Katie Miranda imagines the scene at Netanyahu's speech to Congress next week.
At least two dozen lawmakers, almost all Democrats, will miss Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Here is the list of lawmakers who say they won't attend, which will be updated as more lawmakers issue statements.
Even the ever-hawkish Robert Kagan thinks Republicans blew it by inviting Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress: Looking back on it from years hence, will the spectacle of an Israeli prime minister coming to Washington...Show More Summary
Molly Ball, The Atlantic: Everywhere Hillary Clinton goes, a thousand cameras follow. Then she opens her mouth, and nothing happens. Clinton made a much-ballyhooed appearance in Iowa over the weekend, giving a speech widely noted for its substancelessness. Show More Summary
BERLIN—Far away from the main events—the balloons, the speeches, and the 25 th anniversary celebrations of the fall of the Wall—last weekend I joined a panel discussion about the future of Europe, as one does so often in Germany. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) The coming deal with Iran represents folly of a Chamberlainite proportion. One can easily see it in the administration’s prebuttal of Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech, reported in today’s New York Times story by David Sanger and Michael Gordon. Show More Summary
The media noticed that this year’s Oscars ceremony contained a lot of political tub-thumping, but they didn't notice that these speeches were predictable and obnoxious left-wing screeds. They were just “passionate pleas for equality,” according to the Associated Press. Show More Summary
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran — a less provocative, closed-door session.
MATTHEW CONTINETTI: Why Bibi’s Speech Matters: It exposes the Iran deal as indefensible—and Obama’s politics as bankrupt.
Oh, really? Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson accepted the Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment Award at CPAC on Friday In his speech he slammed hippies and their culture for causing the 110million cases of STDs in Americans ‘It is the revenge of the hippies! Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll have come back [...]
Day two of the Ukip conference, and the placid mood continues. Delegates seem very content with the speeches that they’ve heard from Douglas Carswell, Patricia Culligan, Janice Atkinson and Diane… Continue reading The post Are reports of a Ukip split greatly exaggerated? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The Independent's cartoonist Dave Brown captures the public mood of defiance in Paris and around the world in response to the cowardly attack on French journalists and freedom of speech by Islamist extremists.
The strain between the U.S. and Israel deepened Wednesday, as top advisers to President Barack Obama sharply rebuked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress as “destructive” and challenged his judgment on the Iran nuclear negotiations. Show More Summary
Texas Senator Ted Cruz is a legend amongst Tea Party and conservative groups for a reason: he boldy speaks the truth. The Blaze detailed Sen. Cruz’s speech at CPAC this
Redditor Fallenmyst just started a job at Walk N'talk Technologies, where she listens to randomly sampled speech-to-text recordings from our mobile phones, correcting machine conversions. Read the rest
White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said that the Israeli Prime Minister’s Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech in US Congress would hardly affect the Iran nuclear negotiations.
Susan Rice, President Obama's National Security Advisor, told TV talk show host Charlie Rose that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech before Congress about Iran is "destructive" to the relationship between the United States and Israel.
Every year I try to catch the Academy Awards, of course with interest in the nominees, but also how the Oscar winners give their award acceptance speeches. You’d think that actors would be decent public speakers – and many are – but not so much in one particular public speaking area – acceptance speeches!… Read more