Spitting on Howard Zinn’s Grave?

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Here’s what I really said about the lifelong Stalinist and propagandist.

French report wants limits on Muslim face veil – AP

PARIS – A parliamentary panel that wants Muslim women to stop veiling their faces recommended Tuesday that France ban such garb in public facilities, including hospitals and mass transit, and a leading panel member said he foresees such an interdiction by the end of 2010. The nearly 200-page report contains a panoply of measures intended […]

On the Road to Trouble

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How will our government pay all its debts?

The Lies of Obama

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An extraordinary record of serial mendacity.

Code Pink’s Support for the Enemy

ADDITION Rice US Middle East

There’s no tyrant the female “peace” group won’t coddle.

What Republicans Lack

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The homework that’s necessary for the next match.

Bret Stephens: To Help Haiti, End Foreign Aid – WSJ.com

It’s been a week since Port-au-Prince was destroyed by an earthquake. In the days ahead, Haitians will undergo another trauma as rescue efforts struggle, and often fail, to keep pace with unfolding emergencies. After that—and most disastrously of all—will be the arrival of the soldiers of do-goodness, each with his brilliant plan to save Haitians […]

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 […]

A Welfare Tale – by Kidist Paulos Asrat

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A new film offers a disappointing portrayal of black single mothers caught in welfare’s grip.

Noemie Emery: Secondhand Hate – The Weekly Standard

“They have ardent supporters who are nearly hysterical at the very election of President Barack Obama,” Senator Sheldon Whitehouse roared about his Republican opponents in the closing hours of the Senate health care debate on December 20. “The birthers, the fanatics, the people running around in right-wing militia and Aryan support groups. It is unbearable […]