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|100 Years of Injustice: Jewish Perspectives on the Armenian Genocide
“Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?” - Adolf Hitler. So queried the leader of Nazi Germany on August 22, 1939, as plans to invade Poland and ramp up the Final ...
|BREAKING: Rep. Adam Schiff Now Reading Armenian Genocide Victims' Names
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) is currently performing what we in the Jewish faith call a mitzvah. Despite the Administration's shameful continued appeasement of glorified Holocaust denial from the Turkish ...
|ISIS: Boehner Puts Party Ahead of Country...Again
Once upon a time, politics stopped at the water's edge. We could passionately argue the merits of military action and diplomacy at home, but if Americans were in harm's way, we would come together ...
|Memories of Kristallnacht Echo Through Europe
He watched in horror as several hundred youths marched towards his synagogue chanting slogans that he had never thought would again be uttered in France. “They were shouting: ‘Death to Jews,’
|Plane Downed in Ukraine
Oh man, a plane crash is bad enough, but a plane being shot down in a world hot spot? Even worse. Per Politico: An adviser to Ukraine's interior minister says a passenger plane carrying 295 people ...
|Bodies of Kidnapped Israeli Teens Believed to Have Been Found
Breaking news from Israel, as "three bodies buried 'in a field near Hebron'" have been found by Israeli Army troops. They believe they are the bodies of the three teenagers kidnapped two weeks ago.
|French Jews Bid Au Revoir
As anti-Semitism escaltes to a fever pitch in France, French Jews have increasingly decided that there is no future for them in the country. Officially, in the first quarter of the year, there were ...
|BREAKING: Nairobi Terrorism Standoff Comes to an End
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta just took to national television to announce that the four-day sieg eat Nairobi's Westgate Premier Shopping Mall is over. Five attackers were shot dead by troops ...
|Terrorism in Kenya: Standoff Nears End
Yesterday there was a diary lamenting the lack of discussion of this tragedy in which terrorists stormed a popular shopping mall in Nairobi. Whatever the reasons for not having many diaries on the ...
|"[A]s President I will recognize the Armenian Genocide."
In October of 2008, as the Presidential race was reaching a fevered pitch, then-Senator Barack Obama came out with a statement that was subsequently published by the news site, The Armenian Reporter.
|A Kaddish for the Connecticut Victims
On what should ordinarily be a joyous evening--the penultimate night of Hanukkah--we are instead facing a horribly grievous tragedy. As of this writing, twenty-seven people are dead, eighteen of ...
|A Contrast in Election Day Operations
I set my alarm for 3:15a. If I hit snooze once, which I knew I would, it would still give me enough time to shower, shave, put on my suit, walk the dog, and make the drive out to Loudoun County, VA ...
|Time Magazine Ohio LV Poll: O+5
From Time Magazine : Buoyed by early voting in his favor, Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney by five points in the pivotal state of Ohio, according to a new TIME poll. Counting both Ohioans who say ...
|New Fla. Poll: O 49, R 45; Nat'l Trend Improves Too
Better links when I have them, but: UNF Fla poll: Obama 49, Romney 45 — Adam Smith (@adamsmithtimes) October 10, ...
|PPPPTD: Public Policy Polling Performance to Date
Roughly two years after it came to light that Research 2000 appeared to be cooking their numbers, I think it's worth evaluating the performance thus far of Public Policy Polling (PPP) as they have ...
|Boston Red Sox: "It Gets Better"
Following a number of other organizations, including baseball's San Francisco Giants, the Boston Red Sox today became the second Major League Baseball ...
|Mondofront: Now with Gilad Atzmon
Though still curiously acceptable in some corners, the Middle East-focused site Mondoweiss has graduated from mere Jew-counting to front-page publishing of Holocaust deniers. In ...
|Mondo Strikes Again as Weiss Counts More Jews
In a typical piece he posted today on his site, Mondoweiss, curiously lauded hate-blogger Philip Weiss again engaged in his favorite activity: Jew-counting. For the uninitiated, I first explored ...
|Mondofront: Removing All Doubt
Team Shalom is Team Peace. We are a group of Kossacks supporting a fair, pragmatic, and realistic resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the two-state ...
|Israeli Children Trying to Bribe Government to Inform on their Parents
In light of the sadly deleted diary about the Israeli Government Trying to ...
|Gov. Nixon -- Now is the Time to Lead on Puppy Mills
Despite an opposition that was heavily funded by Missouri's robust and often inhumane animal breeding industry, Show-Me State ...
