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Posted: Fri, 11/19/2010 - 09:58 | Abigail in Love (Maybe)

So I ran into a guy I dated when I first came to Israel.

I mean, really when I first got here. Boy was I a mess back then! Not alls-grown up the way I am now, nearly two years later.

Posted: Fri, 11/19/2010 - 09:39 | Political Insider

I almost didn't read yesterday's JTA story headlined "Fox News Chief: NPR Bosses are Nazis” or the subsequent, predictable apology, so fed up am I with the cynical, casual use of the Holocaust as just another political “gotcha.”

This stuff goes on every day, and generally the only voice we hear in opposition is that far-left-wing, George-Soros-enabling Abe Foxman of the ADL (just kidding, but you can see how my email has been running).

Posted: Thu, 11/18/2010 - 08:55 | Political Insider

Well, it's lurid enough, but I can't exactly see how this week's revelations that a former high-ranking AIPAC official looked at pornography on his office computer and that some of his colleagues may have done the same will make much of a difference in the big pro-Israel lobby group's political muscle.

Posted: Wed, 11/17/2010 - 15:33 | Well Versed

First, if you didn't get a chance to read my blog post from yesterday on the uncomfortable topic of Jews and money, read it here.  The feedback has been strong, so read the full thing, but here's what it's about: I give a brief summary of historian Jerry Muller's important book "Capitalism and the Jews," and Abraham Foxman's less successful attempt, "Jews and Money: The Story of A Stereotype."  And with Glenn Beck duking it out with George Soros, not to mention A

Posted: Wed, 11/17/2010 - 14:37 | Political Insider

I was going to comment on this Middle East pronouncement by Rep. Louie Gohmert, but after going through it a few times I just can't figure out what this guy is saying.

Read it yourself and let me know; there will be a prize for the most creative answer (dinner with George Soros? ). Well, maybe not, but I'd like to hear your interpretations anyway.

Posted on a number of liberal Web sites, here's what the Texas Republican uttered on the House floor in a debate over U.S. policy along the Mexican border:

Posted: Wed, 11/17/2010 - 11:01 | Political Insider

 I confess: after interviewing a lot of experts and reading countless news reports for this week's story, I still don't have a clue what the Obama administration's new Middle East strategy really is.