SOPHISTICATED, 250 FOOR LONG TUNNEL WITH WATER, ELECTRICITY, VENTILATION FOUND UNDER ARIZONA/MEXICO BORDER

http://townhall.com/news/us/2011/05/09/sophisticated_tunnel_found_along_arizona_border Authorities in Arizona say they’ve found a 250-foot-long unfinished smuggling tunnel underneath the U.S.-Mexico border that has electricity, water pumps and ventilation. Agents have found dozens of smuggling tunnels in Nogales since the 1990s, but Chief Border Patrol Agent Randy Hill says this tunnel is more sophisticated than other recently discovered tunnels, saying that […]

BRET STEPHENS: FROM CHOMSKY TO BIN LADEN

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703730804576312923866840988.html From Chomsky to bin Laden The professor dons the militant’s cap: It fits. How fitting that Noam Chomsky would waste little time denouncing the killing of Osama bin Laden as the “political assassination” of an “unarmed victim” whose complicity in 9/11 remains, in the professor’s mind, very much in doubt. Osama was fond of […]

THE WAGES OF APPEASEMENT: AUTHOR BRUCE THORNTON INTERVIEWED

The Wages of Appeasement by Bruce Thornton An interview by Mark Tapson http://frontpagemag.com/2011/03/17/the-wages-of-appeasement/print/ British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who famously returned from a Berlin conference with Hitler and announced appeasement in our time, may be history’s poster boy for political impotence and naïveté. But in the new book, The Wages of Appeasement: Ancient Athens, Munich, […]

64% OF PALARABS WOULD LIKE TO HAVE SEEN BIN LADEN BURIED IN “PALESTINE”

64% of Palestinians would not object to Bin Laden burial in “Palestine” http://palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=157&doc_id=5002 by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik A Palestinian polling institute surveyed Palestinians in the first week of May 2011, apparently before it was known among Palestinians that Bin Laden’s body had been buried at sea, and found that: “64% of respondents […]

HEATHER McDONALD:RADICAL GRAFFITI CHIC

Radical Graffiti Chic Posted By Heather MacDonald http://frontpagemag.com/2011/05/09/radical-graffiti-chic/print/ Reprinted from City Journal. Drive behind the Geffen Contemporary, an art museum in downtown Los Angeles, and you will notice that it has painted over the graffiti scrawled on its back wall. Ordinarily, that wouldn’t be surprising; the Geffen’s neighbors also maintain constant vigilance against graffiti vandalism. […]

ROBERT SPENCER: FOX NEWS SERVES UP TAQIYYA

Fox News Serves Up Taqiyya Posted By Robert Spencer http://frontpagemag.com/2011/05/09/fox-news-serves-up-taqiyya/print/ Saima Sheikh is media communications leader for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. The Ahmadiyya, of course, are considered heretics by mainstream Muslims for their belief in “the Messiah, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani” – the 19th century religious leader whom the Ahmadis consider a prophet, in defiance […]

MARK STEYN: FOR WHOM THE BIN TOLLS

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/266676/whom-bin-tolls-mark-steyn The upshot of my weekend bin-off column is that we won a tree but we’re losing the surrounding forest. Andy has one example of that. I would like to cite a further three, from a trio of G7 economies and principal American allies, all of whom have contributed troops to the increasingly purposeless Afghan […]

EGYPT DETERIORATING RAPIDLY: BARRY RUBIN

http://pajamasmedia.com/barryrubin/ By Barry Rubin In the wake of bloody Muslim attacks on Egyptian Christians the New York Times informs us: “By lifting the heavy hand of the Mubarak police state, the revolution unleashed long-suppressed sectarian animosities that have burst out with increasing ferocity….” No kidding! Did you think a single Egyptian Christian didn’t know this […]

BAMBOOZLED: TWO REVIEWS SHED THE LIGHT ON GANDHI AND AMLCOLM X

Bamboozled: Two Recent Biographies Shed New Light on Liberal Icons Posted By John Boot http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/bamboozled-two-recent-biographies-shed-new-light-on-liberal-icons/ Did you hear that ripping sound? Two liberal icons known by their silly stage names — Mahatma Gandhi and Malcolm X — have just been torn down from their sanctified perches thanks to a pair of massively researched but finally […]

DAVID SOLWAY: BYE, BYE, MISS AMERICAN PIE?

Bye Bye, Miss American Pie? http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/bye-bye-miss-american-pie/?singlepage=true “Drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry” — Don McLean’s hit song takes on an ominous ring, as America drives its Chevy Volt toward the levee of its future. Bye Bye, Miss American Pie? Drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry. […]