Israel in the New Year: Resounding Successes, Looming Threat

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The Jewish state is thriving, but its enemies are advancing.

How Obama and Allies Are Suppressing News of Economic Disaster Ahead

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Even the European Union is delaying key decisions until after November.

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Bleak Jobs Report Perfect End Note to DNC

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It’s the Democrats’ economy.

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Hollywood’s Green Hypocrisy

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While preaching environmental salvation, the film industry leaves behind a massive carbon footprint.

Rising World Powers Align

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Washington pushes further away.

Brian Riedl: Obama’s Fantasy Jobs – NYPOST.com

Last year, White House economists claimed that the $862 billion stimulus would create 3.3 million jobs. Since then, the nation has lost more than 3 million jobs. That’s a 6.3 million jobs gap. By the White House’s own standards, the stimulus failed. So President Obama has shifted his argument. Sure, the economy lost jobs, he […]

Rep. Paul Ryan clashes with Obama over budget – washingtonpost.com

Rep. Paul D. Ryan says he is determined to make sure the Republican Party is viewed as “the alternative party, not the opposition party.” That is a goal President Obama embraced when he visited House Republicans at their policy retreat in Baltimore last week, and he singled out Ryan as someone he would like to […]

Recovery not as strong as previously thought – AP

The economy grew at a 2.2 percent pace in the third quarter, as the recovery got off to a weaker start than previously thought. However, all signs suggest the economy will end the year on stronger footing.The Commerce Department’s new reading on gross domestic product for the July-to-September quarter was slower than the 2.8 percent […]

Religious Climate Rage – by Mark D. Tooley

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The religious Left rues capitalism’s survival in Copenhagen.

Charles Lane: Job-killers that should be killed – washingtonpost.com

With unemployment stuck around 10 percent, President Obama has pledged “to take every responsible step to accelerate the pace of job growth.” Here’s a thought: Instead of trying to “create” jobs by tweaking this tax break or increasing that spending program, why not stop doing things that destroy jobs? via Charles Lane – Charles Lane […]