A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


The cowardly new anti-semitism
New York Post, by Victor Davis Hanson

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 1/17/2014 5:16:37 AM

An obscure academic organization called the American Studies Association not long ago voted to endorse a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli universities. The self-appointed moralists were purportedly outraged over the Israeli government’s treatment of Palestinians. Given academia’s past obsessions with the Jewish state, the targeting of Israel is not new. Yet why do the professors focus on Israel and not Saudi Arabia, which denies women the right to drive and only recently granted them the right to vote? Why not Russia, which has been accused of suppressing free speech, or India, which has passed retrograde anti-homosexual legislation? The hip poet Amiri

Comments:
The accompanying photo is of SoS John Kerry.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: toddh, 1/17/2014 10:42:02 AM     (No. 9695566)

I had a doctor, an M.D., go on an anti-Semitic rant after I informed him of the efficacy of a generic drug made by Teva. He did not care if the drug worked, he cared that it was Jewish. I´ve been looking for a new specialist ever since and am pretty sure I won´t see this racist degreed jackass again.

I was too shocked to point out the i7 in his office computers owes its microarchitecture to Intel´s Tel Aviv operation.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/17/2014 10:57:07 AM     (No. 9695589)

Growing up in rural south Texas, I never met a Jewish person. There were no synagogues in any area where I lived. So, I had no opinion of those of Jewish faith and heritage. My father, however, was of a different generation and had grown up in Louisiana. He had solid (and uninformed) opinions about the Jewish and money, but I think that was all. I´d be surprised if he had known any of them either. Where does this bias originate? Is it just tales passed down over the years so that prejudices are formed without any real knowledge? A lot of it seems to be knee-jerk, as in the case of your doctor.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: provide, 1/17/2014 1:14:03 PM     (No. 9695847)

If you think its bad now wait for the poison of Common Core.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    5 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 768701




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "StormCnter"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "StormCnter"



60 of the Greatest Sports
Images of Modern Politicians
Independent Journal Review, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 4:19:05 PM     Post Reply
Here are 60 of the greatest political sports images in recent history. Whether hilarious or just plain awesome, they show some insight into the images that politicians try – and sometimes fail – to project to the American public. 1. President Barack Obama throws out the first pitch in the 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star game in “dad jeans,” not even getting the ball to the plate.(Snip for photo)2. Former President George W. Bush throws the first pitch during Game Four of the MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark on October 23, 2011.(Snip for photo)3. President Reagan throws out the first

MH370 and the Silent Question of Islam
National Review Online, by Tom Rogan    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 4:05:00 PM     Post Reply
Hundreds of family members left to mourn without answers. Yet for those who have no personal attachment to the lost passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the tragedy has been turned into an exciting news story. Search for #MH370 on Twitter, and you get a thousand tweets offering explanations of the disaster that could be episodes of the X-Files. Google MH370 and you get over a billion hits. Like sharks at a shipwreck, the global media is reveling in a feeding frenzy of insatiable public interest. This is the inversion of the Sherlock Holmes investigative track — no theory can be eliminated,

South at Heart of Close
Fight to Control Senate
Associated Press, by Bill Barrow    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 10:37:25 AM     Post Reply
ATLANTA -- The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it´s where the party´s toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate. Three incumbents must face the consequences of having voted for Obama´s health care law, but Republicans first must settle primaries in several states, including a challenge to Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. All but one of the potentially competitive races is in a state Obama lost in 2012, and the president remains deeply unpopular among whites in the region. Republicans are optimistic they can achieve

   

 

  


 
This Scrabble-Playing
Robot Is a Sore Loser
Wall Street Journal, by James R. Hagerty    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 10:08:12 AM     Post Reply
PITTSBURGH—Like many Scrabble players, Victor tends to blame bad luck when he loses. "Sometimes, I hate this game," says Victor, a Scrabble-playing robot created by students under the supervision of Reid Simmons, a robotics professor at Carnegie Mellon University here. Victor´s secret is that he talks a better game than he plays. He is a champion trash talker. A typical put-down: "Since you´re human, I guess you think that´s a pretty good move." One recent day in a CMU student lounge, Victor took on Dorcas Alexander, one of the top-ranked (human) Scrabble players in Pennsylvania. Never before had the robot encountered such

