Montcoal and the Permanence of Risk


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What the West Virginia mining tragedy teaches about the perils of industry and government overreach.

Yes, Looting is a Crime


It’s a good thing we have post-modern, post-moral professors, or else some might get the crazy notion that looting is a bad thing. From a weekend piece in the Times, apropos the looting that followed last week’s earthquake in Chile, we get these two nuanced views on the morality of – let us dispense with [...]

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. [...]

What to Tell Our Daughters


This morning I found my almost 10-year old daughter with a towel wrapped around her head so that it was draping down past her waist. She was pretending to be a bride. “This is what my veil will look like when I get married, Mom. Do you think it’s pretty?”
And then, this: “Mom? Why did [...]

For Bigots, Israel Can Do No Right


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Jew-haters condemn Israel for giving aid to Haiti.

Iran crackdown a ‘human rights disaster,’ report says – CNN.com


A human rights group is calling on Iran to free protesters detained after the disputed June 12 presidential election, calling the government’s crackdown on its critics a “human rights disaster.” A report released Sunday by New York-based Human Rights Watch details alleged abuses by members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Basij militia and police following widespread […]

If it is to recover, Haiti must make some profound cultural and political changes. – By Anne Applebaum – Slate Magazine


For the past several days, I have found myself unable to look at the photographs from Haiti. I have also found that when I start reading an article datelined Port-au-Prince, I have to force myself to read to the end of it. I have donated money to Doctors Without Borders, on the grounds that it […]

The UN Shines in Haiti


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Despite the worst loss of life in its history, the UN has led humanitarian efforts in the earthquake-shattered nation.

MotherJones.com Shamefully Blames Bush-Cheney for Haiti Disaster!


Mother Jones and other leftist blogs are already playing the blame game. They are blaming Bush-Cheney for the disaster in Haiti.

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  3. Haiti: Thousands Dead after Massive Earthquake

Deceiving the Young – by Rich Trzupek


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Rock the Vote’s racy new video misleads young people about Obamacare.