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Federal Judge Stays Trump Deportations, Airport Protests Erupt

The Trump order is based on the Obama Administration's Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act (H.R. 158), which prohibits some foreign nationals from visiting the US if they have recently traveled to Iran, Iraq, Sudan or Syria.

Families of Terror Victims Sue Facebook in NY Federal Court

Five families sue Facebook in an American courtroom seeking justice for loved ones murdered and maimed by terrorists in Israel.

On the Job but Not Getting Paid?

As happy as I am to see the EPA and other agencies off the job, I’m concerned about morale among the hard-working law enforcement and essential-services folks.

Nadler: Stop and Frisk Rightly Ruled Unconstitutional

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, released the following statement: Today’s ruling by a...

ObamaCare: The Propaganda Machine Revs Up

Many readers are no doubt aware of the millions in taxpayer dollars that the Obama administration has contracted out to PR firms for the purpose of hawking Obamacare to a reluctant public.

Maker of Anti-Muslim Film Gets a Year in Prison

Of course, everybody also knew that, had Youssef not produced that idiotic film, he would have been allowed to go on with his grifter's life.

Sheldon Adelson’s Casino Reaching Deal with Feds on Money-Laundering

Federal prosecutors and pro-Israel Republican stalwart Sheldon Adelson’s casino company Las Vegas Sands Corp. may have come to an understanding on issues pertaining to money-laundering laws allegedly violated in the cases of two criminal high-rollers, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Maryland Congressman Apologizes for Holocaust Reference

A Maryland congressman apologized for referring to the Holocaust as he discussed his opposition to federal involvement in providing student loans.

Clint Doing the RNC (with Video)

Lynne Lechter is on the board of the Republican Jewish Coalition's National Women's Committee.  She is at the Republican National Convention as a guest...

Overregulation: The Problem We Can’t Outproduce

Prosperity has met its match. Regulation will kill prosperity by stealth unless we the people wake up to what’s going on. We are wildly, insanely overregulated today, and if we don’t attack the idea of the regulatory state on those terms – on the premise that regulation itself is mostly a bad thing, and we need far less of it than we have – then we will never recover.

Hearing on Motion to Dismiss Set in Hebrew National Class-Action Suit

A hearing on a motion to dismiss a consumer fraud case against the company that produces Hebrew National products has been scheduled for Nov....

UC-Berkeley Jewish Students File Civil Rights Complaint

Attorneys for two Jewish UC-Berkeley graduate students alleging verbal and physical assault by Muslim students have filed a federal civil rights complaint against the...

The Emperor Obama?

There certainly is wide enough room for thoughtful and well-meaning people to disagree about the appropriate approach to the presence in the United States of millions of people who have come here illegally. But those same thoughtful Americans should be very concerned with President Obama’s unilateral amendment of federal law in this regard. It is yet another indication that the president believes no federal asset is unavailable to him in his reelection bid and that he has a presumptive monopoly on knowing what is right for America.

Extreme-Right Politicians Expelled for Neo-Nazi T-shirts

EJP reports that eight extreme-right politicians on Wednesday were expelled from the Saxony, Germany, state parliament for wearing neo-Nazi T-shirts. The lawmakers, from the controversial...

Congress Must Pursue Leakgate

On its face, it might seem that Attorney General Eric Holder’s appointment of two veteran federal prosecutors to mount a criminal investigation into the recent spate of national security leaks is a step in the right direction. Indeed, those appointments seem to have quieted congressional calls for the appointment of a special independent investigative counsel and holding congressional hearings into what will doubtless come to be known as Leakgate. Yet there are some issues that come to mind.

Rubin Reports: Hey, Kids! All Government Employees are Apparently Teachers, Police, or Firefighters

It is really wonderful how every day I learn something new. Now I've learned that all government employees can be divided into three professions: teachers, police, and firefighters.

Jewish Senator Wannabe in FBI Probe over Campaign Donations

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel is returning $105,000 in campaign contributions, as the FBI is investigating possible campaign finance violations. The donations raised suspicions because they were made by individuals who never before had made campaign donations, and whose income didn't appear high enough to enable them to be this generous.

Orthodox New Yorker On Hunger Strike After Months In Bolivian Prison

Supporters say he’s an innocent man caught up in the tentacles of a corrupt Latin American regime. Authorities in Bolivia allege he’s a shady businessman with ties to drug dealers and money launderers.

Doctoring Official Documents

The current issue of Commentary magazine tells of sordid – and possibly criminal – Obama administration efforts to alter some files of the George W. Bush administration that refer to Jerusalem as being part of Israel. The article also adds a fascinating footnote to the much-publicized Zivotofsky case.

Pro-Arab Candidate for Joe Lieberman’s Senate Seat Clashes with Colleagues on Live TV, Behaves...

Democratic candidates vying for Connecticut’s US Senate, which is being vacated by Joseph I. Lieberman, are not sure their colleague Lee Whitnum should be allowed to participate in future live televised debates, after calling US Rep. Chris Murphy a “whore” for his support of Israel, during an NBC debate. Whitnum is suing the US over its support for Israel, saying it should send $600 million of it to Connecticut.

US Supreme Court Orders State Dept. to List Jerusalem, Israel, in American Passports

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday on the case of Zivotofsky v. Clinton, a suit in which Naomi and Ari Zivotofsky are challenging the way the State Department may list the birthplace of their son, nine-year-old Menachem. The State Department decided that little Menachem's US passport should show Jerusalem as his birth place, without an accompanying country.

The Rose Nomination

It has largely passed under the radar screen, but Stephanie Rose, who was the deputy chief of the criminal division in the U.S. attorney’s office in northern Iowa at the time of the Agriprocessors immigration and Rubashkin prosecutions, has been nominated by President Obama to be a federal judge.

US Court Rejects Rabbi Milton Balkany’s Appeal from Prison

The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rejected Rabbi Milton Balkany's claim that jurors should have been allowed to consider if he was...

Lubavitch Going to Federal Court on Connecticut Synagogue Application Denial

The Hartford Courant reports that Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County has filed notice in federal court appealing a federal judge's dismissal in February of...

A Step Backwards: Disturbing Changes to the NY State Medicaid Waiver in the Works

Fundamental and far-reaching changes are coming that will have a profound effect on every individual in New York State who receives services under the current system for caring for individuals with developmental disabilities.

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