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Another US journalist beheaded by ISIS

Posted by: Phineas on September 2, 2014 at 1:57 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas (Photo source) The savages of the “Islamic State” have sent another message to the United States: Dressed in an orange jumpsuit against the backdrop of an arid Syrian landscape, [Steven] Sotloff was threatened in that video with death unless the U.S. stopped airstrikes on the group in Iraq. In the video distributed Tuesday […]

 

Let’s remember how #JamesFoley lived, but also how he was brutally murdered

Posted by: ST on August 23, 2014 at 12:58 pm » 6 Comments

For those of you who were under the radar and missed this horrifying news from earlier this week: In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley – and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. Even […]

 

Bill Clinton slams Hamas for deliberately placing munitions near civilians

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2014 at 11:39 am » 4 Comments

It’s about time a President said it. Too bad it’s not the one currently occupying the White House.  Via Mike Wereschagin and Salena Zito from the Tribune-Review: Former President Bill Clinton on Saturday sharply criticized Hamas for deliberately endangering civilians and using international aid to build a network of tunnels into Israel. Speaking at a memorial service […]

 

The US and Israel are big meanies because they won’t share!

Posted by: Phineas on August 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas That’s the gist of the complaint from Navi Pillay, the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, who denounced Israel (and by extension the US) for civilian deaths in Gaza. The original article is behind Haaretz’s subscriber wall, so I’ll quote the Breitbart summary: Navi Pillay told reporters following yet another “emergency” meeting […]

 

#KYsen: Allison Grimes, national security sooper-genius

Posted by: Phineas on July 30, 2014 at 2:27 pm » 4 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 […]

 

How the Associated Press perpetuates the “Israel is the enemy” myth (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on July 29, 2014 at 11:42 am » 2 Comments

A disturbing, revealing tweet from the Associated Press earlier this morning (screen-capped in case they delete it): Wow. Biased much, @AP? Smh. #StandWithIsrael #tcot (via @bmcsmith92) pic.twitter.com/XiOWkkGX0i — Stacey-SisterToldjah (@sistertoldjah) July 29, 2014 As you’ll see below in the original piece published by the AP and written by journalist Bradley Klapper, this wasn’t just a […]

 

Pelosi: Qatar tells me Hamas is a humanitarian organization

Posted by: Phineas on July 28, 2014 at 4:47 pm » 4 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 […]

 

#StandWithIsrael: A rare moment of praise for Joan Rivers

Posted by: ST on July 25, 2014 at 4:53 pm » 2 Comments

It’s not often I’m singing the praises of “comedienne” Joan Rivers but this week she has earned some major props in my book: A passionate Joan Rivers joined the fray on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Islamic militants in Gaza, taking the opportunity to slam Selena Gomez for writing “Pray for Gaza” on Instagram last […]

 

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 […]