Tories Win Most Seats, Not Majority in British Parliament, Polls Show

The result would bear out predictions that this election would not give any party a majority, resulting in a destabilizing period of political wrangling and uncertainty. LONDON — David Cameron’s rejuvenated Conservatives captured far more seats than Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s battered Labour Party but failed to win an absolute majority Thursday in Britain’s national […]

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Trickle-Down Self-Censorship

by David J. Rusin  •  May 6, 2010 at 11:30 am Remember that old public service ad with a father confronting his son about drug use? Asked where he learned to do such things, the son replies, “You, all right? I learned it by watching you!” A similar process applies to self-censorship. When those in […]

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Jeb Bush carries the Bush political torch

By: Jonathan Martin April 28, 2010 04:54 AM EDT Talk privately to just about any leading Republican about the 2012 presidential race, and you’ll often hear a sentence that starts with: “If his last name were …” They’re talking about the former two-term governor of one of America’s largest states who is a reformer, a […]

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Why Arizona Drew The Line

Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona signed a law – SB 1070 – that prohibits the harboring of illegal aliens and makes it a state crime for an alien to commit certain federal immigration crimes. It also requires police officers who, in the course of a traffic stop or other law-enforcement action, come to a “reasonable […]

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Pony Express started 150 years ago on April 3 1860

The Pony Express, the system of mail delivery by continuous horse and rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, started 150 years ago on Apr 3. The scant 19 months it lasted ranks as one of the most colourful episodes in the history of the American West. Hollywood has immortalized the service and […]

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Caution: Threat to Jews on CA Campus

Two University of California professors warn that Jewish students face greater dangers as Muslim extremist organizations grow in campus influence. In an article on AmericanThinker.com, Leila Beckwith and Tammi Rossman-Benjamin – Professor Emeritus at the UCLA and Lecturer at the University of California Santa Cruz, respectively – write of the growth of Al-Awda, the presence […]

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How Mexico treats illegal aliens

by Michelle Malkin Mexican President Felipe Calderon has accused Arizona of opening the door “to intolerance, hate, discrimination and abuse in law enforcement.” But Arizona has nothing on Mexico when it comes to cracking down on illegal aliens. While open-borders activists decry new enforcement measures signed into law in “Nazi-zona” last week, they remain deaf, […]

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Arizona to Obama: Do your job

Washington continues to ignore the illegal immigration problem By THE WASHINGTON TIMES To hear liberal critics talk, it would be easy to think the state of Arizona unleashed anti-Latino posses to detain all brown-skinned people, demand their proof of citizenship and toss them in jail if the answers aren’t satisfactory. The real story is more […]

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