JOHN BOLTON: OBAMA’S QUAGMIRE

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/obama_quagmire_Tg5HRatNCf72nxhK17RmzO Opponents of the Vietnam War – that seemingly endless, inconclusive, increasingly unpopular and ever-more-deadly and costly conflict — called it a “quagmire.” They said it was unwinnable and should never have been fought — and that America must avoid similar future wars. Today, our real risk of “quagmire” is Libya. Our Nobel Peace Prize-winning […]

CLIFFORD MAY: TRUST THE RUSSIANS?

Trust the Russians Have you heard a worse idea lately? http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/print/265293 Were there an award for the worst idea produced in Washington recently, there would be many worthy competitors, but I think I’d put my money on this one: granting Russians the power to tell Americans whether we can shoot down missiles flying toward their […]

DAVID SOLWAY: THE LINGO OF THE LEFT

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/the-lingo-of-the-left/ The Lingo of the Left Posted By David Solway In the gated community of the leftist thought-world, no suspicious words, abrasive ideas, or events disturbing to its peace of mind and settled convictions are permitted entry. It lives in an encysted, self-referential domain guarded against unwelcome intrusions. Thus, the expression of doubt, uncertainty. or […]

JAIME DAREMBLUM: CHAVEZ STYLE ECONOMIC FAILURE IN BOLIVIA

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/evos-travails/ Chavez-style Economics Fail Miserably in Bolivia Posted By Jaime Daremblum Things continue to get worse for Bolivian president Evo Morales [1]. Last December, his country erupted in massive street protests when Morales abolished fuel subsidies and thereby caused an abrupt spike in gasoline and diesel prices. Chastened by the violent backlash, he quickly reversed […]

SAME OLD, SAME OLD THUGS IN CUBA

http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/19/2175928/back-to-the-future.html OUR OPINION: No surprises in Cuba’s sixth congress, just same old, same old About the only surprise at Cuba’s Communist Party Congress that ended Tuesday is that Fidel Castro didn’t open his mouth. For once, no hours-long diatribes about the “evils of American imperialism”, or the irrational reflections he has been prone to writing […]

HILARIOUS VIDEO OF RUSSIA’S DMITRY MEDVEDEV DANCING….IS DANCING WITH THE STARS NEXT?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/8463731/Dmitry-Medvedev-becomes-YouTube-hit-with-American-Boy-dance.html Dmitry Medvedev becomes YouTube hit with American Boy dance Stepping to the beat of 1990s pop hit “American Boy”, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s stiff dance moves became an immediate viral hit on YouTube on Wednesday Sporting a form-fitting silver jacket and open collar, Mr Medvedev somewhat awkwardly wiggles his hips and kicks up his […]

AMERICAN AND BRITISH JOURNALISTS KILLED IN LIBYA

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/8464433/Libya-British-photographer-killed-in-Misurata.html Libya: British photographer killed in Misurata An American colleague, Chris Hondros, a photographer for Getty Images, died after being seriously wounded, according to Getty’s director of photography, Pancho Bernasconi. Two other journalists were said to have been injured in the incident. Oscar-nominated British photographer Tim Hetherington and his US colleague Chris Hondros have been […]

ED LASKY: OBAMA’S APOLOGISTS

Obama’s Apologists By Ed Lasky http://www.americanthinker.com/printpage/?url=http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/04/obamas_apologists.html Barack Obama’s leadership poll numbers have been plummeting. Only 52 percent of Americans describe him as a strong leader and the momentum as we head into the heat of the Presidential campaign is heading in the wrong direction .  Predictably, his apologists and sycophant spinners have come to his […]

LEO RENNERT: GOLDSTONE RECANTS BUT THE NYTIMES DOESN’T

The difference between Richard Goldstone and the NY Times: One recants, the other doesn’t Leo Rennert Page Printed from: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011 Ever since Richard Goldstone discredited his UN inquiry report by recanting its poisonous accusation that Israel deliberately targeted civilians in its three-week counter-terrorism offensive in Gaza two years ago, the New York Times has gone […]

QANTA AHMED, M.D. “WE SHOULD WELCOME FRANCE’S BURQA BAN”

Qanta A. Ahmed is the author of “In the Land of Invisible Women,” detailing her experience practicing medicine in Saudi Arabia. She is associate professor of medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook; honorary professor at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland; and a 2010 Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellow in Science and […]