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Israel Holds Off on Joint Military Exercise with U.S. in Wake of Potential Iran Deal

Monday, August 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

IMRA picked up on this release from the Israeli Defense Forces: The relations with the USA continue to be very tense: the editorial board of Israel Defense has learnt that Israel declined far-reaching proposals for Israeli-American defense cooperation in the context of a massive joint training exercise, designated Juniper Cobra 16, scheduled for early 2016. The exercise should include […]

Whataburger Revolts Against Texas Open Carry Law

Monday, July 13th, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

The Texas burger restaurant Whataburger will not allow the open carry of guns on its restaurant properties — and other Texas restaurants are expected to follow suit. “Whataburger — with some 780 locations in 10 states — has drawn a mix of praise and rebuke since making the announcement this month, including a prediction of […]

ISIS Supporters Provoke Israel, Rest of World Says ‘Eh, It’s the Weekend’

Monday, June 8th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

.@IsraeliPM @netanyahu scathing against intl comm for hypocrisy & silence in wake of #Gaza rocket attacks on #Israel! — Arsen Ostrovsky (@Ostrov_A) June 7, 2015 Rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel has resumed intermittently over the past week and into the weekend. The third attack came on Saturday, June 6, when a […]

Israel Performs Nation-Wide Drill to Prepare for 3-Front War

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Times of Israel: Rocket sirens sound across country in civil defense drill — The Israel Project (@israelproject) June 2, 2015 The Times of Israel reports: Turning Point 15 will test the preparedness of the country to deal with a massive coordinated rocket attack on population centers across Israel, including damage to essential infrastructure, as […]

Actor Vince Vaughn Supports Guns in Schools

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

Some rare common sense coming out of the Hollywood contingent. Actor Vince Vaughn showed his support for the Second Amendment in an interview with the UK edition of GQ to hit the newsstands on June 4.  Vaughn will be one of the stars in the new season of HBO’s hit drama, True Detective. (You should […]

The 33 Radical Islamic Problems Obama Chooses to Ignore

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

#US conducts raid on #ISIS in #Syria, kills top official #obama #radical #islam — ~~~mððnie (@mmmoonie) May 16, 2015 In need of a little light reading on Islamic terror at home and abroad? Check out the ZOA’s litany of incidents of radical Islamic terror at home and abroad that President Barack Obama has […]

Evangelicals to Bring Christian College Students to Israel

Monday, May 18th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Birthright Isn’t Just for Jews! Covenant Journey 2 bring 100′s of Christian students 2 #Israel — Adam Milstein (@AdamMilstein) May 17, 2015 Christian? In college? Want to go to Israel for $500? Haaretz reports: Conservative Jewish funders and Christian donors of Hobby Lobby fame have joined forces to launch a Christian Birthright trip, modeled after […]

Obama to Arab World: Negotiations With Iran Are Useless

Sunday, May 17th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

In the wake of this past week’s summit with Arab States at Camp David, President Obama granted his first-ever interview to an Arabic language newspaper, Asharq Al-Awsat, a pan-Arab daily headquartered in London that publishes in 14 locations worldwide. In his attempt to pander to his Arab audience, Obama reveals the inefficacy of negotiations with […]

If They Can’t Get Your Guns, They’ll Get Your Ammo

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

Tilting at windmills. After numerous failed attempts at moving the gun-control ball forward, House Democrats have trained their sights on your ammunition. The Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015 was introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson (D-NJ). The bill would regulate online ammunition sales much the same way online gun sales are regulated, which means […]

Happy Mother’s Day! ‘Moms Demand Action’ Invade Capitol Hill, Demand Mothers be Defenseless Against Violent Predators

Friday, May 8th, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

First Thanksgiving, now Mother’s Day. These gun-grabbing harpies will not be happy until they ruin every holiday with their idiot propaganda. Make a Different Kind of Mother’s Day Card: Make a special card for your Mom friends asking them to become a Gun Sense Voter. Get photos and craft instructions below. And make sure you […]

Harvard Law School Students Are in Distress Over Evil Cops

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Protest flags on the campus of Harvard Law School this morning. — Gautam Trivedi (@Gotham3) May 3, 2015 Harvard Law students staged what I suppose was meant to be a “protest” against police violence, sticking a series of upside-down American flags into the ground with the names of those killed by police in the […]

