George Mitchell on Israeli Building in Jerusalem

by Daniel Pipes March 17, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online Mar. 26, 2010 update: Rick Richman clarifies just how preposterous this “crisis” is by transcribing an interview George Mitchell gave in January 2010, where he indicates he has no problem with the Israelis building in Jerusalem. After noting that the 10-month moratorium on building […]

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President Obama and the Secret Deal to Kill Whales

Presidential Protection for Whales Recent U.S. presidents have had a record of protecting whales: President Reagan championed the global ban on commercial whaling in the early 1980s. The Clinton Administration strongly supported the creation of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary around Antarctica. The Bush administration held the line against commercial whaling. During his campaign, President […]

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Popping Linda Sarsour’s Balloon

by Daniel Pipes March 16, 2010 updated Mar 22, 2010 According to a flattering profile about her, Linda Sarsour of Brooklyn has “got her hands in everything” as director of the Arab American Association of New York, the Coordinator of Community Initiatives for the YWCA Brooklyn, a member of the Coalition for Muslim School Holidays, […]

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When Obama Meets Netanyahu

by Daniel Pipes March 22, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online  On learning that Barack Obama invited Binyamin Netanyahu to visit him on March 23, presumably to discuss such momentous topics as the timing of announcements of housing units in Jerusalem and urging him to make nice to the PLO’s Mahmoud Abbas, I can’t help […]

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Obamacare: It’s not over yet

By Amanda J. Reinecker On Tuesday, just 36 hours after the House of Representatives voted, President Obama signed into law the massive health care reform bill. Despite its tremendous policy flaws, its lack of bipartisan backing, its widespread public disapproval and its egregious constitutional inadequacies, Obamacare is now the law of the land. » The […]

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Sean Hannity: ‘If You Look Up the Dictionary Definition of Socialism, This Is It’

By Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief (CNSNews.com) – In a preview of his book “Conservative Victory—Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda,” due to be released Monday, Sean Hannity said of the policies President Barack Obama has been pursuing: “If you look up the dictionary definition of socialism, this is it.”   Hannity made the observation in a video […]

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Bibi-Obama Meeting Yields no Details

The U.S. and Israeli teams issued a three-sentence statement describing little more than a “good atmosphere” hours after President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met privately for 90 minutes. “U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met privately for approximately 1.5 hours,” said the statement released by Israel about 2 a.m. Eastern […]

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Why It Must Be “Repeal And Start Over”

Posted by Erick Erickson Last night Mitch McConnell said the mantra for the GOP in 2010 would be “repeal and replace.” There is a problem with this mantra — some in the Republican caucus actually mean they just want to redo what has been done and substitute some portions. Others want to repeal the whole […]

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