Kerry, Secretary of State in Waiting, Major Booster of Tax Dollars for Pakistan

(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama’s likely nominee for Secretary of State, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), has been an avid supporter of foreign aid to Pakistan throughout his years in the Senate. Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, co-sponsored the Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 along with Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.). The […]

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UN Passes 9 Israel-Bashing Resolutions, But Palestinians Still Lose

Today’s Top Stories 1. Mahmoud Abbas and Khaled Meshaal have agreed to launch a 3rd intifada against Israel. This one’s going to be “popular.” Khaled Abu Toameh explains: Abbas and Mashaal are aware, the sources noted, that the Palestinians are now not ready for another military confrontation with Israel — neither in the West Bank […]

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Family Fact of the Week: Family Time is the Best Present this Holiday Season

Christmas, the quintessential celebration of family time, and New Year’s, a day of resolutions, provide a great opportunity for parents to ensure that family togetherness lasts the whole year—by pledging to spend more time with their children and their activities. As decades of research have revealed, the more time and activities families share together, the […]

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Transparency? EPA Under Investigation for Using ‘Alias’ Emails to Avoid FOIA Requests

(CNSNews.com) – The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General says it will investigate whether EPA officials — including Administrator Lisa Jackson — used alias email accounts to conduct official government business, thereby shielding those communications from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Jackson reportedly used the name “Richard Windsor” on an official email account […]

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Jerusalem riots

Police Abandoned Women to Muslim Mob

Several young Jewish women have leveled serious accusations against Border Police officers in Jerusalem. The young women say that police wrongly detained them as an Arab mob gathered, then left them to face the mob alone. The women say they managed to escape, but were hit by Arab men as they fled. The incident began […]

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Bank Profits Soar as Washington Subsidies Flow

Too often, government policies designed to ameliorate a general problem merely benefit a special interest. A case in point, highlighted by Binyamin Applebaum on the Economix blog, is the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). HARP is part of the complex federal effort to stabilize the home mortgage market and stem the flood of foreclosures, and […]

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