Charles Lane: Job-killers that should be killed – washingtonpost.com


With unemployment stuck around 10 percent, President Obama has pledged “to take every responsible step to accelerate the pace of job growth.” Here’s a thought: Instead of trying to “create” jobs by tweaking this tax break or increasing that spending program, why not stop doing things that destroy jobs? via Charles Lane – Charles Lane […]

Sarah Palin: The politicization of the Copenhagen climate conference – washingtonpost.com


With the publication of damaging e-mails from a climate research center in Britain, the radical environmental movement appears to face a tipping point. The revelation of appalling actions by so-called climate change experts allows the American public to finally understand the concerns so many of us have articulated on this issue. via Sarah Palin – […]

TSA accidentally reveals airport security secrets – washingtonpost.com


The Transportation Security Administration inadvertently revealed closely guarded secrets related to airport passenger screening practices when it posted online this spring a document as part of a contract solicitation, the agency confirmed Tuesday. via TSA accidentally reveals airport security secrets – washingtonpost.com.

Anne Applebaum: A preemptive strike against Muslim extremism in Switzerland – washingtonpost.com


A few weeks ago, I found myself walking through a Swiss village — okay, it was really a Geneva suburb — called Nyon. Still, it looked like a village: There was a castle on the hill, and I could see some Roman ruins. There were a few shops and a nice view of the lake. […]

Pelosi rejects ‘war tax’ for troop increase – washingtonpost.com


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday scuttled a proposal to create a “war tax” to finance the increased troop deployment to Afghanistan, an idea that had come from her closest allies in the Capitol. via Pelosi rejects plan to impose ‘war tax’ for troop increase – washingtonpost.com.

Obama to send 34,000 troops to Afghanistan – washingtonpost.com


President Obama will outline Tuesday his intention to send an additional 34,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan, according to U.S. officials and diplomatic sources briefed Monday as Obama began informing allies of his plan. via Obama to send 34,000 troops to Afghanistan – washingtonpost.com.