Disaster Averted? Iraqi Court Overturns Ban on 500 Politicians


(photo: Iraqis put up election posters in Basra as a soldier provides security.)
I previously wrote about a major crisis unfolding in Iraq for FrontPage Magazine on January 22 (click here to read it) after the Independent High Election Commission sided with the Justice and Accountability Commission in banning 500 politicians from the March parliamentary elections [...]

America’s Health Care Precipice


Barack Obama told the press today that the U.S. stood “on the precipice” of a health care bill.  Either the White House telepromter was on the blink today, or Obama, giddy from in his own in-house version of grade inflation, was so anxious to get that B+ he told Oprah he [...]

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It’s My Healthcare! My Own! My Precious!


“Precious, precious, precious!” Gollum cried. “My Precious! O my Precious!”
And with that, even as his eyes were lifted up to gloat on his prize,
he stepped too far, toppled, wavered for a moment on the brink,
and then with a shriek he fell.
Out of the depths came his last wail Precious, and he was gone.
President Obama finally [...]

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Dear ‘60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll’


I’m enjoying your bemused/disgusted reaction to your own poll, in which Rush Limbaugh was voted the “Most Influential Conservative Voice In America:”
In a “Rush” to judgment, Mr. Limbaugh scored the most with 26 percent of the vote. His competitor, Mr. Beck edged out the last two Republican vice presidential candidates by a nose. It goes [...]