|Live from Cairo - Egypt Liveblog: Sub-Diary #28
You are in the the 28th Child Diary of the Liveblog of the 2011 Egyptian Uprising and other uprisings spreading throughout the Mideast. We stand with our Egyptian friends and their courageous ...
|Anti-Pit Bull Hysteria Claims Dog's Life in DC
Any dog activist will most likely be able to share some kind of story about the misconceptions people have about pit bulls. This breed, in addition to being prone to abuse, also is wrongly ...
|UPDATED: Terrorists Attempt to Derail I/P Peace Talks
That extremists would seek to scuttle any chances for peace should come as no surprise to even casual I/P observers. Whether settlement provocations by Israeli rightists, or bombings by Hamas or ...
|Senator David Vitter: Birther
As if his propensity for diaper-clad encounters with prostitutes was not enough reason for the Pelican State to rid themselves of their senatorial malignancy, it now turns out that Sen. David Vitter (
|I/P: More Misery in Gaza
The folks in Gaza seem to be getting it from all sides--Israel, Hamas, Egypt, and anyone else who seems to want a piece of the misery action. Currently, Gaza is under a blockade by the Israeli ...
|VA GOPer: Disabled Kids are God's Punishment
Most of you are familiar with the junior senator from the great Commonwealth of Virginia, Mark R. Warner (D). Many are familiar with the Republican he so thoroughly crushed, that the GOP carried ...
|I/P: Peace Activist Turns to Violence
On January 21, Israel security forces arrested Mohanned Abu-Awwad on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activity. This came as no small disappointment to many, as Abu-Awwad's father, Khaled, is ...
|I/P: Gay Refugees in an Unlikely Place
Back in 2002, Israeli journalist Yossi Klein Halevi brought to light one of the paradoxes of the current chapter in the Israel/Palestine conflict: that gay Palestinians are often forced to flee to ...
|New Jersey Senate Defeats Marriage Equality Bill
Sad news from New Jersey, as it appears that Garden Staters won't be enjoying marriage equality any time soon. New Jersey's state Senate has defeated a bill to legalize gay marriage, ...
|What to do with prejudiced family?
I started writing an open diary comment on this, but it started getting long, so I decided to turn it into a diary. A cousin of my mother-in-law sent out some e-mail nonsense about a movement to ...
|I/P: Hope on the Horizon?
One of the central challenges of Israel/Palestine debate here is the difficulty to see things through the lens of people on the other side of the debate. That is, it's often hard for the pro-P ...
|Lieberman - A Bissel of Bupkes in the Attacks on Him
No, that's not really the topic of this diary, but it might as well have been the title to a number of other diaries and sums up the spirit of an increasing number of comments. As I have perused ...
|L'Affaire Shamir and Modern Day I/P
In 2000, as Oslo was crumbling and the second I/P "Intifada" began, articles began appearing on the Internet from two sources who would seem well-suited for the camps that adopted them: Joseph Farah ...
|Hezbollah To Remain Armed
Disappointing news out of Beirut today, as the brokered peace agreement that ended the second war between Israel and Lebanon will not be honored: Lebanon's new government endorsed ...
|I/P Prisoner Swap: Deal Not Yet Done
Yesterday, I diaried about a potential prisoner swap between the Israeli government and Hamas. ...
|I/P: Is a Prisoner Exchange Imminent?
On Monday, Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel's largest newspaper, reported that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were getting closer ...
|Health Care Reform: Reconciliation is Dead
This morning's CQ (link is subscription-...
|American Family Association Calls for Purging of Military Muslims
Well, this wasn't totally predictable or anything. In the wake of the tragic murders at Fort Hood, the American "Family" Association has called for the purging of Muslims from the military.
|Powerful Art: Children of Qassam Avenue
Since the third cease fire between Israel and Hamas, the residents of the southern Israeli town of Sderot have endured some 260+ missile attacks from the Gaza Strip. As ...
|Where was Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi's Showing of Mercy?
