Alicia Colon: Why Won’t the MSM Cover Islam? – Big Journalism

There are many things on the World Wide Web that are not suitable for public viewing but that should be required viewing for journalists and political figures to alert them to the horrors that exist in some parts of the world. This should not be to incite but rather to rinse away their naïveté in […]

Tunku Varadarajan: End Political Correctness on Terror – The Daily Beast

The Obama administration has announced that citizens of 14 selected countries—as well as travelers whose itineraries have taken them through any of these countries—will be subjected to enhanced scrutiny before they board planes to the United States, including full-body pat-downs. The countries comprise four “state sponsors of terrorism” (Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria) and 10 […]

U.S. tightens international air security – POLITICO.com

All travelers flying into the U.S. from foreign countries will receive tightened random screening, and 100 percent of passengers from 14 terrorism-prone countries will be patted down and have their carry-ons searched, the Obama administration notified airlines on Sunday.The more stringent Transportation Security Administration rules, to take effect at midnight, follow the attempted Christmas Day […]

Bomb suspect came from elite family, best schools – AP

As a member of an uppercrust Nigerian family, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab received the best schooling, from the elite British International School in West Africa to the vaunted University College London. But the education he wanted was of a different sort: Nigerian officials say his interest in extremist Islam prompted his father to warn U.S. authorities. […]

Ben Bernanke: Bust of the Year – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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Why should we expect the Fed Chairman to solve a crisis he didn’t see coming?

The Exit-Strategy President – by Alan W. Dowd

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Obama retreats from the freedom high ground.

Syria’s Latest “Peace” Overture – by P. David Hornik

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Hollow posturing from a terror-supporting, anti-Semitic regime.

Duke’s Jeremiah Wright – by Mark D. Tooley

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Christian pacifist Stanley Hauerwas hopes to be as “toxic” as Obama’s radical mentor.

House of Debt – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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What will keep the whole system up? What will bring it down?