While Europe Sneered – by Bruce Bawer

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

The Obama administration has ways of making terrorists not talk. – WSJ.com

The failed terrorist attack aboard Northwest Flight 253 is proving to be highly educational, not least about the Obama Administration and its pre-September 11 antiterror worldview. Yesterday, the White House reversed itself on repatriating Guantanamo detainees to chaotic Yemen, a step in the right direction. Now if it would only revisit its Ramzi Yousef standard […]

Ralph Peters: Lying to ourselves about Islam – NYPOST.com

On Christmas Day, an Islamist fanatic tried to blow up an airplane whose passengers were mostly Christians. And we helped. Our government gets no thanks for preventing a tragedy. Only the bomber’s ineptitude preserved the lives of nearly 300 innocents. How did we help Umar Abdulmutallab, a wealthy Muslim university graduate who decided that Allah […]

Jeffrey Goldberg: In Defense of Janet Napolitano – Atlantic

Yes, I know Napolitano said something exceedingly stupid yesterday (and has now retracted it) but here’s the problem with criticism of Napolitano — she’s been on the job for less than a year. The attacks of 9/11 took place more than eight years ago. For most of that period, it was the Bush Administration in […]

The Peoples’ Revolt in Iran – WSJ.com

The foundation stones of Iran’s Islamic Republic were shaken again yesterday, showing that the largest antigovernment movement in its 30 years may be one of the biggest stories of next year as well. Now imagine the possibilities if the Obama Administration began to support Iran’s democrats.The perseverance of the so-called Green Movement is something to […]

Obama Proposes Third Stimulus – WSJ.com

If at first fiscal stimulus doesn’t succeed, spend, spend again. That’s the motto President Obama embraced yesterday, even if he didn’t use the word “stimulus,” which has managed to set a political record in the speed with which it has become unpopular with voters. This time, the spending is being called “Proposals to Accelerate Job […]

Stimulus 3.0? – by Jacob Laksin

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President Obama promises to spend the country out of recession – again.

Has The Fascist Campus Left Reached a New Low? – by David Swindle

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Did an arsonist disrupt anti-Jihad activist Nonie Darwish’s speech?

Obama’s Hedged Bet on Afghanistan – by Jacob Laksin

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The president backs a strategy for success – but with a political timeline attached.