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The host of Fox & Friends on Thursday decided to find out once and for all if the "War on Christmas" was real by asking a mythical figure who listens to the fantasies of children. "I like to think that I'm a Santa for boys and girls of all Read more...
As we've already discussed here, even though Susan Rice has been vindicated and John McCain has been made to look like a fool for attacking her, he's still out there acting as though he's the foreign policy "expert" for the Republican party, along Read more...
The number of Palestinians killed rises to 96 with hundreds more wounded after six days of air raids, as UN secretary-general calls for ceasefire. And in an op-ed for the Jerusalem Post, Gilad Sharon, the son of former Israeli Prime Minister Read more...
Here's the latest on the situation from AlJazeera: Fresh Israeli air raids have killed at least eight Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and wounded dozens more, medics say, with Palestinian security sources confirming that at least three of Read more...
As the Israeli army rains shells on the Gaza strip Thursday, it’s also taken the offensive online, posting videos of its attacks on Hamas targets and live-tweeting its campaign. Now the hacktivist group Anonymous has responded with a Read more...

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An extraordinary work of cinematic and political activism, 5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements... Read more...
April 5, 1994 - The Battle For Healthcare
April 5, 1994. The Clinton Healthcare plan in trouble. Teamsters threatening strike over freight hauling. Don't Ask Don't Tell in court. Arkansas Razorbacks win NCAA. Darryl Strawberry to rehab. Wall Street heads up. 1,000 Ukrainian Peacekeeping troops to Bosnia. Riot at a Grateful Dead concert in Orlando, Florida. Read more...
March 12, 1979 - Forever Middle East.
March 12, 1979 - Carter meeting with Begin over Middle East Peace Process. Violence in West Bank. Anti-Carter riots. Energy Crisis looming. Arab Oil. Women demonstrate in Tehran over new dress code. John Stennis calls for Balanced Budget Amendment to Constitution. Howard Baker and Bob Dole call for investigation of Carter Family peanut business. Billy Carter under investigation by FBI for juggling books. Read more...
February 10, 1994 - The Cautious Exhale.
February 10, 1994 - a shaky ceasefire in Sarajevo four hours old. UN Peacekeepers and NATO troops skeptical and hopeful. Two members of the British Parliament and a British Aid Worker kidnapped in Somalia. Israel and PLO in partial agreement over autonomy issue in Gaza and Jericho. Tonya Hardings slaps $22 million lawsuit against the USOC for barring appearance at the Winter Olympics. Famed U of Oklahoma Coach Bud Wilkinson dies at 77. Read more...
June 8, 1967 - Six Day War: Day Four.
News of the day for June 8, 1967 - Day Four of the Six Day War and everyone going into overdrive trying to broker a peace settlement, amidst a flurry of finger pointing and accusations. Read more...