BREAKING NEWS: Republican in NY House race suspends campaign

Republican in NY House race suspends campaign
ALBANY, N.Y. — Republican Dierdre Scozzafava (sko-zuh-FAH’-vuh) has suspended her campaign for the New York House and is encouraging supporters to embrace Conservative Party nominee Doug Hoffman.
Campaign spokesman Matt Burns says she thinks dropping out of the 23rd Congressional District race is in the best interests of the party.
The [...]

Anthropomorphism Alert: John Harwood Attributes Malicious Intelligence to H1N1 Virus

“Why is the virus targeting children?” John Harwood, New York Times reporter and host of MSNBC’s New York Times Friday afternoon show asked as a teaser to David Schuster’s upcoming 2 hours.
This is almost as stupid as the nightly local news ritual of blaming—or thanking—the meteorologist for the weather.
First, let’s dispense with the part that [...]

Obama’s Broken Promises

On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today, NBC’s Chuck Todd, “Meet the Press” host David Gregory, and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) discussed the question of whether the Obama administration is making good on its campaign promises.
Unsurprisingly, Sen. Sheldon answered in the affirmative, while Gregory and Todd were slightly more critical. “Has ‘yes we can,’ become ‘maybe’?” Gregory [...]

What Democracy Now! Doesn’t Say May be More Important than What it Does

Amy Goodman, the Marxist host of Democracy Now!, reported that “a former so-called enemy combatant,” who has been jailed in the U.S. for over six years without charge, has now been sentenced to over eight years in prison.
This opening description sets a tone, which leaves the viewer with the impression that the remainder of the [...]

From the Pen of David Horowitz: October 31, 2009

Political utopians like my father had a master plan. They were going to transform the world from the chaos we knew into a comfortable and friendly place. In the happy future they dreamed about, there would be an end to grief from life out of control, life grinding you down and smashing your gut when [...]

American Thinker: Charity and Sacrifice in a Free Society

October 31, 2009
Charity and Sacrifice in a Free Society
By Andrew Foy and Brenton Stransky
If men have grasped some faint glimmer of respect for individual rights in their private dealings with one another, that glimmer vanishes when they turn to public issues – and what leaps into the political arena is a caveman who can’t [...]

Rep. Issa switches from Scozzafava – The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room

10/30/09 06:21 PM ET
Rep. Issa switches from Scozzafava
By Aaron Blake -
Dede Scozzafava is now losing her supporters to Doug Hoffman.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is switching his support in the New York special election from the GOP nominee to Conservative Party candidate Hoffman.
A spokesperson said Issa is overnighting Hoffman a $5,000 check from Issa’s political action [...]

WILLIAM KRISTOL: The Pelosi Plan…and the Swine Flu Democrats – Weekly Standare

11/09/2009, Volume 015, Issue 08
The Pelosi Plan
… and the Swine Flu Democrats.
by William Kristol
In 1993, a newly elected Democratic president and a Democratic Congress pushed through a tax increase on a party-line vote. The next year Democrats lost control of Congress, with House Speaker Tom Foley defeated in his reelection bid and the Senate seat [...]

DEBORAH WEISS: A demand for ‘respect’ – Washington Times

Friday, October 30, 2009
A demand for ‘respect’
By Deborah Weiss
The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) recently delivered a little-reported speech at the United States Institute of Peace. In it he demanded that the United States give the Muslim world “respect.” But precisely what does he mean by that?
The OIC comprises 57 states with [...]

Anita Dunn Shares Her Murderous Mentor

Editor’s Note: For More of NewsReal’s “Chairman Dunn: Stand-Up Comedian” Campaign click here.
“Power comes from the barrel of a gun.” — Mao Zedong
Tennis legend Andre Agassi admits to having used Crystal Meth; Paris Hilton considers herself a role model for young girls; and presidential adviser and communications director Anita Dunn tells high-school students that the communist mass [...]