U.S. and Pakistan: Sleeping with the Enemy


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The game is up of fantasizing about a loyal ally.

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David Obey Drops Out of Re-Election Race; Hoping for His 72 Virgins?


And yet another Democrat, who threw himself on the proverbial grenade by voting for the health care bill, drops out. David Obey (D-WI) is the latest health care suicide bomber to call it quits. I just hope he’s not expecting 72 virgins. This is particularly painful for the Democrats, since Obey’s name lent itself so [...]

Sarah Palin’s Loyalty is a Feature, Not a Bug


When it comes to John McCain, Sarah Palin just can’t win.
Campaigning for the man who catapulted her onto the national stage has prompted some McCain detractors to demote her from conservative rock star to unprincipled RINO sell-out.  But were she to snub her former running mate, she’d be branded a disloyal backstabbing ingrate.
There’s no question [...]

Did David Frum Really Get Forced Out of AEI for His “Heretical” Views? And Is That Really What We Should Be Worried About as the Left Prepares its Next Assault?


I was disturbed yesterday when seeing the news that David Frum had resigned or potentially been “forced out” of his position at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI.) Frum and NewsReal Blog have had their disagreements in the past but I genuinely like and respect the guy.
Frum’s not an enemy who should be slammed like a [...]

Capitol Hill Police Victims of Congressional Arrogance


Okay, they are trying to bully the entire country, so this may not seem like such a big deal in the grand scheme of things. But, it’s a symptom of a much larger problem in the halls of Congress. Plus, it’s still really jerky, Better Than You ™  behavior. It’s also incredibly stupid [...]

Maher’s Anti-Accountability Stance Is Too Much for Even Some Liberals to Stomach


Even a stopped clock is right twice a day, and once in a great while, conservatives must face the harrowing prospect of siding with liberals—even Barack Obama.  Fortunately, the source of Obama’s latest criticism, Bill Maher, makes the idea a little easier to swallow.
You may recall Frances Gallo, the Rhode Island superintendent who fired the [...]

When Aid is No Way to Aid a Country


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The sad case of Somalia.

What a Massa


Congressman Eric Massa, whose resignation will be effective later today, is hitting the air waves and making some incredible accusations.
“I am showering, naked as a jaybird, and here comes Rahm Emanuel, not even with a towel wrapped around his tush, poking his finger in my chest, yelling at me.”
This, as he described, was just one [...]

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 […]

Brian Riedl: Obama’s Fantasy Jobs – NYPOST.com


Last year, White House economists claimed that the $862 billion stimulus would create 3.3 million jobs. Since then, the nation has lost more than 3 million jobs. That’s a 6.3 million jobs gap. By the White House’s own standards, the stimulus failed. So President Obama has shifted his argument. Sure, the economy lost jobs, he […]