Obama Has 4 Days to
Stop Putin in Crimea
Daily Beast, by Josh Rogin & Eli Lake    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 9:34:15 AM     Post Reply
Russia has agreed to a ceasefire in Crimea until March 21. Which gives the Obama administration four days to prevent an open war. Can anyone change Putin´s calculation in time? Now that Crimea has “voted,” the Obama administration is ready to start unveiling sanctions against Russian and Crimean leaders who are linked to what the West is calling Russia’s invasion and subversion in Crimea. But with a fragile ceasefire set to expire by Friday, the sanctions are unlikely to work in time to head off a conflict. There are signs that the short-term measures being contemplated, which include asset freezes

Abductee´s parents finally meet
North Korean granddaughter
CNN, by Euan McKirdy    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 9:30:36 AM     Post Reply
Megumi Yokota was only 13 when she was abducted by a North Korean agent in the 1970s. Now, almost 40 years after her disappearance, her aging parents, Shigeru and Sakie Yokota, have traveled to Mongolia to meet her daughter -- their granddaughter. In a series of meetings in Ulan Bator arranged by Japanese and North Korean foreign ministry officials, the Japanese couple met 26-year-old Kim Eun-gyong, her husband and 10-month-old daughter. "Our long-cherished dream had come true," Shigeru Yokota said at a press conference. "It was actually first time to meet her although I´ve been seeing her on TV (since she was)

Much depends on Ginsburg
Los Angeles Times, by Erwin Chemerinsky    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 5:43:33 AM     Post Reply
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June. She turned 81 on Saturday and by all accounts she is healthy and physically and mentally able to continue. But only by resigning this summer can she ensure that a Democratic president will be able to choose a successor who shares her views and values. A great deal turns on who picks Ginsburg´s successor. There are, for example, four likely votes to overturn Roe vs. Wade on the current court: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence

Vladimir Putin and the Lessons of 1938
Politico Magazine, by Garry Kasparov    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 5:36:03 AM     Post Reply
It’s been a busy few weeks for Vladimir Putin. In the last month, the Russian president has hosted the Olympic Games, invaded a neighboring country and massed troops along its border. Back in Moscow, the Kremlin has cranked up the volume of hysterical anti-Western propaganda to a roar while cracking down on the last vestiges of the free media. All the while, he proclaims he wants peace and accuses Western leaders of hypocrisy and anti-Russian sentiment. If Putin wanted to do a better imitation of Adolf Hitler circa 1936-1938, he would have to grow a little mustache. Equally troubling is

   

 

B-G1


 
Asian-American vs. African-American
National Review Online, by Kevin D. Williamson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 5:07:39 AM     Post Reply
A lefty friend once asked me whether I thought I held any subconsciously racist opinions. One should always be on the lookout for one’s own intellectual and moral defects, so I’ve been thinking about it, and I have a possible candidate: As I suggest in my NRO piece today, “Asian-American” seems to me to be an obviously nonsensical category, because it includes people of origins ranging from Pakistani to Japanese. But “African-American” has never seemed immediately nonsensical to me in the same way. This may be because I know a little bit more about Asia than I do about Africa,

Lies, Spies, Leaks and DiFi
American Spectator, by Jed Babbin    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 5:00:05 AM     Post Reply
These days it’s a commonplace to diagnose a clash between two parts of our government and conclude that both are wrong. The case at bar this week is the uncharacteristically rancorous fight between the CIA and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Cal). On one hand is the Senate committee which has, since 2009, been investigating the Bush-era program in which terrorists would be subjected to rendition — capture and removal to another nation for interrogation — and the “enhanced interrogation methods” that have been loosely (and incorrectly) lumped together with torture. On the other hand is the CIA

We completely overhauled American
health care — to insure 4.2 million people?
Washington Times, by Joseph Curl    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 4:57:56 AM     Post Reply
The number bounced around for years — 46 million. President Obama said it in August 2009: “I don’t have to explain to you that nearly 46 million Americans don’t have health insurance coverage today. In the wealthiest nation on Earth, 46 million of our fellow citizens have no coverage.” He said it dozens more times, including in June 2013: “We are not a nation that accepts nearly 46 million uninsured men, women and children.” The Obama administration pumped the number with official reports. The White House Council of Economic Advisers said, “Perhaps the most visible sign of the need for health care

