Chavez Still in Charge


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The Venezuelan strongman’s health is as mysterious as ever.

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When Do We Stand With Putin? When Jihad Comes To Russia


Yesterday, two female suicide bombers killed themselves and 39 others at two of Moscow’s subway stations. 70 innocent Muscovites were hospitalized, five of whom are in critical condition.
Russia’s Director of the Federal Security Bureau, Alexander Bortnikov, said that this gruesome terrorist attack was most likely carried out by “a terrorist group from the northern Caucasus.” Matt Gurney [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 14, 2010


“…it is the unity of interest and the equality of condition…that are the all-consuming goals of the modern Left. To suppress human nature and human difference is,in essence, the Left’s utopian ambition – an ambition that requires the totalitarian state.”
– The Politics of Bad Faith, p. 148
This quote of the day was submitted by Bruce.
If [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 2, 2010


“It is important for conservatives to make distinctions between those on the Left who were (and are) traitors or self-conceived enemies of the United States, and those who were (and are) the fellow-travelers of enemies of the United States, and those who are neither traitors, nor enemies, nor friends and protectors of enemies, but are [...]

Saudi religious police launch Valentine’s Day crackdown – AP


The Saudi religious police launched Thursday a nationwide crackdown on stores selling items that are red or in any other way allude to the banned celebrations of Valentine’s Day, a Saudi official said. Members of the feared religious police were inspecting shops for red roses, heart-shaped products or gifts wrapped in red, and ordering storeowners […]

Saudi Arabia wants Taliban to expel bin Laden – AP


RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia will not get involved in peacemaking in Afghanistan unless the Taliban stops providing shelter and severs all ties with Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida movement, officials said Tuesday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Saudi Arabia hoping for an active Saudi role in his plan to persuade Taliban […]

NRO’s Peter Wehner Schools Pat Robertson on Christian Theology


As news began to pour in yesterday from Haiti, my thoughts turned to Mission of Hope , an orphanage-school which friends of mine volunteered at.  I wondered about their safety, the safety of the children and staff, and the condition of the ministry’s infrastructure.  I thought about the country, the stories I’d heard, the history [...]

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Conn. Sen. Chris Dodd to retire? – AP


Democratic officials tell The Associated Press that Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd won’t seek re-election this fall. The five-term Democrat is expected to make an announcement Wednesday. The officials who disclosed his plans would speak only on condition of anonymity ahead of the announcement. Dodd is facing troubling poll numbers and his popularity has dropped since […]

Failed Xmas attack raises new security concerns – AP


U.S. counterterrorism officials are scrambling to assess a potential new threat from an explosive mixture that evaded detection aboard a Detroit-bound airliner but failed to bring down the plane. Multiple law enforcement officials said the suspected attacker — identified as a Nigerian man named Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab — claimed to have acted on instructions […]

At Power Line: Remembering Sarah


At Power Line Blog today:
I have had the sad task of writing a just-published book about my daughter Sarah who died at the age of 44 from complications related to a birth condition. No parent should have to bury his child, and the book I have written, which is called A Cracking of the Heart, [...]

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