Under the Fedora: 9/11 Thoughts , Kaepernick and Dems, Trump as Wile E Coyote , Florence and more

Yesterday was 9/11 again and my opinion on hit hasn't changed.   The days we need to be remembering are the fall of Saddam (April 9th); the fall of the Taliban government in Afghanistan and Tora Bora (Dec 17th); and the death of Bin Laden (May 2nd). We should hold those days high, and make … Continue reading Under the Fedora: 9/11 Thoughts , Kaepernick and Dems, Trump as Wile E Coyote , Florence and more

Three More Trump Wins UNRWA/Common Core/Apple

I'm pretty busy today working on the Trump Year one Lunch and Panel event in Leominster MA at noon today (you can still buy tickets here or at the door for $20 which includes an all you can eat buffet) so I don't have a lot of time for a long piece on shutdowns, Tom … Continue reading Three More Trump Wins UNRWA/Common Core/Apple

Here’s a Headline out of the Middle East you Don’t Read Every Day…

While we've been distracted by other things real signifcant news keeps happening For example my reaction to this is Wow! Saudi Arabia’s all-powerful crown prince has opened up a new front in his attempts to change the Middle East by intervening in Palestinian politics and demanding backing for President Trump’s vision for peace with Israel. … Continue reading Here’s a Headline out of the Middle East you Don’t Read Every Day…

Meanwhile in the real world Terror Attacks Continue in Israel

While the US media obsesses over the Trump Access Hollywood tape over in Israel the real world consequences o the Obama/Clinton foreign policy continue to be felt: A Palestinian terrorist shot and killed two Israelis and wounded six others in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem on Sunday. The Palestinian terrorist, sitting in a car, drove … Continue reading Meanwhile in the real world Terror Attacks Continue in Israel

Transparency Palestinian Style

Last year I noted a plan being advanced for 24/7 cameras at the Temple Mount in order to substantiate Palestinian claims of Israel violating agreements concerning it which the Jordanians, John Kerry and the Israelis agreed. However for some reason our peaceful Palestinian who have been accusing Israel of misdeeds objected even though such cameras … Continue reading Transparency Palestinian Style

Some Persecuted Arabs are less equal than others

This morning I mentioned a spate of anti-semitic incidents in the US that were not considered newsworthy. But apparently you don't have to be a jew to have attacks against you ignored: Palestinian security forces say they arrested two suspected Islamic radicals in the burning of a Christmas tree in the northern West Bank. A … Continue reading Some Persecuted Arabs are less equal than others

Palestinians: Temple Mount Cam is a Trap to Show us Doing Nothing Wrong!

George Washington McLintock: Now Katherine, are you going to believe what you see, or what I tell you? McLintock! 1963 Given all the tension in the Palestinian areas after rumors that Israel was violating agreements concerning the Temple mount spread among Palestinians the Jordanians advanced a plan to stop the trouble, cameras!: The proposal for … Continue reading Palestinians: Temple Mount Cam is a Trap to Show us Doing Nothing Wrong!

The Time has come for Israel to Fight Sherman’ War

Anan 7: You realise what you have done? Capt Kirk:Yes, I do. I've given you back the horrors of war. The Vendikans now assume that you've broken your agreement and that you're preparing to wage real war with real weapons. They'll want do the same. Only the next attack they launch will do a lot … Continue reading The Time has come for Israel to Fight Sherman’ War

The Unexpectedly Chronicles Strange Framing on Israel & Oregon

This morning Twitchy featured this tweet from Jake Tapper: Strange framing https://t.co/8LsAMh7qkg — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 3, 2015 His confusion comes from this story: Four Israelis were injured, two of them critically, in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City Saturday evening. A mother and father in their 40s and a two-year-old boy were … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles Strange Framing on Israel & Oregon

#UNEXPECTEDLY Atheist beaten by religious fanatics…

...working for the Palestinian Government I used to run a blog in Arabic called “Nour Alakl” and ran a satirical Facebook page under the pseudonym “Allah.” But in October 2010, Palestinian security forces stormed into an Internet cafe and arrested me. This blogger has learned many things from this experience Until then, I had been … Continue reading #UNEXPECTEDLY Atheist beaten by religious fanatics…

How Should Israel Strike Back over the Kidnapping & Murder of their Children

One of the most frustrating things about the murder of the three jewish lads (One of the American) in Israel was how predictable this story was from the moment they disappeared. Jews kidnapped, country is engaged and outraged, Palestinians pretend to be shocked in English & justify it in Arabic (f they mention it at … Continue reading How Should Israel Strike Back over the Kidnapping & Murder of their Children

Where was the live coverage?

Yesterday a unique event took place in the history of history. Pope Francis, Shimon Peres, Mahmoud Abbas and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew prayed together at the Vatican for peace. The ceremony consisted of music & prayer, after a musical interlude we started with Jewish Prayer There were two readings from the Psalms and a third … Continue reading Where was the live coverage?

A Seed planted in Rome

O you of little faith,  why did you doubt? Matthew 14:31b Major Blass Vivar: There is only a small French Garrison in Torrecastro. The people of the town know the legend, secretly believe it. As soon as we raise the banner over the little chapel, the people will rise up against the French invader. Lt. … Continue reading A Seed planted in Rome

John Allen Jr: The Best Hire the Boston Globe Ever Made

It's not often that the Boston Globe's news coverage is worthy of praise, but their acquisition of John Allen Jr. to cover the Vatican is producing some of the most informative and professional coverage the Globe has even seen Can it really just be diplomatic happenstance that the date set this week for the prayer … Continue reading John Allen Jr: The Best Hire the Boston Globe Ever Made

The Problem in the Middle East isn’t a Wall…

There is a photo of Pope Francis at the security wall in Bethlehem during his visit to the holy Land. As you might guess a lot of people are going to be jumping all over those photos The Pope stopped and prayed in front of the security barrier, with “profound” graffiti lining it. The PLO … Continue reading The Problem in the Middle East isn’t a Wall…

Florida 13 & the Menorah in the Ballot Box

Yesterday to the surprise of an awful lot of people, including me, David Jolly defeated Alex Sink to win a special election in FL-13. If there was ever a race where the Democrats should have been able to pull off a win it was this one. Consider: 1. Barack Obama carried this district 2. Alex … Continue reading Florida 13 & the Menorah in the Ballot Box

Free Speech Palestinian style

When is a public event at a London University not a public event? Apparently when Palestinian thugs holding it decide it is not: In the act of snatching the rucksack my phone, glasses case, pens and voice recorder ended up all over the floor and under the seats in front of me. I had to … Continue reading Free Speech Palestinian style

Meanwhile in the Palestinian areas…

While the Administration is busy deciding that high gas prices are all the fault of the Jooos the Palestinian authority shows how you deal with people who have bad things to say about the government:: Palestinian Authority security forces in the West Bank Sunday night arrested another Palestinian journalist for posting a critical comment on … Continue reading Meanwhile in the Palestinian areas…

I approve of this decision by Fatah …

..concerning making peace with Hamas for several reasons: 1. it removes the facade that one group of Palestinians want peace with Israel and one does not. Any move that shatters this fantasy is positive. 2. Free Elections are always a positive thing. The Palestinians deserve a free and fair election. They also clarify things. The … Continue reading I approve of this decision by Fatah …

For it

The AP reports the Palestinian authority is willing to give up US funding in order to get together with Hamas: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is making a heavy push for reconciliation with Hamas and is willing to give up hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. aid if that's what it takes to forge a … Continue reading For it