Left in the Dark: Blackouts 101

Photo of a vacant 7-11 in San Diego closed due to the blackout. Photo taken by Flickr user @nathangibbs Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and now blackouts? One might say Mother Nature is on a rampage. On Thursday around 3:45 p.m., 1.5 million people lost power. A mass blackout occurred spanning California, Arizona, and parts of Mexico. […]

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Hizbullah Flag Flies in Toronto (Video)

The annual Al-Quds Day events were held on August 26, not just in Iran and other Arab/Muslim countries, but in other countries around the world as well. Al-Quds Day has been marked since 1979, as decided by Ayatollah Khomeini and the Iranian government, on the last Friday of the Ramadan month in order to express […]

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Yet Another Israeli Spy Scandal?

Many of you will have been drawn to open this article by virtue of the headline. After all, spying affairs with a dash of Israeli involvement makes big news. But what about an Israeli spy scandal that actually involves no Israelis? A former US government scientist has confessed to attempted espionage after he sought to […]

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President Obama’s Stimulus Speech – The Sequel

President Obama tonight pitched Stimulus 2.0 to a reluctant Congress and an angry electorate.  The President rolled out his “American Jobs Act” and demanded repeatedly for Congress to “pass right away.”  The President’s plan is very similar to his original Stimulus plan that has proven to be a total failure in allowing private enterprise to create jobs.  The […]

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Presidential Race Puts Social Security Reform Back on National Agenda

Social Security took center stage at last night’s Republican presidential debate, emerging as a key issue among candidates at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. Not since President Bush’s ill-fated attempt to reform the social insurance program in 2005 have Republicans talked this much about Social Security. Of course, it’s hard to ignore. Social […]

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Media Call Conservatives ‘Crazy,’ ‘Stupid,’ ‘Racist’ and ‘Evil’

Conservatives are crazy. Sometimes they’re stupid, racist or even evil. On creative occasions they’re all four – at least that’s how they’re portrayed by the American media. This election season, journalists have partnered fully with the left to depict conservatives in the most vile ways they can muster. While it’s nothing new, the sheer volume […]

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Attacks in India Underscore Shared Interests in Counterterrorism Cooperation

Terrorists struck again in India—this time in the nation’s capital at the High Court, where at least 11 were killed and more than 80 were injured. Today’s attack comes less than two months after serial bombings in Mumbai claimed 25 lives. While suspicions for the Mumbai attacks fell on a shadowy homegrown terrorist group called […]

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Obama’s Pretend Counterterrorism Policy

by Daniel Pipes National Review August 29, 2011 N.B.: National Review title is “Making Believe: our terrorism non-policy”; in addition, this text differs in many small ways from the published version With trumpets and drum rolls, the White House in early August released a policy paper on methods to prevent terrorism, said to have been […]

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