Washington Post Exposes BP ties to Eco-Groups, Other Media Ignore Controversy

Nature Conservancy and other left-wing environmental organizations accepted millions from oil giant, broadcast networks silent. By Julia A. Seymour Business & Media Institute 6/2/2010 4:20:59 PM British Petroleum’s (BP) reputation has been marred by the April oil rig explosion and subsequent oil spill which is still gushing more than 40 days later. But according to […]

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Here Come the Burqa Bans

by David J. Rusin  •  May 31, 2010 at 10:03 pm Call it the fashion trend of the year. Westerners are sick and tired of burqas and niqabs — the face-covering veils worn by a minority of Muslim women — and they are not going to take it anymore. Most remarkable of all, many politicians […]

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Think Tanks as the Hidden Hand

by Daniel Pipes May 25, 2010 updated May 29, 2010 I devoted years of my life to the two books on conspiracy theories – but never did anyone allege that a think tank secretly runs the United States. That idea, however, apparently has widespread appeal in Islamabad, Pakistan, according to Sabrina Tavernise writing at “U.S. […]

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Special Alert: Flotilla Battle Unleashes Anti-Israel Wave

Will the media report accurately and fairly as anti-Israel activists violently resist an IDF naval boarding with tragic results? In the early hours of Monday 31 May, Israeli naval commandos boarded a flotilla of vessels heading for Gaza. What happened next has created a major media storm as, according to latest reports, nine anti-Israel activists […]

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Obama Makes Little Headway among Arabic-speaking Muslims

by Daniel Pipes May 29, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online Barack Obama entered with high hopes of improving the U.S. image among Muslims worldwide, hauling out his middle name, giving his first interview as president to Al-Arabiya television, quoting hadith, giving major speeches in Istanbul and Cairo, and talking ceaselessly of “respect” for Muslims. […]

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A Very Expensive Milestone

This past Wednesday, the United States crossed a very expensive milestone: U.S. national debt exceeded $13 trillion.  It is a mind-boggling number.  What does this mean for you and your family?  The debt per citizen is $42,025 and the debt per taxpayer is an astronomical $117,982. How did we get here?  Years of fiscal mismanagement […]

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Obama Should Credit Bush for Terror Successes

By: Ronald Kessler In his speech at West Point, President Obama claimed credit for having had “more success in eliminating al-Qaida leaders in recent months than in recent years.” It was Obama’s usual effort to knock the Bush administration, either explicitly or implicitly. But as is so often the case, his comparison was misleading. While […]

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Outcry Over Mosque Plans At Ground Zero

A growing rage is gripping New Yorkers over plans to build a 13-story mosque just two blocks away from the site of the worst terror attack ever perpetrated on U.S. soil. “What could be more insulting and humiliating than a monster mosque in the shadow of the World Trade Center buildings that were brought down […]

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