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Where is the Rally for That?

This morning, I passed by a rally against “NATO/Israeli Imperialism” and for “friendship with Syria.” Earlier this morning, I read an editorial asking me to “stand with President Obama” during this “time of crisis.”

I too would like to rally or stand, but I want to know where I’m standing and who I’m rallying with.

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A Congressman Swims Naked In An Israeli Lake. So What?

Let the voters in Yoder’s district hold him accountable because he’s voted against greenhouse gas limits that would prevent future devastating droughts like the one his constituents are currently suffering through. Skinny dipping, though, is simply not politically relevant. [...]

Corapi and Cohen Religious Predictions of Doom lie Barren (excluding collateral damage)

It’s often said in authoritarian religious circles that “God is NOT mocked!”, “God CANNOT be mocked!,” or “God WILL NOT be mocked!”. As an empirical matter, the God character and His supposed standards are actually mocked on a regular basis. In the first decade of the 21st Century, two religious leaders predicted that such mockery [...]

Poll: Where Should We Put the Palestinian State?

As you may have heard, 2012 Republican Presidential Mike Huckabee has declared that the Palestinians cannot expect to have a Palestinian state in Palestine. Huckabee declared that Israelis should be able to plant communities wherever they want to in the West Bank. But where do the Palestinians go when the Israelis move in? Huckabee answered:

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The Corapi and Madonna Prophesies: No One Dead Yet

On October 17, 2008, Catholic priest and radio personality Father John Corapi used his religious position to issue forth a prediction:

If we do not soon stop the genocide of abortion in the United States, we shall run the course of all those that prove by their actions that they are enemies of God—total collapse, [...]

Cynthia McKinney and the Green Party

I’m extremely sympathetic to the ideals that the Green Party purports to hold. I am not very sympathetic to the Green Party’s whining about its own troubles, and otherwise talking about itself all the time. [...]

Does Jane Harman Care About Anyone But Herself?

Jane Harman hasn’t bothered to speak out against the abusive warrantless wiretapping done routinely against the American people. Today, however, Jane Harman has finally spoken out about warrantless wiretapping – because she says she was the victim. [...]

What If You Held A Global Day Of Action And Nobody Came?

It’s okay if you have political ideals that most people don’t agree with. If that’s the case, however, as it is with the Greens, it seems best to be honest, and admit to being a minority. [...]

Deceptive Claims of Gaza Demographic Armament Behind Call for the Ethnic Cleansing of Gaza

Over the past six months the interest groups taking sides in the Israeli-Gaza conflict have ratcheted up their dueling e-mail campaigns. Irregular Times now gets at least five e-mail blasts a day from groups asking us to do something or other like “Make This a Weekend for Gaza” and at least five e-mail blasts a [...]

Republicans Hire Failed Plumber As War Correspondent

Joe the Plumber has stopped working as a plumber, and has now been hired by a Republican-run blog called Pajamas TV to work as a war correspondent in Israel. [...]

White Phosphorus In Gaza A Burning Echo Of Iraq Attacks

How can intentions be said to be good when it’s known that a consequence of an action will cause grave harm or death to innocent bystanders? [...]