Israel and Congressional Democrats

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online October 19, 2010 How should American voters concerned with Israel’s welfare and security vote in the U.S. Congressional elections on Nov. 2? This much is clear after almost two years of Democratic control over the executive and legislative branches of government: Democrats consistently support Israel and its government far […]

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CAIR Becomes a Political Hot Potato

by David J. Rusin  •  Aug 6, 2010 at 12:31 pm In a saner world, the terrorist ties and Islamist agenda of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) would render it politically untouchable, with candidates for office shunning the organization and chastising those rare opponents who back it. Controversies from two ongoing election campaigns offer […]

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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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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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Emergency Alert on Puerto Rican Statehood!

House Democratic leaders plan to bring H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote this week! H.R. 2499 is “stealth legislation” designed to make Spanish-speaking Puerto Rico the 51st state. That is the only reason why Puerto Ricans are being asked to vote again, after they […]

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Romney: Steele Is a ‘Distraction’

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said yesterday on the subject of RNC chair Michael Steele: “Anytime the chairman of our party becomes a story, that’s a distraction for our candidates. I would encourage the chairman to do things that make it easier for candidates, like raising money, updating the technological base of our party and […]

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White Elephant in Baghdad

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online March 30, 2010 Iraq’s recently-concluded, inconclusive elections will be followed in August by the pullout of American troops, making this a good time to ask what American taxpayers have achieved with the US$45 billion spent on reconstructing Iraq since 2003 and what steps to take next. U.S. Embassy Baghdad […]

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