In Defense of Freedom


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Ashcroft’s speech at the Heritage Foundation reminds us of a time when securing freedom was a government priority.

Running Back to the U.S.A.


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America’s Asian allies decide to keep the US around, after all.

Battlin’ Bachmann Worries the Left


Last night, Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) joined Sean Hannity to talk about the hypocrisy of Tea Party demonization, the Democrats’ love affair with government intervention, and the Obama Administration’s support for net neutrality.  The segment was solid, but in my opinion didn’t offer anything out of the ordinary.  Mediaite’s Frances Martel, however, uses the interview [...]

White House Plots 2012 Campaign – Politico


President Barack Obama’s top advisers are quietly laying the groundwork for the 2012 reelection campaign, which is likely to be run out of Chicago and managed by White House deputy chief of staff Jim Messina, according to Democrats familiar with the discussions. For now, the planning consists entirely of private conversations, with Obama aides at […]

Feminism: The Masquerade


You’ve got a long way to go, baby. And don’t you forget it.
This oasis of freedom and equality we call the United States? It’s all a mirage, says leftist feminist Jessica Valenti.  In fact, “We’re suffering under the mass delusion that women in America have achieved equality.”
Well, thanks for the armchair diagnosis, Jessica, but I [...]

Those Who Cannot Refute My Testimony on Obama’s College Marxism Embrace Their Only Option: Ad Hominem Attacks


My 15 minutes of fame regarding my insight into the Marxist ideology of young Barack Obama has also allowed me to restore some old friendships and ties originally developed while I was on the faculty in the political science department at Williams College in MA.  My story got picked up on the famous EphBlog – [...]

Breaking the Taliban


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The capture of a top Taliban commander may mark a crucial turning point in the Afghan war.

Iran takes fight to opposition online – Times Online


Iran’s clerical rulers, who succeeded in suppressing widespread demonstrations last week by blanketing Tehran with security, are escalating a cyberwar to combat the increasingly powerful role of the internet in mobilising their opponents. Visitors to the website of the main challenger in last June’s disputed presidential election were greeted by an image of the Iranian […]

Saudi Arabia wants Taliban to expel bin Laden – AP


RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia will not get involved in peacemaking in Afghanistan unless the Taliban stops providing shelter and severs all ties with Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida movement, officials said Tuesday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Saudi Arabia hoping for an active Saudi role in his plan to persuade Taliban […]