Arab Students Heckle Oren at Speech

Arab students interrupted a lecture by Israel’s U.S. ambassador at a university that has been at the center of campus wars over Israel. The hecklers interrupted Michael Oren more than 10 times Monday night during his speech at the University of California, Irvine, shouting “Israel is a murderer” and “how many Palestinians did you kill?” […]

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No.

Posted by Erick Erickson I am hearing from multiple, prominent people that the Republicans in Washington are seriously thinking of caving and having an on camera sit down with Barack Obama even though their pre-conditions for a meeting will not be met. Why? Because the GOP does not want to be seen as the Party […]

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Social Legislation

From an email: *Your Social Security Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn’t know this. It’s easy to check out, if you don’t believe it. Be sure and show it to your kids. They need a little history lesson on what’s what and it doesn’t matter whether you are […]

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The Obama Trap and the GOP

Posted by Erick Erickson That picture above is a Reuters picture from this Politico column back in September. Remember that? Democrats returned to Washington after being battered all of August over the health care plans. Barack Obama decided to rebuild their energy and so he spoke at a joint session of Congress to talk health […]

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US May Be Ramping Up For Showdown With Iran

From VirtualJerusalem.com: The Obama administration took the unusual step Saturday night, Jan. 30, of leaking word to major US media that the United States, Saudi Arabia and Gulf allies – the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain – have accelerated the deployment of new defenses against possible Iranian missile attacks. They are preparing for Iran, […]

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Obama, GOP Slug It Out in Heated Political Debate

From Newsmax.com: In a remarkably sharp face-to-face confrontation, President Barack Obama chastised Republican lawmakers Friday for opposing him on taxes, healthcare and the economic stimulus, while they accused him in turn of brushing off their ideas and driving up the national debt. The president and GOP House members took turns questioning and sometimes lecturing each […]

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Obama: Netanyahu Stymied By Coalition Gov’t

  President Obama said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being held back by his coalition in trying to make peace moves. Obama, speaking at a town hall meeting Thursday in Tampa, Fla., was asked why his administration continues to support Israel and Egypt despite their “human rights violations against the occupied Palestinian people.” […]

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Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker faces hate speech trial

AMSTERDAM – Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders sat in the defendant’s dock Wednesday, nodding his head as prosecutors read aloud a hundred remarks he has made condemning Islam, Muslims and immigrants — notably one comparing the Quran to Hitler’s “Mein Kampf.” Wilders’ criminal trial for allegedly inciting hate against Muslims has resonance across Europe: He is […]

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Tariq Ramadan Gives Up – Then Tries Again

by Daniel Pipes The Swiss Islamist Tariq Ramadan was about to take up a position at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana in 2004 when the U.S. government prevented him from entering the country on the grounds that he had funded two Hamas-related groups. For five years, his exclusion has been debated and tried. […]

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