Category Archives: News and politics

Our Watcher’s Council Nominations – Pieces In Our Time Edition

Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by … Continue reading

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Our Weasel Of The Week Nominees! 7-28-15

It’s time once again for the Watcher’s Council’s ‘Weasel Of The Week’ nominations, where we pick our choices to compete for the award of the famed Golden Weasel to a public figure who particularly deserves to be slimed and mocked … Continue reading

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Forum: Will The Iran Deal Pass Congress?

Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Will The Iran Deal Pass … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz – A Matter of Honor–> Stop the Lying Mitch McConnell from Reviving a Government Agency Update

By Marion Algier – AskMarion As Theresa Monroe Hamilton of the NoisyRoom wrote: Ted Cruz threw down the conservative gauntlet in the Senate this week. This was inspiring… it is something I have never seen happen before in my lifetime. … Continue reading

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The Council Has Spoken! Our Watcher’s Council Results

The Council Has Spoken! The votes have been cast and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. “You know, when President Reagan, who was one of my idols, granted amnesty to about three million illegal immigrants … Continue reading

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Dhimmitude: Empire State Building Towers Illuminated in Green for Eid

Last night, less than 48 hours after a jihadist killed four Marines and one police officer[i],the Empire State Building illuminated its towers in the color of green for the three-day celebration Muslim of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch Wants to Stop Donald Trump, But First He’s Got to Rein In Roger Ailes

Donald Trump on Fox News By Gabriel Sherman –  NY Magazine The mounting problem Donald Trump poses to Republicans is also a mounting problem for the country’s most powerful conservative media mogul: Rupert Murdoch. This morning’s New York Times gives … Continue reading

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