A Man Alone

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Jesse Lee Peterson versus the “black experience.”

A Day in the Life of a Coptic Christian in Egypt

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Attacks on the Christian-Coptic minority by incited Muslim mobs have become a way of life.

Egypt’s Christians In Peril

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The Christmas Eve Massacre and other attacks on the Muslim country’s religious minorities.

Russian Dissident’s Passion Endures Despite Tests – NYTimes.com

MOSCOW — You almost feel sorry for the police officer tasked with detaining Lyudmila M. Alexeyeva as she led an unsanctioned protest on New Year’s Eve. It is not just that at 82 years of age she appears as fragile as a porcelain teacup, or that she was dressed as a Snow Maiden, complete with […]

Religious Left Editor: “Avatar” Illustrates Israeli Oppression – by Mark D. Tooley

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Is the popular science fiction film an allegory with blue Palestinians?

While Europe Sneered – by Bruce Bawer

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Kurt Westergaard and other brave critics of Islamic fanaticism continue to fend for themselves.

Senate OKs health care measure, reaching milestone – AP

Senate Democrats passed a landmark health care bill in a climactic Christmas Eve vote that could define President Barack Obama’s legacy and usher in near-universal medical coverage for the first time in the country’s history. “We are now finally poised to deliver on the promise of real, meaningful health insurance reform that will bring additional […]

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 […]

Alabama Rep. Parker Griffith switches to GOP over health care – POLITICO.com

POLITICO has learned that Rep. Parker Griffith, a freshman Democrat from Alabama, will announce today that he’s switching parties to become a Republican.According to two senior GOP aides familiar with the decision, the announcement will take place this afternoon in Griffith’s district in northern Alabama.Griffith’s party switch comes on the eve of a pivotal congressional […]