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Obama Rejects Meeting with Netanyahu

From the story:  The official White House explanation was that Netanyahu’s visit fell too close to the Israeli election and the Obama administration wanted to avoid the appearance of taking sides (AP).  Meanwhile, Netanyahu’s planned speech to congress takes on greater meaning as intelligence indicates Iran may have ICBM’s capable of reaching the US (Jerusalem Post). More on Iran’s aggressive path (NRO).

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Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Speak Before Congress

From the story:  Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month. He didn’t consult with the White House before extending the invitation, and administration officials are not happy. National Journal

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Obamacare Tax Will Soon Shock Many

As they expect it to be a $95 penalty.  But that’s the minimum.  The story notes “middle- and upper-income families will actually end up paying 1 percent of their household income as their penalty” (Washington Times).  What congress is doing about Obamacare (NRO).

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American Sniper Breaks Records, Angers Hollywood

Over $100 million expected over the 4-day stretch, “unheard of for any wide release this time of year,” according to the story (Deadline).  From another story:  “The movie has become a cultural phenomenon,” said Dan Fellman, Warner Bros. head of domestic distribution. “It tore apart the record book and not by a little. By an enormous amount” (Fox News). Yet, Academy members have been passing around this New Republic story, blasting the sniper personally (The Wrap).  More on that New Republic piece (Townhall).  Michael Moore called snipers “cowards” (Deadline).

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New York May Yank Terrorism Report to Appease the Politically Correct

The story notes the report “angers critics who say it promotes ‘religious profiling’ and discrimination against Muslims” (Fox News). Meanwhile, the mess in France has elevated the far right (WSJ) as fear in Paris remains high (AP).  And 5000 Pakistanis rallied against Charlie Hebdo (Reuters).

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