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Weasel: Adam Schiff Supports Iran Deal that Does Not Exist

On Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced his support for the Iran deal. In a statement, Schiff, the ranking member of the House intelligence committee admitted the deal’s flaws, but said he was supporting it because he believed there was no alternative. He also said that Congress should work with the administration to make the Iran deal stronger.

Iran Rally 1 (Peter Duke)

Iran Deal Poll: Americans Oppose 2-to-1

A new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday shows that American voters oppose the nuclear deal with Iran by a two-to-one margin. That two-thirds majority corresponds to the vote margins needed in the U.S. House and Senate to override the president’s veto and cancel the deal.

Barack Obama

Obama’s Iran Deal: Two False Choices

Critics of the Iran deal have pointed out that President Barack Obama has imposed a false choice on Congress: accept a bad deal, or go to war—as if those are the only two alternatives. In fact, Obama has imposed a second false choice: either cooperate with the international community, or go it alone.

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You Care About Cecil the Lion Because Black Lives Don’t Matter

An American dentist from Minnesota has allegedly killed an iconic Zimbabwean lion named Cecil with a bow and arrow in a trophy hunt. The Internet is outraged, perhaps rightly so. It is telling, however, that the deaths of thousands of ordinary Zimbabweans, and the starvation and displacement of millions, have failed to rouse anything like the same level of anger.

John Kerry exasperated (Olivier Douliery / Getty)

Kerry Admits: States Can Keep Iran Sanctions

During his testimony on Tuesday before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry admitted that states may retain their own sanctions against Iran. However, Kerry said, the Obama administration “will take steps” to urge the states “not to interfere.”

John Kerry at House (Olivier Douliery / Getty)

Kerry Lies to Congress About Iran Deal & ‘Additional Protocol’

Secretary of State John Kerry misled the House Foreign Affairs Committee in his attempt to defend the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, claiming in his opening statement that Iran had complied with the interim agreement “completely and totally,” and that Iran was “required” by the deal to ratify a key agreement that would prevent it from developing dangerous nuclear technologies in the future. In fact, Iran violated parts of the interim agreement, and there is no guarantee that it will ratify the Additional Protocol to the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Wolf Blitzer (Theo Wargo / Getty)

No, Wolf Blitzer, Huckabee Did Not Liken Obama to Hitler

On Monday’s edition of CNN’s Situation Room, Wolf Blitzer opened the show by telling viewers that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee had “essentially, essentially likened Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.” However, that is a mischaracterization of Huckabee’s remarks.

Charles Schumer

Schumer’s Broken Promise Confirms Tom Cotton Was Right (Part 2)

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) promised in 2013 “that together, Democrats and Republicans are gonna work to see that we don’t let up on these sanctions, as this agreement did, until Iran gives up not only all nuclear weapons, but all nuclear weapon capability, all enriched uranium, all the centrifuges, and all the heavy water reactors at Arak.”

Charles Schumer at Agudath Israel (Screenshot / ourlli.org)

Iran Deal Fails 4 of Schumer’s 5 Demands

The Iran deal, by Schumer’s own standards, is a failure. In May, at a dinner for Agudath Israel, an Orthodox Jewish group that lobbies for religious concerns, Schumer laid out “five things we have to be very, very careful about” in the emerging deal. The Iran deal fails four of five.

Wall Street Journal on States and Iran (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Backs Breitbart: States Can Stop Iran Deal

On July 22, Breitbart News was the first to point out that the states have the power to block significant portions of the Iran deal, whether or not it passes Congress. That is because most states have enacted legislation divesting from Iran, and some, like New York, have even harsher legislation that prevents the state from doing business with the regime or with companies that do so. In an op-ed in Monday’s Wall Street Journal, constitutional lawyers David B. Rivkin and Lee A. Casey agree: the states are “free to impose their own Iran-related sanctions.”

Iran Rally 5 (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Over 1,000 Rally in L.A. Against Iran Deal

A crowd of well over 1,000 gathered outside the Federal Building in West Los Angeles to demand that Congress vote “no” on the nuclear deal with Iran–and to override President Barack Obama’s anticipated veto. The majority of participants were from the local Jewish community, but there was also a significant Christian presence, as well as participation from Muslims opposed to the Iranian regime.

Alan Dershowitz (Reuters)

Dershowitz on Huckabee: ‘There Will Be No Ovens,’ Thanks to Israel

Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law professor emeritus and noted defender of Israel, has reacted to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s comments on Breitbart News Saturday. “This president’s foreign policy is the most feckless in American history. It is so naive that he would trust the Iranians. By doing so, he will take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven,” Huckabee said.

John Kerry

John Kerry Mocks the Constitution

When he was sworn in as Secretary of State, John Kerry took a solemn oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

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‘Hollywood Jews Are Too Silent': Anti-Iran Deal Street Art Hits L.A.

Several street art posters appeared in West Los Angeles ahead of a rally Sunday against the new Iran nuclear deal. The posters, apparently by conservative guerilla artist Sabo, The posters target the new Iran deal, though there are some that take on the latest Planned Parenthood scandal, or the Obama administration in general.

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