Ed Gillespie: Ideology Motivates Obama

By: Ronald Kessler Unlike most politicians, President Obama is an ideologue who sees his presidency as a way to extend government control over Americans’ lives, Ed Gillespie, former counselor to President George W. Bush, tells Newsmax. “I believe that he and the people around him see this as an opportunity to seize control of one […]

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Joke of the Day

Pinocchio, Snow White, and Superman are out for a stroll in town one day. As they walked they come across a sign: ‘Beauty contest for the most beautiful woman in the world.’ ‘I am entering,’ said Snow White. After half an hour she comes out and they ask her, ‘Well, how’d ya do?’ ‘First Place’, […]

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Let Iraq be a lesson for Iran

March 10, 2010 | By Amanda J. Reinecker Though there remains much work to be done in Iraq, the election turnout last Sunday suggests that American efforts to promote stability and democracy in the region are paying off. Despite threats of violence, nearly 62 percent of Iraq’s 19 million voters showed up to the polls in what […]

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Iraq’s Cosmetic Election

by Daniel Pipes March 9, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online “It takes a cynical mind not to share in the achievement of Iraq’s national elections.” So writes the Wall Street Journal editorial board today. I’m no cynic, but my mood about Iraq could variously be described as depressed, despairing, despondent, dejected, pessimistic, melancholic, and […]

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Israel Apartheid Week Comes to Town

The insidious analogy returns to college campuses as part of the campaign to delegitimize Israel. The false analogy between apartheid South Africa and Israel – particularly since the UN’s racist 2001 Durban Conference – has played a key role in the campaign to delegitimize Israel and threaten its existence. The strategy of boycotts, divestment and […]

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The Leader

Posted by Erick Erickson Many, many reporters have asked me who the leader of the conservative movement is right now or who the leader of the tea party movement is. They rarely report the answer, though they should be paying attention to it. In the CPAC straw poll, one name dominated the pack. With the […]

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