SOEREN KERN: GEERT WILDERS ANTI-ISLAM SHOW TRIAL MUST GO ON

Geert Wilders Anti-Islam Show Trial ‘Must Go On’by Soeren Kern http://www.hudson-ny.org/2150/geert-wilders-anti-islam-show-trial A court in Amsterdam has ordered the anti-Islam hate-speech trial of the Freedom Party MP Geert Wilders to resume after Dutch appeals judges on May 23 rejected his claim that the court is biased against him. The closely-watched trial of Wilders — who is […]

ROGER KIMBALL: WHAT IS A TURNCOAT? SEE THIS VIDEO AT SITE

http://pajamasmedia.com/rogerkimball/2011/05/27/what-is-a-turncoat/ So, what is a “turncoat”? Colloquially, it means someone who abandons one side for another. Yet a “turncoat” is not quite the same thing as a “traitor,” someone who betrays his own side. A turncoat surrenders, but does not necessarily betray. Bill Whittle makes this point, among several others,  in the video below.  The […]

FBI Official: Illinois Imam Wouldn’t Pass Background Check

FBI Official: Illinois Imam Wouldn’t Pass Background Check http://www.investigativeproject.org/2914/fbi-official-illinois-imam-wouldnt-pass The FBI’s top agent in Chicago told Illinois State Police (ISP) officials that an imam under consideration to be the agency’s first Muslim chaplain wouldn’t pass a background test if it were up to his agency. That comment came before the State Police initially approved Imam […]

RONNI SHALIT: NATIONAL SECURITY ROUNDTABLE RUSSIAN PREZ UNCORKS A STUNNER ON US MISSILE DEFENSE SHIELD

NSR Friends, EXCEPT that in a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, just as Mr. Obama finished touting another “outstanding relationship” (days after ruining the one with ally, Israel), the object of O’s affection, Dmitry, uncorked a “stunner”! Turns out that Mr. Obama’s last “major foreign policy accomplishment,” i.e., START II (the nuclear arms reduction […]

ANDREW McCARTHY: ARIZONA AND THE SUPREMES: WINNING THE CASE LOSING PRINCIPLE

Andrew C. McCarthy http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/268341/winning-case-losing-principle-andrew-c-mccarthy Winning the Case, Losing the Principle Arizona won, but the sovereignty of states suffered a setback. Don’t hold your breath waiting for the most politicized Justice Department in American history to drop its imperious lawsuit against the people of Arizona — those impertinent subjects who dare to demand enforcement of the […]

HOT PICKS FROM FSM

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.1769,css.print/pub_detail.asp 1. Shock Video: Palestinian Authority Honors Families of Arch-Terrorists Serving Life Sentences for the Murder of Hundreds 2. Video: Paul Ryan (R): ObamaCare Does Not Save Medicare 3. Video: According to ‘The View’ it’s OK to Call Women ‘Slut’ 4. Video: Dick Cheney: ‘I Worship The Ground Paul Ryan Walks On’ 5. Video: Unemployment […]

ROBIN SHEPHERD: TALK OF THE “ARAB SPRING” JUST SHOWS WEST’S IGNORANCE

http://www.thecommentator.com/article/186/talk_of_the_arab_spring_just_shows_the_west_s_ignorance Talk of the “Arab Spring” just shows the West’s ignorance The “Arab Spring” is named after the “Prague Spring” which ended not in freedom but in the Soviet invasion. Are we really this stupid? All right. First an admission, second an excuse, third a bit of a rant, and only then the serious stuff. […]

SHE IS THE VERY MODEL OF AN IDF MAJOR GENERAL: MEET BRIGADIER ORNA BARBIVAY

Israel names first female major generalBy Jennifer Lipman, May 27, 2011 http://www.thejc.com/news/israel-news/49606/israel-names-first-female-major-general The Israeli army has appointed its first ever female major general. Brigadier Orna Barbivay will begin her role as the commander of the IDF’s Manpower Branch next month. The mother-of-three has served in the IDF since 1981. Likud leader Tzipi Livni praised the […]

MELANIE PHILLIPS: FEEDING THE MEDIA MIDEAST DRAGON

http://www.spectator.co.uk/melaniephillips/6979365/feeding-the-media-middle-east-dragon.thtml The brazenness of the lie just makes you gasp. Obama’s attempted ambush of Israel over the ‘1967 lines’ has been boomeranging in all kinds of ways, including in Israel itself. Netanyahu’s magisterial and strategically shrewd resistance has resulted in Netyanyahu’s ratings back home going though the roof. Ha’aretz has reported that, according to an […]

JOHN BOLTON: NATIONAL SECURITY MUST NOT BE AN AFTERTHOUGHT

http://washingtonexaminer.com/print/opinion/special-reports/2011/05/national-security-must-not-be-afterthought National security must not be an afterthought In the wake of Osama bin Laden’s well-deserved demise, many politicians and commentators have all but erased national security as an issue in the 2012 campaign.Under this analysis, President Obama’s decision to end the decade-long hunt for bin Laden by ordering the Abbottabad raid demonstrates his foreign […]