Nanny State Gone Wild – by Michelle Malkin

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Defining dependency up.

Carter Says Sorry to Jews, Apology Not Linked to Grandson’s Political Ambitions – FOXNews.com

Jimmy Carter’s recent apology to Jews for actions he acknowledged have stigmatized Israel is not timed to a decision by his grandson on whether to enter Georgia politics, the former president told an online Jewish news agency this week.Atlanta attorney Jason Carter, 34, is debating whether to run for Georgia’s state Senate from the district […]

On the Brink of Disaster – by Jacob Laksin

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Obamacare – and a government takeover of health care – moves toward final passage in the Senate.

Common Sense in Egypt and Saudi Arabia – by Daniel Pipes

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Some Egyptians and Saudis support the idea of an Israeli strike on Iranian nuclear facilities.

The Undoing of America – by Dennis Prager

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Democrats ensure America will no longer be the last best hope of Earth.

Reihan Salam: How ‘Avatar’ gets capitalism wrong – Forbes.com

For the last 200 years, humans have grown taller, stronger and healthier. This progress has been fastest in the countries that gave rise to the Industrial Revolution, yet it has spread throughout the world, sparking a transformation that economists Robert Fogel and Dora Costa call techno-physio evolution, “a synergism between technological and physiological improvements that […]

Eurabia vs. Israel on Jerusalem – by P. David Hornik

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The EU pressures Israel to surrender its capitol.

Neb.’s Nelson sees backlash on health reform plan – AP

t was the concern of Nebraska’s Republican governor over expanded Medicaid costs in the proposed Senate health care overhaul bill that led to a compromise to cover his state’s estimated $45 million share over a decade, U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson said Sunday. Gov. Dave Heineman “contacted me and he said this is another unfunded federal […]

Politicization of Middle Eastern Studies – by Brendan Goldman

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On blatant display at Columbia U. Iran conference

Andrew C. McCarthy: Gitmo Does Not Cause Terrorism – National Review Online

So we’re going to shut down the detention center at the U.S. naval base on Guantanamo Bay and move the 200-plus terrorists detained there to a seldom-used civilian correctional center in Thomson, Ill. And we’re doing it, the Obama administration and Sen. Dick Durbin assure us, not because they want to use federal money to […]