The Obama administration has ways of making terrorists not talk. – WSJ.com

The failed terrorist attack aboard Northwest Flight 253 is proving to be highly educational, not least about the Obama Administration and its pre-September 11 antiterror worldview. Yesterday, the White House reversed itself on repatriating Guantanamo detainees to chaotic Yemen, a step in the right direction. Now if it would only revisit its Ramzi Yousef standard […]

Recovery not as strong as previously thought – AP

The economy grew at a 2.2 percent pace in the third quarter, as the recovery got off to a weaker start than previously thought. However, all signs suggest the economy will end the year on stronger footing.The Commerce Department’s new reading on gross domestic product for the July-to-September quarter was slower than the 2.8 percent […]

Islamic Radicalization U.S.A. – by Ryan Mauro

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2009 witnessed a frightening spike in homegrown terrorist activity.

Spinning a U.N. Failure – by Joseph Klein

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon claims that the Copenhagen climate conference was a success.

Tea party conservatives gear up to affect 2010 elections with fundraising, PACs – washingtonpost.com

The energized “tea party” movement, which upended this year’s political debate with noisy anti-government protests, is preparing to shake up the 2010 elections by channeling money and supporters to conservative candidates set to challenge both Democrats and Republicans. Buoyed by their success in capsizing a moderate Republican candidate this fall in Upstate New York, tea […]

Edward Lazear: Stimulus and the Jobless Recovery – WSJ.com

With the news that GDP grew at 3.5% in the third quarter, it seems apparent that economic recovery is underway. How much of this was a result of government programs? To evaluate this, it is important to understand what constitutes a recovery. There are three developments needed to restore the economy to its prior vibrancy. […]

Idiot Watch: Al Gore the Poet (NewsReal Blog) – by David Horowitz

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Excerpts of Al Gore’s “poetry.”

Jesse Jackson

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For the entire Jesse Jackson profile, click here. Some noteworthy facts about Jesse Jackson: In September the legendary activist Jesse Jackson criticized Congress for de-funding the notoriously corrupt ACORN, in the wake of revelations about that organization’s involvement in corruption of the highest magnitude. More recently he said,“You can’t vote against [government-run] healthcare and call yourself a […]

Forgetting the Two-State Solution – by Joseph Klein

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Does the UN support the existence of a Jewish state?

Harold Koh

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For the entire Harold Koh profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Harold Koh profile: Born in Boston, Massachusetts in December 1954, Harold Hongju Koh is an attorney of Korean-American heritage…. In 2009 President Barack Obama nominated him to be the Legal Advisor to the U.S. State Department. Koh is an advocate of transnationalism, a concept that argues in […]