Mid-Term Election
Elections

Voting strategically in the mid-term election, especially in California

If you like Trump’s accomplishments and hate the Dems’ Kavanaugh circus, vote strategically this November. Here are some ideas for the mid-term election. We’re slightly less than a month away from the mid-term election. For those who have put off thinking about it, it’s time! As a nation, we are [Read More]

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Donald Trump

[MUST-SEE VIDEO] Watch Donald Trump “shake it off,” Taylor-Swift style

Does it get any better, after Donald Trump’s spectacularly successful first year, to watch him “Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift style? I missed last year this cute Auto-Tune video, which gets Trump to sing a verse and chorus from Taylor Swift’s  Shake It Off. I don’t know if I would [Read More]

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Donald Trump

Trump isn’t a Black Swan; he’s a whole flock of Black Swans (by Wolf Howling)

Following his unexpected victory, Trump is quickly becoming America’s most consequential conservative president, making him a one-man flock of Black Swans. A “Black Swan Event” is one that: Comes as a surprise – i.e., a “high-profile, hard-to-predict, and rare event . . . beyond the realm of normal expectations in [Read More]

Donald Trump

U.S. Has Xmas Gift For UN As Nations Start Moving Embassies To Jerusalem!

The Trump Administration had a very fitting Christmas present for the UN after the meaningless General Assembly vote against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitol. A cut in U.S. funding to the tune of $285 million. While news stories called this a ‘negotiated budget cut’ the reality is [Read More]

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Politics

Bookworm Beat 12/11/17 — the illustrated edition and open thread

On a day that sees the news look like news in Groundhog Day, with old stories endlessly repeating, today’s illustrated edition still brings fresh laughs. As you look at this next poster, remember that Facebook is going to “protect us” from “fake news”: And here’s another example of how Facebook [Read More]

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IDF Paratroopers Who Liberated Kotel In Jerusalem Return 50 Years Later

According to Israel’s Hebrew calendar, today marks the Jubilee celebration of Israel’s Six Day War and the liberation of Jerusalem. Take a good look at the three men standing there, along with Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, Dr. Yitzhak Yifat, Tzion Karasenti and Chaim Oshri. they took a tour [Read More]

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Politics

On the Obama administration’s Middle East roller coaster

Yesterday Barry Rubin provided a refresher course on the topic of the Jewish presence in “east” Jerusalem. October 31, 2009: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lavishly praises Israel as making “unprecedented” concessions in stopping construction on West Bank settlements while it is still going to build in east Jerusalem. [Read More]