CBO Appears Immune to Embarrassment

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its latest concocted quarterly estimate on President Obama’s failed stimulus. CBO’s findings are as preposterous as its 11 previous studies of the stimulus, discussed here, here, and here. The story doesn’t change, because CBO’s faulty analysis doesn’t change. Each time CBO does an estimate, it is begging the […]

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Wait Out the War in Syria

by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times August 21, 2012 WT title: “Stay Out of Syria: Intervention Is a Trap” Bashar al-Assad’s wretched presence in the Presidential Palace of Damascus may, contrary to Western assumptions, do more good than harm. His murderous, terroristic, and pro-Tehran regime is also non-ideological and relatively secular; it staves off anarchy, […]

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Australia’s ‘Cynical’ Morality Shelters Nazis

Nazi and other war criminals have been allowed to live comfortably in Australia due to “fickle and cynical” government morality, a Jewish community leader alleged, according to the The Sydney Morning Herald. “There has been a gross distortion of decency, allowing fugitives to take the places of refugees,” Jeremy Jones, director of international affairs for […]

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Israel Objects to Egypt’s Sinai Military Buildup Since It’s a Violation of Treaty

Israel Objects to Egypt’s Sinai Military Buildup August 21, 2012 13:40 by Pesach Benson Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. After Reuters reported that Egypt planned to send tanks and aircraft into the Sinai to fight jihadis, […]

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Norwegian Media: Distorting the News

Norwegian Media: Distorting the News August 23, 2012 13:36 by GuestPost The following guest post was written by Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, a member of the Board of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, of which he has been chairman for twelve years, where he founded and directs the Center’s Post-Holocaust and Anti-Semitism program. For a […]

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Online Chat on Education Spending

With back to school right around the corner for some schools and other schools just starting, it is a good time to talk about education spending. Public school spending has reached nearly $12,000 per pupil per year. Are we using that money as best as we can? Join us on Friday August 24 from 12-1 […]

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Back to School: How Can We Truly Help Minority Students?

Last month President Obama signed an executive order to form the new White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. According to the White House, the new initiative, which will work across federal agencies, “aims to ensure that all African American students receive an education that fully prepares them for high school graduation, college […]

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The Conservationist’s Case for Ending the Reign of Ethanol

This past year, the USDA produced a couple of lengthy research reports (here and here) concluding what others have also documented: The federal government’s drive to increase ethanol use has created an environmentally hazardous production cycle in the name of renewable energy that is neither affordable nor clean. The Renewable Fuel Mandate inflates demand for […]

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