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 [...]

The Nuclear Axis of Evil


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Iran, North Korea, and Syria are in a three-way race for WMD.

Ex-CIA Case Officer Exposes CIA’s Epic Fail on Colbert Report; Patrick Kennedy’s Rant an Easy Target on the Daily Show


Stephen Colbert had an interview with former CIA case officer Robert Baer on his program tonight, discussing the December 30 suicide bombing in Afghanistan by a Jordanian double-agent for Al-Qaeda. He was discussing his piece (click here) in GQ Magazine, essential reading for all metrosexuals, about how the attack could have been prevented.
Baer pointed out [...]

What – and Who – Is a Postfeminist?


Megyn Kelley, anchor of the new FOX news program America Live (1 pm EST), has been dubbed a “postfeminist babe.” Sarah Palin has been labeled a postfeminist as well. Which begs the question: Just who or what is a postfeminist?
According to the dictionary, postfeminist means “of, relating to, or occurring in the period following widespread [...]

John McCain: I was Misled on Bank Bailout – Arizona Republic


Under growing pressure from conservatives and “tea party” activists, Sen. John McCain of Arizona is having to defend his record of supporting the government’s massive bailout of the financial system. In response to criticism from opponents seeking to defeat him in the Aug. 24 Republican primary, the four-term senator says he was misled by then-Treasury […]

Obamacare Gets Even Sicker


Obamacare was on life support after the election of Senator Scott Brown but President Obama is trying to resuscitate it.   After a couple of weeks of pretending to make jobs his number one priority for 2010, Obama is pushing hard again on his favorite big government program against the wishes of the majority of the American [...]

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Sanctions on Iran


Jonathan Schanzer and Mark Dubowitz of The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies argue in the New York Post that sanctions targeting Iran’s energy sector will cause the regime some very substantial pain. Material and political support for the opposition is necessary as well, but the impact of tough sanctions could cause the regime to [...]

Watch Glenn Beck Today at 5 PM ET Together with NewsReal Blog


As you’re used of us by now, Liz Blaine and I will live blog Glenn Beck’s show at Fox News today and we’ll host a live chat. We’ll start chatting half an hour before the show starts.
Please join our chat at 4:30 PM ET and our live blog at 5PM.
Today’s show promises to be more [...]

For Michelle Obama, Donuts Equal Terrorism


So, Michelle Obama seems to be as delusional as her husband. Yesterday, she said that childhood obesity (a Crisis!) is a threat to national security. No, really. She actually said that:
(CNSNews.com) – At a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of the ‘Let’s Move’ campaign to end childhood [...]

The Savaging of Paul Ryan


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The Wisconsin Republican has a plan to restore America’s financial footing – and Democrats won’t forgive him for it.