Israel Objects to Egypt’s Sinai Military Buildup Since It’s a Violation of Treaty

Israel Objects to Egypt’s Sinai Military Buildup August 21, 2012 13:40 by Pesach Benson Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. After Reuters reported that Egypt planned to send tanks and aircraft into the Sinai to fight jihadis, […]

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Norwegian Media: Distorting the News

Norwegian Media: Distorting the News August 23, 2012 13:36 by GuestPost The following guest post was written by Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, a member of the Board of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, of which he has been chairman for twelve years, where he founded and directs the Center’s Post-Holocaust and Anti-Semitism program. For a […]

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Online Chat on Education Spending

With back to school right around the corner for some schools and other schools just starting, it is a good time to talk about education spending. Public school spending has reached nearly $12,000 per pupil per year. Are we using that money as best as we can? Join us on Friday August 24 from 12-1 […]

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Back to School: How Can We Truly Help Minority Students?

Last month President Obama signed an executive order to form the new White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. According to the White House, the new initiative, which will work across federal agencies, “aims to ensure that all African American students receive an education that fully prepares them for high school graduation, college […]

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The Conservationist’s Case for Ending the Reign of Ethanol

This past year, the USDA produced a couple of lengthy research reports (here and here) concluding what others have also documented: The federal government’s drive to increase ethanol use has created an environmentally hazardous production cycle in the name of renewable energy that is neither affordable nor clean. The Renewable Fuel Mandate inflates demand for […]

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Waiting for North Korean Reform…and Waiting…

In recent weeks, Pyongyang has begun yet another charm offensive by reaching out to Beijing, Washington, and Tokyo. The diplomatic initiative follows the anointing of the more dynamic and charismatic Kim Jong-un as leader, leading pundits to perceive subtle new signs of impending North Korean economic reform and a less belligerent foreign policy. One news […]

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Court Strikes Down EPA’s Abuse of Power

A major component of the Obama Administration’s regulatory crackdown on fossil fuels was struck down Tuesday by a federal appeals court panel that ruled the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule “transgressed statutory boundaries.” The decision vacates a measure that otherwise jeopardized thousands of jobs and the reliability of the nation’s electricity supply. The regulation at issue, […]

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Deterring Illegal Immigration in Alabama

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision on Monday over Alabama’s Arizona-style immigration law, enjoining many provisions similar to those that the Supreme Court held were preempted by federal law when it issued its decision in June concerning Arizona’s law but upholding other key provisions. In U.S. v Alabama, the 11th Circuit refused […]

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