From the Writings of David Horowitz: February 5, 2010


Winston Churchill once remarked that there was nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result. Perhaps that’s why he enjoyed being a conservative — it guaranteed he would frequently be a target.
Recently, I dodged my own political bullet when columnist Jack White smeared me as a “racist” in Time magazine. In fact, [...]

Repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: Smart Politics, But What About Implementation?


With tanking poll numbers, his key policy initiative in shambles, and once impenetrable Democratic seats feeling the strange, terrifying prospect of competition, there seems to be a tragic-yet-inescapable truth about our super-cool, genius president who was once “sort of God”:
Frankly, it kind of sucks to be Barack Obama right about now.
The President isn’t out of [...]

Brown Victory Destroys Media Matters’ Reading Comprehension Skills


That clunking sound you hear is the Media Matters spin machine breaking down.
The George Soros Steno Pool is so unglued this morning that they’ve either lost their ability to read simple English, or more likely, they’re just twisting simple facts into pretzels in sheer desperation.

Today they announce: “Poll undermines conservative claim that Brown victory is [...]

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Dems Too High on Their Own Stuff, Couldn’t Read the Writing on the Walls


Everyone knows the rules of breaking the rules. Little ditties like “Don’t get high on your own supply” and “Don’t believe your own press” remind crooks and cons how to stay off the path of destruction.
Unfortunately for the Democrats, like the drug dealer that got strung out on his own wares, congress was so hooked [...]

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Gauging the Iranian Threat


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

Time Warner Cable Vs. Fox News


I  live in Time Warner Cable’s  service area in Manhattan and, like millions of other subscribers across the country, I am facing the prospect of an imminent cut off of Fox programming.  It is all supposed to be about a contract dispute. Fox wants $1 per subscriber per month from Time Warner Cable for the right to [...]

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Reihan Salam: How ‘Avatar’ gets capitalism wrong – Forbes.com


For the last 200 years, humans have grown taller, stronger and healthier. This progress has been fastest in the countries that gave rise to the Industrial Revolution, yet it has spread throughout the world, sparking a transformation that economists Robert Fogel and Dora Costa call techno-physio evolution, “a synergism between technological and physiological improvements that […]

Matthias Küntzel: The West goes wobbly on Iran, The Weekly Standard


On November 18, Iran’s foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki rejected a proposal that his country should export some 70 percent of its low-enriched uranium for further processing abroad. On November 20, the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany met in Brussels and urged Iran to reconsider. “I continue to hold out the […]