George Will: Sarah Palin and the Mutual Loathing Society – RealClearPolitics


The Republican presidential nominee, an Arizona senator, was a maverick, which was part of his charm. He spoke and acted impulsively, which was part of his problem. Voters thought his entertaining dimensions might be incompatible with presidential responsibilities. For example, he selected a running mate most Americans had never heard of and who had negligible […]

John Fund: Who Rules the Tea Party Empire? – WSJ.com


The Tea Party convention held this past weekend in Nashville wasn’t the biggest such gathering (600 people) or the most representative (the ticket price was more than $500) but it did give the national media a pretty good angle on the views and direction of this disparate movement. First, it's clear the group has no […]

The UndyBomber Pass – by Michelle Malkin


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Why is Hillary’s State Department not held accountable for giving a visa to a globe-trotting, Nigerian-born nomad?

Top 10 Disasters of Flight 253 – by Jamie Glazov


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The catastrophe of Abdulmutallab’s attempted Christmas present was only the beginning.

L. Gordon Crovitz: Intelligence Is a Terrible Thing to Waste – WSJ.com


ntelligence about terror threats rarely comes on such a silver platter: A Nigerian banker went to the U.S. Embassy in Lagos to warn that his son had fallen under “the influence of religious extremists based in Yemen” and was a security risk. This came after months of U.S. intelligence intercepts about al Qaeda plans for […]