Obama: Bank Bailout “Necessary,” Iraq War “Dumb”

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Are we sure the bank baillout was a success?

Obama’s Budget Blame Game

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The president blames his predecessor for his own fiscal profligacy.

Class Warfare in the Classroom

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Radical professors are teaching students to wage the “class struggle.”

An Ex-Islamist Needs U.S. Support – WSJ.com

Hanevy Ould Dahah, who is now being held in Mauritania’s Dar Naim prison, is an unlikely dissident. Half-Arab and half-African, he was marked as a child to become a cleric, memorizing the Quran by age nine and studying at ultra-conservative academies. Some of his former classmates now lead Mauritania’s Salafist movement; Hanevy might have been […]

Kicking the Palestinian Habit

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

Michel Gurfinkiel: War, revolution, Dreyfus and an era of religious and political turmoil in France – WSJ.com

Two monuments in Paris are so prominent that they’re hard to miss. One is the Eiffel Tower, of course, the all-iron tour de force of engineering, standing by the Seine amid the city’s spacious and supremely elegant West End. Then to the north, atop Montmartre, there is the Sacré-Cœur: a tall, immaculately white Catholic basilica […]

Walter Russell Mead: The Death of Global Warming – The American Interest

The global warming movement as we have known it is dead. Its health had been in steady decline during the last year as the once robust hopes for a strong and legally binding treaty to be agreed upon at the Copenhagen Summit faded away. By the time that summit opened, campaigners were reduced to hoping […]

Collaborators in the War Against the Jews: Jennifer Loewenstein

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For this professional Israel-basher, Hamas is really just a peace movement.

A People’s History of Howard Zinn – The New Ledger

One of the unwritten laws of opinion journalism is to never kick a man when he’s dead, at least, not until an appreciable amount of time has passed. The question is whether this can or should hold true for those who make their living by doing precisely that. The death at the age of 87 […]

St. Louis U’s Inverted Values

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Islamists are welcome, their critics are not.