Dianne Feinstein and Russ Feingold Furious That Homeland Security Reports Include Information From David Horowitz’s Discover The Networks


This story at Newsweek made my day today. (How often do we say that at NewsReal Blog?) But as soon as you begin reading the post at the publication’s Declassified blog you’ll understand why:
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein and other prominent Senate Democrats have accused spies at the Homeland Security Department of [...]

Heart and Soul: Remembering a Dissident


Let me join David Swindle in saying that you owe it to yourself to read Jamie Glazov’s warm and gripping tribute to his father, Yuri Glazov, a scholar and dissident who stood up to the Soviet machine even as it moved to crush him.
David writes, “Jamie has finally written the kind of piece I’ve been [...]

Democrats Toothless Arguments at the Health Care Summit


Dear Mr. President:
I received a letter from my little boy – who lives with me but prefers to use the U.S. Postal Service for standard communication – stating categorically we do not have enough money for the purchase of Star Wars Lego and other necessities. While he didn’t state categorically this was affecting his health, [...]

‘Ultra-left and pro-Muslim groups’ behind firing of veteran SF radio host?


“You’d be surprised how many conservative talk show fans there are here in the Deep Blue Hot Tub,” writes SFGate politics blogger Joe Garofoli.
I know I was. I still can’t believe Michael Savage lives and works in San Francisco, for one thing.
Now a shakeup at KSFO has Bay Area listeners wondering: was veteran morning host [...]

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.

Byron York: Who are the 300 terrorists held in U.S. prisons? – Washington Examiner


“The Bush administration used the criminal justice system to convict more than 300 individuals on terrorism-related charges,” writes Attorney General Eric Holder in a new letter to Republican critics in Congress. The letter is part of the Obama administration's aggressive defense of its decision to grant full American constitutional rights to al Qaeda soldier Umar […]

Andrew C. McCarthy: Holder on Holder – National Review Online


Attorney General Eric Holder has responded to criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the Christmas bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, with an “all’s well that ends well” letter to Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell. Holder’s missive vigorously defends what he says was his decision to treat Abdulmutallab as a criminal defendant, to impose peacetime law-enforcement […]

Stephen Hayes: Obama vs. Holder – The Weekly Standard


In an interview with 60 Minutes last spring, President Obama discussed the handling of captured terrorists and challenged those who claimed the “American system of justice was not up to the task of dealing with these terrorists.” Obama said: “I fundamentally disagree with that. Now — do these folks deserve Miranda rights? Do they deserve […]

Holder Defends Handling of Abdulmutallab – CBS News


Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday he made the decision to charge the Christmas Day terror suspect in civilian court rather than the military system, with no objection from all the other relevant departments of the government.In a letter to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell PDF, the attorney general wrote that the FBI told its […]

The Terror and Crime of the American Task Force on Palestine


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The disappearing leadership of one of America’s main terror lobbies.