Paterson Assails Obama on Holding 9/11 Trial in New York – NYTimes.com


Published: November 16, 2009
Paterson Calls Obama Wrong on 9/11 Trial
By DANNY HAKIM
Gov. David A. Paterson on Monday criticized the Obama administration’s decision to try five men linked to the Sept. 11 attacks in a civilian court in Manhattan.
His comments made him one of a few Democrats to take that stand and underscored his schism with [...]

Security threats inside and out for 9/11 trial – AP Wire


The old federal courthouse, right, at 40 Centre Street in New York is see on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the professed mastermind of 9/11, and four of his alleged henchmen are headed for a federal civilian trial in New York; five others, including a top suspect in the bombing of the USS [...]

Report hits Geithner over AIG bailout – Eamon Javers – POLITICO.com


 11/16/09 8:02 PM EST
Report hits Geithner over AIG bailout
By EAMON JAVERS |
The government’s watchdog over the bank bailout program is criticizing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s handling of one of the most sensitive moments of last year’s financial meltdown, questioning decisions he made while heading up the New York Federal Reserve Bank.
The new report criticizes the New [...]

Our ‘Constitutional Moment’: Weekend Interview with Seth Lipsky: – WSJ.com


OPINION: THE WEEKEND INTERVIEW NOVEMBER 13, 2009, 11:47 P.M. ET
Our ‘Constitutional Moment’
The New York newspaperman says our founding document is especially vital today, in an age of expanding state power.
By JAMES TARANTO
New York
Seth Lipsky has a knack for seeing the bright side of things. A nearly 20-year veteran of this newspaper, including its editorial page, [...]

Sarah Palin’s Walmart Strategy – American Thinker


November 16, 2009
Sarah Palin’s Walmart Strategy
By J. Robert Smith
What’s notable about Sarah Palin’s book tour, which starts midweek, is where she’s not going.  She’s not going to L.A. or New York, Boston or San Francisco.  She’s going smack dab to the middle of the country. Fly-over country, liberals call it.  And it’s a shrewd move, [...]

Giuliani Criticizes Plan to Try 9/11 ‘Mastermind’ – NYTimes.com


Giuliani Criticizes Plan to Try 9/11 ‘Mastermind’
By JOSEPH BERGER
Published: November 15, 2009
Rudolph W. Giuliani, mayor of New York at the time of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, said on Sunday that the Obama administration’s decision to try Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the self-described mastermind of the attacks, in a civilian court in Manhattan would unnecessarily cost [...]

HUGH HEWITT: Forget jobs summit: Turn on California’s water – Washington Examiner


 
Hugh Hewitt: Forget jobs summit: Turn on California’s water
By: HUGH HEWITT
Examiner Columnist
November 16, 2009
For Fresno and California’s entire Central Valley, it should be the best of times.
With the dollar weak and the world hungry, the exceptionally fertile fields along the Golden State highway should be producing record yields of grains, fruits, vegetables and nuts.
Instead framers [...]

“Going Rogue” – WSJ.com


BOOKSHELFNOVEMBER 15, 2009, 10:26 P.M. ET
Her Side of the Story
McCain aides kept her out of the loop, focusing instead on 'packaging.'
By MELANIE KIRKPATRICK
“Going Rogue,” the title of Sarah Palin's autobiography, refers to the snide remark of an anonymous McCain aide late in last year's presidential campaign. It was used to describe the vice-presidential candidate's move [...]

DENNIS MILLER: What to do in the downtime between prayers | Washington Examiner


November 15, 2009
Dennis Miller: What to do in the downtime between prayers
Op-Ed Contributor
“… now and at the hour of our death, amen.”
Having finished that prayer for the victims and the surviving family members of the Fort Hood tragedy, we should all probably touch base on a few less faith-based truths in this interim before the [...]

World Leaders Agree to Delay a Deal on Climate Change – NYTimes.com


World Leaders Agree to Delay a Deal on Climate Change
By HELENE COOPER
Published: November 14, 2009
SINGAPORE — President Obama and other world leaders have decided to put off the difficult task of reaching a climate change agreement at a global climate conference scheduled for next month, agreeing instead to make it the mission of the Copenhagen [...]