Scotland has released terrorist Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi, the bomber of Pan Am flight 103, the ...
|The Toughest Decision
Back in March, my wife and I adopted a rescue dog named Kita. At the time we thought she was an American Staffordshire Terrier, and she may well be, but we've heard from other experts that she is ...
|Gov. Sanford Was in Argentina (WTF?) (Updated 10:58 EDT)
From The (Columbia, SC) State : Gov. Mark Sanford arrived in the Hartsville-Jackson International Airport Wednesday morning, ...
|VA-Gov: Mr. Deeds Comes to Washington
OK, not Washington, Arlington, but close enough. Most Arlington residents consider themselves more Washingtonian than Virginian anyway. But despite being an urban liberal oasis in what used to be a ...
|VA-GOV: The Deeds Momentum Rolls On
As most observers of the VA-GOV race have learned by now, Public Policy Polling released their final poll of the Virginia gubernatorial primary ...
|VA-GOV: Another Day, Another Poll with Creigh Deeds Leading
Suffolk University is out with a poll today, and it is another good sign for the Deeds campaign. From the Suffolk website : Virginia ...
|VA-GOV: Creigh Deeds Now Leads the Pack
On the heels of endorsements from the Washington Post , ...
|VA-GOV: Washington Post Agrees -- Creigh Deeds for Governor
The Friday Washington Post carries the newspaper's endorsement for Governor in the Virginia ...
|VA-GOV: SurveyUSA Shows Deeds in Striking Distance
SurveyUSA is out with their latest poll of the Democratic primary, and it shows that state Sen. Creigh Deeds has emerged as the primary alternative to former DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe. McAuliffe ...
|VA-Gov: McAuliffe and Moran Jockey to be Least Desirable Nominee
We have a three-way primary race for the 2009 Virginia gubernatorial nomination. And on paper, we have three great candidates. One of them is a state Senator who manages to get elected in a ...
|BREAKING: Bunning Reportedly Set to Announce Retirement
As per Politico : On Thursday afternoon, Kentucky GOP Secretary of State Trey Grayson announced that he would form an ...
|VA-GOV: Deeds Pulls Even with Moran, Polls Best Against GOPer
WDBJ-7 in Roanoke, VA is out with a new poll for the 2009 Democratic gubernatorial primary in Virginia. Terry McAuliffe has jumped into the lead, with Senator Creigh Deeds and Delegate Brian Moran ...
|VA-GOV: The Risk of Moran
(Crossposted at Blue Commonwealth ) This morning's New York Times and Washington Post each bring us news of potential ...
|VA-GOV: Creigh Deeds for Governor
In Virginia we have a crucial election this year. The question is whether we will continue the successes of Governors Warner and Kaine, or whether we will recede to the George Allen and Jim Gilmore ...
|Next Year in Jerusalem: What a Rescue Dog Taught Me for Passover
Crossposted at Street Prophets Ever since we got married, my wife has said how much she wanted to get a dog. I always ...
|The Virginia GOP's Internecine Warfare
Just less than one year ago, Virginia state Delegate Jeff Frederick (R) unseated former ...
|BREAKING: Peres Asks Netanyahu to Form Government
Yeah, I know, I know...I hate that stupid "BREAKING" business too, but here it is actually appropriate. About half an hour ago, with CNN confirming with a blurb on their home page,
|Chavez's Venezuela: Juden raus
In the wake of public outcry over the recent actions by Israel in Gaza, Venezuela has become a hotbed of anti-Semitism. The culmination of this anti-Semitic sentiment was a Jan. 30th attack on the ...
|Reviving The Best I/P Peace Plan
On July 27, 2002, two well-known figures in Israel and the Palestinian Territories, respectively, came forth with a plan to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Ami Ayalon, formerly ...
|Is Iran Re-arming Hamas? Hezbollah?
Reuters and several other news agencies have picked up on a report that a shipload of rockets and artillery rounds, destined for Syria, has been intercepted. US warships intercepted the boat, but ...
|My Own Inaugural Experience: Story and Photos
It was so cold and crowded yesterday, that Mrs. Sox and I decided to stay home and watch the inauguration at home. I had been to three inaugurations, and it's always a clusterf*ck, with too many ...
|Will the LiveLeak Hamas Video be the New "Jenin Massacre"?
