VP Biden to shopkeeper: Stop being a ’smartass’

Posted by James Richardson Vice President Joe Biden was caught on camera calling a Glendale, Wisconsin custard shop manager a “smartass” after the man asked the White House lower his taxes. Biden visited Kopps Frozen Custard, a popular Milwaukee-area restaurant the vice president mistook for an ice cream parlor, to chat with employees and patrons. […]

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Iran ’Punishes’ UN, Bans Nuke Talks for Two Months

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu Iran says it is “punishing” the United Nations by refusing to hold talks on its nuclear program in retaliation for a new round of sanctions that the Security Council approved. Continuing his offensive against the West, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad also threatened retaliation against any attempt to inspect cargo ships headed […]

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Faisal Shahzad, Jihadi, Explains Terrorism

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online June 25, 2010  Islamic Terrorist Faisal Shahzad   Jaw-dropping court testimony by Faisal Shahzad, the would-be Times Square bomber, singlehandedly undermines Obama administration efforts to ignore the dangers of Islamism and jihad.  Shahzad’s forthright statement of purpose stands out because jihadis, when facing legal charges, typically save their skin […]

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Will the Media Remember Gilad Shalit?

After 4 years in Hamas captivity, make sure that the mainstream media doesn’t forget the tragic plight of the kidnapped Israeli soldier. This Friday marks the fourth anniversary of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s kidnapping and incarceration by Hamas in Gaza. Israel has, during this period, allowed tonnes of humanitarian aid to enter Gaza and has […]

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Behind Bars: Photo Bias Breaks Out of Gaza

Are Gazan children really behind bars or does the imagery fail to give the bigger picture? Images can be a powerful weapon to be deployed in the battle for public opinion and Israel is constantly a victim of photo bias. A single photo can say more than thousands of words printed in a story. Perhaps […]

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The Left’s New Enemy: “Empire”

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online June 22, 2010 We know what Marx, Lenin, Stalin, and Mao wanted (state control of everything) and how they achieved this goal (brutal totalitarianism); but what do their successors today want and how do they hope to achieve it? It’s a curiously un-examined subject. Ernest Sternberg of the University […]

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Al-Qaida warns of new attacks deadlier than before

CAIRO – Al-Qaida’s U.S.-born spokesman warned President Barack Obama Sunday that the militant group may launch new attacks that would kill more Americans than previous ones. In a taunting, 24 minute message that dwelled on Obama’s setbacks, including the loss of Massachusetts Senate seat to the Republicans, Adam Gadahn set out al-Qaida’s conditions for peace […]

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