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Archive for April, 2009

Apr 30th 2009

Big Horse Race This Saturday

Apr 29th 2009

Someone Better Be Fired For This

April 28 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama ordered a review of a publicity-photo shoot with one of the planes that serves as Air Force One that cost taxpayers $328,835 and caused a furor in New York City.
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[Y]esterday’s low-altitude flight over New York Harbor….rattled windows in New York’s financial district and prompted some office workers to […]

Apr 29th 2009

The UN and Israel: Is the Jewish state getting a fair shake from the world body?

An outcast: Israel is indeed an outcast in the United Nations and thus, by extension, a pariah in the whole world. Though founded in 1948 — over fifty years ago and at about the same time as many other countries in the wake of World War II — its “legitimacy,” its “right to exist,” are […]

Apr 28th 2009

Change We Can Believe In That Is Constantly Changing Its Mind

About the only thing we know for certain after 100 days is that we can rely on promises the president makes for a very limited duration.
Previously (related to the substance of this graphic): Bush Deficits and Obama Deficits.

Apr 27th 2009

The Big Lie (I): Are the “occupied territories” really occupied territories?

As Adolf Hitler discovered, the Big Lie will eventually be accepted as the truth. The Big Lie, the monster whopper of our time, is that the provinces of Judea/Samaria, often called the “West Bank,” are “occupied territories.”
What are the facts?

Apr 26th 2009

List of Mistakes from Obama’s First 100 Days

Video version:

For those who have been following obama’s first 100 days, watching for the training wheels to come off, the following list is just a depressing recap:

1. "Obama criticized pork barrel spending in the form of 'earmarks,' urging changes in the way that Congress adopts the spending proposals. Then he signed a […]

Apr 25th 2009

The Unrelenting and Virulent Hatred of the Arabs: Will peace ever be possible under those conditions?

After almost sixty years of statehood, Israel is a lone outpost of Western civilization and its values. It is the staunchest ally of the United States in that part of the world – a bulwark of democracy. The Arab nations surrounding it are a swamp of terrorism, corruption, dictatorship, and human enslavement. But the hatred […]

Apr 23rd 2009

Arabian Fables (II): More fanciful Arab myths to sway world opinion.

Jerusalem (“Arab East Jerusalem”). The Arabs have assiduously propagated the myths that Jerusalem is an Arab capital, that (after Mecca and Medina) Jerusalem is their third holy city, and that it is intolerable to them that infidels (Jews) are in possession of it.
The reality of course is that Jerusalem was never an Arab capital and […]

Apr 21st 2009

I want one.

From Today’s Big Thing.

Apr 21st 2009

Arabian Fables (I): How the Arabs soften up world opinion with fanciful myths.

The following piece is reprinted with permission from FLAME (Facts and Logic About the Middle East). Visit FLAME’s website, factsandlogic.org to see all of their outstanding work.
Josef Goebbels, the infamous propaganda minister of the Nazis, had it right. Just tell people big lies often enough and they will believe them. The Arabs have learned that […]