Kerry on ‘Acceleration’ of Global Zero, Pledge to Cut Nuclear Arsenal ‘Even Further’

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Secretary of State John Kerry told the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Review Conference at the United Nations in New York on Monday that as the U.S. negotiates with Iran to rein in its nuclear program, the administration is stepping up dismantlement of the nuclear arsenal at home. “We have and we will continue to scale […]

Ferguson-Palestine Seed Bearing Fruit in Baltimore Riots

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Youth throw stones after murders of Mohammed #AbuKhdeir and #FreddieGray – #BaltimoreRiots #Baltimore2Palestine — Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) April 27, 2015 From Legal Insurrection: This is becoming a recurring theme. When there is a riot or other protest in the U.S., particularly if involving minority communities, “pro-Palestinian” activists try to hijack it and turn it […]

Would You Let Your Kid Walk Home Alone to Support Free Range Parenting?

Monday, April 27th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

It was a warm spring day in 1994. I stood waiting on the corner across from my school at the spot my mother and I had long ago agreed upon would be our pickup location. I stood waiting as droves of children passed by until I was virtually alone. Ever been around a school 10 […]

Egyptian TV Host Begs Netanyahu to Bomb Iran

Monday, April 13th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Via IMRA: “Our dear friend Netanyahu. Please – Iran faces you and the Bushehr reactor faces you. Put your trust in God and bomb it. We are with you. And if you need fuel for the jets we will give it to you.” Those were the words of Egyptian television presenter Tawfik Okasha, owner of the private […]

WATCH: Edward Snowden Gets Called on the Carpet by Fake Journalist

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

John Oliver, HBO’s own version of Jon Stewart who hosts This Week with John Oliver (yes, HBO’s version of The Daily Show) managed to finally nail Edward Snowden to the carpet. Unlike every other journalist who treats Snowden as a modern day prophet, Oliver confronts the former NSA contractor for what he truly is: A computer geek […]

Shaneen Allen Granted Pardon on Firearms Charges by Gov. Christie

Friday, April 3rd, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has granted a pardon to a single mother who was arrested for accidentally driving into New Jersey with a concealed weapon. Allen was in the news, mostly in center-right media outlets since this is a gun issue, after she was arrested during a traffic stop and informed the officer that […]

United Arab Army Forms in Wake of Obama’s Iranian Negotiations

Monday, March 30th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

The New York Times reports: The Arab states said on Sunday that they had agreed to form a combined military force to counter both Iranian influence and Islamist extremism, a gesture many analysts attributed in large part to their drive for more independence from Washington. The agreement came as American and other Western diplomats in […]

Anti-Gun White House Doesn’t Want Congress Interfering with D.C. Gun Laws

Monday, March 30th, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

White House flack Josh Earnest announced on Friday that Congress should not interfere with the District of Columbia’s restrictions on gun ownership.  Earnest was referring to a bill introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) that would “roll back” the city’s current firearms restrictions. “Gun laws that are made by the […]

J Street Speaker Advocates Arab Palestine, Jewish Dhimmitude

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Should it come as any surprise that a J Street speaker would be applauded for proclaiming the myth that the Jews “took” the land of Israel from the Palestinians and are now “imposing” on it? No. Should it come as any surprise that said speaker advocates for the idea of Jews living as a “protected […]

Kansas Set to Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 - by The Tatler

The Kansas House and Senate have passed legislation that would allow residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit. The bill is now headed to the desk of Governor Sam Brownback.  Currently, Kansas requires eight hours of training before someone can carry a concealed firearm. Kansas would be the fifth state to allow concealed carry […]

Anti-Gun Group Worries What Your Drunk College-Age Daughter Might Do with a Gun

Friday, March 20th, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

Last night, gun-grabbing group “Everytown for Gun Safety” shared its concern on Twitter about what your drunk college-age daughters might do with a gun. “You think your drunk college-age daughters are bad with their phones? Imagine them with guns” — Everytown (@Everytown) March 19, 2015 The link goes to an opinion piece with […]

An Ohio Lawmaker Is Now Trying to Ban Fake Guns

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

An Ohio Democrat has introduced legislation that would ban the manufacture, sale, and public display of imitation firearms in the state and would outlaw the disguising of a firearm to make it resemble an imitation firearm. House Bill 119, authored by state Rep. Bill Patmon of Cleveland, would ban BB guns, air-soft guns, pellet guns […]

