While Europe Sneered – by Bruce Bawer

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Kurt Westergaard and other brave critics of Islamic fanaticism continue to fend for themselves.

Learning From Winston Churchill – by Tony Blankley

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The life of the great statesman instructs how to dissent with honor and boldness.

Arab Royalty Fund Clinton Foundation in 2009 – Defense/Middle East – Israel News – Israel National News

During U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton%u2019s first year in office, some of the heftiest contributions to her husband%u2019s charitable foundation came from royal families of Arab nations. The list of those who donated to the William J. Clinton Foundation in 2009 was released to the media last week. via Norway, Arab Royalty Fund Clinton […]

Stopping the Next “Underwear Bomber” – by Alan M. Dershowitz

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How rigorous but vital security precautions could prevent the next terrorist tragedy.

Bret Stephens: Airport Security and Our Incompetent Civilization – WSJ.com

When does a civilization become incompetent? I’ve been mulling the question in a number of contexts over the last year, including our inability to put a stop to Somali piracy, detain a terrorist who can neither be charged nor released, think rationally about climate change, or rebuild Ground Zero in an acceptable time frame. But […]

Unhinged Spending Syndrome – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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An international addiction to debt plagues both Japan and California.

The man behind RedState.com shakes up the Republican Party – St. Petersburg Times

MACON, Ga. — Between pecks at his laptop, Macon City Council member Erick Erickson ticked off some of his goals for the new year: • Beating Gov. Charlie Crist and electing Marco Rubio as Florida’s junior senator. • “Taking out” Republican Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah because he’s a centrist. • Ensuring the Republican establishment […]

Frontpage’s Man of the Year: Glenn Beck – by David Forsmark

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The rising star of the Right has kept Obama in check and spearheaded the conservative revival.

Remembering South Vietnam with an Ecumenical Christmas Card – by Mark D. Tooley

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Is the religious Left trying to atone for its sin of supporting communist tyranny?

Sderot Children Send New Year Messages to Gaza – by Anav Silverman

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Defiant Israelis declare “A New Decade for Hope and Peace.”