Commentary: George Will Knocks it Out of the Park

by Peter Wehner The Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) gathering this weekend included some odd moments, some odd speakers, and some odd outcomes. But it also included some fine moments and impressive speeches — especially one fantastic address by columnist George Will. In his remarks, Will laid out the fundamental difference between conservatism and modern-day […]

Cheney at CPAC: “Obama One-Term President” – Washington Times

Fresh off his weekend back-and-forth with the Obama administration, former Vice President Dick Cheney took his fight to the heart of the political right, making a surprise address Thursday to the Conservative Political Action Conference and telling them President Obama will be defeated in 2012. “I think Barack Obama is a one-term president,” he said. […]

Censorship at UC Irvine

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The rights of the speaker vs. the “rights” of disruptors.

Six Months Later, Pan Am Bomber is Still Alive – NBC New York

The terrorist who helped bomb Pan Am flight 103 is still alive – and free – in Libya nearly six months after Scotland released the mass murderer from prison on “compassionate” grounds. Scottish officials had said Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi would die within three months from prostate cancer when they announced they would set him free. […]

The War on Coal

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How a new regulatory scheme could undermine coal power and raise energy costs for Americans.

Dead-End Diplomacy

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The Obama administration allows China to block sanctions on Iran.

Danny Glover

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Excerpt from the Danny Glover profile: Glover supports Not In Our Name, the Revolutionary Communist Party movement which “pledges resistance to [America's] endless war, detentions and roundups, [and] attacks on civil liberties.” Glover is a strong backer of the socialist magazine Monthly Review, which he says “challenges us to think, inspires us to action, and makes us realize that the impossible is […]

Ralph Peters: Lying to ourselves about Islam – NYPOST.com

On Christmas Day, an Islamist fanatic tried to blow up an airplane whose passengers were mostly Christians. And we helped. Our government gets no thanks for preventing a tragedy. Only the bomber’s ineptitude preserved the lives of nearly 300 innocents. How did we help Umar Abdulmutallab, a wealthy Muslim university graduate who decided that Allah […]

Hopenhagen Goes Bust – by Rich Trzupek

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The failure of the climate change summit is a defeat for global warming alarmists.

Kurt Loder: Avatar’s hackneyed politics – MTV Movie News

Unfortunately, whenever the action lets up and we’re returned to the piddling story, the picture slumps like a failed soufflé. It’s also heavily laced with political instruction of a most familiar sort. Cameron, who’s now 55, is a self-acknowledged aging hippie, and his boomer worldview is strictly by-the-numbers. Quaritch and Selfridge are evil Americans despoiling […]