Brian Riedl: Obama’s Fantasy Jobs – NYPOST.com


Last year, White House economists claimed that the $862 billion stimulus would create 3.3 million jobs. Since then, the nation has lost more than 3 million jobs. That’s a 6.3 million jobs gap. By the White House’s own standards, the stimulus failed. So President Obama has shifted his argument. Sure, the economy lost jobs, he […]

Doomsday for the Eurozone?


vasco

Fiscal recklessness may break up EU’s monetary union.

Tea Parties in American History – RealClearPolitics


Are this year's “tea parties” really tea parties? What could today's protesters have in common with the “Indians” who dumped 90,000 pounds of tea in Boston harbor in 1773? Quite a bit, actually. What do today's tea partiers want? According to the Christian Science Monitor, the movement “is about safeguarding individual liberty, cutting taxes, and […]

A Profile in Arrogance


murtha

Jack Murtha’s sleazy political legacy.

Breaking the Taliban


16intelspan-articleLarge

The capture of a top Taliban commander may mark a crucial turning point in the Afghan war.

What to Tell Our Daughters


This morning I found my almost 10-year old daughter with a towel wrapped around her head so that it was draping down past her waist. She was pretending to be a bride. “This is what my veil will look like when I get married, Mom. Do you think it’s pretty?”
And then, this: “Mom? Why did [...]

A Return to Country


zac-brown-band1

The showstopper country rendition of “America the Beautiful” by The Zac Brown Band sends a message across the U.S.A.

The War on Coal


coal-power-plant

How a new regulatory scheme could undermine coal power and raise energy costs for Americans.

Saudi Arabia Takes Action to Safeguard Islam’s Primacy in the Kingdom


Saudi justice in action.
Those who don’t comply, will be punished.
The above warning, issued by the feared Saudi Arabian religious police, is deadly serious and is aimed at merchants throughout the Kingdom. The Saudi religious police, guardians of Islamic religious traditions and mores in that country, have mobilized once again to crack down on an [...]