Category: US Politics

American Jewry, Israeli Politics, US Politics

Losing Their Birthright (Trip)

Birthright Taglit youth tour group

For the second time in recent weeks, far left members of IfNotNow infiltrated a Birthright tour of Israel, going off-grid to engage in anti-Israel activities and making a ruckus about it. The first time there were six of these traitors looking a gift horse in the mouth. This time there were eight of them. The …

terror, US Politics, World Politics

Subsidizing Terror Since 1965

Taylor Force

With the United States implementing its refusal to subsidize the Palestinian Authority’s Pay to Slay program, in which jailed terrorists and their families receive highly coveted government pensions, PA President Mahmoud Abbas is doubling down, insisting the PA will continue to pay these “salaries.” “We won’t allow anyone to interfere with the money [that is …

terror, US Politics

No Money for Terrorism Conference: PA Theater of the Absurd

Taylor Force

The Palestinian Authority (PA) took part in a Paris conference in April called “No Money for Terrorism.” It seems the PA is casting about, looking for ways to support its Pay to Slay policy of paying stipends to jailed terrorists and their families. So they held a big conference in Paris and came right out …

media bias, US Politics

Roseanne Versus Samantha Bee: Double Standard Much?

Samantha Bee, Roseanne Barr

Forgive me if I just don’t understand how Roseanne makes a tasteless tweet and her show gets canceled, but Samantha Bee makes a tasteless comment and everyone says it’s not the same thing and her apology is accepted and her life goes on as usual. Is the difference that in the first case, the comment …

Israeli Politics, media bias, US Politics, World Politics

Trump Calls Off the Wedding to Iran

Trump giving a speech

Well, it happened. Trump bowed out of the JCPOA, and judging from my Google news feed, the world is furious. Page after page of headlines describing the move as a disaster, a type of war-mongering, and worse. One would think that at least the Israelis were happy, but not if you take your news from …

Israeli Politics, US Politics

City of Durham Turns Against U.S. Ally

Durham on a map

Durham, North Carolina just banned all cooperation and training between its police force and the IDF. The city council adopted the ban with a unanimous 6-0 vote. The vote was initiated by anti-Israel groups such as the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). The petition had close to 1,400 signatures. The petition claims that the IDF …

Israeli Politics, US Politics

John Bolton: A Strong Choice

John R. Bolton, Pres. Trump's new national security adviser

So this just happened: US President Donald Trump appointed John Bolton as his national security adviser, a replacement for Lt.-Gen. H.R. McMaster. If you’re on the right side of the political spectrum, you’re thrilled. On the left? You’re outa luck, and making dire predictions of war. Whether you’re to the right or left of things, …

US Politics, World Politics

Arabs: “We Reject Any American Peace Solution or Proposal”

Ramallah Protest

Why do we keep knocking heads and wasting time trying to get Arabs to accept a peace agreement with Israel when they keep saying no? The latest expression against peace is a protest held in the city of Ramallah, the seat of Arab government which is under Palestinian Authority autonomy. There, in front of America …

Israeli Politics, US Politics

Taylor Force Act: Not a Partisan Issue

Taylor Force

Taylor Force was stabbed to death during a visit to Israel—killed by a terrorist who thought the business student and former serviceman was a Jew. The Senate is currently examining the Taylor Force Act, which would put an end to U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) until such time as they shut down the …