NRB Interview: Michael Hayden and the War on Terror, Part 1


General Michael Vincent Hayden served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from May, 2006 until February, 2009. He is a retired United States Air Force four-star general and a former Director of the National Security Agency. Currently, Hayden is a principal at the Chertoff Group, a security consultancy, co-founded by former Homeland [...]

Did David Frum Really Get Forced Out of AEI for His “Heretical” Views? And Is That Really What We Should Be Worried About as the Left Prepares its Next Assault?


I was disturbed yesterday when seeing the news that David Frum had resigned or potentially been “forced out” of his position at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI.) Frum and NewsReal Blog have had their disagreements in the past but I genuinely like and respect the guy.
Frum’s not an enemy who should be slammed like a [...]

NRB Book Club: The Genius of the Beast, an “Exhilarating Defense of Capitalism”


NRB’s managing editor David Swindle recently finished The Genius of the Beast: A Radical Re-Vision of Capitalism by Howard Bloom. He had this to say about it:
Genius of the Beast is an extraordinary defense of capitalism and the West. It combines science, history, literature, economics, current events, popular culture, and memoir to look at the [...]

NewsReal Blog Interview: Frances Townsend Part Two


Click here for Part 1 of this interview.
NRB: What do you see as the biggest threat today?
Townsend: Recruiting Americans. As Al Qaeda increases its priority they are more successful in recruiting within the US. Couple that with this guy from New Jersey, (Sharif Mobley,) who worked at a nuclear power plant and you [...]

Fighting Irish In the Trenches: Kathy Shaidle’s St. Patrick’s Day Toast to the Irish – Slantie! All Your Ancestors Were Ignorant Drunks!


In an uncharacteristically acidic post, NRB Kathy Shaidle turns her normally elegant and erudite pen to a gratuitous, baffling attack on the Irish. In response to NRB Blogger Michelle Horstman’s post celebrating the rise of Irish Immigrants from abject poverty and prejudice to complete integration and participation in American society, Kathy felt it was a [...]

NewsReal Blog Interview: Note to Obama Administration: Make the Right Choice, Part two


There is much speculation on whether President Obama will overrule his attorney general and change the venue and the type of trial the terrorists will be given. NewsReal Blog interviewed those with first-hand knowledge for their opinion on what type of trial the terrorists should have and where it should be held. Weighing in with [...]

NewsReal Blog Book Club: Chris Rowan’s Favorites Include “Liberty and Tyranny” and “Liberal Fascism”


NewsReal Blog’s Chris Rowan, one of the featured bloggers in our NewsReal Twog sub-blog had these recommendations for today’s installment of the Book Club. Remember, every time you purchase anything through our links you’re supporting NRB and the Freedom Center. Thank you.
Liberty and Tyranny by Mark Levin – Very engaging overview of conservatism.  Easy [...]

NewsReal Blog Book Club: Cynthia Yockey Currently Reading “The Road to Serfdom”


Cynthia Yockey of The Feminist Hawks’ Nest has today’s NRB’s Book Club recommendation.
Cynthia said:
I’m currently reading Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom and it’s amazing how well he described how planned economies like the one Obama and the Democrats are trying to force on us result in totalitarianism immediately.
Also be sure and visit Cynthia at her [...]

When Fox News Might as Well Be MSNBC: Special Report Trashes Geert Wilders


Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier featured a segment tonight on Dutch politician Geert Wilders’ blasphemy trial in the Netherlands. (See some of NRB’s John L. Work’s posts on it here and here.)
The segment featured these descriptors of Wilders:
“A man who inspires fierce emotions.”
“Anger on the streets of London. The object of the demonstration [...]

Introducing NewsReal Blog Book Club: First, David Horowitz’s Picks


What’s the easiest way to support NewsReal Blog and the David Horowitz Freedom Center? By making your Amazon purchases through us. Every day NRB will be highlighting books its bloggers have read or are reading now.
Here are several of David’s favorite books that he’s been reading recently:

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