Cal Thomas on Bob Woodson: Look Who’s Winning the War on Poverty

Columnist Cal Thomas writes today about his site visits this week in the D.C. area with longtime advocate for grassroots community initiatives Bob Woodson: I spent last Tuesday riding around Washington and Waldorf, Md., visiting housing projects Woodson’s organization supports and studying his success. I met former drug addicts, dealers, prostitutes and pimps—all of whom […]

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Iraq – A Province of Iran?

by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times May 12, 2011 After American forces leave Iraq at the end of 2011, Tehran will try to turn its neighbor into a satrapy, i.e., a satellite state, to the great detriment of Western, moderate Arab, and Israeli interests. Intense Iranian efforts are already underway, with Tehran sponsoring militias in […]

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Congress Takes a Stand Against the EU

Congress did something important yesterday: It took a stand on behalf of American security, and it did so at the risk of angering our European allies. That took some guts, but it was the right thing to do. The European Union is a critical partner for America in maintaining our national security. Europe serves as […]

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Obama May Preempt Netanyahu

US President Barack Obama may deliver a major policy speech next week laying out his new Middle East strategy, US officials said on Wednesday. The announcement comes as Obama enjoys a boost of stature following the elimination of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, and amid ongoing upheaval in the Arab world. At the same […]

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Wave of Protests Continues Across North Africa and the Middle East

In January, Heritage Senior Research Fellow Jim Phillips predicted that Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution would spark uprisings throughout the Arab world. Four months later, North Africa and the Middle East are experiencing substantial governmental transformations, and there is no end in sight. Tunisia As the first leadership casualty of the “Arab Spring,” Tunisia’s former president, Zine […]

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Obama’s Gas Prices Picture Says All the Wrong Words

The White House released an infographic entitled “The Obama Energy Agenda Gas Prices” that highlights a number of facts with regards to domestic oil production, improved fuel efficiency, improved transportation fleet and a clean energy future. While a picture may say a thousand words, this graphic conveniently omits critical facts and points that demonstrate that […]

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A Pop Quiz on Imports!

Consider three countries: 1) In Country 1, imports of goods and services are 29 percent the size of the country’s overall economy. 2) In Country 2, imports are 22 percent the size of the country’s economy. 3) In Country 3, imports are 14 percent the size of the country’s economy. Which of these countries relies […]

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