Israel PM Netanyahu Coverage: One Speech, Multiple Stories (Video of Speech)

Bibi Coverage: One Speech, Multiple Stories Israeli PM Netanyahu’s address to Congress has provoked a variety of reactions. While Netanyahu delivered one speech, how the media consuming public heard it was entirely dependent on the focus or interpretation and possibly even the bias of the particular media outlet or journalist writing the story. And the […]

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Video Series: US Depends on Israel for Homeland Security

“We can trust Israelis” to help with American. security, says Maine Senator Collins in one of several videos prepared by American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) for its annual conference. [youtube b166XmCkkRg nolink] “We can trust Israelis” to help with American security because “we know we have the same goals,” says Maine Sen. Collins in […]

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Chrysler: Credit the Bankruptcy, Not the Bailout

“We received confirmation this morning…that Chrysler Group repaid, with interest, by wire transfer to the United States Treasury and by bank transfer to the Canadian government, every penny that had been loaned less than two years ago.” That simple statement by Chrysler (and Fiat) CEO Sergio Marchionne that Chrysler had paid off its taxpayer loans […]

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Is Plain Language the New Newspeak?

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” It may be a bit dramatic to quote the opening of George Orwell’s classic 1984, but there is something quite Orwellian about the effects of H.R.946 – a piece of legislation that passed last year without much division, and that is […]

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Don’t Cut Defense to Fund State

It is no secret that when it comes to the use of power, the Obama Administration vastly prefers “soft” power to the military variety. In a recent article in Politico, Michael Clauser, executive vice president of the Society of National Security Professionals, writes that proposed cuts to the Pentagon budget will “reignite a key Washington […]

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Chicago Prepares for Global Warming Apocalypse

The City of Chicago is preparing for the absolute worst. No, it’s not the financial crunch they’re worried about. While cities across the country are considering closing libraries, cutting services and even pleading for bankruptcy in order to avoid economic Armageddon, the Windy City is preparing for a global-warming-induced environmental apocalypse. The New York Times reports […]

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