JAMES LEWIS: The audacity of extremism – American Thinker

November 13, 2009
The audacity of extremism
By James Lewis
Audacity is supposed to be a talent in great generals — at least some of them.  That’s where the phrase comes from: “L’audace, l’audace, toujours l’audace!” It’s attributed to the Kaiser Friedrich der Grosse, to Georges Danton, (one of the big head-choppers of the French Revolution), and to [...]

Thank you former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush « HillBuzz

If there are any of you out there with any connection at all to the Bushes, we implore you to give them our thanks…you tell them that a bunch of gay Hillary guys in Boystown, Chicago were wrong about the Bushes…and are deeply, deeply sorry for any jokes we told about them in the past, [...]

Ohio (OH) Poll * November 12, 2009 * Dems Fade In Ohio Senate Race, – Quinnipiac University Poll

November 12, 2009 – Dems Fade In Ohio Senate Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Obama Gets Negative Score In Key Swing State
For the first time, Republican Rob Portman is inching ahead of the two Democrats in the 2010 race for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Also for the [...]

Sarkozy to urge Assad to open direct talks with Israel | Israel Palestine-Gaza Conflict | Jerusalem Post

Nov 13, 2009 6:10
Sarkozy to urge Assad today to open direct talks with Israel
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND RON FRIEDMAN
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to urge his Syrian counterpart to open direct talks with Israel, when the two men meet in Paris on Friday.
Sarkozy and Assad walk together at the end of the Damascus summit [...]

MATTHEW CONTINETTI: The Palin Persuasion – Weekly Standard

11/16/2009, Volume 015, Issue 09
The Palin Persuasion
A case for the new populism.
by Matthew Continetti
If Sarah Palin visits Nashville on her book tour, she really ought to stop by the Hermitage. Andrew Jackson's plantation is a lot more than a beautifully restored example of Greek Revival architecture and design. It's also a monument to the [...]

NOEMIE EMERY: Washington Post talking non-points on election 09 | Washington Examiner

November 11, 2009
Noemie Emery: Washington Post talking non-points on election 09
By: NOEMIE EMERY
Examiner Columnist
Three take-away points from the national media as regards the elections last week:
President Obama endorses Creigh Deeds and Jon Corzine, embraces them, campaigns with and for them, and calls them his partners in politics. He practically moves to the state of New [...]

Palin in book: McCain aides kept me ‘bottled up’ – AP

Nov 12, 9:23 PM EST
Palin in book: McCain aides kept me ‘bottled up’
By RICHARD T. PIENCIAK – AP
NEW YORK (AP) — The rumors are true, according to Sarah Palin: The McCain-Palin campaign was not a happy family. In Palin’s new memoir, “Going Rogue,” she confirms reports of tension between her aides and those of the [...]

Recanvassing shows NY-23 race tightens even as Rep. Bill Owens is sworn into House seat | News from The Post-Standard -

Recanvassing shows NY-23 race tightens even as Rep. Bill Owens is sworn into House seat
By Mark Weiner / The Post-Standard
November 12, 2009, 6:02AM – ap
Democrat Bill Owens delivers his victory speech at his headquarters in Plattsburgh last week. Owens declared victory after Conservative nominee Doug Hoffman conceded the 23rd Congressional District race election night. Now [...]

Fort Hood suspect charged with 13 counts of murder

Firefighters salute as the hearse carrying Pfc Michael Pearson leaves Midway Airport, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 in Chicago. Pearson was killed Nov. 5, 2009, when army Major Malik Nadal Hasan opened fire at Fort Hood killing 13 and injuring 30. (AP Photo/ M. Spencer Green)
Nov 12, 7:57 PM EST
Fort Hood suspect charged with 13 counts [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Feds move to seize 4 mosques, tower linked to Iran – AP Wire

Nov 12, 8:05 PM EST
Feds move to seize 4 mosques, tower linked to Iran
By ADAM GOLDMAN – AP
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors took steps Thursday to seize four U.S. mosques and a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by a nonprofit Muslim organization long suspected of being secretly controlled by the Iranian government.
In what could prove [...]