In its lead editorial today entitled “Tainted Justice,” the New York Times pleads the case of a Canadian-born Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr who, when he was 15 years old, allegedly threw a hand grenade that killed a U.S. soldier during a firefight in Afghanistan. The Times objects that since Khadr was a juvenile when he [...]
During Greta Van Susteren’s show last night “On the Record,” Arizona Governor Jan Brewer pleaded with President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary (and former Arizona governor) Janet Napolitano for help. She asked them to step up and carry out one of the prime responsibilities of the federal government – to secure the nation’s borders. She has [...]
Kudos to The New York Times for exposing the truth-challenged Attorney General Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a Democrat running to become Connecticut’s next U.S. Senator. Mr. Blumenthal has been saying that he had served in Vietnam when, in fact, he never did. Instead, he received five military deferments and ended up enlisting in the Marine [...]
It’s bad enough that the repressive Chinese regime is lecturing us about our human rights record. Now we learn that the Obama administration is taking the bait by telling China how sorry Obama feels about Arizona’s new immigration law and our treatment of Muslim-Americans.
Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner publicly boasted about the Obama administration’s [...]
The O’Reilly Factor last night invited two pro-immigration activists to address the overheated racial hostilities that are coming more out into the open, as the debate over what to do about illegal immigration intensifies. Not surprisingly, they added fuel to the fire with blatant distortions of Arizona’s new immigration law.
“You’re absolutely right that tension is rising,” [...]
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now interpreting Gospel to Catholic cardinals, archbishops and bishops. She told them to speak from the pulpit for immigration reform and to preach to Catholics who oppose it that reform is a “manifestation of our living the gospels”:
I want you to instruct your, whatever the communication is — the people, some of [...]
The New York Times questions whether Solicitor General Elena Kagan, President Obama’s choice to replace Justice Stevens on the Supreme Court, will fill Stevens’ left-wing judicial activist shoes. Lets hope not, but it’s anybody’s guess. Without any time serving as a judge and no judicial opinions, Kagan’s public record on key issues likely to face her as a Supreme [...]
Let me get this straight. According to the Supreme Court, burning the American flag is protected speech under the First Amendment. Yet in order to protect the sensibilities of Mexican-American students celebrating the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo, a California Bay area school decided that high school students would not be permitted to wear t-shirts emblazoned with [...]