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 […]

CPAC Speaker Condemns CPAC


Among the overwhelming exuberance and numerous standing ovations accorded to conservative speakers at this week’s Conservative Political Action Committee gathering in D.C., there remained one hold-out.

Ryan Sorba, representing Young Americans For Freedom in California, was roundly booed from the minute he stepped up to the podium. And no wonder - Ryan started [...]

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.

Keep the Fringe on the Fringe, Not at CPAC


Back in December, NewsReal’s own Ryan Mauro took the Conservative Political Action Conference to task for accepting the crackpot John Birch Society as a sponsor of CPAC 2010, calling it a “monumentally stupid decision” that would give the Left plenty of ammo for their current “conservatives are extreme!” narrative.
With CPAC set to begin tomorrow, The [...]

Evan Bayh Retires – Last Word “Geronimo!”


Evan Bayh, two-term Democratic Senator from Indiana, has announced he will not seek re-election, citing among other things:
too much narrow ideology and not enough practical problem-solving [in Congress]
In a related story, Vince McMahon will soon announce his resignation as chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment citing mounting evidence that “some of the action is rehearsed.”

It is [...]

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.

Saudi Arabia Takes Action to Safeguard Islam’s Primacy in the Kingdom


Saudi justice in action.
Those who don’t comply, will be punished.
The above warning, issued by the feared Saudi Arabian religious police, is deadly serious and is aimed at merchants throughout the Kingdom. The Saudi religious police, guardians of Islamic religious traditions and mores in that country, have mobilized once again to crack down on an [...]

Why is it When We Post about Ron Paul We Get Anti-Semitic Commenters?


From a comment on Jeanette Pryor’s post yesterday about Sarah Palin and Rand Paul:
i am guessing that you are and/either/or of the following ….a neo-con, a jew, a zionist……….right?
and you support sustained foreign military action primarily on behalf of israel, right?
well those viewpoints do not serve the best interests of the united states of america [...]