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"For The Moment He Feels The Need To Look Like A Moderate": Is Jeb Bush Actually A Moderate, Or Does The Media Just Think He Is?

In an excellent profile in the Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson reviews Jeb Bush’s record in Florida and concludes that, overall, he’s much more conservative than both the national press corps and right-leaning activists think. 444 more words

Conservatives

Harry Reid’s Real Reason For Retiring? Think again..!

Harry Reid’s Real Reason For Retiring? Think again..!

Harry Reid, the Democratic Senate leader from Nevada, has announced he will not be seeking reelection to his U.S. 499 more words

American History

Ai Weiwei, amnesty and digital tributes

Earlier this week it was announced that Ai Weiwei and Joan Baez have been named as co-recipients of Amnesty International’s 2015  “良心大使” ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ award, the highest honour from the international human rights organisation which is bestowed upon figures “who have shown exceptional leadership in the fight for human rights, through their life and work.” 1,379 more words

The Mediated Image

Amnesty International declares Hamas committed war crimes during Gaza War

In a report released Thursday, Amnesty International stated claims to war crimes committed by Hamas during the Gaza War. The focus of these claims is centered around the violence against Israeli and Palestinians through the use of indiscriminate projectiles. 225 more words

News

Inquiry Finds Homeland Security Official Intervened in Visa Cases

Inquiry Finds Homeland Security Official Intervened in Visa Cases

The inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security told a House committee on Thursday that he did not believe “there was criminal activity involved” when the head of the… 488 more words

Current Events

26 March 2015 - NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

Amnesty cites Palestinian War Crimes during Gaza war:  Amnesty has cited in a report that Palestinian militant organizations had committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza-Israel conflict.  133 more words

Human Rights Violations