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The $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

TUESDAY / JULY 28, 2015 NY Times: Raising Floor for Minimum Wage Pushes Economy Into the Unknown By NOAM SCHEIBER The fight for a $15 minimum wage has gained momentum in New York, California and other places around the country in recent months. REBUTTAL BY Thank heavens for liberal intellectuals and their “progressive” schemes. For […]

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N.Y. Times Poll on Race Relations

SATURDAY / JULY 25, 2015 NY Times: Poll Finds Most in U.S. Hold Dim View of Race Relations By KEVIN SACK and MEGAN THEE-BRENAN By comparison, two-thirds of Americans surveyed shortly after President Obama took office said they believed race relations were generally good. REBUTTAL BY This is one of those classic cases in which […]

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A light at the end of the pro-Israel tunnel?

If Jeremy Corbyn wins leadership of the UK Labour Party foreign policy could take a turn for the better Britain suffered another disappointment last week when Tim Farron, a lightweight with the gift of the gab, landed the job of leader of the UK’s Liberal Democrats. They are the fools who sold their principles for […]

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Dialogue is the only way to resolve Tibet issue, says top leader

Dharamshala — Celebrating the 80th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Monday morning, the political leader of Tibet Dr Lobsang Sangay stressed his hope that “the Chinese leadership will soon understand the Middle Way Approach as a mutually beneficial solution and continue the dialogue process with the envoys of His Holiness the Dalai […]

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Jeb Bush is “different” from George Bush

SUNDAY / JUNE 14, 2015 NY Times: In Europe, Leaders Take Note: Jeb Bush Isn’t His Brother By MICHAEL BARBARO After emerging from a 45-minute meeting here with Jeb Bush, the foreign minister of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, told colleagues that what struck him most about the American was not the strength of his opinions but […]

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A challenge to Hamas/Fatah

A challenge to Hamas/Fatah: Start communicating or forget dreams of freedom Eighteen months ago Hamas announced it was upping its game by appointing bright, attractive 23 year-old Isra al Modallal as the media face of the Resistance movement. Isra was at college in Bradford, Yorkshire, a part of England where people are noted for blunt […]

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It’s Official: Pope Frankie is a Marxist

MONDAY / MAY 25, 2015 NY Times: Pope’s Focus on Poor Revives Scorned Theology By JIM YARDLEY and SIMON ROMERO Pope Francis often uses language that echoes liberation theology, the Latin American movement embracing the poor that conservatives once scorned as Marxist. REBUTTAL BY The numerous rhetorical ‘butt-whoopins’ which The Anti-New York Times has proudly […]

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Re-enactment of murderous assault on Christendom’s holiest site condemned

Play depicting 40-day military siege of the world’s oldest Christian Church “sympathises with Palestinian terrorist groups”, “glorifies extremist ideology” and is “a grotesque white-washing of the Second Intifada”, claims pro-Israel lobby A play that re-tells one of the most shameful episodes in the continuing Israeli occupation of Palestine had its premiere this week at The […]

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“Judaism is not Zionism”

“Judaism is not zionism” is a categorical statement on which avowed anti-zionist progressive Jews, many of them self-declared atheists, agree completely with avowed anti-zionist religious Jews — mostly the “Torah Jews.” The more outrage is generated worldwide by Israel’s actions in Palestine, the more Jews crop up to confirm that they, too, believe that not only […]

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The Presidental Race Horse Owner

MONDAY / MAY 11, 2015 NY Times: Billionaire Lifts Marco Rubio, Politically and Personally By MICHAEL BARBARO and STEVE EDER As Marco Rubio has ascended in the ranks of Republican politics, an auto dealer named Norman Braman has emerged as a remarkable and unusual patron. REBUTTAL BY Calm down. Let’s not all jump to conspiratorial […]

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“It’s time for Palestine,” says Abbas as corruption runs out of control

The Palestinian Embassy in London recently released a statement by President Mahmoud Abbas telling the world ‘It’s Time for Palestine’. He starts by saying: The Palestinian people’s struggle for freedom and national independence has reached a decisive moment. The two-state formula is under serious threat, due to systematic Israeli policies and practices that have seriously undermined […]

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