De Blasio’s War on Achievement

Bill De Blasio Holds Campaign Rally In Brooklyn

Do high-achieving public high schools have a future in New York City?

Semper Fail

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Majority of female Marine recruits fail fitness test — will Obama rethink sending them into combat?

Netanyahu Coalition Forming Dilemmas

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The Israeli Prime Minister must be a biblical Solomon.

Chuck Hagel and the ‘Jewish Lobby’

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Prospective Obama nominee for top defense post has some explaining to do.

The Necessity of Israel

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A country we cannot do without.

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Jeffrey Goldberg: Leon Wieseltier, Andrew Sullivan and Anti-Semitism – The Atlantic

Here are a couple of observations about Leon and Andrew, based on a more careful reading of Leon’s piece, and a look back at some of Andrew's greatest hits. 1 I don’t mean this as a cop-out, but Chait says much of what I would say, but better. 2 Like Chait, I don’t believe that […]

Mark Steyn: Obama is talking the talk – Washington Times

The world turns. In Indonesia, the principal of a Muslim boarding school in Tangerang who is accused of impregnating a 15-year-old student says the DNA test will prove that a malevolent genie is the real father. In New Zealand, a German tourist, Hans Kurt Kubus, has been jailed for attempting to board a plane at […]

Stopping the Next “Underwear Bomber” – by Alan M. Dershowitz

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How rigorous but vital security precautions could prevent the next terrorist tragedy.

Sunrise votes nudge health care bill forward Tues. – AP

Two down, one to go. President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul cleared its second 60-vote test in the Senate early Tuesday morning — moving it a step closer to passage by Christmas. Senate Democrats remained united behind their compromise bill, over steadfast Republican opposition. The motion, to shut off debate and move to a vote […]