Feds move to seize 4 mosques, tower linked to Iran

Federal prosecutors took steps Thursday to seize four U.S. mosques and a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by a nonprofit Muslim organization long suspected of being secretly controlled by the Iranian government. In what could prove to be one of the biggest counterterrorism seizures in U.S. history, prosecutors filed a civil complaint in federal court against […]

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Out With the Occupiers!

Anti-Zionists say the Jewish claim to Israel is illegitimate because, before 1948, it had been nearly 1,900 years since Jews exercised sovereignty there – and it is absurd to argue that any group still has rights to land they last governed such a long time ago. But on what basis do they say the Arabs […]

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Pollard’s 25th Year in Prison Approaches

The Jewish world is only nine days away from commemorating the 24th anniversary of Jonathan Pollard’s incarceration – barring a miraculously dramatic development. Pollard was arrested on Nov. 21, 1985, and subsequently convicted on one count of passing classified information to an ally – Israel. The sentence for this crime has generally been 2-4 years, […]

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Iranian Spy Satellite Sits on Launchpad

Iran is ready to launch its second homemade spy satellite, with the Safir 2 rocket (Messenger of Ambassador) already in position on its pad, DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources report. The new satellite weighs 200 kgs, ten times more than Omid 1 (Hope), which was successfully tested only ten months ago, on Feb. 2. Tehran’s […]

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Get Ready for a 60 Percent Top Tax Rate

Gene J. Koprowski Economists who have the Obama administration’s policy-making ear simply do not believe that higher marginal tax rates will retard economic growth, writes economist Irwin Stelzer. Writing in the The Weekly Standard, Stelzer explains that the administration is flirting with such things as a 60 percent rate on the incremental income of high […]

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FedSpeak Translation – There Is No Recovery

In separate speeches, Janet Yellen, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Dennis Lockhart, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, warned that rising unemployment could crimp consumers, restraining the recovery. Consumer spending accounts for about 70 percent of economic activity. That’s because there is no real economic recovery at all. […]

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Shocking numbers: Real unemployment tops 22%

Obama Administration figures deliberately understate economic downturn The true rate of unemployment for October 2009 may be 22.1 percent, not the 10.2 percent reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Jerome Corsi’s Red Alert reports. Unemployment at 22.1 percent, if accurate, would be at numbers not seen since peak unemployment during the 1973 to 1975 […]

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