Common Core: Phasing Western Culture Out of Education


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Why soon not even private school curricula will be safe.

When Romney Met Kenny: Mitt’s Islamist Gamble


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A word of caution on the presidential candidate’s dangerous endorsement.

Useful Idiots: A Jewish Flotilla Goes to Gaza


The Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth, although left-leaning, is one of the pillars of the Israeli media. In fact, it’s the most widely-read paper in the country, and I am one of its readers. On June 6, while scanning the paper’s Ynet website, I suddenly came across an article that left me totally flabbergasted. It started [...]

NewsReal Blog Book Club: David Swindle’s Distractions From Moving


What to do after a long day of moving arrangements and packing?
NRB’s managing editor, David Swindle, described what’s been on his reading agenda the past few weeks:
While flying out to Los Angeles last week to find our apartment I finished Howard Bloom’s first book, The Lucifer Principle. (I’d previously raved about Bloom’s newest book The [...]

The New DHFC.org!


Welcome to our newly modified website! We have several new features and sections to our new site. For more information regarding the site, continue reading. If this is your first time here, feel free to see what the DHFC is all about. Click on the navigation links at the top of the page to learn [...]

Jeffrey Goldberg: Leon Wieseltier, Andrew Sullivan and Anti-Semitism – The Atlantic


Here are a couple of observations about Leon and Andrew, based on a more careful reading of Leon’s piece, and a look back at some of Andrew's greatest hits. 1 I don’t mean this as a cop-out, but Chait says much of what I would say, but better. 2 Like Chait, I don’t believe that […]

Another “Torture” Non-Scandal


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Al-Qaeda terrorist Binyam Mohamed walks free while his U.S. interrogators are condemned.

Robert Gibbs: Transparently Toolish, Mocks Palin with Palm Note


From Lori Ziganto’s latest article at iowntheworld.
Oh, so hilarious,Robert Gibbs ! Stay classy, Press Secretary to the President of the United States!
Imagine: He thought this joke was so good, he actually prepared it before the presser. MKH is calling him the Dane Cook of politics for ripping off a goof that’s already been done three times by [...]

Open Thread: Who is Barack Obama?


Besides knowing him through his rotten friends, his taste in “art” and this excellent analysis goes a long way in figuring him out.  It should be required reading…..for Obama.
- Bosch Fawstin

Radical Son Reflections, Part II: Personal Salvation Through Politics


[To read Part I of "Radical Son Reflections" click here.]
Last week, we started a new series here at NewsRealblog, the subject of which is David Horowitz’s autobiography Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey. I started reading this book, described by P.J. O’Rourke as “one of the best political memoirs I have ever read,” for the first [...]

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