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Pinkerton: Carter 2.0 — Biden Blames Others for His Own Energy Failures

Joe Biden is the gift that keeps on giving. The gift, that is, of parallels with fellow Democrat Jimmy Carter. Most Americans have no memories of the actual Carter presidency, from 1977 to 1981, but this Baby Boomer sure does.  As for you youngins, you can can look him up, and you’ll see too: He was […]

The Israel lobby’s crushing win on Iron Dome

There’s been a lot of consternation among Palestine advocates over political roller-coaster ride in Congress last week. First, in an unprecedented show of power, pro-Palestinian members of Congress managed to stop the Democratic House leadership from slipping $1 billion of military funding to Israel’s Iron Dome program into a bill to fund the government. So […]

Donald Trump: ‘Pathetic’ Joe Biden Makes Jimmy Carter Look Great

Former President Donald Trump criticized President Joe Biden’s short record as presiden at a rally in Alabama on Saturday, calling him one the worst in modern history. “Biden is the most pathetic president. And look, he makes Jimmy Carter look great,” Trump said. FILE – In this Feb. 20, 1978, file photo, President Jimmy Carter […]

Two former Israeli ambassadors to South Africa join tsunami of ‘apartheid’ accusations against Israel

The news today is that two former Israeli ambassadors to South Africa have accused their country of practicing apartheid by creating bantustans for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. “It’s apartheid, say Israeli ambassadors to South Africa,” Ilan Baruch and Alon Liel write at Groundup. This is yet another apartheid charge leveled by serious […]

The conflict is coming to where it belongs, the U.S.

I’m grateful to Joe Biden for what he said about his commitment to Israel at a press conference on May 21. “Until the region says unequivocally they acknowledge the right of Israel to exist as an independent Jewish state, there will be no peace.” Wait, that sounds like a threat. And I thought Biden wanted […]

Now it’s ‘antisemitic’ to say that Israel practices ‘apartheid’

As you are surely aware, advocates for Israel are using an apparent surge in antisemitic attacks to try to delegitimize pro-Palestine advocacy. Part of that effort is a move to characterize the charge that Israel is practicing apartheid as antisemitic. Four pro-Israel congresspeople sent a letter to President Biden yesterday taking aim at fellow Democrats […]

B’Tselem’s verdict is in long tradition: Israeli apartheid pronouncements ignored by MSM

When the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem pronounced on January 12 that Israel was an “apartheid” state, maintaining a “regime of Jewish supremacy from the river to the sea,” the report shocked many in the world. Yet more than a month later, the shock has died away and nothing concrete has followed. The New York […]

Scheer Intelligence: Jimmy Carter’s Foreign Policy Record Reveals Hope And Cynicism

Scheer Intelligence: Jimmy Carter’s Foreign Policy Record Reveals Hope And Cynicism Above image: Jimmy Carter by Mr. Fish. NOTE: Listen to Part I of this interview here. When the Carter presidency comes up, so does a dark moment in American history: the Iran hostage crisis of 1979-1981. This was, however, not the only significant moment in Jimmy […]

Pinkerton: October Surprises in U.S. History

Another October Surprise So now we have our “October Surprise”—at least one of them. The news that President Trump has tested positive for Covid-19, has been hospitalized, and released, throws the remaining weeks of the presidential campaign into an even more uncertain kind of uncertainty. In the next few days, and for the rest of the campaign season, […]

Ralph Nader: Putative President Obama Is A ‘War Criminal’.

It’s no surprise that Ralph Nader isn’t a fan of former President George W. Bush. After all, the longtime activist ran against him in both 2000 and 2004. But Nader’s even less a fan of President Barack Obama, if only because he thinks Obama was…

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