The New Attack on Palin? Associate Her with John Edwards


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The obsessive attacks on Palin take yet another morbid turn.

Senior Amnesty International official accuses it of putting rights of jihadis before those of their victims


Cross-posted at JihadWatch
Not surprising at all, given the Leftist/Jihadist alliance that manifests itself in so many areas. “Amnesty International is ‘damaged’ by Taliban link,” by Richard Kerbaj for The Sunday Times, February 7 (thanks to Sr. Soph):
A SENIOR official at Amnesty International has accused the charity of putting the human rights of Al-Qaeda terror suspects [...]

Caroline Glick: The NIF and the next war – Jerusalem Post


A regional war may well be approaching. The actions and statements of Iran and its Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian proxies over the past week or so indicate that this is what Israel’s enemies are gunning for.In preparing for this growing threat, Israel’s leaders need to consider more than just the military challenges it faces. They […]

Roger Kimball: Howard Zinn Professor of Contempt – National Review Online


With Howard Zinn, contemporary American academia found its court historian. Zinn, who died January 27 at 87, was like a gigantic echo chamber, accurately reproducing — and actively reinforcing — every left-wing cliché with which the academy has abetted its sense of election these past several decades. “You see how smart he is,” saith the […]

Countdown With Ahmadinejad: Is Anyone Else Worried About Dying In Ten Days?


Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, once asked a Holocaust Survivor if he had any words of wisdom the Minister should remember. Looking gravely at the Statesman, the old man warned:
“When someone tells you they are going to exterminate you, believe them.”

Marking the begining of the Iranian celebration of Ayatollah Kohmeini’s 1979 return from exile, President [...]

Trained For the Wrong War


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How the Obama administration’s shuffle of combat forces has endangered the troops.

Battleground Yemen – by Ryan Mauro


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The War on Terror turns towards two insurgencies on the Arabian Peninsula.

Monica’s back – says Clinton lied – POLITICO.com


In the years since their bitter battle, both former President Bill Clinton and independent counsel Ken Starr have predicted they’d be vindicated in the history books. Now the first definitive history of the Clinton scandal is about to arrive — and neither man can be completely happy about his portrayal in its pages. “The Death […]