Obama in Hot Water Over Envoy’s Anti-Israel Remarks

The White House hurriedly distanced itself from an ambassador’s blaming Israel for fueling anti-Semitism because of the standoff with the Palestinian Authority. Howard Gutman, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, told a conference of Jewish lawyers last week, ““A distinction should be made between traditional anti-Semitism, which should be condemned and Muslim hatred for Jews, which stems […]

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Infographic: Weak Job Growth in the Obama Economy

Yesterday on Meet the Press, host David Gregory confronted Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod with the grim reality of America’s employment picture, the still-high unemployment rate, and the fact that 315,000 people dropped out of the work force last month, asking “Do the new numbers change the way the president looks at the economy?” Axelrod’s muddled […]

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Chart of the Week: Runaway Spending, Not Low Tax Revenue, Fueling Deficits

Following the failure of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) criticized liberals for insisting that any deal include a massive tax hike. In a speech at Heritage last week, he said tax revenue isn’t the problem facing the United States in the future; it’s the massive increase in federal spending. […]

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Bureaucrats Gone Wild: Will Congress REIN in the Administrative State?

Next week, Congress will have an opportunity to bring much-needed oversight to America’s regulatory process by voting for the aptly named REINS Act (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny). If passed, this law would require any new, major regulation—defined as one that would cost more than $100 million, lead to a major increase […]

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U.S.–Russia: A Stress Test over Afghanistan

Russia is trying to exploit U.S. vulnerability in Afghanistan by squeezing concessions on European missile defense. This is a disturbing development, potentially threatening security of the U.S. logistical operations. The campaign of anti-Americanism led by Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s Ambassador to NATO, culminated in his remarks before the Duma that Russia may link its opposition to […]

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Romney Now Attacking Conservatives – to Fox’s Bret Baier: Your Interview Was ‘Uncalled For’

(CNSNews.com) – Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who is now seeking the Republican presidential nomination, complained to Fox News Special Report anchor Bret Baier after an interview on Tuesday that Baier’s questioning had been “overly aggressive” and “uncalled for,” according to Baier. “He was irritated by the interview after we were done,” Baier said of […]

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