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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...

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What Does “Secure The Border” Actually Mean?

  IIP > IOP In 1986, President Ronald Reagan passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act which was supposed to be a long-term, if not permanent, solution to the immigration problem, and in exchange, what I call “immigrants outside the process (IOPS) already in the country for four years were...

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GoPro: Maybe It Is About You

  Entrpreneurs everywhere share a maniacal focus on their product, the problem their product is trying to resolve, and on reconciling the two to make everything work. They eat, sleep, breathe and live their idea up to the point of not eating, sleeping, breathing or living at all. If it...

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Paper Chase: Soccer Is Here To Stay

  GDP shrank at 2.93% last quarter. Analysts blame it on the bad weather and expect a rebound in the 2nd quarter. That news has not stopped equity markets.   New home sales rose 18% in may which is a positive sign from a year long slowdown. This news is...

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Lebron James: Already Home

  Oh, they want me to fall Fall from the top They want me to drop They want me to stop They want me to go I’m already gone The shit that I’m on I’m already home   This is the chorus from Jay Z and Kid Cudi’s Already Home...

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These Modern Times

  Does rap music spawn violence?  Plus, celebrity sightings in NYC, community policing, and music by Knife Show. Check out this episode!   The Link Between Rap and Violence Hip-hop does not cause crime. If anything the opposite is true. As the popularity of rap music increased, crime in the...

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Showtime At The Apollo: Back and Better

  In its 80 years of existence, the Apollo Theatre has been where stars are born and legends are made. The names include James Brown, Michael Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, Gregory Hines, Stevie Wonder, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Bassie and Luther Vandross. While it is no longer a cultural icon,...