Required Reading – March 31 Evening Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Greenfield: Netanyahu Releases Campaign Ad of Standing Up to Obama

“Wait for the expected media outrage once the usual outlets, whose only info about Israel comes from lefties on social media, picks this up. Prime Minister Netanyahu has always fielded clever campaign commercials that wrongfoot his opponents. Here he takes a clip from a PBS documentary whose goal is to attack him, and runs it, complete with narration, as a campaign commercial in the upcoming election. As Israel National News notes,  “It’s not going to happen,” Netanyahu says, as Obama glares at him. “Everybody knows it’s not going to happen. And I think it’s time to tell the Palestinians forthrightly it’s not going to happen.”  Obama White House staffer Ben Rhodes comments, “I have never seen a foreign leader speak to the president like that, and certainly not in public, and I’ve never— certainly never seen it happen in the Oval Office.” Peter Baker of The New York Times says, . . .”

Read more at Front Page Mag.

Staniszewski: Plan to see Unplanned

“America needs to see abortion to end abortion, and this film exposes the truth of abortion.”

Read more at American Thinker.

Horvat: Real Families Don’t Need Government Programs

“As the next national elections loom on the horizon, many liberal candidates are calling for urgent measures to help the American family. There is impassioned talk about poverty, wage stagnation, and health care. There are yet more pleas for money and programs for those who suffer from want. There is nothing wrong with helping the family. However, the liberal vision of the family is shallow and impoverished. It is based on emotional appeals and personal stories infused with politically-correct rhetoric about social injustice. Peppered with words like “systemic” and “reform,” their proposed solutions will only make matters worse. […]Study after study confirms that traditional families result in less delinquency, criminality, illness, drug use, sexual promiscuity and stress. The best family policy is carried out by the family itself. Those who need the “family” aid offered by liberal policymakers are non-familial unions that lack stability and order. While liberals may use family imagery to promote their policies, they undermine this family ideal in a hundred ways. Liberal culture does this through the . . .”

Read more at The Imaginative Conservative.

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