The very obvious question

From the man that Robert Stacey Stacy McCain recently said was in the running to be the Pyrite State’s “most right-wing professor,” Donald Douglas: Brandeis University Withdraws Honorary Degree for Ayaan Hirsi Ali A woman with perhaps the world’s most compelling story of escape from radical Islam, now feeling the brunt of the leftist correct …

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We are not surprised

From The Wall Street Journal: Pro-Russia Protesters Seize State Buildings in Eastern Ukraine Demonstrators Storm Regional Government Headquarters in Donetsk and Kharkiv By James Marson | April 6, 2014 4:41 p.m. ET KIEV, Ukraine— Anti-government protesters calling for closer ties with Moscow seized regional government headquarters in two cities in Ukraine’s east Sunday in the …

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No, no, no, no, no!

From the Times of Israel: Pollard-for-prisoners deal said offered by US to save peace talks No confirmation of Army Radio report that Kerry, on emergency visit to the region, willing to free Israeli spy in order to salvage negotiations By Times of Israel staff and AFP March 26, 2014, 11:32 am The United States has …

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Russia and NATO

I found this image on Facebook, on Ron Paul Flix. Ukraine was not a member of NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, but the formal basis for NATO-Ukraine relations is the 1997 Charter on a Distinctive Partnership, which established the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC). In 2008, Ukraine was considering NATO membership, but the election of the …

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Putin holds the hammer (and sickle?)

Apparently, the very serious measures President Obama has announced haven’t fazed Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. From The Wall Street Journal: Russia Moves Closer to Absorbing Crimea, Despite Sanctions Putin Orders Approval of Draft Agreement on Annexation of Crimea By Carol E. Lee and Jay Solomon in Washington, and Gregory L. White in Moscow | …

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Крым голосов присоединиться к России

Via Donald Douglas: Exit polls show Crimeans vote to join Russia SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Exit polling showed Crimeans voted overwhelmingly Sunday in favor of a referendum to join Russia, indicating 93% voted in favor of the move. Ethnic Russians braved the rainy weather and were out in force, backing a breakaway from Ukraine, while many …

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The Editors of The New York Times and Middle East peace

I caught the blurb on The New York Times’ website: Does Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have an alternative to a two-state solution? And the link went to the main editorial: Israel’s Choice By The Editorial Board | March 5, 2014 In Washington this week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel sounded two different notes about …

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Rip Van Washington Post Awakens From FIVE Year SLUMBER

The far Left Rip Van Washington Post, at least for today, broke itself away from the BO love fest, after a LOOOOOONNNNNGGGGG Five Year Slumber to wake up and smell the DEAD ROSES. This is a REAL We told you so. We on the Right have been screaming from the rooftops that BO is just …

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Western intellectuals and the misunderstanding of power

From The Wall Street Journal: U.S., Europe Threaten to Punish Putin Russia’s Crimea Incursion Sparks Demand for Withdrawal, Talk of Sanctions; ‘They Are Settling In’ By Jay Solomon, Carol E. Lee and Stephen Fidler | Updated March 2, 2014 10:25 p.m. ET The U.S. and its European allies vowed Sunday to isolate Russian President Vladimir …

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