US Media Outlets Cite Israeli Military Propaganda, Cast Doubt on Whether Israel Bombed UN-Run School

By: Friday July 25, 2014 12:50 pm

After shelling a Gaza school run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), where Palestinian refugees were being sheltered, Israel immediately sought to blame Hamas for an attack that resulted in 15 people being killed and 200 people being wounded.

The Israeli military forces immediately claimed that “rockets launched by Hamas had landed in the Beit Hanoun area during fighting with its forces, and that those rockets may be responsible for the deaths.”

 

Late Night: Thank the Lord?

By: Wednesday May 22, 2013 8:00 pm

oops!

The Nuclear Duck: Netanyahu Ramps Up War Rhetoric At AIPAC

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 7:45 am

For those thinking that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would say one thing in public and another in private while in the White House, you can probably put that to rest. For reports are leaking out about that White House meeting, and the best that can be said about it is that Netanyahu hasn’t put the bombers into the sky just yet.

GOP Candidates Debate, Obscure US Industrial Policy

By: Friday January 27, 2012 3:55 pm

You might have missed the segment in last night’s GOP debate where CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked carefully prepared questions about what America’s industrial policy ought to be. That’s because he didn’t — not that I’m criticizing Wolf, who did much better than the pathetic Brian Williams and hapless John King — but the candidates nevertheless indirectly gave us their own ugly visions.

What Wolf and You Can Learn From the Irish Press for the GOP Debate

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 7:40 am

At the GOP debate on Thursday will Wolf Blitzer ask Mitt, Newt, Rick or Ron any question with the tenaciousness we see on display in this video at a European Central Bank press-conference in Ireland?

Truer Words Never Spoken

By: Wednesday December 21, 2011 1:30 am

Well, one cannot say that all truth has been removed from politics.

Valerie Jarrett Responds to Dan Choi

By: Thursday October 21, 2010 5:08 pm

The fact that Jarret could use a term that is like fingernails on a chalkboard to LGBT people, and still be out there as White House spokesperson on the issue of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, is symptomatic of something deeply wrong. She should have stepped down, because her continued presence in the media on this issue is like pouring gasoline on the fire. They should have replaced her with someone else immediately. It’s a sign of incredibly callousness and insensitivity on the part of the administration that she continues to be their spokesperson on this issue.

Does Wolf Blitzer Think It’s Time To Call Out the Lynch Mob?

By: Saturday November 14, 2009 7:00 pm

It’s easy to praise constitutional rights in the abstract, to declare that you are a believer in free speech, the right to trial, the prohibition against cruel and unusual punishments when you’re speaking only in general terms. The real test comes when you’re asked to deal with difficult specific cases.

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