Firefighters stood to lose grant to ACORN

By Audrey Hudson EDITORS’ NOTE: THIS STORY HAS BEEN CORRECTED. Nearly $1 million in Homeland Security funding typically earmarked for fire departments has been awarded to ACORN before Congress signaled that it intended to cut off federal funding to the embattled group. The grant to ACORN’s Louisiana office became public in September before the House […]

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Air passengers face full body X-rays after Muslim bombers hide devices INSIDE their bodies

By David Gardner Air travellers could face even more intrusive security checks amid fears that Al Qaeda as well as other Muslim groups are planning a terror campaigns using suicide bombers carrying explosives hidden in their bodies. The body bomb threat was revealed after the tactic was used in an assassination attempt on a Saudi […]

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Peace Process or War Process?

by Daniel Pipes Middle East Quarterly Fall 2009 When Barack Obama announced in June 2009 about Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy, “I’m confident that if we stick with it, having started early, that we can make some serious progress this year,” he displayed a touching, if naïve optimism. Indeed, his determination fits a well-established pattern of determination by […]

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Getting Serious About Honor Violence in the UK

While Islamist groups like CAIR deny the reality of honor killings — which typically involve a young Muslim woman being murdered by one or more male relatives intent on restoring the family’s “honor” after her “un-Islamic” deeds — the British government not only recognizes this scourge, but is taking action to combat it. For the […]

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Israel: As Fanatical as Iran?

Independent columnist believes that Israel is as “fanatic and aggressive” as Iran. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a columnist for the UK’s Independent, regularly features on HonestReporting and its UK affiliate due to her propensity to describe Israel as a “racist” and “apartheid” state. Alibhai-Brown is also fond of taking pains to mention her many Jewish friends, as […]

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The Disingenuousness of Leftist Claims About the Olympics

Posted by Erick Erickson The Democrats are in full push back against conservatives who cheered Barack Obama’s defeat at the hands of the International Olympic Committee. During the Bush era, Republicans from Karl Rove to Joe Wilson questioned — in ways both veiled and overt — the patriotism of Democrats who challenged the administration’s Iraq […]

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