This past weekend, dKos was atwitter with an explosive diary and video posted about the hostilities between Hamas and Israel. A diarist posted a now-deleted diary that purported to have video of an ...
|Gov. Kaine Named DNC Chair
The Washington Post is reporting that Virginia Governor Tim Kaine will take over Howard Dean's position as chairman of the Democratic National Committee. (
|Remembering Claiborne Pell
The United States has lost one of its greatest champions for education, arts and the humanities. Former US Senator Claiborne Pell (D-RI) died today at the age of 90. Senator Pell suffered from ...
|Rick Warren is a Gay, Palestinian, Terrorist Member of the Knesset
In fact, his real name is Ruben Warrenstein. When Barack Obama was elected President, I had high hopes for his administration. But while he is on vacation in Hawaii, he has failed to both give ...
|Counsel for Change: Promote the Vote
Last night I witnessed something truly impressive. Some two hundred and fifty lawyers, law students, and law school graduates assembled at the National Rural Electric Cooperative building in ...
|ADL Reverses Course, Recognizes Armenian Genocide
Success...sort of. Just moments ago, Abraham Foxman, national chairman of the Anti-Defamation League, publicly reversed course on the issue of the Armenian Genocide and acknowledged that the crimes ...
|Profiles in Courage: Andrew Tarsy, Stewart Cohen, and Mike Ross
Last month , I diaried about national ADL director Abraham Foxman's incorrigible aiding and abetting of Turkey's denial of the ...
|Hamas's Beautiful Democracy
This morning's news brings word of the democratic policies of the benevolent organization in charge of Gaza, Hamas. According to ...
|Abe Foxman Must Go
Holocaust Denial is increasingly en vogue among the most extreme members of society. Mahmoud Ahmedinejad is fond of engaging in it. So too is Ernst Zundel, a German neo-Nazi currently jailed in ...
|Remembering the Armenian Genocide
Today marks the 92nd anniversary of commencement of the Armenian Genocide. In 1915, the Turkish government systematically slaughtered approximately 1.5 million Armenians. The genocide of the ...
|UPDATED: On Edwards's Campaign and Breast Cancer
John Edwards has apparently not decided to suspend his campaign in light of his ...
|Saudi Justice in Action: Rape Victim to be Flogged
The enlightened judiciary of Saudi Arabia has sentenced a rape victim to 90 lashes for the crime of having been with an unrelated man. Agence ...
|Khadaffi: End Middle East Apartheid
It seems an almost incontrovertible rule of geopolitical machinations: at some point, up will always seem like down and yesterday's despot is today's voice of reason. Such is the case with the ...
|Hoyer Elected Majority Leader||Red Sox||11/16/2006||304||77||1||18|
|VA-SEN: SurveyUSA Says: Webb 52, Allen 44 -- UPDATED WITH LINK||Red Sox||11/06/2006||26||26||-||19|
|VA-SEN: Gallup Poll Has James Webb Inside Margin of Error||Red Sox||10/06/2006||25||15||-||18|
|VA-SEN: Allen's Supporters Engage in Extreme Dishonesty, Smear dKos||Red Sox||09/26/2006||38||57||-||144|
|VA-SEN: Allen Hits New Low--Makes Wild Accusation of Anti-Semitism||Red Sox||09/21/2006||336||162||6||30|
|New Webb Ad: Nancy Never Saw It||Red Sox||09/10/2006||10||17||-||-|
|James Webb Now Within the Margin of Error||Red Sox||08/22/2006||9||21||-||9|
|Finally: A Diary That Deals with Lieberman, Lamont, Israel, and Lebanon||Red Sox||08/09/2006||3||3||-||-|
|A Perhaps Unpopular View on CT-Sen||Red Sox||08/08/2006||119||5||-||10|
|On FISA, Bush, Checks & Balances, and Why The Federalists Are Spinning in their Graves||Red Sox||07/15/2006||5||6||3||144|
|Eliyahu Asheri Found Dead||Red Sox||06/29/2006||199||14||1||7|
|Rush Limbaugh: Back on Drugs?||Red Sox||06/27/2006||17||2||-||-|
|SCOTUS to Whistleblowers: Drop Dead||Red Sox||05/30/2006||16||24||1||15|
|Pat Robertson: Off The Deep End||Red Sox||05/26/2006||36||6||-||-|
|Save Nazanin: Rape Victim Faces Death Sentence||Red Sox||05/18/2006||8||17||-||9|
|Chavez in London||Red Sox||05/16/2006||43||1||-||-|
|Ahmadinejad: Israel Will Vanish||Red Sox||05/11/2006||85||4||-||7|
|VA: Gay Marriage Measure Update||Red Sox||05/09/2006||7||6||1||-|
|Sudan Peace Plan Agreed to in Principle||Red Sox||05/05/2006||1||1||-||-|
|A Sad Day in Virginia As Hate Wins Out||Red Sox||05/03/2006||21||1||1||-|
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