New York Times: Gates Says Taliban Must Take Legitimate Afghan Role


Is the Obama Administration courting the Taliban?
According to a New York Times article, Defense Secretary Robert gates said on Friday, January 22, that the Taliban “must be prepared to play a legitimate role” in Afghanistan.  Gates went on to say that the Taliban must be prepared to participate in elections, not oppose education and not [...]

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Howard Fineman Belly-flops Into The Keith Olbermann Crazy Pool


I make a habit of not paying attention to Keith Olbermann much for the same reason I wouldn’t pay attention to a grimy, addlepated hobo on the streetcorner wearing a sandwich board that said ”Will Drop Pants for Food”. I think him about as intelligent as a pet rock and as sensible as a pair of 4-inch stiletto heels [...]

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David Brooks: Obama is the Pragmatic Leviathan – NYTimes.com


When I was in college, I was assigned “Leviathan,” by Thomas Hobbes. On the cover was an image from the first edition of the book, published in 1651. It shows the British nation as a large man. The people make up the muscles and flesh. Then at the top, there is the king, who is […]

Lying Liberals Are Addicted To Spending


America’s politicians are hopelessly addicted to spending.
“Our debt is mind boggling,” said Beck as he rattled off a list of the nation’s financial obligations: $12 trillion in national debt; $8 trillion in bailouts; and $106 trillion in unfunded liabilities (over $346,000 per person).
“It doesn’t take a Harvard education to understand that at some point we [...]

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Bill Ayers, Israel’s Latest Attacker – by P. David Hornik


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The former Weatherman terrorist takes Hamas’s line toward the Jewish state.

While Europe Sneered – by Bruce Bawer


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Kurt Westergaard and other brave critics of Islamic fanaticism continue to fend for themselves.

A Daughter Brought to Life – by Jay Nordlinger


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David Horowitz’s unusual new memoir.

The “Science” Mantra – by Thomas Sowell


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Beware those who seize science for political ends.

Welcome to Obamaland: Please Leave Reality at the Door


In an interview with ABC News, President Obama once again proved to be one of the best spinners in Washington, D.C. The United States, he said, will go “bankrupt” if his multi-trillion dollar health care plan America cannot afford, isn’t passed by Congress.
I know what you’re thinking: “that doesn’t make sense. If we’re already terribly [...]

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America’s Health Care Precipice


Barack Obama told the press today that the U.S. stood “on the precipice” of a health care bill.  Either the White House telepromter was on the blink today, or Obama, giddy from in his own in-house version of grade inflation, was so anxious to get that B+ he told Oprah he [...]

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