It’s been a week since Port-au-Prince was destroyed by an earthquake. In the days ahead, Haitians will undergo another trauma as rescue efforts struggle, and often fail, to keep pace with unfolding emergencies. After that—and most disastrously of all—will be the arrival of the soldiers of do-goodness, each with his brilliant plan to save Haitians […]
The New York Times’ lead editorial today urges amnesty for the approximately 12 million illegal immigrants currently residing in the United States – or as the Times calls them, “the undocumented underclass.” It does not use the word “amnesty,” of course. But how else would one define a program the Times supports that:
legalizes immigrants who [...]
The New York Times ran a short piece yesterday via Reuters news service which indicated that U.S. drone attacks in Afpak [Afghanistan and the Pakistani border] are “undermining efforts to deal with militancy.” A drone aircraft was reported to have killed 3 militants in a car traveling in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region. It also mentions [...]
A brief addition to yesterday’s post on Andrew Sullivan’s current avocation as Barack Obama’s pooper-scooper. I noted that Sullivan had fecklessly praised the President’s admirable “reticence” in avoiding the serious condemnation of Iran’s mullahs for their murder of protestors in the streets. By Sullivan’s twisted logic, Obama’s shameful silence had a golden lining: preventing Ahmadinejad’s [...]
Our Christmas Guardians.
Some of them aren’t home for holiday.
By Ralph Peters
Each year at Christmas, we remember our troops, far from home, standing be tween us and the latest Herods out to slaughter the innocents.
As a former soldier, my thoughts are with the “ground pounders” out there, whether in Iraq, Afghanistan or Fort Hood, Texas. The [...]
When last we left Seth “Full Disclosure” Borenstein, the AP reporter was “investigating” those Climategate emails — messages written by scientists Seth seems pretty chummy with.
Alas, being on a first name basis with the “experts” responsible for pulling off the fraud of the century doesn’t even get you a cup of coffee these days. And [...]
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 [...]