#KYsen: Allison Grimes, national security sooper-genius

Posted by: Phineas on July 30, 2014 at 2:27 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Federal senators deal with issues of national and international importance, including matters of war and peace, and overall national security. You would think, then, that someone wishing to ascend to the Senate would at least know the basics about a game-changing weapon wielded by one of our key allies, who happens to be […]

 

Pelosi: Qatar tells me Hamas is a humanitarian organization

Posted by: Phineas on July 28, 2014 at 4:47 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Dear San Franciscans, I love your city, really I do, but, as voters, you have so much to answer for: Rep. Nancy Pelosi appeared on CNN Sunday and commented on the ongoing war in Gaza. While defending Israel’s right to defend itself and stating that the US must support Iron Dome, Pelosi […]

 

Video: Pat Condell on “Why I support Israel”

Posted by: Phineas on July 27, 2014 at 2:27 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This is from last June, but, given current events in the Levant, Pat’s words are still relevant. He certainly speaks for me: In the Washington Free Beacon, Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes (whom we’ve met before) is quoted as saying the administration is seeking “a common place” between Israel and Hamas […]

 

Boom: #Obamacare architect upholds #Halbig decision

Posted by: Phineas on July 25, 2014 at 1:26 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I normally use that graphic as a metaphor for the needlessly disruptive, even harmful effects the Affordable Care Act is having on the American health care system and the millions who rely on it. But the First Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Halbig v. Burwell (formerly Halbig v. Sebelius) turned the […]

 

#MTsen: Who does John Walsh think he is? Joe Biden?

Posted by: Phineas on July 23, 2014 at 4:29 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, this is embarrassing. The Democratic nominee for the seat once held by Max Baucus (D – Train Wreck), who is now Ambassador to China, has been called out by no less than that arch-conservative rag The New York Times for plagiarizing his Army War College master’s thesis: Democrats were thrilled when […]

 

Faced with antisemitic riots, French government does what it does best: appeasement

Posted by: Phineas on July 22, 2014 at 6:06 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Muslims in France have been rioting, including attacking synagogues, in the wake of Israel’s retaliation against Hamas for months of attacks against Israeli civilians. Faced with growing antisemitic civil disorder, the French government naturally… condemned Israel: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called Wednesday for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas to […]

 

Scientific proof: Socialism makes you more likely to lie and cheat

Posted by: Phineas on July 21, 2014 at 4:31 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This is amusing. Researchers from the University of Munich and ST’s beloved Duke University conducted a joint study that examined a person’s willingness to lie, if he could profit from that lie. The subjects were Berliners who were asked to play a game in which they could win a small amount of money. […]

 

Surprising no one, California loses another business to Texas

Posted by: Phineas on July 20, 2014 at 8:03 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This time, Perry’s Poachers have snagged Omnitracs LLC of San Diego, a fleet management firm that will be moving to Dallas and taking 450 jobs with it: Fleet management software company Omnitracs LLC will relocate it headquarters to Dallas from San Diego, creating 450 jobs and $10 million in capital investment, Gov. […]

 

Moral clarity in Gaza: Israel vs. Hamas

Posted by: Phineas on July 18, 2014 at 3:47 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas (Source: Israel MFA) Leave it to Charles Krauthammer to clear away the nonsense and lay bare the key difference between democratic Israel and the Hamas dictatorship in Gaza: “Here’s the difference between us,” explains the Israeli prime minister. “We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they’re using their civilians to protect their […]

 

(Video) The Middle East problem explained

Posted by: Phineas on July 16, 2014 at 2:31 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Radio host Dennis Prager cuts to the heart of the issue in this short lesson for his Prager University: the root of the Mideast problem is that one side wants the other side dead. The one quibble I have with Prager’s lesson is that he leaves begging the question of why Arab […]