TOTEMS IN AMERICA: PLEASE READ THIS ASSESSMENT OF THE KUSHNER SAGA…..SEE NOTE

http://chronicle.com/blogs/innovations/totems-in-america/29386 By Peter Wood IT’S ALL OVER…LAST NIGHT THE COMMITTEE, SECONDED BY CHANCELLOR MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN  VOTED TO INVITE KUSHNER….A STAIN ON THE ENTIRE SYSTEM. JEFF WIESENFELD IS A HERO…THIS COLUMN SAYS IT ALL…..RSK “I do see thuggishness in this train of events: not against Kushner, but against his critic. A campaign is underway to smear […]

MOSHE PHILLIPS: OSAMA’S DEATH AND THE NEW YORK TIMES’ MAN IN LIBYA

http://familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.9460,css.print/pub_detail.asp New York Times reporter Kareem Fahim has spent several weeks now in Libya reporting on the civil war there from Benghazi. He contributed to the May 3 article “In Arab World, Bin Laden’s Confused Legacy” and depicted Libyan reaction to Osama Bin Laden’s death. The remarkable thing is that Fahim could not find a […]

HOW APPREHENSIVE SHOULD ISRAEL BE? RON LIPSAM

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/05/how_apprehensive_should_an_isr_1.html How Apprehensive Should an Israeli Be? by Ron Lipsman Think of the average beleaguered Israeli as he contemplates his environment during any period in recent times. On the north, south, and east, he is confronted by bloodthirsty enemies (Hezbollah, Hamas, Iran) who make no secret of their intense desire to kill him, his family, […]

PASSENGER SCREAMING “ALLAHU AKHBAR” TRIES TO STORM COCKPIT ON BOEING 737

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2011/05/muslim-screaming-allah-akbar-storms-cockpit-on-chicago-to-san-fran-flight-authorities-do-not-yet-hav.html “We were all looking at our lives flash before our eyes,” passengers on the flight after Rageh Almurisi tried to overtake the cocpit screaming “allahu akbar.” Muslim goes jihad. Authorities scratching head for motive. Of course terrorism is not mentioned in the criminal complaint. In post 911 America, if a Muslim rushing the cockpit […]

HUMBERTO FONTOVA: CASTRO CRITICIZES OBL’S KILLING

http://townhall.com/columnists/humbertofontova/2011/05/10/fidel_castro_%e2%80%9chorrified%e2%80%9d_by_bin_laden_death “The assassination of an unarmed human being while surrounded by his own relatives is something abhorrent. Assassinating him and sending him to the depths of the sea shows fear and insecurity, (and) turns him into a much more dangerous figure.” Fidel Castro, May 5th. You’d like to think: “Come on, Humberto! Why bother? No […]

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. […]