardly pro-Israel) stand against the ASA resolution: “There were massive numbers of people, including a lot of people I know, just writing these nasty things on my blog about what a horrible…

Obama Hits Romney on Bain as He Raises Wall Street Money

Obama Hits Romney on Bain as He Raises Wall Street Money

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Health Care Law Battle Now Turns to Florida

Health Care Law Battle Now Turns to Florida

After a Virginia judge rules against a coverage mandate in the health care law, a similar case will be heard in Florida this week, as the issue will likely ultimately be decided in the Supreme Court AG Predicts Supreme Court ‘Fight’ for Health Care Tax Cut Package Clears Key Senate Hurdle OPINION: Obama Can Only Blame Himself

School Sued Over Denial of Muslim Pilgrimage

School Sued Over Denial of Muslim Pilgrimage

4 Bodies Found on Remote New York Beach

4 Bodies Found on Remote New York Beach

Sanity

Sanity

(John) In some respects, one could say that American politics from 2003 until 2008 were dominated by Congress’s decision to go to war in Iraq and the Left’s hysterical response to that decision. Sensible commentary on Iraq is always in short supply, but Condoleezza Rice’s interview with left-winger Katie Couric provides a refreshingly adult take on the subject:

"Sweden Narrowly Avoided Christmas Carnage"

"Sweden Narrowly Avoided Christmas Carnage"

(John) The jihadist who blew himself up in Stockholm, apparently accidentally, was just minutes away from committing mass murder, according to Swedish authorities : A suicide bomber who blew himself up in Stockholm at the weekend was just minutes away from wreaking carnage among Christmas shoppers, said Sweden’s foreign minister Carl Bildt. The man, carrying a cocktail of explosives according to Swedish investigators, was only “a couple of hundred metres” from causing massive casualties, Bildt told …

Cavuto to Matthews: Stick Your Condescending Comments About Christie’s Weight Up Your You Know What

Cavuto to Matthews: Stick Your Condescending Comments About Christie’s Weight Up Your You Know What

As NewsBusters previously reported , MSNBC’s Chris Matthews took some cheap shots at New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s weight while speaking at a radio event last Thursday. Displeased with the immature condescension aimed at his state’s chief executive, Fox News’s Neil Cavuto went after the “Hardball” host’s lack of decorum on Monday’s “Your World” (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more

The Ethanol Juggernaut: Do Republicans Have the Will to Stop Big Government?

The Ethanol Juggernaut: Do Republicans Have the Will to Stop Big Government?

From the diaries by lexington_concord… It’s always politically advantageous to support tax cuts. However, it takes more intransigence and fortitude to oppose big government programs and special interest handouts. It is even more arduous to oppose such programs when they are coupled with tax cuts as part of a backroom compromise. Based upon Senator Jim Inhofe’s comments to NRO it appears that there aren’t too many GOP Senators who are down for the struggle. Concerning the green handouts hidden in H.R. 4853 , Inhofe told National Review’s Robert Costa : “94 percent of the provisions are meaningful. For people talking about wind and ethanol subsidies, you’re talking about 2 percent of the…

Richard Holbrooke: ‘Giant’ of Foreign Policy

Richard Holbrooke: ‘Giant’ of Foreign Policy

Richard Holbrooke, 69, a brilliant and feisty U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Obama’s special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, died Monday. “He is simply one of the giants of American foreign policy,” President Obama said

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