The Israeli Peace Initiative would put the country’s security in the hands of UN troops and Hezbollah.
Leftist Rule for Engaging Conservative Ideas #1: conservatives’ motives are never what they claim. It must be rigorously asserted that right-wingers are invariably driven by impulses more sinister than making people better off or trying to find solutions to the problems we face. New Republic senior editor Jonathan Chait knows that lesson by heart—on the Daily Beast, he argues that from the lowliest Tea Partier all the way up to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Right is animated by a view of “the poor as parasites” and “the rich as our rightful rulers,” a dogma we’ve picked up from philosopher Ayn Rand.
Sunday night, ReelzChannel broadcast the two part finale of a controversial eight part miniseries entitled The Kennedys. Many networks passed on the miniseries, including but not limited to the History Channel, Showtime, FX, Starz, Direct TV’s 101 Network, Bass Fishing Network, Dental Floss TV, Air America and NBC (you get the idea).
“Unbelievably!” Rachel Maddow Uncovers Wisconsin Plot to Count Votes the Same Way They are Counted Everywhere in the United States (True Twit, Part 14)
Arab League Pressing United Nations For Gaza No-Fly Zone… While Terrorist Rockets Target Israeli Children
Hamas is now deliberately targeting Israeli school children with rocket attacks against clearly marked school buses. They know no shame, yet they continue to play the victim, pleading with the international community for protection from Israel’s reprisals. Terrorists in Gaza fired an anti-tank missile at an Israeli school bus on Thursday, injuring two people, one [...]
The Left is all up in arms over this stopgap budget deal, largely because it was achieved through bipartisan compromise. Case in point: a post at Daily Kos, written by a blogger calling himself “Meteor Blades” (who, in real life, is Timothy Lange, a “journalist in both alternative and traditional print media”).
With the American intervention in Libya we see the beginning of an “Obama Doctrine”: It hasn’t really been identified as such, but the outline has been formed. Based on the doctrine championed by the President’s anti-Israel adviser Samantha Power, we now know the United States will follow the lead of Europe, the United Nations and/or the Arab League and intervene in any military action where they perceive civilians are being targeted.