The Top of America
Time Magazine, by Josh Sanborn    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/17/2014 4:51:58 AM     Post Reply
For years after the 9/11 attacks, nearly all the activity at Ground Zero was downward—digging through the piles of debris, excavating a vast pit to restore the ruined transit lines, preparing the foundations for the new buildings that would emerge there. Even the memorial that opened in 2011 was an exercise in the poetics of descent—two vast cubic voids, each with water cascading down all four sides, carrying grief to some underground resting place. The memorial has turned out to be a lovely thing, but what the site still needed was something that climbed, something that spoke to the idea that



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Doomed airliner pilot was political fanatic:
Hours before taking control of flight MH370 he
attended trial of jailed opposition leader as FBI
reveal passengers could be at a secret location

51 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Simon Parry    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 3/16/2014 5:07:17 AM     Post Reply
Police are investigating the possibility that the pilot of missing Flight MH370 hijacked his own aircraft in a bizarre political protest. The Mail on Sunday has learned that Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah was an ‘obsessive’ supporter of Malaysia’s opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim. And hours before the doomed flight left Kuala Lumpur it is understood 53-year-old Shah attended a controversial trial in which Ibrahim was jailed for five years. Campaigners say the politician, the key challenger to Malaysia’s ruling party, was the victim of a long-running smear campaign and had faced trumped-up charges. Police sources have confirmed that Shah was a vocal political activist

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Black Senior Forced to Choose: Obama or Jesus.
42 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Lloyd Marcus    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/17/2014 5:14:20 AM     Post Reply
I had an extraordinary telephone conservation with my 86-year-old black dad, a lifelong Democrat and huge Obama fan. He called to ask me, “Is Obama anti-Christian?” Dad has been a Christian pastor for over 50 years. I said, “Dad, I have been telling you about Obama´s anti-Christian policies for the past five years.” Dad replied, “And I have not been listening.” Dad confessed that he simply could not bring himself to go against a black man in the White House. I felt that dad was expressing the sentiments of many blacks of his era. I asked him to explain why

Condoleezza Rice urges Republican
party to be more inclusive

38 replie(s)
Reuters, by Laila Kearney    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/16/2014 6:01:34 PM     Post Reply
SAN FRANCISCO - Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Saturday called on the Republican Party to become more inclusive on issues like immigration. "We have a responsibility to those who do not yet have the liberties and the rights that we enjoy," Rice told a cheering crowd at the annual gathering of California Republicans in the San Francisco suburb of Burlingame. "We cannot abandon them ... We were once them." She did not offer a specific policy idea. The speech by Rice, who was secretary of state under President George W. Bush, was the highlight of the second day of

Astonishing poll shows 38-year
Democratic congressman down 14 points

37 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Michael Barone    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 3/15/2014 7:31:10 PM     Post Reply
Here´s an astonishing poll: David Freddoso at Conservative Intelligence Briefing links to a report by the Washington Post´s Aaron Blake that West Virginia 3rd district incumbent Rep. Nick Rahall trails Republican challenger state Sen. Evan Jenkins by a 54-percent to 40-percent margin. The poll was conducted by the Tarrance Group, a Republican firm which, like several Democratic and other Republican firms, has had a good record for reliability over the years. This is astonishing for several reasons. Rahall, first elected in 1976, is now the seventh most senior member of the House, with three of the more senior members retiring

Barack Obama, Political Wrecking Ball
36 replie(s)
Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/16/2014 5:38:29 AM     Post Reply
By now it’s settled on most people, including Democrats, that the loss of Alex Sink to David Jolly in Florida’s 13th Congressional District was, in the words of the New York Times, “devastating” to Democrats. It’s a district Ms. Sink carried in her unsuccessful race for governor against Rick Scott, a district that Barack Obama carried in his two elections, and a district that demographically now favors Democrats. In addition, Ms. Sink raised more money and ran a better campaign than Jolly. Even Bill Clinton lent his efforts to her campaign. And yet she lost. What should particularly alarm Democrats is

Bill Maher: God a ‘psychotic mass
murderer’ who ‘drowns babies’

36 replie(s)
Washington Times (D.C.), by Kellan Howell    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/16/2014 6:06:52 PM     Post Reply
Late night comedian Bill Maher told his HBO “Real Time” audience on Friday that God was a “psychotic mass murderer.” He made the comments during a conversation on the biblical story of Noah and the upcoming Hollywood version of it that’s about to hit the big screen. “But the thing that’s really disturbing about Noah isn’t the silly, it’s that it’s immoral. It’s about a psychotic mass murderer who gets away with it, and his name is God,” Mr. Maher said, adding, “What kind of tyrant punishes everyone just to get back at the few he’s mad at? I mean, besides

   

 



 
The Unbearable Lightness of Barack Obama:
Desperation, Cunning, or Disengagement?

