Donald R. McClarey

Yep

  From Powerline, a prediction by Robert P. George:   You will be able to watch something as if in slow motion over the course of the next few years: the collapse of support for Israel by Democratic Party politicians

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Donald R. McClarey

Trump Moves American Embassy to Jerusalem

    “I have determined that it is time to official recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” President Trump said. “While previous presidents have made this a major campaign promise, they failed to deliver. Today, I am delivering.” He

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Netanyahu Wins and Obama Loses

   TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country’s election, final results showed Wednesday, a stunning turnaround after a tight race that had put his lengthy rule

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We Are Being Sold Out

“You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor and you will have war.” Winston Churchill     Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells Congress today that President Obama is selling us out in regard to the proposed

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in a Nutshell

A brilliant and concise explanation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Dennis Prager.  It is impossible to make peace when one side wants the other side dead, dead, dead. Until that changes, this conflict will never be resolved unless the Palestinians

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David Mamet, Liberals, Israel and Blood Sacrifice

  Playwright David Mamet has an interesting column in the Wall Street Journal today examing hostility towards Israel on the Left: The Liberal West has, for decades, indulged itself in an orgy of self-flagellation. We have enjoyed comfort and security,

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Bibi & Barry

One fought for the survival of a young Jewish state. The other smoked and lounged around bragging about his latte prowess. Who would you think has the better character and judgement skills needed in today’s dangerous world.

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Israeli Spy Arrested by Saudi Arabia

Many have sought to question the Zionist narrative that Israelis are strictly the victims of Arab hate when it comes to Middle East conflict and their darkest fears are certainly confirmed by this story of Mossad perverting nature in order

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I Give Up, Here's a Links Round-up

“The Vatican” endorses the Blues Brothers. North Korea embraces neoliberalism (baby steps). Matt Yglesias is my kind of liberal. The Onion channels Bertolt Brecht. Israel further loosens border restrictions with Gaza. A lot of people seems to think this is

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Israel to Loosen Gaza Blockaid

Palestinian official Raed Fattouh, who coordinates the flow of goods into Gaza with Israel, said soda, juice, jam, spices, shaving cream, potato chips, cookies and candy were now permitted. He said Israel rebuffed Palestinian requests for construction goods, raw materials

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Hearst Stands Behind Anti-Semite Helen Thomas

Breaking News: The USA Today is reporting that Helen Thomas has retired following her anti-Semitic comments from last week (Biretta tip to TAC reader Phillip) The Hearst Corporation, which owns Hearst Newspapers, continues to stand behind their ‘news reporter’ the

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Juden Raus!

Helen Thomas, the Deaness of the Washington Press Corps, delivered the above charming sentiments at a Jewish Heritage Celebration at the White House on May 27.  Thomas has been a left wing loon forever, and has always been hostile to

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Israel Confronts the Freedom Flotilla

NOTE: This roundup will be continuously updated with further information This past Memorial Day weekend, “Israel boarded a Gaza-bound ‘Freedom Flotilla’ and killed an indeterminate number of innocent bystanders as they attempted to take control international waters.” Well, at least

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Israel vs. the "Freedom Flotilla"

I’m generally sympathetic to Israel. Despite its faults, it’s one of the most stable and liberal regimes in the region, and many of its critics fail to account for the corrosive effect on the national consciousness of being surrounded by

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Inherent Tensions on Nationalism

Nationalism, a hydra of a term which in this case I am using in the sense whereby it refers to the idea that “a people” of unified ethnic, cultural and/or religious heritage have a “right” to their own nation state

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Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Israel and the Holy Land

Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Israel and the Holy Land will begin tomorrow, May 8-15, 2009. I’ve set up a special blog devoted to the Papal Pilgrimage as a vehicle for rounding up news, coverage and commentary, and where I’ll

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The Hebrew Catholics Of Israel

With the upcoming visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Israel there are many stories that come to the surface that I find especially intriguing.  For example, I came a cross an interesting article on the small community of Hebrew Catholics living

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Deal Hudson on Israel and Palestinian Christians, Revisited

In his latest article for InsideCatholic.com, Deal Hudson presents Ten Hard Facts Confronting Benedict XVI in the Holy Land concerning the plight of Palestinian Christians. One would expect that — when presenting a list of “hard facts”, particularly a topic

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Nationalism and the Problems of the Middle East

One of the books I’ve been reading off and on over the last year has been Avi Shlaim’s The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World. Shlaim is a one of the Israeli New Historians, which is essentially a “post-Zionist”

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A Suggestion for Israel

Over at Human Events, Ben Shapiro has an article about how Israel will lose the conflict in Gaza again.  His initial premise states that we keep seeing an essentially endless cycle repeated: Hamas strikes Israel, Israel retaliates, the world comes

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Thoughts on Israel's war with Hamas

On December 27th, 2008, Israel launched a series of air strikes on Hamas training camps, headquarters, weapons storehouses, underground missile silos and command-and-control centers in Gaza — the start of an open-ended offensive to stem the increasing barrage of rocket-attacks

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