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Sundown: God Is a Two-Stater

Plus an evening with Salinger, and more

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• God to Obama: Give Me Israel and Palestine, side by side. So sayeth former national security adviser Jim Jones. [Political Wire]

• There are elements of The Catcher in the Rye, “Franny,” and probably other works I can’t think of right now in this amazing recollection of a party (and an after-party) with J.D. Salinger in 1952. Must-read. [Paris Review]

• Remember that nice, funny, cute Super Bowl commercial with the Volkswagen and the little kid as like Darth Vader? Yeah, well, it was really about Nazis. [Badass Stuff]

• David Horowitz comes down against Bill Kristol’s non-hysteria over Egypt. [Right Wing Watch]

• The 11 students who interrupted Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at the University of California, Irvine, a year ago were criminally charged by prosecutors. [JTA]

• Jan Gross is coming out with a new book about alleged Polish complicity in the Holocaust. [Haaretz]

Turns out that if you string together several McBain clips from different Simpsons episodes, they are all part of one coherent, larger feature. Trust me when I say that to some people this is really, really important news.

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I’m just grateful, with Arab politics hemorrhaging around him in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia and Iran, for starters, that General Jones is able to keep his focus on what’s important.

Why would you link a smear site like Right-Wing Watch to attack me? The attack omits from my blog reference to the book I wrote on this subject Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left which locates the formation of this alliance in the left’s embrace of Arafat and the Arab Muslim crusade to destroy the state of Israel and push the Jews into the sea.

Thank you for your post. I will be visiting your blog soon! Cheers!


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