SOMETIMES WE LEARN AS WE GO….

We learn as we go.   Sometimes it takes a little longer than maybe it should, but eventually it happens. From Blake Neff\’s article at dailycaller.com: Theexodus of Jewish Americans from the Democratic Party continued in2014, with only 61 percent of Jews identifying with the party lastyear, accordingto a new poll released Tuesday by Gallup. Sixty-onepercent may seem high...

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ANOTHER REASON COPS CAN\’T STAND DE BLASIO

In case anyone is left who doesn\’t know why cops can\’t stand de blasio, we have this, excerpted from article Jamie Schram\’s article in the New York Post: AManhattan judge known for being tough on criminals has been bootedfrom the bench by Mayor Bill de Blasio – even against the ­adviceof his own vetting team, law enforcement sources told The...

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DID CHARLIE HEDBO “PROVOKE” ITS OWN TERRORIST MASSACRE?

Having read dozens of online pieces, from a wide array of sources, telling me in one way or another that the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hedbo, provoked the terrorist attack that killed 12 innocent people – 10 of them magazine employees – and injured 11 others, I have to say that I disagree….partially. Let\’s start with the fact that France has a free press...

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WHAT\’S THE PENALTY FOR PUBLIC SEDONAMY?

Apropos of nothing political…. ….there is a lesson to be learned here:  If you\’re going to have sex, it probably would be a good idea not to have it on top of a car in an outdoor parking lot. Excerpted from an article at thesmokinggun.com: AFlorida couple was arrested early yesterday after they were spottedhaving sex atop a 2004 Kia Sedona at a West Palm Beach...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ISRAEL

There are many subjects that can be covered under that title.  They could include Israel\’s astonishing achievements in science, medicine, technology and agriculture, among others.  They could include the fact that, as of 2010 (and nothing has changed since), Israel, with less than 8,000,000 people, had recorded 16,805 patents for a wide array of products/goods, compared to 836...

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THE CHARLIE HEDBO MASSACRE: A TALE OF TWO QUOTES

As you no doubt are aware, terrorists attacked the Paris offices of Charlie Hedbo, an irreverent French magazine which has posted cartoons which disdained the Islamic prophet Muhammad.   As they killed 12 people and injured 11 others (that\’s the latest count, and could, of course change), they screamed “Allahu Akbar” (God is great), and “The prophet has been...

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AS THEY CONTINUE TO CALL FOR STEVE SCALISE\’S HEAD…

Stephen “Steve” Scalise (R-LA) is the Republican majority whip in the House of Representatives. In 2002, Mr. Scalise either did or did not make a speech to a group formed by KKKer/racist/anti-Semite david duke.  It is unclear whether he spoke to that group or to another group which met earlier in the day at the same Hotel.  In any event, the speech was not about...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today\’s quote comes to us from Howard Dean – a former Governor of Vermont who, at one time, was actually considered a serious candidate for the presidency. Today there was a terrorist attack in France, which apparently was perpetrated by Islamic lunatics who decided that working for a magazine which published material they considered offensive to Muhammad was a capital...

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THE BLACKBRUNCHNY FIASCO: MICHELLE MALKIN\’S TAKE

BlackBrunchNY was a brainstorm of the rapidly diminishing Michael Brown/Eric Garner protest movement.  The idea was that “protesters” would form flash mobs in restaurants around town and annoy people eating brunch around the city for no apparent reason, other than, well, to annoy people eating brunch. For the most part, it has been met with a combination of...

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN “UNDERSTAND” AND “CONDONE”

Many years ago, at the Synagogue my wife and I belonged to, a story circulated about the Cantor (the chanter/singer of prayers and, often, the teacher of what children must learn to become a Bar or Bat Mitzvah).  It involved a student who, we were told, made it very plain, in the most obnoxious ways he could come up with, that – other than the party afterward, of course...

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THE TERRORIST MASSACRE IN FRANCE

What we have been told so far:  12 are dead…and the terrorist murderers who killed them for the “crime” of working at a magazine that spoofed the Islamic prophet Muhammad* are still on the loose. Since details of events such as this tend to change minute by minute I will hold off blogging more about it until things become less frenetic and more...

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THE TODAY SHOW: TAILORING THE NEWS AGAIN

Why does The Today Show tailor news to fit its leftward narrative?  Do they think no one notices? Sadly, for some of us they are right.  But not all of us. Latest case in point:  the report on this morning\’s show, about two NYPD officers who were shot in the Bronx last night (both injured but expected to recover).  At about 1:40, the report mentions police...

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OIL

As I type this, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil is trading at $47.97.  Yesterday it broke $50, and now it is below $48.  Is it about to rush down toward $45 or even $40?  Keep watching.

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BOEHNER A GONER?

The mutiny is growing.  We\’ll probably know in the next 24 hours.  Stay tuned. ============================================= UPDATE:  Well, that didn\’t take long.  Boehner re-elected speaker.  There were 25 dissenters; not enough to oust him. There might be some inclination on the part of Boehner and his supporters to “punish” these 25.  In...

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IS CUBA OUR NEWEST SYRIA, IRAN, ETC.?

Is Cuba the latest foreign policy failure for Barack Obama – a President who has a record of foreign policy failures that already is among the most (un)impressive in United States history? Why do I say this? The first three paragraphs from Mary Anastasia O\’Grady\’s article for the Wall Street Journal should provide a pretty clear answer: Whoand where are the 53 Cuban...

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