The Ground Zero Mosque Should Be Stopped

Posted by The Directors If you read no further, know this: RedState supports the Anti-Defamation League in its opposition to the so-called “Ground Zero mosque.” The ADL is right on all counts: in its rejection of bigotry, its affirmation of American religious freedom, and its declaration that common decency demands the end of this effort. […]

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Operation Desert Storm Plus 20

by Daniel Pipes August 2, 2010 It was twenty years ago on this day, that Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, initiating a crisis that lasted half a year and beginning the slow turn of events that led eventually to his own overthrow and execution, followed by the American-led occupation. While immensely important in the history of […]

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CA may weaken limited-English-proficiency (LEP) requirements

Tell the CA Assembly to vote NO on SB 930!  Tomorrow, the California State Assembly’s Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing to consider SB 930, a bill that will weaken limited-English-proficiency (LEP) requirements under the Public School Performance Accountability Program. Currently, students who have limited English skills have one year to take the CA standardized test […]

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First Female Arab Combat Soldier in IDF

Cpl. Elinor Joseph, a Christian Arab from Haifa, has completed an important stage of her combat training in the IDF’s Karakal Battalion – notable in that she is the first Arab female combat soldier in IDF history. Having grown up in a mixed Jewish-Arab neighborhood, she attended an Arab school and later to moved to […]

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IDF Commandos Face Off Against US Navy SEALs on TV

by Hana Levi Julian An American television program pits the Navy SEALs against Israeli commandos this week in the season finale of Spike TV‘s “Deadliest Warrior.” The program, now ending its second season, features warriors from two different sides, faced off against each other in various scenarios. “We thought it would be a great finale because […]

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FIFA Bans ‘Free Shalit’ Flags

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu The world soccer federation FIFA has banned the waving of “Free Shalit” flags at the World Cup, calling it a political act. Fearing lawsuits and political recriminations, the Johannesburg Jewish Community Center called off a planned flag-waving protest at the World Cup finale between Spain and Holland Sunday.   The FIFA […]

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The Prop 187 Myth

Posted by Erick Erickson Of all the issues in which inside the beltway groupthink cloud good judgment, none is more obvious than the tales of immigration and the decline of the GOP. The issue is best summed up by the strategic thinkers inside both the Democrat and Republican Parties who say that opposition to “comprehensive” […]

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Media Darling Univision Anchor Brings Pro-Illegal Immigration Bias to Latino Households

Jorge Ramos advocates amnesty for illegals, open borders, other liberal positions, via popular nightly newscast By Alana Goodman Culture and Media Institute July 7, 2010 He just might be the most influential journalist you’ve never heard of, and he’s wielding that power to lobby for amnesty for illegal immigrants and other extreme reforms. Meet Jorge […]

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Democrats Want to Tax Your ATM Withdrawals

Posted by Erick Erickson You remember Lanny Davis, right? He’s the nice guy you sometimes get confused with Leon Panetta because they both worked for Clinton and their names both start with “L”. But when Davis speaks and floats ideas, it is more than just your run of the mill Washington personality floating an idea. […]

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