Obama Supplies Assault Weapons to Violent Drug Cartel

Washington— High-powered assault weapons illegally purchased under the ATF’s Fast and Furious program in Phoenix ended up in a home belonging to the purported top Sinaloa cartel enforcer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, whose organization was terrorizing that city with the worst violence in the Mexican drug wars. In all, 100 assault weapons acquired under Fast […]

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The Wretched Scandal of Reporting from Gaza

In a visit sponsored by the non-governmental organization Save The Children (an NGO not immune to anti-Israel bias according to NGO Monitor), the Daily Telegraph’s Mary Riddell reports on “The wretched scandal of Gaza“. The real scandal, however, is Riddell’s Pavlovian need to attribute blame for Gaza’s situation solely to Israel. She paints an almost […]

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Charities, Businesses Lead Recovery Efforts After Pennsylvania Flooding

Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may have ravaged northeastern Pennsylvania with floodwaters, but displaced people have found aid and comfort in the relief provided by private charities and businesses. A recent New York Times story described affected people’s disillusionment with the federal government’s ability to dispense disaster relief aid through FEMA. “Uprooted and desolate, […]

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Free Trade Agreements Are A Win for Prosperity

Free trade agreements (FTAs) have economically benefited nations the world over since their inception. Poverty rates in countries with low trade barriers are significantly lower, and data in The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom demonstrate that free trade also leads to higher incomes, more jobs, and greater equality. That’s why it’s vitally important to […]

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24 Dead as Egyptians Riot in Cairo

CAIRO — Flames from molotov cocktails lit up downtown Cairo, where massive clashes raged Sunday, after Islamist attacked yet another Christian Church. At least 24 people were killed and more than 200 injured in the worst sectarian violence since the uprising that lead Hosni Mubarak in February after riots and pressure from Obama for him […]

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Too Dumb to Fail

(NY Post)  A low-performing Manhattan high school that was granted up to $6 million in extra funds to undergo a “transformation” has found the secret formula for success: Dumb down the requirements for students to pass. At Washington Irving HS, near Union Square, administrators have approved new grading policies that give failing kids credits toward […]

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Pakistan, U.S. Ally No More

The United States cannot afford to indulge Pakistan’s support for terrorism any longer. The risks of sticking with the status quo are greater than the risks of adopting a tougher approach. By Peter Tomsen How are insurgents able to continue launching deadly attacks in Afghanistan 10 years into the U.S.-led war there? Part of the […]

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