Holder Clears Bush Officials In Torture Probe, Sets Stage For ICC Entry. Will Obama Open The Door?


A few weeks ago I wrote a post here at NRB on a news item that got very little attention from American readers.  It’s well-worth revisiting now.  The Obama Administration announced through an anonymous source on or about January 31 that no one in the Bush Administration who was involved with green-lighting the water-boarding of [...]

President Ron Paul on 9/11


“To the Muslim world: We get the message. My imperialistic predecessors have caused a sea of anger against the U.S. that has culminated in this disaster,”
President Ron Paul says as he addresses the nation on September 11, 2001.
Days later, President Paul visits the rubble of what was once known as the World Trade Center. [...]

Space Travel: In Which We Admit to Agreeing With James Cameron and Barack Obama


The Falcon 9, a privately built rocket which will supply the International Space Station
We spend the majority of our time in opposition to the policies put forth by President Obama’s administration. Only one of us (Tim) has seen “Avatar,” but he can vouch that it’s a grab bag of leftist tropes wrapped in stunning visuals. [...]

Walter Russell Mead: The Death of Global Warming – The American Interest


The global warming movement as we have known it is dead. Its health had been in steady decline during the last year as the once robust hopes for a strong and legally binding treaty to be agreed upon at the Copenhagen Summit faded away. By the time that summit opened, campaigners were reduced to hoping […]

Lawyer Roy’s Doin’ His Job: Abdulmutallab “Remains Silent”


OK, OK, I’m not always right, but in this case it was a no-brainer. Fortified by a complete and utter lack of morals and a nonexistent regard for the sufferings of others, Lawyer Roy is putting his entire, um, heart and soul into the defense of his new client, the doltish, malleable, and more than [...]

Hopenhagen Goes Bust – by Rich Trzupek


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

The Haze of Copenhagen – by Michael Reagan


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Why the global climate conference is not in America’s interest.

China tells U.S.: No deal on climate change – POLITICO.com


COPENHAGEN — China’s climate negotiators have told Western counterparts they can’t agree to an “operational agreement” on climate change that President Barack Obama had hoped to bring home from Copenhagen –- and will push for a short, noncommittal collective statement at the end of the talks, according to American staffers briefed on the situation.It’s not […]

Carrots for Khartoum – by Faith J. H. McDonnell


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Now is not the time to reward Sudan’s repressive regime.

Copenhagen climate summit in disarray after ‘Danish text’ leak | Environment | guardian.co.uk


The UN Copenhagen climate talks are in disarray today after developing countries reacted furiously to leaked documents that show world leaders will next week be asked to sign an agreement that hands more power to rich countries and sidelines the UN’s role in all future climate change negotiations.The document is also being interpreted by developing […]