The Iranian regime has never found itself more vulnerable. And, with this vulnerability, it has never leaned more heavily on its own narrative of history. This narrative, of course, has a central antagonist, a character conjured as the “Great Satan.” As this Koranic moniker implies, the Islamic Republic ascribes supernatural qualities to its adversary: From […]
Amy Goodman’s Marxist Democracy Now! program hit the jackpot last week by introducing its viewers to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) climatologist James Hansen, a man who’s views on man-made global warming are so radical that he thinks even Al Gore doesn’t get it!
Hansen wants the climate talks (currently taking place in Copenhagen) to [...]
As usual, Fox News host Glenn Beck is proving himself to be one of the few commentators on cable news willing to actually report what happens in Washington, D.C. On his show last Friday, Beck explained whom President Barack Obama relies on to shape his economic policy and what this means. His (and my) conclusion: be [...]
Last week, one of our hottest discussions on NewsReal involved the controversy over Bishop Thomas Tobin recommending that Congressman Patrick Kennedy not partake of communion as long as he is a proponent of abortion.
Former Johnson Administration official, Joseph Califano Jr. had a rather chilling op-ed in response to this principled action by the Bishop in [...]
WASHINGTON — A narrow majority of Americans support President Obama’s revamped strategy on Afghanistan, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken Wednesday, but there are broad concerns that the costs of the war will sap the government’s ability to address problems facing the nation at home. via Poll: Narrow majority support Obama’s Afghan strategy – […]
I think it’s interesting as well as worrying that the left should conform to a historic pattern of appeasement and enabling of our totalitarian enemies. I am referring to the left that extends from the Chomsky supporters of Hamas to the Joshua Micah Marshall-Huffington Post liberals who may despise Chomsky — 0r may not — [...]