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Posted: Mon, 07/14/2014 - 22:32 | Political Insider

The New York Times has posted picture by a Danish reporter of Israelis standing on a hill outside Sderot to watch and cheer the bombardment of Gaza by the Israeli Air Force. 

There's a poetic justice in this scene after 14 years of Palestinian terrorists firing rockets and missiles at the Israeli town near the Gaza border, including in recent days.  

Posted: Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:18 | Political Insider

Neocon guru Bill Kristol said "no responsible elected official" is calling for impeachment of President Barack Obama. It's "a phony issue," he said. So who are the irresponsible officials?

Posted: Fri, 07/04/2014 - 09:09 | Political Insider

Right now Speaker John Boehner's plans to sue President Obama for not enforcing the laws as the Republican leader thinks he should is a political ploy he may hope will serve to derail pressure in his caucus for impeachment, but it is one that can easily escalate because the inmates are running the asylum.

Posted: Sat, 06/28/2014 - 12:30 | Political Insider

Secretary of State John Kerry may be disappointed to see his Mideast peace envoy, Martin Indyk, leaving, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is delighted.

Posted: Thu, 06/26/2014 - 16:26 | Political Insider

When is a kidnapping more than a kidnapping?  When politicians and others exploit a tragedy to further their agendas. It can also be an opportunity to repair damaged relations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

All of Israel wants to see the three teenagers-- --Gilad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel --  kidnapped near Hebron two weeks ago returned safely to their families, and the government and security forces are devoting enormous energy to that task.

Posted: Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:33 | Political Insider

After weeks of delay and excuses, the last of Syria’s known stocks of chemical weapons have been shipped out of the country for destruction abroad, according to the U.N. monitoring organization, the New York Times reported today.