34 replie(s)
Commentary Magazine, by Michael Austin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 3/16/2014 5:03:38 AM     Post Reply
It’s been less than six months since Bret Stephens used a version of this headline, but four events in the last week have caused it to scream in my mind. Before I get into those four events, let me say that I understand the only way to stay remotely sane in Washington, D.C., is to ignore 85 percent of whatever is trending at any given moment. That said, there are times anyone less isolated than a Carthusian monk is unavoidably exposed to “news” that 25 years ago would be considered fit only for National Enquirer. The four events that have disturbed

Westboro Baptist Church
founder Fred Phelps Sr.
´on the edge of death´

31 replie(s)
New York Daily News, by Doyle Murphy    Original Article
Posted By: SoCalGal- 3/16/2014 4:36:23 PM     Post Reply
The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., founder of the hate-fueled Westboro Baptist Church, is at “the edge of death,” his son reports. Nathan Phelps, who fled the infamous Kansas church more than 30 years ago, claims his notorious father was kicked out of the congregation he built and is now spending his final days in hospice care. “I´ve learned that my father, Fred Phelps, Sr., pastor of the "God Hates (deleted to clear site filter)" Westboro Baptist Church, was ex-communicated from the ‘church’ back in August of 2013,” Nathan Phelps wrote on Facebook. “He is now on the edge of death at

MH370 flew as low as 1,500m
to avoid detection, says paper

30 replie(s)
Malaysian Insider [Malaysia], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/16/2014 11:59:43 PM     Post Reply
As the search for the missing flight MH370 enters its 10th day with few clues as to its whereabouts, the New Straits Times said today the Boeing 777-200ER dropped 5,000 feet (1,500m) to evade commercial radar detection. In an exclusive story, the government-backed paper said investigators analysing MH370’s flight data revealed that the 200-tonne, fully laden twinjet descended 1,500m or even lower to evade commercial (secondary) radar coverage after it turned back from its flight path en route to Beijing. (Snip) Investigators poring over MH370’s flight data had said the plane had flown low and used “terrain masking” as it

Top Republican: U.S. needs 1 million
more immigrants, not less

29 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 3/15/2014 9:05:57 PM     Post Reply
A top Republican campaigning for immigration reform is warning that America needs at least 1 million more immigrants every year just for basic farming and construction jobs, not ban like some in the party are advocating. Carlos Gutierrez, Commerce secretary under former President George W. Bush, said that without more immigrants, businesses won´t be able to grow because there aren´t enough workers available. And helping them could boost the Republican Party, added the former Kellogg Co. executive. Speaking at a Republican confab, he said that comprehensive immigration reform passed in the Senate and rejected by

Boston mayor to miss St. Patrick´s
parade over exclusion of gay marchers

27 replie(s)
Reuters, by Elizabeth Barber    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/16/2014 11:58:19 AM     Post Reply
BOSTON- Boston´s Irish-American mayor will not march in the city´s St. Patrick´s Day parade on Sunday after failing to hammer out a deal with organizers to allow a group of gay and lesbian activists to march openly. Mayor Marty Walsh had tried to negotiate a deal with organizers, the conservative Allied War Veteran´s Council, to allow members of MassEquality, one of Massachusetts´ largest gay activist groups, to join the parade. "So much of our Irish history has been shaped by the fight against oppression," Walsh, the city´s first Irish-American mayor in 20 years, said in a statement. "As mayor of

What killed off the giant beasts
– climate change or man?

23 replie(s)
Observer [UK], by Robin McKie    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 3/16/2014 10:05:46 AM     Post Reply
They were some of the strangest animals to walk the Earth: wombats as big as hippos, sloths larger than bears, four-tusked elephants, and an armadillo that would have dwarfed a VW Beetle. They flourished for millions of years, then vanished from our planet just as humans emerged from their African homeland. It is one of palaeontology´s most intriguing mysteries and will form the core of a conference at Oxford University this week when delegates will debate whether climate change or human hunters killed off the planet´s lost megafauna, as these extinct giants are known. "Creatures like megatherium, the giant sloth,

   

Post Reply   Close thread 768701





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS