Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sterling will sue – massively and ingeniously

"Now facing their greatest challenge — the NBA's attempt to force them to sell the Clippers — it is no surprise that the Sterlings are girding for a legal fight. Shelly Sterling has hired a lawyer who vowed to "go … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 67 Comments

Fischer is an Israeli/US dual national

"Former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer on Wednesday was confirmed by the Senate to sit on the board of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Fischer, a respected economist with a long resume as a central bank official, has been nominated … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, government | 16 Comments

Unhappy times for Mossad?

"Long-time readers of The American Conservative are certainly aware of persistent Israeli spying directed against the United States, but it is a subject seldom explored by the mainstream media. That taboo has apparently been lifted with the recent appearance of … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Israel | 4 Comments

So much for pressuring Russia with sanctions…

  "The deal comes as a part of Russia’s larger-scale pivot to Asia and especially China as Western economies threaten sanctions over turmoil in Ukraine. Sanctions by the US and the EU have been mostly limited to visa bans and asset freezes on some of Russia’s … Continue reading

Posted in China, Russia | 30 Comments

What’s the real issue over Benghazi?

"House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — after a heated debate over the issue within her caucus — officially tapped five Democrats to the special committee charged with investigating the Benghazi attacks. Democratic Reps. Elijah Cummings (Md.), Adam Smith (Wash.), Adam … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, government | 33 Comments

The Time Of The Cockroaches – By Walrus

“In the gossipy world of New York journalism, the firing of Jill Abramson from her position as the executive editor of the Times provoked a veritable explosion of talk, posts, and Instagram pictures of the objects of interest. And a … Continue reading

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Webb for president?

"He said he was concerned that on foreign policy, the nation is now “bouncing from issue to issue without a clear articulation of what the national security interest of the United States actually is.” At the same time, he said, … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | 62 Comments

Outage

Typepad was back down today under attack.  pl

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The Holder/Obama Administrator is increasingly minority driven.

"The Obama administration has entered an unexpected, unpredictable debate over the nation’s racial progress, warning in several events last week that much work remains to be done. Nearly six years after the United States elected its first black president, the … Continue reading

Posted in government, Politics | 45 Comments

More than meets the eye in Nigeria…

"Unlike previous Boko Haram attacks, the international pressure on Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is growing because of the #bringbackourgirls Twitter campaign. Protests are increasing due to the government’s indifference to the plight of the schoolgirls and statements in support of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs | 23 Comments