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The Great State of Mississippa’

Widespread conservative fury erupted after Henry Barbour (who is Haley Barbour’s nephew) helped bring black Democrats to vote for incumbent senator Thad Cochran, contributing to Cochran’s narrow victory over challenger Chris McDaniel. There’s nothing inherently wrong with attracting Democratic votes if state primary rules allow it; Ronald Reagan himself repeatedly...

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What Happened to Obamacare?

Immigration, instability and impeachment has been the Republican narrative against President Obama lately. What about Obamacare? Remember? The sky had fallen. The world was going to end. Remember? It was socialism on steroids and hgh with the other team’s playbook. The descent of America had begun. Remember? We haven’t heard...

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Palestine: Part 7 – The Holocaust

  Palestine: Part 6 – The White Paper   The Nuremberg Laws of 1935 effectively revoked the citizenship of the 500,000 Jews of Germany, making them refugees in their own country. In March 1938 Hitler annexed Austria making its 200,000 Jews stateless refugees. In September the British agreed to Nazi...

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Palestine: Part 6 – The White Paper

  Palestine: Part 5 – Religious Conflict   British support for Zionism was always controversial and the issue was periodically debated in Parliament. Churchill restricted Jewish migration to Palestine to an annual quota. Certificates allowing migration were distributed by the Jewish Agency. Jews with 1000 Pounds in cash or Jewish...

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Palestine: Part 5 – Religious Conflict

Palestine: Part 4 – Post WWI   Religious Conflict In 1920, a new Grand Mufti of Jerusalem (the Sunni Muslim cleric in charge of Jerusalem’s Islamic holy places including Al-Aqsa Mosque) was chosen. He believed the Jews in Palestine were seeking to rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem on the site...

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Palestine: Part 4 – Post WWI

  Palestine: Part 3 – World War 1   Post WWI After the defeat and dismantling of the Ottoman Empire by European colonial powers in 1918, the League of Nations (first intergovernmental organization founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War whose principal...

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Palestine: Part 3 – World War I

Palestine: Part 2 – Zionism   World War I World Zionist Organization Headquarters was located in Berlin at the outbreak of World War I. With different national sections of the movement supporting different sides in the war, Zionist policy was to maintain strict neutrality and “to demonstrate complete loyalty to...

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Palestine: Part 2 – Zionism

  Palestine: Part 1 – The Dreyfus Affair   Zionism Established in 1897 amidst the Dreyfus Affair, the World Zionist Organization’s first Congress defined Zionism as the seeking of establishment of a home for the Jewish people in Palestine secured under public law. This would be attained through the promotion...

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Palestine: Part 1 – The Dreyfus Affair

  As one traces the modern history of the conflict in Palestine, feelings shift back and forth. I don’t see how they can not. The conflict is a virtual tennis match of actions motivated by legitimate fears, perceived slights and anticipatory breaches. To definitively say one side is right or...

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Is the New Thor A Woman?

The announcement was made first on The View (that’s right), then confirmed by Marvel Comics that there will be an ALL NEW THOR taking over for Thor Classic after he was deemed unworthy of wielding his hammer Mjolnir, only this Thor will have “super powered boobies” (way to keep it...