Monthly Archives: July 2014

Seriously, who DOESN’T like funny Dog pics?

Nobody, THAT’s who.

So, we’re including a dozen or so that made us laugh.

Have a good day, folks…


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FLASHBACK: “Israel wants peace, and #Israel’s enemies want …the end of Israel”


**NOTE: A few years back, I wrote the following post on the then-current “ceasefire” agreement between Hamas and Israel.

Given recent events concerning Israel, it seems appropriate to remind us all that what we’re seeing today is whatever comes AFTER déjà vu: we don’t simply feel that we’ve seen it before, but that we’re destined to see it again, too. 

And I still maintain, as I did years ago, that Klavan’s suggestion (below) is the best option around…




PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST: “You’re Doing it Wrong”

(Originally posted November 23, 2012)

Don’t get too comforted by the temporary armistice between Hamas and Israel, everyone.

First of all, as Ed over at said, “The description of the cease-fire as “tenuous” is a masterpiece of understatement“.

This is a respite in Gaza, not a resolution“, Max Boot flatly stated.

They’re both right, of course. That’s because Israel wants peace, and each of Israel’s enemies want …the end of Israel.

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Incompetence and Betrayal: How The Obama Regime Muffed The Israeli/Hamas Ceasefire Agreement

More of what we’ve come to expect from the Obama Administration…

Nice Deb


The Times of Israel’s DJohn Kerry’s ceasefire proposal, Friday. He writes that he “wondered if something had gotten lost in translation.”

It seemed inconceivable that the American secretary of state would have drafted an initiative that, as a priority, did not require the dismantling of Hamas’s rocket arsenal and network of tunnels dug under the Israeli border. Yet the reported text did not address these issues at all, nor call for the demilitarization of Gaza.

It seemed inconceivable that the secretary’s initiative would specify the need to address Hamas’s demands for a lifting of the siege of Gaza, as though Hamas were a legitimate injured party acting in the interests of the people of Gaza — rather than the terror group that violently seized control of the Strip in 2007, diverted Gaza’s resources to its war effort against…

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Should we learn theology from Stephen Colbert?

An older post from our buddy, ‘Dapper Dan’. However, it’s JUST as applicable today as it was a year ago…

They just lie, lie, lie: Latest evidence provided by Jonathan Gruber, architect of Obamacare

Just in case you’ve somehow missed this, ….it’s important. Up ’til now, the folks on the Left have been insisting that the plain language in Obamacare referencing the state subsidies was a “typo” (…no, really; they ARE).
The entire Gruber incident effectively (and completely) destroys that argument.

T.B Rickert's Call

This week the left is in an uproar over the 2-1 Halbig v Burwell ruling by the DC circuit Court of Appeals, invalidating subsidies to federally run health insurance exchanges.

Last Tuesday, Jonathan Gruber, the Architect of Obamacare proclaimed that the sentence “established by the states” was a typo.

Chris, it is unambiguous this is a typo. Literally every single person involved in the crafting of this law has said that it`s a typo, that they had no intention of excluding the federal states. And why would they? Look, the law says that people are only subject to the mandate if they can afford insurance, if it`s less than 8 percent of their income. If you get rid of these subsidies, 99 percent of the people who would get subsidies can no longer afford insurance, so you destroy the mandate. Why would Congress set up the mandate and go through all that…

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“Where is God?”

June 25, 2013

June 25, 2013

It’s been Lucy’s plaintive question nearly every day recently. “Where IS God? Is He up in heaven?”

He’s everywhere, Lucy. He’s here with us now.

“But Mama, I don’t SEE anyone else here. ”

God is invisible, Lucy. He is so great, He isn’t limited to just one place–if He had a body, He would be. God can be everywhere at once.

I draw a breath, ready to launch into a discussion of the fourth dimension, and the fact that God is eternal.

“…I still don’t see Him,” says Lucy.

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A solid post via Citizen Tom, and pretty tough to argue with…

Citizen Tom

customs and immigrationLook up the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Google it. That was suppose to be comprehensive immigration reform, but you will find plenty of excuses explaining why it supposedly fell short. Both Democrats and Republicans will make excuses. Leaders in both parties will explain why we need another amnesty (even if they refuse to call it that). However, the primary reason the law did not work is our political leaders never enforced it. Our leaders usually will not admit it, but only the willfully blind could miss something so obvious. Because they provide cheap labor, leaders in both parties want the illegal immigrants, and Democrats want the cheap votes.

So why do our leaders lie to us? Do they know we will not honor our principles and hold them accountable? That does seem to be the case. Consider the latest, the invasion of children across our southern border. Of…

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A wonderful and thoughtful post, from an old friend of ours….


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