VIDEO: Senate Republicans Go Over Obama’s Head, Warn Iran Against Cutting a Deal

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

“It has come to our attention that you may not fully understand our Constitutional system,” Senate Republicans explain in a letter addressed to Iranian leadership in the wake of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s impassioned speech to Congress last week. Penned by Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, the letter is a stark warning to the leaders of […]

Hundreds of Lawmakers Urge Against Proposed Ammo Ban

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Via The Hill: Second Amendment supporters in Congress are rallying against a controversial ammunition ban from the Obama administration. Hundreds of lawmakers wrote to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Wednesday, urging it to “abandon” a proposed ban on a popular armor-piercing bullet commonly used in AR-15 rifles. The ATF’s proposed ban is […]

Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0

Friday, February 20th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Once things escalate to the drawing stage in firearms combat, the first rule is: do not hesitate to shoot first: Wednesday morning February 18, 2015 an armed masked man entered the “Good Pharmacy” in Pinch, W.Va. and pulled a gun on three employees behind the counter. Pharmacist Don Radcliff responded to the gunman using his concealed […]

White House Makes Obama’s “Random Shooting” Statement a Million Times Worse

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Prob wasn't about delis MT @alanagoodman Josh Earnest refuses to say Jewish deli shooting had anything to do w/ Jews — Brad Dayspring (@BDayspring) February 10, 2015 The reaction on Twitter deserves to be duly noted: @BDayspring @alanagoodman Kind of like Steve Martin from The Jerk. The sniper was shooting at the cans and […]

VIDEO: Obama Dubs Paris Jewish Supermarket Attack ‘Random Shooting’

Monday, February 9th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

It was a typical rambling Barry interview until 1:45 when he declared, It is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you’ve got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris. We’re in a War on Muslims, folks, and Offensive General […]

Obama Administration Cancels Helicopter Sale, Lending Tacit Support to Boko Haram Terrorists

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Michelle Obama: It’s Time to Bring Back Our Girls via @mashable — roar (@benitawheeler) January 8, 2015 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry paid a lip-service visit to Nigeria on Sunday. The country best known as Ground Zero in the fight against radical Islamists Boko Haram (remember #BringBackOurGirls of 2014?) will be holding elections […]

Obama’s Iran Negotiations

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Hat tip: Grabien So much for Barry’s quip about winning elections. John Boehner finally grew a pair and outwitted the Smug-in-Chief this Wednesday by inviting the White House’s greatest enemy to address Congress. No, not Iranian President Ahmadinejad, but the enemy both he and Obama share: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. After a State of […]

Colleges Struggle to Define Rape-ish

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

A college graduate going by the nom de plume of “Hot Piece” penned a story of a bad sexual encounter for her website Total Sorority Move. The Chronicle of Higher Education picked up on the story for its report on the changing nature of what constitutes rape on college campuses. Hot Piece detailed a sexual […]

Obama Warns Dems Not to Bow to (Jewish) Donors

Sunday, January 18th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

The New York Times reported on the latest Senate Democrat strategy meeting that took place in Baltimore this past week. Among the issues on the table was the Iran issue, namely potential sanctions to be voted on in the form of the beleaguered Kirk-Menendez bill. According to one of the senators and another person who […]

How Long Before Obama Appoints ISIS Czar?

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

In a painfully intellectual breakdown of the American struggle to comprehend ISIS, the New York Times discusses the educational endeavors undertaken by Maj. Gen. Michael K. Nagata, commander of American Special Operations forces in the Middle East, to “defang” the Islamic State: Trying to decipher this complex enemy — a hybrid terrorist organization and a conventional army […]

On Christmas Eve, Christian Arab Recruits for Israeli Defense Forces

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

#Christmas in #Israel: Father Gabriel Naddaf opening the new Nazareth Ilit HQ of Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum — MichaelDickson (@michaeldickson) December 24, 2014 As pilgrims flock to holy sites and Jews prepare to go to work the next day, Israeli Greek Orthodox Father Gabriel Naddaf continues his holy mission to recruit Christian soldiers into […]

Republican Warning Confirmed: De Blasio Taking New York Back to 1970

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Apparently smear ads during campaigns can sometimes tell the truth. Compare Republican Joe Lhota’s ad from the 2013 New York City mayoral campaign to the big, fat Drudge header captured below. The article linked reads in part: New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton said Monday that tensions in the city are echoing those in […]