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2012 DNC Platform and Israel

From Daniel Harper at The Weekly Standard: An Obama campaign official confirmed to THE WEEKLY STANDARD that President Obama “personally” intervened to alter the Democratic platform to include a reference to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The new platform, adopted this evening at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, now includes pro-Israel language that the… Read More »

DNC Benediction Has No Mention of Israel

Last night, amid the controversy over the official DNC platform, Rabbi David Wolpe offered the closing benediction, but excluded Jerusalem and all of Israel itself. Here is Wolpe’s prayer: Dear God, we are grateful that our nation is founded on the highest principles of freedom and resourcefulness and creativity and ever-renewed strength. And we understand… Read More »

DNC Schedule: Day 3

9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Morning Prayer Gathering (Room 211AB/212AB). 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Caucus Session 1. Women’s Caucus (Ballroom ABC). 2 p.m.-4 p.m.: Caucus Session 3. Rural Council (Room 203AB). 11:35 a.m.: First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will speak at the Women’s Caucus Meeting. 11:45 a.m.: International Leaders Forum: Madeleine Albright; Michele Flournoy; Jack… Read More »

Charles Krauthammer “Didn’t Buy a Line” of Michelle Obama’s 2012 DNC Speech

Following first-lady Michelle Obama’s speech last night, nationally syndicated Conservative Columnist Charles Krauthammer, he displayed his displeasure with the speech, saying he “didn’t buy a line of it.” Obama’s speech began with the account of her and Barack’s early life as a couple, and how they became the couple they are today. In the speech,… Read More »

30% Chance Of Rain Brings President’s Speech Indoors

Politico reports this morning: “Democratic officials confirm to POLITICO that President Obama’s prime time address will be moved indoors to the Time Warner Center. The Thursday address was scheduled to be at Bank of America stadium — an outdoor venue with more than 70,000 seats. But forecasts are predicting thunderstorms, forcing a last minute change… Read More »

DNC Schedule: Day 2

Day two of the DNC is packed full just as yesterday was. Here is the full line-up of events happening today: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL) Call to Order The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee Mayor of Los Angeles, California Invocation Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, 10th Episcopal… Read More »

DNC Schedule: Day 1

Day 1 of the DNC is full of events and speakers. Here is the full list of todays events: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Morning Prayer Gathering (Room 211AB/212AB). 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Caucus Session 1. Women’s Caucus (Ballroom ABCD). 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. R+D and America’s Energy Outlook. Moderator: Amy Harder, Energy… Read More »

When in Doubt – Call in Al Gore

Now, bear in mind that the Dems will undoubtedly claim that Al Gore came out on this all by himself, without any prompting from them. Could actually be the truth. But, other than a really massive grudge against America for 2000, why would Gore bother bringing this up now? Abolishing the Electoral College system is… Read More »

‘Rock the Red’ Cancelled

A Conservative festival with hopes to provide the “alternative voice” during a week in which thousands of Democrats would invade the city of Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention, has been cancelled according to an event organizer. ‘Rock the Red’ was planned for the afternoon and evening of September 5th at the 11,000-seat Bojangles’ Coliseum.… Read More »

Reporter Blows the Lid Off DNC “Secret Media Meeting”

The Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte, N.C. this year. As The Charlotte Observer reports, the DNC committee has decided to shorten the 2012 national convention from 4 days to three, and has also decided to move the events to Charlotte’s two biggest outdoor arenas, Bank of America Stadium and Charlotte Motor Speedway.… Read More »