Monthly Archives: January 2011

Russia Recognizes Palestinian State – Who’s Next?

Russian Leader Visits Palestine, Recognizes New State « Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place This is what a foreign ministry official told Ynetnews: “We are utterly blind to what’s going on.” I’d have thought blindness, both moral

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100% Renewable Energy Worldwide by 2030

Study claims 100 percent renewable energy possible by 2030 Achieving 100 percent renewable energy would mean the building of about four million 5 MW wind turbines, 1.7 billion 3 kW roof-mounted solar photovoltaic systems, and around 90,000 300 MW solar

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Glenn Beck’s Jewish Problem

Glenn Beck’s Jewish Problem – Jeffrey Goldberg – National – The Atlantic This is a post about Beck’s recent naming of nine people — eight of them Jews — as enemies of America and humanity. He calls these people prime

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More nominees for the ODS Hall of Fail

Balloon Juice » Atta Boy, Ed! We can add another clown to the mix- Ed Morrisey: Obviously, most Hot Air readers disagree with my assessment (and Allahpundit’s) of Barack Obama’s speech last Wednesday evening at the University of Arizona. They

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The New Era in Cyberwarfare Has Arrived

With Stuxnet, Did The U.S. And Israel Create a New Cyberwar Era? | Danger Room | Wired.com The Stuxnet whodunit may be solved: it appears to be a joint U.S.-Israeli collaboration — and a cyberwarfare milestone. The New York Times

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Barak splits from Labor to create new faction

Ehud Barak splits from Labor Party – Israel News, Ynetnews Barak told a press conference at the Knesset on Monday morning that the new faction will be named Independence. “This isn’t an easy move, even for me. (Former Prime Minister

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The Kenyan Alinskyist Socialite is Trying to Guilt True Patriots into Putting on his Secret Defeatist Panties

Rethinking Obama’s political performance in Tucson | Byron York | Politics | Washington Examiner Obama simply could not have made the case that Loughner’s acts were in any way the product of political rhetoric from right or left. He didn’t

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It’s not about direct culpability, it’s about rightwing cultivation of anti-social lunacy

No One Listened to Gabrielle Giffords – NYTimes.com For the sake of this discussion, let’s stipulate that Loughner was a “lone nutjob” who had never listened to Glenn Beck or been a card-carrying member of either the Tea or Communist

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American-Israeli cooperation and how the worm turned on Iran’s nuke program

Stuxnet Worm Used Against Iran Was Tested in Israel – NYTimes.com Behind Dimona’s barbed wire, the experts say, Israel has spun nuclear centrifuges virtually identical to Iran’s at Natanz, where Iranian scientists are struggling to enrich uranium. They say Dimona

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Another for the Annals of Obama Derangement Syndrome

Little Green Footballs – Wingnut Blogger Jim Hoft Mistakes Closed Caption for Applause Prompt at Tucson Memorial Today’s entry in the “Hoft Chronicles of Sheer Stoopit” has him trying to claim that the White House prompted the audience to applaud

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