California: An Obituary

By Claude SandroffOnly raw and unrestrained liberalism could have destroyed the world’s 8th-largest economy. Boasting unparalleled assets in agriculture, high technology, entertainment, and tourism, and blessed with ample energy resources, deep-water ports and ideal weather, California has nonetheless managed to turn itself into a perfect dystopia. California’s governor offered this in his last State of […]

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Gore: Organized Campaign Behind Climate Skeptics

Former Vice President Al Gore says critics of his global warming warnings are part of a “massive, organized campaign.” Appearing on the Norwegian talk show “Skavlan” to promote his newest book “Our Choice,” Gore said: “There has been a very large, organized campaign to try to convince people that it [global warming] is not real, […]

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Let Iraq be a lesson for Iran

March 10, 2010 | By Amanda J. Reinecker Though there remains much work to be done in Iraq, the election turnout last Sunday suggests that American efforts to promote stability and democracy in the region are paying off. Despite threats of violence, nearly 62 percent of Iraq’s 19 million voters showed up to the polls in what […]

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Iraq’s Cosmetic Election

by Daniel Pipes March 9, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online “It takes a cynical mind not to share in the achievement of Iraq’s national elections.” So writes the Wall Street Journal editorial board today. I’m no cynic, but my mood about Iraq could variously be described as depressed, despairing, despondent, dejected, pessimistic, melancholic, and […]

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36 States Fight Obama’s Socialized Healthcare

States have an extensive and complicated shared power relationship with the federal government in regulating various aspects of the health insurance market and in enacting health reforms. As part of state-based responses to federal health reform legislation, individual members of at least 36 state legislatures are using the legislative process to seek to limit, alter […]

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LAST DITCH EFFORT TO SAVE CALIFORNIA FROM FINANCIAL RUIN

STATE-WIDE TAXPAYERS REVOLT UNDERWAY! GOLDEN STATE GRINGOS LAST GULP! Paul L. Williams, Ph.D.- thelastcrusade Immigration limitation activists have initiated a statewide petition drive to get the California Taxpayer Protection Act on the ballot. If passed, the measure will serve to eliminate the lure of birth tourism and to limit the financial, social, and vocational benefits […]

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The Leader

Posted by Erick Erickson Many, many reporters have asked me who the leader of the conservative movement is right now or who the leader of the tea party movement is. They rarely report the answer, though they should be paying attention to it. In the CPAC straw poll, one name dominated the pack. With the […]

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