The Ramparts I Watched

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Our storied radical magazine did transform the nation—for the worse.

If it is to recover, Haiti must make some profound cultural and political changes. – By Anne Applebaum – Slate Magazine

For the past several days, I have found myself unable to look at the photographs from Haiti. I have also found that when I start reading an article datelined Port-au-Prince, I have to force myself to read to the end of it. I have donated money to Doctors Without Borders, on the grounds that it […]

Debunking Anti-Anti-Islamist Myths

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The politically correct classes see no evil on radical Islam.

Gauging the Iranian Threat

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Should Israel – and the world – worry about nuclear-armed mullahs?

Harry situation: Inside the Reid eruption – POLITICO.com

Harry Reid isn’t talkative. But the Senate majority leader chatted freely with the two disarmingly charming book authors who came to his office at the Capitol shortly after the 2008 election. They — and their tape recorder — were soaking in his reminiscences about the wild campaign that had turned a backbencher in his caucus […]

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?

The First Senator From the Tea Party? – New York Times Magazine

Magazine Preview – The First Senator From the Tea Party? – NYTimes.com.

Danny Glover

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Excerpt from the Danny Glover profile: Glover supports Not In Our Name, the Revolutionary Communist Party movement which “pledges resistance to [America's] endless war, detentions and roundups, [and] attacks on civil liberties.” Glover is a strong backer of the socialist magazine Monthly Review, which he says “challenges us to think, inspires us to action, and makes us realize that the impossible is […]

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?