Category Archives: Hillary Clinton

2016 U.S. Politics Envisioned by Groucho Marx

by James M. Wall British critic Patrick McCray has described the Marx Brothers’ 1933 film, Duck Soup, as “an absurdist essay on politics and warfare. . . which can stand alongside (or even above) the works of Beckett and Ionesco.” Mrs. Teasdale … Continue reading

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Discerning “Signs of the Times” in Iowa and Israel

by James M. Wall Jesus told his disciples they must learn to “discern the signs of the times” (Matthew 16:3). In the Iowa caucuses, Monday, February 1, voters will offer their secular versions of political signs for the future when they select two potential presidential … Continue reading

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“Know Nothings” Could Deliver Clinton Vs. Trump

by James M. Wall As the nation enters 2016 in search of a new president, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton seems certain to derail Bernie Sanders while anti-immigrant Republican candidate Donald Trump is expected to recover quickly even if he loses the Iowa … Continue reading

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Will Clinton Enter White House With Israel in Tow?

by James M. Wall Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party’s 2016 presumptive nominee for President. You knew that already. What you may not yet know is that she is so confident in her nomination and subsequent victory over whichever … Continue reading

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Two States Never an Option for Netanyahu

by James M. Wall Juan Cole reports that President Jimmy Carter was “brutally frank” in a recent interview with England‘s Prospect magazine. Carter was on a tour for his new book, A Full Life: Reflections at 90, when he told journalist Bronwen Maddox, “all … Continue reading

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Adelson’s Anti-BDS Event Links Money To Action

by James M. Wall Stanford University professor David Palumbo-Liu alerted his Salon readers to a “secret” meeting held last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada:  If you did not know that this weekend some of the wealthiest and most powerful people in the world … Continue reading

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Bibi’s Israel Remains “Settler Colonialist” State

by James M. Wall Jewish author Ilan Pappe points to three significant outcomes emerging from Bibi Netanyahu’s victory in Israel’s 2015 Knesset elections: An invigorated Likud, a defeated Labor Party, and a united Palestinian representation. Score two for the settler colonialist state, Israel, and … Continue reading

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“Dahiya” Author Eisenkott Named Next IDF Chief

by James M. Wall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced this week that on February 15, 2015, Major General Gadi Eisenkott (right) will be sworn in as Chief of Staff of the IDF (Israel Defense Forces). General Eisenkott is well-known in Israel … Continue reading

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What Happens In Gaza After The U.S. Elections?

By James M. Wall National U.S. congressional elections come around every two years. The latest arrives Tuesday, November 4. The election will relieve U.S. television viewers of a steady diet of noxious attack ads funded, in an alarming  measure, by the … Continue reading

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A Fan Base Lament: “Say it ain’t so, Senator”

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