GOP Backing $680M for Iron Dome Despite Obama’s Attempt To Prune Aid to Israel

US lawmakers are considering an aid allotment of $680 million to strengthen Israel’s Iron Dome short-range rocket shield. The move by Republican lawmakers comes in the face of previous attempts by the Obama administration to prune defense aid to Israel. Senior Republicans Howard McKeon (R-CA) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) criticized Obama for his lack of […]

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Keith Olbermann

Details About Keith Olbermann’s Firing Emerge: He Complained His Car Drivers ‘Smelled’ and ‘Talked to Him’

Alleged details surrounding Keith Olbermann‘s Friday dismissal from Current TV are beginning to depict the man as quite a prima donna. According to Mediaite, a source at Current TV said the former Countdown host went through eight different car services while working at the network, complaining that the drivers “smelled” and “talked to him.” Furthermore, though […]

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Dennis Kucinich, Lefty for Radical Islam

by Daniel Pipes Investigative Project on Terrorism March 26, 2012 Keith Ellison and Andre Carson receive considerable attention as the first two Muslims to serve in the U.S. Congress. The novelty of their presence, however, should not obscure the fact that Congress includes other representatives, invariably on the left wing of the Democratic party, who […]

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The Case for Newt Gingrich: How Easily His Great Conservative Achievements are Forgotten

By Peter Ferrara on 12.28.11 @ 6:08AM How easily his great and solid conservative achievements are forgotten. He led us to victory before. Spectacular, historic victory. The strategy and content of his 1994 Contract with America propelled the Republicans to a 54-seat gain in 1994 to win control of the House of Representatives, which had […]

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Chart of the Week: Obama Tops Bush With More, Costlier Major Regulations

President Obama famously declared in this year’s State of the Union: “I’ve approved fewer regulations in the first three years of my presidency than my Republican predecessor did in his.” Heritage’s James Gattuso and Diane Katz have run the numbers. And Obama shouldn’t be bragging. Obama’s comparison encompassed all regulations, including federal rules for such things […]

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Harry Reid

Harry Reid Reverses Course on Judges; Political Stunt Backfires

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) decided his political stunt on judicial nominees wasn’t working. He abandoned the plan Wednesday, agreeing to a deal with Republicans to schedule votes for 12 district-court nominees and two circuit-court nominees before May 7. The deal ensures President Obama’s nominees will received an up-or-down vote on the Senate floor. […]

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Drone Strikes

AEI’s Marc Thiessen on Dangers of the Obama Doctrine

President Obama’s use of drone strikes to target terrorists is depleting U.S. intelligence on al Qaeda and making America less safe in the process, according to Marc Thiessen, an American Enterprise Institute fellow. “The Obama administration has completely eliminated live capture of terrorists and bringing them in for interrogation,” Thiessen said. “As a result, we […]

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South Sudan, Israel’s New Ally

by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times January 3, 2012 It’s not every day that the leader of a brand-new country makes his maiden foreign voyage to Jerusalem, capital of the most besieged country in the world, but Salva Kiir, president of South Sudan, accompanied by his foreign and defense ministers, did just that in late […]

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