The stars are aligned for Mitt Romney. In every Republican debate, he has been left relatively untouched by the moderators and by every candidate save Gov. Rick Perry of Texas. He continues to ride high in the national polling, holding steady at near one quarter of the likely Republican primary voters. The Republican Party bigwigs, including key funders on Wall Street, are throwing their support to him.
There’s only one problem: He’ll lose the general election.
He’ll lose the general election for a very simple reason: Nobody in the conservative base is excited about him. While the so-called GOP opinion leaders wax on about how super-electable he is, they fail to recognize that it is precisely that logic that gave us the unelectable John McCain. Turnout wins elections these days, not appeals to the independent voter.
http://townhall.com/columnists/thomassowell/2011/10/05/the_hunger_hoax/print Twenty years ago, hysteria swept through the media over “hunger in America.” Dan Rather opened a CBS Evening News broadcast in 1991 declaring, “one in eight American children is going hungry tonight.” Newsweek, the Associated Press and the Boston Globe repeated this statistic, and many others joined the media chorus, with or without that […]
The Self-Defeating Statehood Gambit http://www.romirowsky.com/10459/self-defeating-palestinian-statehood Following the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the Palestinian Authority under Mahmoud Abbas has attempted to convince the world and the international community that their quest for statehood is just. Moreover, he would like us to believe that this “state” is responsible and accountable and deserves to be part of the […]
Other American killed with Awlaki was ‘Al Qaeda to the core’
Samir Khan, 25, also reported killed in the U.S. strike in Yemen, was a skilled propagandist who wrote virulently militant blog posts while a college student in Charlotte, N.C.
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Before he was the Yemen-based editor of the English-language online magazine for Al Qaeda’s branch in the Arabian peninsula, Samir Khan was a radical young Muslim blogger in North Carolina.
Khan, 25, a skilled propagandist, wrote virulently pro-Al Qaeda blog posts while a student at a community college in Charlotte. As a teenager, he posted blogs championing violent jihad from his parents’ home on suburban Tradition View Drive in a modern Charlotte subdivision.
Egypt’s Arab Spring: Springtime for Nazis? http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.10513/pub_detail.asp Adolf Hitler died in 1945. Fascistic Nazism did not die with him. When Hitler rose to power in 1933 Germany, he found common ground with the Muslim Brotherhood. Muslims agreed with Hitler’s methods of ethnic cleansing and genocide, to rid the world of Jews. During WWII Amin Al […]
http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2011/10/04/perry-race-washington-post/ If you were wondering whether the Washington Post would double-down on or retreat in shame from its blockbuster story alleging that Rick Perry lives in the same state as a formerly offensive rock, the paper has answered that question in style today. Here is the blaring headline: “Perry built complicated record on matters of […]
By Zoe Flood in Nairobi and Abukar Albadri in Mogadishu http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/somalia/8806699/Massive-al-Shabaab-suicide-bomb-kills-over-80-in-Somali-capital-Mogadishu.html The attack, one of the most devastating in the city to date, was claimed by the Islamist militant group al-Shabaab, amid reports that a second vehicle failed to detonate. It came just two months after the al-Qaeda-linked group announced its withdrawal from Mogadishu, following […]
http://sultanknish.blogspot.com/ A GI in the hills of France takes aim through a rifle scope at a German soldier. Snow cakes the ground and a few bare trees cling to the ground like bony fingers. At the last moment, the German soldier sees his attacker. “Wait,” he cries out in a passable accent, “Ich bin an […]
http://frontpagemag.com/2011/10/05/u-s-aid-to-israel-why-its-a-must/ U.S. Aid to Israel: Why It’s a Must Numerous American leaders over the decades have expressed their perception that Israel and the USA have a “special relationship,”  that Israel’s enemies are America’s enemies, and that American aid to Israel is money well spent. Most recently, these sentiments were articulated by House Democratic leader […]
Gunwalker: House Wants Special Counsel To Investigate Eric Holder Posted By Bob Owens URL to article: http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/gunwalker-house-wants-special-counsel-to-investigate-eric-holder/ That didn’t take long : House Republicans are going to call for a special counsel to determine whether Attorney General Holder perjured himself during his testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on Operation Fast and Furious, Fox News has learned. […]