Obama Administration Looks for Israeli Concessions After Jerusalem Housing Flap

Monday, March 15, 2010 By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor A construction site in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Sholmo, seen on Thursday, March 11, 2010. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reprimanded a top official for announcing new settlement construction during a visit by Vice President Joseph Biden. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty) (CNSNews.com) – Israeli […]

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Ed Gillespie: Ideology Motivates Obama

By: Ronald Kessler Unlike most politicians, President Obama is an ideologue who sees his presidency as a way to extend government control over Americans’ lives, Ed Gillespie, former counselor to President George W. Bush, tells Newsmax. “I believe that he and the people around him see this as an opportunity to seize control of one […]

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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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Joke of the Day

Pinocchio, Snow White, and Superman are out for a stroll in town one day. As they walked they come across a sign: ‘Beauty contest for the most beautiful woman in the world.’ ‘I am entering,’ said Snow White. After half an hour she comes out and they ask her, ‘Well, how’d ya do?’ ‘First Place’, […]

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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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