Another Failed Presidency: American Thinker


August 31, 2009
Another Failed Presidency
By Geoffrey P. Hunt
Barack Obama is on track to have the most spectacularly failed presidency since Woodrow Wilson.
In the modern era, we’ve seen several failed presidencies–led by Jimmy Carter and LBJ. Failed presidents have one strong common trait– they are repudiated, in the vernacular, spat out. Of course, LBJ wisely took [...]

Greta: Sen. Judiciary Cmte on Czars – FOXNews – VIDEO


Bi-Partisan panel questioning Constitutionality of White House Czars

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Rebuttal of the Day: One of Our Regulars Takes on a Truther Crackpot


I knew hoped that my series on my engagement with a 9/11 Truther Nutjob would result in at least one Crackpot Conspiracy Theorist dropping by the comments section to further prove my points. One did and one of our wittiest regulars took him to town:

Keith

// The fact is our goverment where monitoring Osamas phone calls [...]

California’s Reversal on Welfare Pleases Recipients and Worries Experts – NYTimes.com


California’s Zigzag on Welfare Rules Worries Experts
By ERIK ECKHOLM
Published: October 6, 2009
FRESNO, Calif. — As he pressed state lawmakers over the summer to close a record budget deficit, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger lathered scorn on the state’s welfare-to-work program. He called it too lenient on the work requirement and overly generous in its benefits. At one [...]

Neo-Communist Left (Michael Moore) Debates Neo-Socialist Left (Bill Maher) on Real Time, Part 1


Neo-Communist propaganda artist Michael Moore’s new film Capitalism: A Love Story officially bombed in its opening weekend. It made a scant $4,447,378. Why is this after the comparative successes of Fahrenheit 9/11 and Sicko?
The answer is quite simple: the focus of his previous films was hardly so fringe. Fahrenheit 9/11 critiqued the Bush administration, the [...]

Marc Lamont Hill isn’t Just An Admirer of Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, He’s His Publisher


Click here for a summary of NewsReal’s ongoing coverage of the radical politics of Marc Lamont Hill.
Not only is Fox News Contributor Marc Lamont Hill an admirer of convicted cop killer and radical icon Mumia Abu-Jamal, he’s also his publisher.
AIM’s Cliff Kincaid discovered that Abu-Jamal had been promoted on Hill’s now-deleted myspace account. Well it [...]

Mmm, mmm , MMM! Famed BBC Humor is MIA along with Media Matters’.


On Monday’s Morning Joe, “conservative” (for MSNBC) host Joe Scarborough moderated a panel discussion that would be the main talking point for the day on the liberal network— conservative celebration at Obama’s humiliation in Copenhagen.
Looking as glum as if his dog just died, and to top it all off, he couldn’t get his cup of [...]

Crackpot Chronicles: Van Jones, Glenn Beck, Ron Paul, Rorschach, the Truthers, And Me – Part III


We cannot confront the fallacies of conspiracy thinking in our political culture if we do not understand it. In recent weeks Van Jones, the President’s Green Jobs Czar, lost his job because of his embrace of conspiracy thinking. More recently popular talker Glenn Beck has been smeared by his opponents as a conspiracy nut. We [...]

Lose Afghanistan, Lose Pakistan, Lose Iran, Lose It All – American Thinker


October 06, 2009
Lose Afghanistan, Lose Pakistan, Lose Iran, Lose It All
By James Lewis
The gangster regimes of the world are on the march, and they’ve got our number. They know how to squeeze more civilized nations. Our weakness is cowardice, and that goes double or triple in the face of nuclear weapons. That’s why all the [...]

Gen. Petraeus treated for prostate cancer – AP


Oct 6, 9:01 AM EDT
Gen. Petraeus treated for prostate cancer
By PAULINE JELINEK and ANNE GEARAN
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in February and has since undergone two months of radiation treatment.
Petraeus, 56, was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer, which [...]