In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Netanyahu Rejects Obama Plan in Front of Obama

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu today rejected the key proposal in President Obama’s Thursday address on the Middle East, stating unequivocally that Israel will not return to the 1967 borders. Netanyahu, in deeply personal remarks made in the Oval Office after the two leaders met, called the borders indefensible and said they had created the temptation for past attacks. While Israel is prepared to make generous

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Obama Embraces Bush’s Hypocrisy Agenda

President Obama’s remarks Thursday on the Middle East sounded just about as naive and hypocritical as the blather George W. Bush used to offer up. That’s because Obama has embraced Bush’s bloated and inconsistent Middle East “democracy agenda,” which comes down to this: We will support democracy and freedom in the Middle East, unless we won’t. This is why people hate us. At least, with

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President Obama: Meet this Sweet Old Woman

Not saying this represents mainstream Palestinian opinion. But I do remember the celebrations on the West Bank after 9/11. And I do think it’s the leading edge of what Israel has to deal with. Thanks to one of our readers, Shofar, for providing this.

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The Obama Morning News || May 20, 2011

President Obama called for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations to be based on the 1967 borders, spurring criticism from Israel as Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu get set to meet today. Republicans said Obama had undermined Israel. Jewish donors warned Obama that his stance on Israel could dry up funds. Arabs listening to the president’s call for freedom wonder where he’s been. The single biggest piece of

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Quote of the Day

“Listen Bibi, you’re losing the West Bank, but you’re getting assurances of peace and Palestine’s top 2012 draft pick.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote.

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