Former Texas Rep. Charlie Wilson dies at 76 – washingtonpost.com

DALLAS — Charlie Wilson, the former congressman from Texas whose funding of Afghanistan's resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie “Charlie Wilson's War,” died Wednesday. He was 76.Wilson died at Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin after he started having difficulty breathing while attending a meeting in the eastern Texas town where he lived, said […]

The Crooked Judges of Amsterdam

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Dutch authorities are making sure Geert Wilders won’t get a fair defense.

A Non-Violent Jihadi is Still a Jihadi

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How Hizb ut-Tahrir spreads extremism around the world.

Charles Krauthammer: The Electorate vs. Obama’s Agenda – RealClearPolitics

WASHINGTON — “I am not an ideologue,” protested President Obama at a gathering with Republican House members last week. Perhaps, but he does have a tenacious commitment to a set of political convictions. Compare his 2010 State of the Union to his first address to Congress a year earlier. The consistency is remarkable. In 2009, […]

Clueless About CAIR and ISNA

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Why do some government officials insist on involving themselves with groups connected to terror?

Justice Thomas Defends Campaign Finance Ruling – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — In expansive remarks at a law school in Florida, Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday vigorously defended the Supreme Court’s recent campaign finance decision. And Justice Thomas explained that he did not attend State of the Union addresses — he missed the dust-up when President Obama used the occasion last week to criticize the […]

Michelle’s Anti-Obesity Campaign

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Who really benefits from the ostensible push for improved nutrition in the schools?

Obama’s Budget Blame Game

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The president blames his predecessor for his own fiscal profligacy.

Kicking the Palestinian Habit

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The Middle East “peace process” is on hold – and that’s a good thing.

The Death of Global Warming?

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The political hysteria persists, but prominent dissenters are emerging.