Tag Archives: Iran

New restrictions of the VWP provides blanket discrimination in the guise of security concerns

It slipped past me! Underneath the entire hubbub about the impending omnibus bill, Christmas holiday, GOP debate versus Democratic debate, “attack on Christmas”, religious freedom, and whether I should buy my brother this type of scotch or that sweater for Christmas, it snuck right past me in plain sight. Under all of it I missed […]

Iran Deal proponents get a much needed PR boost

In less than a month since the mid-July announcement of the Iran Deal, opponents have spent more than $11 million in blitz ads and lobbying campaigns attacking the deal as a win for Iran and loss for the U.S. and Israel. The sheer size of the dollar figure being spent as well as the forceful […]

Israel’s schoolyard bully gets caught with mud on his face

After months of antagonizing rhetoric and mud-slinging, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself backed into a corner. His usual bravado and fire and brimstone warnings, complete with the ever-present ticking bomb sketch, have fallen flat on the ears of the international community. Standing alone and becoming more desperate as each day brings forth renewed […]

Obama’s Anti-Isolationist Stance is a Win for America

If someone told me that President Obama would achieve a majority of his most defining presidential moments following the disastrous 2014 midterm elections I would have bowled over laughing. Understanding that midterms usually turn out more GOP voters than Democrat, the avalanche of conservative, tea party-cowing Republicans that emerged victorious was not only painful but frightening. […]

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