Abbas Is ‘Trapped With September’; Call to Cut US Funding to UN if it Approves PA State

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas wants to “climb down from the tree” and restart talks with Israel, but can’t due to widespread pressure, the Associated Press reported Thursday. According to PA sources several senior PA officials are advising Abbas to forgo plans to seek a unilateral declaration of PA statehood at the UN in September […]

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Twenty Muslim Terrorists Arrested in Minnesota

Twenty Somali Muslims have been charged in Minnesota with supporting a terrorist organization. STAR TRIBUNE–An Ohio man who once lived in Eden Prairie was arrested Thursday morning in Columbus, becoming the 20th person of Somali descent charged in Minnesota for allegedly supporting the terror group Al-Shabab. Ahmed Hussein Mahamud, 26, made his initial appearance Thursday […]

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White House Invites Gabonese Tyrant into the Oval Office

President Obama has kept at least one campaign promise: agreeing to meet with nefarious world leaders. Yesterday, President Ali Bongo Ondimba from Gabon added his name to the guest book at the White House. As director of Heritage’s Margaret Thatcher Center, Nile Gardiner, states, “In yet another display of extraordinarily bad judgment, the Obama Administration […]

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Guest Blog: Georgians Will Continue to Fight for School Choice Options

Better than 97 percent proficient in reading, 94 percent proficient in math, and a perfect 100 percent in writing: These are the most recent criterion-referenced competency test and 8th grade writing assessment scores for Ivy Preparatory Charter School located in Gwinnett County, a suburb of Atlanta. In a state where K–12 education results are not […]

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‘Blizzard’ of Words, but Panetta’s Actions Will Determine National Security

At his confirmation hearing today, Defense Secretary nominee Leon Panetta argued that the Cold War of the 20th century had been replaced by a “blizzard” of threats in the 21st. Remarking that “for our troops, there has been no shortage of war,” Panetta will likely concentrate on winding down American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, […]

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Why Isn’t the National Debt a Sexy Story?

Speaking at yesterday’s Bloggers Briefing, conservative filmmaker Stephen Bannon held up a copy of USA Today to demonstrate the challenge of getting Americans to take seriously this country’s debt crisis. On the front page was a banner headline, “U.S. owes $62 trillion.” Underneath the headline and above the fold was a photo of a tearful Rep. […]

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Obama’s Transparency on Science Doesn’t Include Nuclear

Today the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology released a comprehensive report that details the Obama Administration’s attempt to prematurely and unnecessarily shut down the used nuclear fuel repository at Yucca Mountain. The report demonstrates that issues surrounding opening Yucca Mountain are purely political and not one bit scientific and technical. Perhaps the most […]

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