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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World’s tallest tower closed a month after opening

By ADAM SCHRECK, AP Business Writer DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The world’s tallest skyscraper has unexpectedly closed to the public a month after its lavish opening, disappointing tourists headed for the observation deck and casting doubt over plans to welcome its first permanent occupants in the coming weeks. Electrical problems are at least partly […]

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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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Why I Stand with Geert Wilders

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online January 19, 2010 Who is the most important European alive today? I nominate the Dutch politician Geert Wilders. I do so because he is best placed to deal with the Islamic challenge facing the continent. He has the potential to emerge as a world-historical figure. That Islamic challenge consists […]

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Model Middle East Indoctrination

by Stephen Schwartz American Thinker January 31, 2010 Most Americans, even many of those concerned with the problems of academic Middle East Studies, have probably never heard of the Model Arab League (MAL), an American exercise similar to the better-known Model United Nations. The stated aim of such efforts is to expand awareness of world […]

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