Monthly Archives: January 2012

It is Time for Voters To Listen to Friedman

by James M. Wall Before the South Carolina primary, casino mogul Sheldon Adelson gave $5 million dollars to an independent PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. That worked so well that a second $5 million dollar gift was soon … Continue reading Continue reading

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With South Carolina Victory, Gingrich Rides Adelson Money Train Against Obama

by James M. Wall Newt Gingrich is the current holder of the Republican crown. Saturday night, NBC projected Gingrich as the winner in the South Carolina Republican primary over his closet rival, Mitt Romney. With 94% of the votes counted, Gingrich was … Continue reading Continue reading

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Iranian Scientists Die as Bibi’s War Looms

by James M. Wall On Friday, January 13, Eli Lake posed a question on Newsweek’s web site, The Daily Beast: Has Israel Been Killing Iran’s Nuclear Scientists? Lake does not have hard evidence to answer his question. But he speculates, using … Continue reading

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Adelson and Ross: Yin Yang of US Politics

by James M. Wall What unites Sheldon Adelson and Dennis Ross? And why did both show up at the same time in the weekend news in two different locations? Here is how it came down: Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson gave $5 … Continue reading Continue reading

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