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From the Writings of David Horowitz: April 21, 2010


Bettina Aptheker is a well-known American radical who in the 1960s was a leader of the campus Left, and now, like so many of her peers, is a tenured activist on the faculty of a major university. Her father, Herbert Aptheker, was the Communist Party’s most prominent Cold War intellectual and, [...]

Obama Stoops To New Low to Pass Obamacare


It was bad enough during the Clinton administration when there was virtually a  for sale sign outside the Lincoln bedroom in order to garner campaign contributions.  Now, in an effort to push Obamacare over the line, President Obama appears to be going so far as to sell a judgeship. 
 According to an article in The Weekly Standard, [...]

Obama Selling Judgeships For Health Care Votes


Graphic Courtesy of bobmccarty.com
By Lori Ziganto at Red State
If you can’t beat ‘em, bribe ‘em! Chicago-style politics once again coming home to roost. The Weekly Standard is reporting that Obama is now selling judgeships for health care votes:
Tonight, Barack Obama will host ten House Democrats who voted against the health care bill [...]