BRET STEPHENS: 9/11 AND THE STRUGGLE FOR MEANING 9/11 and the Struggle for Meaning An act of evil has been reduced, in our debased parlance, to a ‘tragedy.’ December 7, 1951, came and went with scant ceremony. Harry Truman spent the day vacationing in Key West. Alben Barkley gave a speech in Honolulu in which he defended the war in Korea. Time […]

TEXAS AND HEALTH INSURANCE The attempt to dismiss the Texas jobs record seems to have abated, at least for now, but the episode shouldn’t pass without mentioning the other great liberal theme: More than a quarter of the Lone Star State’s people lack health insurance, and supposedly this is proof that Governor Rick Perry hates the poor, as […]

DANIEL GREENFIELD: THE FALL OF EMPIRES The Cold War between the economic empire of the West and the socialist tyrannies of the East made it seem as if the future would belong to the coalition with the best industrial machine and largest military. In he 21st century though the industrial machine has been traded off to China, and ICBM’s and […]

SEE THIS VIDEO PLEASE: EGYPTIAN CLERIC Egyptian Cleric: Jews Use Human Blood In Passover And Wedding Ceremonies; Prefer Arab Blood YIKES…..BORSCHT? THIS IS STRAIGHT OUT OF THE MIDDLE AGES….RSK

MICHAEL MOORE GOES TO IRAN: REZA KHALILI Filmmaker fixates on anti-Americanism while ignoring mullah massacres Reza Kahlili is a pseudonym for an ex-CIA spy who is a fellow with EMPact America and the author of “A Time to Betray,” about his double life in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (Threshold Editions, Simon & Schuster, 2010).   American filmmaker Michael Moore has asked for […]


Outrageous: NY Times Op-Ed Defends Sharia Law … in America Posted By Bruce Bawer URL to article:     In recent years the New York Times has published more than its share of slippery apologias for Islam, but the op-ed [1] it ran on September 2 in defense of sharia law was not only slippery […]

COLORADO SCHOOL: AMERICAN FLAG LOWERED AND REPLACED WITH SAUDI FLAG Here is an occasion for a study in contrasts. Time will tell who is behind this act of supremacist vandalism and violation of federal law, whether it was a student, a teacher, a parent, visitor, or a staff member. But imagine if the shoe were on the other foot in Saudi Arabia.     […]

CAROLINE GLICK: ANKARA’S CHOSEN SCAPEGOAT Monday morning Turkey took its anti-Israel campaign to a new level. Beyond downgrading diplomatic relations with Israel; beyond suspending military agreements; beyond threatening naval war; beyond threatening to foment an irredentist insurrection of Israeli Arabs; the Turks decided to terrorize Israeli tourists landing in Istanbul airport. Forty Israeli passengers, mainly businessmen who had landed […]

THOMAS SOWELL: TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS Ideological clashes over particular laws, policies and programs often go far deeper. Those with opposing views of what is desirable for the future also tend to differ equally sharply as to what the reality of the present is. In other words, they envision two very different worlds. A small but revealing example was a […]

YOEL MELTZER: WHO PROVIDES LOGISTICAL SUPPORT FOR THE PROTESTS IN ISRAEL? Like many people who live in Israel, I have various thoughts concerning the ongoing social protests. While some of these were recorded in “Reflections on the Protests”, the one question that remains unanswered is “Who is providing the massive organizational and logistical support, as well as the enormous funding, for the ongoing protests throughout […]