Claim: ACORN theft was five times previously thought | Washington Examiner


Wade Rathke
Claim: ACORN theft was five times previously thought
By: DAVID FREDDOSO
10/05/09 11:50 PM EDT
ACORN was embroiled in scandal last year when it was revealed that Dale Rathke, brother of ACORN founder Wade Rathke, had embezzled nearly $1 million from an ACORN affiliate years earlier. According to news reports, a handful of ACORN officials covered up [...]

Mary Anastasia O’Grady: Revolutionary Anti-Semitism – WSJ.com


OPINION: THE AMERICAS OCTOBER 4, 2009, 10:48 P.M. ET
Revolutionary Anti-Semitism
Chávez imports Ahmadinejad’s ideology to Latin America.
By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY
Sometimes I ask myself if Hitler wasn’t right when he wanted to finish with that race, through the famous holocaust, because if there are people that are harmful to this country, they are the Jews, the Israelites.
David [...]

Jerusalem united! by Malcolm Hedding – Jerusalem Post


Jerusalem united!
By MALCOLM HEDDING
Oct 3, 2009 20:07 | Updated Oct 5, 2009 3:20
Benjamin Disraeli, the prime minister of the United Kingdom at the turn of the 20th century, had a special way of taking on detractors who heckled him as a Jew when he rose to speak in parliament. “My people were kings in Jerusalem while you [...]

“Brain-dead conservatives:” Redemption is found in Reagan roots by Craig Shirley


“Brain-dead conservatives:” Redemption is found in Reagan roots
By: Craig Shirley
OpEd Contributor
October 4, 2009
Ronald Reagan once joked that Harvard was not the answer to juvenile delinquency. Nor are elite college degrees for the ailing GOP, as my friend Stephen Hayward seemed to suggest in today’s Washington Post.
 
Indeed, many of the conservatives he cited with advanced degrees [...]

“Wars of choice” and cheap partisan rhetoric by Michael Barone


“Wars of choice” and cheap partisan rhetoric
By: MICHAEL BARONE
Senior Political Analyst
10/04/09 12:14 PM EDT
In my Sunday Examiner column, I looked at Barack Obama’s apparent change of heart on Afghanistan. I took aim at his characterization, made as recently as August 17, of Afghanistan as a “war of necessity,” as compared to Iraq, which he and [...]

John Bolton: Iran’s Big Victory in Geneva – WSJ.com


Iran’s Big Victory in Geneva
We are now even further from eliminating Tehran’s threat.
OPINION OCTOBER 4, 2009, 10:56 P.M. ET
By JOHN BOLTON
The most widely touted outcome of last week’s Geneva talks with Iran was the “agreement in principle” to send approximately one nuclear-weapon’s worth of Iran’s low enriched uranium (LEU) to Russia for enrichment to 19.75% [...]

The Weekend Interview with John Mackey: The Conscience of a Capitalist – WSJ.com


OPINION OCTOBER 3, 2009
The Conscience of a Capitalist
The Whole Foods founder talks about his Journal health-care op-ed that spawned a boycott, how he deals with unions, and why he thinks CEOs are overpaid.
By STEPHEN MOORE
“I honestly don’t know why the article became such a lightning rod,” says John Mackey, CEO and founder of Whole Foods [...]

A war of necessity turns out not so necessary by Michael Barone


A war of necessity turns out not so necessary
By: MICHAEL BARONE
Senior Political Analyst
October 4, 2009
“This is not a war of choice,” Barack Obama told the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Aug. 17. “This is a war of necessity. Those who attacked America on 9/11 are plotting to do so again. If left unchecked, the Taliban [...]

No cure for this Arab-Muslim sickness by Salim Mansur Toronto Sun


No cure for this Arab-Muslim sickness
By SALIM MANSUR
Last Updated: 3rd October 2009, 5:21am
Any thinking Muslim with a shred of self-respect must have cringed in disgust on watching the buffoonery of Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi and Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the UN recently.
These two leaders taking centre-stage at the General Assembly displayed the sickness that has turned [...]

Why They’re Wild About Palin – Coop’s Corner – CBS News


October 2, 2009 9:11 PM
Why They’re Wild About Palin
 Posted by Charles Cooper
Ever since John McCain catapulted Sarah McCain onto the national stage in the summer of 2008, I’ve watched my lefty friends here in San Francisco threaten to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge if the former Alaska Governor ever became president.
Their standard refrain: “She’s [...]