FDR Understood How To Treat Enemy Combatants – Why Can’t Obama?


In a New York Times op-ed article today, Michael Kinsley argues that anybody caught within the United States for suspected terrorist acts should be tried in the U.S. civil courts.  He wants a “bright line” for determining where any suspect should be tried – no matter where they came from to launch the attack or [...]

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Congress raises debt ceiling to $12.4 trillion – AP


The Senate voted Thursday to raise the ceiling on the government debt to $12.4 trillion, a massive increase over the current limit and a political problem that President Barack Obama has promised to address next year. The Senate’s rare Christmas Eve vote, 60-39, follows House passage last week and raises the debt ceiling by $290 […]

House Democrat Defects Over Health Care Bill – Democrats Left Crying in Their Wheatgrass Shots


When Sen. Arlen Specter (D R D – Pa) switched political parties earlier this year – for the second time in his congressional tenure – to rejoin the Democratic Party, the overwhelming national response was a collective yawn.
Today’s defection in the House of Representatives, however, came like the proverbial bolt from the blue. Freshman Representative Parker [...]

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From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 12, 2009


After Betty’s murder, I ceased to be politically active. I couldn’t even think about politics apart from these events. In my heart, I knew that it would not be possible for me to work for a cause again until I had resolved the issues of her death. As New Leftists, we felt ourselves immunized from [...]

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