Israel is holding parliamentary elections on Tuesday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voted in Jerusalem Tuesday morning. He’s widely expected to win re-election.
Britain’s Ministry of Defence revealed late on Monday that Prince Harry is returning from a 20-week deployment in Afghanistan, where he served as an Apache helicopter co-pilot with the Army Air Corps.
People from across the United States came to Washington to attend inaugural events, including the balls that wrapped up the day. People attending expressed excitement about seeing the President and First Lady, as well as many of the performers.
Barack Obama’s administration marks the apogee of liberal influence, having left the pragmatism of Bill Clinton far behind in the rear view mirror. Conservatives are often at a disadvantage in our encounters with the left-liberal mindset, as its practitioners are masters at the art of image manipulation. In this broadcast of Italian Tomatoes on Blog Talk Radio, we take a look at the bizarre but effective workings of the liberal brain. It emanated unusually toxic and effective waves in response to the tragic Newtown Connecticut shootings, a classic case of opportunism in pursuit of an ideological agenda.
We examine the tendency of the left to construct negative totems to symbolize the things it fears, and positive ones to symbolize triumph over those fears. Then we look at their success in creating and enforcing taboos designed to shut off debate and pressure the public square to submit to an ever-expanding, overreaching government.
Image Credit: The Oversized Cranium from the sci-fi cult classic “Brain From Planet Arous”
Victor Lovelady had worked only ten days of a 28-day assignment at a natural gas plant when militants attacked it in Algeria last week. He is among three Americans killed at the plant.
One person is killed and dozens injured in a 76-vehicle crash on an icy Ohio highway, one of three major crashes across the state. Sarah Charlton reports.
At the Inaugural Ball, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, shared a dance to Ray Charles’ “I Can’t Stop Loving You” performed by Jamie Foxx.
Former CSIS official Ray Boisvert says Canadians should be concerned about homegrown terrorism following news of Canadian militants in last weeks’ Algerian hostage-taking
The First Couple hold their first dance of the second term at the Commander and Chief’s inaugural ball. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
At the Commander-in-Chief Ball, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama shared a dance set to Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” performed by Jennifer Hudson.