MARCH 29, 2011 8:11AM

The rogue state with a new wrinkle.

 

Israel considering annexing West Bank settlements

 
1 hr 29 mins ago

JERUSALEM – An Israeli official says Israel is considering annexing major West Bank settlement blocs if the Palestinians unilaterally seek world recognition of a state.

The official said Tuesda

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Sorry, but here's the real deal George and mark agree, amazingly enough:

 

Regime change not America’s job

 

 

The missile strikes that inaugurated America’s latest attempt at regime change were launched 29 days before the 50th anniversary of another such — the Bay ofRead full post »

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MARCH 24, 2011 8:09AM

Impeach Barack Obama!

A Challenge to Tea Partiers and Antiwar Liberals

by John V. Walsh, March 24, 2011
 

The time has come for those who claim high regard for the U.S. Constitution to show that they mean what they say.  The time has come to begin impeachment proceedings against President Barack H. Obama

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MARCH 23, 2011 11:00AM

The "nation" that committed hara kiri

By ARON HELLER and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press – 3 mins ago

JERUSALEM – A bomb struck a crowded bus stop in central Jerusalem Wednesday, wounding some 25 people in what authorities said was the first major Palestinian militant attack in the city in several years.

 

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NEWS DESK

Notes on Washington and the world by the staff of The New Yorker.



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Obama to visit Irish ancestral town

 From NBC's Athena Jones

 

President Barack Obama kicked off his third St. Patrick's Day at the White House with an announcement that he plans to visit Ireland in May and expects to travel to his ancestral town of Moneygall.

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Sarah Palin visits Israel, will see Netanyahu

 

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Leading Republican Sarah Palin toured Jerusalem's Western Wall on Sunday as she began a two-day, private visit to Israel.

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US Army 'kill team' in Afghanistan posed for photos of murdered civilians

Commanders brace for backlash of anti-US sentiment that could be more damaging than after the Abu Ghraib scandal

 

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MARCH 19, 2011 2:39PM

The Worst Foreign Policy Imaginable

After strike, Pakistan cancels US-Afghan talks

 

 

By MUNIR AHMED, Associated Press – Fri Mar 18, 9:59 am ET

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan pulled out of talks this month with the United States on the future of Afghanistan in protest of an especially deadly

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Inhumanity at Quantico

By Scott Horton

Bradley Manning, an American soldier under suspicion of having leaked classified and sensitive information to WikiLeaks, has been in prison since May, 2010. His conditions of confinement are increasingly strange and defy comparison with standards applied toRead full post »

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WRITTEN BY CHRIS FLOYD   SATURDAY, 05 MARCH 2011 01:58

It is a question that has sparked much debate, at least in certain rare quadrants where the unvarnished reality of the American imperium is recognized. But surely now the debate is over. Question it no more; the supposition, the fear, th… Read full post »

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MARCH 5, 2011 9:06PM

Do Neocons Want Democracy?



Daniel McCarthy     March 4th, 2011     
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I’ll add to Daniel Larison’s criticism of Ross Douthat’s claim that “the last few weeks should bury, once and for all, the foolish idea tha/

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MARCH 4, 2011 12:24PM

Anita WAS telling the TRUTH

Throw Thomas Off the Bench


Paul Campos – Fri Mar 4, 12:25 am ET

NEW YORK – Throw Thomas Off the BenchThe Supreme Court justice broke the law by not disclosing his wife's $700K think-tank payday. Paul Campos on Clarence Thomas' "preposterous" defense and

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I think, catnliar, once said something witty or wise. . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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   Diplomatic Shock
Photo: AFPDiplomat says he can no longer represent Israel Photo: AFP
 
 

 

Diplomat: I can no longer represent Israel

 

 

Veteran diplomat Ilan Baruch quits, says he can no longer represent government; Israel's foreign policRead full post »


Snatching Tiger Cubs and Cherished Delusions   (March 2, 2011) by Charles Hugh Smith    

"There is danger for him who taketh the tiger cub, and danger also for whoso snatches a delusion from one who trusted false promises."

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MARCH 2, 2011 7:27AM

Obamalamadingdong's plot unmasked.


Obama's Secret Plot To Bring 100 Million Muslims to the US

Behold the mother of all anti-Obama conspiracy theories.

— By David Corn


Fri Feb. 25, 2011 12:01 AM PST

In the past few years, paranoid conservatives have cooked

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Kenneth Moreno, cop accused of raping East Village woman, told her they used a con dom:  recordings
 

BY MELISSA GRACE
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

Monday, February 28th 2011, 7:19 PM

 
Kenneth Moreno leaves court as two NYPD cops attend Manhattan Supreme Court for a trial on charges of raping a drunk Manhattan woman.
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FEBRUARY 27, 2011 7:30AM

Protect women's rights

Rapist Gets No Jail Time Because Victim Was So "Inviting"

posted by: Shannon M. 1 day ago
Rapist Gets No Jail Time Because Victim Was So
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FEBRUARY 26, 2011 7:52AM

what is with these guys?

Brooklyn ‘Rabbi’ Accused Of Molesting Girl Since She Was 12

Community Upset By Charges Against Nechemya Weberman

February 25, 2011 9:34 PM

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(Credit: AP)

By Pablo Guzmán, CBS 2 News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A father was convinced/

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FEBRUARY 25, 2011 1:54PM

Democrazy in Iraq???

Iraqis Rebel Against George W. Bush’s Fake DemocracyDespite George W. Bush’s effort to bring Democracy to Iraq, Iraqi citizens this week are rebelling against the corruption in their own Government, and poverty. Iraq had a surplus of 52.1 billion through then end of 2009, but many IraqiRead full post »

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Lawsuit: Fox News chairman Roger Ailes may have committed federal crime

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 -- 12:52 pm

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FEBRUARY 24, 2011 10:24AM

The Rogue "state" and it's benefactor

 

The Veto from Hell

by Philip Giraldi, February 24, 2011

Last Friday’s American veto of the United Nations Security Council resolution that would have called Israeli settlement activity on the West Bank illegal was not only shameful, it was possibly the low point of the already f

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america protects it's friends and enemies - thank you, uncle sam. 

 

Palestinian house inside cage in Jewish settlement

 

By BEN HUBBARD, Associated Press – Wed Feb 23, 12:58 am ET

BEIT IJZA, West BankThe al-Ghirayib family lives in one of theRead full post »

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