New evidence casts doubt on Israel’s involvement.
For those familiar with the stellar reputation of Israel’s clandestine services, the recent hit on a Hamas operative and arms dealer in Dubai seems oddly atypical. It was, to the outside observer, an embarrassingly sloppy effort: The agents who allegedly carried out the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh (pictured above) in his luxury hotel room made [...]
Pop quiz hot shot.
Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Nancy Pelosi are at the wheel of the Washington spending bus, ramming spending bills through Congress and leaving a path of fiscal destruction in their wake. If the bus slows down, voting Americans start catching on to the looming economic devastation, and the federal spending bus explodes [...]
Harold Ford Jr. chickened out of challenging the Chuck Schumer-annointed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in the New York Democratic primary.
Gillibrand should have been easy pickings. She was appointed by the discredited New York Governor David Patterson and embraced by the party bosses. Now, in an effort to broaden her base so to speak, she has in turn embraced the self-described [...]
The new brouhaha about parents Joseph and Rebecca Reyes, one of whom is Catholic and the other Jewish, is a classic example of two broken institutions in America: the judicial system — and marriage.
The problem with the judicial system is simple: Judges have taken their power and run with it. As one lawyer from Rochester, [...]
The latest Vanity Fair carries an amusing and appropriately graphic account of the life and death of Exile, a now-defunct, Moscow-based English language newspaper run by American expatriates that managed to piss off a lot of people – usually, but not always, for bad reasons – in its short and mostly obscure decade-long existence. As [...]
Marriage seems to be a hot topic these days — perhaps because of all the politicians who can’t keep their penises in their pants.
Or maybe that’s just a coincidence. Regardless, there’s a new book out called Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough, by Lori Gottlieb. The gist of the book is [...]
Gather ’round. Here’s a little-known tale about ”The Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree” – or why 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Muhammad (KSM) and his Muslim terrorist friends may very well walk away as free men. No, I’m not a lawyer. But during twenty years of police work I spent enough time in criminal trials as an advisory witness [...]