A man shouts from window after shelling by Assad's army

Pentagon Has Desk-Drawer Military Plan to Attack Syria: Report

The Pentagon has detailed plans for military action if President Barack Obama decides to intervene in a humanitarian move to stop the Syrian President Bashar Assad’s death machine that has murdered thousands of opponents, CNN reported Wednesday. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested Tuesday that Assad could be termed a “war criminal.” The United […]

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Stimulus-Backed Solar Company Lays Off 70 Percent of Workforce

President Obama used a weekly address in July 2010 to tout his stimulus package’s support for the solar industry. One of the companies he mentioned specifically, Abound Solar, just announced that it will lay off 70 percent of its workforce. Abound would “creat[e] more than 2,000 construction jobs and 1,500 permanent jobs,” Obama claimed, and […]

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Syria: Arguing for U.S. Inaction

by Daniel Pipes February 25, 2012 updated Feb 26, 2012 Cross-posted from National Review Online: The Corner Some thoughts on U.S. policy toward Syria on the occasion of the just-ended “Friends of Syria” meeting in Tunisia: Since the end of the cold war, many Americans have a sense of being so strong, they don’t need […]

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Gingrich: ‘If Karzai…Doesn’t Feel Like Apologizing We Should Say Goodbye and Good Luck’

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Thursday a U.S. apology to Afghan authorities for burned Qurans on a military base was “astonishing” and undeserved. Gingrich lashed out at President Barack Obama for the formal apology after copies of the Muslim holy book were found burned in a garbage pit on a […]

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Russian President Medvedev Honors Syrian Who Praised 9/11

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev recently honored a Syrian writer who praised the 9/11 attacks and once wrote about “hated Jew Shylock.” The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) quickly condemned Medvedev for presenting writer Ali Ukla Ursan with the “Pushkin Medal” in Moscow last week. Ursan has praised the Al Qaeda-planned aerial attacks on the United States on […]

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Obamacare’s Top 5 Broken Promises

Talking about his health care law, President Obama has said, “If you misrepresent what’s in this plan, we will call you out.” In keeping with that spirit, below is a list of Obamacare’s top five biggest broken promises: 1.) “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period.” […]

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