Posted: Thu, 03/19/2015 - 23:05 |
What does Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Downton Abbey) have in common with such diverse characters as Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon, former House colleague Michael Grimm, former Israeli President Moshe Katsav and former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert?
The 33-year-old Illinois Republican, who resigned from Congress today effective the end of the month, is the latest victim of self-inflicted wounds.
Posted: Sun, 03/15/2015 - 11:19 |
No Israeli politician has meddled in partisan American politics more than Bibi Netanyahu (R-West Jerusalem), much to the detriment of US-Israel relations and the support of Israel's primary support base in America.
Now that his latest and most disruptive foray has backfired on him, he is in full panic mode. His supporters are accusing the State Department of funding the opposition's campaign. He knows that's not true, but that's never been an impediment.
Posted: Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:27 |
As polls show him falling further behind in the final days before elections for the 20th Knesset, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strategy is one of increasing desperation. His theme " if you can't convince em, scare em" was strikingly clear in an interview in Friday's Jerusalem Post.
Posted: Sun, 03/08/2015 - 14:20 |
Remember when conservatives were strong supporters of state's rights? They still are, except when they aren't. On the issue of abortion, they want to take jurisdiction away from the federal government and give it to the states, where bans are easier to enact. Guns are another matter.
They want to take gun control authority away from the state and local governments, especially when it comes to carrying concealed weapons. That's the latest cause of the NRA and the gun lobby.