MICHAEL MUKASEY’S VERDICT ON ERIC HOLDER

The Decline of the Justice Department Mukasey’s verdict on Holder.Jennifer Rubin http://www.weeklystandard.com/ Former attorney general Michael Mukasey is not prone to hyperbole. He’s a former federal judge, a meticulous lawyer, and, as he proved in succeeding Alberto Gonzales, a skilled administrator who restored morale to a Justice Department demoralized by scandals (real or concocted). He […]

A REVIEW OF JAMIE GLAZOV’S SHOWDOWN WITH EVIL BY STEPEHN BROWN

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.8491,css.print/pub_detail.asp Review: Showdown With Evil by Jamie Glazov Stephen Brown “We knew that once there was no moral confusion…once good and evil were kept separate, the Soviet Union’s days were numbered.” Natan Sharansky In the above illuminating quote, former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky reveals the satisfaction, triumph and elation he felt as a prisoner in […]

HOMELAND SECURITY FAILS AGAIN: A DANGEROUS LACK OF PORT SECURITY

Homeland Security Fails Again: GAO Reports A Dangerous Lack of Port Security http://yidwithlid.blogspot.com/ While many American passengers boarding Airplanes are being forced to make a choice between full body X-ray or getting their junk rubbed, foreign seafarers are basically getting “carte blanche” to anonymously enter the country. According to the report the Customs and Border […]

FRANK GAFFNEY:Muslim Brotherhood Influence Operations and the Conservative Movement

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.8494/pub_detail.asp Muslim Brotherhood Influence Operations and the Conservative Movement On Tuesday, you all received an e-mail from your fellow Board member, Suhail Khan. In it, he said he wants to “set the record straight” following several upsetting press reports – including a news article published by World Net Daily on 4 January 2011, an op.ed. […]

PRESS FREEDOM IN TUNISIA…..WILL IT LAST?

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,druck-740820,00.html BY ULRIKE PUTZ Tunisian media have witnessed an abrupt and jarring change: After years of oppressive censorship, all restrictions have vanished. Newspapers report freely, journalists work through the night – and it seems as if every Tunisian wants to talk politics. “Castles in France, Bank Accounts in Switzerland, Real Estate in Argentina!” screams a headline on the front […]

DAVID SOLWAY: THE LEFT’S MORBID FIXATION

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/a-case-of-possession/ Posted By David Solway In all the years I’ve been following the political scene on this continent, I’ve rarely come across anything as reprehensible as the liberal-left reaction to the  shooting of Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Make hay when darkness reigns (or never let a crisis go to waste) seems to be the working […]

PALARAB REPORTER FACES TRIAL FOR MOCKING ABU/MAZEN/ABBAS…

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110122/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_palestinians_facebook_insult By DALIA NAMMARI, Associated Press Dalia Nammari RAMALLAH, West Bank – A Palestinian reporter tagged in a Facebook image that mocked the Palestinian president said Saturday he faces trial for insulting a public figure despite already being detained for more than 50 days. Mamdouh Hamamreh said security forces detained him in September, just hours […]

HEZBOLLAH GAINS MAJOR SUPPORT IN LEBANON

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9KSU7KO0&show_article=1 Potential kingmaker in Lebanon supports Hezbollah By ZEINA KARAM BEIRUT (AP) – A potential kingmaker in Lebanese politics threw his support Friday behind Hezbollah, a major boost to the Shiite militant group that brought down the country’s Western-backed government last week. Walid Jumblatt, the influential leader of the Druse sect, refused to say exactly […]

PAUL RYAN WILL DELIVER RESPONSE TO THE STATE OF THE UNION

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/257667/ryan-will-deliver-sotu-repsonse-andrew-stiles Ryan Will Deliver SOTU Response By Andrew Stiles GOP leadership has selected House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) to deliver the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address next week. From the statement announcing the selection: Last year – in an unprecedented failure – Congressional Democrats chose not to […]

REP. JASON CHAFFETZ UTAH REPUBLICAN URGES PRESIDENT TO JKEEP GITMO OPEN

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/print/257700 — Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) is chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations, as well as a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Keep Guantanamo Open, Mr. President Until the administration can articulate a coherent and convincing policy for closing Guantanamo, it should remain […]