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So the PLO is worried they’ve not heard from Trump yet

Writes Caroline Glick in RealClear Politics: The PLO is disoriented, panicked and hysterical. Speaking to Newsweek this week, Saeb Erekat, PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas’s chief conduit to Israel and the Americans, complained that since President Donald Trump was sworn into … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s Government Even Arrests Lawyers to Keep Them From Defending Journalists

From Abdullah Bozkurt for Turkish Minute: The unprecedented crackdown on lawyers who defend critics, dissidents and opponents of the authoritarian regime of Turkey’s strongman, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, paint a dismal picture of how the criminal justice system has been turned … Continue reading

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Here We Go! Activists Urge Clinton Campaign to Challenge Vote in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan

H/T: John Sexton at Hot Air: The New York Magazine story by Gabriel Sherman offers this: Last Thursday, the activists held a conference call with Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and campaign general counsel Marc Elias to make their case, … Continue reading

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Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Misplays Neocon Card After Trump Meeting

One of the more outside the box meetings President-Elect Donald Trump had yesterday was with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). A critic of the Obama administrations handling of Middle East conflicts, the Washington Post reports: Trump’s meetings on Monday included Rep. … Continue reading

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Trump Blasts Trey Gowdy for Endorsing Marco Rubio; Relies on Twitter Followers to Justify Position

Writes Colin Campbell for Business Insider: Real-estate mogul Donald Trump repeatedly blasted Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina) on Sunday after reports emerged that the influential congressman is set to endorse Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) for president. Trump, the Republican front-runner, … Continue reading

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For Trump to Survive Mockgate, the Reporter Has To Be Lying

Here’s the CNN video. It’s damning enough, but Trump has been able to say anything since he mocked John McCain’s service to the nation which included torture in a North Vietnamese prison. From the New York Times: In South Carolina, … Continue reading

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They’re Here Now, Aren’t They?

Perhaps they began arriving in New Orleans last week.  KATC ABC has the following: In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks by an IS (Islamic State) in Paris, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal released a letter addressed to President Obama … Continue reading

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Are Stew’s Standards All About Keeping Florida’s Race to the Top Cash?

Fifteen percent. That’s the number of changes allowed in Common Core Standards ambiguous loosely defined copyright and the estimated amount of largely cosmetic changes Florida education commissioner Pam Stewart made to Common Core Standards to make them “truly ours.” The … Continue reading

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IRS Targeting, the Atlanta Cheating Scandal and the Bush-Rhee High-Stakes Test Model

Imagine for a minute that the opposite is true and that the United States abruptly switched from a flat tax to the federal tax code we have now? Frightening huh? Yet this is essentially what the nation’s two top education policy-makers … Continue reading

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Tony Bennett’s Desperate, Disengenuous Defense of Common Core

Sun Sentinel reporter Anthony Man was in attendance when Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett made a speech to Broward Workshop’s State of Our County forum on April 12. Bennett focused his speech on the sudden and unexpected debate that’s emerged … Continue reading

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